Archive for February 4th, 2013

Keep Libby Davies out of my kitchen

- February 4th, 2013

Last week I talked about the private members bill from New Democrat MP Libby Davies to regulate sodium – what most of us call salt – in packaged foods in Canada.

Make no mistake, this is not about health, this is a power grab to give governments more power and authority than they ought to have. Please watch the videos below and share with your friends and family.

COLUMN: Levant – Suzuki’s strange tales and the media double standard

- February 4th, 2013

If David Suzuki were a conservative, his career would be over

by Ezra Levant

On Tuesday in this space, I broke the news that David Suzuki — who condemns capitalism at every turn — billed a Quebec junior college $30,000 for a speech last October. Including expenses, Suzuki cost John Abbott College a whopping $41,640.

Maybe he’s worth it. He is a celebrity, after all. But it’s unseemly, from such a vicious critic of conspicuous capitalism.

The real scandal, though, was a request made by Suzuki’s assistant. According to Mary Milburn of the dean’s office, “we have learned, via Dr. Suzuki’s assistant, that although the Dr. does not like to have bodyguards per se, he does not mind having a couple of ladies (females) that would act as body guards.” Read more…

COLUMN: Goldstein – Gore’s outrageous hypocrisy

- February 4th, 2013

Gore’s global hypocrisy

by Lorrie Goldstein

Al Gore, the guru of global warming, has always behaved like a hypocrite.

One who preaches austerity for everyone else to save the planet, while he jets around the world, living in the lap of luxury, leaving a carbon footprint in his wake that would choke an elephant.

But Gore’s latest carbon caper — selling his struggling Current TV to Al Jazeera for a cool, personal profit of a reported $100 million — takes the cake. Read more…