Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Stephen Harper's New and Obscene War on Refugees
As you know, Stephen Harper has been caught in a trap of his own making.
Caught between the majority of Canadians who are demanding that him and his grotesque regime do more to help desperate Syrian refugees.
And the bigotry of his rabid base who are violently opposed to that idea, unless the migrants are Christians.
So now he is trying to wriggle out of that trap, and pleasure his base further, by declaring that the refugees are a terrorist menace.
Stephen Harper says the government is looking to improve the refugee resettlement process, but it will not airlift thousands of refugees from countries such as Syria and Iraq, where extremist organizations operate, without conducting a proper security screening.
Trying to turn the helpless into our enemies...
And to add insult to injury further declaring that when or if he brings in any refugees he will favour those from religious minorities i.e. Christians.
"We are going to make sure that we are selecting the most vulnerable bona fide refugees. Obviously with a focus on the religious and ethnic minorities that are the most vulnerable," Harper said during a campaign stop in Mississauga.
Even though most of the refugees are Muslim, and are just as frightened and desperate as any of the others.
Even though nothing is stopping him from screening the migrants in camps in Turkey, Greece, Europe, and Canada.
And even though countries like Germany that are planning to take in 500,000, don't seem too concerned about the terrorist menace.
And they're already doing a fantastic job of welcoming them to their country...
As every decent person in Canada knows we should be doing.
But then Stephen Harper is a low cruel beast, a man with no moral compass, who thinks he can get away with anything, and would shame us in the eyes of the world.
As would his grotesque stooge Peter Kent.
Who tried to pleasure his depraved master's terrorist fantasies yesterday only to end up looking like an idiot. Again.
Conservative candidate Peter Kent was forced to backpedal Tuesday, after sharing a photo over social media that mistakenly identifies a Syrian refugee as an Islamic State fighter. In the tweet, which has been deleted, Kent called the “then and now” photos “chilling reminders why prudent/detailed refugee screening” is essential.
When in fact it's the stooge Kent who should be screened to see if he's still mentally fit to be an MP.
It's an appalling spectacle, but the good news is that the Con's lack of basic humanity is hurting them in the polls.
They are getting regularly beaten up in the media.
Canada’s response to the refugee crisis has been terribly disappointing. While other major Western countries, one after another, have been promising to do more, Ottawa has been muttering into its lapels. A country that is justifiably proud of its record of compassion is looking very much the laggard – hesitant, reluctant, defensive.
It has fallen to Canadian mayors to say the right thing. If Stephen Harper hopes to serve again as prime minister, he would do well to listen to them. Canada’s mayors are putting him to shame.
Great Fishy Leader's deranged statements are being ridiculed...
Under questioning from the CBC’s Peter Mansbridge, the Prime Minister said there is no “refugee-based solution alone” to the crisis. “We’re not going to bring millions and tens of millions of people out of these regions. We can’t depopulate them. That’s – that’s not a solution.”
Nobody is saying that it is. Nobody is calling for the whole population of the Middle East to be moved to Brampton and Coquitlam.
And even Con friendly columnists like L. Ian MacDonald, are warning Stephen Harper that he's making a big mistake.
If Harper wants to get himself out from under this problem, he needs to take action. First, he needs to re-visit his claim last week that ISIS is the “root cause of the problem” in Syria — demonstrably false, since the Assad regime has been waging war on its own people for five years, leaving half of them homeless and millions more displaced.
He needs to stop lying, he needs to take action or it will cost him
But first, Harper needs to get it — and get on with it. Or voters may tell him to get out of the way.
And the best news? Harper can't do the right thing, even if he wanted to, because his rabid base won't allow him.
And since he can't afford to lose any of them, and even hope to win the next election.
The tail still wags his doggy...
He couldn't look less like a Great Leader or less human.
He is still caught in the trap of his own making.
And it will help destroy him...
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