How Do You Solve A Problem Like Shariah ?

In 2000, when the Queen Mother – that’s to say, the mum of Queen Elizabeth II – turned 100, Her Majesty’s Government in Ottawa decided to give her a special centennial birthday present and induct her into the Order of Canada. I forget who else they honored that year – Celine Dion? William Shatner?  Whoops, my mistake. It was Sarah McLachlan, and the sinister transnationalist Maurice Strong. I remember saying at the time that, if you’ve been crowned Empress of India, being made a Companion of the Order of Canada might seem a bit of a comedown for the woman who has – or had – everything. 

But the House of Windsor are the great survivors of European royalty. Americans rarely consider, two-and-a-third centuries after the revolution, how monarchical much of the Americas remains – not just Canada, but Bermuda, Barbados, the Bahamas, Belize, just to stick with the Bs. After the upheavals of the Great War, the Continental dynasties – all cousins-in-law, to one degree or another, of the Queen Mum – had it tougher. Hitler considered restoring the Kaiser but concluded he didn’t need him. Mark Steyn – National Review – Click To Read More…