Promises, promises

Remember, back in the 1960s, Burt Bacarach, Hal David and Neil Simon wrote a hit Broadway musical called “Promises, Promises?” It was a lovely comedy about double dealing and broken promises and so on … and it reminds me, more that just a bit, of the Trudeau Liberals. They are, right now, trying to explainContinue reading “Promises, promises”

Like a stopped clock

It isn’t often that any Conservative can (or should) agree with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, but she’s pretty much spot on in her comments on pipelines (starting at 4’0″ and going on 6’30” in the video) in an interview with BNN. Getting Alberta’s oil to “tidewater” so that it can be exported, globally, at fullContinue reading “Like a stopped clock”

Self destruct? Not likely …

Lorrie Goldstein, writing in the Toronto Sun, says that “The federal Conservatives these days are a textbook example of the political reality that if you stand for nothing, you’ll fall for anything … The latest example, ” he says, “is a bizarre brawl in the party over leadership contender Kellie Leitch’s logical proposal that immigrants to CanadaContinue reading “Self destruct? Not likely …”

Time to start governing

John Ibbitson, a very astute and well connected political commentator, writing in the Globe and Mail, sees five challenges for Prime Minister Trudeau this fall: “The most urgent priority is to produce a concrete plan to fight global warming. On this all-important file, time is running out. The annual gathering of countries to review effortsContinue reading “Time to start governing”