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Good Old “Eggs” Benedict
~ ITEM: PREDICTABLE TANTRUM: Vatican Guilty of “Divisiveness” for Anglican Reunification Offer: Leftist Critics “Progressives,” Leftists and Womynpriest Supporters in a Fury
~ ITEM: Former Episcopal bishop and now Catholic priest Father Jeffrey Steenson has written a nice piece on the Anglican ordinariate over at mercatornet
~ ITEM: ON THE OTHER HAND… “It isn’t just liberals who are upset about the Vatican’s recent Anglican initiative. Dr. Williams’ predecessor is furious”; A standard liberal reaction seems to be emerging to the Vatican’s recent Anglican announcement
~ ITEM:The Anglican Personal Ordinariate and How It’s Different from a Personal Prelature; Pope Opens Doors Wide to Anglicans with Personal Ordinariates!!!
~ ITEM: Another, not necessarily excluding, explanation is that they cannot tolerate any opposition at all, from anyone, and must attack it when it comes along.
~ ONE MIGHT THINK, might one, that the militant Liberals who have hijacked Western Anglicanism might be glad to be rid of the deadwood– i.e., the stubborn traditional Anglicans who’ve endured every kind of abuse, neglect, and dirty tricks during the 40+ year-long socialist overthrow of large parts of that denomination.
It turns out that traditional folks are the most generous givers and volunteers.. like many past Anglicans, who actually built and spread the church in former generations, and upon whose moral and physical capital the modern church socialist vampires have fed upon for decades.
That, and like any abusive relationship, the abuser is dependant upon the abusee: not to beat and molest and hurt? How dare they go off and be happy and free and not covert to the new utopianism!?! And stop paying for the revolution?
Come On In, The Water’s Terrible
That many Anglitraddys are such will, as others have observed, really aggravate revolutionary parts of the Roman Church. But once the newbies acclimatize, they may well bring much of worth into the Roman fold, as long as they realize that swimming the Tiber means going to the battle-front of the spiritual war within and against the church, not retiring to some peaceful haven where all is well. The theological, moral and liturgical Marxist-socialist radicals who have shaped modern dysfunctional fake Christianity? Most of the big movers and shakers are Roman Catholics.. mind you, the recovery is strongest in the Roman Church as well, now that the fever has broken.. a fever that in the protestant world is literally laying waste whole swathes of churches and denominations.
For example, it is estimated that the Anglican Church of Canada– the fastest-shrinking denomination in North America, unless there is some suicide church out there somewhere– will cease to exist as a church by 2035. Liberal churches do two things really well: shrink, and die. Minus billions of investments, the Episcopal Church of the US would be bankrupt, and unable to afford the pricey lawsuits against their own people for resisting the revolution.
Rome (and Orthodoxy) are the real thing.. protestantisms (there are 30 000+) are means of grace, and not outside the redeeming purposes of God, but these are short rations when God means for his people to enjoy the fullness of the feast. ~
Queen of Denial
~ ITEM: Ezra commentary on today’s Justice Committee Hearings (in order)– Jennifer Lynch’s testimony to the Justice Committee: a study in evasion; and Lynch’s testimony, continued; and Jennings, Lemay and Woodworth ask questions; and Richard Moon testifies; and Bernie “Burny” Farber and Mark Freiman claim to speak for Jews; and Freiman’s testimony continued; and Murphy asks Freiman some questions; and Freiman backtracks from reform; and Comartin’s questions; and Rathgeber’s questions, and a final round; and Final thoughts. Further, Jay Currie, and Ferreras J were live blogging todays session…
~ ITEM: Bad words can offend people, and mean words?– well they can start a HOLOCAUST!
~ AS I WATCH Mrs. Lynch on CPAC, I’m struck by the apparent smug bureaucratic self-satisfaction (she’s in her happy environment of paper and meetings), and the fact that the law– as applied– is primarily for Caucasians in English Canada.
Full disclosure: I’m a white Anglo-Catholic Scots-Dutch-German-English-Portuguese-Moldovan middle-aged male. You know, one of the bad guys. So powerful that with a few words, I could start race-riots, a new holocaust, you name it. Only the stalwart agents of the HRC are holding back the countless tsunamis which threaten to destroy Canada at any moment, in the twinkling of an eye.
Leftard post-war Liberalism slavishly followed the Moscow lead & historical re-interpretation of the 20th century– so Nazism was remade as a uniquely bad kind of ultra-badness, so dangerous that it must be outlawed forever. That Communism and National Socialism are both Leftward movements, twin utopian brothers in a death-struggle, the latter of which had lead to more deaths than World War II?– no Russian Schindler’s List so far out of Hollywood, because Communism, Marxism, and utopian statism are the operating programs of the Western elites, the EU, and the UN, and the mindset behind Human Rights regimes.
