November 13, 2015

Shock and horror in Paris

Brian LilleyArchive

Attacks at multiple locations including a concert hall and France’s national stadium in Paris have left more than 150 people dead and many more wounded.

The attacks began just after 9pm Paris time with gunfire heard near restaurants, a hostage situation taking place at a rock concert and explosions outside the stadium. French President Francois Hollande was attending a friendly match between France and Germany. After the explosions, Hollande was ushered from the stadium to safety.

Most of the carnage took place at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris where some reports say as many as 100 people were killed. Reports, often fluid during breaking news situations, described the terrorists as hunting down and killing those that hid during the hostage taking.

Sky News carried the release of the living hostages live on air.

In the midst of the attacks, with casualty figures much lower, Hollande made an impassioned statement announcing he was closing France’s borders.

The president later travelled to the Bataclan concert hall saying France is united and determined to fight those responsible for the attacks without mercy.

Earlier this year France was the target of another terrorist attack when 11 people were killed at the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

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commented 2015-11-17 23:53:38 -0500
Ahh so I’ve been watching peasant view, CBC because I’m too lazy to log into bbc for real information. Anyways I can’t help notice how several networks are making such a big deal of these attacks being carried out by French Nationals and Dutch Nationals.. Yes they are nationals of their respective countries, but they’re aren’t French or Dutch though.. The CBC went way out a limb reporting that one of the “French nationals” was of Moroccan descent.. Hmm I suppose that saying that they are immigrants or immigrant children wouldn’t go with the liberal agenda.. Hence why I watch bbc for actual news.

Also Trudeau has said we will pull out of ISIS air attacks.. Ok what are we going to do then? actual quote “Canada will do its part” , hmm I thought you were supposed to be the open prime minister. That has to be the most ambiguous answer to date. Maybe myself and other Canadians that are interested , can go screw our hats. Not that I voted for you and expect answer, but I hear 40% of this nation are sheep, and maybe they want to know.. Oh never mind.. They couldn’t be bothered to research their vote.. They prob don’t care as long as you bring change, however bad..

Canada will do its part… Personally I thought when our allies asked us to join the air strikes, that was us doing our part..

Also the other day a liberal hack was on CBC, he was former ambassador to the European Union, and a current foreign advisor to Trudeau. He was asked about the Syrian connection in the Paris attacks.. He said he was surprised.. He never imagined a terrorist hiding with millions of refugees.. Well at least he isn’t on welfare.. Although some street person has more smarts.. Sorry I missed his name..
commented 2015-11-17 15:05:58 -0500

You asked about where the Christian terrorists were. I cited two examples: the IRA and the armed Lebanese Christian Phalangists, they all did a lot of killing.

So, now you admit that there are Christian terrorists? I guess the IRA was the most obvious example that you didn’t get. You’re docked points for not being fast enough.
commented 2015-11-16 19:01:58 -0500
Brad i would not want IRA terrorists here either , did you miss that point?
commented 2015-11-16 19:00:21 -0500
Brad still no response on the Hutterite issue? of course you will not admit your hypocrisy
commented 2015-11-16 18:59:22 -0500
Brad the IRA was against the British where else would they strike moron? And sorry but the south is not like the Muslim no go zones , i will do just that of you wear one in Europe LMAO.
And SEGREGATION AND STRANGE RITUALS are not murder and terror you fool. Pathetic comeback as usual. And i do not have a problem with decent Muslims because you say so.
commented 2015-11-16 14:32:06 -0500
Repeat after me. “The actions of a few terrorists does not define Islam”. “Other religions have fanatics as well”. And just to keep liberal talking points in a trilogy. “Christians did terrible things in the Crusades”. There now. Do you feel safer? (sarc
commented 2015-11-15 16:37:58 -0500
Sorry….meant to say G20 Sunmmit.
commented 2015-11-15 00:12:51 -0500
Disregard – they seem to have put it back up – go figure
commented 2015-11-15 00:08:57 -0500
Please go to the Star and see if it is there – I reposed it – like it if you can
commented 2015-11-15 00:05:47 -0500
I posted this on the Star:

They removed it

This is a truthful response to the article and I will be curious to see if it stays – the last one was removed.

If Sajjan is a true military man – to quote cbc and ctv – a badass – a hero – and all the things the media made up about him – he knows the dangers and would be doing his best to stop this insanity of importing the Syrians.

And if he fails as an officer who took the oath with NO EXPIRATION DATE – he should go public. THAT would make me respect him.

I think/know he is reveling in his new found power and will do nothing of the sort – proving to me he was not much of a military officer and he is not much of a Canadian. He KNOWS!

He will do nothing. That def min position is TOO nice!

He IS ex military – and if he was an officer of ANY capability – he KNOWS!

Not going to do a thing.

Which in the end will indeed prove my point. If he does – I will publicly take this all back.



