Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Stephen Harper, the Terrorist Scare, and the Police State
I warned that Stephen Harper was looking for a way to scare Canadians, so he could try to stampede them into believing that only a Great Strong Leader like himself could save them.
So he could use fear to try to save himself, and turn this broken country into a police state.
Well today he got his "terrorist incident."
A 25-year-old man who injured two soldiers in a hit and run and was later fatally shot by police in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., was known to federal authorities as someone who had been "radicalized," according to the RCMP and the Prime Minister's Office.
And the way he handled it, and some of the strange things that happened today, should make all Canadians wonder whether we're still living in a democracy.
Because all you have to do is follow the timeline to realize that something is terribly wrong.
The hit and run occurred around 11:30 a.m. ET when two members of the Canadian Armed Forces were hit by a car in a parking lot of a commercial plaza. Both were injured, one critically. Police have not released their names.
Not long after the two were hit, the car that hit them was spotted by officers from the Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu police force, who chased the vehicle for four kilometres.
The chase ended when the driver lost control of his car, flipping it into a ditch. Police said the man got out of the vehicle, and several shots were fired by officers. Police said the incident also involved a knife but did not elaborate.
Because when you calculate the amount of time all of the above took to happen, it couldn't have ended much before 12:30 pm. And by the time the news got out it was probably close to 1 pm.
Then you have to know that police on the scene were telling reporters FIVE hours later that they were still investigating and had no idea why the dead man had done what he did.
And neither had the RCMP or CSIS said a word about what had happened.
But much earlier than that, just after 2 pm, the Con operatives in the PMO were already calling it a "terror attack" and sending out one of their caucus flunkies to ask a Stephen Harper a prepared question.
The hit and run was later raised in question period in the House of Commons by Conservative MP Randy Hoback, who questioned Prime Minister Stephen Harper about "unconfirmed reports of a possible terror attack" targeting members of the Canadian Forces.
Who although he is NEVER in Question Period on a Monday, just happened to be there today.
So he could imprint himself on the story of the attack...
And look and sound suitably concerned on every evening newscast.
Harper, reading from a piece of paper, would only say he was "aware of these reports" and that they are troubling.
Which beyond the crass exploitation of tragedy for cheap political purposes, raises some very disturbing questions:
(1) How did the PMO know that it was a possible "terrorist incident" hours before the police in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu did ? And even longer before it was confirmed by the RCMP.
(2) Did the RCMP or CSIS consider it their first duty to inform their political masters before they informed other police forces?
(3) Why are the Quebec Provincial Police still saying they have no reason to believe it was a terrorist attack? Don't the RCMP or CSIS share ANY information with them? Or what do they know that we don't know?
(3) Was the alleged terrorist being monitored, and if he was considered dangerous, why was he allowed to remain at large?
And of course the big question: In a country where a sinister and increasingly desperate regime is using government agencies like the Canadian Revenue Agency to bludgeon and intimidate its enemies.
Real or imagined.
And is seeking more powers to monitor their movements and invade their privacy.
"We think that this is probably the most draconian step towards police interference in people's lives since George Orwell revealed the potential for it when he wrote 1984."
Are the police and the security services now also so politicized that they are putting the interests of that foul Con regime before the interests of Canadians?
Because if they are we are no longer living in a democracy. Period.
Needless to say all of these questions must be answered urgently if Canadians are still going to have confidence in those who are supposed to protect them. Because that confidence is now hanging from a thread.
But of course we already know why Stephen Harper is doing what he is doing.
Because the economy is scaring him to death, and he is DESPERATE...
Brian Gable/Globe and Mail
He would scare Canadians, to give them some other reason to vote for him. He would use fear as a political weapon.
And all I can say is that a leader who is capable of that, is capable of ANYTHING.
The lights really are going out in this country.
And unless all those who believe in democracy speak out and unite to defeat him.
He will take this country to a nightmare place.
And drag us all into his monstrous darkness...
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