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~ CANADA vs FREE SPEECH: THREE’S A TREND.. “Where do you reckon this one will be in five years?” …. (

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~ EZ ON CONSERVATIVE MP: I have “grave concerns with these troubling actions” …. (Ez)

~ LEVANT ON HRC-man Athanasios Hadjis: “I’m lazy” …. (ezralevant)

~ EZ SEZ “Come for Steyn, stay for Levant!” …. (ezralevant)



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Free Speech Linkery

“Anyone who denies the law of non-contradiction should be beaten and burned until he admits that to be beaten is not the same as not to be beaten, and to be burned is not the same as not to be burned.”

~ Avicenna, Medieval Muslim Philosopher ~

~ FIRST PRINCIPLES— “Moral Sanity and the Logical Principle of Non-Contradiction” …. (

~ STYLIN’, AND VERY HATEFUL! Get your “INFIDEL” hats today — share of proceeds to our defense funds …. (5fof)

~ GYAPONG— A negative image of Canada’s Justice system; and “Wow– A “human rights” decision in favor of a Christian group!” …. (

~ CAN-AG NICHOLSON to push for removal of section 2 “FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS” from the Charter. More on Nicholson’s removal of section 2 …. (MaD)

~ PERSPECTIVE— “Pope’s human rights talk to UN a wake-up call for Canada” …. (

~ KATHY SHAIDLE— “One of my co-defendants writes — and I agree: “I do care that ‘truly marginal and deeply resentful fools’ get caught in the HRC web as much as I do the unsuspecting restaurant owner wanting to keep his doorway free of pot smoking loiterers.” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ CALL OFF THE SEARCH-PARTIES! Rob Nicholson sighted in Ottawa; The Pro-life Movement is the Civil Rights Movement of today …. (

~ DEFIANT THEOCRATICAL LUNATIC Quebec Mayor Vows to Continue Prayer Despite Human Rights Commission Order. Where would we all be without the HRCs to save us from This Sort Of Thing? We ask you …. (lifesitenews)

~ CONSERVATIVE MP: I have “grave concerns with these troubling actions” by the CHRC …. (

~ SHAIDLE— “Support Free Speech In Canada”; A model letter to an MP about the Human Rights Commissions; Oh ferchrissakes; and “BCF breaks another Human Rights Commission story…. (fivefeetoffury)

~ ROBERT SIBLEY, Ottawa Citizen– “Intolerable: The classical notion of tolerance provides the liberal solution for preventing conflict within society. But ‘hyper-tolerance,’ entailing the intervention of the state into what until recently were regarded as private concerns, endangers liberty itself. Robert Sibley examines the difference.” …. (

~ SOCON.CA— “First they came for the cartoonists” …. (

~ THE MUSLIM MISCONCEPTION— “Most who live here are not members of any mosque” …. (torontosun)

~ BLAZING CATFUR— HRC: Disclose denial Section 37; CCF Intervener Denial …. (

~ EN FRANCAIS— Analyse: Les mosquées américaines envahies par la propagande saoudienne haineuse – Partie 2. “Un rapport américain traite de l’implication des Saoudiens dans la propagation internationale d’une idéologie religieuse qui fait explicitement la promotion de la haine, de l’intolérance, et d’autres violations des droits de l’homme et, dans certains cas, de la violence envers les membres d’autres groupes religieux, musulmans et non-musulmans. Il faut affirmer les principes de liberté et des droits de l’homme contre le wahhabisme saoudien et affronter directement les enseignements de cette idéologie haineuse.” 16 mai, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (pointdebasculecanada)

~ THE HUBRIS OF THE LAWYERS: the Attorney General of Canada on Marc Lemire …. (

~ CANADIAN Constitution Foundation Denied Intervener Status at Lemire Hearing …. (

~ MOUNTIES CHALLENGE discrimination ruling, $500,000 award to expelled cadet. That’s tax-payer dollars, folks …. (

~ TIME IMMORTAL: “…absolutely shocking.” — “That’s Liberal MP Dr. Keith Martin’s description for the Canadian government’s lame-duck attempt to justify the legality and necessity of Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act.” …. (timeimmortal)

~ ONTARIO’S GUTLESS McGuinty Government Gives Jew Baiting Canadian Arab Federation 20G’s to fight “Hate Crime”…That’s a lot of Flyers …. (

~ SOCON.CA: HRC Watching Us– “If you’re a conservative blogger, I encourage you to write to the CHRC and demand to know the details of the secret spy file they might have on you. They are mandated to provide any information, pursuant to the Access to Information Act” …. (

