Thursday, February 20, 2014

Harper Uber-Alles: Sometimes A Base Is Just A Base...

...And Sometimes It's Not.

Mary Ellen Macintyre of the Halifax Chronicle Herald has the story. Here's her lede:

SYDNEY — The war chest has been hauled up from the basement, ready to be used to help defeat the federal Conservative government, say local war veterans.

“The plan is to build a war chest so we can have money to do the things we need to do to make sure this government falls,” said Ron Clarke, a veteran who spearheaded the now-failed campaign to keep Sydney’s Veterans Affairs office open.

Clarke, a 36-year veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, told members of the province’s standing committee on veterans affairs in Sydney on Monday that vets across the country believe now is the time for action.

“What we’re going to try to do is create a veterans war chest in each of the provinces … and when this is over, any money left over will go into veterans organizations, like the legions or something else,” he said following his submission to the committee...


How do you punch a hippy that isn't?

Maybe start a wurlitzering faux rumours of SNN-backed outrage about veterans that smoke pot while reading scientific publications about climate change.

Or some such thing.


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