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Threats Against Premier

Threats Against Premier

Postby slootman » Jun 27th, 2017, 11:00 am

https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#200494

Could be one of our regular forum posters? [icon_lol2.gif]

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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Urbane » Jun 27th, 2017, 11:14 am

Some people think that they can say or do anything when it involves a politician. Sad to read this story but it's good that charges are being laid. Perhaps that will serve as a reminder that uttering threats, even against politicians, is wrong. And illegal. The level of hate directed against Christy Clark has been extraordinary and the criticisms have gone far beyond the normal political discourse. Let's hope for a return to civility in the days ahead.

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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby bob vernon » Jun 27th, 2017, 11:24 am

Why wasn't this made public during the campaign? There is nothing more powerful in an election than playing the victim card. If the Liberals had have released this information during the campaign and tried to gain some sympathy for Christie, it might have swung the election in favour of the Liberals and we wouldn't be in the mess we are in now.

If the person who made the threat was an NDP supporter, or could be made into one with some slick attack ads, the outcome would have been different. This is how the Americans play politics and it's the way we should, too. You let opportunities go past like that and just look what happened.

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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Veovis » Jun 27th, 2017, 11:41 am

Personally Bob I don't actually feel any of the current leaders would be fool enough to ruin an active police investigation by publicly releasing the info thinking it would create a jump in the polls as once the police reported what was ruined the self serving politician would like see a 3-5 times multiplier of a drop.

Now as to why the media never mentioned it during the election, well either the police kept this really quiet until they could make a charge, or our media wasn't interested in helping the liberals.

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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby GordonH » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:00 pm

I may despise all politicians, making any threats impo is just pain stupid.

You can think whatever you want, just don't say it or act on it.

You just can't fix stupidity

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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Hassel99 » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:05 pm

bob vernon wrote:Why wasn't this made public during the campaign? There is nothing more powerful in an election than playing the victim card. If the Liberals had have released this information during the campaign and tried to gain some sympathy for Christie, it might have swung the election in favour of the Liberals and we wouldn't be in the mess we are in now.

If the person who made the threat was an NDP supporter, or could be made into one with some slick attack ads, the outcome would have been different. This is how the Americans play politics and it's the way we should, too. You let opportunities go past like that and just look what happened.



Released what info? Charges were only laid today...
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby The Green Barbarian » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:15 pm

slootman wrote:https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-200494-1-.htm#200494

Could be one of our regular forum posters? [icon_lol2.gif]


I was thinking the same thing. *removed*
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Jflem1983 » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:23 pm

Violent threats from the left . I'm also surprised this did not leak sooner
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Jflem1983 » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:24 pm

The Green Barbarian wrote:
slootman wrote:https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-story-200494-1-.htm#200494

Could be one of our regular forum posters? [icon_lol2.gif]


I was thinking the same thing. Those thoughts were flaming in their intensity.



Has to be . I had same thoughts . There are actually a few it could be . One has been quiet of late ..
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Omnitheo » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:50 pm

Jflem1983 wrote:Violent threats from the left . I'm also surprised this did not leak sooner


Oh give it a rest. This isn't a left right thing. Multiple people have been charged for making threats against Trudeau remember. This is just a consequence of the vitriol and hatred that is propagated by all sides against those, or those political parties, that do not align with their beliefs.

When you continue to state "the left" or "the right" you are only adding to the circle of hatred that encourages these sorts of behaviours.
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Hurtlander » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:51 pm

Jflem1983 wrote:Violent threats from the left . I'm also surprised this did not leak sooner

Most likely it was someone from the far right that foresaw the government was going to make a hard left turn in the coming months.
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby The Green Barbarian » Jun 27th, 2017, 12:52 pm

Jflem1983 wrote:Violent threats from the left . I'm also surprised this did not leak sooner


I was thinking the same thing. This lady sounds almost as crazy as that far-left Bernie Sanders lover who shot up the Republican baseball game. It appears that violence is boiling up from the left and far left, and it's time that some of the leftist loons out there start saying something to quell the anger and stupidity from these far left nutbags.
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Queen K » Jun 27th, 2017, 1:05 pm

Omnitheo wrote:
Jflem1983 wrote:Violent threats from the left . I'm also surprised this did not leak sooner


Oh give it a rest. This isn't a left right thing. Multiple people have been charged for making threats against Trudeau remember. This is just a consequence of the vitriol and hatred that is propagated by all sides against those, or those political parties, that do not align with their beliefs.

When you continue to state "the left" or "the right" you are only adding to the circle of hatred that encourages these sorts of behaviours.


I could not add to this sentence any better.

Isn't it the truth!! We are polarizing ourselves here on Castanet so badly these days.
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby Queen K » Jun 27th, 2017, 1:07 pm

Just read the name, no one I know. Thankfully!
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Re: Threats Against Premier

Postby George+ » Jun 27th, 2017, 1:08 pm

And the Liberals said they would cooperate.

Clark looks like a sour grapes premier and is well deserving of strong criticism.
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