May 16, 2015

Trudeau finally calls Khadr a "terrorist," but what he said next is disturbing

Ezra LevantRebel Commander

The radio host had to ask him a couple of times, but Justin Trudeau eventually agreed to refer to Omar Khadr as "a convicted terrorist."

It's what said after that has me concerned.

His comments show that the Liberal leader doesn't really understand how the legal system -- or even his father's Charter -- really works.

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commented 2015-05-19 09:09:40 -0400
Someone must have loaned him a comb.

Notice how he stuttered and, uh, hemmed and, uh, hawed, uh, before he, uh, committed himself.
It must have been a painful admission for him. Duuuh.
commented 2015-05-18 11:35:30 -0400
Justin Trudeau, is a poster boy for the Grits. No decency, no moral fibre, so of course, he’s going to either take the side of Omar, or remain neutral on the subject altogether. Shinny Pony, Justin, Just like his od Man, brain dead just like the rest of the Liberals.
commented 2015-05-18 01:52:05 -0400
Trodoo is avoiding the question as he is courting the liberal/left media party. Mark the quote where he clearly said Khadr was a murderer and convicted terrorist – and be prepared for the walk back. Troodoo also needs to carefully review and read your website to understand the truth about Khadr rather than the Dennis Edney and the media party spin. I also found this old blog useful:

Because of the continued misrepresentation by the media about Khadr’s “child-like” status – I thought I would review the details in the Federal Youth Criminal Justice Act – which came into force on April 1, 2003 (after the Aug 2002 Firefight that lead to Omar Khadr’s internment) to replace the “old” former Young Offenders Act. Here was the reason:

“Controversy dogged the [former Young Offender] act for many years. Many felt that the act’s limit on a three-year detention sentence for youths was overly lax, and allowed youths to get unreasonably light sentences for murder or sexual assault.1 This maximum was repeatedly increased, until in 1996 it was extended to a maximum of 10 years. That same year a provision was also made to allow 16-year-olds to be tried as adults in certain cases.”

Also, it was the Liberals under Justice Minister Anne McLelland who brought in the new legislation.
commented 2015-05-17 18:02:13 -0400
PM Zoolander calls the devil the devil but then extends to him all the rights lawabiding Canadians enjoy – kinda cheapens Canadian citizenship doesn’t it.
commented 2015-05-17 09:29:35 -0400
And let’s put this issue to bed right now;

" … were the Canadians of Croat descent that went to Croatia to fight int he Homeland War of Independence against communist Yugoslavia terrorists also? Are the Canadians that go to the Ukraine to fight the Russians also terrorists committing treason against Canada?"

Had there been Canadian troops fighting in support of the of the opposing side, under the direction of the Canadian government then the answer to your rhetorical question is, yes. Most certainly YES!
And can we please move on from the discarded argument that ‘he was only a poor brain washed 15 year old boy’. He, like many other 15 year old boys was a murderer. Many other 15 year olds stand trial for their crimes, why should he not.
He was fighting against the government of a recognized state, in a theatre that included Canadian troops and allied troops.
Or are supporters of Khadr saying that neither they nor this terrorist were capable of understanding, at the age of 15, that murder is wrong?
commented 2015-05-17 09:19:01 -0400
Liza, Zeijko, I am sure that Le Bebe will welcome you to his next bund meeting as you will fit in quite nicely.
Le Bebe, himself, qualifies as an ideological terrorist. He uses ability to gain public exposure through his left wing media friends to advance the interests of those who are bent on the destruction of the Canadian ‘way of life’. He demonstrates his lack of support of the judicial system by implying that Khadr was wrongfully convicted as a terrorist. He openly supports mosques that preach violence against the west. He tries to side step ( not very well) issues that might be critical of his terrorist friends.
But he is not bright enough to do any of them well.
The debates ought to be very interesting. Oh yes. VERY interesting.
commented 2015-05-17 03:33:18 -0400
@zeljko, "I am of Croatian descent – were the Canadians of Croat descent that went to Croatia to fight int he Homeland War of Independence against communist Yugoslavia terrorists also? Are the Canadians that go to the Ukraine to fight the Russians also terrorists committing treason against Canada? "

