Cliff

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Gender MALE
Industry Telecommunications
Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Introduction My Political Compass reads -7.00 / -5.74 which means essentially a lefty libertarian. I've been a union activist and delegate, worked as a lobbyist in Ottawa and ran for office provincially in Alberta for the NDP. I've also worked as a journalist and editor and had fiction published. This site looks better on Firefox, but really, what doesn't?
Favorite Music DJ Shadow, Tom Waits, Lyrics Born, Johnny Cash, The Clash, Radiohead, Saul Williams, Maria Dunn, Flogging Molly, No Means No, Warren Zevon, R L Burnside
Favorite Books The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon, The Illuminatus Trilogy by Robert Shea and Robert Anton Wilson, Deathbird Stories by Harlan Ellison, The Getaway Man by Andrew Vachss, The Love Song of J. Edgar Hoover by Kinky Friedman, Citizen Welles a biography of Orson Welles by Frank Brady, Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud, Sex and Rockets the Occult World of Jack Parsons by John Carter, Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.