PUNTA NIZUC, MEXICO – A wall. Donald Trump, the bilious billionaire who is edging ever-closer to the Oval Office, wants to build a great big wall between this country and the United States. He says he is going to get Mexicans to pay for it. The reason? Mexicans are “rapists,” he says. “Murderers,” too. Now, […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: A snippet, from the perspective of Mexico, from next week’s column
Michael Hale will recall this is like my now-legendary Yukon grizzly bear stunt. That’s me in the Mexican water, on the left. That’s a red flag, indicating sharks in the water, on the right. I live on the edge, baby. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: I laugh at danger
It’s 4 a.m. At the airport on the way to Miami. But even my sleep-deprived noggin knows this: Clinton or Trump – that’s the choice. The others are irrelevant, now. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Here comes November
Sing along with SFH’s song about The Donald! . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Waiting for Super Tuesday results?
On April 15, an historic event: the reunion of the original Hot Nasties – Ras Pierre Schenk, Rockin’ Al, Nuclear Age and Ed Tomwards – in studio! Dixie Fried and the CJSW folks kindly offered their impressive studio space for the Calgary punks to get together on Canadian soil for the first time in more than […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Bernie Sanders joins the Hot Nasties at CJSW in Calgary!
Canada Post and the government of Canada have been named in a complaint under the Canadian Human Right act for distributing a monthly Toronto tabloid newspaper that is allegedly laced with hate propaganda. Ottawa lawyer Richard Warman, who has a track record of successful actions before human rights commissions, claims in a four-page complaint that […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: STAMP out hate: CJN story on human rights complaint against Canada Post and Ottawa
The media advisory slipped silently into email inboxes on Wednesday afternoon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau would be in New York from Wednesday to Friday to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change. While there, he would be speaking to some NYU students, and answering their questions. Oh, and this: “The Prime Minister will train at […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: In this week’s Hill Times: the sweet science of image
…when confronted with an act of profound evil: “This was an act of cold-blooded murder and responsibility rests squarely with the terrorist group who took him hostage.” Trudeau said the Canadian government is committed to working with the Philippine government and international partners to “pursue those responsible for this heinous act and bring them to […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: That is how a Prime Minister speaks
Makes sense. Assisted suicide vs. Attawapiskat. Untie that knot, if you can. Don't know how Ottawa can reconcile assisted suicide with crisis at Attawapiskat. https://t.co/cHle6sMWNr https://t.co/EYokMfjb6q #cdnpoli — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) April 25, 2016 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: We want to make it easier to kill yourself, but we want to make it harder to kill yourself
…for wilfully distributing hate propaganda, here. Warman filed his human rights complaint single-handedly, but said he has the support of a coalition of Your Ward News opponents, including former Canadian Jewish Congress CEO Bernie Farber, political consultant and writer Warren Kinsella and his wife, former political staffer Lisa Kinsella. (A recent issue of Your Ward […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Star story on human rights action against Canada Post, Ottawa
More coverage, here and here and here – and there was a huge amount of coverage on CITY-TV, but I can’t find it. More to come. STAMP out the racist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, misogynistic, Holocaust-denying Your Ward News! . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: STAMP out hate
Wake at cabin this morn to see (a) open cabinet (b) open bag of dog bones and (c) Daisy looking completely innocent. Hmm. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Busted
What a shock. We were all punks, but we so respected him for his creativity and musical genius. What a terrible loss. #Prince https://t.co/Ku4Au18tB7 — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) April 21, 2016 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: The artist formerly known as Prince
Quote: While myriad controversies—always nouns, always with “gate” appended as a suffix—always transfix the commentariat, they always leave Mr. and Mrs. Frontporch cold. The Duffy “scandal” is no exception. That is because scandal-mongering, like the Senate itself, is a thankless task (and taskless thanks). With perhaps the notable historic exception of the Watergate break-in, it […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: My take on Duffy, from a year ago this week
Snippet from next week’s Hill Times column. I’m getting…concerned. …here was the highest office in the land, issuing an official-looking media statement beneath the Great Seal of Canada, no less, that “The Prime Minister will train at Gleason’s Gym.” No questions, just be there to take his picture. Don’t be late. Some of us, sitting […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Boxed in
Image from this morning’s Twitter feed of YWN editor James Sears, a.k.a., “Dimitri the Lover.” The latest on Your Ward News, the racist, homophobic, misogynistic, Holocaust-Denying neo-Nazi rag that Canada Post distributes over half of Toronto: Opposition is growing, and the ad hoc effort against the “newspaper” and Canada Post now involves everyone from longtime […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Update on that neo-Nazi rag
Some of us – okay, me, Michael Diamond and Brian Kelcey, and that’s it, pretty much – flipped back and forth between the coverage of the New York primary and Manitoba election last night. Out of that, some important similarities and dissimilarities can be observed. Premier-to-be Brian Pallister is really tall. So is Hillary Clinton […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: The crucial New York-Manitoba results analysis you’ve been waiting for
.@realDonaldTrump fans, celebrate with this: https://t.co/Am6AoEAGDq @SFHPunks @nytimes @NYMag @NYDailyNews @nypost @nypmetro @CNNPolitics — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) April 20, 2016 . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Sing along, Donald Trump voters
CALGARY – What do you do when times get really bad where you are, and when your loved ones are at risk? Well, you either stay where you are, and hope that things finally get better. Or you move. Around here, that question isn’t an abstraction. Around here, a majority of Calgary’s residents came from […] . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: In this week’s Hill Times: Attawapiskat, and leaving home
After a long cold war, we achieved detente recently, and even had made plans to get together. Other, more important, things have now taken precedence, however. Wishing him and his family the best of luck in the days ahead. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: Nick K.
My wife’s BFF, Michelle Rempel, writes an important essay on sexism. Bonus: Meccano is still around! Who knew? Here. . . . → Read More: Warren Kinsella: On sexism and politics