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February 13, 2015

As if the oil downturn, recession is not enough for Alberta

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency confirmed on Friday that it had found a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, in a beef cow in Alberta.  BSE — a progressive, fatal neurological disease — is believed to be spread when cattle eat protein rendered from the brains and spines of infected cattle or sheep. Canada banned that practice in 1997.  Exports of Canadian beef were repeatedly  badly hit in 2003 after the first case of BSE was found on a farm. A fresh discovery of BSE may close borders to Canadian beef and reduce the price of beef for Canadian Consumers again.

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The  scenario that’s unfolded in Alberta in the past month is frightening .  The drop in oil prices has hit Alberta like a bomb. Few saw it coming.   A long-term over supply means “the new equilibrium price of oil will likely be much lower than over the past decade.”  So the news out of the oil towers in downtown Calgary, Edmonton gets worse every day. Everything from employment to local real estate markets are starting to  seriuosly suffer. Job losses in the Alberta oil patch have become almost daily events in oil patch and are even mounting  as the oil price collapse is pushing the past-vibrant Alberta economy into a dramatic downward spiral,  meaning more than 60,000 lost jobs . The Alberta  Government is facing $21-billion resource revenue shortfall over three years. Finance Minister, Robin Campbell, announced the upcoming budget will have a 9 per cent cut in program spending. In addition, the province will cut five per cent across the board, which will mean a $2.2-billion reduction in overall spending, year over year.  Likely nothing, including health care and education, is considered  untouchable.  “They’re destroying business confidence by threatening to tax anything that moves — tax on sugar, tax on gas, Alberta health-care premiums, and raising our 10-per-cent flat tax rate.”  Alberta’s premier Jim Prentice has said public-sector unions must do their part in light of low oil prices, as he called the present wages for teachers, nurses and other civil servants unsustainable. The cities of Calgary and Edmonton, both of which  depend on significant cash infusions from the province, will likely have to put their dreams on hold for a long while.The budget cuts trigger outrage in Alberta.  ” The news was reminiscent of the mid-1990s when then-premier Ralph Klein — faced with a crippling, $20-billion debt — gutted parts of the provincial civic service, eliminating thousands of jobs. Grants to schools, hospitals, universities and municipalities were frozen. ”  People in other parts of the country are saying  Albertans have not resided in real world for some time.  Only now are there concerns about the Alberta’s poor as the spending reductions could have severe consequences for family, child and disability agencies that rely on government grants to pay staff and administer social services. The pain felt elsewhere in Canada  now in Alberta is real.

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Never mind what the spin doctors will say about Alberta’s future, the  present home of Canada’s prime Mister Stephen Harper  as the present reality is  that Alberta is mainly an  oil and gas, tourists, dependent on its resource sector and  the province has long relied on both the economic activity and the direct revenue from royalties and land sales to underpin government budgets but now this bubble has burst again,  the Oil’s price plunge means a bumpy ride in  all  sales, the economy in Alberta.   ‘Oil Prices are not going to bounce back:’ Prentice gloomy about quick oil recovery. Oil’s price collapse sends shiver across Alberta’s real estate market. Home prices fall also  in Calgary as real estate chill deepens.  Sales are down 7.5 per cent versus a year ago, while the  new listings have   “gushed” 42 per cent higher.  The Bank of Canada’s decision this week to slash its trend-setting interest rate a quarter of a percentage point to 0.75 per cent will not help to pay the high home mortgages many have there. You also cannot borrow more money, or buy more when facing a job cut.  School fees in Alberta triple in five years.   The out-of-pocket cost of sending a child to public schools in Alberta nearly tripled in five years as boards became increasingly dependent on fees to meet their budgets, and the Edmonton police are focusing more energy on   property crimes which  have climbed significantly. There have been 23 break and enters, 28 thefts from vehicles, and 20 thefts of vehicles in the area during the first few weeks of 2015. That is double number of property crimes the neighbourhood experienced at the same time in 2014 .  “The fact that these school fees have increased during a period when this province had record revenues is just not fair to the average Alberta family,”

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2015/01/24/once-again-alberta-heads-into-a-depression/

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Alberta’s surprise recessions are not much of a surprise to the wise… for false pride still comes before a great fall.. lay off the too many abusive cops, bad city hall employees as well in Alberta and save the money now too. You have to be rather kind, nice to everyone, even the Albertans now too, cause you do not know to whom you will go begging for help next as well.  In reality History repeats itself.. remember the 1980’s. 2009-10 when in Alberta Jobs were lost, homes went into foreclosures, property values went down due the flood of homes for sale on the market. divorce increased. Sadly they in Alberta do not learn not the first, second or the third time. When they were rich, proud and arrogant the Conservative leaders of Alberta were too proud to heed to others, to take advice… but now that they are facing serious ,drastic economic downturn they merely pretend they are ready to listen.. and how long will that next last? Instead of saving , planning effectively for a rain days the politicians of Alberta were living high on the hog, spending the citizens money, and not really caring about the citizens own good welfare. ” The Alberta government didn’t have a plan unless you consider shovelling money out the back door as fast as it came in the front to be a plan. “Making use of the revenues” meant spending the revenues. When times were good it outspent every other province in the country on a per-capita basis. It may have been a Conservative government in name, but its spending was liberal, in every sense of the word. Many Albertans told them to save more, even the Liberals. It might be hard for many Canadians, particularly in hard-hit Ontario, to feel much sympathy for this western province. After all, there was a distinct cockiness in the way “The New West” asserted its newfound position of fiscal superiority this decade over Central Canada in particular.” They had often rubbed it all proudly in our face, Alberta’s wealth, it’s importance, no taxes, a great future, and what ever before that.. Because too many Albertans were openly bashing the poor people for decades as well, now they too do have to walk in a poor man’s shoes themselves.. I REMEMBER WHEN MANY ARROGANT ALBERTANS, POLITICIANS USED TO FALSELY BOAST ON THE NET ABOUT THEIR PROSPERITY.. and I would reply they need to be really now more considerate of the poor people and the rest of Canada for they too will ONE DAY be on social aid, EVEN asking other Canadians to help them.. it is funny how reality comes to pass with time even in Alberta.

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/albertas-manure-pile/

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The OIL PRICE DROPS impacts are spreading across the economy, which the arrogant government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper has held up as being a huge beneficiary of energy-sector expansion. Alberta and other provinces reaped major financial rewards as the industry plowed tens of billions of dollars into operations and hired armies of workers as oil boomed. No more!  “The oil downturn is also complicating Ottawa’s finances as the federal government prepares a pre-election budget , the price collapse prompted the government to delay its 2015 budget. The Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s Nov. 12 economic update projected a $1.9-billion (Canadian) surplus for the coming year based on an assumption of $81 (U.S.) oil. Since then, the Bank of Canada has opted to use $55 oil for its forecasts, and earlier economic projections of a significant rebound in prices this year have evaporated in recent weeks.” The country’s largest private mortgage insurer Genworth MI Canada Inc.,  says it expects rising losses on its portfolio of Alberta mortgages this year.  The Alberta mortgages in the last two years,  borrowers tended to have relatively high loan-to-value ratio, with equity averaging just 16 per cent in 2013 and 9 per cent in 2014, due to slow home price appreciation and borrowers paying off less of the principal on their mortgages in those years, the company had  said. Genworth Canada’s own stock has plummeted 25 per cent since November.

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IT IS UNDERSTANDABLE THAT THE BAD GUYS DO NOT LIKE THE TABLE TURNED AGAINST THEM.. TO BAD FOR THEM.. I LIVED IN ALBERTA FOR 15 YEARS AND I SAW THAT THEY THEY HAD FALSELY REFUSED TO SEE THE HAND WRITING ON THE WALL.. TOO OFTEN TOO.

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(Mat 7:3 KJV)  And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye? 4  Or how wilt thou say to thy brother, Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and, behold, a beam is in thine own eye? 5  Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother’s eye.

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Thine habitation is in the midst of deceit;  (Jer 9:6 KJV)  

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Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Galatians 6:7

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In the last 10 years, crime rates have fallen roughly 27 per cent but costs have risen 44 per cent in policing and 33 per cent in corrections. Our prisoner population has managed to stay constant.  Is that a paradox? Or is that because those in the system are smart enough to ensure they all keep working and our prisons remain full, even though there are far fewer crimes. Also the report notes “the most embarrassing lacunae in Canadian data” is the lack of useful information on our courts — “we have no systemic way of assessing whether the courts are getting more or less effective in dealing with the cases that they see, let alone understanding how much as a society we are paying. For a developed nation, this is disappointing to say the least … How bad is it?”  It’s appalling — even mischief cases take more than half a year on average to process.  First Nations represent about four per cent of the population but more and more of them are being imprisoned — from 13 per cent of the offenders in custody in 1998 to 20 per cent a decade later. In Saskatchewan, 80 per cent of inmates are native. In Manitoba it’s 70 per cent, in (Racists) Alberta 40 per cent.In those three provinces, aboriginal people also are least likely to be given probation or conditional sentences. That is a major scandal that demands investigation..  http://www.vancouversun.com/Mulgrew+Cost+crime+rises+crime+rate+falls/10296393/story.html
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Exemplary Public exposure and prosecution of the guilty serves very ones best interest… too often still missing in the PROFESSIONAL BODIES, EVEN IN THE RCMP, police   forces, churches, ALL GOVERNMENTS  as well it seems too.

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see also
https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/02/20/pride-comes-before-a-fall-in-alberta-too/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/01/08/canadas-oil-sand-projects/

https://putin1hero.wordpress.com/2015/01/01/canadas-prime-mister-is-in-direct-conflict-with-putin/

https://www.google.ca/search?q=thenonconformer+alberta&oq=thenonconformer+alberta

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/albertas-manure-pile/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2011/03/31/canada%E2%80%99s-prime-minister-stephen-harper-is-not-a-real-evangelical-christian/

January 27, 2015

free speech, inappropriate speech, hate speech and censorship

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There is difference between free speech, inappropriate speech, hate speech and censorship, unlawful use of authority, as we all can tend to know the Cops, Politicians, Pastors, Crooks, Muslims, Jews, Hindus etc. tend  too  like to censor falsely any speech that is negative about their acts, behavior, lies. Yes many persons falsely seek to demonize those with whom they disagree.
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Some recent legislation has targeted at the so-called “hate speech.” Seeking to relieve certain groups from psychological distress resulting from discriminatory communication, these laws limit the extent to which derogatory statements can be made regarding differences of race, sex, and religion, but just because I state some basic truths about specific groups and they falsely do not want to hear it, admit, have it known does not make my remarks a hate speech.
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Sadly the  Gays, Jews,  Muslims, and some others tend to define any negative criticisms of their behavior falsely as hate speech.
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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability.
1- Israel currently has 262 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli land.
2- The Israeli unemployment rate is 5.8%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is 22.5% and 41% in Gaza.
3- 133 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 2,060 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000
4 -1,195 Israelis and at least 9,826 Palestinians have been killed since September 29, 2000.
5- 11,018 Israelis and 71,841 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000.
6 – During Fiscal Year 2014, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $8.5 million per day in military aid and $0 in military aid to the Palestinians.
7 – Israel has been targeted by at least 77 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by 1
8 – 0 Israelis are being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 6,500 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel.
9- 0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and at least 28,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967
http://www.ifamericansknew.org/
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Freedom of religion does not apply to Islam, cause it is a cult, it demands blind loyalty, obedience to it’s false teachings. The dividing line between extremism and civility, authoritarianism and democracy, today is increasingly drawn along this line: For lack of any coherent ideologies, many of today’s extremists are fuelled on pure demand for silent adulation and blind faith.   https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/should-we-deport-all-muslims-from-canada/
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Criticism of Israel is not anti-Semitic.

