Steynian 279

~ SHAIDLE: “ALREADY in its SECOND printing! Get my new book The Tyranny of Nice — signed by Mark Steyn” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ WOO! WE SUCK! Canada’s Top 25 Political Blogs – November. Hits matter, not just the other wierd factors. People rad this blog, but not in monster numbers like Steyn, Ezra, and all the rest. Anyway, past Jago-math, thanks for the free ride! ShotGun slipped, but are still chuffed …. (rjjago)

Halifax Symposia Follow Up

~ EZRA LEVANT— Halifax conference on the media’s “right to offend” …. (ezralevant)

~ MARK STEYN: Great moments in J-school self-detonation …. (steynonline)

~ NS SCOTT-O-RAMA: Binks asks a question, but gets no response; Have grievances, will travel; Mark Mercer’s speaking notes; Ezra Levant’s speaking notes; John Miller: The saga of Khurrum Awan; Perfessor John Miller comments; Restricting speech on the road to utopia …. (NScott)

~ SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER Noa Mendelsohn Aviv says B’nai Brith, Irshad Manji are Islamophobic …. (

~ PAUL SCHNEIDEREIT: Riding the censorship highway to utopia…. (

~ GOOGLE? “What Is This ‘Google’ That You Speak Of?” Also via …. (sda)

~ MARGARET WENTE a “Champion of White Supremacists” says Idiot Leftist …. (

~ BOOZING CATTLE: “Binks on the Free Speech Debate” …. (

~ SHAIDLE— “J-school prof and self-hating Caucasian John Miller performs the moral equivalent of hiding Nazis in his attic during WW2” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ SYMPATHY FOR HALIFAX RAGE-BOY: Media beware, the offended just might yell back …. (thechronicleherald)

~ EZRA LEVANT smacks down hairy, silly j-school prof …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ WE’VE BEEN LINKING to Magic Statistics/ Nova Scotia Scott for eyars now, but his recent exclusive coverage of the Halifax Symposium with Ezra Levant & margarent Wente has been above and beyond. Bookmark him, and enjoy the work of one of the fine small blogs of Canada. (Yes, he’s a friend, but there ain’t no free props for bad sites based on that– we became friends BECAUSE of the quality of his site) …. (ovascotiascott)

Mark Steyn

~ A DATE WITH DESTINY: EXIT STRATEGY— The other quadrennial tradition looms – plus: Tracking, not polling; Vox populi; As Dixville Notch goes..?; And so it begins…; The curse of the Notch; Predictions, predictions; and Rare Republican celebrity sighting ~ and tune in later for all the action on Election Night Live …. (marksteyn)

~ CANADA vs FREE SPEECH: KEEP THE POLES OPEN— The “human right” to strip till death …. (nrotc)

~ STEYN IS EVIL! The Islamists invite you to a Gala Dinner! Only $500.00 a plate. Surely we can sponsor a mole to record and report on the proceedings? Anywhere near Richmond Hill? …. (


~ FRESH MINTED? The human right to be told you’re beautiful? …. (ezralevant)

~ EZRA LEVANT: the Bobby Darin of the Canadian Free Speech movement? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ SLAPPER Kinsella Continues War Against Levant’s Inconvenient Fair Commentary …. (


~ VATICAN CITY – A correct understanding of freedom is needed to revive a true culture of life in Canada that respects human dignity, Pope Benedict XVI said.. “True freedom is a gift from God that also must take into consideration the needs and good of society, he said. The gift of real freedom should be welcomed as if it were a small seed that must be cared for responsibly in order for it to ripen, grow and “truly enrich the person and society,” the Pope said” …. (

~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— HillBuzz looks at reasons why Obama will lose; The Binks on The Ez and HRCs; Catholic Insight on Obama; 40 Days for Life vigil ends in Ottawa; Bollywood Obama; Obama supporters assault McCain/Palin supporter in Chicago; I think McCain’s going to win, too; Some Obama satire that made me laugh this morning …. (DG)

