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CaNN Blogroll-O-Rama
April 2, 2007, 3:48 pm
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Monday, April 2nd, A.D. 2007

Regular Religious News

TAKE THE TRUTH, beauty and peace of Jesus to the world, Pope tells Communion & Liberation …. (asianews)

INFIDELS! Christian church rises in Arabia …. (llamabutchers)

ON SLAVERY– Support for Bishop Nazir Ali’s view on Abolition celebration from USA …. (mainstream)

CANADIAN CHAPLAINS lend a hand in Afghanistan …. (ctv.ca)

BARBARIC Muslim Persecution of Christians in Iraq. Jihadists campaign to wipe out Assyrian Christianity; West does nothing …. (lgf, ms)

MERE COMMENTS: “The other day in church we were urged to pray for the safety of our men and women in uniform” …. (merecomments)

NIGERIA: MUSLIM EXTREMISTS SET CHURCH ON FIRE– Fifteen more churches marked for burning following murder of Christian teacher …. (compassdirect)

THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA must apologize for residential schools. And for co-opting churches into the master-plan. +Toronto: Bishop backs calls for apology to aboriginals. Primate urges government to apologize for residential schools …. (Various)

FROM RELIGIOUS ROOTS, the birth of social conscience – Father Raymond J. de Souza …. (catholiceducation)

SECULAR MUSLIMS are creating signs of hope: don’t knock them, says Peter Riddell …. (anglican-mainstream)

UK CHURCH– Fuddy-Duddies, Happy-Clappies, or Worse, by Nicholas T. Wright, Anglican Bishop of Durham, England …. (newsweek)

A FIIRST TEMPLE WALL found in City of David. Area radical muslims “La La La, We Can’t Hear You, La La La.” …. (joewalker)

JESUS, Son of Humankind? The Necessary Failure of Inclusive-Language Translations …. (freerep)

THE POPE: EU is committing ‘a form of apostasy’ …. (archbishop-cranmer.blog)

$$$$$$$$$$– ‘Lost Tomb of Jesus’ Filmmaker Rushes His Film to DVD To Cash In. The Ultimate Platinum Director’s Cut Special Collector’s Edition to ensue– now with 100% added preggers Mary Magdalene. Shut up, Simcha …. (newsbusters)

JOHN DONNE’S sermons drew crowds in the thousands …. (therecord)

REVELATION: Nazis Considered Pope Pius An Enemy …. (CQ)

THE POPE’S RECENT STUDY of Church Fathers Not Just for Catholics; Who You Gonna Call? Gnost-Buster! …. (Zenit, Aquilina)

MYSTERY of apparent angelic apparition (at Vatican) …. (freerep)

SHOULD THE Islamic World Apologize For Slavery? – Part One. Here’s Part Two.And let’s remember why there are no descendents of African slaves taken by Muslims: castration …. (familysecuritymatters)

BELIZE– Anglican HIV/AIDS project dubbed a success …. (channel5belize)

CRACKLE CRACKLE CRACKLE– Misrepresenting the Pope’s remarks on hell …. (bettnet)

+DREXEL GOMEZ on The Celebration of the Abolition of the Slave Trade …. (mainstream)

BASHING DARWIN, Becoming Catholic, By Richard John Neuhaus …. (firstthings)

REMEMBER– History of Jihad against the Byzantine Christians of Syria, Jordan and Turkey (634-1453) …. (historyofjihad)

EVANGELICAL Alarmism …. (acton.org)

CT WEBLOG: Focus Praises NAE’s ‘Broader Social Agenda’… Plus: The evangelicals at the center of the U.S. attorneys firing fight, Time’s cover story on the Bible in public schools, Colo. becomes another center of the Anglican wars, and other stories from online sources around the world …. (ct)

SAME OLD BLASPHEMOUS NEWNESS– A good way to prepare for Easter is to create a sculpture of Jesus. Made out of chocolate, and anatomically correct. Bettnet: “Yawn. If Cavallaro really wanted to get a reaction to his art, he should have created a six-foot anatomically correct naked chocolate Mohammed, but like the rest of the “daring” blasphemers of Christ out there, we know he won’t because the reaction from Christians may be outrage, but it is peaceful. The reaction by Muslims would be anything but”; Willy Wanker And His Chocolate Factory; Ecce cocoa: “N.Y. gallery cancels naked chocolate Jesus exhibit.” Cheap Shot Alert– “In this situation, the hotel couldn’t continue to be supportive because of a fear for their own safety,” Semler said …. (Various)

32 YEAR OLD Tooting Man Worshipped As Goddess. Toot, toot …. (myfoxphilly)

REMEMBER HOW CNN wouldn’t run the Mohammed cartoons “out of respect for Islam”? Well that respect doesn’t apply so much when it comes to “Chocolate Jesus” …. (michellemalkin)

