08 September 2007

The Man behind the Mask

As some of you know, there's been a bit of "a disturbance in the force" in the Progressive Blogosphere... over the threatened outing of self-described snarkmaster Canadian Cynic.

Which is actually quite funny because there are, according to Scott Tribe anyway, plenty of people who have broken bread with CC.

Now that revelation got me to wondering how Scott and all his "progressive" pals felt about the infamous "Fuck you and your grief" message that the Cynic recently spat into the face of Wanda Watkins, the mother of one of the young Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan.

It seems that all of the people at the big she-bang last August (with the exception of Shoshana Berman... see explanatory link***) are still crankin' out the socialist line on their progblogs.

So, in the interest of diversity of opinion and reconciling all the hurt feelings this matter has precipitated... I thought I'd give them all a chance to defend their fellow-traveller Canadian Cynic.

They are...

( -- pictured -- "Rebecca of Hope and Onions, David Graham of The World According to CDLU and his wife listening to a point being made, while the man concealed in black to protect his identity from raving right-wing lunatics is invited guest CC of Canadian Cynic.")
The other folks at "Gidget goes Granola" included... Philip Qua of The Wingnuterer, Mark Francis of Section 15 & Sudden Sage, Steve Valeriote of Far and Wide, Robert Pavlacic of Blast Furnace Canada Blog, Robert Rabey of Take Off, Eh!, Jeff Jedras of A BC'er In Toronto and Shoshana Berman of her same-named blog***.

Canadian Cynic, (he of the blacked out head) as of last night remains, to no one's surprise... totally unrepentant.

What say the rest of the "merry men & wymyn"?

Maybe Scott could post an uncensored version of the picture, huh?

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By the way, I hear CC's a real ladies man.

Any of the gals care to confirm that?

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UPDATE: Okay, our first reply...

Is Scott Tribe throwin' in with the Cynic... or just givin' us the rope-a-dope?

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Hey Scotty, tell me... do I really seem like... what did you call me, "a wingnut"... compared to your gracious party hostess?

Now, there's a thought. Maybe the ever-outspoken Shoshana would be able to give us the scoop on the mysterious, blacked out CC.

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Still waiting to hear from the rest of the progbloggers.

Oops... Scotty's lowering the boom. He says I've "been warned."

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UPDATE2: I've left a message for Rebecca.

We might have better luck here... I've heard wymyn are way better communicators than us knuckle-draggin', mouth-breathin' dudes.

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Gotta grab some zees, see y'all in the a.m.

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GOOD MORNING: Nothing yet from Rebecca...

But over at Scott's DiaTribe, unlike O.J., they've found the "Real Killer."

Scott himself says my question is "off topic", thus unanswerable.

So Scott… when I ask if CC's still on your a-list… you're saying you won't answer… on a technicality?

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UPDATE3: I've left a message for Dave

These linux guys are like Mr. Spock, Dave will be able to parse this thing out for us.

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Meanwhile, back at the Halls, CC's alter-ego Ti-Guy drops by the comments here, to offer, you guessed it... more homoerotic e-sex...
"Seriously, you need a help...or a thick, juicy piece of tube-steak to distract you from the sociopathy that's becoming a little unsettling."
Oooooh, sassy boudoir talk... there's people gonna want a piece of that...
Cherniak_WTF whispers... You are quite the wingnut with this "outing". Does it give you a hard-on?
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UPDATE4: It's a lazy Sunday morning...

And Canadian Cynic (yes, he of the blacked out head), champion of free speech and reasonable dialogue, has suddenly disabled anonymous comments on his blog...
"Once again, I had enabled anonymous comments, hoping against hope that some commenters were capable of at least a modicum of civility and reasonable dialogue.

And, once again, reality reaches over to slap me soundly across the face."
Oh my goodness CC... you're being victimised?

That's just, well... that's just not fair!


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LAST WORD: Don't forget kiddies, there's a reward

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59 comments:

Anonymous said...

Canadian Cynic, (he of the blacked out head) as of last night remains, to no one's surprise... totally unrepentant.

