Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Combat Zone Podcast - 34

Nick and I discuss the results of the US mid-term elections, the effectiveness of celebrity endorsements in election campaigns, and politicians caught "sexting".

Friday, November 2, 2018

It's time to place armed guards in schools

     This past week witnessed calls from across the political spectrum for politicians, political activists and media personalities in America to tone down their rhetoric and adopt a more respectful attitude to one another in the wake of a deadly shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue that left eleven elderly Jews dead and several more wounded for no reason other than that they were Jews. Pleas for a more respectful and civilized debate were quickly accompanied by demands for tighter gun laws.  Both reactions are entirely predictable and understandable – and both miss the mark.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The Combat Zone Podcast - Episode 33

Nick and I discuss Statistics Canada's demand that banks provide information on depositors, armed guards in schools in the wake of the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue, the ongoing cost to taxpayers of former governors general, and finally, nationalism, democracy and the conservative principle of subsidiarity.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Combat Zone Podcast - Episode 32

Among the topics Nick and I discuss this week: the Trudeau carbon tax or the Scheer plan to reduce so-called GHG emissions through regulation - they're the same thing, reducing CO2 by planting more trees, the Khashoggi murder case, and the mass improvement of the poor globally.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Combat Zone Podcast - Episode 31 - The POT Edition

Nick and I discuss pot legalization in Canada, the left's mob tactics in politics, Saudi Arabia and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and serial killer Paul Bernardo's bid for parole.