Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Senator LeBreton Debunks the Fearmongering About the OAS

As soon as PM Harper made his speech in Davos, Switzerland last  week mentioning that his government intends to make Old Age Pension in Canada sustainable,all hell started breaking loose. The weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth began even before anyone had any idea about what the government has planned.

The fear mongering is in full force from the opposition parties and the consensus media.They are scaring grandma and grandpa into believing they'll be left in a snow bank and be forced to eat dog food. Nothing could be further from the truth.

 Senator Marjory LeBreton on  Brian Lilley's Byline last night set the record straight.

Click on the link above, watch then share with every senior you know.  It's not quite like it's being portrayed by the opposition and  the media party.

Even so,if OAS is going to be reformed,it might be a good idea if MP's gold plated pensions were reformed as well. The other pension reforms will be easier to swallow if MP's have to share the pain with everyone else.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Shiny Pony,Justin Trudeau What Do You Say Now?

Last March Shiny Pony,Justin Trudeau said the government should not call honor killings "barbaric."

In the light of yesterday's jury verdict in the Shafia trial, what do you think now,Shiny Pony? Do you now think these honour killings were "barbaric?"  What happened with the murder of those four beautiful women WAS barbaric as is any other honour killing. Acts like this should  never happen in a civilized country .

The jury made the right decision and the judge's comments was very appropriate.      There was no honour in this heinous act.   This kind of violence against women is plain wrong.
Their crimes stemmed from “a sick notion of honour that has absolutely no place in any civilized society,” he told the packed courtroom.
“You have each been convicted of the planned and deliberate murder of four members of your family,” the trial judge said, citing a verdict that was “clearly supported by the evidence presented at this trial.
“It is difficult to conceive of a more despicable, more heinous crime. The apparent reason behind these cold-blooded, shameful murders was that the four completely innocent victims offended your completely twisted concept of honour, a notion of honour that is founded upon the domination and control of women.”
Staring hard at the defendants, the judge said:
“There is nothing more honourless than the deliberate murder of, in the case of Mohammad Shafia, three of his daughters and his wife, in the case of Tooba Yahya, three of her daughters and a stepmother to all her children, in the case of Hamed Shafia, three of his sisters and a mother.”
Half an hour later, a large crowd gathered under a cold
 So Justin, are you prepared like the government to call this kind of  violence "barbaric" now?