Posts by Peter Libra

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  • Here's why rural Ontario is fading and cities aren't (Out of touch urban elitist in Canada alert)

    12/06/2016 10:24:22 AM PST · 27 of 54
    Peter Libra to Buckeye McFrog
    Your post #9. On Canada's electoral system.

    The electoral system is almost exactly the same as UK system. It is called unofficially "First Past the Post" system. Your comment very topical, because the newly elected Liberal Party have "sworn" to end it. Possibly for proportional representation. Big debates going on now.

    Canadians vote locally for a candidate of a political party. That winning party has already picked out a leader. A small meeting of a few hundred members decides who leads. If that party wins the general election- that leader gets to be Prime Minister. He or she has only to win election only in their own district. I have never been able to vote for or against a Prime Minister elect in 60 years of voting.

  • CBC airs anti-white rap video

    12/05/2016 10:46:05 AM PST · 8 of 12
    Peter Libra to Sean_Anthony
    I had posted something about this wretched presentation on a small Canadian website. I expected a battery of criticism, but none came. Herewith the gist of what I wrote.

    There was a person who took a psychopathic dislike of an identifiable group of people. He wanted to eliminate them off the face of the earth. He did wicked and horrible things to them. He paid the ultimate price. A bit over the top on my part, I will concede. I equated this gloating, sneering presentation having faint echoes of the mentality of a Hitler.

    I stated that persons of Caucasian ancestry did not pick their ethnicity. I then asked rhetorically just what had they done that was wrong? Nobody has yet said anything about my damning of the CBC.

    Who are the real racists and bigots? That is the question!

  • Daughter of top EU official raped and murdered in Germany - Afghan migrant admits killing

    12/04/2016 11:05:54 AM PST · 73 of 94
    Peter Libra to TigerClaws
    Whoops! My bad.

    It should have been the pictures on Post #49.

  • Daughter of top EU official raped and murdered in Germany - Afghan migrant admits killing

    12/04/2016 11:02:33 AM PST · 71 of 94
    Peter Libra to TigerClaws
    Your post #40.

    It is very hard for a mere male to understand what can be in the minds of certain women. Have they seen old films such as the "Sheik" with Rudolph Valentino? One has to concede they make a bee line for certain types of migrants.

    There is horror and disbelief in Canada now at the news of an allegedly murdered wife. She was Caucasian, very attractive and a medical doctor, born Windsor, Ontario. Her husband, a neurosurgeon, is charged with dumping her dead body and homicide. He is Mohammed Shamji. I have tried, but cannot find where he was born- or if a migrant. Witnesses say they heard noises like a domestic dispute taking place.

    Sad, ten to one she did not conform to his view of where she stood. He is of Islam faith.

  • Weiner is spotted in New York as estranged wife Huma Abedin gets all gussied up to welcome him home

    12/01/2016 7:53:38 PM PST · 57 of 84
    Peter Libra to Jeff Chandler; Secret Agent Man
    I disagree. I think she is a beautiful woman- on the outside.

    I agree with your comment about her beauty. I often wonder, being just an ordinary person, about persons of a high profile. She seems to have a haunting type of beauty. She also seems sad.

    I can understand any doubts about her loyalty to things American by all and sundry. The thing is to define just what has she done that is really bad? I hope she finds peace and happiness in her life.

    Oh boy, a bit of a sermon by me. Just that with all the films about Christmas on the television, I have a certain spirit.

  • Ohio State Attack Suspect Is Abdul Razak Ali Artan, 20-Year-Old Somali Refugee;

    11/28/2016 12:15:24 PM PST · 33 of 177
    Peter Libra to CivilWarBrewing
    One can now ponder the statements by Donald Trump, the President-elect. Seems there may be much truth to his widely doctored statement on refugee immigrants.

    Where will the MSM now stand on the veracity of that statement?.


  • Nigel Farage: I fear for my life – Ukip leader fears violent attacks every day

    11/26/2016 8:22:35 PM PST · 22 of 27
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra
    Whoops! My bad. Getting a little tired this evening. It is:

    Marine Le Pen. Not Marie.

