Saturday, May 16, 2015


Foo Fighters with Big Me.

From their 1996 debut album Foo Fighters.

It had to happen one day. Iggy Pop with Lust for Life. Dates from 1977.

James Newell Osterberg jr. aka Iggy Pop because of a band called The Iguanas he played in when in High School. Man can't keep his shirt on, and these days it's really become an embarrassment.

Goede nacht.


Friday, May 15, 2015


At first I thought this was a Flying Pig moment: The Guardian admitting sea ice around Antarctica being at a record high:

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"Sea ice around Antarctica is currently at record levels for May, part of a trend of increasing ice around the frozen continent making it harder to resupply and refuel research stations.

More than 50 scientists are gathering in Hobart in Tasmania this week for a series of workshops on techniques to more accurately forecast sea ice levels in the polar region, aiming to save millions of dollars in shipping costs.

They will also hope to avoid a repeat of the problems suffered by the Akademik Shokalskiy, the research vessel caught in a sudden freeze in December 2013.

Rod Wooding, from the Australian Antarctic Division, said last year ships “couldn’t get anywhere near” the Australian research site, Mawson station, requiring a year’s worth of supplies and fuel to be flown in by helicopter.

“[That] is inadequate for the long-term sustainability of the station,” Wooding said. “Other national programs have had similar problems, the French in particular, the Japanese also....”

Alas for me however, and luckily for The Graudian, Tony Worby was on hand with a bulletproof explanation:

"...Scientists were initially puzzled by the increasing sea ice around the continent, which reached record levels in September 2014, but have concluded it is “very largely driven by changes in wind”, Tony Worby, the chief executive of the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre said.

“Those changes of wind are driven by the depletion of ozone in the stratosphere and the increasing greenhouse gas in the atmosphere.”

The El Nino phenomenon, too, “drives changes in pressure which drives changes in wind which drives changes in sea ice”, he said.

Antarctica is also surrounded by ocean, leaving sea ice “completely free to expand however it wants to”, in contrast to the Arctic region, which is landlocked by Russia, Greenland and northern Canada...."

It's them nasty changes of wind caused by greenhouse gases!!!!!!!!!!! Who would have thunk it???

Dream on people, dream on....


Thursday, May 14, 2015


As Christianity is now the most persecuted religion on the planet and Christian churches are disappearing at an alarming rate all over the muslim world, our moral betters are tripping over their feet to grant cheap ground and loans to muslim committees dedicated to building mosques. A project among thousands, via François Desouche:

"As Dalil Boubakeur, Chairman of the French Council of the muslim cult, calls for doubling the number of mosques in France within two years, certain projects are already well addvanced. At Chevilly-Larue, a building of 1,180 square metres with large windows in oriental style, takes form smack in the middle of the Brittany neighborhood.


The Association of muslims of Chevilly-Larue [a town of 20,000 near Paris, in the Val de Marne Département; MFBB], or AMC, has criscrossed France, The Netherlands, Belgium and even Sweden to collect money for the project. "We have already spent between 1.2 and 1.4 million EUR on the project", says AMC's Chairman, who does not disclose the estimated total cost of the mosque.

The ground floor offers space for 800 men, the first floor is planned for 600 women. Four study halls (for school support, arab lessons, civil codes, and the koran) as well as a conference hall are also planned. "The goal is to invite non-muslims too for cultural events"."

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As time goes by, I am beginning to find it near impossible to fathom why all over Europe our politicians, basically from all stripes, and all the way down from the top national level to town selectmen in small localities, are so hellbent - what else can you call it - to facilitate the installment of islam in our countries. The scale of the building projects, the express inclusion of facilities to help spread the muslim message - clearly elevating the mosques from being "merely" places of worship to cultural centers intended to safeguard and reinforce the muslim "way of life" - all point to a gargantuan scheme of cultural invasion. This is a movement that seeks to DOMINATE.

