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July 24, 2008, 4:53 pm
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General Religion News Links

~ THE POPE MEETS the serpent … and the koala and the parrot …. (thisislondon)

~ SCIPIO ON “The Rule Of Moloch” …. (thereturnofscipio)

~ FALSE PROPHETS— Yes Icon, by James Bowman …. (newcriterion)

~ PETER TOON: “The Lambeth Conference of 1930: Its continuing influence on the Morals and Behavior of Anglicans” …. (merecomments)

~ THE POPE: Paul’s World Not So Different Than Ours …. (zenit.org)

~ MORE SPECULATION on Anglo-Catholics and Rome …. (deborahgyapong)

~ THE CASE AGAINST paternity leave: “Nicola Brewer, the head of the Equalities And Human Rights Commission, wants to ‘rethink’ family policy and give fathers the same rights and responsibilities as mothers. I am always amazed with the hubris of government officials who think that they can undo biological realities” …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

~ WAPO BLOG: “I Hate it When People say They’re Christian” …. (Wz)

~ A COUPLE OF interesting posts on women and the priesthood. John Pacheco the Socon has an interesting post on why women can’t be priests …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ LAMBETH WATCH Wales breache. Wales tells Canterbury to get lost. An Archbishop of Canterbury in retreat …. (nrotc, blogs.telegraph)

Saint Song

~ WHY BOTHER blogging about Anglicanism? Rod Dreher gets it …. (blog.beliefnet)

~ GEEZER LEFTY still mooching attention: “Nun calls for return to principles of non-violence” …. (speroforum)

~ LIBERAL BISHOP John ‘demonic’ Chane at Lambeth claims following the scriptures is err, demonic …. (MaD)

~ KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ: Paul VI is back! “Holy Sex@40” …. (article.nationalreview.com)

~ THOSE QUESTIONS the Dalai Lama is never asked… nor are Buddhist monks or nuns, or celibate Buddhists or Taoists …. (theanchoressonline)

~ C OF E BISHOP will lead Anglicans to Rome …. (blogs.telegraph)

~ TONY SNOW, R.I.P. (“Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant”) …. (rightwingnews)

~ IT MAKES THEM screech and shrivel up …. (anglocath.blog)

~ THE ‘SNEERING SCULARISTS”— Self-professed Aussie agnostic Gerard Henderson; and “Shock! Richard Dawkins and his cultists turns out to be humourless morons” …. (pumpkin-watch.blog)

~ JINDAL’S EXORCISM: “Louisiana’s Governor Bobby Jindal has been mentioned as a potential veep for McCain, and he may bring some, um, interesting talents to the table” …. (time-blog.com)

~ MARK SHEA— “Jeepers! Christianity is Shaken to Its Very Foundations! Golly! These are the sort of stories that have “Academic Seeks Publicity Gig” written all over them.” …. (markshea.blog)

~ COMRADE DIOGENES: “In a display of spirited independence comparable to the Soviet Agricultural Congress of 1951, the Church of England has voted to approve women bishops” …. (offtherecord)

~ DR. ROWAN WILLIAMS “has just preached a sermon to Synod members in York Minster which illustrates why someone else should be in charge of the Church of England at this time of crisis” …. (damian_thompson)

~ MOST INTERESTING debate ensues after non-Catholic journalist receives communion …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ CHRISTIAN Communities grow in proportion to their willingness to die …. (sameo416)

~ SCORING SOME COAL— “London’s Telegraph reports that America’s professional Santas have been plunged into civil war amid accusations of profiteering, unethical behavior and even Claus-on-Claus violence” …. (proteinwisdom)

~ REUTERS’ ‘remains’ of the day …. (dawneden.blog)

~ AN UNLIKELY CENTRE of attraction: “Pope Benedict XVI has a mysterious but very genuine appeal for Gen Y. A woman who is one of Australia’s leading theologians explains why” …. (mercatornet)

