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Canadian landlord fined $12G for not taking shoes off in Muslim tenant’s home

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Landlord John Alabi/Toronto Sun photo

From Fox News: A Canadian landlord who was fined $12,000 for wearing shoes in a Muslim tenant’s home said he felt “humiliated” by the harsh penalty levied by a national human rights tribunal.

In an interview with the Toronto Sun, John Alabi, 52, of Brampton, recounted how he went above and beyond trying to accommodate the Egyptian-born couple who lived in the apartment for two months – just to be slapped with a steep fine for the shoe incident.

“I go beyond all that. I just see everybody as human beings like me. That’s why I took them in,” Alabi told the Toronto Sun in May. “We got along. And then all of a sudden I’m a racist?”

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario ordered Alabi in April to pay the tenants $6,000 each after he failed to take his shoes off in the bedroom where the couple prayed while he was showing the home to potential renters. The couple, who moved into first floor of the home in December 2014, terminated their lease on Feb. 28, 2015.

The tribunal also said Alabi “harassed” the couple and “created a poisoned housing environment.” Though he would give them 24-hour notice of the showing, he would often fail to provide a 5-minute warning, according to the Toronto Sun.

“I was humiliated, I was made to feel I have no rights, I was made to feel that I’m not wanted in society,” Alabi said. “I feel powerless. They rented my place for only two months. Two months! It’s just not fair.”

Alabi told the news site the couple never had an issue when he wore his shoes in the home to do repairs. Then they filed a grievance eight months after the last incident, the Toronto Sun reported.

“I have been victimized,” Alabi said. “They are using their religion to victimize me.”

The couple even found a Facebook post on Alabi’s page to help their case. (According to The Sun: “They even searched his Facebook page and found a joke they considered offensive to bolster their case.)

The landlord claimed he doesn’t have the money to pay the fine on top of legal fees.

“I don’t have the money. I work very hard. If they go into my bank account right now, I don’t have $12,000 there,” Alabi said, adding that he has rented the space for 15 years to help pay his mortgage.

Last week (this was originally published in May) news site Rebel News Service launched a crowdfunding page to help Alabi pay for the fine.

DCG

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Newborn baby may be registered as ‘gender unknown’ because its “mum” insists only the tot can decide what sex it wants to be

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Just because one parent is confused about its upbringing doesn’t give them the right to transfer that chaos to their child.

Insanity.

Via The Sun: Canadian Kori Doty, who has a moustache and claims to be neither male or female, has been fighting to keep Searyl Atli’s gender off government records since giving birth last November.

Doty, who prefers to be referred to as “they” rather than “he” or “she”, told CBC they are “raising Searyl in such a way that until they have the sense of self and command of vocabulary to tell me who they are.”

They added: “I’m recognising them as a baby and trying to give them all the love and support to be the most whole person that they can be outside of the restrictions that come with the boy box and the girl box.”

Doty is trying to get British Columbia to issue the child with a birth certificate which does not have a gender marker. But while the Canadian province has sent the baby health cards with an “undetermined” gender, authorities have refused to issue the certificate. Doty’s lawyer says BC only issues birth documents which have a male or female designation.

And while another Canadian province, Ontario, says it is reviewing its policies to include non-binary genders, critics claim such children could be become a target for bullies or discrimination.

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal is helping Doty fight to get all government documents to accommodate non-gendered people.

Doty said: “When I was born, doctors looked at my genitals and made assumptions about who I would be, and those assignments followed me and followed my identification throughout my life. Those assumptions were incorrect, and I ended up having to do a lot of adjustments since then.

h/t Drudge

DCG

French government doesn’t want its people to see presidential candidate Macron’s tax-evasion emails

On the eve of what may be France’s most important presidential election between globalist Emmanuel Macron and nationalist Marine LePen, the French government is telling the country’s media that they must not publish damaging emails of Macron’s tax evasion so as “to prevent the outcome of the vote being influenced.”

French TV news channels, being partial to Macron (just as America’s MSM openly favored Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election), are compliant and have not mentioned the Macron emails. But the left-leading Liberation prominently featured the news on its website, while saying that the information had been distributed in an “unethical method,” and that timing of the hack is meant “to create chaos“.

The emails, which Macron claims had been hacked, were posted on the 4chan chat forum yesterday afternoon.

