Category Archives: The War on Terra

The predictable outcome of “God, guns, and gays”

Probably the most sickening thing about the whole Pulse nightclub shooting, for me, is how quickly the media seized on the ethnicity and alleged religion of the shooter, as though Omar Mateen — Afghan-American, ostensibly Muslim — were the product … Continue reading

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Compare and Contrast: Militant atheism vs. militant Islamism

Really not a dime’s worth of difference between them, is there?

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Quotable: Noam Chomsky on terrorism

Happy 87th Birthday to a guy who can SO make quippy quotes. (And no presents for the media who ignore him.)

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Daesh gives up!

German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen with just a sampling of something that made Daesh piss its collective pants…with no shots fired! Germany’s announcement that they will send up to six Tornado reconnaissance aircraft and a frigate into the … Continue reading

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Syria: Turkey tips its hand, NATO objectively pro-Daesh, Canada WTF?

Ahem. Sorry for that inelegant header, but this is gonna be an untidy post that covers a lot of rough ground, so hang onto your hats, kiddies. First up, a little video from that shootdown of a Russian Sukhoi yesterday: … Continue reading

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Silence around the roots of the Syrian “jihad”

The Real News delves into the operations of Daesh: who’s funding them, and how they are getting their war matériel. Obviously, the idea that they’re generating their own income is false. Their operations are too expensive to be fueled by … Continue reading

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Algeria: The real, unmentionable key to the Paris attacks

The Battle of Algiers, an award-winning film based on the true story of the struggle for Algerian independence. Saadi Yacef, who plays El-Hadi Jaffar, was an actual FLN guerrilla leader; the character Jaffar is basically himself a few years before … Continue reading

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Let’s all bomb Belgium!

No, seriously. Let’s all bomb Belgium, because that’s where the terrorists who struck Paris got their orders from. François Hollande called the attacks “an act of war”. Therefore, it stands to reason that one must declare war on the source … Continue reading

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Whoa Canada!

A tale of environmental horror and police-state paranoia, set right here in the Great North. Pull up some frozen lasagna and watch this, folks. (Courtesy Shit Harper Did.)

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Omar Khadr is free

…and here’s what he had to say today: “I’m better than the person he thinks I am”, is what this scapegoated, tortured and war-wounded former child soldier has to say to Stephen Fucking Harper, his unrelenting would-be jailer. He also … Continue reading

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