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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by Fisher View Post
    Canada gets off on being able to deny US citizens entry IMO, but I have heard that those who have a past can still get in--it just takes a little legwork.
    From what I understand, anyone with a record is flatout denied entry. I had a guy working for me that had a little sump'm-sump'm on his record and he wasn't able to haul a load of pipe to Alaska.
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    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by 0bserver92 View Post
    I would like to know why? We probably would have just traded with Britain instead of you.
    Would have started trading with Britain?
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Would have started trading with Britain?
    You mean the country we were trading with the entire time.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by 0bserver92 View Post
    We like free speech we just draw the line at wanting death of x group and saying something to purposely cause harm.
    Actually, Canada prosecutes for much, much less than that. Ask Ezra Levant or Mark Steyn.
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    From what I understand, anyone with a record is flatout denied entry. I had a guy working for me that had a little sump'm-sump'm on his record and he wasn't able to haul a load of pipe to Alaska.
    I've always heard it was felonies, pending cases/warrants, or misdemeanors involving violence but IDK. I know that Martha Stewart reportedly ran into it one time post prison and there was some process that could take months in which she could be allowed to come in but she would have to go through the process every single time she goes if I recall correctly.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by 0bserver92 View Post
    You mean the country we were trading with the entire time.
    So, which is it?
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by 0bserver92 View Post
    We like free speech we just draw the line at wanting death of x group and saying something to purposely cause harm.
    That's the line, today. Tomorrow, you can't say nigger, honkie, spick, kike, dego, greaser, bohump, etc.

    The next day, you can't cuss.

    The day after that, you can't yell above a certain decibel level.

    Then, it will be illegal look cross-eyed at someone.

    The point being, if there is a line, then it can always be re-drawn.
    Quote Originally Posted by americanwoman View Post
    So there is absolutely no evidence this woman, whom you called a slut, did this but you are ready to take someone's word as evidence. Guess you don't think witch hunts have to end when it's going after the certain people.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by 0bserver92 View Post
    Those cases were libel/defamation not hate speech.
    No, they were "hate speech." The Human Rights Commission doesn't handle libel/defamation. The libel suits against Levant came after he beat the charges in the HRC.

    Steyn was prosecuted by the HRC merely for quoting an Imam accurately.

    Said Dean Steacy of the HRC: "Freedom of speech is an American concept, so I don't give it any value . . . it's not my job to give value to an American concept."

    (All this said, Canada can perfectly well deny entry to anyone it wants.)
    It's not "tolerance" if you already approve of what you purport to "tolerate."

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    That's the line, today. Tomorrow, you can't say nigger, honkie, spick, kike, dego, greaser, bohump, etc.

    The next day, you can't cuss.

    The day after that, you can't yell above a certain decibel level.

    Then, it will be illegal look cross-eyed at someone.

    The point being, if there is a line, then it can always be re-drawn.
    That is the line drawn by provincial laws on the views of their constituents. We are not like paranoid Americans that think the government is always out to get them.

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    Re: Quran Burning Pastor Barred From Entry Into Canada [W:73]

    Quote Originally Posted by Harshaw View Post
    No, they were "hate speech." The Human Rights Commission doesn't handle libel/defamation. The libel suits against Levant came after he beat the charges in the HRC.

    Steyn was prosecuted by the HRC merely for quoting an Imam accurately.

    Said Dean Steacy of the HRC: "Freedom of speech is an American concept, so I don't give it any value . . . it's not my job to give value to an American concept."

    (All this said, Canada can perfectly well deny entry to anyone it wants.)
    Yeah, sorry about that it's 1am and that's what I have been reading about recently.

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