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A local radio show was appropriately covering the recent mass media interest in a groping story from 18 years ago that suddenly came out in June, 2018, against the Prime Minister of Canada. It actually happened, as we learned from the woman, herself, who actually wrote the local newspaper article the following day.

I tweeted many points, and I feel that they are all useful to sum up the important issues and my thoughts on the matter:

CBC even deliberately covered up on their July 2 the National report that it was the reporter who wrote the article the day after the groping incident, and they aren’t the only source that isn’t reporting that.

I don’t think we would/should make much of the issue at all, with the woman not publicly coming out about it now, were it not for Trudeau’s remarks that he wouldn’t have been so forward if he knew she was a national reporter — very damning words.

If the NDP standard was applied to the PM, he’d be gone even from the Liberal caucus, as the NDP dumped an MP just for not taking non-verbal cues construed as sexual harassment — not even groping anyone, unlike Trudeau.

Getting out ahead of a crisis is mostly an issue in the private sector, where bad PR can be very damaging to the company, so even CEOs can be expendable — politics is a very different beast, particularly when you’re the PM.

It’s possible, and we may never know, that the groped reporter was paid off by Trudeau right after that article, given that, he, from his own admission, was concerned about negative national publicity.

Some articles have even misled with the narrative that this incident happened long before Trudeau had a political career. It’s widely acknowledged that he was officially political, and sought the PM job ever since his father’s funeral speech.

The political timing is revealing and key, Mike, as Kinsella (an enemy of Trudeau and some other Liberals, as a former Liberal partisan himself), put the story out after Trudeau let Kent Hehr stay in caucus after a report, despite the multiple allegations against him.

Notice the incongruity, too? He says he remembers that day well, but then doesn’t remember any negative interactions. Something doesn’t add up, directly in his statement, because the article published a day later quoted him as effectively acknowledging the grope.

Yes, Trudeau’s remarks about not groping her if he had known she was a national reporter was somewhat dismissive of her status, but note that it was pre-Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, so I think it was mostly a case of his concerns over his political reputation+future

That is, that if the incident 18 years ago happened with today’s social media, it would’ve been as bad as if she hadn’t been a national reporter, whereas then, only a national reporter could be a potential political threat.

A particular case where Trudeau is failing to give a proper response is by not saying, yes, I acted inappropriately, and that was the mindset I had at the time, from my own failings and the culture, and thankfully, we have finally been addressing that with MeToo.

Trudeau may deliberately be playing coy if there are other women out there that he had groped at the time, and by acknowledging guilt, he could bring other accusers out, and it would really damage him. He’s making a political calculation of acting dumb.

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In the spirit of my commentary on the night before election results in the 2016 US presidential election, I am writing my thoughts on the Ontario June 7, 2018 election night, publishing this minutes before the polls close at 9 PM.

If various polling companies prove correct, with their predictions 24 hours before the election, Doug Ford’s Progressive Conservatives will form a majority government.

And I will be very happy for Doug Ford. It will be quite the monumental event, with the general Leftist mass media contempt for him, and it is very significant, given that he had a failed run for Toronto mayor in 2014, and was likely to lose against John Tory in 2018. But, as fate would have it, he is set to win the premiership that John Tory would’ve won in 2007, had he not stubbornly personally insisted on a horribly unpopular pledge to resolve the matter of discriminatory public funding of Catholic schools by pledging full public funding for all religious schools.

Sure, the PC’s never released a fully costed platform, and the numbers don’t add up in terms of the lost revenue from scrapping the cap-and-trade tax and spending promises, but they will tax and spend less than the Liberals and NDP. And he did indeed sound somewhat like a used car salesman and vacuous beyond his talking points at the third and final leaders’ debate, but the man is totally sincere.

I had the fortune of meeting him in person in Kitchener for an early leadership campaign event. While Wynne and Horwath would’ve left after meeting with some people near the front after their talk, he stayed there, talking with everyone who was still there and interested in talking to him. As I waited patiently near the back, I noticed that he was taking his time to talk with everyone.

And when he approached me, I put out my hand and said how great it was to meet him, and that I specifically took out a PC Party membership once Patrick Brown had been ousted from the party, and that I only wanted to vote for him. And, for the first time in my life, despite voting on my occasions since I was first eligible to in 1997, I voted for the winning candidate in any sort of election.

