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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.

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.

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

The Western media continues to present Moslemist monsters as the primary spokesmen for Islam. These savages are in fact pseudo-Muslims who no more speak for any religion than pedophiles are child-care practitioners.

The Pope knows all about this. Just last year, in what would turn out to be the last moments before the election that elevated him to the Papacy, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, vigorously fleshed out his criticism of what he so brilliantly called the “dictatorship of relativism.” Relativism is the crazy, contradictory idea that there are no absolutes, nothing is “definite,” — Except, of course, the absolutely never-to-be-questioned idea that nothing is absolute.

And now Pope Benedict XVI is reeling and retching from the most venomous relativism in the world today. The toxic terror of white Western liberalism. This bagged-spinach lethally and literally bags all religions, all faith, all beliefs, all values in one mad equation of moral equivalence. No bag of values or beliefs is better or worse than any other in the supermarket of liberal declarations.

Except, of course, if you are white and believe that your religion is the true religion. Then your religion is downgraded to racism, dehydrated of all spiritual credibility.

Except, again, (try to keep up with the “Exceptions,” eh) if you are non-white and believe that your religion represents truth, then you and your religion both, are excused.

Except, again, if you are non-white but your religion which you consider to be true, is a traditionally white religion, a religion traditionally associated with white Westerners — oh heck, let’s drop the charade — Christianity! Except, Christianity. (Judaism is only a problem if it’s the Jewish State as opposed to the Jewish Soul — oh heck, let’s drop the charade — Israel! Except, Big, bad, American-powered Israel.)

In any case, how dare you, non-white or white, think that Christianity could possibly be true. Unless you’re white, you must be a colonial simpleton. You are not excused. You are one punk’d dupe.

Except, again, if your Western religion has been “adapted,” or has otherwise “evolved” into the most liberal of liberationist theology, unloading old oppositions only to unleash endless new ones. Embracing gay marriage and imposing Bishops to suppress traditionalist dissent; embracing the choice to murder unborn children while opposing the simplest choices of simple free markets; embracing every deadly species of so-called “Revolution.”

If you are dizzy from the Exceptions and excuses and explanations, you know now what the Pope must be going through. You can feel his pain.

We deal here with the media that likes to boast of its “speak truth to power” role. So what about “truth to terror”?

That is where the Pope went wrong. He thought that a cool academic context, which he chose for his address, would protect his attempt to deal with gripping nuances that bedevil our time. As a long-serving academic, a former University Professor, he should have known that it is academia, in fact, that breeds the loon-lib extremists who populate Western media.

The headlines brazenly took everything the Holy Father touched on out of context, calculated to inflame pathological Moslemist ignorance.

The Holy Father said that force, of any kind, is just not compatible with authentic faith. Men come to God in freedom of the will. They sustain this faith with reason in freedom of assembly. Violence can only violate. It has no place in the soul. It has no role in life.

The esoterics of free-will; the metaphysics of “conversion, ” by sword or through soul. These were the concerns the Holy Father wanted to dialogue.

Baiting savages. That was the intent of our media. Guess who reeled whom in?

The ugly truth is that our media speaks “truth to power,” only when it’s white power, and even then, only when it’s the kind of white power that our media cannot abide. White, Christian, Conservative.

Some time ago, at the outbreak of the war to liberate Iraq, CBC self-anointed “experts” like Julie Van Dusen claimed that they were “only” speaking “truth to power,” in attacking President Bush, in speaking so favourably of then Prime Minister Jean Chretien’s breaking ranks with the U.S. So I sent some simple questions to the CBC:

• What about a critique of Chretien? Why not at least ask if he is in fact simply abandoning Iraqis to the continued dictatorship of Saddam, using skepticism about (whether Saddam had or did not have) weapons of mass destruction for cover?

• Why not aggressively question Chretien in terms of whether he had or should have an alternate plan to liberate Iraq and other such slave pens around the globe, especially if Liberals, at the time, were not being disingenuous when they said, weapons or no weapons of mass destruction, they “really” thought Saddam was a “bad man,” a proven danger and a threat “in the region”?

• Why not speak truth to power to Chretien? Why only to Bush?

Oh, I’m still waiting, still holding my breath for a CBC response. In the interim, the CBC evolved to the point where last year, in the wake of the London bombings, our Communist Broadcast of Canada (CBC) reportedly wondered in an internal memo if they should even refer to the bombers as “terrorists.”

That’s the new hug-a-terrorist-a-day media that the Pope came up against. Indeed, he should have known better.

Remember, Benedict strongly condemned the so-called Mohammad cartoons, when that controversy erupted, just hours into his Papacy. He urged respect for the convictions and religious practices of others.

The Muslim world did not urge widespread respect for Benedict’s celebrated scholarly bent, in the last week or so. There was a call to assassinate. He was burned in effigy. Churches were torched. Apologies were demanded and rejected before they could be formulated. No different from the cartoon protest. Any excuse for Moslemist violence in the name of Muslims.

Remember, Benedict found no moral justification in the war to liberate Iraq. Now Moslemists can find no justification simply to let him live.

Remember, Benedict condemned Israeli self-defense in response to Hezbollah terrorist cross-border murder in the recent conflict in Lebanon. What does he now have to show for it?

When will Christian Conservatives learn from their own deadliest enemies? When will Christian Conservatives learn how indistinguishable and indistinguishably deadly their untold and united enemies are?

 

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