Steynian 315


Mark Steyn

~ THE AUDACITY OF DULL— Obama dazzles encore! …. (ocregister)

~ TEH STEYN ON Econdomonomics …. (nrotc)

~ FLASH: Mark Steyn’s next “Human Rights” Tribunal foe — Barbara Cartland? …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ TODAY’S Mark Madness …. (walker)

~ THE PREDICTION Mark Steyn Didn’t Make In His Book “America Alone” …. (


~ SEZ EZ— Why we’re in Afghanistan …. (ezralevant)

~ EZRA: Interim News Person of the Year – Kathy Shaidle takes a look at Ezra Levant, a man who has valiantly fought for a proper understanding of human rights over the last year …. (theinterim)

~ VIA VLAD— Ezra Levant interviewed on CFRA on the new normal of anti semitism. Audio only …. (vladtepesblog)

~ TODAY’S Levant-Jaunt …. (walker)


~ DEBORAH GYAPONG— Rush Limbaugh responds; Mark this story, my dear readers; Must read Binky post; Murder of Swedish gay man by two “boys” aka “youths” …. (

~ IT’S OFFICIAL: Justice Dept launches review of “hate speech” “likely” clause …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ FREESPEECHIN’ Pope Launches Own YouTube Channel …. (abcnews)

~ SHAIDLE: “I’m an “underground hot item”!; Why poor Mark Steyn’s tireless campaign to get a Real Magazine to hire me is alas, doomed to fail; Obama can’t kill the radio star — but he’s gonna try …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ NEW UNNATURAL Phenomema: “Blackhole of Assholery” Discovered – The Ontario Human Rights Commission: Mail carriers can’t thank the ‘Lord’ for the day …. (

~ ABORTION: The Unspoken Jihad …. (orthodoxytoday)

~ MO’ SHAIDLE— I’m speaking in London, Ontario — Thursday, January 29 …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ HOW COME our fearless Nazi hunter never mentions Grant Bristow in the first edition of The Web of Hate? …. (MaD)

~ WHERE ARE THE POLITICIANS? Salim Mansur speaks up for freedom …. (torontosun)

~ HRH IGGY: Not Ready For Prime Time …. (am770chqr)

~ HYNEK— No, “jolly atheist” still won’t be commenting here… although he did send this spiteful little send-off note, which I think is worth sharing …. (kennethhynek)

~ IDEOLOGY OR DEATH! “NY Times downgraded to Junk, borrows $250 million at borderline loan shark rate” …. (uppitywoman08)

~ FROM SLIM to Sid… A brief anecdote on the degeneration of the Union Movement as a force of good in society …. (

~ VERBOTEN— Conversions to Heterosexuality: Secular Humanism’s Heresy …. (

~ MONTREAL— ‘Non-smoker’ stipulation for job is discriminatory: smokers’ rights group …. (

~ WHY LIBERTARAINISM just isn’t enough– “In defense of polygamy”; do re-read Socon’s exchange with Rob Breakenridge (A False Conception of Freedom, and upwards) …. (WS, Socon)

~ DOUBLE DOUBLE! Mecca for Canadians …. (ghostofaflea)

“Libertarians, of course, have no problem holding on to the beliefs they do because, for the most part, if someone trashes their beliefs, it’s not a problem since they have an underlying nihilistic mentality. And so “free speech” serves their purposes quite well. They can say anything what they want; and they can permit the pornification of the culture because it matches their relativistic and valueless ideals.”

