Steynianism 106

Warman Goes To War, Man

~ Ezra: Richard Warman has sued me — and other conservative bloggers

~ Shaidle: Richard Warman suing conservative bloggers — including me

~ Kate McMillan: Warman vs The Entire Free World. Others commenting : Kathy Shaidle, Michelle Malkin, Castle Arggh!, Hot Air, Glenn Reynolds, The Politic, Mesopotamia West… and more

~ Gyapong: Lawsuit launched against conservative bloggers

~ Free Dominion:— Maximum Disruption! Warman sues Conservative Blogosphere! ….

Oh-h-h No You Don’t!

Richard Warman, Canada’s own answer to Montgomery Burns and the Ultraviolent droog Alex from A ClockWork Orange has finally emerged from his various bolt-holes and issued legal harrassments against some of Canada’s leading lights in the fight for freedom of expression. No word if he’s going after Steyn, too, or if his minions are lying in wait to pie Mark on his next public appearance in Canuckistan, Where The Inquisitors roam wild and free.

If this is another legal version of “throw the bomb when the market is full of innocent bystanders” kind of Maximum Disruption, then we might speculate that Little Ricky might be part of the defense of his special friends at the beleaguered CHRC; a low-blow against a winning opponent; a timely and upsetting distraction in order to recapture some lost initiative and momentum and news-share; a time for mud-flinging and legal wrestling; in short, maxiumum disruption.

Good people usually try to maximize the good, the blessing, the effect of a good thing, event, act, or policy to the widest possible audience. Gollum Warman operates in exactly the opposite way, by his own proud admission: spread the steaming chicken-manure around, so everybody gets a little eye-watering splatter.

And where Richard lurks, Warren is not far away. The good news? This isn’t an HRC tribunal, but big-boy court, with real rules, evidence, judges, and law. Not exactly Warman’s home-court.

Meanwhile, the Jihadis are thankful: just ask yourself who they are rooting for in the upcoming court-battles, and you will know who is on the side of light, if not the angels.

Prayers, Please

Here at The WebElf Report-FMS, we pray for our friends, under seige; and for enemies like Richard and Warren, and pray that they and we can be delivered from all error, malice, and unlove, that we may yet stand together in the fight for WesternCiv which is still raging around us, even with this latest distractiion. In the midst of this latest phase of the battle, let’s absorb the wisdom of recent remarks by The Anchoress:

How often we sin by simply, brusquely trodding over the humanity of the stranger, or the person we love, because we are so intent on whatever has captured our mind of a moment. We “eat each other up, like bread” which we consume carelessly and voraciously. We “throw each other away,” and not only in those big ways – abortion, euthanasia, or in “shutting away” the sick or inconvenient, but in the small ways, too. We ignore each other. We push aside. We pounce. We pressure. We scold. We think of other people as things, or as means to an end. We render each other meaningless, into ghosts and shadows, and we do it all day long. I do it.

Mind you, we’re also praying another bit of the Bible, too: May they fall into the selfsame trap which they have dug for others to fall into.

Call us prophetical if you want, but the WebElf Predictions Division think this new chapter will sooner or later generate even more media-coverage for FreeSpeechers; more misery for the HRCs, Warman & Co.; and a bigger can of Whoop-Ass than they can handle.

We’ll be here.

Binks

Ora Pro Nobis


~ REMEMBER your actionables: write, call, speak out, letters to the editor (and remember to mention the url FreeMarkSteyn.com in all of them). The ‘Echo-Chamber’ effect of the blogosphere is not enough to bring about real-world change. It’s our country, and our freedom to lose. Get to work. And remember MP Keith Martin, too. Harper & Co. be darned: make yourself heard! … (FreeMarkSteyn.com)


Steyn News Links

~ MMM.. PAPERBACK AMERICA ALONE!.. Obey.. The Mark.. Buy 6 copies.. for yourself & friends. No, we don’t get kickbacks, and we’re not Mark and we’ve never met or communicated directly with the guy …. (steynstore.com)

~ VIA STYEN: AN UNEXPECTED QUESTION: “Is the BBC following the agenda of Mark Steyn?” – plus: The Guardian thinks “the Muslim bashers have run out of interesting things to say” …. (eurotrib.com, guardian)

~ STEYN: SMURFICIDE— “The UN commits a spectacular hate crime” …. (steynonline.com)

~ FREE SPEECH IN AN AGE OF JIHAD: Join Mark with Ezra Levant, Rachel Ehrenfeld, Ibn Warraq and more in New York tomorrow – and on April 19th he’ll be in California …. (steynonline, lincolnclub)

~ VIA LIFESITE— “The Best Book of the Decade”: “America Alone” Released in Paperback. Review by John Jalsevac. Another review: “America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It” …. (lifesitenews, osusentinel.com)

~ COMMENT @ NROTC: “What observer could disagree with Mark Steyn (on anything really) that the elusive “moderate Muslim” is a mythical character?” …. (nrotc)

