Steynian 239

“When the stormtroopers
wear clown shoes instead of jackboots,
it’s easy to forget that
they’re still stormtroopers.”

~ Law Prof Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit ~

~ YOU WILL BUY! You will love! The Tyranny Of Nice ….(tyrannyofnice)

Mark Steyn

~ LIVE, IN MEATSPACE: Mark will be making a rare appearance in London on September 22nd, giving a lunchtime speech at a conference that also includes appearances by Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Melanie Phillips. Details available by emailing …. (Steyn)

~ FRESH STEYN: CALLING PLAN— An old line rings new – plus Fecund in command, and Metrocon alert, and Credit where it’s due …. (marksteyn)

~ HOW THE LEFT IS DESTROYING Obama’s Chances– Mark Steyn gets an email from right here in the Soviet of Washington that distills, in chemical purity, the heart and soul of the Abortion Party’s real hatred for Sarah Palin …. (

~ MERE COMMENTS— “St. Darwin & No Kids” …. (merecomments)

~ 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)


~ DAY ONE of the cold-turkey Ezra-fast. And you thought you could quit at any time.. you weren’t addicted.. just one last post, for old time’s sake.. c’mon Ezra.. for a friend? Dude: you don’t know WHAT IT’S LIKE! …. (Ez)

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~ GYAPONG: STUPID CHRISTIANS! Leonard Stern’s appalling column in today’s Citizen; Caroline B. Glick on McCain the master strategist; Kathy Shaidle on the mysterious Cone of Silence; Bill Whittle on Sarah Palin the anti-Obama; Belmont Club–McCain understands redemption …. (

~ FREE SPEECH? PAH! Canada’s Supreme Court discovers magical Cone of Silence in Charter …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ OIC “BLASPHEMY” laws “turning freedom of expression into restriction of expression” …. (

~ THE MILK of Human Kindness: The Way Life is Supposed to Be …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ OUR MEDIA BETTERS.. CRTC would not allow a Christian radio station on the air even if they have 10 times the support than other stations competing for the same broadcasting spot. But CRTC wouldn’t mind authorizing a porn channel …. (

~ PRIVATE Prosecution Filed In London Over Offensive Jesus Statue …. (

~ JUST ASKING.. but do U.S. reporters have communist masters in Beijing? …. (marginalizedactiondinosaur)

~ GOT IT? That’s Freedom, Canadian-Style …. (reformedpastor)

~ TOTALITARIAN GODS— Sacrificing the Children: “On the Children’s Sabbath, religious believers are summoned to pray for government-controlled health care, government-enforced gun bans, expanded government welfare programs, and for higher taxes and greater government regulatory control” …. (

~ AGAINST JUDICIAL ACTIVISM: The Decline of Freedom and Democracy in Canada, by Rory Leishman …. (

~ BREAKING NEWS: City of Guelph disappears into Blackhole! …. (

~ HUMAN LIFE as PlayDoh: “The great irony of the attempt of modern hubris to control human life for its own good by scientific means will be that as these means grow more powerful and invasive, so will the inability to define the human good toward which its Promethean wisdom strives. Those who doubt it should meditate on the increasingly fractured universe of discourse in our age on what is good, true, and beautiful” …. (merecomments)

~ FITZGERALD: The ignorance of reporters. Another Example Of Fine Political Analysis By The New York Times …. (JiWa, SCF)

~ AND IN THIS CORNER.. Warman VS Warman …. (MaD)

~ ISN’T IT INTERESTING how the secularists always seem to do whatever they claim to be afraid of conservatives and Christians doing? …. (

~ TEH BLOVIATOR: “The blind fury and twisted rage with which the liberal left, especially in the media, has greeted Sarah Palin’s arrival upon the political scene seems so extreme, it makes your Bloviator suspect the source of the anger goes beyond the “hockey mom” from Alaska to something more intrinsic: natural law, as expressed in the Ten Commandments” …. (

~ CIVILIZING Calgary’s C-Train.. through censorship …. (shotgun)

~ TOE THE LINE! No thanks. “Iron Shrink explains why he is leaving the American Psychological Association” …. (

~ ANTI-CATHOLIC UNION Advocating Homosexual Agenda May Face Human Rights Commission …. (

~ UNDERACHIEVMENT a socialist Canadian core value! …. (MaD)

~ EVOLUTIONARY Creation: A Christian Approach to Evolution; ‘Evolutionary Creation’ – buy this book! …. (, blazingcatfur.blogtimeimmortal)

~ KATE @ SDA— Behold, ye lowly bloggers! Tremble before the awesome fact-checking powers of the Canadian Press! You just keep on sucking there, Maclean’s. McCain: 1800 days in hell; Obama: 143 days in the Senate …. (sda, fivefeetoffury)

~ GETTING TO KNOW THE ONE: Obamaology Studies at Hardfart University …. (thepeoplescube)


