30 April 2010

Hang on a second... is anybody else...

...smelling smoke?

-- BRUSSELS -- Muslims, academics and human rights groups have hit out at a looming public ban in Belgium on the full face veil. The vote on Thursday was almost unanimous with 134 MPs in support of the law and just two abstentions.

The law, which still needs to be passed by Belgium's senate, will be imposed in streets, public gardens and sports grounds or buildings "meant for public use or to provide services" to the public.

"We're the first country to spring the locks that have made a good number of women slaves, and we hope to be followed by France, Switzerland, Italy, and the Netherlands; countries that think," said Denis Ducarme, a liberal deputy.
This is gonna be interesting.

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RELATED: In other sharia-type news
Some witnesses said police rescued him and took him to a nearby hospital, only for the crowd to break in to the intensive care unit, drag him out and continue to beat him.

The mob is reported to have stripped him down to his underpants, driven his body through the streets on a car bonnet, and then hung him from a pole in the centre of the village with onlookers crying "Allahu Akbar" or God is Great.
Who needs pesky lawyers & judges?

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LAST WORD: Maybe they should call it...

...the "Religion of Blowing Shit Up"...
Two bomb blasts ripped through a mosque in Somalia's capital Saturday, killing at least 30 people and wounding up to 70 others.

No one claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack. It was the second bomb attack on a mosque in Bakara this week.

A landmine explosion near a different mosque Tuesday killed one person.
I got nuthin'.


Yeah, you dumb bunny...

...it's all about your dick...

-- GUANTANAMO -- A Canadian prisoner refused to attend his hearing in the Guantanamo war crimes tribunal on Friday because he felt guards had searched his pants for contraband in a humiliating manner, lawyers said.

"He believes it comes too close to his genitalia in the way it's being done."

Khadr told her Friday's search had included unprecedented moving and shaking, which he considered humiliating, and therefore he refused to get into the van that would take him to court, she testified.
I'm thinking... if I was on trial for my life... this might not be the biggest thing on my mind.


Dear Globe & Mail

Thanks for the detail, boys.

Say... did it occur to any of you "professional journalists" that poor little Omar didn't get any of those injuries playing b-ball at the local rec centre?

Mr. Khadr, who is blind in one eye and has shrapnel shards in both, kept his face covered and his head down as a 27-minute video was played, showing him as a grinning, 15-year-old building detonators in a carpeted room while al-Qaeda trainers exulted: "God willing we will get a good number of Americans."
Somebody explain this to me.

Why would we want this treasonous little fuck... or any of his surviving jihadi family for that matter... back in our country anyway?
Oh, that's right... most of us don't.

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RELATED: Conservatives don't make points...

...they just "lash out" or...
Thank you, Hanoi Jane.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"The Khadrs were mercenaries. What do left-wing governments do to mercenaries?"
Exactly.


Paging Michael Ignatieff

Exactly what part of chasing after farmers, duck hunters & skeet shooters is gonna help knock down urban handgun crime?

-- TORONTO -- Two teens under court orders not to have firearms are charged in a string of violent gunpoint heists of TTC subway collectors.

Toronto Police Det. Mike Palermo said two robberies occurred in February 2009, another a year later, a fourth in March and the last one last Friday at the Leslie station.

Charged are: Guled Ismail, 19, of Toronto, and a 19-year-old man who was 17 when some of robberies occurred and can’t be identified.
So Michael... when is the Liberal Party gonna give us our 2 billion dollars back?

RELATED:
Bias? What media bias?
On the Sunday, April 18th edition of The National, the teaser for an upcoming story consisted entirely of these twelve words: "At the end of the day: Rahim Jaffer, Ms. Guergis - Cocaine? Hookers?"
Yeah... funny how that works, huh?


If you're not measuring...

...you're not managing...

Researchers looked at data, including censuses, death registrations and surveys, to compile the estimated number of early deaths in 187 countries in 1970, 1990 and 2010.
Hey Britain... how's that nanny-state thing working out for you?


29 April 2010

Here's a thought

Instead of providing the easiest possible way for irresponsible, self-involved crack whores & their ilk to dispose of unwanted babies... how about we just pay them up front not to have them at all?

Dr. Geoffrey Cundiff, head of the hospital's obstetrics and gynecology department, said he wanted a way for troubled mothers to leave their babies safely and anonymously at the hospital instead of abandoning them on the street.
Now, I can appreciate where Dr. Cundiff is coming from... but let's face it... this is a finger in the dyke... and, more to the point... doesn't stop anyone from doing this over & over again.

And hey... I love the use of the word "troubled." Call me a knuckle-draggin' neocon, but if you're dumping newborns on the street... you're not troubled, you're a stone sociopath.

So... two words... tubal ligation.

How about a tax-free five thousand dollar payout, no questions asked, to anyone who chooses to go this route? It's certainly a more permanent solution to this horrific problem... and compared to trying to save, take care of & place all those unwanted newborns... a simpler, more sensible way to go.

Or, I guess you can just throw in with Hillary & Iggy & Jack Layton... and start building abortion clinics all over the place.

I just think my way is better.


