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United Breaks Guitars, Don’t They?
~ ITEM: United Airlines gives to charity in guitar gaffe
~ ITEM: I’m a customer that won’t take poor service without a fight, but this guy has raised consumer revenge to an art form
~ GENERALLY I’M A PEACEFUL SORT, but get the dander up, try and steal or break something of me or mine, or lie barefacedly, and I get a little brisk.
The blogging all started partly to cover news, and partly to push back at the falsehood factory and abuse-machine that is modernist Anglicanism, and my crazy formerly conservative bishop of the time.. let’s call him “BigNose”.
Little people are actually the foundation of things, and the ones who do most of the grunt-work, and they generally make the best rabble-rousers.. witness Wat Tyler, William Wallace, and even the middling folks leading the Pilgrimage Of Grace against the sexual & ecclesiastical predator Henry VIII.
So you want to bet that the gone-viral video about a bit of utterly botched customer service by United Airlines has them wishing they could hit rewind. Danged uppity customers!
Thus within a few years, the old news gig by Binky– CaNN, or Classical Anglican Net News– was the leading non-mainstream church media website, visited by clergy and laypeople and bishops and archbishops around the world. Yes, simply by telling “the rest of the story” in a timely, piquant, and persistent manner, I did shape events in the Anglican world. Danged uppity drone!
So a stomped-on politically incorrect cleric became an international powerbroker and new-media news-source, simply by telling the rest of the story, and not edited for correctness, and 4 months after the fact. Thanks for the inspiration, Bignose, and to all your simpleminded drones who would rather knuckle under and not stir the pot.
So more power to ordinary people of good will like Halifax-based Dave Carroll and his band Sons of Maxwell, who didn’t just go away mad, but spoke the truth in a fair, funny, fact-based way, and now has United Airlines (they break guitars, don’t they?) calling him to make things right, belatedly. So has Taylor guitar, recognizing a hit and a happening moment when they see one.
I believe in changing the world for good, and that it lays in the power of honest ordinary folk to do it, simply by standing up, speaking out, and connecting with other like-minded people for mutual support and strength in numbers. So someone like Ezra– perhaps imagining himself destined to be a power-broker and political figure in Ottawa, has instead captivated the nation and the internet by speaking back, persisting, and writing a fine blog and a better book about his experiences. Perhaps not the route he’d planned, but the time and place and path that was open and needed someone like him to step out and lead.
Why? Well, I believe in God, and therefore, as my Boss put it, that “all things are possible with God.” [ Matthew xix. 26 ] ~
“Blessed be the LORD my strength which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight.”
~ ITEM: Must Watch Video: Michael Coren – Check your moral equivalence at the door
~ ITEM: “They Won Their Freedom”
~ ITEM: Why mass murdering Communism fails and mass murdering Islam is a successful vampire at large in the free West.
~ (Former NDP MPP Marilyn Churley’s terse response when queried by Michael Coren as to whether we should be concerned about the danger posed by radical Islam, The Michael Coren Show, July 8, ’09) ~
~ WHEN IT COMES to special discrimination, watch a progressive when you give them a chance go riffing on Christians and their imagined excesses past & present. When it comes to anything to do with the claims of a particular faith, all bets are off– whether it’s the accuracy of the Bible, Christian History, The Shroud of Turin– or even comparing Christian atrocities by so-called fundamentalists against the progressive pieties of abortion, the sodomy-industrial complex, big government, Jew-bashing, and multiculturalism, or the jihad.
The Bald Guy Brings It
Michael Coren’s show is simply must-watch, especially when he’s not bashing the conservatives he invites onboard. His past work on abortion was a real eye-opener to this blogger, and while his books have been a mixed lot, his TV-work and column writing is simply perfection.. like the swordsmanship of a real master: to the point, cutting, and seemingly effortless.
So you have on this part of his show a failed socialist politician, and a flagrantly ‘anti-Zionist’ student politician heading up the Soviet of the worse-than-a-joke York University (which we sometimes refer to as Sockpuppet University, since several of the anti-Steyn sock-puppets of noted anti-Semite and sharia-warrior Mo Elmasry were graduates of the law skool thereof). Ah yes, the remarkable sort of education which results in objects like Khurrum Awan-To-Be-Famous When I Grow Up.
On The Other Hand
If it’s seriously Judeo-Christian– in this polarized age of marching Islamists and active progressives– then it’s a free-for-all of legend, hear-say, caricature, and calumny which should theoretically bring about Human Rights Complaints, if the commissions weren’t staffed with lapsed and liberal cultural-Christians, along with a dog’s breakfast of acceptable multicultural products. But– as we know– Christians are sinners, and very powerful and dangerous and intolerant, and want to impose violent religious law on everybody, and repress women, and hate infidels and such, right? The Islamist Jihad and secular utopians are set for a rumble, and want to clear the battlefield of other religious nutters, especially serious and thoughtful Christians who won’t be sent off to their rooms without supper for believing on God and Jesus and stuff.
That we have actual Muslims who desire and are working hard to implement such things in Canada would not faze such stalwart bigots as “NDP Stalwart Marilyn Churley and her fellow Islamofascist Apologist Krisna Saravanmutta President of the York Federation of Students.” The NP, as we’ve noted elsewhere, are infiltrated panderers to militant Canadian and offshore jihad & sharia supremacism. So too, most Canadian universities have links to the sharia-supremacist MSU, and anti-semite/ anti-Israel activism, such as perpetrated by the ostensibly Hindu Saravanmutta.