~ AN INTERVIEW with An Exorcist …. (socon.ca)

~ NIAGARA ANGLICAN: Truth of Nicene Creed doesn’t really matter …. (anglicanessentials.ca)

~ DAMIEN THOMPSON’S take on Anglican bishopesses; Some interesting news about Anglicanism …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ THE PEACEABLE Reverend Jesse Jackson: “I wanna tear off Barack Obama’s nuts” …. (dustmybroom)

~ CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION Persists Ahead of Beijing Olympics …. (christianpost)

~ IT’S THE WORLDWIDE Ham Wrestling Communion …. (anglocath.blog)

~ HOME HARDWARE Founded on Christian Ethics …. (christianity.ca)

~ GHOST OF A FLEA: “Christianity, it might be argued, is garnering in a greater proportion of the world’s population than at any time since late antiquity precisely because conditions in so many parts of the world resemble late antiquity” …. (ghostofaflea)

~ WORLD-CLASS THEOLOGIAN calls on Rowan Williams to resign. Dr Packer must clarify Archbishop comments …. (timescolumns, mcj)

~ CHURCH OF ENGLAND to Traditionalists: Drop Dead …. (reformedpastor)

~ OLYMPICS & FAITH: Free Bibles available at Beijing Olympic village: Churches asked to man chapel where they’ll hold services, prayer sessions …. (worldnetdaily)

~ AS IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING: “Why sexual issues matter enough to cause a schism in the Anglican communion” …. (mercatornet)

~ CONVERT STEENSON EXPLAINS: “The former Bishop of the Rio Grande (Episcopal), the Right Reverend Jeffrey Steenson, was received into the Holy Catholic Church in December of last year. Recently he addressed the annual convention of the Anglican Use Society and offered his explanation why he embraced the full faith” …. (bovinabloviator.blog)

~ TIME MAG on Anglo-Catholics and Rome; William Wheatley on Roman Catholic exceptionalism …. (deborahgyapong)

~ DOWN UNDER JOURNOS Turn Cynical Towards Chaste Catholics …. (newsbusters.org)

~ ANGLICAN CHURCH disembowels, defenestrates self: “Telegraph: Women win bloody battle at the Synod.” Sacrifices must be made unto the gods of liberty! …. (kendallharmon.net)

~ TONY SNOW— The Blessings of Cancer; “You Really Don’t Know”– “.. despite this—because of it— God offers the possibility of salvation and grace. We don’t know how the narrative of our lives will end, but we get to choose how to use the interval between now and the moment we meet our Creator face-to-face.” …. (nrotc)

~ LIKE A CAT PLAYING with a mouse– Vox Day responds to an atheist critic …. (timeimmortal.net)

~ HITTING HOME— “GAFCON has definitely struck a nerve. Canadian Primate Fred Hiltz REALLY resents the charge that he and his organization aren’t Christian anymore.” In the meanwhile, crack-downs on clergy & parishes behind the scenes as Anglicans are forced to feel the ++Fred-Luv …. (mcj.blog)

~ HOLY WHAPPING— Nuns + Vegemite = Instant Comedy …. (holywhapping.blog)

~ THE PLIGHT of Christians in the Middle East, By: Jamie Glazov. Pierre Rehov discusses his new film …. (frontpagemag)

~ INEVITABILITY: “Wake up and smell the schism” …. (splendoroftruth.com)

~ THE DEATH of Les Crane last week allows us to retrace the story of the soppy poem “Desiderata.” …. (spectator.org)

~ THE THIRDS TEMPLE preparations begin with priestly garb …. (transfigurations.blog)

~ UNRAVELING— Revenge, Thomas More would no doubt observe if he were the sort of person for whom the concept of revenge was something praiseworthy, is a dish which tastes best when it is cold: “Senior Church of England bishops have held secret talks with Vatican officials to discuss the crisis in the Anglican communion over gays and women bishops” …. (mcj.blog)

