National Post: NATO and the Judgement of Paris

The lessons of Afghanistan were purchased at a bitter cost: the war claimed more lives, more years, and more money than any other campaign in NATO’s history.  Unless the alliance takes those lessons to heart, a war in Syria and... Read More

Ottawa job interview tip: wear a red tie

Some journalists – well, just one, actually, and I’m not sure I’d even call him a journalist – are upset that hiring is not happening at quicker pace up in Ottawa. The rest of Canada, meanwhile, couldn’t give a hoot.... Read More

Lord Moncton’s prediction of Harper’s defeat and why Tony Abbot was dumped

Monckton’s backstory about UN global governance ambitions and skullduggery is the mother of all conspiracy theories: ... Read More

In Praise Of Longos

Or as I call it, Samples.Today, for example, they were giving out Fuya Fruit, Turkey Sausage, Kobasa, Blue Cheese, Prosciutto Pizza, and Gouda Cheese on a cracker.  Something from every food group!  I figure I sucked back about 2,400 absolutely... Read More

CBC Ombudsman must review CBC’s response to my complaint on “Herr Harper” video

Below is my reply to the response received to my original complaint which both can be read here ————————————————————————————- To: Denise Wilson, Senior Managing Editor CBC Atlantic Office of the General Manager and Editor in Chief Office of the CBC... Read More

For those who think we have escaped ISIS’ attention, think again

“If you can kill a disbelieving American or European — especially the spiteful and filthy French — or an Australian, or a Canadian,” Mr. Adnani urged in an audio message, “then rely upon Allah and kill him in any manner... Read More

Grey Cup poll: vote now, vote often

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Russia: the enemy of our enemy is not our friend

While I am quite sure the average Russian is as honest, straightforward and fun-loving as the average Canadian, I’m as sure that Russia, as a nation, is not a friend of Canada. Nor do I believe Russia is a friend... Read More

I’d be upset if I had any of the details 

I'd be really upset about the Brunswick House closing if I could remember anything from the time I spent there. — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) November 28, 2015 ... Read More

After the downing of Russia’s jet by Erdoganistan

I think France’s Hollande has learnt a  bitter lesson after the terrorist attacks in Paris.  NOBODY can trust the USA to do the right thing in anything.  The EU has gone along with the bully empire in its quest to... Read More

Saudi Arabia = an ISIS that has made it

I agree wholeheartedly!!   Anybody with half a brain can see it to be so. Kamel Daoud writing at NYTimesSaudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It Black Daesh, white Daesh. The former slits throats, kills, stones, cuts off hands, destroys... Read More

Evidence-based decision-making if necessary, but not necessarily evidence-based decision-making

For some years now, we have heard that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s edition of the Liberal Party of Canada favours evidence-based decision-making. Early evidence, however, warns us he intends to apply this principle selectively, if at all. Take for example... Read More

Field Notes: Wine Tourism Conference 2015

Automatticians, the people who build, participate in events and projects around the world every day. Periodically, they report back on the exciting things they do when not in front of a computer. Last week, Happiness Engineers Marjorie R. Asturias... Read More

In next week’s Hill Times: Adam Radwanski is still the worst journalist in the world

A sampling of next week’s column: Good God! It’s a veritable constitutional crisis. Just ask Adam Radwanski: the scandalous understaffing issue has “cast a surreal haze” over Ottawa, he wrote in the Globe. Governance is accordingly moving “at a glacial... Read More

My daughter and I drove all around town, windows open, yelling along to this song

What genius. NOFX: Kill All The White Man. ... Read More

Former Islamic extremist smacks down Obama’s handling of ISIS

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Up in smoke

And here is another reason why I adore Kathleen Wynne. She saw a mistake, and she fixed it, fast. Great, great news. #Breaking Ontario makes U-turn on day old medical marijuana rule. — TorontoStar (@TorontoStar) November 26, 2015... Read More

If Freeland cannot carry debate with Maher,how will she do in international trade negotiations?

There is a video doing the rounds on the Internet this week showing the MP for University–Rosedale, Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s new Minister for International Trade, floundering as she tries to match wits with comedian and political satirist Bill Maher on... Read More

Adler-Kinsella Show: Trudeau’s honeymoon, my honeymoon and the theory of relativity

All right here, on iTunes podcast thingy. Anthony Calvillo, me, et al. ... Read More

Ontario’s gift to Big Tobacco?

At the outset, let me say that I am a card-carrying Ontario Liberal, and I have worked for the party, off and on, for two decades. But I am also a citizen who has fought Big Tobacco for just as... Read More