How is Israel supposed to make peace...

...with these guys... they can't even stop killing each other?

-- GAZA -- The Islamic militant group Hamas says Egyptian forces pumped gas into a Gaza smuggling tunnel, killing four Palestinians.

The tunnels bring in food, gasoline and other goods, but are also used by Hamas to smuggle guns, ammunition and rockets.
Of course, the Pals aren't exactly shrinking violets themselves...
"The battles came a day after two men were thrown to their deaths from high-rise rooftops, signalling a rapid descent into all-out confrontation."
Once again, the capricious & unknowable "Will of Allah."

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RELATED: Back in jolly old England
Lador-Fresher was removed from the area by a security vehicle, which she entered from the back entrance of the lecture hall. The demonstrators attacked the car, some holding Palestinian flags up to the windows and others climbing on the hood and trying to smash the windshield.
Peace, my hairy, pimpled arse.


I'm with Langmann

The time is now folks...

I think we can prevent all these murders if --

a) Knives had serial numbers and were registered --

b) Knives had lockable sheaths and are locked in a cabinet --

c) Alan Rock writes a bill that states: Self defence is not a valid reason to buy a knife --

d) In order to move their knives out of the kitchen people need to apply for an Authorization to Transport document which specifically states the purpose of the movement of the knife and the time limit allowed. People must travel in as short a distance as possible – say to the couch, and not stop in the bathroom while moving the knife.
--
For the love of gawd... if it only saves one life.


"Not in my ocean, er... backyard!"

Opposition to the proposal from Senator Edward M. Kennedy, who died in August, had been a major thorn in the Obama administration’s side in advancing the project.

The project has also made for some strange bedfellows. Cape Wind is backed by both Greenpeace and the United States Chamber of Commerce.

It has been opposed perhaps most prominently by members of the Kennedy family. Senator Kennedy was a longtime sailor on Nantucket Sound and fought the project up until he died.
Anybody know where the Goreacle stood on this one?

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
As 'Instapundit' says: "I'll believe there is a crisis when those who are telling us there is a crisis ACT like there is a crisis."
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RELATED: Green around the gills
The response to the unfolding woes has been to re-focus the Party from encouraging and supporting local organising at the grassroots level, to making electing Elizabeth May the sole priority of the Party.

The means to enable this strategic shift have entailed some very risky shell games with our money and Party.
And the pan flute played on.

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LAST WORD: Big Mother has landed


Eat what you want...

...die like a man...

Toronto based chef and BBQ enthusiast Ted Reader will be turning Dundas Square into his own backyard for his own shindig on May 6th. The plan is to grill 300 pounds of ground beef, slather it in condiments, top it off with a giant bun, and earn a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records.

He has a team of people holding their collective breath in anticipation, and he’s been keeping them in the loop, twittering every exciting moment along the way - “Just finished grilling a 42 lb burger over hardwood charcoal. Took 2 hours & 20 minutes, reached internal temp of 160 degrees learned tons.”
Time to break out the Q.


Looks like Ignatieff and Graves...

...aren't the only folks trying to spark up "culture wars"...

"It's par for the course for what we have to do in Albany – fighting the forces of evil," Senator Parker said. Parker shockingly identified the "enemies" he's fighting as other senators.

"These long-term, white supremacist, you know, Republican senators," he said.
I'm sure my new friend Shatzie would agree.

Now... call me wacky... but here's the kind of senator I'd be worried about...
A Nigerian senator accused of marrying a 13-year-old Egyptian girl says he has done nothing wrong.

Ahmad Sani Yerima, 49, told the BBC that his fourth wife was not 13, but would not say how old she was.

Mr Sani was the governor of Zamfara state, where he oversaw the introduction of Sharia law - for the first time in a northern state - in 1999.
Nice synchronicity there, Ahmad.


Colvin testimony takes more hits

Mr. Buchan took over Mr. Colvin’s job as a Foreign Affairs political director in Kandahar in 2006 and received Mr. Colvin’s handover notes outlining issues he had been working on.

“There was no reference to the detainee issue whatsoever,” Mr. Buchan said in testimony before the special House of Commons committee on Afghanistan.

That view was supported by another committee witness who was also in Kandahar during that period. Major General Timothy Grant, who is now retired, said the first credible reports of abuse came from The Globe.

“I am puzzled by Mr. Colvin’s comments,” Mr. Grant told MPs.
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RELATED: Be careful what you wish for


28 April 2010

BREAKING: Dozens of CTV staffers...

...rushed to local Emergency Room... all citing mysterious bleeding from every single orifice...
(h/t reader scott)

(link fixed.)


Looks like I've managed to...

...acquire my first homestead-related injury of 2010.

Went to pull the lawn tractor outta the garage this morning and noticed the left rear tire was flatter than a Liberal Party policy manual. Couldn't manage to get it off with a regular socket set... so I had to hunt up my breaker-bar.

Unfortunately, it was on so tight, I had to beat on that with a hammer... and somewhere in the whole wretched process, managed to pop something in my forearm.

I guess it's an age-related thing. Stuff like this never used to happen in my salad days.

