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Which apparently, I might add... wasn't at... "I might kill another human being"..."Andrew Caswell, 29, of Jamestown Terrace, had apparently struck the deer on Hincher Road and was driving it to Unity Hospital for treatment, said Greece Police Capt. Steve Chatterton."
halls of macadamia | more | posted December 22nd, 2011

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...of racial segregation...U of T was quickly on board and contributed funding, says Kelly Hannah-Moffat, vice-president of human resources and equity, who stresses the event is completely student driven.“I think the initiative being shown by these students is commendable.”Dear Ms. Hyphenated-Surname... if the university is funding this event, how exactly is it "completely student driven?"**
halls of macadamia | more | posted 4 hours ago
Look, I’ll always be for anyone’s right to choose the way they want to live, as long as you don’t aggress against other people or their property.You want to sleep with goats? Go for it. As long as they’re not my goats.
halls of macadamia | more | posted 1 day ago
...is another man's "stewing beef"...Wu San, 40, used a blowtorch to burn the hair off a dead dog on the floor of a house. It was given by a friend who had used it as a guard dog but no longer wanted it because "it would only wag its tail, it wouldn't bark anymore," Wu said."We'll eat it tonight with friends."
halls of macadamia | more | posted 2 days ago
Turning criminally negligent self-indulgence into a boon to society... courtesy of folk who don't care whether they live or die...The Canadian Institute for Health Information said more than 4,500 people were waiting for a donor organ in 2015, with 262 people dying on the waiting list that year.
halls of macadamia | more | posted 2 days ago
An Algerian court sentenced a man who dangled his child out of a 15th-floor window in the capital Algiers to two years in prison on Monday.The defendant posted on Facebook a photo of him dangling his son out of a window with the caption, “1000 likes or I will drop him.”Sweet baby jebus.
halls of macadamia | more | posted 2 days ago
In a modern feminist’s ideal world Wonder Woman would make fart jokes and look like Leslie Jones. She’d chop the heads off “Nazis” and then go home with an equally fat and ugly chick. This movie would tank, of course, and everyone involved would be out of a career. That’s what you get when you appease people who want art to become fueled by spite: bankruptcy.
halls of macadamia | more | posted 3 days ago
..."Fake History"...The communist system was responsible for four of the most destructive episodes of the 20th century: Stalin’s purges, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and the Cambodian genocide.
halls of macadamia | more | posted 3 days ago
"All bodily fluids, solids and toilet paper must be disposed of down the toilet.""While I appreciate that the TIC population is multi-cultural and different countries have different practices, here in the UK the accepted practice is to use only the WC.""Given the incidence of people pooing in bins, showers and the likes, can I please remind all Strathclyde University Technology and Innovation
halls of macadamia | more | posted 5 days ago
...generous supplementary "pizza & caramel corn" coverage...A new Ontario Public Sector Employees Union policy will see its members covered for medical marijuana. OPSEU president Warren “Smokey” Thomas said it’s the union’s way of leading by example as OPSEU will start to ask employers to cover medical marijuana for their workers. Thomas said the LCBO, where OPSEU represents workers, wa
halls of macadamia | more | posted 6 days ago
..."that this movement has made has been gained through intimidation. First, they soak dissidents with shame, then they make them feel isolated, then they bombard them with dispiriting propaganda."
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 16th
..."hang all the lawyers"...Richard Kachkar was found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder on a charge of first-degree murder on March 27, 2013.“Four years later he's living in an apartment, that's not bad, eh?”
