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The Mayor Is Stupid
May 28, 2008 @ 09:45
If anyone had any question about how far David Miller has his head shoved up his naïve asshole, it should be crystal clear now.
Miller’s call for a national hand gun ban was futile enough, but this is way over the top. Now the mayor has called for the closure of two target shooting ranges on city property.
It’s absolutely unbelievable how Miller runs around the city pointing fingers at everything but the root cause of so-called gun violence in the city.
I don’t know where he gets his nerve. I don’t know how he can actually do these things and then show his face in public. I don’t know how he comes up with this crap.
He’s more than willing to close down a couple of shooting ranges denying law abiding citizens of some recreation, but he refuses to identify the thug element from a certain cultural group that’s responsible for most of the “gun violence” in the city.
Does the man who was given the responsibility of running the city really believe that closing these ranges will do “anything” to stop crime?
If he does, if that what he really thinks, then he’s not fit to be mayor.
This guy has to grow some big balls and tackle the real problem. Go after the actual perpetrators and once and for all get it through his thick pinko skull that guns don’t kill people, people kill people.
Great News For Ontario
May 16, 2008 @ 09:53
Exciting times for Ontarians.
Soon any and all medical procedures in the province with be covered by OHIP.
Details have not been released but we can only assume that with the announcement that gender surgery will be covered, all procedures will be covered.
If there's is enough money in the system to pay for a sex change, there must be enough money to cover absolutely every other medical procedure that up until this point has not been covered.
If the system is in such great shape that a man can become a woman, or a woman can become a man at taxpayers expense, then expense for absolutely every other procedure under the sun has to be covered.
Again, Ontario Health Minister George Smitherman has only confirmed gender change, but we can only assume the rest will follow.
More To The Story
May 14, 2008 @ 11:48
There is no excuse for assaulting any one under any circumstances, and the thought of someone suffering physical and emotional injuries while fishing is unconscionable, but complaints from several areas of the province about certain fishermen not following angling laws, continuously fall on deaf ears, and are conveniently written off as racism.
Again, this is no excuse for violence, but enough complaints, spread out over a large province should be enough to initiate an investigation by the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Unfortunately, because of budget restraints and political correctness, neglect by the Ministry has turned into an issue for the Ontario Human Rights Commission and it's whacked out leader Barbara Hall.
Because of cutbacks, fishing decorum goes virtually unchecked in the province and its become a passionate issue for those who care about our lakes and steams.
I find it amusing that the Ontario government refuses to even consider that there might be a problem with the abuse of angling laws in the province, but doesn’t hesitate to crack down on those who feel there is.
We must repeat there is no excuse for racist remarks or violence because no man has the right to lay his hands on another. However, we do have the right to have an issue examined from all sides and dealt with accordingly.
Barbara Hall is a real winner through all of this. She quickly grasped this issue and turned it into a racial thing as a method to justify her existence as head of the Ontario Human Rights Commission, yet at the same time she's allowed literature to printed reminding certain people of angling laws, including catch limits.
Obviously she realizes there's a problem with some groups. Obviously she's talking out of both sides of her mouth.
Category: Politics | Stuff
A Great Canadian Pastime
May 13, 2008 @ 09:03
Yes, here we go again. The government of Canada plans to issue another formal apology, this time to Indo-Canadians.
It deals with the Komagata Maru, an Indian ship that came to Canada in 1914 with almost 400 would be Indian immigrants aboard.
It was turned away and the incident has never been forgotten, with members Canada’s Indian community pushing for an apology ever since.
Even though it happened almost 100 years ago, even though those involved are no longer alive and even though times were different and policies were different.
Now, in 2008, the Conservative government plans to issue an informal apology on behalf of all Canadians, Canadians who had absolutely nothing to do with this moment in history.
It’s obvious the apology will be issued for political reasons, and of course there’s money involved, 2.5 million dollars in commemorative grants will be handed out.
On the surface, CanadianThinker agrees that no harm can come from an apology, but when you scratch the below the surface, why is it necessary? All countries have dark moments in their history, but they were often dictated by the times.
Canada seems to be the poster child for apologies.
The greatest country in the world, that remains the first choice of many immigrants today, but we’re made to feel guilty for the actions of some of our ancestors who have long since departed.
Why should Canada always give in?
More To Come
May 2, 2008 @ 10:01
It’ll be interesting to watch the bullshit fly now that Brenda Martin has arrived back in Canada.
The Liberals have already made it political and I’m sure they’ll only increase that angle over the next few weeks while Martin awaits release from a Waterloo Women’s Prison.
Already Dan McTeague, Liberal for Pickering- Scarborough East has jumped in.
“The fact that it took this long was certainly something that didn't go unnoticed for most Canadians and it was only when we got the press heavily involved did things start to move."
Yea, yea, yea.
The truth is, the Liberals would have had no interest in this case if they didn’t think they could have made the Conservatives look bad. It just lined up perfectly for them, and started with that unofficial visit by former Prime Minister Paul Martin.
And that’s the key. It’s easy for the opposition government to issue all kinds of wild statements and make cute little visits to Mexico; it’s an entirely different thing for a sitting government to handle the issue.
They have to worry about diplomacy and protocol, even if the other country is a wretched hell hole like Mexico.