After all, it was frothing Jesus-nutters like Stephen Boissoin and Chris Kempling who have been persecuted by the state in one case, and the Marxist/ Homophile BC Teacher’s Union on the other, to the tune of their careers, tens of thousands of dollars, and years of their lives. When Point De Bascules tried to get a Human Rights Compliant to even be accepted for consideration against a vile and publicly hateful Islamo-cleric of some sort in Quebec, it was a no-go. It’s all good.
That, ultimately, is the lie behind the batten-down-the-hatches approach of apparatchicks like Jennifer Lynch and her related crew of cronies and enablers. It’s not about justice, law, truth, or fairness– it’s about punishing political crimes against multiculturalism, and making a utopian Canada. In that sense, she’s perfectly right: the CHRC is doing its job, as currently programmed: terminating the bumpiness and freedom of the human mind and soul.
“Soul”?– and oogy-boogy icky religious word, unless you’re talking soulful movies with sparkly vampires these days, but it’s a soul thing: seeking what we were made for; the beautiful, the good, the true– and ultimately, God. Neither government as God, nor Allah as Dictator can stand the concept of liberty and freedom as set out in the Graeco-Romano Judeo-Christian universe. Both seek to replace it with something else: in one case, political correct zombieism under bureaucrats, and the other, mindless submission under mullahs.
We must treat such a mindless wrecking machines like Michael Coren treated the idiots in the clip above: with merciless love and compassion, undercutting their nonsense until there’s nothing left. The only possible answer is to gut the institution, fire the bureaucrats, and reset it to the original task: rents, discrimination, and letting the criminal law intervene when and how it must.
Just remember: bigoted progressives and entitled bureaucrats will fight tooth and nail against open opposition: they are the true believers and fundamentalists, alongside their Islamist allies of convenience. But facts, reasonable faith, and a little brave persistence in fighting back go a long way. ~
Forward Into The Abyss!
~ ITEM: Liberals and terrorists a better fit than liberals and Americans; A Committee on Un-Canadian Activities until election day
~ ITEM: Disgraced ex-judge Alcee Hastings can hardly wait to throw his political opponents into concentration camps; Democrat Congress-hack: Jews are Black, Blacks and Jews love to kill babies, Palin is Hitler
~ CANUCKISTAN LED THE WAY! Back when we built and produced things and innovated, we Canuckis invented a ship-load of cool stuff. Now that we’re more into having 1 out of every 10 Canadians work for the government, then our innovations tend to be more in bad ideas, red tape, and socialist stupid.
So during the same-sex marriage debacle in Canada, then-PM Paul martin actually vocalized the notion that only Liberals who agreed with radical sexual politics were the real thing: all other views were ‘unCanadian’– where’ Canadian ‘ means whatever the government had currently gotten away with, or was planning to get away with, according to the passing whims and activities of radicals with political access. Current Liberal leader and PM-hopeful Michael Ignatieff seems to hold this view, as well
This ugly doctrine dovetails nicely with the idea that squeaky wheels get the rights, and the more rights you invent or demand or accrue, the more real you and your minority and their grievances are. The logical consequence is that those without lots of time and lawyers and an obsessive sense of entitlement– say, 95% of the populace– have, legally speaking, less right, less legal existence, less piled-up demands satisfied by the progressive courts. So the by now hoary joke that a handicapped latino-black-asian lesbian is the perfect modern more-equal-than-thou person, as far as special treatment goes.
The losers? Law. Justice. Impartiality and true equality. As opposed to the ‘consumer’ label of capitalism, or the ‘citizen’ label of law, we become ‘rightists’. Ordinary people find themselves left behind and disenfranchised, voiceless, and– indeed– less and less Canadian, as defined by the ever more radicalized bleeding edge of progressive social re-engineering.
Fast forward a few years, to the progressive utopia of Obama’s USSA, where we see the same doctrine, but with the practical effects made more visible by the suicidal speed of change in that society. Thus, we see a de-citizening of all but hard-left Democrats and their elites, and certain favoured minorities including liberal Blacks, Latinos, and Muslims. Whites? Mostly bad. Gun & Bible-clingers? Bad. Limbaugh/ Beck & minions? Bad. Gun-owners? Bad.
So the 2009 pork-handout goes to pro-Obama areas; so Republican GM dealers are closed down before Democrats; so blacks and their radicals are given a free pass, legally; so ordinary ‘un-righted’ folk find their economic, political, and legal freedoms slowly infringed by an ugly, merciless, and radical elitism, that deems all unprogs as ‘un-American’.
God willing it only stays that way and not much worse– but the 20th century is heaped high with the bodies of ideological enemies, deemed by their various betters as expendable or eminently in need of special & final treatment. Big government is the enemy of freedom, and has been the means by which paperwork and due process have led to disenfranchisement, gulags, and death-camps.
So when we see some Democrats in the U.S. [ like Rep. Alcee Hastings, amongst others ] start to apply words like’ terrorist’ to people who are actually legitimate political opponents, or suggesting that camps for rounding up the ideologically impure might go along way to neatening up American political life, we say (1) it’s happened before, and (2) could happen again. Ironically, unlike the infamous UnAmerican Activities Commission of leftist Joe McCarthy, there were communist plots and espionage throughout the U.S. establishment, and the entertainment elites– it was the cool cutting-edge thing, of course. Now, the unAmerican activities appear to be be thought-crimes, and unprogressiveness as currently defined by Obama, Al Gore, The Huffington Post, and 9/11 Truther/ Bushitler haters.
