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April 22, 2007, 6:00 pm
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Wednesday, April 22nd, A.D. 2007

Regular Religious News

 

Australian Jenny Platt, gives her mobile to the Archbishop
of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, who gave an Easter greeting
to Jenny’s Father Reg Platt, who is an Anglican Minister in
Sydney, Australia, on Sunday April 8, 2007, in Canterbury, England.
In his Easter sermon at Canterbury Cathedral, the Archbishop
urged people to consider the Easter message of reconciliation
and forgiveness as tools to resolve conflict. (AP Photo / Steve Parsons, PA)

BENEDICT XVI publishes Jesus of Nazareth …. (speroforum)

+JERUSALEM Recognises Mutual Sufferings of Christians Muslims and Jews …. (christiantoday)

SOFT PERSECUTION IN UK CONTINUES– “Faith schools should be banned to stop religious groups indoctrinating children, teachers will say today.” …. (24dash)

ANGLICAN PRIEST & Father of slain student says healing not easy …. (canoe.ca)

CALL FOR laws to protect holy relics …. (timescolumns)

CHINA: Christians being forced to have abortions …. (speroforum)

ROMAN CATHOLIC Church intervenes in Scottish election …. (archbishop-cranmer.blog)

2007 ACTON LECTURE SERIES: The Crisis of Europe: Benedict XVI’s Analysis and Solution …. (acton.org)

THREE DEAD in attack on Turk Christian publisher …. (scotsman)

RELIGION & Star Trek, by Jimmy Akin …. (jimmyakin)

FURY AS bishops back Iran …. (telegraph)

THE NEW CRUSADERS: Andrew Higgins– As religious strife grows, Europe’s atheists seize pulpit …. (orthodoxytoday)

RESCUE SOME HISTORY! Summer Vacation Idea: Sift the Temple Mount …. (solomonia)

DVD NOW FOR SALE– A Great Silence …. (scriptoriumdaily)

CANADIAN Military chaplains trained to confront trauma …. (canadianchristianity)

REGURGITATIONS: “Once again, the legacy of Pope Pius XII has become a subject of public controversy, this time because of the display at Israel’s Yad Vashem Museum that makes him out to be culpably non-committal toward Nazis and Nazism” …. (offtherecord)

WITH FREUD, It’s Neuroses All the Way Down …. (benedictseraphim)

ENGLAND RETURNS to Official Legal Persecution of Catholics …. (markshea.blog)

IRAQI WOMAN Raped ‘for reading the Bible’ — “Let your Jesus help you.” Elsewhere, Baghdad Jihadists Tear Down Crosses From Assyrian Churches, Tell Christians to Convert or Die …. (jihadwatch)

JESUS TOMB film scholars backtrack …. (pblosser.blog)

THE MUCH EXAGGERATED Death of Europe, by Richard John Neuhaus. “Everyone knows Europe will soon become Eurabia, right? Philip Jenkins begs to differ” …. (firstthings)

CRUNCHY CON– The Kirk conference: big conservative brains sit down for food & chat …. (crunchycon)

BISHOP gets close-up view of horrors of war at Easter …. (anglicanjournal)

THE PROPHET Al Gore’s environmentalist religion to be taught in Vancouver schools …. (proudtobecanadian)

BIBLE STORE Bombed in Gaza …. (solomonia)

PERHAPS THE TIME HAS COME has come to give greater deference to the fact that Canada is founded upon principles that recognize the supremacy of God …. (christianity.ca)

OVERCOME EVEL WITH GOOD– Daredevil Knievel’s testimony triggers mass baptisms at Crystal Cathedral …. (ct)

SNUBBED native school survivors forgive Canada …. (torontosun.com)

MUSLIMS forcing Christians in Baghdad to pay jizya (discriminatory ‘heretic taxes’) …. (JiWa)

MYSTERY SURROUNDS Possible Oldest Church in North America …. (freerep)

ANGLICAN PHILOSOPHER– Am I A Radical? …. (anglicanphilosopher)

