July 29, 2016

Here’s who REALLY won the battle of the U.S. presidential conventions

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

There’s an American tradition that, when each party has its convention to nominate their presidential candidate, the other party lays low. No-one mentioned that to Donald Trump, who gave a one-hour, no-holds-barred press conference.

Trump was asked about thousands of DNC e-mails that were leaked by Wikileaks. He said:

Russia, if you’re listening, I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press.”

That statement was all anyone was talking about. Even some “Never Trump” Republicans were mad.

Except despite what they all said, Trump didn’t invite a foreign power to hack into Hillary’s e-mail server. Hillary did that, by illegally using an insecure homemade server.

Did Trump really ask the Russians to commit a crime? No, he asked for their help to solve a crime, the one Hillary got away with. Because, in 1999, the U.S. and Russia signed a treaty about this very issue. Clinton should know — her husband Bill signed it.

Trump got the entire media squawking about emails, hacking and the FBI all over again, stepping on what was supposed to be a perfect media day for the Democrats...

Alberta broadcaster Dave Rutherford and I talk about the NDP government’s weird decision to sue itself over the decision to close down the province’s clean, efficient coal burning plants.

Rutherford says this decision is really “political cover for the future,” and compares it to a Monty Python sketch.

Her supporters from her (ex-) husband Bill on down say she’s uniquely qualified to be president, but what are Hillary Clinton’s real accomplishments? Her biggest one, if it can be called that, is that she’s a woman.

National Post columnist and author Barbara Kay and I talk about what this is what feminism was supposed to be about. Does Hillary Clinton really compare to real leaders like Margaret Thatcher and Golda Meir?

FINALLY: Your message to me about this week's top stories!

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commented 2016-08-01 14:02:47 -0400
Trump won because people believe him when he says he will make America safe again and because Hillary is Hillary and not an option. That’s why he is also going to win the election , if it isn’t so rigged as to not allow him to.

How do ‘reformist’ Muslims who differentiate between Islam and Islamism, expect us to jeopardize our safety because their small group of Muslims says, ‘its okay, we don’t want to kill you, we don’t read those bad parts of the Koran’. Which is in effect saying that they don’t follow the prophet Mo, which I can’t wrap my head around.

