Saturday, August 8, 2020

Trump is nailing it (but the mainstream media would never tell you that)

It is an astounding feature of the contemporary international political scene that almost no coverage of American affairs, including in most of the President Donald Trump-hating American media, reports or comments in a way that is even slightly relevant to the unfolding facts in that country.(National Post)

Arrest at Alberta Legislature is counter to the right to peaceful protest

I guess the lockdown is fraying everyone’s nerves, even the well trained, level-headed, highly professional sheriffs who guard the Alberta legislature.(Edmonton Sun)

Politicians are drunk with power

Some politicians are finally starting to realize that we have the coronavirus pandemic under control and are slowly easing lockdown restrictions. But unfortunately, some politicians are drunk with power and continue to neuter the Charter of Rights in an effort to combat the coronavirus. (True North)

Trudeau’s briefings highlight a problem with journalism in Canada

The media landscape in Canada is rapidly changing. Canadians are increasingly consuming the news online and through their smartphones. They’re watching more videos and finding news stories through social media apps like Facebook and YouTube.(Toronto Sun)

Latest Liberal gun ban isn’t merely a failure, it erodes trust

There is more than one way to look at the federal Liberal government's announcement of a ban on certain models of semi-automatic rifles: as illogical symbolism that will do nothing to advance public safety; as a waste of scarce public funds; as craven wedge politics. (CBC)

Fear of the coronavirus is overblown, it’s time to get the economy moving

It is possible to become demoralized by the enthusiasm an inordinate number of Canadians seem to have to continue the coronavirus shutdown. The generally capable mayor of Toronto, my friend of many years, John Tory, who’s usually a sensible man, is now being lampooned even by soft-left elements of the media for trying to prevent the public from crowding into High Park and other public places to enjoy the sight and aroma of the cherry blossoms, a much anticipated rite of spring. (National Post)

DOJ drops case against Michael Flynn

The Justice Department dropped its case against Michael Flynn on Thursday, citing “newly discovered” information from the investigation of the former national security adviser. (Daily Caller)

Liberals’ gun ban doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

Many Canadians have asked how it was possible for the Trudeau government to effectively ban 1500 guns without consulting Parliament. (True North)

Are you ‘overwhelmingly’ satisfied with the Trudeau Government?

A recent Macleans poll revealed 7 out of 10 Canadians are “overwhelmingly satisfied” with the Trudeau government’s response to the coronavirus.(True North)

Freedoms in Canada are being rapidly eroded by the federal government

Remember when this was a free country? We were free to make our own decisions, our own choices about the life we would live. This is no longer the case. (true North)