Monday, February 15, 2016
The Cons and the Right Wing Terrorist Threat
They are the terrorist threat Stephen Harper never warned us about.
For while he spent almost a decade branding everyone from refugees, to environmentalists, to scientists and humanitarian groups, as potential terrorists and threats to Canada's national security.
He completely ignored some of the most dangerous people in Canada...
The right-wing extremist groups that infest this country.
Canada’s right-wing extremist movement is a motley crew of white supremacists, anti-government “sovereignists” and pro-militia crusaders who, despite being disorganized and prone to booze-fuelled in-fighting, are “more extensive and more active” than most people think, says a new study.
“They’re very prevalent in a number of communities. They’re very unpredictable. You don’t know when they’re going to lash out,” said Barbara Perry, the lead author, a criminology professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology.
While some members have engaged in random acts of violence, others have carried out targeted attacks on Muslims, Jews, people of colour, aboriginals and LGBTQ people.
Who are now not only a clear and present danger, but are also flooding the internet with their diseased propaganda...
One place where right-wing extremists find support is online. Sub-forums of the white supremacist website, Stormfront.org, are among the most popular, the researchers found. Topics of recent discussion threads included “Brown people are still invading” and “I am sorry but only white people are Canadian.”
“One officer voiced his concern about websites that urged its audience to ‘kill the Aboriginals, kill the Jews, kill the blacks, kill the gays,’” the researchers wrote.
But then why should we be surprised when a young Harper is alleged to have hired right-wing extremists to provide security at early Reform Party rallies?
Why should we be surprised when the behaviour of him and his Cons during the recent election campaign inflamed hatred against Muslims and refugees?
In a manner that should never be forgotten or forgiven.
And why should we be surprised when grotesque bullies like Ezra Levant are allowed to get away with whipping up hatred for money?
And pandering to dangerous extremists like the ones who leave comments on his hate mongering site...
And all I can say is that after the number of death threats that Justin Trudeau and Rachel Notley have received.
And considering what has been happening in the United States...
Where the nutbars are out of control, and threatening a civil war.
The police need to crackdown on the scummy right-wing extremists in this country before they cause some kind of violent tragedy.
Our hate laws need to be strengthened.
And if there was any justice, for tolerating hatred, or helping to spreading it like a disease.
Cons like Harper and Levant should both have been caged long ago....
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