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Mike Cowie is a 42-year-old freelance writer, who lives together with his wife and son just outside of Vancouver, B.C.

After spending 15 years living, travelling and working overseas Mike returned to live in Canada back in 2004. His final trip, together with his wife, was a three-year backpacking journey across Asia, from Hong Kong to Istanbul.

You can find more of Mike's writings on his website, MikesAndDislikes, as well as on the website of Vancouver's Georgia Straight newspaper.

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Sunday, March 28, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
We're Only In It For The Money: Morally Bankrupt Canada's Slow Descent Into Pariah Status
(1 comments) A rant about Canada's complete indifference to just about every environmental issue out there today.

Sunday, January 24, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Defeatist Democrats and The Lethargic Left
(7 comments) A look at Obama's absolutely ineffective, and rather depressing, first year in office and the Democrats seeming inability to accomplish anything. Also a look back at similarly disappointing stories from a couple of other countries in recent years.

Monday, January 11, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Look Back At The Biggest Dicks of The Decade
(2 comments) A list of the greatest and most accomplished dicks of the past decade. All your favorite dickish despots and deviants, warmongers and weasels, megalomaniacs and murderers from around the globe from between the years 2000 and 2009.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Summer of Stupefaction: The Baffling Fight By Ordinary Americans To Defeat Healthcare Reform
(1 comments) A look at those baffling right-wing Americans, the ones who have been campaigning so hard all summer long to stop healthcare reform. And a look at their seeming indifference to the fact that they themselves could very well one day need the universal government-run plan that they are so adamant in opposing.

Friday, August 28, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Great Anti-Canadian-Healthcare Fraudster Joins The Great American Healthcare Debate
Canadian Shona Holmes joins the great American healthcare debate and, in a number of TV ads and interviews, misleads the American public about both her own medical condition and the reality of the Canadian healthcare system.

Friday, August 28, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Canada: Top Ten Things To Love and Hate
(1 comments) With Canada frequently coming up in recent American political discourse surrounding the whole debate over healthcare reform, here's a list, by a Canadian, of the top ten things to both love and hate about the country.

Thursday, August 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
To America From A Canadian: Concerning The Hate-Filled Homophobes of The Religious Right
A Canadian asks America just what's up with all the overt homophobia down there when it comes to the whole same-sex marriage debate? We've had legalized gay marriage up here in Canada for years now and "traditional marriage", believe it or not, is still surviving. In fact, it's thriving.