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~ YES, I’M NOW PIMPING FOR AMAZON— the actual costs of doing this are cable modem, computer upgrades, and power. So, if you like this site and are planning to shop via Amazon, please use the links at the top and bottom of each posting. It will help with blogging expenses, and Amazon.com shopping for the Binks so he can keep learning, thinking, and being amused during his non-blogging hours. Makes for a better Free Canuckistan, and a happier impecunious blogger. ~
~ ITEM: Glenn Beck’s The New Republic: America’s Future (Day 5)
~ ITEM: RadioShack sets the record straight about Glenn Beck boycott
~ ITEM: BEGGING TO DIFFER: anointing narcissistic morons like Glenn Beck
~ I REALLY LIKE GLENN BECK: Sure he’s uber-passionate, complicated, and driven. He’s often bang-on, as well. Compared to the pablumized MSN, he’s utterly oracular. He’s got interesting pundits, facts, the essential questions, and he’s no cheerleader for old-style corrupt Republicans as such.
He’s currently doing a ‘New Republic‘ series, right after his recent ‘Common Sense’ bestseller (tho’ Wendy Sullivan is right: it properly bears listening to, as narrated by him). If you can’t watch him on FOX or listen in on radio, there’s his website and lots of YouTube vids.
The recent attempted hate-boycott against him has had the usual effect of free advertising, and making clear that the White House Thugocracy only wishes it were all-powerful. As usual, his critics attack him, but have no answer for the facts and arguments he deploys– and he’s a pretty good predictor of what comes next, given current conditions.
And though I’ve no use for his conversion to the Mormon cult, he doesn’t fill his programs or material with an insistence that we must all be Mormons– curiously, I’d say, the essential principles which he relies on are Judaeo-Christian, and Romano-Greek, and not the bizarre fictional history invented by Joseph Smith. The real roots of the West, and the experiment that is America.
And given the U.S. Constitution and First Amendment, even if Beck and his audience of ‘sick twisted freaks’ are 100% wrong and he is ‘Satan’s Mentally Challenged Younger Brother’– so what? In America, you’re allowed freedom of speech not on the basis of political or even factual correctness, but just because. That’s the important point. ~
~ ITEM: Are you an “Islamophobe”?
Lorna Saltzman’s Test
Do you favor equal rights and treatment of women and men?
Do you oppose stoning of women accused of adultery?
Do you favor mandatory education of girls everywhere?
Do you oppose slavery and child prostitution?
Do you support complete freedom of expression and the press?
Do you support the right of an individual to worship in her chosen religion?
Do you oppose government- and mosque-supported anti-Semitic publications, radio, TV and textbooks?
Do you oppose the wearing of burqas in public places, schools and courts?
Do you oppose segregation of the sexes in public places and houses of worship?
Do you oppose the death penalty for non-Muslims and Muslims who convert to another religion?
Do you oppose “honor” killings?
Do you oppose female genital mutilation?
Do you oppose forced sexual relations?
Do you oppose discrimination against homosexuals?
Do you support the right to criticize religion?
Do you oppose polygamy?
Do you oppose child marriage, forced or otherwise?
Do you oppose the quranic mandate to kill non-Muslims and apostates?
Do you oppose the addition of sharia courts to your country’s legal system?
Do you disagree with the quran which asserts the superiority of Islam to all other religions?
If you answered most or all of these affirmatively, you are a vile Islamophobe and deserve to be beheaded as the quran instructs.
If you answered one third or more of them affirmatively, you are a borderline Islamophobe and need to receive brainwashing to become a full-fledged dhimmi.
If you answered a quarter or fewer affirmatively, you need a few private lessons in dhimmitude to scrub yourself clean of those remnants of Islamophobia.
If you answered affirmatively to NONE of these, Congratulations! You are a worthy observant (radical–PC addition) Muslim and have a bright future vilifying Jews, torturing women or, inshallah, becoming a suicide bomber.” ~
~ ITEM: Protester– ‘This used to be America!’ Guard: ‘It ain’t no more, okay?’
~ BACK IN THE DAY, when my old ultra-liberal boss-bishop wanted to make stuff up and BS his way through it, he’d say authoritatively “It’s not canonical.” That is, it’s against church law.
Mind you, if you actually checked the official church law book (we all had one), there’d be no such law or principle to appeal to– it was short-hand for the petty-tyrant utterance known the world over “Because I Said So, Dammit!“
As I watched a recent YouTube vid of the racist black school security officer Wesley Cheeks, Jr. harrassing a law-abiding protester because the cop disliked his anti-Obama sign, I heard again “It’s not canonical.” But it gets better– Protester: ‘This used to be America!’ Guard: ‘It ain’t no more, okay?’
Full stop. No, Wesley. It’s not OK.
America is now– for some hard-core Dems & Obama-worshippers– a different country, where laws, freedoms, and criticism of dear leader are verboten.
“Did Officer Wesley Cheeks, Jr., Also “Act Stupidly”? Will the President say that about him, too?” asks Amy Alkon.
Yup. And unAmericanly, besides.
~ ITEM: Mark Steyn: Who cares about rights when you can screw around?
~ IF YOU’RE A REAL CHRISTIAN in politics, you know that your activities involve your soul, and eternity. Truth-telling, honesty, speaking out for the weak and needy, not going with the flow if that flow is evil, listening for God’s will and voice in his Word and the teaching of the Church, and the Christian conscience– all essentials.
God holds us responsible– great or small– for our words & deeds, our opportunities and obedience. The demented Grandfather Deity so popular these days– all dogs and people we love go to heaven, right?– is not worried about the fussy stuff. So do what you want, and he will wave indulgently and give you eternal life no matter the nature of your soul, loves, or sins.
That’s not the God of the Bible, Old or New Testament. Aside from money, Jesus mentions Hell more often than any other topic. That the way is broad that leads to destruction; that not all are sheep, rather than goats.
No judgement? It’s all relative? Then why should we be surprised if politicians and those in authority lie, cheat, steal, fudge the facts, and do whatever is necessary to stay elected, keep power, and stay on top.
It’s not that those things didn’t happen in the past: but with a sense of judgement, consequences, possible repentance, an objective morality grounded in the nature of God himself, and not the ever-shifting mores of the moment, at least you can appeal to a higher standard, and know that it is written into our nature, and that right is right and wrong is wrong.
His service is perfect freedom: thy kingdom come, thy will be done (by me). The idea that humans have a soul, a nature, an eternal destiny, that we may be redeemed by eternal love through Jesus Christ, God’s Son, and therefore become partakers of the divine nature? Here’s a high and wonderful bit of joyful news, which defies the consumerist or corporatist reduction of us to eaters, or faceless drones.
Oddly enough, as Mark Steyn notes, the modern revolution of irresponsible freedoms has left us more enslaved, less satisfied, uncertain, bored, exhausted.
Should we really be surprised that human freedoms and dignity are under threat when we are told by our experts that we are eco-tumours, expense-items, disposable before birth and in old age, mindless sheep to be corralled this way and that for the good of the masters?
If God is over all, then we have eternity, destiny, and his mighty will working in all and through all. If not, then we are a momentary spark in a hurricane, with neither meaning, nor enduring existence.
Our souls demand justice– if not for ourselves, then others. In a secularity, that becomes judging the environmentally impure, the fat and unhealthy, the ideologically icky, the uppity and non-conformist, the unlike, those who buck the almighty Zeitgeist. Have you noticed? Liberals are mighty judgemental– against racists, homophobes, conservatives, islamphobes, and all the rest.
It’s pretty nice to be able to point the finger, but never look to yourself– which is the actual point of Christ’s warning about judging lest we be judged. Get your soul right with God, then you will be moved by love and purity to help and not condemn your fellow sinner. ~
Just sayin’, is all. ~
~ ITEM: Other Odd Words
~ UNLIKE SOME ‘MODERNIZERS’ of the English language, I like all of it– even the weird and irritating bits like “I before E except in these 47 words”. Or the extra letters and odds and sods which are part of the glorious and messy development of the mother tongue.
I even like rump-words– not, not euphemisms for the human fundAment or posterior, but those leftover words whose original form has fallen out of use. What’s the opposite of feckless? Disgruntled? Reckless? Disgusted?
Some of these words are very old, or connected with one of the root-languages flowing into English– feckless is a 400 year old Scots word, having to do with ‘effect’. Feckful– very effective, energetic, responsible. A few more:
Feckless (Scots call an effective person “feckful”)
Intrepid (although trepidation)
Reckless (cf. careless)
Unkempt (can a barber make one “kempt?”)
Languages– like people– are complicated, interesting, full of history and meaning, and signs of how and where it formed is there in the words themselves. Here in Eastern Canada, surviving traces of Irish, English, Scots, German, and other immigrant languages from the 1700s onwards. I even remember one dear old lady from Newfoundland who still used ye & thee in her family circle. A little bit of her ancestry still speaking 200 years later, or whenever her people came to the new world.