~ John Pacheco, ~

~ OUR IDEOLOGY CENTRES— Robert Fulford: York University’s enemies of higher education …. (nationalpost)

~ ANDREA HARRIS describes the 1970s perfectly, still doesn’t have a newspaper column for some reason …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ ALL ANIMALS are equal . . . by Roger Kimball …. (newcriterion)

~ RABBIE BURNS— Freedom and houghmagandie …. (spectator)

~ TORONTO: home of tolerance and/or diversity …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ PANIC NORTH? “The recession was not brought on by the current government, or any Canadian government. It was caused by the bursting of the U.S. housing bubble, which derived from well-meaning but ill-advised policies adopted over a 30-year span by successive U.S. administrations” …. (

~ NOTORIOUS Whore Uses a Lot of Smart-Talk and College-Lip to Justify Her Skankery …. (

~ IDIOTWOOD— Why does Hollywood think that smoking is awful, but promiscuity and open sexuality are harmless pastimes? …. (mercatornet)

~ DOMINATE: GOOGLE pursues new agenda in Washington …. (latimes)

~ BONNIE PRINCE HARRY is a warrior. So why are we surprised he uses a little politically-incorrect language? …. (humanevents)

~ EUTOPIA! — Social Engineering, Uber Alles …. (pajamasmedia)

~ MICHAEL COREN as confused as I am by that “wife of the cult leader” look …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THEODORE DALRYMPLE delivers a Global Warning …. (spectator)

~ OCEANS are Cool. No, Really.; Global Warming’s Sinking Support …. (

Obama: Now The Zombies Rule


“To paraphrase T.S. Eliot, this is the way the world ends,
not with a bang, but an Obama.”

~ Scaramouche ~

~ HATERS PEN NOTE: Leading Islamists Write Open Letter to Obama …. (socialcohesion)

~ WEEK 1– THE DAMAGE THUSFAR: Obama Count-Not Even A Week …. (stoptheaclu)

~ THE SERMON ON THE MALL— God and man in the Obama White House …. (weeklystandard)

~ US GUN SALES are up on economic and Obama-related fears …. (shotgun)


~ LO, HE COMES! Obama triumphal entry: gentle, riding on donkey. Artist creates messianic parade as ‘adorers’ wave palm fronds …. (wnd)

~ PRE-FAIRNESS DOCTRINE: Limbaugh Bad, Bad Rush, Bad. Hope. Change. Obama declares war: “You can’t just listen to Rush Limbaugh and get things done…” declares Teleprompter Jesus; then Limbaugh Responds; Will Obama Revive the Fairness Doctrine? …. (


~ NEW WHITE HOUSE promoting ‘anti-Christian’ policies? …. (

~ HOPE/CHANGE!! GOP Stop Listening To Rush!!! …. (mypetjawa)

~ HEY, HEY, How Many Babes Did Obama Murder Today? …. (rightwingnews)


~ HAMAS REJECTS Obama’s call to end rocket fire; When he was campaigning for President Mr. Obama thought that bombing people was bad …. (, CV)

~ DID YOU HEAR THE ONE about how after Barack Obama became president this week he found out the economy was worse than he thought—so he had to lay off 17 journalists …. (nrotc)

~ OH YES, IT’S GOOD TO BE KING— Obama Waives Ethics Rules He Just Put In Place For Pentagon Nominee …. (mypetjawa, blogs.telegraph)

~ THE VATICAN smacks Obama for ‘arrogance’ on abortion — ‘A person who, having the power, thinks they can decide on life and death’ …. (wnd)

~ PELOSI A BLATANT MAFIA TYPE CROOK: Can You Say “Sorry, Charlie?” …. (

~ PREZ MOLOCH Obama’s first offering to the culture of death …. (curtjester)


~ CELEBRITIES show unusual restraint when asked which Biblical character Obama most resembles …. (

~ BETTER LATE THAN NEVER? Media Worried Obama Rules Them With Iron Fist …. (stoptheaclu)

~ “I PLEDGE..” CULT VIDEO — Breitbart: “This video illustrates that the current celebrity class are not citizens but serfs. They need a leader to put their minds in the right place to do the right thing. They are not heroic individualists seeking to extend America’s promise but conformists who chose to sit out and complain during the tough years in order to ensure their guy got in the next go-around” …. (breitbart)


“The light of the New Age is here.”

