Steynian 408nd

The long overdue charity web-project Teh Binks was working on is now complete, and Yer Fave Elf is now back on the blog-trail. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

~ B ~

O, We Mighty Masters Of Nature!

~ ITEM: Volcano’s reputation getting hotter

~ ITEM: Good and bad news about new Iceland volcano eruption

~ ITEM: Does God Hate Iceland?

~ ITEM: Cap All Volcanoes – Save the Planet!

~ IT WAS A TIRED old circus, and the most excitement to be had was when Char-LOTTE The Wonder Elephant™ paused a kiddy-ride for a prodigious release of her bowels. Truly elephantine waterfalls and avalanche ensued.

Famous modern circuses– like the old Roman animal spectaculars– were all about showing the domination of man over nature. Dancing animals, tamed tigers, lions through hoops, all the rest: unsinkable ships.. the march of progress.. the bright sunshine of the future and all that– man has conquered!

Except we haven’t: ask Siegfried & Roy.

Kaboom. Urp.

Or ask the people of Europe right now.

The eruption of a volcano is a regular event, most often in ‘foreign’ places, or Hawaii or something. But Europe has Iceland (a bit of the spreading mid-Atlantic ridge above the waves), plus volcanoes in Italy & Greece and elsewhere, and the remnants of extinct or dormant ones all over the place.

A Living Planet

Our planet is alive and active because it is in motion and has volcanoes, giving us water and an atmosphere and good soils. As recently as 70 000 years ago, a super-volcano nearly wiped out humanity, plus countless species.

Our mighty civilization is a fragile thing. If the super-volcano under Yellowstone park blew up, North America would be blown back into the 1700s, and a world-wide freeze would kill billions. If the macrosphere is so powerful and unpredictable, how dare social engineers tamper with humans with unknown consequences, or geneticists tamper with DNA and human and animal nature, with unforeseeable results in the short and long term?

Prometheus Redux

Our mighty illusions and technological power, together with our moral blindness, means that we can do things which perhaps we should not do. Our power of making outstrips our wisdom.

The eruption of Eyjafjallajökull is a reminder of our smallness and fragility in the face of the forces of nature, let alone power of God, and the mysteries of human, animal, and material nature. Maybe the nature-raping hard capitalists and the nature-worshipping eco-freaks can also discover something from this: we’re just not that much into control.

Perhaps we can all learn a little humility from the unexpected ashes of a volcanic eruption. ~

Aiding & Abetting Mass-Murder

Canadian-born Pro-Communist Economist Lauchlin Currie

~ ITEM: Book– Mao: The Unknown Story

~ ITEM: Guess who’s back to help with Supreme Court pick? Staffer admitted communist Mao Zedong among ‘favourite political philosophers’

~ ITEM: Lauchlin Currie – Conservapedia; Google Results

~ ITEM: CIA– Venona: Soviet Espionage and The American Response 1939-1957

~ ITEM: Heroism, Modernism, and the Utopian Impulse

~ HE WAS BY all accounts a very bright man, born in rural Nova Scotia, a graduate of Harvard.. and an indirect aider and abettor of the death of 70 million people in China, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, and elsewhere.

In the 1940s, economist Lauchlin Currie (1902-1993) was– for a time– a high-ranking White House advisor to President Roosevelt on the China file. Later records also indicate that he was a staunch ‘friend’ of communist ideas and goals.

While never implicated as an actual Soviet spy (like the U.S. State Department’s Alger Hiss), Currie’s hard left-wing sympathies for the Chinese Communists meant that he deliberately derailed Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek’s request for a known and trusted U.S. diplomat to communicate Chinese needs and concerns directly with the American President. According to the decrypted Soviet spy messages named ‘VENONA’ released in the mid-90s, Currie was an unwitting but useful source of Soviet intelligence for KGB spy-networks in wartime America.

Hanging In The Balance

All this took place at a time when any final victory of the Russian-funded Mao and his rabble was far from certain, and when the purges and throwing away of human life was mostly confined to communist ranks. Currie strengthened Mao & Stalin’s position by weakening Chiang, at a time when American intervention would have made a real difference, and changed U.S. policy for the future.

Artist Gao Qiang, via The Christian Science Monitor

Sad to say, but this son of Nova Scotia therefore contributed fairly directly to a Nationalist defeat, and thus bears part responsibility for all that came after, not least 70 million Chinese deaths in peacetime under blood-soaked Mao and his cronies; lost lives of many Westerners and locals throughout SouthEast Asia, and all the misery from then until now in the lives of billions of people.

We cannot say all that was Lauchlin Currie’s direct intent, but by 1941 when he was supporting Chinese Communism, Stalin’s Purges & show-trials, the deliberate Ukrainian famines and prison camps and all the usual murderous commie crap were already on the historical record for those who were willing to see.

Bloody Progressivism

The full tale of those years is only now and slowly being told, and is completely ignored and rewritten by Leftard scholars and political soft-Marxists with us today. Why? All-powerful states and leftardism leads to tyrants and traitors and bloodshed and repression and endless lies. That looks bad on the current utopians who are still– despite the great Leftist failures of Nazism and Sovietism– making heaven on earth.

They constantly try to escape
From the darkness outside and within
By dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.
But the man that is shall shadow
The man that pretends to be.

T. S. Eliot, “Choruses from ‘The Rock’” (1934)

Eliot is oft-quoted by elegiac conservatives, but writing this when he was, it is indeed partly about the death of the West under Hitler and Stalin:

Men have left GOD not for other gods, they say, but for no God;
and this has never happened before
That men both deny gods and worship gods, professing first Reason,
And then Money, and Power, and what they call Life, or Race, or Dialectic.

What have we to do but stand with empty hands and palms turned upwards in an age which advances progressively backwards?

Lauchlin Currie was such a ‘progressive’, upholding the godless and bloodthirsty, and contributing his part to the human abattoir and nightmare that is Communism in Asia even to this day.

Retirement & A Silk Pillow

Unlike Mao’s 70 million victims (and all others under Communism in Asia since 1976), Canadian-born Lauchlin Currie died at the ripe old age of 91 after working for the 1950s onward for the Columbian government. ~

The bodies of dead civilians lie among mangled bicycles near Beijing's Tiananmen Square early June 4, 1989. Tanks and soldiers stormed the area overnight, bringing a violent end to student demonstrations for democratic reform in China. (AP Photo)

Death By Political Correctness?

~ ITEM: A 19-year-old folk singer from Toronto has died after being attacked by two coyotes in Cape Breton Highlands National Park.. this story also has useful tips for surviving aggressive coyote encroachments

How Not To Become a Victim Like Taylor Mitchell

~ ITEM: Remembering Taylor

~ ITEM: JUST FYI– Wolf Attack!

