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On the move!

Agh! You’re still here? My new site and weblog, is now up and running; new posts are building up over there, never to be mirrored here. Go! What are you waiting for? All the stuff worth keeping has been migrated over to the new server, and I don’t anticipate making any more posts here.

Bloggers and webmasters: Update your links! Simply replace with in your blogrolls or bookmarks to point to the new site. Old posts will remain on this server for as long as the people at Blogger/Google allow them to remain; unfortunately, I’m not going to bother to come up with any way of converting permalinks on this blog to their corresponding posts on the new site. Yes, I plead laziness. I also realize the irony of switching away from Blogger just it starts to add features that the demanding blog nerds insist upon.

Thanks for reading and linking, and see you over at!

—Ian King, December 13, 2004

Tuesday, October 08, 2002

No trouble at Day of Defiance protests in Victoria

...which must have pissed off the government big-time. No doubt about it, violent anti-government protests do harm the protestors' cause, but Monday was apparently quite peaceful.

Solicitor-General Rich Coleman was thirsting for a fight on Monday, claiming that "thugs and anarchists" were coming out in droves, a term used last weeek by Premier Gordon Campbell. Looks like Coleman misread his briefings.

Unless, of course, "thugs and anarchists" means, in B.C. government-speak, "people with whoim we don't agree and will say it publicly..."
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