Section 13 would not protect us from a new Hitler; nor would it protect us from a new Stalin or Barack Obama. It ‘protects’ from cranks and hacks and basement Nazis. Given the complexity of the internet (such that Jihadists, organized crime, arms smugglers, drug dealers, illegal pr0n-purveyors, human trafficking groups and others find it tremendously helpful), it is the evil and stupid ideas themselves that need exposure and destruction, not the nerd who gets his jollies. Mind you, were I to espouse the Great Leap Forward, the collectivization of the Kulaks, or the punishing of the Ukrainians, no doubt I’d not have HRC agents seizing my computer, nor bankrupting me and exhausting me over years, were I found allegedly guilty or not.
Think on’t– many immigrant communities are racist towards other minorities, or the majority, or to despised sub-groups within their own circle.. but that’s “Family business” that rarely makes the news, or the enlightened utopians of the HRC. Or again, if you are a proud supporter of Hamas, you can march down Toronto streets saying the worst possible things against Jews and Israel… but it’s not hateful, it would appear. If you’re a super-fundamentalism Imam from Toronto or Montreal, you can revile women, gays, Jews, unbelievers, or whomsoever you wish.. and it won’t be tribunalized. Pro-terror Sikh? It’s all good. Armenian-hating Turk? No worries! Native Canadian agitator making hateful threats against your neighbours? No problem whatsoever. Radical prog protester of any colour? Fill your boots! Quebec Separatist English-hating bully? Go for it. Anti-semitic, Israel-hating student? Cowabunga. Politically correct minorities may and do hold politically incorrect views, and publicly proclaim the same: that’s just fine.
“Ordinary Canadians do not need to fear for their freedom of speech?” saith HRC HRH Lynch today. Oh really?
Whitebread pastor quoting the Bible? Beware. Caucasian teacher opposing same-sex orthodox? Your job is on the line. Jewish lawyer? 900+ days and $100K gone forever. Anglo-Belgian Canucki-American author? Millions paid out by your employer, months of effort, heartbreak, time away from family and friends and regular work. But, says Mrs. Lynch, it’s all good, the HRCs are wonderful, no wrong’s been done, we have nice processes, it’s all about balancing freedoms, and don’t confuse us with the petty details about the little people caught in the gears of our awesomely fair and just and ethical machinery. So far, it’s all about bashing, harassing, bankrupting, and silencing social and political conservatives, and particularly Christians. And lots of moderate and sensible folks agree, and have expressed their concerns.
HRH Lynch has a right to have her say: but she’s not acted like a Civil Servant in all this, but as a defender and sponsor of utopian statism, where top-down control of thought and speech is the harbinger of an uncivil unfree society, where an ever-changing list of alleged verboten speech and ideas is ruled beyond the pale, and illegal. The polite peaches and cream nice-girl routine doesn’t cover up the nature of the thing.
That progressive Canadian Jews, apparently represented by the Canadian Jewish Congress, should back such social engineering in an imagined war against a potential army of Canadian neo-Nazis? Erm.. you might want to keep an eye on Muslim immigrants and their mosques and Imams, folks.. and the overweening claims of the state to regulate speech and religion. Sad & stupid. Mein Kampf? A Middle-Eastern best-seller. The next holocaust? Check in with Iran.
We’ve got injustice and imbalance masquerading as good law and politics. We’re in the same suicidal boat the the EU, just 5-10 years behind them.
This is not over, and the battle to reform the HRCs and ditch Section 13 is still underway. Stay tuned, keep fighting, and don’t settle for the status quo.
Take It Easy On The New Kid
~ ITEM: People For a Free America
~ ITEM: PFAFA: Political Correctness
~ THE MIGHTY XANTHIPPA has been encouraging a young man standing up for his Christian beliefs, who is unashamed of being who he is. Freedom? He gets it– and this Christian teen has joined the U.S. Army, hoping one day to be an Army Chaplain. As the Xanth says, “The future belongs to young people – here is one who is willing to fight to keep his future free!”
Check him out, bookmark the site, and pass along a word of encouragement for his blog-efforts. ~
Amazing Ultra Super-Genius™: It All Makes Sense!
~ ITEM: Shorter Islam: ‘It’s all YOUR fault for being morons, you stupid infidels!’
~ CLOSED LOGICAL SYSTEMS make perfect sense: and that’s the problem.
They start with an unquestioned assertion (the one that properly speaking needs to be proven, not assumed), and proceed from there. Here’s one: horrible Alien Space Bananas walk amongst us, but there’s a conspiracy to cover it all up. Therefore, if you deny this, you’re obviously one of Them™, if you see Alien Space Bananas everywhere, you’re finally waking up to reality.