–Actor Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Battlefield Earth)
on the inauguration of Barack Obama

~ WHILE GEORGE Bush basically figured out that Middle East Peace is an illusion, Mr. Obama promises to go at it full bore …. (classicalvalues)

~ THE FABULOUS INFLATABLE GREENBACK: “If you’d like to know just how much Ben Bernanke has expanded the money supply during the last few months, just take a look at this chart on the website of the St. Louis Fed” …. (nrotc)

Rush: I Don’t Want Socialism To Succeed

~ WAKE ME UP after George Mitchell solves the Middle East crisis …. (mypetjawa)

~ THE O-MESSIAH Ducks Serious Question About Lobbying, Hypocrisy …. (


~ BACK IN THE O-SSR— Bank Of America Walks Off A Cliff …. (anorak)

~ MILLI VANILLI REDUX: “Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman are big names in the music world, they enjoy major reputations and we expect better of them. It was announced with fanfare those two stellar artists would perform at the inauguration (and oh, how the PBS crowd purred its approval) so for them and their colleagues to have faked the performance was gross deception, nothing less” …. (

~ INDEED— “The Republicans’ Best Weapon” is Obama himself …. (eddriscoll)

~ POLITICO: “Who IS This Obama Guy Anyway?” …. (

~ OH, THE SURRENDER MONKEYS! Cheese Emergency in France …. (

~ MARKING THE WAY— “A lot of folks think that the Black Lawn Jockey is a symbol of racism. Well no. They were actually used as markers for the Underground Railway” …. (classicalvalues)

~ DAVID FRUM: The inaugural address Obama should have delivered …. (nationalpost)

~ BEE THE CHAINS! Rev. Joseph Lowery on a Greener America; I liked being fooled by you the first time, Barack Obama, but please don’t fool me twice … or something …. (

~ DURING THE hothouse days of the presidential campaign, Joe Wurzelbacher became famous because he got Barack Obama to confess that he likes to spread the wealth around …. (JonahGoldberg)

~ CRIPPLE THE STATES? Latest AP Meme: Those Goddamned Governors Have too much Power …. (


~ THE O DECLARES “I Won” as He Blows off Promise to Govern in a Bipartisan Way …. (

~ SANCTUS: On Abortion, We Must See to It That Obama Fails; “As we think of the first African-American president in history, our minds drift to one class of Americans who will never be allowed to become president -— the 45 million lives aborted in the womb since 1972.” …. (sanctusbenedictus, tuns)

~ O, NO YOU DI’IN’T! Obama already alienating the Church. I, personally, would rather not have my tax dollars funding abortion anywhere, let alone overseas …. (

~ DEFEAT THE PRESS! We Are in Deep Doo Doo …. (thepeoplescube)

~ MAT STAVER is Weekend Guest on “Huckabee” Show to Discuss the Obama Administration’s Liberal Social Policies …. (

~ SPENDY MADNESS— “Obama Speech Sparks Misuse Of Enormous Proportions” …. (eddriscoll)

~ AND NOW, AN POEM— “Obama’s S’Mokin'” …. (

~ AXELROD, Other Top Obama Advisers Served with Blago Subpoenas Dec. 8th …. (

~ OBAMA’S Full-Court Press …. (thedailybeast)

~ THE SPEECH Bush Should Have Given …. (thepeoplescube)

~ ED DRISCOLL: The Phenomenon As President …. (eddriscoll)

~ THE IMPERIAL COURT— Obama’s Open and Shut Approach to Access …. (DanGainor)

~ MELANIE PHILLIPS.. “Yes we ca…uh, hang on a minute”; The post-racial nirvana …. (spectator)

~ THE CHICOMS Censor Obama’s Speech.. Big surprise, huh? …. (

~ SCIPIO: “The Age of Obama promises many things”; I seem to have attracted the attention of a horde of Obama zombies; The Age Of The Zombie …. (thereturnofscipio)

“The Age of Obama promises many things.

