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Islamic Thugismo at Work

Islam sues its way to victory.

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David Solway

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November 9, 2013 - 12:03 am

“Suing over the back-and-forth of public discourse,” Steyn writes, “turns the entire citizenry into an enfeebled child.…To litigate every offence is to give a not especially distinguished judiciary the power to micro-regulate social relations.” Steyn knows whereof he speaks for he is once again being sued, not by a Muslim for a change, but by climate “warm-monger” and false Nobel laureate Michael Mann. Levant is also back in court, being sued by a former plaintiff in the MacLean’s burlesque, one Khurrum Awan, who is not a putative climate specialist but an actual Muslim. At least he is sticking to the standard plot line. Levant had called Awan “a liar,” an epithet corroborated by the fact that Awan, as Steyn comments, had been shown in the original proceeding to have “been guilty of telling an untruth about one of the central facts in the case.” Awan complained that as a result of Levant’s ostensible slur, he has been “shunned by his friends.” This palpably nonsensical, self-pitying and surely non-justiciable bleat may cost Levant another $100,000 in Canada’s superannuated justice system. “This is called lawfare,” Levant explains on his blog. “Muslim extremists who enjoy Canada’s free speech for themselves, seek to take it away from their Canadian critics. Using our own laws.” Once again, mission accomplished. Awan had boasted after the original trial: “We attained our strategic objective — to increase the cost of publishing anti-Islamic material.”

Such trials have become part of the cultural atmosphere everywhere in the West. One thinks of the ridiculous charges levied against public figures like Geert Wilders in Holland, Lars Hedegaard in Denmark, and Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff in Austria, among others, for telling self-evident truths about Islam. Trials are also conducted in the court of public opinion. One recalls in this connection the sanctimonious venom heaped upon Pastor Terry Jones for exercising his Constitutional rights in burning a Koran, whereby Westerners accept the Muslim claim of the inviolability of their Holy Book. The exception is when Muslims themselves are lighting the fire, as in the case of  Arsala Jamal, the enlightened governor of an Afghan province, who was blown up in a mosque by a bomb planted under the pulpit — in effect, an exploding Koran, as Daniel Greenfield puts it — to scarcely a tongue-clucking in the legacy media, let alone the acknowledgment of so hypocritical a discrepancy.

Apparently, for many Muslims engaged in prosecuting their wars, schisms and sectarian vendettas, the Holy Book is not all that holy and can be torched at will. Western infidels, however, are appalled when one of their own is implicated. What we are witnessing is not only political correctness, which is mad enough, but political correctness gone even madder owing to the worst kind of obsequiousness and pietistic humbug, namely, condemning our own while refusing to offend the enemy even at his most murderous and morally rebarbative. We are now in league, in every conceivable way, with a violent and primordial part of the human family. The vocal exceptions are too few and too marginalized to make any compelling difference.

But far too many of us, and especially those in political office, will admit neither the present nor historical nature of a perennially aggressive and totalitarian faith. It comes as no surprise that Christine Melnick, Immigration and Multiculturalism minister of the province of Manitoba, proclaimed October as Islamic History Month. (Manitoba is the first province to implement the provisions of Islamic History Month Canada [IHMC}, launched in October 2007.) “We value and cherish our ethnic diversity,” said Melnick in a news release, “to which the Muslim community contributes so richly.” The substance of these contributions remains a mystery. (One recalls in this context the deplorably unfunny and overt propaganda sitcom, Little Mosque on the Prairie, which ran on national television from 2007 to 2012.) Since there are only 9000 Muslims in Manitoba, one may plausibly wonder why an entire month must be devoted to them. Interestingly, the Jewish population of Manitoba numbers 16,500 people and has contributed hugely over its 137 year presence to the cultural and economic vitality of the province — judges, philanthropists, publishers, teachers, writers, farmers — yet it has never been honored with a Jewish History Month. Neither has the approximately 60,000 strong Filipino community been ceremonially recognized.

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37 weeks ago
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Disturbing reading, but wonderfully rendered. I am afraid the "legacy media" has much to do with fostering this moral docility.
37 weeks ago
37 weeks ago Link To Comment
We are stupid, not what. Your articles are a great contribution, nonetheless.
37 weeks ago
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Expected better of Calgary.
37 weeks ago
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Given the favored speech of Islamists, why isn't it them fellers bein' sued?
37 weeks ago
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"A decision by Canada’s Supreme Court rendered on February 27, 2013, stated that in certain cases truth is no defense in the framework of causing offense to designated minority groups.”

Let Canada be Canada and express Canadian values and Canadian rights. As a multiculturalist I respect and support Canadian Good Government.

Freedom of Speech is an American value. Let Canada not be corrupted by American understandings of human rights.
37 weeks ago
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Freedom of Speech WAS an American value.

As an American, I well know the decline of American Values precipitated by the embrace of so-called multiculturalism. But, if embracing a decline in self worth, individual identity and the rule of law are attributes of "Good Government," let me be the first to welcome you back to your home of Canada.

For Americans, the trial seems to be at an end and we have lost. Now the hardier among us just want to see how many cuts we can endure before expiring. We get it.

Now we're sort of curious, like watching a dog being tortured to death on the other side of a chain link fence. (Shout out to muslims for the dog metaphor. I love dogs.) You can't do much about it but you feel like you need to watch because someone needs to bear witness--- and a slim possibility exists that the bastards will some day be held accountable. None of us are holding our breath in the meantime.
37 weeks ago
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"Freedom of Speech is an American value."

That might be news to many Canadians.

Do you have any knowledge of how the idiots sitting on various provinces' so called Human Rights Commissions have let some of Islam's "soft jihad" proponents bring cases (at no cost to the complainant) before them ?

"As a multiculturalist..."

Whatever :)
37 weeks ago
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Hey Allah lets 'em use all the instruments of the worthless infidel societies they're looking to replace, has laid the groundwork for the Shakedown.

Inshallah, baby.
37 weeks ago
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Ford was elected by the suburbs. Not one trendy downtown urban ward voted for him. It was all working suburbanites. Granted, the crack smoking is a bit much, but a lot of people are enjoying watching him stick his finger in the eyes of all the Right People. It's been very entertaining, and he still has a lot of support. The media covers his antics, but you'll notice they don't discuss his polls - harshes the narrative, don't you know.

As for radical islam, I've started to turn shi'ite into a swear word (use it just like the one it sounds like). You'd be surprised by how much quiet support I get in civil-service-dominated, liberal-voting Ottawa.
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