So: radical Toronto Imam Said Rageah recently gave a speech in which he referred to “kuffars”.. the equivalent of “filthy Jew” or “Effing N*gger”, except referring to all non-Muslims as worthless and dirty infidels. When criticized for this, logician and super-genius Said insists the following:
“…on Friday, Imam Rageah said the word is mentioned more than 500 times in the Koran and it would make no sense for Allah to have used a word repeatedly that was so offensive.”
It’s all about the Alien Space Bananas, right? Allah is God; the Koran is his direct word, via Mohammad his alleged Prophet. Thus, if it’s in the Koran, it’s Allah’s word, so it couldn’t possibly be bad. It all makes perfect sense.. in a closed logical system, where the original premises (Allah is God, the Koran is his only true word) are taken for granted, not proven or even considered as logically obvious first principles– even if Allah apparently says petty or unjust things.
However, if a hateful Allah allegedly calls unbelievers snarky names, logic at least allows us to ask (i) is there a God? (ii) Is Allah God? (iii) is the Koran his word and (thus) is Mohammad really Allah’s prophet?
That “something is in the Koran and therefore true” is a closed logical system. I’d say that the arbitrariness of this assertion (God said it, so it’s OK, no context needed, no interpretation possible) is part of the essential irrationality of Islam. Allah as depicted by Muhammed is irrational, changing his will and laws and edicts largely in accord with the convenience and demands of Mo himself– whether it’s slaughtering Jewish allies, getting plunder, taking dozens of women including relatives and children as wives, or whatever else.
Though the accusation is often unfairly made against Christianity, it seems that it’s really super-genius™ Mr. Rageah’s revision of Islam that insists you to park your brains at the door. Though some medieval Islamic scholars passed on ancient sciences and philosophy, and sought to integrate Aristotle and Islam (as St. Thomas did for Christianity), that project was finally rejected in favour of the absolute irrational freedom of the divine will of Allah.
That’s how (presumably) militant Muslim agitators can borrow subversive Marxist & feminist/ homosexual politics and apply them to Islam, like using the HRC, leftist rights-language, and special interest-group tactics to further their aims of creating a Sharia-Law Islamic zone within Western societies as a beachhead from which to work at the submission of Western civilization to Islamic law: lots of goodies, and the bodies will follow over time.
Allah seems the perfect modern individual: utterly one, alone, and acting in accord with an unknowable infinite will, according to no rational principle, unconstrained by consistency, logic, love, or goodness.
No thanks. Sounds like a real jerk and a bully to me. If it’s all irrational, I’d rather do the Alien Space Bananas thing.
You know who you are. ~
Any Old Thing
~ SADLY ENOUGH, modern man– instead of simply refusing to believe in God, has chosen to believe in Any Old Thing™. Global Warmism? Utopian Marxism? Darwinian Eugenicism? Big bad ideas from people with big brains, which trickle down and soak into pop culture.. and stay long past their best-before date.
So as I drove past a local Presbyterian congregation this morning, I saw the billboard up for ‘Global Climate Change Day, October 24‘. That is, 10-year old theories boiled down to the local level, even though recent studies are disproving the hockey-stick theory of global warming, and human-caused global warming in general. Those inconvenient facts may trickle down years later after the global climate-hysteria industry milks a few more trillion out of the world economy, and people can reluctantly admit that the last bandwagon was the wrong one.. but here’s a new one to jump onto!
Anything but the real God is, after all, the abiding message of the history of Israel: that pesky prophets and truth are fine, but child sacrifice and nature deities and the worship of human power are rather more what all the cool people (plus the Joneses) are doing.
Free speech is an abiding principle of a free society, freedom of religion, free thought, and the other necessaries for a healthy society– but it’s under threat, may take work and waking up from our pleasant slumbers and easy habits, but the alternative is pretty clear.
Bandwagon, anyone? ~
Kathy Shaidle: Evil Mind-Reading Witch?
~ ITEM: Me three. “Basically, what passes for “political philosophy” among leftwing men under 50 is: “No WAY the town elders from Footloose are gonna tell ME I can’t get lousy blowjobs from strange girls with vomit breath!! O-ba-ma!!”
~ YESTERDAY, on the way to the local caffeination station, the She-Binks’ mix-tape was on the car stereo: Foot- Loose. “Jack: get back” indeed. The evil John Lithgow is out to get me, and only Kevin Bacon can save the town from the spirit of too much praying and Sunday shoes and all that.
In the spirit of the truly wretched Whoopi “It’s Not Rape-Rape” Goldberg movies Sister Act 1 & 2, TV show Dharma & Greg– heck hundreds of shows, songs, and movies, really– we’re still getting the 1950s-60s counter-cultural Marxism about the horrible, dangerous, scary, evil forces of conservative repression boiling up all around us. You know, cuz conservatives are behind smoking bans, college speech-codes, book banning, telling people what kind of cars they should drive, creating an all-powerful state and global system, shutting down and silencing unpopular opinions and all.
