Friday, February 19, 2016
The Day the Harper Legacy Got Hit By a Double Whammy
Well what a difference a day makes. On Wednesday I was worried that Justin Trudeau was being too nice to the Cons.
And warned him it would get him nowhere.
But yesterday Justin and his government more than made up for that momentary lapse.
By delivering two more crushing blows to Stephen Harper's foul legacy.
And they must have REALLY hurt, because the two that went down for the count were so HIM.
First the Liberals restored refugee health benefits.
Starting in April, Ottawa will fully restore health-care coverage for all refugees and asylum claimants to the pre-2012 levels, before cuts were made by the previous Tory government.
Thursday’s announcement means refugees and asylum seekers in Canada will all have access to basic health care similar to provincial health-care insurance, as well as supplemental services such as vision and urgent dental care and prescription drugs that are available to Canadians on government assistance.
Which is great. Firstly, because most of the Syrian refugees we are taking in, unlike many of those who headed for Europe, are the poorest refugees in the region.
They have exhausted their meagre savings, and have no money...
And secondly, because the idea of depriving ANY sick people of proper medical care could only have come from the diseased mind of Stephen Harper, and his depraved monsters in the PMO...
So it must have been a real slap in the face.
Especially since it can only remind Canadians that he didn't cut those benefits to save money.
He did it so he could lie like a thief, act like beast...
To try to whip up hatred against helpless refugees for crass political purposes.
Which is also what Harper did in the shameful case of Omar Khadr who Harper pursued like a vengeful beast.
For the sole purpose of satisfying his bloodthirsty base...
So this too must have hurt.
A court appeal launched by the former Conservative government seeking to rescind bail for Omar Khadr has been dropped by the Liberals as a part of the government's commitment to "review its litigation strategy."
In April 2015, an Alberta judge granted bail to Khadr pending the outcome of his appeal in the U.S. for his war crimes conviction. He was released on bail on May 7 last year.
Conservatives appealed immediately after he was granted bail, the Conservative government said it would appeal the judgment in an effort to keep Khadr behind bars.
Considering how much Harper wanted to jail Omar, or torture him...
As only a depraved sadist could.
And all I can say is I'm extremely impressed with the way the Justin Trudeau and his Liberals are demolishing the Harper Con legacy...
And I can only imagine how Stephen Harper must be feeling. Or screaming.
So much gone, so soon. WAAAAAAAH!!!!
Which of course is music to my ears.
So let's keep up the good work.
Until there's nothing left but rubble...
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