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Identification of Canadians and Quebec's Bill 62: Who Are You?
The Province of Quebec recently passed Bill 62, the ban of full-face covering —for anyone giving or receiving public services. The controversial ban is criticized by the 'politically-correct' as being specifically aimed at Muslim women. Wrong. It is not. It is aimed inclusively at all persons in Quebec, any and all individuals, any citizen, foreign, immigrant, visitor, asylum seeker, fake refugee or otherwise—any 'person' receiving or giving services who arrogantly insists upon hiding (his/her/its/gender-neutral, modified, transformed, whatever, your choice) their natural face. You got it, anyone in Quebec who hides their faces and identity from other Canadians is now required to conform to a common-sense law.
Who ARE You? Identification of Canadians... a valid Question of Security
"Who are you?" remains a valid question of security for people world-wide. Around the globe. Identification of Quebeckers, in fact any and all Canadians or others with covered faces in public places —is a security issue.
Don't like it? Get used to it. Join the modern world. France and other countries including Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands have done the same. Worth noting, some Muslim countries also recognize that security is paramount and must come first. Chad, and even Egypt are doing the same. With good reason. Terrorists use deception and hide their faces, gender, and intent. Full-face coverings are NOT an "Islamic" religious requirement contrary to the loudly-expressed opinions of perhaps well-intentioned—but ill-informed protesters.
Identification of Canadians and the Stigma of Hidden Faces
Here in Canada we are an 'open-faced society' and always have been. Hidden faces have traditionally and correctly borne the stigma of suspicion and evil. The indeterminate stranger approaches presenting unknown and potential danger. Lack of trust is invariably created, regardless of what lurks behind masks and other forms of face coverings.
Hidden faces have been and will continue to be associated with persons having something to hide, criminality, untrustworthy, evil intent. Shady individuals, attackers, break and enter artists and car thieves alike do not want their faces revealed before or after being caught. Terrorists with murder on their minds do not wish to be identified. ISIS 'fighters' and extremists of every kind practice secrecy of the worst kind. Hidden intent. Terrorism. The past 20 years has demonstrated an automatic correlation between hidden faces and masks, including "burquas and hijabs". We cannot help that. How unfortunate. But to deny the association between 'hidden faces' of any type and human lack of trust is to be naive, uninformed, and foolish.
Benefits of Open Faces and Identification of Canadians
Yes. Benefits. Open faces offer more than simple visual confirmation of identification. Uncovered faces increase trust between people in daily contact, on passing, standing face-to-face, silently, speaking directly to one another or not. Open faces improve communication via the inherent understanding of natural and unmistakable language of facial expression. Faces signal intent, friendship, status, happiness, sadness, good or evil —although such an interchange may be subtle, missed entirely, understood or not.
Why are there Objections to Reasonable and logical Identification of Canadians? Why is this even an issue?
Open, honest and uncovered faces improve tolerance, inclusion, and acceptance above all. Worth repeating, uncovered faces offer inclusion, acceptance, and even potential friendship to strangers. Open faces reduce concerns for personal safety— by honestly addressing, reducing or completely eliminating suspicion.
Canadians naturally object to covered faces for all of the above reasons. Canadians are, by our very identity, history and nature, friendly, open-faced, inclusive and tolerant of those who dress 'strangely' and those who may be 'different'. We want to know who specifically stands before us for any purpose.
On the Other Hand...
Want to be looked upon with suspicion by all? Try it. Cover your face fully. Hide your face from any and all observers and passers-by. Lurk in public places, courts of law, lineups at bus stops, at the mall, in lineups at the show, ceremonies, events, schools, the supermarket, the welfare office, or your neighbourhood community center. Try entering an airport wearing a balaclava—and see what happens. Expect to be confronted and identified.
While you're at it, protest Canadian social life, Canadian traditions, and whine loudly. Scream racism! Hide your face so nobody can determine who you are, what you are protesting and whining loudly for, or screaming dissent.
How about let's sneak about like it's Hallowe'en. Close enough. Pretend you're practicing "it's a woman's choice' , imagine you are a different gender and supporting "women's issues." Pretend that you're a 'feminist', as certain out-of-touch, ill-informed, confused and incompetent politicians posing as 'leaders' seem to be prone to encourage. Does a full-face covering make your voiced opinion any braver, any more valid? No. In fact, the opposite; the hidden face demonstrates cowardice.
