Steynian 406nd

Ann Coulter in Canada with Ezra Levant: March 23, 2010


One For Your Blogroll

~ THE MIGHTY BRENDA Elliot, formerly anonymous blogger at The Real Barack Obama, is one talented chick. Her site overflows with commentary, links, and serious non-ranty questions and analysis of Obama, the Jihad, current news, and much more.

Unlike this flitting news-elf, she has real focus, depth, and determination– and like many excellent conservative bloggers, she truly deserves a byline, and to replace some of the journalistic parrots and deadwood in the Leftstream Media.

So I’d suggest adding RBO to your blogroll & daily online diet, for quality writing and journalism that really help you brain more gooder.

* Obligatory Full Disclosure: RBO has sometimes linked and/ or reproduced writing by this author. Other than this inexplicable lapse, it’s an otherwise great blog. Rumours of secret kick-backs/ bribes of Atlantic dulse and Barrett’s licorice all-sorts for saying nice things about RBO have never been substantiated. ~

Mmm.. Sweet, Sweet Dulse!


Travels In Crazy-Land

~ LIBERAL MEANS never having to say you’re sorry. Why? Cuz you make your own reality, and refuse to acknowledge those irritants which interfere or negate your comfort-zone. Like facts, laws, right & wrong, reason, or common sense.

Sometimes people who believe in those ultimate things proclaim to teh Rad “Aha! Smited you with reason! Vanquished you with common sense! Proved you in the wrong! Caught you breaking the law! Busted!” You know, like the alleged fudging of her ample expense-accounts by HRH Jenny Lynch, possibly to the tune of 100%.

Not So Much

Whoa, there. For the seriously reality-impaired, you’ve done nothing except proved you’re a hater, and not with the program. Our radicals are deeply invested in teh crazy, and so some deeply symbolic victory (say, a HRC judge rejecting the HRC principles as did now-heretic Athanasios Hadjis, or a high official caught lying, or fudging) just means that Athansios has joined the dark side, not that he was right, or that justice broke through, or that the self-contradictions of the HRC idea just imploded.. and that mean-spirited people have been picking on poor Jenny CHRC.

Silly ultimatist! Final victory or defeat will only be declared when the radicals achieve ultimate power, or they themselves are cast down. It’s a version of the laughable Baghdad Bob assuring reporters that the American tanks entering Baghdad were not in fact doing so, despite the non-Iraqi tank-shaped objects evidently doing just that. Victory is in the eye of the first person to stubbornly insist on victory, despite the facts. It’s a PR thing.

This is all a war on reality– that’s why when the Hadjis thing happened, and so many better bloggers than I declared victory versus the insane Human Rights Regime, that I held back in popping the champagne-cork.

As a former pastor in a Zeitgeist-y denomination, I’ve seen it all. In an ageing, bankrupting, theologically empty church environment, all sorts of denial, cloud-cuckoo master-plans, and clerical/ lay idiocy have free reign. It’s like that now mightily intertubed scene from Downfall, of Hitler ranting in his bunker near the end. Despite all teh funny subtitles out there on YouTube, he was actually ranting about his discovery that the little army counters he was moving around on his big map represented almost nothing on the ground– certainly not actual full divisions of men and tanks able to do anything or rescue anybody or snatch victory from the jaws of his micromanaged defeat.

The point? Teh war on reality is only won when the crazy people are fired or retired or imprisoned, de-funded, laws actually changed, crazy political culture swept aside, and lots of ordinary and important folk stand together and insist and insist and insist and insist that Canada is not and should not be like that. Such changes will not actually stop the reality-impaired from gnashing their teeth and not playing fair and stealing other people’s money to pay for themselves, but in will blunt the effect, and let the graveyards solve many of the problems we’re having in this chaotic and mad age.

Utopianism is a sick and evil false-religion– a modern plague of the last 500 years and more– and people must needs be converted, not reasoned out of their fanaticalism.

This war is not over, and we may lose it, but let’s stop pretending the radicals are anything but, or that they see reason, law, morality, or common-sense (and the people who hold to same) as anything but speed-bumps on the way to utopia-land. ~


The Drama-King

“If Achilles was anything, he was a man who believed his own press releases.”

~ Roger Ebert ~

~ ITEM: STEYN: Our own Greek tragedy

~ ITEM: Victor Davis Hanson discusses the concept of hubris as it relates to our national security policy

For the ensuing, I proclaim myself amateur not expert on the Greek drama thing.. the rest of it is merely my usual screedy stuff.

~ WHEN THE GREEKS invented drama (a Greek word, meaning ‘to perform’), they knew something real and abiding about the human condition. Comes the tragic hero; then he gets prideful and overweeningly so (hubris= Gk. for insolence, presumption towards the gods); then comes revenging nemesis– the consequences, the downfall.

So invincible Achilles and his vincible heel; doomed Odysseus after thumbing his nose at Poseidon; Oedipus the nervous Rex; Creon; Agamemnon.. and on and on. Even the mythological Olympian gods are subject to this higher law.

Tragically Speaking

In Homer, or the great playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, tragedy has a specific pattern. Tragedy in this Greek sense (Gk. =”goat-song”) is not the colloquial “really sad thing that happens to a victim”. Rather, it’s more like “predictable consequences and suffering for the hero & everyone else arising from his decisions, actions, and attitude”, personified as vengeful fate.

Acts, thoughts, words, all have real-world consequences. No man is an island and all that.

All The World’s His Stage

President Obama had a set made for one of his election-appearances that provoked much mock amongst his critics, but which is also revealing: a classical platform, replete with columns. Obama is turning into a Greek tragedy, with the proBama interwebs and media as his Greek Chorus.

He’s not even heroic, but imagines himself one; his goals and notions of himself as saviour of a new America, righted from all her past wrongs and inequities is beyond self-confidence or ambition into crazy-proud; and the downfall, consequences and reality check are happening all around him– but he’s so blinded by pride and self-regard and his cheerleading chorus, he chooses to or pretends not to see it.

The sad part of this tragicomedy is that– just like the tantrums and final fatal fall of the warrior Achilles in the siege of Troy– the lives and well-being of a lot of ordinary schlubs (and around the world) are being affected by Mr. POTUS, much for the worse. USSA, 2010? No meaningful foreign policy; the Bully In Chief playing fast and loose with democracy and his office; massive unemployment, unimaginable foreign-held debt, and economic stagnation; the enemies of freedom given free reign at home and abroad; no real accomplishments to speak of, really?

Yep, O-Messiah’s a real hero. A hubristic Greek hero, going down. ~

P.S. Yes, Wiki can be wonky, but I’ve skimmed the linked-to ones as good introductions to the listed topics. My fave recent translations of Homer’s Illiad & Odyssey are the energetic free-verse Penguin editions by Bernard Knox, and Robert Fagles. For a good introduction to the shape and wisdom of Greek drama as part of Western Civ, read classics prof Anthony Esolen’s excellent 2008 book The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilization (Politically Incorrect Guides).


Big. Really Really Hugely Big

~ THIS ELF WOULD VOW on a stack of Bibles (got one here at home, btw), that one big-sky night, he heard the music of the spheres. Singing stars. Or something odd.

Anyhow, I’ve loved and been overawed by space since childhood, and my father’s astronomy books, and his occasional telescope trips out past the light pollution. However, unlike the Star Trek universe, I’m not one of those interested in boldly going: while beautiful, it’s all big and scary and lonely and literally un-earthly. I look at Hubble-visions of giant gas-cloud or the rings of Saturn or the rocky barrens of the asteroid belt and shiver. Earth becomes that much more dear.