~ COMES THE SILENCING— Barack Obama’s war on free speech continues. Imagine if he gets The Fairness Doctrine, And his own U.S.A. Obama Militia Force composed of ACORN racists with chips on their shoulders, and guns in the streets …. (MaD)

~ ALBERTA HRC: “Singing “Kill the Christians” is not discriminatory nor hateful” …. (blogfreeworld)

~ DUSTING OFF THE MUZZLE: Chuck Schumer (D-New York) wants to bring back the Fairness Doctrine; Chuck Schumer Calls for Suppression of Conservative Speech …. (shotgun, stoptheaclu)


~ PAUL TUNS: “Our editorial on a policy by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario that would force them to ignore their own conscience to abide the CPSO’s guess of what future human rights commission complaints might be. The background story is here in the same issue” …. (

~ CALGARY Herald Column – A Secular Speech for a Secular University …. (am770chqr)

~ CANICKISTANI Human Rights Commission vs. parliamentarian’s speech …. (

~ CATHOLIC INSIGHT: Why Stephen Harper should be retired; and Forty years of culture wars, By Fr. Alphonse de Valk …. (catholicinsight)

~ CANADIAN Constitution Foundation conference on YouTube …. (shotgun)

~ A FAIR TRIAL & EXECUTION: “Anything deemed remotely “oppressive” by anyone was to be stamped out, and resident assistants were being taught that “[a] racist is one who is both privileged and socialized on the basis of race by a white supremacist (racist) system. The term applies to all white people (i.e., people of European descent) living in the United States, regardless of class, gender, religion, culture or sexuality.” …. (davidthompson)

~ ATTENTION FREE SPEECHERS ATTENTION: “You are invited to the launch of Issue 10 of the literary journal, Misunderstandings Magazine. I will be one of four featured poets performing.” …. (

~ B-B-BUT THERE’S BEEN speech codes and human rights tribunals and political correctness and everything! .. how could this be? “Pew poll: Anti-Semitism on rise in Europe” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THANK YOU, MOMMY— “This whole “women in the workforce” thing really not working out… The fatal feminization of the culture continues apace” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ FEEL THE STUPID: Sermo datur cunctis; animi sapientia paucis; British local council bans common expressions of Latin origin because they are ‘elitist and discriminatory’ and confuse immigrants …. (ghostofaflea, dailymail)

~ HUMOURLESS Newfoundland Premier Danny Williams declares the end of Newfie jokes …. (dustmybroom)

~ FREE SPEECHERS HAVING IMPACT… “Ed comes out: A more or less intact version of this CJN piece by Ed Morgan, a U of T law prof and former head of the Canadian Jewish Congress, appears in today’s National Post under the heading FIGHT BAD SPEECH WITH GOOD SPEECH (sorry, can’t find the Post linky). In it he admits that he was dead wrong about wanting to censor free speech. The call-out says it all: “The road of censorship for the sake of promoting tolerance may lead to the heights of intolerance.” …. (scaramouche)

~ CANADA’S human rights commission goes after Jim Pankiw …. (shotgun)

~ EVEN RIGHT after maliciously, falsely accusing non-leftists of the same stuff …. (MaD)


~ : When great minds meet…. “In what can only be described as a convergence of cosmic ignorance and conspiracy mongering two great minds have finally met cementing forever a shared destiny” …. (

~ IDIOTIC uman Rights Commission: “Kill the Christian” Lyrics OK, but Criticize Homosexuality? No Way! By Hilary White, via …. (

~ CAROLINE GLICK: “The Left’s Assault on Language” …. (carolineglick)

~ SAITH JAGO: “What will the RCMP do about racists in their ranks?” …. (rjjago)

~ BALANCING THE NEED to offend without being truly offensive– Stephen Ward, The Leader-Post …. (

~ EN FRANCAIS— Inter/Multiculturalisme
La production en masse des victimes, par Jean-Jacques Tremblay. “Il y a actuellement des gens qui, en raison de leur nature physiologique, sexuelle, religieuse et/ou culturelle, sont privilégiés. Il y en a actuellement d’autres qui, en raison de leur essence physiologique, sexuelle, religieuse et/ou culturelle, sont discriminés. Voilà l’horizon moral et politique de l’époque. Rien de moins.” 3 novembre ….