Gonna have to start training up Neophyte to do all my heavy lifting... or get back on the weight bench and try to salvage the next decade.


Michael Ignatieff...

...single-handedly saving Canada from dictatorship...

“Intimidation and reprisals are totally unacceptable in our democracy. These tactics are part and parcel of the Conservative culture of contempt and deceit.”
Contempt and deceit, Michael?

What about hookers, mobsters & blow?


Never mind toys in your cereal...

Blazing Catfur's pulling out all the stops...

Prizes! Death Threats, Fatwas & More Are Promised To The Winners! --
Note: Personal kevlar is optional... but recommended.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:

My new friend Shatzie wants me to put my... and I hope I'm getting this right... "ass on the line."

Apart from the obvious homo-erotic connotation... (a common theme in communications from my left-of-centre commenters)... it sorta sounds like an unwise thing to do.

Advice anyone?


Omar to get...

...a McDreamy deal?

-- GUANTANAMO BAY -- Khadr’s defence team would not talk about negotiations Tuesday but confirmed that they have spoken with prosecutors and were “open to any possibilities that would resolve this case.”

Khadr’s prosecution is set to become the showcase trial under the Obama administration, reportedly causing discomfort in Washington and dividing the president’s legal advisors.
Go O.

Just don't expect too much support from those knuckle-draggin' Canadians...
Mr. Khadr, one of several sons of Ahmed Said Khadr, a senior al-Qaeda figure, has stirred little support among Canadians, many of whom regard the family as citizens of convenience.
Well... except for, you know... Michael Ignatieff & Jack Layton and friends.

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LAST WORD: Save our Jihadi


27 April 2010

Call the B.C. Liberal government...

...for assistance with a mentally-ill child... lose all your kids...

"We're a lot better at it than we were 10 years ago," said Coleman. "We've actually gone to a different form of contract management that is saving us a lot of money that we can actually put back into services for people.
You mean like foster care?
"Social workers, along with the RCMP, then came to take all three of the younger children and put them in foster homes. Leah said she believes the government is paying $6,000 a month for her son's foster care, which she said infuriates her."
And, bear in mind, that's not the child that precipitated the problem.

See Rich... not to put too fine a point on it... the outcome here suggests you're either an idiot... or, well... er... that's all I've got.

Snatching up three other kids... and leaving the violent, mentally-ill adult child with the distraught parents... that's just cruel & dangerous... not to mention expensive.

Who actually wins here?


Liberal Party of Canada calls for...

...mandatory plastic eating utensils... and disbanding of the nuclear family...

The number of homicides committed with knives has risen in Canada and equals the number committed with guns. Family members committed 35 per cent of stabbings.
Hey... that "family" thing... it worked for Michael Ignatieff.

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RELATED: In other "true patriot" news...

Despite being momentarily astounded by a paucity of cognac & truffles...
Too bad he didn't have a similar "Live Canadian" plan... until he decided he wanted to be Prime Minister.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"The state has no business in the kitchens of the nation."
Ooooh... zing.


Hanoi Jane Taber...

...takes on the "Vast Rightwing Conspiracy"...

"The Conservatives are mounting their own version of a “culture war” as they take on the CBC over allegations of Liberal bias at the taxpayer-subsidized network."

"And it’s getting vicious."
Yeah... that evil Stephen Harper... he's a regular Pol Pot.

Good grief, Janie... "That's not a knife... this is a knife."


You can't really blame Iggy...

...he hasn't lived here long enough to know our laws...

"The Liberals promised Canadian gun owners that REGISTRATION WOULD NOT EQUAL CONFISCATION!

However, letters sent out last month by the RCMP ordering legal owners to turn in their firearms for destruction, without compensation, within 30 days gives proof of the lie contained within that particular Liberal 'promise'.”
Just spitballin' here... but maybe, just maybe... the primary targets of a 2 billion dollar bureacratic wet dream... shouldn't actually be farmers, skeet shooters & duck hunters.

Just a thought.

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RELATED: "Digging Graves" syndrome
"Now that I’m done watching the National, I better turn the channel. The Hour is on and its George on George. Strombo woopin up the audience for his next guest, George Galloway."
Time to choose sides folks.


The Green Police

It was only when the case finally came to court, and her lawyer advised her to opt for a jury trial, that the local authority suddenly dropped the case.

"They acted as if I dumped a body at the recycling centre, not a cardboard box."


26 April 2010

In David Miller's Socialist Paradise...

...it's apparently every spineless little shit for himself...

-- TORONTO -- An elderly man who cried out for help as he was being mugged on a Toronto subway train received no assistance from other commuters, police said Monday.

It was not immediately clear how many people were on the train or why they ignored the plight of the 79-year-old victim.
But hey... it's not a total loss... apparently the intrepid locals were able to supply a crackerjack description to the constabulary...
"The suspects are believed to be in their 20s."
Uh huh... they really call this place Toronto the Good? I sure don't get it.
It’s an act that could save lives, but Torontonians are the least likely in the province to register to become an organ donor, according to a recent report.
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UPDATE: Shame on them all
“They just grabbed me and took my wallet out from my pocket,” Mr. Hizel told City-TV Monday. “I screamed to the passengers but they ignored it. The train was almost half full.”
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UPDATE2: Note to Globe & Mail...

