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by WestViking
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: The Great Pipeline Hoax
Replies: 0
Views: 30

The Great Pipeline Hoax

Have you ever wondered why pipelines are considered a horrible environmental blight in Canada, but nowhere else in the world? The answer is that Canada cannot market its oil and gas products without pipelines. If vested interests want to keep Canada out of participating in the world petroleum market...
by WestViking
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Delusion vs Reality 1
Replies: 10
Views: 64

Re: Delusion vs Reality 1

The Lord of the RIngs fiction? You jest. It is the Rae/Trudeau fiction that concerns me. Post-national era. Borderless states. World order. They actually believe this stuff and haven't been locked up on the funny farm - yet.
by WestViking
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Delusion vs Reality 1
Replies: 10
Views: 64

Re: Delusion vs Reality 1

How does this relate to current efforts by Bob Rae and Justin Trudeau to promote the UN and a World Order?
by WestViking
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Delusion vs Reality 1
Replies: 10
Views: 64

Delusion vs Reality 1

Our government lives in a delusional world detached from the world we inhabit. It has never been on more conspicuous display. First, the delusion: Bob Rae named Canadian ambassador to the UN ' It's in my DNA,' says ex-interim Liberal Party leader, who will replace Marc-André Blanchard in NYC John Pa...
by WestViking
Mon Jul 06, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Poll: Do you think CERB will become a Universal Basic Income?
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: Poll: Do you think CERB will become a Universal Basic Income?

Trudeau has an unerring (and eerie) ability to shoot himself in the foot. The WE.org scandal and ethics investigation (the fourth) will not it well during an election. Investigations of the SNC-Lavalin and Vice-Admiral Norman scandals were blocked by the Justice Committee when the liberals had a maj...
by WestViking
Sun Jul 05, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Canadian Socialism
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Canadian Socialism

The left is comprised of empty suits propped up by the hollow slogans spat out during its protest marches and union strikes. It is comprised of an amoral and greedy social elite of politics; bimbos trying to bamboozle us with their alleged wokeness (awareness of social justice issues), bereft of eth...
by WestViking
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: The WE Charity Scandal
Replies: 0
Views: 30

The WE Charity Scandal

WE Charity saw resignations, departures from senior ranks before landing government contract Layoffs and changes to board all linked to COVID-19, said WE Catherine Cullen CBC News Jul 02, 2020 A charity under scrutiny after receiving a contract to administer a $900 million government program has go...
by WestViking
Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: Canada’s five big banks join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook
Replies: 7
Views: 82

Re: Canada’s five big banks join anti-hate advertising boycott of Facebook

The "big five" banks are not our friends. They charge enormous fees for ordinary transactions and close local branches to make even more money because providing local services is inefficient. They are the main reason that people who cannot afford the fees are forced to deal with payday loan sharks. ...
by WestViking
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: Covid1984: It All Starts With Mandatory Masks
Replies: 10
Views: 80

Re: Covid1984: It All Starts With Mandatory Masks

Face masks are less psychologically damaging than social distancing or distance spacing regulations. We are social animals and our normal distancing comfort zone is about three feet. Closer contact by strangers i not comfortable. However, when people insist on two meter distancing, another psycholog...
by WestViking
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: The China File
Replies: 2
Views: 29

The China File

Our government’s dealings with China are flat-out bizarre. We have a Chinese executive of the Huawei technology giant, Meng Wanzhou, under house arrest for extradition to the US for trial on fraud charges. House arrest? For a foreign national? It is odd that Ms Wanzhou owns not one but two multi-mil...
by WestViking
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: On Canada Day, 2020 . . . .
Replies: 0
Views: 45

On Canada Day, 2020 . . . .

I am sad for my nation, but cannot cry for the laughter that overwhelms me at the hypocrisy and sheer stupidity of our governments. We are spending ourselves into a position that will drive us into a depression. Wild spending removes government power over our economy. Decisions will be made credit b...
by WestViking
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: A new type of religion
Replies: 9
Views: 116

A new type of religion

Britain is in the grip of a frightening new kind of religion that demands moral purity and permits no dissent https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8466711/ANDREW-DOYLE-JK-Rowling-row-shows-Britain-grip-frightening-new-kind-religion.html Britain is not alone confronting a new breed of morally pu...
by WestViking
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Frozen in Fear
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: Frozen in Fear

