28 March 2008

We don' need...

No steenkin' evidence...
"Tuesday's hearing probably won't change the outcome of the case against Lemire: Like a five-star hotel that guarantees its guests full satisfaction, the HRC provides handpicked complainants with a 100% success rate on hate-speech cases."

"Better than that: The commission actually lets certain complainants waltz into its Ottawa facilities to fiddle with the online evidence-gathering."
So lemme see if I get this right... Paul Bernardo and Killer Karla are entitled to more "due process"... than anyone who gets dragged in front of this penny-ante kangaroo court?

What's that about?

Oh wait... uber-visionary HRC investigator Dean Steacy... (who, ironically, is also legally blind)... offers up the answer...
In one famous exchange during the Lemire case, Steacy was asked "What value do you give freedom of speech when you investigate?" -- to which he replied "Freedom of speech is an American concept, so I don't give it any value."

RELATED: Nice job, if you can get it
"Welcome to the wacky world of Canadian "human rights." If it sounds like a fetish club for servants of the Crown, well, that would be a lot cheaper."