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  • Ann Coulter told to 'kill yourself' at Comedy Central Rob Lowe roast

    08/28/2016 10:02:40 AM PDT · 11 of 32
    Peter Libra to Boomer
    Your comment.

    These celebrities are truly mentally diseased through and through.

    Agreed. Certain of the mentally sick and sociopaths are clever enough to find a niche. This is where their rotten mentality can be disguised. Something like the perennial prankster who plays cruel tricks. Many persons laugh because it is not them whom the tricks embarrass.

    I did a little Wiki tracking. This Sod said that because British servicemen in Iraq and Afghanistan had become amputees, it would make for a good squad in the Paralympics. I had never heard of this "internationally known" person previously. Nor did I need too.

  • 1,500 Inner-Tube Rafters Enter Canada Illegally

    08/23/2016 7:08:50 PM PDT · 17 of 26
    Peter Libra to ri4dc

    Right on!

  • 1,500 Inner-Tube Rafters Enter Canada Illegally

    08/23/2016 7:07:19 PM PDT · 16 of 26
    Peter Libra to GingisK; ameribbean expat
    Your comment.

    Who'd risk accidentally going into that commie country?

    I would cordially like to point out the risk of straying into Canada. A friendly greeting to ascertain it was an honest mistake. A journey back safely.

    No harsh drawn out negotiations with ill treatment and stinking hell hole prisons. No demands for huge sums of money. No agony for the folks back home. You will excuse me for sounding off I hope. A bit preachy I admit.

    Americans just as decent at my border opposite the famous Sault Locks. They have clamped down on jokers trying to smuggle in Chinese nationals though. (Chuckle).

  • Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party

    08/22/2016 7:36:33 PM PDT · 29 of 29
    Peter Libra to SMGFan
    I am going to get quiet a laugh about my post. I downloaded the whole entry on msm.com and I hope to be excused this digression. Ok, something else on the entry, caught my eye about a poor little sick dog. The great people at an animal rescue went to great lengths to bring the poor little animal back to near normal. Many photographs, from Pennsylvania.

    I almost cried. The dog is now given the name of Libra. Ok, donation for Libra coming from me and (drum role) a donation for FR.

    Promise.

  • Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party

    08/22/2016 7:13:19 PM PDT · 26 of 29
    Peter Libra to Hot Tabasco
    I stand corrected in my statement to you, which should have carried a qualifier. I have seen American vehicles having to stop first to declare catches of fish on the Canadian side. This to prove they have the mandated limit of catch in Canada. No over fishing.

    What I meant was that the average person in the vast majority, zooms right over the bridge. Only stopping for entry the USA. Customs people pretty nice there, but I guess a couple of senior citizens going to Walmart do not raise any hackles.

  • Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party

    08/22/2016 7:05:10 PM PDT · 25 of 29
    Peter Libra to Hot Tabasco; SMGFan
    Your statement:

    .....Canadian border agents at both Windsor are assholes and will go out of their way to harass Americans returning to the U.S. from Canada.....

    This has me puzzled, not that I am doubting you. I am at Sault Ste. Marie Ontario, a twin city with Sault Ste. Marie Michigan. Anyone going over to the American side from Canada simply goes right past the Canadian Customs. Even the Canadian duty free store is located past the customs.

    Same thing when one comes back from the good old USA. Drive right through past the US Customs after paying bridge fees.

    So bloomin' friendly up here- if one minds ones manners.

  • Britain's most notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary is finally facing jail after he is found [tr]

    08/16/2016 10:50:00 AM PDT · 10 of 12
    Peter Libra to Leaning Right; C19fan
    More likely he'll be made Deputy Mayor of London.

    A post on this website re the new funding by the new Mayor of London tells a tale. Massive funds to be given to police to observe and charge those "who annoy Muslims" on the internet.

    I hope not, but these people seem to be doing what Hitler failed to do ie: crush the spirit of Londoners.

  • Britain's most notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary is finally facing jail after he is found [tr]

    08/16/2016 9:33:28 AM PDT · 6 of 12
    Peter Libra to C19fan
    That this man had been allowed exist for years with his vile hate says more about authority. British persons making a mild and moderate criticism of Islam or Muslims were brutally treated. Re education classes, lectures from an Imam and worst still, imprisonment and threat of it. The blatant cowardice of authority in their approach is evident.

