As I'm sure you know, Stephen Harper likes to pose as a great friend of children, or a Great Mother Leader.When he's not posing as a Great Warrior Leader.And fighting child pornographers has always been a big part of the Con political platform…
But sadly like so many other Con promises or threats, . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Stephen Harper and the Child Pornographers
While the Harper regime always touts itself as a government that stands up for family vlaues, evidence once more indicates this is little more than rhetoric and rank hypocrisy, aided and abetted by an almost completely politicized RCMP.
The CBC reports RCMP have been holding back millions of dollars from the force’s vaunted program to . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Harperian Hypocrisy: The Family Values Regime Disappoints Yet Again
…and rightly so. Flanagan thinks viewing child pornography is a liberty issue? What about the victims, the children? There is a great column on this by the Toronto Star’s Heather Mallick, rightly title “Flanagan puts personal liberty ahead of victims’ pain.” How on earth can Flanagan neglect the victims in what is rightly a . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Tom Flanagan, Dropped by the University of Calgary…
Arnell Tailfeathers is the guy who uploaded the footage that blew up Tom Flanagan:
“It wasn’t to completely discredit him. I mean when we came into that discussion that evening, we didn’t know what to expect,” said Arnell Tailfeathers, a freelance videographer.
“We just thought … if something happens — we better document it.”
Yeah, . . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Innocent No More
I have what I know will be a very unpopular opinion about a highly volatile subject. I should probably keep it to myself, but I feel compelled to share it.
It’s about Tom Flanagan’s remarks about child pornography. The remarks for which he was roundly lambasted, fired as a CBC commentator, denounced by the . . . → Read More: knitnut.net: I agree, somewhat, with Tom Flanagan
Conservative icon Tom Flanagan’s defining moment. Below: Dr. Flanagan in happier times; the six signatories of the Alberta separatist Firewall Manifesto; Richard Nixon saying goodbye during his 1952 Checkers speech. Unlike Dr. Flanagan’s likely career trajectory, Mr. Nixon came back.
Who could have predicted that yesterday would be the pope’s last . . . → Read More: Alberta Diary: Tom Flanagan, neoconservative spiritual leader, consigned to utter darkness
A Canadian Conservative has to do a lot to be punted by the Wildrose party and the Manning Centre. Thomas Flanagan did that on Wednesday by condoning child pornography. See the recorded video below of his response to a question on his views on child pornography. His argumentation basically noted that the individual act of . . . → Read More: calgaryliberal.com: How to End a Career in 24 Seconds: Dr. Flanagan
“I do have some grave doubts about putting people in jail because of their taste in pictures” – Flanagan By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive | Feb. 28, 2013: Prime Minister Stephen Harper‘s former senior adviser, Tom Flanagan, has questioned the jailing of people who view child pornography. And paid a huge price for . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: DISGUSTING! Ex-Harper Adviser Tom Flanagan Okays Viewing Child Porn
The PMO takes him out to the woodshed:
MacDougall is this guy. Wow! That blew up bigger than I expected! Who says Idle No More is washed up?
Wow x 2! Wildrose condemns and, essentially, fires Flanagan. Did INM take down Tom flanagan?
. . . → Read More: BigCityLib Strikes Back: Tom Flanagan Child Porn Comments Update