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Tories unrepentant for 'McCarthyesque' attacks on security-bill critics

Conservative MPs ignored opposition demands Friday to apologize to some of Canada’s leading environmentalists, civil liberty advocates and Muslims for remarks that appeared to insinuate critics were national security threats because they spoke out against the government’s security legislation. 701 more words


"a conspiracy so immense..."

This was an engrossing biography of Joseph McCarthy, the senator from Wisconsin who, during the early ’50’s led a crusade against communism in government, in society, and in the world. 1,049 more words

Book Reviews


From its establishment in 1917 in Russia, communism was viewed by the western countries as a thing of evil to the free world. The fire of hatred for communism became much fiercer after World War two–even though Communist Russia was allies with America and Britain during the war. 211 more words

Making a list, checking it twice

What is politics and why do so many people think that it matters?

After all, if I make a list of things that make life worth living, politics is not on it. 694 more words

M. Stanton Evans: An Intellectual Giant and Great Anti-Communist

I was just brought to my attention that conservative journalist M. Stanton Evans has passed away. He was 80.

I wish more members of my generation were familiar with Stan’s accomplishments and impressive contributions to the conservative movement like I was. 442 more words


Salem Witch Trials Began on This Date

The Salem Witch trials begin on this date in 1692, with Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts. Almost 300 years later, in 1953, American playwright Arthur Miller writes his play… 32 more words

Historical Texts

A thrilling tale fit for the silver screen

A stone’s throw from my pirate ship is another local landmark that has fascinated me since childhood.

As you leave Saltmills village (heading towards Wellingtonbridge) and turn down the road for St. 849 more words