Considering what is going on in the world and escalating daily in the name of Islam, you would think the ‘reformists’ would be a little more understanding of why the west might be a bit touchy on the subject these days. The Muslims who refuse to assimilate, who make demands, scream ‘racists’ and make human rights claims are just showing themselves to be the true Islamists that they are. How do we know who the reformists are? How they are different? Are they just supremacists who don’t want to kill us?
In any event the reformists numbers are minuscule compared to the rest of the Muslim melting pot, which is varying degrees of a culture which will always clash with ours.
commented 2016-07-31 12:54:31 -0400
I do agree with Michael Mann on one issue: Multiculturalism over all has been successful to a degree for many decades and i also appreciate the fact that Canada has generally been open and tolerant to new groups but this is a unique situation which if not thought through as thoroughly as possible and not planned it could lead to the undermining and unraveling of the very basic freedoms we have been blessed with. I agree that with each new wave of immigrants they are often met with resistance and some degree of bigotry usually accompanied with nicknames like boat people, or towel heads and the dozen other nicknames we are all familiar with add to that the fear of someone taking “our jobs”. But this is a totally different situation. This isn’t just simply about someone who believes differently than we do this is about do those beliefs threaten the lives and safety and rights of those who already live here. I get tired of saying I don’t believe all Muslims are bad but my concern is with how do we know the ones who do form the ones who don’t? Are they simply going to tell us and we should take their word they aren’t at war with us or like when we were at war with Germany do we need to ban all Germans to keep out those who might be German conspirators? It is imperative to ask these questions without people trying to make accusations of bigotry. It is also imperative to think ahead of any possible problems that might arise. I would love to know how someone like Michael Mann would feel about Muslims who wanted to join the military. Specifically would he be comfortable allowing them in positions that they had access to flying jets carrying nuclear weapons because you can use all the same arguments he presents to make the point that not all Muslims are bad and they shouldn’t be discriminated against but at the end of the day how are we suppose to know who we can trust is following which interpretation of the Koran. This is an all important question that needs to be addressed. And before you say Canada doesn’t have nuclear weapons I know that but our neighbors to the south do. This isn’t just about a truck driving through a group of pedestrians or a random shooting spree it is about principles which need to be thought through before making flippant dismissals that jeopardize our freedoms and very existence.
commented 2016-07-31 09:14:27 -0400
Michael Mann: Khizr Khan – Fallen Soldier’s Parents Speak;
Although heartfelt condolences to this Muslim couple who lost their son, so much of what he preached about was utter BS;
- Trump has never condoned banning all Muslims from the US. Trump has always condoned revising the immigration policies to tighten up Muslim immigration so we are not letting Islamic extremists in.
Not one immigrant has any constitutional right to come to the US. He’s up there waving the constitution as though anyone from another country has the constitutional right to land on US soil. Wrong, the US can ban anyone they choose from entering their country.it has zero to do with the Constitution.
- Did you hear one word out of his mouth that condemned Islamic Extremism? Nope because their religion condones it. Lets see, not long ago a so called “US Marine” base commander who was a Muslim ended up turning on his own soldiers committing murderous jihad terrorism right on a US base. Not one word out of his mouth about that either.
In other words , just more sick, Killery
style lies and Democrat puke.
commented 2016-07-31 02:18:50 -0400
Shit. I just said that I don’t know how to reach the Youth . I am guessing that this is the ‘target market’. That was silly of me. With all that the Rebel has established - this is very possible.
commented 2016-07-31 01:59:39 -0400
I had an interesting conversation with my Daughter . She married a guy that is an NDP -never could understand that—— I mean the fact that he is an NDP—— This kid always had to make his own money . Tough times. Still an NDP . I don’t understand. The media has done such a spectacular job at brainwashing the kids that most think Conservatives are Evil. WE are not—- but-we are not going believe in Global Warming. —-believe in in mass migration - believe that Muslims are good …— that Jews are bad Not much point preaching to the olde boys———- I have no idea how to reach the Youth .
commented 2016-07-31 01:23:03 -0400
You mean that he must tone down his rhetoric now that he has won the Republican nomination. I think that he knows that. A new approach——- I got a feeling that Trump had a new approach figured out a while back. I hope that I am right.
commented 2016-07-31 00:56:33 -0400
Shebel Raj, just to return to the subject for a moment: Donald Trump wanted desperately to build himself up at the Convention — against Democrats, the Hillary movement, social progressives, anti-racists, and all that.

He needs a new approach and an appeal to a new population.
commented 2016-07-31 00:38:35 -0400
OK . Jay Kelly—- How do you contrive that I disagree with with Edward Jobin ? Yes . You want to put me on the defensive. I should have said—— " Honesty is not an attribute that you LIBERALS crave" . Happy now?
commented 2016-07-31 00:28:45 -0400
Shebel Raj says to Edward Jobin “Honesty is not a thing that you assholes crave.”

Jobin is a sincere man who makes his comments on here after some reflection. You do not accept his opinions and that is alright.

Edward Jobin still has a right to speak his mind, surely.
commented 2016-07-31 00:16:51 -0400
There we go.. I ask a simple question and I get a real honest to goodness answer. Thank You-Edward Jobin. My God—-the Left must hate this. Honesty is not a thing that you assholes crave.
commented 2016-07-30 23:52:24 -0400
Is Ezra Levant encouraging Canadians to support Donald Trump in his election bid?

What influence would we have in the election, even if we wanted to.

Is Ezra Levant playing to the readers of The Rebel who live in the United States? If so lay it out for us.