DIGGING A SUBWAY, modern-day Thessalonians found remains of St. Paul’s old pen pals. The background, of course, is here …. (fathersofthechurch)

ANCIENT Mexican civilisation sacrificed children …. (magicstatistics)

AUSSIE Anglican Church joins anti-cloning call …. (theage)

A BRONZE AGE Vessel of Purification Reveals the Signature of Moses …. (freerep)

HINDU EXTREMISTS attack pastors, disrupt worship, and “reconvert” 70 Dalit Christians on Easter …. (compassdirect)

THE AGE OF IMAGE, By Jerry L. Eisley: “To engage with change for our culture is to resist ancient evil pathways that are bent towards worship of the creature rather than the creator. The arts flow from our worship in every time and place” …. (breakpoint)

AND BENEDICT hates teddy bears, too …. (getreligion)

AND THUS has it ever been. Unless, of course, one paid a tax for being Christian …. (Bearblog)

ENGLAND’S High-maintenance bishops …. (magicstatistics)

TOURISTS detained for allegedly witnessing to Christ …. (magicstatistics)

THE MOTU PROPRIO, Alice von Hildebrand, and the Indult …. (pblosser.blog)

MATTINGLY: “Nervous believers in Year 18″ …. (tmatt)

HEAVEN KNOWS “we need more single women with a vocation like Dorothy Sayers. God has called many to singleness and to career. And the empty nurseries of Europe and New England remind us that we also need some people who want to be parents” …. (scriptoriumdaily)

PAPER TRAIL to the pulpit: New IRS regulations require receipts for gifts to nonprofits …. (freerep)

ARCHBISHOP prays for BBC Gaza man …. (bbc)

NEW, EVANGELISTICAL atheism in Europe …. (getreligion)

THE CATHOLIC Catholic Church Can Save Zimbabwe …. (publiuspundit)

CHARITY by Proxy: New reality shows let us feel good by watching others do good …. (opinionjournal)

THAT OLD ICON: “Bilateral Asymmetry in a Preiconoclastic Encaustic Pantocrator” …. (scriptoriumdaily)

POPE GETS huge toy bear as birthday gift …. (.freerep)

JIHAD 1.0 & 2.0 — historical perspective from bernard lewis …. (anglicancatholic.blog)

ARE CHRISTIANS Terrorists?: What Schools Are Teaching Our Kids …. (breakpoint)

THE MUSLIM attack on Christendom and the resulting conflict, which arose more from their resemblances than from their differences, has gone through three phases …. (anglicancatholic.blog)

MODERATE LIBERAL Terry Waite: I fear the Church of England that shaped me has gone for ever …. (freerep)

ISRAELI FREEDOM OF RELIGION Attacked in San Francisco Chronicle …. (honestreporting)

LETTER TO A MUSLIM FRIEND: In Whose Name have you Come? …. (islamdom.blog)

THEY JUST CAN’T Get Away from Icons …. (benedictseraphim)

YE OLDE HANS Küng: prohibition of abortion merciless & ünchristian …. (pblosser.blog)

CBC RADIO takes up the problem of bullying in church …. (skdiocese)

BOMBS hit Christian bookstore, two Internet cafes in Gaza City …. (jihadwatch)

WHAT FRESH HELL–? Christ Killa: The latest in religion-bashing art. Video Game Calls For Killing ‘Homicidal Jesus Christs’. Anti-Christian art: the million dollar solution …. (Various)

FIRST THINGS– The Assault on Christendom. By Michael Linton …. (firstthings)

COOL CARVINGS– Christian art worth looking at …. (flickr)

GIVING THE DEVIL His Due: Every generation needs to wake up to the spiritual battle we are in and learn how to find victory in Christ …. (christianity.ca)

WINDBAG Rosie’s ‘Anti-Christian Hate Speech’ Challenged …. (christianpost)

THE HARVAHD CRIMSON– Accommodating Religion: Professors should be more flexible with regard to students’ religious obligations …. (thecrimson)