~ SOCIAL ENGINEERING: Lessons to be learned from the Ukrainian terror-famine …. (dustmybroom)

~ ROOM-TEMP GLORIOUS LEADER WATCH: “He’s ba-ack: Uncle Joe, that lovable mass murderer, has made a comeback in a land that likes its leaders to have a firm hand, and that’s feeling nostalgic for its days of gory glory.” …. (scaramouche)

~ BARBIE PICKS WRONG RELIGION: A supermodel has been ordered to apologize for offending Hindus with her Kali costume …. (

~ IT LOOKS LIKE millions of Canadians are stupid, timid, Godless sheep, basically …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ IF YOU VOTE for someone because you are afraid their supporters will get violent. You deserve to have a government that will bully you and screw your constitutional rights …. (MaD)

~ WRINKLED GRANNIES for botox files HRC age discrimination complaint against Strip Club Owner; Human rights tribunal exploring new ground, do boobs get less appealing with age?; The Ceeb covers Strippergate: The Mothercorp’s on the peeler story like pasties on a Burlesque queen; Is age a discriminatory factor? …. (Various)

~ FUN WITH BIGGOV— “Ontario: Canada’s New Beggars: Ontario is officially a have-not province, joining Canada’s well established welfare bums Manitoba, Quebec and the Atlantics”.. it’s like Bob Rae all over again …. (

Election Day & ObaMessiah

Where We Are:
“You have to pinch yourself – a Marxisant radical who all his life has been mentored by, sat at the feet of, worshipped with, befriended, endorsed the philosophy of, funded and been in turn funded, politically promoted and supported by a nexus comprising black power anti-white racists, Jew-haters, revolutionary Marxists, unrepentant former terrorists and Chicago mobsters, is on the verge of becoming President of the United States. And apparently it’s considered impolite to say so.”

~ Melanie Phillips ~

Black Panthers, Redux: Voter intimidation in Philadelphia

More Fun.. Shape of Things To Come?

~ GHOSTLY Flea is covering the day thusfar.. “On the ground”.. Remember Joe The Plumber!; Actually existing statistics; Time to decide; Barack- Non Compos Mentis? …. (GoaF)


~ SMALL DEAD ANIMALS: “2008 US Election Day Linkfest”

~ WATCH a live stream of election coverage; Real-time election results map …. (shotgun, DBlue)

“All men with eyes wide open are entirely cognizant that this election is being stolen. And it is being stolen in plain sight. Indeed, why should Obama and his noisome minions hide what they are doing? There is no one to call them upon it. From illegal voter registration to padded voter rolls to massive amounts of illegal foreign and domestic campaign money to the Goebbels-like spreading of lies big and small, Obama and his creatures are doing to this nation what was done to the Weimar Republic.”

~ Scipio Blog ~

~ O: CLOSET BISEXUAL? Three Members of Barack Obama’s Church Killed, more to the brutal homosexual murders than mainstream press is letting on? “What links this story to Barack Obama is that, according to an acquaintance of Obama, Larry Sinclair, Obama is a closet bisexual with whom he had sexual and drug-related encounters in November 1999” …. (MaD)

~ GREAT PUMPKIN— “Tomorrow, the United States will have to choose, and for Catholics, as George Weigel explains, it “is not too mysterious and remote… it is not up in the sky… nor is is across the sea.” In fact, there can be no equivocating”; Clarity From Kansas City Bishop Finn On A Catholic’s Duty In The Voting Booth…. (, hh)

~ MARK STEYN: Predicting Tonight …. (nro)

~ EZRA LEVANT: A risky prediction: McCain will win.. plus comments …. (ezralevant)

