Category Archives: Batshit Loony

Leah Remini Trains The Big Guns On Scientology In Latest Episode

The man who designed the security system at the main center for Scientology on the West says it eventually was used to keep people from escaping.

The first season of Leah Remini and Mike Rinder’s A&E series exposing the Church of Scientology had one aim: to explain the evils of the organization, which in no way is actually a church. The ratings and reception were better than anyone anticipated, and soon, a second season was ordered. Where once speaking out against Scientology could spell the end of a Hollywood career, the times, they are a-changin’, as most clearly evidenced by the fact that the series just won an Emmy.

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Hurricane Irma shows that the Government can’t afford to neglect climate change any longer

Certainly the broad consensus among scientists is that, while hurricanes are not caused by climate change, we will see those with the intensity of Irma more frequently as a consequence of global warming – essentially because higher sea-surface temperatures enable storms to pick up more water and more power. It is far better to consider this in the full face of the reality wrought in the Caribbean in recent days than to do so when the world is no longer interested, and the issues appear, however temporarily, less urgent.

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City of Toronto to tear down $550 park stairs, says man who built them

The maverick Toronto handyman who erected a $550 set of stairs in a community park says the city is going to tear them down and build a more expensive replacement that meets its construction standards.

Retired mechanic Adi Astl said he took it upon himself to install the steps after several neighbours fell down the steep muddy slope that served as a shortcut to a community garden in Tom Riley Park, in Etobicoke, Ont.

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Children of Darkness – non-fiction television – Liberalism and Mental Health Issues

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Petition With 175,000 Signers Threatens ‘Backlash’ If MSNBC Hires More White Conservatives

Progressives aren’t happy with MSNBC’s recent programming changes— and they’re not afraid to speak out.

In the midst of a number of new hires and an apparent shift to the center right, some of MSNBC’s most diehard liberal fans are circulating petitions demanding the cable news network go back to its progressive roots.

The latest petition, hosted on Credo Action, urges network executives “Stop the white conservative hiring spree at MSNBC.”

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Column: “Pride an embarrassment”

I’ll say:

I want you to work with me to ensure that Toronto maintains its reputation as a place of inclusion and leadership on LGBTQ issues,” he told those who gathered on the City Hall rooftop podium.

Pride co-chairman Alica Hall actually had the audacity to tell us that what happened at last year’s Pride parade (when Black Lives Matter — Toronto hijacked the parade for 30 minutes) was a “catalyst” for conversations.

Those conversations were about — get this — “belonging” and “inclusion,” she said with a straight face (while new Pride executive director Olivia Nuamah hid out at the back of the crowd).

Lesbian leftist Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam — and self-appointed activist for the Toronto’s LGBTQ community — also talked repeatedly about “togetherness,” along with her favorite buzzwords, “hyper-diversity” and “intersectionality.”

In fact, she used her lefty-speak more than once, I guess, to pound us over the head that there are some LGBTQ groups that are more oppressed than others. Or something like that. Not that she or Hall dared mention BLM, the group that has forced the edict that the Toronto Police (and by extension police forces all over Ontario) are not allowed to march in uniform in the June 25 Pride parade.

“Pride is political … Pride is intersectional,” she said.

(For those who are not familiar with the latest leftist-speak on campuses and among the fringe element, intersectionality is about intersecting social identities who share systems of oppression, domination, or discrimination.)

The (mostly leftist) hypocrites on council (a much smaller crowd than in years gone by) who voted not to defund Pride all smiled and cheered, happy in the knowledge that they are “intersectionally-aware” while throwing the Toronto police under the bus (until they need them, of course.)

Councillor Janet Davis even kissed Wong-Tam after the flag-raising to show her support, or something like that.

Inclusion, what inclusion? How do any of them have the unmitigated gall to mention the word when they’ve excluded Toronto’s police force — both gay and straight officers — and by extension, all police forces with gay officers and who support LGBTQ issues around Ontario.

Either out of sheer arrogance or hypocrisy or gall or blatant disregard for doing what’s right, these pathetic excuses for allegedly tolerant gays and their supporters have turned this year’s Pride into a sham — a circus and one that is sure to embarrass Toronto around the world. How could it not, with our cops ready to take New York City up on its offer to have them march in uniform on the same day as our parade?

 

Any parade that extolls one’s choice of sexual lifestyle should never be entertained, period.

Having said that, let this train wreck happen. Don’t take sides. Let the intersectioned whiny-pants duke it out in their own perverse way. They couldn’t get any more ridiculous.

And when (not if) a lone wolf plows through their festive group-hug of inclusivity, they will further shove their craniums into a particular orifice rather than admit that they were ever self-absorbed and wrong.

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Jewish Ryerson student ‘felt targeted’ over placement request

All Ryerson social work grad Rebecca Katzman wanted was to do her third-year placement at one of two respected Toronto Jewish organizations with a track record of addressing social justice issues.

The 22-year-old, who will graduate with her Bachelor of Social Work degree on June 8, said her desire to be placed at either the Prosserman Jewish Community Centre (JCC) or the United Jewish Appeal (UJA) was “sparked” by a combination of actions at Ryerson — among them the anti-Semitism she experienced on campus.

However, she wasn’t prepared in the slightest for what happened with her third-year placement coordinator in the faculty of social work, Heather Bain.

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