About a month ago I made this little photoshop, because I was sure that Vic Toews would try to use the Luka Magnotta case to peddle his internet snooping bill.
For a Con zombie is a Con zombie, and there is nothing Toews wouldn't do to rummage stumble through our computers without a warrant.
. . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Vic Toews and the Case of Luka Magnotta
In dictatorial regimes, tyrants rule by manipulating prevailing public emotions. They use the smallest emotional opportunity to create draconian laws that take away the people’s rights and freedoms. Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has certainly learned a thing or two from this modus operandi.
He wants to use Luka Rocco Magnotta’s gruesome murder and dismemberment . . . → Read More: CANADIAN PROGRESSIVE WORLD: Vic Toews To Use Magnotta Murder Case To Revive Internet Surveillance Bill C-30
OMG. That'll teach me to stroll through a graveyard in Con Canada, when a Harper moon is in the sky.
First I read that Vic Toews' internet snooping bill had quietly died.
The Internet surveillance legislation sponsored by Public Safety Minister Vic Toews has disappeared down a dark legislative hole. For all intents and . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Vic Toews and the Bill that Wouldn’t Die
Think this decision ruffled a few feathers in the Conservative government today?
The Supreme Court of Canada struck down Friday warrantless wiretap powers that police have in cases of emergency. The high court has given Parliament a year to re-write the law. Ruling in a 2006 British Columbia kidnapping case, the country’s top court said . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Supreme Court fires a volley across Bill C-30 (& Harper’s) bow.
Rob Nicholson responds to my email. Comments below:
Correspondence from the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Thank you for your correspondence concerning the Government’s proposed amendments to strengthen the hate crimes provisions of the Criminal Code. I regret the delay in responding.
As you are aware, on September 30, 2011, Conservative Member . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: What Will Replace Section 13 Of The Canadian Human Rights Act
OK. So let me get this straight. The Con stooge Christian Paradis is stumbling though an ethical mine field.
The opposition is calling for a fresh ethics probe following new allegations about the conduct of federal Industry Minister Christian Paradis.
The call comes less than a week after Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Christian Paradis and the Kafka Cons
As you know I have long been concerned about the mental state of the Con zombie Vic Toews. And whether he’s fit to remain in office.
First he came crawling out of his crypt, the one with the large bed and the mirrored ceiling, claiming that anyone who didn’t support his fascist internet snooping . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Is Vic Toews Out of Control?
In another sign just how dangerous to freedom and the American way Rick Santorum really is, this statement from the presidential contender should send chills down one’s spine.
Current federal “obscenity” laws prohibit distribution of hardcore (obscene) pornography on the Internet, on cable/satellite TV, on hotel/motel TV, in retail shops and through the mail or . . . → Read More: Like porn? You won’t like a Santorum presidency.
by Katitza Rodriguez | EFF Last Saturday, the Canadian government announced it would put proposed online surveillance legislation temporarily “on pause” following sustained public outrage generated by the bill. Since its introduction two weeks ago, …Read More
This AR poll is the highlight of my week so far – which just started, mind you – because its just awesome.
As reported by HuffPo, the poll shows that 53% of Canadians find Bill C-30 overally as too intrusive, overall, while 27% say its necessary and 19% aren’t sure. But there’s more too . . . → Read More: Blunt Objects: Majority of Canadians Don’t Like Bill C-30 – AR Poll
Uh oh. Con Zombie Alert. I see Vic Toews is going after Justin Trudeau.
An angry Vic Toews wants an investigation into whether Justin Trudeau encouraged personal Twitter attacks against him after it was revealed a Liberal staffer was the mastermind of the Vikileaks Twitter controversy that aired details of Public Safety Minister’s divorce . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Vic Toews Goes After Justin Trudeau