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  • Can Cruz legally be president? Ivy League scholars debate

    02/06/2016 1:47:14 AM PST · by RC one · 245 replies
    Virgina Pilot online ^ | 2/5/16 | COLLIN BINKLEY
    <p>BOSTON (AP) — Two legal scholars squared off in a public debate on Friday to settle whether Republican Ted Cruz is eligible to become president. Spoiler alert: They didn't settle it.</p> <p>But the debate at Harvard Law School underscored that conflicting interpretations of the U.S. Constitution can produce different answers. The question has been in the national spotlight since Republican rival Donald Trump suggested that Cruz, who was born in Canada to an American mother, isn't legally qualified to be president.</p>
  • Ted Cruz: Made in Canada

    02/03/2016 5:44:32 PM PST · by patlin · 135 replies ^ | Jason Markusoff and Allen Abel
    Ted Cruz must long for the day when his three-word memory could suitably summarize his time as a tot in Canada: “It was cold.” He wouldn’t remember, but it was forecast as snowy at -9° C the day he was born, according to the Barometer Betty cartoon on the front of the Calgary Herald for Dec. 22, 1970. ... ... U.S. presidential candidate Ted Cruz spent weeks with a tidy poll lead ahead of this year’s Iowa Republican caucuses on Feb. 1, the first state contest of party nomination season. Then Donald Trump piped up, threatening to derail or distract,...
  • Cruz Defends 'Voting Violation' Mailer

    01/31/2016 5:17:54 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 264 replies ^ | January 31
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is defending a campaign mailer that Iowa's secretary of state says misrepresents election law. The mailer bills itself as a "voting violation" notice and tells the recipient it's been sent due to "low expected voter turnout in your area." It then grades the recipient's voting history and that of several neighbors, citing public records. Cruz told reporters in Sioux City, Iowa, on Saturday that the mailing is "routine." He says he won't apologize
  • Cruz scores endorsement from Tea Party lawmaker

    01/28/2016 5:46:30 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/27/16 | Anna Giaritelli
    A Tea Party-affiliated congressman has become the latest lawmaker to endorse Sen. Ted Cruz for the Republican nomination. North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows announced Wednesday night on Fox News that he would throw his support behind Cruz's campaign and join the Texas senator's team in Iowa later this week."We are approaching a historic election that has the potential to fundamentally change our nation as we know it. Ted Cruz is the principled, conservative leader we need in the White House," Rep. Meadows told Greta Van Susteren. "On issue after issue, Cruz has told the truth and done what he said...
  • Dixie Chicks' Natalie Maines: 'I'm Ashamed Ted Cruz Claims to Be American'

    01/24/2016 5:17:48 PM PST · by Perdogg · 142 replies
    Billboard ^ | 1/24/2016 by Ashley Iasimone
    Natalie Maines infamously spoke her mind about war and then-President George W. Bush back in 2003, when she told a London crowd that she was “ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas.” Now, the Dixie Chicks member is bringing that comment back to mind and voicing her opinion on Republican presidential candidate (and fellow Texan) Ted Cruz.
  • Trump: Cruz 'could be Canadian prime minister'

    01/23/2016 11:09:28 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 102 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/23/2016 | Eugene Scott
    Donald Trump has a fallback option for his main GOP opponent, Ted Cruz, in case the Texas senator comes up short in his bid to capture the Republican nomination for president of the United States: become Canada's prime minister. At least that's what the GOP front-runner tweeted Friday night in his latest swipe at his closest competitor, who was born in Canada. "Cruz did not renounce his Canadian citizenship as a US Senator- only when he started to run for #POTUS. He could be Canadian Prime Minister," Trump tweeted. Trump has repeatedly questioned Cruz's eligibility to be president of the...
  • Cruz attack ad: Trump got rich from 'seizing private property'

    01/22/2016 8:53:49 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 191 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 22, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    ... The ad goes on to say that Trump bulldozed the home of an elderly widow in Atlantic City to build a limousine parking lot at his casino. "Trump won't change the system. He's what's wrong with it," it says in the end. Cruz tweeted his ad Friday morning saying "It's time we change the system and break the #WashingtonCartel -- together!" ...
  • Iowa governor Branstad knocks Cruz on Canadian birth

