Steynian 477nd

Do Some Good

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~ ITEM: Spencer & Geller– Sign the petition asking that we be allowed into the country here

~ ITEM: Red Cross Canada Calgary Relief


Binks Is Utterly Amazing

~ ITEM: BINKS gets a mention on Sun News, thanks to Brian Lilley.

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Free Mark Steyn 2013!

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“What I always objected to in Canada about Section 13 was its casual contempt for the citizenry, the same contempt on display today in Washington and London. Like Theresa May, Justice Kennedy would rather impute motive than engage argument. The need to delegitimize those who disagree does indeed “demean this institution”, and is profoundly disturbing.”

~ ITEM: Mark Steyn – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

~ ITEM: Much needed good news for freedom of speech advocates the world over!

~ ITEM: MAJOR VICTORY FOR CANADIAN FREEDOM OF SPEECH– Hate speech provision in Human Rights Act struck down; Not with a bang But with a whimper

~ ITEM: BRIAN LILLEY– One small win for freedom

~ ITEM: Bill to end ‘hate speech’ portion of human rights law gets mixed reviews but Senate approval

~ ITEM: THE UNDERWHELMED Jonathan Kay: How 9/11 killed Canadians’ appetite for human-rights speech codes, or something

~ ITEM: Slurs force comic to pay $15,000 for ‘tirade of ugly words’ against lesbian patron after appeal falls flat; details of the trial up to 2010

~ ALTHOUGH TEH Binks is a long-time internet news & blog guy (started 1995-6), it wasn’t until the Mark Steyn/ Ezra Levant cases in late 2007 that I turned from the goldfish pond of Anglican news to the sea of Canadian politics, free speech, and all the stuff you see below and in the archives.

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Steynian 476rd

Do Some Good

~ ITEM: Red Cross Canada Calgary Relief

~ ITEM: Fight Euthanasia In Canada.. their Donation Page. Director Alex Schadenberg is fighting the good fight

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~ ITEM: The Fellowship of St. James: For Christ, Creed & Culture

~ ITEM: NEW CRITERION— We’re in the final days of our fundraising drive. Read a special appeal from Roger Kimball here and pledge your support to culture and criticism by making a donation.


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“Sons of Gondor, of Rohan. My brothers. I see in your eyes the same fear that would take the heart of me! A day may come, when the courage of men fails, when we forsake our friends and break all bonds of Fellowship, but it is not this day! An hour of wolves and shattered shields when the age of men comes crashing down! But it is not this day! This day we fight! By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you, stand, men of the West!”

~ Aragorn son of Arathorn, called Elessar, the Elfstone, Dúnadain, the heir of Isildur Elendil’s son of Gondor.


Some Esplainin’ To Do

~ YOU WILL NOTICE that Binks pre-insults some of the bloggers and links below. This is for the effort-saving convenience of any progressive and/ or radical visitors to the blog, who prefer pre-judged labels, insults, and slogans to the retrograde and antiquated notion of “Actually Shutting Up And Listening To What Someone Has To Say” which may veer dangerously close to “Actually Learning Something New”.

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Steynian 475st

Do Some Good

Funds needed for LifeSiteNews

For Front Page

~ SIGN THIS LETTER– An Open Letter to the UC Regents; also, donate to support Front Page

For Pastor Saeed

~ U.S. Senators and Other World Leaders “Adopt” Pastor Saeed’s Cause for Freedom in Iran

~ Presenting Saeed’s Case with His Wife Naghmeh Before the UN on Behalf of 600,000 Strong

Do Some Good.. it’s just that easy. ~


Binky Was Right Again. Still. More, #83434….

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~ ITEM: Steynian 460rth: Watching Through The Looking Glass. Somebody Nice May (or May Not) Be Watching You

~ ITEM: FRIGGING BEER– ‘Thank you, Sean,’ Alexander said, according to a clip of the exchange that was first reported by Ben Doernberg. ‘Tell your boss I owe him another friggin’ beer,’ he added.

~ DOES IT GET ANY EASIER, being right so often? Yes. Except I so often wish I were proven wrong.

A little while back, when many of you had stopped visiting, I wrote about Mr. “Frigging Beer” Cyber Ubersturmfuhrer Interweb Generalissimo Keith Alexander. Now, I’ve been proven right that he’s not on the side of the hobbits and free people of the West.