~ YEARS AND YEARS AGO, WOLVES were made extinct in Nova Scotia. You know, the predators. They would eat livestock, attack pets, and people on an opportunistic basis. It’s what wild animals like them do. It’s why we prefer domesticated dogs to vicious or wild (i.e., more wolfish) canine pets.

Even before this, back in the matriarchal days of happy peaceful granola-eating cave-persons, humans were probably responsible for the death of the larger dire wolves, cave-bears, and other similar oversized eat-us-easily sort of critters. 20 of us could wipe out such beasts but less could not– now, in the West, you generally have to go hiking in wild places to get the thrill of being a possible lunch.

Welcome To Nova Scotia!

Until now.

Here in down-home Nova Scotia, dear old Wile E. Coyote (Canis latrans) is apparently cheerfully invading and the government is looking the other way at increased evidence of wolf-like behaviour: killing livestock, pets, threatening humans, and so on. Last fall, a bold pack took on a hiking Toronto folk-singer as she travelled alone in a provincial park. She died of her injuries.

They’re not cartoon animals who prefer road-runners; and they are not doggies: they are smallish wolves, and wild animals which hunt in packs.

What Is This, AD1000?

Fast forward to 8 months later, and our local schools are forbidding our kids and other local schools kids from eating outside. Because of the coyotes. In 2010. We can’t grab our pitchforks and torches and hide behind the town walls because.. well, we’re supposed to be a modern civilized society, and not the wilds of medieval Europe.

Worst of all, in a species-pattern, wild predators in urbanized areas means one thing: they are hungry, and getting used to the idea of hunting where we are. Successful predators will clear out their hunting range and thus overpopulate– stage two is those hungry animals looking for something other than their regular food-sources.

Canid Free For All

These animals are now roaming free across the province, into neighbourhoods and communities, and doing what predators and scavengers do. The difference now is that government is either hippy or pinch-penny or both, and doesn’t want to alarm people. Within a mile of the Binky Bunker, coyotes are cavorting unmolested.

Back in the day (mid-90s) there was a bounty on the beasts of $75 per, and so hunters hunted and the pelts rolled in, thus the threat diminished. They’re a new species here, and not welcome.

Aww.. Soft Fwuffy Widdle Poochies!

In our politically correct new millennium, we don’t wanna hurt teh poor widdle cwitters, and so they encroach, breed, threaten, and eat what they can. So far, that includes parts of a folk singer, pets, and livestock. How long before it’s another hiker, or senior, or kid out eating a snack in the corner of the playground at recess?

Remember: political correctness is the triumph of theory over reality. Political correctness is cruel, and it kills. These animals need bullets, not sympathy and kumbayah nor “It’s kinda expensive so we’ll deny the problem, and make sure GreenPeace and eco-celebrities don’t get on our butts with bad publicity.”

After all, if we truly care for animals, we’d protect their livestock prey, who if not killed outright will often require being put down after mauling injuries and attacks from coyotes.

Coyotes: The Solution

Negligence or deliberate ideological stupidity when it comes to nature just won’t work.. and if made to work, it won’t work very well. Safety now, and for the weakest people and domesticated animals first of all.

Coyotes in our region? Trap them, hunt them, shoot them. Shoot to kill. Shoot them all, when and where you find them. ~

Leftard Kneejerk Racism

The Biology Of Knee-Jerks

~ ITEM: Comment: The ‘N-Word’?

~ ITEM: DAWG Teh Racist? — “Is a “high-tech lynching” in progress?”

~ ITEM: Cross-burning victim’s car torched

~ ITEM: Pardon and apology: Poetic justice for Desmond

~ TO SOME EXTENT OR OTHER, we’re all prejudiced. It means that we prejudge people, ideas, tastes, all sorts of things. Endlessly open opinions are worse than no opinion at all. I freely confess to being a Christianist Scotophile.. and so what, exactly?

Now, I’m not sure if the commenter ‘Rasta’ is American or not, but it would seem that he or she has had an American-style civil rights edumacation, where It’s All About The Racism. OK.. one more time.

Americans– and the imported curricula to Canucki schools that regurgitate the MLK-Rosa Parks stuff, but ignore our own Canadian history– must remember that the famous Underground Railroad went to.. wait for it.. Canada. Because slavery wasn’t a big institution here, and most blacks were free. We didn’t ruin black families for generations with Great Society spend-o-ramas to vote-buy like the U.S. Democrats– heck, much of our black population is actually Caribbean, or descendants of Loyalist escapees.

Enter Raging Commie Girl

So NDipper Ellen Ocran (her parents apparently being recent immigrants from Africa, not part of U.S. or Canadian rights wars) is being criticized in Canada as a crypto-communist, and a rabble-member who was part of infringing the freedom of Ann Coulter to speak, and of the public to hear Miss Coulter at UZero in Ottawa. Boo frickin hoo.

Did anybody force this woman to show up and take part? Did she not clearly relish the role, and make herself prominent in the pictures of the disturbance?

Good for her– except she was being a petty tyrant, and a politically correct bully, and a showboat, and she’s responsible for her actions, and is not free from her due dose of criticism because she’s a chick, or because she’s dark-skinned.

Ann Coulter Is An What-Now?

And yes, Ann Coulter is a media hound, and the ‘riot’ not so much, but the woman has been physically attacked at speeches & death-threated enough by Leftards that she’s allowed to be cautious. The student protesters did her a great favour in the end, not missing this opportunity to miss an opportunity.

Quit Yer Bitching

Unless Ellen Ocran prefers the shining political freedoms and peace of Ghana versus conditions here in Canada, perhaps she should show a little grace and gratitude to her adopted land, instead of her apparent contempt for our general patience, good nature, and love of freedom. Speaking as a first generation Canadian on one side, and the descendant of Scots immigrants and Loyalist refugees on the other, I know my family is grateful for living here.

As a side-note, for the race-card players out there, black Ghana was actually a slave-exporting nation back in the day, enriching local blacks as well as the British slavers. Even as that was going on, along with American abolitionists, many British North Americans (Canadians) helped thousands of people to return to Africa to found the nation of Liberia.. quite a story. And slavery in 2010 is alive and well around the world, not least in Muslim countries.

Finally & In Conclusion

Mind you, Miss Ocran is herself a product of a politically correct racist edumacational system that emphasizes difference, grievance, white guilt and the general suckitude of Western Civilization, (a kind of anti-missionary gospel, if you will), so it’s hardly a surprise she works for the crybaby NDiaPer Party, considers herself a communist, and is so comfy with the hyper-Leftist attitude and Trudeaupian environment at UHoule. Or that she tried to ‘silence’ her political and ideological enemies.

