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November 23, 2007, 5:02 pm
Filed under: Anglican Crisis, Blogroll News, CaNN Commentary

The Time Of Waffles Is Past

So the Anglican Church of Canada is the latest Anglican body to bend the knee to Gomorrah, and now fire rains down from heaven upon her. Primate Fred “Synod Rulez!” Hiltz, having signalled ‘Full Speed Ahead!’ to the radical dioceses and clergy (Ottawa, Montreal, Niagara, so far), will now roar and thunder about unity, obedience and Don’t-Have-Anything-To-Do-With-Conservatives Because They Aren’t Properly Authorized And Do Bad Things To Kittens. Ho-hum, Freddy. We called it, & We Told You So, before the fact. Same manure, different day.


We are called to be cross-bearers and martyrs and saints. Conscience is a slippery beast, which is why it must live by humble love and feed on solid authoritative truth, and why we must remember and act on our first response, before self-preservation and group-power and soothing excuses act on us. We who are informed clergy are the worse, for having known something of the hellstorm breaking upon us, and not being willing to risk the gentlest breezes of martyrdom to speak to the sheep and to the misguided shepherds.

Some people have accused This Elf of doing web-news because I’m cranky and maladjusted (more than likely, but it’s God’s fault: he called me to this work)– but I also do it for the love of truth over lies in myself and the world and the church, and for the love of God’s dear and precious people, who even now are awakening to find themselves not at sherry party with cucumber sandwiches, but in no-man’s land with bullets whistling around their ears.

The Canadian Church and her leadership (by which any priest or deacon or bishop holds any authority) is now in open conflict with herself & her stated beliefs and principles, with classical catholic & Catholic Christianity, and with much of the Anglican world. Make no mistake: in one swell foop, CanAnglicans have outraced the fastest heretics and nutbars in the Anglican world. We’re the worst on record in all of Anglican history. We’re #1. We’re #1.

The war is on. The time of waffles is past.




Friday, November 23rd, A.D. 2007

Regular Religious News

THE PERSECUTED Church: Lest we forget …. (anglican-mainstream)

WE CALLED IT, WE TOLD YOU SO: “Harvey will lead a conference of conservative Anglicans tomorrow and Friday in Burlington, Ont. One of the participating groups, Anglican Essentials Canada, says on its website: “We anticipate the [southern] primates will offer faithful Canadian Anglicans a specific option for the provision of pastoral care – which we will discuss.” Big AltAnglican Conference meets. Second retired bishop signs on with Southern Cone. Canadian Anglican Church now in “full-blown schism.” Whitewash, counter-spin, marginalzation to ensue. Anybody seen Rowan? At least Benedict XVI appears to be awake …. (theglobeandmail)

LLAMA BUTCHERS— That’s Not My Church! THE FIRST DOMINO: “Orthodox Anglicans? This is why I keep reminding you that you no longer have the luxury of time. Binky is calling it a day” …. (llamabutchers,

WILLIAM GAIRDNER: Culture As A T-Shirt– “The gist of the memo was that teachers-in-training must avoid teaching about any religious celebrations in the month of December, teaching only about cultural diversity, etc., etc., because the stated hope of the Institute was that teachers and administrators would “become more aware of the real issue: the pain suffered by students and parents with minority religious views.”” More of the same Canadian liberal mindwash here …. (williamgairdner)

J.I. PACKER— Liberal ideas have ‘poisoned’ Anglican church: theologian …. (via KSH)

COPS SPRAY MACE cloud over church crowd: ‘I felt like we were treated like complete animals’, whined one religious fanatic …. (

KRAALSPACE: “Where in the world is Rowan Williams?” …. (

NOVEMBER 22— C.S. Lewis, Scholar and Spiritual Writer …. (magicstatistics)

TOUCHSTONE FORUM— “What would you say to an Evangelical tempted to become Catholic or Orthodox?” …. (millinerd)

A PO-MO CHRISTMAS: “Now the birth of Jesus was on this wise: When his white racist mother Mary was engaged to noted white racist Joseph before they came together (though if they loved each other a lot it would have been ok to come together, or if they truly embraced their innate and latent bisexuality, they would have raised a more open minded child ), she was found with child” …. (

ADVENT WISDOM from Bob Dylan: “When He Returns” …. (magicstatistics)

