Thank You Bruce MacKinnon

I would like to thank Bruce MacKinnon, Halifax Chronicle Herald editorial cartoonist, for the message he sent to Canadians today:

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Halifax Chronicle Herald Editorial Cartoon: October 23, 2014

MacKinnon’s cartoon best describes Canada and Canadians’ reaction to the October 22 shootings that resulted in the death of two Canadians: Nathan Cirillo and Michael Zehaf Bibeau.

Catholic Religion Class Exemptions as Discussed on CBC

Today, the CBC call-in show, Ontario Today, discussed exemptions from religion classes in Ontario Catholic Secondary Schools. This episode is a follow up from the August show that spoke about the Borgstadt family. This family invested 8 months pursuing an exemption for their son. Before the call-ins started, the host, Rita Celli, played … Continue reading

Pankaj Mishra Takes On The Eschatology Of Liberal Democracy

The expectation of a fairly imminent Second Coming persists in certain quarters. In other quarters, it was replaced in the last century by almost equally millenarian notions about an imminent global triumph of secular liberal democracy, although the geopolitical turbulence of recent years has at least dampened such expectations. The … Continue reading

Liberals Acting Badly: The Smears Against Sam Harris Continue

Glen Greenwald and Reza Aslan seem obsessed with smearing Sam Harris. Most of us have seen Reza Aslan in action before, insisting that FGM is not an Islamic practice (technically correct but practically wrong) and claiming that Indonesian women live in a free and open society. Many have refuted his … Continue reading

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