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National Post editorial board: Elizabeth May's 'engaged neutrality' on Hamas is just another brand of moral relativism

In December 2013, when Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May was joined by Bruce Hyer, who’d left the NDP in 2012, many Green supporters believed their party was on the cusp of becoming a mainstream national institution. 768 more words

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Backstory: The "Anti-Zionist" mob turns its attentions to Green Party president Paul Estrin

As has been obvious for some long while now, there is a debilitating strain of “anti-Zionism” coursing through the arteries of the Canadian Left. It’s so toxic that reputable institutions like the New Democratic Party have ended up with no alternative but to resort to a policy of quarantine, and NDP leader Thomas Mulcair is to be credited for his most recent efforts to inoculate the NDP caucus and the party’s candidate list with an antidote policy: 990 more words

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John Ivison: Tom Mulcair brings NDP a new maturity over Israel

Israel has always been the litmus test by which to measure the degree of lunacy emanating from Canada’s left-wing.

Back in 2002, when former MP Svend Robinson was the NDP’s critic on the Middle East, he issued a pro-Palestinian manifesto that justified taking sides – “life over death, peace over war, justice over tyranny and dehumanization, the oppressed over the oppressor.” 596 more words

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Full Pundit: Conservative foreign policy is the new normal

Liberal, Tory, same old foreign policy story
The Globe and Mail‘s John Ibbitson argues “there is not a sliver of daylight” between the Liberal and Conservative approaches” on Russia and Gaza, despite Justin Trudeau’s stated belief in a more dialogue-oriented foreign policy. 737 more words

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The NDP and Israel

They just don’t get it, after everything that has happened they still don’t get it, they never will get it, so let them leave, let them go, good riddance. 1,045 more words

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Full Pundit: A simple plan for a weaker Senate

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Adventures in Canadian democracy
Simply by deleting two words in the Constitution Act, Postmedia’s Andrew Coyne believes we can effectively neuter the Senate: “It shall be lawful for the Queen, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate and House of Commons, to make Laws for the Peace, Order, and good Government of Canada.” No Meech Lake, no Charlottetown, no need for Quebec to be on board. 1,156 more words

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