RECENT DETAILS ON a Residential Schools “refund” …. (sameo416)

A STORY IN THE UK Telegraph assesses the wobbly standing of women priests in the Church of England, and obliquely suggests that the promised Pentecost (i.e., the gush of spiritual gifts consequent on admitting women to the altar) has never arrived …. (offtherecord)

MCJ CHANNELS Mikey Ingham: “And everyone knows that the Gospel of Jesus Christ was all about the pointy hats. This is a true saying and worthy of all men to be receieved, that Christ Jesus came into the world to establish one bishop in one diocese and NO MORE!! HAVE YOU GOT THAT?!! BECAUSE I’LL BE ALL OVER YOU LIKE WHITE, BLACK, BROWN, RED OR OTHER COLORS OF THE GORGEOUS MOSAIC THAT IS OUR MULTICULTURAL WORLD ON RICE IF YOU DON’T, PUNK!!” …. (

HATE CRIMES Against Jews & Christians Increase in US …. (gatewaypundit)

US BORDER Churches Change Attitudes Toward Stronger-Dollared Canadian Members …. (freerep)

DISPUTATIONS asks A Simple Question …. (

CHRISTIANS VS. MUTANTS: Ruth Kelly forced to vote for Bill condemned by the Roman Catholic Church …. (

WILBERFORCE, YES— but today: 800,000 persons trafficked across international borders every year …. (magicstatistics)

THE ANNUAL Christmas Fame and Shame List …. (p2bc)

DIVERSITARIANISM: The conduct of councillors who opted not to take part in a Buddhist prayer before a meeting is to be reported to the Standards Commission for Scotland …. (bbc)

THE BIBLICAL ROOTS of Thanksgiving, by Robert J. Hutchinson …. (catholicexchange)

NORWAY allows local option on gay clergy …. (geoconger)

VIDEO: the inimitable Peter Kreeft, on the existence of God (if you have a bit of time) …. (

WHY LIBERAL ANGLICANISM is a clapped-out sneer-factory– the Anglicans Online news editor on the astounding fact that a retired Canadian bishop has left Canadian Anglicanism: “Bishop Harvey’s hairstyle makes us wonder why he didn’t leave for North Korea” instead of South America”.. hardehardeharhar. Conservative Anglicans & traditional Christianity are silly, and brave leaders of such are proto-dictators.. giggle, chortle, snigger. Pah!, we say: defenestrate the lot of them …. (anglicansonline)

SUCH LOVELY PEOPLE: ‘Mega-mosque’ Muslim arrested for threats to Christian politician …. (

SHAIDLE: “Five years in jail for quoting the Bible online?” …. (fivefeetoffury)

DRELL’S RECIPES— Fried Turkey Baby! …. (descant)

THE NEXT ONE FALLS… Just released by the ever-vigilant Anglican News Service. Naughty Bishops …. (sameo416)

COLORADO city considers ban on red and green Christmas lights …. (

IRAQI MUSLIMS: Christians, come home …. (

INTERESTING THOUGHTS ON The Christian Origin of Neo-Platonism …. (

REFORMED PASTOR: “Why Muslims Become Christians” …. (reformedpastor)

HEAR, HEAR! THE UK’s blasphemy laws have been labelled ‘an offence and an anachronism’ by a leading British Christian think tank …. (religiousintelligence)

WELBORN: “As you embark upon the task of Christmas shopping -whether it is a chore or a delight to you – consider these alternatives ot the mall, Amazon or gift cards” …. (amywelborn)

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION a Grave Threat to Religious Speech …. (noapologies)

BIG GENE drops the big one: “In the lefty U.K. Guardian, columnist Andrew Brown laments the fact that the Archbishop of Canterbury has failed in his attempt to keep the language of controversy cloudy enough to avert schism” …. (offtherecord)

FATHER THOMAS BERG: The stem-cell debate changes …. (nationalreview)

CARIOCA: Another One Swims …. (

SHAMELESS MEDIA-HOUND Tutu chides Anglican communion for its stance on gays. Anglican Mainstream Disappointed by Desmond Tutu …. (bbc, aacblog)

WORD FROM ITALISTAN— “‘They must choose between the Prophet and prosciutto. Islam is very peaceful, but when we are insulted we will turn everyone into sausages.'” …. (fivefeetoffury)

