Steynian 193



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“My thesis is simple: foreign-born jihadis have teamed up with politically-correct busy-bodies to use our own laws to undermine our freedoms — especially our freedom to criticize them. It’s a “soft jihad”, and it’s been a more effective strategy than the “hard jihad” of terrorism, in terms of undermining our way of life. I’ve been invited as an expert witness in the subject — an expertise I regret having earned the hard way, as the target of a half-dozen such nuisance suits, both in defamation and “human rights” law.”

Mark Steyn

~ ON THE AIR! Steyn makes a fleeting return from oblivion to appear on Thursday’s Hugh Hewitt Show, coast to coast at 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific and on Friday he’ll be anchoring America’s Number One radio program, The Rush Limbaugh Show. Mark guest-hosts for Rush for the full three hours starting at 12 noon Eastern/9am Pacific: He’ll be talking Obama, McCain, G8, gas prices, and whatever’s on your mind for Open Line Friday …. (hughhewitt)

~ FREE SPEECH IN AN AGE OF JIHAD: “Mark’s keynote address to the recent conference in New York on free speech is now in print, along with valuable contributions from Roger Kimball, Andy McCarthy, Rachel Ehrenfeld, Ezra Levant and others. It’s available as part of our America Alone Free Speech Special: the bestselling book and the legal battle that ensued – together in one great package!” Exclusively from the Steyn Store, only $20.95 …. (steynstore)


~ MR. LEVANT goes to Washington .. (5fof)

~ EZRA SAYS— Worth 1,000 words: “I’ve been invited to speak at the Canadian Cartoonists Convention this year in Banff. My subject, not surprisingly, is the phenomenon, unthinkable just a few years ago, that cartoonists are under attack” …. (Ez,

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~ MARK MERCER asks ‘Where is the Outrage’ on the Boissoin case? …. (


“Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small.”

~ Theodore Dalrymple ~

~ UPPITY CANADIANS THUMB NOSE AT THOUGHT POLICE— “COMICS RALLY FOR FREEDOM: Let’s LAUGH Canada’s “human rights” commissions out of existence! Denyse “The Funny Marx Bros. Sister” O’Leary has all the details of Guy Earle’s “Let’s laugh Canada’s Human Rights Commissions out of existence” Festivities” …. (,

~ A REMINDER: Right Girl on Michael Coren tonight! …. (girlontheright, 5fof)

~ SCARAMOUCHE— “He who laughs last…doesn’t live in Iran or Canada: Long before there was a popular Ceeb shill-com depicting the high-larious antics of funny Muslims and silly infidels and their wee Prairie mosque, the Ayatollah Khomeini who, let’s face it, could never quite see the “fun” in “fundamentalism,” said the following sage words: “Dying,” he said, “is easy; comedy is hard.” …. (scaramouche)

~ VIA SHAIDLE.. “God bless you, your voice must not be silenced” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ CBC.CA READER comment approved: “…Christians are mass murderers” …. (p2bc)

~ GATES OF VIENNA: “Political Correctness — The Revenge of Marxism” …. (

~ McGILL PROF: Canadian Human Rights Commissions An “Unholy Office” …. (downwitheverybody)

~ A GROUP “of glamour lesbians who believe the world was created by an alien civilisation 25,000 years ago have criticised the Catholic Church for being out of touch.” …. (

~ TOWNHALL: “Political Correctness, Then and Now” …. (

~ FARBER & CO. All wet: The CJC explained its position vis à vis the “human rights” fracas back in the March issue of its publication, AMCHA; and “Canada’s anti-hate industry is enabling and entrenching sharia— a hate-filled, inequitable totalitarian system. Kind of ironic, no?” …. (scaramouche)

~ CRIKEY, EVEN IN “her housing report Comrade Barbara Hall takes a swipe at Free Speech” …. (

~ CANUCKISTAN & “The end of the Internet as we know it?” …. (MaD)

~ TRACKING SOCIETY’S incremental erosion – Politician’s ‘moral neutrality’ comment signals the end of blamelessness …. (