You just watch and see.
commented 2015-11-14 21:48:23 -0500
My heart goes out to the Parisians.
You go out for a nice evening to a restaurant or a concert or a soccer match & you never come home again. Just think about that for a moment. Anyone who thinks that Canada is immune to this had better wake up. I too wish that PM Harper was the leader instead of this air head. I have no confidence in Trudeau whatsoever. He isn’t even on the job yet & look at what he has ordered his ministers to carry out already. To name a few:….. end Canada’s combat mission against ISIS…..hold an inquiry into murdered/missing indigenous women ( although most of the murders have been solved, which by the way were almost all committed by other aboriginals, that doesn’t seem to be good enough for Mr. Trudeau who wants to continue spending more money to beat a dead horse)…..rewrite the conservatives omnibus security bill…..initiate the process for legalizing marijuana……immediately formalize a moratorium on crude oil tanker traffic on BC’s north coast ( the most offensive & worst decision Trudeau could make) which ends the Northern Gateway pipeline which had already been approved after long studies by the National Energy Board. Karen Mahon, director of the group Forest Ethics Advocacy said “without tankers, crude oil has no place to go”.
Now picture this little scenario: The leaders are meeting at the G8 Summit & are all seated at the table. They are discussing the massacre in Paris & what should be done. One leader says we will commit 20,000 troops, while another says we will commit special forces & intelligence etc, etc, & then Trudeau opens his mouth & says we also certainly want to do our part so we will commit to delivering 15,000 parkas. I feel so much better now.
commented 2015-11-14 21:18:48 -0500

IRA terrorists didn’t export their terror? They were well-financed by Irish-Americans. And they frequently bombed in the UK – pubs, the Tube, and an assassination on Margret Thatcher. What to try that one again?
commented 2015-11-14 21:14:28 -0500

Those identify one as being a member of a strange group. Orthodox Jews segregate and have rituals that would piss off you, but you don’t have a problem with them. Just Muslims.
commented 2015-11-14 21:12:18 -0500

How about wearing a kippah in the American South – Mississippi? Your chances are about as good as being black.
commented 2015-11-14 21:04:29 -0500
“Your pathetic and hateful comments will only further validate the manifesto of ISIS.”

You’re scared, eh YANNIE?
commented 2015-11-14 19:28:22 -0500
Brad also tell em why it was not okay for Hutterites but fine for Muslims? OH YEAH HYPOCRISY!
commented 2015-11-14 19:27:37 -0500
Brad i invite you to wear one here in Edmonton , i will even videotape it, i know just the area for you to get an education for that. And some parts of Toronto if you live there. Please film it and show me the video of these people you are not scared of.
commented 2015-11-14 19:26:20 -0500
Brad those other things do not cover the face and they do not represent brutal subjugation and those people can take them off and change religion without being killed by their families. So maybe when you have an actual comparison please let me know. Please tell me which passage in Islam says they have to wear those face coverings anyways.
commented 2015-11-14 19:23:15 -0500
Brad yeah sure dress like a Jew in Europe and a side in a civil war is not a terrorist , and never said Christians were perfect , but they are not like radical Islam by any means. you could only come up with sad examples of course and i call the IRA terrorists as well and would not any of them being shipped here either. So what is your point?
commented 2015-11-14 19:05:37 -0500
Deborah Graupner To impose a superficial deadline of Christmas is not only impractical for security purposes but Muslims would have no appreciation of the relevance of a celebration or holiday they don’t observe.
commented 2015-11-14 18:59:44 -0500
commented 2015-11-14 18:24:45 -0500
The very fact that non-Christians can criticize Christians for not living up to their standards helps prove my point that Islam and Christianity are not morally equivalent. How can ISIS fighters be criticized about their actions from the life of Mohammed?
commented 2015-11-14 17:55:25 -0500
Brad Whitcomb said
“Well, if you cut out the single young men of the group, and let in the women and children, and maybe their husbands, then the odds of refugee resettlement going wrong are substantially reduced. "
Thank you. We nothing to fear about Syrian refugees… except for the men who make up 75% of their number. Do you think that PM Trudeau is even going to think about doing this minimal screening? If he did, it would prove the point of his opposition who aren’t against helping refugees per se.
commented 2015-11-14 17:45:51 -0500
I’d rather be in a society of imperfect people striving for perfection than in a society of imperfect people who think imperfection is perfect.
commented 2015-11-14 17:41:16 -0500
Wake up Canada. One thing that we all have to understand. All Muslims are Terrorists,for the simple reason, this is what the Quran tells them to be. Cut the throats of all none Muslims, is part of their credo. Though some may not be keen, they will do what their hate preaching Imam tells them to do.
Forget about ISIS and all the other Popular Gangs. These Headline Grabbers are just there to keep your attention focused, while the real killers slowly but surely, sneak into our lives, as innocent refugees. Once there is enough of them amongst us, they will start to proceed with their agenda and that is to murder us all.
What we must do, is to round up all Muslims and send them back to where they came from, even those that were born here. Next we have to stop Trudeau’s 25.000 Killers from entering Canada, even if it means stopping Trudeau.
We must take drastic measures now, tomorrow will be to late.
commented 2015-11-14 17:38:29 -0500
Look Brad, if you think that Christians are perfect you need to read the Bible more because even genuine Christians are capable of doing evil things (King David, a true believer committed adultery with his buddy’s wife, got her pregnant, and murdered her husband to cover it up). But there are some people who claim to be Christians but aren’t really Christians as evidenced by their actions. How do you tell the difference between the Christians in name only and the messing up genuine ones? What’s the pattern of activity over the long term. True Christians struggle and one offs are going to happen from time to time but is the evil behaviour a habit and are they repentant?
But this desperation to paint Christianity and Islam as equals is baseless. The Bible has a standard (embodied in Christ) which even genuine Christians sometimes fall short of but continually strive for. In Islam, the most heinous acts are perfectly fine and are embodied in the life of Mohammed.
commented 2015-11-14 17:01:32 -0500

No Christian terrorists? No there are not many. But there were the ones who murdered Muslims wholesale during the Lebanese Civil War. And I guess we shouldn’t forget the IRA – are Catholics Christians? I get so confused. But there were also Protestant Extremists who murdered Catholics, so I guess it balances out, right?