Bombardier (3) (The jet fighter fiasco)

So, let us, as the bridge players say, review the bidding: Back in 2015 Justin Trudeau solemnly promised that Canada would not buy the F-35. It seems to me that he will look terribly weak and even silly if he breaks that promise; At the same time (same link) he promised to "immediately launch an … Continue reading Bombardier (3) (The jet fighter fiasco)

More good news for Andrew Scheer

So it appears that the recent Forum Research poll which I described as being "Good news for Andrew Scheer," was not an outlier. Now the Angus Reid Group reports that "a new analysis of quarterly polling data – fielded by MARU/Matchbox and donated to the Angus Reid Institute – finds evidence that Canadian public opinion … Continue reading More good news for Andrew Scheer

Caricatures

This is both: A very personal comment, based solely on my own, personal, views; and A bit of a rant. That being said, yesterday, while out doing some errands, I happened to overhear a snippet of a radio programme ~ one sentence struck me; a lady said (something like) "they (mental health workers, I think) … Continue reading Caricatures

Hypocrisy (2)

Yesterday I said that Team Trudeau was manifestly hypocritical for planning to ask other UN members to step up and shoulder greater peacekeeping burdens while Canada continues to sit on the sidelines because the Trudeau regime is paralyzed by fear because it has come to understand that any UN peacekeeping mission is Africa is fraught … Continue reading Hypocrisy (2)

Bombardier (2) (The Empire Strikes Back)

So we now know what all of Team Trudeau schmoozing with top White House aides and the Prime Minister's "softly-softly" approach towards President Trump have brought us ... ... the 220% punitive duty on Bombardier's aircraft is not a decision of the US government's independent and quasi-judicial International Trade Commission, which is not expected until … Continue reading Bombardier (2) (The Empire Strikes Back)

Hypocrisy

Murray Brewster, reporting on CBC News, says that "Canada intends to encourage countries at a November peacekeeping summit to follow its example and rise to a "new level" of ambition in the commitment of troops and equipment to the world's trouble spots, federal documents show ... [and, he goes on] ... The intention is contained … Continue reading Hypocrisy

Bombardier

Two articles related to Bombardier caught my eye: First, in the National Post, Andrew Coyne suggests that "it is increasingly clear the federal government, at least, views itself and Bombardier as being one and the same ... [and] ... This was perhaps most explicit in the prime minister’s announcement earlier this week that the government would … Continue reading Bombardier