The Rebel can play an important role in Canadian democracy.
commented 2016-07-30 23:51:54 -0400
Michael Mann: I already saw the Democrats drag out the token Muslim to exploit as a propaganda piece to try and make a point Trump never suggested and that the majority of conservatives hold. That mute point being that all Muslims aren’t bad. The slant the left wants to use and exploit for votes is that is what he said but that is typical of the dishonesty of the left. The point was never that all Muslims aren’t bad but rather there is enough of them that are at war with the west that it is utterly ridiculous at this juncture to be mass importing what has turned out in many countries to be nothing less than a clash of cultures that shows no evidence of going away or even diminishing. You hold out your faith in multiculturalism of the past to avoid looking at the reality of what is really happening today and then chide the fears of the people which have only been caused by the reckless push of our leaders to prove they know what is best for everyone. I have used an analogy of a defective car causing death being recalled after so many deaths to make a point. Mass immigration has no easy fix if they get it wrong, there is no recall for people. The reason why government and media are hiding many of the events of what is going on around the world is because they have to. Having committed to this insane plan of bringing masses of people who are still living in a 14th century mentality into our borders there is no solution to this problem and rather than take responsibility for it they now have to scapegoat someone. The truly sad part of this is at some point either the West will capitulate or there will be a bloodbath whose blame can rest solely on the governments who placed their liberal values over the safety and reality of what has been transpiring around the world.
commented 2016-07-30 23:49:03 -0400
Ezra Levant begins his item with a description that when the Democratic National Convention started Donald Trump came on to the internet to give an address — to Russia and to Russian President Putin.

Donald Trump had some advice for Putin, kindly accepted, about the United States.

Basically Donald Trump told Putin to reject the United States and to go for profit over glory.

So perverse, but that is how he saw it.
commented 2016-07-30 22:00:25 -0400
Michael Mann your support for Bernie the commie says it all, socialism like he wants is pure slavery. You can stick your commie crap up your wazoo. Oh by the way secular socialist regimes are mass murder champions.
commented 2016-07-30 21:57:15 -0400
Michael Mann multicultural is fine, but rape and murder and forced subjugation are not, the law needs to apply to everyone. Stick your phony view of how we are, you are the one making false equations.
commented 2016-07-30 21:55:04 -0400
Michael Mann i do not hate all Muslims loser, never said i did moron, and your absence is proof you are wrong and we are right. TOO DAMN BAD! And sorry but reporting on all the violence is not bashing anyone or being intolerant loser.
commented 2016-07-30 19:03:55 -0400
That is true James. I have a question that has never been answered or debated to any satisfaction. This is that Question . Why does the MSM favour every Leftist cause ? They will embrace Global worming as TRUTH. Muslims are the most Peaceful. Jews are first Cousin to the Devil. Co2—— Tax it – and the climate will stop changing. Christians should not be seen or heard . This is just a few examples. Why does the Media all embrace this idiocy? What do they expect to gain ?
commented 2016-07-30 18:15:39 -0400
It doesn’t really matter who won the convention battle. What matters most is who becomes the next President.
The two advantages Clinton has over Trump are the MSM media and the MSM media.
Lord help the USA if Clinton would become President. The slippery slimy slope the Democrats have governed with, will only get worse.
commented 2016-07-30 18:03:10 -0400
Imagine that——A Muslim American died while fighting in the American military. The Democrats trot this fact out as being some Great ,Magnificent , Sacrifice by Muslims . I don’t get it ? American soldiers die and are maimed every day. USUALLY it doesn’t matter what their Religion , skin Pigmentation , Culture ore Beliefs are—— They fought for America. They are Heroes. How low can the Democrats stoop in their never ending Desire to start a Race and Religious war ? How much money will the Clintons gain? Mr. and Mrs. Muslim——- this might be difficult for you to understand—-but— Your Son , was an American , no better and no worse than any American . Stop playing into Clinton hands . Be Proud , don’t be bought and don’t Lower yourselves—-
commented 2016-07-30 17:30:22 -0400
Michael Doll commented – “Tolerance to varieties of race and religion, provided that one adheres to the tenets of the core British culture.”

Correct. Multiculturalism does not exist in Islam because this is an intolerant monoculture with hegemonic consequences – and this is why allowing Islam into a tolerant culture creates a failure for multiculturalism – it is why Merkel and Cameron have stated Multicultural policy to be a failure. Multiculturalism as advanced by leftist dogmatics does not exist in the real world only in the mind of deluded fools.

“Diversity” of and by itself is of no value in nature or in human society – it is a net neutral outcome at best and at worst a matter of constant conflict as competing factions quarrel over finite resources – survival within diversity in nature is a matter of an organism finding a “niche” where there is no competition from diverse lifeforms.

