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Wednesday, May 23, 2007
Campbell to be pilliored by progressives?
Premier Gordon Campbell said Wednesday he will never meet with the anti-Olympic protesters who trashed government offices in Vancouver.
But what if a CTV-Globe poll finds that two-thirds of Canadians want him to negotiate (see "The question is the question," below)?
Posted by Terry O'Neill on May 23, 2007 in Canadian Provincial Politics | Permalink
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Maybe we should adopt the methods of the heroes of these Leftoids, namely Commie China:
"China set to severely punish Olympic 'troublemakers'"
Posted by: obc | 2007-05-23 7:39:10 PM
Good for Mr. Campbell. He should not waste his time meeting with those fascist anarchists who abuse the noble cause of helping the poor to justify their violence and destruction. Their kinds should be ignored, shut out, and when necessary incarcerated.
They can take their Nazism someplace else, like Ontario.
Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2007-05-23 7:42:32 PM
Premier Campbell shouldnot meet with thses idiots.
They should have to pay for the damage or go to jail. If I had done that damage I would be in jail and probably they would throw the key away.
are these folksabove the law??
Get over it. 2010 Olympics will go and depart and nothing can stop it.
Posted by: Yvon Boissonneault | 2007-05-23 8:04:28 PM
The protestors have the politicians on the run. After years of molly coddling these thugs, the thugs now have the upper hand. And it looks good on the Vancouver City councellors. Instead of getting tough on squatters, park occupiers, etc they chose to do nothing because they didn't want to "hurt there poor wittle feelings.
Well now, the tables have turned.
Posted by: Horny Toad | 2007-05-23 11:06:37 PM
the thugs in question have taken things to a new level last week when they threatened officials homes and private lives.
Nor do they speak for the poor, who seem a tad exasperated with them on the evening news. Legitimate poverty workers are also feeling ticked.
Posted by: canadian freedoms fan | 2007-05-23 11:58:16 PM
Since anarchists believe there is nothing wrong in destroying inanimate objects and since they live in inanimate objects ... hmmm, don't give me any ideas, please.
Posted by: set you free | 2007-05-24 12:16:03 AM
What Campbell should focus on is being in a Court of
Ordinary Criminal Jurisdiction as these hoodlums appear to answer to at least six offences clearly
defined in the Criminal Code of Canada Revised Statutes of Canada -if they are convicted he can wave goodbye as they proceed on their way to well
deserved incarceration. Federal resource in Renous
New Brunswick would be a great spot -lots of drug activists in there, comparing tattoos - MacLeod
Posted by: Jack MacLeod | 2007-05-24 6:04:00 AM
The police should throw the book at these "activists" (they're not, you know). And, the CBC camaraperson who taped it all should be arrested for abetting criminal activity.
I don't object to legitimate protest, but this is beyond the pale of reason.
Posted by: Mike in White Rock | 2007-05-24 9:58:02 AM
ZP, I'm pretty sure they aren't anarchists and fascists (since the two are pretty much philosophical opposites) but if you look at the APC website (http://apc.resist.ca/) they are pretty much left-wing nut jobs -- and that's being polite about it:
"The poor face constant attack under the capitalist system and these attacks have only intensified under the BC Liberal government. APC is committed to fighting the brutal policies of the BC Liberals through direct action, mass mobilization, and casework.
We oppose racism, sexism, homophobia, and all other forms of oppression. APC is an independent and democratic organization open to anyone who agrees with our basis of unity. We are committed to working in solidarity with the struggles of other progressive movements — locally, nationally, and internationally — to end poverty and injustice." (from their website)
And quite frankly I wouldn't wish these people on anyone -- even Ontario.
Posted by: Daniel | 2007-05-24 10:36:14 AM
Since APC is truly democratic they surely will not object to spending several years in a truly democratic institution like the Federal Prison in Renous New Brunswick which is fully bi-lingual and all are treated as equals. Of course the long term current prison population will beat the shit out of the APC soft, middle class youths whose Mommy's and Daddy's pay for everything including their diapers
-Vancouver Police should have been on hand to protect private and public property - tut, tut, MacLeod
Posted by: Jack Macleod | 2007-05-24 10:57:43 AM
You missed the part about them being open to anyone who agrees with them.... Egro your/my/and most other on this board's opinions don't count.
But I agree they should pay for their crimes as they weren't "protesting" they were vandalising Ken Dobell's office. They also gained access to said office under false pretenses -- claiming to be a flower delivery -- which I believe constitutes fraud or at least trespassing. Not to mention that they've uttered threats against VANOC members and their families.
Posted by: Daniel | 2007-05-24 11:20:54 AM
They in fact committed acts defined as offences defined by the Criminal Code of Canada RSC-a few competent Crowns could put those assholes away for a long, long time. Here in the ultra small "c" Consevative Picture Province they would regret having been born - NB is very hard nosed dealing with criminals, which is what they are. Crowns will go into Court seeking "maximums" -Even in BC which we consider barely part of Canada, Crowns are driven by Politics - watch and see. MacLeod
Posted by: Jack MacLeod | 2007-05-24 12:14:51 PM
"Even in BC which we consider barely part of Canada, Crowns are driven by Politics - watch and see."
I won't take insult to that :) but I'm pretty sure the rest us colonials out here in BC want to see them hang as well... Maybe we could go burn them out if the Crown Counsel doesn't hurry up with charging them.
Posted by: Daniel | 2007-05-24 2:42:09 PM
Campbell will push the Attorney General who will push the Crowns -which I expect the Crowns will
not take exception to -we are talking about enforcement of the Criminal Code of Canada, which despite the burden of Liberal appointed Judges and
patronage generated activities, works. The Crowns will be local folk heros to the many Conservatives in BC who seek good government, plus the "Games"
MacLeod -good wishes to all.
Posted by: Jack MacLeod | 2007-05-24 4:06:17 PM
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