. One of those men wound up committing suicide months later. He perpetrated the massacre at the age of 25. They probably didn't know he was going to kill them. Lepine was wielding a Ruger Ranch rifle, a semi-auto rifle with a large capacity magazine. I hope that others can find the courage that you have to stand with you. They also claimed that the abuse he had endured during his childhood probably caused these problems. That only one of them killed himself in shame is telling. I'm not talking to you anyway. It's too bad they have tried to blame all Canadian men for this tragedy. When I went through university, which was around the same period as the massacre, every thing I read and saw on campus was anti-male, and often anti-white male. 89.9% In fact there was a question on my high school english exam about this, which asked me to write about why all men are responsible. “This fact, which I found crucial, was completely ignored by the police and by all those who wrote about this tragedy.”, Can we please stop using “tragedy” for these events and call them an “atrocity?”. They have also done this in Barcelona, to a memorial to those, killed in a Muslim terrorist attack there. The passengers did nothing. Whether Garbi was Muslim or not is entirely beside the point. I'm afraid that I couldn't go like that. ~The Ra. Little do they know, they’ve allowed a scorpion along for the ride. Feminists in Canada want to turn Marc Lépine into a white supremacist. He was eventually fired for being aggressive and disobeying his superiors. "Lepine was wielding a Ruger Ranch rifle, a semi-auto rifle with a large capacity magazine. It really cheapens the kids deaths and diverts the focus from the real villains. She turned to him and said thank you, mentioning that he was a gentleman, something she was very happy to see. Just recently those men were recognized as WWII vets, with veteran's rights. Somehow, however, that "courtesy" is not extended to deranged individuals who have any connection with a Christian denomination. Marc Lepine was NOT muslim. I probably would have done better on the exam if I could have stomached writing what the moron english instructor had wanted me to regurgitate. Regarding the subject of default cowardice; we had an incident here on the West Coast a few years ago where a fishing boat, the Cap Rouge, overturned and four people were trapped inside.The vessel was upside down on the surface of Georgia Strait. a different bob - speaking for myself, I put the blame indirectly on the castrated society that is the Canada the media seems to think should have prevented the massacre in the first place. You know what the response of my male companion - I shouldn't have done that because it was embarrassing and the boys might have confronted us. LOL. I gave his wife and kids a ride home, and made sure he stayed away, til morning. It’s actually quite staggering the lengths the Canadian govt. Box 55089, Sherman Oaks, CA 91499-1964. "Those women thought they were so equal to men that they were in engineering school, a traditionally male vocation" - Oz. (sarc/off) It’s clear that Rachid Gharbi got his contempt for women from Islam’s misogynistic culture. The tone is, Hmmm, those crazy Christians; 'see what Christians do? Ahmed Sido, 20, Muhammed Nanaa, 19, Abduallah Al-Mosuli, 21, and Adnan Al Noumayri, 18, have all been charged with mischief under $5,000. My mind and focus became crystal clear at that instant of recognizing lethal danger and there was no doubt as to what I had to do,though I'm sure it was not a concious thought. I also imagine, this all happened at the speed of blur. The bullsh*t our media has been peddling in an orgy of sanctimony for two decades matters: The idea that this psychopathic lunatic was somehow emblematic of all men, of what they want to do to women. Twelve women dead as a result. What disgusts me about this whole event is how it was used as the excuse to pass bill C68 and create a vast number of paper criminals in Canada which did absolutely nothing to prevent a future occurrence of a repeat mass killing of strangers and actually made it more probable. He still hasn't apologized for libeling me at The Shotgun. "Infinity squared": correct with your Dec 7th 11:26am comment. Born Gamil Gharbi (his father’s last name) in 1964, he changed his name to Marc Lepine in 1982. Dr. Hamid Tawfik, a Cairo born physician who describes himself as a former jihadist, is asked why he came close to becoming a terrorist. Instead he was the least appropriate choice and should be remembered for his Islamic upbringing and his substandard academic record. Otherwise why would you say such a thing? Robert Spencer in PJ Media, Articles at Jihad Watch by Posted by Mark at December 6, 2009 8:33 PM (sarc), YaPasDePRESSE: Mohamed Gamil Gharbi (Marc Lépine): la fusillade … That all sounds pretty ominous until you realize a gun like that can only shoot in one direction at a time and even a semi-auto can't spray down everyone who charges. No. Yay! Anyways....I get tired of hearing people sum up a situation by what their religious beliefs are. Or at least in their public coverage of such events. Our mailing address is: David Horowitz Freedom Center, P.O. This fact, which I found crucial, was completely ignored by the police and by all those who wrote about this tragedy. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! It was not his parents' fault. . Then, as if the gun were to blame, air heads are calling for a gun registry. What's relevant is that he was an abused child. Marc Lépine was born Gamil Rodrigue Liass Gharbi on October 26, 1964, in Montreal, Quebec, the son of Algerian immigrant Rachid Liass Gharbi and Canadian nurse Monique Lépine. Those male students were largely just kids...It is distasteful that they would flee, but I find it hard to blame them personally. If I'd been too far away to take him I would have run and then tried to surprise him once I thought safe. Annie: "It would be highly unusual for them to mention those who committed crimes who were Christian.". You really don't know? In 1989, he applied to the Polytechnical School of Montreal but got rejected because he hadn’t completed all the required courses. When it happens its big news and the media is all over it and everybody with a pen in his/her hand has their two cents worth to contribute as to why - why oh why did this happen. Montreal: Muslims vandalize plaque for victims of mass shooting by son of Muslim migrant, worst in Canadian history That story, more than anything I've heard, convinced me that as Kathy says,"cowardice is the new default position". I suspect you probably agree with the editorial that puts the blame squarely on the misogynistic society that is Canada. She froze, like a sheep, at the first sign of trouble. He wasn’t one. Because until there is sufficient public awareness and outcry, the demand for real change will not come about. He was extending a courtesy - he was expecting at most a "thank you" or a nod to which he could have replied with a "you're welcome" or a nod. Marc Lepine entered the Polytechnical School on December 6, 1989. And now she and her friends will bring Tehran to Ontario. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Parler (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Ditto (Opens in new window). Thank you for signing up! We are taught that the police will protect us but that is completely false. The confidence behind that beller would be the statement: 'we can do something here' - to the fear paralyzed crowd; 'you are going to be hurt' - to the wee coward with the gun'. in answer to the question of who is the âenemyâ. Agreed. When they DID go down, all persons in the capsized boat were dead. And never any mention that some Liberals are also in favour of dropping the long-gun registry. They are right that the gun registry was working and it's an insult to the memory of the victims that it's being abolished The average police response time is over 20 minutes. I also agree with some of the other comments here about society turning us into perpetual victims, unable and unwilling to defend ourselves. The "Montreal massacre" was a tragedy that should be put in perspective. . Moslems do not belong in Canada. Content copyright Jihad Watch, Jihad Watch claims no credit for any images posted on this site unless otherwise noted. where women's lives were concerned. He was baptized Roman Catholic, but lived his life as a confirmed atheist. We shouldn't be at all dismayed that we are now living in an ethical wasteland and that many Canadians are moral pygmies, especially when most Canadians now seem to worship at the alter of secular humanism which stresses no G*d and every person for themself as they pursue material success and excess. The moral cowardice and pass-the-buck mentality we're seeing now is nothing other than the logical consequence of having trashed the faith of our forefathers and mothers, a fact that too many Canadians don't want to deal with. Global news mentioned the anniversary of the shooting in Montreal, but were careful not to mention anything about what may have been cultural causes of the man's anger. All this to say, I don't think it's fair, 20 years later, to say, "Here's what I would've done in their shoes." . The CBC did an interview with his mother; I forget if it lasted 30 mins or an hour, but NOT ONCE were the words ‘islam’ or ‘moslem’ ever mentioned. But I maintain, calling a person who is staring down the barrel of a shotgun a coward, should only be done by those who have confronted it and who have lived to tell. How I felt in that split second I can't recall...I only knew I had to do something and did by taking the initiative of wrestling the man for the gun. Gharbi tried to modify his rifle to fire on auto. Gone, long gone are the days when news was supposed to be neutral. Lepine doesn't really matter. The men in the situation did have a responsibility to stop it - as did the women - there were no tables, desks, chairs, books, pieces of chalk, purses, - the room was just completely empty - nothing that could have be aimed at the guy? On the other hand, what was he thinking? Why does it need to be ? The less hostages the better, is what I think. When I was a young lad if you shook a man's hand you always gave him a firm handshake and looked at him in the eyes.
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