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The Unauthorized List of Trudeau Untruths: Outright Lies, Evasions, Non-Answers, and other Equivocations

By Josh Lieblein Have you ever looked at Daniel Dale's "Unauthorized Database of False Things" said by U.S. President Donald Trump and said, "Boy, I wish our media would apply the same level of scrutiny to our leaders"? Of course you haven't, because nobody has looked at Daniel Dale's list in the last year. We … Continue reading The Unauthorized List of Trudeau Untruths: Outright Lies, Evasions, Non-Answers, and other Equivocations

An Ode to Canadian Media Twitter: On Canadian Twitter the Retweets Flow

By Josh Lieblein On Canadian Twitter the retweets flow Between the Nora Loreto Hot takes and shade: and Jesse Brown Vied unsuccessfully for the crown Scarce heard for Nora’s Lo-Ratio They are the roasted. Short days ago Randos with follower counts of 0 Mobbed and were mobbed, in “planned attacks” On Canadian Twitter More talking … Continue reading An Ode to Canadian Media Twitter: On Canadian Twitter the Retweets Flow

Interview: Lindsay Shepherd Answers Some Questions Left Lingering by the Media

By Josh Lieblein After the mayhem of Faith Goldy's appearance at Wilfrid Laurier University, committed free-speech advocate and enemy of political correctness Lindsay Shepherd held another, much more low-key event at the Kitchener Public Library on Monday. The speaker was David Clement, a former Maxime Bernier leadership campaign spokesperson, a 2014 Libertarian Party candidate, and … Continue reading Interview: Lindsay Shepherd Answers Some Questions Left Lingering by the Media

Twitter Accounts of Some Canadian Journalists, Politicians and Personalities Show High Fake Follower Counts

In the Twitterverse, a Twitter user's follower count is cachet. https://twitter.com/davidakin/status/892174618592772096 From employers deciding who to hire to customers choosing businesses to news consumers searching for authoritative journalists to celebrities negotiating endorsement fees, one's Twitter follower count, sadly, is looked at as a status marker. https://twitter.com/davidakin/status/967253982069497856 With many perceiving prestige by how many followers someone … Continue reading Twitter Accounts of Some Canadian Journalists, Politicians and Personalities Show High Fake Follower Counts

Report and Raw Video from Faith Goldy’s Interrupted Speaking Appearance At Wilfrid Laurier University’s Campus

By Josh Lieblein Tuesday night was a chaotic evening in Waterloo, Ontario, as ex-Rebel Media personality Faith Goldy and her entourage descended upon Wilfrid Laurier University for the inaugural lecture given by campus group the Laurier Society for Open Inquiry. Her talk, which was titled "Ethnocide: Multiculturalism and European-Canadian Identity" was in effect cancelled after … Continue reading Report and Raw Video from Faith Goldy’s Interrupted Speaking Appearance At Wilfrid Laurier University’s Campus

Clueless Liberals Don’t Understand Ford Voters

By Josh Lieblein With her assertion that if students don't get out and vote, older, whiter voters will, Kathleen Wynne shows that she and her Liberals are on the fast track to getting torn apart by the Ford machine. Much like Hillary Clinton's "basket of deplorables" moment, this one is going to hurt the Liberals badly. Not … Continue reading Clueless Liberals Don’t Understand Ford Voters

The Perfectly Reasonable Reason Why Huffington Post Blurred the Woman’s Face in their Hijab Hoax Press Conference Picture

As I explained in my last post, Shamiza Baig responded and categorically refutes the rumours on social media claiming, without any evidence, that she was the one to orchestrate the Hijab Hoax and was present at the press conference. Another piece of flimsy "evidence" conspiracy theorists clung to was that the Huffington Post also blurred … Continue reading The Perfectly Reasonable Reason Why Huffington Post Blurred the Woman’s Face in their Hijab Hoax Press Conference Picture

Setting a Rumour Straight Regarding the Hijab Hoax

I don't intend to belabour the Hijab Hoax story anymore -- other than to hold the Toronto District School Board to account for its involvement in the rushed press conference -- but I received a belated response from a person of interest dragged into the right-wing conspiracy theories floating online about the Hijab Hoax because … Continue reading Setting a Rumour Straight Regarding the Hijab Hoax

The Centre Couldn’t Hold

By Josh Lieblein It was damn close. Closer than all the pundits and professional predictors thought it would be. But even if it had been the other way around and Elliott had edged Ford out, the takeaway is the same:  Those who think that they can stave off the populist revolution with the same old centrist … Continue reading The Centre Couldn’t Hold