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Trudeau’s flip flop on national anthem
16 June, 2016
Canada has virtually no problems. No crime, no debt, no wanting of social services, no security worries. How do I know? Well, just three years ago, then-candidate for prime minister Justin...
Bad PR month for Liberals
29 May, 2016
It hasn't been a very good PR month for the Liberal brand. In early May, Sophie Trudeau – the prime minister’s wife – claimed “I need help”, suggesting she needed more government-paid staffers to...
Did Justin Trudeau make a kosher apology?
19 May, 2016
Prime Minister Trudeau, apparently frustrated at a brief parliamentary procedural delay May 18, barked at a crowded group of colleagues “get the fuck out of my way,” then abruptly grabbed Conservati...
Irwin Cotler honored
1 April, 2016
Irwin Cotler was honored at an event for his lifelong human rights activism, where attendees learned how Jewish values drove his career in pursuing justice. “My father used to say to me: the purs...
Lifting the curtain behind the BDS motion
25 February, 2016
In its first domestic act to stand by Israel, Canada’s newly-elected Liberal government recently helped pass a Conservative-led motion to denounce the Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS)...
A Jewish president isn’t unusual
16 January, 2016
US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders became the first Jew to win a presidential primary, and given that he is only one of two Democratic hopefuls in the race, there is a real possibility of a J...
Jonathan Pollard: Why wasn't he freed earlier?
20 November, 2015
Jonathan Pollard, convicted in the US for spying for Israel, was freed on parole today, after thirty years in prison. Pollard was a U.S. civilian naval intelligence analyst and was the only per...
Fmr US Senator Fred Thompson dies, at 73
2 November, 2015
Former Tennessee Senator and 2008 presidential hopeful Fred Thompson died Nov. 1, 2015, at age 73. Thompson succumbed to a recurrence of lymphoma, according to the Thompson family. I had...
Auschwitz, Alex Johnstone and the Jews
24 September, 2015
Two Jews in a room, three chicken soup recipes. There’s always more opinions than Jews, the old joke goes. It’s pretty much the same when Jewish organizations respond to a public controversy, as ...
Are Conservatives "pandering" to Jews?
23 September, 2015
Imagine a Jew screaming from the mountain top that the Canadian government supports Israel far too much. Andrew Cohen’s latest piece in the Ottawa Citizen did just that. Pandering, it was cal...
Who won the first Canadian federal leaders’ debate of 2015?
6 August, 2015
Who won the first Canadian federal leaders’ debate? The answer – even from the television pundits – is that it’s a tough call. More or less, each leader held their own, played to their strengths...
Five recent lies, hypocrisy and myths about Israel
17 May, 2015
These past couple of months has seen no shortage of media coverage on Israel and its prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Everywhere from the Israeli prime minister’s speech to Congress, to his sp...
Flubbing the case for CBC
17 April, 2015
To cut, or not to cut – should the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's federal subsidy continue to shrink? In light of the Conservative government's removal of about ten per cent of CBC's $1 bill...
Global Warming And Climate Change – Fact Or Fiction?
7 April, 2015
For those who feel more needs to be done to curb climate change, there’s good news coming from the top branch of government. On March 31, a proposal was introduced by President Obama to reduce U...
What Bibi said, and which Democrats boycotted his speech
4 March, 2015
At the invitation of House Speaker John Boehner, Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to US Congress today, a day after taking the dais at the AIPAC policy conference. Both speeches centered on the threat of a ...
ISRAEL ON CAMPUS: the good and the bad
20 November, 2014
Is all lost on university campus? Are students drowning in a cesspool of backward thinking and immoral instruction? At the University of California at Berklee this week, Ami Horowitz indulged in...
Melanie Phillips on moral blindness and Islamists
2 November, 2014
Melanie Phillips, UK Daily Mail columnist, and the author of best-selling Londonistan and The World Turned Upside Down, spoke in Toronto recently, outlining the world Islamist threat. The event ...
Harper v. Trudeau: analysis on Ottawa's terror attacks
23 October, 2014
On Oct. 22, what was believed to be an ISIS-inspired Islamic terrorist, opened fire on a soldier guarding Ottawa’s National War Memorial. The soldier, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, was shot twice at point b...
