King Canute showed his subjects that no, even he couldn’t stop the tide from coming in. A thousand years later, too many politicians don’t seem to understand that economies can’t “transition” by decree. In the ancient tale of King Canute, the monarch (who died in 1035 A.D) he attempted to command the tide to stop coming in.
In announcing the moderators, the debate consortium might as well have just said “Because it’s 2019”, with obvious reference to Justin Trudeau’s famous 2015 comment on why his cabinet was half-female. Since then, identity politics has grown even stronger. Still, even within that framework – i.e., submitting to the insistence on the “diversity” of an all-female lineup – the other issues were entirely avoidable. For one simple reason: much better female alternatives were available.
Mark Milke: The only way to claim public insurance is cheaper than private insurance is to ignore what people actually pay elsewhere. For almost 50 years, that’s exactly what has happened. If you must drive an automobile in British Columbia—for work, to take the kids to soccer, to drive your mom to the doctor, whatever the reason—you already know your insurance premiums are sky-high.
The extinction "rebellion" marchers around the world, have not invented anything new. Predictions that the world is ending are at least as old as the Old Testament. But progress almost never results from the pessimists. https://markmilke.com/blog/2019/9/27/apocalypse-soon…
Today’s victimhood culture is driven in part by the notion that many troubles today were caused by even ancient actions. Some, for example, including #BillClinton blame tensions between the Arab world & the West on the Crusades. An excerpt from The Victim Cult on this phenomena. pic.twitter.com/pE1upQkShy
This is how one should respond to rallies and personalities that claim to represent/be responding to indigenous Canadians, among others. Translation: Not these, and who likely represent the indigenous majority in Alberta.