Thursday, May 14, 2015
Stephen Harper's Orwellian Move to Protect the RCMP
Sometime today Canada's Information Commissioner is expected to recommend that charges be laid against the RCMP, for withholding and destroying gun registry documents, before Parliament had finished debating whether they should be shredded.
But if she does it will now be a meaningless gesture. For it too will be shredded.
Because it seems that buried deeply in the Harper regime's latest foul omnibus bill, is a bill to protect the RCMP by rewriting history.
The Harper government moved to retroactively rewrite Canada’s access to information law in order to prevent possible criminal charges against the RCMP, The Canadian Press has learned.
The unprecedented, retroactive changes — access to information experts liken them to erasing the national memory — are even more odd because they are backdated to the day the Conservatives introduced legislation to kill the gun registry, not to when the bill received royal assent.
One that Big Brother would approve of, or rightly claim as his own...
“I find this provision almost Orwellian,” said Fred Vallance-Jones, an associate professor at the University of King’s College in Halifax and an expert in access to information law. “It seeks to rewrite history, to say that lawful access to records that existed before didn’t actually exist after all, and that if you exercised your quasi-constitutional right of access to those records, well too bad, you’re out of luck.”
One that our own depraved Big Brother would use against us...
And one that raises an even more disturbing question: If the Cons are bending backwards to protect the RCMP, is the national police force returning the favour?
By not only synchronizing their anti-terrorist messages with the PMO's propaganda, lock, stock, and bullshit. Just like Harper's Army does.
But also by deciding NOT to lay charges against Nigel Wright in the Duffy affair...
Even though e-mails collected by RCMP agents clearly show that his PMO was at the heart of a conspiracy to fiddle with an audit,
The Prime Minister’s Office played a key role in changing the findings of a 2013 audit into Mike Duffy’s living expenses, as part of a strategy to keep the now-suspended senator quiet as the PMO tried to find a solution to questions over the controversial claims, RCMP officers allege in new court documents.
At the rotten core of a grubby plot to whitewash the possibly fraudulent record of a Con Senator, and star fundraiser.
For the sole purpose of protecting the reputation of the man who appointed him, and with whom he had such a passionate affair.
Because the RCMP knew that if they charged Wright, the trail would eventually lead to Harper...
The shadowy morally corrupt control freak almost certainly at the very heart of the scandal and the cover-up.
And crossing him, or charging him, the RCMP either did not dare, or more ominously did not want to do. In the democratically corrupt spirit of you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours.
Now put it all together. They're rewriting history. They're giving themselves new powers to go after their enemies. The police may be already working for them, as is the army.
Isn't it obvious where this maniac is taking us?
I don't know how many Canadians recognize the danger. Too many still seem to think that it couldn't happen here.
But we must make it clear to them that if they don't unite, put country before party, and create a giant Stop Harper movement of national salvation.
We really could end up living in a very dark place, in a Canada we don't recognize...
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