Of course he does; he's a slimy little cowardly weasel. Its easy for CC to say whatever he wants if he never has to worry about dealing with the consequences of his hateful bile. What a piece of shit.

CC tells the grieving mother of a dead soldier, who gave his life in service to this country, to go fuck herself and his little band of merry "progressives" basically tell you to move on when you ask them how they feel about that. What a surprise, they're cowards, too.

Their claim to being "progressive" is utter bullshit.

Ti-Guy said...

Of course he does; he's a slimy little cowardly weasel.

Testify...anonymous.

You always were a creepy stalker, neo-con and this just confirms it. You're now widening your crusade to a bunch of people who simply might have been in the presence of CC at one point?

Seriously, you need a help...or a thick, juicy piece of tube-steak to distract you from the sociopathy that's becoming a little unsettling.

*whips it out*...Will this do?

Anonymous said...

You are sick and I'll bet you are proud of it, too.

Neo Conservative said...

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"anon said... You are sick and I'll bet..."

you'll have to do better than that... sick is such an imprecise term.

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Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy yet again indulges his oral fixation... a thick, juicy piece of tube-steak"

that homoerotic stuff just gets you goin' huh, big guy?

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Cherniak_WTF said...

The thing is Halls', Wanda Watkins can still go fuck herself and her grief....

WW politicized her son's death and tried to justify the tragic death into support for the farcical endeavour.

You are quite the wingnut with this "outing". Does it give you a hard-on?

Crabgräss said...

For Christ's sake, Neo, you're the Prime Minister. Grow up.

Cherniak_WTF said...

ti-guy, you have to wonder about the sanity of one who uses a shell casing on his blog as a header.

One gets the feeling that Halls is most likely to go postal...

Ps. Halls your stats counter is off by a radius of about 250km of where my IP is located. That's a lot of people to cyberbully.

Anonymous said...

Testify..."Ti-Guy" of the oh so public, yet sickly perverted face.

See, the difference is, troll, that I don't spew hatred like CC and cowardly use my anonymity as a shield while shit stain hypocrite "progressives" like you have no problem with their kind of vile and evil pronouncements.

No kindly go fuck yourself, if you know where to look.

Cherniak_WTF said...
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Ti-Guy said...

that homoerotic stuff just gets you goin' huh, big guy?

Not really. In fact, none of this is remotely interesting to me except for the fact that you have an established reputation as an unsavoury, vile, hate-spewing blogger whose penchant for stalking is now bordering on the criminal.

See, the difference is, troll, that I don't spew hatred like CC...

So what's this, then?..

No kindly go fuck yourself, if you know where to look.

...a love letter?

*tsk tsk*...the incivility and the blind rage and hatred. How do you manage to function in public?

Cherniak_WTF said...

Oh look, anon-tard replied... something about Anonymous being bad...

God the fucknuts are funny.

Ti-Guy said...

What's worse, is that it's probably someone who's adopted a number of identities and doesn't have the stones to at least stick to one.

Honestly, the righties are sociopathic...

syncrodox said...

Cherniak WTF

Brilliant logic and so eloquently said.

So if I follow correctly, Cc and your bad ass self should have had the same invective for the father of Capt. Nichola Goddard who had some definite opinions regarding the Afstan mission.

Slimy, sleazy, inconsistent, liberal and anonymous.

Check,check,check check and check.

But then I'm sure you can find an example of a right wing blogger who bravely used their anonymity to spew profanity at the grieving family of one of our fallen soldiers. Right?

Pathetic.

Syncro

Neo Conservative said...

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"Cherniak_WTF said... wonder about the sanity of one who uses a shell casing..."

let me help you with that, city boy... it's a bullet... the shell casing is the brass cylinder that holds the primer and the powder.

see... out here where i live, a gun is a tool. it's used, mostly, to keep predators off the livestock and, oh yes, for hunting.

it has no magical powers or bad -juju of it's own.

sure, like a claw hammer it can kill... but not until someone picks it up and uses it.

that help you?

thx for speaking up... at least we know what side you're on.

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Neo Conservative said...

