Archive for February, 2015

Perils of Diversity – February 13th, 2015

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Eight items in total…

Ajax: Pastor said to have sexually assaulted woman during exorcism

Pickering: Man shot while sitting in parked truck

Brampton: Peel Regional Police officer took cash to falsify accident insurance claims


China – February 13th, 2015

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Shanghai police accuse Turkish citizens of providing “altered” passports to Muslim Uighurs

China must now walk an “economic tightrope

Social media users forced to declare their real names – nicknames must be “registered”

Counter-espionage operations spy chief detained in corruption crackdown

Book review: Will China overtake the U.S. after “The Hundred-Year Marathon”?

Britain – February 13th, 2015

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Schoolboy blunder” on coin shows King John signing Magna Carta with a quill pen

Li Ka-shing’s Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Ltd to buy Telefonica’s British mobile unit

Medical director of NHS England says may soon become unable to provide free service for everybody

Scottish government may hand out free vitamins as rickets makes a come-back…

Unelected Green Party boss says she would replace army with “home defence force” and eliminate immigration controls

Canada – February 12th, 2015

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Canada being sued for billions under NAFTA investor protections

North West Territories premier heads to China “seeking immigrants

“…(B)lindness and a deadly incapacity to recognize and adapt to reality…”

Thousands “in limbo” demand audit of spousal sponsorship programme

When victims are treated like criminals

Obama & America’s Decline – Feb. 10th, 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

DEA’s extensive monitoring of license plates giving rise to “major civil liberties concerns”

House Judiciary Committee examines massive deterioration in enforcement of immigration laws

Obama’s gum-chewing called “an ungainly sight” by The Times of India

Supreme Court to hear “natural born citizen” case over Obama’s eligibility

Retired Admiral states that the Muslim Brotherhood has penetrated every U.S. National Security Agency under Obama’s administration

Military History – February 9th, 2015

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Eight items in total…

U.K: Great War officer’s “time capsule” found in school storage

C.S.S. Hunley almost cleaned of concretions

American / Canadian “Black Devils” WWII commando unit honoured by U.S. Congress


Military News – February 9th, 2015

Monday, February 9th, 2015


May buy new advanced submarines from Russia

Breakthrough in pulse weapons technology “an advanced technology with original and practical applications”

Intense efforts underway to modernize and strengthen submarine forces

Satellite photos show buildup of military forces within attack range of Japan’s Senkaku islands

Christianity: Attacks & Persecution – Feb. 8th, 2015

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

U.K: Church of England consecrates its first woman bishop

Islam-on-Christian persecution around the world

U.S: No room in America for Christian refugees…

Libya: “Defenders of Sharia” kidnapping and murdering Coptic migrants

Brunei: Religious affairs ministry stops Christmas celebrations “to protect Muslims”


Military News – February 8th, 2015

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Seven items in total…

Russia said to be moving tactical nuclear weapons to Crimea and Kaliningrad

Ukraine: Air force cut almost in half by “Russian invasion, civil war and neglect”

U.K: Warship building programme guarantees work on the Clyde and Rosyth for 25 years


American Children and the Gun Issue

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

This is a guest column; ‘Mihael Willman’ is the pseudonym for a concerned Canadian – JG.

by Mihael Willman

The strange complexities of American childhood – old enough for Uzis, too young for Kinder eggs and parks!  American laws, as well as some public attitudes, regarding child protection are totally lacking in common sense, if not downright ludicrous. Nothing illustrates this more clearly, then several events which occurred within weeks of each other.