    There is something rotten in the state of Denmark.

    A quote from Shakespeare's Hamlet. Something rotten in my native country also.

  • 120 Years Ago: THE QUEEN'S SPEECH- In Proroguing Parliament She Speaks Of Nile Expedition

    08/15/2016 11:38:15 AM PDT · 8 of 10
    Peter Libra to Former Proud Canadian
    This was a popular war, driven partly by the popular desire to avenge the death of General Gordon at Khartoum.

    As you will know, but had to put in a little history here for others. The British did not wish to be cut off in the desert without water for their expedition. A railway was gradually built from Egypt to the Sudan. fanatics of Islam did not realise it's strategic value. It had water tankers and supplies easily transported.

    Finally came the stand off. 20,000 crazed horsemen willing to die for Allah. The British lines at Omdurman holding with some Egyptian troops, plus the black Sudanese troops. On they came. The British had the Maxim, the Gatlin and the Gardner machine guns all American manufacture. About 11,000 horsemen died and never reached the bayonets of their enemy.

    The Khalifa (Mahdist leader) retreated with his ministers and waited on his blanket for his doom. The Sudan went back to Egyptian control. Had those troops lost they would have been massacred to a man. Which happened to 10,000 Egyptian troops in the Sudan under Sir Michael Hicks in 1883. Two observers survived. They were Austrian. Finally escaped from Islam after many years.

  • Mississippi Woman Sentenced To 12 Years For Trying To Join ISIS In Trip Disguised As Honeymoon

    08/11/2016 4:00:15 PM PDT · 64 of 70
    Peter Libra to blam; varyouga
    Just a passing observation here. I wonder if the incessant barrage of putting down America by the left as an effect? It sometimes seems that certain of these people including some of the academic crowd bad mouth America.

    If pride and honour with love for a country is taught, then it should act as a bulwark against treason. Love for one's country does not mean in a democracy, that one cannot criticise it's faults. Could the guilt lie with much of the left?

    To digress- we just learn in Strathroy, Ontario, a youth has died. He was intercepted by the RCMP with a homemade bomb in his vehicle. He was a Isis convert. Old stock Canadian. The FBI tipped off the RCMP. They were doing surveillance, otherwise he might have been successful. Material showed radicalization and desire to blow up Canadians.

  • Dan Rather: Media Must Publicly Shame Donald Trump Supporters

    08/10/2016 10:37:40 AM PDT · 51 of 93
    Peter Libra to Biggirl
    Just to remind Freepers of Dan Rather in Dallas at the tragic assassination of President Kennedy. He stated to the world at large that "children had stood up and cheered" on that sad news.

    The actual fact was that the Principle of the school did not wish to upset the children. He called a gathering of the kids and told them the school was now closed for the day. The kids cheered this. They had no idea of the tragic news. No better indication that I have seen of the likes of Rather. The quintessential knee jerk damning statement by a liberal.

  • Over 6,000 Migrants Sue Germany For Taking Too Long With Asylum Claims

    08/10/2016 9:39:28 AM PDT · 18 of 18
    Peter Libra to onedoug; C19fan
    "Camp Of The Saints".

    Possibly the finest book ever written on the immediate danger of uncontrolled immigration. As you will know, the author attempted to bring home the effect of that kind of immigration. This after years of compromise. The cover on my copy showed a surreal likeness. This of the photo record of illegal immigrants who landed on a Nova Scotia shore years after the book was published. Off loaded by a scoundrel of a German sea captain using the ship's life boats. He then took off and well paid too.

  • Dylann Roof’s jailhouse puncher released after posting $100G bond

    08/07/2016 2:28:55 PM PDT · 26 of 26
    Peter Libra to Roman_War_Criminal; Timpanagos1
    Your post #16.

    These demons on the otherhand are given high fives and will be out in less than 5 years for what they did to two innocent whites.

    A bit late from up Canada way, just had a great two day trip to Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Catching up on FR.

    What should be realised is that the criminal who is serving their time should do just that. To support these persons, who brutalised human beings themselves as de facto enforcers is wrong.

    Your view is to provide " a sober second thought". Let the law take it's course and let the constituted authority administer it. Years of brain washing by the media have taken it's toll. Double retribution for the whites and a pass for blacks.

    Excuse my rant.