It promises that Obama will put on the mask of Herod and slaughter ever more children in the wombs of their mothers. It promises that Obama will put on the mask of Marx and work to subsume more of the factors of production into the soothing arms of the state. It promises that Obama will put on the mask of an obsessive nanny and work to bring into utter dependency as many citizens as he can. It promises that Obama will put on the mask of Mussolini and work to bring every aspect of American culture under watchful government eyes. It promises that Obama will put on the mask of a rock star and draw his screaming groupies into a mindless chanting of his name. It promises that Obama will put on the mask of a savior and promise his disciples redemption through the policies he will force upon them.

He is a man of many masks, all of them ugly.”

~ THE ROYAL WE at the White House Notices the Failed Banks …. (realbarackobama)

~ A MERE $825 BILLION, and Not One Job May Result, by Connie Hair: “House Ways and Means session deals blow to Dems’ stimulus bill momentum” …. (humanevents)

~ WILL AMERICA Follow Britain into Banking Armageddon? …. (therealbarackobama)

~ RACISM In Obama’s Administration! …. (

~ YET ANOTHER failed bank goes to a TARP recipient; Treasury completes $1.5 billion in bank investments …. (bailoutsleuth)

~ INTERROGATING Terrorists, Obama-Style …. (humanevents)

~ JUST ASKING, BUT.. “What’s Left of the Constitution?” …. (rightwingnews)

~ RICK WARREN’S PREDICAMENT, Obama’s Chilling Cleverness …. (mercatornet)

~ THOUGHTS on Secretary of Labor Robert Reich’s reverse racism …. (

~ O: THE PRINCE OF PEACE! “Up to 20,000 U.S. Marines could be deployed in Afghanistan as part of a planned major troop build-up to battle worsening insurgent violence, the top U.S. Marine officer said on Friday” …. (

~ WHO KNEW? ‘Bama Buddy Gov. Blago compares his arrest to the attack on Pearl Harbor …. (llamabutchers)

~ ECO O-BOTS— Obama’s green team …. (worldmag)

~ THE NEW PREZ has surfed into office on a tidal wave of good will. Will he use it effectively to promote human dignity? …. (mercatornet)

Hope in the midst of FOCA

~ FRESH VICTOR Davis Hanson: Optimism over our new president’s foreign policy derives from four rosy, unquestioned assumptions. “Obama: The Great American Hope”; and “The divide between campaign rhetoric and the new administration’s policies has turned Obama’s new order into nothing new at all. “Novus Ordo Seclorum” …. (victorhanson)

~ PRE-FIXING 2012— Obama’s Army of Lobbyists: A new twist on the permanent campaign …. (weeklystandard)

~ OBAMA’S FAUX STIMULUS: $600 Million to Prepare USA for Universal Healthcare …. (Wz)

The scariest chart ever

~ OBAMANOMICS: Unicorns, rainbows and wasteful neo-Keynesian nonsense …. (rightwingnews)


~ THE NEW BATTLE in British politics is how to be most like Obama …. (spectator)

~ PRESIDENT OBAMA has now signed the order to close Guantanamo, The Center for American Progress offers advice on how to do it …. (mercatornet)

~ THE RIGHT WAY to Oppose President Loophole …. (rightwingnews)

~ O TO THE RESCUE? Icelandic government becomes first to be brought down by the credit crunch; Photographers pepper-sprayed in Iceland …. (dailymail, blogs.telegraph)

~ EVO OUTPOST— Moral – Pro-Lifer’s Review of President Obama; Americans “Born Again” Under President Obama …. (Evo)

~ SLEEPER AGENT— What will Obama do with the only enemy combatant held on U.S. soil? …. (weeklystandard)

~ THOSE AMAZING 3-D mini Nanobama masterpieces show America’s President-elect so tiny he is invisible to the naked eye …. (therealbarackobama)

~ YOUR O Praise Song for the Day: An Obama Parody …. (anorak)

