Random Quotations – June 5th, 2018

Five items in total…

“…the city’s police continue to issue public appeals for information on murders while providing only the vaguest details of the crime… Edmonton police reported that a 25-year-old male had been fatally shot in the city’s southwest. However, they did not provide his name or any details about him. Police also withheld the exact location of the shooting, noting only the nearest intersection… Police will even withhold the identities of people they’ve shot themselves.” – Tristin Hopper, “Why are Canadian police forces increasingly refusing to release the names of murder victims?” – National Post, June 1st, 2018.

“We’re just gonna, ya know, print money and buy ’em all back.” – Joanne Belanger, NDP candidate for Bay of Quinte, quoted by Mika Ryu in “Does the NDP really want to print money for hydro shares?” – Post Millennial, May 31st, 2018.

“When you consistently reject the results of elections that you don’t win, what you want is a dictatorship… The only legitimate exercise of power in this country, according to Democrats, is its own. Whenever Republicans exercise power, it’s inherently illegitimate.” – Monty Pelerin’s World, “Modern civil war without guns – so far! “ – May 31st, 2018. (Interesting insights, you can read it here.)

“LeadNow is currently running a negative advertisement campaign against Ontario PC Leader Doug Ford. The Ontario branch of LeadNow is a registered third-party advertiser in the provincial campaign, and yet, it’s also receiving funding from the Trudeau government… Their campaign claims that Ford will ‘engineer massive tax cuts for the rich, slash public services and make Ontario less safe for minorities’.” – Candice Malcolm, “Third-party activist groups getting money from Summer Jobs grants” – Toronto Sun, May 30th, 2018.

“The Hungarian government has drafted new laws to criminalise those who help irregular migrants seeking asylum… If passed in its current form, the legislation could make printing leaflets with information for asylum-seekers and offering them food or legal advice a criminal offence… Hungary’s Magyar Hirlap daily says prison sentences, ranging from a few days to a year, are envisaged for people who smuggle migrants in, help them to get asylum or who fund illegal immigration.” – BBC, “Hungary to criminalise migrant helpers in crackdown” – May 29th, 2018.

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