January 2020 - December 2020

January 2020

Hospitals play pin the price on the donkey: The last thing hospitals want Americans to know is how much drugs or a procedure actually costs and there are plenty of people who are taking action against this opacity, writes Michael R. Shannon
Comparing the Canadian and the American Right – updated to 2020 (Part One): Mark Wegierski looks at some of the differences in society, politics, and culture between Canada the United States
The Crown: Part Six: Michael Moriarty examines the 8th episode of the second season of The Crown which sees England's Royal Family deal with America's version -- US President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jacqueline 
It’s a battlefield brother: Christians need to realize that they are in a battle -- a spiritual one -- and the armour and swords are there for them to take a hold of, says Dr. Robert Owens
Where are the prosecutions for Fast and Furious?: Those interested in justice were happy to finally have a Republican in the White House so the Fast and Furious scandal could finally be brought out into the light. So why hasn't anything happened, asks Rachel Alexander
The Virginia model for a constitutional confederation of states: Where there is no clear constitutional authority for congressional legislation and taxes, asks Mark Alexander, what should be the consequence for such dereliction?
Iran tries to fill Gen. Soleimani’s boots: Iran has named a replacement for the departed Gen. Qasem Soleimani and Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira and Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall take a look at a new face -- Gen. Mohammad Hosseinzadeh Hejazi -- and his interesting past
Bloomberg's brokered Demo convention gambit: Mark Alexander believes that Michael Bloomberg is positioning himself as an insurance policy against Bernie Sanders's nomination
Looking at the structural problems of Canadian conservatism at the dawn of 2020 (Part Three): Mark Wegierski looks at the Canadian media and the academy
Trump the pro-life president: Plenty of Republicans have occupied office since Roe v Wade presenting themselves as travellers in the pro-life movement, says Dr. Robert Owens, but only Donald Trump has actually put walk into his talk
All nonprofits should be terrified of this new court decision: A Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision to uphold the conviction of former Rep. Steve Stockman of Texas is bad news for anyone who raises money for a non-profit, says Rachel Alexander
Virginia is a preview of what gun–grabbers would do nationally: The latest battle against the gun grabbers is currently taking place in the Commonwealth of Virginia but Michael R. Shannon says that if the Democrats capture Congress and the White House you can expect the Second Amendment war to rage against the entire country
Fight fires with facts – not fake science: Eliminate fuel, prevent ignition, stop arson, end irresponsible land management policies and you’ll go a long way to limiting wild fires, argue Paul Driessen & Duggan Flanakin
New tensions between Egypt and Hamas: Egypt has always used Hamas for its own purposes so they weren't particularly impressed earlier this month, reports Yoni Ben Menachem, when they broke a promise while in Iran to attend Qasem Soleimani’s funeral
Is Pelosi timing the impeachment articles’ release so as to damage Bernie?: There has been much theorizing as to why Nancy Pelosi hasn't released the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump yet. Selwyn Duke wonders if she's more interested in taking aim at some of her fellow Democrats than the president
Looking at the structural problems of Canadian conservatism at the dawn of 2020 (Part Two): Mark Wegierski continues to note the lack of an infrastructure or “eco-system” for conservatives
The Crown: Part Five: Michael Moriarty examines The Crown story line which sees the arrogant and mercurial Princess Margaret, her marriage to Anthony Armstrong-Jones and her battle with the rest of the Royal Family
2020 hindsight will judge these predictions: What's a new year without predictions for it? Dr. Robert Owens, the self-styled "Historian of the Future", offers up some prognostications for 2020 -- some surprising, some rather expected
Two Arizona school districts promoting racial divisions and social justice: There was a time when schools taught civics but these days, as embodied by two school districts in Arizona, they want to teach that which destroys society, says Rachel Alexander
Sports commentariat demands more inequality in college sports: Michael R. Shannon loved when college sports were covered by actual sports journalists. Today, he writes, it's all complaining about inequality -- whether it exists or not
Killing civilization: The great equality farce: Equality, or rather the dogma of equality, is quite possibly the greatest single threat to Western civilization, argues Selwyn Duke, and it needs to die before the world as we have built it does
The Trump Administration — Keeping America great in 2020 and beyond!: The Democrats' best hope in 2020, argues Mark Alexander, is to attempt to drive the American economy into nothing short of a recession
Do we really face a climate cat–astrophe?: Duggan Flanakin asks if we must put up with yet another eco-cataclysm fabricated and exaggerated by ruling elites?
Only murderers are allowed to be amateurs: The media wanted so badly for the man who stopped an active shooter at the recent incident at the West Freeway Church of Christ that they basically reported lies, says Michael R. Shannon
A scorecard on the first decade after the Arab Spring: Ten years after the "Arab Spring" the Middle East is a collection of confused countries, increasingly radicalized, threatened or supported by Iran and its proxies and facing huge and apparently intractable issues, writes Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah
Looking at the structural problems of Canadian conservatism at the dawn of 2020 (Part One): A conservative infrastructure in Canada is definitely lacking, says Mark Wegierski
The Crown: Part Four: Michael Moriarty continues his look at the landmark and popular Netflix series The Crown with an examination of an episode that features both a disgraced prince and a famed American evangelist
Move over, Communist Manifesto, The Capitalist Manifesto is here: Rachel Alexander offers a review of the new e-book by Ralph Benko and Bill Collier entitled The Capitalist Manifesto: The End of Class Warfare, Toward Universal Affluence, an answer to the twisted classic by Marx and Engels
On how evangelicals can support Trump, both libs and conservatives get it wrong: Christians have had occasionally had a hard time being fully onboard the Trump Train -- for obvious reasons -- but Selwyn Duke believes that the religious need to remember some important facts about politics and culture
Reform USAID energy aid policies now!: US President Donald Trump should direct USAID to support coal and gas, argue Paul Driessen and David Wojick, not just wind and solar
Trump trips on a pygmy: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is clearly no fan of US President Donald Trump -- even working against him some days -- but Michael R Shannon says needs to decide whose side the Kentucky politician is really on
The signs swirl all around us, so is the monetary reset at hand?: Chris Powell believes that all the signs are pointing to reasons to be optimistic about gold and precious metals investments thanks to what he believes is an impending breakdown of government market manipulation
Climate alarmist banks go carbon-colonialist: Paul Driessen and David Wojick argue that Africa must move forward without the climate alarmists of the world, using fossil and nuclear energy to build prosperity

February 2020

The myth of Bernie Sanders’s honesty: Bernie Sanders, for whatever you think of him, is widely credited for at least being authentic in his beliefs. The problem, writes Selwyn Duke, is that Sanders actually appears to be dishonest with both voters and himself
George Grant’s vision of Canada increasingly attenuated (Part One): On the 55th anniversary of George Grant’s Lament for a Nation, Mark Wegierski traces the last 55 years of Canadian history
Hitler: Michael Moriarty recently discovered the 1977 documentary Hitler -- A Career on HBO and ponders the incredible evil of the man and the terror he wrought to the entire European continent in such a short period of time
Who’s in the basket?: If you hear the calling but feel that efforts to serve God would be in vain, writes Dr. Robert Owens, you should remember that you never know what might come of it -- you may be surprised
Reflections on the meaning of life and other puzzles, Part IV Truth and Reality: Universally understood or emotionally altered perceptions?: In her long awaited return to her ongoing series, Charlotte B. Cerminaro recently concluded a large move of her family from the Pacific Northwest and reflects how emotions can affect what someone views as a truth
A national solution to the boy crisis?: Boys in America are facing a massive crisis and few would appear to be taking it seriously -- nor care. Rachel Alexander reports that thanks to the efforts of Dr. Warren Farrell that may be slowly changing
Putting a price on moral exhibitionism: Do you believe in a living wage? If so, are you supporting businesses that do it voluntarily? Michael R. Shannon reports on one cleaning company that is paying a living wage and not demanding that government do it for them
The mad rush to electric vehicles: Duggan Flanakin wonders if the push for electric vehicles, along with the resulting government subsidies for companies like Tesla and tax rebates for consumers, will another disaster for consumers
Why didn’t libraries check with Redbox first?: Since allowing the homeless and drug addicts to use their washrooms freely Starbucks has seen a notable decline in business. Michael R. Shannon says the Los Angeles Public Library system apparently wishes to follow suit
Comparing the Canadian and the American Right – updated to 2020 (Part Four): Mark Wegierski looks at the weakness of the Canadian conservative infrastructures
God’s will: President Donald Trump: Part Two: America is in the midst of a Second Civil War, argues Michael Moriarty, and it's a far more complicated battle that will rely on US President Donald Trump to carry the fight
Trump brings home the bacon: Dr. Robert Owens argues that thanks to the Donald Trump economy there is a very simple fact that Democrats and the media are ignoring -- deliberately or otherwise: Every American who wants a job can get one
Getting the Canadian Right, right – revised and expanded: Mark Wegierski presents a re-worked version of a piece unsuccessfully submitted to the “Right Now” series in The National Post (Toronto)
Democrats in Washington State target well-known conservative legislator: What happens if you're the only conservative legislator in a very liberal state? Rachel Alexander says the left and their allies in the media will stop at nothing -- even investigating you as a terrorist -- to take you down
Jonah Goldberg's 'terrible week'?: Trump didn't create the hatred expressed by his adversaries; he revealed it — and likewise their contempt for his supporters, writes Mark Alexander
Moderate Arab states: “We’re with Trump”: Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas is casting about for Arab support in his opposition to the Trump peace proposal but Pinhas Inbari says he's finding few takers
Do ‘green’ buses pass the performance test?: Duggan Flanakin wonders if so-called "green" buses even pass basic energy, environmental, economic and human rights tests?
The U.S. peace plan: A return to the Rabin doctrine of defensible borders: Dan Diker argues that a lot of ink has been spilled about the recently released American peace proposal for Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy but no one seems to have realized the big callback to a steadfast principle of the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin
Comparing the Canadian and the American Right – updated to 2020 (Part Three): Mark Wegierski looks at mass education and mass media in both countries
God’s will: President Donald Trump: Part One: There is a war currently being waged in the United States, argues Michael Moriarty, and the continuing efforts to distract US President Donald Trump is part and parcel from the wider battle
Time is of the essence: The phrase "time is of the essence" implies that something needs to be completed with all due haste and Dr. Robert Owens says because no one is promised tomorrow that phrase is very appropriate
Maricopa County assessor resigns, under prosecution for human trafficking. but the facts may say otherwise: Former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen has been charged with trafficking children for the purposes of adoption, something that Rachel Alexander says doesn't even stand up to a cursory examination of the facts
Virginia gun control leader takes a wrong turn: Virginia politician Chris Hurst talks a big talk about safety when it comes to firearms, writes Michael R. Shannon, but that concern for safety apparently doesn't extend to when he gets behind the wheel
Sanders on women's gang-rape fantasies: Mark Alexander reports on more wisdom from Bernie Sanders, the Socialist Democrats' Patron Saint of Witless Rants, a man with a long history of very questionable pronouncements
Deceptive rhetoric at Davos could bring disaster: There is nothing ‘cohesive’ or ‘sustainable’ about environmental ‘solutions’ demanded by World Economic Forum ‘stakeholders’, argues Paul Driessen
Deplatformed: How big tech companies & corporate America subvert the Second Amendment: Second Amendment advocates often -- sometimes always -- focus on the actions of government when it comes to protecting their rights but Sam Jacobs believes that we also need to look at the behavior of corporations when it comes to the Bill of Rights
The Crown: Part Seven: Fresh off her meeting with American First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, writes Michael Moriarty, Queen Elizabeth II decides to handle a diplomatic crisis in Ghana and goes against the counsel of both the United States, her government and her own advisors
Comparing the Canadian and the American Right – updated to 2020 (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks at multiculturalism and varied types of “affirmative-action”-type policies in Canada
Retirement requirements get the Trump treatment: Many Americans rely on their retirement savings accounts to get by in their golden years and Dr. Robert Owens says that US President Donald Trump has once again did a solid for American workers
Getting the Canadian Right, right: Mark Wegierski presents a piece unsuccessfully submitted to the “Right Now” series in The National Post (Toronto)
1619, my ass, New York Times: Greg Strange looks at the New York Times' ongoing "1619 Project" -- organized by the newspaper to re-examine the legacy of slavery in the United States with a goal to mark the 400th anniversary of the first slaves brought from Africa -- and comes away with some definitive thoughts on it
Surprise medical bill legislation opens door to medicare for all: Surprise medical bills can be devastating for Americans but proposed legislation being pushed by a leftist billionaire and his allies in Congress are the wrong way of dealing with them, says Rachel Alexander
Richmond proves the left hates you and your gun: The recent pro-Second Amendment rally in Richmond, Virginia should disabuse any American gun owner that the political left has nothing but contempt for them, argues Michael R. Shannon