B-16’S ANSWER to ‘The Da Vinci Code’ …. (gulf-daily-news)

FLICKR– “orthodox icon”.. holy art, Batman! …. (flickr)

HIGHLIGHTS from the New Mass Texts; Translation Issues …. (holywhapping.blog)

SHHHH! It’s The Secret Homilies of Benedict XVI …. (amywelborn)

FROM THE PEW to the Pulpit: Inside the Church of Global Warming …. (canadafreepress)

POPE BIRTHPLACE opening to public …. (bbc)

MUSLIMS are protesting again in Israel over rumors that the Jews are trying to take over the Temple Mount. The prevalent belief that somehow a Jewish temple never existed on that site has become nothing more than a reason to jihad …. (islam-watch)

NITWIT Bill Maher’s ‘View': Church Going Old Ladies ‘Enablers’ to Religious Violence …. (newsbusters)

DOES THE ‘Christian right’ hate Christian Arabs? …. (sergesblog.blog)

BOUNDLESS– The Temptation to Fudge: by Heather Koerner …. (boundless)

THEOCRATICALS! EEK!! Evolutionist Raises Creationism Fears: The Toronto Star reported, that God-centred instruction on the origins of life is “creeping into this country’s public school science classes and it’s up to parents to do something about it.” …. (christianity.ca)

PRIEST first reservist to lead chaplaincy combat team …. (chronicleherald)

BRITAIN’S JEWISH QUESTION– “Mark Steyn, on the National Review Online blog, ponders British antisemitism and concludes – correctly – that it has changed its character and is fast achieving a continental European-style virulence when Israel comes into the picture” …. (melaniephillips)

HANSON– Is ‘Judeo-Christian’ Violence the Same? “Although history may overlap in places, Islamic theology is uniquely violent among religions, which helps explain present-day terror” …. (victorhanson)

WHY WE NEED Sacred Art, by James Maldonado-Berry …. (catholicexchange)

RELIGION OF PEACE Alert: Turkey Detains Five More In Attack On Christian Publishing House …. (freedomszone)

HOW DO YOU SAY “Ask nicely” in Latin? …. (bettnet.com)

A PRISON CHAPLAI N in Rockland County, New York, has been suspended for distributing religious tracts condemning Islam and Mohammed …. (magicstatistics)

COLLARED IDIOT– The Church Bells of Clessé: Trouble has come to a picturesque town in southern Burgundy — in the form of a priest from Paris who has a problem with church bells …. (spiegel.de)

T.S. ELIOT writing has at its center, claims Craig Raine, a notion of “the buried life, the idea of a life not fully lived” via ALD …. (newcriterion, boston)

THE REFORM of the Roman Liturgy: A Review …. (americanthinker)

BETTNET: The literary (de)merits of Dan Brown …. (bettnet.com)

MERE COMMENTS– Here Lies England: “There weren’t any newspapers back in 476, when the German warlord Odoacer took control of Roman government in the west” …. (merecomments)

ARE AMERICANS taking over the number one spot as the most paranoid and delusional people in the world? …. (drsanity.blog)

IS GET RELIGION [gasp!] a “Christian” weblog? …. (getreligion)

A FEW SINS LEFT OUT THERE: Off Color. Mark Shea on Imus …. (coxandforkum)

ON THE HEART of Islamic Turkey …. (getreligion)

RICHARD DAWKINS, call your office …. (magicstatistics)

DING-CLUNK: Cathedral bell needs crack repair …. (bbc)

ISRAEL Politicizes Holocaust Memorial. Vatican boycotts Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day. Pope Pius XII: “Be proud to be a Jew!” …. (Various)

JOHNNY HART A ‘fundamental’ problem in ‘B.C.’ obits; B.C. cartoonist’s widow says he got to heaven ahead of her …. (gr, freerep)

PLANNED PARENTHOOD says ‘Amen’ to condoms in Christian-bashing ‘Safe Sex Angels’ TV ad.” What’s a little blasphemy with your advocacy for promiscuity & baby-murder, after all, huh? …. (dawneden)