    01/18/2016 10:13:00 AM PST · by Red Steel · 158 replies
    WaPo ^ | January 11, 2016 | Katie Zezima
    Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) said Monday that the birthplace of Sen. Ted Cruz is "fair game," adding to a growing chorus questioning whether the Texas Republican's Canadian birth could affect his ability to secure the GOP presidential nomination. "When you run for president of the United States, any question is fair game. So let the people decide," Branstad told reporters Monday. Cruz, speaking to reporters in Baton Rouge, La., noted that Branstad's son has thrown his support elsewhere, hosting fundraisers for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
  • Thanks to Lawsuit, Cruz’s Eligibility to Continue Being Stupid Issue We Have to Talk About

    01/15/2016 3:34:30 PM PST · by TBBT · 111 replies
    The Corner ^ | 1/15/2016 | Ian Tuttle
    And . . . there it is: Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz should be disqualified from the race because he isn't a "natural-born citizen," a fellow Texan claims in a "birther" challenge filed against the senator in a U.S. court. The suit seeks a court definition of the term to clarify whether Cruz - who was born in Canada to an American mother - can or can't serve if elected. "This 229-year question has never been pled, presented to or finally decided by or resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court," Houston attorney Newton B. Schwartz Sr. said in his 28-page...
  • Cruz plotting new attacks on Trump

    01/15/2016 11:27:09 AM PST · by springwater13 · 362 replies
    'He’s pro-choice. He’s pro- gay marriage. He’s against traditional values. He’s New York, and he’s got to talk about that.'
  • Ted Cruz has raised millions from New York donors

    01/15/2016 3:22:40 PM PST · by springwater13 · 74 replies
    Ted Cruz might say he has a problem with "New York values," but he seems happy to take New York money. The Texas senator's swipe at Donald Trump in Thursday's debate didn't just earn the ire of the New York Daily News (whose front page today showed the Statue of Liberty giving him the finger) and New York Mayor de Blasio (who took to CNN demanding an apology) - it also might alienate the city's donors he has been carefully courting. Cruz's campaign raised $223,750 from New Yorkers, according to finance reports available through September. Robert Mercer, the hedge fund...
  • Texas Attorney Files Eligibility Lawsuit Against Ted Cruz…

    01/15/2016 7:38:46 AM PST · by Lockbox · 199 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 15th | sundance
    Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz should be disqualified from the race because he isn’t a “natural-born citizen,” a fellow Texan claims in a “birther” challenge filed against the senator in a U.S. court.
  • Quarter of Republicans think Cruz's birthplace disqualifies him for president: poll

    01/15/2016 5:14:48 AM PST · by GonzoII · 204 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Jan 15, 2016 7:05am EST | Ginger Gibson
    A quarter of Republicans think White House hopeful Ted Cruz is disqualified to serve as U.S. president because he was born in Canada to an American mother, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. Republican voters nearly mirror independents and the broader electorate in their belief that Cruz cannot hold the White House, with 27 percent of all voters and 28 percent of independents responding he should be disqualified. Cruz, a U.S. Senator from Texas who was born to a U.S. citizen mother and Cuban father in Calgary, Alberta, has brushed aside the attacks about his eligibility as pure politics. But...
  • The Daily News Blasts Ted Cruz: 'DROP DEAD'

    01/15/2016 5:11:21 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 254 replies
  • The conservative media's civil war over Ted Cruz 'birtherism'

    01/14/2016 8:19:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 202 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 01/14/2016 | By Callum Borchers
    If you thought some in the conservative media lost their minds over President Obama's birth certificate, you were right. But the current brouhaha over Ted Cruz's place of birth -- in which Donald Trump reprises his role as chief instigator -- might be even more compelling, in its own way, because of the civil war it has sparked on the right side of the press. Sadly, there is no way that Ted Cruz can continue running in the Republican Primary unless he can erase doubt on eligibility. Dems will sue!-- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 13, 2016 Witness this week's...
  • Westboro Baptist Church to Blue Jays: "God hates Canada"