GERMAN JUSTICE FAILURES: “Paving the Way for a Muslim Parallel Society” …. (spiegel.de)

ZENIT– The Atheistic Delusion …. (zenit)

ETHIOPIA’S Orthodox Christians are among the oldest Christian communities in the world …. (spiegel)

LUCETTE LAGNADO: “I no longer dream of escape to the men’s section of the synagogue” …. (wsj)

A LENGTHY PIECE from TIME’s senior religion writer David Van Biema arguing for the teaching of the Bible in public schools …. (worldmagblog)

TAKING A STAND: “Archbishop of Canterbury casts crucial vote against supercasino” …. (ekklesia)

THAT HOT TV-SHOW Grey’s Anatomy: “Here’s an idea, Lords of TV: How about just one, rippin’ hot hospital chaplain who offers the patients hope? This character, call him McGodly, could be sexy, moody, and conflicted, perhaps even fall in love with the wrong woman. He could be irritable and overwhelmed, just like the interns at Seattle Grace. He could get into fights with the strictly secular doctors. But he could offer, as Dr. Burke put it, more than science. That would be well-rounded drama!” …. (nro)

NEW YORK BANS only ‘religious’ groups. Public facilities available for all other users …. (worldnetdaily)

CAL THOMAS: All the News That Fits the Stereotypes …. (WaPo)

DANGERS, toils and snares, by Russ Kuykendall …. (wrf.ca)

ABP. NCUBE ‘ready to die’ for Zimbabwe …. (telegraph)

CHRIST on the Silk Road …. (readerblog)

DAVID OULD– The Abolition of Slavery? …. (DOuld)

CHURCH BROTHER TAKEN hostage by Hindus. Mob demands delivery of ‘senior pastor’ or threatens ‘consequences’ …. (worldnetdaily)

MATTINGLY– Opus Dei presses on after Da Vinci …. (tmatt.gospelcom)

NIGERIAN Election Highlights Muslim-Christian Divide …. (pewforum)

NEW AGE, NEW SAVIOURS– “Forgive me, Al Gore, for I have sinned” …. (magicstatistics)

AGE OF ATHEISM or Religious Revival? …. (zenit)

ONE COSMOS: “Yes, religion can function as a security blanket or transitional object, but that is true of anything: food, high-heel shoes, music, books, exercise, whatever. The tendency to create and hold onto transitional objects is a human one, hardly limited to the religious” …. (onecosmos.blog)

TO THE RESCUE! “That wonderful UN Human Rights Commission has just passed what we might call the “No More Cartoons about The Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) Act.” It’s a Hate Speech Ban taken to its logical insanity” …. (nro)

MOHLER– “There Are No New Heresies — New Thought Isn’t New”; Jimmy Carter Revises the Gospel . . . Again …. (albertmohler)

RELIGION, democracy and fundamentalism …. (sigcarlfred.blog)

MUSLIM appointed to UK cathedral …. (ekklesia)

FRESH BULLYING In Cordoba– LATimes on the conflict over the cathedral. We say: give it all back to the Byzantines or the Romans …. (amywelborn)

DAWN EDEN– ‘Ask for a sign …’ Recently widowed theologian Gil Bailie experiences unexpected grace …. (dawneden)

FIRST THINGS– “In a sense, all international human-rights organizations are after Christian morality without the tommyrot. Human rights are born from Christian ideas, and they have their fullest meaning rooted in a long Christian history. But without the tommyrot, the meaning starts to sift away—and the phrase is thereby free to be used for any purpose the United Nations Human Rights Council desires, usually as a case of “calculated self-interest.” …. (firstthings)

AQUILINA– Smithsonian: Christians? What Christians? …. (fathersofthechurch)

ETHIOPIAN MUSLIMS Beat Christian Evangelist to Death in Mosque …. (littlegreenfootballs)

RELIGIOUS GROUPS Defend ‘Bong Hits 4 Jesus’ …. (pewforum)

THE ANCHORESS has written a superb and thoughtful post, The Stumbling Block Of Elizabeth Edwards’ Cancer …. (sigcarlfred.blog)

ISLAMISTS, Islamofascists…Caliphists? An enemy by any other name …. (solomonia)

PETER OULD– Do or Die (and Chocolate) …. (peter-ould)

PREPARE for Biblical Floods and Droughts. The charlatanism aimed at rank-and-file evangelicals now comes from the left …. (spectator)

CHRISTIAN DE-HIRED for sharing God — University, agency that sacked woman now facing trial in federal court …. (worldnetdaily)