Oh, wait. It’s misdirection. That would be the utopians and the stealth-jihadists crushing our freedoms. You know, the ones the sill evil old Pope has been pondering and warning us about for years.
And back in the 50s and 60s? That was the Marxists and Dionysian sorts telling us to ‘cut loose’ from the repressive swing, jazz, and rock and roll of the period– all in aid of the revolution, sexual freedom, breaking down gender roles, letting our inner demons go wild, separating sex from babies, and reconstructing society. All of that was in response to the revolution of Kaiser Bill & Hitler, overthrowing the old order and breaking on through to the other side and all that.
Footloose? False freedom from false enemies, meant to flatter and distract us from the reality of our actual enslavement, and would-be masters.
The hippies and Boomers are geezering out, and still repeating the same comforting lies to themselves that they saved themselves and all of us from repression and stuff. Cuz gay clergy and socialist lesbian birkenstocked nuns are TOTALLY the wave of the future.
Funny, that. ~
Whilst We’re At It
“It’s time to man up. I mean, this is just girly-boy stuff, and I’m tired of it.”
~ Mark Steyn ~
~ STEYNSUITS– WILL RICHARD WARMAN BE THE DESIGNATED FALL GUY? Commissar Lynch and the censorship all-stars prepare for Monday’s censorfest at the House of Commons – and Prof Moon savages the Levant-Steyn crowd, but Ezra fires back at the statist hack …. (nationalpost, ezralevant)
~ CANADA vs HUMAN RIGHTS: WHAT A LITTLE MOON LIGHT DOESN’T DO– Who’s being “false” and “misleading”? …. (steynonline)
~ NUCLEAR FALLOUT– Strange developments at the Iranian nuke talks …. (corner.nationalreview)
~ MISTER TOUGH GUY: “The disparity between the heavy-handed community organization at home and the ever-cockier untouchables abroad risks making the commander-in-chief look like a weenie” …. (nationalreview.com)
~ TEH STEYN IN MACLEAN’S– San Francisco has to pay for its sins: In this novel set in 2040, the U.S. has split into an Islamic Republic and a Christian Bible belt …. (macleans.ca)
~ FOR STARTERS, what’s not to like about Mister Tough Guy by Mark Steyn on National Review Online? …. (americandigest.org)
~ AN EZRA BLASTING– Richard Moon: liar for hire …. (ezralevant.com)
~ TRANSCRIPT of appearance before Parliament’s Justice Committee …. (ezralevant.com)
~ THE LEVANT ON That self-censored Yale book about the Danish cartoons …. (ezralevant.com)
Rome & Anglicans
~ THE BLOVIATOR– “The history of the left is a history of campaigns: against those in charge when out of power and against those not in charge when in power; a never-ending battle. For over thirty years innovators in the Episcopal Church have fought against the old-guard orthodox: first over the ordination of women, then over matters sexual and finally over matters soteriological. In dealing with opponents, their tactics have been straight out of Saul Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals, particularly rule number 13″ …. (bovinabloviator.blog)
~ THE TRADITIONAL Anglican Communion “On the Same Page” as Vatican on Life and Family: Canadian TAC Head …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ TANTRUM: Vatican Guilty of “Divisiveness” for Anglican Reunification Offer: Leftist Critics “Progressives,” Leftists and Womynpriest Supporters in a Fury …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ ROME PARKS tanks on Rowan’s lawn …. (timescolumns)
~ ON THE OTHER HAND… “It isn’t just liberals who are upset about the Vatican’s recent Anglican initiative. Dr. Williams’ predecessor is furious”; A standard liberal reaction seems to be emerging to the Vatican’s recent Anglican announcement …. (themcj.com)
~ THE ROMAN OFFER: Another Perspective …. (anglicancontinuum.blog)
~ AS AN ANGLICAN, I can’t understand why Catholic bishops fear the Latin Mass …. (blogs.telegraph)
~ DEBORAH GYAPONG– Today’s Red Mass at Notre Dame Cathedral; Fill the Hill demonstration on Climate Change; Mark Shea on whether one can be saved outside the Catholic Church; The Doctor is In– and he is philosophizing– no prophesying; People on all sides waking up to politics of personal destruction; “Be careful what you pray for”– Damian Thompson; What’s ahead for the Anglican Personal Ordinariate provision?; George Weigel on the Pope’s offer to Anglicans …. (deborahgyapong.blog)
