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Signs, Doors, and an Update

“Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Blockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mind
Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?”…From the 1971 hit song by the Five Man Electrical Band.

Yes, read the sign, but caveat lector, or, let the reader beware. Last Monday, Meritha and I drove out to Priddis, a beautiful area southwest of Calgary, to look at the fall colors. The trees were still green, and so we’ve made a date to return on October 7, our 53rd anniversary. It’s also two weeks after her surgery for pancreatic cancer. (The update is that the operation was successful, and she is now beginning her 4th day of recovery and is doing well, although recovery from this surgery is quite complicated. We are video chatting each day – aren’t we modern – and highly recommend it!)

 

Here is a SIGN we saw on the way back from Priddis. I was dumbfounded because it clearly shows, in huge letters and arrows in white reflective paint, that there are two lanes for eastbound traffic on Stoney Trail. The other sign on the overpass clearly indicates that northbound Stoney Trail is not open for traffic.

But look at the westbound traffic in a lane that is clearly marked EAST. I had a conversation with the signalman in the yellow suit, and he told me that contractors assume that the orange pylons will signal to drivers that there are opposing lanes. (He also told me that in his job he sees a lot of misleading signage, although this one is probably the most dangerous.)

Let’s assume that late some night someone veers and knocks down a few pylons west of the overpass, and then someone else takes the sign literally. It’s a head-on waiting to happen and borders on criminal neglect. I’ve driven all over Canada and the United States, driven in Istanbul and have been in numerous other cities in Europe and South America. Dar es Salaam in Tanzania – I’ve driven there – is the only place I’ve seen that has sloppier signage than we do. OK, Dar es Salaam is much worse.

I’m embarrassed to have friends from out of province or country, drive into Calgary. Even at the shiny new Foothills Hospital Parkade, this is the sign you see when you are exiting. Don’t see it? It’s that little 12 x 12 green patch on the extreme left side of the opening. It could easily have been four or five times as large, but then, this is Calgary. Who is in charge of traffic signs in this province?

 

 

 

Meritha’s care at Foothills has been excellent, the doctors and nurses professional, and with spot on bedside manners. We couldn’t be happier. But here is a photo of the entrance doors, to the hospital. They’re not frosted, just dirty. I don’t think I’ve seen a service station or tire shop with doors so filthy. Foothills has a 4 ½ billion dollar budget. There’s no excuse.

That’s today’s rant, and update. I really want to thank the hundreds of people that have sent prayers and best wishes to Meritha and me during this past six weeks. We’ve had a lot of bumps on our road so we’re used to this sort of thing, and I can honestly say that we came to this one with confidence.

Next week, maybe we’ll take a look at the Liberal budget, and the great concern expressed (OK, I’m joking) for Western Canada’s oil industry, and the tens of thousands of unemployed workers. Arrgghh!!

I’m Dave Reesor

 

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Identity Theft, Some Changes at the Reesor’s

Dear friends

I apologize that it’s been about three weeks since I’ve published a blog, and it certainly hasn’t been because there has been nothing happening on the political scene. But there have been things happening here as well, that have disrupted our lives, at least temporarily.

We experienced an attempt to steal my identity. Below, I’ve included details from the very real looking email I got from “Amazon”, and the explanatory note that I sent to Trevor, the policeman that came and investigated. It is an extremely well constructed scam, and fortunately I’ve been in business a long time and was prepared to keep asking questions until I became convinced of what it was.

The other really big issue that’s been disrupting our lives is that in mid August, an ultrasound discovered a growth on Meritha’s pancreas. After blood tests and a CT scan, it was diagnosed as probably cancer, but also, probably at stage one. The surgeon that will be doing her surgery on September 23, looked at the ultrasound and said three of the best words I’ve ever heard. “Everything looks fixable.” If you believe in prayer, it would be appreciated.

Meritha’s been extremely busy with doctor’s visits, and shutting down Internal Affairs Ltd, the home cleaning company she’s operated for nearly 20 years. It’s been a scramble and I’ve been helping her as much as possible. I have my own issues with a hernia and quite severe stenosis in my lower back, so Covid has been one of the least of our issues this year! We’ll keep you posted.

Here’s the identity theft scam email in Blue. I’ve Bolded or Underlined clues that it’s a scam, like questionable English for example.

