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  1. Weinie

    What would happen if:

    We have all seen what has been happening in Texas. I suspect that the ramifications of a more widespread power event would be catastrophic, even here in Canada (goodbye Toronto and Montreal). The link below is dated, and perhaps a bit biased, but is a good start for discussion...
  2. Weinie

    Explaining decision making in 2020

    As we say good riddance to 2020, I can't help but think of some of the more asinine decisions that have been made for us collectively, by authorities; seems George Santayana was correct. The analogies here are legion. Oregon's Exploding Whale - 1970 KATU (original report) - Bing video
  3. Weinie

    Cruel and Unusual-Not

    https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/quebec-mosque-shooters-40-year-sentence-was-cruel-and-unusual-punishment-appeals-court-rules/ar-BB1bnnRz?appwebview=true&ocid=msedgdhp What was cruel was the absolute crushing sorrow inflicted that day on 6 families and friends of the murdered: that courts...
  4. Weinie

    MEC no longer in our hands

    OK. For all of us that love this store, we will see what changes occur: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/money/other/mountain-equipment-co-op-sold-to-private-u-s-investment-firm/ar-BB192rhy?ocid=msedgdhp
  5. Weinie

    Claims, TD, and Such[ split from Gen Vance announces retirement]

    FJAG, If you can find a way to stop the myriad (and mostly useless) statutory reporting requirements that have been enacted over the last 25 years, then you will go a long way to ridding Ottawa of thousands of uniforms, and endless administration. Finance, Supply, Procurement, HR, Diversity...
  6. Weinie

    Ryan Reynolds for Soldier on

    Check out Deadpool on the Soldier On site: https://www.soldieron.ca/
  7. Weinie

    "ouyt" split from The US Presidency 2019

    STOP. None of you have any sense of what will be the ouyt "ouyt" split from The US Presidency 2019  - mm
  8. Weinie

    Help with an acronym for a WWII discharge document

    Hey folks, A question was brought to my attention about a deceased WW II vets record of discharge in 1945. The record contains the acronym A.F.G.O. 56. Anyone have any idea what it stands for? Tried a google but no dice. Thanks in advance.
  9. Weinie

    Weinie's tangent, split from Re: DND Editing Wikipedia

        Sorry, but I don't buy this. The Defence  Research Establishment, which is where the post originated, does not/not speak for CANSOFCOM. The problem these types of posts create is exactly what I outlined in quotes. to wit "Oh, it came from DND so it must be a reliable source."   A number of...
  10. Weinie

    CSOR Recruiting Tour

      Coming soon to a town near you. Tour dates/times at this link       http://www.cansofcom.forces.gc.ca/en/recruiting_e.asp