Steynianism 137




Steyn Goodness

~ MARK STEYN: “My career in Canada will be formally ended next month”; Boom chicka pow pow …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ AMERICA ALONE: THE EYE OF THE MEDIA STORM– “Mark and his new paperback are in the thick of it, and back on the Canadian hit parade. Plus: another take on the Steyn/Socks showdown, and the Socks hail their “historic victory“, but they don’t get much support even from the lefties at Rabble. Oh, and the “human rights” business has belatedly made Slashdot. Don’t forget you can order your personally autographed copy of America Alone exclusively from the Steyn Store. And Everything’s going according to plan” …. (

~ CANADA vs FREE SPEECH: THE JUSTICE MINISTER SPEAKS… but was it worth waiting for? Plus: The disingenuous Socks …. (steynonline)

~ THE STEYN Conspiracy: “Why are so many young North American men are either delaying marriage or avoiding it altogether?” Demographic Winter: the decline of the human family …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ GERALD Langlois responds to the Sock Puppets …. (

~ AMERICA ALONE, again– Gledhill: “Soul of Britain is dying” …. (crunchycon)

~ TIME IMMORTAL: “Mark Steyn links to an article that explains, in brief, the full implications of what a “guilty” ruling by either of the human rights commissions that Maclean’s magazine has yet to face” …. (

~ STEYN VS. SOCK-PUPPETS.. LawIsKewl weenies beg to differ: “A point of note: the poster of the videos introduces them as “sock puppets.” However, they are 3 of the 5 law students that produced the original research leading to the complaint against Maclean’s magazine, and the President of the CIC simply filed it on their behalf. Any assertion to the contrary is simply erroneous” …. (

~ BARACK’S 57 VARIETIES— How many states in the union? …. (nrotc, atlas2000)

Ezra Levant Links

~ EZRANT: JUSTICE MINISTER Rob Nicholson finally weighs in on section 13; and “¡Hola, Señor Nicholson! Time to call your office!” …. (

~ EZRA ON “A debate on free speech: Keith Martin, Ian Fine and me” …. (

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~ THE MIGHTY PUNDITA— “Warning to Americans about Canada’s Section 13” …. (

~ UPCOMING EVENT! Toronto Lunch & Learn at the U of T Faculty Club. Speaker: John Thompson, The Mackenzie Institute* ‘Terror, Radical Islam and Free Speech’ — Thursday May 15, 12:30 PM …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ IMPENDING BEST-SELLER ALERT: “Pete and I are gonna have such fun collaborating on that book…”; and “So much for press freedom” …. (5fof)

~ MAKING SENSE OF NONSENSE— “[Alexander] Tsesis is a left wing kook — but the Canadian government hangs on his every word”.. so– ancient bureaucratic-pushed uber-left document tottering along, supported by Conservative gov’t because.. er, um– we’ll it’s big and old and took a lot of work and doing something new would be a lot of trouble, or something like that. Remember: these are YOUR tax-dollars at work, right? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ AND SO EXACTLY Where is Richard Warman? …. (MaD)

~ SLASHDOT— Author Faces Canadian Tribunal For Hate Speech …. (

~ FEEL THE STUPID! AND THE NEGLIGENT EVIL! — “Rob Nicholson in favour of Section 13” …. (dustmybroom)

~ GHOST OF A FLEA— The Crucible, cont. …. (

~ SOCON.CA— “Free Speech Under Attack In All Banana Republics of the World” …. (

~ MORE PUNDITA— “There the CHRC goes again, making fascist totalitarian rat bastards look like champions of liberty”; more recent thoughts here …. (

~ EN FRANCAIS— Commentaire: La Nakba des losers, par Sami El Soudi, un palestinien lucide. “L’Allemagne et le Japon, entièrement détruits à l’issue du second conflit mondial, ont créé des économies parmi les plus dynamiques de la planète. La Palestine, quant à elle, n’a jamais connu des situations de destruction comparables, mais elle est restée bloquée par le désir d’anéantir Israël plutôt que la nécessité de se bâtir et d’assurer la prospérité de ses habitants. Israël fête ses 60 ans d’indépendance, la Palestine, elle, pleure soixante ans de Nakba. Et non : soixante ans depuis la Nakba.” 12 mai …. (

~ ALAN SHANOFF: “The highly publicized debate between Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and his former pastor, Jeremiah Wright, highlights the serious flaws underlying human rights codes in Canada” …. (torontosun)

On Triple-Dipping..