  • OBAMA LIED: US Iranian Hostage Abedini Says Iran Held Plane on Tarmac Until Ransom Plane Arrived

    08/04/2016 7:25:08 PM PDT · 17 of 28
    Peter Libra to RayofHope

    I did a little research on Wikipedia. There is a Congressional Research Service, presumable an arm of government. I read where 1.9 billion US dollars value is being held which belonged to Iran. It was said that the then President Carter had frozen these funds during the hostage taking. This when the American Embassy was ransacked.
    I just hope this is accurate. It takes the edge off these bandits and thugs and their crimes.

  • Sasha's "Summer job"

    08/04/2016 6:21:37 PM PDT · 42 of 45
    Peter Libra to Chgogal; butlerweave

    Whoops! My comment in support of the two young women who happen to be the President’s daughters were meant for you.
    I had not done my homework and did not think that was a quote on #13.
    I had read somewhere that two trying and testing things can happen to a young person. This being starting out with very, very little- or starting out with very, very much.

  • Sasha's "Summer job"

    08/04/2016 2:47:33 PM PDT · 39 of 45
    Peter Libra to butlerweave
    Your comment #13.

    I have to say this as a Dad myself having two daughters. These two young ladies seem to be doing very well adjusting to life as daughters of a president.

  • CONFIRMED: Pollsters Loading Polls with Democrats to Give Hillary a Lead Over Trump

    08/03/2016 1:35:24 PM PDT · 19 of 49
    Peter Libra to NKP_Vet
    From up Canada way I am reminded of the devastating effect of a false poll years ago. It took place on the East Coast. A phoney polling company was created and three days before the polls opened it forecast a big win for a Leftist party. It worked because the undecided were said to have wanted to get in on the winning side.

    The Bandwagon Effect.

    I would not put it past the recent polls, knowing the panic that a Donald Trump victory would cause certain people.

  • Khizr Khan Has Written Extensively On Sharia Law

    08/02/2016 9:03:38 AM PDT · 51 of 71
    Peter Libra to amorphous
    Just my opinion only, but I have to go on my gut instinct and first impressions. I concede I do not have any direct evidence to back this up.

    This man Khan is a bully. He is one who does not tolerate dissent ion. He seems like an abuser. I would not like to be in front of such a man as a subordinate. He has inner demons. (JMHO).

  • Hillary: You know, Trump wants you all to be full of hate and fear

    07/29/2016 10:33:59 AM PDT · 34 of 40
    Peter Libra to Sean_Anthony
    The press- the MSM, seem as a one way propaganda machine against Donald Trump. Coupled with this, a juggernaut trying to drive Hillary Clinton to power. Glanced at "The View" today and there was Joy Behar et al. Sheer unabashed shilling for Hillary.

    The Canadian monoliths CTV and CBC are obsessed with the America presidential election. All the time banging away at Donald Trump and giving Hillary Clinton their benevolent wishes. There surely should be some fatigue for viewers by now.

  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

    07/28/2016 7:49:32 PM PDT · 85 of 109
    Peter Libra to Salman
    It might be appropriate at this time to remember this man.

    Daniel James White 1946-1985.

    He was a policeman, a firefighter and veteran. He served in the Vietnam war and was in the 101st Airborne. He had demonstrated compassion and decency as a police officer. He stood out as one who went against police excesses. He resigned his job which was a lucrative one on principle. He then found making a living was extremely hard to bring in al living wage.

    He then asked for his old job back. It took a lot for his pride to do that. The "gays" actively sabotaged his re hiring. It is said that the authority was willing to let things pass and re hire him.

    The spiteful merchants of human rights and compassion, mixed with tolerance, cut the feet right under him. He then lost it and murdered the two men he thought responsible.Had the "gays" shown some human decency, this tragedy would never have happened.

  • Melania Wronged

    07/20/2016 9:46:43 AM PDT · 10 of 11
    Peter Libra to Sean_Anthony; Twinkie
    This article from the Canada Free Press (because without America, there is no free world) gives me a chance to digress. The constant barrage from the two Canadian monoliths in television went beyond mere news. Again and again the well known figures were concealing quite their gloating. This as Mrs. Trump was juxtaposed with Mrs. Obama. One has to be well versed in their tones and meaningful glances.