Myth of radical Muslim "minority" busted
7 October, 2014
A recent TV clip from Real Time with Bill Maher has been the centre of controversy in the past two weeks, and buzz is all about whether radical Islam is a real threat. Host Maher began the panel ...
A novel idea for the Sinai Peninsula: give it to Jews
9 September, 2014
Did Egypt offer the Sinai to Palestinians? That was the unconfirmed rumour swirling around news outlets lately. Some Israeli politicians lauded the plan. The idea was ostensibly put forth as a m...
Take back control of your milk
29 July, 2014
Pierre Trudeau once said that there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation. Neither should the state have a say in what goes in your fridge. But that’s precisely what’s been h...
Ten Ways to Support Israel
29 July, 2014
In July 2014 alone, hundreds of thousands of Israelis have rushed to bomb shelters as thousands of Hamas missiles have been fired into civilian areas. Many people in the Diaspora are asking how t...
Atheists fight Ground Zero "cross" and lose
28 July, 2014
As the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks came and went, many reflected upon the destruction, the losses, the heroism and the faith. The topic of homicidal religious extremists h...
Liberal statement on Israel crisis: take two
15 July, 2014
Three days after prime minister Stephen Harper issued his statement on the recent Israel crisis*, and three days after an initial statement from Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau, the Libe...
Harper vs. Trudeau on recent Israel crisis: a contrast
13 July, 2014
The Harper Conservatives and Trudeau Liberals have come out with opposite statements regarding the recent crisis in Israel. While the Conservatives outright condemn the Hamas terror attacks and s...
The conflict in Israel explained through a bag of oranges
10 July, 2014
My uncle Jack and my cousin Chuck toured Israel and the West Bank in the early nineties, shortly after the first Intifada ended. During a driving tour, they discovered they were badly lost. There...
To Starbucks and Second Cup: celebrate life with “Am Yisrael” Chai
15 June, 2014
Anyone who has been to a coffee shop in the past twenty years has seen the ubiquitous beverage called “Chai”. For the uninitiated, it is a spiced milk tea, pronounced as a single syllable, and rh...
Justin Trudeau's contest asks: are you Aboriginal?
15 June, 2014
Since when should ethnicity, race or cultural background matter in a contest ballot? Well, bizarrely, it matters to Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. Justin Trudeau will host a barbeque for a l...
Peace Now is just a nice wish in Israel
12 June, 2014
We’d all love for there to be peace in Israel and the surrounding areas. We’d all love for each side to lay down their weapons and agree not to fight anymore. For the time being, though, that’s t...
What to expect when you’re expecting Quebec separation
1 April, 2014
Be careful what you wish for, Quebec separatists. With the forthcoming provincial election on Apr. 7, polls say the ruling Parti Quebecois are poised to make gains from its slim minority governm...
Rebuttal to critics of Stephen Harper's Israel trip, part 2
7 February, 2014
In the past few days I’ve received much positive feedback from my last post about Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to Israel. Since then a few other articles on the topic came across my desk, ...
A rebuttal to a Liberal's critique of Harper's Israel visit
3 February, 2014
The anti-Harper crowd is still harping on the prime minister’s visit to Israel. What’s learned from Adam Goldenberg’s 1,000-word essay in the Canadian Jewish News last week is that Stephen Harper ...
New California law says: glove is the answer
29 January, 2014
Strap on some latex for an extra layer of protection -- that's the message California lawmakers have told restaurateurs. Starting this year food handlers will join the ranks of doctors and nurses, w...
Rob Ford and the concern over kosher speech
8 December, 2013
Amid months-long allegations and suspicions, several weeks ago Toronto’s embattled Mayor Rob Ford ignited a media firestorm after having admitted to taking and buying crack cocaine while mayor.&nbs...
A bathroom law that will cause problems for children
4 July, 2013
As of Jan. 1, California legislators approved a law requiring public schools to allow students the right to choose whichever gender bathrooms they’d like to use. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown had s...
