Left-wing broadcaster makes documentary on Jordan Peterson…and gets a few things right

By Jonathon Van Maren November 7, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – I will admit that when I saw the trailer to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s new documentary Shut Him Down: The Rise of Jordan Peterson, I was very suspicious. For starters, the preview seemed to indicate that the film—released last Friday—was going to be the sort of…

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The midterms just guaranteed that the Trump Administration can continue to transform the judiciary

By Jonathon Van Maren A few takeaways from the midterm election results. I’m happy with the outcome. Republicans have expanded their majority in the Senate, and that means that the caravan of conservative justices will continue to flood the circuit courts and perhaps even the Supreme Court. The Trump Administration is constructing a judicial dam…

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The Party of Rachel Notley & David Eggen: NDP MLA reveals “culture of fear and intimidation”

By Jonathon Van Maren As it turns out, the Alberta New Democratic Party of Premier Rachel Notley and her thuggish Education Minister David Eggen is not only guilty of bullying private religious schools—their intolerance for anyone who might want to speak or think for themselves extends even to those in their own party. According to…

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Defending Western civilization: A conversation with Sir Roger Scruton

By Jonathon Van Maren Knighted in 2016 for “services to philosophy, teaching, and public education,” there is perhaps no academic so articulate and so fierce in his defence of Western civilization as Sir Roger Scruton. A graduate of Cambridge, anti-Communist Cold Warrior, professor in the Humanities Research Institute at Buckingham University, and author of over…

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Northern Ireland pro-life leader: We’re holding back legalized abortion by a thread

By Jonathon Van Maren As the devastating results of the Republic of Ireland’s abortion referendum came in on May 25, abortion activists erupted into wild celebration. Several of them waved a sign declaring, ominously and triumphantly, that “The North Is Next.” Many people forget that while abortion has become legal in the Republic of Ireland,…

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Christian Persecution: Asia Bibi is trapped in Pakistan, and a kidnapped Nigerian teenage girl still refuses to deny her faith

By Jonathon Van Maren Following a brutal attack by Islamic State gunmen on a bus full of Egyptian Coptic Christians on two buses near a monastery in Minya on Friday that resulted in seven deaths and at least seven other casualties (some of them children), Egypt’s interior ministry reported yesterday that nineteen Islamist militants connected…

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