The Brenda Martin case has all the makings of a TV movie and the Liberals saw that from a mile away. By pretending they actually cared about Brenda Martin they could look good and take a swipe at the Conservatives all in one motion.
As much as the Liberals helped Brenda Martin, they exploited her more.
Out On Bail
May 2, 2008 @ 10:00
Yesterday’s posting about the double murder/ attempted suicide in Brampton has turned even uglier.
It turns the victims were married. It wasn’t a Good Samaritan coming to the aid of a stranger being attacked by her spouse; it was a husband coming to the aid of his wife who was being attacked by a stranger.
An unprovoked attack that is incomprehensible. Like something out of a cheap slasher film and it happened in a small plaza on a quiet street in Brampton.
But as disturbing as the murders were, the story behind the attacker is extremely unsettling as well.
He was violent offender, out on bail.
Our system fails us again.
Guilty But Free
April 23, 2008 @ 08:15
Brenda Martin was sentenced to five more years for her part in an alleged fraud scheme yesterday, but it’s expected a deal with the Canadian government will see her quickly transferred home, have her already served time converted into a Canadian sentence, and she’ll be free in no time.
It was all arranged to allow Mexican authorities save face, while appeasing demands from Canada that she be released. It’s the Mexican way.
Brenda Martin did herself no favours by mouthing off so much over the past few months, but you can understand it when someone is the victim of a corrupt justice system. The Mexican system is undoubtedly corrupt and the Martin case proved that when it was revealed Brenda was offered a deal two years ago.
Immediately after her arrest she was told she would be driven directly to the airport and allowed to fly home if she came up with 125 thousand dollars.
The Mexicans deny it, but I believe it. We’ve had more than enough indication of what goes on in Mexico with foreign tourists and it continues to happen and why anyone continues to travel there is beyond me.
Of course there will be those who will jump all over the Conservative government for not doing enough, but ultimately they did all they could. They have to play the diplomacy game to some extent and that’s why Brenda will probably be free within a few weeks.
If the government hadn’t stepped in, you can best your ass that Brenda Martin’s ass would rot in that Mexican prison cell. The Prime Minister pushed for her release and the Mexicans moved, but in a way that allowed them to save face.
It was a deal with the devil, but a Canadian life was on the line.
Same Old Stuff
April 23, 2008 @ 08:14
I caught Julina Fantino on the John Oakley Show earlier today and it was the same old story.
Ever since Fantino became Commissioner of the OPP he’s been neutered and when Oakley pressed him about the domestic terrorism and lawlessness practiced by groups of Native people in Ontario, he offered little.
It’s a “no go” zone.
There’s always a lot of double talk about negotiations and getting to the root cause of the problem, but never is the question answered, “why can Natives get away with things that others can’t.”
Fantino keeps asking for understanding, and they he pointed towards Deseronto where the OPP put down a native protest earlier this week.
It was hardly comparable to what’s going on in Caledonia, and hardly comparable to the illegal cigarette industry that continues to flourish under his nose… and the Premier’s.
Category: Politics | Radio
April 15, 2008 @ 09:47
It's amazing how we demand honesty from our politicians, and then sometimes when they tell the truth they're crucified.
Imbeciles like Rush Limbaugh and Shawn Hannity had a field day yesterday. These guys put their country behind their red neck popularity, so they jumped all over Obama and blew what he said way out of proportion.
Obama simply stated the obvious in San Francisco a week ago, but it has turned into such a shit storm that it may be hard to recover from. When it comes to politics, honesty is not always the best policy and definitely not the smartest.
Obama was talking to a group of people about why many working class white Americans, especially in rural areas are reluctant to support him.
He said that he regularly visited towns in Pennsylvania and the Midwest where the jobs had long since disappeared, and political promises of an economic revival had proved empty.
“So it's not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations,” he concluded.
I couldn't have said it better myself.
Meet The Mayor
April 9, 2008 @ 09:10
I didn’t get the chance to write about this yesterday, but we talked about it on CKTB and it wasn’t even close.
Most of the people I talked to agreed, banning hand guns in Canada is not realistic.
It can’t hurt anything of course, but for people like David Miller to pretend it’s the pressing problem facing the city is nothing more than a joke.
Hand guns are already banned in Canada. If you don’t have your gun registered, then it’s illegal. You’re not supposed to have one.
Banning hand guns will only affect those citizens who own guns legally.
Miller argues that by banning all hand guns their will be fewer in the country and the opportunity for theft from registered guns owners will be eliminated.
True, but if he thinks the criminal element in Toronto won’t find other ways to get them he’s sadly mistaken. He’s already complained about how many guns come in from the States, and that’s not going to change any time soon.
Miller has started a cute little petition on Facebook, and he’s produced a You Tube video towards the cause, but once again his head remains firmly planted up his ass.
Guns don’t kill people. People kill people. And until the root cause of the gun problem is addressed it doesn’t matter what you do.
Miller refuses to talk about the small element that’s producing the vast majority of the gun violence in Toronto, Jamaican gangs or posses or whatever else you want to call them.
It’s a tiny fraction of the over-all population, and a small fraction of the vastly law abiding Jamaican population. But that’s where the problem is and that’s what should be addressed.
To think these gangs wouldn’t be able to find guns is laughable.
Unfortunately, Miller is terrified of the “R” word so he’d rather play the political game and have some fun with Facebook and You Tube and add it to the list of things he blames on Stephen Harper.