Apparently David Miller and the city of Toronto have charged into the trenches of the war on terror.
-- TORONTO -- Mahmoud Jaballah has been banned from unsupervised communications with the outside world for nearly a decade, ever since he was accused of relaying messages for al-Qaeda before the deadly 1998 African embassy bombings.They just might want to reconsider which side they're on.
But last month, in a breach of the Egyptian's bail conditions, a City of Toronto program for needy families installed a new high-speed Internet connection in his home.**********
In late August, high-school student Afnan Essayyid, one of Mr. Jaballah's six children, qualified for the City of Toronto's Kids@Computers scholarship program, which gives free Internet connections to families on welfare.
RELATED: But Mahmoud needs his DSL
-- RIYADH, Dec 4 (Reuters) -- There are now about 5,600 Web sites spreading al Qaeda's ideology worldwide, and 900 more are appearing each year, a Saudi researcher told a national security conference on Tuesday.**********
"The real battle with al Qaeda is no longer on the ground, but rather a media battle, and it is a real threat to national security," Faram told Reuters. "For al Qaeda media coverage is more important than the actual operations," he said.
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Jaballah's son Ahmed was one of the people behind the hoohah at the U of T Scarborough campus halal food issue.Yeah... I remember that one.
LAST WORD: Meanwhile, over at Leftbot Central...
The socialist McGuinty government is policing people's Christmas gifts.
-- SARNIA -- Political correctness has been taken to an absurd level by the people who decide what can and can't go on Ontario's personalized licence plates, a Sarnia woman says.