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South-Left Re-Alignment Alert

Some Canadian political perspective: Canadians pride themselves on… oh hang on.  Oh OK on being profoundly, solidly, proudly, really a lot, without any doubt, mediocre in every which way.  Success in Canada as a nation...

Stephen Harper, Conservative, Would Cut Taxes, Raise Sanity

In coming up with common sense answers to nagging sustained problems created by Liberals in Canada over many years in power which in the process has turned Canada into a laughing stock for Americans,...

Politicizing the Classroom

Those who are concerned about the separation of church and state, prayer in schools, and renaming “Christmas holidays” to “seasonal holidays” for the kids in schools, should consider the poisonous mix of militant far...

“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts”

“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts” (Quote by U.S. Senator D. Patrick Moynihan.) The comparatively high cost of living in Vancouver and much of British Columbia, especially as pertains to...

Union-Math Is… Different!

You’ve heard of “new math”?  Bet you’ve never heard of “union-math” as calculated on those newfangled “working family” calculator thingamajigs (made in Cuba!). Vancouver Province newspaper letter to the editor, May 9 2004 ...And I...

L.U.N.C. = Liberals Unions NDP Communists

At a business people’s conference or seminar, or at a trade show at your city’s local convention center, or at an art gallery or annual craft fair or even at the shopping mall, you’re...

Ted Koppel: News Reader of Phone Books

OK, Ted Koppel, spend your “news show” time tonight to list the 500 Americans who died in Iraq to inform Americans who might not have heard about this whole “Iraq” thing. Apparently that...

Couch Potato John Doyle: Not Left Wing, but Giddy

Part 2Part 1 here. The liberal Canadian newspaper the Globe and Mail and its intrepid television-viewing expert, the flaming left-wing couch potato John Doyle, are squirming because they fear being exposed as the lefties that...

Liberal Bunk Is Not Science To Live By

Left-wing liberals (and the extreme liberal left, the socialist New Democratic Party in Canada) fancy themselves as environmental geniuses who need to profess to us right-wing idiots about the value of good clean-air driving...

Women: Be Liberal, or Be Fired!

Liberals and those on the left often herald themselves as the architect and sole proprietor of the concept of “equality for women” and all that is tolerant and fair and equal, especially when it...

Fox News Channel Not Allowed in Canada

Left-wing zealots always complain about censorship—like the ones I censure after they try to wreck this website with regular barrages of obscene hate-filled emails and posts in their effort to silence good right-thinking conservatives...

Liberal Leader Proud of WWII Invasion of… Nor-sumthin!

In 1944, Canadians participated in the D-Day invasion at Juno Beach in Normandy, France. In 2004, in a speech to Canadian soldiers who coincidentally still dress up in 1944 gear and use 1944 equipment, Liberal...

Liberals campaign: “UnPrivatize!”

Here’s a handy election guide! Here’s a helpful election tip for the liberals in the political left of Canada, and of course the extreme left, the socialist NDP:  If you think that the notion of...

Lies And The Lying Liars Who Tell Them

I am fascinated by lies.  I am fascinated by what people do and don’t call lies. In the political realm, people vitriolically throw the word “lie” around like feed to chickens.  I tend...

Left Wing Gov’t Raises Taxes, Debt, and Unemployment

Saskatchewan, the famous tourist Mecca and travel destination of at least 13 people from free-market America who visited last year (and then left), will find out how appealing it is to raise camping, fishing...