~ THE LIBEL TOURIST: “The case of Dr. Rachel Ehrenfeld is illuminating considering what we are experiencing in Canada with the Canadian Islamic Institute and their lawsuits against everybody” …. (dustmybroom)

~ IF YOU THOUGHT “Made in China” is a label found only on consumer goods in Canada, HRC’s have it too …. (MaD)

~ POLITICALLY CORRECT RELIGION: “Have Anglicans figured out yet why they’re dying?” …. (

~ EN FRANCAIS— Multiculturalisme: “Je suis immigrant et fier de défendre la réputation de cette terre d’accueil” – Antoine Malek, Président de l’Association de la communauté copte orthodoxe du Grand Montréal. Antoine Malek répond à la ministre de l’Éducation Michelle Courchesne sur les motifs qu’elle invoque pour justifier le nouveau cours d’éthique et culture religieuse qui sera introduit cet automne. Pour la ministre, le nouveau cours vise à favoriser un meilleur vivre-ensemble. M. Malek dénonce la culpabilisation éhontée des Québécois qui, selon lui, n’ont pas de leçon à recevoir. “Madame la ministre… n’utilisez pas ce prétexte injuste et blessant pour promouvoir votre idéologie… ” 9 juillet, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (

~ NO SWASTIKA Was Drawn In The Making Of This Blog Post …. (

~ JAY CURRIE— “The State’s Children” …. (jaycurrie)

~ A CONFUSION OF TONGUES— Theodore Dalrymple on Multiculturalism and the erosion of English civil law …. (

~ CANADIAN PAPER Takes “Right Of Reply” Very Seriously …. (downwitheverybody)

~ SERAPHIC SINGLE takes a swing at Colby Cosh …. (

~ THE ENDLESS QUEST: “Jobs for Activists.” It’s like a nature-video: “Vast migrating herds of unemployed activists wander across the trackless wastes, seeking causes, excuses, make-work or even implausible opportunities to be active and paid for it” …. (dustmybroom)

~ ROBERT JAGO: “My little project featured on the National Post’s blog” …. (rjjago)

~ CATFUR: “British Columbia Going To Hell In A Hitler Handbasket!” …. (

~ WILL SCIENTOLOGY FAIR GAME ANONYMOUS IN CANADA’S HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNALS?.. Canada’s Human Rights Tribunals are a fair game dream machine for the Church of Scientology …. (

~ WEB-FASCISM: Democrat Politicians Move to Control Congressional Internet Content …. (

~ RAINBOW LIARS— AIDS establishment elites lied; gay and black AIDS victims died. But it was strategic lying, for a good reason, you see. 500 000+ dead.. well, those’re acceptable losses for The Greater Cause …. (, timeimmortal)

~ PUNDITA: A schema reveals the Obama Way …. (

~ UNCRUNCHY-SCIENCE: SUN COOLER, EARTH COOLER. Any questions? “A 2005 prediction of solar activity. The sunspot number should now stand close to 100, instead it is zero.” Psychiatrists identify ‘climate change delusion‘ phenomenon …. (smalldeadanimals,


~ MACADAMIA: “Sure, Lawrence… we’ll just let this guy go… so he can go out and find the “real terrorists”… Forensic analysis of six computers seized during the raid found that the design plans for the remote-controlled detonator were located on three computers in the Khawaja house” …. (

~ A TEACHER “has been suspended amid claims she punished two children who refused to worship Allah during a Religious Education lesson” …. (

~ RELIGION OF PEACE ATTACKS US CONSULATE IN TURKEY, 6 DEAD— “All these attacks, all the time, everyday ….is all about Islamic domination. And it will only get worse” …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ FUN WITH RAISING Child Homicide Bombers in Pakistan, Our Ally …. (

~ SCARY SHARIA SHOWDOWN on Wall Street– Dow Jones dumps top Islamic-finance adviser Sheik Muhammad Taqi Usmani over terror-ties …. (

