Michael Scarfo
I'm a twenty-five year old graduate of Western University where I majored in political science with a minor in creative writing. I grew up and currently reside in the west end of Toronto where I work at an e-commerce start-up. From time to time, I write. My blog focuses on politics, global events, and any issues near and dear to my heart.

Entries by Michael Scarfo

Whistleblowers Should Be Celebrated, Not Silenced

(6) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 10:37 AM

In a society that values liberty, a whistleblower should be a hero. A whistleblower should not be forced to choose between their personal well-being and coming forward. A society governed for the people and by the people should have no fear of their government because it is an embodiment of...

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Innocence of Muslims and Fear of the Other

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2012 | 5:49 PM

One of the most frustrating things about watching a story like the one surrounding The Innocence of Muslims unfold is knowing that there are a whole lot of people set to profit on the chaos. These puppet masters of public opinion know that in both the west and the Islamic...

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Generation Terror

(24) Comments | Posted June 20, 2012 | 3:45 PM

I shot Osama bin Laden. Now, I know what you're thinking: SEAL Team Six shot bin Laden, and this guy's full of it. But I'm not - not completely. The full story is that I shot a paper target that had Osama bin Laden's likeness printed on it. I rented...

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Canada's Very Own Rush Limbaugh

(10) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 2:21 PM

Having spent our entire national history in the shadow of the United States, we Canadians have a hard time defining our culture. Some of us like to explain our culture by pointing out key perceived differences between Americans and us. Nationalist sentiment aside, it's hard to deny that our similarities...

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Spring is Coming -- and So Is Occupy...

(7) Comments | Posted March 2, 2012 | 9:32 AM

To the casual observer, it might appear as though the once thriving global Occupy movement is either done for or on its last legs. To be sure, the changing of the seasons had a lot to do with the receding tide of Occupy coverage in the mainstream media. It is...

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