C.S> LEWIS: hard words for dissenting priests …. (offtherecord)

INDONESIA: “The Orthodox Christians in Indonesia have joined the list of those attacked by Muslim extremists” …. (orthodoxytoday)

A REALLY BAD IDEA: “C of E should consider reparations for slave trade says Archbishop of Canterbury”; what next? War-crimes trials & law-suits for Culloden & The Clearances? Retroactive guilt for the Norman invasion of 1066? Lawsuits to recover the Danegeld? An apology to the Picts? Melanie Phillips on the orgy of breast-beating: “The enslavement of history” …. (ekklesia, mp)

USE THE WILBERFORCE! England’s angst-filled celebration of the abolition of slavery …. (weeklystandard)

GLENN BECK Speaks On The Radical Islamic Agenda …. (freedomszone)

LIBERAL GEEZER Hans “Not Infallible” Kung shows true colors again. Vatican II was 40 years ago, man. Here’s a song for ya …. (pblosser.blog)

ONE-SIDED– Minnesota’s Multiculturalist Push …. (proteinwisdom)

THE HOLY BIBLE: Rosie O’Donnell Studies It, Barbara Knows Nothing, Joy Says Teach It As Fiction. Not Quite A Gathering Of Eagles …. (newsbusters, mikeaustin)

UZBEK COURT SAYS pastor must be ‘re-educated’ …. (magicstatistics)

CHRISTIANITY and Conversions …. (holywhapping.blog)

MIRACLE NUN: ‘I wrote John Paul II’s name and I was cured’ …. (fulcrum-anglican.org)

SAMS CANADA is a voluntary mission society within the Canadian Anglican church, whose purpose is to find and send those whom God is calling to the mission field, and to widen and deepen the missionary vision of Canadian Anglicans …. (skdiocese.com)

LONGENECKER– “A Rejoinder to Dr Grayling” …. (gkupsidedown.blog)

LOBBING STONES @ ISRAEL: Ex-President Carter’s new book is both misleading and dangerous …. (christianitytoday.com)

ACTON BLOG: “Christianity and Communism in China” …. (acton.org)

BIBLICAL ARCHAEOLOGY: facts, fiction & hype …. (religionlink)

NEW ZEALAND Christians split over anti-Islam seminars …. (stuff)

CULTISH NONSENSE on the move: “Scientology has started a new propaganda offensive in Europe.” Darth Vader Xenu The Galactic Overlord won’t be pleased, will he? …. (spiegel.de)

GO, AND THIN NO MORE! “Al Gore likes to present himself as a tribune of science, warning the world of imminent danger. But he is more like an Old Testament prophet, calling on us to bewail our wrongful conduct and to go and sin no more” …. (orthodoxytoday)

HOSTILE TAKEOVER– Turkish restoration of Armenian church leaves no room for apology …. (independent, magistats)

MARK SHEA: “Another month, another hack novelist trying to ride the Da Vinci Code’s coattails” …. (markshea.blog)

DAWKINS — ‘We’d be better off without religion’ …. (gledhill)

CHRISTIAN Teacher Murdered by Muslim Students …. (mypetjawa)

CHRISTOPHER HOWSE reviews the Archer-Moloney Gospel According to Judas …. (cwnews)

GOETEIA– the dark art of deconstructing nature …. (pblosser.blog)

SPENCER: Qur’an Uber Alles; the koran in a German court …. (jihadwatch)

INTO GREAT SILENCE: “The monastic life as you’ve never seen it — not recently, anyway” …. (spectator)

RELIGION writer wanted: no qualifications needed …. (beliefnet)

JOSEPH RAGO: “Conspicuous virtue and the sustainable sofa” …. (opinionjournal)

IT’S THE WEST’S FAULT: Them is At it Again …. (raphael.doxos.com)

FENRIS: “Separation of Church and State demands that activists suppress the Christian religion. What better way to stand up for diversity and multi-culturalism than to break the commandments?” …. (dustmybroom)

MERE COMMENTS– Where Nietzsche was Right …. (merecomments)

THE ANTI-GOD SQUAD– James Randerson: Would we be better off without religion? It depends whether the best of humanity is already inside us or whether it needs faith to bring it out …. (guardian)

WHY DON’T liberals like megachurches? …. (crunchycon)

AFTER JIHAD 1.0 had eaten through Byzantine Spain, it was the turn of what is now southern France to get the special treatment. Or, that was the plan before Chuck The Hammer stepped in, circa AD 732. Now, it’s 2007: “The third Islamic war against Europe” …. (standin)

EVANGELICAL OUTPOST– Thirty Three Things (v. 4) …. (evangelicaloutpost)