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/11/12/criticism-of-israel-is-not-anti-semitic/

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FALSELY ACCORDING TO THE LYING JEWS THERE IS NO RIGHT OF FREE SPEECH IF YOU TELL A NEGaTIVE TRUTH ABOUT THE JEWS, Israel?  Hate speech today often  means anything the Jews firstly  hate to hear, especially the truth about themselves..
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Now there is no such thing as free speech in the sense of unlimited speech.  Free speech is simply a useful term to focus the  attention on a particular form of appropriate  human interaction and the phrase is not meant to suggest that all speech should never be interfered with appropriately.
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Still we have no fundamental human right not to be offended in public discourse .  The laws did not protect the dignity of the white supremacist deeply offended by the message of racial equality and de-segregation advocated by the civil rights movement in 1960s or the  Jews being exposed for abusing the  Palestinians, or Muslims falsely  forcing their faith falsely on others.
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Freedom of speech and the right to be heard as well should be the rights of all of the citizens;  on the other hand, this freedom nor it; suppression  is not an absolute as  some persons falsely think that it is.  Some forms of speech are rightfully  thoroughly to be outlawed  such as lying, fraudulent advertising, child pornography, obscenity, fighting words, slander, help-wanted ads that discriminate on the basis of race, words used in a criminal transaction, unlicensed broadcasts, libel, speech that infringes a copyright, and unauthorized disclosure of some data .   Governments may regulate, or censor speech if it  a viable public concern, or threatens national safety.
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Dealing with supposedly Hate speech alone  are ineffective; they simply do not work, as the  simultaneously do not address the central motives that drive hate speech. More valid action is required here. Some advocates of more hate speech codes, due to the reality the emotional pains that some  speech sometimes causes, are willing to risk denying citizens of rights in order to spare the objective individuals from psychological discomfort . Neglects the basic reason  that the specific  minority groups and those wanting hate speech codes ultimately hope to gain: a false  actual “change in public opinion”, not a “change of heart” in which individuals forcefully  suppress,  give up their rightful views. This is still a false denial of  someone’s rights to speak and to be hard. It doesn’t matter what sensitivities were hurt. It doesn’t matter what deity, religion, or prophet was lampooned. No one has the right to take someone else’s life just because their feelings were hurt.
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There has been and will always be differences between people. The solution to cutting remarks and emotionally charged communication is not to merely limit the thoughts and opinions a person can express. A person should be allowed express their opinions in a non-violent matter. If a person acts unlawfully also  in doing so, that person should be punished, using existing generic codes, because of his/her literal actions, not thoughts or opinions. At the same time, minority groups can  use that same freedom of speech to peaceably educate the  others, the public and work on the root of the problem, and in doing so effect a voluntary change in public opinion.
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There is inappropriate speech..   The Islamic massacre at the offices of Charlie Hebdo was, of course, an attack on free speech. It has inspired worldwide support for freedom of speech.   In the aftermath of what happened at the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris there were a limited, but noticeable, number of political comments bordering on defending  the murders. The comments didn’t go as far as saying the people deserved to be killed but people tried to excuse what happened. Including some Catholic leaders. Their comments were  inappropriate speech. ” I’m not really sure what more evidence they need. Muslims attacked and killed people working for a satirical newspaper well known for lampooning Muhammad and Islam (as well as other religions and religious figures). The gunmen were Muslims. They were heard shouting “We have avenged the Prophet Muhammad” and “God is Great” in Arabic (“Allahu Akbar”). This was a religion inspired attack by religious people for religious reasons. Sharia calls for death for Blasphemy. The gunmen, despite having no authority to do so, were enforcing this law. A religion was insulted. A religion was defended by religious people and it was done with murderous consequences.” To suggest Islam had nothing to do with it is the height of either stupidity, naivete or immorality. Clearly the Sharia law needs to be banned, prohibited as well..  There *is* an issue within Islam and that issue is that Sharia law says that blasphemy is punishable by death. all persons  need to put pressure on Islamic leaders to renounce this law and demand that the Islamic leaders declare that Islam also *is* open to criticism and satire. According to the data from an American survey published here

  • 58% said “no” When asked, “Do you believe that criticism of Islam or Muhammad should be permitted under the Constitution’s First Amendment?”
  • 45% of respondents agreed “…that those who criticize or parody Islam in the U.S. should face criminal charges,”
  • 32% believed “…Sharia law should be the supreme law of the land in the US.”
The more these people accept that Islam is not above criticism, they more they accept that blasphemy is *not* punishable, and the more vocal they are about that to their community leaders, the less likely it is that people will be killed for drawing cartoons.
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Do see
https://witnessed.wordpress.com/2014/11/21/about-the-persons-who-cannot-see-the-truth/
https://postedat.wordpress.com/2010/02/11/i-am-a-slave-to-no-man/
https://www.google.ca/search?q=thenonconformer+free+speech

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Micah 7:6 For the son dishonoureth the father, the daughter riseth up against her mother, the daughter in law against her mother in law; a man’s enemies are the men of his own house.

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Philippians 3: 18 (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the cross of Christ:

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James 3:
1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
2 For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.
3 Behold, we put bits in the horses’ mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.
4 Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
5 Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!
6 And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.
7 For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:
8 But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.
9 Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.
10 Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.
11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.
13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
15 This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.
16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.
17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.
18 And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

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January 26, 2015

Useless CRTC

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Sent: Monday, January 26, 2015 12:46 PM
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Why does it takes months  and months even  for the CRTC to deal with a clearly open and shut case
where to date  Acanac has lied, abused me, not provided their promised internet services. Well?
Clearly the CRTC is a waste of Taxpayers money
Form letters, excuses, buck passing is not what we need but real, visible, viable results here too.
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“Acanac’s High Speed Internet DSL Service  DSL 5.0 mbps   is available across Ontario and Quebec .  Acanac is one of the very few companies in Canada that offers a truly unlimited service at a reasonable price. As a customer of Acanac you will never exceed an artificially imposed monthly allowance of usage . That doesn’t mean we’re perfect, but when we make mistakes we fix them. ( Lies)”
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Here is just some of what others have also said about them that reflect my dealings with them too.

Absolutely horrible customer service, they are there to take your money and not provide any support at all.   “  ”  Speed is not stable and tech support is very slow. I’ve used Acanac for more than 5 years, rarely have issue with them but once there’s one, it takes weeks to resolve it. very disappointing.”  “ STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY!!!!!! This is the worse service I have ever been given in my life.” “ But the customer service is really disappointing.   “  “. Speed has been on the slow to very slow side and I have had my connection lost completely 3 times.   “   “ I used this service for almost 3 years, and wana say that Acanac service becomes the worse and worse, so I cancelled my contract with it. Reasons: 1. Low speed, 2.I didn’t have the entrance to the Internet during several hours almost every day for the last half year. 3. When I tried to reach their technical support service it was a real headache for me. I think they simply ignored my request, but they answering me immediately when I sent the cancelation notice to them. I have to state that Acanac doesn’t care about it’s customers.  “  “  -Service was good, until your service slows or or stops working and you have to reach out for help.  “  “  Finally get useless support email 16 hours after sending in my ticket suggesting I check the cable to the demarc etc etc. Issues continued for a week, customer service never improved. “ “  absolutely terrible customer service. “ “ Acanac has made my life a living hell. Telephone wait times are 45-50 minutes if it is your lucky day or no one answers. Even if someone answers you will quickly realise the guy has no clue or has no inclination to help you. Once the guy was dumb enough to ask me “why did you not send us an email?” Duh!!! I do not have internet?!!! SO PLEASE, PLEASE BE WITHOUT AN INTERNET THAN SIGNING UP WITH THIS COMPANY. THEY ARE HORRIBLE. “  “ However, when you need technical support, you could be put on the phone waiting for hours..  “   Much is promised when inquiring by their sales people, however tech support is non-existent. DO NOT USE UNLESS YOU ENJOY SUFFERING. Tech response is hidden behind a very primitive email service.  DSL connection speed is no better than dial up. “  “Internet goes down at least 4- 6 times a year. You have to call them to get good customer service. Their email and text service is the worst, specially the email response is just a copy and paste , they don’t even read what your problem is.” “  After 2 years, I have had enough – Never again, and I will make sure I tell as many people as I can to never give this company any business “  http://www.canadianisp.ca/cgi-bin/isp_comment_totals.cgi?f=Comments&ispid=52

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By slowing down my speeds and capping my downloads as well and as not immediately dealing with my many Acanac internet problems too . undeniably Acanac has been guilty of misleading false advertisements and also violation of my annually renewed contract agreement with them. 
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Imagine that  Acanac-Bell has been in Business for many years and was, is still too often, wrongfully guilty now clearly of misleading advertisements, fraudulent and unacceptable business practices, not living up to their contractual obligations, as I now have PERSONALLY WITNESSED, EXPERIENCED  and undeniably detailed to even Acanac-Bell and many others and  many times too now . I had Paid for a   DSL 5.0 mbps  high speed unlimited download service but that is not what I got next. I got low internet speed at a high price. With Acanac-Bell you have to check your actual delivered speeds , “internet download and upload speed test” continually too cause Bell wrongfully seems always  to change it to suit themselves..  they do not, did  honour my contract agreement.
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Basic Contract law – Basic Contract law – Basic Contract law- Basic Contract law
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Next here is basic legal, valid  understanding, terms of a valid contract, contract  law for all of the managers, president of Bell and all of  Bell employees too. Not just for any customers. Bell had, has definitely detailed, advertised it’s Internet services to all with their  terms, limitations and any customers who enters into mutually agreed upon terms, agreement with their services now forms the  essential mutually legally binding contract..
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1: A contract is a legally binding exchange of promises or agreement between competent two parties, persons of legal age too, that the governmental court, the law of the state or province , or country next will enforce. Contract law is based on the Latin phrase pacta sunt servanda (pacts must be kept).  Anyone can enter into a contract, except minors, certain felons and people of unsound mind.  It’s important to know that not all contracts details even  have to be in writing., for instance, certain agreements can also be made and accepted orally and still be legally enforceable. While the contract agreement doesn’t always have to be in writing, all the other elements of a valid contract still have to be met, included, , fulfilled by law. The bottom line is that  the parties generally come to transactions in good faith, mutually trust and understanding, and not a one way approach, one way demands, one way relationship. All valid  courts, will not enforce, accept as valid  any contract to perform an accepted illegal act. A contract to kill some is invalid clearly too.  A person who pays for bad drugs that aren’t delivered can’t next seek the help of a court or the police in getting the money back. Unbelievable some people still do try to do this too. A valid contract also always requires the mutual parties’ consent, which must be freely made, not forced consent,  and clearly communicated to each other. Consent is not free when obtained through duress, menace, fraud,  lies, undue influence or mistakes, serious errors were presented.  Consent isn’t mutual unless the parties agree on the same thing in the same sense, a clear “meeting of the minds. One party now  presenting only their own  their terms, conditions, without the other parties approval, consent, free will   clearly is still not a valid contract.  In order for an acceptance of an offer to be effective, it must be made while the  sales, specific, fixed service offer is still open. Any  person can changes the conditions of an initial offer in responding to the offer, the old offer is clearly now rejected and the changed conditions constitute a counteroffer and that now becomes part of of any subsequent agreed upon contract. I did that with Bell now too. Once there is next a final, written contract between the parties, the parol evidence rule forbids the introduction in a court proceeding of any previous agreements between the parties on the subject matter of the contract.Only certain contracts aren’t valid unless in writing. Generally, they do deal with real property, certain specific loans, debts, money exceeding a certain amount, or contracts concerning the sale of goods worth more than $500 or one that   include  objects that won’t be performed within one year or within the promisor’s lifetime. Bell now being unable to supply me a promised high speed internet but only a low speed one is still a good example of an invalid contract even if was a written one originally from  Bell – Acanac.
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2: The Specific parties. The contract must always include,  identify who the agreed upon specific parties are; usually names are sufficient, but sometimes addresses or titles may be used.   Bell – Acanac and the specific customer. Me in this case.
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3: The agreed upon object.  The Offer,  the thing, the value, the  services being agreed to is also known as the object or subject  and it itself not only  must be lawful, possible but it must be a definite, fixed, measurable amount specially now even by the laws of Quebec too. For instance Bell promising to deliver a customer a 6 meg download high speed   internet service, where they know they only have a 3 meg line capacity is not legal or legally binding contract. Bell – Acanac promising to supply their” best services “or “up to 6 megs services” is not legal as well for it is  is not really an agreed upon  fixed  object, rather the object is not definite and most customers have take that to mean 6 megs anyway. . The object of the contract does have to be very specific and measurable. It is Bell – Acanac obligations now to to clerk up any ambiguity on the contract as agree upon by the comer now too. So if Bell – Acanac is  promising a 6 megs internet services, and Bell – Acanac by law  next has to deliver 16 megs to meet their promise that is also now part of the contract too. A specified length of time, such as one year does not mean the contract is still valid if Bell has not lived up to the agreed upon previously contract terms.
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4: The outcome, or the considerations. All contracts require consideration, meaning each party must gain something fixed, tangible. It may also be something that is or isn’t done or given.   When a party agrees to do something (such as I will paint your house) or to not do something (I will not  sell my  house to anyone else for 30 days) they next also must gain something in return toy make this a valid contract, they must receive  agreed upon   fixed payment, a fixed reward. Generally, if I say I’ll paint your house, and you haven’t promised me anything in return, you can’t sue me next for not showing up because I will not receive  any consideration firstly”. Once a contract has been created, it can be determined if there are any issues that call into question of  its validity too.
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5: Termination of contracts.  Breach of contract.  Breach of contract is recognised by the law with applicable penalties now too.  Contracts generally can only be terminated if mutually agree now by both parties as to what the terminations terms included. Parties to a contract may mutually agree to rescind the contract. In that case, the parties may agree on the duties and responsibilities of each party after the rescission. Bell still expecting  me to pay for their internet when they do not keep their promises is a breach of the contract, an invalid demand of me.   Now is the contract  price set, are promised quantities specially  determined, and is the time for performance clearly  stated? There should be enough information contained in the contract  always  that, if needed, the courts likely next  would be able to enforce the contract or determine the appropriate damages. Unless it is mutually agreed upon before any subsequent court demanded decision action,  is taken.  Fraud is the intentional misrepresentation of an important issue of the contract. The presence of fraud in a contractual proceeding makes the contract voidable by the party upon whom the fraud was perpetrated. The contract always still now binds both parties, and not just the customer to the terms, conditions of the contract agreed upon now as well.  Once it is determined that there is a contract, it it  still can, must be determined whether there are any defenses that call into question the validity of the contract.
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Bell –  Acanac Changing horses, making changes, additions to the contract in midstream is invalid, a breach, still not allowed, especially without the subsequent, and pre consent, approval of both parties now still too and is a breach of contract rather. That includes Bell capping of my bit torrent downloads too on my unlimited download account
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Yes a   contract also may end because of a breach by Bell – Acanac.  A breach occurs when a person, or a firm  does not fulfill his or her, their  responsibilities as promised in the contract. A breach may be minor or major. A  major breach is one that does affect the subject matter of the contract and does  affect the outcome of the contract.  Bell not having sufficient equipment, capacity in place to meet my high speed internet, is a breach of contract. This is also known as a breach of a material issue. When there has been a breach in a contract, the question of damages is raised. The damages due to a party when there is a contract breach depend on many factors, including: which party breaches, and what damages were incurred. In most cases when an injury results from a contract breach, the injured party receives money damages. Such as I have in Dec  2007 from Bell.  Bell itself has unacceptably cause now in the last many years many unacceptable breaches in our contract that I have clearly even in writing not accepted and have objected too and demand restitution of as well rightfully.Go back to a good school firstly Bell – Acanac if you cannot understand and keep all of this now too.
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“Despite precedents that show that contracts substantially favoring the party with the greater power often are deemed unconscionable (so unfair as to not be enforceable), lawyers stiff draft them and companies still like them.   Lesson learned: Make deals that are balanced; contracts that distribute risks and responsibilities fairly. Such deals will be honored by courts and your businesses wealth and reputation will benefit over the long term. “ http://troutmanhays.wordpress.com/2008/03/23/one-sided-contracts-are-a-bad-deal-for-all-parties-or-getting-greedy-will-get-ya/  
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In Real Estate specifically , there it is a requirement at Law that contracts be written down in usually lengthy legal forms to avoid uncertainty, ambiguity and to be binding “.   When I asked Bell – Acanac to confirm the contract I had with them in writing they next always had refused to do so.. this speaks for itself..
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Still also 
https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/06/23/can-bell-do-its-job-and-provide-me-now-their-proper-services/
Thank you
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https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/07/07/crtc-farcical-hearings-on-internet-speed-control/
 https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/?s=bell
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January 10, 2015

