We’ve seen Trudeau get angry and authoritarian in parliament itself. When he was still new to the job, he caused an uproar in the House with his physical behavior. NDP MP Tracey Ramsey said the prime minister swore as he approached Brown and the opposition benches. “He said ‘Get the bleep out of the way,’” she said, adding… Read More Opinion | Does Trudeau have anger issues?
I recently had to pay an income tax installment and found this somewhat weird addition to the Canada Revenue Agency website. I’ll zoom in a bit so you can read it: Normally when someone dies we honor that person in our own way. For someone – or a government – to order us to honor… Read More Opinion | Shades of Authoritarianism?
Normally I would write several paragraphs on this but I’m somewhat sleep-deprived today. For me, a full sleep cycle as I see it can be as brief as an hour and 15 minutes but it varies. A good uninterrupted nap will fix everything. It always does. But until then, I’ll link to a search I… Read More Has Putin Undone Gorbachev?
To keep it simple, I wrote an ‘Opinion’ on May 11, turned it into a podcast May 12, and posted it as a video on Friday 13th! I’M BAAAAAAACK!😅 I hope you enjoy this. I really enjoyed working on it and learning the ins and outs of OpenShot. Here’s the podcast link, with a different… Read More The Twisted Road of Authoritarianism – New video based on podcast
Skillet frontman John Cooper has responded to criticism about his views on deconstruction from Phil … Source: Deconstructing Deconstruction: Phil Vischer, John Cooper Spar Via Podcast Opinion: We can all learn from one another. This is something I have been attempting to say for many years. Back in the 90s, I wrote a grad paper… Read More Deconstructing Deconstruction: Phil Vischer, John Cooper Spar Via Podcast | Opinion
Halifax is a minor east coast Canadian city and a sort of laid-back place. It hosts a major Canadian university and last Saturday, students wanting to blow off a little steam and vent a little Covid stress got into hot water by attending a street party. The news treatment of this event was quite telling.… Read More Halifax “street party” roundly condemned and several charged | Opinion
Prosecutors asked court to brand Navalny’s Foundation for Fighting Corruption, network of regional offices ‘extremist’. Source: Russian court bans Alexey Navalny groups, labels them ‘extremist’ | Russia News | Al Jazeera Opinion: “Get me a list of all his associates so I can hurt them.” I can just hear the creepy guy behind the scenes… Read More Russian court bans Alexey Navalny groups, labels them ‘extremist’ | Russia News | Al Jazeera | Opinion
The author Naomi Wolf has been suspended from Twitter after using it to spread myths about the pandemic, vaccines and lockdown. Source: Naomi Wolf banned from Twitter for spreading vaccine myths | Naomi Wolf | The Guardian Opinion: It’s tempting to say that censorship comes out of fear, hypocrisy, and superficial authoritarianism and sometimes gives… Read More Naomi Wolf banned from Twitter for spreading vaccine myths | Naomi Wolf | The Guardian | Opinion
Ukraine (AP) — The chief editor of a popular Internet news site in one of Belarus’ largest cities was detained and his residence searched… Source: Belarusian editor detained amid crackdown on journalists Opinion: I post this as a wake-up call for those who think that the presence of foreign hostiles in the Canadian system is… Read More Belarusian editor detained amid crackdown on journalists | Opinion
BEIJING (AP) — China’s ruling Communist Party said Monday it will ease birth limits to allow all couples to have three children instead of two in hopes of slowing the rapid aging of its population, which is adding to strains on the economy and society. Source: China easing birth limits further to cope with aging… Read More China easing birth limits further to cope with aging society