Everyone and his brother is coming out of the woodwork to lay blame for the Liberal victory/Conservative loss in the recent election. It was Stephen Harper's fault or it was Jennie Byrne's fault, or, or, or ... I think it's a bit simpler than that. I think Canadians have, almost unconsciously, accepted the American notions … Continue reading The Blame Game
Brian Gable, drawing in the Globe and Mail, gets it right: Until Canada gets some adult leadership at the national level and in the capitals of our two most important provinces we are screwed ... and we're looking at 2018/19 before we can change three weak, fiscally foolish, majority governments and replace them with good, … Continue reading The big THREAT to Canada
The sort of "advice" which Conservatives need to ignore, in total, is the sort offered, in this column, which is reproduced under the Fair Dealing provisions of the Copyright Act from the Globe and Mail, by Jeffrey Simpson, unofficial spokesman for the Laurentian Elites: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/globe-politics-insider/jeffrey-simpson-for-tories-a-long-list-of-difficult-questions/article27008823/ Quote For Tories, a long list of difficult questions SUBSCRIBERS … Continue reading Advice worth ignoring
There is a lot more to "peacekeeping" than lightly armed troops in baby-blue berets handing out food to children in dirty, disease ridden corners of the world. Keeping the peace starts with ensuring that global commerce can flow ~ free trade and prosperity do more to prevent wars than all the diplomats and presidents combined … Continue reading Peacekeeping
As I said a couple of days ago on Army.ca, the First Rule to remember is that we, the CPC, are not Liberals ... so the advice we/the CPC do not want to follow is that which flows from e.g. the Laurentian Elites and the big city chattering classes. There are real, identifiable Canadian Conservative values … Continue reading Conservatives
The Globe and Mail is reporting that former Foreign Minister and Ottawa MP John Baird, 46, is, indeed, considering offering himself for the CPC leadership. "A Baird candidacy," the Globe and Mail opines, "would significantly alter the competitive landscape for the helm of a party now in search of a compelling challenger to stand up … Continue reading John Baird to seek CPC Leadership?