January27, 2023

Business Development Bank — AKA Another Big Government Calamity Developing

I think Pierre Poilievre is missing the bigger point. As a conservative, or any normal human, a crown corporation boss flying her personal chauffeur across the country so he'd be there to drive her around when she gets flown there herself, is...

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Hypocrisy flies over his head: John Kerry’s private jet runs on gas but it’s very special gas.

Reprinting this gem (yes, I do dare say so myself... because I'm largely underrated) from nearly a year ago — February 3, 2021. This...

Strange switch: on healthcare, progressives are conservatives; conservatives are progressive

Progressives are acting like conservatives when it comes to healthcare in Canada. Progressives, not conservatives, want to maintain the status quo — the state-funded...

“Journalists” broke the rules, were suspended. Good.

If you're a lefty or a journalist (but I repeat myself yadda), you'd readily acknowledge Elon Musk is clearly at risk of harm, even...

EU and UN hacks threaten Musk’s Twitter because “censorship.” But the EU’s Norway threatens to imprison people “for saying things.”

Here are two things that do not go together in a sane world. First of all, the "journalists" who were temporarily suspended from Twitter...

No, (this) PTBC does not stand for “Patterns of Total Body Connectivity”

Patterns of Total Body Connectivity, huh? Is that like you put dots all over your body (or someone else's) and then see if you can connect the dots, and then having done so, sit in a group and discuss the patterns...

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Justin Trudeau and Canadian “news” media don’t look up.

For years, "Connecting rural Canada" has been a huge Liberal campaign deal. Until today. Since even before they were first elected they've been promising this....

Daily reading. Or not?

I've mentioned how impressed I am at Sam Cooper of Global News and his outstanding reporting on the Chinese Communist Party's election influence campaign...

Headlines in news: Musk Got Booed In Woke San Fran. (Also see page C58 where Democracy Is Under Threat, Yawn.)

It took a few sentences to figure out why nearly all of the entirely left-wing Canadian "news" media cabal is ignoring this story —...

The usually loquacious Maxime Bernier has no answer for me on his anti-gun-control bromides

I get at least three or four emails per week from Maxime Bernier asking for my money and support (each time addressing me as...

Mummy!

I don't have much today but I found this series of tweets to be pretty interesting in a cultural kind of way. And I strive to give you your money's worth. It seems the nobs at some British museums suddenly, collectively, all...

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Tweetpoo for Tuesday January 24 2023

OK ! I'm good! I'm now more than fully cognizant that it's "Lunar New Year" in China and such places. I'm sure I don't...

Trust the “news” media you guys. Also: Trust the “news” media, you guys.

There's no collusion within the Canadian "news" media. They aren't living in a bubble together. They are fair and honest. Objective. Never "activist." They...

Politics is a drag for some politicians

How it started: How it's going: But politics can also be a drag of a different sort for corporate ding-dongs who play politics and lose (click...

News Roundup for Dec 5, 2022. The How To Be Stupid edition.

Readers who aren't stupid — ie those who read PTBC on a regular basis — will get the rationale behind using the feature graphic...

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Politics is a drag for some politicians

How it started: How it's going: But politics can also be a drag of a different sort for corporate ding-dongs who play politics and lose (click...

UPDATED: Liberal Big Gov gives RCMP contract to… Communist-Chinese-linked firm. I’m not even joking.

It's a Liberal government foul-up. But let's face it: it's also really just yet another Big Government and Big Bureaucracy foul-up. (And yes, "foul-up"...

News Roundup for Dec 5, 2022. The How To Be Stupid edition.

Readers who aren't stupid — ie those who read PTBC on a regular basis — will get the rationale behind using the feature graphic...

News Roundup-ette for Friday, Dec 2, 2022. It’s a Very Revealing Edition!

Oh good!, I thought. As a huge fan of Formula 1 racing, I thought the company was finally revealing a spine. They were finally...

Election interference is all around us | 选举干扰无处不在 | Retweet if you agree, ironically.

Global News' Sam Cooper opened the eyes of many Canadians a couple of weeks ago when he reported that Trudeau had been briefed on...