BONFIRE OF THE GUITARS? Pope to purge the Vatican of modern music …. (telegraph)

SOUTHERN CONE offers haven to disaffected US dioceses …. (churchtimes)

DONALD SENSING: Chicken, egg, religion, family …. (donaldsensing)

CHRISTINE ROSEN: “The modern conversion narrative seems less convincing” …. (opinionjournal)

SHRINE MOLE: Vatican Tested New Rosary Mysteries on People! …. (holywhapping)

CELEBRATIONS— The first British monarch to celebrate a diamond wedding anniversary …. (


THE HORROR! The bitter dregs of Thanksgiving …. (proteinwisdom)

THE COOL LIST of Scholastic Titles for Theologians …. (

MARK SHEA: “There’s a lot to be said for separation of Church and State”; and “Anglican Chris Johnson Calls for a Papal Interdict” …. (markshea)

BALTIMORE Area Presbytery is pushing to redefine marriage …. (kendallharmon)

ARE SCIENTISTS Playing God? It Depends on Your Religion …. (nytimes)

GODTUBE WEBSITE seeks to bring gospel to the young …. (churchtimes)

U.N. CONFERENCE— “Islam should not be blamed for terrorism” …. (hindustantimes)

BENEDICT SERAPHIM: Development of Doctrine …. (benedictseraphim)

IMITATE THE ACTION of the . . . Sloth? “As de facto Anglican realignment accelerates, and hints and gnomic guesses ooze from Lambeth Palace, I join others to ask, “Where’s Rowan?” …. (captainyips)

U.S. SENATORS SAY bring on the Bibles at Olympics. Beijing Olympics committee denies it is banning Bibles …. (speroforum)

IS ISRAEL about to concede Temple Mount? …. (

NEUTERIZATION? — Women And The Church And Everywhere Else …. (rightwingnews)

DNA TECHNOLOGY Undermines Central Mormon Claim …. (

BOOK REVIEW: Bart Ehrmann, Misquoting Jesus …. (

ORTHODOX-CATHOLIC Dialog: Russians React. Catholic-Orthodox Declaration: Kind of a Big Deal …. (

BURNING THE WHEAT, keeping the chaff: “Teaching: New resource examines cultural diversity in ordination process” …. (

THE INDEFATIGABLE Sandra Miesel and Pete Vere Take Apart Phillip Pullman’s His Dark Material trilogy in Pied Piper of Atheism …. (ignatius)

SERGE’S BLOG: “On race, tribe and class” …. (

MATTINGLY: “Pullman vs. the Magisterium”. Because, of course, we should take it as absolutely authoritative when Mr. Pullman says absolutely and authoritatively that there are absolutely no ultimate authorities nor absolutes. No, wait: it sounds silly and self-contradictory when you put it that way.. perhaps we’ve misunderstood his message …. (gospelcom)

CBS’s STORM: ‘Why Even Buy Toys’ for Christmas? …. (newsbusters)

DIOGENES: “Much as I sympathize with him, and commend his practical political insight, I question how the Dalai Lama can choose his own successor” …. (cwnews)

CNN MISLEADS on Catholic Bishops’ Abortion Views, Quotes Only Liberal Dissenters …. (newsbusters)

NAOMI SCHAEFER RILEY: Religious voters have long had an interest in foreign policy …. (wsj)

THE WORLD SERIES of Theological Questions …. (

CRUCIFIXES allegedly made in Chinese sweatshops …. (

MUSIC & LITURGY, by Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger — Excerpts from The Spirit of the Liturgy …. (ignatiusinsight)

CANON KENDALL HARMON summarises the Anglican Crisis …. (

AFRICAN THEOLOGIANS: It’s All Your Fault …. (reformedpastor)

OOPSIES: experts turn out to be fatally wrong yet again …. (fivefeetoffury)

IMPARTIAL British Muslim leader: Only Muslims are innocent …. (freerep)

NONIE DARWISH: Muslims Must Beginto View the Jews in a Forgiving Light

“AGGRESSIVE” Secularism [Ramesh Ponnuru …. (nrotc)

EGYPT: In hiding, convert from Islam to Christianity continues to fight for rights …. (jihadwatch)

