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I have only one question for those who are shocked by the Muslim attacks on women in the Cologne railroad station, and elsewhere across Europe, as some are only now waking up to Islamic male behaviour towards women.

Why are you surprized that adherents of a religion that consider women to be a speaking and slightly intelligent form of domestic animal whose purpose is to be available for man’s pleasure behave like men who believe women are a form of domestic animal?

Rape culture indeed.


George Jonas


George Jonas exceeds my capacity properly to eulogize him: my acquaintance with him was exclusively through his newspaper writings and a very occasional video.

I will venture to say that he has been Canada’s most important public intellectual, exceeding even Conrad Black. Jonas has served as a pillar of right thought and action for his entire career. He has opposed Naziism, Communism, and the latter’s home-grown derivative, political correctness. He has stood for freedom when it was unfashionable and inconvenient, as it almost always is.

His was a life of action and reflection. Much of his practical reflections were based on flying and motorcycles, his passions, and I can relate to any man whose life encompassed more than just ideas, but speed, flight, danger, and, in his younger days, picking up attractive girls, and in even younger days, escaping Communist Hungary.

I am told he was the best of friends, and a fine poet. I regret that I have not been acquainted with him personally, while an appreciation of his poetry may lie in the future.

Guy Gavriel Kay wrote this obituary in the Globe.


His sort of brother-in-law Conrad Black [they had both been married to Barbara Amiel]  had a few words this week in the Post, as a sort of preliminary to his full eulogy.

Others have written eloquently, in the National Post and elsewhere, of the sadness of the death and greatness of the character and achievements of George Jonas, poet, writer, and intellectual, who died last weekend. There will be a secular remembrance occasion in due course, at which he asked me to give a eulogy; so I will not pre-empt myself here, but only repeat what I said when his family asked me to say a few words at his burial. Though we met and were brought together because, decades apart, we married the same woman, and that would not normally seem a matrix for close friendship, George became one of the dearest and wisest friends I, and I think anyone, ever had. He was a great man, who can never be forgotten or replaced.

Let me speak for a moment about Hungarians and the country they come from. Jonas was a refugee from the 1956 uprising against Communist rule in his native country. I think the Hungarians are a special people. Among them are numbered some of the most important mathematicians and scientists of the 20th century, including Eugene Wigner, John von Neumann, Edward Teller, Leo Szilard, Albert Szent-Gyorgy and not dozens, but verily hundreds more. I do not know what is in the genes or in the water, but I have not met an ordinary-seeming Hungarian. I have met Jewish Hungarians, Catholic Hungarians, and Protestant Hungarians. I have yet to meet stupid Hungarians. Its culture allows a free rein  brilliance and eccentricity.

If there is one thing I could wish for the future of this country, it would be that Canada could nurture such brilliance and mental rigor as a matter of course. George Jonas found his home here, for which we may all be grateful. Where shall we find another of his likeness? Only by encouragement of talent, and by educational discipline,  are such people nurtured and found.

So let us do one thing in memory of George Jonas: let us recognize and encourage such independence of spirit and breadth of mind in our fellow man, and if that means we suffer fools less gladly, it might be a start, though by no means the whole, of an approach to developing a national culture of merit. For surely Jonas had great merit, which can be appreciated in the depth of his wisdom that we were privileged to have known.


His website is here.

I am crazier than Islam, I am crazier than Jihad

Only Nixon can go to China; only Trump can scare the bejeesus out of jihadist lunatics, or their backers. I recall a speech that Trump gave in Iowa a month or so ago. He spent the first half hour in vainglorious boasting, and the next in some boasting and some profound truths. He said that America had become entirely too predictable in its negotiating positions. He said that America had to become way less predictable in its negotiating positions. He spoke of the Iranian regime as “great negotiators” while excoriating the pact Obama had created with them. “Great negotiator” is a high accolade in Trump’s estimation.

Trump is not talking to the Atlanticist elites, the New York Times, the media: he is talking past the US public to the Arabs, the Iranians, and he is saying: “I am ready to nuke you fuckers because it might amuse me to do so, then again it might not.” So as Dirty Harry said to the black punk lying on the ground, with a loaded weapon within his reach, “so what it’s going to be punk? Did I shoot six shots or only five?”

dirty harry

That, in my estimation, is what Trump is doing. A very high-stakes negotiation is unfolding before our eyes. And I bet the American people are ready to back him, to the hilt. This was a nation that fought a civil war over slavery, not because Yankees gave a shit about blacks, really,  but they were not going to be pushed around by slave owners.

Even the pansified America of Obama is finding its backbone.


Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Monday called for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” the most dramatic response yet to the string of terrorist attacks that have Americans increasingly on edge.

Trump released a statement citing polling data he says shows “there is great hatred towards Americans by large segments of the Muslim population.”

Trump’s announcement comes the day after President Barack Obama addressed the nation, calling on Americans “to reject religious tests on who we admit into this country.”