AN INTERVIEW with Founder of “Council of Ex- Muslims”: “Not Possible to Modernize Islam” …. (spiegel.de)

THE USUAL WEASEL WORDS: “It’s not good enough for politicians to stand before you and say they remember and mourn what happened over six decades ago. They must stand up to those who advocate the destruction of Israel and its people today, and they must be unequivocal in their condemnation of anti-Semitic despots, terrorists and fanatics.” Can-PM Stephen Harper has brass cojones …. (shotgun)

BRIT BISH brouhaha (def.) …. (acton)

NEW CRITERION– The Wicked Utilitarianism of Our Time …. (newcriterion)

RELIGIOUS SKYWRITER tags Epcot. Secularists writhe, Mickey Mouse spontaneously combusts …. (boingboing)


World War IV — The New Crusade….

HANSON: A Civilization That Has Become Just a Dream. HMS Pinafore sunk; Royal Navy going down …. (lgf, dp)

MAPPING GENOCIDE– Google Earth Highlights Darfur Atrocities. Actress-blogger Mia Farrow is keeping the focus on Sudan: here are her ‘Ten Things You Can Do Right Now‘ …. (Various)

SO IS THIS WHAT BERGER WAS HIDING in his pants & socks? This news report makes everything clear, doesn’t it? “Berger’s behavior suggests that there is something that Clinton’s Administration wants desperately to hide” …. (Various)

NOTHING TO SEE HERE– MOVE ALONG! Sudan Sanctions Prevent Delivery of Google Earth; President Bush Praises Google Earth Crisis in Darfur Layer. CLICK HERE for the forbidden layer itself, as unapproved by bloody-handed despots in the Sudan …. (gearthblog)

MELANIE PHILLIPS: Britain’s iPod defences. The war within the west (13) …. (melaniephillips)

DARFUR Collides With Olympics, and China Yields …. (miafarrow, nytimes)

IN THE VALLEY Of The Shadow Of Death And Other Playground …. (sigcarlfred.blog)

CAROLINE GLICK: The Weakest link …. (newsbeat1)

AHMADINEJAD tells the West: “Abandon your oppressive behavior. Otherwise you and your nations will be harmed” …. (jihadwatch)

FORBIDDEN EVIL: The Film PBS Does Not Want You to See. PBS vs. “Islam vs. Islamist“; The American Propitiation and Blackout Service …. (freer

GOOD LUCK WITH THAT! Appeal to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to speak out against PA genocide incitement …. (jihadwatch)

IRANIAN Mullah Friends & Apologists in the US “Outed” at Front Page …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

MEANWHILE, Over at the UN, the Latest Multi-Million $$$$ Scandal …. (claudiarosett)

CLAUDIA ROSETT: “In the same week that bomb-happy Iran claims it is enriching uranium on an industrial

scale, the UN reelects Iran as — guess what? — a Vice-Chairman of the UN Disarmament Commission”; meanwhile, Over at the UN, the Latest Multi-Million $$$$ Scandal …. (claudiarosett)

DE-BONING TURKEY: Steyn on the World …. (steynonline)

DARFUR REALITIES? “I must say this piece makes a lot of sense to me. Those who advocate, in effect, invading Sudan should take note” …. (damianpenny)

DANIEL PIPES on Bolstering Moderate Muslims …. (danielpipes)

CITY PREPARES for nuke terror: “Local officials restore long-abandoned fallout shelters, train for WMD emergency” …. (wnd)

HILLEL NEUER, who famously told some uncomfortable truths to UN Human Rights Council a few weeks ago, gave a terrific interview to Shire Network News last week …. (damianpenny)

NORWAY: critic of genital mutilation beaten by Muslims …. (shaidle)

ONE MORE TIME.. OK, This is Really Why They Hate Us! …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

HUMILIATION of Muslims and the coming Siege of Vienna …. (islam-watch)

PBS AT A CROSS ROADS: “Why is a film on moderate Islam being suppressed?” …. (israpundit)