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— The corruption of human rights commissions; and Bursting with joy— despite the crazy world out there …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ CONTRA SOCKPUPPETS— WizBang: Fawn The Media, Part II” …. (wizbangblog)

~ SHAIDLE— Driving Miss Daisy to scream the safe word; “Did you ever think you’d miss the 1970s?” continued; Welcome, Michael Coren viewers! And “I’d like to direct Warren Kinsella’s attention to Hitchens’ unapologetic and utterly accurate use of the word “parasite” to describe certain black leftist “civil rights leaders”, and invite Mr. Kinsella, in the interest of ethical consistency, to challenge Hitchens’ about that directly by calling Hitch a racist” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THE JIHAD-BOMB— U.S. intel officials: Al-Qaeda nuclear attack in planning stages. London, New York, Washington, LA. Don’t say we didn’t warn ya …. (jihadwatch)

~ BC HRC PUNCHING-BAG Chris Kempling on freedom of speech: Public school teachers should be allowed to publicly espouse a Christian worldview …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ JUST IMAGINE— “Europe to Relax Free Speech Laws”; Civil liberties groups from 11 countries ask EUSSR to annul mass surveillance of Europeans …. (brusselsjournal, boingboing)

~ SOCON.CA: “Good morning. I understand Mr. Warman is not with us”; and “Guidyup…I’m coming Bernie, I’m coming” …. (socon.ca)

~ CONTRAST THIS with the state of Canadian schools like Osgoode Hall: “Law professors are the last intellectuals. While most academics grind away in their disciplines, the folks in the law schools seem to have the confidence and freedom to think and write about things far removed from the technical world of law. Stephen Carter at Yale writes novels. Alan Dershowitz at Harvard is a member of the book-a-year club. Richard Posner is now a judge, but he remains the paradigmatic law professor: a man to write books with theories about everything” …. (firstthings.com)

~ OUR LIBERAL ABROAD— Interview with Louise Arbour. Via Mostly Water, viewer reaction to a CBC interview of Louise Arbour includes this dissenting opinion; “Louise Arbour is a war criminal and it is time the Canadian people were made aware of the truth about this corrupt woman” …. (smalldeadanimals)

~ HO-HUM, MARK? “History shows that population swings cause waves. Mark Steyn, author of America Alone, writing in his barroom brawler way, posed the question: If Muslims are rapidly becoming the majority group, what changes in our choices will result? I did not share Steyn’s worries”; and in other assessments, “I found the MacLean’s article; I prefer living with space lizards, by Mark Steyn to be a skilled piece of slanted media” …. (womenspost.ca, cmst1a763454.blog)

~ FEEL THE STUPID: “Teaching religious intolerance using religious intolerance” …. (curtjester)

~ FREE DOMINION SAYS Warman’s buddies violate another innocent citizen’s privacy; and WiFi Stealing II …. (freedominion.com)

~ JONAH GOLDBERG: The climate of anti-Semitism made the Holocaust possible, but so did Enlightenment bias, which holds that almost anything can be justified in the name of progress. “The Genocide Loophole” …. (nationalreview)

~ JIHADIS ARE ALLOWED TO LIE to infidels… so in Afghanistan: US Soldiers Issued Hand-Held Taqiyya Detectors …. (weaselzippers.net)

~ DUST MY BROOM: Drown Out the Hate 2008! Video of a partial Betar Canada rally at York University where activists face off against anti-Israel activists. In utterly, completely unrelated news having nothing to do with the previous item and video below, York University Paper Justifies Jerusalem Terror Attack” …. (dustmybroom, betar.ca)

~ MORE FUN FROM YORK-U: Nookie-Marxists! “Appearing at a university near you: Sex Radicals” …. (noapologies.ca)

~ ANDREW BOSTOM— Antisemitism in the Qur’an: Motifs and Historical Manifestations …. (andrewbostom.org)

~ SURRENDERSTAN— “Hypocrisy in the U.K. – Or Why Liberals Have Gone Jihadi”; and “UK: Judge Refuses to Deport Terrorists… Why would you shelter and protect those who want to kill you?” …. (brusselsjournal, weaselzippers)

~ A FALTERING FREEDOM AGENDA: The disillusion of Muslim reformers …. (weeklystandard)

~ TYRANTS-R-US— U.N. Human Rights Council Doofus: “Yeah, you heard me, Israel=Nazis” …. (michellemalkin)

~ WHERE WE ARE— “..‘mediocracy’ is a condition in which culture is subordinated to pseudo-egalitarian ideology. Symptoms include: dumbing, jargonism, infantilisation, vacuity, phony democratisation and authoritarianism. A key weapon of the mediocratic agenda is the Orwellian redefinition of words and ideas” …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ IT’S UNOFICIALLY HERE, but “How Long Before Polygamy (Formally) Comes to Canada?” …. (shotgun)