    10/23/2015 1:39:58 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 41 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | October 23, 2015 | Postmedia Network
    Apparently "God hates Canada," and that's something members of the infamous Westboro Baptist Church believe the Blue Jays might want to know. The gay-bashing church group, infamous for its vile protests of soldier funerals, plans to protest the Blue Jays game in Kansas City. Members want to let us "depraved Canadians" know we're doomed for giving our country over to "sodomite filth," and so on and so forth, according to a statement. It's a rare opportunity for the merry band of raging haters. The church is based not far away, in Topeka, Kan. And since Canada has denied Westboro members...
  • This Cheerios Commercial Featuring a Gay Couple and Their Adopted Daughter Is Adorable

    10/13/2014 7:56:26 AM PDT · by Salman · 147 replies
    Slate ^ | Oct. 3 2014 | Mark Joseph Stern
    Over the past few years, General Mills has positioned itself as something like the anti-Chick-fil-A, celebrating LGBT pride and vehemently opposing Minnesotas proposed gay marriage ban. All of that is very nicebut come on, this is 2014. If youre a food company and you havent made an adorable ad featuring a gay couple with their children, youre just another face in the pro-gay corporate crowd. Luckily, General Mills has now decided to get with the program, releasing a commercial with a gay couple, their adopted daughter, and a bowl of Cheerios. And the ad is just as impossibly cute as...

    09/01/2014 6:04:34 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 53 replies
    The Montreal Alouettes appear to be interested in free-agent defensive end Michael Sam. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, the Montreal Alouettes have contacted Sam but have yet to hear back.
  • Canada pulls the plug on the U.S. Keystone Pipeline will send oil toAsia

    06/29/2014 8:38:39 PM PDT · by Signalman · 52 replies
    WUWT ^ | 6/28/2014 | Anthony Watts
    Obamas inability to make a decision on Keystone has finally yielded a result Canada has made the decision for him. Breitbart reports Canada has just approved the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project a major pipeline to ship Canadian oil to Asia. The Canadian oil will still be burnt in Asia, instead of America. All the jobs and energy security which Canadian oil could have delivered to America, will instead be delivered to Asia. Rather than purchasing crude from a friendly and allied neighbor, the United States will most likely need to continue its reliance upon hostile sources like...
  • Toronto rapper Murda Marz dead after bullet-riddled Chevy Malibu found in Cabbagetown in brazen...'

    04/05/2014 2:05:50 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 42 replies
    National Post ^ | April 4, 2014 | Canadian Press
    A Toronto rapper is dead after being shot numerous times in his car in what police are calling a brazen attack in downtown Toronto. Det. Sgt. Steve Ryan says the victim identified as Shmar Parris, 25, who social media messages of condolence said also went by the name Murda Marz, a rapper who several videos posted on YouTube was known to police and the overnight shooting is believed to be a targeted attack. Ryan says a light-coloured SUV was seen driving erratically away from the scene but there are no details on any suspects or how many may...
  • Border buddies: A merger between the United states and Canada?

    03/23/2014 5:27:20 PM PDT · by markomalley · 161 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 3/23/2014 | Meghan Drake
    If Diane Francis had her way, the U.S. would share a lot more with its northern neighbor than the Great Lakes, maple syrup and Justin Bieber. The editor-at-large for Torontos National Post argues that a complete merger of Canada and the United States would create a global colossus, add 13 stars to the American flag, eliminate the border and require just a few amendments to the Constitution. But, Ms. Francis acknowledged on a visit to Washington last week, not everyone up north is thrilled with the idea. I wanted to attack the Canadian establishment and say, Wake up, there is...
  • American Lugers Annoyed by Groups Gay Rights Video

    02/11/2014 2:06:13 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | 2/11/14 | SAM BORDENFEB
    Several American doubles lugers said they were irritated by a popular Canadian video celebrating diversity that pokes fun at their sport. The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion recently released a promotional video that shows doubles luge, a sport in which one rider lies on top of the other as they sled down the track. At the end of the video is the tagline: The Games have always been a little gay. Lets fight to keep it that way. Theyre making fun of our sport for their cause and it doesnt really make a lot of sense to me, Christian...
  • Feds must introduce legislation to 'address the effects of prostitution': MacKay

    01/08/2014 10:59:12 AM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 20 replies ^ | January 7, 2014
    The federal government is going to have to produce legislation to address the effects of prostitution after the Supreme Court declared three key prostitution laws unconstitutional, Justice Minister Peter MacKay says. In a decision handed down just before Christmas, the court found that the laws that prohibit keeping a brothel, living on the avails of prostitution and communicating in public for purposes of prostitution are overly broad and infringe on prostitutes' Charter rights by depriving them of security of the person. Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin, writing on behalf of the court, said the three provisions in question make it difficult...
  • Would you let your daughter wear this T-shirt?