commented 2015-05-16 21:33:13 -0400
Definition of terrorism from Canadian Justice Department
In Canada, section 83.01 of the Criminal Code1 defines terrorism as an act committed “in whole or in part for a political, religious or ideological purpose, objective or cause” with the intention of intimidating the public “…with regard to its security, including its economic security, or compelling a person, a government or a domestic or an international organization to do or to refrain from doing any act.” Activities recognized as criminal within this context include death and bodily harm with the use of violence; endangering a person’s life; risks posed to the health and safety of the public; significant property damage; and interference or disruption of essential services, facilities or systems.

It is useful to briefly contrast this definition with those adopted by other nations operating under law systems similar to that of Canada. According to the British Terrorism Act (2006), terrorism refers to the use and threat of action ""designed to influence the government or to intimidate the public or a section of the public"" and ""made for the purpose of advancing a political, religious or ideological cause."" Similar to the legal definition of terrorism in Canada, violence against people; damage to property; endangerment of life; and risks to the health or safety of the public are the key actions addressed within the Act. In the United States, terrorism is defined as consisting of activities that “involve acts dangerous to human life that are a violation of the criminal laws of the United States or of any State….intended to intimidate or coerce a civilian population; influence the policy of a government by intimidation; or…affect the conduct of a government by mass destruction, assassination, or kidnapping.”

commented 2015-05-16 21:25:43 -0400
I have concerns about the way the term terrorist is being used for everything. Almost everyone that does not agree with them is a terrorist to the Americans. The terrorist conviction is an American conviction. Thankfully Canada is not the USA (yet) . He was not creating “terror” in Canada. I see Khadr as an “enemy combatant”. He was in Afghanistan (a sovereign nation) fighting an invading force (Americans). If anything I would have classified him as a POW when caught by the Americans. He was also 15 years old and brainwashed by his family. I would like to see him acknowledge Canadian values and assure us that he will be a law abiding citizen.