Aside from the strange-factor, there’s the radiation, gravity, unpleasantness of most planets we know about.. and the danger of actual space-travel. It’s a lot like sailing in the Middle Ages– keep close to shore, watch out for storms, don’t sail off the edge of the map, here there be dragons, and realize it’s all a big gamble.

And yet– there’s the music of the spheres– the angels and God himself are always and everywhere present.. space, like earthly life, is sacramental in a way. That’s why I prefer a TV-series like Babylon-5, which had hints of religion throughout, versus the socialist super-state of the Federation, where apparently religion– like crime, poverty, war, pollution, and all that ickiness of human life– had been mysteriously wiped out. Roddenberry had his neo-faith of perfectable humans going out to perfect everybody else.

Yet as we peer ever deeper into the universe in which we float, discerning new wonders, new planets, new glimpses into the ancient past, we’re finding it’s not so cut and dried as that scientific-cult 1960s would have it, nor is the ‘problem’ of humanity cured by experts. ~


MultiCulti FAIL

~ ITEM: Dispatch Zero: Just following orders

~ ITEM: Hindu Widow-Burning — Sati (practice); General Sir Charles James Napier

~ ITEM: Binks @ Canucki Jihad on Toronto RIS-8 Conference

~ ITEM: Polly Toynbee, “Limp liberals fail to protect their most profound values

~ RECREATIONAL BUGGERY IS BIG in some Islamic places.. along with boy-slavery for the same. Heck, even the old horndog Mohammed took walks on the wild side, from some accounts.

After all, in many Muslim cultures, women are only walking genitalia, for making babies. Hot buddy-on-buddy action? Portable sports. A Canucki vet of the 2001 Afstan campaign told this reporter he encountered lots of such ‘cultural uniqueness’– including propositions to Canadian soldiers, from the Afghani allied soldiers. Go figure.

In Afghanistan, our cultural sensitivity MultiCult lunacies are encountering the real ugliness of the lawless world out there.. and the official Canucki Answer? Ignore the complicated local ‘culture’, even if it involves evil and slavery and suchlike.

On The Other Hand

We long for more of the intestinal fortitude and principles of British General Napier, who reportedly answered some irate Hindus about their sacred customs of drugging and burning widows:

You say that it is your custom to burn widows. Very well. We also have a custom: when men burn a woman alive, we tie a rope around their necks and we hang them. Build your funeral pyre; beside it, my carpenters will build a gallows. You may follow your custom. And then we will follow ours.

Canadian troops have had a long history of disrupting various cultural traditions– in 2 world wars, Korea, and Iraq. If the alternative is paralysis in the face of evil, I choose our best efforts to improve things, carefully, and respectfully, but firmly. That’s what Canadians do, and have done since we became a full nation on the bloody fields of France.

Forget The Folkfest

Multiculti was never about more tasty potluck at the local folkfest. It’s a pus-filled Marxist scepticism towards all things Western, Biblical, Greek, and Roman. It’s intellectual & cultural suicide. Are aspects of civilizations or their customs good or evil? No possible answer, saith Multiculti. It’s all good, even when it isn’t. MultiCult is anti-absolutist absolutism, a bait & switch, a cheat. Nonsense which weakens a nation and her principles so that ‘change’ may be facilitated by the Masters.

Plain Speaking

After all, suttee is not only murder, it’s anti-woman and anti-human, however venerable the custom of human sacrifice may be.

Muslim slavery for sexual or other purposes is reprehensible, period. Sex-boys are people, with God-given freedoms and rights.. except in the evil system of warfare and subjugation known as Islam.

MultiCulti relativism is self-contradictory.. and in the real world, horribly cruel. General Napier saw murder of innocent women, stepped in, and stopped it where possible. Mother Teresa saw babies in the garbage, and built and orphanage.. then found poor people dying in gutters, and built a hospice and hospital. The Canadian government 2010? It sees no evil, hears no evil, speaks no evil, but condones it and forbids their own people from trying to make it right where and when they can, and speaking out openly to condemn the practice. Sex-slavery is wrong, but pointing that out is wronger, somehow.

One Big Ugly Picture

Of course here at home, our officials are turning a blind eye to polygamy, no-go zones, public anti-Semitism, and terror-connected political Islam like the big RIS-8 IslamoFest over Christmas Week 209 in downtown Toronto. Hating, killing, raping, crushing women, conquering.. after all– it’s only their culture and custom.

So the lights continue to dim in the West, as we erase our moral and political freedom to placate barbarism and evil. There’s some crazy-bad insanity, for ya. ~


Why Do They Hate Us?

Mundie: You Will All Be My Web-Minions!

~ ITEM: “The American blogosphere is going increasingly “viral” about a proposal advanced at the recent meeting of the Davos Economic Forum by Craig Mundie, chief research and strategy officer for Microsoft, that an equivalent of a “driver’s licence” should be introduced for access to the web. This totalitarian call has been backed by articles and blogs in Time magazine and the New York Times”

~ ITEM: Europe Cracks Down on Bloggers, Not Terrorists

~ ITEM: South Australia passes a law censoring the Internet for anonymous political comments

~ THE BLOGOSPHERE WAS AN ACCIDENT.. but once the technology showed up, everybody started to use it, not least for op/ed and non-mainstream news-reportage.

In the Anglican world, this blogger plus several others got all the news out fast & hot from various big events in the 90’s, where– for the first time– the world was online watching, real time. It changed the whole game, plus the rules. The gatekeepers of official church newspapers and press releases became weeks-old news carriers, and their spin became painfully obvious. Once, some big news might break, and months later would reach the pews and clergy. Not so much after the mid-90s. This blogger’s reportage even began to shape events, as Anglicans worldwide tuned in to see what was really happening, and behind the scenes, and at the time.

American elections have now been shaped by the internet, bloggers, and sidestream news sources; the counter-revolution to Obama is partly a web-phenomena; the decline and obvious lameness of the dino-media has come about because most people want news, not leftward endless spin.

So Exactly Why Do They Hate Us?

The usual: power, and control. The post-60s Marxist turn to academia and journalism and politics was aided and abetted by the pablum-purveyors in the media, all singing from the same Big Lie songbook. Conservatives were a real political force, but culturally isolated, and depicted as a fading minority. Leftwardism uber alles.

The blogosphere is a novelty, but a serious threat to the power-mongers and would-be masters and shapers of all the little people. Now, the little people are talking back.. fact-checking, seriously thinking, and lots of sensible scholars and politicians and others have lent their skills to fight the good fight for Western Civ versus would-be controlled-media global socialist super-state.

How Long Our Freedom Of Speech?

Whether the free interwebs & freedom of speech and thought it engenders will survive far into the 21st century is an open question. Many people– from the U.N., Microsoft, the EU, China, and elsewhere would like to slap down the blogosphere, silence the ‘unofficial’ media, the whistle-blowers and rabble and scum like we feature on our blogroll who just won’t shut the hell up, bend over, and be a slave to Leviathan. The evil non-Left must be silenced, given no attention or media-time.

In all seriousness, this is not a conspiracy-theory, or mere caffeine-fuelled rant. Attempts have and are being made, pondered, bruited about at many levels. Watch for it, expose it, fight back against it.. indeed, merely by reading this blog criticizing the silencers, you’re already pissing them off. Well done, then. ~


The Whether Gods

~ O, TO HAVE BEEN A RINGING prophet of the ecotastrophe a few years back, when dollars flowed like rain, talk blew about like a tornado, and all stood rapt at the prophecies of imminent doom that we– we, evil humanity– was bringing about unto ourselves, and the bunnies, and the ecologically sensitive wetlands. Now? Not so much, actually. There’s silence, a veritable echo-chamber, the sound of experts who were branded heretics now being listened to, the evidence being re-assessed. Watch out for bandwagons, says this elf.

