February 01, 2017

CBC says “white, Christian men are Canada’s mass shooters,” but here’s the truth

Brian LilleyArchive

I’ve covered enough shootings, terrorist attacks and the like to know that breaking news is fluid. What you hear one minute can change the next.

But now the people that often lecture us to wait for the fact are rushing to report that the suspect in the Quebec mosque shooting, Alexandre Bissonette, was a far right anti-immigrant bigot, all because he liked Donald Trump on Facebook.

Check out this tweet from CBC’s The National, the main news broadcast of the government funded state broadcaster.

Opinion: Inconvenient truth is that white, Christian men are Canada's mass shooters: @NeilCBC http://www.cbc.ca/1.3958772

Neil MacDonald is a contrarian who has done some good work, but is too often obsessed with smearing Israel or Republicans. Now, he writes a column that says it is the Christians that are the problem.

Can you imagine CBC allowing a column like that about Muslims convicted of terrorism?

On his list? Marc Lepine of the “Montreal Massacre.” He was born to an Algerian Muslim father and a French Quebecois Catholic mother. Lepine was baptized Catholic, never raised in the faith and an avowed atheist. But he must have walked by a church once or twice in Montreal, so he is a Christian for MacDonald’s purposes.

He also includes the Dawson College shooter, Kimveer Gill:

Born in Canada to an immigrant Sikh family. Neither white, nor Christian.

WATCH as I describe the other murderers on Neil MacDonald's list of "white Christians."

I don’t know if Bissonnette describes himself as a Christian. I could surmise that Bissonnette might be a Catholic because his Facebook page shows him “liking” a page about the late Pope John Paul II, but he also “liked” pages about super atheists Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens.

And because Bissonnette apparently made anti-immigrant comments he is far right? Do I need to remind everyone about the Parti Quebecois’ stance on immigrants…? Canadian history is full of racist Liberal government action towards immigrants.

Anti-immigrant sentiment unfortunately can be found anywhere. This jump to claim far right, with no proof just assumptions is as baseless as Neil MacDonald’s column.

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commented 2017-05-23 20:34:55 -0400
Um David Ross; Yes Nice Try! Unfortunately the Ceeb article mentions nothing about “radical killings” either way. Seeing as you have said “comparing Radical Christians( there aren’t any) compared with Radical Islamics” let’s really have a look.

1. Wisconsin Sikh Temple massacre, Aug. 5, 2012: white supremacist Wade Michael Page used a semiautomatic weapon to murder six people during an attack on a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.
2. The murder of Dr. George Tiller, May 31, 2009: was shot and killed by anti-abortion terrorist Scott Roeder
3. Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church shooting, July 27, 2008: Christian Right sympathizer Jim David Adkisson walked into the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee during a children’s play and began shooting people at random.
4. The murder of Dr. John Britton, July 29, 1994: Paul Jennings Hill, who was executed by lethal injection on Sept. 3, 2003 for the murders of abortion doctor John Britton and his bodyguard James Barrett. Hill shot both of them in cold blood and expressed no remorse whatsoever; he insisted he was doing’s God’s work and has been exalted as a martyr by the Army of God.
5. The Centennial Olympic Park bombing, July 27, 1996: Eric Rudolph, who is serving life without parole for a long list of terrorist attacks committed in the name of Christianity. Rudolph’s other acts of Christian terrorism include bombing the Otherwise Lounge (a lesbian bar in Atlanta) in 1997 and an abortion clinic in an Atlanta suburb in 1997. Rudolph was no lone wolf: he was part of a terrorist movement that encouraged his violence. And the Army of God continues to exalt Rudolph as a brave Christian who is doing God’s work.
6. The murder of Barnett Slepian byJames Charles Kopp, Oct. 23, 1998. Like Paul Jennings Hill, Eric Rudolph and Scott Roeder, James Charles Kopp is a radical Christian terrorist who has been exalted as a hero by the Army of God. On Oct. 23, 1998 Kopp fired a single shot into the Amherst, NY home of Barnett Slepian (a doctor who performed abortions), mortally wounding him. Slepian died an hour later. Kopp later claimed he only meant to wound Slepian, not kill him. But Judge Michael D’Amico of Erin County, NY said that the killing was clearly premeditated and sentenced Kopp to 25 years to life. Kopp is a suspect in other anti-abortion terrorist attacks, including the non-fatal shootings of three doctors in Canada, though it appears unlikely that Kopp will be extradited to Canada to face any charges.
7. Planned Parenthood bombing, Brookline, Massachusetts, 1994: Christian terrorist John C. Salvi shot and killed receptionists Shannon Lowney and Lee Ann Nichols and wounded several others.
8. Suicide attack on IRS building in Austin, Texas, Feb. 18, 2010: oseph Stack flew a plane into the Echelon office complex (where an IRS office was located).
9. The murder of Alan Berg, June 18, 1984: Order members David Lane (a former Ku Klux Klan member who had also been active in the Aryan Nations) and Bruce Pierce were both convicted in federal court on charges of racketeering, conspiracy and violating Berg’s civil rights and given what amounted to life sentences.

