While Women Burn

The sorry state of politics, and the oppression of women in particular, in Iran, is a nightmare ignored by an agenda-driven media in the west. In politics, most media organizations are obsessed with continuing the “true” intellectual orthodoxy, i.e., restoration or maintenance of Leftist governments. Added now, with religious fervor, is the “extraordinary popular delusion” of “climate change” hysteria. Meanwhile in Iran, as reported by Masih Alinejad, a young woman set herself on fire after being sentenced to 6 months in prison for daring to sneak into a soccer stadium. I doubt if this incident was unusual. The desperation and … Continue reading While Women Burn

Principles Wanted: Apply by October 21, 2019

A Federal Election looms in Canada and the major parties are positioning their public images to capture the imaginations of the electorate. What else could be the objective when no leader has articulated a platform judgeable in terms of fundamental principles? Consider Justin Trudeau and the Liberals by surveying the preoccupations of the government in recent years. The top issues (notwithstanding the SNC-Lavalin affair) would be those driving all the rest: gender “identities,” native populations and “climate change”. The Liberal Party website reveals a mind-boggling number of issues presumed to be addressed by the Liberal government’s vision of “real change.” … Continue reading Principles Wanted: Apply by October 21, 2019