The problem with the climate cult is this: what about all the changes that might really be happening, and all the actual pollution out there? Global Warming/ Catastrophe Now is catchy and lucrative and big-govish, but who knows or is accurately reporting the state of the earth (whether or not we’re to blame, or can do much about it)? As far as I can tell, a bunch of volcanoes could buggerize things for years, but we’ve no plans in place about that.

The herd mentality of the IPCC fiasco does little to reassure. While it’s AlGore 24/7, the real problems and threats may be other and elsewhere than the enviroids have in mind. This elf is a warmo-skeptic, but not thence a rape-the-earth capitalist-con who demands absolute freedom for companies to do what they will.

Lingering Aftereffects

Meanwhile– in Canada and elsewhere– the discrediting of the hockey-stick graph and the bad science and worse politics and media bias behind it hasn’t really begun to penetrate society, let alone our Federal government, which deflected the worst of the Copenhagen master-plans but is still talking about carbon dioxide emissions and global warming. How 2006.

Sadly, the popular perception of the role of solar weather in the corresponding earth climate is not a hot news item, nor sunspots, nor the fact that CO2 rises in correlation with rising solar activity. Few sunspots? = colder weather, less CO2, different and sometimes strange climate effects. Again, why are some glaciers growing, others declining, as other reports talk about less polar ice, and harsher colder winters. Is this cyclical? Novel? Precedented?

Meanwhile, the Ye Olde Farmer’s Almanac predicted a cold hard Winter.. and after a balmy late Fall, much of the Northern hemisphere has indeed gotten bitterly pasted with snow and super-low temps for two months now.. locally, windstorms and blizzards, plus a lot of wind-chill have hit heating bills hard. Look to rising prices for a lot of imported foodstuffs, after cold and frosts in the southern U.S. killed off some crops.

Global warming? Climate change? Brrrr! ~


~ AS SOME OF you may have noticed by now, I’m a partisan of the ampersand. I even like the old form of ‘&c.’ for etc(etera), or “and so on and so forth”. It may be my contrarian love for ‘obsolete’ words and vocabulary and the links with past eras still present in our modern English.

O ampersand, thou elegant yet simple Latin abbrev.!
A little “And”, dear ampersand, an “Et”
well-crafted by some brother’s hand.
What tales could you tell, wee ampersand,
O bent monklike and humble shape
of manuscripts long and daunting..
of holy ink-stained wretcheries
and scratching nibs and ink-rivers–
yet rendered bearable in the diligent copying
by your own simple elegance?
A mere Et/ & And,
The small & mighty ampersand!

~ ITEM: Spampersand: the ampersand made of spam. ~

~ ITEM: Ampersand & Ampersand is a wonderful blog that displays a different ampersand each day of the year. It’s also not a bad looking blog. ~


Whilst We’re At It

~ ITEM: Haiti: 100 Aftershocks Later (Updated Pictures). ~

~ ITEM: MARK XANTHIPPA DOWN as underwhelmed by recent Binky commentary: “At a loss for words…”. I stand to be corrected? All reasonable critiques gladly received by this author. ~

~ WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO getting your post-apocalyptic gaming-giggles, this elf suggests Fallout 3 (for PC or 360). Wry, full of pop-culture references, retro style, and gallows humour– to lighten the zombie battles in this Mad Max version of Washington DC. IMHO, F3’s addictive, messy, and vividly super-detailed.. not suitable for younger teens, or those who dislike exploding mutants, really low real estate values, and radioactive snacks. ~

QI Outtake:They say of the Acropolis where the Parthenon is…”

(the real fun starts at 1:50)

~ ITEM: KNACK LEAD SINGER DIES– Sherman Alexie reads “Ode to My Sharona“; Sharona, immortalized in Knack’s “My Sharona,” now sells real estate. ~

~ ITEM: AMERICAN DIGEST– “An Important Graphic Presentation About Important Graphic Presentations.” ~

Cool Stuff

~ ITEM: Spray-on liquid glass is about to revolutionize almost everything

~ WE GOTTA ADMIT, this new ‘spray-on liquid glass’ thing sounds like a real wonder-invention. It’s like Teflon, but better. For example:

“In the home, spray-on glass would eliminate the need for scrubbing and make most cleaning products obsolete. Since it is available in both water-based and alcohol-based solutions, it can be used in the oven, in bathrooms, tiles, sinks, and almost every other surface in the home, and one spray is said to last a year…. Spray-on liquid glass is transparent, non-toxic, and can protect virtually any surface against almost any damage from hazards such as water, UV radiation, dirt, heat, and bacterial infections.”

Wow. And go and read all the possible applications in the link above.

But is it safe? What happens if it’s ingested, or sprayed on food, or living creatures? Any long-term effects? I’m old enough to remember UFFI wonder-foam insulation (toxic), industrial PCBs (cancer), and those morning-sickness pills which caused birth defects. ~

Lentianism

~ ITEM: AS A THEOCRATIC CHRISTER, I’ve written on other venues in the past on Lenten topics. See the attached for that, and better stuff by other people. ~

~ ITEM: Lent: Why Forty Days? ~

~ ITEM: Fr. Dwight Longenecker… draws on deep wells of shallowness in trendy spirituality to offer us an alternative Ash Wednesday liturgy. ~

~ ITEM: DAVID WARREN– “It has been my habit, over recent years, to ring a little bell at Ash Wednesday, to my readers Christian and non-Christian alike; to remind the former, to explain to the latter…” ~

~ Binks


Mark Steyn

~ QUANTUM LEAP FOR DIVERSITY– STEYN ON CANADA: The opening ceremony that might have been; Mark Steyn on diversity …. (macleans.ca, gyapong.blog)

~ GUNS ‘N’ POSES– Violence and vaudeville with Quentin Tarantino …. (steynonline)

~ STEYN ON GEERT and what is really on trial in the Netherlands …. (ghostofaflea)

~ PERMITISTAN– Tyranny by paperwork – plus Only connect …. (corner.nationalreview)

~ NO BLARNEY HERE– President McAleese gets all warm n’ fuzzy during Islamic Awareness Week …. (irishtimes.com)

~ STEYNSUITS– EQUALITY IN SLAVERY: Ian Hunter on the dangerous evolution of “human rights” – with a response from Chief Commissar Barbara Hall; plus: Salim Mansur on the retardation of Muslim countries; Geert Wilders and European democracy; and state-of-the-art Islamic child care in Ontario …. (Various)

Ezra

~ SAITH EZRA — Coulter’s coming to Canada!; Ann Coulter to tour Canada! E-mail me for tickets to the VIP receptions …. (ezralevant)

Climate Cultists

~ CLIMATE MESSIAH AlGore: The Scientific Enterprise will Never be Completely Free of Mistakes; Al Gore: The Global Laughing Stock; Laughter is the best weapon against AGW believers …. (theblogmocracy)

~ UK CLIMATE BOSS & IPCC chief won’t apologise; Climate experts hit back at critics, but need to learn to take criticism; Climategate’s Phil Jones Confesses to Climate Fraud …. (telegraph, americanthinker)

~ BREAKING REMIXED NEWS: “Global Warming” Really Means”Cooling”.. or maybe “Climate Change” saith Big Journalism …. (americandigest)

~ ACTON BLOG– It’s not easy being a global warming alarmist these days, what with the cascading daily disclosures of Climategate …. (blog.acton.org)

~ WHAT-NOW? Just when you think the greenwhacks can’t get nuttier and more shameless… “Fog Decline Threatens California’s Towering Redwoods” …. (americandigest)

~ TEH SMOKING GUN– A key component of the scientific argument for anthropogenic global warming (AGW) has been disproven. The results are hiding in plain sight …. (americanthinker)

