The View From 1776
Sunday, January 20, 2008
Canada’s Reign of Terror
More on high-handed suppression of free speech by Canada’s Human Rights Commission.
The Canadian reader who alerted me to the violation of political liberty by the Canadian Human Rights Commission emailed this follow-up:
Following on the heels of the charges against Mark Steyn was the charge and investigation of another mainstream conservative journalist - Ezra Levant.
His crime: Republishing copies of the infamous “Danish Mohammed Cartoons” (you know the ones people said “THAT’s what all the riots are about ???) along with editorial review of the reasons why western newspapers were failing to act in the public interest to report the news.
Ezra took a very proactive stand against his inquisition - he videotaped his initial interrogation and published it on YouTube.
Even Americans should be reminded of how traditional freedoms and rights can be undermined by modern conceptions of rights.
Check out this website! http://www.ezralevant.com/
Canada’s arbitrary infringement of the right of free speech is reminiscent of the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. More than 70,000 French citizens were murdered in the name of the Revolution. Rationalizing that atrocity, the Assembly