A number of Republican presidential hopefuls, including Trump, have called on Obama to stop accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. after last month’s deadly attacks in Paris. Trump, however, is the first to suggest ending Muslim immigration as a whole following the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 people.

None of Trump’s GOP rivals has yet to back his call, with many speaking out forcefully against it.

Unhinged fascist demagogue? Not unhinged; he is acutely conscious of what he is doing. Fascist? A fascist is a conservative winning an argument with a liberal. Demagogue? A demagogue is a popular politician calling for radical measures.

Obama regime’s indifference to jihad

Muslims everywhere in their Christian or post-Christian host societies go berserk and slay dozens or hundreds in deliberate massacres. This is an observed fact. Then they say, if they survive, that Islam made them do it, and justify their murders on the basis of Islam.

Imagine if Germans or whiter people woke up from their peaceful lives, donned “assault uniforms”, armed themselves, carried out massacres, shouted Heil Hitler and died with swastikas on their arms. And this scene was repeated across the world by all sorts of converts to National Socialism from races and ethnicities from the Philippines to Tangier to San Francisco, from Murmansk to Cape Town.

In the following news article,  I want you mentally to replace every mention of the word Muslim with National-Socialist, and every mention of Islam with National Socialism.

The US Attorney General, the chief law enforcement agent of the federal government, speaking to a Muslim Advocates dinner, the day after the latest mass murder in San Bernardino, said the following:

Speaking to the audience at the Muslim Advocates[National Socialist Advocates’] 10th anniversary dinner Thursday, Lynch said her “greatest fear” is the “incredibly disturbing rise of anti-Muslim [anti National Socialist] rhetoric” in America and vowed to prosecute any guilty of what she deemed violence-inspiring speech.

“The fear that you have just mentioned is in fact my greatest fear as a prosecutor, as someone who is sworn to the protection of all of the American people, which is that the rhetoric will be accompanied by acts of violence,” she said.

“Now obviously this is a country that is based on free speech, but when it edges towards violence, when we see the potential for someone lifting that mantle of anti-Muslim [anti National-Socialist] rhetoric—or, as we saw after 9/11, violence directed at individuals who may not even be Muslims [National-Socialists]  but perceived to be Muslims[National-Socialists] , and they will suffer just as much—when we see that we will take action,” said Lynch.

After touting the numbers of “investigations into acts of anti-Muslim [National-Socialist] hatred” and “bigoted actions” against Muslims [National-Socialists]launched by her DOJ, Lynch suggested the Constitution does not protect “actions predicated on violent talk” and pledged to prosecute those responsible for such actions.

“I think it’s important that as we again talk about the importance of free speech we make it clear that actions predicated on violent talk are not America,” said Lynch. “They are not who we are, they are not what we do, and they will be prosecuted.”

There are times when the distance between the Obama regime and the sentiments and interests of the American people is so vast that I am tempted to believe that Obama represents  a gigantic leftist conspiracy to destroy America and the decent people who make it work. The rest of the time I think he is just a leftist academic know-better asshole.


So, is this equation correct: National Socialists = Muslims?

Or is it just jihadists=national socialists, and if the latter is true, how are we to tell the difference, as a Muslim can can slip into his jihadist self after a bad argument at work, or seemingly, a spilled cup of coffee.

Certainly this equation is true:

Violent racial supremacists= violent religious supremacists

The ideology may differ in causal justifications, but not in outcomes.

France – Just watch me

France has shown amazing fight back against the Muslim threat but then as the old Vulcan proverb stated, “only Nixon could go to China” and former PM Pierre Trudeau said in a similar context “just watch me”.

The national state of emergency declared by French President Francois Hollande within hours of the Nov. 13 bloodbath gave the security services broad powers to go after suspected extremists. Across the nation, police have been breaking down doors, interrogating residents, detaining suspects or placing them under house arrest — all without a warrant or orders from a judge….

He has also said that he wants French law to allow dual nationals, including people born in France, to be stripped of their citizenship and barred from the country if convicted of terrorism-related offenses.

One awaits the Nazi-Hollande linkages just like the ones for Bush. Some people have already noted, that if one wants to assure liberties, then it is best to elect right-wing politicians because they will be held fully accountable by the media.

Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen. See earlier post.

Bill Maher and Chrystia Freeland

The interesting things about Chrystia Freeland‘s appearance on the Bill Maher show is her total naivety concerned Islam and diversity.

Miss Freeland tries, as it were, to hand out cookies and prevent any of the children from saying anything nasty about Muslims on their way to saying true things about Islam.

It also confirms that Liberals have a shockingly shallow understanding of “diversity”, and if possible, an even shallower understanding of religion.

The world is waking up just when the Liberals want to put Canada back into its doctrinal sleep. Say “diversity” 50 times and fall asleep.

It has nothing to do with Islam! You racist!


Dilbert – An Elbonian start-up invented a new kind of computer mouse.

Angry Green Guy – Wait until I tell the world that you compared Elbonians to mice, you racists!

Angry Green Guy- Hi. I’m Dick. From the Internet.

Wally – We’re familiar with your work.

