Blog tonight called on account of tired

I want to talk about comics though. They were great. More on Saturday.

In my absence I encourage talk on Libya, gas prices and the provincial budget below.

Normal barely adequate service to resume on Saturday.


8 thoughts on “Blog tonight called on account of tired

  1. David Silvestri says:

    Need to read up on Libya and the budget to comment…

    Gas prices suck.

    Comics were good. You’re getting more comics on Saturday?

  2. Bhiku or Swami says:

    It’s comic that you want to read about Lybia – what do you want to know? mostly desert with some cities on the North, some decents oil reserves, being “managed” by a maniac under the tent for the last 40 years. That is all about Lybia! … gas prices?! They go up even when the markets are down… you should be talking about consumer protection in this country! That would be a great topic!

  3. Bhiku or Swami says:

    Have you seen ETS fees lately? Can’t aford them! Besides not everyone is allowed to take their own scotter inside the bus…. 🙂

    • OK say – $30 dollars parking, $20 a week for gas, that is $110 without figuring in insurance and maintenance. $87 for a bus pass is pretty cheap.

      Doing a car pool is cheaper. Even two people in the car.

      And if you put a price tag on the convenience of the car and the shorter commute, it probably comes out ahead too.

      • David Silvestri says:

        Plus you’re assuming you only take the bus and don’t own a car. While there are a large number of commuters for which this would be correct, many still own a vehicle.

        Probably offset by those that have 2 vehicles though.

        And your parking and gas are probably too low. Parking would only be good for NCC, while it’s slightly higher downtown 🙂

        • I kept the gas and parking low to make the point.

          To do a proper analysis you’d need to include all the factors: car use other than commute, or even just a car sitting registered and insured, multiple cars in family.

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