22 September 2017

Where stereotypes come from...

Hamzeh Serhan

Hamzeh Serhan, 20, of Ottawa was sipping on a Slushie in the outdoor courtyard between Ottawa Community Housing units on Caldwell Avenue when he was swarmed by a group of armed youths and gunned down in broad daylight Wednesday.

After he was shot at close range, the victim stood up and turned as if to flee when he was shot in the back another four times. Witnesses, including one eyewitness who said he stood within 20 feet of the shooting, described the suspects as a group of about six black youths, who scattered on foot once the fatal shots were fired.

He said the victim was a man of Middle Eastern descent in his early 20s known to live in the neighbourhood.
The usually extremely vocal Black Lives Matter Ottawa was apparently unavailable for comment.

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RELATED: A growing culture of violence
Mayor John Tory actually presented Aubrey “Drake” Graham with a key to the city in February 2016 — about six months after two people were shot to death during the rapper’s OVO Fest after-party at Muzik nightclub, another unsolved crime the rapper has stayed silent on despite Crime Stoppers urging him to ask witnesses to come forward.
Just keepin' it real, huh Drake?taking the fif
“Just know man like Fif, he’s a sickaz/ You get tanned, he don’t miss tings,” Drake rapped on the record.
Sorry, Aubrey... the evidence suggests otherwise.

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LAST WORD: With one week left to go...

...in September, Toronto continues to stack bodies...insert alt text here


Some animals...

...are more equal than others...

The question is, why do we seriously embrace the idea of gender neutral shoes and clothing for the vast numbers of straight children, but at the same time encourage transgender children to run wholeheartedly toward clothing stereotypes for their chosen gender?


21 September 2017

MORE FROM THE COMMENTS:

"Where did Justin Trudeau's family fortune come from?? From his grandfather's chain of filling stations. And today, he's shutting down our pipelines."


From the folks who brought you...

...the "rub & tug" medical clinic...insert alt text here

Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew attended sweat lodges "to purify himself" and participated in a sun dance event, during which he fasted for four days and pulled buffalo skulls by piercings cut into his body.

"Suffice it to say, it shows a significant degree of commitment by the individual who attends," defence lawyer Jason Miller said.

Kinew also began attending regular Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Meanwhile, in other aboriginal people news...
The project, which took 20 years to complete, was started in 1980... Prince Charles of Wales added the final stitch in 2000, making the work the largest stitch embroidery in the world at that time.

But now, the tapestry is receiving complaints for depicting Native Americans as “subhuman, warlike savages,” said Jacqueline Pata, the executive director of National Congress of American Indians.
Apparently there's good art and racist art.


20 September 2017

No more metal cutlery...

...for you, or you, or...

Just when you think school officials have banned everything, they target cartwheels.

A school in the northern Ontario town of Callander, not far from North Bay, has issued a draft handbook of playground rules for the 2017-18 school year – and among the prohibited activities is the common feet-to-hands-to-feet flip.

No reported injuries prompted the ban, said Todd Gribbon, principal at M.T. Davidson public school... BUT... “The activity can cause concussions, and neck and wrist injuries.”
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RELATED: Of course it's not as stupid as...
Students at San Diego State University have the opportunity to earn extra credit by determining their personal level of “white privilege.”
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MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE RANCH:
"It`s a good thing they haven`t found an historic cesspool... that could cost a few more millions.


FROM THE COMMENTS:

insert alt text here...but it's a dry heat...

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RELATED: The Jennifer Lawrence of "Politics"

Theresa May suffered an embarrassing moment today as she delivered a speech to a mostly empty room at the United Nations. The Prime Minister's attack on Donald Trump was heard by a handful of diplomats - with vacant seats far outnumbering the officials in the audience.

It was packed to the rafters as Donald Trump delivered his 'rocket man' speech yesterday.


19 September 2017

Just two little words...

...honour... killing...

VIENNA – Police in Austria say a 14-year-old girl from Afghanistan has been stabbed to death and that her 18-year-old brother has confessed to the slaying. The victim's brother allegedly followed her as she made her way to school on Monday, trapping her in a courtyard and stabbed her repeatedly.
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BONUS CUT:

The terrorists are winning... in France, anyway.

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LAST WORD: Who's zoomin' who?
"Whilst the statistics showed the most popular name for boys and girls were Oliver and Olivia respectively, the decision by the Office to list slight changes to the spelling of Muhammed as completely different names masked the fact that the popular Muslim name was actually in first place, and not in eighth as reported."
It's actually been in first place for five years running.


The all new "What's My Line?"

