Steynian 241

~ FRIENDLY-FIRE just isn’t. When I read online some speculation about why Ezra Levant was taking a month off, I chatted with the Ez today to find out what might be up. Hot Exclusive NewsFlash: this politically active Conservative lawyer and insider is volunteering for his favourite political party (The Conservatives) during a Federal Election, speaking on TV, radio, and via the print media. Hello? He’s not pimping for the HRC; or taking FreeSpeech heat off the Feds; or proving it was all a fake, now that it counts.

Let’s recap, shall we? Lawyer/ politician starts magazine, gets HRC complaint, spends $100k, magazine dies; HRC interrogation goes viral on YouTube; said lawyer advises people pro bono (for free) on their Human Rights or related free speech lawsuits, accumulates more harassment & Human Rights suits, rallies support across the country with fellow bloggers and politicians and journalists, becomes a first-time father, keeps his sanity & good humour… and becomes Canadian blog-star while doing all of the above.

None of us is perfect, or sinless, or lovable to all people. Whatever, and get over it. When a talented person volunteers, sacrifices, and works hard on behalf of individuals, a cause, and his country, he deserves trust, thanks, and the benefit of the doubt, untill and unless proven otherwise, and no ifs, ands, or buts.

Childish, classless, and embarrassing theories only hurt the cause, and confirm the caricature by the Left of the Right as nothing more than angry-minded, mean-spirited, and conspiracy-kooked.

Ezra will be back, and possibly as an insider to a majority Conservative government able to deal with the HRCs, Section 13, and all the rest. If they don’t, then shame on them; but when Ezra gets back, will we have been keeping the battle going, or setting fire to our own defenses?

We’ve all seen the slavering orc-frenzy from the American Left surrounding the announcement of Sarah Palin as VP Candidate for the Republicans. Bad enough, but when it’s a few on your own side circling the firing squad to take pot-shots, then said suspicious sorts need to spine-up, pipe down, and apologize for the stupid.

Any Questions?

Binks


~ GET TO WORK! Hey Free-Speechers care to send a letter? The National Post Editorial Board is asking citizens to e-mail their concerns about the issues most relevant to them as individuals this election campaign. Let’s make sure that Free-Speech and the removal of Section 13(1) figure prominently …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

Mark Steyn

~ MARK STEYN = snob? Terence Blacker says so …. (independent)

~ IN RECENT YEARS, we’ve seen government leaders in such disparate places as Nazi Germany, Duplessis-era Quebec and modern-day Israel make explicit exhortations to their men and women to produce more children in order to better advance the interests of the nation …. (nationalpost)

~ BEHIND THE BABYLESSNESS— The Lovely Dragon of Choice: The Freedom Not to Be Free, by Anthony Esolen …. (touchstonemag)

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

Ezra

~ DAY FOUR of no Ezra. Does life have any meaning? Is this a HRC plot? In any case, keep hitting his ‘donate’ button. The story will unfold in October, or so we are told. Sigh. No Ez. Where, Oh where has our POS Jew gone, Oh wehere Oh were can he be? …. (ezralevant)

~ EZ NOT DEAD: “Tory insider Ezra Levant describes the two men as “symbiotic partners” and Flanagan as the “master strategist, the godfather, even – of Harper” …. (canada.com)

FreeSpeechers

Heaven on Earth, By and by!
“Here we are– just 8 years into the new Millenium – and we find ourselves at an interesting, challenging and hopeful time. A time when the opportunity of realizing our mission of building an inclusive society is in sight…”

~ CHRC Honcho, J. Lynch ~

~ LIBERAL candidate Rebecca Finch says freedom of expression is vital, denounces CHRC …. (shotgun)

~ OBERSTURMFÜHRER Jennifer Lynch doesn’t work for us the people …. (MaD)

~ SCARAMOUCHE— “Lagging behind: On average, Ontarians file 2,500 gripes each year with the Ontario Human Rights Commission. That’s significantly less than the number being fielded by Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission—reported to be 10,000 cases over three years. Maybe the Saudis could send us some of their backlog since, in certain keys areas, we’re already sharia-compliant” …. (scaramouche)

~ THE HIDDEN MEANING of political language …. (catholicregister.org)