Two thousand years ago, the Romans conquered Gaul, which encompassed much of today's France. They enforced their culture manu militari, and no indigenous forces could stop the Roman juggernaut. In many places the locals simply submitted, realizing it was better to yield than to be destroyed.

Now, when you have offered the token resistance to save some military honor, there is actually little shame in surrendering to an obviously vastly superior culture which holds the promise - a promise on which the Romans more than delivered - of a better life under its aegis, as measured by countless parameters including some kind of rule of law, better infrastructure, superior education, vastly improved food production and so on. So much better became life for the ordinary European, from Hispania to Armenia Major and from Britannia to Cyrenaica, that the phrase Pax Romana, a period of at least two centuries of peace and prosperity in the Empire's realm unseen until then in human history, has lost nothing of its luster since it was first coined in 55AD by Seneca the Younger, a Roman philosopher and statesman.

It is another thing entirely when it's the other way round - when a superior culture surrenders to a "culture" of followers of an illiterate, treacherous, murderous child rapist.

The "culture" of islam has nothing to offer to us but blood, sweat and tears, without holding the prospect of at least reaping the rewards of the suffering. Islam can give Europe, and by extension the entire planet, only backwardness in a myriad domains, genetic deficiencies, sluggish finances, unjust punishments, destruction of vast cultural treasures, moribund economies, loss of freedom, and ultimately the stifling of what I would label "The Human Momentum". Humanity's advance throughout the ages, spearheaded by technological innovation, will gradually come to a screeching halt. Muslims are no technological innovators, far from. The best and brightest among them can grasp some of the underlying science and use that knowledge to simply use the technology and/or make bad copies. How ironic it is that the most visible exponent of the worldwide muslim 'Renaissance', ISIS, has to rely on western weapons, for they can't produce their own. That for their PR they have to engage blokes raised in London or Paris who, when among the infidels, learned the craft of making flashy videos, for the desert rats among them are capable only of making bad quality snuff movies.

It is actually heartrendering - I mean totally, completely HEARTRENDERING - when in an age where we should actually be able to expect Man to set foot on Mars in the very near future, where nanotechnology holds the promise of making passenger jets with 2 per cent of the material currently used, where widespread use of robotics in the medical/surgical field is becoming a fact, the muslim cavalry with its "centers of learning" in their plethora of new mosques, where pupils will learn NOTHING but the ramblings of a syphilis-ridden murderer, is just around the horizon.

Can you imagine the Roman Empire, with its advanced road networks, superior agricultural production techniques, refined literature, superb armies, and grandiose urbanism, laying down its collective head for a culture of barbarians who live in smoky thatched huts, still rely on merely hunting and fishing for food, and slit each other's throats for no reason in the blink of an eye?

You can't imagine that?

Look at Europe then.

It's happening right under your nose.


Monday, May 11, 2015


Too goddam tired to make this a decent post, but just enough so that you know that over the weekend, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Hasselt, in Belgium's eastern province of Limburg, to address an enthusiastic crowd of 25,000 Turks in the Ethias Halls.

The purpose of this visit? According to our lamestream media, "to garner votes for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Turkey".

And that was all HUNKY DORY according to De Standaard, Het Laatste Nieuws, Gazet Van Antwerpen, Het Belang van Limburg et al...

Upon learning of this visit, I had a feeling of, WHAT THE F*CK????

For years I have known that Belgians of Moroccan origin are still considered by Morocco as being Moroccan citizens. This goes so far that Morocco even issues lists with approved names to be given to newborns, lists which many a Belgian town has accepted and applied when registering babies, "because it made their work easier".

But that Belgians of Turkish origin are still considered as Turkish citizens was new to me. And I was actually flabbergasted to learn that they are still able to vote for politicians in Turkey. I mean, WTF??? What kind of a travesty does this make of "integration"???

Look, just LOOK, at those flags, at those frenzied crowds:

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Belgians? MY ASS. A fifth column, and out in the open.