What gives me goosebumps is not that idiots say stupid things, but that Democrats don’t dog-pile their own for making such illiberal and fascistic statements in public. Are these trial balloons? We know Obama has that whole busy schedule thing and so can’t speak out on anything he doesn’t feel like checking the teleprompter for his current opinion, but this sort of thing is– and must remain– truly unAmerican, uncivilized, and inhuman. Evil.
We told you so. ~
Please– Give Till It Hates!
~ ITEM: Elmo’s new rag “The Canadian Charger” Gains Instant Credibility With Stellar Editorial Board
~ GOOD LUCK WITH THAT, then! It’s July, and apparently Canada is still left deserving better, according to noted Jew-Hater and pro-Muslim bigot Mohamed Elmasry and his leftist-crony crew. So much for getting that magazine underway, huh? No wonder you wanted to hijack Maclean’s in the good old fashioned Jihad way of taking other people’s cities, inventions, culture, and holy places.
A bit of free advice Mr. Elmasry, for your next auction-thingy: make sure ahead of time that you’ve got a few patsies already willing to cough up big figures, so it looks like some sort of inspiring wave of spontaneous support, and not a lame-ass underwhelming can’t-get-it-up moment, as actually occurred. Word has it the Saudis have lots of jihad money– why not ask them to pony up for a new hate-mag for Wahabbism?
Oh No He Di’in’t!
Of course, this vile infidel can’t help but remember the showdown of Elijah and the Prophets of Ba’al on the mountaintop [ 1 Kings 18:17-40 ].
As hour after hour the Ba’al worshippers feverishly beseech their deity to set their sacrificial wood & bull on fire, Elijah offers a little helpful and grimly comedic commentary on their lack of success [ 1 Kings 18:27 ].
“Cry aloud, for he is a god; either he is meditating, or he is busy, or he is on a journey, or perhaps he is sleeping and must be awakened.”
The original Hebrew translated as “he is busy” is ‘turned aside’.. that is a Biblical euphemism for “gone off to the little boy’s room”.
Given the underwhelming state of the Canadian Charger, perhaps Mr. Elmasry needs to check if his deity is zoned out, or perhaps is on the can, wandered off somewhere, or gone nappy-byes? Or maybe his god is unhappy that ElMo’s consorting with useful idiots who happen to be dirty infidels.
Then again– as Mark Steyn noted– someone who puts all his eggs in one basket by trusting in the compelling star-power of a sad little sock-puppet like Khurrum Awan? Maybe giving even Allah a hard time bringing about some good out of that repetitious little walking toothache. ~
Watching Over Me
~ ITEM: Modern Angelic Appearances
~ JUST IN CASE you were wondering, yes I believe in angels, and that the Shroud of Turin is the actual thing, and that Christianity– all of it– is true, and good.
I would say that there is indeed more ‘evidence’ in the modern era, with our scientific tools, and advances in quantum physics and otherwise, to understand a universe that is remarkably more complex than the Newtonian or even Einsteinian theories allow for. That may upset the “prove it” atheists, but old tags like “the laws of nature” or even the passing fads of mechanistic evolution, or biochemical determinism, genomic & genetic theories, and whatever will come along next in the parade of Ultimate Scientific Theories of Everything are the certainties of a moment. Science proceeds by analogy, and by the dominant philosophical and intellectual currents of an age.
My notion of angels? Not wee bare-bummed cherubs: think, rather.. a giant highlander, ready to bless or blast, at the Lord’s command. And the Fallen angels? Empty nightmares beyond any easy description. And ghosts? Never seen one, but people I know have, in addition to other ‘weird‘ and various premonitory things in the immediate family– to use the Scottish word in the proper sense.
More than once, a parishioner would begin a story with “You’re going to think I’m crazy, but..” only to find out that this particular priest did, in fact, believe in various aspects of the supernatural, and generally did not assume that anybody describing a ghost, vision, angelic visit, or other ‘beyond the ordinary’ spiritual experience of some form was de facto insane. ~
~ CANADA vs HUMAN RIGHTS: DIRECTOR’S CUT– The CRTC disappears an awkward paragraph …. (steynonline)
~ IT’S ALL THE JEW STEYN’S FAULT! New hypothesis regarding Muslim populations …. (kennethhynek)
~ EZRA SAYS– Jennifer Lynch is a damned liar …. (ezralevant)
~ RUSS HIEBERT, MP: CHRC & Jennifer Lynch are “ethically challenged” …. (ezralevant)
~ BOOK REVIEW: Shakedown – How Our Government is Undermining Democracy in the Name of Human Rights …. (lifesitenews)
~ HARPER & THE POPE discussed human rights, religious freedoms and “a range of international issues,” including Africa and climate change …. (torydrroy.blog)
~ DEBORAH GYAPONG– I met the Holy Father yesterday; My breakfast companion; The Communion controversy; The State has no business in the sanctuaries of the nation; Blogging Rome; Greetings from Rome! …. (deborahgyapong.blog)