~ AP DOES A REUTERS: Saint Obama in a Halo …. (newsbusters.org)

~ STAY TUNED FOR “Lambeth: the Final Episode.” …. (bovinabloviator.blog)

~ BREAKING THE BONDS of communion. Father Raymond J. de Souza, National Post …. (nationalpost)

~ IF ONLY our Professional Catholics ™ wrote like this …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ CATHOLIC MAGAZINE not guilty of hate: Commission dismisses gay activist’s complaint …. (nationalpost.com)

~ CNN.COM CAN’T Find Anglican Opposed to Female Bishops? …. (newsbusters)

~ LEAD THEM NOT INTO TRANSLATION, by William F. Buckley Jr. …. (llamabutchers)

~ “WALL-E”: Aristotelian, crunchy con…. (crunchycon)

~ WORLD CLASS DUMB: “Every now and then, a prominent religious figure says something that is so jaw-droppingly stupid, so ignorant, and so inexplicable in a literate person that all you can do is stand back and admire the incredible awesomeness of it” …. (reformedpastor)

~ COMING APART AT THE SEAMS— “The previous item offers a quote from an Anglican bishop at the opening of a Church of England synod that has the potential to rip the CofE apart, according to the Times of London” …. (reformedpastor)

~ NOTICING HINTS of the soul’s existence …. (timeimmortal.net)

~ HEROES— “A guest post by FATHER JOSEPH LODY. Written for the 27th annual Chesterton Conference” …. (dawneden.blog)

~ AN INTERESTING CLASS of saint: the Elaephori, or oil-yielding saints whos remains mysteriously produce oil. Equally interesting? The Incorruptibles …. (romanmiscellany.blog, angelfire)

~ IS GOD A LIBERAL DEMOCRAT? The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America would have you believe so …. (frontpagemag)

Incorrupt Bodies of the Saints part 1

~ THE INCARNATION: Not for wimps …. (theanchoressonline)

~ DIVORCE & Orthodox Churches …. (geraldnaus)

~ FROM THE “Random Things the Orthodox Do So Much Better Than Us” File …. (holywhapping.blog)

~ HERE COMES everybody! …. (pblosser.blog)

~ YOU KNOW gas prices are high when… people are having PRAYER VIGILS! …. (geraldnaus)

~ MESSAGE to American liberal feminists: “You don’t speak for us.” …. (pumpkin-watch.blog)

~ NITWIT FLYING PRIEST Found Dead in the Atlantic, God Positioning System Still Missing …. (gizmodo)

~ FAITHFUL HUSBANDS and fathers: “Churchgoing men are not a hangover of the old patriarchy but a new breed who are closely connected to their families” …. (mercatornet.com)

~ HOMELESS COVERTS from Islam …. (merecomments)

~ AUSTRALIA bans “Catholic baiting” during World Youth Day …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ THE MOVIE Expelled: Why are Americans allowed to care so much about freedom?, and other thoughts …. (post-darwinist.blog)

~ CURT JESTER on the “Reign of homophobic hatred” …. (curtjester)

~ THIRTY YEARS of Light & Glory: The Perils of Providential History, by John Fea …. (touchstonemag)

~ DAMIAN THOMPSON: The Church of England is Protestant again. “A couple of hours ago, the Church of England decisively severed itself from its Catholic roots. By voting to ordain women bishops without significant safeguards for traditionalists, it reasserted its identity as a Protestant Church” …. (kendallharmon)

~ ALEXANDER Stoddart: Contemporary Sculpture in the Classical Tradition …. (holywhapping.blog)

~ THE COMMONALITY of Pope, Imam and Prophet? …. (geraldnaus)

~ LEFTISTS FIGHT “Gundamentalism”– By: Mark D. Tooley. A Religious Left group tells the world Jesus’ position on the Second Amendment …. (frontpagemag)

