In recent days, senior members of the Stephen Harper minority Conservative federal government have again trotted out the sordid and story notion of Canada entering into a “security perimeter” arrangement with the U.S.
It would be the biggest mistake a Canadian government has ever made.
Contrary to the musings of former U.S. president George W. Bush, the reason America is the target of “terrorists” around the world is not that they “envy” the “freedoms” Americans “enjoy.”
It is because for more than 100 years – ever since it became a significant world power – the American government and American multinational corporations have raped, pillaged and looted almost every country that could not defend itself. read more »