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Coming Soon: The American Version of the Canadian Thought Police

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. carpro

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    http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/06/o_stalinoid_canada_1.html
    June 09, 2008

    O, Stalinoid Canada

    By James Lewis

    If you want to look ahead to the United States under Barack Obama and a an expanded Congressional majority for the Democrats, consider Canada.

    Canada's greatest gift to the contemporary world of letters --- Mark Steyn --- is being persecuted for free speech in his home country. Columnist Steyn is being hauled before something called the "Canada Human Rights Tribunal," a parallel legal system to the normal Canadian courts, without all the bother of due process, the presumption of innocence, a defined and limited legal venue, and protection for free speech. Four Muslim law students complained about Steyn for accurately quoting Norway's infamous Mullah Krekar, a Kurdish mujaheed who has been twisting his Norwegian hosts around his little finger for years. You see, Norway can't deport a fraudulent asylum seeker if he is subject to the death penalty back home --- no matter how many innocent people he's blown to bits back in Kurdistan. It's just an invitation for killer mujahedeen to enjoy Norway's free hospitality forever, and Mullah Krekar has been taking full advantage of it.

    Said Mullah Krekar to a Norwegian newspaper:

    "We're the ones who will change you . . . Just look at the development within Europe, where the number of Muslims is expanding like mosquitoes. Every western woman in the EU is producing an average of 1.4 children. Every Muslim woman in the same countries is producing 3.5 children."

    Steyn quoted Krekar in Canada's McLean's Magazine and both are now getting sued for reproducing Krekar saying that "the number of Muslims is expanding like mosquitoes.
     
  2. Analgesic

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    1. The defendants will win.
    2. Who the heck is Mark Steyn?
     
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    Tell me about it.
     
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    And I repeat, Who the heck is Mark Steyn?

    "Canada's greatest gift to the contemporary world of letters" my boot.
     
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    You mean public talk/write police?

    No one care what Americans say unless there is an economic benefit to protesting. Talk is cheap. Especially American talk.
     
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    First they will probably re-enact the "fairness doctrine." Next they will pass hate crime legislation. And, very soon afterwards will come thought crime tribunals.
     
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    Mark Steyn is worth a read, once in a while. But he's like one step above Coulter, with a heavy British accent.
     
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    Bro. Curtis, I'm afraid one step above Coulter is still a few steps down into the gutter.
     
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    If it matters, you have missed the point entirely or just don't want to deal with it.
     
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    And I repeat, Who the heck is Mark Steyn?

    "Canada's greatest gift to the contemporary world of letters" my boot.




    Possibly both.:tonofbricks:
     
  13. Analgesic

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    If he is going to be praised so effusively as being "Canada's greatest gift to the contemporary world of letters", I'm pretty sure asking who the heck he is remains relevant.

    You are, of course, entirely correct that it has no bearing on the case at hand, only upon the source which praises him so highly.
     
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    I don't support radical Muslims. Actually, I don't support radicals on the other side either. One thing strikes me as interesting about this article. These Muslims are arguing, basically, for "equal time in the national (Canadian) media as their detractors. Isn't that what it's about?

    Does this remind anyone of anything we've experienced in the U.S. over the last 30-40 years? How about Republican fundamentalist Christians arguing that the nation's (America's) media was controlled by the radical liberals and that everything we get on the evening news is so biased it can't be trusted.

    Was this a valid argument in the U.S.? Then why isn't it a valid argument in Canada.
     
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