INDIAN GUILT and the American View of Islam …. (breathofthebeast.blog)

ISRAPUNDIT: “We Need a Word for De Alba, Annan, Nifong, Sharpton” …. (israpundit)

WHAT’S SO FUNNY about beheading videos? Plus: The latest on BBC reporter Alan Johnston …. (michellemalkin)

U.N. QUESTION Of The Day: Is Iran Smuggling Weapons To Hezbollah? Duh …. (israpundit)

LANCET STUDY’S field manager to visit Vancouver …. (magicstatistics)

GOOD NEWS: Iran’s nuclear bunkers probably totally impenetrable …. (hotair)

FOR THE KIDS– Islamic pro-terrorism hate film gets PG rating in Australia …. (mypetjawa)

ACCOMODATIONISM– “Monogamy is a core value of British society and western civilisation. The rewarding of polygamy is indeed entirely alien to our tradition, morality and values. The fact that this is going on shows how far Britain has already travelled down the road to cultural suicide” …. (melaniephillips)

REVISIT– The humorless, totalitarian, fundamentalist Left …. (bettnet.com)

TERROR-HAVEN: Two Montreal Muslims charged with crimes targeting city’s Jewish community …. (jihadwatch)

THE END RESULT Of Multiculturalism …. (cq)

MAHMOUD’S Bureau of Disinformation …. (coxandforkum)

MONEY LAUNDERING causes social harm because it facilitates crime and enables criminals to enjoy criminal revenues …. (newsbeat1)

UN POLICY WAS GOSPEL for at least one NDP MP. Until it said no to drug havens for addicts …. (westernstandard)

PUTIN’S “POLICE STATE”– “Monday’s Christian Science Monitor has a good piece about the crackdown against Garry Kasparov’s coalition of Russian opposition parties” …. (damianpenny)

UK JOURNALISTS’ UNION Votes to Boycott Israel. The NUJ demonstrates its gross atipathy towards Israel by voting to boycott Israeli goods. Why I am leaving the National Union of Journalists, by Michael Gove MP, former Associate Editor of The London Times …. (Various)

MAJOR CANADIAN POET’S 9/11 conversion to sanity …. (shaidle)

REMEMBERING A SOVIET MURDERER: “S-13 sank the 25,484-ton German liner Wilhelm Gustloff with three torpedoes. Recent estimates calculate that over 9,000 refugees were killed, the worst loss of life in maritime history“; and “On 10 February 1945, S-13 sank the German hospital ship General von Steuben.. Approximately 4,500 people died.” Marinesko wasn’t supposed to be sailing in that area; and international law makes it clear that ocean-liners and hospital ships are not military targets as such (unless in the former case they are carrying troops). One man: 13,500+ dead in under two weeks …. (Various)

BBC REPORTER Alan Johnston has been killed by an al-Qaeda affilated Palestinian organization …. (pajamasmedia)

HINDSIGHT: Could the Allies have bombed Auschwitz? …. (israpundit)


LifeWatch ….

PARTIAL-BIRTH BABY-MURDER–Killed By Supreme Court …. (allthesethings)

NO-BRAINER: Should Murdering Born Infant Humans Infanticide be a Crime? …. (wesleyjsmith)

ONE OF THE 20th CENTURY’S many calamitous stupid ideas was the glorification of the teenager …. (sergesblog.blog)

HOW AN “ANTI-FEMINIST” frames the Duke Non-Rape case …. (proteinwisdom)

GOOD NEWS: “Revolt against abortion in the UK”. Mohler: “The Dinner Party Test” — The Revenge of Moral Consciousness …. (michellemalkin, albertmohler)

SOME EVIL Safe sex guardian angels …. (curtjester)

EUTHANASIA as Source of Organs? …. (wesleyjsmith)

MARK SHEA– CAEI: Another Step Toward the Brave New World …. (markshea.blog)

ADF ATTOURNEYS file federal appeal on behalf of pro-life advocate silenced by Raleigh officials. Citizen silenced for attempting to express message on public property …. (transfigurations.blog)

