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Michael Coren is host of the popular new national TV show called The Arena, on Sun News Network in Canada. The hour-long program airs live at 7:00pm (Eastern time zone) Monday to Friday. Video clips and are available online. . Michael is a weekly columnist with the Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg Sun newspapers, and The London Free Press, and in more than a dozen other daily and weekly newspapers across Canada. He is also a columnist for Women's Post, The Catholic Register, The Landowner and The Interim. . He is the best-selling author of twelve books, including his latest, Why Catholics Are Right (McClelland & Stewart), and biographies of GK Chesterton, HG Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, JRR Tolkien and CS Lewis. He has contributed to the Dictionary of National Biography and several other anthologies. He is published in many countries and in more than a dozen languages. . He has received several honorary doctorates and awards for his writing and broadcasting. In 2005 he won The Ed Murrow Award for Radio Broadcasting, in 2006 The RTNDA Radio Broadcasting Award, in 2007 the Communicator Award in Hollywood and in 2008 the Omni Award for his television show. . A highly popular and entertaining public speaker, contact Michael Coren for appearances. . Coren on Twitter

Absurd whitewashing: U.S. Army overlooks ‘know your enemy’ rule

Welcome to our brave new world of truth, honesty and courage. The U.S. Army has a Special Operations Training Course, where its commandos, Green Berets, secret military operatives and so on are taught about the...

Obama panders to Hollywood on gay marriage

President Barack Obama has changed his mind about same-sex marriage again, partly after discussing the issue with his daughters Malia, 13, and Sasha, 10. Nice. Now we wait for the Congressional Medal of Honor to...

The modern heretic

The world has changed a great deal. The divisions are now less about right and left than about freedom and oppression. Do you support the right to believe, speak, even offend, or do you want...

Whole lotta shakin’ and cryin’ going on

I know I shouldn’t, but I just can’t help it. Last Saturday I received an e-mail from a fellow named Jon Allen, the lead organizer of the robocalls demonstration that took place in Toronto on...

#cdnpoli – People aren’t as stupid as leftists seem to think

If only the political establishment and the chattering classes were as sensible and considerate as the Canadian people. The mass response to the so-called robocalls scandal has been one of drowning indifference. Eager pollsters have...

Lust for scandal

Good Lord, it’s the most repugnant and shocking political scandal since Louis-Napoleon carried out his coup in 1851, and President Nixon made a vicarious visit to Watergate. Yes, a few low-ranking Tories totally unknown to...

Losing faith in Catholic education

Oh, Sister O’Reilly, you’d be turning in your grave. Mind you, anyone with any intelligence or sense of decency would be performing a bit of a liturgical dance over this one.The Ontario English Catholic...

A terrorist? Me?!

So we’re all terrorists now at Sun News. I had no idea! I thought I was someone who deplored and condemned terror, who believed in turning the other cheek, and who tried to read, write...

Islam, honour, murder

I sat last Sunday watching television with a mixture of incredulity and anger as a police inspector stood in front of a camera and explained the evils of domestic violence. He was discussing, of course,...
Burka

Burka bravery: Women seeking extended ban that has nothing to do with religion

It says a great deal about Canadian pluralism and decency — and about the diversity that still exists in the corners, if not mainstream, of Islam — that a group of Muslim women can...

Union extremists pushing aggressive sex-ed on students

There has been a great deal of discussion in Ontario recently about a radical and intrusive sex education curriculum being proposed by the province’s Liberal government. What is sometimes forgotten in all this is how...

War on Christmas: Fanatics trying to take a peace out of this celebration

I have friends who are conscientious objectors in the war on Christmas. They don’t celebrate the birth of Christ, but they’re not so neurotic that they will actively fight against it. Then there are people...

Don’t shoot the messenger

How sensitive am I today? I ask because Michael Erickson, a former NDP candidate, gay activist, and Toronto high school teacher (yes, the new holy trinity), is leading a campaign insisting that I need sensitivity...

Pampered white fools

In a healthier, more ethical and robust, and better adjusted age, the so-called occupiers would not have been tolerated for more than a few moments, and we would not have been obliged to spend...

Ex-Muslim ‘royalty’ faces dicey future over claims of Islam deception

“Allah is the greatest enemy of the Muslim people, and Islam imprisons my brothers and sisters, the Palestinians, and all of the Arab world,” explains Mosab Hassan Yousef. Unlike the rest of us in the...