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Steynian 474rd

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Happy Fatherhoodness Day

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~ ITEM: With Father’s Day on Sunday, there is good news and bad news. First the negative: Single mothers head up almost 9 percent of American households. The good news? Fathers who care are making a huge difference in this country

~ ITEM: The Distinct, Positive Impact of a Good Dad: How fathers contribute to their kids’ lives

~ ITEM: Father Absence, Father Deficit, Father Hunger

~ ITEM: ‘10 Misconceptions I Had About Parenting Before I Became a Parent

~ ITEM: This Father’s Day, we should remember to celebrate those dads who are working hard to help their kids

Who’s Yo Daddy Battle

~ ITEM: Where is Daddy? asks Trevor Thomas– “We’d better answer this question fast, or our society will collapse. Yes, the situation is that dire”

~ ITEM: Fatherhood for Men

~ ITEM: Happy Fatherless Day — As marriage declines, fewer fathers will have real relationships with their children

~ ITEM: Fatherhood | The Art of Manliness; Movies About Fatherhood: 12 Best Dad Movies; The Art of Dadliness: How to Get Your Kids to Do Their Chores (And Why It’s So Important They Do Them)

~ ITEM: Father’s Day Wiki

~ SURE WE DADS ARE THE embodiment of all evil, capitalism, oppression, rape & abuse & wife-beating, stupidity and hypocrisy.. but, heck, Dads are Dads, and at the current moment, deeply undervalued and dismissed and mocked-about. From God the Father on down, we’re all under fire.

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Steynian 473nth

Why is Binky excited by this?

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Teaser Trailer

Well yes, partly because he’s a hobbit-nerd… but even more so since even poorly-done Tolkien is infinitely better than nasty old George R.R. Martin done really really well. ~


Old Dusty Silly Stuff

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~ ITEM: It’s relatively easy for the US government to follow its citizens’ digital trails. And most of the time, you will never know

“Obama’s Prime Directive” by Nutnfancy

~ ITEM: Why The NDAA Bill is Even Scarier Than You Thought

~ ITEM: A writ of habeas corpus; the Magna Carta of 1215

~ FOR THE CURRENT American regime, it would seem that every American.. heck, everybody in their drone-reach.. is considered an enemy of the O-state, even proven otherwise. After all, liberty under law and all the laws supporting it? Very old and tired ideas, written on old scrolls and stuff. “Innocent Until Prove Guilty”? “No unlawful detention”?.. just cannot meet the needs of our time.

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Mark Shea: The Real Thing

What a kind gesture! Go and subscribe and read his stuffs.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/markshea/2013/06/grateful-for-binkys-labors-online.html

Grateful for Binky’s Labors Online?

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Or rather, “labours”, since he does live in the Great  White North.

Good news– Binky Now Has a ‘Donate’ PayPal tin cup for you to rattle with spare lucre! See sidebar…. https://steynian.wordpress.com/

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And plus, thanks to M&S for the recent shoutout, and to all the other blodgers, too!

Special Report: 1984 in 2013?

Well: There It Is, & There We Are

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~ ITEM: Steyn on The All-Seeing State— “A government that requires “integrity provisions” is by definition past the stage where they will do any good”

~ ITEM: Ulsterman: What’s Next? Could It Get Worse?

~ ITEM: Caroline Glick Warns: Obama: Wounded … and Dangerous

~ ITEM: America in the Midst of a Coup d’Etat

~ ITEM: UK gathering secret intelligence via covert NSA operation

~ ITEM: NSA, FBI secretly mining data from Internet firms

~ ITEM: Seek INTERNS to sift through your digital records

~ ITEM: ‘THEY QUITE LITERALLY CAN WATCH YOUR IDEAS AS YOU TYPE‘…

~ ITEM: MICROSOFTYAHOOGOOGLEYOUTUBEFACEBOOKSKYPEAPPLE

~ ITEM: PRIMARY CONTRIBUTOR TO OBAMA INTEL BRIEFINGS...