~ OBAMACON— make those posters, like Obama’s!; Famous Obama ‘Hope’ Image Stolen? “So, the main question here is, will the communist inspired arteest Shepard Fairey share the wealth from the photo that made him famous with the actual photographer that took it?” …. (obamiconme, stoptheaclu)

~ DEAR LEADER…Now in Chia Pet Form! …. (wz)


~ ACT NOW! The Commemorative Barack Obama Sunbeam …. (uppitywoman08)



A Pat Condell video I would like to dedicate to Geert Wilders

~ MORE MELANIE PHILLIPS— What the war in Gaza was really about; The LSE caves in to terror; Tunnel vision in Gaza; The Telegraph becomes an ISM mouthpiece …. (spectator)

~ GEERT WILDERS – FrontPage mag’s Man O’ the Year; Today’s Wilders Roundup; A defining moment …. (defendgeertwilders)

~ CAROLINE GLICK— History’s tragic farce …. (carolineglick)

~ SURRENDER— ” Hold your tongue (and turn off the camera), kafirs: The grotesquely misnamed UN Human Rights Council has been up to its old tricks—trying to remove the human right of kafirs to question or criticize Islam” …. (scaramouche)

News you won’t see on CNN:
The night Hamas struck an Israeli synagogue

~ CUTE LITTLE EVILS! Omar Khadr to quite possibly avoid trial or jail if brought home to Canada …. (dustmybroom)

~ OUR GUTLESS MEDIA— “A mountain of bias goes unnoticed: When I read Canada Israel Committee communications director Paul Michaels’ assessment of the Canadian media’s (including the Ceeb’s) coverage of Gaza—he says that, on the whole, it has been fair—I literally gasped” …. (scaramouche)

~ EGYPT: Islamist Group Jamaa al-Islamiya Urges al-Qaeda to Declare a 120-Day Truce to “Evaluate Barack Obama” …. (Wz)

~ TORONTO Star: “The hijab gets an eco-friendly makeover.” …. (

~ WALLY THE KEELER— “I am a weapon of Hamas destruction, a mani-infestation of Mohammadness of the Ku Klux Koran” …. (

~ BE AFRAID— “In Great Britain alone, intelligence agencies are tracking 200 terrorists plots among Pakistani Brits, of whom some 2,000 are under observation. More than 400,000 Pakistani citizens of Great Britain travel every year to Pakistan – a country of 12,000 madrassas and, as of mid-2005, 55 terrorist training camps” …. (brusselsjournal)

~ KAH-VETCH, kah-vetch, kah-vetch: Muslim scholars have itemized their manifold grievances—and issued a clear warning—in a letter to the new leader of the free world …. (scaramouche)

~ ‘MAGINE THAT! Yousef Al-Khattab in Hot Water for Threatening Jews, Calls Jawa Report “Queers” …. (mypetjawa)

~ FREE GEERT, by Stefan Beck …. (newcriterion)

~ JOOOOS DID IT! Two ex-Guantanamo inmates appear in Al-Qaeda video; The perils of repatriating Guantánamo detainees …. (google, WS)

~ ATTENTIONS ISLAMO-SLUTS! Pakistan: Lahore High Court rules that honor killing is not a crime; Nigeria: Sharia cops block women’s rally as “un-Islamic”; “Under Indonesian law, men can marry at 19 and women at 16, although under some Islamic laws there is no age limit” …. (jIwA)

~ DEAFENING SILENCE— “Paul Russell: Why there were no letters about Maher Arar” …. (nationalpost)

~ ISRAELI-ARAB Woman Stabbed to Death to Protect Family “Honor” …. (wZ)

~ COOKIES & NAP-TIME! Bombs for crayons: Terrorists get ‘art therapy’.. U.S. critics skeptical jihadi rehab rehabilitates al-Qaida terrorists …. (wnd)

~ WALKER— Palestinian Rival Says It Is Attacked by Hamas …. (walker)