~ A HOSTAGE GIVES THANKS: “Ingrid Betancourt plainly thought God had a hand in her liberation, but the signs went unremarked in most news coverage” …. (mercatornet)

~ CATHOLIC CHURCH website is a smorgasbord of waffle …. (telegraph)

~ DO TUMMY-ACHES DISPROVE God? “My tummy hurts. Ergo, there is no god” …. (evangelicaloutpost)

~ BLESSED ST. SARKOZY? “French Christians support their president” …. (weeklystandard)

~ STARBUCKS CLOSINGS; blame the Monks? …. (theanchoressonline)

~ A SECULAR AGE: “Why has contemporary Western society abandoned God and religion? A Canadian philosopher traces the history of unbelief” …. (mercatornet.com)

~ CREATION of “liberated zones” new strategy …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ IT’S BECOMING MORE and more dangerous for preachers to use the words “sex” and “sin” in the same sentence …. (gospelcom)

~ LIBERAL CATHOLIC bishops kept in the dark over secret talks; The barque of Peter should not pick up Anglican boat people …. (telegraph)

~ SCHISM: JERUSALEM — Just minutes ago, conservative Anglicans announced what they are calling “The Jerusalem Declaration,” which states their intention to erect a new “fellowship of confessing Anglicans.”; MCJ has all you need to know …. (nrotc, mcj)

~ ANGLICANS— Choosing between God and liberal pieties …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

~ NOT COMPROMISING the Gospel, By: Mark D. Tooley: “An Anglican bishop refuses to stop preaching Jesus to Muslims…although some in his church welcome Shari’a” …. (frontpagemag)

~ TELEMARKETING, Darwin, and The Food Crisis …. (dustmybroom)

~ THE MESSIAH CHANNEL.. Russell D. Moore on Jeremiah Wright & the Conservatives Who Preach Just Like Him …. (touchstonemag)

~ BRING IT: “Three hundred bishops and archbishops meeting at the Global Anglican Future Conference at Jerusalem have declared their intention to form a “church within a church” …. (ghostofaflea)

~ ‘GAY’ MAN SUES Bible publishers. $70 million for emotional distress because homosexuality cast as sin …. (worldnetdaily)

~ FR. DWIGHT Longenecker Watch the Death Agonies of Anglicanism with Mixture of Horror, Disgust and Pity …. (markshea.blog)

~ DAWN PATROL: “Welcome, EWTN viewers!” …. (dawneden.blog)

~ IN TAKING CHRIST’S BLOOD, we make it our own …. (timeimmortal)

~ A ‘NEWLY’ DISCOVERED inscription confirms the obvious …. (timeimmortal)

~ EVERYTHING MUST GO! Frank satire of Nova Scotia Diocese. Sounds like they’ve been selling out for years …. (magicstatistics)

~ A NEW BOOK— Gut Check: “Donald Trump, of all people, gave a young entrepreneur a ticket to preach the gospel” …. (mercatornet)

~ MELTDOWN— “Damian Thompson reports that the parade should begin some time after the Lambeth Conference” …. (mcj.blog)

~ HMMMMM.. Is the EU a Popish Plot? …. (telegraph)

~ LIBERAL CHRISTIANS— Covering Over Christian-Muslim Differences …. (reformedpastor)

~ JUST OVER A YEAR after it was originally published as a paperback, “The Shack” had its debut at No. 1 on the New York Times trade paperback fiction best-seller list on June 8 and has stayed there ever since …. (worldontheweb)

~ BISHOP of Durham sees the funny side …. (timescolumns)

And Now for Some Don Ross


Jihad 3.0, Terror, World Politics

~ SADDAM’S IMAGINARY WMD’S ARRIVE IN CANADA— It appears that when George W. Bush, the CIA, and Tony Blair said that Saddam Hussein had yellowcake uranium, which was a violation of the UN resolution after the Gulf War, and one of the reasons why the USA and UK invaded Iraq to start the war, they were speaking the truth. 550 metric tons of yellowcake uranium was found recently in Iraq, that Saddam had hidden for over five years from UN weapons inspectors, and sold to Canada recently; “Reader finds out Saddam’s uranium “powers Bay Street banks” in Toronto!” …. (abc, p2bc)