  • Nigel Farage: I fear for my life – Ukip leader fears violent attacks every day

    11/26/2016 6:31:41 PM PST · 13 of 27
    Peter Libra to BlackFemaleArmyCaptain
    From the test I noted a criticism of Nigel Farage.

    .....refused to rule out backing fascist National Front Leader Marie Le Pen for the French Presidency.

    Ah the old pejorative "fascist". George Orwell knew what a fascist was. Had those who freely use this word met a real fascist they would soon find out. Flat on their back with jack boot stomping on their face.

    It sure ain't Marie Le Pen.

  • John F. Kennedy, a kid from the Bronx and a moment in time -

    11/22/2016 10:21:11 AM PST · 27 of 42
    Peter Libra to Az Joe; heterosupremacist
    Oswald did it, alone.

    I remember the very day up in Ontario, Canada. I also have done some extensive reading on the events. What for me is convincing about the guilt of Oswald is to imagine oneself as a working class employee in that building Was working class myself. .

    Shots are fired from the Dealey Plaza. Oswald is up on the fourth floor packing books. So he comes down to the entrance of the building. The police come crowding in. There is an excited buzz from the employees. Oswald calmly draws a can of pop from the dispensing machine. He does not say a word. The police ask " who is that guy".

    An employee says " Oh he works here. The police go upstairs. Oswald calmly walks out into the street. He goes into a shoe store, not really seriously buying. I know that an innocent employee would have been asking about the police being in the building. He would have hung around with the others. He knew just what the police were looking for.

    Excuse the ramble.

  • CBC: Ottawa woman wakes to ("find" - Ed.) anti-Semitic graffiti spray-painted on her home.

    11/15/2016 5:29:57 PM PST · 36 of 39
    Peter Libra to OldNewYork; golux
    Fake. Nothing gets Canadians going like an American election, apparently.

    I would, as a Canadian citizen also an expat, agree with your statement-except for a qualification. The Canadian television media and the smooth,urban pundits who appear on it are all anti-Trump. It is so bad, that in the print media one "journalist" wrote that if the oil ran out in the USA, Trump would invade. I will agree if and it is a big if, Canada were truly represented by these worthies.

    I went to the local Tim Hortons with our local paper in hand, headlined about Trump winning. People could see it quite plainly. Laid it flat on the table. I did this for three days.Nary a word about the U.S. election. The buzz was about just finishing their shift, or how they are getting on with the kids. A bit of hockey talk, wary comments about the coming winter. Don't even touch Canadian politics- at least as far as I know.

    Different kinds of Canadians exist. I would presume the elite are to the left of Pravda. (laughs)

  • Arlo Guthrie – “City of New Orleans” (1977)

    11/15/2016 11:24:36 AM PST · 34 of 36
    Peter Libra to Yardstick; simpson96
    Willie's version is the one that grabs me the most:

    From London, England living in Canada opposite the UP of Michigan. I remember a small downstairs bar in our neighbouring city called the Hickler House. I sank back a beer and someone played this on the juke box.

    I remember being sneered at in the British army as raw conscript. I mentioned that one day, I would like to go to the USA. A cockney voice said "yewll nevah get to Americaw". (You will never get to America).There I was in small town Michigan and I remembered the sneer and savoured the moment.

    The video with Willie Nelson is a nice piece of Americana. "The graveyard of the rusted automobiles"- then a young woman feeding her infant the old fashioned way.

    Excuse the ramble.

  • Nigel Farage: Donald Trump 'Delayed Phone Call to Theresa May Over Insults From Tory Ministers'

    11/11/2016 7:15:55 PM PST · 17 of 19
    Peter Libra to Shethink13
    The foreign secretary also took exception to remarks that some areas of London were "no go areas" for the police.

    My wife from London had visited her sister and brother in law about 12 years ago. I know that my spouse (bless her) and relatives are devoutly died in the wool liberal/ socialists.

    They were driving through a district and she was told to check her passenger side door to lock it. If you are going slowly "they will open the door and drag your purse out". The Muslims had taken over the whole district.

    I remember the spirit of London as a child in WW2. What in the name of heaven would the old time Londoners have made of this? They who stood up to the Luftwaffe. (Excuse my ramble).

