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Netflix scores big with Making a Murderer documentary – best 3 things

TERRANCE GAVAN – BLOGGER AND RABID REFORMER Here’s what you need to know about the state of lawlessness in Wisconsin, USA. Lawlessness is rampant and the real crooks are wearing badges and robes. The 10-part Netflix doc “Making a Murderer” tells us another thing. If you’re dumb as a bag of hammers you ain’t got a chance in a court …

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Bram Lebo says teachers got it soft – Highlander Publisher outed as union-busting neo-con fascist

Lebo says that Haliburton’s educators are out of touch with their community SEAMUS O’BRADAIGH – THIS BLOG KILLS FASCISTS Full disclosure, I don’t like Bram Lebo. But that’s not what this column is about. No, this column is about what Mr. Lebo just wrote in his weakly column in the Haliburton Highlander, a flouncy little rag, known for its weak writing, supercilious editorials and …

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Why I read a charming book on autism… “The Reason I Jump” by Naoki Higashida? – Because I’m smart

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][quote]You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, …

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Shrike.ca lurches into 90,000 views… not bad for a wee blog with wee expectations… big shout out to the staff

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR EMERITUS SHRIKE.CA We’ve been around a while and I seldom read stats. I seldom talk about site stats. But 90,000 views is a nice milestone. Well-deserved praise and big props to our …

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Albert Einstein on LSD? Weird revelations from a freedom of info request

FREEDOM OF INFO REQUEST UNEARTHS SOME TRULY DISTURBING EINSTEIN PORTRAITS TERRANCE GAVAN – EDITOR SHRIKE EXCLUSIVE We have access to the records of Albert Einstein through a ruse played with freedom of information and what we’ve found in his formerly sealed files is literally mind-popping. Albert Einstein was a closet artist and after an exhaustive search and rescue mission through …

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Maple Key Media is now 0 for 3 with New Highlander and New Echo… emaciated coverage and no direction

SEAMUS O’BRADAIGH – MEDIA EDITOR Last week we reported that the New Minden Times did not pass the sniff test. Unless the sniff you were looking for was the sweet fermentation emanating from a hot steamy pile of cow manure. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ …

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Minden Times a shadow of its former self

Seamus O’Bradaigh – Shrike Monopoly Columnist And so it begins. The new Minden Times appeared on your newstands recently and as shadows go? [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] It’s a pip. Of a shadow. Of its former self. I think there’s …