~ KRAALSPACE: “This is the night / That either makes me or undoes me quite” …. (

~ CONSIDER this a cautionary Election Day reminder: the politics of this world do not convey salvation, and the kingdoms of this world are not the Kingdom of God …. (reformedpastor)

~ TODAY’S “every time you call me a racist, an angel gets its wings” post; We can do more than hope. We can pray …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THE SHAIDLE: “An Obama presidency: The final moments of Easy Rider — in reverse. Forever” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF vs. Nanny-in-chief, or two cheers for selfishness …. (newcriterion)

~ THE BINKS— “We have nothing to fear but fear itself?” …. (

~ FENRIS BADWULF: “Gloating over the New Reconstruction”

~ O & THE FASCISTS: “A former top deputy to Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan [Dr Vibert White Jr] tells Newsmax that Barack Obama’s ties to the black nationalist movement in Chicago run deep, and that for many years the two men have had ‘an open line between them’ to discuss policy and strategy, either directly or through intermediaries” …. (spectator)

~ ED DRISCOLL ON THUGS: Has Anybody Seen Leonard Bernstein Yet? …. (eddriscoll)

~ DEMOCRAT CORRUPTION and Chaos Already Underway in Philly …. (stoptheaclu)

~ TRUE CONFESSIONS: “Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Monday that he’s looking forward to one party controlling all aspects of government” …. (thereturnofscipio)

~ CLOSE BUDDIES— “Ayers and Obama in regular contact says source close to Obama candidacy” …. (noquarterusa)

~ OBAMA AND THE Potential Blackmail Factor …. (pajamasmedia)

~ SCARY MUSH: “What price victory?: The National Post’s Jonathan Kay says that by electing Obama, Americans can finally “expatiate” their country’s “original sin” (slavery, of course). But an astute letter on the opposite page outlines what the cost of that expatiation will be” …. (scaramouche)


~ RIGHT GIRL: Brass Balls Radio: Listen up, voters!; One Day Left to the Election …. (GotR)

~ SIGCARLFRED— For The Left, Obama Is Entitled To The Presidency; If Obama Wins, Blacks’ Dreams Will Come True: Then What? …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ MICHAEL BARONE, the esteemed and judicious author of The Almanac of American Politics, fears the worst. “In this campaign,” he writes, “we have seen the coming of the Obama thugocracy… We may see its flourishing in the four or eight years ahead.” …. (

~ A DELIGHTFUL Radio Host and HuffPo Writer: “I want Joe The Plumber Dead!” …. (uppitywoman08)

~ ROSETT: God-Damn-America Radicalism for the Whole Family!; and “Dear Barack Obama: Your Real Marginal Tax Rate for Joe’s Dreams = 93%” …. (pj)

~ OBAMA THE TROPHY-WIFE, written by Elizabeth Scalia and published at Pajamas Media, is an insightful and somewhat startling look at the Democrat candidate for president candidate and our moth-to-the-flame-fascination with the inexperienced senator from Illinois …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ DON’T FORGET to vote! It only takes a couple of hours! (And your vote might not be counted….) …. (cv)

~ IGNORANCE and upheaval, By Conrad Black, via the National Post …. (

~ TIME IMMORTAL: “It’s Election Day in the U.S. …and the voter fraud is already taking place. And — surprise, surprise — said fraud seems to primarily involve Barack Hussein Obama” …. (timeimmortal)

~ TERRORIST AYERS casts his vote at same polling place as Obama …. (hughhewitt)

~ A CANADIAN Educates America on Revolution. Judi McLeod lays it before you America … read it all … vote; No surprise, but the NYT says CBS News and others may “call” the election before even Central time zone polls close …. (, hh)

~ AWESOME HUMOUR on the conservative side: McCain on SNL: QVC …. (dailybayonet)

~ VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: We still don’t know a lot about Barack Obama. “A Blank Slate”; The media compromised its purpose, replacing critical assessment with shiver-down-the-leg bias …. (victorhanson)