Sayings, stories, ordinary speech– these are good things, and should be treasured and passed on vs. TV-speak or, worse, bureaucratese. It is no mistake that in Orwell’s 1984, or in the USSR, Or EuroLand, it is language that is first enslaved to political purposes: neatened, dumbed down, made bland and uncommunicative and indirect and dishonest.
DumbSpeak leads to DumbThought, and that leads to Human Rights Commissions, bureaucratic malice, and intellectual bullying.
The whole mother tongue: be gruntled with nothing less. ~
Tac Bac – Tactical Canned Bacon
~ THAT SHRIVELING FEELING— Mark Steyn: Who cares about rights when you can screw around? …. (macleans.ca)
~ MARK STEYN ON CCTV and Big Brother Britain, only in the new Maclean’s …. (MC SUB)
~ GETTING AWAY WITH IT— Ted Kennedy and us …. (ocregister)
~ LIVE TICKETED OR DIE— Have you got a valid permit for that question? Plus The price of justice …. (nrotc)
~ MARK STEYN: Things only a Kennedy could get away with– And by not calling his bluff on Chappaquiddick, Americans became complicit in it …. (ocregister)
~ WALKER’S Weekly Mark Madness– “Or semi-weekly. Whatever. I’m no smart fella” …. (walker)
~ READER OF THE DAY: GAPING WHOLE— “Of course, I disagree with everything Steyn writes” …. (gapingwhole)
~ VIA THE IFP— Ezra Levant on Human Rights Commissions filmed in Ottawa Canada …. (IFP)
~ SAITH TEH EZ: See you in September …. (Ez)
~ TEH GYAPONG— Interesting post by an MD on healthcare as a good but not a right; The smile of reposed— pretty amazing; Teddy Kennedy’s letter to the Holy Father– and the response; The beheading of John the Baptist; Ted Kennedy’s efforts to undermine Reagan; Obama with powers to seize control of the Internet?; The Catholic Women’s League fights for freedom of expression; More Horowitz on Alinsky’s dedication of his book to Lucifer; David Horowitz on who’s running the Obama show; More Fr. Sirico from The Corner; Mr. Obama is not Lincoln with a BlackBerry–Fouad Ajami; The Hugo Chavez approach to press freedom; Deliberate misreporting or do they miss the gorilla?; The plight of the Jews as enlightened opinion turns against them …. (deborahgyapong.blog)
~ IT’S A SHAIDLE!– Conservative talk radio reacts to Ted Kennedy’s death; Michael Coren rightly mocks McChurch, a.k.a. The Church Nobody Goes To Anymore; ‘Social media is the new punk rock‘ (short video); Torontonians CALL THE COPS over prank cafe menu; ‘Babies are evil and being pregnant is weird‘; ‘The best that can be said about Ted Kennedy’s funeral is, It could have been worse’; Protester: ‘This used to be America!’ Guard: ‘It ain’t no more, okay?’; The phrase you’re looking for is ‘one standard deviation’; Ed Anger says, ‘Good riddance, Ted Kennedy!’; Attorney General lets Bill Richardson off the hook. CIA agents? Not so much; ‘What we are witnessing should be an object lesson in how to win a political battle’; Another Canadian ‘health care’ horror story; Dear angry gays: this is why people don’t like you; Earlier this year, I was the only panelist on a Toronto television show; Rick McGinnis guests on Michael Coren’s TV show tonight …. (fivefeetoffury)
~ NO TRADEMARK on free speech, By Nathalie Des Rosiers, via The Toronto Star …. (walker)
~ NYT SUICIDE-WATCH: Ben Stein fired at New York Times …. (post-darwinist.blog)
~ RACIST SLAUGHTER— A hate crime the MSM’s somehow missed. [not for children] Hugh Christopher Newsom and Channon Gail Christian killed by hate …. (MaD)
~ WHOSE FUNERAL is This? …. (cjunk.blog)
~ OH, CANADA! Canadians Appear to Require Bribes To Reproduce …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ YESTERDAY the World Lost a Great Man. No, not that guy …. (bighollywood)
~ WANNABE Homo Host Hostess Takes A Swing at Critics …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ FROM TORTURING the CIA to the Latest Member of the Dead Kennedys, It’s Been a Week That Was …. (americandigest)
~ THE BEST DEFENCE is a Good Offence– Preparing to Meet Your Pursuer …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ THE VILE AL-QAEDA WARRIOR Omar Khadr is NOT a ‘Child Soldier’ – as per UN laws …. (xanthippa)
~ THAT SOVIET-ERA MEMO showing Ted Kennedy working against American interests; The Ted Kennedy moral whitewash peaks today; Worth Remembering; and Ted Kennedy and the KGB, By: Jamie Glazov …. (americanthinker.com, frontpagemag)
~ INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM in Canada: Can’t be defamed means can’t be believed? …. (post-darwinist.blog)
~ DUST MY BROOM— Who’s fighting terrorists? Or, delusional punditry …. (dustmybroom)
~ RED TED LINKERY— Ted Kennedy Memorial Stand-Up Routine: One Man’s Well-Earned Legacy of Ridicule; Leaving The Scene Of An Accident Was Teddy’s “True Compass”; If it was OK for Ted Kennedy to joke about killing Mary Jo Kopechne …. (hotair.com, nosheepleshere.blog, rsmccain.blog)
~ THE MAN THEY CALL Mexico’s Brad Pitt– Why Eduardo Verastegui sacrificed a glittering Hollywood career for the peace he found in God …. (timesonline)
~ WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT? Leading the way to hell– ‘cuz all that “saved by Jesus” stuff takes the focus off the environment, social justice, sodomy, blind obedience, and ugly, lame worship services …. (themcj)
~ THE HYPER-POLITICIZED APA Gets Blasted For Associating With Pedophilia Advocate …. (sentinel.blog)
~ BLAZING CATFUR— “I know! We’ll send the Italians to the Muslim Homes and the Muslims to the Italian Homes – it’s only fair;) ah the joys of government funded discrimination, this oughtta get good when Barb Hall weighs in” …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ SOLID FOOD— Don’t Miss the New Issue of Touchstone …. (merecomments)
~ MURDER-DEATH-KILL.CA— Proposed euthanasia bill could put doctors in a tight spot …. (nationalpost)
~ REAGAN KILLED the Father… but the kids are alive and well …. (cjunk.blog)
~ WINTRY KNIGHT: Does the death penalty discourage crime? Saith Binks: Dunno, but it saves us keeping monsters alive for decades. However, it needs serious safeguards, and protections against abuse …. (winteryknight)
~ WILLIAM GAIRDNER— Article on John Stuart Mill Just Published …. (williamgairdner.com)
~ INSANITY— “Maybe, muses Melissa Lafsky, Mary Jo Kopechne had a smile on her face as she slowly suffocated” …. (themcj.com)
~ GOOD NEWS: Torontonians Are Not As Stupid As I Thought …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ TED KENNEDY: An Autopsy Report from SDA …. (cjunk.blog)
~ THE DEVELOPMENT and Peace conundrum By Fr. Alphonse de Valk …. (catholicinsight)
~ TOO RIGHT! Michael Pakaluk says we lost more than just church decor when we got rid of the crucifixes …. (insidecatholic)
~ CORRUPTING THE PROLES— Feminist Geezerette Germaine Greer shares her thoughts on the impending demise of Big Brother …. (davidthompson)
~ A CLOSER look at the life of Ted Kennedy …. (winteryknight)
~ IF THERE WAS an HRC in New Jersey there would be turmoil in the streets right now. Here’s the deal …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ NOTES ON the Last Brother: The Dream Just Died …. (skippy-posts.blog)
~ ALL SHALL BE STUPID WAFFLERS! NH court orders home-schooled child into government-run school, for not being multiculti enough …. (winteryknight)
~ PATRIARCH WANTS monastery that was Gulag to be spiritual centre …. (merecomments)
~ ABORTION IN TRUDEAUPIA: Forty years have passed, By Joe Bissonnette– A consideration of why there has been a failure to protect the lives of unborn Canadians despite some 40 years of concerted efforts …. (catholicinsight)
~ A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE on the left …. (suntimes)
~ BRITAIN’S TOTALLY DERANGED justice system targets a good Samaritan over a fraction of a penny …. (dailymail)
~ IN ORDER TO TEACH “..residents of a London suburb a lesson about leaving valuables in their cars, police have been instructed to take said valuables from their cars and bring them to the police station” …. (mitchieville)
~ THE TRIAL of Jussi Halla-aho …. (ifp)
