Immigration is likely to be the hot-button issue in the next federal election.
The National Post has run a series of editorials noting that our legal immigration channels work well, but the issue of border migration is eroding public confidence in immigration.
One can understand why. Because of his Kumbaya, “post-nationalist” susceptibility to the blandishments of one-worldist ideals, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is perceived by many Canadians as lacking the ability (or even the desire) to maintain bright lines among the very separate categories of immigrants, refugees and migrants. Refugees and migrants are big topics, to be sure, but immigration is, policy-wise, the big enchilada.
Interesting speculation that Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed may be the narrator of the ISIS “Flames of War” video. It is claimed he is seen performing an execution at the end of “Flames of War”
That should earn him at least 20 million from Justin.
Parts two and three.
And this fine “Canadian” says she only wanted to “hurt and scare” people in the name of ISIS
A woman facing terror charges in connection with an alleged attack inside a Scarborough Canadian Tire back in 2017 told investigators that she wanted to “hurt and scare” people in the name of ISIS but was not attempting to kill anyone, according to a statement of facts introduced during her trial on Wednesday.
A lawyer for the Crown read the six-page document into the record on Wednesday and then asked Rehab Dughmosh whether it was true. She noted that it was.
The statement of facts says that Dughmosh started to make dozens of homemade weapons in the spring of 2017 while contemplating an attack in Toronto.
Evidently a couple of drug dealers, one is still breathing. Note the care and consideration afforded.
Just another day in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil
Last month, the downtown San Diego franchise of the Burgerim restaurant chain closed its doors, contending that chaotic conditions caused by large numbers of homeless people in and around nearby Horton Plaza Park had driven customers away and made it impossible to operate, even during the Christmas season. The shuttering of the Burgerim location, which had been open for little over a year, was a warning signal to the San Diego business community—and to city hall, too. Burgerim would not be leaving quietly. The franchisee, backed by parent company Burgerim USA, intended to sue in state court, claiming that neither its landlord nor the City of San Diego had lived up to their responsibilities to keep the city’s historic Gaslamp Quarter clean and suitable for business.
Politicians continue to virtue signal when advocating for renewable energy — but sometimes, they omit facts. That might be because the omitted facts fail to support the “virtue” they are promoting, such as a clean green environment, or maybe politicians don’t feel the need to discuss cost versus benefits or other close examinations of their claims. But despite their best efforts, more information keeps coming to light showing why politicians find it necessary to sometimes leave out inconvenient truths. For instance, Canada appears to be leading the world in reducing air pollution while actually being a low emitter of GHGs in respect to our GDP. When have you heard any green-crusading politician mention that?
…Whereas traditional Marxists believed that a dictatorship of the proletariat would result in a classless society, the neo-Marxists apparently believe that a dictatorship for the benefit of minorities will result in a society of absolute freedom for all. To this end, they seem to think, it is necessary to build an anti-discrimination bureaucracy to break the domination of the majority over the minority and force the majority to demand an end to its own privileged position. It is not enough for the majority to tolerate otherness; it must embrace and love it.
This is an eye opening read.
ATLANTA, GA (CBS46) A 21-year-old from Cumming is facing serious charges after federal agencies say he planned to attack the White House.
The suspect, identified as Hasher Jallal Taheb, is charged with intent to destroy by fire or explosives a building owned by the U.S.
According to a criminal complaint, an anonymous tip was reported to local law enforcement in March 2018. The tipster stated Taheb had become “radicalized, changed his name, and made plans to travel abroad.”
LORDSBURG, N.M. — Ranchers and farmers near the U.S.-Mexico border have been finding prayer rugs on their properties in recent months, according to one rancher who asked to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation by cartels.
The mats are pieces of carpet that those of the Muslim faith kneel on as they worship during their unauthorized trek into and through the United States.
“There’s a lot of people coming in not just from Mexico,” the rancher said. “People, the general public, just don’t get the terrorist threats of that. That’s what’s really scary. You don’t know what’s coming across. We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal. It’s not just Mexican nationals that are coming across.”
Ottawa’s English Catholic school board has changed its mind and will put a graphic novel, which has a side story about two boys who are attracted to each other, back on its elementary school library shelves.
Drama, the 2012 graphic novel by American author and illustrator Raina Telgemeier, is about a student who wants to be part of her middle-school theatre production. The side story about same-sex relationships also includes the two boys sharing an onstage kiss.
Well that’s gonna offend the Muslims. But the priests will be so happy.
OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she is aware of “serious reports” about the kidnapping of a Canadian man in Burkina Faso.
According to local officials, a Canadian working for Vancouver-based Progress Mineral Mining Company identified as Kirk Woodman, was kidnapped overnight.
A spokesperson for Burkina Faso’s security ministry said the abduction occurred during a raid of a local mining site in the northern party of the country.
Well, Virginia isn’t the only state mulling extreme anti-gun measures. Oregon is taking another stab at an assault weapons ban.
Looks like fun.
The other day, without giving much thought to it, I shared on a friend’s Facebook page an article from a Norwegian alternative-news website, Resett, about a day-care center in Oslo that recently held an “activity day” at which the children (most of whom are not Muslims) were given hijab to wear and taught to pray while kneeling on carpets. In order to establish the proper mood, the lights were dimmed. During the exercise, the children were treated to the sound of the Islamic call to prayer and to a recitation of verses of the Koran. The whole event was explained to the children as a “magical circle time.”
We should try to be more understanding of Islam… and listen to folks like Louie here
James Baker — the general counsel of the FBI during both the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations — sat for two interviews with House investigators last October. After the sessions — one on Oct. 3, the other Oct. 18 — Republican Rep. Mark Meadows called parts of Baker’s testimony “explosive.”
Republicans intended to make the interview transcripts public. The questioning was not conducted in a classified setting, and Baker had FBI and other lawyers with him the whole time. But the House still had to send the transcripts to the FBI for clearance, just to make sure public release would not reveal any classified or otherwise secret information.
If Republicans hoped for a quick OK from the bureau, they were sorely disappointed. October passed. Then November. Then December. And now, half of January. The FBI still has the transcripts, and there is no word on when the bureau will clear them for release.
A British SAS hero jumped in to fight a group of Islamist terrorists who launched an attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya, killing 14 people, on Tuesday.
Photos from the scenes yesterday show the off-duty Special Forces personnel with combat gear over a casual jeans and purple shirt storming the building and rescuing civilians.
Tuesday’s terror attack at a hotel and office complex in Nairobi saw five gunmen kill 14 people, including an unnamed Briton and a 41-year-old U.S. businessman, after detonating car bombs outside.
Note how they have hidden his face for security reasons. While it is a common practice to protect the identity of covert special forces personnel I suspect the greater risk of retaliation falls on his family at home in multicultural England. Ain’t diversity grand?