THE MOST Beautiful in All Christendom . . . By Michael Linton …. (firstthings)

CHRISTIAN seeks to bring blasphemy case vs BBC …. (jihadwatch)

CATHOLIC Blogosphere Organizes to Strike For Better Conditions, Pay. The Ironic Catholic has more …. (curtjester)

HOTAIR— Just in time for Christmas: CBS premieres “In God’s Name” …. (

MATT KENNEDY: “Blogging Ethics and why we’re Hated” …. (standfirminfaith)

GLEDHILL— ‘Better the Prophet’s turban than the Pope’s tiara’ …. (timescolumns)

GET RELIGION: L.A. Times mangles some Anglican lingo; Troubles on the Godbeat …. (getreligion)

JOHN PIPER: “Don’t Waste Your Retirement” …. (magicstatistics)

SAVING ECUMENISM from Itself, by Avery Cardinal Dulles …. (firstthings)

FR. STEPHEN: What Faith Shall I Defend? …. (fatherstephen)

FITZGERALD: A shameless attempt to exploit Arabic-speaking Christians. Yellow Pages sponsors “Muslim Heritage” Program that claims Arab Christians as Muslims …. (jihadwatch)

EXTRAORDINARY ordinary saints …. (curtjester)

THE HOLY CITY of Nagasaki: “At 11:02 AM, two-thirds of Japan’s Catholics were annihilated. On that day that will live in infamy, more Japanese Christians were slaughtered than had been martyred in four centuries of brutal persecution” …. (speroforum)

AQUILINA: “The Original North Pole” …. (fathersofthechurch)

PETER KREEFT: The Two Most Important Philosophers Who Ever Lived …. (ignatiusinsight)

AND DON’T forget The Head Tilt of Compassion! …. (fivefeetoffury)

THE LITURGIST OF Portsmouth versus the Pope; Bad news for ‘disobedient’ bishops …. (telegraph)

UK CLONING REVOLUTION: Ministers to back controversial change to law …. (

WWJVF? Who would Jesus vote for? …. (telegraph)

CHURCH BLOGOSPHERE: fresh air or rhetorical smog? …. (kendallharmon)

BLOGGING the Qur’an: Sura 9, “Repentance,” verses 6-14 …. (hotair)

CATHEDRAL closes after leftists barge into Mass: The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Mexico City closed its cathedral after the “brutal profanation” of the holy space by two hundred leftist protests during divine services …. (speroforum)

BARRY RUBIN in the Jerusalem Post articulates a widespread malady among the Western intelligentsia– ‘Westophobia’ …. (jihadwatch)

IRAN RUTHLESS in persecution of peace-loving Baha’is …. (timescolumns)

MARK STEYN: Americans should be thankful they have one of the last functioning nation states …. (nationalreview)

EDMUND, King of East Anglia, and Martyr, 869 …. (reader)

World War IV — The Jihad, Part XXXVIII….

NUCLEAR POKER: Iran Strengthens Its Hand …. (pajamasmedia)

THOSE UNITED NATIONS SCIENTISTS.. “The United Nations’ top AIDS scientists plan to acknowledge this week that they have long overestimated both the size and the course of the epidemic, which they now believe has been slowing for nearly a decade” …. (timblair)

WERE SADDAM’S ‘Missing’ WMD’s Targeted In The Israeli Strike In Syria? …. (freedomszone)

BAGHDAD OR BUST!! Iraqi Refugees Surge Back Home. Good news leaks past the embargo on good news …. (gatewaypundit. theanchoressonline)

CAROLINE GLICK – From AMIA to Armageddon- or what happened to Saddam’s WMD? …. (newsbeat1)

OFFICIAL Denouncement Of Ahmadinejad? The mullahcracy may have had enough …. (captainsquartersblog)

HOW THE UN further discredits its own Human Rights Council …. (frontpagemag)

SAUDI DEFENDS 200 lashes for gang-rape victim. Honor killings on the rise in Palestinian territories …. (jihadwatch)

HEFNER’S BUNNY on a Trojan horse …. (worldnetdaily)

HOW FREUDIAN! VDH: Why mother Europe has forsaken America …. (victorhanson)

MEMRI — Clash of Civilizations …. (freerepublic)

