Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Day Stephen Harper Went Off the Deep End
As you probably know I have become increasingly concerned about Stephen Harper's mental state.
Since he's now at the age when the first Harper to arrive in Canada went off the deep end, and had to be forcibly removed from office.
So madness does run in the family. Those plunging oil prices have exacted a terrible toll on his nerves, by shattering his delusions of grandeur as the legendary leader of Greater Albertonia.
And sure enough, today he went completely CRAAAAAAAAAZY !!!
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has retreated further from his pledge to regulate carbon emissions in the oil industry, saying it would be “crazy” to do so at a time of fallen crude prices.
“Under the current circumstances of the oil and gas sector, it would be crazy, it would be crazy economic policy to do unilateral penalties on that sector,” he said. “We are clearly not going to do it.”
Breaking his NINE- year-old promise to regulate the industry, and in a most disturbing manner...
By claiming that he can't do anything until the United States does, even though he's always claiming that "Canada is a leader not a follower."
Even though the U.S. and China have just concluded an historic deal to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Even though the cost of regulating emissions couldn't be lower.
Economists say proposals to set a limit on carbon emissions for the oil sands would cost producers less than $1 a barrel. On Twitter, University of Alberta economist Andrew Leach said Mr. Harper appears to be suggesting the oils sands “are within $1/[barrel] away from disaster.”
And even though doing NOTHING to stop the planet from burning. Or melting.
Melting Antarctic glaciers that are large enough to raise worldwide sea level by more than a meter are dropping a Mount Everest's worth of ice into the sea every two years, according to a study released this week.
Is the very definition of INSANITY.
But then so suddenly did he jump the shark, that he obviously caught his gaping stooge Leona Aglukkaq by surprise at the climate change conference in Peru...
“Our record speaks for itself. We have shown that it is possible to protect the environment while supporting economic growth.”
Still claiming outrageously that Canada is an environmental leader, still making a complete fool out of herself, and still embarrassing us in the eyes of the world...
But believe it or not, Stephen Harper's own insane climate change denial performance wasn't the only crazy thing he did today.
In his role as Julian Fantino's babysitter, or wet nurse, he lunged over the deep end and actually DISOWNED the so-called new veteran's charter.
The new veterans charter, a marquee deal defended and championed by Stephen Harper's Conservatives since 2006, suddenly became a "Liberal policy" Tuesday as the government weathered more demands for Julian Fantino's resignation.
After once praising it so effusively:
"I want our troops to know that we support them. This veterans charter is one example of our government's commitment," Harper said on April 6, 2006, the day the legislation was enacted.
"Our troops' commitment and service to Canada entitles them to the very best treatment possible. This charter is but a first step towards according Canadian veterans the respect and support they deserve."
And really, what more can you say eh? If you believe in a more decent and sane Canada.
Except that the man is clearly mentally and morally unfit to remain in office.
And that for our safety, and the future of Canada and the planet.
He must be removed from office, like the first Harper.
As soon as is humanly possible...
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