Steynian 218

Mark Steyn

Go buy his swag, books, tees, and thereby donate to Mark’s legal fund.


~ PLEASE DONATE— Sez Ez.. “I’ve been keeping up with my legal bills pretty well, but I still owe McLennan Ross about $10,000 for their work. If you’re able to help chip in, please do.” …. (

~ PANTS-ON-FIRE? Imam Syed Soharwardy denies he has an outstanding Law society complaint against Ezra – after Ezra provided proof to shows producers. Oopsies. You say Taqiyya, I say Taqayya. Shaidle: “Don’t bring a Muslim to a Jew fight!”  …. (Catfur)

~ NATIONAL POST— Ezra Levant: How I beat the fatwa, and lost my freedom …. (

AlbertaGov $$$ Out The Window

~ THEY BRAVELY RAN AWAY: “AHRC Climb Down: Ezra Acquitted” …. (

~ JAY CURRIE: 900 Days, 15 ‘Roos, No dice …. (jaycurrie)

~ EZRA LEVANT beats back the Lawfare Jihad waged by the Human Rights Cabal …. (

~ SCARAMOUCHE: “Sifting through the ashes of the Levant dismissal: The second—and final—HRC ‘toon complaint against Ezra Levant has flamed out. For a number of reasons, Ezra’s not so thrilled about it. He doesn’t believe the commissar involved has any right to sit in judgement over his words and deeds. He knows that, for the target of an HRC complaint, the seemingly interminable process is as much a part of the punishment as the actual punishment—and he’s been punished plenty” …. (scaramouche)

~ CANADA’S Star Chamber dismisses complaint against Ezra Levant for publishing Mohammed cartoons …. (

~ GUILTY OR NOT — You’ll End Up Broke Anyway …. (

~ EZRA ROCKS! EZRA RULES! EZRA WINS! “While giant publishing house Random House took a dive, Ezra Levant, the individual’s individual fought the jihad and won. MENSCH!…. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ SOCON– JACKBOOT Decides Not To Stomp …. (

~ EZRA LEVANT reacts to today’s HRC dismissal (But we’re still being sued btw) …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ SDA COMMENTER: “I can’t recall the last time that I so badly wanted such a catch phrase on a t-shirt” .. your command is our wish! …. (SDA)

~ ONLY TWO YEARS & $100,000 Later: Ezra Levant Complaint Dismissed by Human Rights Commission …. (lifesitenews)

~ CANADA’S Soviet System for Speech Control …. (

~ NROTC UPDATE On Canadian “Human Rights” Tribunals …. (Nrotc)

~ MAGAZINE PUBLISHER Levant wins Danish cartoon dispute. Joseph Brean, National Post …. (NP)

~ REACTION around the blogosphere to dismissed complaint; Alberta HRC dismisses complaint against Ezra Levant …. (shotgun)

~ NOW: FIRE. THEM. ALL. “The Alberta Human Rights Commission took only 900 days to grant their approval of a magazine publisher’s choice of news content, seen immediately below” …. (SDA)

Being Legally Bullied? Innocent? Join Ezra’s Crew Now!


~ THE EZ ON THE BOIS: “It’s obvious why I was acquitted and Boissoin was convicted. I’ve been a political pain in the neck for the HRC. Rev. Boissoin? He was quiet, so he’s roadkill. But neither of us are free — we both have to have our views checked out by the government” …. (jaycurrie)


~ UH-OH IN THE UK: black feminists denounce dhimmi archbishop. Liberal slapping-fight ensues, first to scream like a little girl is the loser …. (

~ SPINE ALERT— “As a Member of Parliament and a citizen of this great country, I am deeply concerned about the erosion of our fundamental rights by these quasi-judicial human rights commissions. Canada’s human rights commissions should be scrapped, or if a major overhaul of the system, including legislative review would suffice. I am certain, however, that our collection of human rights commissions have very little to do with human rights. (Conservative MP Brad Trost)” …. (

~ BUILDING ON Solzhenitsyn’s witness? Read the Pulitzer Prize Winning Gulag: A History by Anne Applebaum; and her latest, From the Gulag to the Killing Fields: Personal Accounts of Political Violence and Repression in Communist States by Anne Applebaum and Paul Hollander. According to her, a mere 30 million men, women, and children officially lived and died in the Soviet work-camp prison system– dissidents, rabble-rousers, pre-criminals, relatives of thought-criminals, lunatics who weren’t deliriously happy in the worker’s paradise. Then all the murders and repressions elsewhere– truly, utipian leftward fascism is a bloody business, exponentially worse than the regiems it claims to improve on …. (

~ ON THOSE International anti blasphemy laws. No defaming religions but,… not Judaism or Christianity I’ll guess …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ LIVE NOT BY LIES, by Alexander Solzhenitsyn: A Pledge for the Present Moment …. (americandigest)

~ THE BRAVE Margaret Somerville– Speaking to a secular age: Battles in the public square are won with words — but which ones? …. (