Which brings me to the subject of Western fatuity, and Mark Steyn’s brilliant observation, on hearing people argue about safe spaces and trigger warnings, a few weeks ago, that “this is what we will be debating when the mullahs nuke us”.

And the best one of all is from Faisal Saeed Al Mutar, an Iraqi-born secular humanist out of Washington DC, who dissects the western response to Islam deliciously as follows:

“It must be incredibly frustrating as an Islamic terrorist not to have your views and motives taken seriously by the societies you terrorize, even after you have explicitly and repeatedly stated them,” the author began.

The author then launched into a mock Monty Python-type exchange between a “self-loathing” liberal and an Islamic terrorist about exactly who is responsible for Islamic acts of terror — and what the motivations are.

It began with the Islamic terrorist’s declaration that “we did this because our holy texts exhort us to …”

The liberal is having none of that: “No, you didn’t.”

And then things get really interesting:

“Wait, what? Yes we did…”

“No, this has nothing to do with religion. You guys are just using religion as a front for social and geopolitical reasons.”

“WHAT!? Did you even read our official statement? We give explicit Quranic justification. This is jihad, a holy crusade against pagans, blasphemers, and disbelievers.”

“No, this is definitely not a Muslim thing. You guys are not true Muslims, and you defame a great religion by saying so.”

“Huh!? Who are you to tell us we’re not true Muslims!? Islam is literally at the core of everything we do, and we have implemented the truest most literal and honest interpretation of its founding texts. It is our very reason for being.”

“Nope. We created you. We installed a social and economic system that alienates and disenfranchises you, and that’s why you did this. We’re sorry.”

“What? Why are you apologizing? We just slaughtered you mercilessly in the streets. We targeted unwitting civilians — disenfranchisement doesn’t even enter into it!”

“Listen, it’s our fault. We don’t blame you for feeling unwelcome and lashing out.”

“Seriously, stop taking credit for this! We worked really hard to pull this off, and we’re not going to let you take it away from us.”

“No, we nourished your extremism. We accept full blame.”

“OMG, how many people do we have to kill around here to finally get our message across?”



The Trudeau government has announced it is desisting from a case against the supposed right of a Muslim woman to cover her face at the citizenship ceremony, and not pursuing a case to strip the citizenship from a convicted terrorist.

The federal government is walking away from a legal battle over attempts to strip Canadian citizenship from dual-nationals convicted of terrorism offences.

Lawyers for the government recently asked the Federal Court to suspend proceedings in two cases brought by Canadians convicted of terrorism-related offences who had been told by the previous Conservative government they would lose their citizenship.

As a respondent in the cases, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship cannot abandon the litigation but, instead, asked for and was granted adjournments while it re-examines a policy that featured prominently in last month’s federal election.

We will come to regret young Mr. Trudeau. And quite soon.

The Liberals will suck up to Indian attempts to block pipelines, just as they have blocked access of Alberta oil to the BC Coast.

We elected them, and they will do as Liberals do.

And we will all be required to listen more often to John Lennon’s antinomian doctrines in his anthem to nothingness, called “Imagine”.

Imagine there’s no countries
It isn’t hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace…

The notion that we will live in peace when we are all secular humanists living without states and without religious faith is insane. And that, folks, is pretty much where we are today.

Rest in peace western civilization. John Lennon will be played at the funeral. Oh, I forgot. Islam bans music, as well as art, literature, freedom, humour, sex and alcohol. Enjoy the cheerless future.

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Stripping terrorist of citizenship, then and now

A few months ago the former PM Harper proposed the following.

The policy of stripping Canadian citizenship from those convicted of terrorist crimes and associated offences is a standard affront to international laws and tends to sit uncomfortably with domestic laws as well. But it fits in well within this economy of manufactured fear.

Apologists for it have come out everywhere, and Harper can count on substantive legal opinion to back his claim. If you can have citizenship removed in circumstances of fraud, you can certainly have it pinched off you if you are a convicted terrorist.

This also elicited the following response from the BC Civil Liberties Assocation.

It’s official – second class citizenship goes into effect

Last Friday, part of Bill C-24 went into effect, officially creating a two-tier citizenship system.

Today the French suggested the following.

Hollande said he wanted French law to allow dual nationals to be stripped of their French citizenship if they were convicted of terrorism and dual nationals to be banned from entering France if they presented a “terrorism risk”.

Notice the similarity with the proposed Canadian legislation which according to CBC, the “Conservative-drafted law, known during the legislative process as Bill C-24, strips dual nationals of their citizenship if they are convicted of terrorism or high treason, among other serious offences.” It will be interesting to see how the same pundits respond to this move by the French.

In an earlier post on this blog, it was suggested that fight against Muslim terrorist will only commence when the following condition is met.

When the French intellectuals come to realize the threat that Islam poses.

Once that happens all the apologists and idiots will be brushed aside.

This is the first small step in that shift in thinking. Now that the ‘enlightened and sophisticated’ Europeans are adopting the same ‘discredited’ strategy, will the leftist around the world fall in lockstep?