I support this- Free education at all Levels

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Our public servants, politicians  too often do abuse, steal our tax money, eat in fine restaurants, travel abroad at our expense, should rather start to care about the rest of us!

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2013/03/08/most-politicians-civil-and-public-servants-think-the-rules-dont-apply-to-them/

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President Obama says he wants Americans to view college as they do high school – a necessary step up the education ladder that anyone can take if he or she wants. That’s why he’s proposing an ambitious federal-state partnership to boost tuition assistance for students at public community colleges, he says. “What I’d like to see is the first two years of community college be free for everybody who’s willing to work for it,” Mr. Obama said

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The public funding of Quebec universities is a crucial investment for the future of our society, The government’s rapid and resolute cost-cutting exercise is sowing uncertainty, antagonizing the populace and jeopardizing universities’ abilities to fulfill their mission. Nothing at this time justifies such a rigid schedule for achieving a zero deficit. If the government cuts too much too quickly, it will create another deep deficit — an educational deficit — that will affect society for decades. I know the goal is to leave Quebec prosperous for generations to come. To achieve this, we must have healthy universities.

http://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/opinion-quebec-universities-are-staggeringly-underpriced

http://montrealgazette.com/opinion/letters/letters-government-austerity-measures-are-due-to-years-of-money-mismanagement

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The Finns also see education as a long-term investment, a cost of doing business as an advanced economy. Education is free from daycare to graduate school — not only for Finns, but anyone else who wants an education there. Since many post-secondary programs are in English, this brings in hordes of bright young foreign students. About half of them go home as friends of Finland; the other half stay, settle down, and help build their new country.

Consider another small country that offers free advanced education: Cuba. Since 1999, the Cubans have run the Latin American School of Medicine, perhaps the biggest medical school in the world. It offers free medical training to some 19,500 international students, meeting the standards of the Medical Board of California. Many of its graduates go home to care for poor people in their own countries, and hundreds are now working in West Africa to fight Ebola. In over fifty years of exporting medical aid, the Cubans have not only made money, but earned enormous international good will.   Even the Americans, have praised the Cubans’ battles against cholera in Haiti and Ebola in West Africa.

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Now  to our own surprise, we turned out to be pretty good at teaching immigrants’ children and preparing them for more than hewing wood and drawing water, But not our own kids.. why is that?

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Recently, the government of Lower Saxony (a German state) decided to abolish tuition fees and make Germany a tuition-free country once again. Free tuition-supporters in this country have noticed this development and are now asking, “Why not Canada?”

It is within this context that the Nova Scotia branch of the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) published a report in September calling for the elimination of all provincial university tuition fees by 2026.

CFS regional chairperson Anna Dubinski says that student debt hinders the province’s economy by deterring people from attending post-secondary institutions. The CFS argues that abolishing tuition fees would lead to greater participation in post-secondary education at little overall cost to the provincial treasury.

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All children in Quebec should have free access to public primary and secondary education, says group,  Majority of Quebec students now want free education.  .

During the 2012 student strike movement, then-Fédération étudiante collégiale du Québec president Léo Bureau-Blouin argued in favour of a freeze on university tuition fees. An MNA for the PQ since September 2012, he now calls the government’s indexation of tuition fees a “great compromise” and “a big victory for students.” “I defended a tuition fee freeze when I was a student representative and I still believe this is a great way to increase accessibility to post-secondary education,” he said.   http://thelinknewspaper.ca/article/5808 

 

CLASSE, which speaks for 100,000 Quebec students, says free education is entirely achievable and used a march attended by several hundred people on Saturday to highlight the issue. “Our struggle for accessibility to higher education is not yet over,” said Jérémie Bédard-Wien, a spokesman for CLASSE.  CLASSE says it wants education to be completely accessible by being entirely free.     http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/with-quebecs-tuition-hikes-defeated-classe-presses-on-for-free-education/article4561489/

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Free Medicare, Free education, as with free dental care and free public transit, are really a must.

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Eliminating tuition fees for university students is an  efficient policy idea. Students themselves share in the benefits of higher education through increased lifetime earnings and the citizens next as well though the earned taxes paid. And we’d raise the quality of our own teachers by making their training free as well — if they qualify. And when the Students all do graduate, they shouldn’t have to struggle to pay bills for food, shelter or clothing, and thus will not be a burden to the state.

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And  the Quebec government’s proposal to create a new watchdog to oversee universities  and Hospitals now as well is valid, natural.. some of the biggest crooks are even the educated folks..  and our Doctors, Nurses, Hospitals and the Police, RCMP are also now very poorly managed too ALL AT THE TAXPAYER’S EXPENSES.

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2011/10/26/mcgill-administrators-likley-run-their-hospitals-the-same-way/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2011/10/24/as-to-how-bad-the-nurses-are-in-quebec-presently-and-in-the-past/

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Ironically and hypocritically  while the  Liberal Quebec Premier Jean Charest faced even still very numerous QUEBEC STUDENT PROTESTS about his plans to RAISE UNIVERSITY EDUCATION COSTS SIGNIFICANTLY and now also  faced  a new political  candidacy, the  anti-corruption hero Jacques Duchesneau, who had just  announced Sunday he is running for the Coalition Avenir Québec party , yes all while  the anti-corruption platform is also still  dominating too  headlines issue  in the Quebec province throughout the early days of this  QUEBEC  PROVINCIAL  ELECTION Campaign,  the same JEAN CHAREST HAD NOW  ALSO  NEXT HAD CLEARLY INDULGED in more corruption  by trying to BUY  VOTES, when he said, would  give $100 per child every year to families with children in public elementary schools. The initiative would begin in 2013 and would cost an estimated $45 million a year, assuming 450,000 eligible children. No money AVAILABLE  for university students Jean Charest  and his Liberals HAD CLEARLY said before his threat of clearly losing the election ehh..   https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/quebec-election-no-money-available-for-university-students/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2012/05/26/quebecs-bill-78-is-a-repressive-facists-law-contrary-to-all-decent-forms-of-democracy/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2012/04/21/quebecs-realy-dumb-premier-jean-charest-badly-joked-about-the-student-protesters-outside/

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THE NEWS MEDIA IS DETAILING THE CORRUPTION FOR DECADES OF EVEN THE ENGINEERS.. NOW I HAVE BEEN FOR DECADES WRITING ABOUT THE MUCH TOO MANY UNACCEPTABLE WHITE COLLARED CRIMES, ABUSES BY THE PROFESSIONALS.. EVEN WHERE THEIR OWN SELF REGULATION TENDS TO BE MERE MASTURBATION AND DO NOT BELIEVE THE LIES ALL OF THE WRONG DOINGS IT IS IN QUEBEC MOSTLY, IT IS CANADA WIDE   https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/?s=pROFESSIONALS

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/and-the-quebec-corruption-gravy-train-went-on-and-on/

December 6, 2014

Real accountability and real fairness needed in Canada

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Guilty, tried and convicted outside of the courts tends to apply mainly for the ordinary citizens but not for police, public and civil servants, politicians..

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The hypocrisy is incredible too many  politicians are  caught “do as I say and not as I do” World.  No big surprise here. The Politicians, police, bad civil and public servants can do what we normal citizens aren’t  allowed to do.

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The reality is that hardened criminals and hardened policeman too, bad civil and public servants, bad politicians are an acceptable threat to anyone and both need to be equally prosecuted by the law.  It is necessary to get both of these type of bad people of the streets.

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https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/12/21/merry-christmas-happy-new-year/

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do see also

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/?s=bad

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/?s=politicians

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/?s=cops

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A Symptom of a deeper malaise

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Bell, Telus face class actions over rounding up calls to next minute

An Ontario court has certified class action lawsuits against Telus (TSX:T) and Bell (TSX:BCE) over the practice of rounding up calls to the next full minute.

Lawyers for two firms representing the plaintiffs say millions of Canadian were affected by the practice in which, for example, a call that lasts one minute and one second is rounded off to two minutes for billing purposes.

While Bell and Telus had previously billed customers on a per-second basis, in mid-2002 they changed their practices so that customers were billed on a per-minute basis, with calls being rounded up to the farthest minute, the suit alleges.

This change was not disclosed by either telecom until the end of the class periods, lawyers for Rochon Genova LLP and the Merchant Law Group LLP said in a release issued Thursday.

The class actions were certified on behalf of Canadian residents who subscribed to Bell services and were billed by the minute between Aug. 18, 2006, and Oct. 1, 2009, and Ontario residents who subscribed to Telus services and were billed by the minute between Aug. 18, 2006, and July 1, 2010.

The allegations have not been proven in court.

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November 19, 2014

Canada’s big bad Telecom

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 I saw Big Telecom’s army of lobbyists, eye to eye, at a hearing last week.   

It was amazing and sickening to hear them argue that Canadians should be blocked from affordable Internet access options.  They are powerful, but we have a new crucial opportunity to fight back. Josh Tabish  OpenMedia

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Big Telecom plans to use a crucial, rapidly-approaching hearing  to kill indie Internet services in Canada. If successful, they’ll be able to block you from companies offering affordable, next-generation Internet services, and continue to price-gouge Canadians

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We’re facing a situation where, soon, your only choice could be between price-gouging Big Telecom giants – an unbelievable power grab for Big Telecom.

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We know that Canadians pay some of the highest prices in the world for some of the worst Internet service.  And a big part this is because Big Telecom has been given gatekeeper powers before…

…a nd abused them.

https://openmedia.org/powergrab/

Net neutrality” has been built into the fabric of the Internet since its creation — but it is also a principle that we cannot take for granted.  We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas.   So the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has to implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality.” We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas,” “I believe the FCC should create a new set of rules protecting net neutrality and ensuring that neither the cable company nor the phone company will be able to act as a gatekeeper, restricting what you can do or see online.” Obama said in a statement released by the White House.  President Obama’s call for “net neutrality” – the notion that any and all content should be treated equally by Internet providers – should cause the Federal Communications Commission to regulate broadband service like a utility as a way to protect consumers’ ability to access all content without a threat of connectivity being throttled. Us President Obama called for prohibiting ISPs from blocking or deliberately slowing any legal content. His proposals also include a recommendation to mostly ban paid-for “fast-lane” access, in which a content provider refusing to pay extra would be subject to slower Internet transmission and to  reclassify consumer broadband Internet service and regulate it as if it’s a utility – like electricity and water – as many consumer advocacy groups have asked for a similar strategy to protect unfettered access.  The simple, common-sense  rules include:

  • No blocking.  If a consumer requests access to a website or service, and the content is legal, your ISP should not be permitted to block it.  That way, every player — not just those commercially affiliated with an ISP — gets a fair shot at your business.
  • No throttling.  Nor should ISPs be able to intentionally slow down some content or speed up others — through a process often called “throttling” — based on the type of service or your ISP’s preferences.
  • Increased transparency.  The connection between consumers and ISPs — the so-called “last mile” — is not the only place some sites might get special treatment. The  FCC to make full use of the transparency authorities the court recently upheld, and if necessary to apply net neutrality rules to points of interconnection between the ISP and the rest of the Internet.
  • No paid prioritization.  Simply put: No service should be stuck in a “slow lane” because it does not pay a fee.  That kind of gatekeeping would undermine the level playing field essential to the Internet’s growth.  An explicit ban on paid prioritization and any other restriction that has a similar effect.