~ THE SHAIDLE– Shut up about breast cancer awareness!; Come and get me, you fairies; Shorter Islam: ‘It’s all YOUR fault for being morons, you stupid infidels!’; Come to think of it? Don’t piss me off, either; Sorry, what’s the problem again?; You do NOT want Ezra Levant mad at you; ‘As people filed out after Bush’s speech there were as many ‘wows’…’; My new Talk Radio Watch column is now up!; Rick McGinnis: ‘9/11 on screen’; Glenn Beck’s visit to Harlem; Ed Anger says, ‘Don’t eat Fido!’ …. (fivefeetoffury)
~ OUT OF THE BUNKER! “The censors come roaring back: I won’t be able to catch Jennifer Lynch and Professor Richard Moon testify on Monday in front of the parliamentary committee that has already heard from Steyn and Levant”; Jennifer Lynch to testify on Monday.. if you look at the document, it’s teh usual suspects on parade on Monday in a scary pre-Hallowe’en appearance– Paid Jews Bernie Farber & Mark Freiman; Jennifer Lynch, Q.C., Esq., her sometime spokes-weasel, Philippe Dufresne; and academical Richard Moon …. (scaramouche, missnixon)
~ JENNIFER’S “sting”: Here’s a song in “honour” of an upcoming appearance by a key member of Canada’s thought police …. (scaramouche)
~ BLAZING CARFARM: A Section 13 (1) Sausage In the Making; Square Mile Wife Covers London “Stop the War” Protest; Ezra Levant says Richard Moon made of mouldy cheese; Jennifer “J-Ly” Lynch Testifies Monday; Calgary readers: apologetics conference and debate begins Friday; Brian Lilley: The right to wear a burka …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ THE STUPID! IT BURNS! Bernie’s tweet: The CJC honcho tweets the following message to all his twitter critters: “Dr. Richard Moon speaks out against uncivil debate engaged in by some on Section 13 …. (scaramouche)
~ MUST-READ: Study documents harassment and threats against Prop 8 supporters …. (winteryknight)
~ CAROLINE GLICK– Waging diplomatic war …. (carolineglick)
~ CLOSET CON– Bad words can offend people, and mean words-well they can start a HOLOCAUST!; Fantastic Progress in Culturcide: Secret Plan to Make UK More Diverse; Fantastic News: President B. Hussein Obama Gives Millions in Jizyah to America’s Enemies; Toronto Star: Sympathy For the Devil; Polygamy Has No Place in Canada, Unless You’re Muslim; Orwellian DoubleSpeak on Hate Crimes From An American Moonbat; Here’s a repulsive Human Rights story coming out of Europe …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ THE BIG CHILL– Politics: Critics worry about the effects on free speech of recently expanded hate crime laws …. (worldmag)
~ THE WAR ON AMERICAN FREEDOM ENTERS A NEW PHASE… Hate Crimes Bunk: “The U.S. Senate yesterday passed a bill, 68 to 29, that includes sexual orientation as a protected class in federal hate crimes laws. Most Republicans voted against it. The House approved the legislation prior, and it now goes to President Obama for his signature” …. (spectator.org)
~ A CANADIAN STUDY suggests how parents can influence children’s sexual choices …. (winteryknight)
~ SOCIALIST PARADISE– China: Human rights campaigner arrested …. (speroforum)
~ MUST-READ: How government-run health care leads to euthanasia …. (winteryknight)
~ DAVID WARREN– “We learned this week that, as one of my military correspondents delicately put it, “Lenin was a syphilitic whore-monger who sampled the delights of Paris and died raving mad.” …. (canada.com)
~ UNTO AN ATHEIST, speak very slowly …. (kennethhynek)
~ TEH HORROR!! “Diligent Fascist-fighters seemed to have missed this one. The plague of magic marker swastika artists that infest the little boys rooms in our public hockey arena pissoirs demands six-figure spending” …. (mitchieville)
~ NASTY OL’ NAZI MARTIN HEIDEGGER– “A Prolific, Provincial Nazi Hack.” He’d be one of those influential bigheads with bad ideas which trickle down to act as a fog in the mins of millions. And here’s the thing: dude may have had some notions, but his real-life application of his so-called principles rather cast a bad light on his theories …. (transmontanus.blog)
~ MUGGED BY REALITY: Virginia Tech students join Liberty University in fight for gun rights …. (wset.com)
