April 17th, 2017 | R. Rados
April 1st, 2017 | Liberty 5-3000
Something very interesting was discussed regarding protests, riots and boycotts. Even if an objective failed to bear the sought-after fruit, the attempt was still regarded as valuable. We were advised that an act of civil disobedience should be studied like a science. Even when revolutionaries fail to meet the objectives, an event is analyzed in terms of where they went wrong. Reflecting on both successful and unsuccessful events allows the hard left to determine which variables should be changed which then allows them to rework the formula until success is achieved. It tells us this-failures will not deter the revolutionary communists. So for all of us thinking the lesson was learned by those who attended the Occupy Wall Street protests, for example, that protests of that nature do not work, think again.
April 1st, 2017 | R. Rados
Canada is littered with freaks and creeps, but we'll put our focus on one province in particular. One province has direct access to the international sex trade via ports, a disturbingly high number of active investigations into missing children, and a highway known for a disproportionate number of murders. That province is British Columbia. As of 2016, there were 258 active cases of missing children in British Columbia. Some of the cases date as far back as 1949, but most of them are more recent. One case in particular has gotten more attention than the rest. Lindsey Nicholls went missing in 1993 at the age of 14 in Comox. She was in foster care and was reportedly walking down a rural road toward Courtenay when she went missing. Throughout the years there have been reported sightings of Lindsey Nicholls, but nothing that has led the RCMP in the right direction.
April 1st, 2017 | T. Carter
The conspiracy theories about Donald Trump colluding with Russia are completely false. The only mainstream networks covering the fake scandal as true are CNN, MSNBC and the left-wing blogosphere. They are playing by the Democratic Party's script, word for word. The only collusion taking place is within the Democrat/Clinton establishment, which includes much of America's failing mainstream news networks. The Intelligence Committee investigating Trump's ties to Russia will turn up empty handed, but they will find evidence to back up Trump's claims of surveillance, or “wiretapping”, by the Obama White House. The amnesia stricken mainstream news networks have forgotten their coverage and confirmation that Trump may have been under surveillance in 2016. We know the evidence is there because the mainstream media examined and covered it in January.
April 1st, 2017 | M. Menuck
The 2017 Federal Budget is what the show Seinfeld was to television, a budget about nothing. Bill Morneau tried his best to hide this behind glitzy language about how the government was equipping Canada and Canadians to face the challenges of the future. Spending announced in the past budget was repackaged and trotted out again, along with future commitments to do various things "in the fullness of time" and "at the appropriate juncture". When all the jiggery-pokery was put aside, however, there was no denying that the budget was all sizzle and next to no steak; the fact that the cancellation of a tax credit on public transit is the item that was cited most often in the days immediately following tells you all you need to know.
April 1st, 2017 | T. Carter
Fox News has been known to separate its programming into “opinion” and “news”, but some parts of its news wing have fallen prey to the beasts of fake news. One in particular is Fox News' Shepard Smith Reporting, which has been dominated by the unsubstantiated claims surrounding Russia's meddling in the US election and the non-existent Trump-Russia connections. Almost daily, Shepard Smith wades into rants and allegations about Trump's connections to Russia while ignoring the larger, real and substantiated connections between Russia and the Clintons. For this, petitions and calls to have Smith fired have been growing.
April 1st, 2017 | R. Rados
I want to know which campaigns were responsible for fraudulently creating over 1,300 memberships before I cast my vote for leadership. It's been weeks since the revelations were made and over one week since both Lisa Raitt and Maxime Bernier called on the party to trace the memberships and IP addresses they were sold from back to a culprit. Heading into April, we still have no names or penalties being doled out. I don't want someone who can't be trusted leading the Conservative Party, but what I want even less is a party establishment that tries to protect leadership candidates who've broken the rules. If the party is trying not to interfere in the leadership election by planning to wait until it ends, they're being shady. If the party still has no idea who was responsible, they're incompetent. There's no excuse for failing to follow the breadcrumbs.
April 2nd, 2017 | S.P.
As the chickens come home to roost in Europe, the failed pieces of a doomed experiment are about to crumble into fragments that will never be reparable. Following Brexit and a rise in what our ever-so trustworthy media calls “right-wing nationalism”, the clouds of doom seem far from dissipating over Europe just yet. The next to go in a string of wobbling dominoes may be Italy—but not of its own volition. Bad loans totalled almost $400B in Italy last year. Most of Italy's large commercial banks carry a burden now that will be impossible to subdue without extravagant measures. Most of those bad loans originated with Italy's construction and real estate industries, who optimistically over-valued the brightness of the country's prospects. They must now face bankruptcy or extravagant bailouts from the pockets of Europeans. This, of course, should not be expected to settle well in the guts of Germans, Greeks and the French.
April 5th, 2017 | R. Rados
During his presidential campaign Donald Trump stole from the libertarian playbook by lamenting the US's status as an international police force. Under Trump, there would be no more needless wars and military intervention. Americans were going to start minding their own business again. Fast forward to April of 2017, Donald Trump's tone is changing. But why? The US establishment's geopolitical strategy to reform and neutralize the Middle East has been ongoing since the first Bush Administration. If you thought they would let Donald Trump throw a wrench into their gears, you were wrong. It serves America's national security and global interests to disarm the unfriendly Islamic powers in the Middle East, and the arguments in favour of keeping the status quo intact are convincing. There's also a lot more to it than that, which is why the foreign policies of both Democrats and Republicans have been essentially identical over the past forty years.
April 23rd, 2017 | R. Rados
In an interview with Salon, Rashad Robinson of Color Of Change admitted his organization's role in ousting Bill O'Reilly. If you're unfamiliar with Color Of Change, it's a black activist group co-founded by CNN pundit and former Obama aide, Van Jones. The group partnered with none other than David Brock's Media Matters to disseminate the contact information of O'Reilly Factor sponsors in an effort to have them drop their sponsorship. By creating a groundswell of fake outrage, Color Of Change was able to coerce Bill O'Reilly's sponsors into dropping support for his show and forcing Fox News to terminate his contract. These are the tactics being effectively used against conservatives by similar leftist groups across North America. Just over the past few months, we've seen sponsors terminate contracts en masse with Breitbart and Youtube due to outrage that was funded, manufactured and stoked by groups like Color Of Change.
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