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/06/23/can-bell-do-its-job-and-provide-me-now-their-proper-services/

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October 27, 2014

Unprepared, a wake up call

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The RCMP is warning both police and military to keep an eye out for terrorists following a threat from Islamic State (ISIS)  Police and military were told to exercise vigilance and caution upon starting their shifts this week. Time for the Police  to lay off the Booze…

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OTTAWA – Canada’s spy agency and national police force are so constrained by a lack of resources that they can’t keep close track of all the Islamic extremists who may be a potential threat at home and they have also had to abandon some counter-espionage work and criminal investigations ..  http://www.torontosun.com/2014/10/31/canada-struggles-with-extremist-threat-resources-gap   this is not news to me as I  have said so for decades even..  Revenue generating Parking and speeding  tickets is still their main occupation..

 

The 2 serious  ‘brutal and violent attack’ on armed forces members,   in which an armed attacker shot and fatally wounded a Canadian Forces member at the National War Memorial before being shot dead in Parliament’s Centre Block  by Michael Zehaf-Bibeau . and Martin “Ahmad” Rouleau, 25,   attack on two soldiers in Quebec,  who was arrested last summer when he tried to leave the country, but the RCMP did not have enough evidence to charge him with any crime,  rammed two Canadian Forces members with a car near Montreal Monday before being shot dead by police, and he  was  “radicalized”  to carry out a terrorist attack, the Prime Minister’s Office said .   Both events have shown us all how the Police services and the Armed forces   generally overall were now even unprepared , but thanks to the heroic  actions of individual police officers the unexpected, negative situations were contained

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Face it also that the lying spin doctors, politically correct stooges, will not admit the reality but falsely rather do  try to play down the seriousness of the reality of the Holy War, Jihad, by labeling the Islamist Terrorists as isolated terrorists, Yeah all still deluded and isolated from reality, the media liars, posters liars included..

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2013/04/24/should-we-deport-all-muslims-from-canada/

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The father of Martin Couture-Rouleau says Ottawa needs to strengthen its security laws to deal with cases like his troubled son, a 25-year-old who fell under the influence of radical Islam and killed a Canadian soldier last week. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/father-of-couture-rouleau-says-government-must-strengthen-security-laws/article21308978/

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/csis-powers-beefed-up-under-new-bill-tabled-by-steven-blaney-1.2814314

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The security forces protecting Parliament must be better integrated, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney said .Concerns have been raised repeatedly over the years about the different silos in which law enforcement and security officials operate on and around Parliament Hill, “the silos we have today are not adequate. Security inside Parliament must be integrated with outside security forces. In addition Blaney said the federal government will also introduce further anti-terrorism measures.   ”  http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ottawa-shooting-rcmp-house-security-radios-on-different-frequencies-1.2814315

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The RCMP itself are the tip of a big iceberg of bad cops, all having also to do with the bad managers who hired them firstly.  The RCMP received almost 13,000 formal public complaints since 2010, but its complaints board rejected 90% of them, QMI Agency has learned.  A force of 28 thousand and almost 12 thousand complaints. There is something rotten BC has long been known as the dumping ground for RCMP trash. No wonder there are so many complaints there. ..

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/10/25/canadas-bad-police-officers/

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Alcohol is a serious problem even  among our police officers too

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2009/09/02/drink-alcohol-and-die/

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Canadian sailors will no longer be able to drink aboard ships, unless the vessel is tied up or an exception has been made for a special occasion such as Christmas or a barbecue.

The order was made today by navy commander Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, and it follows an order in July for HMCS Whitehorse to abandon an exercise in San Diego and return to port in Canada following three allegations of drunken misconduct.

Norman said the policy change will help prevent instances of alcohol-fuelled misconduct.

“Alcohol is always a factor that we cannot ignore, but this is not about alcohol,” said Norman.

“This is about the conduct of our people and unfortunately alcohol does contribute to misconduct and has done in the past. And we just want to try and regulate that as best we can going forward.”

The order will forbid the long-standing practice of easy and cheap access to beer and wine aboard navy vessels.  Before today, sailors were allowed to drink while at sea, provided they were not on duty in less than six hours. Beer was available in pop machines on some vessels.

The Royal Canadian Navy on Friday posted an executive summary of the report into the incident online.  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/hmcs-whitehorse-incident-results-in-drinking-ban-on-navy-ships-1.2871521

 

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Public exposure and prosecution of the guilty is one of the best approach serving everyone’s best interest too. It is a clearly established fact with good basis as to why our Canadian leaders, politicians, police, military, public and civil servants  who are always to be exemplary are even personally are to held to a higher standard, accountability in reality.  People in leadership office do have to face higher penalties as an example now too. It is clearly established, accepted fact by most people that those in leadership civil and public servants cops, teachers, ministers, politicians included  are always to be exemplary in behavior,  conduct and they do need to maintain their high standards even out of their working hours, thus to do so they are also to be exemplary  judged, prosecuted  for their own wrong doings with a higher standard over those of us ordinary folks. Too many police officers are now too often guilty of their most serious neglect of public trust and their duty

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2010/02/19/we-cannot-trust-the-rcmp-or-the-military-too-now/

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September 30, 2014

UKRAINE’S REALITY – Smoke and mirror

Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Report on the human rights situation in Ukraine 15 December 2014 accuses the Ukrainian government Kiev forces of torture, inhumane treatment of civilians

http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Countries/UA/OHCHR_eighth_report_on_Ukraine.pdf

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In case you did not notice the Ukrainian government and it’s supporters lie a lot, all the time.

https://putin1hero.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/why-does-the-new-york-times-lie-about-putin-and-russia/

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Ukraine is a very poor and corrupt country . It has been robbed internally for decades now too and the vast corruption still is ongoing..  What is not controversial is that grand corruption flourished in Ukraine before the revolution and remains endemic now, with devastating consequences for the population’s welfare. 

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Most economist criticizes Ukraine’s bloated public expenditures, corrupt taxation Ukraine has done nothing to tackle corruption;  A member of the House of Representatives foreign relations committee, Steve Stockman, appealed to US investigators to look into corruption in Ukraine related to hard-currency bonds, RBK-Ukrayina reports Nov. 25. The people who benefit from this corruption are top civil servants in Kiev, some of whom have yachts and private jets kept, mostly, outside the country. They will find themselves up against the “mid-level mafia” – the same raft of long-time bureaucrats skilled at making money though corrupt schemes . Many serve as deputy ministers or heads of departments, often holding more real power than their formal bosses and having their roots in the Soviet nomenclature. Without thorough administrative reform of the civil service, success in changing government will be limited. Morgan Williams, president of the US Ukraine Business Council, says “time is running out” for Ukraine’s leaders to make good on their often-repeated but never-delivered promises of reform and fighting corruption.

“The US extends grants and credits to Ukraine while accusations of corruption within the Ukrainian cabinet are surfacing, some of them against the Central bank.

Corrupt officials bought up hard-currency bonds via intermediaries in the Central bank using bank’s assets. Then they transferred to off-shore entities the right to claim interest on the bonds.

In some deals the Investment capital Ukraine, ICU, company was involved. ICU at the time was co-owned by the present Central bank governor, Valeria Hontareva.

Ukraine’s potential has been repeatedly squandered – by corruption and ill governance as much as by today’s security issues.  State coffers are at their barest in 10 years and Ukraine needs extra cash to service its debt and make gas payments at a time when the economy is contracting and the hryvnia currency hovers close to historic lows.   Disregarding the money stolen Mostly all of the newly loaned money will be going to Ukraine’s military. Weapons bought from other countries can be paid for only with any borrowed money, because the Government of Ukraine is basically broke and soaring even deeper into debt, and is sharply cutting back on pensions and other expenditures than military, which is receiving the Government’s virtually total focus. Most  loans will never be  paid back, because Ukraine cannot be able to pay back all of the existing loans.

Ukraine economically  is in no position to fight a long war with Russia.

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International watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Ukrainian army of violating “the laws of war” through the use of so-called cluster munitions in separatist-held areas of eastern Ukraine.   It could also lend credibility to Moscow’s argument that Kyiv is particularly insensitive — or even represents a threat — to the plight of ethnic Russians and other Ukrainian citizens in areas where pro-Russian separatism has maintained a foothold.

http://www.rferl.org/content/ukraine-human-rights-watch-cluster-munitions/26647918.html

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An Amnesty International investigation into allegations of execution-style and other deliberate killings by pro-Russian separatists and pro-Kyiv forces has found evidence of isolated incidents attributable to both sides, but is difficult to get an accurate sense of the scale of these abuses. It is likely that many have not yet been exposed and that others have been deliberately misrecorded.

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The West and the new Ukraine Government had falsely Forced a Clash With Ukrainian Rebels in Donetsk

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When the new Ukrainian President   Petro Poroshenko  took control of Ukraine in February 2014, via a coup d’etat against the past democratically elected Ukrainian President,  Viktor Yanukovych,  even by an outright invasion of Ukraine by the U.S, the new Ukrainian Government imposed in Kiev was undemocratic and very vulnerable. The new president being anti-Russian had to get rid of those southeastern voters (exterminated &/or expelled from Ukraine) in order to make the new, pro-U.S. Ukrainian regime (which was supported only by the voters in Ukraine’s northeast), stick,

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“In Ukraine, the EU was complicit in the coup against the democratically elected Viktor Yanukovych and has failed to voice any concern at the treatment of the opposition parties in the country,”.    Crimea had immediately broke away from that new Government, Russian troops came into Crimea to protect them against military action that was planned by the U.S. to stop that breakaway,and Crimeans then immediately held a plebiscite in March which overwhelmingly supported reuniting Crimea with Russia — Crimea had never voluntarily left Russia: the USSR’s leader Khrushchev had donated Russia’s Crimean region to Ukraine in 1954, and most Crimeans were always overwhelmingly opposed to that change.Then, elsewhere in Ukraine’s southeast, locals took over government buildings and refused to accept the new coup-imposed, anti-Russian Ukrainian Government. The newly appointed leaders of Ukraine didn’t like that, and were determined to stop the rebellion. They commenced an ethnic-cleansing campaign to eliminate the voters in the southeast In fact, the man whom the Obama-team chose to design the ethnic-cleansing program next had announced in June that there were going to be concentration-camps for everyone in the southeast who supported the breakaway-movement.

Ukraine is still  gripped by anarchy, while the opposition parties are being suppressed on daily basis, where All major parties favoring close political and economic relations with Russia were subjected to persecution in Ukraine.  “The Party of Regions, which also favors close political and economic relations with Russia, has been bullied into submission at the Rada. Its politicians have been physically assaulted in the parliament and have been portrayed on state-run television as ‘traitors’ and ‘servants to Moscow’,” Under  the government of Petro Poroshenko “Ukraine has rapidly become an intolerant and xenophobic country run by fascists and bigots who seek to eradicate any political party which has pro-Russian views. This country is now awash with neo-Nazi groups who patrol major Ukrainian cities – from Lvov to Kiev to Odessa. Ukraine has turned into “an official repository for racism, “The United States and the EU work with any group which will oppose Russia in everything.

It is the Ukrainian Government which was is itself bombing those ‘separatists’ villages , that’s doing the war “escalation,” in the Ukrainian civil war that the U.S. and NATO had falsely started, and was funding thee Ukrainian Nazi regime there to perpetrate extermination of those rebel Ukrainian villagers. They had got to clear the land in Ukraine’s southeast, so as to enable their oil companies to frack Ukraine’s gas. The gas fields in Ukraine’s southeast were seen as assets that can be sold off (“privatized”) to Western oil companies dirt-cheap by the same Ukrainian Government desperate to repay the nearly $30 billion that the U.S., EU, and IMF lent to that Government to finance their ethnic-cleansing program…  However, the Ukrainian Government ultimately did fail to get rid of rebel Ukrainians.  Alll which means that U.S., Obama has, in effect, lost this Ukrainian war, and that the West’s taxpayers and recipients of government services will be forced to reimburse the IMF for losses on the more-than-$30-billion loans to Ukraine. The reason Obama had also lost is that the Russian Orthodox rebel residents in Ukraine’s southeast would rather fight to the death than yield to the also Catholic Nazis. So Obama and Obama’s Ukrainian war installed Nazis lost and were not able to exterminate enough of the rebel ‘enemy’. The Local regional dominance of the U.S., EU, and Japan, and their war appetite is ending, their anti Russian sanctions had failed . The Western Pro Russian Alliance was defeated, is breaking up. Even Poland no longer opposes Russia.

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The European Union’s outgoing High Commissioner for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Catherine Ashton, said on Friday shelling of residential areas in eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk is inadmissible. Eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk has been under heavy shelling for several days.  On October 1 at least nine people were killed and another 30 were wounded when residential areas of Donetsk were shelled by the Ukrainian government forces.

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The Western and  European countries had chosen “tactics of destruction for Ukraine” from the very beginning of the conflict. Even the  Kiev authorities make it clear that certain recent agreements, including the peace plan reached in Minsk on September 5, “are non-essential and can be easily disrupted.”  The wicked cannot rest with peace..

