Company Man, one of the most consistently entertaining and informative YouTube channels, explains the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme in eleven minutes.
In 2010, Israeli commandos stormed a boat piloted by peaceful activists delivering supplies to Gaza, and carried out a completely unprovoked massacre that left ten people dead. That's what the activists say publicly, at least. Privately, in the rabidly antisemitic Facebook group to which PM-in-waiting Jeremy Corbyn once belonged, the flotilla leader admitted that Israel … Continue reading The making of a Big Lie
In a remarkable Twitter thread, a Russian sportswriter illustrates how the KHL, Russia's premier professional hockey league (sometimes considered the best league in the world after the NHL) is being rigged so Putin's beloved SKA will win. "Победная" шайба "армейцев". ХК "Северсталь" - "СКА" 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/t4uSdP6tMF — HC Severstal (@severstalclub) March 7, 2018 Instead of … Continue reading Putin’s game
It's happened again. And this one might be even worse: Up to 1,000 children could have suffered in Britain’s worst known abuse scandal - where sex gangs targeted girls as young as 11. The rape hell of vulnerable young girls in one town - Telford - went on for a shocking 40 years, the Sunday … Continue reading Another Rotherham
When Donald Trump won the Republican Presidential nomination, and especially after he was elected President, I worried that his brand of xenophobic no-nothing demagoguery would infect right-of-centre political parties in Canada. And along comes the Ontario PC Party to confirm my fears. Chris Selley: ...there is no reason Ford can’t win. He ran a relatively … Continue reading Trumpism triumphant in Ontario
Be a member of a hateful Facebook group in Canada, and you risk being expelled from university. Be a member of a hateful Facebook group in Britain, and you risk becoming Prime Minister. John McDonnell tells @SkyNews that Jeremy Corbyn left the antisemitic Facebook group "when he discovered" there were Jew-hate comments being made. Er... … Continue reading Corbyn’s comrades
An Ontario court has ruled that a child-welfare agency violated the rights of a Christian couple who wouldn't tell their foster children about the Easter Bunny. Frances and Derek Baars, who describe themselves as a Christian couple with "strong religious faith," took the Children's Aid Society of Hamilton to court in April 2017, about a year after … Continue reading No bunny’s home
The Truth About Cars finds a Jalpa, Jan to the Countach's Marcia, on eBay. Its V8 engine made 225 horsepower. The V6 in my Dodge minivan makes 283. As much as we love old cars, there has never been a better time to be a motorist.
My position on guns is closer to Shannon Watts than that of Bethany Mandel. That certainly doesn't make Watts the better human being. Holy mother of god. I've done it. I have actually managed to find the worst tweet I've ever seen. I am actually shocked by what she said here. pic.twitter.com/dPe9EuZwwW— neontaster 🚟 (@neontaster) … Continue reading Why I quit Twitter (#4)
A Pittsburgh couple are battling in family court over whether their teenaged son should be allowed to play high school football: A father, John Orsini, has gone to court to prevent the youngest of his three sons from playing high school football because, he said, scientific studies have revealed the perils of repeated blows to … Continue reading Football and Family Law