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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

The Sock Puppet 3: Useful Idiots, Not Jihadists

I have to take issue with the “This is so Muslim” analysis of the Sock Puppet 3 (the fake Maclean’s complainants).  He argues that what they want is for the various Human Rights tribunals involved to act as a “proto-Sharia court.”  Having watched closely the debate on “The Agenda”, I think that a better summation of their attitude would be, “this is so Canadian.”

I’m not speaking, of course, of Mohamed “All Israeli adults are legitimate targets for suicide bombers” Elmasry, the Man Behind the Curtain of this complaint, but specifically of the Ontario complainants.  Take a look at this picture of the three:

Usefulidiots

While I can’t speak to the gentleman complainer, I’d make the following observation with regard to the women: they’re not veiled, both are well-coiffed and well-dressed.  Without meaning to be offensive, I would say that the one on the right might even turn some heads on the street.  They are also both educated.  They’re both about-to-be-lawyers.  They’re both obviously vocal and intelligent.  In other words, they’d be among the first people that the Islamists would put up against the wall (or sit down in the soccer stadium) if they took over. 

The problem that these people have is that they suffer not from Jihadism, but from that far-more-dangerous disease of the West: leftism.  More specifically, they suffer from the unusually-virulent and drug-resistant Canadian sub-type of the illness.

Leftism doesn’t aim to destroy Canada or the West.  Instead, it causes those who suffer from it to attack the defense systems of the West – such as Mark Steyn.  Leftists don’t aim to destroy our civilization.  That is not the goal.  Instead, because their affliction renders them blind to all true external and internal threats to our survival, they find themselves driven to attack the defense mechanisms – economic, moral, cultural, and military – which allow us to defend ourselves.

The problem with the Sock Puppet 3 isn’t that they want to institute Sharia law, or that they want us to live in an Islamic state, or that they want Islamists to bring the whole world into the Dar al-Salam.  The problem is that a Canadian education (and it two of the cases, upbringing) – in particular one spent in elite educational institutions – has left them with a worldview which leaves them constitutionally incapable of understanding that there really are people who truly want to do those things. 

Modern leftism is premised upon an almost-deliberate ignorance of all of human history.  It is rooted in a bizarre conviction that human nature is inherently good.  In other words – modern leftists assume that all people are good (and that, if people are not good, it is probably due to external factors) and then deliberately ignore everything in the history of the world that would contradict this view.  Moving from this view, they seek to construct the land of wouldn’t-it-be-nice. 

“Wouldn’t it be nice” if such and such were true, they ask themselves, and then they seek to make that a reality.  That might be heart-warming to some of you out there – and perhaps even in theory (though not, I hasten to add, so far as I am concerned) – but in practice it tends to lead to people dying because they thought that that bicycling across the Middle East in a wedding dress or living unarmed with bears were good ideas.  They believe that almost everyone is good and that everyone would be good if they were placed in the right surroundings.  They don’t believe in the existence of evil and, more than that, because they are so far removed (and so deeply ignorant of) the wars and struggles it took for us to maintain our place in the world, they believe that we can maintain our place in it and our standard of living indefinitely and without sacrifice.

Posted by Adam T. Yoshida on May 13, 2008 in Canadian Politics | Permalink

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Take a look at this picture of the three:
Posted by Adam T. Yoshida on May 13, 2008

They're all wogs. Not much of a surprise there.

I would say that the one on the right might even turn some heads on the street.
Posted by Adam T. Yoshida on May 13, 2008

About time to see an optometrist. She's somewhere between a two bagger and a coyote.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-05-13 3:30:06 PM


I think you're exactly right, Adam. These people are articulate, educated, attractive (TV-friendly), young Canadian statists. And our campuses are full of them.