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"crabgräss said... For Christ's sake, Neo, you're the Prime Minister. Grow up."

hey crabby... that's pretty good... i didn't think you had it in you.

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Cherniak_WTF said...

Syncro, the right spews hatred every day.
I'm never seen such a bunch of vacuous social engineers.

Of course, logic is something that you don't seem to understand, now do you.
WW basically said that we should be in Afghanistan because it will add meaning to her son's death.
A kind of "if you support our soldiers, you'll support this war".
I'm tired of this false debate, so I don't even support the soldiers. Bring them all back in pine boxes for all I care (please note that does not mean I want them dead - I have to spell things out for the righties), it means I don't care about jingoistic farce. It's ill conceived and ill executed.

By the way, I support the BQ.

Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy said... someone who's adopted a number of identities and doesn't have the stones to at least stick to one."

oh, i love it. anybody ever seen potty-mouth cc, homoerotic ti-guy and lost-boy cherniak_wtf in the same room together?

funny, how often thay all show up together at the same time and place.

nah... it couldn't be.

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Cherniak_WTF said...
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Cherniak_WTF said...

Please to amuse me with your conspiracy theories...

Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy said... *tsk tsk*...the incivility and the blind rage and hatred. How do you manage to function in public?"

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"I'm sure you'll be looking forward to me squatting here for several months, defending my political perspective and opinions with the same rationalisations regardless of anything said by anyone, all the while speculating on your physical appearance, on your sexual proclivities, on your familial relations, on what kind of "equipment" you have installed in your living room that permits you to move around and exactly what you are doing right now in front of your computer while you read this."

Posted by: Ti-Guy at January 26, 2006 09:33 PM

incivility, blind rage and hatred, huh... you sure you wanna die on that hill?

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syncrodox said...

Cherniak_WTF

I'm a little slow, so help me out here.

I understand you and Cc are men of high principle and as such I wonder why you never had a nice "fuck your grief" comment for Mr. Goddard.

Would it be safe to assume that his opinion is more in line with yours?

Can I further deduce that the grief of one parent is more valid than another when their comments meet your ideological standard?

And finally, a lovely closing in your last comment. Cc and his mom would be proud.

Or would she?

Syncro

Cherniak_WTF said...

Can I further deduce that the grief of one parent is more valid than another when their comments meet your ideological standard?
Absolutely not.

I can emphasize with both parents equally at their lost.

I would not use their grief and coping mechanism as an excuse to stay or leave Afghanistan.
You want to have the debate either stay there or not.
I don't recall reading that we should leave Afghanistan because Mr. Goddard said so. If I had, it would have been as pathetic as WW asking that we stay in Afghanistan. Seems that right used her plea to justify staying there.
Does this make more sense to you now?

Cherniak_WTF said...

Oh my goodness CC... you're being victimised?
LOL.
Only in wingnut territory would stalking become " victimised"...

So, how's that little theory that you eluded to?

syncrodox said...

Cherniak_WTF

I'm catching on now. It would seem to me that "the right" had respect for Mr. Goddard and were capable of separating the political issue from the personal experience.

On the other hand the likes of Cc and yourself seem to lack this basic skill.

What might we call this skill...hmmmm.... howz about empathy?

It would seem to me that this mythical thing called empathy could fall within the guidelines of "a minimal level of civility".

No?

Then again I'm probably just hard of understanding.

Syncro

p.s. I would love to further engage in this enlightening conversation but, sadly, I have committed to completing a small reno job for some neighbors.

BTW, I'm not fond of the colours they chose. Maybe I'll tell them "fuck you and your tastes".

That ought to ensure the check clears.

Neo Conservative said...

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"syncro said... BTW, I'm not fond of the colours they chose. Maybe I'll tell them "fuck you and your tastes".

seems to work for some folks.

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Ti-Guy said...

Posted by: Ti-Guy at January 26, 2006 09:33 PM

Almost two years ago? Good one, stalky. Now, should I schedule my outing with you now, or is your stalking and outing itinerary pretty much jam packed at the moment?