~ SHAIDALITY– Steyn sits in for Limbaugh, urgent action needed from talk radio fans this Monday; Guy who calls me a ‘racist’ mad because failed blogger called him ‘gay’; Once again, conservative outreach to minorities goes horribly wrong; Jew lovers: younger, funnier AND better dressed; Ed Anger says: ‘Down with John Puma Menstrualcramp!’; Hey, at least he’s not checking out the Pope’s butt; ‘Top 10 Misconceptions about Islam’ — that Muslims themselves do little to clear up, but anyhow; U.S. Hate Crimes bills update (yes, there are TWO of them right now); Another raving fan.. Hilary White, who is no slouch herself …. (fivefeetoffury)
~ RUSS HIEBERT: Jennifer Lynch’s misinformed human rights commission; From the comments at the National Post: “effing nazi b-i-t-c-h-?!?” A little overboard, but when you trample people and their fundamental freedoms, some folk do get a mite overwrought …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ WILLIAM GAIRDNER– “Christianity, the religious and moral foundation of both nations, has been all but forced from the public square, and secular humanism is mandated by law and edict in its place (irreligion is coerced). All Canadian provinces and the federal government now have “Human Rights Commissions” that specifically, and with considerable zeal, curtail all speech that is not deemed sufficiently “liberal.” …. (williamgairdner)
~ WORST. Justification. Ever!: The federal “human rights” racket ‘splains to Canadians that Section 13, that part of the “human rights” code dealing with (and prohibiting) offensive speech, is completely consistent with “international” thinking on the subject …. (scaramouche)
~ OTTAWA– Was Diane Ablonczy Thrown Under a Bus? …. (am770chqr)
~ ISLAMIST teacher living in Canada illegally …. (vladtepesblog)
~ KEEP BARB HALL out of the Catholic Church! Jim Corcoran Smarten Up and Act Like You Are a Catholic Instead of a Spoiled Brat …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ OHRC vs. the Bishop– Interesting discussion on the Jim the Spa Guy’s complaint against Bishop De Angelis here …. (socon.ca)
~ SCARAMOUCHE– The redemption of Caliban: In his 2003 book Diversity: The Invention of a Concept (a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the ramifications of this sweet-sounding but fatuous ideology) Peter Wood, an anthropology professor who writes with clarity and wit, explains why and how academe has embraced one of Shakespeare’s more repellent creations …. (scaramouche)
~ C IN THE C– Hate Crimes Alert! Lots of fearmongering, but NO STATISTICS. Funny thing about using actual numbers is that it usually disproves the “hate” …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ “REGULATORY CZAR” Wants Bloggers to Just Shut Up …. (realbarackobama)
~ THE OTHER McCAIN– IQ, Temperament and ‘Meritocracy’ …. (rsmccain.blog)
~ THE CANADIAN MUSEUM for Human Rights in Winnipeg, on which construction began last April, is a mess. This is due to the fact that Museum officials have established a biased and duplicitous Content Advisory Committee to determine which displays will be installed in the museum …. (williamgairdner)
~ KATHY SHAIDLE– Right Wing Radio Week in Review (with call to action) …. (rightwingnews)
~ SWIRLING THE BOWL– “A man, a woman, or another gender category?” What the hell is “another gender category?” Squirrel? Circular saw? Commodore 64 personal computer? Kung Pao Chicken? Thomson’s Gazelle?” …. (themcj.com)
~ NO MIDDLE GROUND when it comes to Jen: In the National Post, someone named Mel from Calgary thinks Jennifer Lynch, CHRC Czarina (an attorney who believes truth as a defence, a linchpin of a free society, should be done away with because it reduces the likelihood of guilty verdicts in criminal “hate speech” cases), is on the right track …. (scaramouche)
~ UK CHURCH LEADERS Accuse Government of Favoring Muslims Over Christians …. (weaselzippers)
~ METHOD in their madness: The National Post explains what’s behind the Zion-haters’ deranged attempt to claim the Dead Sea Scrolls– now on display at the Royal Ontario Museum–as Muslim property; Protest: Dead Sea Scrolls; Palestinians Whinging: Must be a day ending in a “y” …. (scaramouche)
~ HOLY HOMO HOST Hostess Batman! – Bitchy Flamer Hauls Bishop before Great Satan! …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ HURRAY FOR EUGENICS! “In an astonishing admission, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she was under the impression that legalizing abortion with the 1973 Roe. v. Wade case would eliminate undesirable members of the populace, or as she put it “populations that we don’t want to have too many of.” And who might that be, pray tell, of which “that we don’t want to have too many of”?– 36 percent of all U.S. abortions are of black children; in related news, how’s about that eugenicist “Science Czar” John Holdren? “Eugenicists Amok!”; and “How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Population Bomb” …. (ibloga.blog, ace, eddriscoll)
~ GLENN BECK video on hate speech legislation and ‘cyber bullying’– Cato inst …. (ifp)
