I expressed my own (some what muddled) views on the "right to die" issue about six weeks ago. The Trudeau regime is intent on rushing a bill (C 14) through parliament ~ in fact the origins of the "elbowgate" fiasco, which saw our prime minister make a fool of himself and insult democracy because he … Continue reading Right to die (2)
My friend the Technoviking (AKA Major David Garvin of The Royal Canadian Regiment, currently posted in Washington DC) gets "down and dirty" with some food for thought for the Defence Review in his blog post. He describes, in a bit of detail, what a "real" army battle group,* ready to face a perceived Russian threat … Continue reading The Technoviking says …
My somewhat alarmist view of Putin's Russia, especially in light of America's current weakness ~ some of which is caused by decades of irresponsible economic mismanagement, some created by a timid executive and a focus on domestic politics ~ is growing. I think Putin, once again, judges that the US led West is unwilling and, … Continue reading Russian threats
There is an interesting piece in the Globe and Mail in which Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says that he is considering a "super SIRC" (Security Intelligence Review Committee) "to solve a problem at the border agency, which has no process in place to deal with complaints about officer conduct." The article goes on to … Continue reading Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?
I wondered, in the days leading up to the CPC Convention if we were going to see grassroots anger, or grassroots optimism. On balance, the media and I seem to agree, we saw mostly optimism and confidence in the future, and lots of openness, respectful and mature debate and pride in what the CPC has … Continue reading Grassroots optimism, on balance
There's a problem with the Brexit debate in the UK. First: it is unbalanced, as KAL opines in an editorial cartoon in The Economist, one side is trying to explain while the other is trying to emote ... ... there are a handful of "out" campaigners trying to make an economic case, but, mostly it … Continue reading Brexit
With thanks, again, to my friend The Regimental Rogue ... ... this is the very same "Mad Dog" Mattis that I believe would be an infinitely better President of the United Stares than either of those two crooked clowns Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, and quips like that is one of the reasons I think … Continue reading It goes without saying (4)