Category Archives: Columns

Cyberattack has a silver lining

Oh, here’s some good news. The Treasury Board says Chinese government hackers just forced the National Research Council to shut down its computers completely.
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The myth of the ‘international community’

The Gaza crisis and shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine should at least stop loose talk of the “international community.” There is no such thing, and if there were, it wouldn’t be on the side of the … Continue reading

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Is it time to revisit Prohibition?

Ottawa has a problem with guns and gangs. Several problems actually. But the biggest one, as usual, is conceptual, because if you don’t realize what you’re doing wrong you can’t change it.
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Tragedy of Obama’s diplomacy

Are you enjoying your newfound global tranquility? If so you can thank Barack Obama. At least, that’s what he says.
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Free-range chickens, cooped-up kids

Here’s an amazing story. Amazing as in dreadful. A South Carolina mom just got arrested for letting her kid go play in a park.
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