... of the Used, Abused, and Utterly Screwed Up.

A Secular Franciscan looks at the world... with a more jaundiced eye than ever... and lots of ellipses for you to fill in the missing text...
(with thanks to Thomas S. Klise for the title)

Saturday, May 05, 2012

One could ask

another question.

Whither Free Speech?

And that other question would be 'Whither courage?'

A very large number of Harper's Conservatives ran on Pro-Life platforms. Where are they when the time comes to stick up for one of their number? Or Mr. Harper himself, the ex-lobbyist with the Western separatist Reform party, who has publicly said that he won't allow the question to be re-opened? Where are these people when it comes to stand up with courage for their convictions? Nowhere. Pragmatists all, knowing that they place their chances at re-election in danger is they support Mr. Woodworth, and they place their own place in the party and in the government in danger from their own leader, the before-mentioned Western separatist...

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