“And just how is it that the same article can form the subject of complaints in three different jurisdictions? Can Crown attorneys in three jurisdictions start three prosecutions over the same subject matter? Can someone start three lawsuits in three jurisdictions over the same article? The answers are pretty obvious. Multiple proceedings should not be allowed and they aren’t — except when it comes to human rights complaints.”

~ Alan Shanoff ~

~ JUST WELL WORTH A RE-READ: “First They Came For… Canadian “Hate Speech” Totalitarianism Is Not New” by the Little Hater From Toronto …. (

~ SHOTGUN BLOG— Is the Senate willing to force an election over Bill C-10?; and “A look at Bill C-10 and the Muhammad cartoon controversy: Should government money come with government control?” …. (shotgun)

~ THE POOR CHRC WEBSITE can’t find section 2 of the Charter; CHRC’s silencing charter of right 2 and 3 of Ron Gray but he’s a Christian, so it’s ok, Canada hates Christians …. (MaD)

~ SOCON.CA: “Burning out of Grey” …. (

~ NEENER NEENER NEEEENER! “Khurrum Awan, Muneeza Sheikh and Naseem Mithoowani, Osgoode Hall Law School graduates, Toronto”; SockPuppet Love website is finally back up, and mocking: “Welcome back to the thousands of Steyn fans that have returned to this site. We’ll get to your moderated comments in due time, possible within days or weeks…. We’re finding that many of the comments are by the same posters, using different names and (fake) email addresses, but from the same computer” blah blah blah, yada yada yada. Yeah, we remember how your editor(s) forbid & even re-wrote e-mails back in the day, you anti-democratical free-speech-for-lefties-only weenies …. (np, lic)

~ THE SHAIDLE: “My latest in PajamasMedia”; How the hell did this get printed in a Canadian newspaper? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THE CHRC = CSIS…Yeah, Right …. (jaycurrie)

~ MISSING INACTION: “Stay tuned: Will Nicholson be found? Will Jennifer Lynch continue the important work of expanding the CHRC’s Tea Service Collection? Will the CHRC get smart and hire Lance?” …. (

~ THE BC HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL “is a kangaroo court that requires no demonstrable burden of proof to arrive at a conviction” …. (MaD)

~ OH DEAR OH DEAR— “The Attorney General has submitted this defence of the CHRC to the constitutional challenge made by Marc Lemire. The government is defending this” …. (sleepyoldbear)

~ UNBELIEVABLE: “You will remember that the CHRT did not have a court reporter present during the proceeding in which the conduct of the CHRC investigators was under scrutiny. Which meant that the respondent and various commentators have been relying on hand transcribed versions of the hearing” …. (jaycurrie)

~ DOG ATE MY HOMEWORK— “I forgot 157 times… The Canadian Human Rights Commission is comprised of liars who abuse the rule of law” …. (

~ SOME INFO ON HM Jennifer Lynch, QC, Queen of the CHRC …. (MaD)

~ FIRE THEM ALL! “CHRC give transcript to press to slam defendant, but don’t let defendant have a copy” …. (MaD)

~ ALAN SHANOFF – Human rights code too vague; Lying Jackal continues march to obscurity …. (

~ EGALE CANADA gets it– but is this article a thought-crime? …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ UNPERSONS: Ex-Gays Afraid to Come Out for Fear of Persecution: ABC News Report …. (lifesitenews)

