Continental Breakfast

Britain: heading towards disaster

Azad Ali, an Islamist who has said that he supports killing British soldiers, was named a director of Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend), a controversial Muslim pressure group which advises the British government. Ali said that the jihadist attack at Westminster on March 22, 2017 was not an act of terrorism.

“Politicians tell us they are unafraid, but they are never the victims. How easy to be unafraid when one is protected from the line of fire. The people have no such protections.” — Manchester-born singer Morrissey.

Female traffic light signals a step-forward for equality

Crossing light symbols depicting women instead of men have been introduced in Melbourne, Australia with campaigners calling it progress for equality.

Australian lobby group Committee for Melbourne is behind the move.

Martine Letts, CEO of the group said: “There was unconscious bias built into our brains because we are accustomed to seeing a male figure.

Comic’s Parody ‘Fire And Fury’ Excerpt On Trump Watching ‘Gorilla Channel’ Goes Viral, Libs Believe It’s Real

A comic book maker who goes by the handle “PixelatedBoat” on Twitter wrote a hilarious parody excerpt from Michael Wolff’s new book “Fire and Fury” to mock Wolff’s fanciful stories.

The comic made up a fake story on Thursday about Trump getting angry because he wasn’t getting his favorite channel, “The Gorilla Channel,” in the White House.

Al Gore: ‘Bitter cold’ is ‘exactly what we should expect from the climate crisis’

Former Vice President Al Gore has weighed in on the record cold and snow in the U.S. “It’s bitter cold in parts of the US, but climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann explains that’s exactly what we should expect from the climate crisis,” Gore wrote on January 4 on Twitter.

Gore linked to one of his organizations’ articles on the brutal winter weather written by Climategate professor Michael Mann: The Climate Reality Project: A ‘PERFECT STORM’: EXTREME WINTER WEATHER, BITTER COLD, AND CLIMATE CHANGE

In the Gore touted article, Mann linked the cold and “lots of snow” to “climate change.”

h/t Mom

Conservatives call on Trudeau to testify before House ethics committee

The Conservatives are trying to haul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before the House ethics committee to testify on his trip to the Aga Khan’s private island and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson’s conclusion that the trip broke the rules.

A motion put forward by Conservative MP Peter Kent calls on the prime minister to appear to “discuss Commissioner Dawson’s findings in The Trudeau Report released by the Commissioner’s office on December 20, 2017.” It calls for a hearing on January 17 or January 18, 2018.