Friday, February 20, 2015
The Madness of Stephen Harper and the C-51 Revolt
By now it should be obvious that Stephen Harper is not going to allow any changes to his infamous anti-terrorism bill C-51.
That he is now so crazy and so desperate that he will not let anyone or anything stop him from getting his hands on another weapon to go after his enemies.
And has finally arrived at the state the first Harper to arrive in Canada was in, when he had to be removed from his magistrate's position for "violent and oppressive measures" vindictive beyond the point of reason.
He made that very clear yesterday, when Tom Mulcair asked him why he was lumping legitimate dissent in with terrorist activity?
And today he made that even clearer by moving to shutdown debate on the bill.
So it was really good to see a distinguished group of Canadians standing up to him, and reading him the riot act.
As the Harper government moved to speed up the parliamentary debate on its latest anti-terrorism legislation, four former prime ministers — three Liberal and one Progressive Conservative — are among almost two dozen prominent Canadians calling for stronger security oversight.
"Protecting human rights and protecting public safety are complementary objectives, but experience has shown that serious human rights abuses can occur in the name of maintaining national security," the statement says.
"This results not only in devastating personal consequences for the individuals, but a profoundly negative impact on Canada's reputation as a rights-respecting nation."
And what was also encouraging was to read the many comments in the MSM denouncing Harper's bill. Including the ones in this scary story I ran last night.
Count me out of the 82%. I lived through this same nonsense in the US after 9-11. Harper is using fear to take away our rights.
Its all about fear! Are you scared enough? If you are that scared, then support this government taking away our freedom a piece at a time, all in the name of security. If not then rise above the fear mongering and support a just, open society. Confident in who we are, and not fearful of lunatics hellbent on causing chaos and destruction.
Because what all of the above tells me is things are not as bad as they seem. And that there is a growing revolt out there.
Which isn't surprising. For buried in that poll is also this:
There is one note of caution for the Conservative government as it presses ahead: a large majority, 69 per cent, believe there should be additional oversight so police agencies “do not go overboard with these new powers.”
Canadians may want their government to take strong action against any wannabe Jihadis, but they they don't trust the Con regime or the Harper Police with our civil rights or our internet freedom.
This revolt can only grow as more Canadians understand more about the bill and how it could turn us into a police state.
At the mercy of a maniac...
And if Harper rams the bill though parliament unchanged, as he almost certainly will, having reached the fevered state Christopher Harper was in when he had to be removed from office. The issue could become a mighty weapon to use against him in the next election campaign.
Which is of course exactly what we want. Because the ONLY way we can change or scrap Bill C-51 and make Canada safer, is to drive him and his foul Cons from power, and take back our country.
So help make it that mighty issue, join the growing revolt, stand up for internet freedom.
Explain what Stephen Harper is trying to do.
And help spread this message...
The bill is bad and dangerous, and would steal our freedoms.
Great Leader is a maniac and vindictive beyond all reason.
It's in his genes, he can't help it.
And he must be removed from office as soon as is humanly possible, if this country is to survive him...
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