Steynianism 147

“The Trudeaupianization of the state is one reason why Conservatives wind up fighting every election within a Liberal frame. The policing of speech exemplified by Section 13 is a big part of that: it ensures that difficult issues can only be discussed within the parameters of “Liberal Values”. So the Nicholson brief doesn’t even make sense even in terms of self-preservation. But for now it’s the only public position a Conservative government is willing to take, and it condemns Canada to restraints on liberty incompatible with a free society.”

~ Mark Steyn ~

Steyn News Links

~ STEYN IN THE CORNER: THE INTERNAL CONTRADICTIONS OF THE PC UTOPIA– “Islamophobia vs trannyphobia” …. (nrotc)

~ IN DEFENCE OF MARK STEYN: Where there’s Toronto Life, there’s hope …. (torontolife)

~ THE STEYN: “Moving Barackwards” …. (corner.nationalreview.com)

~ VANCOUVER EVENT: Mark Steyn on the War on Terror. This event is closed for registration …. (guest.cvent.com)

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~ EZRA ON The National Post and the Charles Adler Show …. (ezralevant.com)

~ MP NINA GREWAL: “fundamental review by Parliament is needed” …. (Ez)

~ EZRANT! “The Canadian Human Rights Commission’s Bigoted Comment of the Day” …. (ezralevant.com)

~ EZ ON ANOTHER Gov’t MP: HRCs “overstepped their original mandates”, “must be curtailed” …. (ezralevant.com)

~ EZRA LEVANT on China: A spiteful dictatorship …. (nationalpost)

~ UPCOMING EVENTLevant, Mohamed, and the Case for Freedom of Speech. Former Western Standard publisher Ezra Levant speaks about his decision to print controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet Mohamed in his magazine in 2006. Fraser Institute, 1770 Burrard, May 27, 11:45 am, $35/20, fraserinstitute.org …. (guest.cvent.com)

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FreeSpeechiness

~ THE UNABRIDGED VERSION— “Close the human rights commissions…by Mark Mercer”; looks like the good professor has been uppity for years. Why not drop Dr. Mercer a line of thanks? …. (blazingcatfur.blog)


Dr. Mark Mercer, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS.

~ SHAIDLE– IN CANADA, don’t be “negative” and “inappropriate”; “Can’t they both lose?” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ TIME IMMORTAL— “Yes, we should have seen this coming” …. (timeimmortal.net)

~ WARREN KINSELLA thinks that losing jobs solely because you are a white male doesn’t cause harm! Equality? …. (MaD)

~ FREEDOM Needs a Foundation …. (socon.ca)

~ JAY CURRIE WONDERS “Hey, does Lucy still work at the CHRC?? It appears he gets his faxes there.”; and “A Case for Censorship” …. (jaycurrie)

~ FRASER INSTITUTE – Next in line for a Human Rights Complaint? Limit Muslims’ access to Canada, book says …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ SOCON ON Jadewarr’s “rather striking and odd testimony” …. (socon.ca)

~ OLD BEAR— “Stillman redux. Is he/she taking over this blog?” …. (sleepyoldbear)

~ LETTER TO THE ED: “Canada is sliding into the pit of self-negation” …. (canada.com)

~ GHOST OF FLEAS— “That is our danger” …. (ghostofaflea)

~ EN FRANCAIS— Accommodements religieux: Daniel Weinstock favorable à la charia. Mohamed P. Hilout le remet à sa place. “Lors d’un colloque à Paris en décembre dernier, Daniel Weinstock, conseiller auprès de la commission Bouchard-Taylor, a fait l’éloge du rapport de Marion Boyd qui, en 2004, recommandait l’introduction de tribunaux de la charia en Ontario. Le Français Mohamed Pascal Hilout l’a remis à sa place. Écoutez l’enregistrement audio.” 21 mai, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (pointdebasculecanada)

~ WE’RE SURE THE HRC Will Be Much Better Now; So Now It’s About International Terrorism …. (downwitheverybody)

~ ACTION DINOSAUR— “In my dictionary [linked to above] I call this democide” …. (MaD)