~ THE SACHA BARON COHEN movie I’m waiting for: Sacha, playing Yankel, a Lubavitch Jew, “punks” a variety of Europeans, demonstrating not only their lingering Judenhass but the fact that American hicks from the sticks aren’t the only ones who reveal inner truths about themselves when they don’t realize they are being caught on tape by a guy who wants to make them look as foolish/racist as possible …. (scaramouche)
~ SASKATCHEWAN Government Considering Religious Exemption For Marriage Commissioners …. (walker)
~ PLUMBING LESSONS+ MORAL RELATIVISM= Anyone? Anyone? Beuller? “Funny that! Comprehensive and frank sex education has evidently led to an increase in teen pregnancies, contra the expectations of its proponents” …. (kennethhynek)
~ THE BRITISH Welfare State, Bulging and Ever More Idiotic… It’s good to be “poor” in the UK! …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ ONTARIO Human Rights Travesty – Plus 1: I Got Friends in Low Places …. (freethroughtruth)
~ DARWIN HAD A THEORY– The celebrations for this year’s anniversaries should not hide the embarrassing links between Darwin and eugenics; Charles Darwin was a kind and polite man, but his take on evolution led to social Darwinism and the Nazis; What if Darwin had known the new biology? …. (mercatornet)
~ DEATH BY SLOW– “That, in a nutshell, is the Human Rights Commission process. Even if you have a case, it’ll languish for six years. And if you don’t have a case? Well, maybe seven years; eight years, tops. By the time somebody wins, everybody’s lost” …. (walkers)
~ EM GEORGE, not dead yet: “Meanwhile, though, why don’t you drop by casa Borealis for the latest installment of Eric’s brilliant-if-too-fitful series Hideous Public Art” …. (edwardmichaelgeorge.blog)
~ WHO`S FOLLOWING Bernie on twitter?: Among his 62 “people”–Stephen Harper, Michael Ignatieff, Jack Layton (twice), Maude Barlow, Bob Rae, Heather Reisman, Warren Kinsella, and the lovely and talented Sarah Silverman; While Bernie Farber may not be Two-Spirited, he is certainly Two-Faced: Bernie Farber OUTTED! – NOT GAY! …. (scaramouche)
~ UK`S SECURITY Priorities. Father arrested for playing in the park without council permission …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ CRANKY JEWESS perplexed by Canadian Jewish Congress’ Failure to file Section 13 (1) Complaint against Whacko Islamist …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ ASSORTED nice and “NICE” peoples– Just imagine the repercussions if people discovered that we didn’t really need oh so many government workers after all …. (missmarprelate.blog)
~ BARBARA OUR MOTHER– “The Ontario Human Rights Commission is singling out three transit authorities for failing to call out bus stops for passengers”; and on the Left Coast, “There’s something wrong in being brought up on charges of coincidental discrimination, no?” …. (walker)
~ COLONEL NEVILLE GOES INCORRECT– Give in to me Michael Jackson …. (neville.blog)
~ HOW “CHILLING” is it Really? Jennifer and CASHRA Have Chilled The Rest Of Us …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ LIFESITE NEWS– Homosexual Adult Altar-Server Files Human Rights Complaint against Bishop for Dismissal …. (LSN)
~ FREE SPEECH– What Ezra Levant and Stephen Boissoin are Fighting For: What Happens if Jennifer Lynch Gets Her Way …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ WALKER– “What if Harper secretly pocketed the body of Christ with the intention of cloning it? He could be building AN ARMY OF JESUSES.” Colby Cosh is awesome …. (walkers)
~ CATFUR– “You have no home, you have no home…” And you have your head up your ass. More fun with with the pseudo-left …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ CLUELESS MULTI-CULTI THOUGHT IN ACTION: “Dear Sheila Copps: Did you really mean what you said there?” …. (walkers)
~ HOT DEM ON DEM ACTION– MoveOn Turns Its Guns on Obama’s Chief of Staff …. (thedailybeast)
~ TREASURY Names Nine Firms to Manage Toxic Asset Program …. (bailoutsleuth)
~ DEMONIC GE to Test Drug Toxicity on Human Embryos, Not Lab Rats? …. (orthodoxytoday)
~ THE PRESCIENCE of protest, by Natan Sharansky …. (natansharansky.org)
~ TANTRUM + USUAL SUSPECTS: “Lumpy, Grumpy and Frumpy: Dead Sea Scrolls Protest – 1.” Yup, everything ever you can get your mitts on is yours, forever, no matter what.. if you`re Muslim/ Paleostinian …. (lumpygrumpyandfrumpy.blog)
~ INHUMAN Rights. Ibn Warraq, Michael Weiss on the UN’s Human Rights Council, friend to Islamists and tyrants everywhere …. (city-journal.org)
~ JOHN C. WRIGHT– “I am curious to hear from anyone on the Leftward side of the political spectrum what your plan is, what policy you suggest the West embrace, to deal with an implacable enemy?” …. (kennethhynek)
~ MICHAEL Ignatieff Thinks It’s Eeeasy to Make Priorities …. (skippy-posts.blog)
~ EUROPEAN Publishers Call on E.U. to Protect Copyright …. (walker)
~ LIBERAL Lawmakers Love Their Sex Freaks and Hate Christian Ministers …. (townhall.com)
~ RANT, SNARL, HOOT?– Theodore Dalrymple: “Tennis players used not to snarl and punch and swear. Crowds, at least at Wimbledon, did not scream and shout at every point. This can be verified by films of the period. Therefore, something has happened to the comportment of large numbers of people – I should say a loss of self-control, and perhaps of an awareness that self-control is desirable and necessary” …. (socialaffairsunit)
