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A dystopia whose time has come

 

David Eby and the junkie squalor that he wants to preserve

The junkie/homeless hustle:
David Eby takes charge

As B.C.’s poverty pimp premier enters office,
here’s some background on Vancouver’s contribution
to Western collapse. Read more…

 

Salvation in Svalutation

Searching pop music for truth and transcendence,
and stuff. Read more…

 

Hate crime du jour

“Indian” might not be “nigger” but it’s definitely
“negro”—unless used by Indians. Read more…

 

Speaking penitence to power

Did Pope Francis bolster ideological fervour
more than Christian faith? Read more…

 

It’s all the Iraqis’ fault

Forget residential schools. The plot to genocide
Canadian natives began in Mesopotamia
many millennia ago. Read more…

 

Recapture the flag

Can Justine sanitize official Canada’s symbol
after its taint of dissent? Read more…

 

Louisiana: Legault should use
the reference in gratitude

Britain saved New France from the Cajuns’ fate
and Canada built Quebec. Read more…

 

The “privilege”
of getting doxxed

Another white guy loses his job—for what?
Read more…

 

Era of atonement

“Historical guilt” gets hysterical in the quest
for native reconciliation. Read more…

 

They is there, too

Rediscovered stories depict the revenge of
the inadequate in 1970s England. Read more…

 

On to Ottawa, or Dover Beach

Confused armies of repression and rebellion
clash over the Truckers’ Convoy. Read more…

 

Rare earth muddle

An ignorant British script set in Bolivia
shows up Canadian writers. Read more…

 

Polluted purgatory

Lost souls wander the dead planet of
Joy Williams’ climate change fantasy. Read more…

 

Journalism of the plague years

Alex Berenson’s Pandemia chronicles Covid machinations,
especially media collaboration. Read more…

 

Titania McGrath’s
crusade to Canada

Wokery’s most outspoken exponent extends
her disapproval to our this country. Read more…

 

That relic of the 1970s,
Ted’s dead

But Byfield’s work predeceased
him with Link. Read more…

 

Could Washington royalty
lead a palace coup?

Robert Kennedy Jr. defends health and
(some semblance of) liberty against
pandemic profit and power. Read more…

 

A society immune
to “genocide” fatigue

PC propaganda aside, Canadians’ historical ignorance
allows the falsification of our past. Read more…

 

Identity politics:

On the edge of self-destructing chaos?
Read more…

 

Journalism:

Could it be Canada’s most
racist institution? Read more…

 

Post-traumatic futility disorder

Combat horror isn’t the only cause of wartime PTSD,
as Canada’s experience in Afghanistan confirms. Read more…

 

Canada’s “mass graves” hysteria

A wild interpretation of non-news increases
already extraordinary racial power. Read more…

 

The “Vancouver model”

How Canada’s gateway to the Orient became
the CCP’s entry to the West. Read more…

 

“A dystopia
whose time has come”

2021 Stephen Leacock award celebrates the courage
and humility of Canadian journalism. Read more…

 

Who’s appropriating whom?

Identity theft takes on new meaning in the
competition for special status. Read more…

 

Hey, David Eby:
There’s more than one way
to exploit homelessness

Has Premier John Horgan handed his
housing minister a noose? Read more…

 

Extremism gone mainstream

Andy Ngo exposes the American fanaticism
that politicized Canadians condone or even imitate.
Read more…

 

Back the wrong Yank?
Prepare to get doxxed

Canada’s Anschluss-seeking establishment
just might follow its vindictive American role models.
Read more...

 

Don’t piss off
society’s ‘most vulnerable’

Homelessness agitators might place a bounty
on your head. But this video shows how one
Maple Ridge community resisted. Read more...