So grow up and stuff the cheap race-baiting, Rasta & Dawg, and deal with the messy real world. Miss Ocran can take her lumps like a free and proud Canadian of whatever colour, religion, or political view– just like the rest of us have to do.

Stick that in your “N-Word”and smoke it. ~

P.S. If Miss Ocran wishes to comment and/ or respond, I will certainly post it online, verbatim.

P.P.S. If Rasta is worked up because of the picture, (a) that was made by a different blogger, and (b) for a time, Miss Ocran was proudly displaying it as her FaceBook profile picture.

Communist Plotz: Red Churches

Very Useful Idiot & Anglican Archbishop "Red" Ted Scott

~ ITEM: World Council of Churches: The KGB Connection

~ ITEM: Google– World Council of Churches communist kgb

~ ITEM: Rewind– Teh Binks on Anglican “Red” Ted Scott

~ “REDS UNDER THE BED” is a clever Marxist-invented mockery of Communist-hunting and paranoia. Thing is, there were Reds throughout the West in World War II & the Cold War, stealing state, nuclear & military technology, military, diplomatic, and political secrets. Even better, through subtle influence, academics, intellectuals (Stalin’s ‘useful idiots’, and even national policies could be bent to Soviet imperial ends.

Sad to say, not a few naive Christians were useful idiots during the Cold War: so-called ‘ecumenical’ or Left-wing Church groups in particular, such as national and International councils of churches. During the 1970s, Trudeaupian ‘Red Ted” Scott, Primate of the Canadian Anglican Church was Moderator of the KGB-infiltrated World Council of Churches, even as that group publicly supported and funnelled monies to Soviet-backed ‘liberation movements’ and adventurism in various locales.

We Confess?

Tragic to say, there has never been a full accounting, or reportage– let alone an apology– for mainline denominational support of such inhuman and godless evil on a world-wide scale. Indeed, many churches are still infected with the Marxist virus, and the mutating utopian virus.

A hundred million dead under various Communist regimes; billions suffering; hundreds of thousands of martyred bishops, priests, nuns & monks– with persecution ongoing in Communist nations to this moment– and Western Liberal churches have never ‘made it right’. Par for the course with the utopian re-writers and deniers, but an unhealed wound in the Body of Christ, and a living lie in modern history and the life of the church.

Old Red Ted was a genial man, by all accounts, and so what, exactly? He was also a social and political and moral revolutionary, and some of his activities gave aid and comfort to the enemies of God and Western civilization. Under his watch, the Anglican Church of Canada was radicalized and began her ongoing death-spiral.

Still With Us

That’s not a ‘Past’ past. Many others like him are still with us, working away at utopia, and the death of Christianity and all non-Marxist religion… and many from inside churches which have and should know better.

Let’s just call them what they are: wreckers. Useful idiots. Traitors unto God and good things. ~

Mo’ Perfecter Than You!!

~ ITEM: Muslim school ‘unlawful’ for giving priority to Sunni pupils over Shias; Death threats for Saudi woman who blasts Muslim clerics on live TV; Islamic social worker ‘told Muslim mother to move to Bangladesh or lose children to Christianity’; Islamic TV show ‘backed marital rape’ and promotes extremist groups, claims Muslim think tank

~ ALLEGEDLY PERFECTIONED– Here at FMS & Canucki Jihad, we get all sorts of snippy notes– and a few death-threats– from members of The Perfect Religion™. You know, the perfect religion of the perfect prophet and all that. Best ever– really.

By contrast, Christianity has a perfect Lord, but an imperfect life in this world, due to sin, and finity. All are sinners, and have fallen short of the glory of God. Even Apostles, Fathers, clergy, and ordinary folks in the pew.

By contrast, every tin-pot Imam on YouTube, every e-mailing snit-monger and local terror-sympathizing sharia-zoner seem to consider themselves and infallible sinless expert on Allah’s infallible and immediate will known to them. Why? Only hell-bound infidels unenlightened by the perfect religion make mistakes, or sin, or can be terribly terribly wrong.

Except when they are. War. Hate. Tribal stupid. Brutal jihad. Narrow-mindedness. Misogyny. Religious intolerance. Casual sodomy. Racism. Slavery. Anti-semitism. Inter-sectarian hatred & violence. Contradictory interpretations of the perfect word of Allah. The whole “beheading’ thing.

Fun With Reality

The actual non-Koran Jesus (you know, of the Gospels written 550 years before Big Mo’) took on this sort of “Damn, I’m Good!” smug and nasty believer in a parable: The Pharisee and the Publican.

“To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everybody else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men—robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’ But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even look up to heaven, but beat his breast and said, ‘God, have mercy on me, a sinner.’ I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” [ Luke 18:9-14 ]

The contrast also stands between Mo’ and Jesus– Mo’ started making all sorts of special rules for himself and his minions on plunder, breaking treaties, lotsa wenches, Jew-slaughtering, and rewriting other people’s religions. Jesus came, and said that he was fulfilling & completing the Law & the Prophets; that his death and resurrection was eternal salvation for his friends.

Christ was indeed the promised Son of Man, the Messiah, God’s Son in the Flesh– but he claimed no special rules, treatment, armies, wenches, plunder. Indeed, at the last Supper Jesus knelt and washed his disciples’ feet as a servant would. And died the death of an outcast and a criminal, drinking the cup of sin and death to the dregs for all of lost humanity.

Can you tell the difference? Even atheist Richard Dawkins can:

“There are no Christians, as far as I know, blowing up buildings. I am not aware of any Christian suicide bombers. I am not aware of any major Christian denomination that believes the penalty for apostasy is death. I have mixed feelings about the decline of Christianity, in so far as Christianity might be a bulwark against something worse.”

The only thing between the machetes and our necks in the West.. is Christianity. ~

Odds And Ends Of Linkses

Volcanic Fun, via NS Scott

Airlines are blaming EU authorities for making such a mess of air traffic in recent days. The International Air Transport Association, which represents 240 of the world’s largest airlines, criticized the European Union for its blanket restrictions on flights across Europe since last week’s volcanic eruption.