~ A NEW BOOK– “…the Web’s outpouring of human expression deserves a more exuberant response, too. It should delight us.” Say Everything: How Blogging Began, What It’s Becoming, and Why It Matters, by Scott Rosenberg …. (drhelen.blog, amazon.com)
~ CARBON Police Enforcing Environmental Radicalism in England …. (orthodoxytoday.org)
~ CANADA`S HRC: Source of MP’s ‘misinformation’ …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)
~ SATIRIZING religion in any way, shape, or form, if it “causes outrage”, is now a prosecutable offense in Ireland …. (ghostofaflea)
~ DAY-SHARE Dads– Jeremy Adam Smith’s new book describes the emerging culture of stay-at-home fathers …. (city-journal.org)
~ UNDIVERSITY: Bit by Bit, Virginia Tech Softens Ideological ‘Diversity’ Requirements for Faculty; Much More To Be Done for Freedom of Conscience. Victory for Freedom of Speech at University of Arizona: Refund of Security Fee for Controversial Speaker Marks First Victory Posted on New FIRE Website …. (thefire.org)
~ THE SOFT BIGOTRY of Lowered Cinematic Expectations …. (insidecatholic)
~ DR. HELEN– The Mancession is here …. (drhelen.blog)
~ CHRISTIANS thrown to the lions in Dearbornistan …. (directorblue.blog)
~ DINO-MEDIA: “If ever there were a vivid illustration of the reason the New Media thrives while the old liberal establishment media is dying on the vine, its television ratings anaemic and circulation numbers dropping like a stone, it is Ms. Quinn’s presumed thunderbolt from what she doubtless once considered a print and electronic version of Mount Olympus. You know, if Sally thinks X and all Sally and Ben’s buddies in the green rooms, newsrooms and drawing rooms of Washington and New York think X, then X must then be The Truth. The Received Truth. Which will in turn be duly dispensed for all the great unwashed out there in America to note and follow in the fashion of Moses and the Ten Commandments.” …. (eddriscoll)
~ MITCHIEVILLE– Toronto’s war against the Planet …. (mitchieville)
~ BRAZILIAN PEDO-SUPREMES: Sex with kids not necessarily crime– Rules not abuse since girls, 12 and 13, took money as prostitutes …. (wnd.com)
~ THE COWARD Lynch has her head handed to her …. (jaycurrie)
~ BARBARA KAY– Let the (Jewish) games begin …. (barbarakay.ca)
~ RECYCLING vs the fascism of bottled water bans …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)
~ ONE WAY YOU CAN fight Global Warming is to encourage your fellow greenies to eschew toilet paper in favour of planet friendly corn cobs …. (mitchieville)
~ HIDDEN AGENDA? Gore: U.S. Climate Bill Will Help Bring About ‘Global Governance’.. not a bug, a feature! Plus, Bloato The Mouthpiece can make even more money from the scam! …. (climatedepot)
~ DOOM-WATCH! The Ecopalypse, 96 Months Away? …. (lucianne.com)
~ AMERICAN DIGEST Sunday Sidebar: 60 Items. No Waiting …. (americandigest)
~ GLOBAL WARMING Hoax Weekly Round-Up, July 10th 2009 …. (dailybayonet)
“If laid-off workers who have given up looking for new jobs or have settled for part-time work are included, the unemployment rate would have been 16.4 percent in May, the highest on records dating to 1994.”
~ REX MURPHY– Obama on the flying trapeze …. (theglobeandmail)
~ OBAMA Met Top Communist Leader In Moscow …. (therealbarackobama)
~ JACK KINGSTON: No Czar Confirmations? No Czar Salaries …. (realbarackobama)
~ THAT’S ONE CREEPY MENTOR– Frank Marshall Davis: pedophile, sex-crazed communist …. (telegraph)
~ AN ILLEGAL national referendum to repeal the 22nd Amendment …. (ghostofaflea)
~ THE OBAMA Mind Trick …. (hughhewitt)
~ STILL WAITING FOR DETAILS ON THIS: Smuggled: $134 billion in U.S. bonds …. (wnd.com)
~ MICHELLE ANTOINETTE? Some say that our First Lady — Democratic champion of the downtrodden — isn’t being sensitive to Americans dealing with the worst economy in decades …. (exurbanleague)
~ SOME ON THE LEFT will be going after firefighter Frank Ricci, so that’ll be nice. Politics of personal destruction, yada yada yada …. (hughhewitt)
~ LAST WEDNESDAY in England. The valiant assault team were Immigration Officers and police arresting a Coptic Christian Family to deport them back to Egypt …. (ibloga.blog)
~ GANG LEADER gets life for killing Parisian Jew …. (vladtepesblog)
~ HUMAN EVENTS– Obama on the Wrong Side of History …. (humanevents)
~ MAKING CAPONE PROUD– Another Chicago-Style Irony: How to ‘Distribute Wealth’– Self-described Chicago “political organizer and strategist” Robert Creamer, the husband of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), has a piece at the Huffington Post called, “How Progressives Can Deliver on the Promise of Change in 2009 — Seven Rules for Success,” which contains a wonderful Chicago-style irony …. (theneweditor.com)
~ KATE AT SDA– Hope, Change, Historical Revisionism …. (SDA)
~ GEORGE ORWELL Could Not Be Reached For Comment …. (eddriscoll)
~ OBAMA APPOINTS Superstar Geneticist and Christian Author Francis S. Collins to Lead National Institutes of Health …. (wsj.com)
~ THE BANKRUPT Party of Porkulus, by Michelle Malkin …. (humanevents)
~ WISEST LATINA EVER! “Sotomayor Supported Censoring Biblical Verse on Homosexuality from New York City Billboard” …. (volokh.com)