    12/30/2013 3:48:38 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 111 replies ^ | October 9, 2013
    American Apparel's clothing range and advertising has come under fire before, but for parents of teens, this feels like a step too far. Parental warning: this article contains a graphic image.
  • You Knew it was Coming: Experts Say Pedophilia is a Sexual Orientation Hard-wired at Birth

    12/28/2013 3:47:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 107 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | December 27, 2013 | Tim Brown
    First, let me say that I dont want to hear anything from the homosexuals, their supporters, supporters of polygamy or any other perversion of God ordained sexuality. We told you this was coming and it has arrived. Researchers with Canadas Centre for Addiction and Mental Health have concluded, after a decade of research, that pedophilia is a deep-rooted, unchangeable predisposition. The Toronto Star reports: Pedophilia has been widely viewed as a psychological disorder triggered by early childhood trauma. Now, many experts see it as a biologically rooted condition that does not change like a sexual orientation thanks largely...
  • Jilted husband sues online infidelity service Ashley Madison

    12/17/2013 10:42:14 AM PST · by Gamecock · 47 replies
    The State ^ | 16 December 2013 | Michael Gordon
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — CHARLOTTE, N.C. _ A Charlotte, N.C., man blames the breakup of his marriage not only on the other guy, but also on the online infidelity service that he says made it happen. "Life is short," the Ashley Madison website coos. "Have an affair." Robert Schindler of Charlotte, N.C., says his ex-wife did just that. So, Schindler is suing her alleged partner in the tryst, along with Ashley Madison and its Canadian corporate parent, Avid Dating Life Inc. At play here is a legal clash between the old and the new. North Carolina remains one of only a...
  • We need the pedophile: Child-love sympathizer to keynote conference at University of Toronto

    10/12/2013 8:31:05 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Thaddeus Baklinski
    TORONTO, October 11, 2013 ( - A childhood education conference to take place next weekend at the University of Toronto will feature keynote speaker Dr. James Kincaid, a Professor of English at the University of Southern California who has been criticized as being highly sympathetic to pedophiles. The conference titled "Bodies at Play: Sexuality, Childhood and Classroom Life" is sponsored by the Mark S. Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies under the auspices of the University of Toronto's Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). "Kincaid's earlier work in Victorian literature and culture and in literary theory has yielded to...
  • Human-powered hover bike wins coveted $250K prize

    07/12/2013 9:48:39 AM PDT · by posterchild · 14 replies
    CBC ^ | July 11, 2013
    A long-elusive aviation innovation prize that has never had a winner in its 33-year existence has finally been claimed after a team of Toronto engineers built and then flew a human-powered hover bike. The highly-coveted Igor I. Sikorsky Human Powered Helicopter Competition known as the AHS Sikorsky prize for short was awarded for the first time in its history Thursday to AeroVelo, a Toronto-based engineering team made up of University of Toronto students, alumni and volunteers. University of Toronto alumni, students and volunteers built the Atlas aircraft, which was piloted more than three metres into the air last...
  • ...Teenager JAILED for posting 'joke' threat on Facebook after row with an online gaming partner

    07/01/2013 8:53:00 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 35 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | June 26, 2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A Texas teenager has been in jail since February after making an offhand comment on Facebook about a video game he had been playing. Justin Carter was 18 when he and a friend got into an argument with someone over a multiple player online video game, leading the teenager to post a comment he now regrets. He now faces up to eight years in prison after saying 'I'm going to go shoot up a school full of kids and eat their still beating hearts' only two months after the Sandy Hook school massacre 'These people are serious. They really want...
  • Doctors advise more outings for man who beheaded fellow bus passenger [doc says low risk]