I sincerely HOPE that one day we will be able to make the bastards who opened our borders for these deranged islamic fanatics PAY. And pay DEARLY.

Too tired, too angry to write more, to flesh it out, to give it some substance.


Were I to immigrate to another country...

... that would most likely be a decision based on rational grounds, and backed up by the intellectual honesty to reward that country with my loyalty, to offer my best services, to be a model citizen.

It's not that I would forget the motherland, my culture, where I came from, what dishes I like.

But first and foremost, once I would have taken the step to go to that other country, I would do my damnedest best to be a loyal subject.

Now look at those asshats in the photos above.

What do you think these traitors consider themselves first and foremost?


Or Turks?

To ask the question is to answer it.


Sunday, May 10, 2015


Where would the Right be without Mark Steyn? Even being sick he manages to propel a hell of a column onto the web which puts to shame not only the usual suspects from the left and PEN cowards, but also queasy would be rightwingers à la Bill O'Reilly. Sorry Bill, but Freedom of Speech is non-negotiable.

"I'll have more to say about the elections in the days ahead, but for now let me offer a whole-hearted good riddance to Ed Miliband, the now departed Labour leader who, in a desperate last-minute pander, offered to "outlaw Islamophobia". That was the British political establishment's contribution to a rough couple of weeks for free speech, culminating in the attempted mass murder in Garland, Texas.

That's what it was, by the way - although you might have difficulty telling that from the news coverage. The Washington Post offered the celebrated headline "Event Organizer Offers No Apology After Thwarted Attack In Texas", while the Associated Press went with "Pamela Geller says she has no regrets about Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest that ended in 2 deaths". The media "narrative" of the last week is that some Zionist temptress was walking down the street in Garland in a too short skirt and hoisted it to reveal her Mohammed thong - oops, my apologies, her Prophet Mohammed thong (PBUH) - and thereby inflamed two otherwise law-abiding ISIS supporters peacefully minding their own business.

It'll be a long time before you see "Washington Post Offers No Apology for Attacking Target of Thwarted Attack" or "AP Says It Has No Regrets After Blaming The Victim". The respectable class in the American media share the same goal as the Islamic fanatics: They want to silence Pam Geller. To be sure, they have a mild disagreement about the means to that end - although even then you get the feeling, as with Garry Trudeau and those dozens of PEN novelists' reaction to Charlie Hebdo, that the "narrative" wouldn't change very much if the jihad boys had got luckier and Pam, Geert Wilders, Robert Spencer and a dozen others were all piled up in the Garland morgue.

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If the American press were not so lazy and parochial, they would understand that this was the third Islamic attack on free speech this year - first, Charlie Hebdo in Paris; second, the Lars Vilks event in Copenhagen; and now Texas. The difference in the corpse count is easily explained by a look at the video of the Paris gunmen, or the bullet holes they put in the police car. The French and Texan attackers supposedly had the same kind of weapons, although one should always treat American media reports with a high degree of skepticism when it comes to early identification of "assault weapons" and "AK47s". Nonetheless, from this reconstruction, it seems clear that the key distinction between the two attacks is that in Paris they knew how to use their guns and in Garland they didn't. So a very cool 60-year-old local cop with nothing but his service pistol advanced under fire and took down two guys whose heavier firepower managed only to put a bullet in an unarmed security guard's foot.

The Charlie Hebdo killers had received effective training overseas - as thousands of ISIS recruits with western passports are getting right now. What if the Garland gunmen had been as good as the Paris gunmen? Surely that would be a more interesting question for the somnolent American media than whether some lippy Jewess was asking for it.

As for the free-speech issues, some of us have been around this question for a long time. I wrote a whole book about it: Lights Out: Islam, Free Speech And The Twilight Of The West - well worth a read, and I'm happy to autograph it for you. On page 123 I write about Jyllands Posten and the original Motoons:

*The twelve cartoonists are now in hiding. According to the chairman of the Danish Liberal Party, a group of Muslim men showed up at a local school looking for the daughter of one of the artists.