A Toronto media outlet attempts to turn a terrorist bombing into a harmless game show...insert alt text here

"UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children..."
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RELATED: Gotta have priorities, right?
Scarborough’s Islamic Foundation of Toronto is getting $78,000 in federal funds for security cameras, lights and access control at its mosque and school.
I don't even have a family physician.

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LAST WORD: You know who needs security?

How about Drake's buddy "Fif" Soares?


18 September 2017

Who wants to be...

...a "post-national state" millionaire... wait, this isn't Canada...get your yahyahs out

"Witnesses described seeing Yahyah Faroukh being arrested outside Aladdins Fried Chicken in Hounslow at midnight on Saturday. He was tackled to the ground before undercover officers took his phone and a forensic team wrapped plastic around his legs and arms."
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RELATED: A little closer to home...

Toronto... come for the cuisine... stay for the firefight...
Toronto Police say a gunman opened fire inside Michael’s On Simcoe Restaurant — on Simcoe St., south of Adelaide St. W. — shortly before 9 p.m., killing 54-year-old Simon Giannini and sending patrons running for their lives. As many as 150 people were inside the popular steakhouse when the gunshots rang out.

Giannini’s killing also came less than 24 hours after another man was gunned down in Regent Park, bringing the murder tally to 41 for the year. On Saturday around 1:25 a.m., police found two men with bullet wounds in the Gerrard and River Sts. area. Everone Paul Mitchell, 54, of Toronto, died at the scene while the second man, 57, was taken to hospital.

Ten people have been shot — seven of whom died — in the last month. Gang warfare between the Sic Thugs and the Halal Gang has plagued Regent Park and spread to other areas of the city as well.
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UPDATE: Let's not make any hasty assumpt...

...wait a minute...
"Two more shots went off and then within a few seconds there was a fairly young black male that ran out of that door from the restaurant."
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LAST WORD: The usual suspects...
Investigators have identified a suspect wanted in connection with the murder of a 33-year-old Leonard Pinnock who was shot to death in a parked vehicle in Toronto last April.

Police have not been successful in their attempts to apprehend 24-year-old Akil Whyte, who is one of two suspects wanted in the fatal shooting.
Uh-huh.


17 September 2017

That stupid "Mexican Wall" thing...

...is never gonna... sweet baby jebus...

"Hungary has slashed illegal immigration by over 99 per cent after rolling out a series of powerful border fences in response to the European migrant crisis, possibly providing a lesson as to the potential impact of constructing President Trump’s much-discussed southern wall in the U.S."
Say don't the Israelis have a border wall? I wonder how that's working.


16 September 2017

Bomber bagged

Police hunting the London tube bomber have arrested an 18-year-old man in Dover and raided an address in Surrey as investigators raced to thwart a second attack.

Investigators believe the suspect may have been in the port area of Dover to try to board a ferry to leave Britain.

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UPDATE: Trump right... cops had him
The suspected Parsons Green bomber was a 'problematic foster child' who was allegedly arrested two weeks ago near to where the attack took place before being freed.

Hours after his arrest, which Scotland Yard described as "significant", a second suspect was detained in Hounslow, west London.
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RELATED: Suspect in custody described as "Asian"
On Thursday, Britain’s Home Office announced that police, using broader authorities, had arrested a record 379 people for terrorism- related offenses in the past months, an increase of almost 70 percent.
Think I'm just gonna go with "glass half full" here.


The New Entrepreneurs

He dressed like a lawyer, talked like a lawyer and worked as a lawyer, but in reality, 34-year-old Inayat Kassam was a smooth-talking fraudster with a law degree that wasn't worth the paper it was printed on.

The official-looking degrees were enough to impress Dennis Yang, who hired him to manage new business for his Toronto law office.
But enough about fraud, let's get to today's thuggery...
Police received a call about the sound of gunshots at about 1:24 a.m. near Gerrard Street East and River Street in Regent Park. When officers from 51 Division arrived, they found two men. One was pronounced at the scene and one was taken to hospital. The second man is expected to survive.

The identity of the city’s 40th murder victim of the year was not immediately released because police are still in the process of notifying his next-of-kin


15 September 2017

And Winston Churchill wept

Once again, the capricious and unknowable will of, well... THAT GUY...mo murder

A huge counter-terrorism investigation is under way after a bucket bomb was detonated on a packed London Underground train at Parsons Green. Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic after the blast sent a "fireball" and a "wall of flame" through a District line service in west London.

At least 22 people were injured, including a boy believed to be aged about 10.
Could have been much worse... apparently the device malfunctioned, likely a fortuitous by-product of centuries of cousin-marriage.

Stand by for the usual flood of candles and teddy bear memorials...
Social media was similarly awash with people offering a comforting hot drink to those caught up in the aftermath.
As Kate at SDA is wont to say... "We won't let these atrocities change us... and that's a mistake."

