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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.

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.

The Article

Canada’s state censors and regulators of what we’re allowed to watch on TV and listen to on the radio, the CRTC division of the Liberal Party, will listen to submissions for a new multicultural radio broadcast license on Monday. 

Let me interrupt this blog entry to remind people—and my faithful readers will remember this—about my constant drive to get people to submit letters or emails to the CRTC in support of getting Fox News Channel unbanned from Canadian airwaves when they applied for a license last year, and it was ultimately approved by the state censors and regulators, but naturally, only after they considered slapping a restriction on it just like the restriction against Al-Jazeera which now requires monitors to ensure that nothing untoward will be uttered. Yes that’s right.  Al-Jazeera, Fox News Channel—equally threatening to the liberalist message (well, Fox maybe more so—let’s face it). 

Fox News Channel is now finally available in Canada. Rogers, most of Shaw, Cogeco, and StarChoice satellite subscribers, check it out!  OK, back to my point. 

One of the several submissions for this multicultural radio license is being made by a company called South Asian Broadcasting Corporation (I’ll call it SABC). 

The Vancouver Sun reviewed the letters that have been submitted to the CRTC in support of SABC’s bid (letters in support or against any broadcast license are open to public review on the CRTC web site.  Click here to see the letters yourself!).  What they found was startling.

SABC received letters of support from Sikh militants and people connected in one way or another to malfeasance—suspects in huge criminal cases, and even terrorists; and what The Sun’s Kim Bolan gingerly calls “several controversial sectors within the Indo-Canadian community who are not supporting other applicants.” 

It gets scarier…

One of the letters is signed by Balwant Singh Bhandher of a Surrey company called Harji’s Fireplaces.

Bhandher was named in evidence at the Air India bombing trial as a suspect who allegedly helped transport bomb-laden suitcases to Vancouver International Airport.

He has never been charged, nor did he appear as a witness at the trial of Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri.

Bagri and Malik are charged with a number of counts, including conspiracy and murder, in twin bombings in 1985 that targeted Air India and killed 331 people.

[…] Malik’s son Jaspreet Singh has also written a letter of support for Sanghera on behalf of the Satnam Education Society of B.C., which runs two Lower Mainland Khalsa Schools founded by the elder Malik.

Jaspreet Malik’s letter says he reviewed all the CRTC applications and felt that Sanghera’s was the best.

[…] Another supportive letter was submitted by Nurinder Singh Parmar, the son of suspected Air India mastermind Talwinder Singh Parmar, who was killed in India in 1992 without ever being charged.

[…] Several members of the controversial youth group Sikh Vision, which refers to Talwinder Parmar as a martyr on its website, also sent letters of support. The website has featured photographs of members wearing vests emblazoned with the logo of the Babbar Khalsa terrorist group. The group gave a $175,000 mortgage to Bagri a year after his October 2000 arrest in connection with the Air India bombings.

Parvkar Singh Dulai, who worked as an investigator for the Air India defence teams, wrote two letters of support—one on behalf of Sikh Vision and the other on the letterhead of his company, Allied Investigations Inc.

[…] While he said many of the controversial letters were not solicited by him, he did ask Sikh Vision and the Khalsa Schools for their support.

[…] Another support letter is signed by Mindi Virk, of Pacific Ocean Transport. A former driver for one of Virk’s companies was gunned down earlier this week. And in December 2003, another trucker who worked for Virk was murdered in a targeted hit. A dispatcher at Virk’s old company was shot in the leg as he arrived at work in 2001 and Virk’s house was the target of a drive-by shooting in 2002.

Sanghera also received a letter from Satinderpal Singh Gill, who was once the world leader of the International Sikh Youth Federation. The ISYF was declared a terrorist group in Canada in 2003.

[…]

Most of the Fox News Channel’s supporters were people like me and my wife, the folks down the street, you, nice old ladies, and so on.  There were a few nasty ones against the bid by Fox News, but even they were just liberals who desperately wanted to keep anything non-liberal out of Canada. 

What I’m wondering is:  what’s going on here in what liberals call this multicultural utopian mosaic?  Can we all please agree to watch this file unfold?  Thanks.  Just thinking about Canada, here.  And you know, sanity. 

Read all the letters for the multicultural radio license here.

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