~ WE GOT PERPS? The potential criminality of the Climategate scandal is exactly the issue that is being investigated by authorities in Britain …. (americanthinker)

~ CLIMATEER Phil Jones and the Logic Trick …. (stevejanke)

~ WHERE IT HURTS.. Eco-Frauds Who Profited from the Scam May Be Sued …. (socon.ca)

~ ODDLY ENOUGH, CO2 gives ‘reflected heat’ a ‘cold shoulder’: Knowledge Drift …. (xanthippa)

~ THE 2010 SNOW-JOB: Freakish blizzards and freezing temperatures on the East Coast are making it embarrassing to raise the question of global warming; Pundita– Live Blogging Washington’s Blizzard.. a.k.a. Monster Winter Hurricane …. (catholicculture, pundita.blog)

~ BABY GIRL SURVIVES after being shot in the chest in parents’ ‘global warming suicide pact’ …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)

~ GOVERNMENTS PLAN for Warming.. Based On Corrupt IPCC Science …. (canadafreepress)

~ WHO-SAY WHAT-NOW?!? Britain’s weather gurus at the Meteorological Office (‘Met’) have an operating budget of £170 million, a £33 million super computer and just handed its people £12 million in bonuses. Despite all that cash however, the forecasters cannot forecast reliably; plus Monday Meltdown: March 1st 2010 …. (dailybayonet.com)

~ THE ANCHORESS– “Ed Morrissey is wondering, as I have in the past, when or if the American press will begin to beat its breast over failing to learn from “the lessons of Iraq” when it comes to the Climate Change boondoggle”; plus Climate Fraud Complicity: The state of journalism today …. (anchoress, mooseandsquirrel.ca)

~ RATHER LIKE Jonestown 2010: The Warming Cult Suicide …. (theblogmocracy)

~ HEADS START TO ROLL.. “U.N. Climate Chief Resigns”, Neil MacFarquhar and John M. Broder, New York Times …. (eyeontheun)

~ CLIMATEGATE: Memorandum submitted by the Institute of Physics …. (SDA)

~ DR. SANITY– Environmentalism is an ethical system that places the welfare of the planet, or “nature”, above that of the human beings who live on it …. (drsanity.blog)

~ BEHOLD TEH SCARY– Secular Messianism in Full Flower– “From the standpoint of governance, what is at stake is our ability to use the rule of law as an instrument of human redemption.” – Al Gore, Lunatic …. (markshea.blog)

~ GUT-FILLED Canadian MP speaks out against climate change …. (strictlyright)

~ EVEN MORE NEW ERRORS in IPCC climate change report; Endgame for USCAP and Global Warming Schemes? …. (telegraph, spectator)

~ WOULD-BE UK PM David Cameron should take note: AGW is so yesterday …. (blogs.telegraph)

FreeSpeechers

“Canada’s federal and provincial human rights codes, commission and tribunals aren’t protecting human rights. They are protecting human ambitions against human rights. They’re protecting our ambition not to be rejected, ridiculed, belittled and affronted against our right to choose our associates, words and ideas freely. There are noble ambitions and ugly rights, but unless our worst rights outrank our best ambitions, we aren’t free.”

~ George Jonas ~

~ TEH GYASPONGE– Liturgical reform and archeologism; Ghastly “women bishops” files; The lure of nostalgia for a romantic rural past; I respond to a critic over at The Anglo-Catholic; Progressives and the hell of good intentions; Hitler is furious at Pope Benedict and the Apostolic Constitution!; Mark Steyn on diversity; Salim Mansur on Shariah acquiescence; Ignatieff urges abortion for the world’s poor says headline; Victor Davis Hanson asks the question that needs to be asked; Mark Steyn on the Vancouver Olympics LOL …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ FEEL THE HATE! Lotsa Shaidle whilst teh Binks was goofing off. Looks like she’s had herself cloned …. (fivefeetoffury)

March 2010

February 2010

Jennifer Lynch, UK Edition

~ ANOTHER BLOODY UTOPIAN! — “Mission: Harriet Harman has called her Equality Bill an ‘opportunity not only to build a new economic order, but a new social one as well’ …. (dailymail)

~ POPE BENEDICT– ‘Freedom must come before equality’: The effect of some equality legislation has been to impose unjust limitations on the freedom of religious communities.. Pope condemns UK gay equality laws; UK Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks has voiced his approval of Pope’s concerns …. (Various)

~ BLARING CATFARTS– This is London: LibDems and their selective vilification of Israel; Howard Rotberg takes a stand on Israeli Apartheid Week, sacrificing something once dear; Web site’s almost as good as the Onion! Ringing Endorsement of Multiculturalism!; Fun with a Logo… or not; A response to Our Soldiers by Kaffir Kanuck who’s on his way to Afghanistan; Vive Le Quebec! – Just say “Non” to the Niqab!; Toronto Star Cries Out The Horror! The Horror!: New rights group head warned of Muslim immigrant threat; Did Hazel McCallion Convince Palestine House to Cancel Jew Baiter Speaker at Israeli Apartheid Week event?; BC Civil Liberties Association Files for Intervenor Status In Judicial Review of Lemire Decision; Kids- There’s hope for the Future! “Part of our project for Law class on the Canadian Human Rights Commission”; Oh Yea I Feel More Secure Already: The Nazi Party…er… CHRC wants to dictate anti-terrorism measures …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ WARREN ON SALINGER– Perpetual adolescence …. (davidwarrenonline)

~ THAT BLAZING CATFUR: one dangerous kitty! …. (xanthippa)

~ IT’S ABOUT TIME for Canada’s “human rights” commissions to send a delegation to Nepal to teach them about feelings and respect …. (lumpygrumpyandfrumpy)

~ LYNCH LISTERY– The Lynch List, 01-Mar-2010; The Lynch List, 24-Feb-2010 …. (missnixon)

~ LEST WE FORGET– Schoolyard communism, with a mini-Berlin Wall …. (strictlyright.com)

~ FRESH IFPS LINKS– Europe Cracks Down on Bloggers, Not Terrorists; York U prevents non-Anti-Israel groups from hosting events; Danish newspaper apologizes in Muhammad cartoons row …. (IFPS)

~ OUR IMPENDING GEEZERFICATION– How to reverse Canada’s greying population …. (theinterim.com)

~ JAY CURRIE– Wretched Proles; Apparently there was a Hockey Game today; The True Horror of Gaza; White Hegemonists of the world unite!; Free Speech – Political Speech – Wins; Word of the Day: Gleichschaltung; Re-Education Camp for Singed Kitties; If freedom of religion means anything it surely means that I do not have to fund religion with which I disagree; The Scots raised their threat level from “Pissed Off” to “Let’s get the Bastards.” …. (jaycurrie)

~ VIA MARK SHEA: Fr. Tim Moyle writes from the Great White North… about what the Olympics have revealed about God and Country …. (markshea.blog)

~ THE INTERIM– Abortion: the genocide that dares not speak its name; Tweeting an abortion …. (theinterim.com)

~ CLOSET-CON SHE GOT A NICE NEW BANNER– Who Ya Gonna Trust?; UK: Islamist Radicals- Complain Early, Complain Often; German “Art” Exhibit: Jews Eating Dead, Bloody Palestinians; Another Death Penalty, Please Story; ClimateGate: Keep Digging; UK Fighter Jets Scrambled As Woman Rushes Cockpit; Same sex security person-pippples for same sexes; The Campus Intifadah; Glorious Andalusia: Public Schools Teaching “Kill the Jews” …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)

~ HOCKEY GOLD! The Un’beer’able Heaviness of Losing; We’re Number One! …. (scaramouchee.blog)

~ MUST-READ ESOLEN ON T.S. ELIOT– “If Eliot is right, and I think he is, then secular humanism is a lapse back into Unreal City, that place of dashed human projects and fallen idols” …. (merecomments)