March 2020

The 'War on Virus' — What's our exit strategy?: When the United States gets to Day 15 of the "Great Distancing," says Mark Alexander, we must have a clear plan to restore the American economy
Fear is the opposite of faith: There are many living in fear these days, particularly with a global pandemic threatening the health and lives of many, but Dr. Robert Owens says people should replace that fear with faith
Perspective on Corona panic: Robert T. Smith isn't arguing that the novel coronavirus isn't serious -- people are dying after all -- but he argues that we do need a sense of perspective about how dire the situation really is
Apocalypse now! (Compliments of Big Government): It's probably not going to be a popular opinion but Greg Strange argues that the response that governments have had to the Corona virus is out of a bad sci-fi movie
WaPo bashes homeschooling during Coronavirus epidemic: Rachel Alexander doesn't think much of a recent Washington Post editorial which claimed that homeschooled children would fall behind in their learning
“Inter-not” -- Has a Canadian right-wing “blogosphere” had an impact on politics, society, and culture in Canada? – updated to 2020 (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks mainly at some think-tanks
The Crown: Part Ten: Like many of us Michael Moriarty has an excess of time on his hands so that means its time to continue gorging on Netflix series The Crown and reporting his thoughts on the popular drama
If the PA lacks funds to combat the coronavirus, it should stop paying salaries to terrorists: Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser says the Palestinian Authority has complained that it has no money to fight the coronavirus pandemic -- doubtless impacted by its decision to pay money to terrorists
Leftists turn schools into thug sanctuaries: One way of reducing the potential prison population is to simply not report and act on crimes. Michael R. Shannon says Virginia's school system apparently believes that's a logical response to violence in the classroom
Fight the virus, not carbon: Paul Driessen and David Wojick argue that obsessive focus on climate wastes scarce money and distracts from the real health crisis
COVID-19 tests: The non-fake news: The American system may not be the fastest in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, argues Dvorah Richman, but it’s giving us trustworthy answers
President Trump winning admirers in strange places: It's actually quite remarkable, says Dr. Robert Owens. US President Donald Trump actually received some praise from both the mainstream media and Democrat politicians
Media focused on blaming coronavirus on Trump: The media would be bereft if it didn't have something to blame on Donald Trump and the coronavirus came along at just the right time, says Michael R. Shannon
Enforcing compliance with COVID-19 pandemic restrictions: Psychological aspects of a national security threat: Most people view the COVID-19 pandemic as a health crisis but Dr. Irwin J. Mansdorf would argue that it should properly be treated as a national security event
For real COVID-19 relief, suspend the payroll tax: Mark Alexander believes that the federal government needs to assist those people actually affected – the American worker and their families – and that means putting money directly in their hands
“Inter-not” -- Has a Canadian right-wing “blogosphere” had an impact on politics, society, and culture in Canada? – updated to 2020 (Part One): Mark Wegierski expresses some skepticism about the real impact that Canadian conservatives have made on politics when it comes to the web
The Crown: Part Nine: Michael Moriarty takes a brief aside from his look at the well-regarded Netflix series The Crown by taking a look at the situation of Prince Charles, presumptive heir to the English crown
Fear of (everybody else) flying: Air travel worsens the "climate crisis", say environmentalists – unless the passengers are climate activists and wealthy elites, writes Duggan Flanakin
The real reasons Africa has another locust plague: Paul Driessen says that the United Nations, environmentalist pressure groups and their financial backers have a lot to answer for
Would a victorious Joe Biden be removed for mental incapacity?: The Democrat Party is, at least for the moment, faced with two very unpalatable choices for a potential presidential nominee, writes Selwyn Duke, and Joe Biden is one of them
George Grant’s vision of Canada increasingly attenuated (Part Four): On the 55th anniversary of George Grant’s Lament for a Nation, Mark Wegierski traces the last 55 years of Canadian history
The Crown: Part Eight: Michael Moriarty returns to his look at Netflix series The Crown with the episode that examines the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Royal response to it and America today
Veteran’s benefits aren’t entitlements: Many view the benefits that veterans of the armed forces as little more than entitlements but Dr. Robert Owens argues they are a part of a moral contract that the nation agreed to with anyone wearing a uniform for it
Genius Republican pins himself to the mat: The battle over Confederate statues continues in Virginia and one politician -- Republican Wendell Walker -- thought he had a winning strategy over the issue. Michael R. Shannon thinks he fails to understand his opponents
Will the coronavirus defeat Trump’s reelection?: Rachel Alexander is quite worried that the coronavirus may well defeat Donald Trump at the polls, doing the job that the Democrats quite obviously couldn't
The Demos' 2020 economic doom platform — WuFlu apocalypse: Mark Alexander says the Pelosi/Schumer tag team is doing what Demos do best — using the misery of others as fodder for their political agenda
Will the coronavirus (COVID-19) quiet the Gaza Strip?: One of the unintended consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, reports Yoni Ben Menachem, is that anti-Israeli protests in the Gaza Strip have effectively come to a halt for the foreseeable future
How exactly do they plan to replace fossil fuels?: Jurisdictions around the world want to ban coal, oil and gas, says Paul Driessen. He asks: Exactly how will they replace them? Who wins? Who loses? 
Afghanistan — What's left to win?: The question isn't, says Mark Alexander, "How long will the latest peace treaty with the Taliban last?" but "Why are we still there?" -- especially since American military strikes are still occurring
George Grant’s vision of Canada increasingly attenuated (Part Three): On the 55th anniversary of George Grant’s Lament for a Nation, Mark Wegierski traces the last 55 years of Canadian history
True justice: Michael Moriarty recently checked out Mark Wahlberg's 2020 movie Spenser Confidential and came away impressed at both the action flick and the star's refusal to expression a negative opinion about US President Donald Trump
Trump’s MAGA model on the world stage: It didn't get a lot of press attention at the time but US President Donald Trump's message to the World Economic Forum earlier this year sent very clear a message, says Dr. Robert Owens
The DOJ Inspector General needs to investigate the crooked prosecution of Renzi: Over a decade after being convicted over a land trade deal former Congressman Rick Renzi is still fighting to clear his name, reports Rachel Alexander
Big tech’s civilization-busting bias: Big Tech has the ability, argues Selwyn Duke, to change the course of the next election by just enough to ensure a Democrat victory in 2020
Science discovers the benefits of Christianity: A recent study which found health benefits to those who attended church regularly, writes Michael R. Shannon, must have come as quite a shock to the researchers behind it
Jacob Hornberger: Let the free market determine rates, pick the best money: Mike Gleason interviews founder and president of the Future of Freedom Foundation Jacob Hornberger, one of the Libertarian Party's presidential hopefuls for 2020
Libya’s Field-Marshall Khalifa Haftar – the returnee: You probably haven't heard of self-proclaimed Libyan Field-Marshall Khalifa Haftar but Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah says the military officer is playing an important role in that country's ongoing struggle to stabilize itself
Virginia’s ‘Clean Economy Act’ will have dirty results: Paul Driessen says Virginia’s “clean economy” plans include 850-foot-tall turbines, 3.5 times the area of Washington, DC covered with solar panels, mining, child labor and pricey power
The unholy crusade against gas appliances: The eco darling natural gas has given way to wind, solar and battery electricity – and slave labor, argues Duggan Flanakin
Conservatives still waiting for anchor babies aweigh: Three years into the Trump administration and one of the key issues that got him into the White House -- immigration -- has yet to see even the smallest of success, says Michael R. Shannon
George Grant’s vision of Canada increasingly attenuated (Part Two): On the 55th anniversary of George Grant’s Lament for a Nation, Mark Wegierski traces the last 55 years of Canadian history
Trump trade deals: Dr. Robert Owens says trade deals like the United States Canada Mexico Agreement have earned the praise of even the political left, proving that Donald Trump is working on behalf of working Americans
Billionaires aren't so smart about everything: A recent headline about billionaires fleeing the Earth over the prospect of climate catastrophe has Greg Strange thinking that perhaps that subset of the ultra-wealthy aren't quite as intelligent as they are made out to be
 “Trans” men vs. women: Feminists created the monster now devouring women’s sports: Feminists who argued that there were no real physical differences between men and women -- particularly in sports -- are the reason why "trans" athletes are utterly demolishing women's sports today, writes Selwyn Duke
Oil is now more volatile than bitcoin: If it seems to you that oil markets have been unpredictable in recent weeks you aren't alone. Alex Kimani says that the numbers show that crude oil has been more volatile then even something like cryptocurrency
The depressed, dismal Democrats have forgotten how to have fun: Compared to the Democrats, argues David Keene, today's Republicans can claim are at least entertaining
Parents organize to fight back: Parental authority has been under attack in recent decades but a recently formed group -- Parents United America -- has been organized to try and reclaim it, reports Rebecca Hagelin 