Posted by: Matthew Johnston | 2008-05-13 3:36:21 PM


The one on the right refered to herself as Pakastani-Muslim even though she was born in Canada.The one on the left came to Canada when she "was almost born"(whatever that means).Moron in the middle was born in Britain.
These petulant upper caste arm chair wanna -be terrorists are products of their upbringing in which they've been taught that their ancestors brand of classifying humans in a caste system is superior to Canada's democracy.It's as though they truly believe that they are destined to rule over the masses.
Leftists? Maybe, but, my instinct says they more closely resemble three little elistist piggies.

Posted by: Bocanut | 2008-05-13 4:01:06 PM


attractive (TV-friendly),
Posted by: Matthew Johnston | 13-May-08 3:36:21 PM

Diane Kruger is TV friendly, those 3 are not. The guy looks like a terrorist on 24.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-05-13 4:02:37 PM


I disagree with Adam.

The degree which Islam permits them to blend in with Kafirs is directly proportional to their effort in the Jihad while they live in Dar-al Harb.

Posted by: Speller | 2008-05-13 4:08:13 PM


This is what "multiculturalism" does. Well done, Toronto.

On the same token, Toronto also destroyed "multiculturalism" by segregating the races. Awesome! Way to destroy your reputation.

We shall overcome.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-05-13 4:22:23 PM


Speller - I've no doubt that there are many covert Jihadists out there. I just don't think that these are them.

They're much more like any of a thousand other lobby groups who have been raised to believe that the invented "right" to not be offended and that upholding multiculturalism are more important than our natural rights - if they are even aware of the concept of the latter.

Posted by: Adam Yoshida | 2008-05-13 4:47:28 PM


As an Albertan, I can't say I blame them for being alienated. Toronto does that to people who aren't from there, or white, or Christian, or rich...

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-05-13 4:55:49 PM


The sockpuppet3 are attempting to stifle dissent, debate, and diverse opinions and speech with which they disagree.

They are Lefty Fascists. Any other explanation is moot.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-13 5:02:30 PM


>"raised to believe that the invented "right" to not be offended and that upholding multiculturalism are more important than our natural rights."
Adam Yoshida | 13-May-08 4:47:28 PM

Well Adam, they are surely aware that we believe in our right to free speech, but as Muslims you can be sure that they believe Kafirs don't have the right to criticize or analyze Islam.

Being easily offended, especially by Infidels, was a Muslim cultural artifact long before Karl Marx was born.
They have an honor/shame culture, something you should understand a little about because of your Japanese heritage.

Waterdog,
The Sock Puppet 3's methods and goal coincide with Lefties Fascists to be sure, but their faith is stronger than Leftist political beliefs and deeper too.
You can be sure they are highly esteemed in their Muslim community for their defence of Islam and promotion of their cultural ideals.

Posted by: Speller | 2008-05-13 5:38:48 PM


Speller,

"You can be sure they are highly esteemed in their Muslim community for their defence of Islam and promotion of their cultural ideals."

I'm sure there are (too) many within their culturjal Muslim community that value their defence of Islam, etc. Fascism isn't limited to Germans and Italians. Just think NDP supporters!

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-13 5:46:31 PM


Quite simply, they are pompous asholes,though I wouldn't kick the one on the right out of bed for reading the koran,not right away.

Posted by: wallyj | 2008-05-13 5:49:17 PM


Wallyj,

"...though I wouldn't kick the one on the right out of bed for reading the koran,not right away."

OMG, I was thinking the very same thing. We should get together and go to a strip club some time for a beer.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-13 5:53:38 PM


At the core of all this is "criticize islam". Nothing less than completely smothering that action will make this pervasive clawing at our freedoms go away and it's is only a very small incremental step on the road to domination.
Ezra Levant told a lawyer in a bland AHRC office that she was a thug. These three are no different and are likely headed for a cushy taxpayer supported job in a fatwa-council somewhere in the diseased Dominion.
And none of them are actual parties to the complaint. Useful idiots.

Posted by: Dana | 2008-05-13 7:47:52 PM


Dana:

Although they were the trio that actually prepared the case for Elsmary and the Canadian Islamic Congress.

