29 March 2017

The Golf-Pro in Chief...

...thought he was rolling out the welcome wagon for Hillary...

In his final days in office, Obama created the largest ever expansion of access to non-minimized NSA intercepts, creating a path for all U.S. intelligence to gain access to unmasked reports.
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RELATED: Barack & Gomorrah
This bolsters the information already presented by Devin Nunes that an entirely separate network of surveillance, unrelated to the Russian conspiracy story, was directly targeting the candidacy of Trump and the post-election surveillance of the President Elect Trump-transition team.


Gun Control...

...is being able to hit your target...

The intruders – a 16-year-old, a 17-year-old and a man thought to be 18 or 19 – had smashed open the back door of the house, the Wagoner County Sheriff’s Office said.

They wore gloves, masks and all-black clothes, Wagoner County Deputy Nick Mahoney told Tulsa World. Two of the teenagers were armed, one with a knife and the other with brass knuckles.
Dead, dead and, well... dead.

What... he was supposed to invite them in for tea?

In an unexpected bonus, the getaway driver for the dearly departed home-invaders catches three felony counts of homicide.


28 March 2017

None so blind...

...as those who will not see...

When we speak of Islam, as opposed to Muslims, we are not speaking about a mere religious belief system. We are talking about a competing civilization — that is very much how Islam self-identifies.

It has its own history, principles, values, mores, and legal system. Islam, thus understood, is not non-Western. It is anti-Western.
Where are all the open-minded, educated Muslims we keep hearing about?

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RELATED: Reaping the whirlwind...
UK authorities are facing an increased terror threat from battle-hardened fighters returning from Mosul and other conflict zones in Iraq and Syria.

Security sources have told Sky News more than 400 former fighters are now believed to be back in Britain.
What could possibly go wrong?


Pierre-lite... the one trick pony

"And speaking of election promises, it's not surprising the government is so adamant about this one."

"Its track record on others isn't great."

"Democratic reform? Scratch. $10-billion deficits? Oops. Small-business tax cuts from 11 to 9 per cent? Not yet. Maintain military funding? The government pushed back nearly $4 billion in equipment spending until 2020. The promise to restore door-to-door mail delivery? Not likely."
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RELATED: That secretive, controlling Stephen Harp...

...wait a minute...
There are new and more draconian proposals to limit debate and scrutiny of government business, with fixed numbers of days set for each stage of a bill’s progress through the House — thus sparing the government the unpleasant necessity of passing a motion to curtail debate — limits on speeches in committee, and the elimination of Friday sittings.
Go Justin.


27 March 2017

RCMP to start rounding up...

...farmers, deer hunters and target shoot... WAIT A MINUTE...

When it came to firearm injuries due to assault, immigrants and refugees were at much higher risk than their non-immigrant counterparts.

Refugee children and youth were 1.4 times more likely to be shot than Canadian-born residents of the same age. Firearm injuries due to violent assault tended to be clustered in low-income neighbourhoods in urban centres, where immigrant and refugee children and youth often live when they arrive in Canada.
So, it's the low income neighbourhoods with all the nasty guns? My last handgun purchase was $1200.00. I guess ol' Laquan et al must've hit the 649. Of course, minors can't purchase guns, so, even assuming a clean criminal record, these "Refugee children and youth" have apparently found some sort of extra-legal firearms pipeline.

Note that espite the urban, immigrant statistic cited here, the CBC chose to highlight a gun death in Grande Cache, Alberta.

The article also, curiously enough, neglects to say who is doing all the shooting or what gun club they belong to.

A last little nugget of media wisdom...
"Parents who decide to keep a gun in the home should be counselled to store firearms unloaded, with a trigger lock or in a locked container, and separate from ammunition."
Which, as any legitimate firearms owner knows... IS ALREADY THE FREAKIN' LAW OF THE LAND.

FWIW, Mrs Neo heard about this on CBC radio... which surprising no one, vilified firearms ownership and totally left out the, cough, cough... "cultural component."

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RELATED: Don't say "Jane and Finch"...

...because that's racist...
Toronto police are investigating after a vehicle was struck by multiple bullets in the city’s Humber Summit neighbourhood.

It happened shortly before 5 a.m. outside a banquet hall in the area of Weston Road and Toryork Drive, near Finch Avenue.
I guess one main intersection to the west doesn't count.

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RELATED2: Surprise, surprise...
"One man remains in hospital this morning after a shooting in the downtown core overnight. The suspect is a black male, who is between the ages of 20 to 30 years old, and was wearing a black, three-quarter length coat with a fur-lined hood, a white hoodie, grey pants and black running shoes."
Sigh.


You've come a wrong way, baby

"Thanks to the influence of the powerful LGBT movement, everybody now has to either affirm the absurd and crazy – that a man who is essentially a female impersonator can fairly compete against women – or they have to suffer abuse and persecution as bigots just for speaking the truth."
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RELATED: Professional Journalism 101

From the comments:
"Man, that Leah McLaren piece really brought the NIMBYs* out of the woodwork."