‘PRO-CHOICE’ shouldn’t mean pro-censorship …. (Bearblog)

TRANSCRIPT: Rev. Robert Sirico on the Laura Ingraham Show …. (acton)

THE DEADLY ABC LINK– LA Times Staffer Wrong In Negating Abortion-Breast Cancer Link – Again …. (newsbusters)

IS THERE AN EVEN GREATER THREAT to children than lone parents? “Polly Toynbee: The promise by the Tory leader to make offspring of one-parent families even more disadvantaged is part of a long tradition” …. (guardian)

WHERE HAVE ALL THE GIRLS GONE?– “One of the most shocking global trends I have encountered in travels to more than 45 countries on all continents in the past five years is the practice of gendercide” …. (ncregister)

FUTILE Theory on the March: Imposed Do Not Resuscitate Orders …. (wesleyjsmith)

FROZEN PEOPLE– “Are 400,000 excess embryos now in freezers in the U.S. in truth 400,000 babies? If they are, then they must not be destroyed. If they are not” via ALD …. (boston)

CANADIANS wimp out on anti-abortion prosecution …. (stoptheaclu)

KILL IT Before It Multiplies …. (reformedpastor)

YOU’RE NOT JUST IMAGINING IT– “The Islamist front is clearly on a widespread charm offensive. The results are impressive” …. (counterterrorismblog)

EDITH HUMPHREY: “Lest We Forget the Innocents” …. (edithhumphrey)

UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES? NAH? NAH! Sperm made from human bone marrow …. (bbc, Diogenes)

WHITWASH POST Peddles Liberal Spin on Abstinence-Ed Study …. (newsbusters)

AT WHAT AGE should children be subjected to “explicit” sex ed? The Brits (and at least one Canuck) seem to think, or so it would appear, that virtually any age will do … after all, the family with it’s sexual constraints is evil … right? …. (smalldeadanimals)

SEXUAL ABSTINENCE ‘increases risk of pregnancy’ …. (archbishop-cranmer.blog)

AL MOHLER– “Wrenching Politics” Concerning Stillborn Babies? A Sad, Sad, Commentary on Our Times …. (albertmohler)

ASSISTED Suicide: Refusing to Connect the Dots …. (wesleyjsmith)

WILL YOU STILL Need Me? Will You Still Feed Me? …. (breakpoint)

VIA DR. SANITY: “today’s feminists have much to answer for in terms of the evil they have been enabling and appeasing; but they are generally too busy swooning and whining to be able to engage in any serious discussion of the irrationality of promoting eternal victimhood” …. (drsanity.blog)

THIS IS YOUR Sunday Propaganda Film …. (dustmybroom)

‘AND WATER IS WET’ ALERT– Girls Gone Wild tycoon charged with tax evasion …. (boingboing)

DIES, BUT NEVER BORN: “In California, there’s a legislative battle over issuing birth certificates for stillborn babies. One guess on the opposition” …. (amywelborn)

ALL MEN ARE RAPISTS = bad justice. A Lot of People Owe A Lot of Apologies To A Lot of People. Rose McGowan on Duke kids: Eh, they were probably guilty of something …. (allthesethings)

ARTIFICIAL insemination is contributing to the problem of fatherlessness by delinking marriage, reproduction and child-rearing …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

GONORRHOEA joins ‘superbugs’ list …. (iol.co.za)

THANK. GOD.– The return of a little moral sanity to American jurisprudence: the partial-birth abortion ban is upheld …. (dprice.blog)

PROTEIN WISDOM: “Anti-Feminism-isms” …. (proteinwisdom)

CHINA HAS BECOME the execution capital of the world, killing more “criminals” each year (3500 to 10,000) than are killed in the entire rest of the world combined …. (smalldeadanimals)

WHEN WOMAN Cry Wolf About Rape …. (americanthinker)

THE DAILY SHOW: Duke (Non-)Rape Case …. (ifilm)

POPULATION: Ultimate Problem of all Problems …. (acton)

MOHLER– Does Motherhood Mean Anything? …. (albertmohler)

HILLARY: Court Ruling Stabs Women in Back of Head …. (scrappleface)


Oh, Canadia ….

