Intervention can vanquish dependence

When I determined to become a nicotine addict at age 14, it was more work than pleasure, involving months of nausea, dizziness and disgust....

Legalized euthanasia empowers no one

Have you noticed that the subject of euthanasia/ assisted suicide is picking up momentum—that it is, so to speak, taking on a life of...

The new justice

Harriet Harman, the U. K. Labour Party’s Deputy Leader, representing a vacationing Prime Minister Gordon Brown in the House of Commons recently, was asked...

The crying game

If you’ve indulged in banned substances while in high office, or stolen the pocketable equivalent of a fully loaded Lexus RX 300, how do...

Quebec’s Muslim Moderates Fight Back

If nothing else, the publicity generated by the human rights-commission show trials of journalists Ezra Levant and Mark Steyn proves that a new word...

The cult of multisexualism: It’s not all good

Sex education in the schools isn’t new. As John Moore pointed out in his Post column yesterday (“Hide your kids. The liberals are coming”),...

Death by firing squad is the way to go

As one of the lonely few in Canada - in the whole Western world nowadays outside of the U.S. - who never stopped believing...

The thrill of nanny love

MONTREAL - ‘I’m in love,” my daughter Joanne, whose maternity leave is almost over, sighed down the telephone yesterday. “Ah!” I twigged immediately, knowing this...

The God that whined

Back in the day, the many atheists I knew went about their unbelieving lives in a quietly sardonic, but non-combative way: They’d abandoned organized...

Show your ‘burka pride’

In his June speech in Cairo, U. S. President Barack Obama said that Westerners should “avoid dictating what clothes a Muslim woman should wear.”...

A land with no leaders

A federal election is imminent or in prospect. With two parties—the Bloc Quebecois and the NDP—mired in a state of permanent opposition, we...

Don’t call it reefer madness

Because libertarians never achieve political power, they have the luxury of advancing passionately held, logically consistent theories that will never be tested in real...

The rise of Quebecistan

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Barbara Kay has also written a followup to this editorial. MONTREAL - In his Montreal Gazette column yesterday, Don MacPherson projected...