Friday, May 08, 2015
The Monster Stephen Harper Goes After Omar Khadr
Oh dear. It looks like Stephen Harper is not too happy to see Omar Khadr go free.
He wants him back in his dark dungeon so he can torture him some more.
And his barely repressed desire to inflict pain on others, or jail them, is making him sound like a crazy man.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is unapologetic about his government’s efforts to keep Omar Khadr in prison, saying on Friday that his thoughts would remain focused on the family of the U.S. soldier who was killed.
“Mr. Khadr, as we all know, pled guilty to very grave crimes including murder,” Mr. Harper said during a press conference on Friday. “At this time our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Sergeant Christopher Speer.”
Because you really have to wonder which voice in his head is making him believe he's a Christian, and which one is calling war murder.
When as David Glazier, an expert on military law points out, it's no such thing.
"The law of war does not criminalize throwing a hand grenade or shooting at soldiers; that is, in fact, what militaries around the world are called upon to do."
So Khadr committed no "grave crimes," the kangaroo military commission that tried him had no right to sentence him.
"There's no plausible reason for the government to be using these military commissions, they're really just a complete failure on every level," Glazier says.
And of course he never should have been jailed, let alone tortured, because he was a child soldier...
But then of course Harper is desperate, because his cannibal base is demanding a piece of Khadr.
And this absurd excuse for keeping Omar in jail just isn't working anymore:
“Our government’s priority in these matters is always to make sure – first and foremost – to keep in mind the protection and security of the Canadian population,” Mr. Harper said.
Not when Canadians have finally had a chance to see and hear from Omar, and it's clear that despite what Great Ugly Leader says, he's no threat or no monster.
He's a really nice young Canadian.
A University of Alberta professor, one of a group who tutored Omar Khadr over the last few years, rejects the federal government's continuing characterization of him as a terrorist.
"Our government, it seems very clear to me, decided a long time ago that Omar Khadr would become the poster boy for terrorism — a 13 year old boy," religious studies professor David Goa told Edmonton AM host Mark Connolly Friday.
Goa said Khadr's relationship to others, even in prison, indicates he will succeed as a free person. "He is completely centred a deeply contemplative spirit, quite humorous and a very good soccer player. "I have every confidence in him."
Khadr's new neighbours seem to agree.
And Harper's continuing sadistic persecution of Khadr risks making HIM look like a monster...
Or a depraved maniac.
So the Cons can't use Khadr to raise funds from their rabid bloodthirsty base anymore.
And that's why they're panicking...
Yup. Have a great freedom weekend Omar.
And don't worry about Kinky Harper.
He's been torturing us for years.
But we've got plans for him...
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