SMART MARRIAGE: How an Attitude of Entitlement Undermines Marriage …. (benedictseraphim)

JIHAD, the Arab Conquests and the Position of Non-Muslim Subjects, by Ibn Warraq …. (islam-watch.org)

THE ORIGINS of Postmodernism …. (americanthinker)

KUDOS to Bob Simon and CBS for running this interview with Hassan Butt, who is renouncing his jihadi ways …. (theanchoressonline)

A HEADS-UP: “Just in case you didn’t realize it, Israel’s maijuana rights party has declared that pot is forbidden on Passover” …. (imao)

HOLY WHAPPING– The Game of Ecclesiastical Conquest? …. (holywhapping.blog)

STEPHEN COLBERT: “If science is stealing from religion, they should take the parts we don’t want, like sacrifice.” …. (ifilm)


World War IV — The New Crusade….

SUPPORT THEM NOW! What happened to RegimeChangeIran and how you can help …. (regimechangeiniran)

VDH: HOUSES OF STRAW: “The EU’s delusions about the sufficiency of “soft” power are embarrassingly revealed” …. (VDH)

UN IRRESOLUTION on Iran’s Nuclear Bomb Program; Axis of Bomb-Building Brats …. (claudiarosett)

TEASING THE PAPER TIGER– Iran May Charge British Sailors; Picking a fight; Iran ‘to try Britons for espionage.’ Tony Blair: Carter Or Thatcher? …. (Various)

BERLIN BEIJING OLYMPICS: Actress “Mia Farrow’s accusation [‘The Genocide Olympics‘] that Steven Spielberg is a latter day Leni Riefenstahl is harsh but once he’s licked his wounds he might just see her point.” In other China news, due to the Olympic clean-up, “Drop in Executions Leads to Organ Shortage” …. (guardian &c.)

TANTRUM-FUELED extremist Muslims lose one. Tantrums ensue …. (stoptheaclu, pajamasmedia)

UN COUNCIL Chief Doesn’t Like Message, Threatens Messenger. The colossal failure of the UN Human Rights Council. And now, for your enjoyment, Speeches NOT Banned By the United Nations. The Failure: UN Human Rights Council …. (Various)

AMERICAN DIGEST, by Vanderleun– “While America Blathered”; How Beautiful We Were …. (ad)

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Europe is not only unwilling, but also unable, to fight. “Houses of Straw” …. (nro)

GOOD NEWS: State Dept. official says risk of nuclear terrorism is growing …. (hotair)

CONTRA CAIR– The John Doe Manifesto …. (michellemalkin)

HURRAY FOR Holger, the Guardian of the West …. (gatesofvienna)

TERRY JONES– Irony on Iran: Call that humiliation? …. (guardian)

FATALISM and the Loss of Western Cultural Confidence …. (gatesofvienna.blog)

WHILE THE HAMAS GOAL of destroying Israel is well known, its aspiration for Islamic subjugation of the entire world is just as basic to Hamas dogma …. (archbishop-cranmer.blog)

THE KIDNAPPINGS– British anger building? Mahmoud’s Magic Theater …. (NRO, AT)

TURTLE BAY BOSS Ban Ki-moon’s Arafat Moment …. (claudiarosett)

U.N. INVECTIVE: The Prequel; “Reform” UN-Style: Sending Human Rights Down the UN Memory Hole …. (claudiarosett)

BANK OF THE INTIFADA to Join the U.N. — The United Nations’ nourishment of terrorism (a concept it has yet to define) reached a new low last Friday …. (eyeontheun)

NEW CRITERION MUST-READ: Lewis Carroll on foreign affairs …. (newcriterion)

PREDICTION: Israel Will be at War by Summer, Politician Says …. (israpundit)

TOTTEN & the Kurdish Kommies: “Karl, set tea for two” …. (onemoreepicycle)

DOES ANYBODY CARE? One-third of Palestinians cannot afford to eat properly. Meanwhile, Gaza sewage sweeps through village, four dead. Sewage ‘Tsunami’ Hits Gaza: Israel To Blame. Still no word on those Arafat billions being used to help those in need …. (Various)

THE REAL DEAL– “the terror connections of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)” …. (crunchycon)

ATTENTION HYPERVENTILATORS: Russia Tortures Released GITMO Prisoners …. (publiuspundit)

THROWING ROCKS at Israel.. Ex-President Carter’s new book is both misleading and dangerous …. (christianitytoday)

MUSEUM– “Venice and the Islamic World, 828–1797″ …. (nysun)

EXPENDABLES– ‘Freedom Fighters’ Use Kidnapped Children, Mentally Ill in Bombings …. (monstersandcritics)