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A total of 50% of infrastructure has been destroyed as a result of hostilities in Donbass (Donetsk and Luhansk regions in eastern Ukraine seeking independence from Kiev). “Forty-two percent of the industrial potential, half of infrastructure have been lost in the region, mines have been flooded, blast furnaces and coke-chemical batteries have been stopped,” Poroshenko, on a working visit to the western Ukrainian city of Lvov, said.

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Next the “Ukraine’s economy is likely to suffer more than previously predicted because of the conflict in the east of the country, the World Bank has said.

It now says that GDP is likely to contract by 8% this year, compared with its previous prediction of 5%.

It also now expects a 1% contraction in 2015, instead of 2.5% growth.

The prediction comes as pro-Russian separatists and government forces vie for control of the airport in the eastern city of Donetsk.

The rebels say they occupy nearly all the airport, but the government disputes this.

The World Bank said the conflict had caused disruption in economic activity in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions, leading to a sharper decline in GDP.

The bank’s chief representative in Ukraine, Qimiao Fan, said the two regions accounted for about one-sixth of the country’s GDP, including a quarter of industrial output. ”

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” The bloody conflict in Ukraine’s east is severing the arteries that connect the nation’s economy.

The effects are being felt hundreds of miles from the unrest in industries as different as electricity and food processing. Power plants at the other end of the country are being starved of coal because of disruptions to mining, while in Kiev, one of Ukraine’s biggest poultry producers is looking abroad for incubatory eggs after output was halted at its facility near the war-ravaged city of Donetsk.

Months of fighting have left pro-Russian rebels in control of a swathe of Ukraine’s easternmost regions, which generated almost a quarter of industrial output at the start of the year. The knock-on effects of idle factories are seeping through an economy at risk of a 10 percent contraction in 2014, according to Ukraine’s central bank. The International Monetary Fundsays $17 billion may not be enough to avert a default.

“Everything is interlinked and companies in the rest of Ukraine will suffer,” Liza Ermolenko, an analyst at London-based Capital Economics Ltd., said by e-mail. “That’s on top of the indirect channels through which the conflict in the east affects the rest of the economy — the currency, banks, inflation and confidence channels.”  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-10-01/war-severs-ukraine-s-industrial-arteries-as-economy-sinks.html

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What goes around comes around.. Ukraine has no money to pay anything they are over 35 billion in debt and Poroshenko has pledged an extra 3 billion to his armed forces this year first the country will need to confront an old, internal enemy: corruption.  Transparency International ranks Ukraine 144 out of 177 countries on its corruption-perception index.

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Even with Yanukovych gone, corruption is a problem that still plagues the country. But the country’s problem is much bigger than any single politician or administration. It is potentially significant, for instance, that the new parliament in Ukraine remains a club of millionaires in a country where the per-capita GDP is less than $4,000.

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What the Ukraine  falsely still  think Russia and others  should be piping free gas into Ukraine while they try to sell it to others.. “And there is ample anecdotal evidence that the Ukrainian public service is pervasively corrupt, as many people who have tried to secure a business license, or even been pulled over for speeding, could attest.”

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The IMF gave Ukraine money specifically to pay the old Russian gas bill, but the money was embezzled. Russia’s Gazprom simply wants paying for supplied goods. Is this evil?  “Ukraine’s gas supply issues worsened on Thursday after Hungary’s gas pipeline network operator FGSZ said it was indefinitely suspending gas supplies to the country for technical reasons, a move branded “unexpected and unexplained” by Ukraine state-owned gas firm Naftogaz”  Technical? Or have they just not paid the bill to Hungary either? Yes  Technically, Hungary, Slovakia, Poland are now not selling Russian gas to the Ukraine too. Pay your gas bills you bunch of thieving Ukrainian  shysters….

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Who is the West supporting. Not the Ukrainian economy which can never recover now.  The West are supporting those who are busily looting the country. How much of the IMF money actually gets to benefit Ukraine? These are the people who killed hundreds of Europeans for a PR stunt.  The West are supporting the racists  neo-Nazis who want to remove all those of Russian descent from the country, by ANY means.  The West support their shelling of men, women and children in Eastern cities. The EU, and the West  have falsely actively backed and supported violent Ukrainian Neo-Nazis to riot, overthrow the democratically elected government of Ukraine and then push into East Ukraine and force the ethnic Russians to either flee or face genocide. Poverty,    the racist  ultra-nationalists in Ukraine got  everything they deserve  even for the shelling of innocent civilians in E Ukraine. and have found out the hard way no bad deed goes unpunished.. The nazis in Kiev made their bed…. now they lie in it.

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And Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper do note-  Yes, Ukraine is BANKRUPT. BROKE. PENNILESS.  Ukraine is broke – and winter is coming… How broke is Ukraine? On a scale of one to 10, it is  10 and a half.  They all there  now have to stay in Ukraine and live there and try to make ends meet in their own  war torn and   bankrupt country.  Yes Ukraine is still bankrupt: morally, ethically, politically and financially even by the past actions of it’s own citizens.  Ukraine was already treading deep water before the  pro Russian war fiasco, a Ukrainian  war of  false  distraction, so still it  is facing a recession now really deep, and  all helped by the past and present internal Ukrainian corruption that ranges from the small scale to the incredibly immense..  thefts included. Russia had once offered  Ukraine 45 billion aid  and reduced energy costs and the, Kiev, neo- Nazi thugs ran into the warm arms of, Rasmussen, Kerry, McCain, Hague and Ashton and and its been here too   down hill ever since.  How much aid did you  offer to the mostly still crooked Ukraine? Since the present defeat of the Ukrainian troops and the neo-SS batallions fighting for Kiev it has been very quiet on the Ukraine Western Front except for the Ukrainian thugs..  Ukraine’s  present waging of a civil war is expensive, very costly and big payment is needed as the chickens are now roosting. Those false political, war advisers from abroad, NATO  to Ukraine haven’t really  talked about is how  totally  dependent Kiev’s economy is on Russia. In 2013, more than 60 percent of their exports went to post-Soviet countries. Meanwhile, Ukraine’s export levels have, officially, fallen by a gigantic 19 percent already this year too.  Industrial production has fallen off a cliff in Ukraine, down over 20 percent already this year and retail sales as well.   Also, what little high-end manufacturing Ukraine had was almost entirely beholden to the Russian military too. Ukraine imports 80 percent of its natural gas – and most of that comes from Russia. Kiev currently owes Gazprom, Russia’s state gas giant, $4.5 billion. In fact, Ukraine’s single most profitable export service (worth $3 billion annually) is transit fees for Gazprom’s access to other European markets. The  so called “friends” from the West, western media and Nato all won’t be around there for the drudgery of the real recession. IMF loans   are not p“aid” – and they must be repaid. As usual, the outside rich do very well and everyone else in Ukraine has to tough it. More false anti Russian  hate speech  mostly from the false western supporters of Ukraine helps no one..

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Do see

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/no-direct-proof-but-lies-distortions-insinuations-by-stephen-harper/

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Also the full story of its racial, genocidal Ukrainian  assault on eastern Ukraine has yet to come out. Estimates of the death toll exceed 10,000 and even Poroshenko has admitted that the Ukrainian army has lost 65% of its military hardware. And now mass graves are starting to turn up,in Eastern Ukraine,  where victims, including women, have been found with their hands tied behind their backs.

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Anyone examining the MH17 wreckage comes to the same conclusion – it is riddled with bullet holes, specifically from a 30mm cannon mounted on an SU25 Ukrainian fighter. This no doubt also explains why the UK never released the contents of the black box flight recorders. No wreckage from a BUK missile was ever found at the scene.

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Yulie Tymoshenko of the Fatherland Part became a billionaire while in office. Yatsenyuk was a salaried employee who became ‘filthy’ rich like the others in the political cabal of thieves and oligarchs of the Ukrainian ruling elite. Ukraine has 9 billionaires with most of their money  obtained by theft, fraud. Ukraine – it’s hard to believe anything that country propagates- a country that does just about everything to not pay its liability, a country with neither strength nor loyalty or responsibility, mostly practices  just more false diversions and lies.. and why does the West support them? Cause they lie a lot too.. this is what happens when you put Psychopaths in Government…  the Kiev government has overplayed its victim hood card and gilded the lily so many times that liars would blush at their effrontery.

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Shale gas is extremely cheap to produce. It is so abundant under our very feet that to all intents and purpose it is unlimited. The only thing standing in our way of cheap, energy independence is the US financed, supported loony green enviro- traitors groups who spout their ‘religion’ of climate change and ‘pollution’ (there is absolutely no evidence of either) in order to let US sell more Gas. Some estimates conservatively say that the US has enough shale gas to provide all the country’s energy needs for over 5,000 years. The US is now completely energy independent and is actually exporting again. The US is building more LNG ports to ship more gas from US and so is Canada. The real reason they both do  want Russia out of Europe and Ukraine.so they can sell more gas to them

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Canada the US puppet follows the US lead.

 https://putin1hero.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/the-false-war-against-russia-escaltes/

see also

http://putin1hero.wordpress.com/

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August 9, 2014

Oil Politics

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The reasons the US and Canada they now are telling Ukraine to join NATO and lose Russia.. Russia’s energy and over the next decade Canada’s Alberta Crude and the U.S. production of shale oil and gas rises and so even the United States becomes a major energy exporter. By 2020, according to administration estimates, the United States could be able to export more than 90 billion cubic meters of LNG annually, or about half of the gas Russia now supplies to Europe. There it is..

