Tag Archive: right wing politics

on December 4, 2014 in World News

Heads need to roll at the CBC

Heads need to roll at the CBC It’s time for someone to go. It may be that a sturdier institution — one out of the public eye, back in the days of a slower news cycle — could withstand the whirlwind created by the revelations about Jian Ghomeshi. But not the poor old CBC. Not now. It is worth remembering that Q, for all its celebrity, is just a tiny unit within a huge organization. It’s not even the radio network’s number one national morning radio program — that honour belongs to Anna Maria Tremonti’s The Current. The CBC may… View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Liberals and Tories tied in latest poll of federal party support

Liberals and Tories tied in latest poll of federal party support Liberals and Conservatives are neck and neck when it comes to federal support heading into the 2015 election year, according to a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted exclusively for Global News. Related Several provinces to get more Commons seats to reflect population growth A volunteer posts early results at the Liberal headquarters for candidate Celina Caesar-Chavannes on Monday Nov. 17, 2014 in Whitby, Ont. Liberals increase voter share despite losses in two federal byelections It’s open season on Justin Trudeau, with the NDP now joining the Conservatives in attacking… View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Online news sites to be blacked out during next major catastrophic event?

Online news sites to be blacked out during next major catastrophic event? According to what I’m hearing from several sources in my network of contacts, the U.S. government is putting systems in place to black out online news sites like Natural News, Drudge Report, The Blaze and many others. A practice run that took place earlier this week in California has already achieved this result and confirmed the technical ability to make it happen at will. The recent outage of news sites experienced by internet users in California was reported by this article on BeforeItsNews.com and confirmed by The Washington… View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Critics Rip Rucker for Performing ‘White Christmas’ After Garner Decision

Critics Rip Rucker for Performing ‘White Christmas’ After Garner Decision Social media lit up Wednesday evening with complaints about former Hootie & the Blowfish lead singer Darius Rucker performing “White Christmas” at the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at New York City’s Rockefeller Square. Some activists had threatened to attack the ceremony after a grand jury declined to indict a New York police officer in the death of unarmed Eric Garner during a confrontation over cigarette sales in July. The ceremony went ahead under police protection, and Rucker performed “White Christmas,” a classic written by a Jewish immigrant, Irving Berlin…. View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Dogs ride in bikers’ sidecars

Dogs ride in bikers’ sidecars Some silken-haired beauties are eager sidekicks to motorcycle riders, wind whipping their thick locks as passers-by watch the wild ride with envy. That is until the slobber starts. These passengers are pooches — mastiffs, Labradors and Chihuahuas often clad in goggles and tiny leather jackets that fly along in blimp-shaped buckets attached to the side of motorcycles. They are set apart from other pets by speed instead of breed. They are also the stars of “Sit Stay Ride: The Story of America’s Sidecar Dogs,” a documentary that was largely funded by an online crowdfunding campaign… View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Special Report with Bret Baier Tops Several Evening Newscasts

Special Report with Bret Baier Tops Several Evening Newscasts According to Nielsen, FOX News Channel’s Special Report with Bret Baier surpassed ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir in five key markets across the country in household viewers including Baltimore, Jacksonville, Ft. Myers, Providence and St. Louis. As a cable news program, this is quite an impressive feat for Special Report, as its rival World News Tonight is a broadcast program. With more than a double-digit advantage over Muir, Special Report easily beats World News Tonight. Baier also outperforms the broadcast program CBS’ Evening News with Scott Pelley in both… View Article

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on December 4, 2014 in World News

Would YOU pay £2million for this car?

Would YOU pay £2million for this car? Ferrari unveils souped-up version of its fastest road legal model – but it’ll cost you seven figures to take it out on the track The FXX K is based on Ferrari’s fastest ever road-legal car, the LaFerrari But it boasts 1000bp and will accelerate from 0-62mph in three seconds The car was manufactured with the race track solely in mind Ferrari is set to unveil a new super-Ferrari next week which is expected to cost over £2million and have in excess of 1000 brake horsepower. The new FXX K is a souped-up version… View Article

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on December 3, 2014 in World News

Kalashnikov firearms: Past and present

Kalashnikov firearms: Past and present AK-74 with magazines and 5.45×39mm (7N6) ammunition can. Mikhail Kalashnikov, the inventor of the famous assault rifle, shows off a model of his own pistol machinegun, the Bizon-2. A soldier fires a Bizon-2 automatic rifle at a shooting range. Visitors look at displays during an exhibition of Mikhail Kalashnikov’s private collection at the Artillery Museum in St. Petersburg. Kalashnikov AK-12 model 2012. Kalashnikov AKS-74UDP97-1271 assault rifle. A Kalashnikov GP-25 under-barrel grenade launcher. A Kalashnikov AK -103 with thermal imaging site

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on December 3, 2014 in World News

Civil gun owners no threat

Civil gun owners no threat When the federal Conservative government abolished the long-gun registry back in 2012, gun-control advocates predicted no end to the criminal chaos that would result. If duck hunters, farmers and collectors were no longer required to register their rifles and shotguns, women would not be safe in their homes. They would be slaughtered by their murderous male partners. One Ontario women’s legal clinic even tried to stop the dismantling of the registry by taking the Stephen Harper government to court. The Barbra Schlifer Clinic insisted it was a violation of women’s Charter rights to no longer… View Article

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on December 3, 2014 in World News

CBC’s Perilous Future as Half Public and Half State Broadcaster

CBC’s Perilous Future as Half Public and Half State Broadcaster “‘Well, first we’re going to get them on their knees and then we’re going to restructure them,” Prime Minister Stephen Harper is reported to have said recently about the future of the CBC. Ian Morrison of Friends of Canadian Broadcasting warns Canadians that “his (Harper’s) idea of restructuring…would be something along the lines of American Public Broadcasting (PBS) and National Public Radio (NPR.) “The Harper government has cut $115 million from CBC’s budget since 2012 after promising during the last election to maintain or increase support for the CBC,” continues… View Article

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