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~ MMM-MM TASTY! “I hope [Steyn] takes the letter, crumbles it up, and dips it in a cup of ketchup and then eats it right there on stage in front of them. Oh God, hear my prayer, please let this happen.” More reaction ensues over at Chez La Shaidle …. (Various)

~ JAY CURRIE— “Suing for Surrender” …. (jaycurrie)

~ DAILY BAYONET on “Cowardly Sock Puppets” …. (dailybayonet.blog)

~ MACLEAN’S to OHRC Inquisitor Barbara Hall— “The OHRC code of ethics requires Barbara Hall to perform her duties in a manner that is “neutral, fair to all parties, free from repriasal,” that she will be “conscientious and respectful of all members of the public,” and that she “shall be, and shall be perceived to be, neutral and without bias in her duties, in their decisions, and in their judgement.” — “The editors of Maclean’s denounced Hall and her staff for the “zealous condemnation of their journalism”, but also every human rights commission in the country for “morphing out of their conciliatory roles to become crusaders working to reshape journalistic discourse in Canada.” Maclean’s wrote that Ms. Hall’s press release was “a drive-by smear,” and “perhaps the greatest disappointment in this whole saga.” Responding directly to the OHRC’s claim that Maclean’s is “xenophobic”, “destructive”, “Islamophobic” and “promoting prejudice,” Maclean’s editors wrote that: “[Hall] cited no evidence, considered no counter-arguments, and appointed herself prosecutor, judge and jury in one fell swoop. If we weren’t tolerant and charitable people, we’d be calling for her resignation.” …. (ohrc.on.ca, wiki)

~ ONTARIO: ” Liberals cut debate on human rights– While the government has called for an end to submissions on proposed changes to Ontario’s Human Rights Code under bill 107, opinions in the legal community remain divided about the legislation” …. (lawtimesnews)

First they came for the neo-aryans–
but we know what they’re like.
Then they came for the religious folks–
they always were a bother.
Then the homophobes, bigots, and conservatives–
and a very good riddance!
Then they came for the journalists–
that was a bit creepy.
Then they came for the gays–
whoa.. what’s with that?
Just a minute:
I have to get the door….

Binks, with apologies.

Ezra Levant

~ EZRA LEVANT— “Human rights commissions vs. gay rights?” Gay bar settles human rights complaint with woman …. (ezralevant.com, cbc.ca)

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FreeSpeechery

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— The Catholic Register on Barbara Hall’s Mark Steyn “verdict” …. (deborahgyapong.blog, catholicregister.org)

~ TRASHING THE HELPERS— “You can’t take the mission out of Christian Horizons”, Don Hutchinson, National Post. “Imagine that Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity had been told that their ministry in the streets of Calcutta was, in essence, not ministry but “social work.” In order for the sisters to continue in their work, they would no longer be permitted to require that staff members share their beliefs and ministry commitment” …. (freedominion.com)

~ SOCON.CA: “This must be some kind of joke” …. (socon.ca)

~ ORWELLIAN LIBERAL government in BC channels message through Suzuki and other interest groups …. (proudtobecanadian)

~ TIME IMMORTAL’S Kenneth is getting all weepy and thankful and stuff.. typical Scot. “And now it’s one of a number of conservative blogs at embroiled in the Mark Steyn/Maclean’s/Ezra Levant/Richard Warman/HRC brouhaha, fighting (in essence) to restore freedom of expression to Canada” …. (timeimmortal.net)

~ SHOTGUN BLOG— “The case for a socially conservative culture in the libertarian movement” …. (westernstandard.blog)

~ AN EXTERNAL LINK— The Last Days of the Canadian Human Rights Commission …. (americandigest.org)

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~ TRAIN SEIZED in France by “youth” MSM’s silent …. (MaD)

~ SPECTATOR— “There is clearly no limit to British pusillanimity and sheer unadulterated funk when it comes to calling Islamic radicalism by even the most polite and restrained of proper names” …. (melaniephillips)

~ TORONTO — Federal Finance Minister Jim Flaherty isn’t the only one predicting Ontario could soon become a have-not province in need of equalization payments …. (blogspot.com)

~ HMMM.. home-burning.. that sounds familiar– “British police ignore Muslim threats” …. (noapologies.ca, Ez)

~ JIHADWATCH— “When you love God and his messengers, then join the jihad, because that is the way to paradise”; UK: Teenage convert to Islam misunderstands his new religion, faces terror charges for explosives …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ THE PEACE-LOVING HAMAS: “We Have 200,000 Muslims who Want to Blow Themselves up if Israel Doesn’t Accept Truce” …. (weaselzippers)

~ CRY ME A RIVER— “I wonder if someone would be so kind as to send CBC a case or two of Kleenexes” …. (cjunk.blog)

~ VIDEO Surfaces Showing German Islamists Calling for Jihad …. (weaselzippers)

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