    To cap it all and I quickly turned off the radio and CBC Radio One, there was sweet Carol Off. She was interviewing someone Stateside about the ramifications of the speech by Mrs. Trump.

    The two Canadian television news outlets seem to be nothing but shills against Donald Trump. None of their business anyway.

  • German police kicking in doors and dragging people away for Facebook posts about Muslim violence

    07/14/2016 6:39:35 PM PDT · 52 of 61
    Peter Libra to dontreadthis; Mr. Mojo

    They can change the name, but not the mentality.

  • We Must Have a Homosexual in Every Movie – at Least One

    07/13/2016 12:07:33 PM PDT · 84 of 94
    Peter Libra to HomerBohn
    Your post #82 noted.

    At least we can all have a dern good laugh once in a while!.

  • We Must Have a Homosexual in Every Movie – at Least One

    07/13/2016 9:00:00 AM PDT · 75 of 94
    Peter Libra to HomerBohn
    Liberals have destroyed Hollywood and this is clearly reflected by the declining number of people attending the trash they put out.

    I hope that the declining numbers of cinema goes is a true fact. I have to humour my spouse (bless her) and go to a movie. This is about twice a month.

    Now the only choice of six movies locally was a movie called "Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates". I am not easily shocked and am not prudish. My quick summation of it is that it shows what an older generation would call perversion. If, what is shown in that movie is accepted as a "norm", they (perverts) may have won. It not that, then they are winning.

  • Trudeau at Auschwitz: The Achilles Heel of Multiculturalism

    07/12/2016 10:15:58 AM PDT · 16 of 29
    Peter Libra to pugmama; Sean_Anthony
    I cannot believe Canadians voted for this nonsense again. fwiw

    Figures were 39% Liberal. 30% Conservative. 22% NDP 9% others. Canadians cannot vote head to head for a Prime Minister. He only appears on his district/riding ballot. Justine Trudeau in suburb of Montreal.

    Sault Saint. Marie Ontario and Sault Sainte Marie Michigan one of the friendliest neighbour relationships in North America. Mind yer manners and get treated very well on both sides of the border.

    Excuse the sermon. Reminds me of the hard scrabble years post war England. We saw Hollywood films and thought all Americans had a beautiful mansion with a glamorous women walking down at staircase. Or in other locations spoke like the Bowery Boys. Maybe some Americans think we are all like the ones portrayed here. (laughs

  • Sheriff David Clarke: "War has been declared on Cops, and this is just another ugly chapter"

    07/08/2016 9:56:33 AM PDT · 86 of 118
    Peter Libra to Candor7
    A statement by Sheriff David Clarke re President Obama and his response.

    "he sort of fuels this misplaced anger."

    I remember the role of much of the MSM during the episode of police arrest of Rodney King. It seemed the very incessant repetition of the video, may have driven the violence of protesters. Just my humble opinion here. I watched massive and continuous showing of videos. These videos showed black men allegedly resisting arrest by police. This repeated showing, with their deaths may have been a factor. I mean it was hour after hour repetition.

  • oston cabbie is disappointed at $100 reward he received for returning $187,000 left behind in his ta

    07/06/2016 9:58:29 AM PDT · 44 of 44
    Peter Libra to proud American in Canada; DUMBGRUNT

    Thanks for the respective replies.
    I know the feeling when one is highly imaginative, waiting and waiting for the door to open. Then there is always reflector tape one could slap on the machine. Just a suggestion (chuckle).

  • oston cabbie is disappointed at $100 reward he received for returning $187,000 left behind in his ta

    07/05/2016 9:38:13 PM PDT · 25 of 44
    Peter Libra to DUMBGRUNT
    I remember a saying from my native England. I have not heard it said for years: Herewith.

    Virtue is it's own reward.

    Now this man will never have to look over his shoulder had he stole a lot of this money. Never have to worry about gossip from his associates as to "how come he is suddenly rich". No unpleasant enquiries from the police. No foolish spending on stuff he does not really need.

    He is as free as a bird in the air.

  • [Vanity] Are Canadians and Americans allies or enemies?

    07/04/2016 6:52:52 PM PDT · 39 of 56
    Peter Libra to Secret Agent Man; Jonty30
    Biggest trading partner, so I am gonna say allies.

