June 20, 2016

Audio reveals Trudeau was AGAINST National Anthem change before he was for it — because it’s 2016?

Andrew LawtonRebel Commentator

Last week, Justin Trudeau's Liberal government passed legislation in the House of Commons capitulating to political correctness by changing one line of the English lyrics of the national anthem that was apparently oppressing women.

The Liberals, who rammed the private member's bill through, invoking the degenerative illness afflicting its sponsor, Mauril Bélanger, insisted that this was a matter of equality, and of great importance to Canadians.

As it turns out, this is a new position for Trudeau.

In 2013, a little over seven months after becoming the Liberal leader, Trudeau was asked at the Beth Tikvah synagogue in Toronto how the lyrics could be changed.

The woman who asked the question said she wasn't concerned about "in all thy sons command" as much as she was worried about the reference to the cross in the French lyrics, but nonetheless wanted the anthem to be more inclusive.

Trudeau said he would prefer to focus on "real issues" and more worthwhile "battles." He even said that such an issue should only be raised when everything else in Canada is fine.

Here's Trudeau's full response:

"Mr. Harper, in the second last throne speech, announced that he’d be looking at changing the lyrics of the national anthem, and was fairly consistently razzed by Canadians and pundits and stepped back on that, you know, fairly quickly.

"I have colleagues who sit with me in the house still in a much reduced Liberal Party who do take issue with, as you do, certain elements within the anthem. And I entirely respect that, but I’m also very much a pragmatist. We have only so much of Canadians’ attention on us politicians. We only have so much political capital to spend. And that’s where we have to make choices about the battles that we want to fight. And for me, I respect the challenges that certainly people feel with it, but I don’t think it’s a battle that we need to engage in right now. I think there are real issues around human rights, around respect for each other, around success of the middle class, that we need to focus on. And if, at one point, suddenly there is a massive and overwhelming consensus that we need to do something and change something symbolic like that, sure. It means everything else is going so well that we have time to worry about that and I look forward to a moment where things are going that well in Canada but that moment is not here."

Apparently Trudeau was against the change before he was for it.

And we have the audio, thanks to my friend Dave Gordon, managing editor of LandmarkReport.com, who was at the event.

I'll play it for you, and talk about a couple of the "battles" Trudeau should be focusing on.

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commented 2016-06-22 10:45:22 -0400
I was against the change until I learnt it was already changed in 1913. Either way, it’s not a big deal to me. As an atheist I’m not fond of the reference to a god either, but hey, I don’t have to sing it if I don’t want to. However, this is just another shining example of what a hypocritical,arrogant,douche bag Truedolt really is. He can blow more ways than a toothless hooker.
commented 2016-06-22 01:39:56 -0400
But, Kurt, I self identify as brown eyed.
commented 2016-06-21 19:47:23 -0400
Well, time to execute people with blue eyes.

Because it’s current year.
commented 2016-06-21 13:18:36 -0400
I’ve been thinking we need to modify the t-shirts, and print the words to our national anthem on them, prior to the little dictator being installed in our parliament. We could also use one with a picture of PM Harper on them, and the date of our last federal election, and the words “the day Canada died,” across it!
commented 2016-06-21 13:03:37 -0400
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commented 2016-06-21 10:36:47 -0400
i still say that jt needs to submit to a piss test ……..way too many doobies being burnt by butthead and justin…..does maggie hit the pipe with you guys ???
commented 2016-06-21 09:31:47 -0400
No, not because its 2016 but because liberals are windsocks. As Ian Tyson wrote in Lost Herd, “Which way the wind blows thats the way the herd goes. Lost herd drifts with the wind”.
commented 2016-06-21 07:51:47 -0400
I no longer sing the anthem.

In fact I have very little time for the average spoiled, entitled, smug and arrogant Canadian.

