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~ THE HRC complaint against Mark Steyn is a totalitarian document …. (ghostofaflea)

~ 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)

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~ A CHRC lawyer threatens me with another lawsuit. (I’m still “serene”) …. (ezralevant)

~ PRO-WOMAN PRO-LIFE: “Ezra Levant needs help – read the details here. Ezra is a free speech absolutist, and so am I. Regulated speech ain’t free, and as long as we have nitpicking bureaucrats telling us what cartoons we’re allowed to print and what kinds of jokes comedians are allowed to make, we won’t have free speech. The difference is that he’s the one fighting the legal battle, not me. The least I can do is send him some money and ask my readers to do the same. We all benefit from what he’s doing, but it’s not just that. What he’s doing is right” …. (prowomanprolife)

~ LOSING IT: “Poor Mr. Vigna. Sometime CHRC counsel and, famously, a man who values his serenity, Vigna seems intent on suing Ezra Levant for something. Anything” …. (jaycurrie)

~ EZ SEZ “Imagine if he was a Canadian”…. (ezralevant)

~ PAST COMMENTARY by Binks on Vigna: “Another Barbarian Inside The Gates” …. (steynian)

~ READER MAIL: “You’re gonna be famous” …. (

~ THE MIGHTY Ezra Levant defiant in face of NEW lawsuit threat …. (5fof)

~ SERENITY VIGNA launches new SLAAP suit against Ezra,… wait for it… Vigna claims he actually had a reputation as a lawyer! …. (


~ THE BIG PICTURE— Barbara Kay: paving the way for soft jihad; Just another day in Canada’s multicultural paradise …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ TAREK FATAH takes down the ‘caliph’ of Canada, Takes Elmasry To Task …. (dustmybroom, am770chqr)

~ SOCK PUPPET OSGOODE HALL was Islamophobic before it was cool– Daily Bayonet dishes the dirt. Tribunal ensues: “Osgoode Hall apologizes for anti-Islam article. Student newspaper: Disciplinary inquiry launched against author.” Was the article “In Allah We Trust” by Demitry Papasotiriou and the offending words true? False? Debatable? Fair comment? Is the the Islamic faith as “oppressive, backwards and brutal”? in any reasonable assessment? Or a hybrid of “the worst elements of communism and fascism co-existing in a monstrous symbiosis”? Here’s two articles on the matter, including an e-mail protesting the Islamic justification by Omar Siddiqui for beating women …. (Various)

~ GYAPONG ON THE OBAMESSIAH: “I hope this kind of hubris sinks him” …. (

~ THE INTERVIEW: IMAM SYED SOHARWARDY: “On being on the giving and receiving end of a human rights complaint” …. (

~ VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: This speech given to the Bradley Foundation highlights the importance of the freedom of expression in Western culture. “Speech Given to the Bradley Foundation” …. (victorhanson)

~ ED DRISCOLL: “Having been rejected for publication by the New York Times, copies of which are no doubt sold throughout our northernmost 51st state, John McCain clearly has a slam-dunk case for the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal.” …. (eddriscoll)

~ KILLING WHITE MUSLIM— “Canadian Islamic Congress president for life Mohamed Elmasry, who has publicly called for all Israelis over the age of eighteen legitimate targets for murder*, now calls Prime Minister Stephen Harper a racist for ignoring the plight of Omar Khadr” …. (ghostofaflea)

~ THEY WERE PROBABLY Singing Camp Songs While Drafting A Human Rights Petition …. (downwitheverybody)

~ TIME IMMORTAL: “It’s hard not to like Jason Kenney” …. (

~ WHAT DID LEMIRE have on his site that’s worse than what going on at the CBC? …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ JAY CURRIE— “I hadn’t noticed one was gone. There is a new entrant in the lists on behalf of the HRCs – MissingSockpuppet – who, despite a rather more pomo view of the world than reality will support, seems to be able to actually argue the pro-HRC case with a bit of law and a sense of the manner in which the HRC mind thinks” …. (jaycurrie)

~ NOT SMART ENOUGH to really be Jewish? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ BARBARA KAY: Paving the way for ‘soft jihad’ …. (

~ THE APPARATCHIKS “of the equality industry merely have to contemplate the sector of their psyche wherein their self-righteous emotions reside: and if these are sufficiently overwrought, they decide that a hate-crime has been committed” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ SOUNDS FAMILIAR: “China arrests online dissident in pre-Olympics crackdown” …. (

~ FACE-OFF: Marc Emery and Gerry Nicholls debate what the best way to get liberty is. What’s the best way to fight for liberty? …. (shotgun)

~ UK HUMAN RIGHTS CHIEF: TV Companies Must Change Their “Hideously White” Ways …. (downwitheverybody)

~ NEO-HITLERISM is such a rising threat in Canada, that “White Supremacists offer rent money in desperate bid for new members” …. (

~ BRITONS COVERTLY TRACKED by Secret Street Scanners. It’s just an experiment. No harm done. Continue texting. H/t …. (guardian)

~ HUMAN RIGHTS Commission Opens A New Revenue Stream …. (downwitheverybody)

~ CRITICIZE THE HRC’S conduct and face nuisance suit …. (

~ BEWARE OUR ROBED MASTERS— “McCarthy to the Rescue, or: How to Deal With Judicial Oligarchy” …. (rogerkimball)

~ INDOCTRINATE YOU— “Feminist equity activist Donna Greschner, who once served as chief commissioner of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission, has (as of July 1) become Dean of Law at the University of Victoria” …. (shotgun)

