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Cort Ray Caldwell answers New Westminster School Trustee questions

Cort Ray Caldwell is running for School Trustee in New Westminster, and he answered my questions. Thank you for answering! Obviously this is all satire, of course. In fact, Mr. Caldwell included this disclaimer: “Disclaimer: satirical responses may not mirror actual policy.” The biggest issue in this year’s election is undoubtedly the replacement of New […]

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Questions for New Westminster School Trustee candidates

My questions for New Westminster mayoral candidates proved to be a hit. Thanks to the mayoral candidates and council candidates who answered! I met with a couple of candidates for School Trustees over the weekend, and they wanted their own set of questions to answer. Fair enough! The biggest issue in this year’s election is […]

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Jonathan X. Cote answers New Westminster mayoral candidate questions

Jonathan X. Cote is running for Mayor of New Westminster, and he answered my questions. Thank you for answering! Obviously this is all satire, except for The Truth About The Machine! Question: Supporting and growing local businesses will help keep jobs in New Westminster, grow our tax base, provide opportunity for New Westminster citizens to […]

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Patrick Johnstone answers New Westminster mayoral candidate questions

Patrick Johnstone is running for New Westminster City Council. He answered my questions using graphics and photos that he was already using on his blog, New Westminster In My Back Yard. Creative, innovative, and showing a distinct amount of laziness to not come up with new answers! Thank you Patrick! I shouldn’t have to mention […]

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James Crosty answers New Westminster mayoral candidate questions

James Crosty is running for Mayor of New Westminster, and he answered my questions. Thank you for answering! I shouldn’t have to say that the questions are satirical and James gave some kind of serious answers. He said it was fun to answer though! Supporting and growing local businesses will help keep jobs in New […]

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Mike Folka answers New Westminster mayoral candidate questions

Mike Folka is running for New Westminster City Council. He answered my questions. Thank you for answering! I’m sure voters will find your answers… illuminating. I shouldn’t have to say that this is all satire. :–) Supporting and growing local businesses will help keep jobs in New Westminster, grow our tax base, provide opportunity for […]

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Questions for New Westminster mayoral candidates

New Westminster is going to have an election on November 15, 2014, for mayor, city councillor, and school board trustee positions. There are four men running for mayor: current mayor Wayne Wright, current city councillor Jonathan X. Cote, local businessman James Crosty, and electrical engineer Vladimir Krasnogor. I have some questions for them. In fact, […]

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Why I won’t be voting for Lorrie Williams

Lorrie Williams is currently a councillor for the City of New Westminster. She is running for re-election in November 2014, and I won’t be voting for her. There’s an intersection in New Westminster that is dangerous to pedestrians and cyclists. Since 2011 there have been various attempts to make the intersection more friendly to pedestrians […]

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Introducing ‘pwned’: An AngularJS directive to search against the Have I Been Pwned database

The Have I Been Pwned website lets you check your email address against a large number of data breaches. If it’s in there, then your email address and probably some form of your password are out there to the public, all ready for nefarious use. And security researchers all say that you shouldn’t re-use passwords, […]

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May the Force Be With Your Bad Baby Names

After a pretty long hiatus, Bad Baby Names are back! To be honest, I got a little bored of all of the bad baby names that the Hawaii Tribune Herald kept serving up. You can only make so many jokes about too many Y’s or girls named Madison before they start getting stale. But this […]