~ IRAQ TO FILE LAWSUITS in US over oil-for-food scam …. (afp.google.com)

~ AFTER THE JUNE 16th climacteric at the UN Human Rights Council, I explained at Jihad Watch that all “Criticism of Shari’a or fatwas in particular is now forbidden”. I provided facts and video evidence to prove that point …. (jihadwatch)

~ CAROLINE GLICK: “The media will only give us the information they wish us to have. And that information’s relationship to the truth is arbitrary at best” …. (jihadwatch)

~ THE EVIL CHIMPY McHitlerburton’s smirky rodeo ride through history, 25: the last slice of Saddam cake eaten by secret greedy killbots …. (proteinwisdom)

~ THE TREACHEROUS NEW YORK TIMES again exposes “highly classified Pentagon order” …. (canadafreepress)

~ CONDI’S ‘REALISM’: In the current issue of Foreign Affairs, Condoleezza Rice expatiates on, well, on just about every frickin thing on the planet (though not, alas, on totalitarian courts prosecuting thought crimes in her neighbour to the north)—and a mighty soporific slog it is. Here she is ‘splaining that pesky Israeli-Palestinian situation …. (scaramouche)

~ FROM OUR BULGING “the calls are coming from…. INSIDE THE HOUSE!” files. Commenters debate a possible UK anti-Muslim backlash …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ MICHAEL TOTTEN: The Road to Kosovo, Part II …. (pajamasmedia)

~ WHETHER OR NOT the “good old days” ever existed is a matter for debate. An Associated Press article summarizing declassified US Army documents describes the summary execution of thousands of Korean communists during the Korean War …. (pajamasmedia)

~ ADRESS TO DAVOS: ‘If we lose it, there isn’t another America to pull us out.’– “Western civilization seems to have forgotten what every primitive society understands—-you need kids to have a healthy society. Children are huge consumers. Then they grow up to become taxpayers. That’s how a society works, but the postmodern secular state seems to have forgotten that. If U.S. birth rates of the past 20 to 30 years had been the same as post-World War II, there would be no Social Security or Medicare problems.” …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ THE GREAT NIGERIA Oil Robbery: Welcome to the global black market in crude oil …. (spectator)

~ YOUR WORLD LEADERS AT WORK: “Gordon Brown and his fellow world leaders have sparked outrage after it was disclosed they enjoyed a six-course lunch followed by an eight-course dinner at the G8 summit where the global food crisis tops the agenda. . . . On the flight to the summit, Mr Brown urged Britons to cut food waste as part of a global drive to help avert the food crisis.” …. (instapundit)

~ HOMELAND INSECURITY— Latest buzz: Shock bracelets for all airline passengers: ‘Just when you thought you’ve heard it all’ …. (wnd)

~ THE TROOFER LEMMINGS MARCH ON— ‘Why facts won’t demolish the conspiracy theories’ …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ RUNNING IN BEIJING? = 6 PACKS A DAY.. Beijing Olympic Bird’s Nest ready …. (bbc, rightwingnews)


LifeLinks, Culture of Death

~ DAWN EDEN on Sanger’s Sin …. (merecomments)

~ EVEN OLD PRO-LIFE warhorses will find themselves stunned after reading this DailyMail article titled “I blanked out the emotions after each of my SEVEN abortions.” …. (nrotc)

Fathers Be Good To Your Daughters

~ GRANT BROWN on parental authority. Grantbrownsmall Is there a bias in Canadian courts against fathers? …. (shotgun)

~ McBABY-DEATH— Planned Parenthood, the Lenscrafters of family planning? …. (hotair.com)

