Saturday, March 2, 2024

Liberal prosecutors in Chicago and Portland face backlash over riots and looting

Mass arrests following nights of tumultuous unrest in Chicago and Portland, Ore., have pitted liberal prosecutors against police and even Democratic allies over concerns that lenient charges will lead to further property damage and violence. (Washington Post)

The world succumbed to a pandemic of hysteria, more than a virus

The Canadian government’s management of the coronavirus crisis, if judged by what it does and its leaders say, is completely inadequate. Their relief bill is probably not sufficient in quantum or in efficiency for those unemployed or under-employed as a result of the public health crisis, and the relief for small businesses is also probably insufficiently liquid and too bureaucratic. The closing of the U.S. border is nonsensical. (National Post)

Prosecutors seek years of imprisonment for Cohen, detail Manafort’s lies

Federal prosecutors on Friday asked a judge to sentence Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, to a "substantial" prison term for paying an adult film star hush money on Trump's behalf and evading taxes, and detailed alleged lies to investigators by Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort. (Newsmax)

Surrey council votes to cancel LRT, replace RCMP

SURREY, BC - Right after being sworn into office Monday night, Surrey mayor Doug McCallum wasted no time in putting two motions on the table.The first was to cancel LRT and beginning work on extending SkyTrain into Langley.He also starting work on creating a Surrey police force and serving notice to the federal and provincial governments that the city will be terminating its contract with the RCMP. (Global News)

The world is a better place without Qassem Soleimani

Trump made it clear that he would not tolerate attacks on Americans and after the Iranian assault on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, which trashed the reception centre and required the Marines to tear-gas the mob, the Iranian ruler Ayatollah Khamenei gloated on Jan. 2 that there was “Not a damn thing (Trump) can do about it.” There was and he did, and Trump warned that if there were any retaliation that injured Americans the response would be “immediate and disproportionate.” (National Post)

Two weeks too late, Ottawa finally orders travellers to isolate

On Wednesday morning, a reporter asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his daily news conference why the government was not using the powers available to it to enforce the 14-day self-isolation of travelllers returning to Canada, and was instead merely asking people to adopt this critical measure? (Globe & Mail)

Trudeau alienates all sides in blockade battle

How on earth did we get to this point that our country is shutting down when it comes to moving people and vital supplies on the nation’s railways? (Toronto Sun)

Canadian border officials forced to check their guns at Canadian airports while US officials are fully armed

In 2006, after years of fighting the bureaucracy, frontline officers of the Canadian Border Services Agency finally got authorization to carry sidearms on duty after training and demonstrating their competence with the weapons. (True North News)

94-yr-old former Nazi concentration camp guard goes on trial in Germany

MUENSTER, Germany - A 94-year-old former enlisted SS man went on trial Tuesday in Germany, charged with being an accessory to murder for crimes committed during the years he served as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp.(New York Post)

Project Veritas releases video of DOJ official admitting political resistance

WASHINGTON, DC - Project Veritas has released the second installment in an undercover video series unmasking the Deep State. (Project Veritas)

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