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West must relearn lesson of Durand Line

If there is a ghost haunting Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, it is likely that of Najibullah, the last Soviet-backed president of Afghanistan. When Soviet soldiers departed in 1989 Afghanistan disintegrated into the control of rival war lords. Najibullah held power until 1992, and when unable to exit the country he was forced to find […]


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Afghanistan determined to stay in Dark Ages

After nearly a decade of much blood and treasure spent in rescuing Afghans from their Dark Age, it is now well past the time for the Canadian government and its allies to end their mission in Afghanistan and depart. It should be left to historians to assess how wise or mistaken was the effort to […]


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Build ‘wall’ around Arab-Muslim world

The meeting in Doha, Qatar, called to deal with the Libyan crisis by the Arab League and attended by leaders from Britain, France, United States, the UN secretary general and NATO officials was strange. Recall the crisis in the oil-rich and sparsely populated North African country continues only because the local despot, Moammar Gadhafi, has […]


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You Can Slaughter Christians, But You Can’t Burn a Koran

After Pastor Terry Jones, Yosemite Sam’s cousin from Light-A-Fart Fellowship in Shag-Your-Cousin, Florida, fired up a Koran, the Muslim community of Afghanistan responded by lovingly praying for their enemy and asking to meet with Rev. Fuego for an interfaith pow-wow over a peach cobbler at the Ground Zero Mosque. What’s that, you say? The Muslims […]


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Preacher not to blame

Let’s all make fun of Terry Jones, the Florida pastor who set fire to a Qur’an and thus provoked rioting and death. Time to feel all cuddly and warm as we condemn the slaughter of innocent men and women by Islamic mobs in Afghanistan, but emphasize that it was really all the silly Christian’s fault. […]


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Karzai’s idiocy ignited Afghan fury

The world of Islam and Muslims is no more singular and uni-dimensional than is, or was, the world of Christianity. This needs repeating given the immense and, quite rightly so, the intense focus on Islam and Muslims since 9/11. This is also worth repeating — and not as polemic or apologetics: There are more than […]


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Remembrance Day tribute from PTBC, 2007

PTBC reader Mister Kim sent me this video flick last year from singer-songwriter (and more) Terry Kelly.  I posted it last year and people loved it, so I’ll mostly repeat my post from last year.  It (the music video) is still about the best tribute to Remembrance Day and our heroic soldiers that I can […]


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PTBC reveals new Support Troops - Support Mission shirts, stickers, etc

  UPDATE SUNDAY SEPT 30 – FIRST FULL DAY SALES FIGURES:  ZERO (0) ITEMS SOLD ANOTHER UPDATE:  I ordered my items on Saturday Sept 29 at 7:04 PM Pacific time, and an email to me confirmed that it was produced and shipped via UPS on Sunday Sept 30 at 5:20 PM Pacific time.   Our […]


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Operation Mission Worthy - 07: A history reminder

Stumbled onto some excellent video productions for you to send your liberal-leftist friends to watch. http://terrorismawareness.org/what-really-happened/ (several videos to watch). … Then prepare yourself to be kicked off your liberal friends’ cocktail and barbecue circuit for approximately 2 1/2 years. This is Part Seven in my series—an effort to help fill the leadership vacuum in […]


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VIDEO: Operation Mission Worthy - 06: Watch Norman Podhoretz discuss his new bestselling book

I mentioned this new book in passing in a J-Lines quip this week, but here’s a rather rare, 9-minute 43-second video interview with the brilliant Norman Podhoretz himself.  Click the play arrow in lower left to watch. NOTE: volume is rather low in this video—turn up your volume.     This is Operation Mission Worthy […]


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VIDEO: Operation Mission Worthy - 05: New TV ad to counter liberal-leftist smear campaign in U.S.

I’ll make this Part Five in my series—an effort to help fill the leadership vacuum in Canada insofar as explaining the war on terror to Canadians—liberals, mostly, but many others too.  My little series is called Operation Mission Worthy to give it the tone of a military mission.  That way, the pacifist, blinkered and close-minded […]


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VIDEO: Operation Mission Worthy - 04 featuring Ann Coulter

This is the fourth in my series—an effort to help fill the leadership vacuum in Canada insofar as explaining the war on terror to Canadians—liberals mostly but many others too.  My little series is called Operation Mission Worthy to give it the tone of a military mission.  That way, the pacifist, blinkered and close-minded ideological […]


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VIDEO: Operation Mission Worthy - 03

This is the third in my series—an effort to help fill the leadership vacuum in Canada insofar as explaining the war on terror to Canadians—liberals mostly but many others too.  My little series is called Operation Mission Worthy to give it the tone of a military mission.  That way, the pacifist, blinkered and close-minded ideological […]


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VIDEO: Operation Mission Worthy - 02

This is the second in my series—an effort to help fill the leadership vacuum in Canada insofar as explaining the war on terror to Canadians—liberals mostly but many others too.  My little series is called Operation Mission Worthy to give it the tone of a military mission.  That way, the pacifist, blinkered and close-minded ideological […]


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