~ WHEN RESPONSIBILITY Doesn’t Pay – welfare always breeds contempt …. (theblogmocracy)

~ HARPOON Siddiqui: PM’s Gang of Seven provides a glimpse of Reform politics …. (thestar.com)

~ THEODORE DALRYMPLE FOR PRE-ORDERThe New Vichy Syndrome: Why European Intellectuals Surrender to Barbarism …. (amazon.com)

~ SOCKPUPPET DUCKS– You know they’re servin’ up… the creme de crazee… when even infamous sock-puppet Khurrum Awan decides to take a pass …. (macadamia.blog)

~ WILL EVERYBODY Just Stop Apologizing for the Crusades! …. (merecomments)

~ MARPRELATE– There is, believe it or not, a difference between, say, sensitivity group therapy and the Olympics; Proof by Statistic; Fatwa against Scanners; Christmas Christian? Discrimination!; On the Whitewashing of History …. (missmarprelate.blog)

~ CARING CANADA? “Take Your Disabled Daughter Back to France” …. (merecomments)

~ TOLERATING VIOLENCE Against Jews on Campus, by Richard L. Cravatts– Is assaulting Jewish students on Canadian campuses now legitimate criticism of Israel? …. (frontpagemag)

~ YOUR JOURNALIST BETTERS– Fisking Jim Travesty …. (dustmybroom)

~ AND SO HOW’S THAT EUTOPIA WORKIN’ OUT FOR YA? Nigel Farage, no big charisma guy himself, has a go at the new Unelected Lord High Exalted President of the Presidency of the Imperial European High United Unification, Herman van Rompuy …. (anglocath.blog)

~ BOOM, BABY– The wondrous John C. Wright proposes a counter-narrative… for all those Whig Natural Historians who have such terrific Just So stories about How the Christian Got his Cross and all the other tales which explain how religion is an evolutionary dead end and everything has Always Been Leading Up to Atheism …. (markshea.blog)

~ BIBLE QUOTIN’? VERBOTEN! “Wives Submit to Your Husbands”: Anglican Ministers Refuse to Recant Pamphlet and Sermon, By Hilary White. Gee, and here Teh Binkses had that read at our wedding (plus the other verses) …. (lifesitenews)

~ A NEW THREAT to Free Speech on Campus, by John Perazzo– Campus leftists and administrators discover the academic equivalent of the poll tax; Censorship at UC Irvine, by Alan M. Dershowitz …. (frontpagemag)

~ TRAITORS & HIRELINGS– Wolves Made Redundant… as shepherd steps in on the wrong side of the assisted suicide debate in UK; Senior Catholic source: Bishops ‘rushing through’ controversial terminal care guide …. (anglocath.blog, blogs.telegraph)

~ WORLD WAR II ended 65 years ago.. most actual or former Nazis are geriatrics by now, however evil their past deeds. According to one observer and Binks-fan, it sure looks like Canada’s official Jews are keeping busy online however, trying to drum up their prophesied apocalypse of Canucko-Nazis, but trolling over at Rabble.ca for opponents to smear, and froth to whip up, and the same old hobby-horse to ride. It’s much easier than confronting the ACTUAL Jew-hating holocaust-2 “Death To Israel/ Jews” mongers who show up world-wide and occasionally on the streets of Toronto and some mosques and elsewhere in 2010. Gonna party like it’s 1944, is it? …. (rabble.ca)

~ COMES THE USSA? The United States for the first time dropped out of the Index’s “free” category and into the ranks of “mostly free.” …. (acton.org)

~ BRIGHT-WARS: “Kissinger’s Dictum vs. Richard Dawkins’ New Atheist “Community”.. Leading atheist prophet gets beat-down from his own team …. (markshea.blog)

~ OUR FIRST FREEDOMS– “Without speaking for other cultures, I will only say that this has been the “Wisdom of the West” — to stop propitiating the dark gods, to seek instead a divine alliance against them. In Jewish and Christian teaching, “Be still and know that I am God” is not a propitiation, but an answer to the storm” …. (davidwarrenonline)

~ SCARAMOUCHE– “It’s amazing how many “human rights” we have here in Ontario. The “right” to fish while Asian. The “right” to not be offended by “hate speech.” Why, you could say that here in Ontario we’re awash in “rights” …. (scaramouchee.blog)

~ WELCOME TO DRACONIA– South Australia passes a law censoring the Internet for anonymous political comments …. (news.com.au, adelaidenow.com)

~ ALLEGED COMEDIAN Sarah Silverman is repugnant.. and very liberal …. (theinterim)

~ INTELLECTUAL freedom in Canada: Roundup …. (post-darwinist.blog)

~ AL MOHLER ON Winston Churchill — Paul Johnson’s Worthy Biography …. (albertmohler)

~ FRESH DALRYMPLE– The Galbraith Revival: The aristocratic economist’s big-government ideas are back in vogue; and Still Open: In Britain, an ethnic group’s social mobility depends on its own culture, not government largesse …. (city-journal.org)

~ MULTI-CULT DEATH-SPIRAL: The secret plot to destroy Britain’s identity …. (socon.ca)

~ MARK SHEAThe Abortion Monologues. More Theatre for Generation Narcissus in which we get to hear somebody say, “What about Me? What about MY Needs?” for an hour and half; and “Nothing is more Important to the Thing that Used to Be Liberalism… than abortion.” …. (markshea.blog)

~ THEOCRATICALS! TWU Stands its Ground in Face of Critical Academic Report …. (christianity.ca)

~ SHOTGUN BLOG– Sliding Down the Slippery Slope …. (shotgun)

~ BAD DIVERSICLE! BAD! The guy who’s been tapped to head Rights and Democracy has broken one of the biggest taboos in Canada: He has criticized the unfettered immigration of Muslims …. (scaramouchee.blog)

~ CANADA’S IGNATIEFF call for G8 abortions denounced By Fr. Alphonse de Valk. Canada’s Liberal parties, federal and provincial, declare war on civilization at home and worldwide …. (catholicinsight.com)

~ ON J.K. GALBRAITH– Useful Idiots and Philosopher Kings …. (godscopybook.blog)

~ OUR TEMPLE OF LIES– ‘Diversity’ Rules at ‘Rights’ Mausoleum! Looking for employment? Don’t mind relocating to Winnipeg? …. (scaramouchee.blog)

~ CONTRA THE PAGANS– “It may surprise you, but the early Christians were all over the Greek’s false beliefs, because they kept them from seeing the truth about Jesus Christ” …. (christianpost)

~ HATE CRIMES! Gay Activists Prohibit Catholic Worship; Remember what I said about the desecrating the Eucharist? A HATE-crime, you sputter? Yes.. just reverse the terms. Imagine the headline & reaction to “Militant Catholics Disrupt, Prohibit Gay Rally“, or from below, “Anti-gay classes enforced in Ontario“. Ouch. Doing that term-reverse is a fast & easy way to short-circuit the politically-correct intellectual cringing which afflicts us all, even serious conservatives …. (socon.ca)

~ O GLORIOUS SODOMY! Leaked Document: No Opt-Out for Children from Pro-Gay Classes in Ontario School …. (christianity.ca)

~ REMEMBER– When an academic says “diversity” he means “utter craven ideological conformity by people of different flesh tones” …. (markshea.blog)

~ THE MS NANNY-WEB: “The American blogosphere is going increasingly “viral” about a proposal advanced at the recent meeting of the Davos Economic Forum by Craig Mundie, chief research and strategy officer for Microsoft, that an equivalent of a “driver’s licence” should be introduced for access to the web. This totalitarian call has been backed by articles and blogs in TIME magazine and the New York Times” …. (godscopybook.blog)

