Author: Leigh Patrick Sullivan

Profile: The Moderate Separatist

Website: http://lpsullivan.blogspot.com/

April 7, 2013

Canada 101: A Primer for Americans

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 07 Apr 2013

There have been many misconceptions swirling around down south about Canada. While lack of knowledge about America’s closest neighbor and ally is certainly not uncommon, current issues such as the Keystone XL pipeline have brought many to the surface.

In …

March 22, 2012

While America Toils Canada Enjoys Stable Government

When Canadians finally granted Stephen Harper and his Conservatives the majority election victory they had long sought following two consecutive minority Tory governments, it was more than just the fulfillment of an arduous journey for the nation’s right-wing.

January 13, 2012

An Open Letter to Kevin Bacon

I was part of the Footloose generation. I used to shake my ass to the theme song countless times at junior high school dances, and have followed your career with some interest through the years (full disclosure: Tremors is still …

November 17, 2011

Obama ‘Turtles’ on Keystone

The Colonel has seen it all. The retired United States Air Force pilot and war veteran has always had a keen interest in politics, with an opinion on almost any issue at the ready.

August 8, 2011

Canada’s International Image Growing Stronger, More Independent

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 08 Aug 2011

Throughout its history, the United Nations has been the source of controversy. Given its role, perhaps it is understandable and expected that an organization representing the governments of the world would have its share of scandalous incidents.

April 21, 2011

Canada’s Election Could Impact the U.S. Economy

To say that the outcome of the current Canadian federal election campaign could have a direct effect on the United States would be an understatement.

Under Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s minority Conservative government, Canada’s economy has endured the global economic crash …

March 15, 2011

Terror Attack in Canada: A Question of When, Not If

Filed under: War On Terror - 15 Mar 2011

As we approach the ten year anniversary of the 9/11/2001 terror attacks, perhaps it is not surprising that we have watched the War on Terror given the back burner treatment.

March 9, 2011

Canada Should Delay the Security Perimeter

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy - 09 Mar 2011

If the rumors are true regarding secret, high level negotiations between Canada and the United States to create a North American trade and security ‘perimeter’, it would be in our nation’s best interest to put the brakes on.

September 17, 2010

Dear God: The Ninth Anniversary Prayer

Filed under: War On Terror - 17 Sep 2010

Dear God,

You created me as a straight-talking free thinker, and it is in this manner that I pray.

As mankind marks another solemn anniversary of that dark day, I find myself an observer to troubling circumstances which I fear will …

May 12, 2010

Dear America

My apologies for taking so long to write but things have been quite busy up here in the Great White North.

The ruling Conservatives – yes, contrary to popular belief, rightwing governments do get elected in Canada from time to time …

April 11, 2010

Time to Rethink 2011

Filed under: War On Terror - 11 Apr 2010

When Hillary Clinton made her ‘Canada should stay in Afghanistan’ comments last month it shone a bright spotlight on the rock and the hard place Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in.

April 5, 2010

Choosing a Side

Filed under: Abortion,Featured Conservative - 05 Apr 2010

One of the more interesting aspects of getting older is you learn your beliefs are more fluid than you imagined. For many reasons, you sometimes question the ideas and philosophies that you had formed in an earlier era.

March 28, 2010

Could We Ever Use An Ann Coulter Up Here

Canadian self-described intellectuals, … university administrators, … those poor, soft-headed, misguided politically-active yet politically-stupid folks called ‘students’, …they may reject and hold in contempt the concept of ‘free speech’ in Canada, but I believe it must prevail.

February 17, 2010

Bed, Bath & Backlash

Other stories of incidents around the province made the rounds, including unsubstantiated rumours of oil being spilled in stores, although I doubt that ever happened.

January 19, 2010

Is It Time to End the U.N.?

Filed under: Featured Conservative,The United Nations - 19 Jan 2010

There’s a radical idea that has been making its way through the political chat underground. Growing in support, some mainstream political parties are beginning to take notice.

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