Steynian 186

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed
in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope.”

~ Sir Winston Churchill ~

Mark Steyn

~ MARK STEYN’S LAWYER: the fading line between free speech and libel (updated) …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ MERCATORNET— “The shameful history of population control. Countless millions of people in developing countries have been robbed of their human rights and dignity by a movement still regarded as humanitarian” …. (

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~ SAITH LEVANT.. “I have found a legal precedent to convict comedian Guy Earle!” …. (

~ EZRA LEVANTgets his ‘WOOOO!” on.. “We’re number four!” …. (



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~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— This award must not stand–Toronto Archbishop; Morgentaler named to Order of Canada for…. health care!!; The Globe reports on Morgentaler award …. (

~ REVISIT– 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”.. 1973 Private Letter to Trudeau Suggests Abortion Crusader Morgentaler Used Blackmail …. (shotgun, lifesitenews)

~ MONSTER IS AS MONSTER DOES— Jonathan Kay: Morgentaler is no monster. But he still doesn’t deserve the Order of Canada …. (

~ NO APOLOGIES: Members of Parliament condemn abortionist Morgentaler’s Order of Canada …. (

~ MUST READ: Barbara Kay column. Pro-abortion monster, avowed socialist, and state-run media anchor all now in Order of Canada. Governor-General should be fired; and the position aborted …. (

~ YESTERDAY marked yet another dark day in this country’s history. By treachery and treason, a pro-abort clique decided to honour this country’s most notorious mass murderer, Henry Morgentaler; The Pro-Aborts Have Opened the LockBox …. (

~ MORGENTALER’S CANADA is not my Canada …. (

~ HENRY MORGENTALER facilitator of millions of murders got the Order of Canada; Punkin on Totentaler & Faith in death: “Women – and their children – deserve better.” …. (Ma D,

~ ONLINE POLLS Ask Whether Morgentaler Should Have Been Awarded Order of Canada; Numerous MPs Condemn Morgentaler Order of Canada Decision; Official Announcement of Arch-Abortionist Morgentaler Receiving Order of Canada; Confirmed: Advisory Council Has Voted to Award Order of Canada to Abortionist Henry Morgentaler …. (LSN)

~ BOLD ARCHBISHOP shows spine. Catholics respond with demonstrations of affection in the streets. Ain’t it a great day to be (almost) a Catholic? …. (sleepyoldbear)

~ COMPARE & CONTRAST: Morgentaler named to Order of Canada; Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth …. (magicstatistics)

~ SLEEPY OLD BEARD.. “And I ain’t done yet either. This horrendous parody of honour, wasted on that bastard Morgentaler, could actually be turned into something positive.. “Where are those righteous members of the Order of Canada who will now stand up and renounce their membership?” …. (sleepyoldbear)


~ PUBLIC SPANKINGS.. Margaret Somerville, Correctly squelched: “A first-person account of manning the barricades against political correctness.” She’s reasonable, moderate, articilate, well-educated, previously a darling of the CBC and such– and so a huge threat to those who want to permit one view only, and characterize all other views as ‘extremist’  …. (

~ OPINIONATED HATER Mark Mercer – Repeal hate laws: Dr. Mercer responds to elmo in the Waterloo Record …. (

~ FREE DOMINION reports “New Legal Bill – We’re $3200 short” …. (

~ LOSERS, deviants and criminals use our extroted tax dollars to subsidize their whining …. (

~ WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME a Christian sued an anti-Christian for defamation? …. (mAd)

~ EN FRANCAIS— Infiltration: Procès Khawaja – L’ennemi intérieur, par David Harris. “Si le présumé terroriste Momin Khawaja, qui subit présentement son procès à Ottawa, est aussi coupable que les procureurs du Ministère public le disent, il faudra répondre à une question importante : M. Khawaja, un consultant en logiciels auprès du ministère des Affaires étrangères, était-il un infiltrateur ?” …. (

~ BLOSSER on “The ascendant hatred of traditional morals” …. (

~ GOD’S COPYBOOK BLOG— “The Hoopers, and their spiritual god fathers in the public schools, may “know” but they do not feel. In not feeling they remain in the worst form of ignorance, the smugness of those who cannot imagine an alternative to what they and the world around them is, both dream and nightmare. Once more again, then, with feeling” …. (

~ A SECULAR AGE: “Why has contemporary Western society abandoned God and religion? A Canadian philosopher traces the history of unbelief” …. (

~ LEGISLATOR: Law allows banishment of Bible– ‘This is written so anybody can take any part and grow it into monstrosity’ …. (worldnetdaily)

~ JULIAN PORTER: Human Rights Commissions & Internet making Practice of Libel Law “Unworkable” …. (,

~ NOW WHY WOULD they want to hide from the world all their cutting and pasting of non existent data? …. (MaD)

~ A MOST UNFUNNY Human Rights Complaint …. (am770chqr)

~ CATFUR: Human Rights for Dummies – parts 1, 2, & 3 …. (

~ DRAWING THE WRONG conclusion: Ian Mulgrew in the Vancouver Sun advises the B.C. ‘roos to take their lead from the feds …. (scaramouche)

~ APPEASEMENT is not a compliment …. (MaD)

~ COLUMNIST Forgets How We Got Here In The First Place …. (downwitheverybody)

~ SCARAMOUCHE— “Tear. Them. Down.: Here’s a rousing old favourite, spruced up in honour of the day after Canada’s birthday” …. (scaramouche)

~ LIGHTS OUT, UK.. “There comes a point when a society is not worth saving … especially when it willfully self-destructs” …. (

~ SOMEWHERE more appealing: “British proles are advised not to join the rush to Canada” …. (ghostofaflea)

~ PAPER: Quirky Commissions Have Become Censors …. (downwitheverybody)

