Canada has been taken over by thugs and outlaws --men who believe that law is bendable, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is merely a list of suggestions. We must do everything legally possible to toss these bastards onto the garbage heap of history, along with their lawless buddies, the "assassin king", Dick Cheney and his little pal George Bush.
Update: Tom Flanagan, as always, suggests a alternative, yet plausible reason for our government's insane improvisation. From his February 2, Globe and Mail column.
Mr. Harper's first priority should be to reconnect with the Conservative base - the donors and volunteers who keep the party alive. These people may understand the political necessity of his budget, but it won't make them like deficit-spending. Volunteers and donors have to be motivated by more than realpolitik.Is this another case of Harper trying to get his conservative groove back, on the cheap? Recommend this Post
Mr. Harper needs to show them that he's still a conservative by pushing some non-budgetary initiatives in the House of Commons. He could start, for example, with the criminal-justice measures from the party's platform in the 2008 election. Why not make these a matter of confidence and run them straight at the Liberals? Will Mr. Ignatieff force an election on behalf of criminals? I don't think so.