The Latest From David MacKenzie
August 27, 2017
While significant media attention and public furor has focused recently upon various, seemingly unfashionable American public monuments, the trend is more broadly based, and has its own political parallels in Canada.
July 23, 2017
Some changes are subtle but significant. Lately, we’ve begun to see evidence of an important change— one which will hopefully alarm both social conservatives and traditional libertarians equally.
June 24, 2017
Ottawa has now entrenched controversial transgender theory in its books. And just as the sun still rose in Alberta on December 12, 2015 — the day after the Legislature in Edmonton did something similar — one can assure all Canadians that the sun will do likewise despite this latest decision in Canada’s capital.
May 26, 2017
Politically speaking, Canadians very rarely get statesmen or -women anymore, because we are routinely reminded never to vote for anything other than the highest probability of success.
April 14, 2017
A society that cares less about policy cares more about police. Nothing could illustrate this better than the recent experience of The Rebel’s own David Menzies while reporting on the Conservative Riding Association of King-Vaughan, northwest of Toronto.
March 04, 2017
Today, I must begin with an accusation. Conservatism— particularly the variety that sympathizes with libertarianism— has not been proactive enough in supporting freedom of thought.
February 11, 2017
The Left prides itself on being cosmopolitan. It genuinely appreciates the exotic locale, the differing culture, and has a genuine heart for greater global cooperation and unity.
January 14, 2017
Before the Bakken oil-formation significantly raised the average home price in some eastern Canadian prairie towns, I heard about a thoroughly enlightened couple who bought a house adjacent to their own so that their adolescent children would have a “safe” place to party.
December 20, 2016
Donald Trump wants to make “America great again”. Not to be outdone— even though she was— Hillary Clinton reminded one televised debate audience that “America is great because America is good.”
November 29, 2016
With the passage of Bill C-16 in the Canadian House of Commons and Senate, we are likely entering a brave new world where people misusing gender pronouns will now find themselves in institutional, if not legal, hot water.