~ MERE COMMENTS— “Look, it is one thing to put a clothespin on your nose and stride into the school, knowing that you will find much filth, but also knowing that eventually you will be able to scan a line of Shakespeare, find the area under a polynomial curve, tell who Catiline was, and explain why Oedipus at Colonus is a great play. But your children will, in all likelihood, be able to do none of those things, nor even diagram a sentence like the one you are reading. The schools (with some exceptions) aren’t giving students an antichristian education. They are giving them antichristian pablum, and no education to speak of at all” …. (merecomments)
~ HARPIES INBOUND! Feminists Attack Katie Roiphe for the Sin of Baby Love …. (glennsacks.com)
~ LYIN’ LION OF THE SENATE? By Diana West …. (dianawest)
~ HAVEL and the HRC …. (missmarprelate.blog)
~ A POET— Runs an HRC. If I Ran an HRC/HRT …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ TERRY GLAVIN— “They Plunder The Organs of Our Sons.” …. (transmontanus.blog)
~ WELL DONE, THEN! Bucknell University Joins Worst Offenders of Liberty on FIRE’s Red Alert List …. (thefire.org)
~ CANUCKI PM Dismisses Loony-Left Principal’s Demand In Anthem-Nixing Fiasco …. (sentinel.blog)
~ THE NARRATIVE HISTORY of Political Correctness …. (ibloga.blog)
~ OUR FIRST EVENING AT YALE “..communicated to the class of 2010 that our university is not actually interested in free, open, and dispassionate inquiry” …. (covenantzone.blog)
~ INSANITY HAS COME ASHORE! The Politically Correct Are All Around Us to Drive Us Nuts …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ WHERE DID the New Democratic Party go? …. (walker)
~ BARBARA KAY on “The love of self that won’t shut up” …. (barbarakay.ca)
~ FRESH PJTV: Psychology and Politics …. (drhelen.blog)
~ LIBERTY COUNSEL Petitions Supreme Court to Hear Graduation Free Speech Case …. (lc.org)
~ DR. HELEN SAYS “Fascists everywhere will love this article, anyone in favour of democracy will shake their head and sigh.” …. (drhelen.blog)
~ SENTINEL ON Harper’s Senatorial Appointments …. (sentinel.blog)
~ GREEN QUEEN Elizabeth May was the recipient of a pretty good smack-down, courtousy of one Briony Penn …. (walker)
~ THE MIGHTY Glenn Beck Has Brass Gonads …. (townhall)
~ NEWSPAPER Finances Worsen. Liberalism doesn’t sell …. (sentinel.blog)
~ WALKER MORROW— “Why Bernie Farber’s got it wrong… Read all about it, over at Heartless and Brainless” …. (walkersunknownthoughts.blog)
~ SHOTGUN BLOG: “In Praise of Traffic Tickets”– Slate gives a cheery endorsement to petty authoritarianism …. (shotgun)
~ THOSE DARNED CHRISTERS! Obamerican State Apparatus Shows More Ugly Anti-Christian Bigotry …. (sentinel.blog)
~ SOCIALIST PARADISE WATCH— The Chinese Communist Party admitted to breaking its own law against organ trafficking, and admitted to it in a big way; and “Why China Won’t Rule the World“; and “The CCP and the Axis of Evil” …. (china-e-lobby.blog)
~ SCARY SCARY SCARY— The selling of seized property and the presumption of innocence …. (shotgun)
~ WONDERS Marni Soupcoff: Why are taxpayers funding a Bill Clinton speech no one wants to go to? …. (nationalpost)
~ HUMAN LIFE From Conception To Natural Death Needs Protection Under Any Health Care Plan …. (lc.org)
~ YES WE Canadian! — The Public Option …. (breitbart)
~ THE EMPATHETIC BUTCHERS AT Planned Parenthood apparently concede that biologically and factually abortion is the killing of a child, but wants to prevent ideological language from being used to describe such killings …. (missmarprelate.blog)
~ DANGER DANGER DANGER— Keep Your Eye on This: Alberta Delays Law Giving Parents the Right To Yank Kids Out of Indoctrination Sessions at Public School …. (CitC)
~ OUR MEDICAL PARADISE— “Having never had to wait hour after hour on a gurney in some hospital Emerj waiting for a doctor to finally get to you…: Bill Clinton praises Canadian health care” …. (scaramouche)
~ PETER FOSTER writes about the incredible faux pas of being a climate realist …. (torydrroy.blog)
~ TO DISSENT on the man-made global warming ‘consensus’ is seen as evidence of mental deficiency …. (nationalpost)
~ ENVIRO-LOOTERS: Inconvenient Truths for AGW Profiteers: The Skeptics Handbook …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)
~ GLOBAL WARMING Hoax Weekly Round-Up, Aug. 28th 2009 …. (dailybayonet)
~ CLASSICAL VALUES— Won’t never get me through the night.. Just saw this incredibly irritating notice at YouTube …. (classicalvalues)
~ THE BIG PICTURE— “President Obama and his fellow travelers are bent on the destruction of the West, a stepping stone – they hope – for some new global order, an unending pinch-faced celebration of lock-step agreement” …. (ghostofaflea.com)
~ HOLY FOOLS— Obama Makes a Political Booty Call to the Church …. (townhall)
~ BARACK LIED… Your bank account died …. (themcj)
~ BECK TO THE FUTURE: Three Scary ObamaCare “Czars” …. (lifesitenews)
~ THE GLICK: “On Tuesday the Guardian reported that the Obama administration is now making Israel an offer it can’t refuse” …. (carolineglick)
~ MORE COWBELL: Obama at 47% at Rasmussen, with Highest Strong Disapproval Yet (42%) …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ SAITH MTV: When Rush Says It, It’s ‘Graphic Detail’ …. (breitbart)
~ CONGRATS Michelle! — “For the 4th week in a row, Michelle Malkin’s Culture of Corruption: Obama and His Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks, and Cronies is #1 on the NYT bestseller list” …. (girlontheright)
~ NYT PIMPING FOR OBAMA— Long live inflation. Inflation is our friend. Inflation is good. All hail our savior inflation …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ THE SCARAMOUCHE: “The “J” stands for Judas: An American Thinker mulls over the machinations of J Street, the anti-Zionist/pro-Obama cabal” …. (scaramouche)
~ MURDEROUS DICTATORS FOR OBAMA! Castro joins Chavez in praising Obama, bashing ‘right wing racist’ critics …. (examiner.com)
~ A MERE $20 TRILLION.. “Illustrating an incomprehensible amount of debt that our children and grandchildren will have to repay” …. (directorblue.blog)
~ WHILE OBAMA SLEPT— Gang of black youths beat up 11 year old Jewish girl. Use anti semitic slurs …. (vladtepesblog)
~ IN HONDURAS, While Obama Backs The Bad Guy, The Good Guy Does What Good Guys Do …. (hughhewitt)
~ MO’ GLICK— What Israelis Think of Rahm Emanuel …. (carolineglick.com)
~ THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY Program at work for you: 3900 stimulus checks sent to prison inmates …. (uppitywoman08)
~ IGNORANT LEFTISTS beginning to learn about economics.. the hard way …. (winteryknight)
~ TAX-CHEATER— President Obama to nominate Ben Bernanke to 2nd term as chief Federal Reserve thief …. (uppitywoman08)
~ YEAARGH-MEISTER Howard Dean denies making inflammatory remark — that was caught on tape …. (examiner.com)
~ SOME FREE ADVICE For Republicans …. (peekinthewell)
~ MUST-SEE: How the left-wing media suppresses news that doesn’t fit their agenda …. (winteryknight)
~ OBAMA’S KENYAN GRANNY gets lectricity.. Courtesy of a major suck-up action by eco-nazis …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ DIRECTOR BLUE can’t see the Statists for the Forest …. (directorblue.blog)
~ WILL THOSE WHO voted for POTUS ever admit that they allowed themselves to bamboozled? Even to themselves? …. (therealbarackobama)
~ WHO KNEW? Exercise Of Rights Now Requires Permit In Obamerica? …. (sentinel.blog)
~ COMMIE SCUM— This is what you elected …. (ghostofaflea)
~ FLASHBACK: Obama Thinks Partisan Attacks by Surrogates Are the President’s Fault …. (breitbart.tv)
~ THE NAKED TRUTH— How many thousands of federal employees will have access to your records? …. (ibloga.blog)
~ PIMPING FOR DEAR LEADER— The National Endowment for the Art of Persuasion? …. (breitbart)
~ INTERNET COMPANIES and civil liberties groups were alarmed this spring when a U.S. Senate bill proposed handing the White House the power to disconnect private-sector computers from the Internet. They’re not much happier about a revised version …. (rsmccain.blog, ifp)
~ EEEEEEEK! The ObamaCare ad that terrifies ABC and NBC …. (directorblue.blog)
~ THE BECK BOYCOTT’S Unintended Consequences …. (americanthinker)
