Archive for May 21st, 2012

VIDEO: The war of 1812, the history you don’t know

- May 21st, 2012

VIDEO: I’ll Have Another wins the Preakness

- May 21st, 2012

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COLUMN: Levant – Student riots should not be rewarded

- May 21st, 2012

The cost of Charest’s cowardice: Good students are being sold out

by Ezra Levant

What’s going on in Quebec cannot be called protests. The right word is riots.

That’s what you call it when masked vandals smash cars, break windows in banks and shops, night after night. And that’s on top of the smoke bombs thrown in the subway stations earlier this month that paralyzed the city’s transit system.

How is this any different from the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver?

It is different, of course. It’s worse.

Vancouver’s riot was spontaneous. They weren’t backed up with official NGOs and union organizers and bank accounts and spokesmen and press releases.

The Montreal riots are a criminal industry. Read more…

COLUMN: Robson – McGuinty’s co-parenting extends to feeding your kids

- May 21st, 2012

McGuinty menu hard to swallow

by John Robson

It’s starting to look as though this school co-parenting thing is more complicated than it looks. Even the bit about eating your veggies. Premier Dad hectors your kids and serves them cardboard and they just won’t bend to his will.

He is managing to lose public money… as usual. Ever since the McGuinty administration insisted school cafeterias serve revolting healthy food instead of the other kind (revolting unhealthy food) revenue has plunged as much as 30%.

Kids are eating out or choking down homemade sandwiches rather than savour a lean-meat low-sodium Daltburger on multi-grain with a side of baked potato wedges, a puny pizza slice with turkey pepperoni or some similar morsel. Mind you, the Toronto Star did find some students willing to enter the cafeteria. To keep warm in winter. Provided they didn’t have to eat the food. Read more…