*When that racket starts, no cartoonist or publisher or editor should have to stand alone. The minute there were multimillion-dollar bounties on those cartoonists' heads, The Times of London and Le Monde and The Washington Post and all the rest should have said, "This Thursday we're all publishing the cartoons. If you want to put bounties on all our heads, you'd better have a great credit line at the Bank of Jihad. If you want to kill us, you'll have to kill us all..."

*But it didn't happen.

The only two magazines to stand in solidarity with the Danish cartoonists and republish the Motoons were Charlie Hebdo in Paris and my own magazine in Canada, Ezra Levant's Western Standard. Ezra wound up getting hauled up by some dimestore imam before the ignorant and thuggish Alberta "Human Rights" Commission whose leisurely money-no-object "investigation" consumed years of his life and all his savings. But he was more fortunate than our comrades at Charlie Hebdo: He's still alive.

In Copenhagen, in Paris, in Garland, what's more important than the cartoons and the attacks is the reaction of all the polite, respectable people in society, which for a decade now has told those who do not accept the messy, fractious liberties of free peoples that we don't really believe in them, either, and we're happy to give them up - quietly, furtively, incrementally, remorselessly - in hopes of a quiet life. Because a small Danish newspaper found itself abandoned and alone, Charlie Hebdo jumped in to support them. Because the Charlie Hebdo artists and writers died abandoned and alone, Pamela Geller jumped in to support them. By refusing to share the risk, we are increasing the risk. It's not Pamela Geller who emboldens Islamic fanatics, it's all the nice types - the ones Salman Rushdie calls the But Brigade. You've heard them a zillion times this last week: "Of course, I'm personally, passionately, absolutely committed to free speech. But..."

And the minute you hear the "but", none of the build-up to it matters. A couple of days before Garland, Canadian Liberal MP (and former Justice Minister) Irwin Cotler announced his plan to restore Section 13 - the "hate speech" law under which Maclean's and I were dragged before the Canadian "Human Rights" Commission and which, as a result of my case, was repealed by the Parliament of Canada. At the time Mr Cotler was fairly torn on the issue. We talked about it briefly at a free-speech event in Ottawa at which he chanced to be present, and he made vaguely supportive murmurings - as he did when we ran into each other a couple of years later in Boston. Mr Cotler is Jewish and, even as European "hate" laws prove utterly useless against the metastasizing open Jew-hate on the Continent, he thinks we should give 'em one more try. He's more sophisticated than your average But boy, so he uses a three-syllable word:

*"Freedom of expression is the lifeblood of democracy," said Cotler, who was minister of justice under Paul Martin.


Free speech is necessary to free society for all the stuff after the "but", after the "however". There's no fine line between "free speech" and "hate speech": Free speech is hate speech; it's for the speech you hate - and for all your speech that the other guy hates. If you don't have free speech, then you can't have an honest discussion. All you can do is what those stunted moronic boobs in Paris and Copenhagen and Garland did: grab a gun and open fire. What Miliband and Cotler propose will, if enacted, reduce us all to the level of the inarticulate halfwits who think the only dispositive argument is "Allahu Akbar".

Alas, we have raised a generation of But boys. Ever since those ridiculous Washington Post and AP headlines, I've been thinking about the fellows who write and sub-edit and headline and approve such things - and never see the problem with it. Why would they? If you're under a certain age, you accept instinctively that free speech is subordinate to other considerations: If you've been raised in the "safe space" of American universities, you take it as read that on gays and climate change and transgendered bathrooms and all kinds of other issues it's perfectly normal to eliminate free speech and demand only the party line. So what's the big deal about letting Muslims cut themselves in on a little of that action?