~ XANTHIPPA— “Time and time again, ‘hate speech laws’ have not only failed to reduce prejudice, I would argue that they have allowed it to fester, until a time when it erupts in hateful and abominable acts. What is worse, they have resulted in political institutions which are invariably used to oppress, all in the name of preventing oppression. We have seen this happen many times in history, but we still seem unable to learn the right lessons from history!” …. (xanthippaschamberpot)

~ ON THE OTHER HAND, Mark Freiman on the case for censoring hate …. (shotgun)

~ INTERNET: ENGINE OF HATE! [New York Times] The Internet is seeing a stark rise in the number of hate and terror sites and Web postings, according to a Congressional briefing last week entitled “Hate in the Information Age.” Not to minimize the nastiness of some websites, but give that there are hundreds of millions of websites, and tens of millions of blogs, 8 000 is a tiny percentage overall; also, are they including Jihadi sites, or just neo-nazi-ish sites? …. (downwitheverybody)

~ UM.. LIVE LONG, AND PROSPER?— “Speech of Hon Paul Hellyer at the 2008 X-Conference” …. (dustmybroom)

~ DOWN WITH EVERYBODY BLOG— “When Human Rights Collide” …. (downwitheverybody)

~ THOUGHT CONTROL in the Brave New World …. (socon.ca)

~ LIFESITE NEWS: “MP Calls Canadian Government Defense of Human Rights Subsection 13(1) “absolutely shocking”.. Justice Department indicates truth and fair comment are no defense” …. (lifesitenews.com)

~ ONE BIG Happy Family …. (socon.ca)

Jihad And Other Dangerous Activities

~ FRASER INSTITUTE: Canada becoming haven for would be terrorists while politicians look the other way in search of votes …. (fraserinstitute.org)

~ REVELATIONS In Islam’s Own Writings: Muhammad’s Massacres and Sex-slaves …. (islam-watch.org)

~ YOUR ‘PROGRESSIVE’ FUTURE— “Given that “progressives” have a love affair with Islamists, I’m sure they’d see nothing wrong with an Egyptian style democracy… where most women have been sexually mutilated” …. (cjunk.blog)

~ OOPSIES! “The Pakistan Daily has apparently removed the detailed exposition of jihad warfare and Islamic supremacism, explaining that jihad is not spiritual struggle, but war, and that it is offensive, not defensive” …. (jihadwatch)

~ BRAVE OXFORD RECTOR says mosque call to prayer ‘un-English’ …. (anglican-mainstream)

~ DIVORCE – Sharia Style: “An American-born émigré to Kuwait shares her story of enduring Islamic law” …. (frontpagemag)

~ JIHAD BY THE MEGATON— “There was a time when the thought of two World Trade Center Towers being brought down by Muslim terrorists was beyond the thought processes of most of us … it was the stuff of Tom Clancy” …. (cjunk.blog)

~ JIHAD & ISLAMIC ANTI-SEMITISM By: Andrew G. Bostom. Conjoined threats to life, liberty, and human dignity …. (frontpagemag)

~ HISTORY’S LOSERS UNITE 2.0: “A World in Revolt: Prospects for Jew-Baiting er sorry, Socialism in the 21st Century” …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ DHIMMI SPAIN: Heraldic Multiculti Revisionism Goes On …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ A NEW BOOK— The few, the brave, the ex-Muslims: Survivors of ‘barbaric, repressive” system share experiences …. (wnd)

~ ACTION ALERT: HELP STOP HONOR KILLINGS— “Muslims Against Sharia has launched a campaign to quash the increasing occurance of Islamic “honor” killings int the USA” …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ THE ISRAEL FACTOR— “What if the media approached every story as they approach Israel?” …. (spectator)

~ TERRORISM and Other Human Failures …. (brusselsjournal)

~ SMOOTH-TALKING Liar: Al-Rawi and Naqba …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ EPIDEMIC:ANTI-JEWISH ATTACKS IN LA, ENGLAND, IRELAND— Crying, the world sobs, worries, wrings their hands over the phantom lie of “islamophobia” …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ JOKES THAT’LL KILL YOU— “Some cartoonists and satirists create works of humour to die for” …. (cjunk.blog)

~ WAAAH! THE NABKA! = A lucrative extortion business opportunity for Palestinians …. (islam-watch.org)

~ AHH.. WHAT COULD IT HURT? Funding jihad with pirated films …. (jihadwatch)

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