IRAN UPDATE – Useful Fools of the Financial Times. The appeasement of Iran, by Melanie Phillips …. (rogerlsimon, melaniephillips)

U.S. MILITARY Now Engaging In Cyberwarfare Against Online Jihadis? …. (mypetjawa)

MALKIN ASKS: “Guess which state the Human Rights Council recently decided to stop investigating” …. (hotair)

WILL MOVEON.ORG chant “No blood for George Soros?” Dr. Soros-stein Betrays his Monster, buys 1.9 million shares of Halliburton …. (israpundit)

GUNNY ISN’T HAPPY– A word from [Gunnery] Sergeant Krueger, USMC, to Speaker Pelosi; Feed A Foe, Starve A Friend …. (canadafreepress, CQ)

DON’T LOOK NOW, BUT.. Riots and euphemisms return to Paris. Oh those crazy non-specific ‘yoots’ …. (rogerlsimon)

BRITISH Honor Killings Hold Steady at Around a Dozen Annually …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

DHIMMITUDE in the Italian Chamber of Deputies: Lepanto painting removed …. (jihadwatch)

KEEP YOUR LAWS OUT OF MY SLAVE’S UTERUS! — It’s multiculturalism backsliding month! …. (proteinwisdom)

SNIFFY TWIT ALERT– Watch the guy from UN Watch tell the UN Human Rights Council the truth. Melanie Phillips: “The UN Human Wrongs Council” …. (solomonia, melaniephillips)

BEFORE Ayaan Hirsi Ali took the stage to deliver a speech at Florida Atlantic University, a dozen or more police cars and even more officers surrounded the venue. Those going into the University Center to hear the outspoken social critic whose comments have earned her praise – and death threats – were thoroughly checked …. (bocanews)

THE MASTER-PLAN: “The seizure of 15 British Sailors and Marines by Iran was not an isolated incident, but part of a long-running Iranian program to control the Shatt al-Arab”; What would Lord Nelson do?; Geopolitical expert Rosie O’Donnell unfolds the complexities for ya …. (vARIOUS)

SUDAN & A Non-Credible Threat: Why Khartoum continues to kill …. (WS)

CAROLINE GLICK: Rice “not working to coordinate moves to check Iran’s increasing bellicosity” …. (JiWa)

DAVID WARREN– “Not again: Oh no, not the Saudi peace plan again” …. (davidwarrenonline)

WHY, LOOKY THERE! “American forces in Iraq now hold some 300 prisoners tied to Iran’s intelligence agencies, Pajamas Media learned from both diplomatic and military sources” …. (pajamasmedia)

CAT STEVENS, aka Yusuf Islam, aka Fanatic Misogynist …. (LGF)

REPRESSION IN EGYPT: Sandmonkey reports …. (instapundit)

TERROR-ENABLING UN Human Rights Council Bans Language “Linking Islam to Terror …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

WASHPOST GIVES Royal Navy Hostage Story Just 51 Words On Day Four of Impasse …. (newsbusters)

EUROPE’S Amnesic Anniversary …. (acton)

INDONESIA SAYS UN should go easy on Iran …. (magicstatistics)

IRAN FEELS PINCH AS Major Banks Curtail Business – U.S. Campaign Urges Firms to Cut Ties …. (solomonia)

THE NIGHT The Lights Went Out In Georgia …. (sigcarlfred.blog)

TWIT AUSSIE JOURNO says Islam “not a threat to world peace,” reveals identity of anti-jihad blogger, calls his blog a “hate site” …. (JiWa)

DRY THE STARTING TEAR.. “No Democrats were harmed in the making of this display of imaginative journalism” …. (offtherecord)

TERROR-HAVEN– Tamil Tiger Air Terrorism: Canadian Connection …. (dustmybroom)

GOOD NEWS IN ENGLAND– Government clamdown on antisemitism …. (gledhill)

WIDOW ATTENDS massacre trial wearing Mohammed cartoon t-shirt. France surrenders. Presence of endangered spine detected in Europe …. (rightwingnews)

THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION? It’s still going strong, apparently. One of the non-surrender-monkey forces of France, off doing dirty-work …. (google)

CREATIVE FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES– Terror links to debit-card fraud in Canada …. (dustmybroom)

AN ULSTER SETTLEMENT – a truly historic event …. (archbishop-cranmer.blog)

$$$$$$$– Busted! Feinstein Grants Husband’s Firms Billions in Contracts. News Blackout on Dianne Feinstein Scandal …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

CANUCKS bloviate while Darfur burns …. (damianpenny)

WHY CAN’T I PUT MY WOMAN IN A SACK AND COMPEL HER TO FEED ME DATES AND FIGS? — “Man. Sometimes I just really hate modernity, you know?” …. (proteinwisdom)

AM-DIGEST: How Beautiful We Were …. (americandigest)

OOPSIES– CTV.ca forgets poll option again …. (proudtobecanadian)

MC ROVE breaks it down …. (hotair.com)

HEART-ACHE: Fake dog poo drives wedge between English, Scots …. (hotair.com)

A WEEK IN THE LIFE: Big Bobby Mugabe …. (captainsquartersblog)

SHOWDOWN in Crisis Land …. (peter-ould)

SCRAPPLEFACE– Iran Blinks Under ‘Cordial Pressure’ from Tony Blair …. (scrappleface)


LifeWatch ….

