A terrorist is a person who ignores the rules of
civilization, the rules of law of his home country and the rules of
war. He murders, mangles, rapes, destroys societies and
eventually gets caught.
Canada has two levels of government including elected
Members of Parliament and appointed Supreme Court Judges. Parliament
sets up the laws and the Supreme Court ensures that the laws are
enforced as they are written.
There is a level of complexity here and the wikipedia article
on the Supreme Court of Canada will help you better understand just
what it is and what it is responsible for.
But there is a problem when Terrorism is
considered. Our Supreme Act and the rules and regulations in it
wasn't designed to handle
terrorists. Consequently the Supreme Court must treat all
Canadians even those that are terrorists with all the rights of the
Charter of Rights and Freedom and all the existing laws that are used to
govern Canadian citizens.
As a result of this problem the Supreme Court ruled that
a Canadian Terrorist who had killed and injured people and who had
fought with an enemy fighting Canadian soldiers should be paid
10.5 million damages in compensation for the way he was investigated and
jailed and that a public apology would be required to be given to him.
There are several ways to look at this case. You can
look at it from a lawyers point of view. There is a potential to make a
large fee. In this case several lawyers worked on this case "for
free" with the understanding that they would receive a part of any
payout. You can look at it from the perspective of the soldier
was seriously injured by the terrorist or the family and friends of the
other soldier who was killed by the terrorist. You can look at it from
the point of view of a Canadian soldier who fought the enemy that this
terrorist fought for.
You can look at it from a
religious point of view. The ten commandments include
commandment #6 -Thou shall not murder" so we have millions of
people who strongly feel that even a convicted terrorist or any other
person who has committed murder should not be subject to a death
penalty. During WW2 certain religions forbid their members to carry arms
and they could only serve in service positions during the war. Religious
people can also be very vocal in sharing their opinions on the death
penalty and as a result Canada no longer has a death penalty for any
crime even treason or mass murder. So here is the problem if the rules
on death penalties were to be changed those with religious views would
need to reconsider their positions in the case of extreme terrorist behavior.
It is unlikely that they would do this until after an incident like the
9/11 attacks in the USA occurred in Canada.
You can consider it from the point of view of a person who feels that
anyone under a certain age is in fact a child and is not guilty legally
because of their age. In their minds if you are a "child" and
have killed ten people you cannot be charged as a murderer. In Canada
the "age of Majority" is 18 or 19 depending on the province
you are in. The description of a "child" is anyone who appears
to be under 16. So there is some variation as to what age a
"child" is. But many people will say that if a person is a
child then they cannot be charged with murder. In Canada we have the Youth
Criminal Justice Act and if you are under 12 years old you cannot be
charged with murder. There are other rules for ages between 12 and
17. The terrorists see this as a wonderful opportunity to train
child soldiers because they can then murder people but never be charged.
This is yet another example of how our legal system was never developed
to accommodate the problems associated with terrorists. And
understandably those Canadians who feel they should obey our legal
system are very reluctant to see a child soldier charged with the
murders that they commit.
You can look at
terrorism from a combination of views.
You can also consider it from a political perspective as an opportunity to
get elected to or to remain in office. In that case you would support
those Canadians who feel that the 10.5 million dollar payment to a child
soldier murderer was wrong. They would then vote for you.
After deciding on how to
best interpret the situation you can
then decide if you support the payment of 10.5 million dollars to the
terrorist and the public apology to him or if you decide that is not
appropriate. You may have several reasons why you think that it is or is
make matters more complicated, the media which is
usually controlled by a few very rich individuals supporting a certain
political party may present you with information that will influence
your opinion. They can do this in a very clever way. They will emphasis
material from supporters of the government and give little or no
coverage to people who are opposed to the government's actions. This is
sometimes called FAKE NEWS but what is being done is to try and
control the opinions of their readers so that they will continue to
support the political party the owners of the media support.
I personally think that this payment and apology is an
example of pure bullshit. In my opinion the majority of Canadians do not
agree with this action. In my opinion there are much better areas to
spend 10.5 million dollars of taxpayer's money including for the soldiers
that Canada had fighting the enemy who suffered as a result. We could
use that money to ensure that Canadians living in the far north have
drinking water. We could do something about the young people committing
suicide in the north or the Canadians living in their cars because they
can't afford to rent. There are thousands of better ways to spend that
much tax money.
In my opinion as a result of this payment and apology I
think that it will mean the end of PM Trudeau's popularity and in the
2019 election he will be kicked out of office. But the bullshit does not
stop here. I think that it will have a very negative effect on our
soldiers who put their lives on the line every time they put their
uniforms on. I think that millions of Canadians are not happy with this
Leader Andrew Scheer said it was "disgusting"
for the government to concoct a "secret deal" and hand
over millions to a convicted terrorist. "This payout is a slap in
the face to men and women in uniform who face incredible danger every
day to keep us safe."
Michelle Rempel: "Why would Trudeau pay Khadr $10-million before having a court
there a solution here? Yes. First of all we need to vote PM Trudeau
out of office in the next election. Secondly we need to change
the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to exclude Canadians who are
terrorists. All Canadian citizens have certain rights but they also have
certain responsibilities and if they decide to become terrorists they
should lose their Canadian citizenship. Their passports should be
cancelled and all Canadian benefits stopped. To date over 240 Canadians
have become terrorists and have been fighting with ISIS overseas. But
over 83 have come back to continue to enjoy the benefits of Canadian
citizenship and this shows how the existing system is simply not
We also need to change the Supreme Court Act to establish an
appropriate punishment for those acting as terrorists. We need to
consider bringing back the death penalty for those who participate in
terrorist acts. Why? Today in Canada a terrorist can kill one, ten or a
thousand Canadians or more and they will have the same rights as any
other Canadian held in jail for a single murder. They will receive a
warm dry bed, three nutritious meals a day, free legal and medical care,
exercise and entertainment, and the opportunity for parole and
release. And the people they have killed will receive nothing.
Thirdly I think
it would be very appropriate for the Leader of the Opposition to launch
a non confidence motion in the House of Commons regarding the
payment of 10.5 million dollars to this terrorist. That would give all
MPs the opportunity to express their opinions on this and would allow
those that vote supporting the PM's action to be voted out of office in
the next election.
yes there are solutions to reducing the amount of bullshit associated
with terrorism in Canada. Or we could do nothing and the existing
methods of handling terrorists will continue giving them all sorts of
advantages to being terrorists and remaining Canadian to enjoy all the
rights and benefits of Canadian citizenship while they murder, maim,
rape, destroy cities and fight for ISIS.
ISIS has posted
videos of their "child soldiers" murdering innocent people and
should these child soldiers be Canadian citizens our existing government
will not charge them with murder and may do what they did recently and
pay them millions of dollars while offering them an apology. Canadian
media does not show these videos because they feel that they are
"politically incorrect" and so most Canadians are unaware that
the problem even exists. My suggestion would be to visit the Canadian
webpage bestgore.com and review videos that ISIS has posted of their
child soldiers hacking off heads and shooting people in the head and
then you can much better understand what a "child soldier" is.
The images are horrible but if you are not aware of reality in this
world you will continue to think that because a child is under a certain
age they are innocent and should not be charged under any Canadian laws.
you have concerns about Terrorists with Canadian citizenship and the
continued rights they enjoy then please write your Member
of Parliament, Premiers
and Prime Minister.