~ CHINA & THE IOC (International Olympic Comittee): Blocking Access to Information and Free Speech; but wait! There’s more.. “China has revoked the visa of Olympic Gold Medalist Joey Cheek. The speedskater was headed to the Beijing Games when the PRC slammed the door, no doubt because of Cheeks activism on Darfur” …. (MaD, HH)

~ THIS. IS. SPARTA! CANUCKISTAN.. if that’s OK with you. Author abused — “F@#King Jooo” Denies calling all “Middle Easterners terrorists”; Fleabag: “Light the beacons of the Canadian Dextrosphere, author Howard Rotberg needs support. With a grateful tip of the hat to Blazing Cat Fur from whence Rotberg’s posted statement.” Here’s Rotberg’s blog …. (blazingcatfur, etc.)

~ WHEN GOVERNMENTS ATTACK: “If you read this blog regularly then the chances are you are interested in the ongoing Canadian battle for free speech in the face of government sponsored censorship, or the global warming hoax, or both” …. (

~ MUZZLING A JEW: “Chapters and Farce” …. (dailybayonet)

~ CALGARY HERALD Column – Double Standard on Hate? …. (am770chqr)

~ NEW PODCAST— “Al & Mike Show Episode 34 – Summer Malaise” …. (shotgun)

~ FLUNKED OUT— “Political humor is no longer welcome in Academia as administrators choke the life out of parody.” …. (eddriscoll)

~ REMEMBER.. “anyone who is being sued for her conservative beliefs is doing something right” …. (

~ ROB BREAKENRIDGE: “We can’t pick and choose which racist acts to condemn” …. (

~ TO FIGHT FOR freedom of speech: Stifling free expression does little good, and, often, a lot of bad …. (westernstandard)

~ MEAT-FASCISM: “Manitoba.. An innocent young victims throat is cut.” The PETA loonies are utter scum, as low as the Phelps-Cult …. (Various)

~ HOMOPHOBIC UK Gay Activist Admits there is No Gay Gene …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ DAVID WARREN: “Ethics are for people who have no morals”; Ethics would be what they practice at the Canadian HRC, where right & wrong are what the bureaucratic divinities say it is, when and as convenient, so anything is justifiable …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ AND CANADA IS GUILTY, TOO— “Fifty years of “constructive engagement” and there are still just a handful of churches allowed to operate, at the whim of the state. Five decades of well-meaning warnings from visiting worthies, and Beijing still feels confident enough to blithely ignore commitments it made to win the Games, including pledges to clean up pollution, widen press freedoms and respect human rights”; Congressmen Meet with Resistance during China Trip to Highlight Human Rights …. (NP, IRD)

~ FIVE FEET OF FLURRIES— “Beijing: Berlin or Munich?” (Her latest in FrontPage) …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ EXPOSING Their Agenda Is “Discriminatory” …. (

~ SHAIDLE ON “Stalags” and Holocaust porn …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE: “Travel Primer for the Olympics” …. (thepeoplescube)

~ ORWELLIAN “Spies” Are Now Called “Climate Cops” …. (

~ THE PARENTS ARE, but is Paris herself a Republican? Nopers. “Thanks for the endorsement, white haired dude!” This O!Bot Barbie Is Racist Gutter Trash. But white haired dude McCain nimbly rides the wave: “McCain’s spokesperson Tucker Bounds tells TMZ that on the subject of energy, Paris is deeper than Barack. He says, “Sounds like Paris is taking the ‘All of the Above’ energy approach that John McCain has advocated — both alternatives and drilling. Perhaps the reality is that Paris has a more substantive energy plan than Barack Obama.” …. (Various)


~ JUST SO COMPLICATED.. European Muslims Debate: Should Gays Be Executed? Norway’s Islamic Council still can’t decide …. (pajamasmedia)

~ VARIOUS & SUNDRY— “Major book publisher cowed by radical Islam”; How do you solve a problem like Aisha? Random House drops novel on “lust, love and intrigue” in Muhammad’s harem — for fear of violence from Muslims; Mohammad’s Sex Life: When Elites Self-Censor It’s Prudence Not Cowardice …. (Various)

~ NEW SHIRE NETWORK NEWS: “Podcast knows Why it is not a Muslim.. Our guest is author and activist Ibn Warraq” …. (shirenetworknews)

~ A DEBATE on Churches in Gulf States …. (

~ SCARAMOUCHE— “Religion of peace?.. Not according to the Arab media, who are having conniptions over reports that a Jew is distorting the message of the noble Koran by subjecting it to a kinder, gentler, altogether more Jewish interpretation” …. (scaramouche)

Wafa Sultan: Beware Sharia

~ ANGRY MUSLIM: He’s angry about being labelled angry.. by another Muslim. Farrukh Rehan: One angry Muslim’s tale of rage …. (scaramouche, NP)