...you need a new reporter... looks like there was a descripton of the suspects after all...
The victim, who Const. Drummond described as "spry," attempted to activate the Passenger Assistance Alarm, but could not reach it. The two men, both described only as black men in their 20s wearing all-black clothing, grabbed the man and took his wallet.
And yes, Dawg... if it's relevant when poor black youths are gunned down by the "systemically racist" Toronto Police... it's relevant when they mug an octogenarian.

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RELATED: Just spitballin' here, but...

...does it have anything to do with drugs?
-- FORT MCMURRAY -- Alberta's Somali community is accusing the province's justice minister of "playing political games" by refusing to set up a task force to find out why so many young Somali-Canadians have died violently in the province.

A 19-year-old who was facing drug charges became the latest Somali murder victim on the weekend in the oilsands town of Fort McMurray, a hotbed for the illegal drug trade.
Just more fun & games.


When Sociopaths Collide

"Is she really goin' out with him...'cos if my eyes don't deceive me... there's somethin' goin' on around here..."

In return for supplying oil, which Zimbabwe desperately needs to keep its faltering economy moving, Iran has been promised access to potentially huge deposits of uranium ore – which can be converted into the basic fuel for nuclear power or enriched to make a nuclear bomb.


Not-so-Tiny Tim

"If a provincial election was held today, which party would get your vote?"


Hmmm... kinda sounds like...

..."Mad Dawg Disease"...

Everybody knows that when you say “I’m becoming very concerned about unsustainable levels of federal spending,” that’s old Jim Crow code for “Let’s get up a lynching party and teach that uppity Negro a lesson.” --
Funny how that works, huh?


Perhaps the question should be...

"Do I actually want my eight year-old child... to be learning the, uh... 'ins & outs'... of anal sex?"


Undiplomatic Relations

-- SANAA -- Ambassador Tim Torlot is safe, UK officials confirmed. One person - believed to be the attacker - was killed.

Western embassies in Yemen are no strangers to attacks. Militants used car bombs and rocket-propelled grenades in a co-ordinated assault on the US embassy last year.
But enough actual news... let's change the channel back to Ignatieff and company and their unwavering focus on "Canadian war criminals."

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RELATED: We feel for ya, pal..

...but I'm guessing 10.5 million dollars eases the pain just a little bit...
-- MONTREAL -- Despite his aspirations to above all live a "normal" life in which he would work "like everyone else," Maher Arar can't help but actively work for human rights since, according to him, Canada continues to scorn them, citing the case of Omar Khadr.
Yup... just your typical Canadian citizen.

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LAST WORD: How'd that jingle go?

Oh yeah... "A little dab'll do ya."


Never a Community Organiser around...

...when you really, really need one...

Two state representatives called on Gov. Pat Quinn Sunday to deploy the Illinois National Guard to safeguard Chicago's streets. --
Okay... this has to be some sort of political stunt, right?

I mean, how bad can this really be?
So far this year, 113 people have been killed across Chicago, the same number of U.S. troops killed in Iraq and Afghanistan combined in the same period, Fritchey said.
Yup... turns out President McDreamy's home turf... is way scarier than Fallujah.


Bright lights, big city...

...make a wish...

-- TORONTO -- A shooting at a west-end party left two teens with non life-threatening injuries early Sunday morning.

A 16-year-old boy was shot several times while a 19-year-old man was shot only once, Dawson said.
No word yet from Mayor Miller's office... on how many farmers, skeet shooters or duck hunters were involved in the latest mayhem.

"You would cry too... if it happened to you."


25 April 2010

Hope, Change and...

...don't wanna hurt anybody's feelings...

Despite pressure from activists and lawmakers, President Obama on Saturday again refused to declare the 1915 mass killings of Armenians a genocide.

He referred to it as a "devastating chapter," and said that "we must keep its memory alive in honor of those who were murdered so that we do not repeat the grave mistakes of the past."

Yet for the second year in a row, Obama avoided describing the episode as a genocide.
Way to audible, McDreamy... so much for the moral high ground.


Divide and Conquer

So, Michael... what the heck happened to "True Patriot Love"?

-- Under the Graves Strategy, it would ensure that the West, the fastest-growing region in Canada, is shut out from yet another national institution.

And any Westerner who objected could be called a bigot and a rube and "anti-French", to the delight of those more cosmopolitan ridings where Ignatieff might have a chance.

In other words, pit Toronto against Saskatoon; pit Montreal against Calgary.
--
Hmmm... seems like Iggy doesn't even have the sense... gawd gave a dog.

Just another reason, folks... friends don't let friends vote Liberal.


Karmic Kow

The inevitable downside of tormenting farm animals...

"Somedays you mince the steak... somedays the steak minces you." --
Ole.


"What would China do?"

For decades, insurance companies have tried to get their customers to quit drinking and smoking and to slim down and exercise. But imagine what they could have done if they had the power to simply outlaw behavior that drove up costs.