~ H8TERS— Moonbat “students” continue to protest Israel/Gaza across UK Universities …. (wz)

~ 7/7 LONDON BOMBINGS— It would be outrageous to compensate the families of terrorists …. (blogs.telegraph)

~ THE PUSHY JIHAD— Turkey: Muslims bring “malicious” legal action against 1,600-year-old monastery; A brief historical survey of Christians in Turkey …. (jihadwatch)

~ FLORIDA Pro-Hamas Protest: “Israelis are Gassing Palestinian Children Just as the Nazis did in Concentration Camps” …. (wz)

~ PAKISTAN: “Blasphemy” charges, filed after a child’s sticker fell to the ground, are withdrawn …. (JIWA)

~ UK ANGLICAN SCHOOLS in British Cities now Have 50-100% Muslim Students …. (Wz)

~ MUMBAI, CONSIDERED: “When viewed as a part of this historic trend, perhaps the most revolutionary aspect of the Mumbai attacks was the assailants’ use of modern technology to assist them with planning the attack and with their command, control and communications during the execution of their operation” …. (

~ OFFICIAL GAZA Communist/ Terrorist: We fired from hospitals; News Flash: UNRWA = UN Sponsored Anti-Jews Terrorism …. (Wz)

~ ROME: Directive being prepared to “prohibit rallies from being staged in front of places of worship” …. (JiWa)

Free Speechers of the world – unite!

~ PORK-GITMO! The John Murtha Jihadist Correctional Facility …. (humanevents)

~ UKISTAN— Right-Wing Author Banned From Chairing Debate on Islam at London School of Economics Over “Security Concerns” …. (Wz)

~ COLONEL NEVILLE’S Weekend in Hell presents: Geert Wilders charged with noticing the harsh and hideous facts of the “filth of Islam” etc. …. (

The Party In Sderot

~ AND IN THE “you’ve got to be kidding me” file today : Hamas to receive Chinese cruise missiles from Iran …. (

~ WHAT IS Left dhimmi Fascism? …. (

~ HAMAS SLAMMED for ‘monstrous’ use of civilians. Reports emerging of women, children placed in line of Israeli fire …. (rbo)

~ OTTAWA CITIZEN: Man charged with Ottawa murder by beating. Guess his religion …. (vladtepesblog)

~ BRUCE THORNTON: The left lore about oppressive Israel and Palestinian victimhood is simply not true. “Israel’s Fight for Survival” …. (victorhanson)

~ WELL-DONE, THEN! Swiss Government Says No to UK-Style Sharia Law …. (Wz)

~ WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE (1809–1898) was Prime Minister of Great Britain four times: 1868–74, 1880–85, 1886 and 1892–94. He called the Qur’an an “accursed book” and once held it up during a session of Parliament, declaring: “So long as there is this book there will be no peace in the world.” …. (

~ MORE ON THE AL-Q bubonic plague issue in Algeria; Were Algerian al-Qaeda terrorists killed by their own experiment? …. (vladtepesblog)

~ TO SAUDI threatens U.S. over Israel …. (

~ HASSAN NASRALLAH: The Patron Saint Of Jihad …. (

~ U.S. BOARDS Iranian Ship, Finds Weapons …. (

~ ISLAM: 270 Million Dead Bodies Can’t Be Wrong …. (ibloga.blo)

3 thoughts on “Steynian 315

    1. Dear Commenter:

      God bless you!

      However, I wonder if English is indeed your first language. If you mean to say “Some Canadians are obviously stupid, such as you, Mr. Mean Blogger”, you might want to say it directly, instead of with a circumlocution which actually says that we understand and recognize stupidity.. perhaps “Brains are obviously wasted on some Canadians.”

      Those incapable of the Queen’s English, basic insults, or making their point clear are not perhaps best situated for commenting on the intelligence or lack thereof of a blogger, or his/ her postings, or what, exactly that has to do with being Canadian.

      Pray for me, a sinner,


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