I am of Croatian descent – were the Canadians of Croat descent that went to Croatia to fight int he Homeland War of Independence against communist Yugoslavia terrorists also? Are the Canadians that go to the Ukraine to fight the Russians also terrorists committing treason against Canada?
commented 2015-05-16 21:23:41 -0400
Oh hell. I knew I was fumbling. . There was no delete button. Just delete both. Please.
commented 2015-05-16 21:15:21 -0400
The word ‘terrorist’ has become so diluted over the last few years ,depending on your agenda -that it —no longer means much more than homophope or Islamophobe. Kathleen Wynne calls people that think she is bit too interested in the teaching of mere babies the art of anal sex-to be ‘Homophobes’. Whatever turns dildo.
Lately ,in Ottawa— an elderly Catholic lady was called a ‘terrorist’ by a Muslim man because she crocheted a Catholic verse or something and hung it on the wall. This, in a highrise building room where the residents play bingo and have get-togethers -but it has to be secular now that it has become increasingly multi-cultural over the last few years. Fair enough.
The guy that called her a ‘terrorist’
— along with his buddies have decided to use the same room as a prayer room and Mosque.
Can you imagine- if this lady called the Muslim guy a ‘terrorist’ because he isisted on praying in their party room?
It would be front page on the CBC.
commented 2015-05-16 19:55:29 -0400
Wayne Freeman: Your definition of treason is to act against your soveriegn or nation. I agree. I also think this applies to Khadr. When a Canadian citizen takes up arms against the Canadian military that qualifies, imho. Yes, I know it wasn’t specifically Canadian military he was involved in that firefight against, but that’s just luck on his part as the Canadian military was there, involved in that conflict, and fighting alongside the Americans who were in that firefight and his victims were allies of our nation. It could have been British military there also, and that also would qualify Khadr’s actions as treason, as an act against the soveriegn. It’s exactly the same as, say in the second world war, a Canadian citizen travels to Europe and fights for the Germans, and ends up killing an American soldier, say in France. That would easily be labelled as treason, because the Americans were our allies and the Canadian military was over there. Would anyone even be having this discussion if it were Canadian soldiers he killed and maimed? I’ve seen a pic of him carrying a couple of severed hands, ostensibly that he hacked off soldiers he’d killed. Who’s to say those hands didn’t belong to Canadians? Taking up arms against your country, or it’s allies in a conflict that your country is involved in, is an act of treason, no matter where, no matter when.
commented 2015-05-16 19:45:38 -0400
Vlad’s point about Trudeau answering the question with facts instead of opinions is right. The reporter should have asked if it was his opinion, instead of just “is Khadr a terrorist?” Trudeau’s response is, to paraphrase, “yes, according to the courts”. I’d like to hear a reporter ask Trudeau’s opinion, not test his memory.
commented 2015-05-16 19:32:57 -0400
Idiot Trudeau is in bed with the Muslims, he is desperate for their vote. This is why he try’s to protect them in any way he can. He is willing to sell Canada down the river, just as long as he thinks he will be elected with Muslim aid. In my opinion, Justin is a Khanzaar. Ask your Muslim friends what that is Justin.
commented 2015-05-16 17:55:36 -0400
Oh dear. Poor Justin. He’s in for it now. I wonder if we’ll get to see his lower lip quivering and trembling when he gets sharply rebuked by the CBC’s ombudsman for using the “T” word. Perhaps he didn’t realize the consequence of his actions. Poor little tyke, we should feel sorry for him.
commented 2015-05-16 17:25:04 -0400
Vlad Johnson has it right. Trudeau never said “Yes he is a terrorist”. The late father and now the son have a soft spot for terrorists. They can’t help it. Liberalism.
commented 2015-05-16 17:04:16 -0400
and this guy is going into a debate! I Welcome it all that studdering he does can you imagine unscripted in a debate wow.
commented 2015-05-16 16:58:11 -0400
Typical Lieberal. Criminals are “victims” needing protection from? Meanwhile tax the hell out of the public to suit Lieberal ambitions.
commented 2015-05-16 16:20:00 -0400
An embarrassment to all intelligent people. Open mouth , insert feet.
commented 2015-05-16 16:00:35 -0400
he is without doubt “a breathtaking ignoramus” … i believe that he is actually stunned/incredulous that there are canadians who think that he is not the messiah
commented 2015-05-16 15:25:37 -0400
So, Trudeau feels that convicted murderers and terrorists should be afforded all the rights and freedoms of all other Canadians? Does that extend to all criminals? Do those rights and freedoms include the freedom to travel, the right to live where you want to live? By his very words, the answer to those freedoms and all of the other freedoms law abiding Canadians enjoy, must be afforded to criminals. So, empty out the jails, and let them loose, according to Trudeau. Because we are violating their rights as Canadians by keeping them behind bars.

Once again, Trudeau proves that he is in WAY over his head.

What an idiot!
commented 2015-05-16 15:07:41 -0400
I believe this is one of Trudeau’s gaffs: He has never been asked a question twice in a radio interview and didn’t know how to respond. He didn’t mean to say Khadr was a terrorist.

However, in his mind, he was probably focusing on the word, “convicted.” He slightly emphasized the word “convicted” to which he says, “But that doesn’t mean he can’t be further subject to the rights and freedoms that are afforded to all Canadians regardless of their behaviour.”

If you focus on the word convicted, you can see his argument is that he is subject to the rights and freedoms afforded to Canadians because of the Charter. Trudeau’s argument is that he can use his Charter rights to appeal this conviction.

Trudeau said Khadr is a convicted terrorist not that he is a terrorist. He does not believe Khadr is a terrorist. Or, his handlers have told him that he doesn’t believe Khadr is a terrorist. The problem is, Trudeau can’t do free thinking on a radio interview if he’s asked a question more than once.

