I think our inter-faith leaders -- every priest, rabbi, pundit, imam and granthi -- would do this country a great service if they enforce a message of peace and harmony against and speak to their captive audience against the symptoms of sadistic behaviour -- manipulation, the thrill of violence, power, and control that comes from inflicting pain on other.
I don't begrudge Tom Morino his duty to provide a full and robust defense for his client, home-grown terror suspect John Nuttall. However, a recent claim that Nuttall and his co-conspirator Amanda Korody may have been entrapped into a plot of mass murder, the existence of which they do not deny, is simply ludicrous.
Terror suspect John Nuttall appears to have left a lengthy digital trail that includes anti-Semitic comments, conspiracy
Some folks tried to blow up the B.C. parliament the other day -- did you hear? Since we're not supposed to talk about race or religion these days, the hugely significant fact that the plan to bomb the legislature was neither Middle Eastern nor authentically Islamic in origin went unknown much longer than necessary. We often hear that terrorists come in all shapes and colors, and that no one community -- particularly the Middle Eastern one -- generates more than others. B.C.'s now produced a compelling case study in that regard -- if only we weren't so squeamish about admitting it.
John Nuttall's former band is working to distance itself from the suspect in an alleged plot to attack Canada Day celebrations
The landlord of the apartment where alleged Canada Day terror suspectsJohn Nuttall and Amanda Korody lived allowed reporters
Victoria was shocked and unsettled at the news that an alleged terror plot unfurled at the B.C. Legislature as an estimated
The arrests of two people in connection with an alleged terrorist plot at the B.C. legislature is not the first time the
John Nuttall, one of the suspects charged in the alleged Canada Day terror plot on the B.C. legislature is a former drug
Premier Christy Clark called a thwarted terror plan to bomb the B.C. Legislature on Canada Day "profoundly shocking." Clark