~ SECTION 13 AND The fate of hate …. (capitalnews.ca)
~ ‘VOLTAIRE never saw concentration camps’– Tim Black reports from a radical-left anti-BNP rally at which free speech was denounced as ‘nonsense’ …. (spiked-online.com)
~ FREE SPEECH takes a hit in B.C. …. (shotgun)
~ PRAYERS FOR Life Will Continue — Despite Pro-Abort Violence …. (forlifeandfamily.blog)
~ BRAVE MEP states: EU seen as cold place for Christianity …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ GHOST OF A FLEA– Emmigration policy; The strongest common characteristic of BNP supporters is pessimism; Communication, Some Do’s & Don’ts; No Mr. Bond, I want you to die; Two Minutes Hate unplugged; Variability is one of the virtues of a woman …. (ghostofaflea)
~ OUTRAGEOUS ONION PARODY or UN Human Rights Report? You Decide, by Ron Radosh. Political correctness run amok as the Human Rights Commission reaches the level of complete absurdity …. (pajamasmedia)
~ A VISION OF Free Speech Personified– Norman Rockwell’s inspiring and enduring painting …. (wsj.com)
~ BRAVE NEW socialist paradise– UK: armed officers put on routine foot patrol for the first time outside Northern Ireland …. (sergesblog.blog)
~ MORAL RELATIVISM– Can secular society cope intellectually? …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ SILENCING DEBATE at Temple – by FrontPage Magazine: How student groups and college administrators tried to censor Geert Wilders …. (frontpagemag)
~ LIBERTY, choice and the nature of “ought to” …. (proteinwisdom)
~ AND SO WHAT IS ‘Social Justice’ Anyway? …. (pajamasmedia)
~ AMERICAN DIGEST– “I am the Lord thy God. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.”.. As modern men and women — to the degree that we are modern — we believe in nothing …. (americandigest)
~ FEMINISM Unfulfilled — Why Are So Many Women Unhappy? …. (albertmohler.com)
~ MACADAMIA– No such thing as a bad boy… in Dalton McGuinty’s fuzzy-bunny socialist paradise …. (macadamia.blog)
~ HEALTHWATCH– The Flu Vaccine “Story” Mutates into a Deadly Strain …. (gatesofvienna.blog)
~ TEH SCARAMOUCHE– “The “lesson” of balloon boy: One of the expressions that has gained sudden currency is “teachable moment(s)”–and I for one would like to put a stop to it right now. If there’s a lesson to be gained from anything, can’t we just call it a lesson?” …. (scaramouche)
~ NEENER! TONY BLAIR’S BRITAIN– “The huge increases in migrants over the last decade were partly due to a politically motivated attempt by ministers to radically change the country and “rub the Right’s nose in diversity”, according to Andrew Neather, a former adviser to Tony Blair, Jack Straw and David Blunkett” …. (brusselsjournal)
~ HUH?VARD– Harvard’s contribution to the dumbing down of lit-crit …. (scaramouche)
~ RADICAL VANDALISM– The Four Rules of Lying: “The first and most important thing is for the impostor to claim the motivation of revolutionary impulses” …. (americandigest.org)
~ VIDEO: Univ. of Victoria Abortion Debate a Powerful Example of Pro-Life Apologetics and Open Academic Debate …. (lifesitenews)
~ THE DANGEROUS Return of Utopian Socialism …. (brusselsjournal)
~ MIXED BLESSINGS– Good News: St. Louis Agrees to Allow Religious Speech …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ THE LESTASTIC Camille Paglia, last of the open minded liberals …. (americanthinker)
~ THE MEGALOMANIACAL UN: International Law has “Absolute Authority” – by Joseph Klein: Exposing the stealth path to stealing American sovereignty …. (frontpagemag)
~ THE NEW WHITE MAN’S BURDEN: Teaching minorities to embrace progressivism …. (bovinabloviator.blog)
~ ORWELL’S PICNIC: “John Allen comments on the Anglican thing, that those who like the endless tea parties of the ecumenical movement don’t have to worry about that Anglican schism actually, you know, healing or anything” …. (anglocath.blog)
~ CRAZY IN the Netherlands: ‘Camera in a private residence violates privacy of intruder’ …. (gatesofvienna.blog)
~ FAMILY DIVERSITY and Political Freedom: How can People with Different Approaches to Family Life Live Together in Free Societies? …. (ruthblog.org)
~ DARNED RETARDS– Conscience, Courage, and Children With Down Syndrome …. (firstthings)
~ SANTORUM: The Triumph of Socialism in U.S. Requires Destruction of Family and Church …. (ruthblog)