Those are not mortality rates. Mortality rates are by definition the rate of deaths in a population, not the number of deaths in coronavirus totals. The coronavirus mortality rate in May was 0.0129% and in June was 0.0226%. The latter figure is not scary; 1/50 of 1% which is why it is not published....
by WestViking
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Frozen in Fear
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Frozen in Fear

Government communication on the coronavirus epidemic are filled with double-talk, reversals and flip-flops and are thus incoherent. Governments claim that they are required to follow health care officer advice. That is not correct. Governments are elected to govern and must balance health care advic...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: First ministers couldn't agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: Trudeau
Replies: 1
Views: 33

First ministers couldn't agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: Trudeau

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/premiers-systemic-racism-trudeau-letter-1.5629048?ref=mobilerss&cmp=newsletter_CBC%20News%20Politics%20Headlines_734_42507 “Systemic racism” is a political distraction. While politicians and other public figures argue over what the term means, none of them are acting...
by WestViking
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Former parliamentarians, diplomats pen letter calling on Canada to release Meng
Replies: 0
Views: 18

Former parliamentarians, diplomats pen letter calling on Canada to release Meng

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/letter-release-meng-1.5625669?ref=mobilerss&cmp=newsletter_CBC%20News%20Top%20Headlines%20%20%E2%80%93%20Morning_1174_41827 It is interesting, and a bit suspicious that of 19 signatures, 13 have never held elected public office and of those 6 have direct links to the...
by WestViking
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:17 am
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: The Canadian government can intervene to end Meng's extradition trial. Should it?
Replies: 1
Views: 26

The Canadian government can intervene to end Meng's extradition trial. Should it?

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/meng-extradition-liberal-government-intervene-1.5623991?ref=mobilerss&cmp=newsletter_CBC%20News%20Top%20Headlines%20%20%E2%80%93%20Morning_1174_41210 This is proof of how dangerous our federal government has become. Our justice system is styled to be fair, impartial ...
by WestViking
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Rot at the top 2
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Rot at the top 2

The Privy Council office employs people to run its affairs the same as the Commons and Senate. The Clerk of the Privy Council is Chief of the PCO and reports to the GG. The Clerk of the PC is also head of the public service. The council itself is comprised of appointed members, currently the governm...
by WestViking
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Rot at the top 2
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Rot at the top 2

It is hard to believe that the Prime Minister and three (3) other MPs issued an Order in Council that profoundly increased the powers of the Prime Minister’s Office and changed how Canada is governed on May 25th, 1940, yet the evidence is there. The “Administrator” who approved the Order in Council ...
by WestViking
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: Transport Minister Marc Garneau defends decision not to force airlines to offer COVID-19 refunds
Replies: 4
Views: 63

Re: Transport Minister Marc Garneau defends decision not to force airlines to offer COVID-19 refunds

But Garneau said airlines have been financially devastated by the pandemic and he’s trying to avoid the companies from collapsing. This nonsense is getting tiresome. Coronavirus did not jump out from an alley and mug our airlines. Our governments shut down all travel, national and international. Th...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:17 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Trudeau says he’s ‘disappointed’ by China’s charges
Replies: 0
Views: 19

Trudeau says he’s ‘disappointed’ by China’s charges

Trudeau says he’s ‘disappointed’ by China’s charges against Michael Kovrig, Michael Spavor By Katie Dangerfield Global News June 19, 2020 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday said he is “disappointed” in China’s decision to formally lay charges against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, two Cana...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Rot at the top
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Rot at the top

Corruption, discrimination, elitism, favouritism and nepotism are an indelible part of Canada’s history and governance ever since the French laid claim to the territory in 1535. Originally treated as a trade monopoly, the first permanent settlement was established at Tadoussac in 1600. The English h...
by WestViking
Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:31 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: Systemic Racism
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Systemic Racism

It is painful to watch people wrestle with the new media and political phrase, “systemic racism” as if it was meaningful and relevant. Synonyms for ‘systemic’ are ‘complete’, ‘general’, ‘total’, and ‘universal’. The idea that every person associated with an institution is racist is not reasonable. I...
by WestViking
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: DNR – Do Not Re-elect!
Topic: Why do we need DNR Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Why do we need DNR Part 1

We looked how our elected representatives abandoned us during what they claim is a crisis. Over the past three months, our governments federal and provincial have gone to extraordinary lengths to tell us how deadly the coronavirus is. That is true in some settings, such as personal care facilities w...
by WestViking
Mon Jun 15, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Food For Thought?
Topic: How to turn Parliament into Chaos.
Replies: 0
Views: 25

How to turn Parliament into Chaos.