Proving itself blind to irony, the EU today announces a new initiative that promises to boost air travel: “The European Union has declared travelling a human right, and is launching a scheme to subsidize vacations with taxpayers’ dollars for those too poor to afford their own trips. Who says the EU has no sense of humour?” ~

~ DAVID MILLS: How to Introduce Friends to Their Mother …. (ncregister)

AppleGirl: An Awesome Singer

~ A CLOSE LOOK AT Saturn’s “Death Star” moon …. (instapundit)

Hayseed Dixie – Bohemian Rhapsody video

Mark Steyn

~ THE HUMAN RIGHT TO ROOM SERVICE– Sun, sea, sand and subsidy – plus Spelt check; That’s funny, he doesn’t sound Jewish; and Who needs apartheid? …. (corner.nationalreview)

~ GREAT NEWS: Canada’s ‘hate speech’ laws a lot like Zimbabwe’s …. (steynonline)

~ I’M NOT GAY, I JUST PLAY ONE IN COURT– CANADA vs FREE SPEECH: Darren Lund, homophobia “victim” …. (steynonline)

~ SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NUKE.. The antiquated irrelevance of Obama’s summit – plus Tell me about it …. (ocregister, NROTC)

~ THE MOUNTIES ALWAYS GET THEIR ANN– STEYN ON CANADA: Frankly, it’s a lot easier …. (steynonline)

~ SAITH TEH STEYN — “As is well understood by our enemies, the modern West has no stomach for large-scale casualties” …. (ocregister)

~ WELCOME TO YOUR Small World, Suckers …. (americandigest)

~ DING-DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD… and so is the coroner …. (steynonline)

~ STEYNSUITS– ISLAMIC CARPET BOMBING: The Toronto Public Library says “Mustapha shag”; plus: Video footage of Point de Bascule’s press conference on the Islamist menace in Quebec; Saskatchewan considers replacing its “human rights” tribunal with real courts – but The National Post thinks there’s still “a place in Canadian society for the commissions; also: Kangaroo justice: The prosecution has no evidence, so they demand the accused produce theirs …. (Steyn)

~ WHOA– STEYN WAS RIGHT? Belgian weekly Le Vif/ L’Express talks demographics in Europe, and says pretty much what Mark Steyn told us years ago – a Muslim majority is imminent …. (girlontheright)

~ HATE MARK STEYN? Here’s your chance! …. (angilbertpress)


~ SEZ THE EZ– Protecting Canada from Obama; Obama: treating his friends like enemies, and his enemies like friends …. (

~ EZRA LEVANT POINTS OUT That the CHRC doesn’t know Canadian law and doesn’t give a damn …. (Ez)


Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE RED ALERT– Cap All Volcanoes – Save the Planet! …. (

~ RICK & The Volcano …. (SDA)

~ FUDGING THE FACTS: What could be more wrong than climategate data? NASA temp readings; NASA climate data worse than East Anglia CRU? …. (americanthinker, hotair)

~ ANOTHER LETTER on climate change policy — for all the good it does …. (

~ ANCHORESS– Climate Change; Endlessly Fickle …. (firstthings)

~ BIASED MAINSTEAM MEDIA Ignores Climategate; Esquire Profiles Climate Depot’s Marc Morano …. (canadafreepress)

~ GLOBAL WARMING IS A JOKE, But Its Propaganda Is No Laughing Matter …. (newsrealblog)

~ VANDERLEUN– Baring All for Climategate: I’m in Penthouse this month …. (americandigest)

~ LOOKS LIKE GREENPEACE finally got off their greenhouse gas kick and has realized that clouds have as much to do with how climate changes as anything else …. (

~ IMAO SAYS “Suspend Democracy to Fight Global Warming!” …. (


~ TEH GYAPONG– On that ludicrous bi-lingualism bill; Damian Thompson on Benedict XVI’s fifth anniversary; The man your politician could smell like; How not to be relevant for Christ; About that ash cloud over Europe; Obama’s nuclear summit; Fr. Chris Phillips on “Absolute Hatred”; “We are at war!”– Archbishop Pendergast; Don’t lose sight of the Gospel; Aaaah! The thoughtful post on “scandal” I was looking for; “Spengler” defends himself; Some fresh Mark Shea for breakfast; Oh oh, Obama wags his finger at Harper; Anthony Esolen on the real problem with Obamacare; All those police because of little old me and thee? …. (

~ FIVE FEET of Fury is completely on a roll …. (fivefeetoffury)

April 2010

~ CANUCKI SENATE HEARINGS– Free Speech Enquiry – Opening remarks by Senators Duffy & Finley in full; Senator Patrick Brazeau joins the ranks of ‘the good guys’!; The Canadian Senate is actually doing useful work! …. (Various)

Former Chretien Crime-Family Member Allan Rock: Too Stupid Even For The University of Ottawa?

~ POST-COULTER: The plot sickens– U. of Zero President Admits to Authorizing the Chill Letter …. (

~ BLAZING CATNIP– Today is hereby officially declared “Microinequities Day” in Canada; Racism and the new politics of diversity; Zaynab Khadr for Governor General of Canada; Multicultural Mondaze; Mandatory bilingualism for Supreme Court?; “Heaven looked nice.”; Don’t roll your eyes at Islamic incursion into the Toronto Public Library; The Islamist Threat in Quebec; Time Traveller Caught On Film!; Allan Rock: Too Stupid Even For The University of Ottawa; Leaked White House Document Reveals Obama Gameplan; Salim Mansur: Canadian takes on Islamist movement; New from Wham-Mo! …. (

~ MACADEMIA– Guy Earle trial: “No big surprise here…pretend court… pretend judge… what’s an actual honest-to-goodness lawyer gonna do?” …. (

~ SHIRE NETWORK NEWS– 178 Podcast Returns to 1940s; 177 Podcast Mocks Canadian Human Rights Laws …. (

Miss Marprelate & The Hat Of Doom

~ POST-CHRISTIAN Episcopalians Reject Capitalism, Cut off nose, Spite face.. sell church to Imam …. (

~ MARPRELATICAL– I’m Voting Never; U of C, Free Speech I Think Not; How About Coulter for Zerbisias?; If You Can’t Get Behind Our Troops, Get in Front of Them; Free Speech in the Senate …. (

~ DELIGHTFUL University of Calgary continues war on free speech …. (

~ THE EMBARRASSING TRUTH– When the living look like skeletons: Shamed, China’s leaders pledge to make amends to Tibetan earthquake victims and “all ethnic peoples.” …. (

~ UPCOMING– Anti-Terror Rally at George Galloway Hearing …. (

~ LUMP GRUMP FRUMP– Dear Mr. President; Yom HaZikaron: Israel’s Memorial Day; It’s official: we’re paying more taxes!; “Queers Against Israeli Apartheid violated policy, city says“; There are no churches in Somalia? Isn’t that apartheid?; If the Zionists would stop complaining about the lies and hatred, there’d be no problem …. (

~ JURGEN HABERMAS: A Secular Atheist Changes His Mind on Religion in the Public Sphere …. (

Marianne Meed Ward – Against freedom of speech

~ THE INFIDEL PROF– The Cranky Professor column this week has to do with public discussion of controversial or sensitive matters. We all agree that expressions of offence poison social life and politics, but this article adds the further point that being prone to taking offence is a personal failing …. (

