Freedom quest of Zork (the) Hun

The cost of free is freedom

Category Archives: The state & Bureaucracy

Were you good? BAD boy!


2016-05-01 hydro rates-1

I woke up to the news that our hydro rates are going up. There is nothing new about that. Ontarians already pay the highest rates in North America, but that is no reason why they couldn’t or shouldn’t go even higher. What was news, is the reason behind the rate increase.
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Theory and practice


“In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice, in practice, there is.”  (Yogi Berra)

2015-06-13-habitat 67

Obama making bid to diversify wealthy neighborhoods

The habitat picture is from this article, it is not “the plan” but a good indication of the attitude. To see how, just read this article, published in the New York Times in 1986 when the government owned project was sold to its tenants. Then check out some listings of units available for sale today.  The cheapest listing is half a million dollar. Once you bought it, monthly expenses for the unit are $1,685. The history of Habitat 67 deserves a study on its own mostly to show how and why the failures of government projects are inevitable; but since in politics failure is success, Obama now wants to do something similar on a colossal scale. Read more of this post

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