~ FAMILY “DIVERSITY” UNPACKED— “To pretend that all families are equal denies the truth of the child’s experience” …. (mercatornet)

~ EXPERIMENTING ON OUR YOUNG WOMEN— “The cervical-cancer vaccine that Planned Parenthood and its allies promote for school-age girls has sparked 7,802 “adverse event” reports from the time the FDA approved its use two years ago, according to the Centers for Disease Control” …. (dawneden.blog)

~ GIGGLES ENSUE: “Canadian Liberals joke about killing Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his wife” …. (dustmybroom)

~ CHINA’S CONTINUING 1-child holocaust documented. HBO film shows 40 million girls aborted, 70,000 kids sold annually …. (worldnetdaily)

~ WO WILL SET A GUARD over my mouth, and upon my lips an effective seal, That I may not fail through them, that my tongue may not destroy me? …. (anglocath.blog)

~ ASSISTED SUICIDE ADVOCATE Shows Ugly Truth of the Movement’s Ideology …. (wesleyjsmith.com)

~ QUEBEC Needs A Sexual Revolution …. (socon.ca)

~ ZENIT: “Advocates of assisted suicide continue to press their case in many countries. In Germany a former senator from Hamburg, Roger Kusch, released a video of him helping a woman commit suicide, reported Reuters on July 1” …. (zenit.org)

~ DOCTORS & FAMILIES Asked to “Just Say no to New Aborted Fetal Vaccine!” …. (lifesitenews)

~ POLITICALLY CORRECT SEX on the beach: “It’s amusing to see how politically correct newspapers invariably tiptoe around certain aspects of certain gay lifestyles” …. (americanthinker)

~ LEGALIZED PROSTITUTION: a failed experiment. The Australian state of Victoria has sanctioned prostitution, turning it into a growth industry but doing nothing for women who want to get out of it …. (mercatornet.com)

~ UK NHS MELTDOWN: Elderly Woman Starved Rather Than Cared for to Save Money? …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ McKIDS APPEAR TO SUPPER in daycare, imagine …. (MaD)

~ THAT CURE-ALL HPV VACCINE: Dangerous to Girls? …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ AL MOHLER— “Sons and Daughters of God — The Wonder of Adoption” …. (albertmohler)

~ REASONS WITHOUT VIRTUE: “A claim that gay marriage requires only modest changes to family laws has a Swiftian air, minus the satire” …. (mercatornet)

~ BIG, BIG MONEY— It Pays to be a Eugenicist: Big money is out there for the brightest minds to shove utilitarianism and the goal of human enhancement down our throats …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ ON JULY 4th, remembering a woman who gave all …. (dawneden)

~ TODAY’S RACIST POST by Sondra K! …. (fivefeetoffury)

~ ONLY IN AMERICA: The Gyno Spa- Dedicated To ‘Pelvic Fitness’. Snap into shape, Vaginas! …(theanchoressonline, sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ NOW YOU TELL US…. The advocates of contraception have finally admitted in public what some of us have known for a while: The Pill doesn’t work very well. Birth Control Pill Being Busted…Officially …. (jennifer-roback-morse.blog, socon)

~ DELAWARE DIDN’T “Learn the Lesson” of Schiavo …. (wesleyjsmith)

~ LIVING TOGETHER DANGEROUSLY: “Study Reveals Perils of Cohabitation” …. (zenit)

~ AMERICA has 3,800 animal shelters, but only 1,500 for battered women. Puppies are blameless and easy to care for; people are more complicated. Allison Schrager, an economist, examines our inclination to help animals over our own species …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ LIBERAL MEDIA insist on calling pregnant woman a “man”…. (proudtobecanadian)

~ AFA CALLS for McDonald’s boycott …. (transfigurations.blog)

~ ON THAT WHINY MUSICIAN: “I Kissed A Girl And I Resent It” …. (rightwingnews)