April 2020

The proper role of government: Robert T. Smith says that the approach of two governors -- Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem -- illustrate perfectly the two different approaches to the COVID-19 pandemic when it comes to individual rights
A brief history of conservative publications in Canada – updated to 2020 (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks at the mid-1990s, and beyond when it comes to the sad history of conservative publications in the Great White North
Praise God for troubles: These days someone telling you to not worry about things is probably coming across as a little detached from the events surrounding us but Dr. Robert Owens believes trust in a higher power and have a little hope
Bill Gates may have predicted COVID-19, but it doesn’t mean he’s right about specifics: While Bill Gates should get some praise for predicting a pandemic like COVID-19, argues Rachel Alexander, that doesn't mean his most recent pronouncements on the matter have any merit
Picking your poison in the age of Coronavirus: It's an uncomfortable question to answer but Greg Strange wonders if we're correctly answering the puzzle: How many lives are worth saving if it means destroying the entire American economy, especially given how wrong predictions have been to date?
Exposing the leftmedia's false CV19 narrative: Mark Alexander says Americans owe a debt of gratitude to Dr. Li Wenliang and Sen. Tom Cotton for their commitment to reveal the truth about the COVID-19 pandemic
Appeasement’s damage to education and law enforcement: These days, argues Michael R. Shannon, the average police officer is more afraid of YouTube and being judged negatively even for the most prosaic of encounters then they are of violent criminals
How the Coronavirus pandemic has sparked anti-Semitic conspiracy theories: Not surprisingly, perhaps, the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked conspiracy theories out of the Palestinian Authority that Israel is poisoning Palestinians with the virus, reports Fiamma Nirenstein
Is physical money on the verge of elimination?: There are a lot of unanswered questions as to how the American economy will react when its re-opened but Stefan Gleason believes that at least one commodity will continue to hold its value
Financiers of poverty, malnutrition and death – Part 2: Paul Driessen charges that private ‘philanthropic’ foundations are keeping African families destitute, malnourished and dying early
Mr. President, don't be the poster child for COVID-19 misery: Mark Alexander argues that there are three reasons President Donald Trump is at high risk of bearing blame for the current economic crisis
Red China’s atomic bomb: COVID-19: Michael Moriarty believes that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely part of a Chinese agenda designed to weaken the United States and target the Trump presidency in specific
Ecology – a long and difficult path ahead: Mark Wegierski quite pointedly looks at various possible convergences of ecology and traditionalism, on the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day (1970)
Resurrection reflections: In times like these it's perhaps not hard to lapse into negativity but Dr. Robert Owens argues that everyone, particularly Christians, needs to stand tall and stay strong
Consent of the governed: COVID-19 has certainly allowed many politicians, particularly of the Democrat persuasion, the opportunity to exercise their authoritarian impulses under the guise of saving Americans from the pandemic, says Robert T. Smith
When will our intolerance for despotism go viral?: Greg Strange is frankly amazed how quickly the United States accepted being shut down -- politically and economically -- and wonders when that acceptance is going to disappear
Celebrate the unsung heroes of the great pandemic panic: Much of the economy has ground to a halt but Michael R. Shannon says some professions and businesses continue to do what they can to keep things going and deserve our thanks
A pragmatic look at the COVID-19 economic downturn: The COVID-19 pandemic -- and the subsequent response by governments to intervene in the economy -- shows how complex issues are and offers solutions to the average person in their own life, says Dale Schlundt
All of the economic recovery models will be wrong too: Stefan Gleason believes that outside from the obvious that the US economy will be markedly different going forward, no one knows what the long-term economic fallout will be
The impact of COVID-19 on the Middle East and North Africa: Some countries in the Middle East and North Africa have been spared the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to preemptive actions, reports Hussein Solomon, while others are being ravaged thanks to corruption or inaction
Patriots' Day: The forgotten history of America's Patriots' Day and what it commemorates: Celebrated on the third Monday in April, Patriots Day is a big deal in New England and Sam Jacobs says it's important to remember the events that gave birth to the eventual holiday and nation that resulted
Guns at a glance: Find the best gun for any type of shooting, fast!: Confused as to which firearm you should buy for a specific need -- be it home defence or sport shooting? Minuteman Review offers an easy guide that solve that question for you
Financiers of poverty, malnutrition and death – Part 1: Paul Driessen reports that private ‘philanthropic’ foundations have joined with government agencies in funding anti-technology NGOs
Why accepting even two million COVID-19 deaths may be better than a national lockdown: It's an unpopular opinion but Selwyn Duke says he would rather accept many more dead than locking down the entire country for an interminable period of time with the attendant risks of economic depression and tyranny
A brief history of conservative publications in Canada – updated to 2020 (Part One): Mark Wegierski looks at the Mulroney Years and their aftermath
The wacky Catholic heretic and his increasingly liberal magic: Gary Wills: Michael Moriarty used to think that Gary Wills was one of the most eloquent Catholic writers around but a deeper dive into his writing shows him to be an apologist for a faith Moriarty believes is antithetical to Catholicism and the West
God’s will: President Donald Trump: Part One: Michael Moriarty argues that a figurative World War III is being fought on American soil this very moment and US President Donald Trump is both the target and the one poised to lead the country to victory
Trump’s Main Street Marshall Plan: Through a combination of deregulation and tax cuts before the global pandemic and relief measures during it, Dr. Robert Owens argues that the Trump administration has set up the US to rebound quickly
When will 8,130 deaths each year become a crisis?: All across the US politicians are taking tyrannical measures against American citizens and yet, argues Michael R. Shannon, refused to do very much about other risks that claimed the lives of thousands or impacted the economy
Federalism and the Socialist Democrats: Robert T. Smith is getting very annoyed at state and local politicians who seem to believe that the federal government is responsible for their response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Finally, a court case in Alabama may start to decimate Roe v. Wade: Unless you live in the state you may have not heard of the Writ of Mandamus filed with the Alabama Supreme Court concerning the status of a fetus as a person but Rachel Alexander believes it could ultimately deal a blow to Roe v. Wade
Federal Reserve notes are now “backed” by junk bonds: The United States once had each and every dollar bill backed by an equivalent amount of gold. Today? Mike Gleason says Federal Reserve Notes have "achieved" the same status as the humble junk bond
Fauci-Birx climate models?: Paul Driessen and David R. Legates say that honest, evidence-based climate models could avoid trillions of dollars in policy blunders
Wuhan Flu siege of the U.S.: US President Donald Trump recently stated that he was essentially acting as a wartime president as the country was under the equivalent of an attack -- a notion that has Robert T. Smith thinking about some related issues
Got hope?: The world is in the midst of battling an invisible enemy which is shutting down entire nations but Dr. Robert Owens says we can still have hope in a higher power
Crisis exposes devastating consequences of Fed policy: Americans have no savings: Americans have enjoyed a strong economy over the past three years but the COVID-19 pandemic has shown, says Jp Cortez, that they did very little in order to set their personal financial situations in order
COVID-19 made in China — Send Xi the bill: There is a clear and indisputable liability case to be made against China, says Mark Alexander, which should include remuneration of the economic costs to our nation
Did the 2010 Polish plane tragedy at Smolensk have an impact on Canada?: Mark Wegierski recalls a day of tragedy for Poland
The education of a monarchist: Advantages of the heritage of Caesar's corona: J.K. Baltzersen reflects upon a childhood in which he was raised for several years in Nairobi, Kenya and his political evolution through the worlds of monarchism, democracy, republicanism and conservatism
Prisons are releasing the wrong types of criminals in effort to combat coronavirus: Instead of releasing non-violent and elderly prisoners, says Rachel Alexander, they're releasing some of the most violent felons back on the streets -- all the while COVID-19 seems to be spreading unchecked in facilities
Coronavirus and the experts: Which will cause more harm?: Everyone is relying on the opinions of experts during the COVID-19 pandemic but Greg Strange believes that they already have a poor track record of knowing what's going on
Perfect time for Trump to fight the other alien invasion: Michael R. Shannon argues that the COVID-19 pandemic is proof that the United States needs to act on illegal immigrants utilizing its valuable resources
Fed president declares: “No end in our ability to print money…and Congress has told us to”: As a Democrat once stated, never let a crisis go to waste. Mike Gleason says the US Federal Reserve has basically openly stated that it will spend whatever it will with the consequences of inflation and fiat currently be damned
Let’s quarantine some fake corona and energy news: Paul Driessen reports that junk science and scare stories are stampeding countries into taking drastic, unnecessary action

May 2020

Free and fair election: A history of voting irregularities in their states? A Democrat demand to allow voting by mail? Robert T. Smith says such a situation would certainly prove an old axiom by Joseph Stalin entirely correct
Which is more criminal? David Koresh or the Democrat Party?!: Part One: Like many people Michael Moriarty is watching the recently released to Netflix series Waco, the story of the Branch Davidians and the FBI attack on their compound, and he shares some initial thoughts
Seventy-five years since its end, World War II continues to shape the world: Mark Wegierski offers a précis of some of the ideological consequences of the war
Somebody has to say it: Dr. Robert Owens is amazed how quietly and quickly most Americans laid down when commanded to by their government. He hopes that when the time comes they answer with their voices...and votes
Should bailouts go to government contractors?: Plenty of businesses have received millions in bailout money due to COVID-19 but what should really rankle Americans, says Rachel Alexander, is that government contractors -- many of whom never stopped working -- are holding their hands out for some taxpayer dollars
Yelling “Virus!” in a crowded city: One of the few exceptions to our First Amendment rights: If there is one truth about the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, argues Charlotte B. Cerminaro, it's that the public is not being given all of the information by the experts -- especially if it contradicts the commonly-held "wisdom"
WuFlu puts Jesus in intensive care: Michael R. Shannon marvels at the fact that Christians ostensibly honour a man who was nailed to a piece of wood to suffer for their sins but decline to attend church because the government told them not to
What 'hero' really means: It seems anyone working during the COVID-19 pandemic is being declared a hero these days and Mark Alexander has a real problem with that -- especially given how he calibrates the meaning of the word
Nasrallah: Iran is not pulling back from Syria: If anyone had any delusions about Iran pulling back from its adventures in Syria, writes Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira, Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah recently dispelled them
Prioritizing climate over pandemics: Paul Driessen argues that Americans need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID
How fake news is manufactured: The sage involving General Michael Flynn and the recently dropped charges shows how the mainstream media essentially create a false narrative in their reporting, says Dr. Robert Owens
Obama’s fingerprints cover the coup crime scene: Mark Alexander has one question in regards to the ongoing Democrat campaign against the Trump administration: "What did [Obama] know and when did he know it?"
The Crown: Part Twelve: Time continues to move in the Netflix series The Crown, the streaming service's semi-fictional look at the English royal family, and Michael Moriarty says the year 1964 brings some very big changes for all
Seventy-five years since V-E Day in 1945 – a précis of the role of Poland and the Poles in World War II (Part Three): Mark Wegierski looks at the Warsaw Uprising of 1944, and the aftermath of the war in Poland
It’s not a flaw, it’s a feature: A few weeks ago former US President Barack Obama told graduating students at Ohio State University that they should ignore warnings of government tyranny. Robert T. Smith argues that Obama's administration was ample proof why that's wrong
Ahmaud Arbery: Victim of a racist lynching or an unfortunate incident?: As usual with these types of horrible incidents, there is no middle ground in the debate over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery: It was either racist in nature or justifiable. Former prosecutor Rachel Alexander tries to take a nuanced look at the event
Don’t confuse US women’s soccer with the facts: The US women's soccer team were recently handed a defeat in court over their campaign to earn as much money as the men's team and its because they and their allies are ignoring uncomfortable truths, argues Michael R. Shannon
Is Iran seeking a historic compromise with the United States?: Iran recently signalled that it is open to a prisoner exchange with the United States but Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is caught between two competing pressures if he wishes a lessening of tensions with America
The real climate science deniers: Paul Driessen argues that man-made climate crisis promoters can be counted on to reject inconvenient evidence of natural climate change
Bubble-wrapped Americans: How the U.S. became obsessed with physical and emotional safety: Americans have become so obsessed with safety -- be it emotional or physical -- that many have abandoned all notions of individuality, self-reliance and toughness. Sam Jacobs wonders if the tide can be turned back and what will happen if it isn't
The Crown: Part Eleven: Michael Moriarty returns to his ongoing look at Netflix's chronicle of the English Royal Family in The Crown by examining an episode which managed to combine some of the ugliest and noblest sides of human behavior
Seventy-five years since V-E Day in 1945 – a précis of the role of Poland and the Poles in World War II (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks at Poland under German and Soviet occupations
Sun Tzu - Wuhan Flu: With a world weakened economically and politically by the COVID-19 pandemic, China has already begun to flex its muscles in both spheres -- and Robert T. Smith says we can thank the Clinton administration for their power
Better a Covidiot than a Covid Nazi: Thomas M. Sipos argues that the hysteria over the COVID-19 pandemic has reached the point where those conforming to the narrative has become a Soup Nazi-esque bully...or worse
Are Democrats smarter than Republicans 2020?: Considering how often Republicans are played for fools by Democrats -- and themselves -- one would think that the progressive left is just smarter than the right. Dr. Robert Owens says the reason actually lies elsewhere
Behind the misleading statement that blue states subsidize red states: Democrats in blue states claim that they essentially subsidize red states because they pay higher taxes. Rachel Alexander argues the numbers show the story is a little more nuanced
A Wizard of Oz virus: The COVID-19 hoax: While he doesn't mean to imply that the COVID-19 pandemic itself is a hoax -- it obviously exists -- Selwyn Duke argues that the virus is being treated as both a health and political issue, unlike previous pandemics
Leftists pretending to be pro–life: Michael R. Shannon doesn't think much of leftists figuratively clutching their pearls at the news that some states have had enough of the shutdown and are either preparing or already re-opening some segments of their economies
Americans must understand the consequences of restoring our economy: Mark Alexander has a simple question that he will attempt to answer: What is it Republican governors should be making clear to their respective constituents — but haven't?
A miraculous turn of events: Michael Moore and Paul Driessen agree! Paul Driessen reports that the controversial documentarian believes that wind, solar and biofuel energy are devastating Planet Earth
How to rescue civil discourse on Israel: Any discussion about Israel, say Dan Diker and Amb. Alan Baker, should be predicated upon facts and the country being held to the same standards as other nation-states, not dehumanization and demonization
Democrats, please stick with Biden for your presidential nominee: Democrats, at least for the moment, seem to have made their choice -- Joe Biden -- on the grounds that he doesn't represent the extreme wings of the party. Then he opened his mouth on a regular basis. Rachel Alexander hopes Democrats don't reconsider their choice
Seventy-five years since V-E Day in 1945 – a précis of the role of Poland and the Poles in World War II (Part One): Mark Wegierski looks at the beginning of the war, and Poland’s contributions to the Allied war effort
Okay we get it: Dr. Robert Owens argues that it's time to re-open the United States with a focused approach to allow those people who are likely healthy enough to withstand a bout of COVID-19 to resume their lives
Punish the deplorables: If America's elite doesn't understand why a growing number of Americans want -- and need -- the nation's economy to re-open all they have to do is look in the refrigerator...and then try and pretend there's nothing in there, writes Robert T. Smith
Cuomo's COVID-19 cover-up — killing high-risk patients: Fairly early in the COVID-19 pandemic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo downplayed the risks of the virus and then promptly put policies in place that were a virtual death sentence for thousands of the elderly of his state
What’s next, trillion-dollar coins?: It sounds like a scheme hatched up in a third world banana republic but Stefan Gleason reports that a few members of Congress literally called for the creation of trillion dollar coins to pay for COVID-19 financial relief
Iran is operating an airlift to Venezuela: The United States may be currently pre-occupied with COVID-19 and its own financial status but evil never sleeps and Iran continues to make inroads into Venezuela, says Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall
Meeting the terawatt challenge: Duggan Flanakin says that Robert Bryce’s latest book, A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations, lays out a powerful case for treating electricity as a human right
Anti-Semitism and the coronavirus: It should be no surprise to learn that the old slur has come back and some are claiming that Israel developed the COVID-19 virus and deliberately spread it around the world, reports Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser

June 2020

Forget about it!: Accusations of racism continue to be hurled at US President Donald Trump by his political enemies and the media and yet, writes Dr. Robert Owens, his record in office shows a long string of measures designed to assist the black community
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Four): Mark Wegierski examines the appeal of the Action democratique du Quebec in 2007
Yes, it is happening here: Everyone seems to be pouring money into groups like Antifa and Black Lives Matter these days and they probably aren't aware of what these groups really want to do in addition to the chants, says Robert T. Smith
College football becomes a political football: Over the past few weeks and the coming days college football is allowing players on campus and resuming practices. Michael R. Shannon reports that the usual suspects are wailing
On the 153rd anniversary of Canadian Confederation (Part One): Mark Wegierski looks at the origins and development of Canada
Assessor wrongly convicted of human trafficking forced into taking guilty plea: Rachel Alexander follows up on an earlier story she wrote about former Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen and the charges he faced of human trafficking. This time she covers the raw deal he's facing after pleading guilty
Gorsuch the Pharisee and textualist tomfoolery: Justice Neil Gorsuch penned a recent decision on sex discrimination which proves why textualist interpretations of the constitution are out to lunch, argues Selwyn Duke
Kaepernick v. Carney ... dishonor v. honor: What the contrasting lives and actions of two men, writes Mark Alexander, tell us about the revisionist desecration of our legacy of liberty
Another giant of science has passed: Paul Driessen pays tribute to Dennis Avery, coauthor of Unstoppable Global Warming – Every 1,500 Years, who passed away last week
Nepotism in the Palestinian Authority angers the public: The Palestinian Authority has been reeling over a scandal of aid money being stolen by senior Palestinian officials and now its under the gun thanks to charges of nepotism, reports Yoni Ben Menachem
America’s Cultural Revolution: The violence and protests in America's streets remind Dr. Robert Owens a lot of the cultural revolution that took place in China during the 1960s -- and the end result may be the same
The Crown: Part Fifteen: Michael Moriarty examines an episode of Netflix series The Crown which sees the English royal family interact with the plainspoken Lyndon B. Johnson and the unsurprising games that result
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Three): Was the political architecture of Canadian Confederation flawed from the start, asks Mark Wegierski
Culture rape: Our forefathers condemned as immoral — by the worst lowlifes among us: Cultural barbarians are running rampant destroying every marker they can of the past -- in America and around the world -- and they aren't even qualified to judge history and context, argues Selwyn Duke
Ideas and agendas: Increasingly in society, and causing them no end of consternation, the media has been painted as an enemy of the American people and truth itself -- and they completely deserve that reputation, says Robert T. Smith
The cultural consequences when fathers abandoned children: Mark Alexander says rarely is the lack of fatherhood more evident than when observing the social entropy of urban civil unrest – as seen in America the past few weeks
We’ve found the cure for a pandemic!: The global pandemic created many unexpected victims and caused many to suffer depression from the overall crisis. Michael R. Shannon says there is one group well-versed in depression: vegans
The left Jussie Smolletted me: If you think you aren't big or famous enough to be targeted by false accusations of racism in an attempt to destroy you then you might be in for a rude surprise, as Rachel Alexander recently learned
Greens promote child slave labor and ecological destruction: Paul Driessen wonders why don’t African black lives and ecological values matter? Or impacts in and beyond Virginia?
Fed Chairman: “We’re not even thinking about thinking about raising rates”: Forces are in play today, argues Mike Gleason, that are dismantling the last vestiges of the traditional economy, destroying small business and promoting globalism
Could entomophagy end U.S. and African protein shortages?: Would we even want it to do so? A modest proposal, writes Paul Driessen, inspired by Jonathon Swift
Devolution to revolution: An already demoralized U.S. is now being destabilized: If you were looking to destabilize and push a state into revolution and civil war, writes Selwyn Duke, the twin triggers of a global pandemic and riots would be a good place to start
Roof Koreans: How civilians defended Koreatown from racist violence during the 1992 LA riots: The race riots of 2020 aren't too dissimilar from those of 1992 but one difference is nearly three decades ago one group of people were determined not to see their neighbourhoods burn, reports Sam Jacobs
The Blue State Blockade: US President Donald Trump has faced a hostile media and obstructionist Democrat Party since Day One of his administration taking office but Dr. Robert Owens argues the country's biggest roadblocks are two left-leaning states
The Crown: Part Fourteen: In the latest episode of The Crown that Michael Moriarty examines, the Queen deals with the treachery of Anthony Blunt and troubles in her family
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Two): Has that province’s effect on Canada been generally anti-traditionalist, asks Mark Wegierski
Pandemic response critics trumped by facts: There's been more than a few "facts" reported by the mainstream news about COVID-19 and the response to it that are easily refuted by facts, says Dr. Robert Owens
Never a cop around when you need one: Before the COVID-19 pandemic politicians had no problem deploying police officers against protestors -- white pro-Second Amendment protestors mostly -- and describing them as a serious danger but during the Floyd riots? Not a chance, says Michael R. Shannon
Drew Brees’ grandfather: Robert T. Smith wonders what will happen with Drew Brees now that he bent the knee to the radical left and essentially denied everything he used to believe about America
A look at the left’s new utopia without police, Seattle’s autonomous zone CHAZ: Antifa and its various fellow travellers have taken over a lefty part of Seattle and not surprisingly, writes Rachel Alexander, things are going to hell in their "territory"
Talking with a Democrat about 'Systemic Racism': Mark Alexander argues the cognitive versus emotive interpretation of events creates the race-relations disconnect between the Right and Left, making debate nearly impossible most of the time
Did Obama sanction Russia to set up Michael Flynn?: Publicly, argues Aaron Ames, former US President Barack Obama was largely dismissive of Russian interference in the 2016 US Election but behind the scenes it appears he was putting together a campaign against Gen. Michael Flynn
Visiting Torun, birthplace of Nicolaus Copernicus, in 2004: Mark Wegierski recalls a happier time in East-Central Europe, sixteen years ago
Bulls beware: A dark cloud is forming over oil markets: Markets have recently roared to life and recovered much of the losses from the past six months but Alex Kimani believes that investors, particularly those in the oil markets, need to pump their brakes
Enemies domestic: The death of George Floyd has revealed many things, writes Robert T. Smith, perhaps most strikingly who the domestic enemies of the United States really are -- and yes, among them is a major political party and its proxies
On George Floyd: There is nothing to protest: Selwyn Duke offers a hot take on policing and race: When it comes to death by police officers, minority communities have nothing on the number of whites killed by civil authorities
The peace that passes understanding: The violence seen in many American cities is forcing people to choose sides but Dr. Robert Owens argues that Christians have an easy choice: There is only one side for them to be on
Antifa is the white radical organizer of the black urban violence: Mark Alexander argues that Antifa's bond is radical ideology — the same model that binds Islamist terrorist networks
Privilege of reparations: The killing of George Floyd has sparked ongoing protests and, not surprisingly, talk of reparations again. Robert T. Smith says anyone promoting reparations has some pretty big questions to answer
The Crown: Part Thirteen: Michael Moriarty returns with his look at the popular Netflix series The Crown, a semi-fictional accounting of the English royal family under Queen Elizabeth II in an episode with news that shook the world
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part One): Mark Wegierski offers extensive historical background to the recent provincial elections
The vicious fighting between people over masks: At this point the wearing -- or not wearing -- of masks during the COVID-19 pandemic has become a religious war between two sides, writes Rachel Alexander
The Tiananmen Square massacre: From China's authoritarian roots to the iconic "tank man": Last week marked the 31st anniversary of the massacre committed by Chinese troops against pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and Jose Nino takes a look at the run-up to the protests and China today
Memories of the summer of 2004 in Poland: Mark Wegierski recalls a happier time in East-Central Europe, sixteen years ago
Mahmoud Abbas’ strategy of selective compliance: Like his predecessor Yasser Arafat, Chairman of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas has made a political living out of treating accords and deals as suggestions, rather than the promises of his constituents
The Green New Deal dress rehearsal: Paul Driessen says the Covid-19 lockdown serves as a blueprint for a permanent economic shutdown to ‘save the Earth’
Antifa hijacks black protests, turns them into violent riots: The media is reporting that the protests against George Floyd's death are being driven by the black community but Rachel Alexander argues that Antifa is playing a big role in turning them violent
Thought crime: That the police officers who arrested George Floyd should face justice is in arguable, writes Robert T. Smith, but he believes that actions, not what we think were motivations, are what need to be punished
Visiting Poland, 2002-2004: Mark Wegierski recalls some of his trips to Poland, close to two decades ago
Our country club conservatives dodge defending liberty: The United States has seen a growing number of anti-lockdown protests but what you haven't seen, notes Michael R. Shannon, are any so-called conservative politicians actually joining them
The big problem: If no COVID-19 surges in opening states, then what?: After tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs due to lockdowns, says Mark Alexander, what if there are not significant increases of infections as states reopen?
Sanction Chinese banks for Beijing’s repression in Hong Kong: China is ramping up its political control and repression in Hong Kong and Dr. Peter Morici says the United States has a very effective response if its wants to send a message to Beijing
The Donald trumps NAFTA boondoggle: Dr. Robert Owens praises the United States Canada Mexico Agreement and US President Donald Trump's achievement of finally ridding the United States of the job-killing NAFTA agreement
Iran presents the “Final Solution” – to the question of Palestine: Iran and the Muslim world recently celebrated Quds Day -- one that demands Jerusalem be returned to them and the Palestinians to be "free" -- and strong messages were sent to both Israel and the United States, says Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall
Destroying the environment to save it: Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation in Virginia, argues Paul Driessen, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm
Will U.S. shale survive if oil hits $40?: Oil prices rebounded quickly over the past few weeks as some lockdowns have eased and economic activity resumed but what that means for the future of the oil market seems to be anyone's guess, reports Irina Slav