One may use the excuse that a burqua, Lone Ranger mask, niquab, rubber Grinch-face, wooden voodoo mask, head-scarf, extreme-weather face-cover-hoodie, ski-mask, hollowed-out pumpkin-head, rubber duck costume, toque, or northern balaclava — is somehow justified by a "religious requirement" and a 'religion'. It is not. They are not. None of the above face coverings qualify for exemption or eliminate, dismiss, or trump the logical and reasonable quest for security for ALL Canadians.
Walk into a bank or jewelry store or bank—or any other civilized workplace with a full-face covering and try withdrawing money or inciting a nasty public demonstration— and discover why full face covering are a bad idea.
This is Canada. It is time for politicians of all stripes to remind themselves why the essential tradition of open-faced identification of Canadians IS the essence of Canada.
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If There Ever Was a Time...it's Now
If there ever was a time... for common sense, unity, political cooperation, and dialogue in the Western world, it is now. It seems logical that in unsettling times, unpredictable governance is the last thing the West needs.
If there ever was a time to shelve unproductive, useless partisan politics, the time is now.
The United States appears to be a hotbed of discontent. Unity is a joke. Racism is rampant. Social unrest is a raw, bleeding sore. Cooperation is non-existent. The common cause is nowhere to be found. Mutually-planned goals are non-existent. The President is disliked, demeaned, and insulted at every turn. Daily. By his detractors, opposition, the media, even disillusioned individuals in his own party. His own advisors. Whispers of impeachment are screamed by bitter losers. You're fired. You too.
Twitter trash abounds. Fake news. The media is partisan, left-leaning, critical, hasty, unrelenting, and nasty, having forgotten what journalism, fairness and justice are supposed to be. The media certainly has discovered collectively how to be confused, irrational, punitive, demanding — the newest schoolyard bully.
As a result, no matter what occurs, someone's 'feelings' are bruised like fallen apples, hurt, decaying fast. Do tell. In this social structure now stratified, no longer unified, political axes, political hacks and good men are equally ground to dust buried in stubborn, unimaginable, and far less-than-intelligent ideology and ego.
Whining. Blame. Finger-pointing. Haughty, self-righteous ex-presidents, has-beens, and failed presidential wannabe's write books, endlessly whine about losses, who-did-what-wrongs. Grey, ugly rags and poorly-washed laundry, hanging and blowing recklessly in the wind.
Inappropriate interference, criticism by all —is aired as loudly as possible, but conveniently places no fault or blame upon themselves for personal failures mistakes, pathetic political inaction, domestic affairs gone wrong, preoccupation with selfish agenda, or failed foreign policy.
In delusional minds, opposition fools of every stripe "would provide so much better leadership for America." Delusional minds. A contagion of unhappy, delusional minds waiting in the wings.
Global Warming, or Global Warning?
With catastrophic and fatal disasters in progress, it is not a time for Al Gore or anyone to say "told you so", but if there ever was a time for Mother Nature to successfuly convince deniers and fools that something is amiss, it would be now.
Harvey the Hurricane wrecked and flooded great parts of Texas at the cost of billions. More recently Irma the Hurricane struck civilization. Her vicious, broad swipe across favourite tourist island retreats and the whole of Florida brought on unprecedented flooding, loss of life, total destruction of property, and will incur unbelievable costs to rebuild much basic infrastructure, with power outages for millions. Yes, catastrophic Category V storms with a fury never before recorded—and open-ended costs almost too big to calculate. Not only total and a major economic blow for broken islands considered to be paradise, but shattering costs, even for the wealthiest of nations. Billions.
And Mother Nature was not finished. How about Jose sweeping up the East coast, and Maria, another Category V hurricane, her path of destruction only estimated. Guess where? Hold your breath, any direction, in reality, was possible.
Deadly earthquakes in Mexico. Northern California. Destructive events just keep occurring. Shall we speculate? Has Mother Earth finally had enough? Is your God angry, whoever he/she/they may be?
Internationally, Has Kim Jong-un finally done it?
Bad weather may not be the worst part. North Korea's unpredictable Kim Jong-un, bad hair, childish ego and all, is threatening nuclear war, millions of lives and global instability. He clapped and giggled as he launched yet another ICBM over Japan, cranking up tit-for-tat rhetoric aimed at Donald Trump. Threatening tests of hydrogen bombs, more missiles, and the reduction of the U.S. of A. to ashes. Go figure. Is this a madman out of control? Is the destiny of humanity now to be destroyed by childish fools?
Interestingly, and even more ominously, President Trump isn't having any of that; labeled a madman himself, he will, if necessary, "completely destroy North Korea".