Taking away your bacon will be deemed a small price for helping cover the Obamacare deficit.
(via maggie's farm)


Hang on... does this mean the NDP...

...has to toss insanely-revered Saint Tommy Douglas under the bus?
Just another question you'll never see anyone ask on CTV's Question Period.


Darwin was Right

Has anybody actually lived... to tell the tale?


24 April 2010

Less than meets the eye

Is it possible that Nazim Gillani had a rabbit up his sleeve all this time?

-- OTTAWA -- The man who connected Mr. Gillani with Mr. Jaffer agreed to speak publicly for the first time to explain why he believes his fast-talking cousin’s boastfulness is really to blame for the Guergis-Jaffer affair.
Well... boastfulness AND duplicity...
In an e-mail that Mr. Gillani wrote that day to potential investors, he called Mr. Jaffer the “Canadian government money access point” and he described his cousin, who also came to the steakhouse meeting, as part of a something called “the Garfunkel Group.” Mr. Lakhani said Friday that the “Garfunkel Group” doesn’t exist, and his cousin must have made it up.

“I don’t know what it is that motivated him,” he said. “That’s the kind of falsities in which he operated in to do his business. ... I’m a victim too.”
Sounds like Michael Ignatieff's star witness has some 'splainin to do.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"You mean this whole thing is based on lies and innuendo concocted by a known liar and a way too gullible media?"

"Who would have thunk it?"
Who indeed? Not, apparently... Michael Ignatieff.


I can't even begin to imagine...

...the kind of sociopathic nonsense the female Blogging Tories have to put up with...
halls of macadamia/Of course, the more pressing question is... what's gonna happen now that Liberal Supporter has finally found his Karla Homolka?
halls of macadamia/And the fun just never ends...
halls of macadamia/It's especially amusing when they start to pull out the multiple personalities...

lithium libbyYeah Libby... there's no getting around it... you're "special."


Mayor Miller's office strangely silent...

...on exactly which gun club the shooter belonged to...

A suspected gun-toting man with four court prohibitions from having a firearm and arrested in Dundas Square during a pot protest is tied to the Point Blank Souljahs gang.

Point Blank Souljahs apparently splintered from the Regent Park Crew, and have had their share of violent battles, primarily with the Project Originalz, based in the Vanauley Walk housing complex in the Spadina Ave.-Dundas St. area.

Donovan Wynn, 33, is charged with numerous firearms offences, four counts of possessing a firearm contrary to a prohibition order and threatening death.
Apparently the much-celebrated McGuinty "catch & release" program has a few bugs in the ointment...
A Scarborough gunman who blinded a TTC bus driver in 2005 has admitted he participated in a kidnapping and shootout that wounded a teen in Ajax almost exactly two years later.
Ever wonder what the Toronto Police Service could have done with its share of the 2 billion dollars the Liberals pissed away chasing farmers, skeet shooters and duck hunters?

It's past time to start going after real criminals.

Get rid of the "Farmer Bob Rifle Registry."


The capricious and unknowable...

..."Will of Allah"...

A wave of bombings in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 100. Most of the attacks occurred near Shia mosques during Friday prayers. At least two went off near the offices of radical Shia cleric Moqtada Sadr.

There were at least six bombings in Baghdad on Friday, with some reports putting the total at 13.

Meanwhile seven people also died on Friday in a series of bombings in the western town of Khalidya in Anbar province. The attacks reportedly targeted the homes of police officers and a judge.
Meanwhile, back here in Canada, I look forward to the latest stunt in the despicable, non-stop Ignatieff & company campaign... to brand Canadian soldiers as "war criminals."


I guess I'm dating myself here...

...but remember when pin-striping & flames were things you applied to automobiles...

“It's the last frontier. These savvy entrepreneurs are marketing and creating a product, telling women, ‘Maybe you should consider this. Maybe you've never thought about it before, but other women have.'”
Maybe?


23 April 2010

"Accurate" information? Seriously?

So when Hanoi Jane Taber teams up with National Liberal Fund director Adam Smith... to rage against deconstruction of the 2 billion dollar "Farmer Bob Rifle Registry"... why exactly do they lead off with a picture of a prohibited assault rifle with an illegal 30 round clip?
I'm gonna go out on a limb here... but I'm thinkin' that's not the firearm of choice for any of the farmers, duck hunters or skeet shooters that I know.

-- OTTAWA -- “That’s why it’s critical that we respond with a targeted campaign of our own. Canadians need 'ACCURATE INFORMATION' about the changes we’ve proposed, and the MPs under attack need to know that the Liberals from coast to coast to coast are standing behind them.”
See guys... if you were actually interested in "accurate information", you could put up a shot of an ordinary deer rifle... or a .22 calibre plinker... but that's not really gonna whip up the fear, is it?

I guess we're just lucky you didn't try to photoshop in a bazooka... or a couple of hand grenades.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"Nice work... they changed the picture already ;^)"
Yup... they disappeared the "merchant of death" assault rifle picture... but no apology for a blatant attempt to gin up public hysteria.

Funny how that works, huh Janie?