~ MOTHER NATURE has bad gas: “I’ll Raise you One”.. and just how many jet-setter environmental conferences does one Volcanic belch equal? What’s that in twisty-bulbs? “Lorne Gunter and Jan Narveson on global warming …. (sda, shotgun)

~ LIBRARIANS AS BOOK-POLICE? Bozell: PC Police (or GLBTQ Police) Takes Over the Library …. (newsbusters)

Jihad, Far & Wide

~ FRONTPAGE MAG – Interview: Islamist Lawfare, Frontpage …. (

~ LAWFARE WHINING ABOUT Publishing A Cartoon Is “Hateful”. Supporting Attacks On Canadians Is Not …. (

~ ANTWERP: Proposal to Turn Unused Churches Into Mosques …. (Wz)

~ ROGER KIMBALL: “More lunacy from theTimes, or why an Islamic supremacist is not like Bill Cosby” …. (pajamasmedia)

~ THE ONLY GOOD ZIONIST GEEZER… “Qassam Rocket Kills Elderly Israeli Women”.. Israel: Qassam Rockets Narrowly Misses School, Second Barrage Nearly Hits School Bus …. (wZ)

People gather at impact site (Photo: Amir Cohen)

~ TECHNICALLY, Barack Obama ‘could face Islamic execution‘. NY Times Admits Obama’s Muslim Birth …. (Various)

~ CAN THE WEST BE SAVED? by Serge Trifkovic …. (

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS— The war against the Jews (21); “The BBC’s Birthday Present to Israel. Jeremy Bowen’s documentary is full of omissions and historical revisionism.” …. (spectator, honestreporting)

~ LOVELY CANUCKISTAN— “The story of Mahmoud Mohammad Issa Mohammad was featured in the Economist last year earning Canada the nickname a Haven for Villains” …. (dustmybroom)

~ THE REST OF THE STORY— 1948, Israel, and the Palestinians: Annotated Text, by Efraim Karsh …. (

Those Who Forbid Polygamy Are Infidels

~ OUR WESTERN OIL MONEY AT WORK: “Saudis Proving Weapons to Anti-Hezbollah Sunni, Druze and Christian Militias”; in other unrelated news, Saudi Money for Harvard and Jimmy Carter …. (Wz, lgf)

~ ANDREW BOSTOM— “Don’t Know Much ‘Bout Islamic Antisemitism” …. (

~ FREEDOM OF THE PRESS? A Letter from Abdulkarim al-Khaiwani. Comments from Yemenis in Support of Journalist Al-Khaiwani …. (mypetjawa)

~ CROSSING THE LINE from critic to anti-semite …. (rjjago)

~ ISLAMIC JIHAD IN LEBANON— “The world community is responsible for murderous gang of Islamic thugs rise to power”; What Spain was in 1936, Lebanon is today …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ WEEP FOR THE DAUGHTERS OF EVE— Iraq Honor Killing: “My Daughter Deserved to Die for Falling in Love”; in other news, “Muslim Father Regrets His Failure to Kill Baby Girl” …. (Wz, mypetjawa)

~ TORSTAR = [HEART] EVIL? “Sympathy for the Devil – Toronto Star feels for the Burmese Generals”; What does “Left” mean? or What is a “Lefty”? …. (rjjago)

Amina and Sarah’s Autopsy Report: Depraved, Brutal

~ AND THE WORLD LOOKED IDLY ON: What if they had a civil war and no-one paid any attention? “Expected and undisturbed Hezbollah coup”; Murdered Lebanese can Thank UN; Lebanon’s “300”, By Walid Phares …. (counterterrorismblog, canadafreepress)

~ PEACEFUL YET OPPRESSED Muslim Threats Force Student With Service Dog to Leave School …. (Wz)

~ HATEY McHATERTON & THE HATERS! The Stench Spreads: Johann Hari’s Stinking Op-Ed; Using a falsified quote and revisionist history, Hari compares Israel to excrement …. (honestreporting)

~ TOLERANCE INCARNATE— “The World Will Be Dominated By The Sharia Law” …. (mypetjawa)


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