  • Nigel Farage: Donald Trump 'Delayed Phone Call to Theresa May Over Insults From Tory Ministers'

    11/11/2016 1:08:03 PM PST · 7 of 19
    Peter Libra to nickcarraway
    I remember the election of 1945 when Winston Churchill's Conservatives were defeated by the Labour Party. The London Daily Mirror subjected their massive readership with pictures of the "Tories". Usually fiery ex military men, bloated frock coated figures with top hats- capitalists. True to some extent, the Tory was a formidable figure who urged harsh put downs of striking workers.

    Boris Johnson has about as much in common with the old time Tory of that era. He does not even come close to an old fashioned gentlemanly conservative type. As much in common, as the two notorious criminal Kray brothers had with choir boys. (Chuckle).

  • Trevor Noah Laments “Hateful” America On ‘Daily Show’ As Trump Lead Grows

    11/09/2016 10:23:38 AM PST · 28 of 28
    Peter Libra to C19fan
    A little Google work and then directed by them to the London Daily Mail, sheds some light on Noah. In 2009 his step father brutally shot Noah's mother leaving her with permanent injuries. He then charged around looking for 25 year old Noah.

    Noah left for Los Angeles quickly. In addition to that, Johannesburg, South Africa is said to be one the most dangerous cities in the World. Even the activist white woman author who dared arrest in defying apartheid, lives carefully guarded. I understand one takes one's life to walk around the streets there.

    If the situation has now changed, I stand corrected. I do not have a dog in the hunt being from Canada via England, but I enjoy the ninnies and their petulant outrage.

  • Pure Michigan Spent $295 Million and Even Hotels Only Got Scraps Back

    11/07/2016 4:54:18 PM PST · 58 of 59
    Peter Libra to Eddie01; PGalt
    Some of the most happy memories of my life brought back by your post. From London, England to just across from the American side in Canada, I explored the old towns. Central Mine, Red Jacket, Calumet and Laurium. This when I got my first car- a 55 Ford.

    Had my daughter who was only six years old when she first went there in the 1970's, drive my wife and self last year. Visited Gay, Michigan and had a beer at the Gay Bar. (Joseph E. Gay founder of the town). Took the cog railway which went 541 feet underground near Hancock and Houghton. At the end a huge stope appeared. I got claustrophobia and had to sing an old hymn on the way back out. Welsh miners used to sing it. Nobody minded. Excuse my ramble

  • Canadian parliament passes anti-Islamophobia motion

    11/06/2016 10:30:18 AM PST · 31 of 32
    Peter Libra to Snowyman
    I'm not sure jihad watch is telling the real story. The motion needed unanimous consent to pass.

    Your point well taken by me. I just could not get any actual numbers on the voting. I suppose one would have to go to Hansard for that. In any case a "condemnation" seems to be superfluous to me. I just wonder about the "hate crimes" brigade.

  • Canadian parliament passes anti-Islamophobia motion

    11/05/2016 9:41:56 AM PDT · 11 of 32
    Peter Libra to Mr. Mojo
    The whole article should be read carefully though. Figures are that approximately 182 Liberal members (governing party)voted for the motion. There were 96 Conservative members who voted against the motion. Also, what is disturbing, it is stated absolutely no media outlet informed Canadians of this parliamentary motion and edict.

    I know this for sure, as I do observe the television media in Canada. Well..... trust Free Republic to have jihad watch to tell the story. As for the male members of the Liberal Party, I would like to advise.

    Get your elegant bottoms up in the air. (Chuckle).

  • Is John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’ the Worst Song of All Time?

    10/30/2016 9:32:03 AM PDT · 78 of 131
    Peter Libra to nickcarraway
    John Lennon used the theme of "imagine no possessions, imagine if you can....." He sang about the "brotherhood of man" and if everyone shared.

    He was worth $800,000,000 at his demise. Left all to Yoko Ono. He knew hard scrabble living in Liverpool in his early years. The old adage rings in my years. Something to the effect of leaving the act of philanthropy to others.

