Above Image: Parliament's Gotham High graduates.
No brains, no couth, no scruples required, just the gift of rote and a Facebook-style desire to become more "liked" than the next weak ego.
Granted this does not describe all parliamentarians, just the ones who get promoted according to the Peter Principle.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, for example: He's the guy who was caught out claiming to be the "architect" of a particularly bloody but apparently highly satisfying Afghanistan skirmish. Not something some others of us might be proud of -- not either of being the architect, nor claiming to be.
The explanation was that he "deviated from the prepared text". Does that not pretty much say it all about the level of sagacity required for the position of a parliamentary Minister?
Check out the video in this article: Sajjan mostly just rattles off memorized responses like a high-school boy reciting in front of the class. When pressed for actual details or rationale, he nervously stumbles, tries to make up something, then resorts instead to the statement prepared for him, which, basically, is "If we say it, then it's true".
When I was in high school I rather enjoyed my baloney sandwich lunches, but I'm more than grown up now and baloney has become way too bourgeois.
I can't help wondering how long it will be before Vassy Kapelos starts tearing out her hair on camera.
Then there's this prize winner: John McKay. Look at his evil grin. He's so happy to be getting noticed. He's proud of himself and his ability to talk out of both sides of his mouth in order to haul in more "likes" than the Conservative who will be running against him in the next election. It's pretty clear that had there been a neo-con opening in his riding he would have made a beeline for it.
I'm reminded of a childhood friend, now deceased, who didn't go far in school, but matured into an entrepreneurial type with a talent for talking his way into lots of money. He did a stint as a promoter for a popular evangelist once, and recounted to me how amazingly easy it was to "con those little Christians". No doubt, Mr. McKay is aware of that as well, but if he had a scruple to his name he would admit he's been occupying the wrong pew.
As for the issue he espouses, I hope I've made myself clear enough: Here and Here.
And now -- FOR THE LOVE OF GOD -- let those African refugees into Canada -- if they want to be here -- and just face the fact that Israel is little more than a private club where one, at the very least, has to be white to be accepted.
I can't tell you how much the below image upsets me. It's unthinkable that any person "of colour" in this day and age should have been reduced to literally debasing himself in an effort to elicit ordinary human concern for his ongoing predicament.
It's a terrible thing to have to say, but Israelis are showing every sign of having become all that they once lamented.
Big Thanks to Chycho who took the trouble to email me about my misspelling of "Politician" in the title. Big hug, Chycho! If anyone else ever notices a gaffe, feel free to let me know.
Related article: Mario Leclerc: Doin' the Party Shuffle
More Reading: About NOVICHOK and the people in so-called authority who continue to make flat-footed, highly provocative, even bellicose statements they know may well be untrue.
The King is Starkers!
Another Expert on C-19 03/04/20
COVID-19 is Global Mass Hysteria -- D. Rancourt
HEROES IN OUR TIME 31/03/20
Denial is Healthier Than Fear 29/03/20
Benefits of Self-Isolation ... or Jails Have Cons
Flu Mania Turns Me Off ... Well, it tries to, at least. 25/03/20
Now It Can Be Told ... straight from the horses' mouths! "nothing happens by accident"
How Are You Enjoying House Arrest?
No News Like Corona News - or no news BUT Corona News
Photo by Brian of North Bay
QUOTE of the MONTH:
Where you stand on an issue is determined by where you sit and who bought your chair.
Devra Lee Davis, PhD MPH
Env. Health Trust
VIDEO: The Truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation
NEWS & NOTICES:
UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Covid-19 incidence updates.
Also: Influenza Stats
Ont. Public Health Hasn't Stepped Up: We Need It To Now.
Ontario’s doctors are relying on newspaper articles written by hustling journalists and tweets from brave specialists who are filling the void left wide open by PHO to make daily clinical decisions.
Ont. Premier Doug Ford Set to Up the Fear & Inevitable Stupidity. Today's Buzzword "STARK:
OPINION: We can’t police our way out of a pandemic
ONTARIO Schools Remain Closed until May 4.
VIDEO: What is Propaganda? (Vimeo)
MORE VIDEOS on Propaganda (YouTube)
The Power of Fear
by Stephen Lendman
Live Data reporting:
Johns Hopkins Data Map
VIDEO: Enlightening live-chats re current world happenings ...
Chycho's Twitch site.
WEATHER ALERTS ACROSS CANADA
Energy, environmental policies mostly written by special interest lobbyists
The Defence of C02 (PDF)
Courtesy Dr. Roger Higgs
Extensive collection of articles debunking global warming and man-made climate change, by experts and scientists around the world. Technocracy.News
A truth few dare to utter: Canada will benefit from climate change
HuffPost: Will We Allow Canada To Deport Mohamed Harkat To Torture? .....
YYC: The True North Not So Free .....
Moe needs help with his legal costs. Visit
here to donate online.
Call for Reform of Canada’s Extradition Act Hassan Diab Website
’42 Knees in One Day’: Israeli Snipers Open Up About Shooting Gaza Protesters
Trump Regime Hostility Toward Palestinians
Netanyahu indicted in court on corruption charges
Israel’s War Criminals in Their Own Words
Miko Peled: The State of Israel Will Crumble and We Will See A Free Democratic Palestine from the River to the Sea Sooner than Most People Think
Highlights of BDS Impact in 2018
Israel's Shameful Greenwashing - CJPME video
Does Israel "own"
America; Netanyahu thinks so. video
Israel Palestine Conflict 101
Arch. & Eng. for 9/11 Truth
Canada Palestine Assoc.
CDNs for Justice & Peace in the Middle East
Count Me Out (of census)
Defend Democracy Press
Elecromagnetic Sense ...
Famous Canadian Women
Friends of Science
Gray Zone Project
Greencrow As The Crow Flies
If Not Now
In Gaza, Eva Bartlett
Information Clearing House
Israel Palestine News
Jewish Voice for Peace
Justice for Mohamed Harkat
Justice for Hassan Diab
LGBTQ+ Guide to Online Safety
Palestine Photo Project
Penny for Your Thoughts
Real Climate Science
Truth and Shadows
Vaccination Info Network
Vaccine Choice Canada
Watts Up With That?