“Multiculturalism” is the "fairie tale of decadent western ideologies, western Europe is the practical failed experiment.
commented 2016-07-30 17:03:55 -0400
Leftard troll declares moral and intellectual superiority – fails epically, drowns in shallow end of gene pool – pictures at eleven..
commented 2016-07-30 16:41:09 -0400
Conservative fan site declares self winner.

What a shocker.
commented 2016-07-30 16:28:41 -0400
To put in simpler terms, your “multiculturalism” is a tolerant mono-culture. Tolerance to varieties of race and religion, provided that one adheres to the tenets of the core British culture. This is classical liberalism. Slavery is banned because the monoculture does not allow for it. If our culture were multicultural then those who came from pro-slavery cultures would be allowed to keep their slaves and even gather more (so long as they followed the rules of their original culture).
commented 2016-07-30 16:24:01 -0400
Michael Mann – the multiculturalism you’re referring to is multiple peoples coming to learn about and live under the dominant Canadian culture and rule of law (based upon the British system). That you can’t see the difference between that and true multiculturalism is not surprising.
commented 2016-07-30 15:15:38 -0400
YES!the ndipstcks are out to destroy Alberta and the lieberals,Canada.very much like monty python…they remind me of the ‘suicide squad’ in life of brian…we showed them! never let the facts get inn the way of your ideology.
commented 2016-07-30 14:42:10 -0400

Canada has been a multicultural country as long as I have been alive – so 45 years at least and that is one of the things that makes Canada great. I am proud of Canada’s ACTUAL multiculturalism – not your hyperbolic and fear mongering version of multiculturalism
commented 2016-07-30 13:58:21 -0400
@ Michael Dipshit (your choice of name, apparently)

You noted that "Not all Muslims are terrorists and I am proud that Canada is multicultural. " No disagreement with the first part, it’s as commonsense as “not all Germans were Nazis” or “not all Russians were Bolsheviks.” It’s also equally unimportant – it doesn’t matter how many are not, it matters how many are, what evil they are willing to do, and that the evil ones amongst them are doing their evil in the name of all of them (who will not or cannot stand against them).

On the second part, if you really believe in multiculturalism then you should support other cultures who think differently than ours. There are cultures where paedophilia, cannibalism and necrophilia have all been considered proper (at certain times and with certain members). Most cultures have a history of caste or slavery, and some still practice it. Some of those cultures would insist that because of your skin colour (whatever it is), the colour of your eyes (whatever it is), and/or what you believe in that your only proper place within society is as a slave or a drudge. If you insist that your freedom and the level that you can rise to in society is yours alone to decide, then you are a cultural supremacist because you are using the definition of individual rights that exists within your culture and holding it above what other societies say. Those of us who recognise the superiority of our culture and the wonderful technological world it has developed have no problem with that. Have you thought about it at all? Are you willing to limit yourself to what other cultures say should be your place?

A truly multicultural society is an anarchy, and they don’t last long because the strongest start to make the rules for everyone else. Our current way, and our current culture, are far better than any other cultures in the history of the world and should be maintained for exactly that reason. It has thoguht, questioned itself, and learned in order to ban things like slavery. We still make mistakes and discuss contentious issues like whether the unique human DNA of a baby that is still considered disposable based on whether it has every breathed air is proper.

In closing, conservatives recognise that an advanced society does not develop overnight but can be destroyed in short order. You may not recognise that you’re arguing in favour of evil like slavery, but we do and that’s why some of us so vociferously disagree with you.
commented 2016-07-30 12:59:53 -0400
commented 2016-07-30 11:39:11 -0400
So the MSM are just doing what they always do and will continue to do ;LIE.
Trump makes an offhand facetious comment that Russia would be rewarded “mightily” if they turned over all of Killery’s 30,0000 deleted emails was in fact very true. Trump not suggest that Russia should spy and hack in to the US’s intelligence he said to turn over the emails that ere already hacked from Killery’s unsecured private server. Its unadulterated, pond-scum, sewer- crawling low of the MSM to make Trump out to be the bad dangerous guy when Killery is the one who allowed high level intelligence to be stolen by who the f…c knows who and potentially put American lives and others at risk. I wouldn’t trust that bitch-on-a-stick with taking care of my ass wipe never mind national intelligence.