We probably won’t see Trudeau doing radio interviews again for a while because he can’t answer questions without gaffs contrary to the party line. If he screws up on an interview with Jon McComb, a center-left journalist, he has to get more training before he’s sent out again.
commented 2015-05-16 12:50:57 -0400
@danamoore Because treason is an act against your sovereign or nation – trying to kill your sovereign or overthrow the government. Terrorists don’t specifically say kill the PM, or pick up arms and overthrow the government. If they did they would be guilty of Treason or Sedition. All they say is kill all non muslims. Also, he was in a war zone, so the crimes he committed fall under military rules.
commented 2015-05-16 12:25:40 -0400
Ask Speers mother, widow, children, relatives and friends if they think Omar Khadr is a victim or a terrorist. No, I mean really, ask them. The Speers family should come to Canada and tell our lame ass Supreme court judges how they feel about it. Let them go to Edneys backyard where Omar is enjoying a sunny afternoon BBQ, with fawners and parasites, and tell him face to face how they feel. That trip would be a prerequisite, were I Speers family. The apologists of murderer and terrorist Omar Khadr (who is nobody’s victim) should hear what the family have to say. Canada should be made to squirm, should be shamed and ridiculed for their embrace of this killer. Omar should get the same sentence as the Boston bomber.
commented 2015-05-16 11:48:03 -0400
Since he is a convicted terrorist and murderer, why was he never charged with treason?
commented 2015-05-16 10:22:53 -0400
This is a fallacy. Canadians, when in a foreign country do NOT ‘have the protection of the rights and freedoms of a Canadian Citizen"… are subject to the LAWS of the Foreign Country….not Canada’s….and Canada has limited influence in getting around the laws of foreign countries…..for CRIMES committed by Canadians in that Country. Harper should have refused to sign the ‘repatriation agreement’ for Khadr….and left him in Gitmo….for his FULL 40 Year, no deal, Sentence.
commented 2015-05-16 08:58:25 -0400
Fool me once….I remember what Trudeau the elder told me and everyone who didn’t agree with him that I should eat. hint? merde. (Canada is AT WAR with those who killed 26 Canadians on 911. People who support UNREPENTENT murderers, like disrepectful BIGOT Dennis Edney formerly of Dundee, Scotland, now “practicing law in Edmonton are FOOLS and involved in the Mystery of Iniquity = Deviation from what is right; wickedness, gross injustice. A wrongful act.. Absence of moral or spiritual values, lawlessness. Denial of the sovereignty of God. ”">
commented 2015-05-16 08:44:21 -0400
You missed it Ezra. Troodo said that kawder is a convicted murderer and terrorist. A statement of fact, not an opinion.
Terrorist or victim? That was the question. The directive of this question is one of opinion. Troodo retorts with a fact.

But does troodo BELIEVE that kawder is a murderer and terrorist? Of course not – troodo dodges the first time this question is asked to buy time to spin. In effect, the first time this is asked, his unstated answer is victim. Asked a second time, troodo states a fact and still no opinion, but the stated fact is assumed as troodo’s opinion. It is not.

The liberals/socialists/marxists/communists need pawns like islamic terrorists, including kawder to denigrate Christianity and Judaism and wipe out Freedom of Speech – and lying about it in public statements repeatedly is allowed according to these liberals/socialists/marxists/communists (pick your bucket) because “the ends justify the means”.

Good job Ezra. Keep disclosing what a disgusting terrorist loving communist pig this troodo animal really it.
commented 2015-05-16 08:22:36 -0400
Lots of money in terrorism. That explains Trudeau’s equivocating stuttering on the subject of Omar Khadr.

Khadr does not enjoy all the rights and freedoms of non-convicted Canadians. His freedom is restricted by bail conditions. He must wear an electronic monitoring ankle bracelet, for example.

Trudeau’s delivery has improved, it’s true. But what he delivers is still gibberish. Let’s hope that becomes increasingly clear to all Canadians and that he finishes third and resigns.
commented 2015-05-16 08:22:35 -0400
Is it true that people who are taken hostage by ISIS are asked “What was Muhammad’s mother name?” and those who were unable to answer were summarily EXECUTED? Anyway, if ever you need to know this: .
Aminah bint Wahb (/ˈæmənə, ˈɑːmiːˌnɑː/; Arabic: آمنة بنت وهب‎ ʼĀminah bint Wahb; died 577 AD) was the mother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.