~ SASKATOON— Saying there is a difference between criticizing homosexual acts and condemning gay people themselves, Saskatchewan’s top court has overturned a human rights tribunal decision against a religious activist who distributed anti-gay pamphlets. In an amazing turn of events, the persecutors also managed to refund the activist his list years of wasted time, and thousands of dollars …. (socon.ca)

~ HELP ME END ANIMAL DEATH! — A columnist at HuffPo actually dares to transgress against the pieties of the Left …. (markshea.blog)

~ DANIEL HANNAN– “EU assumes control of Greek economy: thank Heaven we kept the pound.” Brussels uber alles!; plus Greece’s Financial Crisis and the Myth of Modern America …. (blogs.telegraph, canadafreepress)

~ A GHOSTLY SILENCE– Lisa Miller is taking Harvard University to task for its “crisis of faith” — which amounts to a crisis in its curriculum for undergraduates …. (albertmohler)

~ CHAVEZSTAN– OAS report details violence and lost freedoms in communist Venezuela …. (winteryknight)

Humorous Video: Overpopulation is a Myth

~ O GLORIOUS DEATH! Euthanasia’s slippery slope is a luge course; Creeping euthanasia …. (theinterim.com)

~ SAVE THE MALES!– NewsNote: Masculinity in a Can, Fight Club at Church, and the Crisis of Manhood …. (albertmohler)

~ WHAT IS THIS ‘FREEDOM’ YOU SPEAK OF? Police Expel Pro-Life Protesters in front of European Union “Human Rights” Meeting …. (LSN)

~ EVIL MEAN BAD Professor Farrow warns “no society that adopts such (thinking) can hope to survive for long, for along with the reforming and redemptive effects of religion it has rejected the natural, self-replenishing diversity that is the root of its own vitality, in favour of an artificial, stifling “diversity” that can only degenerate into a culture of compulsion and despair.” …. (culturalrenewal.ca)

~ THEM KRAZY KRUSADERS– “The left has declared a war of annihilation against evil, thinking that that is good. It is not an accident that the greatest slaughters of human history have been perpetrated by socialists and communists. They are ready to pursue and exterminate evil right down to the last human heart in which it resides.” …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ BADLY DONE, THEN!– Liberal MP Reproaches Conservatives for Keeping Abortion Out of Maternal Health Initiative …. (lsn)

~ IT’S ALL ABOUT ME! Jack Layton Wants To Make Sure You See Him! Teh prostate made him do it? …. (socon.ca)

~ SOME GOOD NEWS? The Dutch coalition cabinet has fallen meaning elections must be held within 83 days. May democracy triumph over despotic lawfare …. (ghostofaflea)

~ OFF TO THE LAND OF POST-JESUS WOBBLIES– “That wailing and gnashing of teeth that you hear is coming from Rome, where the news has just arrived: Actress Anne Hathaway has left the Catholic Church” …. (catholicculture.org)

~ US WEDDING-WARS: “Mere Moral Opprobrium? Far More than Marriage is on Trial” …. (albertmohler)

~ USE YOUR BRAIN! A 2009 study concluded that 45% of employers were checking social-networking sites before deciding whether to hire someone. Free wisdom from Binks: (1) Don’t post teh stupid online; (2) You can de-activate your Facebook if you think it prudent during job-searches …. (theblogmocracy)

~ FLAGRANTLY HOMOPHONIC McGill Prof: Quebec Anti-“Homophobia” Plan is “Declaration of War” …. (LSN)

~ OWIMPICS– Sucks to be you, Vancouver Olympics! Canada has confirmed a case of leprosy aboard an Olympic security cruise ship; plus Now… if you’re going to institute multicultural quotas… shouldn’t that apply to athletes as well? …. (ghostofaflea, macadamia.blog)

~ THE CRUCIFIXION OF BRITAIN– Mr Balls’ Secular Inquisition …. (melaniephillips)

~ MOHLER WARNS– We are fast becoming the pornographic society …. (albertmohler)

~ SOCIAL ENGINEERING IN PARADISE : China’s Cassandra Prophecy – The Government’s 2020 vision has been blind-sided by a think tank’s report on its population policy disaster …. (mercatornet.com)

Keynes and Hayek gangsta rap

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS– Conservatives in Crisis …. (anglican-mainstream.net)

~ USSA LAWSUIT FILED Challenging Constitutionality of Fed. Hate Crimes Law …. (lifesitenews)

~ ALL THAT OLD CRAP, DONTCHA KNOW– Sussex University wants to stop teaching British history prior to  1960 1700 …. (godscopybook)

~ MARXIST IDEOLOGUES AT PLAY– Canadian Professors’ Union Blacklists Christian University over being insufficiently Marxist “Academic Freedom” …. (lifesitenews)

~ ATTACKING “Free Will”: My Chemicals Made Me Do It. And his chemicals made the scientist who wrote that report write it, so the Truth is there’s no truth, only chemicals …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ LASHING OUT– Music industry to musicbloggers: there’s no point in obeying the law …. (boingboing)

~ WONDERFUL SOUTH AFRICA– Jogger who gave the finger to South African presidential motorcade is hooded and detained …. (boingboing)

~ MORE WARREN: “We take it for granted up here in Canada that our political class should tell us how to spend our own money in election campaigns”; plus, The Pope, Ecology & man …. (davidwarrenonline)

~ UK SOCIALIZED MEDICINE: Hospital staff allowed patient to die after error over his right to resuscitation …. (telegraph)

~ OUR ALLEGED OPPOSITION LEADER– Mickey I.: Constitutionally clueless …. (dustmybroom)

Crowder: Capitalism, WTC 7 & The Real Government Conspiracy At Ground Zero

~ DISASTER NEWS– France hit by double whammy of Cyclone Xynthia and government unreadiness for flooding in Vendee and Charente-Maritime regions; Fears of Pinochet’s ghost slow Chilean government’s response to earthquake, setting off spiraling crises; echoes of Hurricane Katrina disaster; Chile’s earthquake: Signs and portents for humankind …. (pundita.blog)

~ HUGO FLINGS MUD– “Well at least someone thinks Stephen Harper is right-wing. Even if he is a flack for would-be dictator Hugo Chavez” …. (godscopybook)

~ WHAT THE DEATH OF FREEDOM LOOKS LIKE– Big Brother School District Spies on Kids …. (creativeminorityreport)

~ TRAGIC LEFTY BANG-BANG: About time to amend that DHS report on ‘right wing extremism'; Amy Bishop a ‘bitter clinger’ to Obama …. (americanthinker, cmr)

~ THE HORROR– Patients in ‘vegetative’ state can think and communicate! Groundbreaking research will raise questions about when doctors should switch off life support machines …. (telegraph)

~ FINALLY– Women Suing Top Contraceptive Firm. Modern Western Women: Lied to by Big Feminism, Screwed over by the sexual devolution, and Poisoned by Big Pharm …. (creativeminorityreport)

~ NEW STUDY SAYS THAT being vegetarian does more harm to the environment than eating meat. Smugness levels plunge in certain circles …. (noapologies.ca)

~ RESPONDING TO OLYMPIC BULLYING with the power of poetry …. (instapundit)

~ GIVING MEDIA-WHORES A BAD REPUTATIONThe New York Times Truth Will Out. Or Be Outed by Recent Employees …. (americandigest)

~ THE REAL ISSUE– On the inherent superiority of Western culture; and “Who’s civilized?” …. (arturovasquez, dustmybroom)

~ EQUALITY VS. CHRISTIANITY– Archdiocese of Washington D.C. shuts its foster care program …. (creativeminorityreport.com)