Before Tanya Granic Allen had made it a big issue, I was separately aware of the significance and opportunity of the provincial government voiding bad hydro contracts without penalty, and not simply canceling them and losing money having to uselessly fight it out in court. So my main goal in addition to meeting him, was to convey on him the existence of this power of the provincial government, and to impress on him the importance of doing so.

I didn’t expect the Liberals themselves to directly paint him as Trump, instead expecting the Star and other scoundrel mass media sources to do so, but they surprised me in doing so. Of course Ford is Trump-like in terms of his non-specifics, in exaggerating, but the comparison in the way that Trump was mostly portrayed in the US, is actually defamatory in the way it was used against Ford by people who should know better in Canada. Trump was and is mostly derided as racist, and Doug Ford is obviously the opposite of what even Trump was portrayed as, given that Ford Nation specifically made outreach to all racial and ethnic groups in Toronto, and that fact has been very confounding to the radical Leftist identity politics practitioners, specifically in the Liberal Party, and the Leftist media sources accounting for most of the Canadian mass media.

I was a big opponent of Rob Ford once it was shown that he was using crack cocaine, because of the bad example that it was setting for the youth. I believe that public officials should be held to a higher standard, and what particularly irked me was fiscal conservatives who had no issue voting for him whatsoever, where those in high-level business positions would never tolerate such behaviour from a subordinate employee, nor even an executive, who would otherwise jeopardize their business.

Remember when Washington D.C. mayor, Marion Barry, was the epitome of the rot of urban politics when he was known as the crack smoking mayor who got re-elected, and was rightly ousted by Congress? Yet Rob Ford was celebrated in a lot of quarters! That’s why, separately from Rob Ford’s addiction problems, he had no business staying in as mayor, and the provincial Liberals should’ve amended the Municipal Act to specifically grant Toronto council the power to remove him by a two-thirds majority vote.

Only later, after Rob’s death, did I learn from an interview with Mark Towhey, that Rob Ford really developed his problems after the death of his father, and that Rob had always specifically struggled with trying to live up to his father’s high expectations, and felt that he could never do that, and that’s what had motivated his run for Mayor.

Despite Rob’s shenanigans, I knew that Doug’s support of him was as a brother, and that his brother’s behaviour had nothing to do with how Doug himself would behave in office, and I knew that Rob’s missteps would not follow Doug in office.

So from the first time that I had heard Doug Ford do his first interview when running for leader, I quickly got past my slight surprise of how he was comporting himself compared to the media caricatures that had been put out there. Then I heard a completely different person than that, directly answering questions, cleverly, but not in a cynical way — very straightforward and honest. And he did that for several interviews, including a prominent CBC one.

And those criticizing him for limiting media appearances since he became leader, and particularly in the election, and during the second-half, it was mostly sensible, given the proven general media hostility out there. But as far as his success as Premier, it will be based on whether he acts more like the Doug Ford I saw in person at that early leadership event, and all the early interviews I heard of him. To the extent that he lets himself be controlled, and guards himself, and limits his media appearances, despite having four years ahead of him in a majority government, he will be only a mediocre Premier at best, instead of a great Premier, that he has the potential for.

When Doug wins a majority government, I will feel very happy for him, specifically for his relationship with his late younger brother, and that his brother can truly spiritually rest in peace, and that Doug can feel some peace for what happened to his brother, and how he was unable to help him enough while he was alive. There will be some resolution for them, and for all of us who followed the Rob Ford saga.

Doug’s victory will show that genuinely appealing to the people can overcome the odds, and cynicism and elitism of some, who felt that he was eminently disqualified for office because of being a non-Leftist populist, for even being a populist, for not hanging out in the social circles of most media and political elites, and for daring to go against their so-called conventional wisdom.

So, on this election night, Doug, I offer my heartfelt congratulations for a campaign well-fought, given the odds against you, and for what you represent.

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This 1978 interview is very significant, because one of the Black leaders in a temporary coalition government, outright says that Mugabe wants a communist government. It was then, no surprise, when by the 90s, he was seizing the land of productive farmers and handing them out to the rest of the population, with productivity plummeting. Please, people, listen carefully to what people in the know say about others, to do something about them before they do what they say they will do.

Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: The Rhodesian Dilemma
Episode S0331, Recorded on July 21, 1978
Guest: Abel Tendekayi Muzorewa

Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: The Question of Rhodesia
Episode S0133, Recorded on March 15, 1974
Guest: Ian Douglas Smith

Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: Is There a Solution for Rhodesia?
Episode S0273, Recorded on March 9, 1977
Guests: Julian Amery, Joan Lestor

Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: Lifting the Trade Ban on Rhodesia
Episode S0373, Recorded on June 15, 1979
Guests: Allard K. Lowenstein, Stephen J. Solarz

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With the news of Charles Manson’s passing on November 19, 2017, here is the most intelligent statement I ever heard him make.

As someone alluded to in the comments, it’s no wonder he never got parole!

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Thanks to this satirical article on the Beaverton, about the radical Leftist professors and administrators at Wilfrid Laurier University in Canada, who forced a grad teaching assistant into tears when they confronted her for playing a clip from Ontario’s public broadcaster, of a debate with professor Jordan Peterson, Americans are now discovering Canada’s version of The Onion, The Beaverton.

“WATERLOO, ON – Officials at Wilfrid Laurier University are launching a probe to determine how a TA who showed her students a clip from The Agenda became exposed to the extremist organization and its radical leader, Steve Paikin.

The clip featured a debate on the use of gender neutral pronouns. The university is still trying to ascertain how the TA got hold of such a graphic and disturbing clip.

(continued)”

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Apparently being a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, and an attendee of Bohemian Grove and Bilderberg meetings wasn’t enough to keep Charlie Rose from being accused by several women for sexual impropriety and assault. Maybe he would’ve fared better today if David Rockefeller (one of his favourite interviewees and past CFR President + Trilateral Commission founder) would’ve still been alive.

Rose featured prominently in many of the 1000+ articles I had written since 2009, and here are most of them, which you can find linked here.

Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker laughs at the great increase in wealth disparity over the past 10 to 15 years, and at Americans for not speaking out more forcibly against it

Fareed Zakaria tells the truth about the Bill of Rights, “an anti-democratic document”

Globalist champion Charlie Rose goes native with his show archives

Charlie Rose raises Zionism with Turkish minister, stays silent on Armenian genocide

Facebook COO, Sheryl Sandberg: “Until women are as ambitious as men, they’re not going to achieve as much as men.”

Charlie Rose’s interview with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Charlie Rose’s pro-Big Pharma panel on Multiple Sclerosis

Charlie Rose interviews Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Charlie Rose pulled the transcripts of his shows

According to CharlieRose.com, the financial crisis ended on March 10, 2009

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia’s Obamacare wording hypocrisy

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor betrays the political nature of the Court

Dick Cheney mistakenly thinks the Second Amendment granted rights

Zbigniew Brzezinski warns against an Israeli attack on Iran

Former Bush chief strategist Matthew Dowd’s bogus New Hampshire Republican primary prediction

Former Associate Supreme Court Justice, John Paul Stevens, explains the changing definition of “originalism”

Self-described communist, Slavoj Zizek: “Capitalism is the most productive social order in the history of humanity.”

Warren Buffett: “The decision to make Tim Geithner the Secretary of Treasury was a terrific decision.”

Corporate welfare recipient Morgan Stanley Chairman working for China

IMF Director says IMF “forces coordination” and there’s “no other solution” to Greek-style austerity

To the U.S. government, immediately means within a year

Russia’s second-largest bank, VTB, is 85% state-owned

How to meet our future electricity demands: The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind

The leader of Singapore’s economic miracle shares his fascinating and strategic insight into today’s world

“America is down, not out”: Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

Google CEO Eric Schmidt said Google’s mission is to store all the world’s information

Credit card applications too complex, even for a Harvard Law Professor!

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In case all these reports of sexual assault are just mid-level transgressions, as a distraction away from more organized, worse crimes — before all these latest revelations, there was the Franklin Coverup.

I don’t know about you, but the threatened sentences that were initially put out for witnesses allegedly lying about being used in a pedophile ring seem way out of proportion for lying about such a thing, where at most two years in jail may be a reasonable sentence for perjury, unless the allegations were basically true, and it was a deterrence to recant, while they could still enjoy living.

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