~ ITEM: Vast Data Trove

~ ITEM: Billions of Phone Calls

~ ITEM: Justice Dept Fights Release of Court Opinion Finding Unconstitutional Surveillance…

~ ITEM: USA spends $80 billion/ year on secret information gathering…

~ ITEM: Postal service photographs front and back of EVERY piece of mail it processes…

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~ ITEM: SAVAGE: NSA snooping ‘biggest scandal of your entire life‘…

~ ITEM: The National Security Agency: surveillance giant with eyes on America; NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

~ ITEM: Government to open criminal probe into leaks about leaks

~ ITEM: Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks

~ ITEM: Official spin begins: NSA mistakenly intercepted emails, phone calls of innocent Americans

~ ITEM: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Friday denied that his company gave the government direct access to its servers.. note the wording

~ ITEM: Go Read Drudge — He’s wild: the times are wild

~ THEY HAD LONG TRAINED for it– some, like the Canadian 2nd Army, literally for years and years. They had given over their freedoms, their privacy, their whole young lives to training, discomfort, deprivation, isolation from family and friends and all they had known.

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Steynian 472nd

Do Some Good

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.. For Freedom

~ ITEM: New English Review Taken Down by DDOS Attack— The attack may or may not have been connected with the AFDI rally against sharia, which featured New English Review writers among its speakers.

DONATE – SUPPORT – SUBSCRIBE.. they are fighting for freedom

.. To Save A Life

~ ITEM: Pastor Saeed’s Wife Pleads His Case, serving as a Voice at the UN for My Imprisoned Husband Saeed Abedini

.. Save Our Civilization & Souls

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~ WORD from an elf minion that AHA is rabidly anti-Catholic. Way past Jack Chick hatey. Sorry for the posting of their work… support your local crisis pregnancy centre, LifeSite, and more sensible groups trying to do the good work of saving the unborn, helping mothers in distress, and telling the world.

For Binky… 

Tin cup rattles.. coff coff.. weak elf looks at you with piteously large eyes….

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This Is What A Free Person Sounds Like

~ Suffer not the old King under any name!: “I am not here as a serf or vassal. I am not begging my lords for mercy. I’m a born free American woman, wife, mother and citizen. And I’m telling my government that you’ve forgotten your place. It’s not your responsibility to look out for my well-being, and to monitor my speech. It’s not your right to assert an agenda. Your post, the post that you occupy, exists to preserve American liberty. You’ve sworn to perform that duty. And you have faltered.”

Becky Gerritson testimony to Ways and Means Committee on IRS Vs. her Tea Party group


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Jackyl – The Lumberjack

~ ITEM: Thoughts on how Christians should approach “environmentalism”

~ ITEM: Canticle: Benedicite omnia opera; Wikipedia on origins

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Steynian 471rd

Do Some Good

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~ ITEM: Save Saeed– Save an American pastor from Iranian prison-sentence

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Irreconcilables & Contradictories

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~ ITEM: Woolwich Bloody Beheader Thinks He’s Calling the Shots in the Infidels’ Courtroom; London Jihadist Who Beheaded Soldier Appears In Court Clutching A Koran, Blowing Kisses; As Time Goes By– We Infidels Have Grown More and More Clueless

~ ITEM: Would-Be Train Bridge Bomber– Toronto Via Rail terror suspect wants Qur’an-guided lawyer.. “Esseghaier says the last potential lawyer he dealt with from prison told him in writing that he was unable to change the reference of his judgment “from the criminal code to the holy Qu’ran

~ ITEM: Khomeinist Zafar B. Calls for Islam to Assume “Its Natural Dominant Role”

~ ITEM: How the Boston Bombing Suspect Became a U.S. Citizen

~ IMAGINE, IF you will, that you are a resistance-fighter on trial by the Nazis. You refuse to acknowledge the legitimacy of the false-messiah Fuhrer, his illegitimate powers, his cooked-up laws and crooked courts, your court-appointed lawyer, who believes you guilty and undeserving of any defence.

That is how the Woolwich Beheader, and the recent Canadian terror-plotter feel. The daily screech from each mosque– “There Is No God But Allah” is not merely a religious statement, but a profoundly political one which affects every aspect of a true Muslim’s life: “There is No God But Allah.. and Sharia is His law”. Islam teaches that the Koran is written directly by Allah; sharia is based on God’s word, and so is divine law.

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