Was a Canadian Student Punished by His School After Stopping a Knife-Wielding Classmate?

There’s a bit of disagreement concerning what measures school officials took against Briar MacLean, the 13-year-old Canadian student who intervened in a potential knifing inside a classroom recently.

MacLean and his mother, Leah O’Donnell, say Briar was reprimanded for his actions because it’s against policy at Sir John A. MacDonald School in Calgary for students to get break up fights; they should tell teachers instead.

O’Donnell told the National Post (in an article titled, “No heroes allowed: Calgary student, 13, reprimanded for defending his classmate against a knife-wielding bully”) that after the altercation, the school “phoned me and said, ‘Briar was involved in an incident today’” and that “he decided to ‘play hero’ and jump in.”

Read more here.

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Is Canada now a breeding ground for Islamic terrorists?

Oh Canada! Gay activist tears down new ‘free speech wall’ at Canadian university

A gay rights activist wrecked a newly-installed “Free Speech Wall” at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario less than a day after it was installed.

The symbolic wall was the brainchild of Ian CoKehyeng and Carleton Students for Liberty. Members of the club installed it on Monday to demonstrate the vigor of free speech on campus.

“What we wanted to promote was competition of ideas, rather than ‘if I disagree with you I’ve got to censor you,’” CoKehyeng, the club’s founder, told told the Toronto-based National Post.

So much for that.

By Tuesday morning, seventh-year student Arun Smith had demolished the wall, which was really little more than a makeshift white board equipped with colored markers in a high-visibility area on campus.

Smith called the wall an “act of violence” against the gay community, according to the Post. As for his own deed, he has hailed it as an act of “forceful resistance.”

In a thick, 594-word Facebook screed, Smith explained that he tore down the wall because it provided space “for the expression of hate.”

“We rely on buzzwords like ‘free speech’ to help us either ignore or perpetuate the gross suffering that our words and actions can cause,” he wrote. “In organizing the ‘free speech wall,’ the Students for Liberty have forgotten that liberty requires liberation.”

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US falls out of top 10 most prosperous nations

Via InstaPundit, we learn that for the first time, the United States does not rank as one of the world’s ten most prosperous nations, as rated by London’s Legatum Institute. The authors of the report found that the U.S.’s slippage is being driven by “a decline in the number of US citizens who believe that hard work will get them ahead.” Well, they’re right: in Barack Obama’s America, hard work doesn’t cause you to get ahead; being politically connected does. We are all paying the price for the corruption of the Age of Obama.

Consistent with this finding is the fact that for the first time in history, the average Canadian is wealthier than the average American. Canada has a conservative government, and they have passed us like we are standing still. Which we are, at best.

All of which raises the question: do Barack Obama and his minions want America to be one of the world’s ten most prosperous countries? If you believe, as I do, that actions speak louder than words, the answer is No.

‘Evil visited today’

When 27 people, including 20 school children, died today in a shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., the commentators launched into discussions of mental illness and depression and speculation about a dozen other factors that may have influenced the attacker, identified as Adam Lanza, 20.

“Most mass killers have suffered some kind of chronic depression and frustration,” Jack Levin, a Northeastern University professor of sociology and criminology, told NPR. “They externalize responsibility, blaming everybody but themselves for their failings.

“Yet another unstable person has gotten access to firearms and committed an unspeakable crime against innocent children,” said Democratic New York Rep. Jerrold Nadler. “We cannot simply accept this a s a routine product of modern American life.

“How many more Columbines and Newtowns must we live through? I am challenging President Obama, the Congress, and the American public to act on our outrage and, finally, do something about this.”

Authorities report the another person was found dead in a home in Newtown, and the investigations were expected to take days.

The firing erupted in two rooms of the Sandy Hook Elementary School, one of which is a kindergarten classroom, according to reports. Lanza’s mother reportedly taught at the school.

House Speaker John Boehner ordered flags at the Capitol to be flown at half-staff and Barack Obama said, “The majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old.”

Police locked down the school, as well as the neighborhood, confirming the death toll in the school of some 700 students, with survivors released to their parents.

But it didn’t take long for a theme to emerge among opinions about the catastrophe.

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TORONTO woman denied haircut by Muslim barber

Faith McGregor walked into the Terminal Barber Shop to get a haircut — the ‘businessman,’ short on the sides, tapered, trim the top. The shop doesn’t do women’s haircuts. But McGregor, 35, said she wanted a men’s cut. The Muslim shop owner refused.

Metro News Shop co-owner Omar Mahrouk told her his Muslim faith prohibits him from touching a woman who is not a member of his family. All the other barbers said the same thing. (What they didn’t tell her was if they found out she was a homosexual, they would have to cut her throat, according to their faith)
“For me it was just a haircut and started out about me being a woman. Now we’re talking about religion versus gender versus human rights and businesses in Ontario,” said McGregor. She filed a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario almost immediately, saying she felt like a “second-class citizen.”

Read more here.

SHOCKING IMAGES of a deadly plague spreading like wildfire in cities all around London…and beyond

Muslim immigration is like a malignant tumor, ignore the symptoms and eventually it will kill you. Notice how one of the largest building on High Street in Wembley is the Muslim Welfare Association.

Like the Energizer bunny, they keep coming and coming and coming because the UK paper tiger government and useless politicians are all talk, no action. The elites will be able to escape to Canada, Australia, the Caribean, etc., when Britain’s ship sinks under the weight of hordes of phony Muslim asylum seekers, social rejects, and entitlement whores flooding the West, trying to impose their supremacist beliefs while living off the public largesse.

See the video here.