And finally:

10. Timothy McVeigh and the Oklahoma City bombing, April 19, 1995: Timothy McVeigh is cited as an example of a non-Islamic terrorist. Prior to the al-Qaeda attacks of 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing McVeigh orchestrated was the most deadly terrorist attack in U.S. history: 168 people were killed and more than 600 were injured.

Moreover, there are groups like the KKK, Ilaga (a Catholic Extremist group in the Philippines), a whole host of Anti-balaka groups in the Central African Republic, The National Liberation Front of Tripura in India ( Christian terrorists engaging in terrorist violence motivated by their Christian beliefs), Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) is also a Christian (the main aim of the organization is to establish a sovereign Christian state, “Nagalim”, unifying all the areas inhabited by the Naga people in Northeast India and Burma), Maronite Christian militias perpetrated the Karantina and Tel al-Zaatar massacres of Palestinians and Lebanese Muslims during Lebanon’s 1975–1990 civil war, and The Lord’s Resistance Army, a Christian guerrilla army, was engaged in an armed rebellion against the Ugandan government in 2005.

While none of these are Canadian, your claim that there are no Radical Christians is clearly false!
commented 2017-02-03 21:24:26 -0500
DEREK NICKLES ;Nice try, But you are comparing apples to oranges We are actually comparing Radical Christians( there aren’t any) compared with Radical Islamics( there are thousands) and the number of attacks done in the name of God and Allah respectively. The ratio in this modern world is 0 for Christians and 1,000’s for Muslims.
Savvy?
commented 2017-02-03 20:12:28 -0500
@drew Wakariuk…relay tag…

CBC whitewash and cover up of Gian Gomeshi….psycologically scarred sado-masochist raised by a feminist

Mary Walsh….boorish man hating biggot

Cathy Jones….same as above

Katie Malik….need I say more

Heather Malik….more of the same

Mike Duffy….former collegue mobbed like Piggy in Lord of the Flies

The CBC can kiss my pasty pale male ass until their lips blister.
commented 2017-02-03 02:21:42 -0500
Derek Nickles now tell me about real news from CBC like the Rob Ford 911 call-BULLSHIT!!
Troop Torture-BULLSHIT!
Robocalls-BULLSHIT!
Or why such an awesome NEWS outlet left out the attack on the Jewish family in Calgary and ignored the Levin trial?
commented 2017-02-03 02:14:49 -0500
Derek Nickles those were hardly the only murders that happened in Canada, i notice you left out native murderers. And did you miss the attempted Via rail plot , the pressure cooker plot and where was the attack on Parlaiment? Nice cherry picking. And the term Mass murderer does not fit very many of those.
There were many somali murders in Edmonton , why did you omit those? Oh yeah , you are full of shit.
commented 2017-02-03 01:57:09 -0500
..“most of the mass murders in this country have been perpetrated by men of European descent.” Well given that people of Europeans descent have, until recently, made up most of the population, I guess that would be expected. When one looks to the islamic numbers in Europe it is in inverse proportion.
commented 2017-02-03 01:53:37 -0500
“Bissonette did not shoot the prayer-goers ‘because’ he liked Donald Trump. He shot the prayer-goers ‘and’ he liked Donald Trump,
Congratulations, Jay for finally making sense. Good on ya.
commented 2017-02-02 16:17:58 -0500
This particular Islam awakening is a relatively recent development, and bringing up incidents from past decades is hardly applicable to this argument. Did we have mass killings before the ‘Arab Spring’ in Canada? Sure. Were they predominately Christian? Not entirely since we have been multi cultural (so that you could notice) since the 80’s.

Since 9/11 the predominance of attacks have had an Islamic connection. Peter Mansbridge, Neil McDonald and the rest of the ‘baiters’ can say what they like. I know better, don’t need them to tell me and don’t need to convince anyone of it. Most rational people know what they see, and don’t let themselves be brainwashed into believing grass is blue when they know grass is green.