~ MEMORY HOLE– Obama ‘smear’ site vanishes from Web– Statements scrubbed on birth certificate, Bill Ayers, ACORN …. (wnd.com)
~ FREEDOM Fairy: “May I Be With You. And Also With You. So Help Me, Me.” …. (uppitywoman08)
~ DAMN HONKIES MUST GO! NYS Legislators Fire Nearly 200 almost exclusively white workers and replace them with a large number of minority employees …. (brain-terminal.com)
~ IS THIS THE United States of America, or some Gilbert & Sullivan comic opera? …. (catholic-caveman.blog)
~ CZAR-FATIGUE? “This is — this is administrative chaos. If you put together — you ought to do this one night. If you put together a chart of the organizational structure that’s supposed to be there, and then you lay over that chart all the various czars and where they overlap and who they supposedly report to, it’s going to look like spaghetti.” …. (breitbart.tv)
~ MMMM– PORKY PORKULUS PORK! It’s Not a Payoff for Political Support, You Can Be Sure of That!– “Billions of dollars in federal aid delivered directly to the local level to help revive the economy have gone overwhelmingly to places that supported President Obama in last year’s presidential election.”; and ‘Stimulus’ Is Funding State Deficits …. (brain-terminal, WK, HE)
~ EVEN LESS SUNLIGHT Before Signing: A few weeks ago, the Obama Administration officially abandoned the President’s “Sunlight before Signing” campaign pledge that the White House would post all legislation passed by Congress for at least five days before the President would sign it …. (volokh.com)
~ A TALE OF THE 9’s: Polling Against the Current …. (americandigest)
~ SPENDING THE STIMULUS– $ign$. $ign$. Everywhere (Road) $ign$ …. (therealbarackobama)
~ DUMB and Dangerous …. (andrewbostom)
~ SENSE OF EVENTS– What Democrats should learn from Chinese riots …. (senseofevents.blog)
~ THEY HATE THE EARTH! Senate Democrats Shelve Cap-and-Tax Schemes At Least Until September …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ DAVID LIMBAUGH– King Barack …. (davidlimbaugh)
~ MURDER, THEY WROTE– “And so the word went out, from that time and place: Eviscerate Sarah Palin like one of her field-dressed moose. Turn her life upside down. Attack her politics, her background, her educational history. Attack her family. Make fun of her husband, her children. (…) Even after the teleological triumph of The One, the assault had to continue, each blow delivered with our Lefty SneerTM (viz.: Donny Deutsch yesterday on Morning Joe), until Sarah was finished” …. (sentinel.blog)
~ HATE-SQUADS! ATTA-A-ACK! Sotomayor-Aligned Racists Attack Discrimination Victim …. (thecanadiansentinel.blog)
~ GOOD FOR THEE But Not Good For Me …. (mitchieville)
~ MINORITY Report: Government Interventional Largely Responsible for “Mortgage Tsunami” …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ WISH YOU WERE DEAD, Y’ALL– “LA Times Blog: It Would Be Pretty Cool if Obama’s Older Non-Supporters Died Before the Next Election” …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ TAREK FATAH on the murder of Marwa Sherbini & Covering up for the hijab …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ OBAMA SCRUBS the Web of All Birth Docs– “It was a little over a year ago that Atlas broke the story that Obama’s certification of live birth was a “horrible forgery”. I ran a 28 page forensic digital analysis meticulously prepared by a forensic digital examination specialist exposing the fraud” …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ NO LAUGHING MATTER – America’s Path to Marxism …. (orthodoxytoday)
~ POLICE will be ordered not to charge Muslim extremists in many hate crime cases – to stop them becoming more militant …. (ibloga.blog)
~ AFTER PASSING on dinner with the French president to go on a date in the City of Light with his wife last month, President Obama took leave of his Russian hosts on Tuesday night to seclude himself in his Moscow hotel with his wife, Michelle, and their daughters …. (nytimes)
~ OBAMA APPOINTS Another Communist? Gee, what a shocker …. (catholic-caveman.blog)
~ ANARCHO-TYRANNY in the U.K. / Modernity-wide Psychosis …. (covenantzone.blog)
~ PROBE LAUNCHED in suspicious firing of inspector general– Senator blasts administration: ‘Intimidation or retaliation cannot be tolerated’ …. (wnd.com)
~ NAKED EMPEROR NEWS: Kevin Johnson admits he is friends and has “In’s” with Michelle and Barack Obama …. (therealbarackobama)
~ UNSTIMULATED? “They’re Between a Rock and a Hard Place:” Democrats Divided on Economy; Grim Unemployment Figures Suggest Need for Second Stimulus, But Their First Free-Spending Ineffectual Non-Stimulus Leaves the Nation Already Bankrupt …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ AMERICA ENSNARED By The “Stimulus Trap” …. (nosheepleshere.blog)
~ CORRUPT DEMI-TYRANT Obama declares to Africa: End tyranny, corruption …. (ibloga.blog)
~ IDOLATRY– ‘Obama is like the Messiah': Africans react to Obama’s visit to Ghana …. (guardian)
~ DIANA WEST– “Understanding Honduras: Not a “coup,” an “impeachment” …. (dianawest)
~ NEW YORK MELTING– The City’s Finances, Part 1: Life in Taxopolis. After the financial meltdown, Mayor Bloomberg’s “luxury product” has become unaffordable …. (city-journal.org)
