Saturday, August 24, 2019

Canada’s Thought Police ~ Shame On Us!

Below is a story that appeared in the New York Post on December 16, 2007. Read carefully. I never thought I would see the day...

Religion, Sex, and the City

At the recent McGill Conference, I was asked to participate with four others on a panel to discuss “Religion, Sex, and the City.” We...

A Fun Debate

This past weekend I participated in the annual Civitas Conference in Halifax, which was great fun. There was lots of conservative/libertarian/classical liberal discussion and...

Restoring A Pro-Family State

We see hints of it every day now. I mean, of the feeble struggle to restore the pro-family state. In recent articles we read:...

From History to Harper and the “nation” situation

The commentary below is one citizen’s best effort to see the road ahead from the road behind.  In asking Parliament to endorse a...

Rambling Rae

On the Editorial page of the National Post (“Careless Rhetoric…” Nov. 7), Liberal leadership candidate Bob Rae - formerly of the NDP, and once...

Choosing Your Belonging

There are some things about which concerned citizens must speak up, and here comes one of them. In a recent speech attempting to lure Quebec...

Rights Talk and the Culture of Entitlement

Rights-talk is all the rage these days. The Canadian government has just announced –on a $50,000 page of the National Post (Oct. 6) - that...

Quebec a Nation? Never

Somebody pinch me. Professor Michael Ignatieff, a contender for leadership of the liberal party, wants to campaign on the supposed right of Quebec and...

Montreal and Morality

My wife and I discovered this morning that we had both flipped past the many columns and photos in the National Post giving morbid...

Six Kinds of Freedom

Like many people, I have a reflex affection for the word “freedom.” Nevertheless, I pause when asked to explain what it means. Most people...

Feminization of the Nation

Below is a piece I published sixteen years ago when feminism was in a more strident ideological phase and all western democracies were being...

Grieving Nichola

I have been grieving for Nichola Goddard, the first Canadian woman ever to die fighting in battle. For some reason this struck me as...

Opus Dei & “No Pain, No Gain”

The other night CBC ran a special about Opus Dei, the Catholic organization that is now famous due to the role attributed to it...