Tag Archives: Canada

Prejudice: Alive and Well in the Canadian Media?

Quebec academic Richard Lougheed, in his 2009 biography of Charles Chiniquy said that the celebrated clergyman remains Canada’s best-selling author of all time. Though he was world famous and achieve a stature that no one person who works for Canada’s … Continue reading

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Canada treading into dangerous theocratic waters?

Is Canada a theocracy? No? But if it’s not right now, could it be heading that way? Did you answer ‘No’? Well maybe we shouldn’t be so sure about that. I was recently stunned to read that the Canadian House … Continue reading

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The Chicago Tribune and Media- losing our trust?

The Chicago Tribune has, to its credit, decided to do some actual reporting on important things like the fact that CNN has, apparently, been doing a very Mayor Rahm Emanuel-friendly series on Chicago. Under the headline, “Emails show Emanuel aides, … Continue reading

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Travel & meeting new people

It has been a very busy past few days. There was a ride down the B.C. interior, through striking fall colours and the province’s stunning beauty, into the Thompson and Fraser canyons, among craggy snow tipped mountains, dry lands, even … Continue reading

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Who Killed Abraham Lincoln- soon to be available at Ford’s Theatre

So Who Killed Abraham Lincoln? has done something that the book on the Lincoln assassination authored by Fox News commentator, Bill O’Reilly, hasn’t done: be approved for sale at the Ford’s Theatre National Historic Site Museum bookstore. The good news … Continue reading

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Paying out to victims of religious abuse- the Roman Catholic shame

Another settlement by a Roman Catholic religious order, with sexual abuse victims, has been agreed upon. The victims were ill-treated in three Quebec schools over a period of several decades. According to Canada’s national broadcaster, “It is believed to be … Continue reading

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Letter to the editor exchange ended after criticism of myself by another letter writer

Re: N. R. Ward’s Oct 12 letter. Mr. Ward writes from a position of relative ignorance, I suggest. I researched Charles Chiniquy’s claims over a period of twenty-two years in libraries, archives, etc, across the U.S.and found no significant mistakes. … Continue reading

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Honest Abe’s Canadian Friend- National Post letter

My letter was printed in the National Post this weekend. Below is my portion. And here is the link  for reference http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/10/12/todays-letters-freedom-of-speech-for-all-even-pastor-terry-jones/ “Conrad Black penned an accurate and complimentary portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Many, however, do not know that there is … Continue reading

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Smear tactics against Charles Chiniquy?

Charles Chiniquy is still assailed in modern times. In his blog article, Charles Chiniquy – Illinois Schismatic: The First American Catholic Apostate, April 28th, 2011, Pat Hickey makes unsubstantiated and erroneous statements about the celebrated clergyman. I found the article … Continue reading

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The Conspirator and Joe Ricketts

So Joe Ricketts bankrolls a movie about Mary Surratt. “The Conspirator,” recounted the story of Mary Surratt, the only woman charged in the plot to assassinate Abraham Lincoln. Directed by Robert Redford, “The Conspirator” was released in 2011.  The movie … Continue reading

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