Will Bitcoin and other Black Market digital currencies eventually replace all government controlled currencies? read this!

  • Posted on: 12 June 2012
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)




Europeans sock away money

via virtual currencies. Fearful of the future, Europeans are moving their money out of their banks and dumping it into safe havens such as U.S. Treasuries, government of Canada bonds — and apparently the virtual currency Bitcoin.

Crony Capitalism in Small Town Ontario?

  • Posted on: 2 March 2012
  • By: Jim McIntosh

Northland Power Inc has proposed reshaping an existing "waste rock pile" into a huge water reservoir, above and adjacent to the homes of many people in the village of Marmora. A similar one built in Missouri during the 60's was the upper reservoir for the Taum Sauk pumped storage plant. It failed in December 2005 and released four million cubic meters (about 1 billion gallons) of water in 12 minutes.

What are Rights and why are they important?

  • Posted on: 20 February 2012
  • By: Jim McIntosh

There’s an ongoing debate about rights, whether we have “natural rights,” or if rights pre-exist, or if they are independent of morality.

"Rights" have no meaning for a person living alone on a deserted island. As soon as two (or more) people attempt to live together, it seems to me they need to agree how they will deal with one another. If they don't agree that one person may not take another's life, or his means of maintaining his life, then life will indeed be short and brutish for all but the strongest and/or smartest.