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Waterloomike
03-01-2014, 03:49 AM
To The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

Dear Mister Prime Minister,

Today I write you with grave concerns, with my deepest concern that they will be ignored.

As you know Sir, there is no Right in this country to own private property. It is not guaranteed by any document, statute or law. At best, it is assumed by the unknowing public and ignored by every government that has taken power since the birth of the nation and then by the introduction of the nationís constitution.

What we have, by default, is a set of government granted privileges that can vary from one day to the next, from one police officer to the next, from one court to the next and then from one province to the next.

The people are left dangling in the wind by the various and sundry interpretations and by the inconsistencies of the aforementioned failures in the absence of clearly defined laws. We are left to the mercy of bureaucracies embedded with the power to create law with the stroke of a pen, without oversight, without consent of the governed or even the will of Parliament.

We have just encountered such a situation with the banning of the Swiss Arms Green Carbine. A rifle that has been legally owned for over a decade.

With this in mind, what are we to expect next? How far down this road are we to go? How long will these petty bureaucrats, long entrenched in building their own personal empires, be allowed to randomly and with impunity, terrorize the people? Is this a hallmark of modern democracy? It is much more reminiscent of Soviet style socialism where the commissars were all powerful.

What property can we be secure in owning and what security of privacy can we expect, when we have no guaranteed Rights?

The method employed to rid the nation of this lawfully owned carbine is the result of one of those aforementioned bureaucracies. The organization containing this bureaucracy is not without itís deep rooted, questionable practices and controversies. Such as the sexual harassment suit being pursued at this time, along with the High River seizures and destruction of a great deal of private property with no apparent cause or justification. Which destruction, I might add, will have to be paid for by the people of Canada that had no part in any of this.

When can the people expect a just resolution to these failures of government?

I highly recommend that Bill C-68, Bill C-17 be repealed, that property rights be entrenched in the constitution and that the R.C.M.P. be pared back considerably in itís power and reach.

All of this will have to take place to put Canada back on the road to being a free nation and a dignified people.

Thank you Mr. Prime Minister for your precious time,

Strewth
03-01-2014, 09:42 AM
I think it's really good. You hit the high points, and IMO it's the right length. I like how you rolled the "indiscretions" of the RCMP into it, and I believe property rights are a great angle for all gun owners to push in this election; I can't see any Canadian not agreeing that this is an important issue.

Waterloomike
03-01-2014, 09:51 AM
I think it's really good. You hit the high points, and IMO it's the right length. I like how you rolled the "indiscretions" of the RCMP into it, and I believe property rights are a great angle for all gun owners to push in this election; I can't see any Canadian not agreeing that this is an important issue.

I was hoping you would drop by.

I'm going to leave it up as I have some sleep now and have thought of a bit of polish, thrust and parry.

I will mass mail this on Monday with the appropriate changes for the various offices.

Carguy2550
03-02-2014, 01:54 AM
Great letter. The length is perfect - one page is about what politicians will notice. I also like how you make the issue less about firearms confiscation and more about civil liberties and property rights. That is really what the issue is about. The gun control is only a symptom of a much larger problem.

Waterloomike
03-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Thanks Carguy.

Started printing this a.m. and I'm out of ink.

I'll have to pick some up this aft.

Waterloomike
03-09-2014, 08:20 PM
Have developed a system. Doing 10 letters a day. Sending to every conservative in caucus and independents.

Will generate a new letter when they have all been sent.

6 Friends are also forwarding the same letters to the same members. And have enlisted their friends as well.

This alone will generate a fairly large wall of text. If everyone does something like this, they will not be able to ignore or refuse us.

No compromise, no relenting.

http://www.gunownersofcanada.ca/image.php?u=6079&dateline=1394085227

Waterloomike
03-12-2014, 10:31 AM
I was given the benefit of some scholarly, experienced and learned advice. So I'm going to take it and benefit from the same.



To The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

Dear Mister Prime Minister,

Today I write you with grave concerns, with my deepest concern being that they will be ignored. (Improves readability)

As you know Sir, there is no right in this country to own private property. It is not (lower case ) guaranteed by any document, statute or law. At best, it is assumed by the unknowing public and ignored by every government that has taken power since the birth of the nation and then by the introduction of the nationís constitution.

What we have, by default, is a set of government granted privileges that can vary from one day to the next, from one police officer to the next, from one court to the next and then from one province to the next.

The people are left dangling in the wind by the various and sundry interpretations and by the inconsistencies of the aforementioned failures in the absence of clearly defined laws. We are left to the mercy of bureaucracies embedded with the power to create law with the stroke of a pen, without oversight, without consent of the governed or even the will of Parliament.