~ HARPOON Siddiqui’s love letter to Tammy Farber is still there. Well, after all, Harpoon did win an Order of Canada …. (scaramouche)

~ FATHER JOSEPH LODY— Heroes: . Written for the 27th annual Chesterton Conference …. (

~ DUST MY BROOM— True North Strong & Free; Dreck: “Another fantastically brutal offering from the Toronto Star!” …. (dustmybroom, edwardmichaelgeorge)

~ BEYOND THEIR CONTROL: “One more reason to defenestrate Canada’s thought cops/courts—the rise of the Internet has made their efforts to keep the lid on “hate speech” all but impossible. Sure, the commissars can try to punish every last pipsqueak who steps out of line with p.c. orthodoxy. But that’s but a mote of dust in the cosmos of Internet hate, and, speaking practically, there is no way the Nice Thoughts bureacracy, even with its extraordinary powers, can reign it in” …. (scaramouche)

~ RJAGO— “Canada Day, Fete Du Canada” …. (rjjago)


~ OUR TURTLE BAY BABE— “Arbour became the archetype of a recognizable breed: The Canadian “honest broker” who, in a bid to connect favourably with the fashionable foreign-policy elites of Europe and the developing world, internalizes their political bigotries. One wishes that her successor — from wherever he or she may hail — won’t succumb to the same temptation. Unfortunately, precedent doesn’t serve up much hope” …. (scaramouche)

~ YA KNOW, that’s A Nice career yer just starting. Wouldn’t want anything to… HAPPEN to it… Cries of “who the hell let him in?” echoed across the Harvard yard …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ McCAIN SHILLETTE Pundita is taking a few days off.. rest up, PD! …. (

~ HAPPY Canada Day – cynical version …. (

~ UNION BOSSES Finally Taking on Gag Laws …. (shotgun)

~ ODDLY ENOUGH… “On Saturday as I watched the lesbian march in downtown Toronto, my initial feelings of being proud to live in a city that celebrates diversity and tolerance took a dark turn, as two women walked by with a sign that read, “Stop Israel Apartheid.” …. (scaramouche)

~ ED DRISCOLL: “The Gipper On Liberal Fascism” …. (

~ VIA BREAKENRIDGE: Calgary Herald Column – Freedom to Offend …. (

~ HMMMMM.. “More like slithering: An editorial in the Vancouver Province decries the “creeping totalitarianism” of the HRCs” …. (scaramouche)

~ FRANCE’S Sarko Wants to Give Dublin the Mugabe Treatment. EUSSR: Report Card Time …. (brusselsjournal)


~ BREATH OF THE BEAST: US & Israel Suffer Battered Womans Syndrome – Ahmadinnerjacket an abusive husband …. (

~ GATHERING STORM, by Bruce S. Thornton. National Review Magazine– A review of Andrew C. McCarthy, Willful Blindness: A Memoir of the Jihad, Encounter Books, 2008 …. (victorhanson)

~ ALGERIAN CHRISTIANS Given Suspended Jail Terms, Fines for “Disrupting the Muslim Faith” …. (Wz)

~ HERO ON VIDEO— Off Duty Israeli Soldier Stops Terrorist Rampage with Bulldozer in Israel. Jerusalem: At least 4 killed, 44 injured as Palestinian goes on rampage with bulldozer …. (stoptheaclu)

~ ISLAMIST MISSION IMPOSSIBLE? Get Cartoonist Kurt Westergaard! …. (

~ CANADA DAY? “A fitting occasion… to celebrate this particular legal decision… A contentious, court-ordered publication ban was lifted at 5 p.m. last night, allowing the Citizen and other news media to report that Mohammed Sidique Khan, leader of the suicide bombers who murdered 52 London commuters, associated and trained with the same British terror cell to which Momin Khawaja allegedly belonged …. (

~ LEFTOID SELF-HATERS— Dr. Moniem El-Ganayni, the ACLU is worried more about “his People” than Americans …. (MaD)

~ WHO KNEW? Jihadists using Internet to recruit! …. (

~ BAGGED-LADY? Iran’s First Lady – Confirmed! …. (littlegreenfootballs)

~ HE’S BACK… Islamic Rage Boy Sighting …. (Wz)

~ THE NEW YORK TIMES has summarized a new UN report by Lakhdar Brahimi, who was assigned to examine why United Nations personnel were attacked in his own country, Algeria, by al-Qaeda in Mahgreb using two car bombs containing a total of 800 kg (1,700 lb) of explosives …. ()

~ DANIEL PIPES ON [The Islamist-Leftist] Allied Menace …. (DP)

~ JORDAN CHARGES Geert Wilders with “blasphemy and contempt of Muslims”; OIC “deeply annoyed” at Dutch decision not to prosecute him …. (jihadwatch,

~ DUTCH STAND for Free Expression …. (am770chqr)

~ THE JIHAD THAT WASN’T: “As with many of these “Muslims outraged” stories, it’s really about one Muslim being outraged (and/or white folks being outraged on Muslims’ behalf)” …. (

~ HATEY FUN! Hamas Launches Summer Camps for Kids in Gaza …. (Wz)

~ ONCE MORE, With Fatwas ….

~ NIGERISTAN: Sharia Court Sentences Female Singer to Jail for.. Staging Concert …. (Wz)

~ FIVE FEETS— “Our contribution to Muslim outrage” …. (fivefeetoffury)

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2 thoughts on “Steynian 186

  1. Members of the Order of Canada put “CM” after their name. When I first saw it, I had to look it up, because it was a bit counter-intuitive that CM meant Member (of the Order of) Canada. It seems this has now been corrected, many years down the road. With Henry M’s inclusion, CM now means “Canadian Murderer.” Too bad for those who already have the letters after their name, but such is life.

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