~ CRAZY CONSPIRACY Theorists, Racists & Communists Want To Control Communications …. (sentinel.blog)
~ LIBERAL LIES About National Health Care: Second in a Series (Collect All 10!), by Ann Coulter …. (humanevents)
~ RACIST COMMIE IDIOT— Obama adviser’s response to 9-11 attacks: Solidarity with victims of U.S. imperialism’. White House ‘rowdy communist’ held vigil for Muslims, decried ‘those who will lose lives in American retaliation’; White House stonewalls: Who hired ‘radical’ advisor? Refuses to answer how admitted ‘rowdy communist’ became Obama’s ‘environmental czar’ …. (therealbarackobama)
~ CLOSET CON— My Idiot People: Obama’s Court Jews …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ OBAMA DRAMA— OediPOTUS Wrecks: Finale …. (rsmccain.blog)
~ MORALLY RETARDED— Obama’s Green Jobs Czar Blamed US For 9/11 …. (sentinel.blog)
~ GLENN BECK— The Fourth Republic …. (thefourthrepublic)
~ HOT AIR & MALKIN post new video of Michele Bachmann’s town hall …. (winteryknight)
~ NO SHEEPLES— “My Outrage Is Volcanic Over President Obama’s Plan To Desecrate 9/11” …. (nosheepleshere.blog)
~ UPPITY Cardiologists Crying Foul Over Obama Medicare Cuts …. (lucianne.com)
~ RBO ON THE New Apollo Project …. (therealbarackobama)
~ STUCK ON STUPID: Mullen-Military chief seeks new plan to woo Muslims …. (ibloga.blog)
~ LAPDOG ABC and NBC refuse to air awesome TV advertisement against Obamacare …. (winteryknight)
~ OBAMACARE tanking. SEIU/ACORN/WFP thug to the rescue! …. (therealbarackobama)
~ THE OBAMA To Appoint Self G.O.D. (Gov’ntal Overall Director) …. (peoplescube.com)
~ TO HELL WITH “HONOUR MURDER”— A dedication for the Aqsa Parvez Memorial will be held at 4:30 pm on September 18, 2009, Peace Park, behind the Municipal Building, 20 Pelham Town Square, Fonthill …. (smalldeadanimals)
~ BLOOD FOR OIL— Sucking up to an oily despot: A timesonline editorial speculates about the motivation behind a mass murderer’s release; and GhostFlea: “Can there be anyone paying attention who is in the least surprised to learn the British government sold out the dead of Lockerbie?” …. (scaramouche, ghostofaflea)
~ ISRAEL: UN witholding details of Iran’s nuclear program …. (vladtepes)
~ GEERT WILDERS: 80-year-old Muslim who married 10-year-old “is behaving like a pig, just like the barbarous Prophet Mohammed, who married the six year old girl Aisha” …. (jihadwatch.org)
~ ARE YOU an “Islamophobe”? …. (creepingsharia)
~ CRACKLE CRACKLE CRACKLE— If a Libel Tourist Falls in the Forest, Will a Libel-Scarred (Scared) Media Report It? …. (dianawest)
~ RIFQA BARY: Slaying Her Saviors– “Notice how the shills are going after everyone and everything surrounding Rifqa except the truth.; Media Jihad: Lying for the Barys, Lying About Rifqa, Lying About Apostasy, Lying about the Laptop – Rifqa bought it, not “doting dad” …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ JUST FYI— “The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Apostle and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution or crucifixion of the cutting off of hands and feet from opposite sides or exile from the land: that is their disgrace in this world and a heavy punishment is theirs in the Hereafter.” [ Koran, Sura 5 ] …. (MaD)
~ BULLY-BOY LAW FIRM hired to intimidate Danish and world media …. (IFP)
~ NEW REPORT: Terrorism in the West …. (creepingsharia)
~ ROBERT SPENCER— “compare carefully the individual rights that are guaranteed — freedom of speech, freedom of conscience — in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with the “Islamic” version that was concocted in order to offer the world a version that seems to suggest that Muslims, too, believe in similar guarantees” …. (JiwA)
~ THE CENTER for Religious Freedom Invites you to a discussion on Hate Speech Laws, Islamic Blasphemy Strictures, and Freedom of Speech …. (internationalfreepresssociety)
~ STILL MORE Palestinian Whine-O-Palooza: Canned Food For Ramadan in Prison! …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ CORRUPTOCRAT Karzai cronies committed such grotesque vote fraud that the election cannot go forward …. (therealbarackobama)
~ BY THE POWER OF ALLAH! “are you from the tribe that the all mighty turned into monkeys & pigs?” …. (jihadwatch)
~ POLITICAL ISLAM: Bulletin of Jew hatred Aug 29 09 …. (vladtepesblog)
~ SCOTLAND’S TURN To Shame the West? …. (orthodoxytoday)
~ SCAMMING IT— Shariah finance: A zero-sum game …. (nationalpost)
~ BRITAIN Cut A Deal With Libya To Release The Lockerbie Bomber …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ COVENANT— “Springtime for Hamas and Palestine…” …. (covenantzone.blog)
~ DENMARK: “All the Danes and Jews must die” …. (jihadwatch.org)
~ SCARAMOUCHE— Islam and chicks: Not a pretty picture …. (scaramouche)
~ PRE-SURRENDERISM— Eiffel Tower to be Illuminated in the Turkish Colours …. (ibloga.blog)
~ WAR ON REALITY— Chief Palestinian justice: Jewish temples never existed. Slams rabbis as ‘liars,’ claims Jews not tied to Jerusalem …. (fourthrepublic)
~ STINKING JEWS! Jason Kenney and Margaret Wente, more Zionist than the Zionists Dr. Mohamed Elmasry …. (thecanadiancharger)
~ THE GUARD DOG WHO DIDN’T BARK— Bye bye, ElBaradei: The feckless, toothless UN nuclear watchkitten is on the way out. He will not be missed …. (scaramouche)
~ MADNESS in Afghanistan, By Diana West …. (dianawest)
~ DUH!, OR: Three Cheers to Stalinism …. (ibloga.blog)
~ DELIGHTFUL Pakistan: Muslims kidnap eight Christians. Will the Islamophobia never end? …. (jihadwatch)
~ ALLEGED Israeli “apartheid” in action: This post in the Weekly Standard blog explains how it works; Builders vs. destroyers: In one brief paragraph, Sol Stern (reviewing George Gilder’s new book) almost nails why Israel blooms while Gaza rages and withers …. (scaramouche)
~ SO-CALLED “Honor killing” is yet another form of Islamic fascist terrorism …. (sentinel.blog)
~ DANGER CLOSE— Al Qaeda in Brazil, Part 3: The Land of the Dumb and the Stupid …. (vladtepes)
~ SENTINEL WONDERS— “If It’s Ok For Jordan… shouldn’t it be ok also for Israel?” …. (sentinel.blog)
~ BRITAIN is sinking fast, and in too many ways its government is its people’s worst enemy …. (IFP)
~ ART PROJECT— An American Koran: “We didn’t start the fire…” …. (americandigest)
~ GUTLESS EEOC says CO plant must submit to more Islamic sharia law …. (creepingsharia)
~ QUEL SURPRISE! More ‘no go zones’ in Europe and reckless use of force …. (vladtepes)
~ NEWS FROM AFSTAN: Understatement-ad-Absurdum, Snake Oil and Propaganda, by Terry Glavin …. (transmontanus.blog)
~ NOW YALE Embarrasses the Idea of the Western University …. (orthodoxytoday.org)
~ SUDAN, slavery, starvation and Islam …. (vladtepes)
.. is inbound, if a day late. Unavoidable. News sometime in the next few hours.
~ IT’S TIME FOR CONSERVATIVE PEOPLE to put up, or shut up. Support conservative causes, buy conservative books, subscribe to the magazines, donate to our various online causes, and do it now.
One thing liberals and radicals do is put their money where their mouth is. We need to develop a habit of doing that, along with supporting our religious and other essential charities as we find them near us.
Yesterday, I signed on at the intro level of $5 monthly to Pajamas Media. It’s an awesome service, and there are higher levels of support for those who can afford it. They feature folks like Stephen Crowder, Bill Whittle, Andrew Klavan, Roger Simon, Hugh Hewitt, and Mr. & Mrs. Instapundit– Glenn & Helen Reynolds.
It’s not enough to make noises, complain, and vote once in a while– as we spend on TVs or vacations or whatnot. These are hard times for many people– so we must support good conservative folk in their work– especially given the discriminatory bullying some conservative U.S. magazines are getting via the partisan US Post Office, which has been loading up extra mailing-charges on anti-Obama print media. No kidding. Ask Human Events.
Again, if you’re in the area, sign up for the Halifax Free Speech Conference with Ezra, Binks & Company in September. Spread the word. Expect to be pleasantly surprised: the word has still to get out to a lot of good-willed folk.