Obama should use Israel trip to promote real peace
9 March, 2013
 With President Barack Obama’s forthcoming trip to Israel set for March 15, pundits on both sides of the political spectrum are weighing in on whether the trip has any significance. By str...
Medicine, money and madness
29 June, 2012
Could the secret to creating a better Canadian health system be higher taxes for the wealthy? A bunch of well-meaning doctors recently proposed this very thing. Calling themselves Doctors for...
Insights and Influence
17 June, 2012
Insights and Influence, a weekly podcast On June 17, 2012, Landmark Report launched Insights and Influence, a guest-driven weekly variety podcast hosted by Toronto-based author and journalist Da...
Americanism is still the best hope
11 April, 2012
Dennis Prager is a popular and respected conservative radio talk show host, broadcasting since 1982 and nationally syndicated since 1999. In his fifth book, Still the Best Hope: Why the Wo...
Otherwise occupied?
2 March, 2012
 On Feb. 23, the National Post reported that a Toronto public school teacher has given to her students an assignment to write protest slogans for the "Occupy" movement. The rationale? To boost "c...
What's in a street name?
8 December, 2011
Name a Canadian who has made great contributions to our nation and the world. Terry Fox, right? Maybe Sir Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best? Other answers might be Alexander Graham Bell, Glenn ...
School needs more courses on life lessons
14 September, 2011
As children went back to school, they began learning the 3 Rs - but they'll also learn a fourth R, revenue. Ontario students will learn about saving, spending and investing money as early as Grade ...
A Rabbi's Reputation Smeared
1 March, 2011
Pointing a finger of blame doesn’t mean the accusation is true. But tell that to Kulanu, a support group for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual and queer community. Last summer the group brou...
Be Active in Remembering
11 November, 2010
At this time each year, poppies bloom on every lapel. Unfortunately, many people have become inured to the symbol and its meaning. Created to mark their sacrifices made for freedom, Remembrance Day ...
From the Front Lines of Israel's PR War
1 November, 2010
 Hamas now has anti-aircraft weapons, Hezbullah possesses scud missiles, and Iran is estimated to be only months away from developing a nuclear weapon. It’s no secret that the deterrent effect of...
Why is Jonathan Pollard Still in Jail?
1 November, 2010
This month marks a quarter-century since the incarceration of Jonathan Pollard – a U.S. civilian naval intelligence analyst – who admittedly provided intelligence information to Israel. No one denies ...
The deeper meaning of Labour Day
5 September, 2010
  Much like Victoria Day — aka May twofour — casual conversations a few days before Labour Day often are about what people’s plans are for the long weekend. Usually, plans take the for...
Who is a Canadian?
24 June, 2010
 Who is a Canadian? That question might have some of us “doing a Google” for a legal definition or search for immigration requirements. But it’s much more than a dictionary definition, more tha...
Toronto gala features Salman Rushdie, Elie Wiesel, Brian Mulroney
3 June, 2010
 It sounds like a joke: a Jew, a Muslim and a Christian walk into a synagogue. This time, however, it was true, when Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel, renowned novelist Salman Rushdie and f...
Israel-Canada postage stamp has postal union going postal
8 May, 2010
 For twenty-five years, my father worked for Canada Post, and for eighteen years he delivered mail to an array of communities, and a variety of nationalities. Over the course of a quarter centur...
York Region's councillors need to be accountable
30 April, 2010
 Want an accountable councillor? Want to make sure his or her activities are transparent? Then be prepared to free up some time to deal with endless paperwork and start writing cheques. Too mu...
There must be a sex-ed compromise
24 April, 2010
 I recall with great clarity in a sex ed segment of health class in Grade 8 our teacher asked, “If you or your girlfriend had to get an abortion, would you keep it a secret or tell someone clos...
Ezra Levant, Ann Coulter and the Humorless Left
9 April, 2010
You may know of Ezra Levant - Calgary-based author, editorial writer, blogger, and most famously, the recipient of several ‘hate speech’ lawsuits beginning with his publishing of the Danish Mohammed...