    05/14/2013 12:25:06 PM PDT · by grundle · 40 replies ^ | May 14, 2013
    WINNIPEG, Manitoba (UPI) -- A man who beheaded a fellow Canadian bus passenger should be allowed to spend more supervised time in the outside world, his treatment team recommends.Two psychiatrists taking care of Vince Li at the Selkirk Mental Health Center told a review board that Li has stopped having hallucinations and has been a model patient, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. The 45-year-old Li was confined to the center after he was found not criminally responsible for beheading Tim McLean, 22, on a Greyhound bus in July 2008. Li suffers from schizophrenia. Dr. Steven Kremer told the Criminal Code...
  • Flying car accident in B.C. under investigation

    05/11/2013 12:07:18 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 55 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | May 11, 2013
    It's a good bet the Transportation Safety Board of Canada has never investigated such a bizarre air accident. On Friday, an airborne car crashed near Ellison Elementary School in Vernon, B.C., after the parachute it uses to stay afloat collapsed. The pilot and a passenger were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, the RCMP told Global News. The Maverick LSA Flying Car was made in the Florida by I-TEC and is certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. On its site, I-TEC says the powered parachute's "design has been developed as an easy-to-operate air, land, and snow craft....
  • Toronto dad upset he's not allowed to watch daughter's swim class

    04/07/2013 12:41:22 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 71 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Saturday, April 06, 2013 | Jenny Yuen
    TORONTO - When a single dad signed his nine-year-old daughter up for female-only swim lessons, he didnt realize he as a man was going to be banned from watching her practice. Chris (who didnt want his last name published) was shocked when he had the blinds to the viewing area of the Dennis R. Timbrell Recreation Centre pool in Flemingdon Park shut on him and then was told by staffers it was for religious reasons. I spoke to a staff member and she told me that its because of Muslim women, that were not allowed to look at...
  • The Five Absolutely Destroy Jim Carreys Absurd Press Release

    03/30/2013 8:19:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 112 replies ^ | March 30, 2013 | Leah Barkoukis
    Actor Jim Carrey’s “Cold Dead Hand” video unleashed a firestorm of outrage among conservatives and gun-rights advocates—and for good reason. In one pathetic song, Carrey, who enjoys the protection of an armed bodyguard, mocks the nearly 90 million gun owners in this country, Charlton Heston and rural America. Allahpundit over at Hot Air summed it up best when he said the song is “neither funny nor biting” but rather, is “basically an extended dick joke of the sort that’s been thrown at gun owners for decades.” Indeed. But it seems Carrey couldn’t handle Greg Gutfeld’s criticism on Fox News. The actor...
  • (Blame Canada!) Canadians Produce More Garbage Than Anyone Else

    01/17/2013 8:13:14 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 23 replies
    CBC News ^ | Jan 17, 2013 | CBC News
    Canadians produce more garbage than anyone else Conference Board calls Canada an 'environmental laggard' Canadians use far too much energy and water, and they produce more garbage per capita than any other country on earth, a report from an influential think-tank says. The Conference Board of Canada gave Canada a C grade on Thursday and ranked it in 15th place among 17 developed nations studied across a host of environmental-efficiency metrics. "Our large land mass, cold climate and resource-intensive economy make us less likely to rank highly on some indicators of environmental sustainability, but many of our poor results are...
  • Transgender student named prom queen at Ontario high school

    07/05/2012 7:47:36 PM PDT · by massmike · 41 replies ^ | 07/05/2012 | ALEXIS ALLISON
    A transgender student says being named prom queen was the cherry on top of her high school education. "I was really surprised," Connor Ferguson, an 18-year-old male-to-female transgender student at Trenton High School, said of the win. "It was pretty surreal actually. If I remember correctly my jaw hit the floor and we all started laughing because it was so crazy. I walked up and the crown didn't fit my hair, so I had to hold it."
  • Accused Killer Porn Star Captured in Berlin Internet Cafe

    06/04/2012 9:37:32 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 29 replies
    Canadian Luka Rocco Magnotta, who allegedly videotaped the murder of his lover and mailed his body parts, has been captured in a Berlin Internet cafe, according to the Berlin Police Department. A man in an Internet cafe spotted Magnotta about 2 p.m. in Germany and recognized him as the Canadian fugitive, Berlin Police spokesman Thomas Neuendors told
  • Canada's 'Scientific' Museum of Smut