Order Confirmation

118-48SAG2104017

Dear Dave Reesor,

Thank you for your order. You will be notified by another email with your tracking details when the order is shipped out. You can check the estimated time of delivery for this order below. You will be able to make changes to this order once the order has been approved by our Security assessment team and is ready tobe shipped.

For any assistance, Call our Order Assessment Team at  1-877-611-4906 between 10:30 AM – 20:00 PM EST as we are working with limited staff amid Global Covid-19 situation.

You Patience is highly appreciated

Details of Your Purchase

118-48SAG2104017
Order Placed on Sunday, September 6 2020
If you did not place this order please call our Order Assessment Team at 1-877-611-4906

It then goes on with a photo of an apple MacBook Pro, for $2499 and an Apple watch costing $414.

And then: If you wish to make any changes to this order call our Order Assessment Team at 1-877-611-4906 or is you order is already approved you can check our Help page for more information.

If you use a mobile device, you may choose to receive update and notifications about the delivery of your package and track it from our free official app available on Google Play Store or Apple Store.

Please see the product’s Detail Page for the available quantity of product you purchased if your orders exceeds this quantity it will be automatically cancelled or partially delivered.

And they end up with: We hope to see you again soon  AMAZON.COM

It was laid out almost exactly like an Amazon order, including the colors. All very convincing if you read it quickly!

Here’s my note to the constable that came to investigate.

Trevor
As we discussed and as is shown in the invoice copy I sent you, the scam is very cleverly set up. I got the email advising me of an order that I knew I had not made and with a ship-to location that I have no connection with. But it also says, if you did not make this order, phone the 877 number. So of course I did.

The people on the other end of the line had East Indian or Pakistani accents, but could have been located somewhere else in the world. We had a considerable discussion about the fact that I live in Canada but that the ship to was in Massachusetts, that I had cancelled my Amazon account weeks before, that the credit card number had the wrong last four digits, I don’t use Apple, etc..

They asked for the account number shown on the invoice, and when I read it to them, they said that it was not an Amazon number, and someone was obviously trying to steal my identity. Please hold for a moment.
They came back and informed me that my identity had been stolen, and that someone had set up an Amazon account, and an AMAZON card with a credit limit of $8,000 and that I would be billed for whatever was shipped. Of course they had the solution.

They first said I needed to go to an Amazon store, but I told them that we don’t have an Amazon store and they confirmed it. Then they suggested I go to a local grocery store and get what they called a security code that would put an end to the scam. When they couldn’t tell me exactly what it would cost or what the process was, I continued trying to get it out of them. It was all very vague, so I told them that I was concerned about security, and would phone them from a police station which was only about 20 minutes away. They hung up.

For the most part, their presentation was the slickest that I’ve encountered, but as I asked questions there were some things that gave it away.

Dave Reesor

Friends, these sorts of things make me quite angry, but they are everywhere and will undoubtedly continue to increase in number and the slickness of the presentation. I hope you never are a target, but if you are, I hope this helps.

Next blog, back to politics or social issues, particularly the Rex Murphy for Prime Minister Facebook Group, and restarting Lets Do It Ourselves at ldio.org. And an update on Meritha.

Best to each of you! Please LIKE and SHARE this. If we can help one family not to be scammed, it will be a minute well spent.

Dave Reesor

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Democrats Other-ism (Racism) Social Issues The left Uncategorized US Politics

Black lives matter? Not to BLM.

dwr.jpgAs I proposed in a previous blog entitled: Racism is Other-ism, I believe that racism, and racist, are very misleading terms and they start us down the wrong path. We are all the same race. A better term is, “Other-ism”, looking at people of “other” ethnicity,  tribe, gender, caste, profession; whatever “other” that we can use to make ourselves feel superior, and therefore better. The propensity to this nasty, pride induced habit – let’s call it a sin – is found in every human heart, and that’s where we have to fight it.

In spite of the chaos of the summer of 2020, which is being excused by the killing of George Floyd, most Other-ism is largely ignored. Marxism inspired, anarchic and terrorist organizations like Black Lives Matter, and the crypto-fascist, Antifa, and professional race-baiters like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, ignore, as does the media, the dozens of black lives being lost each month, in cities like Chicago, and Detroit, and Baltimore, every one of them, incidentally, is run by Democrats. Look it up if you think I made it up.