  • Nurse Charged With 8 Counts of 1st-Degree Murder After Euthanizing Nursing Home Patients

    10/26/2016 6:32:48 PM PDT · 16 of 21
    Peter Libra to JudyinCanada; Morgana
    FWIW. One of the most perplexing cases in Canadian history.1901/82. Nurse Nelles was charged and eight children found (according to the authorities were murdered). The count of infant deaths at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto dropped sharply after Susan Nelles was removed and charged. Slam dunk? Brilliant legal work found other nurses were on shift and Nelles off shift when some deaths occurred.

    At a London, England hospital, it was found infant deaths occurred from contaminated instruments. We will never know the story, because Nelles had the charges dropped. She has held high executive positions in the Ontario hospital bureaucracy. Excuse my ramble Judy in Canada, this haunts me to this day on recall. Just the same as the Truscott case.

  • It's the anniversary of 3 major battles: Agincourt, the charge of the Light Brigade and Leyte Gulf

    10/25/2016 7:19:08 PM PDT · 41 of 41
    Peter Libra to moovova; harpygoddess
    The fabulous contributions made to the modern clothing world by Lord Raglan(raglan sleeve).....

    Also the Balaclava after the city of Balaclava in the Crimea. Very popular in WW2 England - a wool head covering with a cut out for the facial parts, I wore one myself, favored by small boys mainly. Unfortunately today it seems to be adopted by terrorists as a disguise.

    I remember a comment said to be made by a French general in eloquent language as he saw the debacle.

    It is magnificent, but it is not war. (Translated).

  • Hillary Clinton so far ahead in polls that she 'doesn't even think about' Donald Trump anymore

    10/24/2016 10:04:01 AM PDT · 61 of 100
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra
    Whoops a mistake on the name given on the View. It is Drumpf
  • Hillary Clinton so far ahead in polls that she 'doesn't even think about' Donald Trump anymore

    10/24/2016 9:47:46 AM PDT · 56 of 100
    Peter Libra to Olog-hai; Snowybear
    From up Canada way, I am reminded of an investigation there many years ago. This on the sometimes powerful import of so-called polls. It was found that by lying and boosting an overwhelming lead, it had a definite effect of voters. There were always about ten percent "undecided" in the run up to an election.

    It was called the "bandwagon effect", a desire to get in on the winner. A fake polling company had been created in a Newfoundland provincial election. On the eve of the polling one party, was given an "insurmountable" lead. That party gained power. Clever stuff, but dirty pool.

    My spouse had the "View" on television this morning. I listened to one, Joy Behar and the Whoopster briefly. Mocking what was said to be the original family name of Trump. Said to be Drumpl. Further mention of one Michael Moore to appear on the View. Sickened, I hastened off to the local Tim Hortons for coffee. Leaving,told my spouse that Shakespeare's witches had come to life, presided over by Lady Macbeth. My name for Joy Behar

  • Ontario does not deserve a major league baseball franchise

    10/18/2016 1:56:43 PM PDT · 27 of 27
    Peter Libra to Peter ODonnell
    The case got thrown out of court. This surprises me, knowing the leftist inclinations of the Ontario courts.

    I have it from the Christie Blatchford comment on Tuesday's National Post. Judge Thomas McEwen seemed to throw a curve at the applicants. He asked this key question.

    What will the game look like if I grant this application?"

    They struck out on trying to answer. (Laughs).

  • Court Hearing on Potential Ontario Ban of Indians Name, Logo

    10/17/2016 6:48:00 PM PDT · 38 of 43
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra

    Whoops! double post - sorry, my computer acts like is it powered by molasses.

  • Court Hearing on Potential Ontario Ban of Indians Name, Logo

    10/17/2016 6:46:16 PM PDT · 37 of 43
    Peter Libra to outpostinmass2; LoneRangerMassachusetts
    I left this a little too late unfortunately but I learn from the Globe and Mail that the Ontario Supreme Court Justice “denies bid” for the action by Mr. Cardinal. The person representing the baseball people, then mentioned the indigenous complainant as being in China at this time. He said the man could not suffer hurt seeing offending the logos there.

    It should be mentioned that there was a rebuttal that China mainstreams the baseball series. Hmm, fancy that.

