|Montréal, 16 septembre 2000 / No 67||
by Scott Carpenter
Last week the PM was back on the tube rallying the troops and preparing for another not so distant election. I try not to play too close attention to what these politico wind bags have to say – it's always the same brouhaha about reforming social programs and blah blah blah. In fact, although I am a supporter of many of the Canadian Alliance's economic and social policies, I even find it difficult to sit through their press conferences. So, as a general rule, I just don't. But for some reason – perhaps a masochistic streak buried somewhere deep within my soul – I found myself listening to Chrétien's tirade about how he will carry the Liberals into the next millennium, etc., etc., etc. Nothing out of the usual. That is until the silly old fart had the gal to use the
While physical references (such as the Revelstoke Salute) to the traditional
So, in light of the conversation, I took my finger off the
Is that so?
Below I have attached a copy of an open letter to the Prime Minister regarding his stance on this issue...
When you say I am free do you really mean it?
Mr. Chrétien – I think you don't know the first thing about freedom. I doubt that any of you and your Liberal cronies do. So here's a little word of advice: Before you have the nerve to blather on about issues as serious as freedom maybe you should do a little research on the subject. Maybe you should pick up a book and do a little reading. Anything by Ayn Rand would be good. Richard Rieben writes great trash about social liberty. Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine (both Nasty Americans) are good as well.
More importantly though Mr. PM – please don't bullshit us. We're not as stupid as you believe and your insistence on using such a sacred word as
By the way – have you thought about what you're going to do about the deteriorating state of our socialized health care system? I've got an idea or two – give me a shout some time and we'll talk a bit about
Say, Mr. PM – how does it feel to be insulted?
Toiling serf in the Collective Comradeship of Canada – Subservient Member State of the People's Republic of the United Nations.
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