March, 2008

New “Baby Benz” Blends Luxury, Comfort and Technology

Mercedes-Benz’ C class is the most affordable of the German carmaker’s sedan line, but that doesn’t mean it feels like an entry level vehicle.
It is, after all, a Mercedes. And that means even its lower end cars are upper echelon in the grand scheme of things. So it is with the new C.

Rotel Preamp/Processor HD, Blu-ray Capable

With high definition TV and discs wriggling their way into the hearts of audio and videophiles, audio manufacturers are now offering the ability to play back these next generation home theater technologies in their full HD glory.

The March of the Superbug

New infectious diseases are popping up everywhere and becoming more and more resistant to our attempts to fight them. Superbug is one of them. It seems that the number of people infected is growing, and recently there was an outbreak in an Ontario jail. 

How do we prevent them? Can we control infectious diseases? 

We’ve identified some CIHR-funded health research experts to answer some of your queries about Superbug and other issues such as the importance of infection control.

Dr. Allison McGeer, CIHR-finded researcher, Director, Infection Control, Mount Sinai HospitalProfessor, University of Toronto.
Dr. Donald E. Low, CIHR-funded researcher, Microbiologist-in-Chief, Department of Microbiology, Mount Sinai Hospital.

By Guest Column - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Rosacea :  An Overlooked Skin Condition

What did former President Bill Clinton have to blush about? We all know the answer to that delicate question! Like Princess Diana, Rosie O’Donnell and the comedian W.C. Fields, he also suffered from Rosacea.

By Dr. Gifford Jones - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Think Hillary Would Mend Health Care Crisis? Think Again!

For more than fifteen years, Hillary Clinton has worked full throttle to bring socialized heath care to America. Trashing the most sophisticated and efficient health care delivery system in the world has truly become an obsession with this old school socialist and obscenely rich elitist.

By John Lillpop - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Flanagan’s Secret Plan

Imagine my surprise when I recently learned I was a key player in a secret government plan.

By Gerry Nicholls - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Lose your job yet?  Keep voting Liberal

Dalton McGuinty’s fiscal policies appear to be designed to bring Ontario’s GDP on par with that of Burkina Faso.  His finance minister, Dwight Duncan (Donuts) unveiled the province’s budget last week to great fanfare from the Left and dismay from everyone else, including federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who had urged the McGuintyites to cut corporate taxes.

By Klaus Rohrich - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

McCain’s Incoherent New World Order

In his March 26 speech to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council, McCain never mentioned the need to preserve American sovereignty. He could have reassured conservatives by stating his forthright opposition to Senate ratification of the U.N.’s Law of the Sea Treaty, which provides for international control over billions of dollars worth of oil, gas and minerals and undermines American claims to North Pole riches. But he chose not to.

By Cliff Kincaid - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Silence from post-election Zimbabwe deafening

According to Zimbabwe’s independent newspaper The Zimbabwean, Morgan Tsvangirai has toppled President Robert Mugabe with 58 percent of the popular vote. 

Tsvangirai received 467,000 votes to Mugabe’s 300,000 in Saturday’s general elections.

  See The Zimbabwean election results here.

  There has been no dancing on the streets since word first leaked out that Mugabe had been defeated in election polls. 

  The silence from Mugabe’s fearsome ZANU-PF Party following Election Day is deafening

By Judi McLeod - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Funding freedom’s demise

Youngsters who are just entering the work place have never known the difference.  Baby-boomers and beyond, know that government rules and regulations have increased exponentially, and continue to squeeze freedom from almost every endeavor.

By Henry Lamb - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

So What if I’m Racist?

There are many in the environmental movement who chose the coward’s way out. They know that population growth plays a crucial role in environmental degradation. And they know that in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom it is immigration which drives population growth and that it will play an even more decisive role in the future.

By Guest Column Tim Murray- Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Time to end zero tolerance policy for domestic assaults

Last Wednesday, Toronto City Councillor Rob Ford was arrested at his home and charged with uttering death threats and assault against his wife. Ford was led away from his house in handcuffs, taken to a police station, processed and released.

By Arthur Weinreb - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Global Crime and Terrorism

The end of the Cold War meant a significant change in the nature of the foreign threats to US security. The principal worry of most Americans is no longer a devastating military offensive from abroad, but rather more insidious assaults which hit closer to home, threatening lives and property and creating a climate of fear.

By Jim Kouri - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story

Mich. Speaker of House Employs State Paid Thugs to Stop Recall Effort

Here is a story that details how far Democrats will go to destroy the people’s ability to be heard in government. It also shows Democrat’s penchant to abuse their power, their blatant waste of government funds, and the incestuous relationship that the anti-democratic process unions have with Democrats.

By Warner Todd Huston - Monday, March 31, 2008 - Full Story