  • Court Hearing on Potential Ontario Ban of Indians Name, Logo

    10/17/2016 6:45:58 PM PDT · 36 of 43
    Peter Libra to outpostinmass2; LoneRangerMassachusetts
    I left this a little too late unfortunately but I learn from the Globe and Mail that the Ontario Supreme Court Justice “denies bid” for the action by Mr. Cardinal. The person representing the baseball people, then mentioned the indigenous complainant as being in China at this time. He said the man could not suffer hurt seeing offending the logos there.

    It should be mentioned that there was a rebuttal that China mainstreams the baseball series. Hmm, fancy that.

  • Pence says Trump Campaign Will Release Evidence Before Day is Out Proving Grope-Accusers are Lying

    10/14/2016 9:26:47 AM PDT · 52 of 60
    Peter Libra to sevinufnine
    Something else I read another article was the type of plane the woman who accused him of groping her on wasn't flying in/out of NY at the time in the 80's

    It seemed puzzling to me at the onset of the allegations, that a simple thing was not discussed. Meticulous records are kept of passenger lists of planes. Surely this lady could have been asked by the rabid denizens of the media as to what flight was it?

    A smear is said to be often absolutely impossible to disprove. One of the times a smear does fall down is the time and place referred to. This if the person smeared just was not there.

    If Donald Trump had his flight records still to hand, he just might be able to flatten the rabid press. None of them would have the decency to retract statements. In any case the damage may have been done regardless. Such is the mentality of numbers of their viewers.

  • Melania Trump: Donald Trump’s words ‘unacceptable and offensive’

    10/08/2016 1:33:55 PM PDT · 35 of 65
    Peter Libra to dragnet2; FR_addict
    I just heard a Hollywood actor, one Robert De Niro holding forth on Donald Trump. It was shown on not so dear old Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. They have been having hissy fits galore over this business.

    Now De Niro spewed forth a number of epithets about Donald Trump. I retorted to the television that ..... Oh well, fancy a Hollywood actor being offended by name calling. Then indulges in it himself. In addition to that, we are to suppose the male Hollywood actor fraternity treat women with respect. This on what is revealed about their swashbuckling and rampages with naïve and vulnerable females.

  • Men pelt worshippers at a mosque with BACON just before evening prayers

    10/06/2016 9:16:05 PM PDT · 127 of 131
    Peter Libra to dfwgator
    Muswell Hillbillies?

    Always something to learn on FR. I hit up Wikipedia and learn of the rock group "The Kinks". Seems that their ballads told of working class blues and the changing scene. The title was as you have stated. When I left London Town in 1955 Muswell Hill was considered rather posh. I understand it is still nice though.

    Curious how some people fitted in to old London Town many years ago. The Jewish and the Irish long established. I have heard some misgivings about other more recent dwellers though.

  • Men pelt worshippers at a mosque with BACON just before evening prayers

    10/06/2016 5:48:19 PM PDT · 120 of 131
    Peter Libra to PROCON; Bigg Red
    Looks like England.

    I read that they both came from Muswell Hill. I take it to mean that Camden is Camden Town. Always was Camden Town when I was living in London. Foggy old London, England.

  • Pence wins despite another 'Candy' debate moderator

    10/05/2016 8:16:08 AM PDT · 34 of 38
    Peter Libra to detective
    The debate and it's participants show much of the difference between a liberal and a conservative in a microcosm. Just a classic example of the characteristics of both kinds of persons.

    The liberal absolutely not wanting to listen to a rational statement. Not keeping their own personal inner feelings to themselves. Making outlandish comparisons. The conservative attempting to politely state their points. A willingness to listen to the other side. Good manners included.

  • The real reason the media has been overtly biased against Donald Trump

    09/29/2016 5:48:03 PM PDT · 33 of 77
    Peter Libra to Blood of Tyrants
    He is politically incorrect and nothing they have tried reduces his popularity.

    I believe that the dread weapon of the media was and still is political correctness. I have a Canadian book titled "Gotcha". It exposes the beady eyes and listening ears of the press. How often has it been that an earnest decent person has made a slip of the tongue. Or indeed a statement taken out of context.