~ TRIBUNAL LORD & MASTER Athanasios D. Hadjis: “Section 37 privilege still in effect, disclosure requests – denied, denied, denied, I’ll think about that one”. CHRC Page: “Expenses of Athanasios Hadjis” …. (blazingcatfur,

~ MACLEAN’S.CA— Ottawa Truthiness? “Forget the hidden agenda. The Tories are getting a name for playing with the facts” …. (

~ JAY CURRIE— “Late Friday before a Long Weekend” …. (jaycurrie)

~ GRUMPY OLD BEAR— “If Ezra can be optimistic, then so can I.” …. (sleepyoldbear)

~ ITALY TO JETTISON multiculturalism? One more reason we don’t need HRCs …. (

~ RIGHT GIRL: “Real men… where art thou?” …. (girlontheright)

Save Freedom Of Speech In Canada

~ SEE NO EVIL! “It’s been a full week now since Maclean’s published its shocking story about abortionist Henry Morgentaler’s 1973 letter to then-PM Pierre Trudeau” …. (shotgun)

~ A FORBIDDEN TOPIC IN CALIFORNIA— “Isn’t it good to know you’re now free of those theocratic restraints, and can marry anyone of any gender you please? So, here’s the next question: when do we proceed to legalizing polygamy for the sake of not discriminating against those whose religion is OK with it?” Roger Kimball: “Earth to California”; Governor Schwarzenegger Vows to Fight Reinstatement of Traditional Marriage …. (Various)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE— “Volcano Releases One Trillion Cow Farts Into Atmosphere” …. (


“What I am trying to do is simply to serve truth and justice with my modest strength.

“You may think that the conflict between Israel and Egypt is a small and unimportant problem. ” We have more important concerns” you might say. That is not the case. When it comes to truth and justice there is no difference between small and great problems. Whosoever fails to take small matters seriously in a spirit of truth, cannot be trusted in greater affairs….”

– Albert Einstein, unpublished speech on Israel, excerpted in Abba Eban: An Autobiography, Random House, New York, 1977, p. 191

~ REPORT: Inflated Numbers of Muslims Converting to Christianity Putting Lives at Risk …. (Wz)

~ THIS TERROR-MONKEY thinks he deserves charter rights– but some in Canada don’t think the same for Steyn or Levant …. (MaD)

~ POPISH SURRENDER-MONKEY? Realist? Scottish Catholic Leader: Islamic Law in Britain “Inevitable” …. (weaselzippers)

~ LOVELY PEOPLE, REALLY— “Bronx Cheer For Israel From WCC”.. liberal Christians join the haters …. (reformedpastor)

~ CURRENT JIHAD & The betrayal of Lebanon, by Melanie Phillips …. (melaniephillips)

~ ANDREW BOSTOM— “Jerusalem Post Review of “The Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism”/My Lecture at The Hudson Institute Wednesday May 21st” …. (

~ LGF NOTES THAT “We’re Giving Saudi Arabia Enriched Uranium, They’re Giving Us the Shaft” (and no break on oil-prices, neither) …. (lgf)

~ ACTION DINO— “So there’s like a terrorist act a day done by Muslims and Muslim leaders want you to fear Anglican suicide bombers” …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ A NEW PLEA FOR BRIT HOSTAGES— “Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey made a direct appeal to the kidnappers of 5 British men abducted a year ago in Baghdad and believed to be held in Iran” …. (mypetjawa)

~ EGYPT: Female Genital Mutilation? We’re Cool With it! …. (weaselzippers)

~ PALESTINIAN “Peoplehood” Based on a Big Lie …. (frontpagemag)

~ WONDERFUL PAKISTAN: Christian Doctor Jailed for Being Christian “Blasphemy Against Islam’s Prophet” …. (Wz, gledhill)

~ THE GREAT SATAN! Hate America. The Bin Laden Message …. (dustmybroom)

~ UK MUSLIM TV CHANNEL Reprimanded for Broadcasting Prayer Begging Allah to Kill Salman Rushdie …. (Wz)

~ THE BRILLIANT Caroline Glick at the Jerusalem Post explains how Hezbollah prefers to work through a form of control without governance where it is possible to remain both in power and in opposition …. (

~ SHAIDLE — “Remind me again why we saved them from the Nazis?”; Dutch Cartoonist Jailed. Holland in danger of losing ‘civilized’ status …. (fivefeetoffury, sda)

~ GAZASTAN: peaceable Islamists Bomb Catholic run School… Imagine the nerve of these Christians trying to drag Gaza’s Muslims out of the 7th century! …. (Wz)

~ U.S. NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE DIRECTOR: “We try not to refer to ‘jihad’ as something that’s bad” …. (jihadwatch)

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