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RELATED: Iggy -- The Un-truth-ening
The jacket of the book trumpets a number of excerpts from newspaper critiques that leave the impression the tome won rave reviews when first published last spring.

Take this snippet from the National Post: "Plenty of scope for a rich story ... Some wonderful anecdotes, particularly about George P. Grant ... Well written."

In fact, the Post review in its entirety was far from laudatory.

"True Patriot Love offers little that is new on the Grants save some wonderful anecdotes, particularly about George P. Grant. As an exploration of patriotism, it offers up cliches about modern Canada but little more," wrote Post reviewer Robert L. Fraser.

"True Patriot Love is a well-written disappointment."
Wake up folks... and smell the manipulation.


I guess apology means...

...something different... wherever it is this guy comes from...

"But in an interview today with The Globe and Mail to explain his apology, Mr. Graves went on to say that polling data shows the Conservative Party “does seem to provide a haven” for people with xenophobic or homophobic views."
Hang on a sec... did Frank Graves just infer that Conservatives are the equivalent of... the Nazi Party?

First it was Iggy and "hookers, mobsters and blow".

I guess I shouldn't be surprised.

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BACKGROUNDER: Scratch a socialist...

...find a nasty little weasel.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"This is the same arsehole the RCMP released all of the information to, on the firearms owners."
Hmmm...


The always coveted...

..."Insanely Genocidal"... seal of approval...

President Robert Mugabe has backed Iran's "just cause" on seeking nuclear power, as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad continues his Zimbabwe visit.

Zimbabwe's leader said both countries had been "unjustly vilified and punished by Western countries".
I can smell the crazy from my backyard.

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RELATED: So what's difference between...

...say... "violent retribution"... and murder?

Here's a clue... Theo van Gogh.


Now, if they wanted to be on the...

...absolutely authentic bleeding edge... they could have had a female character trying to throw off her burqa...

Wait a minute... how does that actually work out in the real world?

Okay... scrap the burqa thing... let's get back to Riverdale...
I just have one question here. How do you think all the little gay boys devouring Archie comics are gonna feel about "hunky" Kevin Keller?
We blow our collective pinko brains out trying to prevent our daughters from being brainwashed by scantily-clad rockstar and supermodel stereotypes... but our sons are fair game?

C'mon Peace Moonbeam... what's that about?

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RELATED: When propaganda goes wrong

"Within days, if not hours, Liberal MPPs had constituents calling their offices to complain that the province wanted to explain anal sex to eight-year-olds."
I don't know why the Liberals recanted here... it kinda fits right in with Premier McSlippery's infamous "crack-pipe" initiative.


Whether you call it "profiling"...

...or "targeted policing"... the fact is, they do it... because it works...

The extra officers deployed in some of the city’s most troubled neighbourhoods last summer as part of the TAVIS initiative were so effective that Toronto Police will do it again this year.

“The Chief found TAVIS was so successful last year that we’re branching out to three areas this summer,” Sgt. Jeff Pearson, TAVIS co-ordinator, said Thursday between visits to the three communities that have been selected.
So Dawg... isn't this where you start screaming about me being a racist?


I can't wait for Michael Ignatieff...

...to tell us why he can't live with these changes...

The Tory government is reintroducing legislation to ban the use of house arrest sentences for major crimes committed by “serious and violent” offenders.

It would ban conditional sentences and require jail time for crimes such as aggravated assault, human trafficking, luring a child, street racing causing death, arson, fraud, counterfeiting, and extortion.
Hmmm... wonder whether Iggy & company can take a break from going after farmers, skeet shooters & duck hunters... to consider cracking down on actual criminals.


22 April 2010

I, for one... have nothing but...

...the utmost respect for our new overlord...


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FROM THE COMMENTS:

The return of Metrosexual Marty

"What brand of lube feathers yer puckered arsehole these days?"
Wow... you just never know what's gonna set somebody off. And why is it that the biggest insult the compassionate intellectual left can come up with these days, is... "you're a fag."

Looks like somebody's off their meds... again.


Where there's a naked woman...

...there's a way...

The promise of Japan's biggest porn star was all it took to convince thousands of Chinese men to hack their way out of China's famous "great firewall."

"In China you can get anything you want on the Internet, you just have to want it bad enough," David Wolf, a Beijing-based technology expert told AOL.com
Of course, not everybody's, er... "up" to the challenge.
"It's simple for someone with some minimal technical acumen," Wolf said. "But that means it's too difficult for most of China."
Communism vs Porn... there's one you wanna keep an eye on.


Wake up... and smell the candied unicorns

-- "Do you plan to celebrate Earth Day?" -- Another fuzzy-bunny msm poll goes horribly wrong.

Hey... remember the last time the Globe attempted to torque the discussion on climate change?

Live and don't learn.

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FROM THE COMMENTS: That's not a knife...
Good gawd.

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LAST WORD:
Seriously... who are these freaks?


SPC News of the Week

Just something to consider... the next time the chimp-o-sphere starts screaming about aboriginal poverty...

Harry Sharphead is luckier.

First Nation governments needn't post financial disclosures on any irksome web-sites, and band council meetings close their doors as often as they open them -- which might explain another reason the Premier might have to be jealous of the chief.