Thanks for listening to my rant. ~
~ ITEM: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, son of Libyan fuhrer Muammar Gaddafi, claims the release of Lockerbie bomber/Libyan agent Abdelbaset Ali Al Megrahi was tied to a trade deal
~ ITEM: The Shame of Scotland, the Shame of the United Kingdom, the Shame of the Civilized World
~ ITEM: Scottish culture in Canada
~ SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR MUSLIMS— Lockerbie, I mean. 270 dead, then poor baby terror-guy gets let our with backroom deals? Shame on Scotland, and all of us.
Of course, Canada did much the same in releasing one of the Sikh rat-bastard conspirators, Inderjit Singh Reyat, who helped to blow up Air India Flight 182. “In all, 329 people perished, among them 280 Canadians and 22 Indian nationals.” He served 5 years. That’s 5.5 days per death, according to the dysfunctional injustice theories of our Trudeaupian injustice system. That and the endless silly-buggery of the trial and the inquest into same: a fine example of liberal hate and injustice in action. Whole families wiped out, for Sikh snits over past Indian injustices against them, real or imagined.
That would all be part of the delightful Canucki multi-culti quilt, right? Bringing unique hates and feud to a new country, and not only using this country as a basis for funding the battle back home, but bringing the fights here.
Not to be totally hateful and Albanophile, but most Scots came to the new world and made something of it and themselves, even if they started out with nothing, and tangled North American forest to start with. Had they come here and simply continued Jacobite wars and hate, they would be rightly regarded as idiotic, and wasting their time. They would also have gone to jail. Names? Simon Fraser. Samuel Cunard. Sir John A. MacDonald, David Mackenzie, Sanford Fleming, George Simpson, John Buchan, Lord Dalhousie… and that’s just few big names, not to mention the many more ordinary hard-working Scottish folk who found a new start in Canada.
That’s where we betray our new Canadians with the bigotry of low expectations. We allow them to act as if there was no better way to be than as they are. That, in turn, is because officialdom has lost the courage of any convictions except this: that Western civilization sucks, and all others are better than ours. Even when our country is not rife with civil unrest, factional feuds, violent governments, and vile customs and traditions.
Thus, the reasonable and peaceable parts of the immigrant community are held hostage in both directions, by gutless officialdom, and the extremists in their own community. Unwilling to condemn the condemnable, we end up condemning others, and weakening Canadian society as a whole, by making factionalism and tribalism the norm, not something bad. Lowest common Canadianism, indeed.
Bink’s own ancestry is Scots, English, Dutch-German, Moldovan, Portuguese, and other odds and sods. All old Europeans, come to North America between the 1750s up to the 1950’s for a new start in a new land. Old & new blood, immigrants all, and I’m proud of the nations they built and handed on to give their descendants a better future, not a place to exploit, hate, and take for granted– either by official political correctness, or ungrateful immigrants. ~
~ ITEM: Ann Coulter’s new column, plus new video
~ I CONFESS THAT I took soft-con warnings on Ann Coulter without knowing much about her. She’s mean, too much, sharp-tongued, etc., so on and so forth.
Then I read here’ Treason’ [Treason: Liberal Treachery from the Cold War to the War on Terrorism, 2004] at Binks-Dads lair, and found her foot-note stuffed book was clever, concise, detailed, and factually fair. Actually, I’m even a bit of a fan, now, though I’ve not read any other books yet. Maybe it was her best, and the rest fall short, but still.
Sometimes, as a Canadian, I can be instinctively over-fairminded, a wimpi-con, a Frumite waffler taking time to shoot in both directions in the political wars of the West. I’m not advocating teh crazy, but at least standing for what we claim to stand for, and being willing to speak out and take a few lumps for the same.
We’ve been convinced by Trudeaupianism that the main Canadian virtues are niceness, and docility, and an endless ability to apologize for evil. Nonsense. That’s sheepish socialism speaking, and not the virtues that built the nation, or which can keep her going and growing. True, as heirs all of Scots attitude of inward pride, and an economy with words, we don’t blatt and cheer ourselves endlessly, but ask people elsewhere how Canadians are distinct, and they will be able to answer more clearly than the CBC would have it. Canuckis? Tough.. fair-minded.. funny.. generous.. determined.. ironical.. not enamoured of stuffed shirts.. leaving things better than we found them. That’s hardly the same as jelly-spined multicultism and pc self-hate.
So huzzah for Ann Coulter, who reminds us that we need to learn and relearn and pass on the facts, un-leftified thought and history, and be willing to insist on them, because lives and souls and whole nations hang in the balance. A nation can die without noticing the fact, until it is too late, because a nation is first and foremost a complex set of agreed-upon principles and social agreements, extended in time and space. When people stop believing in the idea that was and should be Canada, she is wounded, and we are all threatened. Ideas matter, because upon them is founded what is built up around us and within us.
There are worse things than having people dislike you or your opinions, and to call you names– like dying the death of a thousand cuts which is the due of every coward. Certain Lefty members of my own immediate and extended family have tolerantly insisted that I’m a hatemonger, racist, extremist, and a whole long list of unpleasantries– and felt it their duty and business to so inform me. Not counter my concerns and arguments with their own, but with name-calling.
How typical, and how tolerant. ~
~ AS WE ALL KNOW, guns kill people, and people with guns kill people, and bullets kill guns, and yada yada. Mind you, when I was in the U.S. last month, shooting with a sweet Kimber .45, a .22 rifle, and a pump-action shotgun (no major FAC/ gun-training/ police list, thanks, just the shooting I did as a kid with the Binks-Dad), and the kids learning the .22, all I saw was well-trained folk carefully using guns for sport and self-defence– whole families, even. Tiny kinder-.22s up to AR-15s and .357 magnums (too loud, thanks).
Given the way Canadian gun-haters talk about it, the U.S. should have been a wild-west shootout. Not so much.
Now my kids know gun-drill, safety, proper shooting, trigger discipline, and actually hitting a target. The gun has been demystified, it’s no longer a scary dangerous bad thing, but a tool only for certain purposes– including self/ home-defence.
Otherwise, my boys might be like so many young Canadians, who know almost nothing about guns. Then they might be like the feminized and terrorized men who abandoned their women class-mates of the École Polytechnique de Montréal to the tender mercies of the murderer Gharbi and his little.22.
Taken simply, guns are part of the panoply of freedom, along with free speech, representative democracy, and the peaceful aspects of society and civilization. They are the stop-gap against crime, and tyranny, and a tool for hunting and self-sufficiency– and that’s why radicals always seek to take guns away from law-abiding citizens, or severely complicate their ownership and use. Government must have only dependent children in utopia.
Even if you choose not to own one, take lessons, go to a gun-range, and learn about guns, and consider why they are part of your freedom, and not simply scary-bad danger things to be left in the hands of police, army, and criminals, instead of law-abiding citizens.
Maybe it’s time to get a few guns into this house. ~
~ ITEM: Victor Davis Hanson: Something has got to change in politics – some thoughts on what Obama, the Democrats and the Republicans might do differently. “The Strange Case of the Obama Meltdown”
~ ITEM: Warning: MoveOn.Org, SEIU, ACORN To Infiltrate ObamaCare Protesters And Act Like Asses In Front Of Lap Dog Media
~ THE REPUBLICANS need to remake themselves and get rid of the RINOs and the corruption before anybody will vote them back in. The Townhalls are not simply anti-Dem or contra Obama– they’re also against the system that got the strongest country in the world into a cool $9 Tril debt, and entangled in every kind of economic stupid.
In that sense, all conservatives should be thankful for Obama– he’s shown the utopian dream for what it is, and what the modern extremo-Dems (the Soros-bought party) are all about. The old-style communist/ fascist tactics of thugs, bald-faced lying, personal destruction, direct political interference from the White House against individuals and corporations, nascent brownshirts via an alphabet-soup of interconnected groups and unions. Obama and his handlers have pulled out all the stops.
Let’s use, not lose, this God-given opportunity! ~
~ ITEM: Hurricane Bill Knocks Out Power, Swamps Roads in Nova Scotia
~ WHILE STORM-STRICKEN Toronto continues to be torn apart by Volvo-Wax riots and outbreaks of zombies and cannibalism in the subway system and downtown underground malls, here at the Binks-HQ we’re sitting pretty while the remnants of Hurricane Bill caress the Maritimes. No fuss, no self-pity. We’re just hoping the gazebo doesn’t take the deck with it.