Tweet away, boys... with exclamation marks! To show how much we mean it!!! "Little Rocket man" is insulted and vows revenge!!! Millions of lives in exchange for a childish tweet!!! That ought to do it, Kimmie!!! Right!!! Let us all glow in the dark!!! With exclamation marks!!!
(blah blah blah... let's all dive under our desks, children... don't forget your exclamation marks!!!) *sigh...
If there Ever was a time for unity, now would be it...
If there ever was a time for legal American citizens, illegal wannabes, bearded, severe and barbaric religious expansionists, and snowflakes, those warm and fuzzy, entrenched, bitter politicos of all stripes —to smarten up, grow up and work together, — now would be it.
Let us recognize there is a time when unity within a nation is far more important than individual egos, dinosaur ideology, sock fetishes, obsession with small hands, exclamation marks or private agendas which stroke insatiable egos.
What is required? Integrity. Personal growth. Honesty. Cooperation. Hard work. Dedication. Rebuilding of lives and the nation itself. The clock is ticking. Time to work together shoulder to shoulder instead of nose to nose. To not do so is to guarantee failure by default.
The System is Broken -or worse? Never to recover?
The political system and ideology as it exists today is broken and non-functional. In observation, for advanced civilizations, yes, let us repeat that, it is shamefully nonfunctional —at the worst possible time. Will it ever recover? That may be a strange question, dear reader, but let us think.
Let us begin with the trendy upswell of political foolishness, inappropriate and unbelievable behaviour, lack of respect, absence of decency and lack of protocol. Lack of humility. Lack of humanity. A dearth of logic. Absence of wisdom. A blatantly dishonest and "Globalist elite' partisan media. What are these people doing? Predictably and shamelessly picking at festering sores and scabs to ensure infection and social unrest. Lack of loyalty, hypocrisy and lack of self-respect does that. Worth repeating, the problematic lack of self-respect and thoughtless disdain for anyone offering an alternative opinion, true or not —fullfills pathetic days and ensures sad, meaningless confusion.
Frankly, a noisy Grade IV public school class dancing on desks with chiming cell phones, spaghetti-blasters, spit-balls and bubble-gum —preoccupied with jealousy, cheap plastic toys, and food fights —makes more sense and behaves better. But in retrospect, let us not insult children by comparing them to our 'trendy' politicians. Children of today, by a majority, appear to display more wisdom and logic than 'elected' politicians.
Bottom Line in the U.S.A.
Washington may not be flooded with water, but is overwhelmed by unmitigated complaints and blather of unsettled, unhappy, disloyal politicians. Don't forget whining self-interest groups forming great lines of discontent,lining up for innoculations that will ensure stupidity. Politicians, unashamedly, practice daily to demonstrate stubborn incompetence, lack of cooperation, and sadly, an unbelievable dearth of logic or wisdom. Go figure.
Is the United States of America simply unhappy, going through a stage withvarious ills with invasive infections by elements from Europe and the Middle East? Sick yet? Is the American Dream faked and failed, faded, or simply jaded? Was it ever real? Will North America submit and go the way of now-failing Europe? You decide.
By the way—for the sleepy and apathetic—rest assured that while you sleep, play couch-potato and watch celebrities pee on your President —your country— your dreams, ideals, future—and your roses —are being plucked from your grasp by lily-livered weaklings enabling opportunistic, traitorous political insiders and opportunistic invaders hoisting fake flags of victimhood, devious, ugly ideology promoting expansionist Islam, foreign elitist interests, and a perverted, unwanted U.N. agenda.
Meanwhile, North of the Border in CANADA....
Here at IncomingBytes we must note that Canada is now being flooded with thousands of fake 'refugees' and illegal "asylum-seekers'' walking across the open US/CDN border at the personal invitation of Justin Trudeau. Unacceptable, and illegal, yet still being allowed by the Liberal government.
Canadians individually and collectively must decide. What do you want Canada and North America itself to be in the future? Speak up. Be heard. Do NOT be silenced by "political correctness" or extremists. Do NOT be cowed by this dictator and his lewd social manipulation.. . Have we learned nothing from the Muslim migration/invasion and resulting social disaster in Europe?
Here at Incomingbytes we believe our traditional Canada is worth fighting for. Canada IS a sovereign nation whether Trudeau recognizes it as such or not. Canadians do not share the reckless Trudeau's traitorous 'agenda' and his delusional image of an Islamic post-nation "state" in Canada. Beware . If there ever was a time to wake up and rally as a nation with a 150 year-old history of peace and civility, the time is now. YOU decide.
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