Prime Minister Stephen Harper Drinking Wine During RCMP Ottawa Briefing? What? No Golf with Obama?

by Scott Creighton

An image has surfaced purportedly showing Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper conducting a emergency briefing with Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commissioner Bob Paulson over the Ottawa shooting situation. There is a glass of red wine positioned in front of the Prime Minister. It’s all over Twitter at this time and Canadians are not amused.

There’s no doubt that it’s wine and it doesn’t appear to be within the reach of the police commissioner (it would take some serious balls for the top cop to be drinking while briefing his boss, don’t ya think? Especially with reporters in the room taking the publicity shots)

Harper’s relaxed Laissez-faire attitude toward this “crisis” speaks volumes to those few who are still listening as did President Obama’s after a recent beheading, the first of that trio (James Foley), when he gave his somber address to the nation to claim “we will get even for this outrage” and then jetted off to play a round of golf on an exclusive course with his billionaire friends, fist bumping and laughing the entire day.

If you listen closely, these whispers tell a story. But only if you listen. Only if you care.

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Canadian police urge Parliament to pass domestic spying bill

from RT

Police across Canada are urging Ottawa to resurrect a controversial Internet surveillance bill that would allow them to monitor Canadians’ digital activities in real-time without a warrant.

­The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police has made a plea to on the federal government to pass Bill C-30, also known as the Protecting Children from Internet Predators Act ahead of a gathering by the provincial and federal justice ministers next week.

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