~ MOOSE & SQUIRREL! Ignatieff’s Liberals do Stalin proud with their desire to “improve” the gun registry; England, where showing national pride is racist; Climate change hooey: Bolivia style …. (

~ ONE OF THE GOOD GUYS– Report: Comcast and Kelsey Grammar to Launch Conservative News-Outlet “RightNetwork”; Finally, a second TV station for me to watch …. (weaselzippers)

~ JAY CURRIE– The “F” Bomb; Zaynab Khadr for Governor General; Press Conference: The Islamist Threat in Quebec 2pm EST Today; IPCC Stats – Epic Fail; Tired of the bigots and the anti-bigots; Teapartiers have the Dawg’s knickers in a twist …. (jaycurrie)

~ KILL KILL KILL– Canadian Euthanasia Bill …. (merecomments)

~ WALKERISM– Require those senior bureaucrats and board appointees to also file annual disclosure statements; Fun with taxes; Iranian Mullah: Well naturally; The latest at Defend Geert Wilders; It’s a fight to pry facts from bureaucrats …. (walkers)

~ MICHAEL MEDVED: Question for Conservatives: Is Canada Evil? …. (

~ FREE SASKATCHEWAN! Progress; The Government claims Saskatchewan’s Human Rights Commissioner is recommending the human rights tribunal here be scrapped. And it is being considered …. (sda)

Michael Coren on scrapping the Sask HRT – part 1

~ 1 ~ 2 ~

~ QUEBEC GOVERNMENT DECLARES WAR ON REALITY ‘HOMOPHOBIC’ AND ‘HETEROSEXIST’ POPULACE– In late 2009, the Quebec government published its new policy to combat homophobia …. (

~ GOAT FLEES– If you want a more liberal Britain, vote Conservative; British Airways sent a test flight into the ash cloud; This is not an issue of free speech; Close Combat Training; Delegitimize, Double Standard, Demonize …. (ghostofaflea)

~ ANTHONY ESOLEN– Is on heavy Internet Detox …. (merecomments)

~ WARMANISM– The ‘York University’ case; The ‘Norwich precedent’; What the ‘Warman vs. FD/internet privacy’ case is all about …. (xanthippa)

~ DALRYMPLE: The Fix Is In– Why Britain’s National Health Service spends so much and does so little; Plus Self-esteem not the same as self-respect …. (, roddreher)

~ THE LOVE THAT JUST WON’T SHUT UP– Against politicizing love and relationships: Ricky Martin’s self-outing has Megan McArdle thinking …. (roddreher)

~ DEATHWATCH: UK — Britain’s Ominous Smiley-Face Election …. (vladtepesblog)

~ WORD FROM QUEBEC– Banned Niqab Woman’s Hubby Speaks …. (

~ SCARAMOUCHE– How the ‘Tyranny of Niceness’ Diminishes Freedom; Zanab Khadr for Governor General!; Same Old, Same Old; Don’t You Hate When That Happens?; Sunstroke and/or Pathological Cluelessness; A Tale of Two Canuckis …. (scaramouche)

~ WHACK-A-POPE! The Liberal Media– “What these articles have accomplished, as thinly reported as they are, is to give the pope’s usual detractors a jumping-off point for connecting Benedict’s theology to his personal involvement in sex-abuse scandals”; A Response to the New York Times; John Allen: definitive on Benedict, Scandals …. (, DeSouza, FT)

~ EARTH HOUR– Click to Fade: “In 1914 Sir Edward Grey said to a friend one evening just before the outbreak of the First World War, as he watched the lights being lit on the street below his office: “The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.”; There’s No Blessing to Be Had from Darkness …. (

~ BE VERY AFRAID– ‘Pre-Crime Thought’ is now detectable – really …. (xanthippa)

~ BEHOLD THE HATERS– How Should Conservatives Deal with the Left’s Disrespect and Lack of Empathy? Dr Helen won’t back down and neither should you; Plus because of its huge presence in the media and the arts, the Left has traditionally manufactured the most hate-objects; plus The Three fundamental axioms of leftist thought …. (PJMedia, americandigest)

~ DAVID WARREN– Confronting mobs: “I must almost apologize to gentle reader for joining in discussion of the mob that shut down Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of Ottawa this week” …. (davidwarrenonline)

~ WENTE BASHES THE MEN, slights chick-bloggers, sells some papers: Do Women Bloggers Have the Prowess of Men? …. (newsrealblog)

~ CALL THE CAMPUS Stalinists By their True Name …. (newsrealblog)

~ MORE HATE– Homosexual Activist Appeals Exoneration of Canadian Pastor Boissoin; Hate-driven Lund continues campaign against Boissoin/Christianity …. (lifesitenews, noapologies)

~ AUSSIE MADNESS– Sydney Easter Show bans Jesus; Australian police ‘apologise’ for closure of Easter re-enactment …. (anglican-mainstream, merecomments)

~ ANGILBERTINISM– A bold suggestion for a new Governor General; Wisdom from Islam: premarital sex causes earthquakes; Weekend Report: 17 April 2010; Saskatchewan considers axing its “human rights” tribunal; Richard Dawkins enters the “How was I supposed to know?” phase of history …. (angilbertpress)

~ THE G-8 SUMMER MEETING: abortion and contraception? By Fr. Alphonse de Valk …. (catholicinsight)

~ PANDERING– Only the Toronto Star would try to make us feel sympathetic toward the Human Rights Commission …. (shotgun)

~ WAR ON CATHOLICS– Why would a homosexual couple want to work with a Catholic adoption agency? This isn’t really about equal access, is it? This is about closing down institutions …. (

~ OOPSIES! Media Somehow Forgot to Cover Left-wing Anti-Semitism …. (newsrealblog)

~ GHOST FLEAS– Parliamentary dictatorship; How’s that orgasmic support for Obama working out for you, Canadians?; a little Sartorial profiling; Cigarettes may contain pig blood; Is there anything you hold sacred?; Must be something I am missing; Could the feds require Americans to purchase GM cars? …. (

~ MURDER, INC.– Terri Schiavo, RIP.. Five years since she was murdered for failure to be appealing to the Pepsi Generation …. (

~ POPISH SCANDAL– Culture change in the Church; Virtue and vice, sin and redemption …. (

~ CHARLES MOORE– The revolution of lowering expectations …. (ghostofaflea)

~ THE PREDICTABLE BUT ENTERTAINING Christopher Hitchens Dissing the Pope (and a response) …. (

~ THE VATICAN @THE ANTI-VATICAN: UN Gender Ideology “Violent” to the Unborn and a Threat to Women. Gender “ideology” is used to destroy distinctions between man and woman in drive for equality …. (catholicinsight)