July 2020

Cancel culture alert: Target these racist organizations: While Americans, at least those on the political left, are in the midst of a frenzy attempting to “cancel” everything that they view is being racist, Mark Alexander has a few suggestions of his own to take aim at
The Crown: Part Seventeen: In the latest episode of Netflix series The Crown, Michael Moriarty examines one which sees an increasingly popular Princess Margaret agitating for more official duties and a Queen wary of her ambitious sibling
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Eight): Mark Wegierski looks at the 1995 Quebec sovereignty referendum, and its immediate aftermath
Renewing, recovering, restoring, rebuilding: In recent month America has taken some significant political, economic and cultural blows but Dr. Robert Owens argues that US President Donald Trump is the man to restore the promise of the country
The only good Redskin is a dead Redskin: Hated NFL owner Daniel Snyder was an iron peg hammered into the frozen ground over the name of "Redskins" -- right up until it threatened to actually cost him money, argues Michael R. Shannon
Sixteen years since a 60th wedding anniversary celebrated at Czestochowa, Poland (Part Two): Mark Wegierski revives memories of a happier time in East-Central Europe, sixteen years ago
African American museum teaches a lesson in "whiteness": The Smithsonian Institution connected National Museum of African American History and Culture recently published a list, now gone from the web, of a list of attributes which it denoted were "white" in nature and Greg Strange found it astoundingly racist
Shock poll! No, it just surveys more Democrats and people unlikely to vote: As with 2016 polls are showing that a Democrat nominee is ahead of Donald Trump. Rachel Alexander argues that the large majority of those polls are little more than massaged and biased in nature
What if the Palestinian Authority disbands?: Palestinian officials recently threatened to essentially disband the Palestinian Authority if Israel declared parts of the West Bank under their sovereignty. Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser examines some of the resulting things that could occur
War on the suburbs: How HUD's housing policies became a weapon for social change: The suburbs have long been a target of humour for many as the home of boredom and conformity but Sam Jacobs says there is a war over them that you may not be aware of and social justice warriors are leading the way
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Seven): Mark Wegierski looks especially at the 1990s, and the 1995 Quebec sovereignty referendum
Our future belongs to patriots not globalists: Back in late 2019 US President Donald Trump signalled to the world -- and many Americans -- that the future of the United States will be charted by patriots, not those that look at the rest of the world as an example
Ta-Nehisi Coates: Ingratitude on steroids: Author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates has made a living attacking the United States over what he perceives are its failings and Greg Strange is certainly not amused
After growing in office, he was too big for his britches: Michael R. Shannon says a Virginia politician -- Republican in denomination -- learned that if you only talk conservative values instead of actually being conservative you tend to learn a lesson the hard way
Sixteen years since a 60th wedding anniversary celebrated at Czestochowa, Poland (Part One): Mark Wegierski revives memories of a happier time in East-Central Europe, sixteen years ago
Corrupt DOJ finally caught for going after little guys during subprime mortgage crisis: In the aftermath of the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis the US Department of Justice went after anyone they could to mount heads as trophies -- including innocents as well -- and Rachel Alexander tells the story of one of them: Tony Viola
Dilbert, Dr. Fauci & November: The topics -- somewhat related -- of Dilbert creator Scott Adams, Dr. Anthony Fauci and the November election informs some of Michael R. Shannon's thoughts this week
Hold China accountable – or give it even more control?: Paul Driessen and Ned Mamula argue that the Democrats’ Green New Deal would make US reliance on China much worse
Pelosi and Schumer: Say. These. Names. I dare you...: Democrat race-hustling politicians use their race-bait playbook to exploit "racial injustice" to foment fear and dependency, argues Mark Alexander
The left's deadly blame-shifting charade: 'racist cops': The "racist" tags about law enforcement and crime are dangerous fabrications, argues Mark Alexander, and need to stop
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Six): Mark Wegierski points to some possibly contradictory elements of that province’s nationalism
The Crown: Part Sixteen: In the next episode of Netflix series The Crown that Michael Moriarty examines, Princess Margaret and Lyndon B. Johnson hold a drinking contest, tell dirty poetry and Queen Elizabeth ponders her role
The lessons of history: The United States has had a good run over the centuries but Dr. Robert Owens says that history doesn't guarantee that the land of the free and the home of the brave will stay that way forever...or for much longer
Ban neonics – hurt farmers and bees: Paul Driessen argues that organic pesticides, and other organic chemicals, are more dangerous to bees ... and people
On the 153rd anniversary of Canadian Confederation (Part Three): Mark Wegierski looks at developments in Canada from 2003 to today
Progressives get conservative Catholic teacher fired over Black Lives Matter tweet: One would think that members of conservative or religious groups would be relatively safe from "cancel culture" but Rachel Alexander reports that one teacher who is no fan of Black Lives Matter learned recently that's not necessarily the case
The third wave of anti-Semitism is on the way: People are making the usual noises that anti-Semitism has no place in society today but Fiamma Nirenstein says she see's the signs that it's stronger than ever and ready to hit the mainstream
Report renewable energy risks, too: Paul Driessen has a reasonable proposal: If fossil fuel companies should disclose climate-related financial risks, so should renewables
The coming collapse of the Republic: America is a resilient nation whose liberties have survived many trials and tribulations but Selwyn Duke is of the gloomy opinion that the future of freedom in the United States probably doesn't have much longer to live
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Five): Mark Wegierski examines more of the historical background of Quebec and its politics
President Trump stands up for religious liberty: It would be fair to say that Donald Trump's religious credentials weren't impressive before he became president but Dr. Robert Owens argues that since taking office he's moved heaven and earth to protect the faithful at home and abroad
On the 153rd anniversary of Canadian Confederation (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks at developments in Canadian politics from 1972 to 2002
A Minneapolis neighborhood’s bold experiment in victimhood: Michael R. Shannon reports on one neighbourhood in Minneapolis that decided they no longer needed police officers when trouble arrived...not surprisingly they got exactly what you would expect
Letter to my woke CEO: Greg Strange's employer recently sent out a memo which essentially communicated how woke it was in the aftermath of the George Floyd riots so he decided to respond with an emailed letter directly to the CEO. The response? About what one would expect
The left’s brilliantly deceptive documentary ‘Alt-Right: Age of Rage’: There's a new documentary on Netflix purporting to tell the story of the rise of the "alt-right" and Rachel Alexander says it's exactly what you think it would be
'You know you're on the right side of history when...': Mark Alexander wonders when will the Democrat Party disband, given it was (and remains) the party of slavery and black oppression?
FDA: Deregulating during the pandemic, and beyond: Dvorah A. Richman has some good advice (poached from a prominent Democrat): Don’t waste a crisis. Regulatory flexibility merits serious consideration for the long term
Saudi Arabia eyes total dominance in oil and gas: Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz recently announced that he expected his nation to continue to dominate oil markets until at least 2050 -- Julianne Geiger explores whether that assertion is possible
The capitulation of the Iraqi Prime Minister to Iran: Iraqi forces recently shined when they raided a Hizbullah Brigades headquarters located in Baghdad itself, reports Yoni Ben Menachem, but that good work was undone by no less than Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi

August 2020

The Biden-Harris Assault on the Second Amendment: Mark Alexander argues that Biden-Harris, if they succeed, will be the most anti-Second Amendment administration in history
In search of a conservative sociology: Mark Wegierski argues for the efficacy of introducing social science to conservative thinking
The Crown: Part Twenty-One: From one public outrage to the next! In this week's look at Netflix series The Crown, Michael Moriarty examines an episode where the Queen's subjects are angered at the notion of giving the Royal Family a raise in pay
Woke capitalism: How huge corporations demonstrate status by endorsing political radicalism: The political left loves to proclaim that corporate America is their natural enemy but Sam Jacobs argues that there is very little evidence of that actually being true
The ballot box as Pandora’s Box: Given all of the problems that America has already faced this year, writes Michael R. Shannon, one would think that politicians are at least working hard to ensure this November's elections go smoothly. Unfortunately, he says, that isn't the case
How do I get to heaven?: Many people, whether they are of faith or not, believe that they know how to get into heaven. Former atheist Dr. Robert Owens believes that there is only one way to get there
The Gulag Archipelago, Part III: A zeitgeist ​of our civilization: -- these are the things that inform and transform us, writes Charlotte B. Cerminaro, and few did it better than Alexandr Solzhenitsyn
When can you refuse to bake a cake?: We're all familiar with the cases of bakers refusing to make cakes for same-sex wedding ceremonies. Rachel Alexander wants to know about other examples of bakers refusing business when it runs contrary to their beliefs
Hillary Clinton: Malevolent child: Hillary Clinton has long maintained that she was the true winner of the 2016 Presidential Election -- argued by her once again last week -- and Selwyn Duke believes that demonstrates her defective character
Iran slams the United Arab Emirates for peace with Israel: Would you be surprised that not everyone was happy that Israel and the United Arab Emirates are officially at peace? Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall reacts to the news that international pariah Iran not surprisingly blasted the UAE for the move
The Green New Deal means monumental disruption: David Wojick and Paul Driessen argue that Green New Deal is disruptive not just for energy, but for every aspect of our lives, living standards, culture and freedoms
The benefits of a government school lockdown: Although parents would ultimately prefer their children be in school if a pandemic weren't an issue, writes Michael R. Shannon, the closure of government-run schools has opened the possibility of alternative education
It's actually the 'Harris-Biden' ticket!: Mark Alexander argues that Kama Harris is the real Biden ticket holder, and she is a perilous opponent for President Donald Trump
Joe Biden on gun control: Understanding Biden's 2020 platform and the Second Amendment: Joe Biden may suffer from an inability to communicate even the simplest concepts at times but Sam Jacobs argues that throughout his career he's been very consistent on opposing Second Amendment rights
The Crown: Part Twenty: “Did you weep?”: In this week's look at Netflix series The Crown, Michael Moriarty takes a look at the episode looking at the ongoing aftermath of the Aberfan tragedy and Queen Elizabeth II's continuing response to it
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Eleven): Mark Wegierski continues to look at different scenarios for the future
Frightened conservative nonprofit leaders urge SCOTUS to hear case of wrongly imprisoned former Rep. Steve Stockman: Steve Stockman continues to languish in prison and several leaders of conservative non-profits have banded together in the hopes of convincing the US Supreme Court to hear his case, reports Rachel Alexander
Rising inflation fears transform precious metals demand: In case you hadn't noticed precious metals prices have exploded this year and Mike Gleason is of the opinion that regardless of who wins in November, metals prices aren't likely to see a correction any time soon
The UN “blacklist” of Israeli commercial enterprises: Should It be taken seriously?: Recently the United Nations through its dodgy Human Rights Council published a database of Israeli firms operating in contested territories with an eye to punishing them and the country as a whole. Amb. Alan Baker takes a look at what that database means and whether it actually has any teeth
The fragility of the liberal democracies and the challenge of totalitarianism: The ongoing riots in the United States and other countries around the world have shown just how fragile the world's liberal democracies really are, argues Dr. Joel Fishman
The long, hot summer of 1967: A forgotten season of riots and urban unrest across America: The run up to the 1968 election saw an America in cultural and economic turmoil and constant rioting. While the 1967 riots had some differences from 2020's version, writes Sam Jacobs, some lessons can be learned
The Crown: Part Nineteen: In this week's look at Netflix series The Crown, Michael Moriarty takes a look at the episode looking at the aftermath of the Aberfan tragedy and Queen Elizabeth II's continuing response to it
The past, present, and future of Québec? – updated to 2020 (Part Ten): Mark Wegierski continues to look at different scenarios for the future
Professional sports: Primary purveyors of cultural Marxism: If you truly hate the Marxism that lies behind the Antifa and BLM protests, argues Greg Strange, then you really need to put your money where you mouth is and avoid professional sports going forward
Why socialist revolutionaries will vote for Biden: Dr. Robert Biden says that Joe Biden is the furthest thing from being a socialist but the people who are supporting him know that the former vice president will be good for one thing
The new far left fascism: The political left loves calling conservatives fascists but Rachel Alexander argues that the current political and cultural reality proves who the real fascists in America -- and the world -- are
Has the Fed let the inflation genie out of the bottle?: The US Federal Reserve's perpetual dislike of deflation has prompted it, writes Stefan Gleason, to pursue every policy and measure it can to avoid it even if it means sparking ever higher inflation rates
Why don’t these black lives matter?: Paul Driessen argues that child labor, human rights abuses and deaths are routinely ignored by Greens and Democrats
The timeless wit and wisdom of Mark Twain: Rather than continuing to dwell on the cultural and political chaos that the United States is currently embroiled in, this week Mark Alexander takes a look at Mark Twain and some of his favourite quotations
America’s “Days of Rage”: The extensive left-wing bombings & domestic terrorism of the 1970s: Many Americans are shocked by the violence taking place over recent months but Sam Jacobs notes that 2020 is merely a repeat of the leftist violence that took place during the 1970s
Why are Latin American citizens counted in our census?: Michael R. Shannon hasn't thought highly about Donald Trump and his follow through on the matter of illegal immigration but he also admits that the president is the only hope on the matter
The Crown: Part Eighteen: Michael Moriarty examines an episode of The Crown in which Queen Elizabeth II deals with a catastrophe in Wales in 1966 which killed hundreds and reveals the powerful woman's shortcomings
The past, present, and future of Québec – updated to 2020 (Part Nine): Mark Wegierski looks at different scenarios for the future of Quebec
Defending American history: The paramilitary arms of progressive leftism -- BLM and Antifa -- have gone on a rampage attempting to destroy American history and Dr. Robert Owens says its time to start defending the nation's legacy
When good people drink the BLM Kool-Aid: Mark Alexander offers suggestions what to do if a friend has been emotionally hijacked by the BLM rhetoric and propaganda...
Sixteen years since a 60th wedding anniversary celebrated at Czestochowa, Poland (Part Three): Mark Wegierski revives memories of a happier time in East-Central Europe, sixteen years ago
Conservative former Rep. Steve Stockman gets COVID-19 in prison while convicted murderer gets to leave: Former Texas congressman Steve Stockman, whom Rachel Alexander argues was railroaded straight into prison, has contracted COVID-19 while serving his time and it appears that the rules that apply to other prisoners don't extend to him
Iran: Jordan assisted U.S. in harassing Iranian passenger plan: It would appear that Jordan, one of the more stable and rational countries of the Middle East, is now on Iran's naughty list after having been accused once again by the Persian nation of assisting the US in an operation, reports Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall

September 2020

The prelude to World War II: The Spanish Civil War and today's America: America, writes Sam Jacobs, is not Europe but taking a look at the Spanish Civil War and its surrounding events may be instructive for understanding what's happening in the United States today
Fading blues -- the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Three): Mark Wegierski asks, who have been the real conservatives within the Conservative Party
Bad Blood versus reality, Part Three: Michael Moriarty continues his look at Bad Blood, a Canadian series chronicling the life of a Montreal mob family, examining the troubles that one member had in prison
The Blue State blockade: Whatever else he can say about the American leader, says Dr. Robert Owens, President Donald Trump is the prime cheerleader for Making America Great Again Again
The ease of actions: Richard Thaler was honored with a Nobel Prize in Economics back in 2017 but what makes him a great economist, argues Ashton Daum, is the simple principle that he brought to the social science
Why the United Arab Emirates is uniquely stable among the Arab States: Anyone who was surprised by the United Arab Emirates signing a peace treaty with Israel hasn't been paying attention to the island of stability that it is, writes Amb. Dore Gold
Powerful TVA learns little people can fight back: Recent shenanigans by Tennessee Valley Authority CEO Jeff Lyash when it comes to hiring shows that Donald Trump needs to start firing some of his appointees, argues Michael R. Shannon
Wind turbines generate mountains of waste: Duggan Flanakin argues that due to blade waste and other factors prove wind is no more green than solar
Warning: A Biden/Harris constitutional crisis just ahead: Mark Alexander says if the socialist Democrats suffer another Electoral College loss in November, they and their riotous constituents will not go quietly
Higher education in Poland: Mark Wegierski looks at post-secondary education in Poland, based partially on some personal experiences from eighteen years ago
Bad Blood versus reality, Part Two: Michael Moriarty continues his look at Bad Blood, a Canadian series chronicling the life of a Montreal mob family, with an episode that sees the patriarch's son shot by rivals
All that really matters: Dr. Robert Owens has some very sage advice for people in this time of worry and tribulation: Don’t worry about what you can’t do anything about
Notes from the Back Row: The increasingly uncertain future of the arts in America: COVID-19 has merely accelerated the disease that art in America is suffering -- and you can include all of the major categories in that word -- but the signs of ill health go back much further, argues Charlotte Cerminaro
Fat chance Arizona picks Biden: A poll recently reported that the state of Arizona was -- remarkably -- leaning "blue" in the presidential election. Rachel Alexander doesn't give that much credence
Trillions of dollars at stake?: The competing economic proposals of Donald Trump and Joe Biden will cost Americans trillions in one way or another but Julia Dutill argues that one way at least benefits the nation as a whole
The value of beliefs: Antonio Wolf recently received the gift of a stock account for his birthday and after experiencing the natural fluctuations of stock values prompted him to look at what factors drove people to make decisions
Liz Cheney bites off less than she can chew: Lynn Cheney may have the name but Michael R. Shannon argues that she is the perfect example of an elected Republican who eschews being a conservative
The Democrats’ war on African-Americans: Democrats talk a good talk when it comes to helping out African-Americans but Selwyn Duke believes that their policies and words do virtually everything but
‘Climate arson’ and other wildfire nonsense: Paul Driessen says the real goal is to avoid responsibility for policies, and increase control over energy, lives, property
The Abraham Accords may herald new security structures for the Middle East: Israel's recent accord with the United Arab Emirates means big things in terms of security and diplomacy for both countries and the entire region, says Amb. Dore Gold
Solar panels generate mountains of waste: Duggan Flanakin argues that solar panels also heat the planet, blanket wildlife habitats and cause other ecological damage
Turkish hyper-activity reverberates throughout the Middle East: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has long fancied himself as the man who would bring Turkey back to being a regional and world power and Lenny Ben-David and Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser say he's been pretty busy in recent years trying to bring that to life
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Two): Mark Wegierski looks especially at the various factions in the Progressive Conservative party of the 1980s
Bad Blood versus reality: Part One: Michael Moriarty has discovered a new series for you to catch up on entitled Bad Blood, a Canadian effort chronicling the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto and nearly Shakespearean in its scope
Revelation not contemplation shows us the way: Modern humanity -- including many Christians -- believe that they can divine God's intentions by merely thinking really hard, or not thinking at all, but Dr. Robert Owens says none of that is true
The therapeutic industrial complex goes bonkers: The American Psychological Association recently waded into the social-cultural chaos of modern day America with a pronouncement on racism that had Greg Strange wondering if the APA itself went a little crazy
Weaponized lawlessness: Robert T. Smith believes that the Democrats are using a proxy army in Antifa and Black Lives Matter to do nothing less than destroy the America of today and replace it with a creation of their own making
Biden doesn’t stand for anything, but all signs point to a far left presidency: When he isn't flip flopping on issues he's pretending to be a centrist but Rachel Alexander believes a Biden presidency would be nothing but a far left exercise
Geopolitics: How maps help us understand history, predict the future, and go beyond politics: Maps have long fascinated people and with good reason: They tell much about a people depending on what they include or leave out. That's why geography is so important to understanding the world, argues Brian Miller
Have a heart or I’ll sell you mine: Aimee Lindemuth has a very libertarian proposal to help meet the demand for organs to be used in transplants: allow the sale of those organs
The smear continues: The Atlantic story that appeared last week and accused US President Donald Trump of disparaging the sacrifice of dead US Marines is merely the latest in the long string of smears, writes Gary Bauer
Billionaire hedge fund manager warns of 10% inflation: The US Federal Reserve has essentially said that it believes that inflation in America will average about 2% over the short- and mid-term but Mike Gleason says at least one hedge fund manager thinks it will be much higher than that
Revisiting EPA’s Gold King Mine blowout – Part 2: Duggan Flanakin reports on the war that the Navajo Nation and New Mexico are fighting vs. the incompetence and bad faith in the US Environmental Protection Agency
Who really killed George Floyd?: Mark Alexander says we all need to be clear on the facts of today's troubled social and political landscape: Trump did not create the hate; he exposed it
Fading blues -- the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part One):  Mark Wegierski begins a series of pieces looking at the “Centre-Right Opposition” over the last four decades
Stand Up Guys: Michael Moriarty takes a look at the underappreciated 2012 film Stand Up Guys, featuring an outstanding collection of actors in a story of aging gangsters working together...and against each other
What’s all this “in” Christ business about?: "In" Christ is a phrase that confuses many people -- whether they are Christians or not -- so Dr. Robert Owens takes it upon himself to explain what the concept actually means
The racism of climate change alarmists: It’s not climate change that’s racist, writes Duggan Flanakin, but those who use it to block energy development
The ongoing war: Piers Shepherd takes a look at Thomas J. Fleming and Frank Brownlow's A Thousand Years of Jihad, a series of essays which examines the relationship between the West and Islam
Let’s unleash RICO on the Meat Mafia: The tide of illegal and cheap labour from Mexico may be at an end soon, argues Michael R. Shannon, thanks to recent moves from Immigration & Customs Enforcement
The left is treading on thin ice by going after what people wrote years ago: Cancel culture is the name of the game these days in our political and cultural landscape but Rachel Alexander believes that the political left had better be careful with their new weapon
Pension funds start looking to gold to avert disaster: Stefan Gleason says that thanks to the US Federal Reserve has essentially declared war on people who save and that's prompted pension funds to examine gold as an investment
Recalling EPA’s Gold King Mine disaster – Part 1: Five years after the infamous blowout, reports Duggan Flanakin, the EPA finally settles with Utah over Gold King pollution
Christians stop believing the coronavirus con: Many people are growing exasperated with the ongoing restrictions over COVID-19 but some Christians are beginning to take action against them, says Michael R. Shannon
Potentially powerful pipeline precedents: Radical Greens have given citizens the tools to stop destructive wind and solar projects, says Craig Rucker

