Category Archives: Law-Law Land

How sexism works against abuse victims

A little something from the other side of the pond caught my eye this morning. And promptly made me see red. See if you can guess what it is before I tell you… The child sex victim of an Asian … Continue reading

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Reichsbürger: Germany’s “sovereign citizens” have blood on their hands

A man known only as Wolfgang P. makes his first court appearance. His face is blurred out in accordance with German privacy law. But what he is accused of sounds very un-German. In fact, it sounds like he’s been taking … Continue reading

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US: Statehouse bills make it legal to run people down

This is unbelievable. US lawmakers are actually in favor of mowing people down, just for protesting: Or to put it in context: The terror attacks of Nice, Berlin and Barcelona would all be legalized under such bills as these. Because … Continue reading

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Quotable: Dan Rather on impeachment

This is not just a day in history. It’s a day when we’ve seen a crying need to make history repeat all over again.

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Honor crime: Just a Muslim thing?

Left: the scene of the crime; right: the victim. Uh…not in Israel, it ain’t: A Christian resident of the central Israeli town of Ramle was charged on Sunday with killing his teenage daughter over her relationship with a young Muslim. … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on Omar Khadr

By now, it should be no secret to any of you who have read this blog over the years (thank you!) that I am utterly against the so-called War on Terror. I’ve repeatedly said that it is not a war … Continue reading

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Justin Trudeau’s Liberals: Objectively pro-fascist?

Sorry, NOT sorry…because you know it’s true. Hey! Know how right-wingers are always going on about how small-L liberals are “fascists” because they give you dirty looks for saying the N-word, the C-word, and all those other things that aren’t … Continue reading

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Judge jails (indigenous) rape victim

Canada has no shortage of institutional racist disgraces on its historical record. But lest anyone say “Oh, but we’ve moved beyond that!”, right in time for our 150th birthday party (which is less than a month away now), sit down … Continue reading

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It was 90 years ago today…

…that his dad was in the KKK. And Donnie still is in denial, which is good for a sardonic smile. With apologies to the Beatles (and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band), a headline from all those years ago that … Continue reading

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Shingles vaccine: More harm than help?

Now, I’m no antivaxxer as a general rule. In fact, I’m very PRO-vaccine. And as I’m coming up on 50, and have had chickenpox as a kid (at age 11), I’ve been thinking about getting an anti-shingles vaccine at my … Continue reading

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