If the sad plight of such a significant portion of black Americans is based on their blackness, why are so many other black Americans doing so well? The black community in the United States, and Canada, has leaders in every industry, a solid middle class, and a significant number of billionaires. Immigrants to the United States, from from South and East Asia, and Nigeria, are more successful, on average, than white Americans.  Every Nigerian that I’ve met is black, so the problem clearly isn’t colour. What it is, is culture, and the US clearly has two very distinct black cultures, with cynical influencers like Oprah Winfrey trying to play on both sides.

One black culture is not all that much different from the broader American culture. People speak English, dress appropriately for whatever occasion, treat everyone  with respect, and get on with their lives. The other black culture is loosely based on hip-hop, and sadly, it’s influence has made its way into the general population. Clear English is literally frowned upon, males can’t muster the energy to pull their pants up, even for job interviews, and they refer to their wives and girlfriends as bitches and hoes. You want respect? Show some. On the Internet a few weeks ago, there was a picture of a couple of black mothers with children about six or seven years old. The children were holding signs saying: “F**k the Police”. Here’s a suggestion. Don’t want your kids to end up in the morgue? You might want to rethink that sign.

And why the violence? Because openly Marxist/Fascist organizations like Black Lives Matter, and Antifa, and race-baiters like Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson have discovered that fomenting violence gets them headlines, and lots of money from guilt ridden and supposedly “woke”, but intellectually catatonic white liberals.

Candace OwensIt’s encouraging to see that increasing numbers of black Americans are rejecting the hip-hop culture and tribalistically voting Democrat, and are listening to thought leaders like Candace Owens, Thomas Sowell, Larry Elder, and Jason L Riley. Long live that revolution! And by the way you Americans, Candace Owens for POTUS in 2032!

I’m Dave Reesor

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Conservatarians Judaeo Christian Self reliance The left Uncategorized

Learning from the Left!?

Calgary-20110825-00029Meritha (my wife) and I often get into political discussions, and a recent morning was no exception. How is it that the Left can undertake projects – some of them certifiably insane – and are successful, while conservatives see things that need to be done, or more often, undone, but can’t succeed?

Conclusion? Leftist culture is, by nature, collectivist, whereas conservatives are, by nature, individualists and leery of anything that could be associated with a herd mentality.

No question, herd mentality, or tribalism if you will, really dumbs things down, but that has nothing to do with conservatives working together to undertake big projects. In fact, in 2012, I began an online community based on the idea that conservatives were going to have to work together as a community if we were going to stop the Post Modern, Marxist advance. I called the community Let’s Do It Ourselves (LDIO) taken from a line in Mark Steyn’s book, After America, Armageddon.

We produced several videos, and one of them included the fact that my very conservative Mennonite ancestors have, for centuries, and still do, come together for Big Projects. Go to this link and click on, “Going Back for our Future”)

The current Big Project for conservatives, is to reverse 80 years of Post Modern Marxist destruction of Western culture. We cannot do it as individuals. World War II wasn’t won by little platoons, it was won by the Allied Forces This will require us to build a community of tens, and then hundreds of thousands, and then millions, of thoughtful, moderate, committed conservatives. If we don’t do it, Western civilization will end.

Projects need a catalyst, and in 2013, LDIO™ lacked one because the Conservative Party was in power in Ottawa, and the Purportedly Conservatives were in power in Alberta, and conservatives were apathetic. Then from 2015-19, Rachel Notley and the NDP gave Albertans a taste of, government of the people, by unionists, and for the unions. Justin Trudeau gave us 4 years of chaos, corruption, and embarrassment. Somnolent conservatives began stirring. Then in the fall of 2019, the rationally impossible happened when Justin Trudeau was re-elected Prime Minister.  Conservatives finally awakened and said: “Enough!”

Rex MurphyA year or so before I started LDIO™, another fellow named Bill Baerg had also recognized the need for an online conservative community, and so began a Facebook Group called: “Rex Murphy for Prime Minister”. The group didn’t grow much during the first few years, but after the 2019 re-election of Justin Trudeau, it took off. It’s now at over 7000 members and growing rapidly.

I met Bill recently, and we found that we share the vision for a community where conservatives that think carefully about issues, want serious conversations about solutions, understand strategy, and want to be involved in coordinated, pragmatic action, can find a home.