*Not In My BabY


26 March 2017

#NEVERTRUMPERS... a continuing series

The 27-year-old formerly known as Patrick Abbatiello, now legally designated agender, also got legal approval to change names, now going only by “Patch,” no surname. That name also serves as a pronoun, Patch explained to the local NBC affiliate this week.

“Even gender-neutral pronouns don’t feel as if they fit me,” Patch said. “I feel no identity or closeness with any pronouns I’ve come across. What describes me is my name.”
Yes, Patchy-poo... you're a beautiful butterfly.

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BONUS ROUND: Trump has to go... right?
A Black Lives Matter activist, who also claims to be a pre-school teacher, gave a fiery speech at an anti-Trump rally in Seattle. “We need to start killing people.” The unidentified woman also had choice words to say about white people and reparations.

“White people, give your fucking money, your fucking house, your fucking property, give it fucking all,” she said during Sunday’s protest. “You need to reparate[sic] black and indigenous people right now.”
Sweeeeet baby jebus.


25 March 2017

In other Pierre-lite news

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"Some government office in Canada will be packed to the gills with cardboard cutouts of the PM looking slightly disheveled and unbearably handsome."
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UPDATE: Justin kills free speech

Rex Murphy weighs in...
Why not a motion, as some have suggested, speaking out against prejudice against all religions? There is also concern that the motion will, in some manner, chill valid criticism of Islamist terror, or will not make allowance for legitimate criticism or analysis of Islam. Such criticism would now be forced to wear the degrading mantle of Islamophobia.


Goodbye...

...and good riddance...


24 March 2017

The death of free speech in Canada

Witness Pierre-lite's own iteration of the "War Measures Act"...

Motion M103 was tabled by Iqra Khalid, a Muslim member of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party. It states the government must “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination”, was taken to vote on Thursday evening where a total of 201 MPs voted for it and only 91 voted against.
Of course, condemnation of intolerance is decidedly a one-way street in Lib-Lib Land...
"On the one-year anniversary of a brazen Ottawa shooting that claimed the life of a 24-year-old Canadian soldier, Justin Trudeau avoided mention of the word terrorism."
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UPDATE: Sounds Islamophobic to me...
Taxi drivers are swapping debit cards when passing the terminal to customers paying their fare, Toronto police warn.

“Upon paying, if they’ve opted to pay with a debit card, at some point during that transaction from the point of sale, the taxi operator has been able to manipulate and swap the debit card and obtain the customer’s PIN number.
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RELATED: Let's blame inanimate objects instead

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LAST WORD: Kathy Shaidle takes a stand


23 March 2017

FROM THE COMMENTS:

"It's time for Canada to start taking in millions of white conservative refugees wanting to flee the UK for a better life."
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UPDATE: Another Lutheran gone wild...
Khalid Masood, 52, has been identified as the man behind the attacks Wednesday in London that left three people dead and many others injured outside Britain's Parliament.
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UPDATE2: And over in Antwerp...
BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities tightened security Thursday in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out of the way.

Police arrested a man, identified as 39-year-old Mohamed R., who has been living in France.
As French as fallafel.

Another day... another akbar... or two.


Build a wall...

...top it with razor wire and broken glass...

“I know that if this country enforced the laws that are already on the books those two young men would not have been here and this rape, this horrendous rape, would not have occurred."
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UPDATE: Siege mentality spreads
The counties containing Chicago, Detroit and the independent city of Baltimore were the biggest population losers in the United States from 2015 to 2016, according to data released today by the Census Bureau.
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RELATED: Silence of the BLMs...
York Regional Police have identified the victim of an early morning shooting in Vaughan as Laquan Lyew, 26, of Ajax. Not long after the shooting in Vaughan, Toronto police were called to Cather Crescent near Varna Drive, in the Lawrence Avenue West and Allen Road area, for reports of multiple gunshots and the sound of a man screaming for help.
Just another day... in the GTA.


22 March 2017

The capricious and unknowable...

..."Will of Buddha, er... Shiva, wait... Odin, no... uh, Jesus... wait a minute..."

Five people, including a London police officer who was stabbed and the alleged assailant, were killed in a terror attack that saw more 40 people injured outside the Parliament building on Wednesday in an act described as "sick and depraved" by British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Acting Metropolian Police Deputy Commissioner and Head of Counter Terrorism Mark Rowley said there was only one attacker who authorities believe was "inspired by international terrorism."
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RELATED: Yup. Looks Japanese

I'm thinkin' we're gonna have to revisit that whole "Canadian Values" dealio.


21 March 2017

The Human Condition

Before venturing into the Mystery Hole, all pilgrims must complete a waiver reading, “I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that I must be out of my mind to climb down into a damp, dark hole when I’m perfectly safe where I am.”


20 March 2017

Something for nothing?

...I guess we're shifting over to "Sunny Ways" economic policy...

"Kathleen Wynne's plan, which is supposed to take effect this summer, will cost taxpayers an estimated $25 billion in interest payments as the Liberal government re-amortizes electricity deals over 30 years to achieve the short-term savings."