Tag Archive: Canada

Home of the Whopper

So this is happening:

Burger King may be the home of the Whopper, but Canada may be the new home of Burger King.

The restaurant operator said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain, in a potential deal that would create one of the world’s biggest fast-food businesses.

If completed, the deal would mean Burger King’s corporate headquarters would move to Canada, raising the specter of yet

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Why Don’t You Move to … Nowhere! Hahahahaha!

Yesterday, Salon published what must be the dumbest critique of libertarianism I’ve read that doesn’t use the word “Somalia”.

Why are there no libertarian countries? If libertarians are correct in claiming that they understand how best to organize a modern society, how is it that not a single country in the world in the early twenty-first century is organized along libertarian lines?

First of all, libertarians don’t claim we know best how to organize a … Read more

Tracking Nothing

Gun control is kind of a dead issue these days, at least in the US. If the Obama-Pelosi-Reid government wouldn’t dare bring forth a gun control measure, that tells you how discredited the anti-self-defense crowd is. And with Heller in place, we are set up for any legal challenges.

The gun grabbers are not beaten, however. They still want an unarmed America. The price of freedom … is making sure we keep up to date … Read more

Perspective…

This WSJ on Canada’s Oil sands producing a plethora of jobs deals real well with the difference between us and them when you get information like this:

Yet Canada has outperformed the U.S. since then. In 2010, according to the International Monetary Fund, Canada grew at 3.2% versus 2.9% in the U.S. In 2011, the IMF estimates Canada will grow at 2.9%; unemployment is now 7.3%. The IMF’s U.S. growth forecast is 2.5% this year,

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Whither Canada?

It got missed in the big news yesterday, but Canada had an election. I’m not particularly familiar with the particulars — I mean, come on, it’s Canada. But apparently the government had not been turning over accurate cost figures on government programs, firing people who contradicted them and shutting down parliament. For the first time in history, the administration was cited with Contempt of Parliament. And from what I’m reading, they deserved to be.

Liberal … Read more