Hello one and all and welcome to this week's edition of Laura's Links. I don't know about you but I have a hangover from celebrating the American Red Tsunami. Did I say Red Tsunami? I meant the Red Tidal Wave. Oopsie, did I say Red Tidal Wave? I meant the Red Rain Drop. Actually make that Red Single Vapor Drop. Sigh. What a spectacle. America is in deep trouble. A national divorce is already happening, it's just not formalized. I hope I'm wrong about that but I don't have a good feeling about the future of the American Republic. There is too much apathy, too much corruption and too much complacent acceptance of the thuggery (armed and political) of the American left for me to be optimistic. More detailed and pithy commentary by people smarter and more expert than me is all over the place. If I were American, I would be planning a life in the reddest state possible, homeschooling my kids and keeping my powder dry. However, I'm a middle aged, annoying, uppity Canadian Jewish mother with older-ish kids and the baby train left this station looooooong ago so what do I know?
Speaking of Jewish things, I want to make sure you catch this excellent essay by Liel Leibovitz at Tablet Magazine. I love it. I've been writing about the abject grifty schmuckery of the ADL and Abraham Foxman for years (and my gracious host Mark Steyn is not exactly a big fan of either), and now Obama fanboi Jonathan Greenblatt. At this point in time, I think it's safe to say that the ADL probably causes a lot more antisemitism than it "fixes". I am so sick and tired of my people being so thin-skinned about Jew-haters. Who cares what various nutcases think? Not me. Forcing antisemites to fork over money to a leftist kook organization like the ADL, forcing Jew-haters to tour Holocaust museums, forcing them to eat their words publicly to try to humiliate them into liking us and not saying mean things about us (great strategy) is so ghastly and cringe. And it has the added benefit of convincing people that the Jooooooos run the world. There will always be antisemitism. Jews should and need to fight Jew-haters (and by this I mean with weapons, i.e the IDF, and generally be exceptionally heavily armed wherever they live). But one cannot "fight antisemitism". FOR G-D'S SAKE, JEWS NUT UP ON THIS.
In other news, and in case you missed it: The Mark Steyn Cruise is Baaaaaaaaack. Steyn and friends are going to be sailing through the most civilized parts that remain of Europe and you won't want to miss this trip. Check it out and book early as the previous two cruises were completely sold out! There's much, much fun to be had among like-minded persons from all over the world – shows, politics, musical guests, dinners, late night drinks and so much more, but if you snooze you lose!
The days are getting shorter and I'm evolving into my hibernation phase of the calendar year. I've already broken out the flannel and Mr. C and I already have had our annual fight about when to put the heating on and about the one degree difference that makes him and the kids schvitz but makes me more comfortable. Some things never change. Now it's time to file and hit the sack.
Have a great weekend and I'll see you in the comments.
Canada: Culture of Death. More on that here. Sentencing a woman to death because she didn't take the Magic Juice. This is appalling.
What. A. Disgrace.
He admires their basic dictatorship, so what did people expect?
This is a bad look for Trump. Really petty and unbecoming.
Canadians are complete idiots if they believe anything that comes out of PM Blackface's mouth.
Oh bruther.... And he "won". The left is showing you how it's done. Are you paying attention yet?
Also TOTALLY NORMAL.
Israel and Jews:
Another big, fat, vaccine lie demolished. I'm sure Israelis are delighted that they were the official lab rats for Albert Bourla et al.
Learn about this drug: Midazolan. It's a sedative. Heavy duty. Immobilizes people. This happened in America also.
Ummmm what the hell? The Spectator is not fringe. This is pretty weird stuff.
Lefty Kooks, Trans:
This is absolutely heartbreaking. No child should ever, ever go through this kind of abuse and mutilation. No child should ever suffer at the hands of the adults who were supposed to protect them and then end up mutilated for life and worrying "who will love me". We need to end this.
Today in Satan:
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