THE YOUTUBE JIHAD: Terror Supporters Using YouTube to Raise Money …. (mypetjawa)

PEGGY NOONAN: On Setting an Example. Being a “beacon to the world” is more challenging than it sounds …. (catholiceducation)

OSAMA BIN LADEN Berates Al Qaeda in Iraq Over Dip In Donations …. (

FORMER Muslim chaplain at Gitmo passes on hearsay about Qur’an desecration …. (jihadwatch)

GAZA PLANS media fun park, no kissing allowed …. (

STRIKING A BLOW for the freedom of speech. The Libel Tourist is an important new film …. (jihadwatch)

GENOCIDE Through Tolerance …. (mypetjawa)

MELANIE PHILLIPS: The lights go out in Britain. The war to defend the free world …. (spectator)

SHUT IT DOWN: Columbia’s names of shame …. (newcriterion)

MARXIST fun: Connecticut Alert: ‘Peace Activists’ Still Trying to Propagandize the Kids …. (solomonia)

“GET OSAMA” is Prohibited Speech in New York (Of All Places) …. (stoptheaclu)

GLOBE & MAIL interviews Sohail Qureshi …. (dustmybroom)

ANOTHER HOLLYWOOD SUICIDE BOMB: Wagner James Au emails …. (instapundit)

ANOTHER BLIGHT on Old Blighty– In the land of Chaucer, Shakespeare, and the Nanny State …. (spectator)

THE HISTORICAL FACT of Israel …. (proudtobecanadian)

D.C> WATSON: More “Hate Speech”? …. (jihadwatch)

FRIENDS.. HELPING FRIENDS: Leftist Radicals Join Palestinians In Attacks on Jews …. (gatewaypundit)

A ONE-STATE Solution: Advocating Israel’s Destruction. Is this thinly veiled strategy for destroying the Jewish state resurfacing in the mainstream media? …. (honestreporting)

ANTI-RACIST, pseudo-intellectual totalitarians– Jonathan Kay (National Post) attends a conference on “Combating Hatred …. (damianpenny)

BRITISH Taxpayers fund Islamic ‘virginity fix’ on the NHS …. (

PONDERING The Fascistic Mind– A Comparison of The Al Qaeda Reader and Mein Kampf …. (victorhanson)

REMEMBERING— Anne-Sophie von Otter’s CD of songs from the Terezin concentration camp goes back to her father and an SS man named Gerstein …. (

LifeWatch ….

Many Of Your Betters Are In Love With Death

WORLD-CHANGING NEWS— Stem cell breakthrough uses no embryos: Startling development that could result in cloning without controversy …. (Various)

VICTIMS of Congo rape epidemic: how you can help …. (boingboing)

PROTECT THE KIDS— SS agendas in US schools: Your school next …. (anglican-mainstream)

CANADA: Unborn Victims Of Crime Bill To Be Reintroduced …. (

FIGHTING AIDS with African Common Sense – Jennifer Roback Morse …. (catholiceducation)

SHAIDLE— “Man behind effort to legalize abortion in Nicaragua gets 30 years for stepdaughter’s rape” …. (fivefeetoffury)

“FREAK DANCING” — When Parents Advocate Misbehavior …. (albertmohler)

LONDON AUTHOR Dawn Stefanowicz has published a compelling memoir entitled Out From Under: The Impact of Homosexual Parenting …. (

VIA DIOGENES: “Emotional detachment? Never have I met a child less able than Davey to understand, at a glance or after an hour of thinking about it, what someone else might be feeling. A sigh or a tear or a sad laugh or a peaceful smile comes to him hieroglyphically. Eventually, with encouragement, he can puzzle them out” …. (offtherecord)

MARRIAGE in the modern world …. (crunchycon)

MARK SHEA: “I am sick of this lie: The difference between abortion and torture is one is done on a terrorist to gain information, another is to kill an innocent baby” …. (

ROSS DOUTHAT ON Stem Cells, Race, and the Future of the Science Wars …. (instapundit)

CONGRESS Urged to Defund Planned Parenthood …. (

PRAISE THE LORD, fire the Pastor! “There’s one thing Jesus doesn’t warn you about when he calls you to the church: job insecurity” …. (

“LAST STAND” for the Family on Homosexual Agenda within British Fertility Bill. Archbishop condemns move to grant lesbians easier parenting rights …. (lifesite, timesonline)

