October 01, 2018

Trudeau Liberals blink and sign Trump’s new trade deal. How badly did Canada do in #USMCA?

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

 

Well, the trade apocalypse didn’t happen despite all the bluster by Gerald Butts and Justin Trudeau, about how they’d rather not sign any trade deal than sign a “bad deal.”

They blinked.

Donald Trump said Canada had to join the US-Mexico deal by today, or be shut out. So they joined. They signed.

All the Trudeau journalists in Canada said Trump was bluffing, and Trudeau was tough enough and smart enough and cool enough not to be railroaded into a deal.

Trudeau was so in control, he literally refused to take a phone call from Donald Trump about the deal.

Not that we saw that reported here, but boy, was it reported in the U.S.. Trudeau’s media in Canada didn’t think it was newsworthy, but they had weird judgment.

They loved Chrystia Freeland’s antics — wearing weird t-shirts with messages on it; going to an anti-Trump rally in Toronto; giving anti-Trump speeches from Washington to Berlin.

Trump was irritable, and you could say he’s often irritable, but that’s not true. He lavishes praise on leaders who find a way to work with him to their mutual advantage.

How did we go from being best friends to this?

Well, it was all part of a master plan — “I meant to do that” as Peewee Herman would say. As late as yesterday, the CBC was still saying it was all brilliant and it was just 3-D chess.

Yeah, that’s the ticket. A former substitute drama teacher trust fund playboy has just out-negotiated a New York real estate billionaire and his team of professional trade negotiators.

Imagine believing that — or worse, imagine being a government journalist, and not believing it, but having to say it anyways. That’s what working at Trudeau’s CBC state broadcaster is like.

All that bluff and bravado — and in the end, Trudeau signed.

I’m relieved. I believe we dodged a bullet. I really thought Trudeau and Gerald Butts were so ideologically extreme, so disconnected from the real life of working men and women, and businesspeople, that they’d rather lose 160,000 jobs and gain a demon to campaign against — the Evil Trump — than get a deal.

But they blinked — at minutes to midnight.


NEXT: The Toronto Sun’s Sue-Ann Levy joins me to discuss her article about how a number of travellers have taken to TripAdvior and Expedia to warn others not stay at an east-end Toronto hotel which has been doubling as a refugee camp all summer.


FINALLY: Your messages to me!

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commented 2018-10-03 21:20:43 -0400
Ron Joseph..I may have misunderstood the term " scrapping the Bill 148". Ford apparently is not going to lower the minimum wage..he’s keeping it at $14.00 dollars an hour and they don’t have to pay income tax.. I thought when he said scrapping it..I thought he was going to lower the minimum wage..
commented 2018-10-03 13:40:07 -0400
Here is video of Ronny Cameron, George Massad and Leigh Stuart who documented a 30 minute video of the Radisson hotel. I This video is only 5 plus minutes. I think Massad has posted this video on his facebook page. Note the words Free Money written on the wall and the stench in the garbage rooms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2mXVru5yMM&feature=youtu.be
commented 2018-10-03 01:46:11 -0400
Robert Greeley—-Whats the problem, Ford is going to get rid of a terrible Wynne policy that limits employment.
commented 2018-10-02 21:40:58 -0400
Ya… lots of extra fat on that minimum wage hourly rate there..Let’s not look at the poor struggling Politicians that can’t make ends meet on 6 digit incomes and pensions! Poor Politicians….mean minimum wage blood suckers…(sarc)
commented 2018-10-02 20:57:39 -0400
Why is Faith Goldy being locked out of the media/debates? There’s another question for you Ford! Especially she’s in third place in the polls?

Doesn’t sound to democratic to me and others..The People should get to hear Faith Goldys message…should she not???
commented 2018-10-02 20:42:05 -0400
What about all the gold plated PENSIONS!! all Politicians receive after one term in Office???? I’m sure there’s a lot of fat on those bad boys that could be cut down to size!!

But you go after the minimum wage earners???!!!

Are you really for the People Ford?
commented 2018-10-02 20:36:26 -0400
Okay..let me get this straight Ford…You go after the minimum wage population and tell them you’re going to lower the wage? Is that what you’re saying Ford? Why not go after more Politician’s wages to be FRIGGIN LOWERED!!!!
commented 2018-10-02 18:20:36 -0400
trudy the suck hole bent over one last time. do agree with competition to rid of consumers getting the shaft though. trudy, just had to wait and show the world what a moron and twerp he really is.
commented 2018-10-02 16:41:51 -0400
“Trudeau has pledged to compensate his dairy mafia for any looses they may incur. With OUR money. Once again the taxpayers take a hit for Trudeau’s ineptness. "

You got that right, GREIG MCKINNON. And great “Conservatives” like Ford and Scheer and Kenney sure as hell won’t be taking our side.
commented 2018-10-02 13:58:31 -0400
People seem to be assuming that Faith Goldy would jump at the chance to be interviewed on the Rebel. Has anybody considered the possibility that she might see an opportunity to gain some votes by declining the opportunity? Politics is like that.
However, as a Rebel subscriber if I have a choice between a Rebel interview with Faith Goldy and one with the spineless jellyfish John Tory, that’s a very easy choice.
commented 2018-10-02 13:16:18 -0400
Off Topic———The largest project in Canada’s history got the Green Light today, a 40 Billion LNG Project near Kitimat on the Coast of BC. Trudeau and Premier Horgan announced the project together in a film-op, even though the previous BC Govt worked on it for years.

