January, 2008

Buffalo Bills heading to Toronto

The NFL is now one step closer to moving a franchise here to Canada when in the next few days it will be announced that the Buffalo Bills will play 8 regular season and pre-season games here in Toronto at the Rogers Centre.

By Edward Zawadzki - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Conditions for Supporting McCain

First the conservative champion Fred Thompson dropped out of the Republican nomination race and now then, the not-so-conservative conservative champion Mitt Romney suffered a bad setback in Florida. 

By Bruce Walker - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Looking for Change? Think Mitt Romney!

Although Barack Obama has pinched, or attempted to pinch, the legacy of JFK for his own presidential aspirations, the fact is that Mitt Romney is far more reminiscent of America’s 35th president.

By John Lillpop - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Cyber Storm to Hit America for a Second Time

The AP described it as a really bad day, but that somewhat understates the magnitude of it all. It, of course, refers to the “Cyber Storm” war game that the US Government held early in 2006, in an attempt to gauge the necessary reaction and requisite skills of the games participants.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Weather Control to provide Rain Free Olympics

Not satisfied with providing us with a horde of smiling hostesses and an Opening Ceremony that is being billed as spectacular, the Chinese are looking to weather control to ensure a rain-free ceremony.

By Guest Column Joshua Hill- Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

A Taxpayer-Friendly Path Forward:

In its 2008-09 budget recommendations released today, the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling for the Ontario government to freeze spending, eliminate the health tax and begin debt repayment.

By Kevin Gaudet - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Turning Tar Sands into Clean Natural Gas with Bacteria

Scientists said recently in the journal Nature they can radically speed up the underground bacterial fermentation that turns Canada’s tar-like Athabasca sands into natural gas at far less cost and with far less environmental pollution.

By Dennis Avery - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Bill Gray, MIA at the Teach-In

On January 31, a two-day barrage of panels dealing with global warming issues concludes at Colorado State University. The sessions are part of an “unprecedented teach-in” taking place around the country coordinated by the Green House Network under the rubric Focus the Nation. But of the fifty CSU profs involved in the discussion, one is conspicuous by his absence.

By EPW Blog - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Slow Down Bill

Excerpt: “We just have to slow down our economy and cut back our greenhouse gas emissions ‘cause we have to save the planet for our grandchildren.”
At a time that the nation is worried about a recession is that really the characterization his wife would want him making? “Slow down our economy”?

By EPW Blog - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

The Bush Legacy? Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell!

Barring any major unexpected turn of events, one year from now George W. Bush will be off the federal payroll and in the private sector. As such, Bush will be more of a Washington outsider than he is now.

By John Lillpop - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Polar Bear Lies

We live in a day when lies about polar bears are used to deny Americans access to the vast oil reserves—billions of barrels—that are known to exist in the Alaska National Wildlife Reserve and coastal areas.

By Alan Caruba - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Illegal Immigration: Issue Or Lifestyle?

As I was watching last night’s little hissy fit called a “Republican Debate”, I noted just how out of touch these two men are when it comes to the issues that affect millions of Americans on a daily basis.

By Bob Parks - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Toronto best place for spy satellite to land

Worried that a large spy satellite expected to fall to earth in late February or early March could hit North America, the U.S. military is developing contingency plans to deal with the possibility.

By Judi McLeod - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Hinduphobia and Anti-semitism

Jews and Hindus today face a fearsome onslaught of racism and hatred. What makes this hate pernicious is that today it is disguised as ‘anti-racism’ and concern for the ‘oppressed’.

By Guest Column Ron Banerjee- Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story

Fascists and Bolsheviks as friends

If Nazis were allies as often as enemies of Bolsheviks, what was the relationship between Fascists and Bolsheviks?  The pseudo-cognition of Sinisterism seldom talks about Nazis at all, but rather about “fascists” and these “fascists” are the mortal enemies of Bolsheviks, the polar ideological opposite of Marxism, and so on. 

By Bruce Walker - Thursday, January 31, 2008 - Full Story