October 2020

Unseen and unsaid: The most telling character difference between Trump and Biden: It's a popular narrative that Donald Trump is classless and attacks anyone who gets in his way. Selwyn Duke says if you examine the record you find that who Joe Biden attacks is markedly different from the president
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Seven):  Mark Wegierski looks further at the thought of Gad Horowitz, and compares “British” to “WASP” identities
Empires rise and empires fall: Dr. Robert Owens argues that what we need is a revival of Christianity in an increasingly pagan America
Reagan’s ‘Shining City on a Hill’ speech reinvented today: America is good: Earlier this month a speech declared that "America is Good" and Rachel Alexander says that we'll soon find out if Americans actually believe that or if they have bought into the lies of progressivism
The new abbreviation for omertà is FBI: The recent actions of the FBI have proven, writes Michael R. Shannon, that Americans -- especially conservatives -- cannot any longer expect federal law enforcement officers to uphold their oaths
Why racists are backing Biden: Democrats have done more to oppress black Americans, believes Mark Alexander, than the KKK and other racist groups could ever hope to do
The Biden family Green New Deal: Some will profit from the Green New Deal if enacted, while most people’s life, living standards and environment take a big hit, writes Paul Driessen
Hamas is very concerned about Israel’s normalization with Sudan: Sudan has long been a playground for Hamas -- and by extension Iran -- but the recent announcement that it has normalized relations with Israel has put the terror group and its sponsor on edge given recent history
The Left’s attack on the Fourth of July: Scot Faulkner argues that the leftist war on Independence Day is just another step in erasing our collective memory  
The deadly Biden-Harris assault on cops: Mark Alexander argues that the Democrat-sponsored crime surge is coming to a neighborhood near you
Fading blues -- the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Six): Mark Wegierski looks at the thought of Gad Horowitz, a social democrat who criticizes multiculturalism and defends English-Canadian nationalism
John Wick, Chapter One: Michael Moriarty has recently discovered the John Wick series of films and he agrees with all of those who have proclaimed the movie trilogy as essentially changing action movies for ever
He is the head we are the body: In his essay this week Dr. Robert Owens argues that there is no longer an unbridgeable gulf between God and humanity
Is this another reason the FBI hid the Hunter Biden laptop?: It is alleged that the FBI sat on the contents of Hunter Biden's laptop for some time before the contents became known to the public. Why? Selwyn Duke has a one possible explanation
How Big Tech is working on stealing the presidential election from Trump: Rachel Alexander says the tech industry is in full drive to both alter American society and deny Donald Trump an election victory next month
“Antiracism” – The race grievance industry’s latest hustle: In a bit of Orwellian language modification one academic no longer wants people -- presumably whites -- to declare themselves "not racist". He has a new term for people to use now, reports Greg Strange
Iran’s “breakout” ability more dangerous than before: If anyone seriously thought that Iran would abide by the terms of the nuclear agreements that it had signed on to, writes Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, recent events have proven that faith misguided
What is the antidote to ‘wokeness’?: Duggan Flanakin argues that comedian Evan Sayet’s The Woke Supremacy provides answers we cannot afford to ignore
1619 – The Left’s final assault on America: The political left’s 1619 Project would eviscerate, denigrate and replace American history with racist lies, writes Scot Faulkner
Cultural Marxism's origins: How the disciples of an obscure Italian linguist subverted America: Everyone seems to be using the term "cultural Marxism" these days but few actually know what it means and its origins. Sam Jacobs goes into the history of the term
Fading blues -- the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada from the 1980s to today (Part Five):  Mark Wegierski looks at different definitions of Canadian nationalism
Believe it, confess it, receive it, live it: Dr. Robert Owens argues that everyone is born of sin but all Christians are able to cleanse themselves if they are just willing to take the gift that is offered to them
Shameful moderator bias at the Vice Presidential debate: If you were particularly surprised at the level of bias at last week's vice presidential debate, Selwyn Duke wasn't
Social media election riggers — The Demos' BFF: The Democrat/Social Media monopoly on ideas has essentially rigged the 2020 election, argues Mark Alexander
Big Tech censorship is finally now coming after the rest of us conservatives: Among the tools that Big Tech uses to rig the debate, writes Rachel Alexander, is to simply ban or de-platform conservatives
The Fed’s quest for higher inflation: What could go wrong?: The US Federal Reserve has consistently maintained that it wants an average inflation rate of 2% and that means metals prices will likely only trend higher, says Stefan Gleason
What if Antifa sponsored a presidential debate?: You'd be forgiven, writes Michael R. Shannon, if you thought the first presidential debate was sponsored by Antifa given how it played out
Proxima: Some women don't belong in space: 2019 movie Proxima is billed as a pro-feminist take on female astronauts but Thomas M. Sipos argues that the protagonist manages to fulfill every stereotype of the type of person you wouldn't want in a space program
An ode to low-cost labor: With wage costs in the Western world continuing to rise, argues Erick Washbourne, is it actually wrong for businesses to source their products in countries where labour costs are far cheaper?
Mike Pence got the debate buzz, but Obama is the Real Lord of the Flies: You know when journalism has descended to a new low when a fly landing on a candidate's head during a debate is the big news, writes Selwyn Duke
The struggle between Israel and Hizbullah, 1982-2020: Put simply, Lebanon is nothing more than a Shiite state run by Hizbullah, and Hizbullah is nothing more than a terrorist organization that is essentially controlled by Iran, writes Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Dr. Shimon Shapira
Police use of deadly force is not about racism: David Wojick says the reality is far more complicated, but agenda-pushing activists don’t want to discuss it
Stealing an election, the slow–motion way: Donald Trump may have an unassailable lead on election night next month but Michael R. Shannon says that doesn't mean he'll end up winning a second term
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Four):  Mark Wegierski argues that until the 1960s, Canada was a more substantively conservative society than America
We are accepted: No matter how regrettable your life and behavior have been, asserts Dr. Robert Owens, you always have someone on your side to act as an advocate
Populism vs. Elitism: Mark Wegierski examines some of the history of populism and elitism since the Eighteenth Century
If you think the police are brutal and biased now…: Back in the "old" days -- the 1970s -- the police were feared by criminals and respected by the public and it was due to a lackadaisical view of the rules, writes Rachel Alexander
Leftist politics: Psychological “projection” and other derangements: If you listen to liberals and leftists -- particularly those in the media -- you learn very quickly that what they believe is quickly turned into their self-assured reality, says Greg Strange
The opportunity cost of having friends: The principles of economics stretch into every aspect of our lives but Aimee Lindemuth explains that they can even be used to explain why we have friends
White radicals? still goes to Biden for President webpage: If the reverse were true the Democrats and media would be having a field day but Selwyn Duke says Joe Biden's campaign is pretty silent about the fact that redirects to his web site
Suburban 'White Privilege' Democrats: The Biden/Harris yard signs sprouting up, argues Mark Alexander, project much more than a political preference
Why 2020 is so important: What happened this year in Virginia should scare every conservative into voting November 3, argues Scot Faulkner
The power of the free market: Examples around the world, says LillyAnne Beatty, proves that people can and will improve their situations and those of others by exercising choice in a free market
Amy Coney Barrett and the zealots: As a religious person Amy Coney Barrett automatically faces the accusation of "dogma" and fears that she will impose her beliefs on the nation. Selwyn Duke isn't particularly afraid of that
Your life under the Green New Deal: Paul Driessen builds a case that your lives, living standards and world would suffer dramatically under a Biden-AOC-Harris GND