Bill is in ill health and has asked me to take over administration of Rex Murphy for Prime Minister. I’m honored to do so. If you’re not yet a member, I would encourage you to join us! Go to Facebook and click on the Groups icon, (heads), and search for the Rex Murphy for Prime Minister group.

More in subsequent blogs, on ways to perpetuate Rex’s legacy of intelligence, common sense wisdom, and wit.

I’m Dave Reesor

If you have family or friends that would enjoy or benefit from membership in a group that takes issues seriously, but with good will and good humor, encourage them to join Facebook, if only to join the Rex Murphy for Prime Minister group!

 

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Canadian Politics Conservatarians Leslyn Lewis Politics Uncategorized

Transformative Politician Needed. One Is Available!

dwr.jpgOnce in a lifetime, perhaps only once in two or three lifetimes, a transformative politician comes along and sets a country in a new direction. Margaret Thatcher comes to mind. She became British Prime Minister in 1979 when the nation was in social disarray, and economic peril, and had sunk from a leading position during World War II to where Britain was commonly referred to as “The Sick Man of Europe”. Margaret Thatcher took on the unions, and socialism, and transformed Britain back into Europe’s most important nation, with London again as the world’s most important city after New York.

More recently, Hugo Chavez and his socialist comrades, successfully, but in the wrong direction, transformed Venezuela from the wealthiest country in South America to the poorest, in just 20 years!

Canada’s Pierre Trudeau came close to Chavez’s record. First elected in 1968, the socialist policies he initiated had by 1993, transformed Canada from an economic success to an massively indebted nation where 4/10 of every tax dollar was spent on interest on the debt.  in January 1995, the Wall Street Journal declared Canada an honorary member of the Third World.

JT  bestNow, for 4 ½ years we have endured Pierre Trudeau’s offspring who  theatrically declared that he would: “Grow the economy from the heart outward” and that “The federal budget will balance itself.” Instead, his policies have driven hundreds of billions of dollars of investment, and tens of thousands of jobs from Canada. A third term of Justin’s “growing” and “balancing” act would leave Canada in the same position as Venezuela. Transformation is critical!

DSC5610_2-removebgEnter Dr. Leslyn Lewis If Dr. Lewis is elected leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, she will be the most transformative Prime Minister since Pierre Trudeau, only transformative in the right direction. And she will beat Justin Trudeau quite easily as a large, independent, randomized poll recently proved. Here’s the exact question posed to  Canadians.

Below are four biographies.Choose the one you think would be best to lead the Conservative Party of Canada in the next election:

Male. Former MP and Cabinet Minister. Lawyer. Former Crown Prosecutor. Former leader of a political party. Non-visible minority.

Male. Current MP and former Cabinet Minister. Air Force veteran. Lawyer. Non-visible minority.

Male. Current first-term MP. Lawyer and former small business owner. Non-visible minority.

Female. Lawyer and entrepreneur. PhD in law and Masters in Environmental studies. Visible minority.

The result? Leslyn Lewis beat each of McKay, O’Toole and Sloan by over 2 to 1 overall, and by even wider margins with WOMEN, and nearly 3 to 1 with MILLENNIALS! This is solid majority win territory!

To check out the survey, Search leslynlewis.ca and then MENU. Click on MEDIA. Choose NEWSLETTERS from the dropdown, and scroll down to, LESLYN CAN WIN! Also check out MILLENNIALS, and WOMEN. There are many more excellent and encouraging articles.

Stay on MEDIA, or follow the sames steps to MEDIA and drop down to MEDIA where there are many interviews and newspaper articles. If you like what you see, and I’ve even had NDP supporters tell me that they do, then share her website link directly, or Like, and Share this blog. And talk to your friends and family! Leslyn started in January as a political unknown but her visibility is rocketing up. She’s clearly what is needed to rebrand the Conservative Party, and WIN. We need to help her increase her visibility, so she can win the leadership of the Conservative Party in August, and then end Justin’s political career, permanently, in the next federal election!

Have a great summer!

Dave

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Rebranding Conservatism

Conservatism and the Conservative Party are in desperate need of re-branding. Former leftists, and “undecideds” have told me that the common view from outside of the conservative wall is that “Conservatives don’t like immigrants, non-whites, or women with power”. It’s nonsense, but like it or not, conservatism’s political opponents, academia, the media, and conservative apathy, have made that the conservative brand to many Canadians. It’s a basic rule in marketing that you’d better brand yourself or your opponents will do it for you. And so they have. It’s time for Conservatives to re-brand themselves.