~ CHUCK COLSON: The Legacy of Radical Feminism …. (townhall.com)

~ THE GREAT ESCAPE: “I think the saddest thing about this noxious and pathetic display is how far the fantasy is from the reality. Why do such deviancies attract such a pathetic lot of flabby, pastey, podgies?” …. (anglocath.blog)

~ DOG BITES MAN CAT: “A European charity organization, Save The Children UK, accused humanitarian aid workers and UN peacekeepers of sexually abusing and sexual trafficking children in several war-torn and food-poor nations.” …. (pajamasmedia)


The People’s Republic of Canuckistan

~ THANK-YOU, GENERAL! Hillier retires– John Ward captures what will most likely be remembered as one of Hillier’s greatest successes during his term as CDS – re-connecting Canada with it’s military …. (toyoufromfailinghands)

~ SOCIALIZED HEALTH-CARE: The Cost Cutters Called Suffering and Death …. (merecomments)

~ WE’RE ALL BROKEN UP To See Someone Ripping Off The Ripper …. (downwitheverybody)

~ IS ONCE-RICH ONTARIO about to become a have-not province? …. (soberingthoughts.blog)

~ BEGGING FOR A DOCTOR: “A Newfoundland medical clinic held a lottery this week to determine which patients could see its two new doctors” …. (dustmybroom)

~ WHY THE CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM is a bunch of controversial nitwits …. (MaD)

~ FENRIS BADWULF— Orange Day, 2008 …. (dustmybroom)

~ YOOT CRIME on the rise in Canada …. (dustmybroom)

~ THE VOLUNTEER— “The 87th member of the Canadian Forces killed in Afghanistan wasn’t originally assigned to that country. He insisted upon it” …. (damianpenny)

~ DOCTORS WERE warning B.C. politicians for at least three years about patients dying in emergency department hallways …. (MaD)

~ JONATHAN KAY on Dion’s Green Shift …. (deborahgyapong.blog)

~ SOCIALIZED MEDICAL GOODNESS— Ontario Health Care: Killing Machine …. (dailybayonet)

~ DR. MICROCHIP Just Another Humble Canadian …. (downwitheverybody)

~ DAVID WARREN: “Thinking back on the columns I’ve written for Dominion Day, over the years, I am struck by a tone almost of lamentation. “My” Canada — she of whose history I remain proud, from Cabot and Champlain through to childhood memory — the Canada for which my father and his father marched off to Europe — is not in question here” …. (dw)

~ THERE ARE A MINORITY of people in society who do not understand, nor appreciate, the fact that our soldiers serving in Afghanistan are volunteers. “Volunteers” means that they have willingly stepped up and asked to go to Afghanistan …. (cjunk.blog)

~ OH THE HUMANITY! Canada Post Union worried about working harder …. (dustmybroom)

~ WHO KNEW? Breaking: JTF 2 doesn’t answer to the CBC!

Setting the Ceeb straight …. (SDA, MP)

~ FORGET THE BEAVER, Maple Leaf and hockey, Canadians should be proud of their’s country’s courageous pioneering past …. (ottawasun)

~ NON-EXISTANT First Nations Band Scores $3M in Gaming Cash …. (dustmybroom)

~ IN CANADA, a man’s home (and its human contents) is the state’s to protect if it has the time …. (p2bc)

~ LET’S SEE… 50% of zero is…? …. (girlontheright)

~ RJAGO— “Canada Day, Fete Du Canada” …. (rjjago)

~ WE HATE The Productive And So Can You! …. (dustmybroom)

~ CANADA READY to deport U.S. deserters: Poster boy of movement discovers he was already discharged – military not looking for him …. (worldnetdaily)

~ CANADIANS AT PLAY! “The Simpsons Cutouts Congratulate High School Grad” …. (neatorama)

~ IT’S TIME TO Let Go Of The Grudge …. (forlifeandfamily.blog)

