Image from TNI.org: America Must Choose Diplomacy Over War
Friends in Media Places
The New York Times commits election influence
Remember me poo-pooing the government's desire to control social media for fear of them influencing the 2019 federal election? Fake Liberals Running Canada
Did you see any mention of the corporate media in their concerns? Of course not. And that's why the New York Times gets away with this blatant advertisement:
NYTimes: Thank God for Canada!
A "moral leader of the free world", eh? Is "free world" still being used to describe North America? Hackneyed or what? Hypocritical at best.
The NYTimes pretends to be talking about Canada, but it's really praising to the skies Mr. Trudeau and especially Ms. Freeland, and maybe that's because ...
Freeland's husband works for the NYTimes!
There's a foreign ministry spokeswoman elsewhere who has a question for Canada as it is represented by Freeland:
HuffingtonPost: "What threat has China posed to Canada?"
What Freeland reportedly said was:
In other words, that's China for you. That's how they behave. They threaten perfectly innocent countries.
As if the arbitrary detention -- solely at US behest -- of a Chinese tech executive (who from all accounts does not appear to have been a drug smuggler) does not constitute a threat to, at the very least, China, but also to Canadian sovereignty.
I'd be willing to agree that the 5G technology might well be a way to deprive Internet users of their last illusion of privacy and may even be harmful to one's health, but if this is what it's about, then arrest the Bell executives, and Rogers, and Videotron. Please. They are ruthless.
I consider this whole issue to be proof positive that Freeland has not been serving Canada in her role as Foreign Minister, but is working under direction from outside entities.
I really like the term "optics". It's such an honest description of mind manipulation. Freeland doesn't really care what happens to a couple of drug smugglers in China; she cares about appearing to care.
Need I repeat that this is an election year?
She may also be in a hurry to figure a way out because the US could demand extradition at any moment and some Liberal voters might be put off by that. What to do; what to do?
On the surface, it appears that Meng had stolen tech secrets. Yeah, like Huawei needs to steal tech ideas. Huawei wasn't popular in Canada for no reason and was solidly deemed no "security or privacy threat" when it served the purposes of the big Canadian movers and groovers -- Bell, Rogers, Telus, Videotron -- who profited from Huawei's phenomenal expertise.
No, a more dire reason than "security" is needed, such as violating the sanctions against Iran. The US just needs a little more time to come up with a truly optical scenario.
What the besmirching of Huawei will ultimately mean to nearly a thousand Canadian tech employees is no doubt also weighing on Freeland's mind -- again, not because of actual concern for Canadian livelihoods, but because it's - da da da DA- bad optics in an election year.
When it comes to money, it's probably safe to say that all sorts of high rollers are finding ways around the Iran sanctions. And that's why the NYTimes wouldn't mind having Canada's fake Liberals win this year's election. Sure, they could work with the cold-blooded, military-minded Conservatives, but then everybody would know what they're really up to, right? Better to at least pretend to care about truth and generosity and freedom.
CTV: Meng's extradition to U.S. far from slam dunk, say lawyers, experts
It seem trite to have to say it, but the US needs to ditch its street gang mentality and try to earn a "works well with others" comment on its report card. And especially stop trying to influence our federal election!
I suddenly feel like singing...
On Being Wise As Well As Bold
Conspiracy: You Be the Judge ... Always!
Up in Arms over Climate Change
Move over "Climate Change" - 5G is a greater boon to business.
5G: What you don't know won't hurt you
Photo by Brian of North Bay
NEWS & NOTICES:
Quote of the Month:
"The hand of 'democracy' squeezes the throat of freedom."
Maria Zakharova, Russia Spokesperson on arrest of Julian Assange 10/4/19
Full coverage of Assange story
Ex/Stink/Shun Rebellion. The Cult
Mueller Report Doesn't Find Trump Conspired With Russia, Doesn't 'Exonerate' Him On Obstruction
Final word on the Skripal story – staged?
Venezuelans fight for survival as US sanctions worsen inflation
Jailed leader talks to press via videolink for first time since imprisonments
Plans for Redrawing the Middle East: The Project for a “New Middle East”
YouTube VIDEO in 23 parts: Chavez the Radical
Video: Condoleezza Rice re "Birth Pangs" of the Middle East
How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela
Dear Humanity, I Think We Should Just Be Friends
Let's Try Democracy
Manufacturing Truth: The truth will remain whatever those with the power to say it say it is.
ICLMG: -- "Arriving to the wrong conclusion: ICLMG’s response to ex-CSIS analyst PR piece"
HuffPost: Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? .....
YYC: The True North Not So Free .....
Moe needs help with his legal costs.
Visit here to donate online.
PLEASE WRITE to Canada's Attorney General and ask for an inquiry into Dr. Hassan Diab's Extradition Case. Details here
Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble and We Will See A Free Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea Sooner than Most People Think
Highlights of BDS Impact in 2018
Israel's Shameful Greenwashing - CJPME video
Does Israel "own"
America; Netanyahu thinks so. video
Israel Palestine Conflict 101
Arch. & Eng. for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
CDNs for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
CDN's, Arabs, Jews for a Just Peace
Count Me Out
Defend Democracy Press
Deplorable Climate Science
Elecromagnetic Sense ...
Famous Canadian Women
Gray Zone Project
Greencrow As The Crow Flies
If Americans Knew
If Not Now
In Gaza, Eva Bartlett
Information Clearing House
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
Not a Lot of People Know ... Off-Guardian
Palestine Photo Project
Penny for Your Thoughts
Seriously Free Speech
Truth and Shadows
Vaccination Info Network
Vaccine Choice Canada
Watts Up With That?