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 15th
...this allegedly modern, educated middle eastern Muslim state is supposed to be one of our closest allies in the region...Jordan had been considering banning the film outright, but a report in the Al Bawaba News on Sunday said the country’s Communications Commission ultimately decided not to, due to a lack of a legal precedent on the issue.Why aren't Canada's Foreign Affairs & the American St
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 15th
Comey's rationale for refusing to announce in public that Trump isn't "under investigation" was that that situation might conceivably change in the future.That's like the sheriff refusing to confirm that I'm not under investigation because he doesn't know whether I'll hold up a liquor store next week.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 15th
“TransAlta is very interested in repowering this site. Unfortunately, right now, it’s not economically feasible,” Wayne Oliver, operations supervisor for TransAlta’s wind operations in Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod, said in an interview. "We’re anxiously waiting to see what incentives might come from our new government. Alberta is an open market and the wholesale price when it’s wi
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 14th
...of beatifying Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray...BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore sees multiple deadly shootings in just a matter of hours. It was a burst of violence that forced the commissioner to make a drastic move today. All uniformed officers will be on mandatory 12-hour shifts, as the city hustles to control the crime.The violence in Baltimore started Monday evening and laste
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 14th
...that's falling down...The Liberal government is prepared to adopt some of the Senate’s proposed amendments to its citizenship bill, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Friday.Among other things, the legislation would repeal a provision that strips dual citizens of their Canadian status if convicted of terrorism, treason or espionage.**********RELATED: I'm from the government...I'm here
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 13th
...yet another cold-blooded murder in the "northwest" end of Toronto...The man gunned down early Sunday in North York’s Emery neighbourhood has been identified as 20-year-old Soumik Asgar. Police received reports that six-to-seven shots were heard, but area resident Safi Gharwal said he heard 15-to-20 shots “being fired all at once.”Gharwal said he has personally heard at least five other
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 12th
Vanishingly few elite climbers make careers out of free-soloing, and plenty call it irresponsible and deplorable, but in their heart of hearts they all recognize it as the final word in bad-assery.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 12th
..the next time you're working on your federal taxes...A brutal Toronto lawyer-pimp was awarded a lucrative federal government contract providing pharmaceutical and medical supplies to remote northern Manitoba communities. Patterson, now 53, was convicted in Toronto of kidnapping and threatening to mutilate a terrified teen prostitute and sentenced to seven years in June 2000.And he kept the con
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 11th
...there's actually a "Debate on Genital Mutilation?"The practice can include narrowing the vaginal opening and sewing it virtually closed, removing the clitoris or labia, or cutting, piercing, burning or scraping the clitoral hood. Justifications for it vary, including to curb sexual promiscuity, preserve tradition or, said Ms. Raja, “take a bad bug or a germ out of you.”The word "mutilat
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 10th
I found it interesting that almost half of patients who were prescribed physician-assisted death never used it. That means to me that many just want to have some control over their fate, over pain, etc. Makes good sense to me. Nobody wants a lengthy death consisting of weeks of gasping for air, writhing in pain, and pooping in bed.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 10th
More to the point... who doesn't? • By 1994, AIDS had become the No. 1 killer of all African-Americans ages 25 to 44. The virus was 16 times as common in black women as in their white counterparts — and the gap would widen over the next few years. • Last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, using the first comprehensive national estimates of lifetime risk of H.I.V. for seve
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 9th
...I double-dawg dare ya...The Michigan state house passed a new bill this week which, if signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder, would make it legal for residents to carry their handguns concealed without needing any special permit to do so.At least 11 states have passed laws allowing the concealed carry of guns without a permit, and 16 states have introduced legislation this year to do the same
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 8th
Apparently it's time for nature to thin the herd..."Researchers at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health claim in a new article that the 2016 election of Donald Trump could cause an increased risk of disease, premature childbirth and premature death, particularly among “marginalized groups.”**********COMPARE AND CONTRAST:"Comey Took Notes of Every Trump Meeting But Did Not Record Hi
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 8th
Just a little off the top... er, I mean bottom...Shaked Elsayed, an Imam at the Dar al-Hijrah Mosque in Falls Church, Virginia, has reportedly stated that he believes Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) prevents “hyper-sexuality” in women and endorsed the cutting of a woman’s clitoris in order to prevent her from experiencing the urge to engage and act upon her sexual desires.The video has since
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 7th
...on Canada's national broadcaster...The New York Times published an op-ed by Barghouti and massively covered the strike. Numerous other marquee media organizations similarly provided sympathetic coverage of the event. Hidden beneath mountains of column inches was the basic fact that the terrorists’ demands made clear that their strike was ridiculous.They weren’t demanding food. They weren
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 7th
"President Donald Trump does not share his predecessor's view on transgender rights.""It's unclear how Defense Secretary Jim Mattis eventually will rule on the matter, though in the past he has cast doubt on whether such moves ultimately advance the military's principal national security objectives."
