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Sep 20, 2022 | 09:53 1 Canadian Pandemic Blame ? Its Just Not Federal But National —-And Covers A Lot Of Our System —Is It Over???
SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 / BRIANPECKFORD
In the legitimate rush to get rid of Trudeau lets not forget this is a federal State with shared powers with the Provinces ——-

This blame should not only be personalized but institutionalized—-

The Parliament of Canada.

The Cabinet of the Federal Government.

The Judiciary of the Country.

The Federal Department of Health and the Public Health Agency and Federal Public Health Officer .

The Federal Mainstream Political Parties.

The Media everywhere.

The Medical Establishment.

Big business, Unions and Academia.

The Provincial Premiers , Health Ministers and Provincial Public Health Officers.

The Provincial Legislatures and Provincial Cabinets

The Municipalities —and the Three Territories.

This was and is a colossal failure of our ‘system.’

Massive reform is needed —

OUR INSTITUTIONS FAILED US !

LEADERSHIP IN ALL SECTORS IS A LIKE A UFO—-Or MIA ——

THE CONSTITUTION MANGLED AND ITS TWO UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES BLATANTLY IGNORED

LEST WE FORGET WHEN THE MANDATES ARE LIFTED —ANOTHER CRASE POLITICAL MOVE

WE HAVE LOST OUR DEMOCRACY AND OUR CHARTER RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS

GREED AND POWER RULE!

IF WE ARE TO PREVAIL AS A DEMOCRACY MORE OF THE SAME WILL NOT DO!

THE SAME HAS FAILED THE TEST !

THE GREAT QUESTION ——-

ARE WE UP TO THE CHALLENGE?

OR HAVE WE SEEN THE BEST OF TIMES??

IS IT OVER?


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  • Sep 20, 2022 | 11:05 2 Very very true Reply With Quote
    Sep 20, 2022 | 11:58 3 At least in the opinion of small minds. Institutions are made up of humans , not all are perfect like you. Reply With Quote
    Sep 20, 2022 | 13:04 4 Reply With Quote

  • Sep 20, 2022 | 14:58 5
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    At least in the opinion of small minds. Institutions are made up of humans , not all are perfect like you.
    Yes. A lot of boogeyman conspiracy theories can be dispelled by the fact humans such as you and I make up the institutions and judiciary that rule us. A lot of times it’s a shitstorm more so than they have everything figured out. The scary part is directives from the top and being poorly administered down the chain which hurts or kills. Reply With Quote
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  • cropgrower's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 16:38 6
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    At least in the opinion of small minds. Institutions are made up of humans , not all are perfect like you.
    so because they are just humans its no problem if peoples rights are violated ? Reply With Quote
    Sep 20, 2022 | 17:42 7
    Quote Originally Posted by cropgrower View Post
    so because they are just humans its no problem if peoples rights are violated ?
    Hate to be repetitive but some here are unable to understand that not all rights are absolute. Individual rights can be in conflict with societies rights. Freedumbs are not absoulute. Reply With Quote
    Sep 20, 2022 | 17:58 8
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    Hate to be repetitive but some here are unable to understand that not all rights are absolute. Individual rights can be in conflict with societies rights. Freedumbs are not absoulute.
    You spelled freedoms wrong. I think it’s interesting that the alt left feel like spelling it freedumbs, it is somehow oh so clever. Ahhh, the lefts feeble sense of humour always shows.

    Oh well, at least a few love the Blackface, woman groping, carbon tax, I don’t think about economic policy, 50 year old manchild we have as pm. Otherwise I suppose he would be lonely. Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 20, 2022 | 18:38 9 The Public Sector Integrity Commissioner paid $68,109 for a report entitled "Exploring the Culture of Whistleblowing and the Fear of Reprisal in the Federal Public Sector". Findings were drawn from questionnaires with employees from unnamed federal departments and agencies. "Nearly all participants said fear of reprisals for reporting a wrongdoing is a real concern" said the report. Reprisals included shunning, reassignment, increased workload, work being increasingly scrutinized, being labelled as untrustworthy and perhaps ultimately fired. Participants considered whether reporting wrongdoing was worth it given the negative impact it could have on their career.

    source: https://www.blacklocks.ca/fed-employees-fear-reprisals/

    The rot starts at the top. Reply With Quote
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  • cropgrower's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 18:41 10
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    Hate to be repetitive but some here are unable to understand that not all rights are absolute. Individual rights can be in conflict with societies rights. Freedumbs are not absoulute.
    and not wanting to be repetitive also , if you dont have control of your own body you have notting , if you want to let government control yours cary on Reply With Quote

