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m0nster makes me make music and calls it laptop porn (tell me that copper ain't vulgar) #pauvre.phenom
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Great app. 2 requests:
1) increase limit above 300 -I'm betting anyone seeking out your app is looking for something capable of showing results beyond 300.
2) introduce a graphical advanced search that uses some regexp and/or options similar to common findutils options.

Just started using AndroSearch and it's great. 
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I really want Prime Minister Harper to lose this election badly; I think he's, at best, not a nice person. I think it's very likely that he's a bad human being. That aside, his style of politics is greasy and hurts Canada.
I say this spend keystrokes to write it down because the next thing I say is gonna sound odd to a lot of people who feel the same way I do about our Prime Minister and his party.
I kinda' want the Liberals to lose this election badly. If the Liberals 'won' or seriously ate into the Conservative majority I'd get a little emotional kick a small spike of satisfaction but I'm pretty sure that soon afterwards I'd just feel sort of 'less beat'. I'd' get to say 'well, at least the Liberals aren't the Conservatives' and go on with my day feeling pretty bummed about the whole mess.
The Liberals could have stood for something -but they didn't. They haven't in a long time. Every time they've had an opportunity to do something exciting or different or meaningful it seems they just limply shuffle a few feet to the right, believing (I guess) that that must be what voters wanted from them.   If they wouldn't oppose C-51 what exactly would they stand against? Add to that the weird lines in the sand that they would draw, the whole Harper-esque 'you must vote this way if you want to be a Liberal] *1'and the awkward floor crossing/photo-ops and I find I can't bring myself to vote for them even strategically.
   Where does that leave me? I honestly don't know for sure; I grew up in a 'Liberal' household and lean left so you'd think I could easily support the NDP. I have in the past -and I was as excited as anyone in the last election to see their gains. But they've become more bland as they've gained votes. I don't expect each candidate -or leader to make some grand gesture of defiance against the status quo but the NDP seem more beige than orange lately. OK, so it must be obvious that I'd support the Green party -they're leftist, a bit of an underdog, and kind of exciting -the leader of the Green party, Elizabeth May, is my favourite federal party leader -and she was the clear 'winner' of the first leaders debate. And here in New Brunswick David Coon seems to be the kind of person I would happily support -but there are many people running for the Green that I wouldn't be all that happy voting for. For every Elizabeth May there seems to be two or three antivaxers. For every David Coon there seems to be more than a few candidates who think nuclear energy kills ~10 million people a year -or that humans never landed on the moon...
maybe that's an exaggeration -maybe there aren't that many 'alternative medicine types' running for, or supporting the Greens. But there are at least enough to make me uncomfortable.
   I'll probably vote NDP. Probably. But I know I wish the Liberals were a party I could vote for.

 _1. That was a tough one for me -being against forcing someone to vote for something I believe in; but the practice of forcing someone to vote a certain way is too open to abuse._
  #politics #election #feel_guilty_talking_politics_on_social_media  
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C-51 take a minute. conservative, liberal, right, left.
C-51; Might it be possible to still have an effect? I believe the answer is yes, but people need to engage.
If you have concerns about this bill -if you feel it can't protect Canadians as we're told it's designed to do -if you worry that it goes too far in eroding our rights -or if you flat out believe it's dangerous, please take a few minutes, and maybe have your voice heard.
Regardless of our political leanings (right, left, or centre) there is too much wrong with this bill.
You can contact Canadian Senators and tell them of your concerns -their function is to provide a ''careful review process' -the 'sober second thought'. If enough people tell them that they are concerned with C-51 they could change the bill, force a second vote -or even delay its passage until the next election, killing the bill.
There are 2 easy ways to get their attention:
The easiest is to use a form email such as the one found at  http://www.leadnow.ca/c51-senate/ -this isn't the BEST solution as it's easier to ignore such 'form letters' but it's better than nothing.
Another, and more effective way, is to contact senators via their pubilc contact information, found at http://www.parl.gc.ca/SenatorsBio/contact_information.aspx?Language=E -there, you will find their public phone numbers, fax numbers, and email addresses -personally contacting Senators would likely have a greater impact.

It's confusing sometimes, so if you want to know a bit more about the Senate, such as which Senator serves which region, I suggest taking a look at Wikipedia's section on current Senators at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_current_Canadian_senators#Current_senators  this page will tell you more about the Senate, who represents who, and more.

