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Tired Tactics Find Public Used as Pawns, Again, in SOPA/PIPA Fight

By Jason Menard,

It would be nice if someone, somewhere could make their point without having to use that point to stab John and Jill Q. Public in the back.

Choose whichever term you like best: pawn, cannon fodder, expendable red-shirt-wearing guy in Star Trek/cop drama guy just ‘days away from retirement.’ No matter which term you choose, it all adds up to the same thing: despite whatever rhetoric you may hear, you really don’t matter. Continue reading

Quebec’s Field of Dreams a Potential Nightmare

By Jason Menard

If you build it, they will come.

No, it’s not the premise of a hokey, corn-fed baseball film. It’s the divining principle behind various levels of government willing to bet big on a prospect that is only guaranteed of doing one thing – taxing an already taxed province. Continue reading