~ ACTON BLOG– Caring for the Persecuted Church …. (

~ MARK SHEA– My Excellent Videocasting Adventure and How You Can Help! …. (

~ PRO-SHARIA SCUMBAG Archbishop of Canterbury rebukes claims of ‘persecuted’ Christians in UK; on the other hand– BBC’s Nicky Campbell: Christians feel persecuted by human rights law and councils …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ IT’S THE FIRST American Prime Minister On Crack …. (SDA)

~ UN TRAVESTY– “President Obama’s Priorities: Human Rights Be Damned,” Anne Bayefsky makes clear that our participation in the UN Human Rights Council has served only to reveal that the president has no interest in human rights at all …. (commentarymagazine)

~ FUN IN AFSTAN: US tries to order Canada around but Canada says no. ‘American woman, get away from me!’ …. (tINYuRL)

~ RECENT LYNCHERY– The Lynch List, 16-Apr-2010; The Lynch List, 14-Apr-2010; The Lynch List, 12-Apr-2010 …. (missnixon)

~ CATHOLIC SCHOOLS must bar homosexual teachers and parents By Archbishop Charles J. Chaput …. (catholicinsight)

~ WHAT SURRENDER LOOKS LIKE– Two colleges, two approaches to Muslims. [Saith Binks: 'Emmanuel' ( 'Immanu+El' ) is Hebrew for 'God-With Us'.. Isaiah 7:14, directly as a promise of the Messiah & the Incarnation. Hardly a fit name for a place training those who deny that Jesus is the Incarnate Son of God]. …. (canadianchristianity)

~ THE BANALITY OF EVIL– Portrait of A Tyrant as a Young Man …. (godscopybook)

~ PERVE ‘EM YOUNG– Too Much, Too Soon: The government’s plans for your child’s sex education …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ SOCIALIST PARADISE– Can China Make a Buck or Two? It’s also amazing how unprofitable such a country can be …. (americandigest)

~ FOR THE MOMENT– Government insists vicars will not be sued for refusing homosexual ‘marriages’ in churches …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ 30%? COLA-DRINKING can lower sperm counts …. (instapundit)

~ SPOT THE IDIOT– “Mr. Andrew Ferguson of Toronto, Ontario just hates it when people believe stuff: “After reading your latest Macleans piece, I feel the arrogance of you believing in your own opinion is astounding” …. (themcj)

~ CAN CHRISTIAN Organizations Remain Christian in a “Tolerant” Age? …. (albertmohler)

~ LE OINK-A-RAMA: How Do You Say PIGS in French? …. (godscopybook)

~ THE KNOCK-KNEED JERKS “of the Left love to chant about Eisenhower’s warning of the big, bad military industrial complex. Seldom do they move along to the very next subject in the speech, the clear and present danger of professional self-anointed “intellectuals,” the true vermin parasites of society” …. (americandigest)

~ A PUBLIC DEBATE– Glenn Beck, Social Justice, and the Limits of Public Discourse; What do you mean by ’social justice’? …. (albertmohler,

~ THE ROAD to China’s economic miracle… is paved with… oh… my… gawd; China: Planned Parenthood’s Most Favored Nation …. (hallsofmacadamia,

~ A WHOLE NEW HUMAN RIGHT via EUtopicrats– EU’s Commissioner For Enterprise And Industry Declares Everyone Has A ‘Human Right To Be Tourists’…Proposes Government Funded Vacations! …. (weaselzippers)

~ LIBERAL RELIGION = suicide run. Study predicts United Church decline will continue …. (

~ THERE ARE TIMES WHEN PERHAPS the whole U.N. Outfit should be rounded up as a hate-crimes organization …. (

~ USING A CHILD TO CATCH a grandmother selling goldfish is a step towards Stalinism …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ SHINY IDIOTS– AppleCorp: We Heart Che— But Beck’s a Hate Monger! …. (canfreep)

~ GETTING THE HATEY ON– The difference being, the Church IS changing …. (angilbertpress)

~ AND THIS FROM the guy who brought you… “Why, oh why… can’t we rise above the politics of personal insult in Parliament?” …. (

~ HMMMMMM.. “Kind of makes you wonder who’s watching Human Rights Watch” …. (

~ CRUSHING THE FUTURE– 20,000 US BitTorrent users sued; 30,000 more lawsuits pending …. (

~ THE BIG PICTURE– Mark Shea: “History is one long horse race between our titanically stupid willingness to throw away and treat lightly what is most important and God’s eagerness to keep us from getting what we constantly and idiotically tell him we want” …. (

~ COMMUNISM– Review: When Hell Was in Session …. (

~ WHEN BIG BROTHER Becomes Big Bully – Ed Lasky …. (americanthinker)

~ STEPHEN CROWDER’S Lonewolf Diaries: The Case Against Canada & Hate Crime Laws …. (

~ ANDREW COYNE on the roots of government corruption …. (shotgun)

~ ARE LIBERAL LAWYERS and law professors in favor of open debate? …. (winteryknight)

~ THE SCANDAL of Gendercide — War on Baby Girls …. (

~ AND JUSTICE FOR SOME? A pro-life activist is dead. The man who shot him says that he wanted to kill the man because of his pro-life signs …. (

~ SIGN THE PETITION for Free Speech in Canada …. (strictlyright)

~ VIA SERGE’S BLOG– Schoolhoming, From The Onion …. (

~ NORTH KOREA Borrows Electric Light for Earth Hour …. (americandigest)

~ DOOM DEFERRED– Large Hadron Collider Disappoints Science Fiction Fans: fails to create world-destroying black hole or tears in fabric of space-time resulting in invasion of monsters from the multiverse …. (

~ DOOM-WATCH: Handy How-Tos for the Coming Tribulations …. (


“The variant of socialism where the government doesn’t nationalize the means of production but controls it through law and regulation is called fascism.”

