Archive for April 13th, 2012

COLUMN: Adler – Government as drug pusher, coming to a town near you

- April 13th, 2012

Step up war on dealers, don’t become one

by Charles Adler

“God damn the pusher man!”  That’s Steppenwolf on drug dealers.

We all know how dangerous drugs are.  All you have to do is look into the hollow stares of the heroin addicted. Tombstones in their eyes. But instead of getting real help, addicts are being enabled by mindless bureaucrats.

There’s a growing movement underway to turn provincial governments into the biggest drug pushers of them all. Vancouver’s Insite heroin shooting gallery started all of this, giving free syringes to junkies, along with a quiet place to inject poison into their veins.

When Canada’s top court gave the thumbs-up to Insite’s assisted suicide, we warned you that the movement would not stop until there’s a franchise on every other street corner in Canada.  Well, guess what? Our worst fears are coming true. Read more…

COLUMN: Lilley – Progressives claim to love the Charter while shredding it

- April 13th, 2012

Progressives wrong to bend charter

by Brian Lilley

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms turns 30 next week and former prime minister Jean Chretien is upset. Da little guy from Shawinigan is concerned the Harper government isn’t celebrating the charter’s anniversary loudly enough.

In reality, Chretien should be worried that the charter is under attack these days from progressive politicians on his side of the aisle. Read more…

VIDEO: Alberta election – leader’s debate reaction from Lilley, Levant and Crockatt

- April 13th, 2012

VIDEO: Alberta leaders debate reaction with Lilley, Levant and Gunter

- April 13th, 2012