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~ SHARE THE JOY! “Yay my Tanks T-Shirt Arrived! Shop for Freedom and Support the Canuck 6” …. (




Steyn Links

~ MIKE DUFFY redeems himself for Kerry election win prediction. Send Mike Duffy an e-mail with your thanks! – A great reader idea! Priceless: “We don’t know where Rob Nicholson is. He won’t return my phone calls. I presume he is somewhere in the building. Perhaps he’s in the witness protection program.” An older Duffy-Steyn interview …. (

~ BREAKENRIDGE— “Welcome Mark Steyn readers. Be sure to join us May 6, when we interview the Big Steyn himself!” …. (am770chqr)

~ MARK STEYN laughing response to Michelle Obama’s attempt to turn the page …. (hughhewitt.townhall)

~ PRESS FREEDOM Awards Announced– “Maclean’s Magazine, nominating Mark Steyn, runner-up for the award, said the decision by federal and provincial human rights commissions to investigate Mr. Steyn and Maclean’s for publishing a book excerpt on the rise of radical Islam, is an “insidious encroachment upon the freedoms of thought, expression and the press” …. (

~ ALONE IN CANADA: Mark will be in conversation with Heather Reisman at Indigo Books in Toronto at 7pm this Wednesday, May 7th; and on May 26th he’ll be in Vancouver …. (,

Ezra Levant

~ MARK STEYN on CTV’s Mike Duffy Live …. (

“The whole earth often appears a war zone, for the battle against human malice and stupidity must never be given up. It is a war that must moreover be fought in charity and good humour, for that is the ultimate confutation of all the devil’s claims. “First heal thyself,” for the front line runs through every human heart, and it is there the tyrant must first be defeated.”

~ David Warren ~

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Mark Steyn and Ken Whyte at the Maclean’s table.

~ MUST-READ DAVID WARREN: Standing up to the ‘human rights’ harassers …. (

~ REVISIT 1996-2004= $140 000 punishment for saying a principled ‘no’. Scott Brockie saddled with debt . Hey, FreeSpeeching people in or near Toronto who need printing work done, why not go visit his business and give him some business? …. (theinterim)

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— You must listen to this interview with Tarek Fatah; Mark Steyn on Mike Duffy Live. More pix from the World Press Freedom Luncheon …. (

“If they felt they didn’t have jurisdiction, then they ought not to have added the notion that it was ‘Islamophobic’. That’s like taking jurisdiction while saying you don’t have it. On the other hand, they probably had jurisdiction to deny the complaint to begin with– so that’s where it should have ended up.”

~ Irwin Cotler ~

~ FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER on Barbara Hall’s verdict …. (

~ CALGARY — “The federal minister in charge of Canada’s multiculturalism file cautioned an anti-racism conference Friday against exploiting the power of human rights commissions to silence offensive speech. “Jason Kenney defends free speech at anti-racism conference” …. (nationalpost, shotgun)

Secretary of State for Multiculturalism Jason Kenney. [Chris Wattie/Reuters]

“I would also hope that we think long and hard about the central role, the foundational role, of such values as freedom of expression in our constitutional framework, and that we do not lightly undermine those constitutional values in our efforts to combat racism or hatred.” ~ Kenney

~ FRESH REINFORCEMENTS— The CCF (Canadian Constitution Foundation) Seeks Intervener Status …. (,

~ NATIONAL POST Editorial Board: The fight against censorship; Maclean’s Magazine vs. the Canadian Islamic Congress– “In a free country, no publication should be required to turn over its presses to its critics. We hope and expect that Maclean’s will follow this principle as it considers its response to the CIC’s latest gambit” …. (

~ AN OPEN LETTER to Olivia Chow regarding the Ontario Human Rights Commission against Maclean’s Magazine …. (ghostofaflea)

~ THE ONLY CRACKS are in your head, lady: “she wastes her time and my money whining about the children are our future crap when, in the present day, bureaucrats in the Human Rights Commission are committing telecommunications fraud and extortion” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ OH LUCY, Look What You Started! “One of few Conservative MP’s with a backbone – Jason Kenney – has weighed in. And the single national newspaper with a backbone is reporting it. Freespeechers Take Note” …. (sda)

~ FIVE FEET OF FURY— “Maybe Canada isn’t worth fighting for any longer…” Check out this breathtaking tax dodge! “Insensitivity Training, lesson #5: Hillaire Belloc” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ KRAALSPACE— Dogs barking – must be a caravan nearby: “The National Post has a good editorial on the Canadian Islamic Congress dog-and-pony show of Thursday” …. (

~ EN FRANCAIS— Liberté de la presse: Macleans et Congrès islamique du Canada – mise à jour du djihad juridique– “Le CIC réitère sa demande pour un espace dans Macleans lui permettant de réfuter Mark Steyn. Le fait pour un gouvernement (via une commission des droits) de forcer la publication de documents est une violation de la liberté de la presse. Au-delà de la loi, quel principe éthique ou norme sociale peut exiger d’un éditeur privé qu’il offre de la publicité gratuite au CIC? Dans un pays libre, aucune publication ne devrait être tenue de remettre ses presses à ses détracteurs. – Editorial Board du National Post.” 2 mai, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (

~ SHAIDLISM— “Support Embattled Canadian Blogress Divas!” …. (5fof)

