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  • National Post Confronting Iran: US is Taking the Right Approach Monday January 13th, 2020
    In March 2004, an Israeli missile strike killed Islamist zealot Sheik Ahmed Yassin, founder of Hamas, which has been classified as a terrorist movement in Canada since 2002 and in many other countries, including some Arab nations. Suicide bombing his specialty, Yassin’s hands were continually sticky with Jewish blood. Response to his death from his followers was fierce. Hamas declared th...
  • National Post Do We Now Have Social Classes of Hate Killers? Monday December 16th, 2019
    On Dec 10, religious fanatics Francine Graham and David Anderson went on a bloody rampage in Jersey City, New Jersey. It began in a cemetery where they opened fire on Detective Joseph Seals, a father of five who had been investigating the murder of an Uber driver the day before, to which Graham’s and Anderson’s stolen U-Haul had been linked. When Seals approached them, they shot him dead...
  • National Post Educational Earthquake: ‘Disappearing’ the Great Writers From Schools Monday November 18th, 2019
    The Greater Essex County District School Board in the Windsor, Ont., area is supplanting its grade 11 literature curriculum, which up to now has featured great writers of the western canon such as Shakespeare and George Orwell, with a year-long program of Indigenous writers. The change has already been effected in eight of the district’s 15 schools. In the Peel district as well, I am info...
  • National Post Secularism Versus Religion: Is Humankind at a Crossroads? Thursday October 17th, 2019
    In a September column for the National Post, I discussed the recent revival of controversy about Charles Darwin’s “beautiful theory” of evolution, following the 2013 publication of “Darwin’s Doubt” by Dr. Stephen Meyer, director of the Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture. In his book, Meyer rebuts Darwin’s reigning principle: that all life forms, including humans, have ev...
  • National Post Common Sense Should Prevail in Criminal Sentencing of Minorities Monday September 16th, 2019
    Kevin Morris, a 26-year old black man, was raised by a single mother in a tough Toronto neighbourhood. Having twice endured knife violence in youth, he was eventually diagnosed with PTSD and paranoia after a third stabbing left him critically wounded. Last year, Morris was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm, his first criminal offence. The prosecutor requested a four-year “exemplary s...
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