As of Saturday August 9 at 8:30 AM the courageous and intrepid occupiers occupy. Good on 'em!
Details (including info on rides) at: #DamLine9.
Postscript: Police moved in noonish Sunday August 10. I salute and applaud the courage and commitment of the occupiers.
In the land of the blind the one-eyed man is king:
To be clear: These people are barefaced liars and grossly arrogant & venal greed-heads but they are not stupid. Tony Abbott is now swinging into his FDR New Deal schtick: Tony Abbott launches Green Army recruiting drive. Look how he engineers it for maximum bang per buck and with an eye for the future when he may need a loyal army to keep order.
A clever way to somehow get Green cred: "Look at ME! Planting trees!" Any comparison with similar NAZI youth programs in 1930's Germany is unwarranted, scurrilous even (and shortly such thoughts will have been redefined as sedition so they can execute you for having them).
Stephen Harper likes to stand behind the 'real man' in the room. It's an odd sort of quality; and definitely not a good basis for environmental (or any other) policy. Something very k-k-Canadian about it though eh? In a twisted & perverted kind of way?
What can one say about him that isn't sedition?
Do we have impeachment in k-k-k-Canada? If we impeach 'im does he still get a pension?
Can we put 'im in jail where 'e belongs?