There is going to more of this forcing of the ‘correct’ narrative. The truth be damned. We are being brought to our knees and into submission on a new front every week. When the SHTF the elites will be nowhere to be seen, they will have flown off to their safe havens while the ‘brown shirts’ (or the equivalent of) maintain control. I am really losing hope in this country anymore. It has gained a lot of momentum in the wrong direction.
commented 2017-02-02 14:27:32 -0500
Yes, Derek forgot the summer ‘65 in flight bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC-6B, there were at least forty or fifty there. Then the Air India effort which I’m sure wasn’t committed by God fearing Christians…
commented 2017-02-02 14:13:14 -0500
Derek Nickles; I count five on your list. Who are your three?
commented 2017-02-02 12:52:17 -0500
@derek NICKLES…Your entire list is less than a typical month in Chi-Congo and less than a typical day along the Mexican border….take your shame on you whitey elsewhere…..preferably Zimbabwei where there has been a successfull ethnic purge of “pinkies”.
commented 2017-02-02 12:41:17 -0500
BILL ELDER , pretty well agree with every thing you type , being around same age – Iam at 70 degrees on the thermometer , started out at zero

The only basic difference is I like canoes , you like kayaks

Are you related to that stuntman daredevil of the 30s and 40s from southern Alberta
He used to jump rows of cars , fly small planes through barns ect .
I think evil kenevil studied his blue print
commented 2017-02-02 12:19:35 -0500
A little more investigation and less ranting (but I supposed that is why it is rebel media not rebel news) would have revealed that indeed most of the mass murders in this country have been perpetrated by men of European descent. Of the recent 20 cases in Canada only THREE have been committed by someone of non-European descent.

1. Dale Merle Nelson (March 19, 1939 – 1999) was a Canadian mass murderer who killed eight people (including five young children) and partially ate one victim in 1970

2. Blue Bird Café fire – 37 people were killed as a result of arson; Gilles Eccles, James O’Brien, and Jean-Marc Boutin convicted.

3. Michael Slobodian killed three in the Brampton Centennial Secondary School shooting.

4. Denis Lortie (born March 10, 1959) is a former Canadian Forces corporal. In 1984, he stormed into the National Assembly of Quebec building and opened fire with several firearms, killing three Quebec government employees and wounding 13 others.

5. Marc Lépine shot 28 people, killing 14 women in the École Polytechnique massacre.

6. The Sydney River McDonald’s murders occurred on May 7, 1992, at the McDonald’s restaurant in Sydney River, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was committed by a trio of friends who allegedly only intended to rob the restaurant, but ended up murdering three people and permanently disabling a fourth. Freeman Daniel MacNeil, Darren Muise, Derek Wood were the perpetrators.

7. The Concordia University massacre was a school shooting on August 24, 1992 in which Dr. Valery I. Fabrikant, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, killed four colleagues and wounded a staff member.

8. Roger Warren (born December 17, 1943) is a former miner who was convicted of nine counts of second-degree murder in connection to the September 18, 1992 Giant Mine bombings at Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada.

9. On Tuesday April 6, 1999, former OC Transpo employee Pierre Lebrun shot six people, killing four, in a shooting spree at OC Transpo’s St. Laurent Boulevard garage, before killing himself.

10. Mark Chahal walked up to the home of his wife’s family Friday as relatives gathered for a wedding yesterday and opened fire — killing the bride-to-be, his wife and seven others. April 6, 1996 Vernon BC.

11. Cruse family murders, Ex-boyfriend traveled from U.S. with handgun and killed ex-girlfriend, her parents, her 6-year-old child, and himself.

12. Kimveer Gill, Dawson College shooting, kills one and injures 19.

13. Richardson family murders, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada in April 2006. The murders were planned and committed by the family’s 12-year-old daughter and her 23-year-old boyfriend Jeremy Steinke.

14. Claresholm Highway Shooting, Mitch Maclean, Tanner Craswell, and Tabitha Stepple shot dead by Derek Jensen, who committed suicide.

15. On April 15, 2014, Matthew de Grood stabbed five young adults to death at a house party in the Brentwood neighbourhood of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

16. Justin Bourque shot 5 RCMP officers, killing three and injuring two in Moncton on June 4 2014.

17. On December 29, 2014, 53-year-old Phu Lam went on a killing spree in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He shot to death eight people, including two children, all of whom were his relatives. He then committed suicide at his restaurant in Fort Saskatchewan

18. On January 22, 2016, four people were killed and seven others injured in a shooting spree in La Loche, Saskatchewan, Canada. Two boys, said to be the suspect’s cousins, were killed at their home, and two teachers were killed at the Dene Building of the La Loche Community School. A 17-year-old male suspect was apprehended and placed into custody.

19. Scarborough crossbow attack, 35-year-old Brett Ryan killed 3 people and wounded 2 others with a crossbow before being apprehended by police.

20. Quebec City mosque shooting, Alexandre Bissonnette killed 6 people and wounded 18 others.
commented 2017-02-02 10:52:49 -0500
And our own prime minister was swift to check a tweet by Fox News?? Yet, it is perfectly okay for CBC to point fingers at “white Christians”? Where is the moral outrage from our prime minister that CBC was allowed to do this? Sadly, our prime minister has shown time and time again which “side” he supports!