Currently Under SEMI Grown-Up Management

WHEN six Canadian soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on Easter Sunday, Canada’s four military chaplains in that country were prepared to help the victims’ colleagues. Three of them were also present at the ‘ramp ceremony,’ when the soldiers’ bodies were loaded onto a plane for transport back to Canada …. (canadianchristianity)

YOUR ROBED MISTRESS: “Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin sailed close to the wind last week in her vigorous defence of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms” …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

PM HARPER’S speech at Vimy Ridge memorial …. (damianpenny)

EIGHT MORE Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan. Rest eternal grant unto them, oh Lord, and may light perpetual shine upon them. Amen …. (hairyeyeball)

‘YOU WILL NOT DIE ON ME’ — Canadian soldier tells how he tried to save comrade’s life …. (chronicleherald)

STEPHANE Dion is embroiled in.. Weinergate …. (stevejanke)

MOUNTIE MESS– “Following today’s appearance by former RCMP Commissioner Giuliano Zaccardelli it would seem that in today’s Force, the buck, such as it is, doesn’t stop anywhere.” Public Accounts Committee – RCMP Pensions …. (leoknight.blog, /newsbeat1)

A TRIBUTE to Canada: Salute to a brave and modest nation …. (israpundit)

JUNE CALLWOOD: 1924-2007 …. (shaidle)

KRAALSPACE: “In damp places, nasty things thrive” …. (kraalspace.blog)

ONTARIO SCHOOL BOARD plumbers earn more than $100,000 per year. Good for them …. (toronto.blog)

THE FORMER …. (godscopybook)

CANUCKISTAN: “What Do You Mean ‘YOUR’ Money?” Video: Happy tax day! …. (hotair.com)

TIME FOR AN amicable divorce? Mark Steyn reviews a new book which argues that Quebec separation would be good for Canada …. (damianpenny)

TORONTO– Not much belt tightening when they can find $16 million to refurbish Nathan Phillips Square and $3 Million for offices …. (newsbeat1)

TROOPS HOLD ramp ceremony to honour two Canadians killed in Afghanistan …. (canada.com)

STEPHANE DION proves he is an environmentalist …. (sda)

GREEN PARTY Candidate: We Share Common Cause With The Islamist Terrorists. May Gives “Benefit Of The Doubt” To Candidate Who Called 9/11 Attack “Beautiful” …. (republic-news, Canoe.ca)

A SUGGESTION the Queen should be invited to Quebec City’s 400th anniversary birthday bash next year has created an uproar in the province …. (godscopybook)

YANN MARTEL is the perfect argument AGAINST arts grants …. (shaidle)

ALBERTA dominated Canadian economic growth in 2006 …. (magicstatistics)

STILL SHAMELESS SCUMBUCKETS– “The Liberal Party has been collecting money from Nova Scotians to help fund the election campaign of a Liberal candidate in Central Nova in the next election. Stephane Dion has decided that the voters in Central Nova don’t deserve the opportunity to vote for a Liberal. Fair enough. But don’t you think, then, that the Liberal Party doesn’t deserve to hold on to that money?” In related news, Stephane Dion sells out Liberal voters in return for an endorsement. “Gerard Kennedy was collecting $100 donations from Nova Scotia Liberals in Central Nova on March 22” …. (SteveJanke)

FLAWED competitions, excessive payments, unnecessary work, and political connections …. (shotgun)

CANADIAN NAVY spends $4M to clean destroyer, then sink it …. (ctv.ca)

WHAT HAPPENED to Scary Stephen? …. (canadafreepress)

TURNCOAT & FAILED LEADERSHIP CANDIDATE Belinda $$$$$tronach quits, effective immediately, and Stephane Dion’s leadership suffers another blow [update]. Andrew Coyne writes Belinda Stronach’s political obituary …. (damianpenny, stevejanke)

FORMER PM Paul Martin’s Earnscliffe contracts to be investigated …. (stevejanke)

GREAT MOMENTS in Canadian humour– A Boot To The Head …. (videosift)


Blogosphere, Web — and Old Media ….