    05/24/2012 9:53:38 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies ^ | May 25, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    In Ottawa, the nation's capital of Canada, the Museum of Science and Technology has decided to provide school children with answers in a scientific field where "reliable and comprehensive sources of information are rare or little-known." I don't know if you're familiar with it. That field is called "sex." As always, society's experts believe parents either faint at the thought of discussing sex with their children or worse, spread ignorance based on allegedly outdated religious texts. But wait until you hear what the Canadian government's subsidized version of "science" looks like. The exhibit is called "Sex: A Tell-All Exhibition." It...
  • Miss Universe pageant will allow transgender women

    04/10/2012 9:49:57 AM PDT · by TSgt · 86 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 4/10/2012 | AP
    Transgender women will be allowed to participate in the Miss Universe beauty pageant next year, officials announced Tuesday, a week after they ruled a trail-blazing 23-year-old could vie for the crown this year. Pageant officials said they are working on the language of the official rule policy change but expected final word to come soon. Trials for next year's Miss Universe pageant begin this summer.
  • Im glad I got rid of my unborn child: pro-abort Green Party candidate

    04/27/2011 1:06:00 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 53 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 4/27/11 | Patrick B. Craine
    TERRACE, British Columbia, April 27, 2011 ( A British Columbia Green party candidate in Canadas upcoming federal election said hes glad he decided to get rid of his unborn child and appeared to imply that pregnant women look like the back end of a bus. I am sick to death about hearing murdering babies, said Roger Benham, Green candidate for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, in a candidates debate April 20th. He told the audience that he had conceived a child with a woman when he was 25. Thank God we decided to get rid of it, he said, according to the...
  • Christmas trees 'make non-Christians feel excluded'

    12/20/2010 7:52:19 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 113 replies · 2+ views
    Christmas trees 'make non-Christians feel excluded' Christmas trees should be removed from public places to avoid making non-Christians feel excluded, scientists have suggested By Andy Bloxham 11:43AM GMT 20 Dec 2010 Researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada, found non-Christians feel less self-assured and have fewer positive feelings if a Christmas tree was in the room. The scientists conducted the study using 77 Christians and 57 non-believers, including Buddhists and Sikhs. The participants did not know the survey was about Christmas, and were asked to fill in questions about themselves both when a 12-inch Christmas tree was in the room...
  • Heather Stilwell Dies of Cancer

    12/08/2010 12:59:06 PM PST · by richmwill · 19 replies
    Yahoo Canada ^ | 12/05/2010
    Heather Stilwell, the former chair of the Surrey School Board who led a contentious fight to ban books on same-sex couples, has died of breast cancer. She was 66. A fierce anti-abortionist, and supporter of Christian family values, Stilwell served on the Surrey School Board for 15 years. She was co-founder of the Christian Heritage Party, whose platform was to make abortion and possession of pornography illegal. As chair of the Surrey School Board in the late 1990s, she led the charge to ban three books in schools on same-sex couples. The case ended up in the Supreme Court of...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'BMWs' Help Afghans Go AWOL From Texas Air Base (illegals helping AWOLers!)

    loose network of Mexican-American women, some of whom may be illegal immigrants, have been responsible for helping numerous Afghan military deserters go AWOL from an Air Force Base in Texas, has learned. Many of the Afghans, with the women's assistance, have made their way to Canada; the whereabouts of others remain unknown. Some of the men have been schooled by the women in how to move around the U.S. without any documentation. The Afghan deserters refer to the women as "BMWs" Big Mexican Women and they often are the first step in the Afghans' journey from Lackland...
  • Cougar women on the prowl in Toronto tonight

    07/09/2010 12:34:03 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 27 replies · 1+ views
    Winnipeg Free Press ^ | 9/07/2010 1:48 PM | The Canadian Press
    TORONTO - A man organizing tonight's cougar convention in Toronto says he hopes hundreds of older women prowl the area for younger men. Rich Gosse says he dated older women when he was a young man, but has since become older than the cougars so can't date them anymore. He says he hopes so-called cougar women and young men, who he calls cubs, will find a lasting relationship at the one-night convention. One woman will be also crowned Miss Cougar Canada, and win a cougar cruise. The convention starts at 7 p.m. at Tattoo Rock Parlour on Queen Street West.
  • Trucker attempts to remove tooth while driving

