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The Dangerous Arrogance of Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is deserving of sympathy. He inherited the arrogance of his father, former PM Pierre Elliott Trudeau, but not his father’s intellect. Arrogance without intellect is dangerous for someone in a position of considerable power and authority.

The entire world is witnessing just how dangerous.

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Spring, 2016 - Washington DC, USA - News room at the Washington Post. Newsroom of a major American newspaper

Philip Bump and His Ailing Washington Post

If the Washington Post wasn’t a ward of billionaire Jeff Bezos, its future would be far from assured. National correspondent Philip Bump is Exhibit A as to what ails the publication.

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Omicron and the Intrepid Dr. Coetzee

Researching Dr. Angelique Coetzee, the doctor who diagnosed the first cases of the Omicron variant in South Africa, I came to appreciate that she’s part of a feisty medical establishment that stands up to government interference. Coetzee is chair of the South African Medical Association, which puts the American Medical Association to shame.

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China’s Steve Simon WTA Nightmare

President Xi Jinping, Communist China’s president for life, has long enjoyed subjugating U.S. corporations and their chief executives to his will. Steve Simon is the rare U.S. business executive willing to forfeit tens of millions of dollars rather than ignore Xi’s human rights atrocities.

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Kevin Nishita And A Camera Worth Dying For

Kevin Nishita, an armed security guard and former police officer, died this past weekend from a gunshot wound he sustained protecting the camera equipment of San Francisco television station KRON4. Had Nishita killed his assailant, he likely would have sparked national media outrage about his use of excessive force. Yet few tears are being shed for Nishita, who leaves behind a wife, two children, and three grandchildren.

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Thanks For Vanquished Vaccine Critics

Among the things I’m grateful for this American Thanksgiving are the brave doctors and other qualified professionals who braved online banishment for daring to speak truth to power. Orwell is proving to be an optimist.

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