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“I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind.” ~~ John G. Diefenbaker

FELDSTED -- The Trudeau Liberals are at it again – encouraging social discord

There are minorities at both ends of the abortion debate spectrum. A rational debate on abortion is not possible as neither side will allow deviation from their radical positions. No political response or position will satisfy both as they deal in stark black and white.
"My views have evolved," Goodale says today.

That is classic answer avoidance. Evolved to what? He doesn’t say, while demanding that Scheer should do so; leftist double standards in play.

Much the same applies to gay marriage. The minority of radicals who refuse to accept that gay people are an integral part of our society and have been for millennia are offset by radicals who insist we must promote gay life as an alternative to heterosexuality.

A person is gay or not gay. A tiny minority within that minority are omnisexual and don’t care about the gender of a lover. That too is as old as dirt.

The Liberal inference that a conservative MP may introduce a private member’s bill on these issues is disgusting. Any MP can introduce a pro-abortion or same-sex bill that will create as much controversy as a restrictive measure. The topics are toxic.

The objective of raising these issues is to distract us from election issues that really matter.

Goodale’s tweet of an old Scheer same-sex marriage speech is the equivalent of tossing a fistful of sunflower seeds in a flock of geese. Both the mainstream and social media leapt on this non-issue and the distraction appears to be working.

Are we really that blind to political manipulation?

Most of us see cynical hypocrisy for what it is. Ralph Goodale and Justin Trudeau are fighting for their political lives. Trudeau’s Achilles’ heel is that he cannot believe that every other party leader is not equally intent on thrusting his personal views and ideology on the Canadian people.

Scheer has not signaled such an intention. What we see is what we get – a middle class father of five with no personal fortune, and no major connections to the wealthy and powerful. He has survived in the highly partisan and brutal world in the Ottawa bubble. He senses that Canada is not yet ready for the drastic changes proposed by Maxime Bernier, but that may change in time.

Those who are disgruntled with Scheer’s modest approach have a PPC alternative.

Be wary of the Greens. Elizabeth May is Marxist; anti-business, anti-capitalism and anti-wealth. Trudeau and May share the same view of environmental issues. They have no interest in making a greener Canada. They see environmental law as levers to coerce Canadians into submitting to ideals that neither hold and both view environmentalism as a route to increased political power over Canadians rather than as a benefit for Canadians.

John Feldsted ~~ The Way I See It
Political Commentator, Consultant & Strategist
Winnipeg, Manitoba


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