November 11, 2016

Remembrance Day: When Canada’s liberal elite pretends to care about our military

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

Today is a grave day. How do we properly thank people, strangers really, who make the ultimate sacrifice for us, or who willingly put themselves at such risk?

Last year, right after the election Trudeau won, but before Trudeau actually took office, Stephen Harper hosted a national memorial ceremony where Nathan Cirillo was murdered — and Trudeau attended too. This year, nothing. Nothing to mark the Muslim terrorist attack in our capital city. He just doesn’t care.

Of course it’s not just Trudeau; it’s the whole culture.

Convicted, confessed Al Qaida war criminal and murderer Omar Khadr is the toast of the fancy set. He was on last year’s Maclean’s magazine’s cover, for their Remembrance Day edition. Think about that.

I’m grateful to our soldiers and veterans and their families.

I rage against our enemies, both foreign and domestic.

I despise those in the media and politics who take the side of our enemies, instead of our own country.

And, just as bad — those who think the idea of allies and enemies, good and evil, don’t even exist anymore.

Tonight's guests: Climate Depot's Marc Morano joins me to talk about what Rebel reporters can expect when they attend the UN's climate change conference in Marrakech.

PLUS Paige MacPherson, Alberta Director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, explains the implications of the Yukon carbon tax.


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commented 2016-11-15 19:02:42 -0500
@dh Chaisson…..I am a 25 year employee of Veterans Affairs so here are the facts….The New Veterans Charter was drafted by Liberal Mandarins and no member of Harper’s regieme had any hand in drafting it. It was scheduled to be a showcase self congratulatory event for an anticipated Liberal election victory that didn’t happen but took place within weeks of Harper being elected…..IT WAS NOT HARPER’S IDEA AND THAT IS A FACT.
commented 2016-11-14 16:47:31 -0500
Re. That odious anti-military BCTF poster – I was listening to a Vancouver talk radio show this morning and a reference was made to that poster. Someone, a former teacher (likely watching The Rebel), took offence and called the BCTF to complain. The poster has been removed from BCTF’s website.

HOWEVER, if you search the BCTF site for “military” you get 292 hits, many of which contain much worse anti-military propaganda. It’s a steaming heap of crap loaded with po-mo moral relativism where military is equated with evils of the worst sort. It’s reminiscent of the Liberals and media hacks accusing our Afghan troops of war crimes. You won’t find a word in support of the military.
commented 2016-11-13 01:24:08 -0500
@dh CHAISON…..FACT: You GUARANTIED a Clinton win. GUARANTEED!!!! You are a liar.

Who can stand to uh a em uh ah uh em ah listen to the vomit inducing traiterous Trudope the Younger at all any more. PHONY PHUCK.
commented 2016-11-12 20:14:10 -0500
D.H Chiasson ,
You cite The Tyee newsrag as a sourse for your Harper rant. Like you , The Tyee is left of centre and fully half its funding is from unions and is also receives funding from Tides Canada , the foreign controlled umbrella organization that funds almost every anti-oil , anti-Alberta , anti-Canadian development protest group in this country. George Soros and OPEC are also in the same bed as Tides Canada.
It has no ethical compass and if this is your motherlode of a news source than I would be questioning my ethical direction if I thought like that.
commented 2016-11-12 18:28:06 -0500
My jaw dropped with the conclusion of the program. However, I should not have been surprised. Teaching, is that not the profession shirkers entered 1939-45 in order to avoid service as zombies?
commented 2016-11-12 17:12:51 -0500
I find it quite ‘funny’ (and by funny I mean frustrating, disappointing, saddening and vexing in general) that many ‘people’ ( and by that I mean leftist, self-serving, lying and brutally uncaring) seem to assume that when someone speaks about the inconvenient facts of Justin Trudeaus actions and policies, it ‘must’ be that they love Stephen Harper and Conservatives in general. It doesn’t take any love for anyone to speak out against Trudeau and his minions’ inadequate and insulting Remembrance Day ‘festivities’. When you have a death in your military family, caused by terrorism on your own soil, it becomes a necessity to celebrate the bravery of that person and to never forget the cruel measure of the cowardly attack and killing by the terrorist.
To do nothing to commemorate this painful incident that is so fresh in our hearts and so very recent is ignorance on a significant level.
For Trudeau to promise so much to the veterans and then let them down as completely and intentionally as he has, along with acting like a terrorist attack on our soil killing our brave soldier bears inadequate importance to even mention it in passing as part or our official ceremony, just shows how callous he is, and how little their role in our country’s well being they have become, in his mind.
We will remember, and even if he cannot bear to say an extra prayer for those cut down by agents of Islamic terror, we always will.

Lest we forget.
commented 2016-11-12 12:43:40 -0500
William Jackson 11 hr ago——Are you a Trudeau supporter, and think the Gov’t should tell people what time they should watch the News ? This Automatic Sound is a pain anytime it comes on when you don’t want it or don’t expect it.
commented 2016-11-12 11:27:21 -0500
D.H., I asked you for a link to the law the Conservatives passed that as you said, “Conservatives removed the right to a pension”.

You did not provide that.

All you provided was a link where the veterans were in Feb 2016 waiting on “the government’s plan”.

You lied by twisting that into “Conservatives removed the right to a pension”.

That is a boldfaced direct lie, D.H.
commented 2016-11-12 11:16:34 -0500
Obama enacted all the Climate regulation with his pen, President Trump will undo them with his eraser.
commented 2016-11-12 10:54:57 -0500
Ok, according to Chaisson’s link:

“The 23-year veteran believes that if he had left the military seven years earlier, he would have received a disability pension of around $60,000 a year. Instead, because of changes to veterans’ benefits introduced in 2006, he was given a lump-sum payment of $245,000. "

- Changes made in 2006 according to the link.