For managing a band of scarcely 2,000 people, Mr. Sharphead makes, after taxes, 30% more than the head of Canada's fourth-largest province.
Oh, yeah... did I mention this comes out of your... the Canadian taxpayer, that is... seemingly bottomless pockets?

Lest you imagine this is some sort of anomaly...
"The Chief of the 360 member band and three of his buddies were paid salaries of more than $400,000.00 each."
Hmmm... doesn't the federal government pound 12 billion taxpayer dollars... yearly... into all things aboriginal?

I've gotta tell ya... if I lived in one of these black holes of aboriginal misery... I think I'd be asking why there's no money left over to ensure there's stuff like potable water for the rest of the community.
"All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?"
Yeah... let's just blame the wily white man.


As exultant cries of "HURRY HARD"...

...echoed throughout the locker rooms...

The skip of Canada's gold medal-winning Paralympic curling team has been arrested for allegedly trafficking thousands of counterfeit Viagra and Cialis pills. --
I knew there had to be more to curling than meets the eye.


No wonder he's always calling it...

...Toronto the Good...

Toronto taxpayers face a bill of almost $1 million for a goodbye gift to get Mayor David Miller and several retiring councillors out the City Hall door.

Miller’s $167,769.94 golden handshake, plus the severance pay for the four councillors who have announced they won’t run again in the fall and the three councillors running for mayor, will push the taxpayer-funded tab to more than $800,000.
The really alarming thing is... this will likely be the least costly piece of David Miller's legacy to Toronto.

Just something to think about while you're writing out that municipal tax cheque.


You don't know...

...what you don't know...

We all know that the Americans are picky to the point of paranoia about whom they allow into their country, but when he applied for a Green Card, Sir Paul Nurse had no reason to suspect that he would be deemed an undesirable.

The Nobel Prize-winning geneticist had not only lived in America for three years, but is president of Rockefeller University New York – a powerhouse of American research, so when his application was turned down by the Department of Homeland Security, he assumed that it was nothing more than a bureaucratic blip.

"I know they have high standards," he joked, "but this is ridiculous."
[Read it all}


I dunno, maybe they threw...

...like a boy.


21 April 2010

Yeah... I'm with the Governor-General

Let's free the Hutus......so they can go out and find the real murderers...
Seriously, Michaëlle... we could have "prevented" it? 'Cos I'm thinkin'... not without air support and a couple hundred thousand boots on the ground.

"Beginning on April 6, 1994, and for the next hundred days, up to 800,000 Tutsis were killed by Hutu militia using clubs and machetes, with as many as 10,000 killed each day."
Maybe while she's in the mood... the GG should apologise to Ujjal Dosanjh as well...
Mr. Dosanjh, who was savagely beaten in Vancouver in 1985 after speaking out against religious violence, said Canadian multiculturalism has allowed extremism to take root in Sikh and other ethnic communities.
Two different things, you say?

Only in scale, my friends, only in scale.

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"Apparently, according to lefties, overwhelming force, on the ground force projection, and steadfast focus on the end goal works everywhere else, and on every other regime, except in Iraq and Afstan."
C'mon... I'm sure Michaëlle picked up all kinds of valuable military expertise... in her previous job at the CBC.

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RELATED: Live and don't learn
That makes some military officers queasy, however. They remember Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire being forced in 1994 to watch the swelling of genocidal killings in Rwanda because of declining troop numbers and waffling UN orders.
Again? Seriously?


IRAN -- you can pay 'em now...

...or pay 'em later... but make no mistake, they're comin' for your kuffar ass...

Iran is increasing its paramilitary Qods force operatives in Venezuela while covertly continuing supplies of weapons and explosives to Taliban and other insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq, according to the Pentagon's first report to Congress on Tehran's military.

The unit is aligned with terrorists in Iraq, Afghanistan, Israel, North Africa and Latin America, and the report warns that U.S. forces are likely to battle the Iranian paramilitaries in the future.
And, in the immortal words of Dizzy Dean... "It ain't braggin' if you can do it."
The report links Qods force operatives and the larger IRGC to some of the deadliest terrorist attacks of the past 30 years: the bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut in 1983, the bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina in 1994, the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia and many insurgent attacks in Iraq since 2003.
Remember... there ain't no way to reason with "true believers"... these guys are gonna keep comin' until we rock 'em back on their heels.


Can't we all just... get a bong?

Articulate and likable “hash mob” organizer Matt Mernagh tried to push the line that this type of incident is the result of “prohibition” and that legalized pot would end this. But that has nothing to do with flaunting the law of today.
Yeah, Matt, of course... if only dope was legal... that would solve the evil scourge of, uh... what was the question, man?

Hmmm... I guess that's what happens when you get your personal philosophy from your wacky stoner uncle's Cheech & Chong record collection.
Protesting is fine but taunting the police and stinking up the downtown with a giant hash party is as revolting as the idiots who walk nude or simulate sex in the Pride Parade.

