16 October 2010

Local forecasters are calling for...

"...bullets... with a possibility of death..."

A spate of armed standoffs in the tiny Nunavut community of Cape Dorset began months before it was decided that the four RCMP officers stationed there had to be pulled out this week for what their commander says is “advanced health intervention.”
Gawd forbid we assign any sort of blame here. Let's just pretend it's about, uh... "lead poisoning"... yeah, that's the ticket.

Just ask Fred Schell, the local MPP...
“In general they are good kids and good people. It’s just that they made a wrong decision, something sparked it and they got into an argument or something, and this happened,” he said. “I think it would help if, definitely, the guns were locked up.”
Geez Fred... not to crap on your "no such thing as a bad boy" thesis... but maybe we could think about locking up the people who are actually pulling the triggers here?

Ah, screw it... "Chilean miners, yaaaaaayyyy!!!"

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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"The problem is that they are tackling a non-existent problem. Demons don't kill people, people kill people."

"They should have been enforcing law against PEOPLE WHO BREAK THE LAW, not looking for mythical 'demons' to place the blame on so they could absolve the innocent native of any responsibility for their actions."


6 comments:

kursk said...

Fred Schell no doubt has a white guilt complex.

Through the trans-formative miracle of lowered expectations, it is not the poor dumb Inuit that are the problem, it's the damn guns the white man gave him.

Problem solved..white guilt assuaged, no brown people hurt in the process, and whitey's law enforcement takes a hike.

It's a process that lefties wet the bed trying to recreate everywhere in Canada.

Neo Conservative said...

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i don't get it.

whatever happened to "one people, one law"?

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BDFT said...

I am sure all these gunslingers have PALs.......right? All the guns are registered.............right? They all have to comply with the safe storage requirements of the Firearms Act..........................right?
They are all supposed to be locked up..........................right???

Neo Conservative said...

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no, no... in aboriginal communities those pesky gun registries are apparently optional.

as fred schell says... "they are good kids and good people"... and the law of the land doesn't apply here.

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jwkozak91 said...

Sorry to gripe, Neo - but calling provincial/territorial politicians MPPs grates me in a "Center Of The Universe" kinda way. Please edit your post. Thanks.

Anywho, Mr. Schell is an MLA in a part of the world with no political parties, so he's acting as though his entire future is based on his constituent's whims - which it is. You can't become a party bagman north of 60 and east of the Continental Divide - there's political parties in the Yukon, but not in NWT or Nunavut.

Enkidu said...

Here's the problem, "But there was none (alcohol) consumed prior to shootings this week, officials say. And, in some ways, that is even more frightening because there is no demon to blame."

The problem is that they are tackling a non-existent problem. Demons don't kill people, people kill people. They should have been enforcing law against PEOPLE WHO BREAK THE LAW, not looking for mythical 'demons' to place the blame on so they could absolve the innocent native of any responsibility for their actions.