The price of global warming

Richard Haas, of the prestigious Council of Foreign Relations, draws our attention to an article in The Economist: The Economist says that “Earth is smouldering. From Seattle to Siberia this summer, flames have consumed swathes of the northern hemisphere. One of 18 wildfires sweeping through California, among the worst in the state’s history, is generating suchContinue reading “The price of global warming”

Trudeau’s real weakness

I was a tiny bit mystified by all the fuss and bother over e.g. a $7,500 swing set for the prime minister’s summer cottage. I understand that many, many Canadians’ eyes glaze over when they see $750 Million in a headline because they cannot imagine millions and millions of anything, even dollars, but they doContinue reading “Trudeau’s real weakness”

The dreaded carbon tax, again

It’s been about three weeks since I last chimed in on the issue of a carbon tax. I’m going to do so again, at the risk of repeating myself, because Premier Scott Moe said this, on social media: That’s all true, as far as it goes, but, as I said almost two months ago, everyoneContinue reading “The dreaded carbon tax, again”

An open letter to a couple of Liberals

Surprise, surprise: I’m a highly partisan Conservative; I think the New Democrats are, usually, fiscally irresponsible to the point of being dangerous, and I believe that today’s Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau’s LPC, is irredeemably arrogant, blundering, corrupt, deceitful and so on, and unfit to hold office. My main problem with the Liberal PartyContinue reading “An open letter to a couple of Liberals”