We have just encountered such a situation with the banning of the Swiss Arms Green Carbine; a rifle that has been legally owned for over a decade. (Corrects an incomplete sentence)

With this in mind, what are we to expect next? How far down this road are we to go? How long will these petty bureaucrats, long entrenched in building their own personal empires, ( I donít see that the language improves your message and to some it detracts)be allowed to randomly and with impunity, terrorize the people? Is this a hallmark of modern democracy? It is much more reminiscent of Soviet style socialism where the commissars were all powerful.

What property can we be secure in owning and what security of privacy can we expect, when we have no guaranteed rights? (case)

The method employed to rid the nation of this lawfully owned carbine is the result of one of those aforementioned bureaucracies. The organization containing this bureaucracy is not without its (There is no possessive form- itís means ďit isĒ)deep rooted, questionable practices and controversies such as the sexual harassment suit being pursued at this time, along with the (eliminates incomplete sentence)High River seizures and destruction of a great deal of private property with no apparent cause or justification. Which destruction, I might add, will have to be paid for by the people of Canada that had no part in any of this.

When can the people expect a just resolution to these failures of government?

I highly recommend that Bill C-68, Bill C-17 be repealed, that property rights be entrenched in the constitution and that the R.C.M.P. be pared back considerably in its (possessive form correction) power and reach.

All of this will have to take place to put Canada back on the road to being a free nation and a dignified people.

Thank you Mr. Prime Minister for your precious time,


Repaired version below.


To The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada

Dear Mister Prime Minister,

Today I write you with grave concerns, with my deepest concern being that they will be ignored.

As you know Sir, there is no right in this country to own private property. It is not guaranteed by any document, statute or law. At best, it is assumed by the unknowing public and ignored by every government that has taken power since the birth of the nation and then by the introduction of the nationís constitution.

What we have, by default, is a set of government granted privileges that can vary from one day to the next, from one police officer to the next, from one court to the next and then from one province to the next.

The people are left dangling in the wind by the various and sundry interpretations and by the inconsistencies of the aforementioned failures in the absence of clearly defined laws. We are left to the mercy of bureaucracies embedded with the power to create law with the stroke of a pen, without oversight, without consent of the governed or even the will of Parliament.

We have just encountered such a situation with the banning of the Swiss Arms Green Carbine; a rifle that has been legally owned for over a decade.

With this in mind, what are we to expect next? How far down this road are we to go? How long will these bureaucrats, be allowed to randomly and with impunity, terrorize the people? Is this a hallmark of modern democracy? It is much more reminiscent of Soviet style socialism where the commissars were all powerful.

What property can we be secure in owning and what security of privacy can we expect, when we have no guaranteed rights?

The method employed to rid the nation of this lawfully owned carbine is the result of one of those aforementioned bureaucracies. The organization containing this bureaucracy is not without its deep rooted, questionable practices and controversies such as the sexual harassment suit being pursued at this time, along with the High River seizures and destruction of a great deal of private property with no apparent cause or justification. Which destruction, I might add, will have to be paid for by the people of Canada that had no part in any of this.

When can the people expect a just resolution to these failures of government?

I highly recommend that Bill C-68, Bill C-17 be repealed, that property rights be entrenched in the constitution and that the R.C.M.P. be pared back considerably in its power and reach.

All of this will have to take place to put Canada back on the road to being a free nation and a dignified people.

Thank you Mr. Prime Minister for your precious time,


A big hand to Hercster for his time and effort to repair letter.

Thanks Hercster.

:)

hercster
03-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Ah shucks Mike. It was nothing. Now I have to worry about having "anal" added to my "liberal, pinko commie" persona. :run:

Waterloomike
03-12-2014, 02:11 PM
Well ya jest has to hangout on this sida the barn and we'll learn ya not to be a pinko commie.

:)

hercster
03-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Well ya jest has to hangout on this sida the barn and we'll learn ya not to be a pinko commie.

:)

Hey I've been hanging with "gun guys" almost exclusively for years now and haven't changed much. Don't forget that I'm in Texas six months a year where RED Republicans tattoo the "Don't tread on Me" flags on the chests of newborn girls.:tounge:

You might be young enough to remember Popeye and some of the old cartoons. "I yam what I yam" and am unlikely to be "learned" much at my age. But that's OK as most of youse guys are younger and there's more time for your rehabilitation. :pot:

Guardo ( my nom de plume when stirring the pot)