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---> Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called a group of protesters who swarmed him outside a Hamilton, Ont. restaurant on Tuesday a “handful of angry people.” Video posted to social media, shows the prime minister walking into Jackson Square, a plaza located near James Street and York Boulevard, while a large group of people yell, swear and call on him to resign. Uniformed officers are seen protecting Trudeau, ensuring he’s able to walk through the street safely. https://www.cp24.com/news/justin-trudeau-calls-protestors-who-swarmed-him-outside-hamilton-ont-restaurant-handful-of-angry-people-1.6245905 --- Before your paranoia kicks in, I did not call for the arrests of the protesters, what I am curious about is can anyone offer a rational (modern, 2023) explanation as to why the people in this group are leading with the American flag? (see picture below) Are they supporters of Joe Biden angry at Trudeau? or is it that they are supporters of another man from America which does not recognise his own elections up to this day?
Vaccine Mandates and Emergencies Act
Zeitgeist posted a topic in Federal PoliticsBorder blockades are clear and the trucks are removed from downtown Ottawa. Do you think the Emergencies Act should continue to be in place? Do you support continued vaccine mandates?
City TV News is now claiming that the truckers' convoy rally causes PTSD to racialized people. The claim is based on the position that the protesters are racist. The video does not reference a single quote, soundbite, comment from the rally. Why? Because there is nothing racist about the rally, the convoy, the protesters. The media is desperate to find any form of racism and relies on absurd lies when there are no facts to support their claim. The only " evidence " of racism at the rallies was photos of the same flag carrier. It is not clear if the meaning of the flag was that the government policy was Nazi like or if the person supports Nazi ideals. It also not known if the flag carrier is racialized or not or if they have any affiliation with the protesters. Anti semitism is rampant in Muslim communities and groups like the Black Hebrew Israelites. A Nazi flag carrier can be of any color and group and it is racist to claim they must be white. The movement had no connection to this anonymous flag carrier. No conversation or interview was held with this unknown person. However, CITY news is claiming that this is causing people of colour (POC ) PTSD. How? No explanation was provided. The video focuses on Birgit UmIgba who asks people " what is stopping you from having more than one Black friend ". This is a curios question that seems to lack any facts and purpose. Who says white people have only one black friend and why is that important? The news presenter, Sarah Chew, also tries to link a tweet sent to Birgit to show " hate ". The tweet advised Birgit that "If you don't like it go back to Africa. White people value protest ." No context was provided. The interviewee is lobbed softball questions by Chew with a clear purpose: spread anti white hate. This messaging is consistent with Birgit's social media activity. The nurse does not have many good things to say about Ontario or white people. I don't know where she is from or much about her background but it's reasonable to project she earns over 100k per year. This would make her one of the wealthiest people on the planet yet she seems to hate everything about the system in which she thrives. On Twitter Birgit has claimed with no evidence that white kids are acting in a racist way at the protests. See her tweet. Birgit Umaigba RN, MEd @birgitomo The most disturbing part of the occupation led by the "freedom" convoy has been watching children hold hate signs alongside their parents. This has been particularly worrisome. The nurse also claims that seem to aligned with anti white hate. Birgit Umaigba RN, MEd @birgitomo Black people continue to encounter interruptions & dismissal when sharing experiences on racism. These interruptions come from white people who claim to be "non-racist". With overly sensitive ears, they come at us, "correct" our narrative because the truth is too uncomfortable. The " news story " does not examine why the Nazi flag would trigger people of colour but not impact Jewish people. The news story also offers a solution. Counseling. Specialized counseling with a twist. People with a discriminatory preference to have a counselor who looks like them, non white, can be accommodated. This race based performance promotes hate and anti white racism which is ironic. Martin Luther King had an inspirational dream. He famously shared that he wanted his children to be judged on the content of their character, not their skin colour. MLK wanted meritocracy, not racial segregation. Today this dog whistle for anti white hate is common: "services by someone who looks like me. " This really means judging people by their skin color, not the content of their character and when judging, be anti white. Of course this goes against King, human rights principles, and destoys a society attempting to be unified. It also is an attack on white employment opportunities. This is unconscionable yet it promoted on main stream media by City News by " journalists " like Sarah Chew with no shame. The video attempts to engage in anti-White fear mongering yet the only violence associated with the movement has been by a person linked to Antifa by a BIPOC. The person of colour who reports claim used a jeep to attack peaceful protesters in Winnepeg is David Zegarac. The man is well associated with left wing, radical movements. However, this is not the hate that concerns CBC or City News so don't expect counseling or concern from the media for the protesters. Again, the Nazi flag is never linked to the rally and no evidence of anything racist spoken during the event was presented in the " news " video. The only hate seems to come from those against the protesters, not the protesters. The objective seems to be to demonize whites and victimize non whites. Classic City TV. This is the link to the video:
Police State Versus The Angry Mob
Zeitgeist posted a topic in Political PhilosophyWe have seen excesses at play from members and factions within the police authorities, kneeling on the neck of a subdued black man, hitting a 70 year-old white man in the face with a baton, shooting a twenty-something indigenous woman based on the police claim that she became aggressive with a knife. These stories of police brutality arrive in the context of a pandemic that has hit poor, crowded communities hardest, many with large racialized populations. In communities that struggled to begin with, hit hard recently by Covid-19, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that police brutality against such peoples can only ignite a powder keg of pent-up anger and frustration. Obviously no one in a protest should destroy private property or hurt innocent people. Meeting a misuse of power with a misuse of protest is an unreasonable solution to oppression. The questions must now be asked. What systemic policies continue to exist that enable oppression? What must change in policing and public policy to prevent the misuse of power? I’ll put forward a few policies that I think should immediately change: -end all use of force against peaceful protesters -end the criminalization and use of law enforcement against drug use (not including large scale drug dealing), prostitution (both in the provision and use of such services), drinking in public, and assembling in any sized group (including groups not practicing social distancing) -end the harassment of people suffering from mental health problems or who are inebriated (and not harassing or hurting anyone) -redirect funding used to enforce laws against the above mentioned behaviour towards inner city economic development and mental health programs -end carding of people who are not committing a crime -ensure that all police are equipped with mini cams that must be active during all forms of law enforcement -refocus law enforcement on protecting people from violence, theft, and other clear crimes intended to hurt people What do you think must change?
Please Stop Wasting $235 Million in Canadian Tax Money!
Regina posted a topic in Federal PoliticsThe Canadian Government is planning to waste at least $235 million for a project, The Thirty Meter Telescope, which won't even be built on Canadian soil. The Thirty Meter Telescope most likely will employ few Canadians. To make matters worse, the telescope will be built in Hawaii, USA on land which is both environmentally and religiously sensitive to the indigenous Hawaiians. I hope everybody will protest against the waste of tax money and human rights abuses. Please sign the petition to stop the injustice happening within the USA at the expense of Canadian taxpayers. I am posting a link to an online petition against the Thirty Meter Telescope and waste of taxpayer money: https://www.change.org/p/justin-trudeau-a-call-to-divest-canada-s-research-funding-for-the-thirty-meter-telescope-on-mauna-kea Please tell your friends to sign the petition too. Thank you for your time.
For over 20 days now, chief Theresa Spence has camped out in a traditional TP in Ottawa in order to protest the Budget bill, among other things. Here is a link to my video about it; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82b9BzeheQg Please like, comment and subscribe if you want to see more, and thank you for simply viewing this post! Have a nice day