THE ACORN CORPS: The Proposed Obama Militia

~ SUFFER THE CONEYS! “Nasty Jews mess with the wildlife: The Jews (who, by the way, drained the pestilential swamps and made the desert bloom so they could live in a habitable land) are very bad for the, er, environment, according to a report in the Toronto Star” …. (scaramouche)

~ IS OBAMA now on meds for schizophrenia? …. (MaD)

~ WORLD HOPES to hate America less …. (dustmybroom)

~ THE DEBATE That Won’t Go Away after Nov. 4 …. (merecomments)

~ POLITICAL ad watch: Soviet propaganda images in Obama’s campaign …. (shotgun)


~ THE ANCHORESS: How did your voting go?; Remember the Panhandle!; No Coal Power, No Questions in Obamaland …. (theanchoressonline)

~ BREAKENRIDGE: US Election Myths …. (am770chqr)

~ FOLLOW THE $$$$$$$— ACORN, credit card companies: familiar with “the” fraud, money going to Obama! …. (MaD)

~ SHOTGUN BLOG— Barack Obama: change I can believe in! …. (shotgun)

Obama’s absolutely clear flip-flops

~ HE’S WHAT-NOW? He’s “Rooted in the Christian Tradition” says Obama; Hey, Pal! YOU Are MY Brother’s Keeper! …. (merecomments)

~ THE UNITY That Divides Us: Obama’s Vision Of A Conforming America …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ ALL HIS RECORDS? UNRELEASED! The Great Unknown – O …. (

~ AMERICA VOTES, Canada Holds its Breath …. (dailybayonet)

~ THE MESSIAH CONTRA COAL: Please connect the dots; Obama’s energy plan: bankrupt coal power plants, skyrocketing electricity rates, brownouts ahead …. (ghostofaflea, wattsupwiththat)

~ CANUCKIANS for Obama! energized change change for hope and don’t ask about my previous life …. (MaD)

~ THE SURPRISING sprint to the finish – Barack Obama should have won this race by now, why is it even a contest? …. (

~ R.I.P. MAINSTREAM MEDIA— “No matter who wins the United States election, one thing is for certain, never in our lifetimes has there been such a gross lack of objectivity within the Main Stream Media as during this American election season”; Professional journalists: they even get being wrong wrong …. (, 5feets)

~ ONE COSMOS: Triumph of the Will: Let the Rot Begin …. (

~ CATFUR— My Election Eve Prayer for Our Country We Are the Miracle: Breath Of The Beast offers a prayer …. (

~ US ELECTION: A Matter of Symbols …. (

~ CATHOLIC INSIGHT: “Election of Obama would be a disaster” …. (

~ BEHOLD The White Obama and the Black McCain …. (neatorama)

~ NEWS-MUMBLE 1— New report from Alaska State Personnel Board concludes that there is no cause to believe Gov. Palin violated the state ethics law …. (hughhewitt)

~ HOW LONG until Boston turns into Brussels? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ POWER LINE goes “Inside the mind of an ‘Obamacon'”–who all but says, “As a Conservative, I Must Say I Do Quite Like the Cut of this Obama Fellow’s Jib.” …. (ED)

~ CJUNKERY: “Now, we find that adults are coming apart at the seams just ruminating over a possible Obama loss at the polls, and what’s more, they are predicting a blood bath … a second civil war … if he loses. Welcome to the world of post-modern Marxism … or fascism … or socialism … whatever moniker you want to give it” …. (cjunk)

~ THE DEM GUY: Enemy of the Constitution …. (MaD)

~ NEWS-MUMBLE 2: “SF Chron insists that buried and unremarked Obama promises to bankrupt coal industry and bring skyrocketing electric rates weren’t “hidden,” but offers no explanation why they weren’t newsworthy” …. (hughhewitt)

~ SCARAMOUCHE SEZ: “My prediction: I’m certain that Bambi is a shoe-in tonight, but if by some remote chance McCain should happen to pull off an upset a la “Dewey defeats Truman,” I can’t even begin to imagine how the Bambi-soxers would deal with such a staggering loss. All’s I can say is that it would be UG-LY. Maybe even Danish-Motoons-rioting-and-burning-stuff-ugly. But, as I said, I don’t think it’ll come to that.” …. (scaramouche)