~ THE MIGHTY EUROCRACY– “Our Masters will shortly ban the use of pet passports and compulsory inoculation of dogs from the EU. That, according to the doctors and vets, will make it certain that a particularly foul parasite will infect our dogs, foxes and small wild mammals, and then humans with a potentially fatal liver parasite” …. (melaniephillips)

~ SECULAR RELIGIONS– The language of moralistic therapeutic deism, From Rod Dreher …. (sergesblog.blog)

~ CHINA’S REPRESSION of human rights is worsening significantly, experts warn, as tainted milk scandal activist formally charged …. (telegraph)

~ THE ONION– Alzheimer’s disease causing baby-boomers to misremember 1960s even more; meanwhile, in other news, “Super Bowl negotiations at delicate stage”.. Outstanding issues still to be resolved: who will be the MVP and which team will win …. (theonion.com)

Obysmal

Something Wonderful: Democrats’ Decadent Party

“Indeed, one cannot look through the list of President Obama’s strange and demented policy czars without spotting so many Holden Caulfields, nor escape their ever-presence among the talking heads of MSNBC. And in watching the president’s State of the Union address this week, I had the distinct impression of a man whose big-government vision rests less in Marxism than in the faux-naïf of ‘a catcher in the rye.'”

~ David Warren ~

~ TELEGRAPH BLOG– The Top 10 Apologies Barack Obama should make to the world …. (blogs.telegraph)

~ SHOCK VIDEO— Obama Caught in a Major ACORN Lie …. (gatewaypundit.firstthings)

~ AMERICA GOING TO HELL EVEN FASTER– 5 Million Workers Exhaust Unemployment Benefits in June as Housing Market Melts Down With Added Bonus: Bush Tax Cuts Expire Soon …. (directorblue.blog)

~ SUPER-GENIUS LAWYER! Barack Obama, Attorney at Law. Rear-ended? Give him a Call. You get Crash, He gets you Cash!!™ …. (theblogmocracy)

~ WHILE OBAMA SPENT IMAGINARY TRILLIONS– This Unemployment is Killing Us! …. (theanchoress)

~ CONTRA THE ‘PROMPTER– Why does a feat of technical virtuosity become an election-winner? The spurned TelePromTer was unavaiable for comment …. (melaniephillips)

Something Wonderful: The Post American Bandstand
Feat. Pat Boone.. yes, THAT Pat Boone

~ MORDOR! MORDOR!! “Disgraced former Obama czar: Education should turn students into ‘revolutionaries’. New Princeton lecturer Van Jones slammed ‘worthless people’ obtaining ‘worthless degrees’”.. you know: Everybody not like him, who doesn’t think like he does. One wonders: is Obama secretly a Van Jones revolutionary, or a mere fumbling dabbler in same …. (therealbarackobama)

~ MORE DC NASTY– Obama ‘faith adviser’ knocks Pope– The new face of American anti-Romanism …. (sergesblog.blog)

~ RICK AT Brutally Honest wonders if some member of the press might ask Obama to define what he means by socialism, given Obama’s recent statement …. (theanchoress)

WND-TV: “OTP (One Term President)”

~ SCARAMOUCHE ON Obama’s Diplomatic M.O. For Extinguishing a Raging Inferno …. (scaramouchee.blog)

~ QUACK QUACK? The Earliest Lame Duck in History? President Obama is an avian mixed metaphor …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ TREACHEROUS Obama refuses to support Britain over Falklands dispute. Looks like the Winston statue incident wasn’t an oops after all …. (winteryknight)

~ FOR 2012– Something Powerful: Now This is How to Get the FCINOs and the RINOs in the Election …. (americandigest)


“This May Be the Greatest Campaign Web Video of All Time”

~ BWAHAHAHAHA! Barack Obama:”Americans Are Tired of Politicians Who Don’t Walk the Walk on Fiscal Responsibility.” …. (americandigest)

~ VANISHED FROM THE NEWS… Suspected 2001 Anthrax Mailer Was Hard-Left, Obama-Worshipping Transvestite …. (sentinel.blog)

~ HATE-SPEECH WATCH: When Sarah Palin made Rahm Emanuel’s expletive-enhanced use of the word “retarded” an embarrassment, she forced the left to live up to its own P.C. standards …. (americanthinker)

~ BLOGMOCRACY ON The Obama Liberation Movement …. (theblogmocracy.com)

~ COMPROMISED– Obama’s Muslim Envoy Admits Defending US Terror Suspect Who Pled Guilty to Aiding Terrorist Group …. (gatewaypundit)

~ SLIPPERY Obama elusive on about-face on same-sex marriage …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ UM.. CALL IT “FULL EMPLOYMENT”, MAYBE? Don’t say your government’s plans for “stimulus” and “recovery” can’t get worse. They can. Those who do not remember the past are condemned to be building roads in Alaska …. (americandigest)

~ PAGING UBER-CZAR OF CZARS Rahm Emmanuel… “Hey, buddy… if pinko rag Huffpo is generating buzz about Dems tossin’ your boss under the bus… it might be time to pull up the drawbridge” …. (macadamia.blog)

~ GET YOUR HATE STRAIGHT: Linking Jihadists to Islam– Bad… Linking Bush-Hating Marxists to Tea Party– Good …. (gatewaypundit)

~ POTUS-GAFFERY.. ‘Corpseman’ — It’s No Mere Gaffe …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ PRO-BAMA SCUMBAGGERY– Video: “Family Guy” creator responds to Palin. Sadly, Leftists can’t do their work without monkey-hooting & flinging poo at their political opponents. The anti-Palin politics of personal assassination have been simply horrible, and Mr. McFarlane only ruins his show to get tangled up in it. Mind you, the Left are good at low blows, and she too often responds to them …. (hotair)

~ RANK & VILE Corruption at Federal Reserve Bank Ignored by News Media …. (canadafreep)

~ EVERYTHING YOU NEED to know about Barack Obama and human rights in one photo. Just another horribly unbelievable gaffe from Mr. Gaffe-tastic & The Gafettes. Hint: cover the garbage, or move it for the photo-op, you eejits.. so what if the snow delayed the garbage pick-up …. (ghostofaflea)

~ FINALLY.. GOOD FOR HIM! President Obama today announced that his Energy Department had approved an $8.3 billion loan guarantee to build two new nuclear power plants in Georgia …. (spectator)

~ SUPER-AMAZING Obama Believes He Has the Secret Blueprint to the Universe …. (canadafreepress)

Something Wonderful: Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration

~ SENATOR LURCH– John Kerry disguised support for radical Code Pink? Bill Ayers, other extremists part of group’s pro-Hamas march to Gaza …. (therealbarackobama)

~ AMERICAN DIGEST– Obama: Not Man Enough to Be President …. (americandigest.org)

~ POSSIBLY THE BIGGEST Freudian Slip in the History of Propaganda …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ IOWAHAWK– In New York Town, Scrappy Newspaper Struggles to Survive …. (iowahawk)

Jihad

Omar & Co. — Fun With IEDs?