    The press has then swooped. Every time the reaction of the person slammed, was to grovel- even break into tears. Sorry, so sorry they would plead. The media circled the person like sharks smelling blood in the water.

    Donald Trump does not give a damn about them. Better still, he survives stronger than ever. He has proved their weapon fizzles like a damp firework.

  • Vicente Fox slams 'imperialistic gringo' Trump's debate performance

    09/27/2016 2:02:43 PM PDT · 56 of 72
    Peter Libra to jazusamo

    Vicente Fox has a paternal ancestry direct from Germany. His Gt. Grandfather was Louis Michel Fuchs, his wife was Catherina formerly Flach. Both came as immigrants to Cincinnati, Ohio. He was an accomplished maker of items in the livery trade. He opened up a business in Mexico City, in 1897.

    The name of Fuchs was changed to Fox. The Grandparents of this gentleman Vicente Fox were born in the USA. I would not think much of his chances of being where he is without this lineage.

  • Thousands gather as Smithsonian's new African American museum opens today

    09/24/2016 10:47:32 AM PDT · 41 of 73
    Peter Libra to E. Pluribus Unum
    To build such an edifice as this needs a variety of trades and of course, labour. To come by the skills needed for some if not most trades, requires dedication to the work ethic.

    I suppose it would be impossible but a percentage indication of the backgrounds of the people employed would be interesting. If the architect/s were Caucasian that would be a case in point. It would be somewhat of a paradox if mostly Caucasians built that museum. I wonder about the electrical system......

  • BREAKING: Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby charged with 1st degree manslaughter

    09/22/2016 7:57:48 PM PDT · 238 of 251
    Peter Libra to HiTech RedNeck
    Your comment.

    It may be proverbial "Scottish verdict" time. She skates, but never ever has a police job again.

    This statement takes me back in time living in England. In a murder trial in England it was "Guilty" or "Not Guilty." Scotland had these two alternatives as you will know but also "Not Proven". It meant the case could be revisited.

    I had an experience as a raw conscript soldier patrolling on guard duty at night. This on the Suez Canal. All alone. But for the bolt action on the 3.03 Lee Enfield which required three separate movements before firing, I could have shot someone once. Oh, well, not the place for these yarns really.

  • 120 Years Ago: CAUSE OF ENGLAND'S APATHY- Why She Will Not Stop Turkish Massacre of Christians

    09/22/2016 6:42:22 PM PDT · 8 of 15
    Peter Libra to NRx
    For the record it is worthwhile to mention one of the greatest victories of the British Army. It was indeed General Kitchener who painstakingly waited while a railway line was constructed. This was from Egypt to the Sudan. The Dervish (forces of Islam) had killed Lord Gordon at Khartoum. They had chased the Egyptian army out of the Sudan. They had massacred six British Officers and thousands of Egyptian troops in 1883. The intention was to retake the Sudan.

    !898, the railway completed and the British gunboats coming down the Nile. The big standoff, at Omdurman. 20,000 fanatic Dervish horsemen ready to die for Allah. Facing the British troops plus an Egyptian brigade, also the Black African Sudanese soldiers.

    The Maxim, the Gatlin and Gardener machine guns at the ready. All American manufacture. Absolute slaughter. The Mahdi, their leader and also a prophet, slain with his counsellors. 11,000 horsemen sent to Allah. After the battle, Lord Kitchener stepped into a dreaded prison and ordered the release of the prisoners. Charles Neufeld was one , an Austrian captured when Gordon was killed.

    Excuse the history. Possibly the last time the forces of Islam came out in the open field.

  • BREAKING: Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby charged with 1st degree manslaughter

    09/22/2016 2:47:35 PM PDT · 159 of 251
    Peter Libra to Carry me back; Trump20162020
    Your comment.

    She won't be convicted.

    I hope you are right here. First of all this officer had no idea what this man might do. Next I will use the old axiom.

    Hindsight is better than foresight.

    I wonder what the law enforcement should do in this instance. If it was suspected a person was going to detonate an explosive device, reaching for something. If it was a device, the officer is a hero. If it was not. the officer is condemned. Most of the public aided and abetted by a corrupt and spite driven media fail to put themselves in the officer's shoes.


