Dark Clouds on Horizon as Canadian Left Sweeps Election, Trudeau to Become PM


Robert Kraychik reports:

…Trudeau’s campaign channeled rhetoric reminiscent of President Obama’s presidential reelection campaign in 2012, as well as that of his 2008 campaign while still a senator. His campaign promised “real change,” spoke regularly about the nebulous “middle class,” and framed the consensus of the United Nations as representative of Canada’s international reputation. His campaign also focused on reaching out to young voters. Perhaps most importantly, Trudeau’s campaign has incorporated sophisticated technology for hi-tech GOTV efforts used and proven successful by the Obama campaigns.

“Canada’s state-broadcaster – the CBC – is likely glad to have been promised even greater funding above and beyond the over $1 billion currently flowing into its coffers annually.”

Both the Liberals and NDP hired advisors who were alumni of President Obama’s 2012 reelection campaign. Cross-pollination of left-wing political strategy across the Canada/U.S. border is not entirely new; David Axelrod advised failed former Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty. McGuinty is now a lobbyist. Read the rest of this entry »

BREAKING: Iraqi Helicopter Carrying Aid to Yazidi Refugees Stranded on Sinjar Mountain Crashes Killing Pilot, Injuring 20 Evacuees


Source: Mail Online, report by Sam Greenhill and David Williams

12:47 EST, 12 August 2014 | Updated: 19:56 EST, 12 August 2014…developing…

A rescue helicopter crashed yesterday when it tried to take off with too many Iraqi refugees on board.

[See also – Dramatic Helicopter Rescue: with the Yazidis on Mt Sinjar, Iraq]

The pilot died and several children were injured in the drama on Mount Sinjar, where Yazidi and Christian civilians are besieged by Islamic State maniacs.

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