~ The Hateful Classical Values ~

~ THE AMATEUR PREZ– Obama Skips Funeral for Polish President, Shows His Respects.. on the Golf Course?!? …. (weaselzippers,

~ JUST GO AND READ IT ALL– over at The Real Barack Obama …. (rbo)

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS– Obama brings a smile to his country’s enemies; Secretary Gates tries to shake his sleepwalking colleagues awake …. (

~ 33% TAX INCREASE! (so far) “A friend reports receiving the latest invoice for their high-deductible catastrophic health insurance yesterday. Last month it was a bit over $600. Now, to make hay while the sun sets on their industry, the new monthly premium will be over $900″ …. (americandigest)

~ UNCARING HEALTH-CARE: The Shock of Barack …. (americanthinker)

~ BANKRUPTCY, USA– Green Shoots & Leaves …. (mitchieville)

~ ONE OF THE BAD GUYS– Former Obama Green Jobs Czar Van Jones’ Anti-Government Rap: “Raise Your Fist Against the Real Terrorist – Uncle Sam” …. (Wz)

~ DISASTEROUS Obama budget proposal likely to decrease charitable giving by billions …. (winteryknight)

~ POTUS: U.S. ‘destined to endure a new economic crisis.’ Pelosi: ‘Blueprint for American Prosperity’ Nearly Complete …. (RBO)

~ GAIRDNER– US Medicare and the Myth of “the 46 Million Uninsured”; Health Care: Canada vs. USA …. (williamgairdner)

~ ENEMIES OF THE REVOLUTION! — Remember when dissent was the highest form of patriotism? Neither does Time magazine’s Joe Klein …. (themcj)

~ MUST-SEE TV? — ‘Belisarius’ = Big B.O.! Victor Hanson has a concept for an HBO mini-series …. (americandigest)

~ THE DERELICT CITY OF DETROIT has become the poster child of government regulation, welfare systems and a population that has given up hope …. (

~ OBAMACARE is just the beginning of a total take over of America; Health Care: A Two-Decade Blunder …. (canadafreepress, commentarymag)

~ MURDER DEATH KILL! Krugman: Death Panels Will Save Money.. “In the aftermath of the passage of Obamacare we have witnessed an onslaught of accidental truth telling by Democrats” …. (creativeminorityreport)

~ THE ‘STACHE & BOLTON: Nuclear Treaty Threatens American Sovereignty– The crucial existential idea of national sovereignty is under assault around the globe in virtually every realm of Obama’s policy …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ WARREN ON HEALTH CARE– “So what is the attraction? To “progressive” ideologues a fairly obvious one: it makes the American people far more dependent on government policy for every aspect of health care, whether or not their insurance policies are nominally “private.” …. (davidwarrenonline)

~ JESUS-BASHER OBAMA: Christian activists are rightly distressed by President Obama’s nomination of Chai Feldblum, a radical lesbian activist, to a seat on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission …. (

~ ONCE ELECTED… Anything Goes …. (americandigest)

~ THEY WERE PENS, I tell you; not pieces of silver! By Diogenes. “When he signed the health-care reform bill, President Obama gave commemorative pens” …. (

~ FAKING IT – The Biggest Hustle in Human History? Obama’s “teaching career” at Chicago was, to put it kindly, a sham; Most Transparent President Ever Has Bar Records Redacted This Week, Leaving Only Traces of His Existence Some Betamax Videos and a Fraternity Pin …. (atlasshrugs)

~ SOROCRATIC PARTY– “It’s seldom you see an entire American political party united as an enemy of America” …. (americandigest)

~ THE CROCODILES ARE CIRCLING– Unfortunately, besides health care reform tyranny, there are other serious issues starting to boil over due to this Administration’s ideological delusions of grandeur; Plus: “So we are watching unfold a sort of Chicago-style Realpolitik, flavored with the traditional academic leftist disdain for the Jewish state” …. (, nrotc)

~ THE GENIUS ERIC HOLDER– Terrorist Mink Rustlers …. (

~ START THE SHOW-TRIALS! Heil Obama! Time Mag’s Joe Klein Says Palin And Beck Close To Committing Sedition Against The US… Scratch a liberal, find a totalitarian commie underneath …. (weaselzippers)

~ OBAMA HEARTS IRAN? — Not So Strange Bedfellows …. (americandigest)

~ REBRANDING CRIME– Texas Organizing Project Is Newest ACORN Spinoff Group …. (canadafreepress)

~ DO DEMOCRATS commit hate crimes against black Republicans? …. (canadafreepress)

Democrat No-Drill Zones

~ CRIPPLING AMERICA– Obama’s Drilling Deception- Dems Continue to Restrict New Energy Development …. (gatewaypundit)

~ GET RELIGION– Got news? Abortion is in the details …. (

~ THE PROGRESSIVE LEFT GOOSE STEPS INTO HISTORY– Wretchard, using the recent health care reform bill as a springboard, makes a rather compelling case that another word for “progressivism” is fascism …. (

~ ACTON BLOG– If you listen to the radio, you’ve probably noticed the commercials promoting the U.S. Census …. (

~ UNEQUAL BEFORE THE LAW– 65 Year-Old Man Whose Finger Was Bitten Off By Unhinged Leftist Is Angry State-Run Media Ignored Story …. (gatewaypundit)

~ JAMES PETHOKOUKIS: Obama And America’s 20-Year Bust …. (Instapundit)

~ OBAMA TO TAKE OVER Control of College Textbooks? …. (canadafreepress)

~ THEY GET IT– Majority of Americans Believe Dem’s Obamacare Tactics Were an Abuse of Power …. (gatewaypundit)

~ VANDERLEUN ON The Openly Anti-Semitic President; Obama’s attempt to impose peace on Israel …. (americandigest)

~ PROGRESSIVE Fiscal Irresponsibility …. (

~ TOLERANT LGF Commenter Calling for Execution of Tea Partiers …. (weaselzippers)


~ CONSEQUENCES– “Obamacare incentivizes non-coverage by imposing employer fines for non-coverage that are far less than the cost of offering health insurance, there’s an excellent chance (in this economy of roughly 17%-18% actual unemployment) that companies will be dropping health benefits rather than adding them” …. (americandigest)

~ TALIBAN: We Rocketed Obama at Bagram …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ HOLD ON THERE, O– Idaho first to sign law aimed against health care plan; Pleading The Tenth …. (americandigest, godscopybook)

~ IMAO SAYS If You Want Violence, Ban Glenn Beck; Now We Done Made Obama Mad …. (

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE– Communists Sue Democratic Party For Stealing Platform; China Says U.S. Too Big To Fail, Offers Obama Bailout …. (thepeoplescube)


“As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate Pessach – the festival of freedom – President Obama’s condescending and insulting behavior reminds us of how we were treated by Pharaoh in Egypt. President Obama must understand that we are a sovereign nation in our own land and won’t bow to foreign rulers.”

