Thursday, December 31, 2015
The Cons Threaten to Block Electoral Reform
Yesterday I told you how Rona Ambrose, her shellshocked Harper party, and their friends in the Con media, were in a disturbing state of zombie agitation.
After it finally dawned on them that electoral reform will either change their brutish party beyond recognition. Or destroy it.
And how they are all calling it an assault on democracy, and screaming for a referendum, or a popular uprising.
Well now they've gone full turkey.
Now they're threatening to use their gobbling stooges in the Con Senate to block electoral reform.
The Conservative Party is vowing to use any means necessary, including a Senate blockade, to keep the Liberal government from forcing through electoral-reform legislation without first holding a referendum.
Rona Ambrose is trying to make us believe that she's the only one in possession of her senses.
“We would look at all avenues” to stop such a bill, interim Conservative Leader Rona Ambrose said. “My hope is that the Liberals will come to their senses.”
When as we all know, her grip on reality is tenuous at best...
She's both dumb and dangerous.
And Don Plett is sounding like he's the real leader of the opposition.
“The entire Conservative caucus, both in the House and the Senate, will be opposing any radical changes to the electoral system without a referendum” Don Plett, the Conservative Whip in the Senate, said in an interview Wednesday.
Yes, this Don Plett...
The ghastly ReformCon from rural Manitoba, who was appointed for his faithful service to the Harper Party. The one who describes himself as THE Con base.
The hideous bigot whose appalling record includes sabotaging a bill to protect the human rights of transgender Canadians.
In the most cowardly and disgusting manner.
That Don Plett and this scandalous Con Senate...
The unelected gang who would dare thwart the democratically expressed will of the Canadian people.
It's an outrageous situation, but I do see two ways to stop those monstrous Cons from stealing the election, after they lost it, hijacking our democracy. And triggering what could be the worst constitutional crisis this country has ever seen.
(1) From what I can determine the Cons now hold 47 of the Senate's 83 seats. But as we know that count might shrink depending on the outcome of some criminal cases. And there are 22 vacancies.
Justin Trudeau has promised to make the appointment process less partisan. But nothing is stopping him from insisting that all new appointees support electoral reform.
Even if they have to swear a blood oath.
What can be done, must be done, to pass that bill, render the Con zombies powerless forever...
And rescue our democracy from the rule of the mob that the Cons would use to destroy it.
(2) The existing Senators can be pressured to support the bill after it is passed by the House of Commons. By pointing out to them that while more Canadians at the present time want to reform the Senate rather than abolish it.
If they are seen to be blocking the will of parliament, and the wishes of the people of this country, that could change quickly. The movement to scrap that reactionary relic could grow, even if it means opening up the constitution.
Which I for one would consider yet another reason for celebration.
But I mustn't be greedy. We already have so many reasons to party like crazy.
In a few hours I'll write my last post of this momentous year, and try to sum up how I feel about all that happened, and my dreams for the New Year...
Which as you know couldn't be more hopeful and optimistic.
But for now I leave you with this clear sign that Mother Canada herself is also getting ready to celebrate the downfall of the Con regime.
As wildly as I am...
In this spectacular manner.
Which I take to be a good omen of a greener, better, more Canadian Canada.
How beautiful is our country. How bright is our future.
The Cons will be defeated and destroyed.
Happy New Year everybody !!!!.
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