‘THE VOICE OF A SILENT MAJORITY’– Muslim Bloggers and Journalists Speak Out …. (spiegel.de)

OLD MEDIA– Putting Words in Her Mouth: Katie Couric remembers somebody else’s first library card …. (weeklystandard)

WIKI-SKY – Google Maps for the Universe …. (haha)

INTERVIEW with Jailed Egyptian Blogger by Free Copts. Jailed Egyptian Blogger : A Letter from Behind Bars …. (islam-watch)

DEFINING the blogging medium …. (stephentaylor)

A WARNING about Google …. (stoptheaclu)

AWESOME, FREE Thunderbird 2.0 is out. E-mail programs from the FireFox folks …. (boingboing)

HATER Malik Shabazz Calls Michelle Malkin a Prostitute On National TV! …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

WORLD-WIDE TOXINS: most telecommunications firms are up to their neck in pornography …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

KILLING the internet radio star …. (dustmybroom)

“SCALPING STANDARDS” FOR THE BLOGOSPHERE? Daniel Glover writes …. (instapundit)

DEATH IN CYBERBIA– James Harkin: Our celebration of the virtual world must be balanced by research into its psychological effects …. (guardian)

YOUR BETTERS WISHFULLY THINK: The Internet May Eventually Be Scrapped …. (kutv)


Pop Culture, Media, Technology, Leftovers ….

MORE CONTAMINANTS in the pet food detected even as China stonewalls …. (stevejanke)

ENVIROCRACY: “The stars of a major Live 8-style concert to raise awareness of climate change have been condemned as hypocrites for failing to lead environmentally friendly lives themselves” …. (damianpenny)

FRIDAY the Thirteenth… 2029 …. (neatorama)

IT’S ALL Leonard Nimoy’s fault! …. (michellemalkin)

TIME OUT: A Blast from the Past (or is that the future?) …. (babybluecafe.blog)

THE INTER LIFE of the Cell – Full Version …. (viralvideochart)

A TRAILER REMIX that combines 300 with The Mighty Ducks …. (ifilm)

DRIVE A HUMMER over a Prius, save the planet …. (shotgun)

TASTES LIKE CHICKEN– Tyrannosaurus Rex related to barnyard fowl …. (gatewaypundit.blog)

URRRRRP– What Happens To Your Body If You Drink A Coke Right Now? …. (healthbolt)

THE LISTS: 30 Essential Books for Students and Autodidacts …. (evangelicaloutpost)

RICKY GERVAIS’ Comic Relief …. (popwatch)

FRESH MIDDLE EARTH: The Hunt For The Ring…. (tolkiengeek.blog)

ENVIRO-REALITY: “Consumers in dark over risks of new light bulbs. Push for energy-saving fluorescents ignores mercury disposal hazards” …. (worldnetdaily)

THE SOHO Gallery has movies and animations on sunpots, solar flares, photon showers, and comets …. (neatorama)

3-YEAR-OLD trash-talks monsters …. (silflayhraka)

HOW VERY GAULISH– Stacking Obelisk chairs …. (boingboing)

FAQ and Definitive Video Post …. (awfulcommercials)

A COOL NEW SITE for you map-surfers out there: flashearth.com …. (flashearth)

ARE CELLPHONES killing bee colonies? …. (boingboing)

A COOL opticial illusion …. (hairyeyeball)

WILL FARRELL vs. The Landlord …. (funnyordie)

PERFECTION: Cecilia Bartoli – “Sposa son disprezzata” …. (videosift)

THE EVER-USEFUL Yak Shaving Razor #87 …. (evangelicaloutpost)

ISLAND CROONER Don ‘Tiny Bubbles’ Ho dies at age 76 …. (ctv)

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