 

Capital crimes

Money for Nothing re-examines
the South Sea bubble, warning of even
worse financial chaos to come. Read more…

 

Thanks to B.C. politicians

The 2020 provincial election
made this world a better place.
Read more…

 

The junkies are revolting

B.C. bums flaunt their power in ever more disgusting ways.
They enjoy the support of politicians and poverty pimps.
Read more…

 

Hagia Sophia: Maybe now
the real iconoclasm begins

As the West destroys its secular monuments,
Islam might be suggesting more important targets.
Read more…

 

Not surprisingly,
Central Park Karen is Canadian

The black Americans she offended might wonder
what white Canadian men go through. Read more…

 

Not so nigh after all

Michael Shellenberger’s Apocalypse Never separates
climate science from climactic incitement. Read more…

 

Jean Raspail, 1925-2020

Vilified but—even worse—vindicated, he saw
it coming. Read Srdja Trifkovic’s tribute…

 

One revolution, many fronts

George Floyd demos show the West’s mass hysteria changing
focus with increasing speed and intensity. Read more…

 

Decline and crash

Will the pandemic hasten
Lionel Shriver’s economic apocalypse?
Read more…

 

The big little country
that could

How the First World’s first failed state
finally made us proud. Read more…

 

Potosí’s legacy

A renowned but notorious mountain of silver
looms over Bolivia’s turmoil. Read more…

 

Nanaimo’s new normal

Drug dealers, poverty pimps and big government
benefit as activists deliberately turn this B.C. city
into another addict nirvana. Read more…

 

Hey kids!
Don’t let them narrow
your apocalyptic horizons!!!

There’s a lot more threatening you
than climate change, even if the more
conventional doomsayers deny it. Read more…

 

The end is still nigh

So James Rickards found time to write
another doomsday survival guide. Read more…

 

He/she/it
personifies Vancouver

For grotesqueness anyway, this city
leads the social revolution. Read more…

 

Nineteen reasons why Canadian gangsters
should oppose open immigration

Actually more than 19 because some of them
got chopped up into smaller pieces. Read more…

 

First they came for
the holocaust revisionists

A publishing company tries to suppress
its own publication. Read more…

 

Just off Broadway

The Cellar co-op left Vancouver jazz
a lasting legacy. Read more…

 

“The money-conjurers”

Only a radical reset can solve the central bank
problem, says Nomi Prins. Read more…

 

Happy America Day, Toronto!

Your basketball team bonds you closer
to the country you love. Read more…

 

Gasp!

Carbon culture votes Green
in Nanaimo-Ladysmith. Read more…

 

“The Asian century”

East has surpassed West, whether the West
knows it or not, says Peter Frankopan. Read more…

 

DRC on the brink

The Congo’s increasing instability heightens
critical minerals concern. Read more…

 

R.I.P. R&B

Was rhythm and blues already dead
or did Aretha Franklin’s funeral kill it?
Read more…

 

Fraser River rush revisited

New research shows how gold fever brought
American warfare north of the border.
Read more…

 

A matter of overconfidence

Two B.C. journalists write a book.
Read more…

 

Hate to say it, but…

Drive-through journalism disregards
hate crimes on the Drive. Read more…

 

Self-indulgently suicidal

Could the McDonald’s immolation indicate
a new trend in narcissism? Read more…

 

Belgium dumps its
Delirium Tremens on Canada

The beer, that is, not necessarily
the withdrawal symptoms. Read more…

 

The revolution didn’t need him

He’s a hero to the “left” but dead Dave Barrett’s real claim
to fame was three years of shitty government. Read more…

 

Just add vinegar

That seemingly Canadian condiment gives us
grounds to get chippy about inferior fries. Read more…

 

For once, Canada leads.
Will America follow?

President Oprah Winfrey would be the Yanks’ closest
possible imitation of our prime minister. Read more…

 

Canada in fucking decay?

That huge understatement notwithstanding,
Ricardo Duchesne writes the country’s “first scholarly”
critique of immigration. Read more…

 

Europe R.I.P.

