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The Zone Phone was fired up last week when it came to talking about a recent BC Supreme Court ruling that lets people camp in the park.

Purevolume: Tent Cities / Jeremy can NOT grow a mustache

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I got an email from a Zoner named David.

Jeremy;
 

I understand the homeless situation, and with closing mental health and shelter beds, we’ve intensified their plight. But parks are not the solution. You camped, you moved on. Did you plant a vegetable garden on the lawn of a park in Thunder Bay? (My hometown). Did you dig a latrine?

You were a transient, not a squatter. You said “The parks are for everyone, even the homeless guys…” or words to that effect. You’re right. But this camping is NOT using the PUBLIC parks for their intended purpose, and that’s wrong. I suggest that when a tent city is set up, it denies use of that portion of the park to the remainder of the public and that it is illegal to deny me and my family that access.

This judicial ruling may be the best thing to happen to homelessness. I’ll bet the backlash will trigger the powers to be to open the mental health beds again. Then there will be adequate beds for those who chose to live in this fashion.

David

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I am very happy to report that I will be a judge for the 2009 Juno Awards.  Best Children’s Album.  Right-O.

and the lobbying begins with this epic video from Zoner Wendy and her son Evan.

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AJ recently had her first son, a boy named Byron.  And like me, little Byron enjoys some AC/DC… or the alphabet.  I enjoy both, equally.

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The Zone is asking, What Would You Do for Nine Inch Nail Tickets?  Today we have two Zoners going to head to hea don the Zone Phone in a battle of attrition.  They must sing “Row Row Row Your Boat” on the Zone Phone, longer than the other dude.

Here is Devon really going for it.

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Go with yourself.

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Now I get that AC/DC is a wickedly popular band.  But holy moly is Brian Johnson out of touch.  He slams iTunes with one breath and in his next hands Wal-Mart an exclusive for the new record Black Ice.

There is so much wrong with his logic, it would take me all day to go over it.  And I also fully appreciate that most AC/DC fans don’t care, but as a man that:

A) admittadly enjoys the odd AC/DC track and wants the escape to simple musical excess like anyone else

and

B) still pays for his music and my weapon of choice is iTunes

His comment:  “Maybe I’m just being old fashioned, but this iTunes, God bless ’em, it’s going to kill music if they’re not careful,” 61-year-old singer Brian Johnson told Reuters. “It’s a monster, this thing. It just worries me. And I’m sure they’re just doing it all in the interest of making as much cash as possible. Let’s put it this way, it’s certainly not for the love, let’s get that out of the way, right away.”

is so aggravating.

It is wrong and Greg Sandoval explains why better than I ever could.  God bless ya Greg.

AC/DC’s iTunes Boycott is on a highway to hell (get it? its an AC/DC lyric)

The moral of the story… I don’t care if you don’t want to sell your music on iTunes.  I just won’t buy it.

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