    09/21/2016 7:17:50 PM PDT · 52 of 53
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra
    Whoops! My usual typo here, on quoting your entry. Should read:

    .....and are now only minor players.


    09/21/2016 7:13:01 PM PDT · 51 of 53
    Peter Libra to Harmless Teddy Bear; Sean_Anthony
    Your comment #24.

    A family that lost a great deal of their wealth in WWII and are now only minor layers but get hauled out when people need a boogieman to scare small children.

    I have to go with my own personal view of the Rothschilds. I must concede I have not done any research on the present status of this family. I know that in my native country, England simply that the name meant great wealth. Rothschild bankrolled England with funds to build the mighty Suez Canal. The French engineered it under De Lesseps. The poor Egyptian labourers slaved to complete it in 1867. The British guarded it.

    The real story of Downton Abbey is based on Almina, the illegitimate daughter of Baron Albert Rothschild. Her mother was Mina Wombwell, a married woman. Almina inherited huge wealth when her father died. She married into high society to Lord Carnarvon in 1895.

  • Backlash Feared After 9 Hurt in Mall Knife Attack

    09/19/2016 8:53:30 AM PDT · 88 of 91
    Peter Libra to Reily; detective
    Your post #85.

    Weren't religious charitable organizations the first ones responsible for bringing them in?

    I hope I am not remiss in mentioning the source for some quick research by me. I used a Breitbart article by Michael Patrick Leahy 2015. I will be as accurate as I can. Named are the Lutheran Church and Catholic Charity group. It seems- this is my own interpretation, that massive sums are then contributed by the government (taxpayer). The church groups siphon off as much as 25% for their administration.

    Now totally removed from this elsewhere is this. That a pastor of the Lutheran Church was found to have a sudden massive increase in his personal salary. If this is true, then at least it should be out there in public. No concern at all for the average member of the public, who then sees resources strained to the limit. Called racist if they even complain.

  • Where Americans Should Emigrate To If Donald Trump Becomes President

    09/17/2016 6:45:06 PM PDT · 63 of 72
    Peter Libra to riverdawg
    Your post #17.

    Canada has very strict immigration requirements.

    I know as an immigrant myself to Canada that a medical exam or proof thereof is still compulsory. This is not needed for the much abused three months visitors visa though. I say much abused because thousands do not register on their exit after three months. I believe one has to be free of HIV etc. Previous criminal convictions may bar a person also.

    I do not take these people seriously. Still these statements make them feel good no doubt.

  • We are staring into the abyss of a Trump presidency and many people are to blame [BOO HOO ALERT]

    09/17/2016 8:46:57 AM PDT · 90 of 103
    Peter Libra to rickmichaels
    Hopefully it might be realized that CBC does not represent "all Canadians". Formerly a good thing to have a commercial free network, it has now sadly deteriorated. I would use the Antonio Gramsci theory proposed many years ago. That being to control a country without a violent revolution believers gradually infiltrated a societies institutions.

    So openly corrupted has CBC become it is likely that the main figures do not even realize their own lack of integrity. We are now bombarded with a massive coverage of the American presidential election. Trump is the "hate figure". To me it is Orwellian in it's scope. When Stephen Harper the Conservative prime minister was defeated just over a year ago, their "hate figure" should have been gone. Even today they cannot let go re Harper. If it was not for the internet, there would be no voices raised. The print media has followed suit.

  • Why Canada just approved prescription heroin

    09/15/2016 8:51:04 AM PDT · 23 of 23
    Peter Libra to binreadin
    Your statement.

    I'm not sure why Canada is giving them heroin instead of Methadone.

    First of all I am glad there was success with your relative in treatment. I did a bit of research and got the National Post of last March. Reference Tom Blackwell. Incredibly the number of Methadone patients in 1996 was 3000, in Ontario alone. To this date it is now 50 thousand. A health care worker stated that most patients use it to get a high.

    I will concede that I hadn't a clue about the statistics of drug use in Ontario. My own vice is 200 ml (7 ounces) of Wiser's Deluxe whisky once a week (chuckle). I absolutely do not condemn the addict, not walking in their shoes.