~ HERALD COLUMN – Nanny-State City Council …. (am770chqr)

~ EN FRANCAIS— Commentaire. Omar Khadr : les Canadiens sont divisés, la faculté de droit de l’Université d’Ottawa est unanime. Pourquoi ?, par Barbara Kay. “Devons-nous rapatrier Omar Khadr ? Un simple coup d’oeil à la page du courrier des lecteurs du National Post révèle qu’il s’agit là d’une de ces questions épineuses sur lesquelles on n’obtiendra jamais un consensus national. Curieusement, ce n’est pas le cas dans certains milieux universitaires qui affichent une unanimité suspecte.” 22 juillet, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (pointdebasculecanada)

~ UNGRUNTLED Serbian Nazis riot over Radovan Karadzic …. (dustmybroom, scaramouche)

~ THE LIBERAL Lexicon– Community™ …. (

~ GREAT MOMENTS in Commercial Communications Part 3 …. (dustmybroom)

~ BEHOLD: Infidel Farmer (in pigtails) …. (girlontheright)

~ FOR ALL YOUR NON-FIREARM home-protection needs.. nothing says ‘Can’t Touch This’ Better than a nice 15th Century Italian War-mace! Though this IS a cutie-pie …. (

~ CITY OF TORONTO to Regulate the Sun? …. (shotgun)


~ STEALTH JIHAD: How Radical Islam is Subverting America without Guns or Bombs (Hardcover) …. (

~ OUR BETTERS ARE SOOO EXCITED.. it’s just that pesky public isn’t.. “The only ones unimpressed with the “free” Khadr movement, or at least the “bring him home” campaign, are the Canadian public” …. (downwitheverybody)

~ KUMBAYAH IN MADRID: “More Perils of Interfaith Dialogue”.. “Actual constructive interfaith dialogue can only come when Islamist groups own up to their past and present support for terrorist groups”; “Useful Idiots” Convene in Madrid …. (

~ THE HAMAS Charter … for your ‘edification’ …. (sleepyoldbear)

~ THE FRIENDLY PHILLIPINES: Catholic Bishops Receive Letters Warning, “Pay the Jiyza, Convert or Die” …. (weaselzippers)

~ LAWYERS FOR New Jersey Jihadists Wants Term “Jihad” Dropped From Indictment, Too “Inflammatory”…. “Better we go fight for Allah maybe at least we go [to Paradise]… Over there we have good wives, everything.” …. (Wz, JiWa)

~ POOR LITTLE BUBBY! Accused terrorist Momin Khawaja was just another angry Muslim …. (dustmybroom)

~ ISLAMIST & TERROR-ENABLER Abu Hamza Loses Extradition Appeal, Will be Tried in America on Terror Charges …. (weaselzippers)

~ SCARAMOUCHE— “When “no” means “no”: For all the opprobrium heaped on Nigel Chamberlain because he went to Munich and returned home with a worthless piece of paper, at least he went because Hitler had duped him into believing they could work things out. But when would-be genocidaire Mahmoud Ahmadinejad makes it clear that there’s nothing to negotiate, and that Iran is going ahead with its nuke the Jews project no matter what, what excuse do today’s appeasers have for continuing their discussions?” …. (scaramouche)

~ CODDLING KILLERS: Why Samir Quntar Is Forgiven By The Arab World …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ PROFESSOR WILL Desecrate Eucharist and Koran …. (Wz)

~ RAYMOND IBRAHIM: Al-Jazeera’s news includes historical snippets that cultivates past grievances of Muslims again the West. “Al-Jazeera and History”. Yup, and we’ve even got ex-CBC Canadians working for these media-Jihadists …. (victorhanson)

~ IRAN TO STONE 8 Women To Death For Adultery …. (downwitheverybody)

~ SHARIA ALERT: Saudis Publicly Behead Man Convicted of Drug Offenses …. (Wz)

~ MY PET JAWA: “Inshallahshaheed Unemployed, Has More Time for Online Jihad” …. (mypetjawa)

~ GUILT TRIP: Bought An iPhone? Shame On You …. (downwitheverybody)

~ PANDER! “Spain Issues Arrest Warrant for Israeli Minister, IDF Officers Over 2002 Killing of Top Palestinian Terrorist” …. (Wz)

~ OMAR KHADR is NOT a child soldier! …. (freedominion)

~ BOY’S OWN Adventure, jihad version:You just never know you’re going to turn up on the ‘Net. Take this “heartwarming” story about an American jihadi and how he finally landed his Heavenly houris. It’s a real seat-of-your-pants thriller, if holy war happens to be your bag …. (scaramouche)

~ HIB’ALLAH ‘HERO’ praises Israel …. (

~ BEEF McALLAH? Islam is the only true religion, according to gristle …. (dustmybroom)

~ EGYPT: Muslim Brotherhood Wants Women’s Rights Activist Prosecuted for “Blasphemy” …. (Wz)

~ PEACE-LOVING LA Terrorist Sentenced to 12 Years For Planning National Guard & Jewish Center Attacks …. (

~ CHEERY VIDEO: Al Jazeera Throws Party for Child Killer …. (lgf)

~ JENNIFER RUBIN of the contentions blog contends that once Bambi’s in office, all indications are that he’s likely to go along with the Arabs and broker Israel plum out of existence (her bolds) …. (scaramouche)

~ PIMPIN’ & SHILLIN’— The Latest PBS Outrage: Recruiting for Islam …. (stoptheaclu)


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