On September 1, 1939, one year to the month from the signing of the Munich Agreement, which was supposed to guarantee peace, Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, much of the world was at war.
In the September 27, 2002 issue of the National Post, the editorial headline reads: “Don’t they ever get tired of being wrong”? Referring to the Canadian intellectual elitists. I guess they don’t.
The “intellectuals” seem to have forgotten a few significant FACTS about this poor misunderstood nation called Iraq,led by their favorite son Saddam.
I used to have a lawyer friend who was at the top of his class in bashing the “privileged” class. He hated the “bourgeoisie” and claimed to be a man of the “proletariat”. Unfortunately, his claim to the proletariat was a thin veneer.
Mahatma Gandhi once said: “You can measure the success of a nation by the way it treats its animals”. There is nothing more to say.
The greatest enemy and threat to our Western democratized way of life, is not knowing.
As children growing up in a house where poverty reigned, but not supreme, we were raised with what seems to be considered by today’s standards, an unbelievable dose of morality and ethics.
A Jewish student is bloodied at Concordia University by an Arab thug.
We learn so little from our history, that we are indeed cursed to relive it again, and again, and again, ad infinitum. And this is sad.
I bet if the situation was reversed, and they were ‘Jewish’ students, especially the ones wearing yarmulkas (head-coverings) who rioted, the lead stories would have been quite different.