Posted by: set you free | 2008-05-13 8:04:12 PM


There were four, but one has a future in law. And now they are Spokestargets. Put up front to absorb some abuse from the infidel. Meanwhile the complainant, an islamist that declared any jew over 18 to be a legitimate target for murder, is hiding behind these budding lawyers.
Jihad is not only armed conquest.

Posted by: Dana | 2008-05-13 8:27:48 PM


As an Albertan, I can't say I blame them for being alienated. Toronto does that to people who aren't from there, or white, or Christian, or rich...

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 13-May-08 4:55:49 PM

Thanks for the link to you and your brothers picture. http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/hardpeg/images/hillbillies.jpg
Which one are you?

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-05-13 8:48:49 PM


Uh neither! How truly offensive, yet typical of Ontarian bigotry!

The real Stig has the decency to wear a helmet covering his face.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-05-13 8:55:48 PM


Can anyone give me an example of a Western society (country perhaps) that has been destroyed... or subjugated... or brought to its knees by a "close minded" ideology?

Please don't use... Nazi Germany... it is unimaginative... and every under-educated over-zealous fundamentalist on the right and left uses NG for their own causes. If I listened to every yahoo about NG parallels I would be anti-pro-pro-anti-Bush-pro-anti-anti-pro-abortion-anti-pro-pro-anti-animalrights-pro-anti-anti-pro-Western Society.

Posted by: Xenomorph | 2008-05-13 10:28:56 PM


Xen
"Can anyone give me an example of a Western society (country perhaps) that has been destroyed... or subjugated... or brought to its knees by a "close minded" ideology?"

Your sample size is too small to be of any significance.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-13 11:37:26 PM


h2o273kk9
"Your sample size is too small to be of any significance."

How do you mean?

Posted by: Xenomorph | 2008-05-14 2:40:16 AM


Xen,
There has only ever been one modern Western civilization...constantly fighting for supremacy/survival. Sure it is made up of many nations but most share a common heritage to a large degree.

This is an ongoing experiment. Mostly successful in my opinion. I'd hate to do something stupid like allow the sockpuppet3 and the HRCs to contribute to the coarsening and straitjacketing of our society. We need to preserve our freedoms for the children.

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-14 6:30:29 AM


Yes, let's do it for the children.

If we don't, one day we could be arrested for playing with their toes!

This little piggie went to market,
this little piggie stayed home,
this little piggie fought the HRCs,
this little piggie had some tone...

Posted by: Speller | 2008-05-14 6:36:35 AM


Adam T. Yoshida, I would suggest that there is a good chance she has had a klitohacktomy so infidels like you can't put a smile on her face.

Posted by: edrico | 2008-05-14 6:09:18 PM


h2o273kk9

I simply can not subscripe to the assertion that "The lack of evidence is evidence", every under-educated over-zealous fundamentalist on the right and left uses that drival.

I understand Steyn's thesis about population growth. Not sure what to say... civilizations come and go, and if you believe his retoric (which I don't) Honkys better be trippin'.

and no, they don't deserve a rebutal in Macleans.

Posted by: Xenomorph | 2008-05-14 6:20:49 PM


Xen

Huh?

Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2008-05-14 6:55:12 PM


They are not leftists though leftists would think so (and Adam Yoshida). They are jihadists in attractive packaging who are conducting "lawfare", perhaps the most successful assault on the West, much more so than flying planes into buildings. Case by case, funded largely by Saudi money, but courtesy of the Canadian taxpayer here, they and others like them are succeeding in censoring books, cartoons, opinion, really any discussion of Islam's less savory aspects and casting a much wider chill on those who wish to avoid being sued. Lawfare: Bleeping with the Enemy
by Douglas Stone
http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=26500
also check out the hot chick lawyer countering these suits at:
http://frontpagemagazine.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=3AA08648-E127-458F-BAF1-69A7993D5869

Posted by: kivi | 2008-05-14 10:38:15 PM



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