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And the science SAYSSS…

National Post —Move over Donald Trump. In their NP Platformed email available to subscribers, columnist Sabrina Maddeaux calmly explains that Justin Trudeau's recent uncontrolled angry outbursts — one at a citizen who was rude, and one at a reporter who dared challenge him with actual reporter-like questions — provides a clue as to his baser instincts. And if you saw these outbursts, you'd agree, it isn't a good look for him or any normal human. But moreover, it's a terrible look for anyone claiming the title of Prime Minister. But it's this new line of anti-science, pure crass political campaign bullshit that has me riled:
"...At a weekend rally in Oakville, Ont., Trudeau revealed his hand when he claimed that, “If you want this pandemic to end, go out and vote Liberal.” He repeated the message again, even turning it up a notch, in Surrey, B.C., on Monday, saying, “If you want this pandemic to end for good, go out and vote Liberal!”
"This is the ultimate false promise by a politician who’s become infamous for making false promises. No one can guarantee he will be able to end the pandemic. In fact, the expert consensus seems to be that there will be no real end to it: the virus will become endemic and we will be forced to live with it, albeit hopefully more normally. ..."
So it's "follow the science," and "the science says... to vote Liberal”? Many, especially the media, would dismiss "bible belt" politicians who insinuated that "God wants you to vote [whatever way].  This blowhard — and his disciples — should be treated no differently.

Two NDP humans resign their candidacy for alleged racist tropes

The National Post headline reads, "Two federal NDP candidates...

Inflation races higher in Canada — another new emergent threat to any economic recovery

Globe and Mail — They're reporting that Canada’s inflation rate jumps to 4.1%, fastest pace since 2003, sending shockwaves to almost nobody in the news media ahead of the stupid election. For example, the state-owned CBC "news media" division of the Trudeau Liberals reports it as their news item number seven or eight from the top. The G&M, as if explaining it to the CBC, wrote:
"The Statscan report arrives just five days before a federal election that’s seen affordability emerge as a key theme on the campaign trail, with all major parties pitching ideas to rein in a variety of costs, including for housing, child care and wireless plans..."
The cost of "wireless plans" is something like priority number 18,539 for me and 99% of the country, but Jagmeet Singh and the NDP — and therefore their loyal media at every opportunity — make out like it's more important than... I don't know.... inflation at 4% and Canada falling out of the economic freedom top ten... to say nothing of trillion-dollar debts and out-of-control budgets, and that thing about the end of our freedom of speech 'n junk like that. But ma wireless plan!!%#

Not “election news,” apparently: Canada drops out of top 10 countries in annual economic freedom report

Fraser Institute — In a sane land with actual journalism, this would be front-page news, one week ahead of an election. "In this year’s report, Canada ranks 14th based on 2019 data, the most recent comprehensive data, part of a downward trend since 2016. (Last year, Canada initially ranked 8th, although data revisions later lowered its rank to 13th.)"
“Due to higher taxes and increased regulation in Ottawa and the provinces, Canadians are less economically free, which means slower economic growth and less investment in Canada,” said Fred McMahon, Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom at the Fraser Institute.
Economic Freedom of the World: 2021 Annual Report is the world's premier measurement of economic freedom, ranking countries based on five areas—size of government [Canada: 111th], legal structure and property rights, access to sound money, freedom to trade internationally, regulation of credit, labour and business. In this year's report, which compares 165 countries and territories, Hong Kong is again number one—although China's heavy hand will likely lower Hong Kong's ranking in future years—and Canada (14th) trails the United States (6th).

Why isn’t this the biggest story in Canada?

National Review — "Why Isn’t the Attack on Larry Elder the Biggest Story in America?"  Their sub-head put it exactly right:
"A white woman in a gorilla mask threw an egg at a black man seeking to become the first non-white governor of our largest state, and the media shrug."
And they begin their story much as I have over the years: "Do a search for “Larry Elder” and gorilla on the CNN website and nothing comes up. Washington Post? Zilch. Nothing comes up on the New York Times site either..." — only replace those outfits with CBC, CTV, Global, Globe & Mail, etc.
In case you're stupid, let me fill you in: Larry Elder is a black man, but moreover, and in fact almost entirely over, he is a conservative man of considerable intellect and conscience. A Republican.
Indeed, in Canada, wherein they talk endlessly about evvvvvvery instance of "racism" in America in their activist effort to have it spill over into Canada and create divisions here to help fulfill their political ends, they utterly ignored this overt racism doozy. Why? Because they're hypocritical, dishonest, ideological, political... anything but journalists. They should all be ashamed of themselves. But I bet they aren't.
And yet they are so self-assured and arrogant that despite their obvious corruption, which they don't even care if you notice, they continue to demand and accept YOUR taxpayer handouts.

WE: The liberals’, the Liberals’, and Trudeau’s shame —documented in 4-part podcast

The Podcastosphere — I've listened to four parts of the well-done series titled "The White Saviors," narrated by Olusola Adeogun. There will be one more episode. The series documents the "cult" — yes, cult is the word used by an interviewee who worked for them — that is the liberals' own WE organization. I always thought of this WE group as cult-y, and corrupt, and as phony as a Liberal or NDP campaign promise, and as a leftist brainwashing center of bullshittery, but now, more so. Including, or especially because of, Justin Trudeau's participation in it. And the news media's love of it. And Big Public Education's embrace of it. And all of that combined.
The podcast is well described as "the exclusive story of a charity that did well when it was supposed to be doing good."
Produced by Canadaland, which has been on it for years, and arguably broke the story of WE and Liberal Party corruption in 2020.

