Sunday, August 25, 2019

Canada’s FATCA Capitulation

As of this past week, the Canada Revenue Agency works for the Internal Revenue Service. The subordination of Canada's tax authority to its American...

Canada’s Complicity in the US Surveillance State

In Canadian political debate, accusing one’s opponent of advocating “American-style” policies used to be the equivalent of launching a nuclear missile. The trajectory of these...

Of course Canada is more business-friendly than the United States

A recent report from Bloomberg News ranks Canada as the second-best country in which to do business, behind Hong Kong and ahead of the...

One Person Matters

Last week, I wrote about Sakineh Ashtiani, a woman who has been imprisoned, beaten, and sentenced to death by stoning in Iran for the...

Every child a gift from God

I began bothering people in 1973. This was the year that I was born, and folks who have known me since before I could...

The TSA Tea Party

Yet again, those in power have misread and underestimated the will of the American people. Last November

Hearts and Minds

A young couple died a cruel death last week. According to BBC News:

Where to from Here?

In last week’s column, I put out a call for proposals to solve the heretofore intractable Israel-Palestinian situation. Readers did not disappoint. I have tremendous...

Canadians Should Root for Romney

Many Canadians are predisposed to dislike Mitt Romney. He is a Republican, and robotic even by those standards. In this land of center-left sensibilities,...

Deplore the ideas, not the person

  “If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough...

GOP faithful energized by Sarah Palin

ST. PAUL, Minn.—When Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain selected Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska to be his running mate, America took notice. For...

The Great Health Care Debate

WASHINGTON, DC – Would you rather get sick in the United States or in Canada? The answer depends, perhaps, on who you are, and...

The Super Bowl and the Contest of Life

Sunday’s Super Bowl is not just a contest between two football teams. This year, there is an undercard, featuring a clash of beliefs about...

We Wish You a Merry Euphemism

If you insist on saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” it doesn’t mean you’re a bigot – but it helps. Whether you’re a...

Always, Always Israel

For some people, it’s always about Israel. Over the past few weeks, I and other columnists have written about Sakineh Ashtiani, a woman sentenced to...