September 14th, 2018 | S.P.

Don't Worry About Maxime Bernier

September 1st, 2018 | J. Hodgson

He’s not going to be able to build a new national party from scratch and have it ready to go by October 2019. That timeline is ridiculous. When the Reform party began they had roughly one year to contest the 1988 election and could not field even 1/4th the candidates required for every riding. Where’s the money going to come from? Will the money come from the same 55,000 people who selected Max as their final ballot choice in the leadership campaign? Even if they each gave $10 for a new party membership, that would raise $550,000.00 That’s about half of what the NDP raise in a quarter, and look how successful they are these days. Perhaps Max is betting on the, “If you build it, they will come!” philosophy, however, it’s unlikely. The fact that he performed so strongly in the leadership race means nothing in a general election. Any political party membership in Canada is fringe and nerdy and having 55,000 supporters doesn’t mean anyone outside of that hardcore group is going to respond to you or your ideas.

Yes, Idris Elba Can Be James Bond

September 1st, 2018 | R. Rados

This is an indirect response to everyone who has been saying that Idris Elba can't—or shouldn't—play James Bond. In particular, it's a response to a video done for The Rebel by British provocateur and alarmist, Katie Hopkins. Like all the other critics opposed to Idris Elba playing James Bond, Katie tries to tell us that her opposition has nothing to do with the colour of Elba's skin—only to tell us, a few sentences later, that her opposition has everything to do with the colour of his skin. Any person who claims to have purged identity politics from their system shouldn't care what colour James Bond is. However, with that said, James Bond should never be played by a woman. Unlike the issue of race, sex still make James Bond who he is: a suave, womanizing man with masculine characteristics. A female Jane Bond just wouldn't be the same, due mostly to the lack of testosterone and the science behind its role in making men masculine. The colour of Bond's skin has no bearing on his character, charisma or abilities.

John Brennan Is More Than A Communist

September 1st, 2018 | T. Carter

Ex-CIA director, John Brennan, had his security clearance revoked last month, much to the chagrin of mainstream media, who made it the top story for weeks while Turkey detained an American pastor, unemployment hit record lows and terrorists were caught training children to perform school shootings in New Mexico. Not only did you not hear much about these other headlines on CNN and MSNBC, you also have not heard about Brennan's dubious history, which includes voting for communists, lying to Congress and launching partisan attacks against the president on Twitter. A few years ago, during a panel discussion for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, John Brennan said, “I thought back to a previous election where I voted, and I voted for the Communist Party candidate.” Brennan was responding to a question about CIA recruitment and referring back to a polygraph test he took for the intelligence agency in 1980, when he was asked if he had ever supported a cause or group with intentions to overthrow the United States government. “I froze,” Brennan said.

Trudeau Is A National Disgrace

September 1st, 2018 | S.P.

Have you been reading or watching the news lately, my fellow Canadians? You may have heard that the Court Of Appeals has struck down Trudeau's bid to approve the Trans Mountain pipeline. You know, the very same pipeline that has cost taxpayers ten digits and will probably soon reach a dollar value of eleven digits. The funny thing about why the Trans Mountain pipeline was shut down by the courts is that it was shut down because it failed to comply and adhere to the rules put in place by the Trudeau government. Justin, the sock puppet, Trudeau's own rules on consulting with First Nations is what provoked the Court Of Appeals to strike it down. That is quite the story, isn't it? Ottawa has not seen such a level of buffoonery since, well... since the first Trudeau. The very man who promised to build pipelines in 2015 and who derided our former Conservative leader for not being able to build pipelines, well, is himself unable to build pipelines. It looks as though prime-ministering is a great deal harder than the little potato had expected.

Talking To Faith Goldy

September 1st, 2018 | J. Hodgson

If you haven't heard of Faith Goldy, you're about to get an introduction. She's running for mayor of Toronto and she's ready to shake up the status quo. She was born and raised in Toronto and has a love for the city that shines brightly throughout this interview. Her enthusiasm is unshakeable, despite the dreary current events that grip the daily headlines. Street violence, unaffordable housing, traffic gridlock, homelessness... the list of troubles mounts and Toronto’s decline over the past few years demonstrates the need for new leadership. Faith Goldy is promising change. 


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