2006, gee, wasn’t that the year where an election was held? Oh lookie, a minority conservative party win only where nothing could pass unless ok’d by the Liberals or the NDP. Yep totally mean old Harper’s fault ʕ≧㉨≦ʔ !!! LOL,_2006
“The election resulted in a minority government led by the Conservative Party with Stephen Harper becoming the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada. By proportion of seats, this was Canada’s smallest minority government since Confederation. Despite this it was the longest-serving minority government overall.”
commented 2016-11-12 10:44:13 -0500
@doug prob is with your diatribe is that I didn’t voter for either trudeau or harper but you at least voted for vet-hater harper.
commented 2016-11-12 10:38:05 -0500
I see our resident troll doesn’t keep up with the news (well, not really news, this was in May):

By renewing the lawsuit against the veterans that Harper had put on hold until after the election, reinstating Vickery who had been removed by the previous government as lead counsel on the case, and reviving the previous government’s argument that the government has no sacred obligation to veterans, Trudeau, Hehr, et al would appear to be saying that Harper was right, and not only broken what they trumpeted as one of their key campaign promises, but collectively slapped veterans and veteran’s groups in the face.

“Real Change” and “Sunny Ways”, my ass!!
commented 2016-11-12 09:38:05 -0500
@ D.H. Chaisson claims, " Conservatives removed the right to a pension "

Please provide a link to the law that enacted this.

D.H. said, " The Harper government shut down nine Veterans Affairs offices "

Yes, and merged them together. How exactly is this against veterans? This is against excessive bureaucracy, but the veterans still got the service they needed.
commented 2016-11-12 07:14:58 -0500
Haha, couldn’t refute the facts, eh cunthead?
commented 2016-11-12 07:12:25 -0500
Fact…your a leftist regressive fucktard.
Fact….this site is in no way left.
Fact….you’re not well in the head.
Fact….get over it, the skank lost to Trump.
Did I mention that you’re a leftist regressive fucktard? Oh……and an IDIOT!
Don’t forget to take your meds.
commented 2016-11-12 06:55:12 -0500
Fact: Auditor general Michael Ferguson found the Conservative government was failing returning injured veterans by imposing up to eight months waiting time for mental health help.
commented 2016-11-12 06:54:34 -0500
Fact: The Harper government shut down nine Veterans Affairs offices to save $3.78 million and the same year increased its advertising budget by more than $4 million to buy playoff hockey ads.

The shutdowns laid off 89 employees, leaving eight workers to cover 17,000 veterans. In Sydney, Nova Scotia, one person was to do the work of 13 employees who had handled 4,200 clients.
commented 2016-11-12 06:53:29 -0500
Fact: Conservatives removed the right to a pension, injured and disabled veterans lost between 30 and 90 per cent of their entitlements. When the veterans took the Cons to court the Cons spent $700,000 taxpayers dollars to declare it was under no obligation to provide veterans with any special treatment.
commented 2016-11-12 06:49:45 -0500
@mike…what do you think this site is, idiot?
commented 2016-11-12 06:48:30 -0500
D.ick H.ead chaison…..classic leftist regressive fucktard references a leftist regressive fucktard news site. Idiot
commented 2016-11-12 06:43:49 -0500
Anon…by your logic, and I use the term loosely, that would put you in the dog shit class.
commented 2016-11-12 05:47:11 -0500
I watched the National Remembrance Day Service yesterday am. It was all dignity and reverence until turdo la doo and his pet warbler showed up with their contrived grief
commented 2016-11-12 04:21:28 -0500
Anon, many veterans are nasty for a reason, they were trained to kill other humans beings, many suffer trauma as a result of their experiences in combat. Military personnel are special, as they are among the few who risk their lives for their country. It is a job yes, but it is a terrible one, where honestly, if we didn’t have people that did it, we would probably not even be an independent country. Canada earned it’s independence on the battlefield.

Just so you know, painting the veterans as something non-special, in my opinion at least, is not the way to go, a better way if you are unhappy with the conflicts and wars, is to focus on the government, the people that put our soldiers in harm’s way, sometimes for mere political gain, like this mission Trudeau wants in Africa. It has nothing to do with the soldiers and it has nothing to do with the defense of our country or our allies countries. It however has everything to do with Trudeau stroking his ego and trying to get more power in the UN.
commented 2016-11-12 03:40:16 -0500
Anon WW1 and WW2 were not jobs , quit being an idiot.
commented 2016-11-12 03:14:57 -0500
Military personnel are not special. It is a job, and they are paid to do it. Some of the nastiest people that I have ever met in my life were in the military.
commented 2016-11-12 01:50:45 -0500
ron joseph if your watching that late it’s not Ezra’s fault he released at 5
commented 2016-11-12 00:30:35 -0500
Ezra—Your show opens every day with you handing a 8,500 name petition to a company, and telling the guy “you don’t care about your 8,500 customers.”
The same holds true with “Your Automatic Sound Start”; None of us Rebels like it or want it. Many times a person is reviewing a post, and all of a sudden at midnight you wake people up with a sound that you never requested. It reminds me of something useless that the Gov’t would think of.
Other than that, good shows.
commented 2016-11-11 23:46:35 -0500
Quite the rebelation at the end their Ezra. You are so good at your craft, digging up the stuff that you do – kudos!