Friday, June 5, 2020

9/11 happiness: abducted boy “wearing Scooby-Doo boxer shorts” returned safely

I'm going to go ahead and call it a 9/11 miracle. A beautiful boy, 3-yr-old Kienan Hebert, has been returned safely to his parents, after...

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...

They’re Coming for Our Balls

A public school in Toronto has put a ban on most balls their kiddos toss around during recess because school administrators have deemed such...

Things I couldn’t care less about: #97: What Bono thinks about Canada

Alas, it's apparently right up there near the top of what Canada's liberalvision media and Canada's politicians and cabinet ministers DO care about  -- ...

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...

Obama’s big black tour bus, whence he preaches about American (“green”) jobs, was built...

There are at least two American manufacturers of tour buses or motor coaches:  MCI and Eagle.  They both make buses for tour and transit...

Liberals alone in their support of broadcaster

It always seems to be the political left telling us how we mustn't be frightened of change, but it's ironic how reactionary those same...

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...

Condolences to Jack Layton and his family; my brief thoughts

I awoke to the news of Jack Layton's death this morning.  I was pretty shocked, and despite the enormity with which I disagreed with...

#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...

What will be Stephen Harper’s legacy?

On this 144th anniversary weekend marking Canada Day, or for traditionalists among us, Dominion Day, Prime Minister Stephen Harper with a new majority mandate...

Afghanistan determined to stay in Dark Ages

After nearly a decade of much blood and treasure spent in rescuing Afghans from their Dark Age, it is now well past the time...

“I wanted to be on their side” — a news reporter admits...

A couple of days ago, I wrote a short "NewsQuip" (#1) about how a general assignment news reporter for Vancouver's largest circulation newspaper, The...

I love how the ever so respectful state-owned CBC News calls the “God particle”...

In infinitesimal news today (by which I mean this is an admittedly minor observation in today's media, only slightly larger than the lede itself),...

History ‘smear’ is nuts

It’s time we ask if our guilt and shame over Native policies is justified   Genocide, biological warfare, racism, gang rape. Who? Us of course. Canada...