Although Donald Trump used to sleep with a copy of Hitler's speeches on his bedside table, I've tried to avoid comparing him to the Nazi dictator.For whatever he is Trump isn't Hitler, and to suggest he is only insults that murderous maniac's many victims.But after reading a review of a new book about Hitler's . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Rise of Adolf Hitler
PHOTOS: A scene for last year’s May 9 Victory Day Parade in Moscow. The red banner visible in the centre is one of the Soviet victory flags hoisted over the Reichstag in Berlin in May 1945. Below: My military history professor, Reginald H. Roy and Br… . . . → Read More: Alberta Politics: Victory Day in Moscow: some thoughts about the wisdom of messing with Russia
Bottom right: Charles’ great uncle Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson fawning over Adolf Hitler
During a recent 4-day visit to Canada, Prince Charles visited the Canadian Museum of Immigration in Halifax. In the course of speaking with a volunteer named Marienne Ferguson whose family fled Poland in advance of the Nazi invasion, Charles accused . . . → Read More: drive-by planet: Use of Putin-as-fuhrer meme part of effort to demonize Russia: prince Charles’ Nazi relatives
TweetA rash of anonymous and semi-anonymous third-party groups have emerged with plans to influence the outcome in the City of St. Albert‘s municipal election. With a population of more than 60,000, the second largest city in Alberta’s capital region has grown in leaps and bounds as the number of residents has increased by one-third over . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Smear campaigns and anonymous groups dominate St. Albert election
The indomitable American spirit personified above. Whatever became of it? Below: Bogie as Philip Marlowe, with gun; the leader of another English-speaking country refusing to knuckle under to the Luftwaffe, also with gun.
We have learned, courtesy the news media, that membership in the National Rifle Association has surged past five million souls . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Terror of terrorism and the Second Amendment: Whatever became of the indomitable American spirit?
All that needs to be said, really.