CHILDREN TO BEST when born to and raised by married parents …. (familyscholars)

FEAR THE ‘Open-minded’ Canadians! …. (anglican-mainstream)

MEMO TO ABC, NYTimes: Terri Schiavo was not “brain dead” …. (michellemalkin)

MIKE ADAMS: Devolving Standards of Decency …. (

SCRAPPLEFACE— UN: Millions Not Suffering AIDS Now Doomed to Drown …. (scrappleface)

JENNIFER Roback Morse on The Boyfriend Problem. Child abuse: Dark underbelly of cohabitation …. (

GATES OF VIENNA on Aging into Extinction …. (

SIXTY YEARS of commitment – Fr. Raymond De Souza …. (catholiceducation)

THE DANGERS of DNA Research …. (stoptheaclu)

TO SERVE CHILDREN: Science Says No Just In Time for Thanksgiving …. (americandigest)

MELANIE PHILLIPS: Our Creation of Fatherless Children …. (anglican-mainstream)

REMARKABLE: “The piece, called “Choosing Us”, was written by one Alison Piepmeier and appears in the November ’07 issue of some Charlotte, NC fembot paper called Skirt” …. (llamabutchers)

MMMMmmmm!.. It Will Kill You AND It Smells Good! …. (wesleyjsmith)

CNN’S MALVEAUX Modifies Voter Question to Make It About Abortion …. (newsbusters)

UN CUTS AIDS ESTIMATES, Will Global Warming Projections Follow? …. (newsbusters)

A PLAYGROUND tumble can do you good: “More experts recognise that a scraped knee can be a positive experience for a child. Let’s hope they now relax about other ‘dangers’ in kids’ lives” …. (spiked-online)

VERBOTEN: Sesame Street DVD reissues intended for adults only …. (boingboing)

ALBERT MOHLER: Never in the Closet . . . The New Face of Homosexuality …. (

FIRST THINGS: Embryonic Stem Cells and Those Pro-Science Pro-Lifers …. (

RECONSIDERING The Death Penalty: Data Backs Common Sense …. (rightwingnews)

Oh, Canadia ….

Currently Under Less Mafia-Like Management

DAVID WARREN: “From Anbar with love” …. (davidwarrenonline)

CANADA’S Beijing diplomats do their best State Department impersonation …. (shotgun)

SOME FRUITCAKES ARE MORE EQUAL Than Others. Coren on the educational establishment’s hypocrisy. Direct link …. (godscopybook)

TERROR-HAVEN: Sohail Qureshi of Calgary was arrested in Afghanistan on suspicion of terrorist activities …. (

RCMP: Facing A Long Ride Back. Are police becoming too feminized? …. (sda, canadafreepress)


NDIPPER HONCHO Jack Layton leaves Stephane Dion and Elizabeth May in the dust …. (stevejanke)

TORONTOSTAN: Keeping Smelly Infidels Out– “A 265 home Islamic subdivision exists outside of Toronto and I hear about it for the first time from the New York Times” …. (dustmybroom)

FORMER UN Official Compares Pregnancy to Slavery by Samantha Singson …. (catholicexchange)

SUCH A NICE BOY: CBS portrays Omar Khadr as “obedient son” …. (canadafreepress)

SHAIDLE: “Are Canadian soldiers war criminals?” …. (fivefeetoffury)

OTTAWA MPS With The Largest Telephone Bills …. (dustmybroom)

WOMAN CLAIMS discrimination for not being allowed to wear hijab at work at Pearson aiport …. (

CANADA avoids international embarrassment …. (dustmybroom)

LEFTIST BOB RAE welcomes foreigners calling Canadians murderers …. (

THE CTV ADOPTS far-left’s own talking points in story, headline, and today’s poll; It’s the only way to think …. (p2bc)

HARPER sights in long guns …. (

EVEN THE NDP notice the crime problem…..Hansard …. (newsbeat1)

HUZZAH! Celine’s rich old husband blames lack of respect for concert cancellation …. (magicstatistics)

NORTH AMERICAN Union ‘a couple years away’ …. (wnd)

CIVILIAN CONTRACTORS: It will sure play well to an Ottawa readership, though! …. (

SMOKE, and we’ll take your kids away …. (stevejanke)

SAFE HAVEN for Convert from Islam …. (

SOME B.C. prostitutes are hoping to open up legal brothels that would accommodate visitors to the 2010 Olympics …. (dustmybroom)

JEAN LANDRY, the In-and-Out Scandal, and Payback Time …. (shotgun)

Teh Blogs, Interwebs, ‘Puters, Media ….

