Archive for July, 2016

Badly Taxing Bad Habits

Posted on 17. Jul, 2016 by .

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“Taxes are the price we pay for a civilized society” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. And in a modern society there are many different forms of taxation, each with their own rationale and purpose. While it would be impractical to address all the concerns with taxation, one that stands out is excise taxation of items deemed […]

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Air Canada’s Meaningless Baggage Claim Process

Posted on 15. Jul, 2016 by .

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The final step of my move across Canada in early 2016 was to take a flight out to Victoria BC. I chose to bring my home server with me on the flight as I wanted to get it back up and running as soon as possible rather than having it sit in a moving box for months. […]

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