~ POLITE Censorship.. is Still Censorship …. (am770chqr.com)

~ OUR INTERNATIONAL BETTERS AT WORK: Sex, porn for food – a continuing U.N. programme …. (MaD)

~ FUN WITH COMMIE-TALK: How to construct an “emerging concensus”.. “Behind this pretence at reasonableness is a steely, silent determination to obliterate any defiance” …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ STONE THE HARLOT! ‘Hypocritical’ Christians Who Support The Palins?.. “if the press and the left expect harsh, judgmental Christian evangelicals to stone the Palin family, they’ll be disappointed. A Christian imagines his own sins being displayed, dissected, written about and shown non-stop on national television and shudders. It’s called humility” …. (rightwingnews)

~ HOW LIBS ATTACK— Media Misogyny re Sarah Palin …. (MaD)

~ THE KINDEREVOLUTION: “The Marxist Brainwashing of your children continues apace…on your tax dollar– The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) has launched a new web site aimed at your children” …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ THEOCRATS! Gibber, twitch, squeak– “What’s the difference between Palin and Muslim fundamentalists? Lipstick”; and “Media is anti-Christian, says Sky News reporter” …. (freedominion.com)

~ THE PUZZLE of official discrimination– Pierre Lemieux in the Western Standard …. (blazingcatfur.blog)

~ OUR ROOTS— Birth of Freedom Shorts Series: Judaism and Human Rights …. (acton.org)

~ HUSH, HUSH! Shut up, socons, and jiust keep voting for us, and we may throw a crumb some day. Trust us: we’re not ‘progressive’ conservatives, right? Ha ha. ” Abortion Politics of CPC – Slapping Down Pro-Lifers” …. (freedominion.com)

~ IN THE BUSHES! UNDER THE BED!! Seeing “Hate Groups” Everywhere (for Fun & Profit)– Morris Dees and his Southern Poverty Law Center generally give a free pass to hate mongers on the Left …. (discoverthenetworks)

~ THE MAG IS DEAD, BUT THE BLOG ROCKS ON! The Shotgun is on fire: Number six political blog in Canada …. (shotgun)

~ ASKING BASIC QUESTIONS: “For some people, this question of equality does have a theological component, for others it does not. But either way the question obviously has a political and legal component, and indeed America’s political tradition offers one answer to the question, written in the Declaration of Independence. We can disagree with the answer, but to do so we must take up the appropriate question: not when does life begin, but whether we are all created equal. Do all human beings share in some minimal equal humanity that entitles us to some minimal equal protections, like the protection from intentional killing, regardless of our age, our size, our capacities, abilities, and circumstances?” …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

~ OUR MEDIA @ WORK: “Heather Mallick Lifts Her Snout From The Trough” …. (sda, dp)

~ BIG BROTHER Government’ most ignored issue in 2008 presidential race; The Evolving Agenda of George Soros’s Democracy Alliance …. (canadafreepress)

~ SACRIFICING THE CHILDREN unto the Utopian Hope: “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” …. (theird.org)

~ CURRY CONTRA BANNING THE GREENIES: “Voting for democracy and against blackmail is a position I can get behind” …. (jaycurrie, lawiscool)

~ STEPHANE AS.. RED GREEN? “A whole new Stephane: Liberal strategists have decided that Stephane Dion, a man with all the appeal of tepid oatmeal, all the oomph of a flat soufflé, all the pizzazz of a watery blancmange, could use a bit of a makeover. They want to transform him from Stephane Dion, Soporific Wimp, to Stephane Dion, Outdoorsman and Fierce Eco-warrior”; Blame Sumpin’ Else Part Deux: Dion and the gals to get manly makeover right after ballet class …. (scaramouche, sda)

~ BY COMPARISON AT LEAST.. The Party of Genuine Tolerance and Inclusion: Republican …. (americanthinker)

~ FREEDOM-HATING TYRANTS IN LOVE: Cuba and Russia renew their vows: Der Shaidle’s latest in FrontPage …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ IT’S HUMAN RIGHTS! “[CBC] Rich countries are violating the human rights of millions of the world’s poorest people by failing to tackle global warming, causing more people to starve, lose their homes and struggle to find clean water, a report released Tuesday says.” Has anybody told the Received Wisdom Dep’t at the CEEB that the proper phrase is now ‘climate change’, given the colder sun and colder earth? …. (downwitheverybody)

