Category: Europe

February 26, 2010

Of Floodgates and Fraudulence

“I think of the fall of Jerusalem in 69 A.D., and the fall of Rome, and of the USSR — no civilization falls because of external threats. They fall because of internal corruption, because of failing to be who they say they are.”

Great BritainIt’s no secret to anyone, nor has it been for a very long time now, that the political Left are infatuated with the politics of ethnic divisionism.  Despite all their accusations of “divisiveness” aimed at their opponents, it is and has always been they who gain the most by pitting cultures, classes and races against one another.

It has also long been suspected that the Left’s fetish for multiculturalism and mass immigration — even the importation of cultures violently opposed to their own interests — has more to do with keeping assorted socialists and neoliberals in power than with any of the problems those policies are accused of solving.  Suspected and met with apoplectic denials.

As increasingly pissed off Brits are finding out, the suspicions were truer than most would have thought possible.  Turns out the far-right kooks were right after all. (more…)

June 6, 2009

Destruction and Triumph

Filed under: Canada,Education,Europe,Good Stuff,Military,Traditions — Dennis @ 10:01 am

[This was originally posted on December 17, 2006 and now I make a habit of dusting it off every year at this time. It wasn’t written by me; my son wrote it (most of it, anyway) and today’s the best day to let everyone have another look at it. So kick back and enjoy, and I’ll say it again: Edward, you did one heck of a good job.]

Proud?  Moi??? :DAside from the not-so-occasional “I told you so” that I rather enjoy beating Lefties over the head with, I’m not much one for tooting my own horn. I do not, however, have any problem at all with bragging up my boy.

Elementary school ain’t what it used to be, what with some of the useless feel-good social engineering crap that they try to to cram down kids’ throats these days. It seems sometimes like nothing of real value, especially history, gets taught anymore. But I’m not going to be ranting about that right now. Nope. Nosiree. Because when it came time to pick a project, my boy didn’t have to “get stuck” with anything. He chose his own topic and not only am I proud of his choice, I think he did pretty darned good at it, too.

Yeah, yeah; proud dad = BIG surprise, I know. 🙄 But here it is in its entirety, nonetheless. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

[And before anybody wonders, “how much of this did dad do,” the answer is: not too darn much. My part consisted of helping look up specific info and offering suggestions on spelling and grammar; some of which he took, some he didn’t. After all, this is his project and so they are his decisions and he takes responsibility for them. There’s more to be learned here than just history. 😉 I also added the graphics and links that appear in this post but are not in his essay, just to spice up the page a bit. The rest, and the credit for it, is all his.] (more…)

October 8, 2008

A Lesson In Viral Messaging

This isn’t Pat Condell‘s first appearance here. Most folks already know that he’s one opinionated sonofabitch by any standards. Like him or hate him (and I’ve done both), the man does say what’s on his mind and if his YouTube channel is any indication, he’s got a lot on his melon. But then, what can you expect from a guy whose website starts off with “Hi, I’m Pat Condell. I don’t respect your beliefs and I don’t care if you’re offended. Cheers.”

Well, some folks would prefer that Pat just put a cork in it and would like to stick it in themselves, if at all possible. In case you hadn’t heard, one of his recent rants, a little something called “Welcome to Saudi Britain” got yanked from YouTube:

However YouTube, which is owned by the internet search engine giant Google, has removed the video from its site because of “terms of use violation”.

It had been watched more than 40,000 times in the 24 hours after Condell uploaded it.

YouTube has also threatened to disable his entire account if he commits “additional violations”.

A spokesman for the website said: “YouTube has clear policies that prohibit inappropriate content on the site, such as pornography, gratuitous violence or hate speech. Our community understands the rules and polices the site for inappropriate material. When users feel content is inappropriate they can flag it and our staff then review it as quickly as possible to see if it violates our Terms of Use. If users repeatedly break these rules we disable their accounts.”

Surprise, surprise, the net community and others went apeshit over this kind of censorship. Within hours, copies of the vid were all over OhNoYouDontTube and — surprise, surprise, again — YouTube caved and let the damn thing be. Here’s Pat’s take on the whole kerfuffle:

And, of course, what would this post be without the little rant that started the whole big stink in the first place?

September 2, 2008

And Nothing Has Changed.

Militant IslamYou’d never see this in Canada, but jolly old England actually has a TV broadcaster with the balls to do this sort of thing.  First there was Undercover Mosque. Then the predictable stink followed:



How dare you catch us in the act of being assholes, and then put it on TV!

Blah, blah, blah, three bags full. When they finally got it through their little medieval skulls that they’d been caught red-handed, nobody gave a damn if they were offended or not, and their faux indignation was only going to piss people off more, they promised that they’d clean up their act.

Fat chance. Now, we have Undercover Mosque: The Return, and it’s all nothing but same shit, different day…

I’ll put the other parts up as I get the time…

July 23, 2008

Pat Condell …

… has a wee bit to say about our HLCs:

June 11, 2008

Well, What Do You Know?

Filed under: 'Toons,Canada,Europe,HRCs,Rights — Dennis @ 1:46 am

This is actually by a cartoonist named Igor Kodenko, from the Ukraine.  To be honest with you, I had NO idea that they knew anything at all about our HRCs over there.  Go figure…

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