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS on Jihad With Money– “Alex Alexiev on National Review Online sets out the reasons why sharia finance — described by Sheikh Yusuf al Qaradawi as ‘jihad with money’ — is a serious threat to the west” …. (spectator)

~ YALE SUBMITS, ASSUMES THE POSITION— Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week is back! “Yale’s seventh annual “Islamic Awareness Week” kicked off Monday with talks by two individuals who have witnessed firsthand the perniciousness of anti-Islamic prejudice.” Imagine that …. (JiWa, WeaselZippers)

~ BARBARA KAY: Multiculturalism was Canada’s biggest mistake …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ JORDAN’S EVICTION NOTICE: “Following a rash of deportations and denied residency permits, evangelicals in Jordan report that freedom to practice their faith is increasingly entangled with national security issues” …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ JAY CURRIE: “Lucy looses it” …. (jaycurrie)

~ MANY NATIONS are forced to confront Islamic terrorism; Communist China is not one of them …. (shotgun)

~ DOUBLE-STANDARDS— Are Muslim Paedophiles Incurable? Muslim sex offenders could opt out of treatment programme for religious reasons. After all, the founder of their religion said those hot grade 2-3s 9-year olds were fair game …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ DELIGHTFUL— “In the spring of 2007 it was reported that Canadian anti-war activists attended a controversial conference in Cairo to show solidarity with Middle Eastern ‘resistance’ movements and to encourage an international alliance against “imperialism and Zionism.” In other news, Canucki leftists are in bed with Jihadists …. (dustmybroom)

~ AN EXPERT GUIDE to religious liberty in the workplace …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ GHOST OF A FLEA— With a view to developing understanding and respect for other cultures.. For some, understanding is a one way street. …. (ghostofaflea.com)

~ LEFTY BLOGGER–The Protocols of the Daily Kos: Hitler Was a Zionist. And “Israel Bringing Left Wing Bloggers Including Daily Kos to Visit Sderot” …. (lgf, WZip)

~ PUZZLING IT OUT— “Are Islamists on the Left or Right?” …. (mypetjawa)

~ BLAZING CAT FUR— “Is that Road-Rage or are you just glad to see me? Coming soon to a Human Rights Code near you: Bondage Domination & Sado-Masochism as a protected Sexual Orientation”; Reader Mail: A prescient missive …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ BEIJING OLIMPICS— “It is inadmissible that the games are taking place in the world’s biggest prison.” — Sylvain Garel, French democracy activist. Mike Brock:” Today, Jean Chretien Stephen Harper dismissed the idea of an olympic boycott, claiming it would be ineffective and only serve to harm the athletes.” And “Today in San Francisco it’s the Adaptives versus men and women of conscience.” Keep the Olympic Torch extinguished …. (Various)

~ STEVE JANKE— “Warren Kinsella makes an argument for the upcoming inquiry into the Mulroney-Schreiber affair to be open, saying any “private” investigation would be illegal. Hey, I’m no lawyer, but his argument seem less compelling under closer examination” …. (stevejanke.com)

~ WOMEN FIGHTING BACK— Nattapat Khongkhoun was a bank clerk before her father was killed by jihadis …. (france24.com)

~ MUCH OF THE DRUG-TRADE= TERROR $$— Bulgaria: Drug trade funds Hizballah, Islamic Jihad …. (jihadwatch)

~ DUST MY BROOM: “Liberal front organizations pandering to ethnic groups are feeding the media with fear-mongering tales that Canada could lose multiculturalism and ethnic diversity if controversial Conservative government amendments are made to Canada’s once proud immigration law” …. (dustmybroom)

~ PAGING ELMASRY— What’s Going on in Egypt? “Did you know that Egypt is in the grips of a regional rebellion where crowds of 50 thousand are protesting? No … neither did I” …. (cjunk.blog)

~ LIFE, ART, IMITATION ENSUES— New Warning Labels for Wireless Routers; Computer users warned to secure wireless networks …. (doggerelparty, ctv)

~ GOOD NEWS for LawIsCool Lederhosen Weenies: “Lederhosen with iPod controls”! More convenient for the Steyn Sucks Dance …. (boingboing.net)

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Ezra Levant News Links

~ RICHARD WARMAN has sued me — and other conservative bloggers …. (ezralevant.com)

~ EZRA LEVANT ON The “human right” to practice S&M …. (ezralevant.com)

~ MORE EZ: “We’ve got a very angry, very horny, sci-fi fan on our hands” …. (ezralevant.com)

~ INDEED, Nova Scotia’s HRC gets a well-deserved hometown smack-down …. (ezralevant.com)

Fitna Links

~ ODDLY ENOUGH: “Rusty Gets a Cease and Desist Request from …. GEERT WILDERS” …. (mypetjawa)

~ ROBERT SPENCER ON FITNA: The Carrot and the Stick; in other news, “Indonesian internet providers block YouTube over Fitna” …. (jihadwatch)

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