The curious behaviour of some prominent individuals is amazing. It’s hard to believe the irrationality of some of their decisions. For example:
- Former Finance Minister Bill Morneau
Mr. Morneau stepped down as Liberal finance minister and MP because of serious ethical questions, including his close involvement with the WE Charity fiasco. At the time of his resignation, Mr. Morneau told the public that he was planning to seek election as Secretary General to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. The purpose of this organization is to set standards worldwide for economic, social, and environmental challenges.
Mr. Morneau was in competition with nine other candidates, but bailed out of the campaign on January 26, 2021, admitting he did not have enough support from other member countries to continue into the next round of voting.
According to financial documentation obtained by Blacklock’s Reporter, an Ottawa-based online news outlet, despite the fact that Mr. Morneau is personally a multimillionaire, the federal government spent $10,899.70 of the taxpayer’s money assisting Mr. Morneau’s campaign for the position. In addition, 19 foreign affairs officials were assigned to assist Mr. Morneau in varying degrees as part of their regular job.
This financial support given to Mr. Morneau was solely for his personal advantage and benefit, not that of the Canadian public.
- New Family Formations
A book has been written by Susan Golombok, Director of the University of Cambridge Centre for Family Research, examining and promoting a new family structure that involves two strangers making plans to conceive children (naturally or artificially) and taking joint responsibility for raising them – but without marriage or living together. A reality TV show on the BBC Channel 4 network in the United Kingdom, entitled “Strangers Making Babies”, included this new arrangement in its first episode. According to the U.K.’s Daily Mail, in the past few years, there has been a huge rise in the number of internet sites and forums claiming to match potential co-parents. The Daily Mail states that “an estimated 70,000 people in the U.K. are signed up to such sites, seeking platonic parenting partners”. According to Channel 4’s in vitro fertilization expert, Dr. Marie Wren, “society has changed so much…people seem to struggle to meet someone to have a child with…co-parenting, for some, is a far better option [than surrogacy]”.
This new family arrangement treats children as secondary consumer goods, rather than the result of a loving relationship, marriage being the most secure. Dr. Golombok, however, says that, although social science still has very little data on platonic co-parenting, “it is possible…that taking away romantic baggage could make for a more stable environment”.
- Killing Children
On October 13, 2020, the Dutch government proposed the active termination of life for children aged 1-12 who are terminally ill. A backlash to this proposal has arisen, called Protect Children’s Lives, which is making a plea against this proposal. This network has called on authorities to invest in better palliative care, emphasizing the vulnerability of children. Informed consent without external influence is very unlikely with children, given their dependence on adult caregivers and limited ability in medical decision making. The network also states that it is unacceptable to terminate the life of a child who is impressionable, cannot defend itself, and is incapable of expressing its will.
- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Current U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris Women’s Empowerment Event
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and current Vice President Kamala Harris co-hosted an event on women’s empowerment in March 2021. Clinton and Harris have no credentials for promoting the empowerment of women and girls.
Charges of sexual harassment and assault have plagued Mr. Clinton throughout his career. He had a sexual relationship with a White House intern almost 30 years his junior, which led to his lying under oath, when he denied the relationship. For this perjury, he was disbarred from the practice of law and was impeached in the U.S. House of Representatives, but not in the Senate.
Kamala Harris has lost all credibility on the sexual harassment issue due to her partisan behaviour in ignoring charges of misconduct by Democrats, such as current U.S. President Biden and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, while blindly accepting similar charges against Republicans. During the 2018 Senate hearing of U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, Harris proclaimed that she believed all women who accused men – especially Kavanaugh – of sexual assault. That is, all accused Republican men only.
The hypocrisy of these two individuals is stunning.
- Canada’s Euthanasia Bill Received Royal Assent on March 17, 2021
Canada’s euthanasia bill, which has expanded “medical assistance in dying” (MAID), a euphemism allowing doctors to kill their patients, was passed in March 2021.
This law provides “medical” assistance in dying for those who have mental illness, which may include those incapable because of their illness to give consent, and for those experiencing “intolerable suffering”. Incredibly, this is the only euthanasia legislation in the world that permits death as a choice without requiring that all other options must first be explored. In effect, the law permits a physician to use the killing of patients as “reasonable” and just another method of treating the patient. There is no choice for the patient, however, when there are no good alternatives available, such as palliative and hospice care, the lack of which is a grievous problem in Canada today.
This law also presumes that living with a disability or with a chronic illness amounts to a life that is less worthy. This law encourages death as the solution for those who are regarded as being “inferior” because they cannot adequately function in society. This legislation is hauntingly familiar to the policy under Hitler, which provided that it is justifiable to kill someone whose life is considered unworthy to be lived.