Israeli doctors are Haiti’s heroes
6 April, 2010
In the past two weeks, Michelle Obama, Demi Moore, Ben Stiller, Susan Sarandon and even Sean Penn, all flew in for post-earthquake photo ops with Haitian children.      ...
Teetering on propaganda
1 April, 2010
 An oped by Omar Mosleh recently in the Vaughan Citizen, called “Province believes in freedom of oppression, not expression” caught my eye. Not just because its topic – the Israeli/Arab confli...
Boycott Israel, demonize Jews, resist medical progress
26 February, 2010
The sixth annual “Israeli Apartheid Week” is taking place next week on campuses in Toronto and in dozens of cities worldwide. If it’s anything akin to previous years, it will be replete with the mu...
Greenbelt or foodbelt - axe it
25 February, 2010
You can’t dislike a foodbelt or greenbelt can you? If you do, are you then against food or the greening of our community? There are councillors who think setting aside 2,000 hectares of Markham,...
Ex-Iranian naval officer speaks out: An interview with Mano Bakh
16 January, 2010
 Escaping Islam: The Evil Might Not Be Realized Until It’s Too Late AuthorHouse Publishing 276 PagesHalf autobiography, half historical commentary, Escaping Islam is the true story of Mano Bakh...
What's behind the prorogue?
4 January, 2010
 Is Prime Minister Stephen Harper once again playing Parliamentary games? Or are the only games happening in Vancouver next month? Last year, he used proroguing to avert a confidence vote that th...
Jimmy Carter's empty apology
1 January, 2010
 It initially read like a Christmastime edition of the satirical newspaper, The Onion. Jimmy Carter, apologizing to Jews for his slamming of Israel? There were two major errors with this ...
Hudak tells local audience how he'd improve economy
27 November, 2009
 Tim Hudak roused a crowd of 700 supporters at Le Parc in Richmond Hill Wednesday night, touting his ideas for a stronger Ontario and admonishing the McGuinty government for what he believes w...
Liberals, Jews, and ten percenters
24 November, 2009
 A friend of mine once told me, “Of course I vote Liberal. I’m Jewish!” This seems to be a reflexive refrain from most Jews in Canada. The explanation is an entirely different essay, but latel...
You can judge a man by what he gives
13 April, 2009
  Most of us have been, at some point in our lives, the unlucky recipients of dumb gifts. Outwardly, the polite response is to act pleased, grateful, and to act as if it was the very thing ...
Hey, world: can you spare about $5billion?
25 March, 2009
  Earlier this month in Egypt, over 70 nations met at a conference where they pledged about $5 billion to rebuild Gaza. Gulf Arab states, the United States and the European Commission mad...
Free Money – If You’re in Jail
16 March, 2009
  Fans of legal-ruling stupidity may take a perverse pleasure in finding out another example of “you couldn’t make this stuff up.” It’s the story of a convicted rapist living in a maximu...
The Gaza defensive, and Supporting Israel
20 January, 2009
 A dissection of recent events surrounding the Gaza conflict, and some suggestions for how best to support Israel.   1. Two recent news items caught my attention for their sheer b...
Liberal child’s play in the voting booth
13 November, 2008
  I recall what it was like to run for student council president in high school. I spent two years in various positions on the student council gaining valuable experience. I had a platfo...
CP’s Sloppy, and Transparent, Ode to Obama
6 November, 2008
  My decade and a half as a writer has given me practice at how to say things with precision, how to say things clearly, and how best to deliver the message through words. It is to m...
Book Punctures Stereotypes about Conservatives
29 October, 2008
“Why You’re Wrong About the Right: Behind the Myths – the Surprising Truth about Conservatives” By S.E. Cupp and Brett Joshpe [Simon and Schuster, Inc, 2008, 275 pgs] Imagine ...
Oh, To Be Young, Liberal, and Smug
29 October, 2008
  The divide between the Left and the Right isn’t just about policy anymore. In recent years, it’s become exemplified more and more about how political opponents speak about, write about...
Goodbye to a Hero: ARTHUR STEWART COLLINS
23 August, 2008
In his self-published autobiography, Before I Forget, Arthur Stewart Collins recalled how in elementary school he reveled in learning. “I loved history - the explorers, the pioneers, the nation buil...