  • Sep 20, 2022 | 19:06 11
    Quote Originally Posted by cropgrower View Post
    and not wanting to be repetitive also , if you dont have control of your own body you have notting , if you want to let government control yours cary on
    Better than letting fear and ignorance control it like you do. Reply With Quote
    Partners's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 19:11 12
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    Better than letting fear and ignorance control it like you do.
    You have the Fear ..
    Can't think for yourself.
    Some of us made the right choice..sucker... Reply With Quote

  • cropgrower's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 19:30 13
    Quote Originally Posted by agstar77 View Post
    Better than letting fear and ignorance control it like you do.
    its the scared ones that got conned
    Last edited by cropgrower; Sep 20, 2022 at 20:17.
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  • Sep 20, 2022 | 21:15 14 Bout the only thing I’m scared of is all the government overreach! Reply With Quote

  • Partners's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 21:16 15 Reply With Quote

  • fjlip's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 21:31 16 And hundreds of other swear words!

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  • jazz's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 21:31 17 I appreciate Peckfords resilience and optimism, but we know the charter and the constitution are deeply flawed documents. Thats bad enough, but we have a PM that has now either violated those documents and got away with it. Thats even worse.

    Trudeau scrapped all the mandates 1 month before this goes to SCC hoping it gets tossed now. Our SCC cant even hear the most important legal case in recent history within a couple months. 6 months they have sat on this Reply With Quote
    biglentil's Avatar Sep 20, 2022 | 21:42 18 "The welfare of the people," Albert Camus succinctly noted, "...has always been the alibi of tyrants."

    The great mass murderers of the twentieth century attest to this truth. Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot and Mao killed tens of millions, but they did so, they assured the world, not for their own glory but for the benefit of "the people." Castro and Guevara executed tens of thousands of political prisoners while absurdly claiming they did so in the name of "freedom."

    "Most of the evil in this world," T.S. Eliot is said to have coldly warned, "is done by people with good intentions." So when people or institutions wrap themselves in the garments of "good intentions" and proclaim loudly to be working for "the people's best interests," that is precisely the time when individual liberty is most at risk. Reply With Quote

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    Sep 25, 2022 | 17:48 20
    Quote Originally Posted by chuckChuck View Post
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    You keep posting this cartoon, I'm not sure it means what you think it means.
    I can't help but notice that 5 out of 8 of the caricatures in your cartoon are Socialists/communists, one former communist, one democrat turned populist who ran as a republican, and one republican. Do you see any common theme in there? Reply With Quote
    Sep 25, 2022 | 19:58 21
    Quote Originally Posted by AlbertaFarmer5 View Post
    You keep posting this cartoon, I'm not sure it means what you think it means.
    I can't help but notice that 5 out of 8 of the caricatures in your cartoon are Socialists/communists, one former communist, one democrat turned populist who ran as a republican, and one republican. Do you see any common theme in there?
    Chuck is stuck in a rut. Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 07:42 22 Stuck in a rut? Just like the Republicans who think Trump won the last election? LOL

    Polarizing Polly is another guy who says the media is the enemy of the people. Right from the Trump playbook. Polly doesn't want to have to answer hard questions !

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-pierre-poilievre-climate-change/

    Where are Pierre Poilievre’s climate change policies?
    John Ibbitson

    When Erin O’Toole and Andrew Scheer were Conservative leaders, both released plans to combat climate change after unrelenting questions and criticism from journalists over the lack of such plans.

    Pierre Poilievre, however, is taking a different approach. The new Conservative Leader says virtually nothing about the issue and refuses to meet with journalists, dismissing them as Liberal shills.

    He may be hoping that, by focusing on economic issues and attacking the media, he can escape from having to address climate change. For the sake of the planet and a free press, we must hope he fails.

    This past weekend’s storm was one of the worst Atlantic Canada has ever endured. While we should not necessarily attribute an individual weather event to climate change, the pattern is clear: This year, Fiona battered the Atlantic region; last year, British Columbia experienced devastating fires and floods.

    As well, 2021 was the seventh-hottest year on record globally; the other six have all been since 2015. The pattern suggests years of increasingly extreme weather lie ahead.

    The Conservatives under Stephen Harper took limited measures to fight climate change, but at least set clear targets.

    Mr. Scheer promised to cancel the Liberal government’s carbon tax and replace it with emission standards, which many found unconvincing.

    Erin O’Toole as leader accepted the need to put a price on carbon, which angered many core conservatives, contributing to his ouster earlier this year.

    Mr. Poilievre has vowed repeatedly to scrap the Liberal carbon tax. What would he put in its place? He has mentioned relying on new technologies and letting the provinces take the lead. None of that sounds in the least like a coherent climate action plan.