~ BARE NAKED ISLAM— “It isn’t Islamophobia when they really ARE trying to kill you”.. a new website …. (barenakedislam)

~ THE GLOBE & MUSLIM: Yesterday, we had Palestinian journalist Rami Khouri railing about how Israel is “a Zionist foe whose predatory territorial aims are anchored in the ugly soil of 19th Century imperialism and colonialism”; today, we get CAIR-CAN founder Sheema Khan whinging about how Canada has “two-tier citizenship” …. (scaramouche)

~ WEDDING BELLS RING For 4 Year-Old Pakistani Bride …. (

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— “Best piece on Omar Khadr yet” …. (

~ MEMRI— Saudi Women’s Rights Activist Wajeha Al-Huwaider’s New YouTube Video: On the Saudi Ban of Women Competing in the Beijing Olympics …. (

~ YET ANOTHER KHADR heard from: Omar’s big bro Abdullah wants out on bail. Abdullah has been in slammer, awaiting trial on a number of jihad-related charges, since mid-December 2005 …. (scaramouche)

~ SHARIA-CREEP— “UK: The Launch of the Sharia Compliant Muslim Marriage Contract” …. (Wz)

~ A BOOK ABOUR AISHA Banned, But Not Because It’s Child Porn; Islamists Rule American Publishing Industry. Shades of the Danish Cartoons: Random House in disgrace. To be fair, this was a liberal prof setting off the panic-button at the book publisher …. (mypetjawa, stoptheaclu)

~ IN HER OWN WORDS— “Sexual Assaults and Molestation of Girls in Pakistan; My Story.” By Amna Gilani …. (

~ SPENGLER: Israeli pre-emption better than Islamist cure …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

40-Year-Old Man Follows the
Traditions of the Prophet, Marries 7-Year-Old Girl

~ CHOP CHOP, whip whip, shoot shoot– “Afghanistan: “The First Thing the Taliban do When They Come Into an Area is set up Sharia Courts” …. (Wz)

~ MALAYSIA: Eight Islamic religious councils petition to be “respondents” in case involving use of “Allah” by a Catholic magazine …. (

~ BUSH AIDE KAREN HUGHES gave money to jihadist groups …. (

~ OH GOODY.. MORE DIE-A-LOG: “Yale’s Dhimmi Applicants”, by Mark Tooley …. (

~ LAWYERS: Daughter’s murder not ‘honor killing’.. because to say that might defame the accused’s culture. In other news, “Islam condones honour killing.” Self-defamatory religion …. (blogfreeworld)

~ ETHNICALLY CLEANSED SARAJEVO NOW ENTIRELY MUSLIM: “As the useful tools of the media and the Muslims spin their silly tales, the Muslim takeover continues apace” …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ COMING SOON? Hijabs At The Cirque de Soleil? …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ OBAMA’S WEBSITE: Joseph Farah rips senator for allowing anti-Semitic hate speech …. (worldnetdaily)

~ THE JOYS OF POLYGAMY— “U.K.: Woman brought from Pakistan for arranged marriage beaten, forced to work 17-hour days; husband told her he intended to marry a second wife” …. (

~ COMING TO A street corner near you… Islamobil: Mosque on Wheels …. (canadafreepress)

~ HAMAS ON Suppoded Ceasefire: ‘We are training for the next major attack’ …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ A MUSLIM CENSUS? A difficult count– Even more difficult to count those who approve of sharia law and violent jihad …. (creepingsharia)

~ FITZGERALD: How Western governments should deal with Muslim immigrants …. (JiWa)

~ CONTROVERSIAL Obama supporter could be first Muslim presidential elector …. (creepingsharia)

~ THE BLASPHEMY of Danish journalists and Bridget Bardot …. (MaD)

~ UPPITY GENOA: no “inter-faith” prayers allowed at a former Crusader stronghold, the Commenda di Prè (seen below)…. (JiWa Wz)

~ DO BRITISH MUSLIMS Want Shari’a? – Islamist Watch Blog …. (blogfreeworld)

~ 14 CENTURIES OF BULLYING = Egypt: some Copts still dhimmi-struck …. (JiWa)

~ CANADIAN CONFERENCE, Burlington ON: “The Threat at the Door: Islam” (October 17-18) …. (

~ MALAYSIAN “forum” on conversions to Islam to be held — but not openly, only in “secret” …. (

~ THE NOTION THAT immigrants should adapt to America is being destroyed … one ACLU-approved Muslim foot-washing bath at a time.”; Prayer Rooms and Chickens In Tennessee …. (jihadwatch, gatesofvienna)

~ OH MY, OMAR! “Brian Lilley lays out the problems for the hand-wringers who want to bring their child terrorist “home”. First among them – this ain’t home” …. (sda)

~ AMERABIA— Oops!: Bambi’s Muslim outreach coordinator has resigned because of reports that he’s been, er, reaching out to Muslim “radicals” …. (scaramouche)



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