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 6th
"Putin also didn't deny that Megyn raped him before the show. We'll never know for sure."Meanwhile, back at the ranch...A woman was arrested for threatening people with a knife at a Canadian Tire store in Toronto on Saturday, reportedly wearing a niqab and a bandana adorned with what appeared to be an Islamic State group symbol.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 6th
...Genghis... Khan..."Judging people of the past by the moral standards of today is grotesque intellectual arrogance, what you expect from 19-year-old sophomores demanding trigger warnings.""The people of the past lived in a different moral universe, just as the people of the future will."Instead of tearing down Civil war monuments and turning Confederate flags into the Devil's own toilet pap
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 5th
Those who would erase the past usually have no stake in the future. Consider these 'non-futurists'.One noteworthy reality about Europe's current political leadership is summarised here by Phil Lawler:• Macron, the newly elected French president, has no children.• German chancellor Angela Merkel has no children.• British prime minister Theresa May has no children.• Italian prime minister
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 4th
The sobering alternative seems to be celebrating "Ram-a-Van" on a regular basis...In what looked like a turning point in terror policy, the PM said “enough is enough” after the killers left seven dead by driving a van into crowds on London Bridge and going on a stabbing spree as they shouted “this is for Allah”.**********FROM THE COMMENTS: Enough with the mythology..."As I recall the
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 4th
..."Will of Buddha, er... Shiva, wait... uh, Jesus... oh, yeah... that guy, AGAIN..."London Bridge attack: Terror incident leaves up to seven feared dead after van ploughs into pedestrians ‘before three men with hunting knives jump out and start stabbing people.’Up to seven people were feared dead and 20 hurt in the 10pm attack – amid a second incident at nearby Borough Market which armed
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 3rd
...or religious freedom for all...This week, Arizona man Sean Corbett won an important victory for his proud, storied religion. The member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster successfully attained a state driver’s license while wearing a colander on his head.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 2nd
...right there in your kitchen...Employees at Warren Food Market on 10 Mile Road near Ryan Road said they saw the man loading the beef in the cart, and the $800 worth of beef is in their freezer. Sources told Local 4 the meat hadn’t been inspected by the USDA and came from a facility that isn’t federally licensed.“I don’t think it is a big deal,” said Nazem Saad of Nazem Saad Halal Meat
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 2nd
The Ontario Ministry of Finance report projects the new minimum wage hike will kill an estimated 80,000 to 155,000 jobs just among young workers aged 15 to 24, without even counting the number of jobs lost to older workers.Bribing voters with their grandkids money... a time-tested Liberal strategy.
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 1st
Early reporting only... but I'll give you long odds this isn't disgruntled Jesuits...Manila hotel shooting – ‘ISIS’ gunmen storm hotel in Philippines capital leaving several people injured amid fears Brits are caught up in attack
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 1st
...you couldn't make this sh!t up...MONTREAL - Parents at the private Montreal Christian academy attended by Karla Homolka’s children say school officials brushed off concerns about the schoolgirl killer interacting with their children. Homolka has been sending her own three children to the private, Seventh-day Adventist Greaves Academy since September. The now 47-year-old convicted serial ki
halls of macadamia | more | posted June 1st
Kathy Griffin troubles me; WHO are her associates? WHO are her sponsors?Has she ever traveled to RUSSIA? Has she ever HAD CONTACT with a RUSSIAN?
halls of macadamia | more | posted May 31st
If Muslims weren't so busy slaughtering each other, us infidels would really be in trouble...A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of the Afghan capital on Wednesday, police said, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds and damaging embassy buildings, including Canada's.Wednesday’s attack provided another clear demonstration that Ramada
halls of macadamia | more | posted May 31st
Just one more thing to think about while you're sitting waiting for a doctor for 6 hours in that crowded hospital emergency room...The whole giant rubber replica duck tour of Ontario is expected to cost about $200,000, Parrell says, 90 per cent of which will be covered by grants, most of them from the Ontario ministry of tourism, culture and sport.
halls of macadamia | more | posted May 30th



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