Trudeau Says Federal Government Is 'Regularly Guilty' Of Systemic Racism Trudeau, Tories spar over who's to blame for delaying disability support payments Federal government asks for another 5 months to revamp assisted dying law Partisan sniping and sabre-rattling: the House of Commons gets back to...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 13, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: Canada's most senior diplomat owes China $1.2 Million
Replies: 1
Views: 46

Canada's most senior diplomat owes China $1.2 Million

National Post John Ivison June 11, 2020 When François-Philippe Champagne was promoted to minister of foreign affairs in a Cabinet shuffle last November, he received his marching orders from Justin Trudeau in the form of a mandate letter. “The arrangement of your private affairs should bear the close...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: DNR – Do Not Re-elect!
Topic: Why do we need DNR Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: Why do we need DNR Part 1

Traditionally, we have allowed political parties to set the narrative during an election campaign. No one, including members of the media, ask hard questions or raise issues the hired political strategists and public relation people studiously avoid. Political parties never raise the issues importan...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: DNR – Do Not Re-elect!
Topic: Why do we need DNR Part 2
Replies: 0
Views: 30

Why do we need DNR Part 2

In part 1 we looked how our elected representatives abandoned us during what they claim is a crisis. Over the past three months, our governments federal and provincial have gone to extraordinary lengths to tell us how deadly the coronavirus is. That is true in some settings, such as personal care fa...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 13, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: DNR – Do Not Re-elect!
Topic: Why do we need DNR Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Why do we need DNR Part 1

DNR (Do Not Re-elect) is an election strategy aimed at taking the election campaign narrative away from political parties and substituting our own. We get lost in the weeds, trying to figure out who we should vote for. We do not really trust any of them to govern responsibly. The BQ and Greens are o...
by WestViking
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Polls
Topic: Poll: Do you think CERB will become a Universal Basic Income?
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Re: Poll: Do you think CERB will become a Universal Basic Income?

The Dippers will be all over it like a starving dog on a ham bone.
by WestViking
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Should you apologize to the online mob?
Replies: 14
Views: 271

Re: Should you apologize to the online mob?

Leftists own the internet. They cannot debate issues, so they turn to character assassination and tell themselves they are doing the right thing. I am amazed how amoral people can be so confidently self-righteous. I suppose that is the benefit of a lack of ethics. Apologizing to a cackle of hyenas i...
by WestViking
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Is COVID-19 still a thing?
Replies: 19
Views: 307

Re: Is COVID-19 still a thing?

It turns out it was only 0.5 F rather than 0.5 C, so as you were.
by WestViking
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: Spain reopens from Covid-19 with bullfights, but no dance floors
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Spain reopens from Covid-19 with bullfights, but no dance floors

The bull symbolized the government that gores and tramples most of us.
by WestViking
Mon Jun 08, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: General News
Topic: ‘Alarmed:’ Health critic calls for more data on COVID-19 in trucking industry
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: ‘Alarmed:’ Health critic calls for more data on COVID-19 in trucking industry

“I think Canadians should be not only concerned but alarmed,” said Don Davies, member of Parliament for Vancouver Kingsway. Right on Don - we don't have nearly enough fear of coronavirus. Let's throw a wrench or two in the supply chain and watch while we run out of household items and food. It take...
by WestViking
Sun Jun 07, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: General News
Topic: Two officers suspended after shoving protester, 75, to the ground, where he lay bleeding, motionless
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Two officers suspended after shoving protester, 75, to the ground, where he lay bleeding, motionless

What I want to know is why did authorities call in the riot squad to deal with a peaceful protest? The teams with helmets, visors, shields, batons and armour are trained to deal with unruly mobs, not to dispense good public relations. Politicians have no concept of how to use these teams effectively...
by WestViking
Sat Jun 06, 2020 11:57 pm
Forum: Polls
Topic: Is COVID-19 still a thing?
Replies: 19
Views: 307

Re: Is COVID-19 still a thing?

Our response to the coronavirus epidemic was the equivalent of jumping off a cliff with the intent of creating, manufacturing, and donning wings on the way down.