This is a letter-to-the-editor which will not be published.
Re: “Man who killed cop will have opportunity to walk Whitby streets” April 30th, 2013.
I am finding myself increasingly upset and disturbed at Christine Russell’s continued complaints about her husband’s killer not being locked up forever. I am getting the impression that she would gladly pull the trapdoor on him if we still had capital punishment.
Gaza children’s art exhibit to be shown despite ‘complaints’
AIPAC asks Congress to approve Israel visa waiver program
Jewish power is the ‘capacity to determine the boundaries’ of political discourse
AIPAC bill runs into ‘unusual resistance’ in Congress
Secretary of State under fire for comparing Boston Marathon victims to Turkish activists killed by Israel
“She (U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice) said she often works in ‘lockstep’ with the Israeli delegation.” – Jewish Daily Forward.
“…I have no intention of giving credibility to your omission by debating it with you, nor do I think this matter can be satisfactorily dealt with by my setting a precedent for you to justify any future repetitions merely by offering to publish a rebuttal.”
Below is a copy-and-paste of the text of a letter I received yesterday from the Editor-in-Chief of the York Region Media Group subsidiary of Metroland Media, following a complaint I sent to them on December 31st last year, and the text of my response appears below that, together with links to background material.
Nothing much can be done until a decision is made by the Ontario Press Council, which will be considering the matter at its June meeting.
Israel’s ‘buried history’ of committing massacres
Settlers occupy monastery, raise Israeli flag
Israeli bulldozers flatten Bedouin village 49 times
Israeli mentality: “What is mine is mine and what is yours is mine, too”
Turkey criticises US request to delay PM’s visit to Gaza
New Russian submarines to carry 16 ICBMs
China has 1.48 million troops in addition to missile forces
China places new anti-ship ballistic missiles opposite Taiwan
US warships deterred by Iran’s ballistic missiles? – and – Iran test-fires land-to-sea ballistic missile in Persian Gulf
Iran claims US-Israel arms deal will destabilise the region
China launches currency swap line with France
Young mother burns self to death in Tibet
China rape victim’s mother loses labour camp case
Australian university cancels Dalai Lama talk under Chinese pressure
China’s 2013 defence ‘white paper’
Council blames Romans for poor roads in U.K.
“Cyprus model” to guide future bank bailouts?
Interesting philosophical dissertion on individuals versus collectives
Hawaii former official’s affidavit says there is “no Obama birth certificate”
TransPacific Partnership will hand power to the “global financial elite”
“Ms. Chotalia, during meetings and in the presence of other employees, behaved in a way that was belittling and humiliating toward individuals… Ms. Chotalia frequently yelled insults and directed defamatory comments at a member, questioning his competencies and bringing up issues about this person’s health and capacity to work in the presence of other employees” – Public Sector Integrity Commissioner Mario Dion.