Sunday, September 15, 2019

Fed on myths, preying on men

November was Domestic Violence Awareness month. Truth in advertising suggests it should be Y-Chromosome Apartheid Month. Far from promoting “awareness” of a social problem...

Higher education’s best-kept secret

When you can fill a small bookstore with eulogies of the liberal arts in our universities, you know you have an institution in trouble. The...

Self-esteem vs. self-improvement

My generation was prepared for university by high school teachers with little interest in how we “felt” about the subjects they taught, and a...

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....

Quebec’s grand illusion

Stephen Harper saw defeat snatched from the jaws of victory when sovereigntist leaders gleefully parlayed his foolish pre-election announcement of relatively trivial arts cuts...

The Third Jihad

We cannot disarm Islamists if their presence is not acknowledged The first great jihad petered out with Islam’s expulsion from Spain in 1492, the second...

Obama’s language envy

MONTREAL - To celebrate the “European day of languages” last Friday, a Berlin radio station broadcast some of its daily pablum in Latin, its...

Who are the real ‘ideologues’?

It was just the teeniest bit naughty of the Post last Saturday to accompany a story about the 25th anniversary of REAL Women of...

Shoving abortion down doctors’ throats

Time was, even as abortion became widely available, one’s beliefs around the morality of the practice were one’s own business. Today, unconditional support for unfettered...

‘I Am Sarah, Watch Me Act’

How I wish I’d been the proverbial fly on the wall watching the changing expressions on Barack Obama’s face as Sarah Palin delivered her...

A Voice For Divorced Dads

If you live in the Chatham, Ont., region, be warned that today you may happen upon a purple Barney Mobile full of scary characters...

Advice for a would-be journalist

In a few weeks I will mark my fifth anniversary as a columnist for the Post. I still have to pinch myself when I...

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...

Cowering before the Sky Woman

If there’s a God, and He made the world, it wasn’t in seven literal days, as creationists affirm. Nor, as many aboriginals profess to...

A proxy caste

The awarding of the Order of Canada to abortionist Henry Morgentaler has stirred controversy in recent weeks. The negative attention paid to this decorous...