~ UK-GOV IN ACTION! Anti-terrorism laws used to spy on noisy children …. (godscopybook)

~ OUR PEACEFUL COMMIES: God Help The NDP. And the Liberals, while He’s at it: “Liberal Leader Stephane Dion comes clean on livestock farts” …. (dustmybroom)

Enviro-Conspiracy! Sprinkler Rainbow Conspiracy

~ WHAT WE THOUGHT WE KNEW… “The research commonly cited to support claims of male privilege and male sinfulness is riddled with errors. Almost none of it has been published in peer-reviewed professional journals. Some of the data turn out to be mysteriously missing. A review of the facts shows boys, not girls, on the weak side of an education gender gap. The typical boy is a year and a half behind the typical girl in reading and writing; he is less committed to school and less likely to go to college. In 1997 college full-time enrollments were 45 percent male and 55 percent female. The Department of Education predicts that the proportion of boys in college classes will continue to shrink” …. (proteinwisdom)

~ COMRADES! The NDP say they put your family first. Decoding ensues…. (MaD)

~ THOSE WACKY CEEB HATERS! Good News: Canadian Taxpayers Paying for Palin Derangement Syndrome. Waaah! B-b-but Obama’s the MESSIAH! Leave Obama ALONE! …. (mypetjawa)

~ LIES FOR YOUR OWN GOOD— AIDS epidemic? It was a ‘glorious myth’.. The author of 1987’s The Truth About the AIDS Panic welcomes two new whistleblowing texts on the opportunism of the AIDS industry …. (spiked-online)

~ ANOTHER REASON to be wary of “experts”: Psychologists Want to Purge Your Brain of Un-Green Thoughts…. (drhelen.blog)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE— “Kanuckistan is under attack by counter-revolutionary forces!” …. (thepeoplescube)

~ A LIGHTER MOMENT: Blogging Funny– Here are a few of CJunk’s favourite humour blogs. Enjoy …. (cjunk.blog)

Georgia

~ NEXT UP TO BAT.. Georgia Redux in Ukraine? …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ RUSSIA ON WARPATH, DANGEROUS MOVES— Check out what Russia is up to post Georgia invasion …. (atlasshrugs2000)

~ RUSSIA CRUSHES Georgia But pays no price …. (frontpagemag)

~ A WIDER FIELD.. The threat of Russian intervention in the Muslim world — particularly in Syria and Egypt — is terrifying for Israel …. (mercatornet)

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

Jihad

~ LEST WE FORGET: The Jihad against Hindus of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh (638 to 1857) …. (historyofjihad.org)

~ DEATH TO AMERICA! — Obama: Terror groups have ‘legitimate claims’. Says Hamas Hezbollah violence weakens their valid points. Such as? Death to Israel? Death to Jews? Allah loves explosions? …. (therealbarackobama)

~ TODAY’S man-bites-dog story: A Canadian union actually stands up for Israel …. (nationalpost)

~ DEATH TO CHRISTIANS! — “Iran: Two Christian Converts Charged With Apostasy, Prosecutor Requests Death Penalty Citing Sharia Law and Ayatollah Khomeini’s Writings” …. (weaselzippers)

~ EN FRANCAIS— Commentaire: Les leçons de l’histoire : du 11 septembre 1683 au 11 septembre 2001. “”Peut-être que les terroristes qui ont attaqué les États-Unis le 11 septembre 2001 cherchaient à venger la défaite des Ottomans à Vienne le 11 septembre 1683″, écrit Robert Sibley dans The Ottawa Citizen. Sibley rappelle les événements qui, à travers l’histoire, ont permis à la civilisation occidentale de se sauver du péril mortel des invasions islamiques barbares. L’alliance des européens et leur volonté farouche de sauver leur civilisation ont été des facteurs décisifs. Sans cet effort concerté, nous ne serions pas ici aujourd’hui à chanter les bienfaits de la démocratie et de la liberté.” 8 septembre, par Annie Lessard, Marc Lebuis …. (pointdebasculecanada)