What they are really saying is the law does not apply to them.
Yup... Dave's definitely not here, man.
Donovan Wynn, 33, of Toronto, numerous firearm charges plus a charge of threatening death.
Apparently, contrary to popular belief... smoking dope doesn't really make you smarter.

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RELATED: Hey Arlo... there's a reason...

...they call it dope...
"It’s not harmless. If you smoke too much too often, you end up with your ass imprint on the couch watching Family Guy reruns with your hands covered in Cheetos dust."
Uh... Dave's not here, man.


The case of the magical, disappearing...

...hookers, mobsters and blow...
In an incredible display of glowing nuclear hypocrisy, the smarmy socialists are apparently now attempting to channel Mr Dressup...

Liberal MP Mark Holland said the committee needs to stay away from allegations related to personal conduct.
Hmmm... sounds like somebody didn't get the memo...
-- OTTAWA -- Michael Ignatieff is drawing a link between disgraced former cabinet minister Helena Guergis and organized crime.

“I don’t want to make false accusations but you don’t get cocaine at a corner drug store, right? You have to get it from somewhere, from someone and usually that means organized crime.”
Funny how that works, huh?


Well... on the plus side here...

...it's not like he can... from a public relations standpoint anyway... make things that much worse...

"Leave it to a prince of the Church to, utterly without irony, denouce "snitching" (i.e., calling the police to report an actual crime.) He sounds more like a Crip or a mafiosi than a Cardinal."
Ouch.


Rest in Pieces

Some days you eat the bear... some days the bear cores you like an apple...

The man identified as Ahmed al-Obeidi was killed in the northern province of Nineveh, Iraqi military spokesman Maj Gen Qassim al-Moussawi said.

The news comes the day after the government announced two leading insurgents had been killed.
Insh'allah.


20 April 2010

Just another reason...

...to vote Conservative...

-- OTTAWA -- The federal government is trying again to stop murderers serving life sentences from applying for early parole.

Repealing the “faint-hope” clause, which allows murderers who are sentenced to life to apply for early parole after serving only 15 of the 25 years of their sentence, would give “greater peace of mind” to families of victims and give Canadians “greater confidence” in the justice system.
And where do Michael Ignatieff & the Liberals stand on murderers rights?

Well... I'm glad you asked.


You could always ask...

...a professional journalist.


"Nightmare on Pennsylvania Ave"...

..."The Cha-ching-ining"...

Campaign contributions from Goldman Sachs employees to President Obama are nearly seven times as much as President Bush received from Enron workers, according to numbers on OpenSecrets.org.
Help me out here, people... Bush was "bought & paid for"... but President Mcdreamy is ?


C'mon folks... have a little sympathy

If you'd lived outside the country for three and a half decades... you might not be familiar with... the way things usually work either...

"In his remarks, the Liberal Leader said his caucus would not support Tory MP Candice Hoeppner’s legislation to abolish the registry; the vote will be whipped, which is unusual for a private member’s bills as MPs are allowed to vote their conscience."
Hey, Iggy... is that how they did it down at Hah-vuhd?

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THE FARMER BOB RIFLE REGISTRY REVEALED:
Me: “Hello, I’m not a criminal so I have to report to you that I’ve moved.”

Constable on duty: “Huh?”

Me: “I legally own a rifle so I have to report to you that I’ve moved.”

Constable on duty: “Who said you have to do this?”

Me: “Your boss Chief Jack Ewatsky and Prime Minister Chretien.”

Constable on duty: “Well, I… uh are you sure?”
Can we have our 2 billion dollars back now?

(via ffof)

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LAST WORD: Scratch a Liberal...

...find Big Mother...
"Since the Dog Owners Liability Act was enacted in 2005, pit bulls have killed fewer Ontarians than former attorney general Michael Bryant."
I'm just waiting for the inevitable crackdown on farm animals.


Lemme see... you've got the largest...

...concentration of broken down whores & degenerate heroin addicts... in all of North America... and this goes to the top of the list...
I've just got one question.

Are you people out of your freakin' minds?

-- VANCOUVER -- It has been nearly a decade since three levels of government signed a landmark agreement designed to transform Vancouver's notorious Downtown Eastside, but the neighbourhood remains a vortex that sucks in junkies, the mentally ill and other desperate souls from across the country.
And that's AFTER pouring another 1.4 billion dollars worth of taxpayer money into this black hole of self-immolation.

And please, please, please... don't start yappin' about your wonderful... Baskin-Robbins-style Institute of Pharmacology.


The Nature of the Beast

Gentzkow and Shapiro found that the Internet is actually more ideologically integrated than old-fashioned forms of face-to-face association — like meeting people at work, at church or through community groups. You’re more likely to overlap with political opponents online than in your own neighborhood.

This study suggests that Internet users are a bunch of ideological Jack Kerouacs. They’re not burrowing down into comforting nests. They’re cruising far and wide looking for adventure, information, combat and arousal.
No wonder the dead tree media are worried.
It is not difficult to discern Mr. Rock’s own political bias in his sneering dismissal of Fox News as he attempts to get a laugh from his ideological soul mates in the room.
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RELATED: Hmmm... Cass Sunstein...

That sounds so familiar.