Archive for February 9th, 2013
by Michael Coren
Earlier this week my friend Lars Hedegaard was almost killed. Almost murdered, to be more precise. Nearly assassinated by an Islamist, to be specific.
Lars, you see, is a prominent opponent of Islamic extremism and intolerance, he edits a newspaper exposing Muslim political crimes and has campaigned for free speech and pluralism for many years now.
He’s a gentle, considerate man and very proud of his native Denmark’s devotion to tolerance and diversity. As such, the 70-year-old assumed that when someone came to his Copenhagen door and said he had a delivery, he was telling the truth.
It was then the young man of Arab appearance shot at Lars. He missed. Read more…
by Peter Worthington
At the time — 60 years ago — it was no big deal.
Soldiers in the frontline trenches of the Korean War — and I was one of them — were more amused at the impudence, the cheek, of possibly tweaking the Chinese in trenches across the valley by playing our national game, hockey, within the range of Chinese guns.
In a curve of the Imjin river, behind one of the hills on our front lines, a team of Princess Pats faced off against the Van Doos. Read more…