  • Why Canada just approved prescription heroin

    09/14/2016 2:40:19 PM PDT · 17 of 23
    Peter Libra to lastchance; Hugin
    From up Canada way, I understand the indignation and indeed anger about persons who are drug addicts. Society, by horror stories and indeed novels programmed generations to be repulsed by addiction, and blame the user.

    I am gratified that there could be at least some support for the authorities. They are just as anxious as are the average person to do something that works. The real culprits are those who smuggle drugs into our respective societies.

  • NSA Partners with In Celebration of WW I

    09/06/2016 10:14:28 AM PDT · 12 of 12
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra

    Food for thought indeed.

    This was my own comment.

  • NSA Partners with In Celebration of WW I

    09/06/2016 10:08:02 AM PDT · 11 of 12
    Peter Libra to jsanders2001; fruser1
    All I can say is if they hand it over is done.Food for thought indeed.

    I have just received my results for my DNA research from Luckily I do not have any qualms here. What gets to me is the elaborate procedures and various jump through the hoop paper work involved. All this to assure applicants of their utmost integrity in these matters. Even to the point of having a definite "no name, no family tree, private" indicator.

    Originally they did not have a Canadian address. They would only send the DNA kit to the USA, I gave them an address just across the border in Michigan. It is a convenient service for Canadians for a small fee. There are individual lock boxes there. I wanted the kit sent there. I phoned them in Utah about it and they were so hostile and interrogative, I hung up on them. Thought I was pulling something. Finally they got a Canadian outlet for Canadians to get the kit.

    Yes, if they lie about it (privacy) they deserve an end to their money tree.

  • Conservative Party of Canada has no problem with immigrants who hate us

    09/06/2016 9:46:19 AM PDT · 3 of 3
    Peter Libra to Sean_Anthony; Dr. Sivana
    It is unfortunate that Kellie Lietch did not take a leaf from Donald Trump's book. Once again the politically correct ninnies have brought someone to tears and abject apologies. Kellie could have told them politely to “jump in the lake” or a similar riposte. After all entry to Canada by undocumented persons is not all that easy without some scrutiny. The catch is that whether the authority will act on a questionable entrant. The machinery is in place. Where I live at the Ontario/Michigan border, persons are turned back to the United States -if the border security deems it necessary.

    Again and again Conservatives make the mistake of backing up and apologizing. Then they are victim to the sharks circling the waters. The enemies of freedom are the politically correct brigade.

  • Ann Coulter told to 'kill yourself' at Comedy Central Rob Lowe roast

    08/28/2016 10:02:40 AM PDT · 11 of 51
    Peter Libra to Boomer
    Your comment.

    These celebrities are truly mentally diseased through and through.

    Agreed. Certain of the mentally sick and sociopaths are clever enough to find a niche. This is where their rotten mentality can be disguised. Something like the perennial prankster who plays cruel tricks. Many persons laugh because it is not them whom the tricks embarrass.

    I did a little Wiki tracking. This Sod said that because British servicemen in Iraq and Afghanistan had become amputees, it would make for a good squad in the Paralympics. I had never heard of this "internationally known" person previously. Nor did I need too.

  • 1,500 Inner-Tube Rafters Enter Canada Illegally

    08/23/2016 7:08:50 PM PDT · 17 of 26
    Peter Libra to ri4dc

    Right on!

  • 1,500 Inner-Tube Rafters Enter Canada Illegally

    08/23/2016 7:07:19 PM PDT · 16 of 26
    Peter Libra to GingisK; ameribbean expat
    Your comment.

    Who'd risk accidentally going into that commie country?

    I would cordially like to point out the risk of straying into Canada. A friendly greeting to ascertain it was an honest mistake. A journey back safely.

    No harsh drawn out negotiations with ill treatment and stinking hell hole prisons. No demands for huge sums of money. No agony for the folks back home. You will excuse me for sounding off I hope. A bit preachy I admit.

    Americans just as decent at my border opposite the famous Sault Locks. They have clamped down on jokers trying to smuggle in Chinese nationals though. (Chuckle).