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Quote of the Week, Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Quote of the Week
Bad news for kids – government is embracing the Great Santa Claus Reversal.

Shocking Stat
The message – a heck of a lot of people don’t trust government. And that has consequences.

Goofy
Attention peoplekind – this is the latest in the long, winding road of PC speak.

Year’s Best Quote (runner-up) Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Runner-UP Quote of the Year
American political darling, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, reminds us that it wasn’t just Donald Trump that plays fast and loose with the truth.

Shocking Stat
Arguably the most important set of stats for the year that were the basis for some monumental government decisions. The only problem is, they were wrong.

Goofy Award
Three examples, among many, where enforcing pandemic restrictions are way over the top.

Quote of the Week, Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Quote of the Week
One university professor takes dead aim at his politically correct, kowtowing university administration…and he doesn’t pull any punches.

Shocking Stat
So how much does it cost to save a job during the pandemic? This stat would shock John Maynard Keynes…even Karl Marx.

Goofy Award
Major media outlets said the stories about Hunter Biden’s highly questionable dealings with China, Ukraine and Russia were bogus. Maybe not – Hunter himself now admits he’s under investigation.

Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Shocking Stat
The government said the pandemic relief measures were to help individuals and businesses to get through the pandemic but the fact is that $7 was borrowed and sent out for every $1 of lost income.

Goofy Award
The hypocrisy of so many elected politicians who say one thing and do another is astounding.  Obviously restrictions and guidelines are for the little people.

Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Shocking Stat
The federal government is financing their deficit by selling bonds to the Bank of Canada. Kind of like selling bonds to ourselves.
Goofy
A million Uighur in concentration camps, two Canadian hostages held for over 715 days and pro democracy protestors jailed – some Canadians focus on demanding the release of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou.

Quote of the Week, Shocking Stat & Goofy Award


Quote of the Week 
Question: are things so bad that the head of the central bank feels the need to address bankruptcy concerns? 

Shocking Stat 
Look what a minor change in interest rates does to the cost of servicing the federal debt. 

Goofy 
As protests against Covid related restrictions grow, we should be asking how do we bring more people on board to support the measures to fight COVID-19.