Now we can! When Conservatives vote for a new leader for the Conservative Party of Canada this August, there’s a radically new option available, and her name is Dr. Leslyn Lewis. She is more than well educated for the job of Prime Minister, with two Masters Degrees in Environment and Business, and two Doctorates in Canadian and International Law. She’s practiced law on Bay Street, established her own law firm, and is a mom. If you read her policies on her website, and please do, you’ll find out that they are carefully thought out, transparently presented, easily defended, and doable. In interviews, she is polite, but resolute and unflappable. Not one of those three middle-aged men still in the race will catch the public’s imagination and re-brand conservatism like Dr. Lewis will.

Any marketer will tell you that “sizzle closes sales”, so here it is again. Dr. Lewis’s remarkable education and experience is extremely appropriate for a Canadian Prime Minister. The facts that she was an immigrant to Canada at age 5, is a woman, and is black are irrelevant to the requirements of the job, but are extremely critical in the sorely needed re-branding of the Conservative party an,d conservatism. Her background takes the old left-wing accusations of xenophobia, racism and misogyny, right off the table. Conservative Party members, remember that as you consider your vote for the new leader.

From reading her policies and watching her videos, I’ve become convinced that the next federal election she’d win votes from moderates across the political spectrum. In fact, a new, independent poll suggests that Canadians overwhelmingly believe that a leader with Dr. Lewis’s personal attributes and qualifications would be the best leader for the Conservatives in the next election. None of the four candidates were named, but the response strongly suggests that Canadians across the board would vote for someone like Dr. Lewis.

In the next federal election Justin Trudeau’s political career can be ended, or it will be extended. Choose wisely Conservatives, it’s up to you!

I’m Dave Reesor

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Alberta Politics Gay Rights Gender Identity Disorder HEALTH Politics Science Transgender rights Uncategorized

Calgary’s Insane Bylaw

dwr.jpgTo North Americans that have kept their minds throughout 50 years of postmodernism, it’s become increasingly clear that many Californians have lost theirs. A couple of legislators in “going broke” California are proposing spending $15 million subsidizing so-called gender transitioning therapy and surgery.

Laura Perry is going to testify against the spending. About a decade ago she had a double mastectomy because she believed that she was a man trapped in a woman’s body. She thought it was going to change her life, but says she was devastated when she realized that her surgery actually hadn’t made her a man. She says that her suicidal thoughts and those of many in a similar situation, were actually worse after the so-called treatment.

Another person opposing the bill is Dr. Quentin L. Van Meter, a board-certified Pediatric Endocrinologist with 40 years of experience. He says: “Biological bedrock science proves that human beings are binary sexual beings with complementary anatomy that is intended to facilitate procreation.”

I’ve been saying the same thing, albeit slightly differently. “Human beings evolved, or were created, or were created by evolution, to mate heterosexually. That is not only the natural order of things in our species, but it is in every animal species, and even in many plant species. Sexual attraction or gender identification outside of that order, is disorder. In fact, children who believe that they’re not the gender with which they were born, are scientifically referred to as having GID, or Gender Identity Disorder. Likewise, those sexually attracted to the same sex have a sexual attraction disorder.”

That biological observation in no way suggests or excuses mistreatment or discrimination against people with those disorders. I believe that now, and I lived it nearly 60 years ago. Hanging out with a gay friend, now, is trendy. In Calgary in 1963, not so much.

 

Dr SohScience is based on facts, and as a Calgarian, I find it embarrassing that our City Counselors are traveling that same intellectually incoherent path through the postmodern wilderness as those California legislators. They’re pursuing a nanny-state bylaw that forbids individuals from receiving counseling that might help them leave a lifestyle that they are uncomfortable with. But those same individuals, and even little children, are encouraged to receive counseling that affirms them in living a life of sexual identity or attraction disorder. Quack surgeons in the LGBT movement are performing mastectomies on little girls as young as thirteen.

The assertion by radical activists in the LGBT community, that no one ever truly leaves the LGBT lifestyle, is a lie. I’ve been to several conferences where there were many individuals who testified that they had, and I’ve had personal conversations with them. Do some research and you’ll find thousands.