~ CHRISTIANITY and Islam “have little in common”; Danes slowly begin to rouse themselves to the truth. Each day, Canada inches closer to hell …. (Shaidle)

~ RIGHT GIRL— Am I missing a nuance somewhere? Mark Steyn + Tongue Bath = Today is a GOOD Day! …. (girlontheright)

~ CANADA’S Neo-Nazi Movement Finds An Unlikely Champion …. (sda)

~ MORE RECENTLY, Lesbian Break-in and Riot During College Speech on “Born-Gay Hoax” Forces Cancellation …. (lifesitenews)

~ JENNIFER LYNCH is of two minds.. “Jennifer Lynch Chief Commissioner of the CHRC is of two minds when it comes to staff conduct, alternatively she may simply “give good report” and is a bust as a leader” …. (

~ COLUMNIST Michael Coren: Disabling Charity – Human Rights Commissions might spell end for Christian aid …. (

~ MINISTER WARNS of ‘illiberal’ attacks on free speech …. (

~ SUPPORT Embattled Canadian Blogress Divas! Thank you Gay Patriot! …. (

~ WE ARE “born to the bright inheritance of English freedom”, and we will …. (MaD)

~ URGENT ACTION NEEDED: Section 13(1) Constitutional Challenge – WRITE,WRITE,WRITE! …. (

~ CHURCH-HATING Ontario Human rights tribunal thinks Christians can’t have freedom of association …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ BLAZING CATFUR— “A recent decision of the Ontario Human Rights Commission reminds us that he who pays the piper, calls the tune. If the OHRC’s tune is to be widely echoed, it is not one churches can dance to, lest their message be compromised” …. (

Tasty Jihad- With Shari’a Sauce!

~ WHITE JIHADI BOOTED— Giant Walking R*ctum, Ken Livingstone, Out as London Mayor. Widespread cheering breaks out in the right-wing blogosphere …. (Various)

~ THE MAGISTATS GUY— Death sentences upheld for Islamists who killed “blasphemer” …. (

~ AVI LEWIS ALREADY HAVING AN EFFECT? — “Al-Jazeera’s English Chief “Fired for Being White, Christian” …. (weaselzippers)

~ COLOURING-BOOK JIHAD! ‘Radical Imam Focusses on 5 Year Old Children’ …. (

~ PEACE-LOVING— Iraq: Al-Qaeda Sends Twin Suicide Bombers to Wedding, 36 Killed …. (Wz)

~ ZIONIST COUNTER-JIHAD in Londonistan, outskirts? “Tony Blair’s… Eh What?” …. (bbc, sda)

~ MULTI-CULTI DEATH-CULT: “In the past four months, six Muslim women living in Berlin have been brutally murdered by family members. Their crime? Trying to break free and live Western lifestyles” …. (weaselzippers)

~ OPRAH MAG ASSUMES THE POSITION— W Cultural Clitorectomy: ‘CAIRO’ …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ BOO-HOO? BWA-HAAA! “Terror Leader “Threw a Tantrum, Began to Cry” When Confronted About Jihadism” …. (

~ HATE-SKOOL.. The Palestinian Islamic Jihad’s “Education Wing”; Dangerous Word Games …. (investigativeproject)

~ WHY ARE ISLAMIC Advocates Opposed to Fighting Jihad? …. (lgf)

~ FIGHT-BACK IN ITALY: Catholic Group Handing out Constitution Translated Into Arabic, “They Have a Duty to Respect our Laws” …. (Wz)

~ LEFTY BLOGGER: “Daily Kos Defends Hizballah Supporters” …. (lgf)

~ CEASEFIRES in Islam: Not Always What They Seem to Be …. (newmediajournal)

~ GAZASTAN: Palestinians Dumping Raw Sewage Into Mediterranean Sea, UN Blames Israel …. (Wz)

~ PEACE IN NIGERIA: Supreme Court Confirms Death Sentence for Christian Man Convicted of Blasphemy …. (Wz)

~ WAR ON REALITY— Who Advised the U.S. DHS/ State to Ban the
Word ‘Jihad’? ….

~ DUST MY BROOM— “On World Press Freedom Day, May 3, we usually think about journalists in far-away conflict zones under attack — or those living under repressive totalitarian regimes struggling to practice their crafts. But increasingly, journalists here in Canada, and the subjects we interview, are also under threat. We face death threats and hate-filled rhetoric spewed at us online, over unlicenced radio airwaves and in ethnic newspapers” …. (

~ A LAND DOWN UNDER: Muslim Groups Condemn Islamic Teacher as “Diabolical Kufr” …. (Wz)

~ SEVERELY COMPROMISED— “Illegal alien Hizballah-linked FBI agent worked on major terror cases”; and “New Mexico: FBI nabs 10 illegals from “certain countries are associated with special national security concerns” …. (jihadwatch)

~ SHOTGUN BLOG— “Finally, someone understands the real reason for an Olympic Boycott. “Nearly 200 American Jewish leaders are calling for a boycott of the 2008 Games. They cite the usual reasons we hear, plus some others that, IMHO, are more pertinent and important than all the rest put together, “its provision of missiles to Iran and Syria, and friendship for Hamas.” …. (shotgun)

~ BACK WHEN THE EARTH WAS FLAT— Edmonton is in the Quran?? …. (magicstatistics)

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