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RELATED: The fun never stops...insert alt text here
On the heels of the heinous terror attack that just occurred at a London Tube station Friday, reports are now coming in that two women in France have been attacked with a hammer by a man shouting "Allahu Akbar."
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UPDATE: Brits expecting more attacksinsert alt text here
Britain lifted its national security threat level to critical from severe on Friday, meaning an attack is expected, after a bomb on a London commuter train injured 29 people.
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MEANWHILE, BACK AT THE RANCH:

Toronto cops also have their hands full...rap royalty murder
A 33-year-old man is dead after being shot several times overnight around 3 a.m. inside a building on Glamorgan Avenue, near Kennedy and Ellesmere roads.

The victim has been identified as Anthony Soares
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Wait a minute... you mean Anthony “Fif” Soares.
“Just know man like Fif, he’s a sickaz/ You get tanned, he don’t miss tings,” Drake rapped on the record.
Well, "tings" sure didn't miss him.

The MSM ain't talking about the Drake connect here because, uh... patriarchy?

And...
A dramatic scene broke out in the Jane St. and Driftwood Ave. area this morning in what has been described as a knife fight that resulted in police shooting a suspect.
And...
Toronto police have charged 24-year-old Yeshudyan Ragbir with first-degree murder after a woman was found without vital signs in a North York home Wednesday.
It happens so often nowadays... nobody really cares anymore.


Secret Service overtime skyrockets

TV foodie Anthony Bourdain told paparazzi outside an airport that if he was asked to cater a dinner for President Donald Trump, he would poison the food.
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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"Remember when all those conservative celebrities threatened Obama?"

"Yeah me neither."


Erwin... I've got Photoshop too...

...I'd have thrown in a Doctorate... and saved you $8000 to boot...insert alt text here

In reality, Kings Lake University is little more than a website, run by the Pakistan-based fake degree mill Axact. The investigation found more than 100 Axact-linked schools and accreditation bodies, such as Harvey, Barkley and Nixon University, but none of the schools has a physical address, faculty photos are often stock images, and even the accreditation bodies the websites cite are fake.

Many Canadians could be putting their health and well-being in the hands of nurses, engineers, counsellors and other professionals with phoney credentials.


14 September 2017

As early as 2016...

insert alt text here

"...the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI warned state and local officials that antifa had become increasingly confrontational and were engaging in "domestic terrorist violence."
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RELATED: Fighting fire with fire

As Cersei Lannister so famously said to the Sparrows... "I choose violence."
“Our efforts are moving ahead at full speed to put together the best free speech event Berkeley has ever seen,” he said. “I am sparing no expense, including a 16-man Navy SEAL security detail for me and our speakers.”
Say what you will about Milo... he's no pussy.

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LAST WORD: Free Speech Week at UC Berkeley
The list now includes columnist Katie Hopkins, author and journalist Mike Cernovich, professor Jordan Peterson, political scientist Charles Murray, former Google employee James Damore, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince, street artist SABO, The Gateway Pundit’s White House Correspondent Lucian Wintrich, journalist Chadwick Moore, author Michael Malice, Breitbart London Editor and author Raheem Kassam, activist and journalist Ariana Rowlands, author Lisa De Pasquale, political commentator Heather Mac Donald, Fox News analyst Monica Crowley, and congressional candidate Stelian Onufrei.


13 September 2017

Sunny Ways indeed

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OTTAWA — Representatives from the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, the Ontario Provincial Police and the Saskatoon Police Service say there is zero chance they will be ready to enforce new laws for legalized pot by next summer.

If the government doesn’t postpone the start date and allow police time to prepare and train their officers, there will be a window of six months to a year to allow organized crime to flourish.

They also say they want the government to reconsider allowing people to grow pot at home, because it will be difficult to police and could make it easier for young people to obtain marijuana.
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RELATED: Speaking of cops and drugs...
Two Durham Regional Police constables are facing charges in connection with drug sales allegedly taking place in an Ajax restaurant after allegations that cocaine and marijuana were being sold inside.

On Tuesday, police constables identified as Husen Aswat, 32, and Amandeep Thakur, 30, were arrested and charged, along with three other men.
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RELATED2: Everyone a Wynner
TORONTO - Ontario’s opposition parties say the Liberal government rushed the release of the province’s marijuana plan in an attempt to distract from a pair of high-profile trials involving party workers.
Say it isn't so.

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LAST WORD: Let's ask a doctor
The Canadian Medical Association repeated its concerns about health risks associated with cannabis, particularly in its smoked form. It urged the government to set the legal age at 21.