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“Right-wing” now “includes” “neo-Nazi.” Thanks news media! And O’Toole!

Former Conservative Party leadership candidate Derek Sloan unwittingly accepted a donation for $131 from an unknown guy named Paul Fromm. (More accurately, the Conservative Party accepted it on his behalf, kept a cut, and...

Stupidest News Item of the Day in a Day Filled With Them (Jan 18...

And the award goes to liberalvision CTV for this, the stupidest video I've seen in maybe a week, and probably for the past two or three weeks. Don't watch it, because it tells you...

Canada ranks behind Malta, Slovenia, and Lithuania in vaccines race

Canada is lagging behind, very badly, in terms of doses administered per hundred population. This according to ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations and Statistica. The top five in the world are: Israel, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, United Kingdom, United States. So...

How is this Canadian?

The company, Canadian Solar Inc., certainly has a Canadian-sounding name. It's a big company which, as you guessed from the other ostensibly obvious word, "Solar," is in the solar panel business. Canadian Solar is a...

Supposed newspaper writes-up a supposed news story

Here's the Left's very own Washington Post, passive-aggressively dismissing a media group it hates politically (my highlighting): "Michael Beller, a contracts lawyer in PBS’ general counsel office, was recorded offering political opinions in what appeared...

NEW VIRUS COULD KILL THE POLITICS OF THE LEFT

Remember this or be censored by government or their Big Tech divisions: China's totalitarian Communist dictatorship, and all the world's liberal-left governments and their World Health Organization idols in their U.N. division, instructed us...

Paler not back yet; Gab can’t keep up

I'm keeping a close eye on Parler.com, as I'm sure they'll come back. But for now, they are definitely offline. Gab.com is certainly online, as they were never taken off as far as I know....

Execs at State-Owned CBC Live In (?) And/Or Visit That Awful USA. During Pandemic.

One of the rationalizations given by CBC-luvin' set is that without the state-owned CBC, all Canada would have have to hold onto is that awful awful awful TV and culture from the awful awful...

State-owned CBC radio host digs for answers from cabinet minister, finally succeeds

If you're a regular reader here you'd be conditioned to think, after reading my headline, I was on about the CBC Radio host questioning a conservative-type minister, but no! It was BC's NDP Health...

City of Surrey refuses to pander to trendy woke nonsense

Just about the only positive headline I could find today: Surrey council rejects motion to acknowledge Aboriginal lands at start of meetings I've always thought this was an insidious bit of pandering and progressive political performance...

BC government’s health execs caught in apparent Covid vaccine queue-jump

Government elitism news for the five minutes between 12:55 AM and noon, January 13, 2021 (or at least that which has been reported by the trusty news media): The Global News story says two hospital...

Accept at face value the face licking

"We must take at face value Navdeep Bains explanation that he is leaving cabinet to spend more time with his family." — John Ivison, Post Media columnist, January 12, 2021 What? We must? Why? When did...

Follow-up on my Twitter followers disappearing

I mentioned last week that I, too, have suffered under Twitter's purge of conservative thought and speech. And I ain't no radical who incites anything! I used to have several thousands of followers, and now...

Parlez-Vous? Are you a conservative? Then maybe you’re not allowed.

Parler.com, the Twitter alternative and nascent competitor favored by those who don't enjoy biased censorship against conservative speech while they (Twitter) allows communists and dictators and Ayatollahs to tweet at will, has been banned...

The Mistrust Factor

Here's a Quick Take that's really an addendum to Part Two of my missive about Changing it Up (posted today), and I think it's a timely little observation even if it's pedantic and even...