Just sayin’ is all. ~
~ AND THE NERDS REJOICED— Silent Hunter V, coming 2010! The best sub-game ever just keeps getting better and better! Twitch, gibber, spazz, chortle, tee-hee! …. (ubi.com)
~ BINKS @ CANUCKI JIHAD— Smooth Operator: professional moderate Muslim Tariq Ramadan loses some of his plunder …. (canuckjihad)
~ FORTY SHADES of taxpayer green… flew Jennifer Lynch, QC – or J-Ly – to Dublin to give her self-serving whine …. (steynonline)
~ THE AGE OF OBAMA: SIGNS OF THE TIMES— The stimulus stimulated a longer recession …. (ocregister)
~ THE RIGHT TO DEFEND YOUR HOME …and the responsibility …. (steynonline)
~ HISTORY REPEATS Itself, First As Tragedy, Second As Tragedy …. (eddriscoll)
~ STEYN ON Hugh Hewitt …. (rsmccain.blog)
~ THE ISLAMIC EXEMPTION: Jonathan Rosenblum on a global double standard …. (jpost.com)
~ THE WEEKLY Mark Madness– Links Steynian …. (walker)
~ WHILST HE’S OFF WRITING HIS NEXT BOOK, let’s re-read all of Ezra’s evil Jew-posts so we can learn the machinations of the Elders of Zion, shall we? …. (ezralevant)
~ EZZILLA TO STRIKE Halifax, after Hurricane Bill sweeps through. Plus, the Binks, the Fourniers, Scott Brockie, Tim Bloedow, anD much more– check it out! …. (ecpcentre)
~ STEPHEN BOISSOIN APPEAL DOCUMENT – Part 6: The Experience of Other Countries with Silencing Freedom of Speech …. (freethroughtruth.blog)
~ TEH GYAPONG— Ed Anger LOL; Ottawa bloggers meet for rousing conversation; Physician now congressman offers critique; I like Sarah Palin; Quebec’s abortion clinics—is it okay to be substandard?; Predictions on the effects of same-sex ‘marriage’; The dying want someone to care writes Jim Towey; The God who is searching for us …. (deborahgyapong.blog)
~ FRESH SHAIDLISM— Is it still ‘racist’ if 80% of Canadians believe it?; It’s the Arabs, stupid; Obama sits down with ‘conservative radio host’ no one’s ever heard of; Journalists: your moral and intellectual superiors!; Left wing violence against blacks has a long, sordid history; Ann Coulter’s new column, plus new video …. (fivefeetoffury)
~ CATHOLIC INSIGHT— “Freedom of conscience and religion By Fr. Alphonse de Valk. Examining the globally recognized rights to freedom of conscience and religion and examples of how they are being threatened in Canada today” …. (catholicinsight)
Barb Hall’s annual report came down from on high
Full of promise of peace, love and pie in the sky.
It sounded so good, that Premier McGuinty did say
“Our Barb walks on water each and every day.”
~ THE ENFORCEMENT apparatus of romanticism: Theodore Dalrymple on England, a country hosting one third of the world’s surveillance CCTVs …. (ghostofaflea)
~ STALINIST social engineers try to ruin cool festival for everyone. Human Rights Commissions are the bane of people havin’ fun the world over …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ SELF-OPPRESSION: Welcome To The Club, Ireland …. (SDA)
~ IS CANADA’S leading human rights “activist” and Internet Nazi Richard Warman under investigation? …. (jaycurrie)
~ MARIJUANA, SEX-CHANGES, and now “Ontario Human Rights Tribunal says that in vitro fertilization is a right.” The Human Rights Machine: make-work for creeps …. (winteryknight)
~ CJUNKERS— Of Little Girls; Socialists; and You …. (cjunk.blog)
~ LUCIFERIAN ALINSKITES— Against the Rulers of Darkness …. (canadafreepress)
~ THE PUBLIC SPEAKS… Multicult sucks big time …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ CATFUR: “Okay, so go ahead and tell me that the Liberals would be worse” …. (blazingcatfur.blog)
~ CANUCKI DEATH PANELS— Canadian health care: Who decides when (if) you get treated?; and former top doc reveals “We have over a million people waiting for surgery and probably another million waiting to see their specialist before they get to wait for the surgery.” …. (dustmybroom)
~ TORNADO IN TO? Dear Mayor: Maybe you should send rescuers instead of parking enforcement …. (torydrroy)
~ SPEECH IMPEDIMENT— Big Brother is actually a Canadian bureaucrat. by Michael Taube …. (weeklystandard)
~ SPECIAL INJUSTICE— Outrageous: Murderers Escape Aboriginal “Healing” Facility …. (CitC)
~ THE PLAGUE of the twenty-first century, which has reached the status of a worldwide epidemic, is simply this: We have defined civilization as ignorance and apathy with regard to who is, and is not, worthy of our trust …. (peekinthewell.net)
Saturday Movie Blogging – The Killing Fields
~ WHO CARES About Human Rights? Not the Obama administration. by Elliott Abrams …. (weeklystandard)
~ HAVING OR NOT HAVING children By John B. Shea, MD FRCP(C)– A physician examines the trend toward going childless, which has been spotlighted in major Canadian publications such as Macleans and the National Post …. (catholicinsight)
~ THE DEMOGRAPHIC Bomb – the movie that says demography is destiny …. (mercatornet)
~ AMERICAN DIGEST— “O Magnum Mysterium:” The Persistence of Sacred Beauty …. (americandigest)
~ THE CASBAH of old Algiers– Toronto Sun, by Salim Mansur …. (torontosun)
~ VICTORY for Free Expression: UCLA Drops Unconstitutional Threats Against Internet Speech; Online Speech Still Threatened at Santa Rosa Junior College …. (thefire.org)
~ UK HEALTHCARE— ‘Dear God in Heaven!’ .. So says Pundette after learning that, under the British socialized medicine system, a repeat-offender child molester is being prescribed Viagra at taxpayer expense …. (rsmccain.blog)
~ SHOULD THE THREAT to traditional media from the Internet really be a cause for concern? …. (mercatornet)
~ CANUCKISTAN— The Seinfeldian media …. (stephentaylor)
~ HMMMM— “I hate this thing over there so much, help me hate it.” …. (peekinthewell)
~ FEW KNOW THE real risks in delayed motherhood …. (bigbluewavenews.blog)
~ SHOTGUN— “The Market Failed in Africa.” …. (shotgun)
~ OPPOSITION to Equally Shared Parenting Bill in Canada Never Explains What’s so Great about the Current System …. (glennsacks)
~ MOOSE & SQUIRREL— ‘Hate Speech Liberals Celebrate’ …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)
~ TEH SKIPPY— If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again …. (skippy-posts.blog)
~ WHERE’S the Environmental Impact Statement on Health Care? …. (americandigest)
~ TASTY, TASTY BABIES! An Aborted Baby Is a Terrible Thing to Waste: Harvest the Organs …. (merecomments)
~ PACHECO— Creation: God’s Living Book …. (socon.ca)
~ THE FRENCH REVOLUTION was the historical tragedy that recurred as farce in America’s 1960s …. (city-journal.org)
~ OH WHAT FRESH HELL?– US clinic offers British couples the chance to choose the sex of their child …. (timesonline)
~ US LIBLOGGERS ADMIT conservatives have upper hand on Twitter …. (cnn.com)
~ OHRC NEWSWATCH— Cobourg rights complaint tied to parish politics …. (catholicregister)
~ AH, SOCIALIST courage in the face of anti-Semite blood libel! …. (proteinwisdom)
~ EURIDIOTS— EU to 4000 airlines: Reduce your Carbon Emissions, or be banned from our Airports …. (ace)
~ SHIRE NETWORK— 167 Podcast helps Conservatives come out of the closet …. (snnsite)
~ SEZ P2BC— This is what you deserve, Canada. A CBC like this …. (P2BC)
~ WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD: “Two headlines from Britain. The first describes how the Lockerbie bomber, convicted of killing 270 people, was released to a hero’s welcome in Libya on “compassionate grounds”. The second describes how an 18 year old girl has been jailed for bullying someone on Facebook” …. (pajamasmedia)
~ FREEDOM is now flowing from West to East: In August 1989 as communism collapsed, Britain was a beacon to the new regimes. Today Britain is squandering that liberty …. (timesonline)
~ AUSSIE LAWYERS who got holocaust denier locked up try to justify their attack on free speech …. (theaustralian)
~ COMMUNIST PARADISE— “Remember those two reporters seized by the Norks, whom Bill Clinton went over and sprung earlier this month? The expats-in-Korea blogosphere was abuzz over what would happen to the people featured in the videotape their cameraman shot, which was confiscated. Now official word is seeping out: nothing good is happening to them” …. (proteinwisdom)
~ WHININGS from a perpetual victim class …. (mooseandsquirrel.ca)
~ BULLIVERSITY to student: Take down website! Dispute erupts over criticism of UCLA …. (wnd)
~ A GREAT BLOGGER SIGNS OFF— Au revoir, mes amis …. (dawneden.blog)
~ WILL THE MEDIA cover the “religious left” the same way they did the “religious right”? …. (nypost)
~ BRITAIN’S NHS: Fulfilling Targets Rather than Treating Patients …. (spectator.org)
~ THE POWER OF PARODY, The Iran Problem & The Blogosphere This Week …. (pjtv.com)
~ WOODSTOCK Authoritarians, George Neumayr — While fulminating about the lack of “civility” today, they whimsically recall one of the stupidest and most destructive protest periods ever …. (spectator.org)
~ LIBERAL MSN continues… to criticize iggy …. (torydrroy.blog)
~ CONSERVATIVE lawyer fights for same-sex marriage …. (nationalpost)
~ SO YOU WANT to be Popular With the Mainstream Media? Just Advocate Infanticide …. (firstthings)
~ PERHAPS Climatologists Would Make Better Stock Traders …. (cjunk.blog)
~ CAP ‘N’ TRADE A Leftist Plot: Expert …. (sentinel.blog)
~ GLOBAL Warming Mugs… via The web store for Museums of Canada …. (dailybayonet)
”…It’s not an outrage. It’s surely not a death panel. But it is subtle pressure applied by society through your doctor. And when you include it in a health care reform whose major objective is to bend the cost curve downward, you have to be a fool or a knave to deny that it’s intended to gently point you in a certain direction, toward the corner of the sick room where stands a ghostly figure, scythe in hand, offering release.”