“Internet? Is that thing still around?”

PAKISTAN: first-hand account of police attack on journalists/bloggers …. (boingboing)

WHAT THE Globe & Mail didn’t tell you, again …. (

CYBER-MURDER: ‘Megan The Bitch…Had It Coming,’ Or How To Kill A Child Twice …. (

SEATTLE TIMES: Newspapers Are Guardians of Truth, Internet Just ‘Rumors’ …. (newsbusters)


HONEST REPORTING— New York Times 6 Month Study: Are there any patterns of bias in New York Times reporting? …. (

GOOGLE And The Future Of Advertising …. (hughhewitt)

FAIR COMMENT: “Comparing an anti-gay activist to the Nazis or the KKK might be a bit extreme, but should the person who makes that comparison be held liable for defamation?” …. (damianpenny)

OLMERT TORCHED AT BEEB— The BBC decided to put a flaming Israeli Prime Minister on its front page! What ‘innovation’ means at the BBC …. (, blogs.telegraph)

MEANWHILE, Back in the MSM …. (proteinwisdom)

THE NY TIMES Complains About US Control Of Internet …. (newsbusters)

THE NEWS ABOUT Newspapers Is “not that bad, it’s worse” …. (americandigest)

ORIGIN of “Moonbat” …. (americandigest)

WHAT IS IT About Media Elites That Inspires Such Bigotry? …. (smalldeadanimals)

MOVEON.ORG to Facebook: stop violating user privacy …. (boingboing)

DAMIAN PENNY: The media monopoly myth …. (damianpenny)

CLEVELAND Columnist Inadvertently Explains Why Blogs Exist, and Are Important …. (newsbusters)

IS THE IPHONE AN electronic snitch? …. (instapundit)

OUR MEDIA are not biased. They are evil …. (mikeaustin)

SEATTLE TIMES Blames Craigslist …. (

THE BIG PICTURE(S): Bilal Hussein Update …. (proteinwisdom)

BEHOLD A Self-Detonating Pulitzer …. (smalldeadanimals)

BIASED YAHOO.CA News lets direct Nazi/Harper/Conservative reference stand …. (p2bc)

Pop Culture, Media, Technology, Leftovers ….

A NOT-SO-GREAT Generation: The boomers will be best remembered for their self-glorification …. (weeklystandard)

PHOTOSHOP a better teaser poster for the new “Indiana Jones” movie …. (Fark)

HURRAY FOR HIM! Is Chivalry Dead in Hollywood? MSNBC Makes Fun of a Gentleman …. (stoptheaclu)

$$$$$$$$$$— Global Warming Hysteria Could Make Gore Richest VP in History …. (newsbusters)

AWFUL WORDS Named After People …. (neatorama)

MIND-WRENCHINGLY Bad Ad Placement 2 …. (

THE NEW ”Beowulf” vs. ”The Lord of the Rings” …. (salon)

HELP ME, Kermit! You’re My Only Hope! …. (llamabutchers)

O CHRISTMAS TREE, O Christmas Tree, your yellow jackets are stinging …. (usatoday)

FREDERICA MATHEWES-GREEN: “I’m Enchanted” …. (catholiceducation)

“Louie, Louie:” Decoded

LURKING SPACE-YOGOURT? Aliens among us? Are microbes from outer space hiding in plain sight, before our very eyes? …. (sciam)

TECHNOLOGY IS OUR FRIEND: The mother of all data security breaches …. (magicstatistics)

IT’S A GROWING DISSENT! It’s a Looming Catastrophe!! It’s… UN Science!!! …. (pajamasmedia)

HOMEMADE: The Castle Builders …. (neatorama)

PONDERING “Affirmative Action,” Hyphenated Americans, and Other Conudrums …. (pajamasmedia)

COOLNESS: Flickr Places – Photos from Around the Globe …. (neatorama)

Inspiring Art


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