Wait a minute, Trudeau BANNED Tankers on the BC coast so how can they get the gas to their Chinese customer.
The answer is that ONLY TANKERS CARRYING ALBERTA PRODUCTS ARE BANNED ON THE BC COAST.
commented 2018-10-02 12:27:48 -0400
- I’m thinking that the Liberals finally figured out that the fallout from not taking this deal would have been devastating for them. They said that gender equity, culture issues & climate change were all nonnegotiable. Seeing that none of these were covered in this deal it looks to me like they were given a take it or leave it ultimatum.

- How long before Toronto & other Canadian cities look like London, Paris & other European cities? Silencing conservatives in the media won’t prevent people from seeing this happening with their own eyes. We just saw the CAQ get a massive majority in Quebec despite the media party saying it was a tight race right up to election day. The polls were wrong again.
commented 2018-10-02 12:21:47 -0400
Liza Rosie suggests some Faith support regarding The Rebel by," At the very least there should be commentary maybe by Sheila(?) to discuss what Tory is trying to do shutting her out, and the legalities of it.

Good suggestion as long as Ezra’s name isn’t used ; it would trigger all the enemies.
I would suggest the Menzoid doing the interview as he is better known in the Hog Town area.
commented 2018-10-02 12:06:46 -0400
I just thought I’d point out one of the main reasons why THEREBEL is so important in Canada today, and the reason is the debate below in the Comments section!
Actual debating going on by mostly civilized, sane adults, exchanging information and ideas, expanding their knowledge and awareness…in our fight to save ourselves and the integrity of our sovereign nation of Canada from our enemies!
Unlike the homogeneity of the delusional and deranged left, all reading from the same playbook, the right have their own ideas about things…each and every one of them!
I’ve herded cows and whatnot from the back of a horse and if you know what you’re doing, it’s relatively easy to move that mass of meat on the hoof – it’s a bovine trait. Almost as easy as herding lefties.
The closest I’ve come to herding cats is trying to get a room full of conservatives to agree…
Not one to jump on a bandwagon – unless there’s free Irish whiskey of course – there seems to be a near consensus on Faith in the comments section that there needs to be at least some coverage of the third place candidate for mayor of Toronto having her free speech rights abrogated by whomever, in Toronto, and why.
There are good arguments both for and against…which makes it incumbent on Ezra to act as the Speaker of THEREBEL House, and address this one way or another.
The silence is troubling.
commented 2018-10-02 11:21:04 -0400
Faith has nothing to be ashamed of other than going against her employers wishes, that’s it. People need to realize that. She is a third place candidate. At the very least there should be commentary maybe by Sheila(?) to discuss what Tory is trying to do shutting her out, and the legalities of it. Ignoring the entire issue is putting a spotlight on the omission here. I don’t think she has to be on the show for that to happen at least.
commented 2018-10-02 11:14:49 -0400
I have seen all the videos on Faith running for Mayor, and I would like nothing better than for her to be on The Rebel; however it would be a boring Winter as there would be no more Ezra and the Rebel. Doesn’t anyone remember Charlottesville ? Ezra is still trying to get viewers back from that incident.

If you think the MSM and LPC office is bad now, they will go all out to dispose of The Rebel before the 2019 Election. Andrew Scheer would also be happy if The Rebel were gone, after Bernier’s successful interview with Ezra.

Infowars had nothing to lose by interviewing Faith, as they are already banned by everyone.
commented 2018-10-02 11:05:38 -0400
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3/ However, as I also said repeatedly, simply opening SM markets a bit more to imports instead of completely abolishing the cartel is a very bad outcome for Canadians and a lost opportunity to get a better deal with the Americans.
commented 2018-10-02 10:38:09 -0400
ALLAN PETERSON commented
Re: Faith Goldy.
There are 2 kinds of fake news: fakery of commission and fakery of omission. I realize Ezra has ill will towards Faith rightly or wrongly but this is still news concerning his favourite subject- free speech- and he is ignoring it. Faith’s story needs to be covered or The Rebel is not much different than the MSM.

Allan, thanks, that bares repeating.

Also thankyou Lisa for that link to the parody song about Faith Goldy and the author’s confession about how she had been wrong about Faith Goldy, having been swept along by the leftwing narrative.
commented 2018-10-02 10:19:16 -0400
Trudeau has pledged to compensate his dairy mafia for any looses they may incur. With OUR money. Once again the taxpayers take a hit for Trudeau’s ineptness.
commented 2018-10-02 10:01:53 -0400
Freeland, at Trudeau’s behest, almost single handedly destroyed USMC-eh?. She allowed her personal agenda of hate filled, anti-Trumpism to become part of the negotiations. She is an incompetent and nearly cost Canada 25% of our economy. She should be publicly shamed for her performance and banished to the back benches. Sadly, the ‘groper in chief’ in Ottawa will never do it because he is willing to accept any failure as long as it comes from a woman.
commented 2018-10-02 09:57:44 -0400
I think you will see Dias run the leadership of the NDP after Horwath
commented 2018-10-02 09:52:31 -0400
I have to laugh at the response from the dairy farmers. The US has access to something like 3.4% of the Canadian market. I don’t think they will go bankrupt any time soon.
commented 2018-10-02 09:33:24 -0400
We should at least have coverage of the Toronto elections.
Also, how about a discussion on the impact of the Quebec election results and how this could influence the new PPC and Max ?
commented 2018-10-02 09:27:40 -0400
I truly hope and pray that Faith wins the mayor’s seat in Toronto! I too think that Ezra should allow her to speak since they are trying to silence her. Everyone deserves a second chance, including Faith!