Ten Minutes can have a pretty big impact. If you feel this issue is important enough, take the time -and let me say this bit again: people who are considered politically right-wing, left-wing, AND centrists have expressed huge concerns about C-51, so don't let anyone tell you that only "gun-nuts" or only "tree-huggers" or only <insert_ideology_here> care about C-51.
Bil C-51 has been taken up to the Senate. Ask your senator to use their "sober second thought" and stop the Secret Police Bill C-51.
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The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security completed its clause-by-clause review of Bill C-51 yesterday with a hearing that Green Party leader Elizabeth May described as the "most offensive she has experienced." In all, the government…
The Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security completed its clause-by-clause review of Bill C-51 yesterday with a hearing that Green Party leader Elizabeth May described as the "most offensive she has experienced." In all, the government rejected 61 Green Party amendments, 28 NDP amendments, and 13 Liberal amendments. Yesterday I posted a "by the numbers" review of the committee hearings on Bill C-51 noting that Conservative MPs r...
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Anyone missing a rabbit in Saint John, NB?

Tonight (02/24/2015)I saw a white rabbit in the parking lot of 55 Leinster St, in the uptown of Saint John, NB. The location of the parking lot is between the Saint John Jewish Historical Museum/Community Centre and the apartment building.

As it was dark I didn't get a great look at her/him.
The rabbit was hanging around the large snow mound in the back of the parking lot.
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missing a cat/kitten? seen near leinster st (parking lot of 55 leinster -the big apartment bldng ) on sept 22nd 2015 in uptown saint john. very friendly, very vocal, not-neutered male. he's a bit dirty but seems in good health, ears, eyes, nose, etc. seem ok. He clearly has had a home but seems a bit lost and desperate for attention. share this with anyone you care to. contact, if you must, jayelem@jayelem.com
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Cool find: http://www.ausge.de/ 'abc' Audio Book Creator' -there's a .deb available but you'll have to follow the instructions if you don't wanna' chase dependencies for a while.
The instructions include a ppa for gambas3 (I don't need to tell you Debian folk not to use the ppa, I'm sure) as well as instructions for temporarily adding 32bit sources so you can get ia32-libs (if you don't already have it)..
The instructions are clear, and even someone newish to gnu/linux (oh yeah, I said the gnu/linux -I refuse to ALWAYS say it but I make an effort to use the term 'gnu/linux' about 1 time out of every 5) will git the gist (holy parenthesis, batman; I made a joke there!) ...will GIT the GIST...  of what each command does -you can safely copypasta as of the time of this post and Mint or *buntu users shouldn't run into any problems -Debianers seem to welcome issues so I doubt you need my help ;)
So yup; the page eet iz een juhma'an -translation of the instructions  is provided by the dev -but if you're just copypastaing you honestly don't need translation; the app seems to use your localization to display whatever language(s) you need.
Why would you care?  If you love linux but have an ios device this app will come in handy.
#linux #audiobook #deutsch #whatever  
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Screw Sourceforge.
I just used sourceforge to grab a filezilla prerelease for OS X. it used a 'sourceforge installer' that wanted me to install yahoo and its toolbars across all compatible browsers while switching default engine to yahoo... choose advanced installer, uncheck TWO options to avoid yahoo; click next: NOW it wants me to install some fucking cloud service I've never heard of; and GET THIS SHIT: the way to opt out is COMPLETELY DIFFERENT; this time there are no advanced options -no checkboxes, this time I thought it was unavoidable... but wait! THERE's a 'skip' button blending into the ui. click THAT and filefuckingzilla finally installs clean. WTF SOURCEFORGE!?. Fuck you. Goodbye.
It's plausible that I accidentally clicked the 'let us invade you with crapware' button; I don't think I did, but it's possible.
While I'm at it: what the hell, YAHOO!? Like you need geeks to think worse of you? I get that you have a massive market-share with regular users and that geekier cats just didn't really care ...so you decide to go with the 'we'll trick you into installing crapware' model?
   The above is badnly spelt and badly formatted because I rage typed it into an irc chan. The responses were pretty much 'sourceforge has been shit forever' -I had no idea, I guess I haven't bothered with that site for a while... I think I even turned off adblocking on sourceforge once...
dirty, dirty sourceforge.
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Fresh from limiting the parliamentary debate, at second reading, on its proposed anti-terror law, the government is now resisting opposition calls for an extensive review of Bill C-51 by the Commons committee on public safety and national security.
In choosing to limit debate and expert witnesses on the proposed new anti-terror bill, the Harper government is showing it hasn't learned from the past, Chris Hall writes. Being tough on terror may be popular, but public approval is no substitute for public scrutiny.
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