As William Craddick of Disobedient Media puts it, the leaked documents:

“appear to show that French Presidential Candidate Emmanuel Macron entered into an operating agreement for a Limited Liability Company (LLC) in the Caribbean island of Nevis, and that the company may have had a business relationship with a bank which has been previously involved in tax evasion cases in the Cayman Islands . . . .

[Less than a month ago in] April, Macron denied that he was hiding offshore accounts or inheritances from French authorities, even as his opponent François Fillion became mired in similar allegations. If confirmed as authentic, the documents would prove [Macron’s denial] … to be untrue and provide important clues as to where the hidden funds might be located.”

Since 4chan deletes its posts at the end of each day, you can’t read those posts on 4chan, but they are archived here.

In the interest of the French people having the knowledge about presidential candidate Macron so as to make an informed choice in the ballot box, FOTM is joining other blogs in exposing the content of the Macron emails, specifically two documents.

The first document is an operating agreement bearing Macron’s name and signature which was drawn up on May 4th, 2012 to form an offshore company, La Providence LLC, in Nevis, a small island in the Caribbean described by Bloomberg as a popular tax haven in that offshore LLCs in Nevis are guaranteed secrecy and privacy. Information about company owners is neither published nor available to the public.

Below is a screenshot of the operating agreement, showing Macron’s name:

A second document provides evidence of a business relationship between Macron and a bank with a history of tax evasion, in the form of a fax sent to Macron’s La Providence Ltd. from the First Caribbean International Bank based in Barbados. According to Forbes, First Caribbean International Bank was implicated as a facilitator of tax evasion in 2013. The bank was also named by Reuters as a player in fraud in the 2015 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) scandals.

Below is a screenshot of the fax referring to a returned check (cheque) that First Caribbean International Bank had sent to Macron’s La Providence LLC:

~Eowyn

Something Lighter

suntrust parkI have gotten a little tired of serious subjects today, so I thought it might be nice (and far less stressful) to share some pics of the Braves’ new digs with you guys.

I have not ventured down there as yet, but am hoping to very soon, as the new ballpark is about ten minutes down I-75 from my domicile.

Enjoy.

– Dave

Ever made homemade pasta noodles? I tried this and it was good!

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The 00 flour I bought on Amazon. Link provided below.

The only tools you need

I let my dough rest for an hour

The pasta sheets rolled out to dry

The noodles cooked in 4 minutes

The final product!


I was sick of the taste of the processed pasta you buy at grocery stores. I would buy fresh Buitoni-type pastas and decided that I can make homemade pasta myself! It was much easier than I thought and tasted super fresh. Here’s what I did:

After reading through cooking websites, I found that type “00” flour was a good one to start with as it is very, very fine. You can use other flours; you just need to adjust the ingredients (eggs, water, oil, etc.) depending upon the type of flour/recipe you choose.

I used Mario Batali’s fresh pasta recipe: 3 ½ cups flour and 4 extra-large eggs. I added an additional 2 egg yolks (guess my eggs weren’t that extra-large after all).

To make the pasta, I used a Cooks Illustrated technique for creating the homemade noodles without a pasta machine. All you need is a rolling pin, knife and some elbow grease for kneading the dough.

My first attempt was good – the boyfriend ate the whole plate and then some! I will definitely roll the pasta out even thinner next time as the noodles were a little thick (they would have been perfect for chicken noodle soup). But all in all, it was definitely worth the effort and I’ll be making them again!

DCG

If I Seem Irritable, It’s Because I Is

I have officially quit smoking.

I was down to between 2 – 4 per day (individual cigs – NOT packs) but even that wasn’t quite good enough, so I have gone cold turkey.

LOL – If I haven’t managed to piss you off just yet, be patient, because it’s coming.

Trust me. 😉

-Dave

 

Animated Guide To Snopes

TomoNews US has provided a humorous romp through Facebook’s Ministry Of Truth.

Facebook fact-checker Snopes co-founder accused of embezzlement, blowing money on prostitutes

Thank you, TomoNews US, for the laughs.

See also Dr. Eowyn’s much more scholarly expose of Snopes: https://fellowshipoftheminds.com/2016/12/23/snopes-com-is-run-by-an-embezzler-a-former-hookerporn-star-a-dominatrix/