Grace & Steel Ep. 44 07/04/16

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1. The Brexit Exit Poll Predicts… We examine Lord Ashcroft’s data seeking greater detail on the nationalist/globalist divide
2. 2nd Half: Everyone Loves a Parade. The clash between Toronto Pride Paraders and Black Lives Matters is instructive. (1h 2m 18s)

Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast:

Lord Ashcroft Polls, Jun. 24, 2016: How the United Kingdom voted on Thursday… and why

Daily Mail, Nov. 29, 2013: Fiancée and estranged wife of soldier Lee Rigby flee murder trial in tears as jury is shown CCTV footage of moment ‘Muslim converts ran him down before almost decapitating him with meat cleaver and knives’

Wikipedia: Sikhism

Ryan Landry at 28Sherman, Jun. 27, 2016: The Left Really Has Nothing

Peter Sutherland Twitter

The Telegraph, Oct. 17, 2009: Immigrant allowed to stay because of pet cat

BBC, Oct. 4, 2011: Theresa May under fire over deportation cat claim

Manchester Evening News, Jun. 21, 2016: Boris Johnson ‘profoundly unhappy’ with Farage immigration poster

Breitbart, Jul. 1, 2016: Austria Presidential Election Annulled After ‘Serious’ Postal Vote Fraud

The Telegraph, Jun. 30, 2016: ‘Three Amigos’ Obama, Trudeau and Nieto attempt awkward three-way handshake

Maclean’s, Dec. 16, 2015:  The Baltics to Trudeau: Yes, we’re a ‘thing’–Politicians from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—otherwise known as the Baltic states—take Justin Trudeau to task

Gawker, Apr. 18, 2016: Justin Trudeau’s Quantum Computing Explanation Was Likely Staged for Publicity

IMDb: The Thick of It

Patrick Healy in New York Times, Jul. 3, 2016: ‘President Hillary Clinton?’ She Wants Progress on Immigration and to Drink With G.O.P.

Steve Sailer in Hillary and Liquor: She Doesn’t Believe Her Drinking Is a Problem, She Believes Her Drinking Is the Solution

Baltimore Sun, Jun. 28, 2016: Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson to join new city schools cabinet

Wikipedia: The Apprentice (UK TV series) Deep Fried Mars Bars Recipe

Wikipedia: Judy Rebick

Rick Salutin in Toronto, Jul. 1, 2016: What are the prospects of a left wing populism?

Mark Landler in the New York Times, Jul. 3, 2016: Obama Will Need His Oratory Powers to Sell Globalization

Washington Examiner, Jun. 11, 2016: Dilbert creator: Trump ‘bitch-slapped Fox News’

Toronto Star, Jul. 3, 2016: Black Lives Matter protest scores victory after putting Pride parade on pause

CBC, Jul. 3, 2016: Black Lives Matter Toronto stalls Pride parade
(signed with a black quill; see pic)

CBC, July 4, 2016: Pride says it ‘never agreed’ to exclude police, as Black Lives Matter slams police for ‘pink-washing’

Wikipedia: Pride Week (Toronto)

The Onion, Apr. 25, 2001: Gay-Pride Parade Sets Mainstream Acceptance Of Gays Back 50 Years

Huffington Post, Jul. 4, 2016: Conservatives Work In Playful Jab At Trudeau During Pride Parade

“This year the number of people who attended Pride was estimated at about 55,000, that’s 20,000 more than last year and more than any year ever.” Edmonton smashes its previous attendance record for Pride, as the annual Parade returns to Old Strathcona after more than two decades

“The Edmonton Pride Parade returned to its Old Strathcona roots for its 35th anniversary, moving from its usual downtown location, and drew crowds close 50,000 in the process.”
Edmonton Sun, Jun. 6, 2016: Edmonton Pride parade draws record crowd

Claire Ward in Maclean’s, Jul. 6, 2011: A million people at the Pride parade? Really?–There’s a good reason the figure is unbelievable: it’s wrong

Mark Hasiuk in the Huffington Post Canada, Aug. 2, 2013: Vancouver Pride Parade Numbers Just Don’t Add Up

Global News, Jun. 18, 2014: One Million Myth: The big lie about Toronto’s big Pride parade

Daily Xtra, Sep. 25, 2015: Vancouver Pride parade attendance greatly exaggerated–Daily Xtra study suggests fewer than 100,000 people attended Pride 2015

(No crowd estimates in any of the following stories published in major media outlets, based in Canada’s media centre, Toronto, on the day)
Canadian Press, July 3, 2016: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joins thousands marching in Toronto’s Pride parade
Globe and Mail, July 3, 2016: A ‘positive solidarity’ highlights Toronto Pride parade
National Post (and Canadian Press), Jul. 3, 2016: Black Lives Matter protests at historic Toronto Pride Parade hosting Justin Trudeau
Toronto Star (with files from Canadian Press, Jul. 3, 2016: Trudeau makes history in Toronto Pride parade
CBC, Jul. 3, 2016: Black Lives Matter Toronto briefly halts Pride parade
CTV News, Jul. 3, 2016: ‘It shouldn’t be a big thing’: Trudeau first sitting PM to march in Toronto’s Pride parade
(This one is interesting because it uses only archival footage from some previous year of the actual parade, even still for the video of Trudeau uses an old image. You can tell because there is a story following the Trudeau interview from the day before that mentions that Trudeau will march in the parade “tomorrow.”)
Global News (uses Canadian Press copy), Jul. 3, 2016: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marches in Toronto Pride Parade
but Global adds this video which shows some crowd footage, only one overhead shot and that appears to be angled to possibly omit thinning crowds at the edges.
Global News video: BLM halts Pride Parade, wins significant changes: group’s co-founder

Huffington Post Canada, Mar. 21, 2016: Janaya Khan, Black Lives Matter Toronto Co-Founder, On Racism And Self-Care

Janaya Khan Website

Global News, Mar. 23, 2016: Black Lives Matter group not impressed with ‘carding’ ban in Ontario

Justice Canada: Cultural Diversity in Canada: The Social Construction of Racial Difference–4. Changes in Ethnic and Racial Diversity

Bloomberg News via Financial Post, Jul. 20, 2016: With twice the debt of California, Ontario is now the world’s most indebted sub-sovereign borrower

Maclean’s, Jun. 23, 2016: How Kathleen Wynne has Ontario going backwards–Ontario’s premier insists she has the fix for Canada’s largest economy—more government

Snaggy (picture of Justin Trudeau looking like a complete twat)

Lorrie Goldstein in the Toronto Sun, Jun. 15, 2016: Islamic radicals hate gays. Duh

Kevin Michael Grace in vdare: Grace & Steel Podcast: Orlando and the Battle for the West; London, 1976: My Punk Rock Summer; etc.

Wikipedia: Quinceañera

CBC, Jun. 22, 2016: Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders apologizes for 1981 gay bathhouse raids

Calgary Sun, May 19, 2016: Gay rodeo cancelled in Strathmore