Western Forum

In proud defence of Western conservative values

Multiculturalists attack on Quebec

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

There is a question brewing in the Canadian punditry since the last Federal election saw the implosion of support for the separatist Bloc Québécois in Quebec. There is a great concern in the province- or so it seems- about what is going to be of their unique identity.

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The Roman Catholic philosophy and the fair distribution of wealth

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

Pope Leo XIII on May 15, 1891 authored a Papal Encyclical – a latter by His Holiness to a particular audience of Bishops – titled Rerum Novarum (on Capital and Labour) – see here -. In it he addressed the pervasive arguments of socialists, popular at the time, about the abolition of private property through the acting capacity of the State. In his encyclical the Holy Father addresses the inherent unfairness posed by socialist’s schemes and affirms people’s natural right to hold private property and enjoy its fruits without shame or blemish. Read the rest of this entry »

Step towards maturity

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

There are things in the world that can fill us with hope in the human might and there are things that are so insurmountable that wise people can only accept them with philosophical resignation and acknowledge that the world is as God intended, not as we want it to be. That small measure of humility, anchored in our faith about something bigger than men, is being lost little by little under the weight of the liberal dogma Read the rest of this entry »

Spot the Problem

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

Let’s play a hypothetical mental game. Let’s analyse a current development in Canadian society and see if we can spot what is wrong with it. This game is similar to spot the difference, but more fun because it usually involves unmasking leftists and moral-relativists and, let’s face it, that is fun. So gather around the fire and let’s play Spot the Problem, because the topic this time is multiculturalism. Read the rest of this entry »

Canada and the Kyoto negotiations in Durban, South Africa

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

Among the many problematic developments in the world now, there is one which should stand out as an eyesore to Canadians and fair-minded people all around the world. The case in question in the international talks taking place in Durban, South Africa with the aim of renewing the Kyoto Protocol agreement. Read the rest of this entry »

Compassionate justice: Neither just nor compassionate

by R. Rodríguez Bencomo

On Friday September, 9th one of the most terrible miscarriages of justice happened in Edmonton, Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench at the hands of judge Joanne Veit, who handed down a three-year suspended sentence for infanticide to Katrina Effert, convicted of strangling her new-born child and throwing the body over a neighbor’s fence1. Read the rest of this entry »