News Roundup-ette for Tuesday Nov 29, 2022. Misinformation edition!

How's that climate change emergency crisis narrative going? Not nearly as well since Musk started freeing Twitter, such that making claims that the Big...

Hot Tip: Our tanks are Leopard tanks. But some think of them as Laurentian Elite tanks

Wish I could say I wrote it. It's in the Vancouver Sun and National Post and I assume all the Postmedia papers online. It's the last...

Trudeau Liberals block information needed to assess their dubious decisions threatening freedom, democracy, and Canada

Questions are going to loom large after this Emergencies Act commission is over. That's because the important questions remained largely unanswered during the commission....

Obi-Wan Kenobi did not come from Saskatchewan.

People from outside of England say Worcestershire sauce like it's vital to enunciate every syllable, make a pained face like they've just had a...

UPDATED: Yesterday we heard about the Liberals’ consideration of using tanks to quash protesters. Today, it’s “We were operating in a fog of war.”

After evidence yesterday showed two cabinet ministers blithely discussing the use of Canadian Armed Forces and its army tanks (seriously!) to quash the freedom...

Woke cult was festering at Twitter before Musk takeover, in shocking, shocking news

Musk went snooping through the cupboards at Twitter HQ and found a closet stacked from top to bottom with "STAY WOKE" t-shirts. Twitter was...

New evidence: You thought the Emergencies Act was overreach? Hold my beer. Liberals considered using military with tanks to quash freedom convoy.

Today at the commission investigating the Trudeau Liberals' invocation of the Emergencies Act: We found that Liberal Justice Minister and Attorney General David Lametti...

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New evidence: You thought the Emergencies Act was overreach? Hold my beer. Liberals considered using military with tanks to quash freedom convoy.

Today at the commission investigating the Trudeau Liberals' invocation of the Emergencies Act: We found that Liberal Justice Minister and Attorney General David Lametti...

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On the lighter side of life... Are ya like me? Do you get bothered by tweets, signs, newspaper articles, and online posts — especially those...

Reports: POLITICAL LEADERS directed police to do background checks on innocent Canadians. Why?

Unlike the Freedom Convoy itself, which was mostly a nothing burger from start to finish, the political and media machinations being revealed at the...

Roaches can vote too?

"Democracy dies..." to borrow part of the left's Washington Post division's tendentious slogan (they suddenly invented it when Trump was elected), when the news...

Gone to the Bathroom

Thousands and thousands of people have written and called in .... no that's a lie (or a wish or a dream...). Let me start...

New Coke —hold my beer. Here’s New Woke.

We watch TV for a couple of hours every evening, and can't stand much more than that — unless we're watching a golf tournament...

Vancouver & BC under left-wing/NDP admins: how it’s going so far

Since we're talking about Vancouver and BC... yoga's "Downard Dog" rang a bell with me when thinking about the state of affairs in Vancouver...

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(In The) RED ALERT —

Canada's federal government debt is now over a TRILLION dollars —and still growing. There's provincial govt debt on top of that. You want "sustainable"? This ain't it.

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Business Development Bank — AKA Another Big Government Calamity Developing https://proudtobecanadian.ca/business-development-bank-aka-another-big-government-calamity-developing/

Don’t worry @s_guilbeault I got a screenshot before you deleted it. The suspect is…Asian. I’m sure you researched that as much as you researched the “climate crisis”.

These people are divisive slime.

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Vancouver & BC under left-wing/NDP admins: how it’s going so far

Since we're talking about Vancouver and BC... yoga's "Downard Dog" rang a bell with me when thinking about the state of affairs in Vancouver...

Young woman allegedly shot dead by a known criminal who wasn’t in jail, for some inexplicable reason

It was all over the news (at least on the west coast) on Friday when the latest horrid crime took place — a young...

Some guys and gals like Dave Portnoy and Kamala Harris are “bro-choice”

Are you like me? Are ya tired of this yet? The Supreme Court's Roe vs Wade and the Dobbs decision is getting overcooked, but let's have...