The Jewish Defense League Returns to Canada
28 July, 2008
 FrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, July 28, 2008 The Jewish Defense League, which began some forty years ago, with chapters in the US, and eventually ...
Iraq's Yellowcake is a Lesson for Iran in the Crosshairs
15 July, 2008
 Some 550 tons of Saddam Hussein's nuclear yellowcake has just been shipped from his former storehouses, and taken to Canada for energy uses. This news item has renewed speculation over whethe...
McGuinty’s (Lack of) Faith at Queen’s Park
1 July, 2008
You may have heard that some want to take Christ out of Christmas, and give us all "happy holidays." In a recent example of sanitizing culture, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty's Liberal government w...
Stop donating to universities that tolerate anti-Semitic hatred
27 May, 2008
 When York University’s call centre phoned me last week to solicit a donation, I thought it was auspicious that it occurred the week of Israel’s sixtieth birthday. I not only declined a donatio...
MP talks about abuses in Darfur, China, Syria.
12 May, 2008
 Irwin Cotler, member of Parliament (Lib) from Mount Royal, Que., was in Toronto and spoke on international human rights abuses, among other related topics. The lecture, The Law and Human Right...
Shut Up, I'm Talking: A Review
4 May, 2008
 A 25-year-old Canadian law student in New York applies for an internship at the Israeli consulate, and ends up being hired to write speeches for Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon. Sounds lik...
Israel's withdrawal was a mistake, says former American ambassador Dennis Ross
18 April, 2008
 Pundits and scholars may argue about what Israel and the Palestinians should do in order to continue the elusive peace process, but there is one person who has been at the negotiating table wi...
Left-of-centre group emerges to criticize Israel
18 April, 2008
 A coalition of left-of-centre Jewish organizations has recently combined to create the Alliance of Concerned Jewish Canadians (ACJC). The group held its first conference in Toronto at the end ...
The ‘crime’ of stray comments
4 April, 2008
 Should a man be accountable for dumb things he’s said privately many years ago? Is it right for those comments to be exhumed, displayed for all to see, and used against him? Conservative MP T...
What are the spouse of an adulterer’s options?
18 March, 2008
People wonder why women like Silda Spitzer and Hillary Clinton have "stood by" their adulterous men, when so many of us can't help but think of those men as untrustworthy scum for what they've done...
An interview with Alan Dershowitz
29 February, 2008
 Sderot, a small Israeli town under siege by constant rocket attacks from Gaza, was the focus of a supportive rally last Monday. Two thousand attendees packed a hall at Toronto’s downtown Shera...
Canada rules that Jerusalem is not in Israel
25 February, 2008
 Let's play a game of free association. I say "London" and you'll say "England." I say "Athens" and you'll say "Greece." Then I say "Jerusalem" and you'll say… "Israel." But Canada doesn't b...
If Obama won’t stand for America, who will he stand for? Hint: Cuba
12 February, 2008
 Just how patriotic is Barack Obama? It’s tough to get inside the heart and mind of a person, but judging by his actions, he not only displays a callous antipatriotism, but a patriotphobia. Obam...
Charles Adler's Misread of Hillary
9 January, 2008
My fellow National Post blogger, new friend, and radio colleague, Charles Adler, is amazed by Hillary Clinton. He says she's prime for the role of president. I have to respectfully disagree. ...
McCain might be a maverick, but not presidential material
8 January, 2008
 John McCain was a great, brave soldier. He stands strong in the War on Terror, and is a straightforward communicator. He's relying on these attributes for his White House bid. But none of those...
Saddam's Nukes Could be in Syria
6 January, 2008
Saddam's secret may finally be out. When the Iraqi dictator was hung a year ago, on December 30, 2006 for crimes against humanity, many believed that the definitive answer to the most fiercely debated...
The Post was Wrong About Ron Paul
25 December, 2007
 The National Post recently said that Ron Paul was a good candidate amongst the GOP contenders running for president. They said the were "rooting for him." The reasoning offered to back up their ...