And yes, the majority are indeed all of the above
commented 2016-06-20 23:09:29 -0400
Seems like something they would do as a distraction from some other crap they are pulling, or about to pull…
commented 2016-06-20 22:25:32 -0400
In all thy sons command will never change for me, and it is what I will teach
commented 2016-06-20 20:09:50 -0400
Um, a, A uh horse, uh um A horse, um,a,a,a,um My um, Kingdom, er um a for um, um,ah a horse. Justin’s drama instruction would have produced a new and unusually interesting performance of any Shakespearing play. He was so dreamy that I’m sure his students emulated exactly everything he said to them. May God Save the Queen, not to mention Canada.
commented 2016-06-20 19:59:33 -0400
MP j Trudeau was not a feminist until it was expedient for his his political gain. Again, as a Feminist, tell me Honourable Prime Minister, how can hiding a woman under a niquab, or pray in a place of worship where women are excluded in another room. Seems to me a symbol of power over women for misogynist males. Oh well, Sunny Ways.
commented 2016-06-20 19:56:15 -0400
I’m going to have to give Trudeau a pass on the anthem issue. He has clearly, competently. and personally – except for some obvious assistance from Mr. Butt – come up with a list of his priorities for his Canada and this obviously had to be on top, or near the top, of the list. Good job sir! May I recommend that you reward yourself with a Big Mac……at government expense of course.
commented 2016-06-20 19:29:49 -0400
More proof, he’s completely unreliable, anything he says is worthless. Have to wait and see what he does to know what the real truth this.

Would like to comment on one thing he said, he was talking about not using up his political capital, not only has he used it up, it’s like the national debt, maybe even bigger, it’s all used up.
commented 2016-06-20 18:52:30 -0400
This bill was passed for one main reason..they dragged out the near dead guy in the wheelchair..people were afraid to vote against it
commented 2016-06-20 18:06:22 -0400
dieter cunth please forward you promise to “JT”…btw i believe that you would have first hand knowledge on this…..what does the obamasiah’s rusty badge taste like? fried chicken?
commented 2016-06-20 17:43:17 -0400
We need t-shirts with our flag shown upside down, to wear as a protest to this fool making changes that he wasn’t elected to do.
commented 2016-06-20 15:44:55 -0400
Sooooooo one guy speaks for all of Canada eh and changes the Anthem. Something as fundamental as our Anthem, should of been voted upon by all Canadians. I will forever boo this new Anthem at any event.
commented 2016-06-20 15:01:42 -0400
and the french version? isnt it completely out of touch with the pc crowd.. oh i forgot the french pc crowd are actually mainly racists..which brings us to parc parizeau
commented 2016-06-20 14:22:56 -0400
Keith Richards you should be censored – not to mention lashed and drawn and quartered – for your disgusting comment, but as I believe it to be true I shall leave the reproaching to the Liberal posters.
commented 2016-06-20 14:18:05 -0400
Andrew is it possible to do some editing on the tape? All the uh’s, um’s and oh’s make it extremely difficult to listen to and comprehend. I trust that our PM will utilize a portion of his summer vacation – “vacation” simply being an extension of his past nine months – to take an introductory course in Public Speaking."
commented 2016-06-20 13:51:02 -0400
What MONGREL said ,because of what GUNTER said
commented 2016-06-20 13:32:35 -0400
I like Lorne Gunter’s theory about Baby Doc’s method of policy formulation, which Gunter expanded upon in his Edmonton Sun column. Baby Doc looks at what is trending on facebook and twitter, forms his policy which he supports whole heartedly until he next checks what is trending on facebook and twitter. This is definitely a theory about Baby Doc that has empirical evidence behind it. For example, how many migrants have been greeted by Baby Doc recently?
commented 2016-06-20 13:21:46 -0400
Wishing this lying, hypocritical POS would just go away!
commented 2016-06-20 13:12:05 -0400
Yes, but PM Butts wants to change the anthem.

So Trudeau licks Butts.
commented 2016-06-20 13:08:48 -0400
This feminist Canadian PM simply governs by the seat of his pants.
NO plan. NO vision. NO common sense. NO answers.
He’ll fit in until another poster boy rises up through the ranks of the Socialist Party. The problem for Canada, he could be here another 7 years. The Liberal sheeple actually believe this guy to have leadership qualities.
commented 2016-06-20 13:06:14 -0400
i guess turdo wasn’t able to get it edited like he and his liberals managed to do on one of his first rants at the climate change meetings where he slammed Mr harper and these parts were removed, i find it sad and disturbing that the news media made light of that when it shows how easy history can be changed to reflect something different from what actually happened as long as they have the support of the media and we all know the cbc and the rest of the sycophant media are in bed with turdo and his liberals
commented 2016-06-20 13:04:22 -0400
yup… and that is how budgets balance themselves… just don’t worry about them.
commented 2016-06-20 12:57:04 -0400
For once, JT made sense. But he didn’t follow through, because it’s 2016.

I any case, I am longer Canadian nor will I ever come back to your rotten country.

I only has one anthem – the Star Spangled Banner. And of course, there’s also God Bless America, Stars and Stripes Forever, America the Beautiful…all anthems that put that O’Canada croaking nonsense to shame and more.