~ Likud MK Danny Danon Jerusalem Post ~

~ HATING ISRAEL– “So in his meeting with that little peon leader of the Jewish state, Big Guy just gets up and announces that he’s going to have dinner with Lady M and the Wee Wons, leaving BB sitting there to think about his bad behavior”; Netanyahu Speaks: The greatest threat to any living organism or nation is not to recognize danger in time …. (americandigest)

~ TERRY GLAVIN– Naming Names: Tehran’s Operation In Toronto And Its “Anti-War” Friends …. (

~ WHILE OBAMA SLEPT… Syria may have just transferred a whole bunch of Scud missiles (remember those?) to Hezbollah …. (angilbertpress)

~ IED-LOVING Omar Khadr: Terrorist and now extortionist …. (

~ SILENCING the Jews, Redux? Tarek Fatah—“Hardened Secular, Moderate Muslim” Antisemite Heir of Al-Maghribi …. (

~ HATING RUSSIA? U.S. Supports Islamic Terror Against Russia …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ CAROLINE GLICK identifies yet another front in the war– The radicalization of Israel’s Arabs …. (ghostofaflea)

~ “OUR MISSION IS GREAT”– Behind the Toronto 18′s recruitment and training …. (

~ GIRL COOTIES! “No Girls Allowed!! UK Water Park goes Halal” …. (

~ ANTI-RUSSIAN JIHAD: “Evil Exists” — Terror in Moscow; Taking Terrorism Seriously; Moscow: Orthodox and Catholic leaders decry terror bombing …. (albertmohler, canfreep,

~ GET RELIGION– A moderate “sheikh of death”? …. (

~ ASPLODY-BOOBS? The Growing Threat from Female Suicide Bombers; Female suicide bombers have been blamed for two bomb attacks on the Moscow metro system …. (counterterrorismblog,

Three girls protesting the burqa in France

~ RICK SALUTIN WRITES “about the Canadian mission in Somalia (Afghanistan: Who are the heroes here? April 16) that “Canada went there to back up a U.S. invasion, designed to show American ability to impose its control anywhere, as the world’s “sole superpower,” after the Soviet Union imploded.” Stuff and anti-American nonsense” …. (

~ INTEL COUP.. 2009? Iran nuke scientist defects to US; Disrupting Iran’s Illicit Activities; Iranian Nuclear Scientist Defected to Great Satan… Last Year …. (americanthinker, CTBLOG, gv)

~ GUESS THE PERPS… Malaysia gets church firebombings and canings …. (

~ SUPREMACIST MUSLIMS Attack Christianity At Trinity University …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ TERRY GLAVIN– The Forgotten Heroes From A Forgotten War …. (

~ TERRORIST FINANCING and the Internet …. (counterterrorismblog)

~ TIME TO BOYCOTT– MasterCard offers card aimed at Muslims …. (atlasshrugs)

~ A GROUP OF Muslims request that you don’t take advantage of girls before puberty …. (strictlyright)

~ REFLECTIONS on the Civil War in Britain …. (

~ IT’S THE PERFECT RELIGION! Muslim school ‘unlawful’ for giving priority to Sunni pupils over Shias; Death threats for Saudi woman who blasts Muslim clerics on live TV; Islamic social worker ‘told Muslim mother to move to Bangladesh or lose children to Christianity’ …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ GATES OF VIENNA– Update on the Moscow Terror Attack; Explosion at the Lubyanka Station; plus “When ‘fundamentalists’ attack — Moscow” …. (Various)

~ DESPITE RECORD LEVELS of Islamic Terror in U.S., FBI raids Christian Groups …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ AMERICAN DIGEST– “we need to start fighting the First Terrorist War to win it and not as if we are engaged in a game of patty-cake” …. (

~ BOSTOM– Petraeus Passion: Shared by Max Boot and (Pan) Arabists Alike …. (

~ STINKING JEW-SCUM! There have been a number of recent reports about increasing attacks by Muslim immigrants against Jews in Scandinavia …. (

~ JUST FYI, TYPE THING– Islamist Gülen Movement Runs U.S. Charter Schools …. (

Oriana Fallaci On European Antisemitism

~ CANADIAN Islamic Congress’ regional director slams Quebec’s niqab ban as ‘inflammatory’ to Muslims …. (vladtepesblog)

~ WAR ZONE NYC — But Do Not Insult Islam! In light of the Islamic bomb attacks on the Moscow subway yesterday, NYC went into lockdown mode …. (atlasshrugs)

~ PRO-ISLAMIC PUBLIC RADIO– All Islamic Things Not Considered at NPR …. (andrewbostom)

~ THEY GET IT– German Teachers’ Association: Turks Must Assimilate …. (

~ VIA KATE @ SDA– They Can’t Help Themselves: It’s their nature; also More Pavilions At Folkfest …. (SDA)

~ A CANADIAN takes on Islamist movement …. (vladtepesblog)

~ CROWD-LOVING Chicago Muslim Indicted — Planned August 2010 attack against U.S. large sports stadium, “Boom, Boom, Boom” …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ MONSTERS from the American id? Justin Raimondo on the Moscow metro bombings …. (

~ STEALTH-JIHADI CAIR scores. freedom of speech loses …. (vladtepesblog)

~ A PEACE-LOVING Muslim Attack on Kindergarten Thwarted in Azerbaijan …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ THE DEATH OF THE UK: A Pakistani paedophile who abducted and sexually abused two young girls cannot be deported back to his native country because it would breach his human rights, it emerged today …. (

~ GATES OF VIENNA– Are Virginia Democrats Dumbed-Down Dhimmis? …. (

~ BOSTOM– Educating Charles Krauthammer on Islam— Again …. (

Pat Condell: What I know about Islam

Thousands of Deadly Islamic Terror Attacks Since 9/11

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  • Kristin  On April 30, 2010 at 5:06 pm

    Theism :


    The belief that your imaginary friend wants you to eat babies.

    • binky  On May 1, 2010 at 11:01 am

      Dear Kristen:

      First of all, we’re not talking about theism (the mere belief in a deity), but Judaism.

      Secondly, the language in that verse is about what happens during long and horrible sieges: cannibalism ensues. The “thou shalt” is not a commandment as in Exodus 20, but “you will”. Read it in any one of a hundred modern translations.

      Deuteronomy 28:53-57 (New International Version)

      53 Because of the suffering that your enemy will inflict on you during the siege, you will eat the fruit of the womb, the flesh of the sons and daughters the LORD your God has given you. 54 Even the most gentle and sensitive man among you will have no compassion on his own brother or the wife he loves or his surviving children, 55 and he will not give to one of them any of the flesh of his children that he is eating. It will be all he has left because of the suffering your enemy will inflict on you during the siege of all your cities. 56 The most gentle and sensitive woman among you—so sensitive and gentle that she would not venture to touch the ground with the sole of her foot—will begrudge the husband she loves and her own son or daughter 57 the afterbirth from her womb and the children she bears. For she intends to eat them secretly during the siege and in the distress that your enemy will inflict on you in your cities.”

      Think of any horrible old-style siege (or 20th century communist-induced famine) and the same thing happens.

      If you read the whole chapter, God is teaching his people the consequences of obedience and disobedience. As disobedient children of the blood-soaked 20th century, we should get it.

      Yours respectfully,

      Imaginary WebElf


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