~ The Krauthammer ~
“The real truth is that the Obama administration is professional at bullying, as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign. It seems to me they are sending down their bullies to create fist fights among average American citizens who don’t want a government-run health care plan forced upon them. So I ask again. Is President Obama creating a civil war in our own country?”
~ Actor Jon Voight ~
~ SANTORUM on Obama’s Fox News Fixation: ‘This Is a Very Thin-Skinned President’ …. (breitbart.tv)
~ FIRST THINGS— Obamacare: If POTUS Wants to Still Rationing Fears, Stop Consulting with Daschle; Obamacare: The Unfortunate Call to Emulate the Netherlands; Wow, looks like the NYTimes has dropped their Obama cheerleading …. (firstthings, proteinwisdom)
~ KATE @ SDA: He’s Running America Like They Run Their Party …. (SDA)
~ DON’T TURN CITIZENS Into Subjects– Government already has the biggest guns and so we should not give them control over the scalpels as well. The reason is simple: anything big is likely to hurt us and needs something just as big to check it; and “Your Life, Their Choices” …. (scriptoriumdaily, SDA)
~ ‘BAMA HANDLER Axelrod’s ‘Pharma-quiddick’ ‘doesn’t pass the smell test’, says Shaidle …. (examiner)
~ THE MIGHTY JOHN STOSSEL, national treasure, does the work most of mainstream media is either too lazy, too in the tank, or too dishonest to do; Blue Dogs, Vote For Obamacare At Your Own Peril …. (hughhewitt)
~ VICTOR Davis Hanson– “The fault, dear Barack, is not in our stars, But in ourselves” …. (nationalreview)
~ SAITH CURT JESTER: “Well we can take Obama at this word or take Obama at his, hmm “other” word” …. (curtjester)
~ WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration will raise its 10-year budget deficit projection to approximately $9 trillion from $7.108 trillion in a report next week, a senior administration official told Reuters on Friday …. (torydrroy.blog)
~ A FRACTURED Fairy Tale: It’s All Gone Wrong …. (nosheeples)
~ MASSIVE DUMP of POTUS Dhimmi-Speak …. (cITc)
~ ON THE ROAD— What Really Happened Last Week in Montana …. (ghostofaflea)
~ VICTOR Davis Hanson: Healthcare, the race card, and political expediency – all conspire against Obama. “Obama’s Follies”; American diplomacy seems to be in shards – a look a recent events. “Who’s in Charge of Diplomacy?” …. (victorhanson)
~ OBAMANOMICS: 150-200 More Banks Could Fail Says Analyst …. (weaselzippers)
~ EQUALITY of Opportunity or of Outcome? …. (firstthings)
~ USELESS IDIOT— “We all knew the lefties would drop Cynthia Sheehan, the anti-war protester, into the trash can when she was no longer useful to them” …. (bovinabloviator.blog)
~ SNITCH ON YOURSELF NOW! A New Site to Report Thoughtcriminals! …. (thepeoplescube)
~ HOLY DEMOCRATS— “Obama Would Like You To See Government As Religion”; I suppose that only God knows what politicians truly believe in their hearts, but it’s a safe bet that, whatever their theological inclinations, they believe in their own political ambitions …. (eddriscoll, pajamasmedia)
~ RADICAL FAUX OUTRAGE— The apparent Leftist derangement over George Bush was mainly just a tactic — and now the tactic has new targets …. (washingtontimes)
~ OBAMA SHOWS his class …. (proteinwisdom)
~ REPUBLICANS Say Dems Still Censoring Mail They’re Sending to Constituents That is Critical of the Left’s Agenda …. (Wz)
~ LEVIATHAN + GOD? President Barack Obama needs some outside help pushing health care reform, and he’s turning to rabbis to get it …. (exurbanleague)
~ TRANSPARENCY: Obama and Holder Continue Stonewalling on Why the DoJ Dropped a Lay-Up Case Against Black Panther Polling-Place Intimidators …. (ace.mu.nu)
~ IS SOCIAL JUSTICE just ice? By Marvin Olasky …. (worldmag)
~ GLENN REYNOLDS offers a video guide to Obama’s Czars …. (nrtoc)
~ YUPPY STORE Whole Foods, whole health and a whole big mess, by Brian Lilley– Does everything, including food, where we shop and how we live have to be divided along partisan lines? …. (mercatornet)
~ PROS & CZARS, by Ted Nugent– These czars aren’t guitar players: they are actual bureaucrats with fingers on buttons …. (humanevents)
~ ‘DEATH PANEL’ is as Good a Name as Any …. (peekinthewell)
~ NINE TRILLION?1? Don Surber links to a Reuters story saying that President Obama plans to borrow 28% more than previously planned: “$9 trillion over the next 10 years”. Reuters says that “record-breaking deficits have raised concerns about America’s ability to finance its debt and whether the United States can maintain its top-tier AAA credit rating.” …. (pajamasmedia)
~ OBAMA the Repo Man …. (orthodoxytoday.org)
~ CAN OBAMA learn humility? …. (exurbanleague)
~ FIRST THINGS— Your MUST READ on Healthcare …. (firstthings)
~ THE USUAL HITLER Comparisons and Media Reporting: Then and Now …. (brain-terminal)
~ IF FEDERAL DEBT was a sports car …. (senseofevents.blog)
~ PONDERING Obama’s Twisted Faith, by Sammy Benoit: The president distorted and exploited religion in an attempt to enlist clergy as salesmen for ObamaCare. (Also read Andrew Klavan: A Subtle Theological Point) …. (pajamasmedia)
~ “KNUCKLES” Waxman Starts McCarthy Era Investigation of 52 Health Insurance Companies. Makes Unprecedented Demand for Private Financial Information …. (cnsnews)
~ HONEST BARACK’S USED CLUNKERS— NADA says Cash for Clunkers should be ended now; Dealers opting out of Cash for Clunkers …. (senseofevents.blog)
~ MISREAD Tea Leaves. No Liberal Mandate. Blame Game Begins …. (rbo)
~ PANDER TO GLORIOUS LEADER— Art is whatever the government censors.. “Ever get the feeling you’ve been cheated?” …. (exurbanleague)
~ CHANNELLING HATE— The Atlantic’s Megan McArdle has a post titled, “Who’s Crazy Now?” …. (nrtoc)
~ OBAMA CONTRA ROME— A Thug With Panache …. (socon.ca)
~ AND WHAT DO Obama’s progressive slobbering media hounds think of the founding fathers? …. (ibloga.blog)
~ AMERICANS have now had seven months to look at the insanity coming out of the Obama Administration …. (nosheeples)
~ PRESIDENT Obama claims there are 47 million uninsured Americans, but is that number accurate? …. (lc.org)
~ NO JUSTICE at the Department of Justice: Obama Lets Black Panthers Intimidate Voters …. (pjtv)
~ VIA ED DRISCOLL— “Barack Will Never Allow You To Go Back To Your Lives As Usual” …. (eddriscoll)
~ AMTHINKER— Obama, Ginsburg, and the Ghost of Margaret Sanger …. (americanthinker)
~ WE ARE THE Children: Sing in Unison to Save a Dictator …. (pajamasmedia)
~ FOX NEWS SCOOP: White House Confirms Using Private Firm to Send E-Mails …. (breitbart.tv)
~ PALIN: No Healthcare Reform Without TORT Reform …. (ibloga.blog)
~ ROGER KIMBALL— The Uses of Fear …. (rogerkimball)
~ REMEMBER when the federal government waged war against al-Qaeda terrorists? Now they’re at war with a new enemy: Second-hand toys! …. (rsmccain.blog)
~ OBAMA Street Art: Punk’d Edition …. (urbaninfidel.blog)
~ PEOPLE’S CUBE— “What’s The Difference” Game: Bush v. Obama; Everybody Wants To Kill Bush …. (thepeoplescube)
~ THE ONION NEWS— Breaking News ~ Obama Bi-Polar …. (catholic-caveman.blog)
“Jesus, unlike Muhammad, had interesting things to say,” Faulks said. “He proposed a revolutionary way of looking at the world: love your neighbour; love your enemy; the meek shall inherit the earth. Muhammad had nothing to say to the world other than, ‘If you don’t believe in God you will burn for ever’.”