Why would you expect people who see nothing wrong with destroying a mom'n'pop bakery over its antipathy to gay wedding cakes to have any philosophical commitment to diversity of opinion? And once you no longer have any philosophical commitment to it it's easy to see it the way Miliband and Cotler do - as a rusty cog in the societal machinery that can be shaved and sliced millimeter by millimeter.

Do what the parochial hacks of the US media didn't bother to do, and look at the winning entry in Pam Geller's competition, which appears at the top of this page. It's by Bosch Fawstin, an Eisner Award-winning cartoonist and an ex-Muslim of Albanian stock. Like many of the Danish and French cartoons, it's less about Mohammed than about the prohibition against drawing Mohammed - and the willingness of a small number of Muslims to murder those who do, and a far larger number of Muslims both enthusiastic and quiescent to support those who kill. Mr Fawstin understands the remorseless logic of one-way multiculturalism - that it leads to the de facto universal acceptance of Islamic law. All that "Prophet Mohammed" stuff, now routine even on Fox News. He's not my prophet, he's just some dead bloke. But the formulation is now mysteriously standard in western media. Try it the other way round: "Isis News Network, from our Libyan correspondent: Warriors of the Caliphate today announced record attendance numbers for the mass beheading of followers of the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ..."

On Fox the other day, Bill O'Reilly was hopelessly confused about this issue. He seems to think that Pam Geller's cartoon competitions will lessen the likelihood of moderate Muslims joining us in the fight against ISIS. Putting aside the fact that there is no fight against ISIS, and insofar as the many Muslim countries in the vast swollen non-existent "60-nation coalition" are going to rouse themselves to join the fight it will be because the Saudi and Jordanian monarchies and the Egyptian military understand it as an existential threat to them, put aside all that and understand that Islamic imperialism has a good-cop-bad-cop game - or hard jihad, soft jihad. The hard jihad is fought via bombings and beheadings and burnings over barren bits of desert and jungle and cave country in the Middle East, Africa and the Hindu Kush. The soft jihad is a suppler enemy fighting for rather more valuable real estate in Europe, Australia and North America, so it uses western shibboleths of "diversity" and "multiculturalism" to enfeeble those societies. And it does so very effectively - so that when a British soldier is hacked to death on a London street in broad daylight, you can't really quite articulate what's wrong with it; or that, upon the death of the ugly king of a state where Christianity is prohibited, the Christian ministers of Westminster Abbey mourn his passing; or that, when Australians are held siege in a Sydney coffee shop, the reflexive response of progressive persons is to launch a social-media campaign offering to battle Islamophobia by helping Muslims get to work; or that, when violent Muslims stage their first explicit anti-free-speech attack on American soil, everyone thinks the mouthy free-speech broad is the problem. This soft jihad goes on every day of the week, and Bill O'Reilly doesn't even seem to be aware that it exists..."

Spot on Mark.

As a sidenote, or actually not, I recall that when I was a student in Ghent in the late eighties, Pope John Paul II came to Belgium and all over Ghent you could see those pink posters behind windows of student homes.

Posters with a bare butt on it, and a trumpet stuck in the anus. The caption read: "Welcoming concert for the Pope".

And who can forget that cunt Sinead O'Connor tearing up a picture of, again, Pope John Paul II, while exclaiming "Fight the Real Enemy":

Apparently there were no Garry Trudeaus around to sympathize with the hurt feelings of Christians in general and Catholics in particular all around the world.

But then those students and Sinead Fucking O'Connor knew in the back and front of their minds, indeed, in every cavity and nook of them, that they could do their blasphemy of the Christian faith WITH IMPUNITY. They knew there was NO chance some christian zealot would chop their heads off or blow their brains out.

And that is fine with me! I am a Christian myself, although admitted, not a very good one (though I try). And people are FREE to mock my faith. They have a right to do so. I don't care, and I go my own way while thinking "the deed is the punishment".

Anyway, let's see the sliver lining in the Garland shooting cloud:

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Good riddance.

Have fun with your 144 virgins assholes. I hope they are all transgenders with syphilis and halitosis.