Still Looking for Saddam's WMD
29 November, 2007
  Almost a year ago, on Dec. 30, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was hanged for crimes against humanity. But to this day, a fierce debate rages over whether Saddam had any operational weapons of ...
America's Mayor - An Interview
19 November, 2007
 During his two terms as Mayor of New York City, Rudy Giuliani established himself as a politician willing to take responsibility. And when he stepped up to the plate after 9/11, New Yorkers a...
Universities Stalin Would be Proud Of
17 November, 2007
 In the span of three weeks, two examples hit the news of universities in the U.S .squashing free speech and forcibly indoctrinating students with Leftism. In one school, students were coerce...
DAVE'S NEW RADIO SHOW
6 November, 2007
THE DAVE GORDON SHOW  Dave will talk with newsmakers, public figures, politicians, entrepreneurs, and pundits. The topics will range from conservative values, politics, pop culture, current affai...
Sudanese refugee recalls life of slavery
1 November, 2007
 TORONTO — Francis Bok can recall what it was like to be orphaned at age seven, to be beaten regularly, and to have feared for his life for a decade. The 6-5, soft-spoken Bok began his talk – s...
Fred Thompson Answers Dave's Questions
25 October, 2007
 My questions to Senator Fred Thompson Recently, I asked the following questions to Senator Fred Thompson, Republican candidate for US President. Here is my Q&A. Q: With the Beijing Olymp...
Al Gore’s melting mountains… of evidence
23 October, 2007
He won the Nobel Prize, an Academy Award and the hearts of global warming activists everywhere, but Al Gore will have to lose some footage of his popular environmental documentary if a British judge...
Ann Coulter's Jewish Christianism
19 October, 2007
 Some people think Ann Coulter is an anti-Semite because of what she said in a recent television interview. Appearing on Donny Deutsch’s CNBC show, “The Big Idea,” last week, the author and col...
When promises mean nothing
2 October, 2007
 I rarely in writing spend time dissembling and dissecting the Toronto Star’s editorials. For one, there’s no end to their pretzel logic – I’d have no time to do much else. Secondly, though picki...
The Second Destruction of the Second Temple
22 September, 2007
  The phenomenon of double standards for Jews and Muslims comes to play again in Jerusalem. In an effort to replace faulty electrical cables, the Waqf Muslim religious trust is digging into and d...
Moral clarity on the school funding argument
22 September, 2007
 The hottest news item now in Ontario is the faith-based schools issue at the provincial level: Ontario’s Conservatives swear to give them public funding, the Liberals swear to keep the status qu...
On the Commercialization of Hitler
5 September, 2007
Some Toronto and Vancouver subway billboards promoting Bell cell phones were pulled down recently when a furor arose over a controversial part of the ad. It featured a punk rock woman wearing a but...
On the Misuse of Charity
5 September, 2007
 For just $1 a day – the cost of a small cup of coffee – you can increase a woman's self-esteem. Or so says one website. The scheme goes like this: men pay to see photos of, and talk online with...
Hamas' New Kid on the Block
23 August, 2007
If you thought Iran or Syria were the next enemies for Israel to fight, think again. No, it’s not Hamas, Hezbollah, Fatah or the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade either. There’s a children’s militia – that’s...
On Hezbollah's ad campaign in Windsor, Ont.
15 August, 2007
Hezbollah supporters in Windsor, Ontario, recently got something that money can’t always buy: controversy. They paid to set up a large pro-Hezbollah billboard in Windsor for a weekend. The sign...
Experiencing the Arab/Israel conflict on a personal level
25 July, 2007
  There is war in the Middle East again, and the dailies and weeklies fill us in on what’s going on with Israel’s latest battles at the Lebanese front. But few really know about the human toll t...
The Importance of June 12
11 June, 2007
  It isn’t random that Ronald Reagan’s diary was released in book form in recent weeks. By no coincidence, June 5 marked three years since his passing. But there’s also another day in June that ...
A Fitting Memorial Day DVD
29 May, 2007
Magazines, news broadcasts, Internet news, and newspapers all peddle the news of the day, in sound bytes never too long to risk losing a reader.  Newspapers are like ther...