~ POST-JIHAD LOTTERY BID? Omar Khadr seeks $10-million in damages from Ottawa. Sure, Omar, but first you have to just go ahead and clear a bunch of the IEDs/ landmines (or the same type) like you may have planted in dear old Afstan while you and the fam were hanging with Osama Bin Schemin’, mmmkay? That would be from the 27 minute vid of a guy looking just like Khadr taken by a buddy while the two young rapscallions were out doing nocturnal activities of the pre-explosional sort. The tape was partially aired on 60 Minutes in November 2007 (archive file missing @ CBS)…. (Various)

On A Nuclear Iran

~ WOT HO, WOT? “The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats and have raised their security level from “Miffed” to “Peeved.” Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to “I Say, Old Chap!” or even “A Bit Cross.” The English have not been “A Bit Cross” since the blitz in 1940 when tea supplies all but ran out. Terrorists have been re-categorized from “Tiresome” to a “Bloody Nuisance.” The last time the British issued a “Bloody Nuisance warning level was in 1588 when threatened by the Spanish Armada” …. (maxedoutmama.blog)

~ TARGET TEL-AVIV– Iran’s Two-Edged Bomb; Read his lips. Why do so few do so?; Thank you, Captain Obvious: IAEA “can’t confirm” Iranian nuclear program is peaceful …. (breathofthebeast, spectator, JiWa)

~ TORONTO’S Palestine House’s endorsement of, and support for, “Israeli Apartheid Week.” How about all that government funding there, guys? Do you think that’s what taxpayers care to support? …. (lumpygrumpyandfrumpy.blog)

~ FUN WITH POSSIBLE POISONING– Congressman: Laptops seized in Army base probe of possible Jihad via food-poisoning …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)

~ UTTERLY unequal before the law– Sharia Compliant Law Enforcement in Ohio Confirms Persecution of Rifqa Bary Pastor, Brian Williams …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS WARNS– No longer Londonistan but Hamastan …. (melaniephillips)

~ LUMPY & CO.– Religion of peaceful rock-throwing …. (lumpygrumpyandfrumpy.blog)

~ HATE TO ASK, BUT.. Why hold a trial for a terrorist who has confessed? …. (americanthinker)

~ SAY NO TO HAMAS! An update on Yousef, the son of a Hamas leader, renounced not just terrorist violence but his family and his faith to become a Christian and move to California …. (spectator)

~ JIHADWATCH– “Some 1,500 years ago [sic], it was decided for an individual’s personal reasons that women should [be secluded] and since then millions of Muslim women all over the world have had to suffer it” …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ SEEMS TO HAPPEN RATHER A LOT… Former CAIR board member deported on terrorism charges …. (nbcdfw)

~ IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING– “Amid Turmoil at Home, Iran Eyes Seat on Top UN Human Rights Body” …. (eyeontheun.org)

~ IRAN? NUKES?! NEVER.. There’s a Joke Here: IAEA …. (imao)

~ SPINE-ALERT! ‘Conservative Member of Parliament Denounces Israeli Apartheid Week’ …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)

~ JIHAD: NIGERIAN FRONT – Authorities look the other way from church burnings …. (jihadwatch)

~ ON OBAMA’S New Envoy to the United Nations of Islam …. (firstthings)

~ LAMBS TO THE SLAUGHTER– Taliban militants are increasingly using civilians as ‘human shields’ as they battle against a joint Afghan-Nato offensive …. (spectator)

~ MORE ALLEGED MUSLIM TRAITORS– Food poisoning plot at U.S. military base might be linked to wider network; An update on the “Fort Jackson Five” …. (canadafreepress, ft)

~ DEATH IN DUBAI: the mystery deepens …. (spectator)

~ NEW TWIN TOWERS ATTACK PHOTOS Released: Just In Case You Like to Forget …. (americandigest)

~ VIA FIRST THINGS– Mark Durie, a human rights activist and Anglican pastor, examines the “problematic mission and track record” of the Organization of the Islamic Conference …. (firstthoughts)

~ A MUSLIM PRISON CHAPLAIN with a murder conviction in his background is charged with attempting to smuggle razor blades and scissors into a New York City jail …. (canadafreepress)

~ DEATH TO WESTERN CIV! Note to U C Irvine: Don’t Look Now But They Have Taken Your School Right Out from Under You! …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ POST-MORTEM: The NEFA Foundation has released the 24th report in the “Target: America” series, a PowerPoint examining the November 5, 2009 massacre at Fort Hood and the background of the perpetrator, U.S. Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ HATE-U, CANADA: Muslims Attack Jewish Students at Jew Hating York University: They can’t help themselves. This is what Muslims are taught …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ AWWWW.. C’MON, LET’S RISK IT! “Let’s put the Palestinian Authority in charge of Jewish and Christian holy sites. Sure they’re actively destroying Jewish artifacts on the Temple Mount and in Hebron, to say nothing of how they desecrated Joseph’s Tomb and turned it into a mosque. In fact this “tombs to mosques” thing is in danger of becoming something of a pattern. But respect for non-Islamic faiths is an integral part of practicing “real Islam.” I read that somewhere. So let’s take a chance” …. (mererhetoric)

~ A MIXED BLESSING– Quebec Puts Foot Down On One Woman’s Islamization Attempt …. (sentinel.blog)

~ THE LEGAL WAR– The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday on a challenge to a critical national security tool— the material support statute …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ VLAD TEPES– Dispatches: Britain’s Islamic Republic; Important documentary: The Turban and the Swastika; 60 Minutes Program Explores Questions Surrounding Turkey’s Genocide of Armenians; At last! The long searched for, moderate Muslim!; Islamic preacher who called Jews ‘filth’ to speak at London university …. (vladtepesblog)

~ DEATH TO ISRAEL! All the News That’s Written by Imbeciles …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ A DOUBLE MYSTERY: An extremely dangerous regime in Iran doing we know not what, and standing against it, an American president who does not know what he is doing …. (DW)

~ IRANIAN theocracy: 31 years of oppression …. (xanthippa)

~ MEDIA-UNSAVVY Palestinians: Na’vi or Nuts? …. (americandigest)

~ A NEW MINI-ELMO! He’s ba-ack! Canada’s $10 million tool of the anti-security far left, Maher Arar, is now the proprietor of a new anti-security far left web site, “Prism Magazine” …. (SDA)

~ VIA BOSTOM: Allen West Knows Jihad—The Enemy Ideology …. (andrewbostom.org)

~ ON THE TERROR-TEAT: Iran is bankrolling Syria’s economy and Assad will have to find a way to replace Teheran’s funding at some point …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ SPEAKING IN FORKED TONGUES: The Islamist OIC places the United States in its crosshairs – but only in Arabic. Shhhh! …. (creepingsharia)

~ WHITEWASH & BRAINWASH 101– Islamic Indoctrination vs. Education, by Nonie Darwish– Why are Islamist “guest speakers” brainwashing students at New York’s Clarence High School? …. (frontpagemag)

~ NEXT UP TO BATTERING: Watch Out España — You’re Next on the Dar al-Ghasab List of the Mujahedin …. (theblogmocracy.com)

~ IMAM SAYS Geert Wilders is Hitler …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ IT’S THE PEQUOD of North Waziristan in pursuit of the white whale of America …. (therealbarackobama)

~ HIS ATROCIOUSNESS– “On This Day, The Birthday Of The Prophet: A Taliban Atrocity In The Streets of Kabul” …. (transmontanus.blog)

~ SO JUST MURDER AWAY, GUYS! An Arizona resident will not face the death penalty for the alleged murder of his own daughter; It’s official, Muslims are exempt from the death penalty on account of political correctness …. (ghostofaflea, A2K, strictlyright)

Apparently This Filthy Harlot Had It Coming

~ THE MIGHTY Salim Mansur: Unveiling the truth behind Sharia …. (xanthippa)

~ IRANIGITS: TRUST US! Cross my heart and… hope you die …. (hallsofmacadamia.blog)

~ WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE (between an Imam and a Rabbi)? Tell me again why anti-Semitism is on the rise in France? …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

~ YAY TERRORISM! WOOOO! IPT Investigative Report: The Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ BOSTOM ON Understanding the Islamic Origins of Shi’ite Iran’s Annihilationist Jew-Hatred; From Jihad, to Dhimmitude, to “Uncleanliness” …. (andrewbostom.org)


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  • TH2  On March 16, 2010 at 5:32 pm

    Glad your back. Excellent commentary and compilations.

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