    It’s a fair bet that if Mr. Poilievre went before a microphone to take questions from reporters, as opposition leaders used to do regularly, some of those questions would focus on the lack of a Conservative plan to combat climate change.

    Story continues below advertisement

    Instead, the new leader ridicules the very reporters he avoids: “I don’t try to go through the Liberal media to get my message out,” he said in May. “I go around them. I deliver my message to millions of people through social media.”

    He has targeted Global News, saying it “is content to be a Liberal mouthpiece.” As for the other major private network, “no wonder CTV is so biased,” he once said. “They’re owned by Bell, [Prime Minister Justin] Trudeau’s favourite phone company.” And of course, he has vowed to defund the CBC.

    Most comparisons of Mr. Poilievre to former U.S. president Donald Trump are fatuous. His tendency to treat the media as the enemy is the exception.

    Last week, things reached a nadir. Dale Smith, a freelance journalist, criticized what he called “lame” remarks in the House by Conservative MP Garnett Genuis.

    “When horses are this lame, you shoot them,“ Mr. Smith tweeted.

    Mr. Genuis accused Mr. Smith of inciting violence against him, and demanded the journalist lose his right as a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery to walk freely through the precinct.

    “I should not have to consider whether or not I will encounter someone who has made a threat to me in the halls of Parliament,” Mr. Genuis declared.

    But Mr. Smith did not threaten the MP in the least. He simply made a bad joke.

    The media, despite all our flaws, remain vital in preserving a healthy democracy. Mr. Poilievre should make himself available to the press, as opposition leaders have been doing for generations. That he won’t lessens his credibility as a leader and heightens suspicions that he is afraid to take tough questions, including on his nonexistent climate plan.

    The Conservative leader may be hoping that, come election time, voters will be more concerned about rising prices and rising taxes than they will be about rising temperatures – and that avoiding the media and demonizing journalists will lower their reputation rather than his.

    But it would only take one major weather event before or during an election campaign to focus attention on Mr. Poilievre’s refusal to take climate change seriously.

    And people might also start to ask themselves whether they should trust a politician who appears to be terrified of the press.
    Last edited by chuckChuck; Sep 26, 2022 at 08:08.
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 11:53 23 So I’m confused
    If Pierre is polarizing ,WTF would you call numbnuts ?
    You know the guy that western Canada hates with a passion ? Reply With Quote

  • cropgrower's Avatar Sep 26, 2022 | 12:37 24 Thankfully people are getting fed up with the crazy ,whacko , lunatic left , see what happened in Italy Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 15:22 25
    Quote Originally Posted by chuckChuck View Post
    Stuck in a rut? Just like the Republicans who think Trump won the last election? LOL

    Polarizing Polly is another guy who says the media is the enemy of the people. Right from the Trump playbook. Polly doesn't want to have to answer hard questions !

    https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-pierre-poilievre-climate-change/

    Where are Pierre Poilievre’s climate change policies?
    John Ibbitson

    When Erin O’Toole and Andrew Scheer were Conservative leaders, both released plans to combat climate change after unrelenting questions and criticism from journalists over the lack of such plans.

    Pierre Poilievre, however, is taking a different approach. The new Conservative Leader says virtually nothing about the issue and refuses to meet with journalists, dismissing them as Liberal shills.

    He may be hoping that, by focusing on economic issues and attacking the media, he can escape from having to address climate change. For the sake of the planet and a free press, we must hope he fails.

    This past weekend’s storm was one of the worst Atlantic Canada has ever endured. While we should not necessarily attribute an individual weather event to climate change, the pattern is clear: This year, Fiona battered the Atlantic region; last year, British Columbia experienced devastating fires and floods.

    As well, 2021 was the seventh-hottest year on record globally; the other six have all been since 2015. The pattern suggests years of increasingly extreme weather lie ahead.

    The Conservatives under Stephen Harper took limited measures to fight climate change, but at least set clear targets.

    Mr. Scheer promised to cancel the Liberal government’s carbon tax and replace it with emission standards, which many found unconvincing.

    Erin O’Toole as leader accepted the need to put a price on carbon, which angered many core conservatives, contributing to his ouster earlier this year.

    Mr. Poilievre has vowed repeatedly to scrap the Liberal carbon tax. What would he put in its place? He has mentioned relying on new technologies and letting the provinces take the lead. None of that sounds in the least like a coherent climate action plan.

    It’s a fair bet that if Mr. Poilievre went before a microphone to take questions from reporters, as opposition leaders used to do regularly, some of those questions would focus on the lack of a Conservative plan to combat climate change.