    Yep, got a nice lot of comments about us, when 9/11 happened. Dozens of American based passenger planes diverted to Newfoundland. People took Americans into their homes until the all clear was sounded. People still friends with Canadians to this day, who were looked after.

    Tonight just in about ten minutes time across the St Mary's River at the Twin Cities of Sault Ste. Marie it is firework time. Our local park packed with Canadians having a picnic and waiting. The view is very good.

    God Bless America.

  • Canada: ‘A Launching Point for Illegal Entry Into U.S.A.

    07/02/2016 10:42:56 AM PDT · 11 of 33
    Peter Libra to sheikdetailfeather
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau still flying very high with many of his Canadian supporters. It does seem that he has perfected the art of appearing in public and being a "nice guy".I would like to repeat some of my post on the 28th June last.

    About a year previously to a policy enactment by the Stephen Harper Conservative government the alarms went off. Number of Mexicans admitted to Canada was 9462. It was found a consistency in most of them breaking the rules of entry.

    The Conservative government then enacted a new law requiring a visa for Mexicans to enter Canada. With such a visa one is generally required to return to one' country within a certain time. In 2008 the numbers of Mexican applicants dropped to 1,999. Justin Trudeau gained his office last August.

    I would venture, without being too critical, that Prime Minister Trudeau seems absolutely oblivious of the fact of logistics. This in providing accommodation, medical care, employment for newcomers.

  • CANADA TO LIFT VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR MEXICO

    06/28/2016 7:29:41 PM PDT · 66 of 69
    Peter Libra to ameribbean expat
    FWIW. The Conservative Government of Canada was lead by Stephen Harper in 2008. Officials became concerned about the increase of persons entering Canada from Mexico. The figures for one year alone totalled 9462 entrants. There were a huge number of violations to the immigration act by many of them.

    The Harper Government then require a visa application by would be entrants from Mexico. The figures for 2009 following this were 1.199 entrants. I remember the warnings on this website and elsewhere by our American friends on the risk of electing Justin Trudeau He seemed to be like minded in ways to the incumbent in the White House. This includes less controlled immigration.

    Prime Minister Trudeau will never have to face the ramifications of an already over taxed system. That system, which is the envy of much poorer nations, is creaking at the seams in many areas. Affordable public housing. Heavy demands on the medical profession. Overcrowded hospitals.

  • Victorious Nigel Farage Addresses EU Assembly: ‘You’re Not Laughing Now Are You?’ (VIDEO)

    06/28/2016 10:15:48 AM PDT · 35 of 67
    Peter Libra to mikeus_maximus; servo1969
    I'm a fan. Loved this scolding:

    You beat me to it. Finally, finally, someone had the fortitude to state a simple straight forward fact. A bit of Occam's Razor on Nigel Farage's part here.

  • Labour MP Demands Parliament Ignore ‘Madness’ Brexit Vote

    06/26/2016 7:11:04 PM PDT · 55 of 55
    Peter Libra to sauropod
    Your post re any insight.

    This is a tough one to call for me as I am an expat from England in Canada since 1955. The only way I can offer any knowledge of the British Socialist is a few little stories.

    I remember the Labour Party of the new Coalition Government. The leaders of that party were given mandated high positions in the Conservative Government. This was in WW2. One of the new leaders was a Herbert Morrison (Labour). A valiant speaker for the rights of man.

    The Communists detestable as they were, published their newspaper- the Daily Worker. They did not support the war wholeheartedly. The editorial page made one little snide statement about the capitalists.

    Down came Morrison. He had the whole newspaper shut down, threatened to lock em' up. They were only able to publish until they came on side when Russia was invaded by Hitler's forces.

    Scratch a dyed in the wool Socialist and often find a bit of a tin pot dictator within.

  • At least five stabbed at Capitol neo-Nazi protest

    06/26/2016 3:49:23 PM PDT · 39 of 68
    Peter Libra to gaijin; Mariner

    Anti-Fascists acting just as exactly one would expect the real old time Fascists to act. imho.
    CTV Canada had female anti-Fascist who was a participant interviewed. She spat out such venom it was disturbing.

  • Protester Interrupts Trump in Scotland, Hands Out Swastika Golf Balls

    06/24/2016 3:47:33 PM PDT · 49 of 50
    Peter Libra to TangibleDisgust
    Everyone I don't like is HITLER!