~ LIBEL TOURIST JIHADI DOWN— Infamous libel tourist, Saudi billionaire Khalid bin Mahfouz died last Saturday. His charity funded al-Qaeda and Hamas. He was involved with the BCCI bank, also known as the “bank for crooks and criminals.”; and Libel Tourism: Where Terrorism and Censorship Meet [on Khalid bin Mahfouz, Robert O. Collins, “Alms for Jihad,” Cambridge University Press] …. (mypetjawa, campus-watch.org)
~ NATPOST PRINTS MOTOONS— Paul Russell: That troublesome Muhammad cartoon …. (nationalpost)
~ FBI DIRECTOR Is Disgusted Over Scotland’s Release Of Lockerbie Bomber That Killed 270 (Mostly American) Passengers …. (weaselzippers)
~ THE 1929 ARAB TERROR Attack: When Hebron Became Occupied Territory …. (pajamasmedia)
~ BRITISH AUTHOR calls Muhammad “schizophrenic,” cleric says “people don’t seem to understand the consequences of saying things like this could be quite severe” …. (jihadwatch)
~ CELESTIAL JUNK— Bruce Bawer Q & A– One of my favorite books is “While Europe Slept; How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within”, by Bruce Bawer. Coupled with Londonistan, and America Alone, a powerful case for the concept of Eurabia emerge …. (cjunk.blog)
~ LOVING IRAN: Report of secret burials- 44 unidentified bodies interred amid heavy security …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)
~ FREEDOM of Religion: A Precious American Right, an Islamic Capital Crime …. (phyllischesler)
~ THE LOCKERBIE Bomber Scandal – Cameron should demand an independent inquiry; The return of the mass-murdering Abdelbaset al-Magrahi to Tripoli is the opening act of the next contest between the United States and the unacceptable, venomous Moammar Ghadafi …. (blogs.telegraph, RBO)
~ REPORTER covering Rifqa Bary case loves the hijab! …. (mypetjawa)
~ WHAT COULD possibly be even better than a nuclear Iran? …. (conservativeinthecloset.blog)
~ ARMED TO THE TEETH, N.C. Terror Cell Members Talked of Jihad …. (ifp)
~ JEW-HATING ISLAMO-SUPREMACIST Mohamed Elmasry continues his long line of intelligent comparison …. (walker)
~ MEALY-MOUTHED Media Alert: TIME Magazine Describes Hamas Heroic Fight Against Terror …. (CitC)
~ CELEBRATE SUPREMACIST DIVERSITY: UK Christmas Lights Put Up in August For Ramadan …. (CitC)
~ REMEMBER During WWII When FDR Praised Japanese Enemy’s Religion? …. (stoptheaclu)
~ IRANIAN BOYS Arrested for Protesting Mullah Regime Being Raped by Their Male Guards in Prison …. (weaselzippers)
~ DOCUMENTARY: “Bloody Cartoons” – Danish Cartoon Jihad (video) …. (creepingsharia)
~ PAKISTAN’S blasphemy laws provide justification for atrocities such as those against the tiny Christian population, as well as against fellow Muslims …. (theird.org)
~ SOCKPUPPET NEWS— A Toronto Fundraising Dinner: SAT OCT 17– For The Canadian ChargerThe Canadian Charger. Get your Islamist/ Leftard hate on today! …. (canadiancharger)
~ SCOTLAND’S Ramadan lesson for Obama …. (blogs.telegraph)
~ JIHADWATCH— “What Role Did Oil Play in the Decision to Release Lockerbie Bomber?” …. (jihadwatch)
~ U.S. GOV TEAMS UP with Muslim charity, matches ‘Palestinian’ funding …. (creepingsharia)
~ JORDAN’S Board of Fatwas: “Anything that contradicts the Sharia” in UN anti-discrimination convention is prohibited …. (jihadwatch)
~ FREEDOM is an illusion for many Muslim women – Britain is letting them down …. (blogs.telegraph)
~ WALKER-MAIL: “I recieved this email from the PMO today, in reply to an email that I had sent, on a suggestion, about Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, currently being held on fantastically illiberal trial in Iran” …. (walkers)
~ INSANE BRITAIN to ease up on Muslim fanatics and concentrate on whites instead …. (thesun.co.uk)
~ CAPITAL HILL becomes mosque for Friday Islamic prayers (jummah) …. (creepingsharia)
~ THE FIRE— In ‘Pajamas Media,’ FIRE’s VP Slams Yale Press Censorship of Mohammed Cartoons …. (thefire.org)
~ GLICK ON Netanyahu”s perilous statecraft …. (carolineglick)
~ RUTH GLEDHILL— “One of the casualties of the latest horrors in Baghdad was Andrew White’s church of St George’s, Baghdad which has had all its windows blown out. Six churches were bombed and 14 people killed” …. (timescolumns)
~ OBAMA’S State Department Submits to Islam, some more …. (creepingsharia)
~ PROFESSOR Richard Dawkins wants to convert Islamic world to evolution …. (timesonline)
~ ONLY ONE WORD: ” to describe the UN and Islam Online–feh!: Wahhabi website Islam Online reports that the UN has produced a documentary film about its favourite victims and most despised “victimizers”. Not that the OIC-dominated organization is biased or anything” …. (scaramouche)
~ LEGENDARY Christian coach canned by Muslim School Prez after student converts …. (vladtepes)
~ STEVE EMERSON— “This week’s arrest of seven North Carolina residents, including Daniel Boyd and his two sons, on charges of supporting terrorism and conspiracy to commit murder abroad, showed how the problem of homegrown Islamic terrorism is far more rampant than the media or the public is aware of” …. (steveemerson)
~ ALLEGED Islamic ’scholar’ sacked in the Netherlands, blames Islamophobia …. (vladtepesblog)
~ SCOTTISH Islamic Foundation Forced to Return Tax Payer Money …. (socialcohesion)
~ SCARAMOUCHE— “Dastardly occupiers!: Here’s a YNet News story about the cruel, callous humiliations Israel will be inflicting on Palestinians this Ramadan” …. (scaramouche)
~ DHIMMITUDE at Yale, Muhammad Pictures …. (ibloga.blog)
~ HATE CRIMES LAWS, as expected, not enforced against those darker than …. (vladtepesblog)
~ TOP 10 REASONS why sharia law is not good for any society, anywhere …. (vladtepes)
~ ATLAS EXCLUSIVE: Rifqa Bary’s Parents Allegedly Lied in Court: Perjury Charges?; Mike Thomas, Orlando Sentinels Advocates for Honor Killing: “the rule of law will send Rifqa back to Ohio” …. (atlasshrugs2000)
~ LIBYA, O LIBYA, say have you met Libya?: Only a real Groucho–like, say, Claudia Rosett–could decry the “rehabilitation” of a deranged despot …. (scaramouche)
~ AN AMAZING new discovery explains why no drawings of Mohamed are allowed …. (vladtepesblog)
~ COURT TO SENTENCE Muslim Teen Girl To Death Today? UPDATE: Temporary stay of execution …. (sentinel.blog)
~ WORLD’S FIRST Muslim superheroes, the 99, are headed for British television screens …. (ibloga.blog)
Oh, and today is the 23rd Wedding Anniversary of the Binkses. A thousand times yes, and ten thousand more– my dearest heart.
~ NOT TRYING TO THINK THE WORST of American radicals, but something keeps nagging me on healthcare. If you’ve got political panels running health in the proposed paradise of the ObamaCare universe, what’s to stop ideologues from rationing care on the basis of votes? Or Red State/ Blue State?
After all, if merely opposing the commands of the Obamessiah gets one labelled a hate-monger, extremist, unAmerican, unChristian, etc. ad nauseam; or when more Republican GM dealers get closed over Democrat dealers; then you must be very trusting indeed to assume Rahm Emanuel, Sibelius & Co. will be untempted and impartial with health-rationing.
It’s not just a matter of being honest, it’s appearing honest, and not putting oneself in the positon to abuse power. Since the Obama regime as shown itself more than willing to flout law, custom, common-sense and decency in the desparate pursuit of utopia, I’d not put any such abuse past them.
The American system is already riven with battles for government pork and earmarks and special treatment based on politics– how would health-care rationing escape the same process? ~
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