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Yahoo News — Dutch Foreign Minister Sigrid Kaag resigned on Thursday after parliament formally condemned her handling of the Afghanistan evacuation crisis.
Too bad Canada doesn't have a Parliament. Or a news media.

Canada Excluded From International China Security Pact

Globe and Mail Dismissed by Justin Trudeau as merely a crass American salesman's move to pawn off the latest high-tech US-built nuclear subs to what we have to therefore assume he thinks are the total idiot Aussies, the three-nation deal didn't even include Canada in the talks leading up to the historic pact. And after Trudeau's comments on the matter (and the aforementioned attitude toward the Aussies), you can understand why.
"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday played down Canada’s exclusion from the Indo-Pacific security deal, saying it is merely a way for the U.S. to sell nuclear submarines to Australia ... “This is a deal for nuclear submarines, which Canada is not currently or any time soon in the market for. Australia is.”"
In a clear indication that even Trudeau's political bro Joe Biden doesn't actually take him or Canada seriously anymore (forcing one to wonder if his high-fivin' bro Barack Obama doesn't also come off as a bit two-faced after Obama gave Trudeau a campaign "endorsement" this week), even Canadian officials were left in the dark. Almost like Canada can't even be trusted anymore on any level.

"Three officials, representing Canada’s foreign affairs, intelligence and defence departments, told The Globe and Mail that Ottawa was not consulted about the pact, and had no idea the trilateral security announcement was coming until it was made on Wednesday by U.S. President Joe Biden, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison."

Trudeau, in contrast, delayed Canada's Wuhan Virus immunization program by signing a deal not with the Americans or Brits, but with... CHINA, for vaccines, in what turned out to be a total failure with countless Canadian lives lost as a result. What is going on here?

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.

Click and learn: https://play.acast.com/s/the-white-saviors

Biden’s poll numbers are too embarrassing for the “news” media

RealClearPolitics.com — 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 RealClearPolitics.com, is ignored. They are lying through omission.
Click to see chart
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.

The Article

The headline looks bad enough:

But then they neglect to report the actual story: The very formidable root cause because — and this is the key — because it’s all on the Trudeau/Liberals. That is the background to the story. So they omit it. Skip past it. They simply restate what the headline says. (They’ve gone over the real story in other articles written months and years ago, but there is talk of an election coming up right?)

Luckily you can read some of the truth that the Globe and Mail omits, right here, in my own post from last month: CEO puts paid to Trudeau and Liberal lies. Here it is in a nutshell:

Vaccine makers have no interest in Canada because the climate for pharmaceutical investment is horrible in Canada for a number of reasons, not the least of which is its impending higher personal and corporate taxes due to Canada’s massive, growing, already worst-in-the G7 deficit, its economic worries especially with regard to unhinged, profligate spending and a now trillion-dollar debt; carbon taxes which are going through the roof; massive regulations on every aspect of business; more regulations coming; Trudeau telling the world that Canada is a genocidal nation; and Canada is a national full of “systemic racism” and “racists” running rampant throughout not just the population but within every institution and every government department as well; and more.

Pharmaceutical companies manufacture in dozens of countries — just not Canada.

But even if none of those problems existed, there’s another one geared specifically toward them, telling them they’re not welcome here: the Trudeau Liberal election scheme hatched with their NDP comrades to thrust yet another massive big-dollar universal social program on Canada, a “pharmacare” program, and in order to do so, more government price controls on pharmaceuticals which would be required to force prices down — the free market be damned. The socialist-style state price controls were set to start January 1, 2021, but have now suddenly been moved to July 2021, because Trudeau and the Liberals have finally cottoned-onto the farcical error of their ways, as vaccine manufacturers shunned Canada (as we’ve seen) refusing to manufacture here, and now suddenly delaying deliveries; and thus writing the latest episode in the historic Trudeau-Liberal Covid-19 and vaccine failure saga.

Here’s some explanation from my post:

…Anyway, columnist Tasha Kheiriddin does a very good job of explaining where blame really lies in her article today, “Tasha Kheiriddin: The Liberals went hostile against Big Pharma. Now we’re facing vaccine shortages Europeans will wait just one week for their Pfizer shipments to return to normal levels, while Canadians will wait for four weeks. (January 19, 2021, National Post)

Kheiriddin includes this scathing paragraph, which explains so much:

“Why was the Liberal government so intent on copying this model? Two words: national pharmacare. Without lower prices, the Liberals’ promise to introduce pharmacare would cost far more than Ottawa could afford. And without a pharmacare promise in their platform, the Liberals may not have siphoned enough NDP votes to eke out their minority government in 2019 — or to stay in power since.”

Tasha is too nice to say it, but my reading of that is that the Trudeau Liberals, and the farther-left NDP, with their news media happily in tow, literally put all of their partisan politics — their yearning for power — their liberal-left ideology — ahead of Canada’s businesses, its economy, and moreover, Canadians’ very lives. And Canadians have, and will, now die because of it.

But Trump lied!  Yeah. Maybe shut up.

Lie 3½ is unmentioned directly by Mr. Lucas. It is the fact that the Liberals (and their news media which know all of this full well) are actually hiding this very important information about the liberals and Liberals’ punitive pricing regime through their Patented Medicine Price Review Board regulations (which Tasha explains very well). These regs started in, wait for it… January 2021, exactly when supplies started getting cut off, unlike in Europe or the U.S.  So, they’re all lying by omission. Not telling you the facts you need to form an informed opinion. Because… They didn’t want the truth to get out, in order to protect their partisan politics and their political party.

Lie #4:
It’s another lie by omission. And it’s a doozy. Back to Paul Lucas:

“Or, finally, is our initial supply small because Canada provided little to no funding for the development of the vaccines, unlike the contributions made by the U.S., U.K. and Germany? Operation Warp Speed in the U.S. contributed $12 billion to support accelerated development and manufacturing. It should be no surprise that the U.S. now has large quantities of vaccine.”

Why is nobody in the news media ever talking about this (pace Tasha Kheiriddin and few  others)? Partly it’s because Trump’s Operation Warp Speed was so successful, and you know, TRRUMPPP! So, hide the facts and protect, well, back to the old refrain: They didn’t want the truth to get out, in order to protect their partisan politics and their political party. We should set it to somber music.

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The direct effect of this liberal-left political ideology and the associated power-play by those political parties and their media are utterly pathetic. Deadly. Ruinous. Awful.

Paul Lucas again: “When it comes to vaccine supply Canada should be in the same position as these other leading countries. Instead, we are three to four months behind. How many more people will die in this pandemic who wouldn’t have if the federal government had done a better job acquiring more early doses? How many more businesses will fail? How long will the lockdowns go on? Months matter in this struggle. Days matter. Unfortunately, Canadians are paying a steep price.”

Globe and Mail: fee free to borrow the facts from my article to provide your readers with the actual news they need to form voting preferences and life-saving knowledge.

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