    I have studied the life of Adolf Hitler in such publications as Robert Payne's The Life and Death of Adolf Hitler. Praeger Publishers. 1973.

    My impression formed of a real Nazi is one that was somewhat formidable. A protester at one of the beer hall meetings of the early NAZI party was lucky if he just got punched and thrown out. If unlucky he would be on his back and a boot would come down on his face.

    The damn fools and their ilk do not know what a NAZI is. One could add - or what a NAZI was.

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/23/2016 9:12:59 AM PDT · 71 of 71
    Peter Libra to xp38
    On the graphic pictures of the rescue craft, something occurred to me from reading this years ago, cannot think why I did. Herewith:

    Peace hath her victories, no less renowned than war.

    Robert Southey. English poet and author.

    Thanks for the photographs.

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/22/2016 8:15:54 PM PDT · 64 of 71
    Peter Libra to thecodont; ameribbean expat
    Safe journey, gentlemen!

    Prayers answered. 48 minutes ago, information that aircraft and passengers with sick person arrived safely in Chile.

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/21/2016 8:08:26 PM PDT · 59 of 71
    Peter Libra to Peter Libra

    Too self.
    Whoops! FR posted the details just about now.

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/21/2016 8:06:28 PM PDT · 58 of 71
    Peter Libra to thecodont

    Just in.
    Canadian television reports rescue plane landed safely where man is waiting for them. Crew will have ten hours rest before flying back.
    Well done Gentlemen!

  • Dad of Brit 'who tried to assassinate Donald Trump' says he may have been blackmailed

    06/21/2016 7:36:41 PM PDT · 59 of 62
    Peter Libra to RegulatorCountry; hoosiermama
    If and when evidence warrants talk of conspiracy regarding this English 20 year old, then I might engage.

    I do have a dog in the hunt as a native of England, now Canadian citizen. I do know that these ominous acts bring forth righteous fury. I myself think that Donald Trump's forays against politically correct obscenity are vital. They are the saving of the Constitution of the United States and the defence of free speech.

    All I can say in support of what you have said here is wait and let the facts decide. I do understand the outrage however.(mail for you).

  • FOREIGNER ARRESTED – Tried to KILL DONALD TRUMP at Vegas Rally

    06/20/2016 7:11:40 PM PDT · 84 of 124
    Peter Libra to SatinDoll; bobsunshine
    There are facts that do not make sense.

    I am in complete agreement here. These are pertinent questions that should be pursued. I am an expat from England and a Canadian citizen. What I just cannot figure is how a 19 year old gets enough credit/cash to have an automobile and drive around many miles. The old adage drummed into my youthful head in England was "money doesn't grow on trees". Perhaps now it does. Many would like to know the secret where I live in Canada.

    I smile sadly as I remember my own attempt to get into the United States as a 23 year old in 1954. I got the forms from the American embassy in London. I had to have a clear years pay in hand and a sponsor, the forms said. Canada wanted $150 dollars and disembark, then find work.

    In anyone's language this fellow is not only a fool, but pathetic to boot. Albeit dangerous too.

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/19/2016 7:50:13 PM PDT · 44 of 71
    Peter Libra to ameribbean expat
    To which I add this.

    God speed gentlemen!

  • Two planes undertake dangerous South Pole rescue mission

    06/19/2016 7:48:35 PM PDT · 42 of 71
    Peter Libra to thecodont; Scrambler Bob
    Yes, the Ernest Shackleton expedition of 1914. An epic of courage and endurance. The part always with me was when, not knowing they had journeyed the right way, they paused. The Norwegians had a whaling station which was out of sight. If they had taken the route to safety, they would hear the whistle to arouse the Norwegians at 6.00 am. The start of the working day.

    A watch was produced and they waited. Then at 6.00 am they heard the whistle. A mile or so on, they saw the whaling station The Norwegians treated them royally and sent a team back for the men left behind. Excuse the liberty of this post, but that moment when they heard the whistle lives with me.

  • Prince Charles Tells British Muslims: 'If You Live In Our Country, You Must Abide By Our Values'

    06/19/2016 7:26:24 PM PDT · 69 of 94
    Peter Libra to erkelly; drewh
    Good for Prince Charles! I think the real British people will rally around the Monarchy.