~ DANISH police release terror suspects …. (canadafreepress)

~ DEATH TO JEWS! ‘Balance’ of power: A UN-sponsored seminar on the victims of terrorism has run into a hitch—the Arabs are insisting that Jews killed by Islamic terrorists not be considered “victims” since they, you know, deserve to be killed; in other news, “Video: Palestinian TV Kids Show Glorifies “Martyr” who Killed 27 Jews While Pictures of Mickey Mouse Hang on the Wall” …. (scaramouche, Wz)

~ ISRAEL, Come Forth And Be Judged …. (downwitheverybody)

~ DEATH TO AIRPLANES! — UK: The process against plotters of exploding airlines ends; Fiasco, UK: Jihadists Acquitted of Transatlantic Airliner Bomb Plot …. (blogfreeworld, Wz)

~ ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER: “Today people say you can’t do this because it will offend that community, and then you can’t say this because the Muslims will be offended by it and we’ll end up being talked out of it.” …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ DEATH TO INFIDEL BANKING! — The Economist’s article about Shariah banking system …. (blogfreeworld)

~ ISLAMIFICATION: “..what happens in France, and elsewhere in Europe, is one of those perversities of open societies. Although the French security services have been efficient as all hell in tracking down dangerous radicals, keeping them under surveillance, breaking up their networks, expelling them when necessary, eliminating them when inescapable, you cannot, in a free country — as France is, I would argue — put a permanent end to, on the one side, the “liberal death wish” and, on the other, the contamination of the mild by the harsh” …. (spectator.org)

~ DEATH TO VIRGINITY! Nine-year-old chicks are hot: Western culture is frequently criticized for the way it sexualizes young girls, encouraging them to dress like mini-strumpets. At least, though, here in the West we don’t marry off our pre-pubescent Lolitas to dirty old paedophiles, like they do in some other “cultures”; Morocco: Fatwa Declares a 9-Year-Old Girl has Same Sexual Capacities of a 20-Year-Old or Older …. (scaramouche, Wz)

~ DAHLAN ON ARAFAT: “Let us slaughter him our way, not yours” And Other Arab Love Notes …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ DEATH TO CHURCHES! — “Sierra Leone: Religion of Peace Destroys Church After Christians Refuse Their Demands”; 500 years on, The Turks continue to bully Orthodox Christians, as EU does nothing …. (Wz, iht)

~ FITGERALD: Spending money like dhimmis; and Fitzgerald: The Western press, Christianity, and Islam …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ DEATH TO CIVILITY! Dutch Court Gives Special Privileges to a Muslim Lawyer …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ FITZGERALD: The Kingdom of Prester John …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ FRONT PAGE MAG: Khalim Massoud, president of Muslims Against Sharia, proposes tough action against Islamic extremists in America …. (/frontpagemag)

~ FASCISTS HIJACKING Anti-Jihadism in Cologne …. (littlegreenfootballs)

~ NO TAXIS FOR YOU!! Minnesota Muslim cabbies lose in bid to impose Sharia rules on the rest of us …. (jihadwatch.org)

~ GIVE US YOUR SCUM, your freeloaders, your terrorists, your malcontents, your criminal classes, yearning for a free ride! …. (MaD)

~ THE DHIMMI NEWS from Norway …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

~ USEFUL IDIOCY— “American Evangelist Groveling on Palestinian TV: “Militant” Christians Have Unconditional Support for Israel” …. (weaselzippers)

Georgian Crisis …. (americanthinker)

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2 thoughts on “Steynian 241

  1. Whew! That looks like the front of the woodshed, not the afeared rear.

    My remarks, as a visitor on FD, tried to be as gentle as my feelings weren’t. In much earlier years in front of the woodshed I’m sure my father tried to be as harsh as his feelings weren’t.

    Thank The Father for fathers.
    .

  2. Re: Steynian 241

    “Childish, classless, and embarrassing theories only hurt the cause, and confirm the caricature by the Left of the Right as nothing more than angry-minded, mean-spirited, and conspiracy-kooked.”

    You forgot to mention Nixonian.

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