November 2020

Confession — I was wrong about the Flu Manchu: Michael R. Shannon predicted before the election that a victory by Joe Biden would immediately resolve the COVID-19 pandemic but he underestimated how much politicians and bureaucrats love control
COVID-19 lockdowns: Liberty and science: Sam Jacobs argues that the "settled science" behind COVID-19, transmission and prevention seems to depend on what politicians and bureaucrats want to do next and that means the liberty of Americans is increasingly at risk
Me, über alles: The maddening reason politicians break their own lockdown rules: Politicians have been laying down rules and lecturing Americans about risky behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic and then turning around and breaking their own rules. Why? Selwyn Duke has the answer
In search of a voice for the Polish-Canadian community: Mark Wegierski describes the unhappy weakness of an attenuated European fragment-culture in current-day Canada
Hey MSM, affidavits are considered evidence: The mainstream media continues to promote the idea that there was no fraud in the November election and yet, writes Rachel Alexander, there are literally hundreds of pieces of evidence that it took place -- they're called affidavits
The Great American Outdoors Act: Duggan Flanakin argues that the Great American Outdoors Act is the crown jewel of the Trump Administration’s environmental record and will bring many benefits
Transformations in the Middle East: Challenges for the new U.S. administration: When Joe Biden takes office in January, writes Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah, the Middle East the last time a Democrat was in office no longer exists. In its place is a polarized region where competing interests are battling for its future
Slight, beneficial warming from more carbon dioxide!: Dr. David Wojick reports that an exhaustive new study finds that more CO2 and water molecules will not cause dangerous warming on the planet
California regulates Thanksgiving: The merciful hand of government never ceases its grasping nature, reports Michael R. Shannon. The state of California has issued its edict on Thanksgiving celebrations and its as tiresome as you would expect
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Eleven): Mark Wegierski calls for a truly transformational politics
How to stay sane in a world gone mad: It would be fair to say that the past number of years -- arguably at least the last two decades -- have been trying ones. Dr. Robert Owens says that all is not lost and there is a way to stay calm amongst the madness
One hundred years of legislation, control and taxes: The Volstead Act, The Harrison Tax Act, and the politics surrounding chemical substances: The "war on drugs", which continues unabated even if you haven't heard any news about it lately, has done nothing except criminalise personal use chemical substances, stoke racism and promote government, argues Charlotte B. Cerminaro
Signs of the times: Signs, signs, everywhere there's signs. Greg Strange can't walk a foot in his neighbourhood without being confronted by well-meaning liberal households who have festooned their front yards with the latest trendy and progressive causes in the form of a sign
A rare instance where Republicans and Democrats can agree: Opposing the costly and wasteful F-35: The US military has hundreds of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters and apparently is buying even more. Rachel Alexander says a true bipartisan move would be to stop the spending on this weapons platform
Hunter Biden, You can come out now!: The media methodically buried every single scandal that emerged from Hunter Biden's laptop, writes Mark Alexander, and then had the gall to claim before and after the election that the allegations were probably the result of foreign disinformation
What is going to change in the Middle East under Biden?: Assuming Joseph Biden assumes the presidency in January, his administration promises a big shift in priorities and policies when it comes to the Middle East and Israel, says Brig.-Gen. (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser
Media celebrates after Trump’s pro-gold Fed nominee gets blocked: It probably escaped the notice of most people but Donald Trump's nominee to the Federal Reserve Board was shut down last week and Stefan Gleason explains why it was a loss for sound money advocates
Preserving courtroom and verdict integrity: Paul Driessen argues that the American civil justice system is as much at risk as the integrity of ballots, elections and democracy
Government transparency should not be controversial: Shining light on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency actions should get 100% support, writes Duggan Flanakin, but that’s is opposed by the usual suspects
Twitter all in for Biden, suspends my account: Michael R. Shannon learned first hand last week what happens if you dare challenged the "settled" consensus that Joe Biden won earlier this month when his Twitter account was briefly suspended for the high crime of linking to an article
Preventing future forest infernos: Paul Driessen argues that Americans need to get past the climate scapegoat, and take steps that could actually make a difference in preventing the wildfires that have hit parts of the United States
National election fraud: Evidence of national chicanery during America’s 2020 presidential election: The battle over the results of the 2020 presidential election continues but Sam Jacobs argues it is pretty clear that massive voter fraud occurred
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Ten): Mark Wegierski asks a big question – is there a future for conservatism in Canada – or elsewhere?
Standing on the edge of the abyss: America currently faces a choice but it's not the one that you probably think it is, though it is related to the presidential election. Dr. Robert Owens the choice is actually spiritual in nature
Lawyer indicted on multiple felonies? Don’t worry, if you’re connected on the left the state bar doesn’t care: Conservative lawyers know the truth: If they dare speak out, state bars will go after them with a vengeance. If you're a liberal lawyer accused of malfeasance? You'll probably be alright, says Rachel Alexander
Arab normalization and Palestinian radicalization: The tug of war over the Middle East peace process: The recent peace deals between Israel and several Arab nations -- and potentially more forthcoming -- shows a massive shift in priorities for the Middle East region, argue Dan Diker and Khaled Abu Toameh
If half the country thinks Biden won by felony fraud … it’s not over: Given the record of the "truthiness" of the media during the Donald Trump administration, argues Rachel Alexander, she doesn't put much stock in their declaration that Joe Biden has won the presidency
It’s all over now, baby blue: To say that Greg Strange was dismayed by the celebrations of Joe Biden's victory is understating the reality of it. He believes people were celebrating the rise of a new tyranny over their own lives
With locally-run elections, a handful of big Dem cities now can control entire US: Thanks to fraud and control of a few key cities, writes Selwyn Duke, the Democrats essentially have taken over the United States and can put whomever they want in the White House going forward
Fading blues – the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Nine): Mark Wegierski looks at some of the flaws of socialism as a critique of late modernity
Trump HR office discovers the concept of loyalty: Michael R. Shannon argues that the Trump White House was staffed with people who actively worked against it for four years and Michael R. Shannon knows who was to blame
A new world monetary order is coming: Stefan Gleason argues that central bankers have used the COVID-19 pandemic in order to grab new powers for themselves and the escape hatches for people are few
Here’s how and why Trump will take the Electoral College: Donald Trump is facing a steeper fight this year than he did in 2016, says Rachel Alexander, but she believes that the incumbent president can still pull off another victory
Election Day: Is the American experiment still viable?: On Tuesday, argues Greg Strange, Americans will find out whether the founding principles that their country was founded upon are actually still in play
Cultural superiority isn't racism: Why western values underpin the world’s best countries: Promoting and believing that Western culture is the best form isn't racist, argues Sam Jacobs, and the world agrees when it "moves with its feet" to the places where it exists
Fading blues -- the decline of the Tory tradition in Canada since the 1980s (Part Eight): Mark Wegierski looks at what a reflective conservatism and more thoughtful social democratic ideas may have in common
Israelis and Africans for Trump: Paul Driessen believes that US President Donald Trump’s policies have reshaped Middle East politics and have rejected eco-imperialism for Africa and USA
Senate Republicans and The Babylon Bee: Christian conservative satire site The Babylon Bee had its Facebook page demonetized last week after publishing a harmless post poking fun at Sen. Mazie Hirono and Senate Republicans just laid down in response, writes Michael R. Shannon
The Democrat Party of division and hate: The Democrats' primary political strategy has been, and remains, argues Mark Alexander, to foment division, creating fear, anger, and hate
The gaslight election: Scot Faulkner argues that the soon-to-be over election has been dominated by a fraudulent reality created by a Leftist media and academia echo chamber
Out of Africa, an entrepreneurial society emerges: Ivor Ichikowitz’s Africa Youth Survey underscores the continent’s innovation and ambition, reports Duggan Flanakin
The benefits of food aid: There are occasional -- and well-meaning -- arguments that providing food aid to stricken nations do more harm than good. Halle Hunt provides some counter-arguments
Will coddling China ever end?: Now US social media aid and profit from Chinese censorship skills, instead of challenging them, argues Duggan Flanakin
China sets its sights on global EV dominance: Whether or not you think the future is electric vehicles, it would appear that China is determined to be the biggest fish in that growing pond that is that industry, reports Tsvetana Paraskova

December 2020

Long past time for conservatives to abandon the GOP: Michael R. Shannon believes that conservatives in the Republican Party should send a very clear message in January in Georgia and stay away from the ballot box
If our Republic's constitution still matters...: Mark Alexander wonders if it is time for a Constitutional Confederation of States given the decision by the US Supreme Court in the Texas challenge of the 2020 election
Is Iran threatening oil shipping before President Trump departs the White House?: Lenny Ben-David believes that the mullahs in Iran have been ramping up terrorist attacks in the Red Sea and may be about to make a big move in the very near future
Penny Dreadful, Season 3: And Yet His Glory Shines Through: Thomas M. Sipos looks at the third and final season of the Showtime series Penny Dreadful, one that he argues contained moments profound and beautiful and ended the show's run perfectly
The Season of Advent: A message of hope in our darkest hours: It's been a rough year for most people around the world thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and whatever else is usually going on their lives but Charlotte B. Cerminaro says one can never give up hope
America held hostage … again: Much like the takeover of the American embassy in Iran back in 1979, writes D. Paul Thomas, the country is being hold hostage by young people screaming for the death of America
RINOs should be ashamed for turning on Trump: Rachel Alexander is nothing short of angry over how many Republicans have essentially turned their backs on President Donald Trump and his continuing fight over the election
Fed recommits to misleading the public about inflation: The US Federal Reserve recently announced that it was unlikely to move off its near zero benchmark interest rate for the foreseeable future and that is another ingredient for an explosion in inflation down the line, argues Stefan Gleason
Collectible weapons: How to protect your wealth – and your family – with valuable guns: It's not your usual investment vehicle but Sam Jacobs believes that collecting firearms of a certain vintage provides people with something that generally appreciates in value while also providing the ability to defend themselves
Nuking the anti-nuke crowd: Duggan Flanakin believes that the experts agree the tide has turned in nuclear power’s favor, but huge obstacles remain
The time for talking with the left is long, long past: If it isn't obvious by now that the political left in America fights on a different battlefield than their conservative opponents then the past few years should have proven it, says Selwyn Duke
The election is realistically over, but here’s why we should not stop the battles: The US Supreme Court's decisions have effectively ended the 2020 Presidential Election, writes Rachel Alexander, but that doesn't mean that conservatives should lay down their flags
Some Christmas dreams for the Polish-Canadian community: Mark Wegierski proposes an ambitious agenda for Polish-Canadians
Traitorous Republicans betray their base again!: Republicans in Congress talked big talk the past few years of putting American workers first. Michael R. Shannon reports, however, that the first moment they could take advantage of the situation they reversed course and betrayed skilled workers
Finding peace amid chaos: Americans have lived through quite a bit of chaos over the past few years -- decades really -- and the coming years only promise more. Dr. Robert Owens argues that the only way you can keep your head while others lose their's is through faith
Penny Dreadful, Season 2: Crisis of Faith: Thomas M. Sipos continues his look at Showtime series Penny Dreadful with a gaze at the second season, one that continues its all-out assault on Christianity with a variety of philosophical weaponry
Biden/ChiCom Collusion is threat number one: Mark Alexander believes that Americans are on a kinetic-warfare collision course with China, with economics the first weapon being employed by the authoritarian Communist nation
Electric vehicle shock treatment: Duggan Flanakin argues that Britain is currently showcasing what the American and global future will really look like with “sustainable” EVs
A response to Thomas Piketty: Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century continues to earn plaudits and praise from the left but Thomas McKenna isn't quite as smitten with his arguments
Trump must pardon Steve Stockman, and then prepare for the Deep State to come after him too: Rachel Alexander urges US President Donald Trump to pardon Steve Stockman, who she maintains was railroaded straight into prison, and prepare for the onslaught of legal action for that and other moves
Politics vs. apoliticality: Mark Wegierski takes a deep dive into the philosophy of history in trying to describe contemporary society and its problems
Penny Dreadful, Season 1: The Wages of Sin: Showtime's Penny Dreadful is ostensibly about a world with some of the most famous monsters of literature but Thomas M. Sipos argues that the greatest and scariest monsters from that series are the ones that we continue to grapple with today
Send the Paris Climate Treaty to the Senate: The most far-reaching international agreement ever must get Senate advice, consent and a vote, argues Paul Driessen
Breaking Bad in Iran, Biden and beyond: Mark Alexander says you can soon expect more "Shock and Awe" against Islamic tyrants, brought to you by, somebody...
Iranian security officials admit intelligence failures and call for cleaning house: Iran's recent security and intelligence failures -- the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh among them -- has prominent officials in the regime calling for sweeping reforms and fixes, reports Lt. Col. (ret.) Michael Segall
Sheldon Whitehouse’s Climate Inquisition continues: Paul Driessen says that Senator Torquemada – Sheldon Whitehouse for those in Rhode Island -- wants to jail those who dissent from his alarmist views on climate
Get ready for nationwide blackouts under Biden: California’s climate and energy policies will bring thousands of blackouts to all of the United States, predict Dr. Jay Lehr and Tom Harris


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