    Story continues below advertisement

    Instead, the new leader ridicules the very reporters he avoids: “I don’t try to go through the Liberal media to get my message out,” he said in May. “I go around them. I deliver my message to millions of people through social media.”

    He has targeted Global News, saying it “is content to be a Liberal mouthpiece.” As for the other major private network, “no wonder CTV is so biased,” he once said. “They’re owned by Bell, [Prime Minister Justin] Trudeau’s favourite phone company.” And of course, he has vowed to defund the CBC.

    Most comparisons of Mr. Poilievre to former U.S. president Donald Trump are fatuous. His tendency to treat the media as the enemy is the exception.

    Last week, things reached a nadir. Dale Smith, a freelance journalist, criticized what he called “lame” remarks in the House by Conservative MP Garnett Genuis.

    “When horses are this lame, you shoot them,“ Mr. Smith tweeted.

    Mr. Genuis accused Mr. Smith of inciting violence against him, and demanded the journalist lose his right as a member of the Parliamentary Press Gallery to walk freely through the precinct.

    “I should not have to consider whether or not I will encounter someone who has made a threat to me in the halls of Parliament,” Mr. Genuis declared.

    But Mr. Smith did not threaten the MP in the least. He simply made a bad joke.

    The media, despite all our flaws, remain vital in preserving a healthy democracy. Mr. Poilievre should make himself available to the press, as opposition leaders have been doing for generations. That he won’t lessens his credibility as a leader and heightens suspicions that he is afraid to take tough questions, including on his nonexistent climate plan.

    The Conservative leader may be hoping that, come election time, voters will be more concerned about rising prices and rising taxes than they will be about rising temperatures – and that avoiding the media and demonizing journalists will lower their reputation rather than his.

    But it would only take one major weather event before or during an election campaign to focus attention on Mr. Poilievre’s refusal to take climate change seriously.

    And people might also start to ask themselves whether they should trust a politician who appears to be terrified of the press.
    Of course people will be more concerned with cost of living and whether they have a job which affords the necessities of life. Chuck you’re chemo therapy mixed with a good dose of radiation to cure a tumour no one knows if it’s malignant or not because the pathologist does not have a good grasp of pathology. Ibbidston is a liberal fanboy as Levant is a conservative one. I’ve listened to him talk on unrelated matters and he’s alright but the bias bleeds through. Maybe Polivierre is playing hide and seek and I don’t like that neither but things are increasingly dire for a lot of folks and climate stuff is at the bottom of their list right now. Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 16:13 26
    Quote Originally Posted by WiltonRanch View Post
    Of course people will be more concerned with cost of living and whether they have a job which affords the necessities of life. Chuck you’re chemo therapy mixed with a good dose of radiation to cure a tumour no one knows if it’s malignant or not because the pathologist does not have a good grasp of pathology. Ibbidston is a liberal fanboy as Levant is a conservative one. I’ve listened to him talk on unrelated matters and he’s alright but the bias bleeds through. Maybe Polivierre is playing hide and seek and I don’t like that neither but things are increasingly dire for a lot of folks and climate stuff is at the bottom of their list right now.
    It could be that the conservatives can read the polls. And they understand that Canadians consistently rank climate change at the bottom of the list of priorities. Doubly so right now with economic concerns and war and energy issues.

    I do however highly recommend that you suggest to your liberal and NDP cohorts that they should make their climate policies the defining issue of the next election campaign.
    See how that turns out. Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 18:21 27
    Quote Originally Posted by jazz View Post
    i appreciate peckfords resilience and optimism, but we know the charter and the constitution are deeply flawed documents. Thats bad enough, but we have a pm that has now either violated those documents and got away with it. Thats even worse.

    Trudeau scrapped all the mandates 1 month before this goes to scc hoping it gets tossed now. Our scc cant even hear the most important legal case in recent history within a couple months. 6 months they have sat on this
    criminal nation Reply With Quote
    Sep 26, 2022 | 21:27 28 don't know if pierre is the answer
    i look at it this way
    " how in the f u k could we do any worse than this burnt out loser we have now" ? Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 26, 2022 | 21:53 29
    Quote Originally Posted by caseih View Post
    don't know if pierre is the answer
    i look at it this way
    " how in the f u k could we do any worse than this burnt out loser we have now" ?
    Elizabeth May? Reply With Quote
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  • Sep 27, 2022 | 14:25 30
    Quote Originally Posted by AlbertaFarmer5 View Post
    Elizabeth May?
    😂

    Get her off the dope long enough maybe. Reply With Quote