~ VERBOTEN! Ex-Gay Books Banned: One reason liberals hate Christianity so frenetically is that it teaches us that we can overcome sin and find redemption …. (stoptheaclu)
~ DANA LOESCH: Free Speech And Double Standards …. (instapundit)
~ A WARNING TO Conservative Bloggers: Beware of “Jumping in Pools” Blog …. (gatewaypundit)
~ THE B.C. CIVIL LIBERTIES Association Demands Equal Treatment for University of Victoria Pro-Life Student Club …. (lifesitenews)
~ FREAKONOMICS Revenge: Authors That Credited Abortion for Lower Crime Now Blaming Feminism for Society Ills …. (newsbusters.org)
~ TIRESOME attention-seeking windbag ducks out– The Battle is Over? — Bishop Spong Exits the Debate …. (albertmohler)
~ NAKED JUSTICE: Arrested for Nudity in His Own Kitchen …. (pajamasmedia)
~ ARE YOU AN OUTLAW? “Whenever a proposal is advanced to expand government oversight over activities such as child rearing, education and health care — and this includes subjects like euthanasia or family abuse — those who want to leave major choices to individuals or families, despite the fact they may sometimes or often do the wrong thing are described as uncaring, and ‘regressive’” …. (pajamasmedia)
~ NOT JUST TORIES Threatened by Wildrose Alliance …. (am770chqr)
~ CLUELESS ON VII: LAT Continues to Air Falsehoods About Catholic Faith …. (newsbusters)
~ COMPROMISED UN Launches Investigation on Human Rights Violations By the US …. (gatewaypundit)
~ ABORTION: The Fallen Angel’s ‘Hate Crime’ …. (forlifeandfamily.blog)
~ TEH MIGHTY Barbary Kay vs. Pink Book III …. (prowomanprolife)
~ E.D. HIRSCH’S Curriculum for Democracy– A content-rich pedagogy makes better citizens and smarter kids …. (city-journal.org)
~ MURDERING CORPORATIONS– The Man Who Didn’t Save GM …. (slate.com)
~ OPERA WAITED four hundred years for its apotheosis …. (americanthinker)
~ MULTICULTI FUN: Smuggling vessel intercepted off B.C. coast belongs to Tamil Tigers …. (vladtepesblog)
~ ALBERT MOHLER– Parents, Obey Your Children? …. (albertmohler)
~ DON’T LIKE THE WEATHER? Could be worse… “Vacation on Sunny HD 209458b: You Get Water Methane and CO2. You Also Get Flattened and a Crispy Sunburn” …. (americandigest.org)
~ WELL GOOD FOR HIM! Canadian PM Stephen Harper may simply ignore Copenhagen’s climate change scam …. (blogs.telegraph)
~ TODAY’S [KYOTO] DISHONESTY, or, Kyoto Kommitment …. (dustmybroom)
~ ROGER KIMBALL– National Sovereignty, Climate Mysticism, and You …. (rogerkimball)
~ DOOMED.. DO-O-O-OMED! WWF Extends Dire Consequences Deadline …. (spectator.org)
Teh Pharaoh Obasma
“Once you get past the facade there’s only an abyss. People have mistakenly used the “Emperor has no clothes” analogy for [Obama]. The real point is the clothes have no Emperor.”
~ BrothersJudd ~
~ NEONEOCON rounds the bases in her essay today, Tyranny and Obama: success or failure …. (americandigest.org)
~ WE MUST ECHO– A correction – and apology …. (americanthinker)
~ CLEVER ANALOGY: Cal Thomas Likens White House Attacks on Fox News to Soviets Jamming Voice of America During Cold War; The Obama White House is now quite specifically using the presidential bully pulpit to de-legitimize Fox News …. (newsbusters, proteinwisdom)
~ BELATEDLY, Obama declares swine flu a national emergency …. (canadafreepress)
~ IS THE WHITE HOUSE Really Neglecting Bioterror? …. (pajamasmedia)
~ ACORN-Y: LAT Runs Op-Ed by ACORN Consultant Without Disclosing Relationship; Patterico Pounces …. (newsbusters.org/blog)
~ AMERICAN THINKER– Obama’s War on Fox News Becomes a Quagmire …. (americandigest.org)
~ AMTHINKER: It’s Time for Obama to Get a Clue …. (americanthinker)
~ STIMULUS FOR SAUDIS! Is there nothing that Obama can’t do? …. (SDA)
~ SELLING THE FARM? Obama’s signature on a climate treaty in December could irretrievably compromise American sovereignty …. (pajamasmedia)
~ STATISTICAL PLUMMET: Barack Obama’s approval ratings in record freefall – this is becoming seriously enjoyable …. (blogs.telegraph)
~ OBAMACARE: Pushing to Break the Bank …. (firstthings)
~ ODDLY ENOUGH, Obama Can’t Find a Single Pentagon Official to Sign Off on Biden’s Afghanistan Plan …. (gatewaypundit)
~ UNION THUGS-R-US– Obama’s SEIU Pals: “Chamber of Commerce Have Ruined the Economy” (Video) …. (gatewaypundit)
~ THE HOT NEW Christmas Gift Of The Year — The Bailout Game! …. (forlifeandfamily.blog)