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Putin is a Russian hero,, the best leader they have had in 100 years too.. and the west envies him.. In an interview this month, Marine Le Pen, leader of France’s Front National party, expressed her admiration for Putin. “There is a cold war being waged against him by the European Union at the behest of United States, which is defending its own interests,” she said.  So what makes Putin appealing to Europe’s far right? Many of these movements see Putin as a protector of continental European values. They welcome the Russian leader’s conservative positions on issues like homosexuality, especially as support for gay rights grows in the West. They also share common opponents. Putin is strongly opposed to the European Union — he sees the eastward expansion of the bloc as an encroachment on Russia’s traditional sphere of influence. The majority of Europe’s far right, meanwhile, sees the EU as equally hegemonic. They say it has robbed European member states of their sovereignty, and many are advocating breaking away from it. But it is Putin’s style of leadership which best explains the far right’s attraction to him. Beginning with the years between the two World Wars, the far right has consistently looked for strong leaders to inspire a dedicated mass of followers.   After realizing its failure in Ukraine, the West, led by Obama has set out to destroy the Russian economy by lowering gold, oil prices, and accordingly gas prices as they are the main budget sources of export revenue for Russia and also the main sources of replenishment of Russian gold reserves. Right now the West spends much of its efforts and resources to suppress the prices of gold and oil. There is another interesting element in Putin’s game. It’s Russian uranium. Every sixth light bulb in the USA depends on its supply. Which Russia sells to the US too, for dollars. The cat and mouse game power struggle between the two superpowers of USA and Russia with next the significant oil price drop is punishing the USA and Canada as much as it’s punishing Russia. The US shale sector also has been deeply affected. Thousands upon thousands have already lost their jobs in the USA oil industry due to the low barrel price. When barrel price is low, rigs lie idle which means layoffs due to the cost of production exceeding revenue gained. The world currency for oil is in US dollars which means less of the dollar spent. Less money is also spent on Oil and gas explorations. Even 80% of US shale companies are destined to lose money. Just last week, Goldman Sachs predicted a loss of $ 930 billion in future oil production in Texas and North Dakota. The US has already started to slow production while Russia still is pumping oil and gas without slowdown. Putin is blamed for everything but nobody ever accused Putin of the lack of intelligence. Europe will not be able to survive without energy supply from Russia. Putin is selling Russian oil and gas only for physical gold. Of course, he still accepts US dollars as an intermediate means of payment. But he immediately exchanges all these dollars obtained from the sale of oil and gas for physical gold. In the third quarter of last year the purchases by Russia of physical gold were at all-time high record levels. Russia had purchased an incredible amount of gold in the amount of 55 tons. It’s more than all the central banks of all countries of the world combined. In total, the central banks of all countries of the world have purchased 93 tons of the precious metal in the third quarter of 2014. Of the 93 tonnes of gold purchases by central banks around the world during this period, Note the staggering volume of purchases – of 55 tons – belongs to Russia. Russia, is having a regular flow of dollars from the sale of oil and gas, is able to convert them to gold especially with current gold prices, depressed by all means even by the West. China itself will no longer buy United States Treasury bonds for dollars earned from trade with any countries, as they did this before.Thus, China will replace all the dollars that it will receive for its goods not only from the US but from all over the world with Gold too. Russia and China are only interested in gold and only physical metal as a final means of payment. The West can spend as much of its efforts and resources to artificially increase the purchasing power of the dollar, lower oil prices and artificially lower the purchasing power of gold. The problem of the West is that the stocks of physical gold in possession of the West are not unlimited. Therefore, the more the west devalues oil and gold against the US dollar, the faster it loses devaluing Gold from its not infinite reserves. and who gets richer the process? the west or Russia, After realizing its failure in Ukraine, the West, led by Obama has set out to destroy the Russian economy by lowering gold, oil prices, and accordingly gas prices as they are the main budget sources of export revenue for Russia and also the main sources of replenishment of Russian gold reserves. Right now the West spends much of its efforts and resources to suppress the prices of gold and oil. There is another interesting element in Putin’s game. It’s Russian uranium. Every sixth light bulb in the USA depends on its supply. Which Russia sells to the US too, for dollars. The cat and mouse game power struggle between the two superpowers of USA and Russia with next the significant oil price drop is punishing the USA and Canada as much as it’s punishing Russia. The US shale sector also has been deeply affected. Thousands upon thousands have already lost their jobs in the USA oil industry due to the low barrel price. When barrel price is low, rigs lie idle which means layoffs due to the cost of production exceeding revenue gained. The world currency for oil is in US dollars which means less of the dollar spent. Less money is also spent on Oil and gas explorations. Even 80% of US shale companies are destined to lose money. Just last week, Goldman Sachs predicted a loss of $ 930 billion in future oil production in Texas and North Dakota. The US has already started to slow production while Russia still is pumping oil and gas without slowdown. Putin is blamed for everything but nobody ever accused Putin of the lack of intelligence. Europe will not be able to survive without energy supply from Russia. Putin is selling Russian oil and gas only for physical gold. Of course, he still accepts US dollars as an intermediate means of payment. But he immediately exchanges all these dollars obtained from the sale of oil and gas for physical gold. In the third quarter of last year the purchases by Russia of physical gold were at all-time high record levels. Russia had purchased an incredible amount of gold in the amount of 55 tons. It’s more than all the central banks of all countries of the world combined. In total, the central banks of all countries of the world have purchased 93 tons of the precious metal in the third quarter of 2014. Of the 93 tonnes of gold purchases by central banks around the world during this period, Note the staggering volume of purchases – of 55 tons – belongs to Russia. Russia, is having a regular flow of dollars from the sale of oil and gas, is able to convert them to gold especially with current gold prices, depressed by all means even by the West. China itself will no longer buy United States Treasury bonds for dollars earned from trade with any countries, as they did this before.Thus, China will replace all the dollars that it will receive for its goods not only from the US but from all over the world with Gold too. Russia and China are only interested in gold and only physical metal as a final means of payment. The West can spend as much of its efforts and resources to artificially increase the purchasing power of the dollar, lower oil prices and artificially lower the purchasing power of gold. The problem of the West is that the stocks of physical gold in possession of the West are not unlimited. Therefore, the more the west devalues oil and gold against the US dollar, the faster it loses devaluing Gold from its not infinite reserves. and who gets richer the process? the west or Russia,
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A surge of light oil from North Dakota and Texas is cutting into the earnings of Canadians who turn heavy oil sands into a lighter crude that fetches more from refiners. Producers in Alberta, home of the country’s greatest reserves, upgraded 20 percent less of the region’s crude in October than four years earlier, according to the province’s energy regulator. Two of five plants under construction were canceled and the province’s upgrading and refining capacity fell in 2013 for the first time in three decades. Companies are now sending record amounts of the heavy stuff on pipelines and trains to refineries in the U.S. Midwest and Gulf Coast, Projects including Suncor Energy Inc. (SU)’s Voyageur joint venture with France’s Total SA (FP) and Value Creation Inc.’s BA Energy Heartland were abandoned. Global oil prices, down by more than 50 percent since June, will make upgrading projects even more challenging because the price difference between heavy and light crude is narrower, U.S. output has risen 70 percent in the past five years as producers used horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing to tap into previously inaccessible shale rock layers thousands of feet below the Earth’s surface. Most of the increase has been in light, sweet crude, similar quality Alberta upgraders get from processing heavy, thick oil sands. The rising flows south of Canadian crude are drawing a backlash in Alberta from labor groups, who say jobs, not just oil, are being exported. Alberta’s 4.6 percent unemployment rate, second lowest in Canada after Saskatchewan, may increase after oil’s 55 percent drop in six months prompted some producers to curtail future investment. “Building upgraders in Alberta is seen by the industry as uneconomic,” Dinara Millington, a vice president at the Canadian Energy Research Institute, said in an e-mail Jan. 13. “The U.S. refining market is being flooded with the light crude and they wouldn’t necessarily want our light stuff.”

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2015-01-20/shale-oil-growth-in-u-dot-s-dot-hurts-canadians-as-well-as-opec

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Do also note Ukraine’s, Kiev’s own energy payment debt and is largely of its own making. Its economy was for decades and is hugely inefficient even in the use of energy, lacking either a realistic cost structure or the means to meter usage. Furthermore, its energy industry and regulatory system are corrupt, an inheritance of they many past previous corrupt regimes that continued to follow Soviet-style practices long after the USSR had disappeared. In fact, their past governments had close ties to organized crime even now.. Kiev’s past and present governments have done too little to break the power of the country’s indigenous energy mafia. Kiev needs to clean up its act if it wants to Join the EU. However, it will likely still take a long time even decades more.. in part because many Ukrainians will not want to give up the benefits they receive from the present inefficient and corrupt system. That still won’t solve any of Ukraine’s major problems, nor the use of any of the US military forces.  Kiev’s use of volunteer paramilitaries to stamp out the Russian-backed Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics”, proclaimed in eastern Ukraine in March, should send a shiver down Europe’s spine. Recently formed battalions such as Donbas, Dnipro and Azov, with several thousand men under their command, are officially under the control of the interior ministry but their financing is murky, their training inadequate and their ideology often alarming. The Azov men use the neo-Nazi Wolfsangel (Wolf’s Hook) symbol on their banner and members of the battalion are openly white supremacists, or anti-Semites.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/ukraine/11025137/Ukraine-crisis-the-neo-Nazi-brigade-fighting-pro-Russian-separatists.html

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Canada the US puppet follows the US lead.

 https://putin1hero.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/the-false-war-against-russia-escaltes/

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https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/09/30/ukraines-reality/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/06/16/no-direct-proof-but-lies-distortions-insinuations-by-stephen-harper/

https://thenonconformer.wordpress.com/2014/04/19/those-lying-spin-dopctors-think-we-are-all-as-stupid-as-they-are/

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-demonization-of-russias-president-putin-ny-times-flubs-the-facts-on-ukraine-and-mh17/5395229

http://www.globalresearch.ca/putin-speaks-straighforward-answers-the-west-triggered-the-crisis-in-ukraine-why/5372849

 https://putin1hero.wordpress.com/2015/01/21/why-does-the-new-york-times-lie-about-putin-and-russia/

 

August 1, 2014

Invaded

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In what is considered by many to be the second major Jewish exodus (following the story of Passover),  more than 2 million Jews *  have left the countries of the former Soviet Union shortly before and after its collapse, mainly for the United States, Germany,  Canada and Israel and all mainly for economic reasons, hoping to get richer. There are fewer than 200,000 self-identified Jews in Russia today.  Anti-Semitic incidents have been on the rise in a number of European countries, including Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland,  and Italy. Much of this is related to tension between Jewish and Muslim communities and the rightful criticism of Israel’s clearly  immoral acts in Palestine. It’s impossible to deny that acts of incitement and violence against Arabs have multiplied in the Jewish society. Arab workers are reporting a rise in Job Discrimination as well.   Israel practices falsely that it’s legitimate to inflict suffering on innocent people in order to discourage all terrorism. Israel steals Palestinian lands too. In Europe the  rise of anti-Jewish sentiment has been most notable in France, home to Europe’s largest populations of both Jews and Muslims. 24 percent of the French population and 21 percent of the German population still seem to harbor some anti-Semitic attitudes and all  this rebuttal isn’t   just a problem with  Muslims…   **

* With some exceptions among individuals, and with the exception of commercial transactions, Jewish communities in pre-war Poland, Russia, Ukraine  largely functioned as insular, self-absorbed, elitist, and self-positioned “strangers” in the society. The gulf between   Christians and Jews was enormous; in pre-Holocaust Poland, for example, the intermarriage rate between Poles and Jews was only one per cent. This ethnic isolation was self-imposed by Jews from the earliest times of their residence in Poland. Most Jews consciously chose not to assimilate into  the Christian  society, many could not even speak the nation;s language , and few had friendly relationships with the non-Jews around them.   “Jews  ”  had no contacts with Christians at all. On the way to school we passed a Roman Catholic church and a Russian Orthodox church, and we spat, pronouncing the words found in Deuteronomy 7:26, ‘ … though shalt utterly detest it, and thou shalt utterly abhor it; for it is a cursed thing.’ [Needless to say, the venerable Jewish tradition of spitting before Christian Churches and in the presence of the Cross did not endear Jews to their Christian neighbors. For further information, see (off-site) Israel Shahak’s Spitting on the Cross.   Such is still too often the same way today..   The Jewish fear of or disdain for Christians was prevalent then and now too. As Norman Davies notes, “to ask why the Poles did little to help the Jews is rather like asking why the Jews did nothing to assist the Poles.” “In prewar Poland,”   the majority of Jews did not regard themselves as Poles. Jewish self-segregation was the norm for most Jews of Eastern Europe. “Jewish separatism,” notes Jewish author Eva Hoffman about Poland, “was also an active choice, and it also had its consequences.   It meant that Jewish individuals and communities cultivated their own alienness,”  and thus got little support when they next needed it.    http://library.flawlesslogic.com/poles.htm

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Canada is a professing Christian nation where 75 percent of Canadians consider themselves Christians..It may sound alarmist but one of the biggest that Christianity and Christians today are facing is the invasion of their churches by Jews who bring their ungodly values, false Judaic doctrines with them and they the Jews do often try to thrust them unto Christians. Christianity is a new religion and not an extension or a continuation of the old testament Judaism as Christians do solely follow the teachings of the New Testament as detailed by Jesus and the first Apostles. It should be noted that the largest settlements of Jews has occurred after world War II and has occurred in North America and in Israel mainly by Russian Jews. Do also note that the common reference to the Russian Mafia is solely consisting of Russian speaking Jews since no Russian citizen has been allowed to immigrate out of Russia the last 100 years due to the prohibitive cost of a Russian exit visit. Do also see      the truth  