~ GOD & SCIENCE: Obama apointee believes in both …. (nationalpost)
~ OBAMA`S Documented Lies: 158 and remarkably still growing …. (vincentgioiasblog.blog)
~ WHILE POTUS SHOPPED– North Korea behind recent cyber attacks on U.S. and S. Korea …. (vladtepesblog)
~ DEATH BY POLITICAL MALICE– Palin Responds to Yet Another (the 19th) Frivolous Ethics Complaint …. (gov.state.ak.us)
~ MOSCOW? Batchelor: Putin Did All the Talking …. (therealbarackobama)
~ TOO RADICAL– Obama’s Books Banned From US Prisons …. (gatewaypundit.blog)
~ FROM THE DISTRACT US FROM THE DISASTER DEP`T– Did Obama Check Out That Woman? …. (thedailybeast)
~ FROM THE DISTRACT US FROM THE DISASTER DEP`T– Did Obama Check Out That Woman? …. (thedailybeast)
~ PEOPLE’S CUBE– Marshall making Obama his catamite wasn’t enough; Papa Obama’s Books are banned from Prisons; Enlarge Your Economy in Just Days with Stimulus Package! …. (thepeoplescube)
~ PRAISE THE Cardboard Obama! Twice as lifelike and trustworthy as the flesh-based version! …. (therealbarackobama)
~ TERRY GLAVIN– “Tell the world what is happening here. This is our revolution. We will not give up.” …. (transmontanus.blog)
~ WE DA HAVEN! Minnesota Somali from Canada conspired to aid al Qaeda …. (creepingsharia)
~ HE GETS IT– Surrender: Appeasing Islam, Sacrificing Freedom, by Bruce Bawer (Doubleday, 352 pp., $24.95) …. (city-journal.org)
~ CAROLINE GLICK– Numbering the days of dictators …. (glick)
~ 23 ISLAMIC terrorist plots foiled since 9/11 …. (creepingsharia)
~ THE MCC WELCOMES President Sarkozy’s comment on the Burka …. (MCC)
~ THIS WEEK’S Wilders Round-up …. (defendgeertwilders)
~ THE MUMBAI terrorist attacks that killed 170 people in November last year were planned and launched by Pakistan, according to a report by the Indian government …. (ghostofaflea)
~ WALKER MORROW– It is not just democracy that is illegal in Iran …. (walker)
~ FRESH TERRY GLAVIN– On Progressive Solidarity, Against The “Reactionary Left.”… For a properly rigorous assessment of the pathetically reactionary currents that have caused such stupefaction across the western liberal-left spectrum in recent years, with particular reference to solidarity with the Iranian uprising, here’s Saeed Rahnema …. (transmontanus.blog)
~ DEATH BY A MILLION CUTS– CAIR forces the American Library Association to submit to sharia law …. (creepingsharia)
~ HAMAS NOT BEING ASKED to recognize Israel’s existence. Still terrorist group allowed to join U.S.-backed government; ‘Peace partner’ affirms right to ‘resistance’ against Israel. U.S. pressing for group to lead future Palestinian state …. (therealbarackobama)
~ OPENLY JIHADIST ISNA Gave $100K to Terrorist Front Group Involved in ‘93 Trade Center Bombing …. (creepingsharia)
~ CALLING MEN TO THEIR DOOM– The siren call of jihad: Some Somali college kids in the Midwest–who seemed to be as American as all get out–have pledged allegiance to another team …. (scaramouche)
~ SCARAMOUCHE– Harpoon enlightens us: Harpoon Siddiqui, Toronto Star sage, says that we, poor, ignorant infidels, have Dar al-Islam all wrong; that it’s really a pretty nifty place with loads of opportunity, especially for chicks (except the ones who have the misfortune to live in the Arab part) …. (scaramouche)
~ REMARKABLE– Islamists behead 7 for ‘abandoning Islam’. Executed Somalis accused of renouncing faith, spying for government …. (wnd)
~ CAIR’S JIHAD ON THE WEST: ROBERT SPENCER SILENCED– “In my post yesterday, un-indicted co-conspirator CAIR declared war on free speech. CAIR issued an alert saying, “if any person is solicited to join a politically extreme organization or to make statements regarding the media crazed catch-phrase ‘jihad against the West’, CAIR is requesting that you notify them of the incident”… Attempting to silence us, attacking free speech, silencing everyone who uses the phrase “jihad against the west” ….. is a part of the jihad against the West. Get it?” …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ THE POLITICS OF BETRAYAL– “It is nothing short of astonishing to note the agenda-driven politics of our day. It gives lip service to grand ideals, papers over the truth, and in the end amounts to betrayal. This is the picture unfolding before our eyes concerning Israel” …. (icej.org)
~ ISNA CONFERENCE, anti semetic hate fest. Surprised? …. (vladtepes)
~ THE INDEFATIGABLE Daniel Hannan in the USA. Cannot have too much of this guy …. (vladtepesblog)
~ ANTI-TERROR GROUPS targeted by Facebook …. (ifps)
~ JUST IN CASE You Don’t Know, In Iran You Can Be Executed For Becoming a Christian …. (ibloga.blog)
~ AN ANTI-IRANIAN REGIME Demonstration, Toronto …. (vladtepes)
~ MELANIE PHILLIPS– He still doesn’t get it …. (spectator)
~ SO WAS McNair’s murder an honor killing? …. (senseofevents.blog)
~ COWARDLY Newsweek wants you to relax and forget about the jihad against Europe …. (JiWa)
~ VIA THE CBC: China closes mosques to stop ‘ethnic’ unrest …. (vladtepes)
~ GENEROUS Arab men should sexually harass Israeli woman …. (vladtepes)
~ EDUCATION Hamas Style: Children shown renenactment of their Mothers Suicide Bombing …. (blazingcatfur.blog)