...what with all the people you're stalking right now.

Gee, I thought the vile hate spewing was good, but when we add the stalking and the outing, neo con's presents the complete wingnut package.

KEvron said...

fixate much?

fuck wanda watkins and her grief.

KEvron

Cherniak_WTF said...

neo con's presents the complete wingnut package.
All that's missing is some anti-normal-sexual-choice rants before getting caught in some public place engaging in a bizarre sex act to complete the circle...

Crabgräss said...

Synchrodox: "But then I'm sure you can find an example of a right wing blogger who bravely used their anonymity to spew profanity at the grieving family of one of our fallen soldiers. Right?"

Absolutely.

Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy bleats... two years ago? all the people you're stalking right now"

geez ti-ti... you don't find it disturbing that, instead of actually blogging and putting yourself out there... you've been playing dirty talkin' uber-troll all this time?

hey, you know that google thing you use to find porn? it can find words too.

try it sometime.

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KEvron said...

"I'm sure you can find an example of a right wing blogger who bravely used their anonymity to spew profanity at the grieving family of one of our fallen soldiers."

do they have to be anonymous to be sickening fuckheads?

now, can you provide an example, meeting your own criteria, wherein cc ever did the like? (careful; you said "at"....)

KEvron

Neo Conservative said...

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"kevron snarls... 'fuck wanda watkins and her grief.'"

that does seem to be the consensus from the compassionate left.

funny though, not one so-called "progressive" from scott's tribe has deigned to show up and defend poor cc.

just cc's wolfpack of alter-egomaniacs.

which is about what i expected.

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Neo Conservative said...

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"cherniak_wtf spouts... neo con's presents the complete wingnut package."

hey cherney, you talked to shoshana lately?

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KEvron said...

"that does seem to be the consensus from the compassionate left."

yes, i'm sure it must seem that way. if one squints hard enough, yes.

KEvron

KEvron said...

"not one so-called "progressive" from scott's tribe has deigned to show up"

i'll schedule a little time later this week to give a shit about this....

KEvron

KEvron said...

neo sharted: "hey cherney, you talked to shoshana lately?"

you ain't seen nuthin' yet!

KEvron

Frank Hilliard said...

Cherniak_WTF said...

ti-guy, you have to wonder about the sanity of one who uses a shell casing on his blog as a header.


No Cherniak_WTF, it's not a casing, it's a cartridge. From Wikipedia: A cartridge or round packages the bullet, gunpowder and primer into a single metallic case precisely made to fit the firing chamber of a firearm.

So, you can't even get the easy stuff right.

KEvron said...

you totally pwned him, frank!!1!

KEvron

Anonymous said...

So what's this, then?..

Now kindly go fuck yourself.

A love letter? *tsk tsk*...the incivility and the blind rage and hatred. How do you manage to function in public?

My word, but you drooling left-bot retards are lame. I was just stating what you need to do with your retarded self. No hate or incivility for stating that obvious fact, troll. That sort of incoherent vitriolic ranting is the primary department of you hack kneed "progressives." :D

And I function the same in public as you, my fellow anony, albeit
the typical left-bot and enabling hypocricy. :D

Your Teacher said...

When you call people "drooling left-bot retards", it leaves you open to petty attacks.

What is "hack kneed"? Do you mean "hackneyed"?

What is meant by "hypocricy"? Do you mean "hypocrisy"?

Neo Conservative said...

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"your teacher said... When you call people "drooling left-bot retards", it leaves you open to petty attacks."

what about when you call somebody "a cunt"?

you're good with that?

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Ti-Guy said...

you don't find it disturbing that, instead of actually blogging and putting yourself out there... you've been playing dirty talkin' uber-troll all this time[?]

Not in the least. And I don't troll.

...Well, being here is a bit trollish, but you have it coming.

By the way, you write the "c-word" more than any blogger I know.

Crabgräss said...

Neo: "what about when you call somebody "a cunt"?"

Um... I think that spelling is okay.
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Gosh, Neo, you seem a little preoccupied with this thing. Are you eating and getting rest?

Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy protests... Not in the least. And I don't troll."

of course you don't...

"well, i have i have admit to trolling. no, not this blog! i have a few fright-winger faves i visit regularly, and my comments do tend to drip with my trademark sarcasm. and i can be relentless in my pursuit."

Posted by: Ti-Guy at Monday, April 02, 2007 8:43:00 AM

google... it's not just for porn anymore.

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Neo Conservative said...

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"crabby said... Neo: "what about when you call somebody "a cunt"?""

you care to point to where i've ever done that?

try looking closely at the single recent instance where someone tried putting the name "neo conservative" into a comment on cc's blog.

not me... sorry.

maybe ti-guy can help you with that one... you'll notice he has a sort of casual relationship with the truth.

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Ti-Guy said...

"well, i have i have admit to trolling. no, not this blog! i have a few fright-winger faves i visit regularly, and my comments do tend to drip with my trademark sarcasm. and i can be relentless in my pursuit."

Posted by: Ti-Guy at Monday, April 02, 2007 8:43:00 AM


Didn't we do this already? That's not even my comment. It was posted by Kevron here.

I don't know if you're bold-faced liar, or just really dumb, or both. But really, resorting to such fabrications is really quite insane.

Ti-Guy said...

Oh, hang on...I remember now...I quoted Kevron here (note the italics....that's how educated people indicate they're quoting someone).

I understand now....you're illiterate.

Red Tory said...

What was the point of all this again?

Anonymous said...

Love the patterned shirt. Very casual professorial, wouldn't you say?

Ti-Guy said...

What was the point of all this again?

I think neo-con ran out of kittens to strangle.

Neo Conservative said...

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yup... slip of the mouse.

that's what happens when you have to rapidly field rabid commentary from so many directions.

the actual quote...

Monday, April 02, 2007 8:43:00 AM, Ti-Guy said…

"well, i have i have admit to trolling. no, not this blog! i have a few fright-winger faves i visit regularly, and my comments do tend to drip with my trademark sarcasm. and i can be relentless in my pursuit."

"I have no problem with that kind of trolling (besides, it's entertaining as hell). I thought, at one point, of developing an online persona to do that kind of thing, but I just find the misery at rightwing blogs"

lemme see... no site yourself... but you absolutely do not travel all over the conservative blogosphere dangling your nasty comment bait on a daily basis... is that right?

like you've been doing here... (8 out of a total of 50 comments) i mean.

it is, in fact... all you do.

pathetic.

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Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy said
I think neo-con ran out of kittens to strangle."


there's number nine.

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Ti-Guy said...

but you absolutely do not travel all over the conservative blogosphere dangling your nasty comment bait on a daily basis... is that right?

That's correct. You're so hideous and vile, you deserve extra attention, but really, you're far too boring and ignorant to hold my attention for long.

...10.

Neo Conservative said...

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"ti-guy said... You're so hideous and vile"

more silly names... that's all you've got?

tell me, how often does that work on anybody over the age of seven?

get a blog, put a message out there... unless, of course, you already have one...

gee... who haven't we heard from today?

pathetic.

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KEvron said...

"well, i have i have admit to trolling. no, not this blog! i have a few fright-winger faves i visit regularly, and my comments do tend to drip with my trademark sarcasm. and i can be relentless in my pursuit."

lol! confused much?

KEvron

KEvron said...

"it is, in fact... all you do."

you totally pwned him, brian lemon!

KEvron

Anonymous said...

I have to admit, I'm pretty surprised to see some of the faces in that crowd alongside cc and shoshanna. Otherwise decent and straight laced folks, or so I thought?
I bet they regret the day these photos were taken.

Patrick Ross said...

Awwww, isn't that cute? It looks like little Kevy has found himself a new object for his affection.

Come on back to the Nexus, Kev. I'll be more than happy to continue deleting your comments without reading them.

That being said (I guess I just can't resist baiting the little dork), the things I miss when I take sabbaticals. Perhaps I'll start taking fewer sabbaticals.

Good work, Paul. We'll get this guy eventually. It's bloody well inevitable.