Christie Blatchford: When Trudeau talks about SNC-Lavalin, it looks like he’s afraid of the truth | National Post

Trudeau had but one ‘media availability,’ in the morning, wherein he mostly deflected tough questions or was, shall we say, disingenuous
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“The truth shall set you free”. Until he comes clean he will remain a prisoner of other people’s impressions, which will cost him dearly at the polls. Being an idealist with charm isn’t enough.

Naked On The Run: A New Craze For Racing In The Nude (via Forbes) — clothes free life

Racing while letting it all hang out has become an ever-bigger thing. It was to be just a small race, in “total freedom,” meaning with no sartorial restraints. In other words, running naked. The organizers expected limited interest and a handful of participants. “Be bold,” the Facebook invitation read. “Come participate in the running of […]

via Naked On The Run: A New Craze For Racing In The Nude (via Forbes) — clothes free life

The preponderance of men generally, in naturist activity, is disheartening, but reflects the effects of many hundreds of years of exploitation of women as sexual objects, more recently in the media, bars, and the fashion industry. The equality of body acceptance is moving at a snail’s pace, but nonetheless women have made great gains in the past 30 years. Non-sexual public nudity is a difficult norm to establish, but has net benefits of lowering crime, abuse and harassment, and producing in children a more psychologically mature adult at an earlier age. (See for example, “Therapy, Nudity & Joy” by Dr. Aileen Goodson, Elysium Press, 1991) Naturism as a worlwide social movement has considerably advanced casual nudity at home, in remote areas, and at selected resorts and parks, in over 90 countries. See

John Bolton Is Fired as Trump’s National Security Advisor | Time

President Donald Trump has fired national security adviser John Bolton and noted they “disagreed strongly.”
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WHY would ANYONE want to work for Trump and his circus? He’s a sinking ship in deep water. And I’m glad the hawkish Bolton is now history.

Woman banished over political dispute wins human rights complaint against First Nation | National Post

The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ordered Sandy Lake to pay Angele Kamalatisit $20,000 plus interest for pain and suffering — the maximum allowed
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Congrats to the CHRT for sorting this mess out.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has No Plans to Retire: The Battle Over Her Seat | Time

While Ruth Bader Ginsburg has no plans to retire from the Supreme Court, both Republicans and Democrats are keenly aware of the battle that would emerge for her seat
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Wranglings at the top that subvert effective democratic processes in favour of stark subjectivity, make the US system of replacement suspicious and inefficient. This traditional media circus cheapens trust in the judiciary.