MARCH 31 will mark the second anniversary of Terri Schiavo’s murder. Bobby Schindler’s Letter to Florida Bishop: When Bishops Don’t Do Their Job – Innocent People Die. Fr. Pavone Comments on Terri Schiavo Anniversary …. (religionlink)

NO CONSTITUTIONAL Right to Abortion in Canada, Say Legal Expert and Politicians …. (catholic.org)

CHINA PREPARES FOR OLYMPICS– Drop in Executions Leads to Organ Shortage …. (spiegel.de)

JIM FLAHERTY’S family-friendly budget, by Father Raymond J. De Souza …. (canada.com)

FEMINIST BABY LUST– “This piece by feminist Peggy Orenstein from the NYTIMES magazine argues that feminists are now more open to acknowledging their desire for children” …. (familyscholars)

FUN WITH DESECRATING YOUR loved ones: “From Ashes to … Pencils?” …. (neatorama)

OUR BETTERS ARE COMING: Human evolution is accelerating …. (instapundit)

SELLING THE LIE– Campus Health Hijacked …. (orthodoxytoday)

VIDEO: Americans: watch this short film on Canada’s abhorrent healthcare system …. (p2bc)

ADULT STEM CELLS Help Save Lives of Liver Patients …. (wesleyjsmith)

LET’S THINK ABOUT Sex: Sex Education Programs and Critical Moral Reasoning …. (evangelicaloutpost)

SHHHH! “Even high-quality daycare is associated with poor behaviour”; Diogenes chimes in …. (magicstatistics)

RESEARCHERS Find New Superbug Weapon for Failing Antibiotics Arsenal. Superbugs snicker, say “Bringit, meat-sacks!” …. (curingdeath)

VATICAN TO U.N.– “First Right of Children is that of Being Born” …. (transfigurations)

BREAKPOINT– Sexuality in a void …. (breakpoint)

CONFESSIONS– LA Times Admits It ‘Oversimplified’ Views of Planned Parenthood Founder …. (newsbusters)

GOOFY SCHOOL– When Everybody’s Special, Nobody Is …. (nationalreview)

SLIPPERY SLOPING: ‘Baby-Drops’ Introduced in Germany as Infanticide Cases Spike. Mohler: The Rise of Infanticide? …. (Various)

CALIFORNIA “Elder Suicide Rates Sound Alarm” – By Wesley J. Smith …. (centerforajustsociety)

DOUG GILES: “How Wives Can Kill Their Marriage: Part One. Part Two ” …. (townhall)

THERE’S JUST No Such Thing …. (acton)

WE HAVE a Social Duty to be Reasonably Altruistic …. (wesleyjsmith)

SLUTTY-R-US: Triumph of the Fembots: Beauty queens are out. The Pussycat Dolls are in …. (opinionjournal)

CRUNCHY CON: “The best minds of their era” …. (beliefnet)

CLONING DOUBLETALK: “Dianne Feinstein and Orin Hatch pretend that their bill to legalize human cloning is actually a ban” …. (weeklystandard)

WORLD POWER WANTS Heterosexuals Circumcised …. (dustmybroom)

A NEW EPIDEMIC hits college campuses: Sex fairs …. (transfigurations)

KILLING OUR KIDS: Cdn kids have shorter life spans than their parents: report …. (canoe)

SOME PROMISING Non-Embryonic Stem Cell News (What, You Missed The Coverage In The MSM?) …. (newsbusters)

ALBERTA introducing cystic fibrosis screening for newborns …. (cbc)

LIVING WITH Alzheimer’s Before a Window Closes …. (skdiocese)

VERMONT HOUSE Rejects Assisted Suicide …. (orthodoxytoday)

DEFINING BABY-SLAUGHTER DOWN– Early surgical abortions could be carried out by nurses, according to a new interpretation of the law …. (bbc)

SEX-SELECTIVE abortions are targeting unborn girls by the millions. Feminist orthodoxy at the United Nations is working to protect the practice …. (weeklystandard)


Oh, Canadia ….