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Now to me it only makes sense that the New Testament was written in Greek. Think of who Paul was: the “Apostle to the Gentiles”. Obviously he was writing to Greek speaking people, so he would write to them in Greek. There are more reasons, but this is an obvious one. I have run into a new reason why some people dispute the notion that Jesus spoke Aramaic. It has to do with the passion among some Muslims for an Aramaic-speaking Jesus.  Aramaic is a Semitic language, related to Hebrew, Arabic, and similar languages. Only during the time of the Assyrian Empire (8th century BC), Aramaic became used throughout the Ancient Near East as the language of diplomacy not at the time of Jesus here on earth During and before the time of Jesus, there wasn’t just one version of Aramaic being used in Judea and beyond. Even many grave inscriptions around Jerusalem at the time of Jesus are not in Aramaic, not  in Hebrew but in Greek.. Muslims falsely use the idea that Jesus spoke Aramaic as a support for the truth of Islam. Jews falsely  use the idea that Jesus spoke Hebrew  as a support for the truth of Judaism  A few scholars believe that people in Nazareth spoke Hebrew as their primary language. This is possible, but unlikely.  Unfortunately, many of those who make the case for a Hebrew-speaking Jesus seem to be motivated by something other than a desire to know which language(s) he actually spoke.) So what evidence do we have that Jesus spoke Hebrew? We do not have in the New Testament Gospels a quotation of Jesus in Hebrew    As one who believes about Jesus all the things orthodox Christians do, it would not impact my faith one jot or tittle if Jesus spoke Hebrew rather than Aramaic, or Greek rather than Hebrew.but the truth is Jesus spoke Greek still..Now, you don’t have to spend the next several years learning ancient languages because English KJV translation of the biblical text is very much  reliable it was based on the Tyndale translation of the Greek too..The question of Jesus’ primary language is settled if we knew what people in Nazareth in the first decades of the first century A.D. were speaking and the Romans made it clear.. Greek or Latin only..  and we have no  evidence for the common use of Hebrew in Nazareth and the surrounding region of Galilee.it is worth nothing that Greek was commonly used in certain strata of Galilean society. This began when Alexander the Great conquered the region in 332 B.C. Under his rule, and under the rule of those who followed him (the Ptolemies and the Seleucids), Greek was the language of government and commerce. The Romans used Latin for official communication, but Greek was the common language of the Empire.  In fact, Nazareth was a short walk from Sepphoris, one of the major cities of Galilee, where Greek would have been the everyday language of the marketplace.The earliest manuscripts of the New Testament Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – are written in Greek.  Yes there is overwhelming evidence, both historical and linguistic that shows that the New testament texts were never originally written in Hebrew, as some  Jews claim but they  are known liars.. Show us  this original Hebrew transcript of Matthew.. none exists..None.. all is in Greek..  and scholars have not found a single manuscript in Aramaic or Hebrew that predates the Greek  Not one..  The New Testament, however, was written in Greek. This seems strange, since you might think it would be either Hebrew or Aramaic. However, Greek was the language of scholarship during the years of the composition of the New Testament from 50 to 100 AD. The fact is that many Jews could not even read Hebrew anymore, and this disturbed the Jewish leaders a lot! So, around 300 BC a translation of the Old Testament from Hebrew into Greek was undertaken, and it was completed around 200 BC. Gradually this Greek translation of the Old Testament, called the Septuagint, was widely accepted and was even used in many synagogues. It also became a wonderful missionary tool for the early Christians, for now the Greeks could read God’s Word in their own tongue. So again the New Testament authors wrote in Greek. They did not, however, use really high-class or classical Greek, but a very common and everyday type of Greek. For many years some scholars ridiculed the Greek of the New Testament because many of its words were strange to those who read the writings of the great Greek classical authors such as Plato and Aristotle. But later many records were uncovered of ordinary people, and amazingly there were the same common terms used in everyday speech! The ridicule dried up accordingly. The prominent first century Roman  historian Josephus was a Jew himself who wrote in Greek.. it should be understood that there is a long history of “Hellenism” (Greek culture/influence) among the Jewish people, both in ancient Alexandria as well as in the Promised Land itself. Ossuaries dating from the Second Temple period indicate Greek artwork and Greek versions of Hebrew names  In  Biblical Archaeological Review , Pieter W. Van Der Horst writes, “One of the most surprising facts about funerary inscriptions [extant from ancient Palestine dating from 300 B.C. to 500 A.D] is that most of them are in Greek – approximately 70 percent; about 12 percent are in Latin; and only 18 percent are in Hebrew or Aramaic.” Furthermore, since the time of Alexander the Great (c. 330 B.C), many of the Jewish High Priests had become  Hellenists ; which led to the rejection of the Temple by the Essene Community and eventually to the later Maccabean revolts.  Even the Dead Sea Scrolls include Greek texts among the Hebrew and Aramaic. ; So it’s clear that Hellenistic culture and Greek language were pervasive influences in Israel both before, during, and after the time when Jesus lived in ancient Israel   and scholars have not found a single manuscript in Aramaic or Hebrew that predates the Greek all of the ancient textual evidence for the New Testament is in Koine Greek, and scholars have not found a single manuscript in Aramaic or Hebrew that predates the Greek.  The New Testament is by far the best-attested (and best preserved) literature of antiquity, with manuscript evidence dating back to the first century. ; For example, the Magdalen Fragments  are written in a style of  Koine Greek that was current in the 1st Century A.D. during the very lives of the apostles. Indeed, ancient papyrus expert Carsten Thiede and other scholars regard certain fragments from the Gospel of Matthew to be an eyewitness account.   We have some anecdotal evidence of a   gospel that underlies the others gospel accounts,   but it is clear — both from history and from the textual evidence we have – that the Holy Spirit chose to use Koine (i.e., “common”) Greek as the language to reach out to the world.  This is true, incidentally, of the Torah and Nakh, which were   also  translated into Koine Greek (i.e., the Septuagint, or LXX).  Many of the oldest Biblical fragments among the Dead Sea Scrolls correspond more closely with the LXX than with the (later) Masoretic text, and indeed we have evidence of Koine Greek manuscripts that were discovered in the Qumran caves themselves .
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Now when Jesus went into the synagogue and was handed the scroll of Isaiah that that scroll was written in Greek?and the the New Testament Gospels do include non-Greek words in the text (spelled with Greek letters). And some of these words are Aramaic ?So, while Jesus’ use of them may reflect  his Aramaic speech, we can’t even be 100% sure of this. And we do not have in the New Testament Gospels a quotation of Jesus in Hebrew ..  Unfortunately, many of those who make the case for a Hebrew-speaking Jesus seem to be motivated by something other than a desire to know which language(s) he actually spoke.) The so-called “biblical case” for the Hebrew speaking Jesus rests mainly on one verse in, not in the Gospels, but in Acts of the Apostles. You  absurdly cannot make a major statement with one fact, one verse.. when you have a whole Greek New testament.. one cannot use this as proof that he always spoke Hebrew, or mainly spoke Hebrew, or even spoke Hebrew in any other circumstance. In no other place does the New Testament tell us that Jesus spoke Hebrew.  The fact that the Gospels are written in Greek shows that   most of the earliest Christians, including some who followed Jesus during his earthly ministry, knew Greek and used it often, perhaps as their first language. Many Jewish writings from the era of Jesus were written in Greek, including works such as 2 Maccabees and 1 Esdras. Other Hebrew writings were being translated into Greek in Jerusalem (the book of Esther, for example, in 114 B.C.). Speaking of Jerusalem, scholars have found some ninety Greek inscriptions on ossuaries (boxes for bones) that date to around the time of Jesus and were found in or around Jerusalem. Ever since Alexander the Great conquered Judea  in 332 B.C., Greek had been the language of government and, increasingly, commerce and scholarship. Though Aramaic continued to be spoken by many, Greek grew in its popularity and influence. In the time of Jesus, well-educated Jews, mainly those of the upper classes, would have known and used Greek. So would those who were involved in trade or government Get wise and learn the truth.   Jesus was not handed the dead sea scrolls.. he read from the Greek Scroll Bible.   The presence and pervasiveness of Greek in Judea is demonstrated by a discovery in the Nahal Hever region of the Judean Desert near the Dead Sea. In a cave, a scroll was found that contains substantial portions of the minor prophets in Greek. The so-called Nahal Hever Minor Prophets Scroll, dated around the time of Jesus, shows the influence and popularity of Greek, even among highly religious Jew..     In Matthew 8:5-13, for example, Jesus entered into dialogue with a Roman centurion. The centurion almost certainly spoke in Greek. And, as Matthew tells the story, he and Jesus spoke directly, without a translator.       The same could be said about Jesus’ conversation with Pontius Pilate prior to his crucifixion (Matthew 27:11-14; John 18:33-38). If Jesus knew enough Greek to converse with a Roman centurion and a Roman governor, where did he learn it? at Home and in school.. Jesus’ hometown was a short walk from Sepphoris, which was a major city and one in which Greek was spoken.
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  Christianity is a new Religion that is not an updated Judaism, or a revised Judaism.. Most Messianic Jews too now are also still going to hell.. as they are firstly not willing to give up all to follow Jesus . For some Jews Jesus must have spoken Hebrew to some of the people, otherwise some how his mission as the Messiah would have been deficient. Some Jews are were worried that if Jesus spoke Greek he did not care for the Jews basically..  No one still even knows what the Jewish Culture was like at the time of Jesus since the Romans burned all the Jewish books and Library and none exist today thus..  People who are still falsely  hung up on a Jewish culture,  scripture still need the Holy Spirit to explain it anyway and most people do not have Him, the Jews especially..  
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 Why are the Jews mostly falsely so argumentative and hung up on a Hebrew Jesus? when most of the Jews have rejected him anyway and are mostly going to hell.. Read my posts and learn.. and stop trying to justify any perversions of the reality.. There is no existing  evidence of a Hebrew Gospel of Matthew.. never has been and anyone has yet  had  failed to prove it too..  The fact that Jesus may have spoken Greek may help us to think differently about him and his ministry. For many years it was common to envision Jesus as growing up in the countryside of Galilee, far removed from multi-cultural hodge-podge of the Roman Empire. But this idealized view of the rustic Jesus is far from the truth. Though he grew up in a small town, he was not at all cut off from the broader Roman world. In fact Jesus grew up with ample exposure to Greco-Roman language, culture, commerce, politics, religion, and philosophy. When he eventually entered Jerusalem to confront the Roman and Jewish authorities there – and to give his life in the process – Jesus was no naive country bumpkin making his first trip to the big city. Rather he was well aware of powers and perils he faced, and he faced these knowing, as he ultimately said to Pontius Pilate (in Greek, I believe), “My kingdom is not from this world” (John 18:36).    Given the Holy Spirit, not just excellence of English translations of the Bible by translators who have mastered all of the relevant languages, it’s not necessary for the ordinary Christian to learn Greek, Hebrew, and Aramaic in order to understand the teaching of Jesus .and his teachings.. In fact too many Hebrew , Aramaic and Greek speaking persons are still very ungodly  persons.
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Read how little Christians know about Israel, the Jews..  http://witnessed.wordpress.com/
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Note the most significant aspects of the little-known Lautenberg Amendment, Public Law 101-167, which was enacted November 21, 1989 and has been renewed annually by the U.S. Congress.  “Lautenberg measure [that] gave refugee status to people from historically persecuted groups without requiring them to show that they had been singled out” and noted that the senator “estimated that 350,000 to 400,000 Jews entered the United States under the 1990 law”.The death of New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg , the son of Jewish immigrants  from Poland and Russia, was in Paterson, New Jersey on June 4, 2013. Lautenberg, 89, died of viral pneumonia, Lautenberg was the oldest serving U.S. senator and the last lawmaker in the chamber to have served in World War II. He was  a vocal advocate for the State of Israel and the American Jewish community.

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The 25 year old  US Lautenberg Amendment, is used mainly for the Jews, allows those groups covered by the legislation (nationals from the former Soviet Union, Estonia, Latvia or Lithuania who are Jews, Evangelical Christians, Ukrainian Catholics or Ukrainian Orthodox; nationals of Vietnam, Laos, or Cambodia; and Jews, Christians, Baha’is and other religious minorities from Iran) to prove they are eligible for special refugee status “with a credible, but not necessarily individual, fear of persecution.” By contrast, the US Immigration and Nationality Act “requires prospective refugees to establish a well-founded fear of persecution on a case-by-case basis.” Those covered by the US Lautenberg Amendment are eligible for Special Cash Assistance and for US Federal Public Assistance Programs including, but not limited to, Social Security, Medicaid, Food Stamps, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.  370,000 refugees were admitted from the Former Soviet Union in the first ten years of the Lautenberg Amendment. Also included in the continuing resolution was $10 million in Homeland Security funding for securing the non-profits organizations. Most of such allocations in the past have gone to Jewish organizations. Although Lautenberg maintained that his amendment was religion-related, the UJA-Federation of New York’s Jewish Community Study of New York: 2011 Community Report indicates that “almost a fourth” of Russian-speaking Jews in New York “consider themselves belonging to no religion.” “ The admission of former Soviet Jews” under this “special” status meant that “former Soviet Jews were eligible for eventual permanent resident status as well as access to cash assistance, language courses, and job-training programs normally provided only to bona fide refugees.” “To many Hispanic advocates, the inequity was obvious.”   Numerous Jewish organizations including the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, the Chicago Jewish Federation, involved for years in absorbing Jewish and other refugees into the city, also has been a lead group in lobbying for Lautenberg Amendment.

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There are different definitions of who is a Jew, which makes Jewish population estimates a very complex science. In demographic terms, a “core” Jewish population includes people who self-identify as Jewish in social surveys, and do not have another monotheistic religion. It also includes people who may not recognise themselves as Jewish, but have Jewish parents and have not adopted a different religious identity. It further includes all converts to Judaism by any procedure, as well as other people who declare themselves to be Jewish even without having undergone conversion. So a “core” Jewish population overlaps with, but does not coincide with, the halachic (Jewish legal) definition of who is a Jew, or for that matter, any other normative definition.  http://www.jpr.org.uk/map

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The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is one of the world’s major sources of instability.
1- Israel currently has 262 Jewish-only settlements and ‘outposts’ built on confiscated Palestinian land. Palestinians do not have any settlements on Israeli land.
2- The Israeli unemployment rate is 5.8%, while the Palestinian unemployment in the West Bank is 22.5% and 41% in Gaza.
3- 133 Israeli children have been killed by Palestinians and 2,060 Palestinian children have been killed by Israelis since September 29, 2000
4 -1,195 Israelis and at least 9,826 Palestinians have been killed since September 29, 2000.
5- 11,018 Israelis and 71,841 Palestinians have been injured since September 29, 2000.
6 – During Fiscal Year 2014, the U.S. is providing Israel with at least $8.5 million per day in military aid and $0 in military aid to the Palestinians.
7 – Israel has been targeted by at least 77 UN resolutions and the Palestinians have been targeted by 1
8 – 0 Israelis are being held prisoner by Palestinians, while 6,500 Palestinians are currently imprisoned by Israel.
9- 0 Israeli homes have been demolished by Palestinians and at least 28,000 Palestinian homes have been demolished by Israel since 1967
http://www.ifamericansknew.org/

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June 23, 2014

Can Bell do it’s job and provide me now their proper services?