~ PUNKIN-WATCH: Georgia on my mind …. (

~ GEORGIA’S Human Chain Stronger than Russian Tanks …. (americanthinker)

~ BUDDY, CAN you spare a billion dollars? …. (

~ COLD WARRIORS and the Georgian Crisis …. (americanthinker)



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Jihad & Other Forms Of Warfare

~ LEST WE FORGET: “History of Jihad against the Zoroastrians of Iran (634-651)” …. (

~ FREE ONLINE— Virtual Caliphate: Islamic extremists and their websites, by James Brandon. Via …. (socialcohesion)

~ HURRAY FOR EVIL! “American Brotherhood: Sami’s Our Man: The news of convicted Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) operative Sami Al-Arian’s release from jail was greeted by a flood of congratulatory statements from the usual suspects and leading lights of the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States” …. (

~ POOOR BUBBY! Canada: Alleged terrorist not able to attend his own birthday party …. (dustmybroom)

~ CANDID HONESTY vs. Whitewash and Denial.. A moderate Canadian Muslim voiced her fears and concerns …. (am770chqr)

~ CANADA’S Green Party: All About The Environment…And Israel …. (downwitheverybody)

~ DASTARDLY ZIONISTS: They’ve gone and saved the life of a dying Palestinian child. The brutes …. (scaramouche)

~ TERRORISTS and Leftists Have Something in Common …. (sda)

~ OUR SOFT-COMMUNIST NDP: Playing nice with the Islamists …. (dustmybroom)

~ JERUSALEM: Muslim riots erupt after Ramadan prayers. Hmm: could it be rabble-rousing clerics ranting rabble-rousing sermons, causing rabble to be roused? …. (jihadwatch)

~ A REMINDER that you don’t want to live in a Muslim country …. (

~ WELL DONE, THEN! Arabs, Muslims “chilled” at thought of McCain-Palin in White House …. (JiWa)

~ ECO-TERRORISM— Islamic Terror Group Urges Forest Fire Jihad, “Clerics Have Justified Chopping Down Trees and Burning the Infidels” …. (Wz)

~ ANDREW BOSTOM— A Jihadist Anthem “Sing Along” From Lahore, Pakistan …. (

~ EASTERN EUROPE and the New Threats to Freedom …. (

~ UNIVERSITY of Southern California provost: Muhammad’s words “truly despicable” …. (jihadwatch)

~ BEATING UP THEIR OWN: Muslim immigrants ‘victimized’ by CAIR.. Organization allegedly threatened to sue for $25,000 if complaints made to media …. (wnd)

~ FRANKISTAN: Court Postpones Trial of Muslim man due to Ramadan …. (Wz)

~ LOVING Palestinian father buries his daughter alive …. (blogfreeworld)

~ PRAYBACK— Christians Worldwide Called to Engage in Muslim Prayer Campaign for Ramadan …. (christianpost)

~ SOFT-JIHAD TECHNIQUES: “When cornered, cry “bigotry” …. (jihadwatch)

~ BY HOOK OR BY CROOK.. Using hoops to convert kids to Islam in Cali …. (creepingsharia)

~ BARACK’S MUSLIM UNDERBELLY: The Obama-Mansour connection …. (jihadwatch)

~ WAH, BOO HOO! Muslims condemn censorship of hadiths seeking dead Jews. University calls website statements ‘truly despicable’ …. (worldnetdaily)

~ UTTERLY USELESS Condhimmi to Host Iftaar Dinner: “Commemorates the Revelation of the Koran to the Prophet Mohammed, and to Engage in Reflection, Generosity, and Compassion – Important Aspects of Islam” …. (weaselzippers)

~ SAVE THE HATERS! “Madness in the UK, which we have chronicled here on many occasions, denounced: “Are we mad? Every organ of the state now seems intent on protecting those who would destroy us” …. (jihadwatch)

~ NIGERIA: Sharia Based Government Forcing HIV Couples to Marry …. (weaselzippers)

~ CHARTER SCHOOL in Minnesota changing student Islamic prayer time …. (creepingsharia)

~ TRYING TO PREVENT Rogue Methodists from finding stray nukes …. (jihadwatch)

~ BECAUSE ISLAM is such a friend of press freedom, right? …. (timeimmortal)

~ SPORTS JIHAD: Muslims are being told to play hard—and win—on another field of conflict. So ‘sudden death’ only means first goal wins all, not anything involving beheading, OK? …. (scaramouche)

~ YEMEN DETAINS terrorist cell accused of plotting attack against Spanish tourists …. (blogfreeworld)

~ IRANIAN STUDENTS Sue Netherlands Gov’t Over Expulsion From Nuclear Tech Studies …. (creepingsharia)

~ FRENCH LAWYERS may sue Mohammed Cartoonist in Support of Jordanian Group …. (Wz)

~ EUROPE’S Useful Idiots Are Keeping Busy …. (.am770chqr)

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