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GRAFTON: Liberal claims of sound economic management are divorced from reality

Ken Grafton writes that Chrystia Freeland must be living in an alternative reality where the economy hasn’t been destroyed and government finances ruined.

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What has our finance minister been smoking? On November 30, Chrystia Freeland unveiled the Liberals’ latest fiscal update - again not a budget - in the House of Commons. The 237-page document entitled “Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19” contains some whoppers. Speaking about the plan, Freeland said, “Canada’s spending as outlined today is prudent. It is thoughtful. It

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  1. David Elson

    December 16, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    Freeland speaks of Canada’s fiscal position in relative terms. Maybe the cost of borrowing is at an all time low, but it soon won’t be. Higher interest rates almost always follow rapid devaluation, which is exactly what government borrowing accomplishes.

  2. Charles Martell III

    December 16, 2020 at 1:02 pm

    Two of the Dumbest Clowns on the Planet . . . Canada never recovers from 8 years of Trudope II.

    O’Fool is not much better . . . he still thinks Gorebull Warming is real after 30 years of failed predictions . . .

  3. joc22

    December 15, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    Is it me or is the smirking SoyBoy following the Wicked Witch of the West???

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MORGAN: Has Kenney dodged a bullet?

“Whatever shortcomings he may have, it is undeniable that Jason Kenney is a master political player.”

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Apparently the meeting was quick, but strategic discussions went well into the night before the Executive Committee (EC) of the UCP agreed upon the rules to set out for a future leadership review for Jason Kenney. The political brinkmanship leading up to this meeting began months ago. While rogue constituency associations (CAs) were trying to meet a constitutional bar set for invoking a leader

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The Pipeline: YouTube cancels Western Standard

This week a Calgary Cop suspended for refusing vax, YouTube cancels Western Standard and D-Day on Kenney’s leadership vote rules. Join us live at 12 PM!

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MORGAN: Free speech in comedy under siege

“What has happened to our society when a comedy festival may turn into a street battle? “

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Standup comedians have always been on the front lines in battles over free speech and expression. In the 1960s, 70s, and 80s, most of the pearl-clutching busybodies came from the 'moral majority' religious right. They feared obscenity within comedy acts would degrade the moral fabric of the nation and for a while, the law agreed. Comedian Lenny Bruce was convicted and sentenced to four months

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