~ CONDOLENCES to the Obama family …. (hughhewitt)

~ WEDNESDAY will tell if Democrats’ West Wing fantasies will come true …. (

~ CHAOS IF HE WINS— Obama Told the Palestinians’ he Supports Their Right to Jerusalem, “the Best Things We’ve Ever Heard From an American President” …. (Wz)

~ THERE ARE no grassroots revolutions …. (ghostofaflea)

~ TOLERANT— White extremists for Obama … Content warning …. (

~ McCAIN….the final hours …. (jc)

~ EEJIT PROF who Wrote About Stealing McCain Signs on Huff Po Forced to Resign …. (Wz)

~ KER-THUD! Obama has gone and thrown Aunti under the bus, but supports giving illegals licenses …. (MaD)

~ RICK McGINNIS: “The West Wing played out like fantasy football for liberals…” …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ CATFUR— Best Anti-Obama effort yet – The Rise of the United Socialist States of America: The Rise of the United Socialist States of America …. (

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE— “Election Thread: The Great Patriotic Change ’08” …. (peoplescube)

Barack [are you experienced] Obama.


~ KATE @ SDA— “I don’t think that we’re convinced Maher Arar was vindicated or acquitted by your process” …. (sda)

~ CASE AGAINST Ottawa terrorist suspect to be made public; Alleged Montreal terrorist says Canadian government is racist …. (dustmybroom)

~ CLUELESS Muslim chef sues London police after being asked to cook sausages and bacon for breakfasts …. (dailymail)

~ SHARIA ALERT: Jordan arrests four gay men …. (

~ JIHADIST THUGOCRACY— “Why thugs must not be allowed to prevail”– In the wake of the threats Borders has received if it stocked The Jewel of Medina, the CSC would encourage all followers of this blog to read Luke Johnson’s excellent article yesterday for the FT …. (socialcohesion)

~ THAT MYSTERIOUS Iranian ship was floating radiological bomb meant for Israel– “Here is an item that the MSM spiked. A weapon of mass destruction aboard an Iranian ship, the Dianat, is intercepted by Somali pirates, some of whom sicken and die after exposure to the radioactive contents of the ship and, somehow, this does not make the newspapers or television news” …. (vladtepesblog)

~ LARGER THAN an egg and smaller than a fist …. (dustmybroom)

~ GEERT WILDERS = HITLER? And to Think Our Soldiers Died for These Ungratefuls. MultiCulti brainwash is evil. UPDATE: Dutch cabinet gives in: Wilders is no Hitler anymore.. maybe more of a Goebbels? …. (cjunk, JiWa)

~ SCARAMOUCHE: “Never mind Obama, what about Osama?: Omar Osama bin Laden, that is. Omar’s the son of a gun with the Rasta hair who made headlines when he married a much-older (grandma older) Brit chick. ( The Ceeb broadcast a doc about their love story last night.) So what about Omar? Word is he and his amour and currently seeking asylum in Spain” …. (scaramouche)

~ THE PAIN IN SPAIN: Maghrebi gangs assaulting trains? …. (blogfreeworld)

~ TOLERANCE! “A call to maul: An Egyptian lawyer–a woman–is urging Palestinians to use the rape of Israeli woman as a tactic in defying the “occupation” …. (scaramouche)

~ CJUNK— Waziristan: Graveyard of the Barbarians …. (

~ IRANIAN POLITICS force twist in apostasy case; court suddenly insists defendants never left Islam, acquits them. Happy Election Day, Obama it is, then …. (

~ BARBARIANS AT THE GATES.. Lahore under threat from the Talibans …. (blogfreeworld)

~ SHARIA IN SOMALIA: raped 13-year-old girl stoned to death for “being an adulterer”; Waiting for Feminist Outrage …. (blogfreeworld)

U.S. funding Iranian nuke program!

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