    07/06/2010 1:43:19 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 15 replies
    CNEWS ^ | July 3, 2010 | DON PEAT
    A Kitchener truck driver is facing a careless driving charge but on the bright side, his tooth doesn't hurt anymore. Lambton County OPP say they stopped a big rig driver doing some driving dentistry along Hwy. 402 on Wednesday... Cops determined the 58-year-old driver was driving so poorly because he was trying to pull out a tooth while he was driving. "The driver was very forthright with the officer," Reurink said. The amateur dentist of a driver had rigged a string around his hurting tooth and then tied the other end to the roof of the cab, police said. "One...
  • Queers Against Israeli Apartheid declare Canada to be an apartheid state, too

    07/05/2010 10:58:06 PM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 22 replies · 2+ views
    National Post [Ca] ^ | July 3, 2010 3:27 pm | Jonathan Kay
    For a while now, Torontonians have been wondering how, exactly, a “gay-rights” group like “Queers Against Israeli Apartheid” (QuAIA) could purport to demonize Israel — the only country in the entire Middle East where gay rights are honoured in the same way they are honoured in Canada. Now we know the answer: QuAIA doesn’t just hate Israel. It hates Canada, too!On Canada Day, July 1, here are the instructions that QuAIA was giving to supporters who wanted to help the group participate in Sunday’s Gay Pride parade: “Thursday, July 1, 2010 at Noon: Instead of celebrating this colonial country (which...
  • CBC caught lying in accusing Tea Partiers of calling them the "N" word

    "Three months ago, Andrew Breitbart offered a $100,000 reward for anyone who could produce evidence of racial slurs being hurled at Rep. John Lewis and Rep. Andre Carson on March 20, 2010. Finally, three months later, the Congressional Black Caucus has responded to Breitbart's $100,000 Challenge." Watch the video.
  • Canadian game developer puts "George W Bush wanted for Mass Murder" poster in video game.

    Pic at link
  • Anti-polygamy case gives rise to all kinds of family forms

    06/09/2010 12:09:03 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 26 replies · 107+ views
    Vancouver Sun ^ | June 9, 2010 | Daphne Branham
    Forrest Glen Maridas is a polyamorist who believes that it is her constitutionally guaranteed right to freely express her sexuality in any form that that might take. Maridas is 34, American and a full-time counsellor at a university, although she's currently on maternity leave. She's lived with Canadian Russell Osborne since May 2005 and he's sponsoring her for immigration as a common-law spouse under the family classification. Maridas and Osborne and their two young children live in a home in Edmonton with Drew Thompson and Katy Furness. For the past two years, Maridas has been in "an intimate and conjugal...
  • Border patrol has bear of time stopping terrorists from north

    06/07/2010 8:53:17 AM PDT · by Outside da Box · 4 replies · 29+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 6/6/2010 | Sean Lengell
    As if fighting terrorism weren't complicated enough, the United States has a new national security threat to worry about: grizzly bears. Republicans on the House Natural Resources Committee say that environmental laws protecting grizzlies and other wild animals along rural portions of the U.S.-Canada border have handcuffed U.S. Border Patrol and Department of Homeland Security agents, potentially making it easier for would-be terrorists to slip into the country.
  • Man Goes on $10G Tax Office Rampage

    03/29/2010 2:12:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies · 506+ views
    UPI ^ | 3/29/10
    A Canadian commercial income tax preparation service in Vancouver was tidying up Monday after an enraged customer caused more than $10,000 damage. Constable Lindsey Houghton told reporters the unidentified 52-year-old man showed up at the business Sunday afternoon claiming the company had made a mistake on a past income tax filing, although at a different location. He was apparently unhappy with the staff's response to his complaint and began throwing furniture around the office, The (Vancouver) Province said. He then began sliding his arms across desks, sending computers and monitors crashing to the floor, Houghton said. As police officers arrived...