This week's question: Could Trump’s new Afghanistan strategy work or should the U.S. just get out?
With a degree of certainty, I predict there will be a western military presence in Afghanistan for decades to come. U.S. President Donald Trump didn’t say as much when he announced his new strategy for the U.S. war in Afghanistan last week. But, it is the inevitable outcome.
Trump heralded his approach as a stark departure from his predecessors’. In a speech...Read More
This week's question: Should both the extreme right and extreme left share blame for the Charlottesville tragedy?
Intellectual honesty is dead. Yet the left, which is responsible for its demise, continues to hammer nails into the coffin. Prevailing hysteria dictates every conservative is a fascist. This position is factually false, intellectually dishonest and extraordinarily dangerous.
Blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., is shared by both extremes: the neo-Nazis and the antifascists. Each side provokes the other. Both...Read More
This week's question: Is NAFTA good for Canada?
Never has the relationship between Canada and the United States been more important than it is right now. As Europe continues its inexorable slide into oblivion and Asia teeters on the brink — thanks entirely to China and its maniacal support of its bastard grandchild Kim Jong-un, the Communist dictator of North Korea — Canada needs friends it can count on. We need the United States.
I know these words...Read More
This week's question: Should transgender people be allowed to serve in the Canadian military?
On Friday former premier Christy Clark resigned as leader of the B.C. Liberal Party and Kelowna MLA. Her downfall at the polls and subsequent departure from politics is largely a result of her abandoning long articulated principles.
Many on the Left relished demonizing her and would never have voted for her. Yet, over the course of the 18 months preceding the May election Clark...Read More