~ RADICALIZED YOUTH: “Poll: Majority of Muslims Under 35 Support Implementation of Sharia in UK.” Common-sense: appeasement doesn’t work. Likely Idiocy: appeasement hasn’t worked yet.. More Appeasement! …. (Wz)

~ BUT THEY KNEW THAT ALREADY.. “Palestinian schools in crisis: Israel’s to blame, of course” …. (scaramouche)

~ BRITISH COMMUNISTS: Hands off our Islamic Overlords …. (Wz)

~ NEARLY USELESS UN Condemns Afghan Practice of Keeping Young Boys as Sex Slaves… One step short of the dreaded UN issued, sternly worded letter …. (Wz)

~ MULTICULTI RUN AMOK.. More European sharia nonsense …. (weeklystandard)

~ SHAIDLE: “Actual Muslims think Islam is pretty messed up, but what do they know, huh?” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ HOMELESS CONVERTS from Islam …. (merecomments)

~ TIME IMMORTAL: “Methinks a line is being crossed somewhere” …. (

~ FIRST “Eco-Friendly” Mosque Opened, Still no Word on “Kufr-Friendly” Muslims …. (Wz)

~ NROTC: The Washington Post’s Friendly Apolitical “Devout” Palestinian … Who Screamed “Allahu Akbar!” While Bulldozing Jews to Death (including several babies) …. (nationalreview, altlas2k)

~ ANGEL-REPELLENT CLOTHING? Who knew? “Syria: Fatwa Forbids Wearing T-Shirts With Pictures of Turkish Soap Stars While Praying at Mosque, “They Drive the Angels Away” …. (Wz)

~ PEACE-LOVING Thai Jihadists Burn, Crucify, Behead, Then Display Severed Head of Buddhist Man on Nearby Bridge …. (

~ GHOST OF A FLEA: “What we’ve got here is a failure to communicate” …. (

~ ADMITTEDLY, this explains a lot…. “Given my recent encounters with Shaukat Khawja and my observation that the man’s sense of humour is only slightly less dead than Muhammad, this quote from the Ayatollah Khomeni (a man Shaukat holds in some measure of esteem) seems all the more relevant” …. (

~ SWISS TO VOTE on banning Minarets …. (brusselsjournal)

~ TELLTALE UN Document Identifies Suicide Bombers As “Martyrs” …. (Wz)

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS: “This country to so pro-Muslim it is giving succour to the extremists who would destroy us” …. (dailymail)

~ THE NEXT HOLOCAUST: “No cattle cars. No camps. Just one Iranian nuke, aimed squarely at Tel Aviv” …. (scaramouche)

~ WORD FROM INDIA— “India: Clerics Rule Woman Raped by her Father-in-law Must be Divorced by her Husband, Recommend she be Stoned to Death” …. (Wz)

~ TIME IMMORTAL ON NEW Muslim no-go areas: Denmark has ‘em too …. (

~ GATES OF VIENNA: “Cutting the Gordian Knot of Islam” …. (

~ 2AM MAG INTERVIEWS Tahir Aslam Gora about Islam, freedom and denial …. (

~ WRATH IS GOOD, and this I know/ For The Prophet tells me so… “The Prohibited Words” …. (

~ MISUNDERSTOOD? Denmark Drops Charges Against Man Planning to Kill Mohammed Cartoonist …. (Wz)

~ BACKDOOR BADNESS— “Banking on sharia: On behalf of North American kafirs, I would like to thank sharia financier Sheik Muhammad Taqi Usmani, who’s currently experiencing some, er, financial setbacks, for explaining the nuances of sharia banking to us. From FrontPage Magazine” …. (scaramouche)

~ GONE TO THE DOGS? “We all know that dogs, or at least their saliva, are considered unclean by Muslims. But how strict is this proscription, and do Muslims themselves ever go against it? Are the pretzels that the British tie themselves into over Muslims and dogs really necessary, or are the Brits being conned by the Muslim grievance industry?”…. (

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