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(Getting pretty bad when you can’t trust your own government on matters of national security.)
OUT OF TOON
The Trump/Russia connection has been disproved in one investigation after the other and thoroughly debunked by the Mueller, Congressional, and FBI reports and more yet Postmedia keeps publishing Donato cartoons that push that narrative. Talk about fake news! This is an egregious disservice to real journalism in a time when it’s in short supply in many news sources.
(When in doubt, blame the Russians.)
The anti-maskers’ point of view is so infantile, you might have thought they were being asked to wear diapers. Instead, they choose to have a tantrum, and call it a political demonstration.
(It’s tiresome behaviour from those who should know better.)
SMALL PRICE TO PAY
Let’s put this into perspective. (Prime Minister Justin) Trudeau wants to impose a levy of $130 a ton for carbon by 2030. A ton is 2,000 lbs. That works out to about 7 cents a pound. I’m not a fan of any kind of carbon tax but to my mind, that’s not really a huge price to pay to save the world.
(John, this will cause every single thing you purchase to cost more. Still think it’s no big deal?)
WHAT ABOUT THE WATER
Indigenous people will undoubtedly welcome just-introduced federal legislation to recognize their rights in law, in line with the UN declaration. One must wonder, however, how they rate the sincerity of Prime Minister Hypocrite doing so when his government also just announced that it will miss its March 2021 target to eliminate all the boil-water advisories across Canada. The legislation rings hollow when Trudeau has had five years to act, yet is no closer to meeting a very basic human right — safe potable water. It is unfortunate that many Indigenous people can’t, in 2020, have the safe drinking water.