Category Archives: Politics

Economy doesn’t need feds’ meddling

Apparently the Harper Tories might finally start meddling in the economy, picking winners and losers, jettisoning the lessons of the last 40 years, fiscal prudence and their professed core beliefs to hand out public money to everyone with a hat. … Continue reading

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Political nastiness is getting us nowhere

It is vacation season in Canada. But political nastiness never takes a break. Maybe it should.
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West sits while storm clouds are gathering

The bad guys are on the move. From Iraq to Libya to Ukraine to Beijing the separate crises are starting to roll into one.
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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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