18 Months And Change?
14 May, 2007
  I recently picked up an old paper I had around the house, from 18 months ago. It was a paper I meant to get to, but never got around to reading until now. I almost thought I was reading today'...
Giuliani touches on Passover and freedom at N.J. fund-raiser
17 April, 2007
Though recent first-quarter fund-raising numbers show that former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has raised the most funds for the Republican presidential bid, the former mayor of New York, Rudy G...
You Had Me at “Shimon Peres”
17 April, 2007
Attending the New York City fundraiser for Mitt Romney, March 2007 Mitt Romney, thus far having raised the most donations amongst Republican presidential candidates, and said to have the best grassro...
It’s War, Mr. Blair
29 March, 2007
Stand Firm, Or History Will Judge You Like Chamberlain.  You helped to liberate Iraq and Afghanistan from tyranny. You had the strength to recognize evil. Do not stand idly while your Finest M...
U.S. presidential candidates woo supporters at Israel lobby event
23 March, 2007
 As surely as the world has a keen interest in the affairs of Israel, the political matters of the United States have become an object of fascination international...
The unclear thinking of the Speaker of the House
21 March, 2007
My father always told me from the time that I was very young: "Anything important you do should be based on the MAID rule: Make An Informed Decision." Doing so prevents one's emotions from overtakin...
AIPAC Spurs Discourse on Iran
19 March, 2007
Iran's burgeoning nuclear program and Israel's security were hot topics at the American Israel Political Action Committee annual policy conference, drawing in dozens of US Senators, Israeli leaders an...
Walk in with Spaghetti; Walk out with $10,000
22 February, 2007
By law, you may now win $10,000 if you bring your own food to a cafeteria. This month a court case was finalized that involved the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal being sued by a man named Yvon V...
New magazine launched for conservative readers
9 February, 2007
For some, cows and colts might strictly be referring to types of animals.But for one magazine, it's probably referring to beef and guns. "IfMaclean's magazine is vanilla, we are a little bit of Tabasc...
The Israel bashing that never makes it into print
9 February, 2007
Some anti-Israel reporting is blatant - and other times the reporter'sagenda is cleverly hidden among weak attempts at objectivity. So too, inperson, many reporters know how to cloud their contempt fo...
Book full of Reasons to Stay in Canada
9 February, 2007
 What if B.C. had a miraculous gold rush and became so rich that it decidedto tell the rest of the country to take a hike? That's the premise of thenew book The Day BC Quit Canada, which, though ...
One woman show "DAI (enough)" reflects breadth of Middle-East spectrum
9 February, 2007
Ten voices, 10 viewpoints, 10 lives cut short. In this tour-de-force solo performance, actress Iris Bahr brings to life a remarkable range of heartfelt and candid characters that span the spectrum of ...
The Top Ten Things I Would Do As U.S. President
15 December, 2006
10. Ix-ney on the campaign finance reform. Let anyone donate as much as they want, to whomever they want. Else, it encourages millionaires to bankroll their own campaigns to the exclusion of 'ordinary...
What's Wrong With The UN? How About: Everything
15 December, 2006
Just a few months ago, the UN churned out the fourth annual tome on what's wrong with the Arab world. To many, it comes as a surprise from an organization that so often wags its finger at Israel. But ...
The Most Unremembered Memorable Statements in the Past Five Years
9 September, 2006
As we mark the five-year anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, I came to realize that there's a tremendous amount of politic-speak that has gone unnoticed, particularly on the topic of ...
Counter-terrorism expert warns of atomic bomb
19 February, 2006 22:00 EST
David Harris's voice was calm and composed; his message was terse and urgent. "Islamic extremists are our number one threat," he said recently. Harris, an investigator in national security matters, ...
MidEast watchdog describes media's problem with Honesty
19 February, 2006 22:00 EST
"We don't get full, fair and accurate coverage of the world here in Canada," says Dov Smith, director of HonestReporting Canada, an organization which monitors Canadian news media for their coverage o...

 

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