~ OFFICIALLY— “The Who is the Most Mediocre Canadian website allows you to weigh in on one of the most important issues of our time” …. (mediocrecanadian)


Blogs, Media, Dead Tree

~ BLOGGERS: Big Media Is Watching …. (lgf)

~ IRANIAN missile test: The next image in the sequence …. (mypetjawa)

~ A BBC AUDIO-REPORT: the inventor of the Internet on the next Generation of the Worldwide Web …. ()

~ CANADIAN iPhone users protest against Rogers tariffs …. (Telegraph)

~ MALKIN— Fauxtography-fest 2008! …. (michellemalkin)

~ FUN WITH Google Maps …. (nrotc)

~ PEEKABOO— “Viacom Gains Access to YouTube Visitor Logs” …. (lgf)

~ MORE REASONS to avoid Internet Explorer …. (cnet.com)

~ WHERE the CBC Gets Its News? …. (dailybayonet)

~ THE FIVE BEST Windows Maintenance Tools …. (lifehacker)

~ CIRA POLICY is Not the End of Web Annonymity …. (lawiscool.com)

~ TEN TOP WORST Uses for Windows …. (timeimmortal)

~ POLITICAL GARAGE bands are slapping together skillfully-edited videos of those they hate and seek to discredit for YouTube. These may be expected, at least to some extent, to take the place of paid commercial spots either by the campaigns themselves or by their 527 proxies — and, of course, to come in much greater numbers and with much smaller accountability …. (newcriterion)

~ BECAUSE SITTING UP is for Suckers: 70+ Tools, Tips and Hacks to Work from Bed …. (internetservicedeals)


Culture, Tech, Odds & Ends

~ THE WILY Odysseus’ return from Trojan War dated. Time pinpointed to the day based on references in epic poem …. (msnbc)

Lucas With The Lid Off

~ MARGARET WENTE: “How Google ate my brain” …. (theglobeandmail)

~ ON THE LATEST OPIATE for the Disney Masses: “Schizophrenic Disney” …. (eddriscoll.com)

~ PEOPLE’S CUBE IS Remembering the Reagan Reign of Terror …. (thepeoplescube.com)

~ FUTURE ‘FUTURAMAS’— A cult TV classic returns in DVD form …. (weeklystandard)

~ SHAM? WOW! Vince Offer – Meet the next great TV pitchman: Salesjerk. His 1999 movie apparently “stands as a monument to ineptitude and self-delusion.” …. (Wiki, Slate)

Watch Those Quick Edits!

~ JUST OUT.. Stuff White People Like: The Book! …. (stuffwhitepeoplelike)

~ LATE NIGHT LAUGH: The SC&A Institute Saturday Night Phd In Philosophy …. (sigmundcarlandalfred)

~ I WAS A TEENAGE HALF-ORC: “D&D lives on, after all these years” …. (nationalreview.com)

~ IMAO HAS YOUR “Top Ten Controversial Supreme Court Decisions” …. (imao.us)

~ ANATOMIC MODEL puzzles of surpassing loveliness …. (boingboing)

If Earth was hit by a Meteor

~ ON THE OPRAHIZATION of Academia …. (pajamasmedia.com)

~ WE LIKE TEEN BURGS, TOO, BUT.. Is A&W Food Really That Mesmerizing? …. (chrisd.ca)

~ HURRICANE Bertha Humbles Forecasters …. (pajamasmedia.com)

~ VENI, VIDE, VICI— “The question of Julius Caesar’s arrival date in Britain is seemingly answered once and for all” …. (skyandtelescope)

~ FACULTY FOLLIES, Part 8,976, or Why Milton Friedman is worth 10,000 humanities professors …. (newcriterion.com)

The “Wilhelm Scream” – A Tribute

~ GORE VS. BUSH: “A tale of two houses, or an Inconvenient Hypocrite” …. (rogerkimball)

Cosmic Voyage

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