Here’s a reality check. I had a friend who lived a straight life until he was in his late forties, and then came out that he had spent his life feeling like he was a female trapped in a male body. So about 15 years ago he took the hormones. Then was legally mutilated by a surgeon who assured him that he was now a woman. Two years later he confided to me it had been a horrible mistake and that henceforth he would live as what he was, a man minus his genitals.

My friend’s story should make you cry, and it should make you angry. Because Calgary counselors are now saying that what happened to my friend was acceptable, but, that if he was now in the same situation and sought counseling to help him live by his DNA, his counselor could be fined, and jailed. Pardon me for being so blunt, but you have to have stepped across the border, into insanity, to believe that that is rational.

I’m Dave Reesor

If you agree that nanny-state abuse needs to end, please Like and Share this post. It will also be posted on Facebook and Twitter. You could also send it directly to your city counselor. Social media works, if you work it!

Calgary City Counselors. Every one of them has voted positively for the bylaw banning therapy. Let’s remember to vote to positively throw them all out at the next election.

City Council

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Canadian Election Canadian Politics Conservative Membership Uncategorized

A critical day for this century.

dwr.jpgNo, that’s not an exaggeration. Today is that critical day because it’s the last day that you can buy a membership in the Conservative Party of Canada, and you need that membership to be able to vote on a new leader in August. And that vote will hopefully set a new direction for Canada, and particularly Alberta and Saskatchewan, for the rest of this century.

There is no question that for the last 60 years, Canada has been a declining power. In World Wars I and II, Canada punched well above its weight, and gained enormous respect internationally. Even in the1950 – 1953 Korean War, 700 Canadians successfully fought off 5000 Chinese Communist soldiers at the battle of Kapyong Valley. Without the heroes of Kapyong, Seoul may well have been recaptured and Kim Jong Un would now be running all of Korea and being an even bigger menace than he is now. And in 1957 Canadian diplomacy was instrumental in heading off a major conflict involving Egypt and the Communist world, and Israel, the United States, Great Britain and France.

JT ClownBut since then Canada has drifted into increasing irrelevancy until we’ve  arrived at the point where Canada’s Prime Minister is regarded, by serious people, as an un-serious clown on the world stage. Unless there is a Conservative Party of Canada win in the next federal election, the downward slide will continue.

Even if you’re a western separatist, as I am, we are going to be stuck within Canada for the next ten to fifteen years, and, be beside Canada thereafter. Considering the amount of damage the Liberal government has done to us in the last four years,  I shudder to think of what they could do to us with another eight or ten years. It’s critically important to the West that they are turfed from office at the earliest possible opportunity.

Today, Friday, May 15 is the last day that you can buy a membership in the Conservative Party of Canada, and without that membership you cannot vote for the next leader. And the next Conservative leader is going to be critical to Canada and to Albertans, including separatists. I’m sure you’re aware that we’ll have a choice of four leaders, but that’s for after today, until August 21. Today, if you don’t already have a membership you can get one here.

And if you can’t get around to it, allow me to be a bit blunt. If you don’t like the result after the next federal election will you promise not to complain about it?

But, if you agree that our descendant’s future hangs on the next election, please forward this to your entire email list.

I’m Dave Reesor

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Climate Conservatarians Environmentalism Oilsands Politics Science Uncategorized

Michael Moore Bombs His Buddies

dwr.jpgAs you would expect, radical environmentalist, Michael Moore’s latest documentary, The Planet of the Humans is all over the news lately.

Actually, not so much, and here’s why.

Moore and his associate Jeff Gibbs are lifelong, left-wing environmental extremists of the ‘Human burning of fossil fuels is causing atmospheric CO2 levels to increase, and that’s causing the climate to warm up rapidly, and that’s leading to catastrophic climate change, and the only thing that will save us to abandon fossil fuels and switch to renewable energy’ variety.

Moore and GibbsAlmost everything about that statement is provably wrong. But, environmental icons, Moore and Gibbs have now released a jaw-dropping documentary which actually takes on those renewables, and proves that they’re a scam.  The people being scammed of course, are us; the taxpayers who’ve been subsidizing this racket from the start.

