Saturday, February 22, 2020

Cops turn blind eye to indigenous protesters

TYENDINAGA TOWNSHIP — Via and CN Rail are not allowed at this crossing — and neither is the Toronto Sun. Says who? (Toronto Sun)
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  • 'People are afraid to speak up': Wet'suwet'en member defends her support for pipeline
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    You can always count on Justin Trudeau to do the wrong thing

    The Alberta economy is badly in need of an injection of investment and the jobs that go with it. The Trudeau government is considering an aid package for Alberta in case they reject the Teck Frontier oilsands mine. (True North)

    Federal court certifies $1.1 Billion RCMP bullying, harassment class action

    The Federal Court has certified a $1.1-billion class action alleging RCMP leadership fostered and condoned an environment of systemic bullying, intimidation and harassment. (Global News)

    Hereditary Chief says pipeline protesters are not members of her community

    A hereditary chief in B.C. said that the few people protesting an LNG pipeline on their territory are not from her community and that her community fully supports the pipeline. (True North)
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  • Police enforce court injunction at Deltaport
  • Trans Mountain clears Horgan’s hurdles, now he faces his own

    It is vengeful fun, frankly, to watch B.C. Premier John Horgan pleading for “the rule of law” as he faces opposition to his own natural gas pipeline, just as the pipeline he tried to block finally escapes his efforts to undermine the rule of law. (Edmonton Journal)
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    Pelosi shamed herself at Trump’s State of the Union address

    Here’s a question for Speaker Nancy Pelosi: Have you heard of Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity? The one where he says it’s “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”? To judge by your conduct, I’m guessing you haven’t. Either that or you think Einstein was an idiot, too. (New York Post)

    How five members of Joe Biden’s family got rich through his connections

    Political figures have long used their families to route power and benefits for their own self-enrichment. In my new book, “Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite,” one particular politician — Joe Biden — emerges as the king of the sweetheart deal, with no less than five family members benefiting from his largesse, favorable access and powerful position for commercial gain. In Biden’s case, these deals include foreign partners and, in some cases, even US taxpayer dollars. (New York Post)

    Foreign funded enviro loons still imposing their will on Canadians

    B.C.’s newly minted Human Rights Commissioner Kasari Govender thinks Canada should defer to the United Nations directive to abandon three resource energy projects including the TMX pipeline. (True North)

    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)
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    Iran plane downing: Second day of protests turns up heat on mullahs

    Iran's leaders are facing a second day of protests following their admission the military shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board, many of them Iranians. Demonstrators gathered at universities in Tehran and at sites in other cities, calling for senior officials to go. (BBC)

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