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Net neutrality” has been built into the fabric of the Internet since its creation — but it is also a principle that we cannot take for granted.  We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas.   So the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has to implement the strongest possible rules to protect net neutrality.” We cannot allow Internet service providers (ISPs) to restrict the best access or to pick winners and losers in the online marketplace for services and ideas,” “I believe the FCC should create a new set of rules protecting net neutrality and ensuring that neither the cable company nor the phone company will be able to act as a gatekeeper, restricting what you can do or see online.” Obama said in a statement released by the White House.  President Obama’s call for “net neutrality” – the notion that any and all content should be treated equally by Internet providers – should cause the Federal Communications Commission to regulate broadband service like a utility as a way to protect consumers’ ability to access all content without a threat of connectivity being throttled. Us President Obama called for prohibiting ISPs from blocking or deliberately slowing any legal content. His proposals also include a recommendation to mostly ban paid-for “fast-lane” access, in which a content provider refusing to pay extra would be subject to slower Internet transmission and to  reclassify consumer broadband Internet service and regulate it as if it’s a utility – like electricity and water – as many consumer advocacy groups have asked for a similar strategy to protect unfettered access.  The simple, common-sense  rules include:

  • No blocking.  If a consumer requests access to a website or service, and the content is legal, your ISP should not be permitted to block it.  That way, every player — not just those commercially affiliated with an ISP — gets a fair shot at your business.
  • No throttling.  Nor should ISPs be able to intentionally slow down some content or speed up others — through a process often called “throttling” — based on the type of service or your ISP’s preferences.
  • Increased transparency.  The connection between consumers and ISPs — the so-called “last mile” — is not the only place some sites might get special treatment. The  FCC to make full use of the transparency authorities the court recently upheld, and if necessary to apply net neutrality rules to points of interconnection between the ISP and the rest of the Internet.
  • No paid prioritization.  Simply put: No service should be stuck in a “slow lane” because it does not pay a fee.  That kind of gatekeeping would undermine the level playing field essential to the Internet’s growth.  An explicit ban on paid prioritization and any other restriction that has a similar effect.
 Canadians can access broadband using either wire line or wireless facilities but in order to meet the high demands of cell phones, Canada’s major telecommunications firms and their subs they are  failing to deliver the capacities  as originally promised, Canada’s major telecommunications firms and their subs they are  not keeping their contractual obligations, are falsely  cutting back on internet capacity and speeds,  so all of this is still a major issue with Canada’s major telecommunications firms and their subs..  while  they advertise a certain speed but likely you next still only get half of it as they cap their downloads and speeds..
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Sadly, as a recent survey indicates, 9-out-of-ten Canadians have no clue that their use of the Internet has been so heavily clipped by ‘market forces’: bandwidth caps, excess use charges, and restrictions on what people can and cannot do with their Internet connections in the major providers ‘acceptable user policies’.
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 In the old dial-up days the most a user could reasonably consume would be 56K, and that only under ideal circumstances. An ISP could service approximately 28 dial-up customers with a single T1 without oversubscribing, but since few customers continually used their maximum, oversubscribing was common, sometimes as much as 20 to 1. ISPs made money and users rarely saw congestion outside of their modems.; Broadband has changed all that. Now, a single broadband customer can consume a T1 all by him or herself. So they  major telecommunications firms and their subs next lie and claim that  Broadband has been a money losing proposition for just about every ISP there is, as deployment and support costs are huge and monthly income is small while  they profess to make vast, enormous  amount of money from their cell phone usages..However, by international comparative standards, investment in Canada has been weak, inadequate.   Yes the ISPs and Cell phones firms had  mostly  lied, misadvertised the services, oversubscribed so much they falsely and  routinely do slow next down  your connection and  that’s why it can work FINE at 4:00 am when 90% of people are in bed…
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Acanac itself thus also  caps during the business day.. even because the ISP’s falsely had originally promised quite a bit but there’s still no real full  services from them making use of what they were trying to sell to us and partly because what they were, are also now selling is far from what would be needed for any significant customer. Creating “caps” is plain crap . It is a too easy way for them.
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 So many persons switched to cable where there is not the same  need to cap. (So to speak).  Bell’s own  recent comments about actual costs suggests that it relies on similar ranges to provide a best guess at cost per gigabyte. Yes there is no apparent link between the ‘excess usage charges’ that the dominant players are charging (i.e. from .50 cents per Gigabit (GB) to $5 per GB), and the cost of bandwidth. Experts peg the cost per gigabit as being anywhere between .01 cents and 10 cents. Even if we take the high end of this range, excess usage charges still entail an extortionate 500 to 5000 percent mark-up on costs. Canada stands alone in terms of the near universal use of ‘bandwidth caps’ and excess usage fees for Internet use. It is sadly immoral,  ludicrous  that Bell itself is is charging customers at least 10x more than the actual costs. Bell does fudge the costs numbers to support whatever self-serving claim they make.  It’s “free money” as far as they are concerned. Once established, it will be hard to remove. Especially since they can use such a scheme to constrain usage or eliminate competition.
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Canadians are even paying more for  all communications services. Canada’s broadcast and telecom regulator has released new numbers on how much Canadians spend on communications services, revealing the total bill for the average household climbed to $191 per month last year.

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/canadians-paying-more-for-communications-services-crtc/article21130289/

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The Federal Trade Commission says AT&T’s practice of slowing down the connection speeds of unlimited-data customers who tap excessive amounts of data is a failure to deliver on the promise of “unlimited.” As a result, the FTC on Tuesday filed a federal court complaint against AT&T, charging the wireless provider with misleading customers who signed up for an unlimited-data plan only to see their connection slowed in an industry process called “throttling. “AT&T promised its customers ‘unlimited’ data, and in many instances, it has failed to deliver on that promise,” . “The issue here is simple: ‘unlimited’ means unlimited.”  http://www.cnet.com/news/ftc-sues-at-t-for-limiting-speeds-on-unlimited-data-customers/

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Consumers are being caught in the middle of greedy telecomm companies.. It’s the Telcomm companies who have rooked us all and laughing all the way the bank.

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Bell  too now has made money not only by their too often unjustifiable  rates increase but also by their false extra billings. Bell is not at all known as a decent, moral company, holding to acceptable professionals standards, for that matter clearly too none of the major Canada telecommunication firms are, rather monetary greed has overtaken them all.. Bell often claimed that it was not making enough money but still became rich enough to buy CTV.. The Bell customer complaints still abound too.

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When  I had agree to go into a contract with my internet provider at a fixed  fee, for specific services, including repairs, this is not an opportunity for the internet provider  Acanac next to  falsely, unscrupulously  try to shaft me with extra billing of 100 dollars to check my internal phone line, a fee that I  had already paid last year, and what they want me now to pay it every year too?  as it seems to be the common practice instead of rightfully offering me their past free promised  support services.

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Now I have noticed that for years when it rains my internet services is crappy, slows down.. and recently my browsers have been very slow in loading, and I cannot even watch the news video at CTV news or at the National Post cause they cut out.. Now I have suspected the problem is squirrels, there are 6 in my back yard this week.. Note this also “ A Winnipeg man says squirrels are taking a bite out his telephone lines. James Mattson, who lives on Christie Road in south Winnipeg, said it’s been happening since last spring. “There’s something in that wire that the squirrels seem to snack on. What they’ll do is they’ll burrow into the outer core of the wire which is vinyl or plastic and then there’s bundles of wires inside and they’ll pick away at that,” he said.  James Mattson points to the telephone lines that squirrels have damaged near his home. (Jill Coubrough/CBC) Yes it’s impacting Mattson’s services. His phone, Internet. “It’s frustrating. It just keeps on happening and happening ,” he said, adding it’s happened nine times in two months. So squirrels damaging wires is a common industry problem. Deal with it.. and stop falsely lying, passing the buck as it being my problem solely.

Bell insistence that it needs proof that all of my own computer system has been first tested, falsely still treats me like me being computer illiterate.. 

Of course they have all been tested… why is it that the system slow downs only occur mostly on rainy days.. PS it does not rain in my house…

PS they still have yet to fix the problem

They claim they have to first replace the modem to see if it is the problem and then they will check the exterior phone lines.. Rubbish they replaced the modem now even 3 times and what next?? Still bad services..

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Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 8:00 PM
To: willm Acanac, Inc
Corporate Office
1650 Dundas Street East, Unit 204
Mississauga, Ontario
Canada L4X 2Z3
Tel  1-866-281-3538 extension 4 Monday through Friday, 9a-12m.

Subject: Re: [GQV-79396]: Can Bell do it’s job and provide me now their proper services?
 my address and telephone number is the same as the one you bill me too.. Now quit stalling and fix the problems.. are you going to replace all the modems in my apartment building now too?? cause there is 4 of us at least with the same problems too..
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Now many of us firsthand know how lousy Bell services is and thus now Acanac/Bell is no different!!! Such as relationship is rather  ludicrous, impossible. Buyer beware..
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and why was the Internet system down all last weekend? after the 3rd new modem was installed too..
as usual, my internet was down again since  Friday evening – Sept 19, with no email access, no internet.. Saturday, and Sunday too…
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The system works great on a nice sunny day, but not when it rains, at least once a week. I had installed their new Modem and after all this I still have network connectivity problems, i lose the network connection periodically..

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Now  the clearly immoral, buck passing employees at Acanac still do  find false reasons why not to deal with my rightful complaints to them even months later. Sept 24,2014…
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and if you think that I am going to renew my contract with Acanac, or recommend them to others you  better think twice.
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Again as to how to make a complaint

Step 1 – Contact a customer service representative discuss any concerns you have about your service preferably not in writing cause most of them seem not to be able to read English.

If you’re not completely satisfied with the resolution at this step,   proceed to step 2.

Step 2 – Speak with a pretentious, useless in denial supervisor
If you’re not completely satisfied with the resolution provided at this step,   proceed to step 3. 

Step 3 – Contact the pretentious  Customer Relations Centre and they will gladly  disconnect your services

 Note: You must complete the first two steps of the escalation process to have your problem supposedly to be resolved in the most efficient manner for them, not yours..

Additional Useless steps

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A – If you were not satisfied with the resolution provided in the previous steps, you may file a complaint with the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services (CCTS). The CCTS is an agency independent of the telecommunications industry. Their mandate is to resolve complaints of individual and small business retail customers about their telecommunications services.
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If you have a complaint about your services, including local or long distance phone service, mobile phone service or Internet service, you must try to resolve it with Bell before contacting the CCTS. If you have done so and have been unable to reach a satisfactory resolution, CCTS may be able to help you, free of charge.Learn more about CCTS at 
www.ccts-cprst.ca or call toll-free at 1 888 221-1687.

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B- Go public, posit it all on the Net.
 “Absolutely horrible customer service, they are there to take your money and not provide any support at all.   “  ”  Speed is not stable and tech support is very slow. I’ve used Acanac for more than 5 years, rarely have issue with them but once there’s one, it takes weeks to resolve it. very disappointing.”  “ STAY AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY!!!!!! This is the worse service I have ever been given in my life.” “ But the customer service is really disappointing.   “  “. Speed has been on the slow to very slow side and I have had my connection lost completely 3 times.   “   “ I used this service for almost 3 years, and wana say that Acanac service becomes the worse and worse, so I cancelled my contract with it. Reasons: 1. Low speed, 2.I didn’t have the entrance to the Internet during several hours almost every day for the last half year. 3. When I tried to reach their technical support service it was a real headache for me. I think they simply ignored my request, but they answering me immediately when I sent the cancelation notice to them. I have to state that Acanac doesn’t care about it’s customers.  “  “  -Service was good, until your service slows or or stops working and you have to reach out for help.  “  “  Finally get useless support email 16 hours after sending in my ticket suggesting I check the cable to the demarc etc etc. Issues continued for a week, customer service never improved. “ “  absolutely terrible customer service. “ “ Acanac has made my life a living hell. Telephone wait times are 45-50 minutes if it is your lucky day or no one answers. Even if someone answers you will quickly realise the guy has no clue or has no inclination to help you. Once the guy was dumb enough to ask me “why did you not send us an email?” Duh!!! I do not have internet?!!! SO PLEASE, PLEASE BE WITHOUT AN INTERNET THAN SIGNING UP WITH THIS COMPANY. THEY ARE HORRIBLE. “  “ However, when you need technical support, you could be put on the phone waiting for hours..  “   Much is promised when inquiring by their sales people, however tech support is non-existent. DO NOT USE UNLESS YOU ENJOY SUFFERING. Tech response is hidden behind a very primitive email service.   DSL connection speed is no better than dial up. “  “Internet goes down at least 4- 6 times a year. You have to call them to get good customer service. Their email and text service is the worst, specially the email response is just a copy and paste , they don’t even read what your problem is.” “  After 2 years, I have had enough – Never again, and I will make sure I tell as many people as I can to never give this company any business “  http://www.canadianisp.ca/cgi-bin/isp_comment_totals.cgi?f=Comments&ispid=52
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Let me be clear that the assigned personnel at the CCTS are also technically incompetent, likely, clearly  another typical useless buck passing  government employee who cannot likely find  a real job in the private sector.. Months after I  had filed my original complaints, they phone back to me and ask the same useless questions am I familiar with their  own review process.. so how can I be familiar with their review process when 2 separate persons have phoned me in the last 3 months said they were reviewing my full original complaints and none have ever yet come back with a single credible fact, find, report.. these CCTS people doing the report even still now falsely seem to want me or prepare a full report myself, with a  full detailed backup so they can rubber stamp it next merely..  she wants more information from me Cause my past writings to them are too long to read she said, to review CCTS  said.. how all absurd.  Useless  CCTS personnel  just like those at Acanac. Acanac useless solution to deal with my internet problem was to uselessly replace the modem 3 times even..  
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CCTS do note that my original contract with ACANAC paid for my MasterCard as well as the terms of agreements are all there with Acanac and so also also all of my last up letters of complaints to accent about their poor services and their poor Reponses. The undeniable obvious evidence  that my internet speed has been capped is there too. 
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