Currently Under Grown-Up Management

CANADA goes tough on Iran, stands with allies …. (shotgun)

STEYN: Conrad Black Trial– “The Earl of Ethics pronounces” …. (shaidle)

THE FORBIDDEN VIDEO that the Liberals don’t want you to see …. (stephentaylor)

AN ELECTION COMING.. and the Ontario government knew about the lottery-fraud for months. One would expect higher standards from a government agency …. (sda, canada.com)

INDEPENDENT Investigator To Probe RCMP Scandal. Allegations Of RCMP Corruption ‘Shocking': Harper …. (ctv.ca, canada.com)

ANTISEMITISM Hits an All-time High in Canada in 2006 …. (christianity.ca)

VIDEO– Americans: watch this short film on Canada’s abhorrent healthcare system …. (proudtobecanadian)

‘ETHICS’ POODLE gets boot …. (dustmybroom)

CANADA is in good company – NOT …. (israpundit)

LIBRANOS– Did Liberals Steal Tory Confidential Documents? The case of the missing boxes …. (g&m, st)

FARK– “Art-hating vandals vandalize outdoor modern art in Halifax. Interestingly enough, no one noticed the post-vandalism difference” …. (cbc.ca)

WHO KNEW? Canada’s Secret Commandoes In ‘Incredible Demand’ …. (canada.com)

IF ONLY Canadian opposition parties thought like Democrats …. (damianpenny)

CANADIAN FORCES terror manual lists natives with Hezbollah. Aboriginal leader decries military draft as ‘complete attack on our political rights’ …. (g&m)

TANTRUM-WATCH: Canada’s copyright czar’s boomerang tantrum at Museum Assoc meeting …. (canada.com)

QUEBEC ELECTION Open Thread. PQ Fails Miserably To Rally Sovereignists, take 3rd place. Quebec Election Results …. (sda, shotgun)

SHAIDLE– “Do “conservative” bloggers really care that kids are learning about the wonders of homosexuality in school or that recycling is a joke or that sharia is creeping up on the country? Maybe.” …. (shaidle)

TAX-FUNDED NITWITTERY: CBC pictures Martin in Stephen Harper reaction story. State-run CBC: So vital, and yet so not watched …. (p2bc)

A WHOLE LOTTO Trouble Brewing. Buckets of money might lead to problems? Who knew? …. (ch)

OFFICIALLY SCREWED.COM– “Buddy Can You Spare A Blog Post?” …. (officiallyscrewed)

CAN’T WE ALL JUST Get Along? — The Prime Minister asks for love, not hate, when dealing with Quebec …. (godscopybook)

OY, CANADIA– “The state and its state-run CBC used its taxpayer funding of over one BILLION dollars per year to compete against its own citizens and their citizen-owned companies again, just as it does every day all day long, to beat them—using your taxpayer cash and theirs—for the broadcast rights to NHL hockey games in Canada” …. (p2bc)


Blogosphere, Web — and Old Media ….

GETTING KAREEM FREED: “A brave college student and a network of bloggers are stronger than many think” …. (nro)

SHAIDLE– “Boring campaign to make blogging more like newspapers, radio (i.e., boring) gets a boost”; More on web women and threats …. (Various)

UH-OH, WE’RE SO-O-O BUSTED! — “Wither blogging. It seems the much-hyped blogging phenomenon is disappearing. I say good riddance.” …. (timblair)

WEB PRIVACY WARS– The Despicable Left. Hot new Internet trend: Tormenting people with cancer …. (Various)

MORE FAUXTOGRAPHY? “Readers aren’t convinced by the Age’s before-and-after shots of Sydney’s Earth Hour lights-out experiment”.. Heh: “The first shot is ridiculous. Drivers wouldn’t require headlights if Sydney were illuminated so. They’d need sunglasses, and lead shields” …. (timblair)

JOHN GIBSON Rips Leftwing Blogs for Their Sick Hate Speech …. (gatewaypundit)

EDGY. EXTREME. RADICAL– National Post flips you off …. (roudtobecanadian)

RIGHT WING NEWS: “When Liberal Bloggers Start Treating Matthew Yglesias Like They Treat Ann Coulter, Then I’ll Stop Calling Them Hypocrites” …. (rightwingnews)

THE TRIPLE-X Domain Proposal Fails, x3 …. (acton)

POPULAR Blogger Cancels Tech Conference Appearance Due to Death Threats …. (newsbusters, gadgetvicar)

BUZZMACHINE– “YouTube, campaign ads, and local TV” …. (buzzmachine)

GRADE 4 HIJINX break out at U.S. Radio & Television Correspondents Dinner: NBC’s Brian Williams Belches ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic’. Giggle, tee-hee, snicker. No word on if ‘Pull My Finger’ ensued …. (newsbusters)

THE AP TAKES A SWIPE at blogs. Update: Iraq the Model responds. “They have bloggers in Baghdad, just like we do” …. (michellemalkin)

DEATH THREATS: Michelle Weighs in on Kathy Sierra Kerfuffle …. (proteinwisdom)

CRYBABY OLD MEDIA: “Is the StarTribune Grown Up Enough to Apologize to Power Line?” …. (rogerlsimon)

JIBJAB VID: What we call the News? …. (haha.nu)


Pop Culture, Media, Technology, Leftovers ….