    I certainly agree with you as an ex-pat living in Canada. After all, the wise commander does not denigrate his men before a vital battle. See the address by Henry V before Agincourt as written in Shakespeare play.

    In this way any stiffening of the resolve in a potential commander should be applauded. We of the English speaking world and Western Civilization will need all the support we can get.

    Phew! A lovely summer evening just across from the good old USA in Ontario. Waxing eloquent here.

  • British lawmaker dies after shooting and stabbing attack that stuns nation

    06/17/2016 8:20:31 PM PDT · 24 of 25
    Peter Libra to Mr Radical
    Tragic of course and no right minded person would wish for such a wicked act. What I do find however, especially in Canada is this. That the proponents of unlimited immigration are usually those that do not face the consequences.

    It is a matter of logistics. Hospital staff strained to the limits. Not enough physicians per head of population. Long waiting lists for affordable public housing. Various government agencies such as child welfare and elderly care facing pressure of overwork.

    The proponents of this kind of immigration rarely themselves face the problems of the average ordinary citizen. Thus they enable immigration and close their eyes to the ultimate problems.

  • Jo Cox death: Eyewitness describes Birstall MP attack

    06/17/2016 9:31:20 AM PDT · 30 of 31
    Peter Libra to VanShuyten; Lorianne
    On your post #27 re lies published by the press.

    It is quite possible that many of the general public would have taken the initial statement as "gospel". The leftists know the value of an immediate response to any willing dupes. What hits them first is the most likely believed.

    Orwell must be turning in his grave.

  • The braggart with the ducktail who would be president

    06/16/2016 9:38:33 AM PDT · 78 of 86
    Peter Libra to butterdezillion; upchuck
    Keillor doesn't get it.

    I had listened to this man on the radio for a while. It seemed to me that I was a lone person in thinking that his humour is really a put down of ordinary folks. In particular his jokes about the Lutherans, though one could see this as a bit of harmless ribbing. Never felt comfortable with this "humorist".

    I noted you had not posted for about seven weeks Butterdezillion. I was going to freemail you, but now I see you are up and running so to speak. Nice to get your take.

  • Magna Carta was signed on June 15, 1215: history, quotes, and Monty Python's explanation

    06/15/2016 7:32:36 PM PDT · 34 of 37
    Peter Libra to jmaroneps37; harpygoddess
    How many people know that the Magna Carta contains a clause saying debts to Jews need not be repaid?

    Yes indeed it did, but with a qualification. This was if a debtor to the Jews died, his widow and heirs would not be liable. I can only surmise it was to prevent penury to a helpless woman and children.

  • Obama to visit grief-stricken Orlando to stand in solidarity with LGBT community

    06/14/2016 9:20:05 AM PDT · 62 of 70
    Peter Libra to Buckeye Battle Cry; Buckeye McFrog
    Your comment.

    Never let a crisis go to waste.

    Never a truer word. On both Canadian television news networks a change has now taken place. Previously for some reason they seemed a bit shy of showing men kissing intimately. They did show quick shots of some well known film idol clowning around and kissing a man. Then they cut quickly away.

    Now post Orlando, they are showing the homosexuals kissing and slobbering with each other. I suppose that all objections are now completely stilled. Once again it should be repeated that years ago, the homosexual simply asked to be left alone. Simply go behind closed doors and everybody mind their own business. Something very wrong here in what seems to be happening. I myself do not give a damn what they do and whom they go with. This as long as I can walk away and ignore. (Excuse the rant).

  • Hillary Clinton: Increase Outreach to Muslims, Ban ‘Assault Weapons’

    06/13/2016 2:33:56 PM PDT · 46 of 65
    Peter Libra to Sir Napsalot
    FWIW.

    I do not see on a friendly neighbours news outlets this news. Even as horrifying as it is, it is reported in Canada, yet nothing further. No demands, no outrage either- herewith.

    September 21st 2015. Four persons at a Marina in the Philippines kidnapped. A so-called Muslim group of radicals called Abu Sayyaf claimed responsibility. Canadian Government refuses negotiations for ransom. They said it jeopardises other Canadians abroad.John Ridsdel, mining executive executed a few months ago. Now Robert Hall, a Canadian just executed. A Norwegian woman and a Philippine man still held hostage.

    I cannot understand the quick "burying" of this news here. Please excuse this off-topic rant.