Perhaps our prime minister should reflect and contemplate his own words said after the Boston bombings. “….And then at the same time, you know, over the coming days, we have to look at the root causes. Now we don’t know now whether it was, you know, terrorism or a single crazy or, you know, a domestic issue or a foreign issue, I mean, all of those questions. But there is no question that this happened because there is someone who feels completely excluded, completely at war with innocents, at war with a society. And our approach has to be, okay, where do those tensions come from? I mean, yes, we need to make sure that we’re promoting security and we’re, you know, keeping our borders safe and, you know, monitoring the kinds of, you know, violent subgroups that happen around. But we also have to monitor and encourage people to not point fingers at each other and lay blame for personal ills or societal ills on a specific group, whether it be the West or the government or Bostonians or whatever it is, because it’s that idea of dividing humans against ourselves, of pointing out that they’re not like us and, you know, in order to achieve our political goals we can kill innocents here. That’s something that no society in the world that is healthy, regardless of ideology, will accept.”

He especially should look at the line"…do not point fingers at each other…."!
commented 2017-02-02 10:17:27 -0500
Well, there it is. Just exactly as I said would happen . The king of all Lame Left Steam Medias , the CBC has declared that “Christian Extremists” are the problem. A fairy tale I know but that will be their narrative from here on in.
Canada, we are in serious trouble here. Like the US was before Trump was elected, we , along with Europe are being taken over by global establishment elitists( NWO). They are using mass Muslim weaponized immigration as one of their tools to accomplish it. The CBC, the rest of the MSM and both Liberal and Conservative elements of government are their mouth pieces and minions .
Wake up NOW Canada or we will not have a country soon.
Their next False Flag attack could be something far worse than Quebec’s recent atrocity.
commented 2017-02-02 10:07:14 -0500
Lloyd Nolan – I think it will get about as bad as it can be for free expression and opinion in Canada – The Chretien Liberals were corrupt but at least their immorality was limited at greed and power – but at least they feared attacking their political opponents openly because there was still a semblance of free press to hols then accountable.

- but this current regime are driven by Alinsky neo-communist methods which are devoid of egalitarian justice or morality – the prime goal is complete control and the destruction of opposition. There is really no free independent media to hold them accountable – this regime will be as close to a Cuban-like tyranny we will see.

They are attacking free speech, they seek total control of the media,they want to rig election with rigged ballots and shifting demographics, they will now go about silencing, damaging or jailing political opponents – full soviet behavior – that’s the natural reflex of this regime, and if Canadians are not alarmed they will end up as political hostages in their own nation.

We are about to see how far down the rabbit hole of degenerate statism our judicial system has fallen in protecting the right of freedom of thought and opinion
commented 2017-02-02 09:03:06 -0500
So in the future will we have to start out every manifested thought with " in my opinion " or will that even apply

1984— that’s when FATHER CRIMEMINISTER was reining — raining all over us
commented 2017-02-02 07:22:21 -0500
Ass hat from CBC .Funny how they connect the dots for white Christians but blur the lines on Muslim non reporting.CBC AND CNN fake news or just propaganda.Have to demonize white people to make other shit look better.What a stretch.Trudeau doing same shit Obama did.
commented 2017-02-02 06:57:33 -0500
Strange how little Power it takes to make a Liberal feel like a Man.
Strange how much we have to pay to keep a Liberal feeling like a Man.
commented 2017-02-02 02:44:39 -0500
Am I the only one who is wondering what the hell is going on? I just saw a post on facebook by the huffington post and its all nonsense but it has hundreds of anti trump supporters agreeing with it. Most of it is just not true but they are all swallowing it hook line and sinker. Does no one double check a story just to make sure its correct especially when you see the reporters name. What happened in Quebec was terrible but to blame Trump and then say he didn’t call Trudeau to offer condolences is just not true.
commented 2017-02-02 02:18:24 -0500
Judas Priests —Anella Stewart— you better be wrong.
Imagine bowing to that sick fuck.
commented 2017-02-02 01:56:45 -0500
What a great list. The rebel should create a web site and put up the list of names there.
commented 2017-02-02 01:52:39 -0500
Maybe we should just call it ‘Liberal Love.’ Everybody owes YOU , Everybody Cares There ain’t no disrespect cause Nobody Dares.
commented 2017-02-02 01:37:53 -0500
The fact is -I don’t see any reason , to apologize to – any one of you Sons of Bitches— Do you still want to kill me?
commented 2017-02-02 01:31:05 -0500
Which one you so called Canadians Cultures would like ME to apologize. ? To YOU . You DO realize that that is never going to happen
commented 2017-02-02 01:30:26 -0500
@ Bob urban,
Harboring a retained rotten placenta.
commented 2017-02-02 01:23:22 -0500
I wear CBC lovers would buy magic beans from them.