SORRY, BUT Kurt Russell IS Snake Plissken! …. (mypetjawa)

IMAO: TOP TEN WAYS THE HEAD OF THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION PADDED HIS EXPENSES …. (imao)

“LIKE WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT”:” An appropriate motto for the National Sarcasm Society. More here …. (Various)

DAZZLING NEW IMAGES reveal the ‘impossible’ on the Sun …. (orthodoxytoday)

LOOKS LIKE IT’S ALREADY HAPPENING– “Expect smaller brains with Global Warming” …. (sda, lgf)

NEW RESEARCH suggests that cannabis-induced mental illnesses will become significantly more common within three to four years …. (magicstatistics)

O’ROURKE– “Why does everything come in Giant Size, King Size, and Holy Roman Empire size boxes? A package of macaroni as big as a Japanese car is not what I need. I don’t understand unit pricing. There’s the price, the unit price, the sale price, but what does the [theologically-themed expletive] thing cost?” …. (holywhapping.blog)

AN INTERVIEW with Michael Crichton, certifiable genius and global warming skeptic …. (americanthinker)

THE POOR Humuhumunukunukuapuaa Ousted in Hawaii (it’s pronounced HOO-moo-HOO-moo-NOO-koo-NOO-koo-AH-poo-AH-ah) …. (FOX)

ALASKAN CLIMATOLOGIST sceptical of “instant climatology” …. (magicstatistics)

HEXAGON Spotted on Saturn. Board-gaming geeks give each other high-fives …. (neatorama)

TEN SPORTS They Don’t Teach You in Gym …. (neatorama)

SACHA BARON COHEN’S comic personae can be wildly funny, but the comedian faces the same problem as all satirists: how do you make fun of others when you’re outnumbered? …. (claremont)

REAL CLASSY It’s Good To Be The King …. (dustmybroom)

WORD HAS IT Vista may end up being less secure than XP …. (zdnet)

GREEN TEA.. Is there anything it can’t do? …. (raphael.doxos)

TEN OF THE BEST April Fool’s Day hoaxes: US museum …. (breitbart)

VDH ON ‘300’ — Fact or Fiction by Victor Davis Hanson …. (victorhanson)

GOT KIDS? The 2007 Lego Castle sets are coming. Meanwhile, enjoy this …. (lugnet, dailymotion)

DENNIS MILLER ROCKS: Damn, that’s crisp …. (llamabutchers)

THE 20 GREAT Historical Myths. Apparently Washington was the 15th American President.. but the first popularly elected one …. (writespirit)

CELEBRITY BABES with high IQs …. (haha)

HOW MIGHT PUNISHMENT work in a free society? …. (sergesblog)

GALACTICA: Rebutting Paul Wells and remembering a moment of transcendence from the old series …. (stevejanke)

NEWSWEEK’S 1975 Article About The Coming Ice Age. 150 Years of Global Warming and Cooling at the New York Times. Here at CaNN, we hold to the theory of ‘Global Weirding’– the weather is increasingly [but not necessarily] getting more(a) or (b), but just odder, in general. We also agree with Mark Shea: “Guys Like Gore Make it Very Difficult for Me to Buy the Global Warming Hysteria” …. (p2bc, caei)

COOL PIX OF RUINS via Flickr …. (flickr)

GALILEO Sketches Turn The Universe On Its Head …. (timesonline)

OINKY McOINKER– With five private jets, Travolta still lectures on global warming. Ground control to Major John …. (p2bc, shotgun)

THE TOP TEN April Fools’ gags that just didn’t work …. (worldmagblog)

PHOTOSHOPPERY– Worth1000’s Doctored Artworks: Counterfeit Art 10 …. (worth1000)

DISCOVERED: Cause of melting Arctic ice …. (magicstatistics)

FUNSY-WUNSY: Plasma Pong …. (plasmapong)

DECONSTRUCTING Al – Gore Hurts Global Warming Cause …. (rogerlsimon)

TASTES LIKE BURNING“That’s where I saw the leprechaun. He told me to burn things.” …. (damianpenny)

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