What does the old continent’s demise
mean to the New World? Read more…

 

B.C.’s media unite in grief

The great man’s gone but his wit, talent and selflessness
stand as a testimonial to B.C. public discourse. Read more…

 

Edmonton terror:
Nothing new, except the details

Ottawa’s spent nearly half a century
welcoming people who hate us. Read more…

 

When B.C.’s NDP wanted coal mining—
and to run the business itself

An industry insider reveals 1970s New Democrat
tactics of resource nationalism. Read more…

 

Quixote amid the terror

Vicious as it is, Boualem Sansal’s dystopia offers
a glimmer of hope not seen in Orwell’s work.
Read more…

 

Bienvenue au Canada
les haïtiens du Québec

If that province refuses to keep them,
the rest of us will have no choice. Read more…

 

“All white women are only good
for one thing. For men like me
to fuck and use like trash.”

Is Canada’s white establishment any less craven
than the UK whites who supported widespread,
systematic racist child rape? Read more…

 

The trials of Ernst Zundel

His opponents can dance on his grave, says David Cole.
But “in trying to suppress Zundel’s crude stereotypes,
Jews ended up personifying them.” Read more…

 

Nobody quit

But that’s no problem. The BC Liberals have plenty of others
equally unqualified for the leader’s job. Read more…

 

The establishment
doth protest too much

Even in death Barbara Kulaszka and Doug Christie present
reproachful examples to Canada’s faux activists. Read more…

 

How green are their ridings?

A vehicle-deprived vagabond travels Canada’s
vehicle-dependent Green Party stronghold.
Read more…

 

Have a nice Canada Day

Or else go over any of these
despairing posts about this country. Read more…

 

As willed by Allah
and the Western elites

France surrenders to Islam, but not through war or terrorism,
in Michel Houellebecq’s novel Submission. Read more…

 

Meet the new boss: TBA

Will the Green Weaver become the Grim Reaper
to B.C.’s brain-dead political elite? Read more…

 

Can we please change the subject?

Canadians once again embrace the Americans’
preoccupation with their president. Read more…

 

Elon Musk’s hidden agenda

As he makes sci-fi reality, what on Earth
motivates his mission to Mars? Read more...

 

Addiction advocate
heads overdose task force

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson gets a bigger forum
to push for tax-funded drug inducements. Read more…

 

Incompetentocracy?
Inadequatocracy? Blunderocracy?

However you define this government,
it’s typified by the Christy Clark problem. Read more…

 

Killing them with euphemisms

B.C.’s chattering classes find an Orwellian strategy
to further encourage drug addiction. Read more…

 

Maîtres chez tous

Canadian bilingualism remains an abject failure,
much to Quebec’s benefit. Read more…

 

British Columbia:
Laundromat to the world’s currencies

Our immigrant overclass sanitizes its cash here. How long
before foreign fortunes unite B.C. politicians with gangsters?
Read more…

 

Lamenting the “nation”

Recent events prompt a retrospective look
at the Julian Fantino disgrace. Read more…

 

What to do with
a confused white racist?

He’s a bête noire to an establishment that
might find his ignorance useful anyway. Read more…

 

Misunderstood, still

A Nobel for literature leaves Bob Dylan’s
greatest gift unrecognized. Read more…

 

First they came for
the single-family houses

Skyscrapers face the scrap heap as Vancouver’s
real estate demolition derby continues. Read more…

 

Jazz City, pop. 84,000

Does Nanaimo’s teenage talent represent a local
phenomenon or a precocious generation? Read more…

 

Two actually interesting takes
on that country to the south

A Canadian warns Americans this is their last chance, an American
lambastes Canadians and others with some very surprising comments.
Read more…

 

A crisis of homelessness
or of public discourse?

From a B.C. journalist, of all people, comes
a challenge to official ideology. Read more…

 

Whither the blues?

The music lives on, but not necessarily at blues festivals.
Read more…

 

“Living the dream”

Country and eastern comes to the coast.
Read more…

 

Hey Curt, whaddya think of Vancouver?

Local legend Curt Lang made the city his base for a creatively
unconventional life. But what did he think of the place?
Read more…

 

When a wordsmith encountered
the Woodsmen of the West

This compelling account fell into obscurity,
probably because it took place in Canada.
Read more...

 

The VSE reborn

Juniors, brokers, promoters desert Toronto
to revive the Vancouver Stock Exchange.
Read more…
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