Montreal Simon: Why Trump Will Not Be Able to Erase Obama’s Legacy

From the moment Barack Obama became president Donald Trump tried to delegitimize and humiliate him.Claiming he wasn't an American citizen, and had faked his birth certificate, and doing all he could to degrade his country's first black president.And in thirteen days, on his first day in office, Trump is vowing to repeal every single executive order Obama ever ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Remarkable Speech

This lady surely has a future in politics, should she so choose. Her strength, integrity and passion are a beacon in these politically and socially debased times. Recommend this Post

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Sophie Trudeau is no Betty Boop But Opposition Fast Becoming Other Cartoon Characters

In 2013, John Avarosis wrote a piece: Why do Republicans so hate Michelle Obama?  In it he discusses the obsession that American conservatives have with the First Lady, or what has been referred to as ‘Michelle Derangement Syndrome‘; believing that they would prefer a Betty Boop, to an accomplished and articulate woman.However, as Avarosis points out, ...

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Sophie Trudeau is no Betty Boop But Opposition Fast Becoming Other Cartoon Characters

In 2013, John Avarosis wrote a piece: Why do Republicans so hate Michelle Obama?  In it he discusses the obsession that American conservatives have with the First Lady, or what has been referred to as ‘Michelle Derangement Syndrome‘; believing that they would prefer a Betty Boop, to an accomplished and articulate woman.However, as Avarosis points out, ...

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: Sophie Trudeau is no Betty Boop But Opposition Fast Becoming Other Cartoon Characters

In 2013, John Avarosis wrote a piece: Why do Republicans so hate Michelle Obama?  In it he discusses the obsession that American conservatives have with the First Lady, or what has been referred to as ‘Michelle Derangement Syndrome‘; believing that they would prefer a Betty Boop, to an accomplished and articulate woman.However, as Avarosis points out, ...

drive-by planet: Hashtag hypocrisy: #on the other hand my husband orders drone strikes that have killed hundreds of kids

The kidnapping of the Nigerian schoolgirls by Jama’atu Ahlis Sunna Lidda’awati Wal-Jihad, also known by the Hausa name Boko Haram, happened over a month ago. By now a percentage of these girls are likely dispersed… transported across the porous Nigerian border into Chad, Cameroon and Niger where Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and other BH ...

drive-by planet: Calls for U.S. drone strikes on Boko Haram

Death By Trolley: Whose death would stun the Western World?

A month ago I asked readers What is the most misunderstood idea of all time? My next big (slightly morbid) question is Whose death would stun the Western World? A few years ago when Michael Jackson unexpectedly died, it felt like the world sort of skipped a few beats. I was in South Korea at ...

Cowichan Conversations: Michelle Obama Gives The Best First Lady Speech Ever

First Lady Michelle Obama electrified DNC The upbeat Democratic National Convention offered Americans a stark contrast and approach compared to the RNC Convention last week. It has been a longtime since such a positive political event has been front row and centre but last nights tributes to President Obama were moving, inspiring, and as my ...