~ TITANIC/ ICEBERG REDUX- America’s Uncontrolled Debt and Spending is the Real ‘Waterloo’; America’s economy faces a miserable future, according to an important government report …. (acton.org, americanthinker)
~ SAITH KLEIN: Fox’s ‘hateful crap’ borders on ‘sedition’ …. (americanthinker)
~ IT FIGURES… Congressional %age Raises Topped Insurance Company Profits Last Year …. (gatewaypundit)
~ AMERICANS Don’t Like Government Coersion …. (firstthings)
~ DR. SANITY– “I wonder if the people of this country are beginning to understand the repulsive totalitarian character of the person they have elected President?” …. (drsanity.blog)
~ THE OBAMA HEALTHCARE bill uses the term “tax” 124 times. That’s: tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax tax. Any questions? …. (spectator.org)
~ THE FAIR-MINDED EEOC– Discriminating Against Conscience …. (firstthings)
~ WARNER WARNS on Obama: Bare-fisted Politician at Home- Pantywaist Abroad …. (gatewaypundit)
~ NEO NIXONIANISM– WH: ‘If we’ve lost Anderson Cooper, we’ve lost one of our best tea-baggers.” …. (americandigest)
~ THE COLLECTIVIST UNDEAD– “You know, it is truly unseemly and utterly bizarre to hear media zombies like Jacob Weisberg rant against Fox News. This lunacy from a “journalist” who happens to be the author of a Bush-bashing book. Too too funny” …. (drsanity.blog)
~ SKANKY ACTRESS Heather Graham Teams Up With MoveOn To Push Fascist Option …. (spectator.org)
~ FLAWED HEROES AND ODDLY SELF-PITYING VILLAINS– Rich Lowry discusses Obama’s ‘eternal foil’, George Bush …. (drsanity.blog)
~ ED MORRISSEY: Who Lost France? …. (pajamasmedia)
~ OBAMA GOVERNMENT springs for older LGBT population …. (anglican-mainstream)
~ THE AMERICAN PEOPLE must now decide whether this country will be victorious or join the long line of historically vanquished nations …. (americanthinker.com)
~ IMAO ON THE Top Ten Ways Obama Could Be an Even Bigger Sissy …. (imao.us)
~ THE GITMO Prison Blues …. (spectator.org)
~ DR. SANITY– “The Iranians are very good at procuring banned materials very easily,” said Baer. “They are very close [to having what they need to produce weapons]. They could move very quickly.” …. (drsanity.blog)
~ GET RELIGION On misconceptions about Christians among certain Muslims …. (getreligion.org)
~ AU REVOIR FRANCE, you went against your allies while letting Muslims over take you once again… but without Charles Martel this time …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ OH, THOSE WACKY ‘MODERATES’™– Muslim accused in Boston terror plot is son of former M.S.A. (Muslim American Society) leader …. (jihadwatch)
~ YUP, THAT SURE IS one bloodthirsty… “Religion of Peace” …. (macadamia.blog)
~ MEMBERS of Congress Call on Obama to Quash Jewish Libel Goldstone Report …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ LOSERS @ The Guardian Wipes Israel Off the Nobel Prize Map …. (pajamasmedia)
~ THE PROTECTION-MONEY: Unreal: British Government Gave Radical Islamist Group Hizb ut-Tahrir Over $220,000 in Taxpayer Grants …. (weaselzippers)
~ FROM BLOGS TO BOOKS: Geller and Spencer Score Major Book Deal.. The Post-American Presidency …. (americandigest.org)
~ UK SHARIA SUPREMACIST group gets $165,000 in taxpayer funding …. (jihadwatch.org)
~ CHEERFUL SAUDI COURT orders 60 lashes for female journalist: Woman sentenced for being employed by network that broadcast man’s sexual confessions …. (vladtepesblog)
~ SHHHH! Blocking UNRWA’s Terror Ties …. (eyeontheun.org)
~ EVER-POLITE Muslims Murder Christian in Egypt, Stone Coptic Christian Churches: FOX Bitchslaps the Copts …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ CLINTONITIS: The Mullahs’ Useful Idiot – by Dick Morris: Iran cons Hillary on nukes …. (frontpagemag)
~ WAR BY OTHER NAMES– Twenty-six years after the Beirut bombing, the struggle against militant Islam continues …. (city-journal.org)
~ “WHY ISLAM”: Reaching Out and Preaching Hate …. (pajamasmedia)
~ ISLAMIST Extremism and the Murder of Daniel Pearl, by Sen. Joseph Lieberman …. (commentarymagazine)
~ IRAN’S EXPANDING Latin American Reach, By Douglas Farah …. (counterterrorismblog)
~ BOSTOM: Allah’s Apostate Cassandra: “Our era’s most courageous and insightful secular Muslim woman” …. (americanthinker)