For decades, headlines in the mainstream media have been dominated by the promise of solar and wind, but in fact, they still make up a tiny fraction of so-called renewable energy production. Overwhelmingly, renewables mean biomass, which originally was supposed to come from wood waste, and certain grasses.

But there’s not even close to enough of those, and so massive tracts of forest are being run through chippers, and artificially being turned into wood waste, and then burned in furnaces that produce massive amounts of CO2. (That’s the only upside to all this because more atmospheric CO2 is good for plant growth.) In the tropics, forests are being bulldozed and turned into palm oil plantations, which permanently destroys biodiversity. The destruction is sickening, but by comparison, reforestation of mined-out oilsands sites at Fort McMurray actually increases biodiversity.

So why are billionaires investing in “renewables”? Well let’s just say that people like Al Gore, and Tom Stier, and the Rockefeller foundation and the other staggeringly wealthy, phony environmentalists, don’t come off looking too good in this documentary. Their motivation for being in the renewables racket is revealed as being pure, unadulterated, greed.

Look carefully at this graph of energy sources until 2015. Coal, natural gas, and oil currently supply about 80% of our energy needs, and the demand is rising. The almost invisible sliver at the bottom is wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass combined. Anyone that says that the top three, fossil fuels which make up over 80% of energy sources, are a dying industry, is quite literally, delusional. And for that delusion they destroyed Alberta’s economy.Energy sources

So, expect the mainstream media to ignore Moore’s documentary, or else come out with blaring headlines like this one from the reliably left wing, Manchester Guardian. “Climate experts call for ‘dangerous’ Michael Moore film to be taken down.” You know, like they’d do in China.

When it comes to climate, or green ideology, the Guardian has exactly the same level of credibility as the New York Times, Toronto Star, the CBC, or any other mainstream media, which is exactly zero.

I strongly urge you to watch the documentary, and Share it with everybody on your mailing list, and on social media. Just click on the link above.

DSC5610_2-removebgAs you know, we’re backing Leslyn Lewis for CPOC leader. She happens to have a Masters in environmental studies, and I believe she will take the Michael Moore/Jeff Gibbs documentary seriously. It’s the perfect opportunity for Conservatives to promote the position that we must rethink this mad rush to green energy before we spend any more money on it. At least, that’s what I’m hoping will happen.

I’m Dave Reesor

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Asia Corona or CCP virus HEALTH Korea Uncategorized

Singaporeans sacrifice some freedoms for security

dwr.jpgWe really hope that you are all staying safe, and reasonably sane during this difficult time! We took the car out yesterday because we had something to drop off, on the doorstep, at a client’s home, and then we washed the car. When we got home, we joked that that was our road trip for the week, about 20 km. At our current rate we’re getting about three weeks to the gallon.

On the virus front, some good news is that we’re told that Alberta is, at the moment, testing about 4000 people per day, more per capita than anywhere else in the world. And by the end of May the target is 20,000 people per day! South Korea with 51 million people is currently testing 10,000 people per day, down from 20,000 at the height of their crisis.

But 27 South Korean companies are currently manufacturing 350,000 test kits per day, and that will increase to an eye-popping 1 million test kits per day within the next few weeks. Many of them will come to Alberta, and Canada. One Korean company has developed a testing kit that can check nasal discharge for the presence of the virus within 10 minutes. It is approximately 85% accurate, and the test can be taken at home.

Singapore has had some remarkable success in combating the virus because they have actually been preparing for the last 15 years, while most Western countries have been talking about preparing. In this current pandemic, the Canadian government, and others, went so far as to listen to the WHO which in turn got its information from the Chinese Communist Party, which we now know has lied repeatedly.

SingaporeAnyway, here’s a video discussion with one of the key people in Singapore’s success. It’s about 30 minutes, but it’s absolutely fascinating, informative, and thought-provoking. One caveat about the video; in passing it implies that the Lee family and their political party have been in power since 1965 because there is no opposition. In fact, there are several opposition parties, but the Lee governments have been so successful in creating a balance between somewhat limited freedom and corruption free, entrepreneurial government, that Singaporeans keep electing them. You might not agree with their approach.

If you have personal protocols that you’ve developed to keep yourself safe from the virus, please share them with us! And if you know of good local sources for masks, we’re looking for some, and we’re sure others on this mailing list are as well.

Stay safe!

Dave and Meritha