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Biden’s poll numbers are too embarrassing for the “news” media — I bring you the numbers because the others won't. The "news" media only bring you the news they want you to know, filtered through their very special way of telling it to you — because as you know, they're not really a "news media" at all. Therefore, Biden being increasingly underwater, as demonstrated by the scientific data that the news media studiously refuses to follow at, is ignored. They are lying through omission.
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Read a well-reasoned explanation of Biden's declining poll numbers by Rich Lowry, at Politico, but not at any of the "news media" outlets that couldn't stop reporting on Trump's declining poll numbers.

We won’t “get thru this together,” any more, boyfriend.

Globe and Mail — The Liberals' Globe and Mail division sounded off today on none other than their hero, liberalism's fancy-socked neo-liberal, The Right Woke Justin Trudeau. Seems the marriage is off.
"...We will never find comfort in the Liberal Leader’s corrupted line that we will “get through this together.” He doesn’t mean it. Only certain people matter to Mr. Trudeau – the ones he uses to prosecute identity politics for the singular purpose of furthering his destiny. ..."
The G&M, in a historic fashion reminiscent of the Maclean's revelation of two years ago, suddenly wakes up to discover that the Emperor wears no clothes; or at least those he does wear are just butt-ugly, overly showy, and of poor — possibly Fabrique en Chine —quality. He is, in fact, Right Woke, as I've been saying. And thus, the G&M finally seems to have woken up. Good morning.

Vacation in Progress – a Quicktake

I regret to inform you that even I have...

Vacation in progress

I regret to inform you that even I have to take time off. Plus, my office is getting re-carpeted, and thus my office furniture and computer (whatever that is) is currently jammed into another room, much of it standing on its end, and inaccessible. I could do all my work on a laptop, like I'm doing now, but I'm not an animal. Summer's nearly over, and thus, so will be my vacationing.

The Article

It seems the Conservative government of Prime Minister Harper is set to force the liberals of Canada to admit that they’re the appeasing defeatists that they are, as they hint that they’re going to table a confidence motion tomorrow (for a March vote) to extend the good and noble Afghanistan mission (as the Manley Report suggested, and as Canadian patriotism, and sanity, dictates).

This is good, because I’ll be able to go ahead and post the names here at PTBC of every single MP who votes against extending the mission—in every capacity we can—for as long as it takes to win the war.  This is manifestly because I’m a Canadian and I’m on Canada’s side. 

The Liberal Frenchman Stephane (the “Green Guru”) Dion and the media-supported you’ve got to be kidding party’s Jack (“ass”) Layton as well as another socialist, the bizarre Gilles (“I actually ADMIT that I’m not on Canada’s side”) Duceppe from The Nation of Quebec, all prefer to delude themselves and other Canadians and falsely paint a picture of a Canada as a nation of pansy-assed pantywaists who wear blue-helmets and act as flower-arrangers in the battlefield while others fight for freedom.  And a nation reduced to serving tea and buns to Islamofascist terrorists.  And whose primary mission is to sit on a U.N.-built fence (built U.N.-style: for 8 billion dollars over thirteen years), not take sides, and sing Kumbaya (in French and English) with Islamofascist terrorists.  And to engage in official group hugs with the savage nutbar Taliban (who seek to kill every one of us, no discussion; no sing-songs, no tea, no buns, no “exit strategy”, no “timelines”, no phony “end dates” pulled out of magical hats, thank you, and here’s a bomb to stick up your ass, buh bye, au revoir).

Set that bar low, liberals.  Go team.  Vote liberal.  See how it works out. Or for your convenience, liberals:

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Liberals think so little of Canada and our ability to contribute to the welfare of the world that they think the role of our people and our military is and should always be limited to being what they have BS-ed some of us into believing is our “traditional” role in the world —they’re outright lying.  It’s what they deceptively call being “an honest broker”.  To them, “honesty” means not taking a side between what the rest of us clearly see as right and wrong, good and evil, Nazis and not-Nazis, Communists and freedom-loving capitalists, or lately, Islamofascist savages and Canadians; and instead, they just pretend everybody’s right in their own neat way.  As principle-deficient moral relativists, they see even the most evil folks as being just as good as we are—and it’s just that we don’t know it yet. 

And of course that’s not “honest”.  That’s utterly stupid.  The position they call “honest broker” is also known as “insanity” and “surrendering to the enemy”.

Those of us in the sensible set see their position as preposterous of course, since being an “honest broker” actually means taking no side.  No, not even our side.  Even when you have to take sides —ours for example — to survive, as we traditionally always have. 

Might as well sell the CF-18s!  (Or could they be used to melt snow for the liberals in downtown Toronto? Maybe with engines in afterburner mode!  Oh damn that’d be a carbon footprint faux pas… hey maybe they could persuade the useful idiots in Canada that war isn’t “green” and it insults Kyoto!)

Dion has said that it will be a whipped vote.  Many liberals in Canada are genetically predisposed to think a whipped vote is a cool new sex move of some sort that they might enjoy with their “life partners”, but despite their excitement it’s actually just a rather dictatorial device they frequently use to force the elected Liberal troops to behave as instructed by their betters (Dion!), rather than as their conscience and the people who elected them dictate.  It’s all about power—not principle—with Liberals.  They lack principle, much as they lack values and common sense. 

I’m not sure whose side they’re on.  I’m on our side.


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