Friday, February 15, 2019

Outrageous behaviour hurts all Muslims

This week’s news of organized Muslim mobs on the rampage in Afghanistan, Pakistan and various other parts of the Muslim world—in the wake...

‘Democratic deficit’ cripples our government

For some years now, observers of Canadian politics have noted the centralization of power in the Prime Minister’s Office. This occurred at the...

It’s opposition’s duty to target Grits

Of late, Canadians have learned much about how rotten is the state of their government and the ruling Liberal party. The country eventually...

Don’t break faith with veterans’ legacy

The memorable lines of the most famous war poem penned by a Canadian, Lt. Col. John McCrae serving in France during World War...

We shouldn’t be a nation of ‘minorities’

In opening the debate on same-sex marriage legislation, Paul Martin declared: “This bill protects minority rights.” He then went on to define Canada...

Liberals’ ethnic exploitation to be tested

An unstated proposition of recent Canadian politics is that ethnic voters help the Liberals hold onto power as the country’s natural governing party....

New pontiff’s views good for the world

The secular world is convinced there is nothing more beyond this brief existence of ours than a planet spinning in a meaningless void....

Remember when honour was important?

There was once an unspoken rule in public life that when trust is broken and a reputation sullied, the person in question should...

Pope taught vital inner truths

The meaning of man, or what a human being represents in nature’s kingdom, was provided best by Shakespeare in his inimitable style. The...

Stick around

This past weekend marked the second anniversary of the American presence in Baghdad.  If the fragile democratic bloom of an Arab spring is...

A fearless man of light

Among all the extraordinarily remarkable qualities Karol Joseph Wojtyla possessed and displayed to the world as Pope John Paul II, the one that...

Terri Schiavo case is about all of us

The story of Easter is about dying, then death and the resurrection of Jesus. In its theological rendition, this is an annual story...