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Late arriving “Bruce Power” candidate sells twice as many memberships in race to represent Grey-Bruce-Owen-Sound for Progressive Conservatives

As a candidate himself in this race, Michael Schmidt has a unique window into the process. And he reports on it in the latest post on his “Reflections of a Nominee” blog:

"Bruce Power"... what's in a name? Photo of the paramilitary swat team Bruce Power reportedly uses to "guard the perimeter". Hopefully, the OPP will be able to resolve the issues area residents have with the movement of nuclear materials through their town.

“….Bill Walker is the undisputed front-runner in this process. He does not live in the riding and works for Bruce Power, which does not even appear on his promo flier.

He has been liberal worked on the campaign of the liberal Murray Elston, who then became head of the Bruce Power development. Interestingly enough it seems that Bruce Power needs urgently political support to ship radioactive scrap through Bruce and Grey and then through the great lakes. Continue reading

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Huffington Post equates drinking raw milk with shaking hands with someone who didn’t wash after using the toilet!

It’s nice to think that the bleeding hearts at the Huffington Post are trying to do their bit to stick up for the underdog — which is this case is pasteurized milk — suffering as it does from all the publicity that its black sheep cousin, raw milk, is getting. And it’s always good fun to hear pasteurization advocates trying to defend the practice. Here’s an excerpt from that recent HuffPo story by Glen D. Braunstein, titled “Got (Safe) Milk?“:

“Let’s start with a short quiz. Two men exit bathroom stalls after having a bowel movement. One washes his hands and the other doesn’t. Which one would you rather shake hands with? If you value your health, the answer is pretty obvious. Why take a chance of picking up somebody else’s colonic bacteria, which you will undoubtedly transfer to your mouth, unless, of course, you immediately wash your hands with copious amounts of soap and water?

Basically, this is the issue with pasteurized versus raw milk. Continue reading

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