Sign the letter: Prime Minister, end the bombing!

21 Responses to “Sign the letter: Prime Minister, end the bombing!”

  1. Another PersonJanuary 16, 2016 at 9:10 pm #

    Canada Joe, that doesn’t mean you can’t try. With a combination of a strong military and serious thought, not only could we avoid wara

    • Another PersonJanuary 16, 2016 at 9:16 pm #

      Oops. I posted it before I was done. Stupid smartphone… continuing on:
      wars we could also be prepared to fight one if it comes to that. Sadly, you raise a valid point about the leaders. Due to their own intrests, instability can happen anywhere. And like it or not, you sometimes have to respond.

  2. Canada JoeJanuary 15, 2016 at 5:19 pm #

    So what have we got here?

    A parade of the hopelessly naive, proRussian cranks and the just plain sad.

    Bad hand you have their peaceniks, bad hand.

    • Another PersonJanuary 15, 2016 at 7:17 pm #

      And what am I under? The plain sad?

      • Another PersonJanuary 15, 2016 at 7:17 pm #

        If so, why?

        • Canada JoeJanuary 15, 2016 at 9:02 pm #

          No the sensible actually.

          • Another PersonJanuary 16, 2016 at 8:12 am #

            Thanks. You should probably stop calling the commenters “plain sad” or “pro-Russian cranks”. If people like us are going to show them that a strong military isn’t all bad, then we need to be as respectful as possible, or they’ll see us as “war-mongering idiots”.

          • Canada JoeJanuary 16, 2016 at 3:58 pm #

            You raise a valid point, but these characters are so far down the rabbit hole there isn’t much hope for them.

            Not that anyone in power actual cares about the ‘peace movement’ anymore. They use them and then lose them. Funny actually. Still I admire your dedication, for what ever my opinion is worth.

  3. Joan FerryJanuary 15, 2016 at 2:38 pm #

    Stop the bombing.!

  4. Larry A. TilanderJanuary 15, 2016 at 1:36 pm #

    Can we please go back to the Canadian way of doing things and tell the Americans to fuddle duddle? We are peacekeepers; not warmongers. I become more ashamed to be a Canadian every day. “Dept. of National Defence” Get your dictionary out and look up “defence” please and thank you.

    • Canada JoeJanuary 15, 2016 at 10:43 pm #

      Was Serbia 1999 the Canadian way too?

  5. Margaret LincezJanuary 15, 2016 at 1:10 pm #

    I am so tired of our politicians teaching our young people there is no such a thing as keeping your word. I am tired of politicians proving over and over again that honesty and morality is a thing of the past. I honestly believed Trudeau was going to be different, give our citizens and chance for jobs, look after the old (we’re the ones that gave the politicians the money they now line their pockets with), we give Natives millions of dollars with no accountability, if you are a senior and you have to choose to eat or take life saving medicines, well, acording to the government, so be it, nothing we can do about it. It looks
    like he is the same as Harper. Yeah the 1%.

    • Canada JoeJanuary 15, 2016 at 10:44 pm #

      You believed in Trudeau? There’s one born every minute.

  6. michael fishJanuary 15, 2016 at 10:59 am #

    Helping the Americans, the israelis, the Turks and the Saudis puts us on the wrong side of this civil war anyway. The only armed intervention in Syria that is legal is that of the Russians who were invited to help defeat those whose aims were to overthrow the legally elected government of the country with the aims of dividing the country between the Israelis and the Turks, whose territorial designs are patent. Canada has not even the credibility to be a peace-keeper in the even of a cession of hostilities. Just get out and stop fighting or join the Russians and the Iranians who are legitimate as fighters in the country. And by the way get out the Ukraine. We have no business supporting an illegitimate government installed by a coup d’état in Kiev.

    • Another PersonJanuary 15, 2016 at 11:15 am #

      Except Syria’s government has human rights issues, appereantly he used citizens as human shields. And as much as you might dislike the coalition, at least they don’t use human shields.
      I have mixed feelings about Ukraine. On one hand, they invaded Ukraine’s territory. On the other, the Crimeans are OK with being under Russian control. Still, Ukraine needs help.

      • Anne StreeterJanuary 15, 2016 at 12:06 pm #

        “Another Person”. You comment on the Syrian use of human shields but no reference to coalition member Saudi Arabia’s regular beheadings, stonings, lashings, crucifixions etc. Saudi Arabia is right down at the bottom of the list of human rights abusers. Turkey is not behaving well and as for the U.S. it has been responsible for the killing of millions of innocents. These are our allies.

        Ukraine was the subject of a U.S. involved coup d’etat. Crimea voted overwhelmingly to return to Russia. Ukraine is presently a self inflicted mess. Our getting involved would not be helpful.

        • Another PersonJanuary 15, 2016 at 4:15 pm #

          Huh. You think that being more developed countries they wouldn’t do that. Saudi Arabia is horrible. I have no comments on Turkey. And the US has probably killed all those civilians by mistake. Whenever you fight any war, there will always be civilian casualties. It’s best to avoid a war, but of course, being human, that’s not always possible. Sooner or later our men and women have to be deployed overseas, and pretending otherwise is foolhardy.
          As for Ukraine, I know that Cremians are OK with it, but NATO is paranoid because the land can be used strategically to invade nearby countries and expand Russia’s power, restoring the Soviet Union and restarting the Cold War. What then would be the solution to Ukraine? We leave them alone, Russia could see that the West isn’t responding and attempt to restore the Soviet Union. We respond, we risk escalating tensions. As for ISIS, our planes helped repel an invasion, so they aren’t just doing random bombing. They’re being productive providing air support at that time.

      • maindrainsJanuary 15, 2016 at 1:46 pm #

        Israel also uses human shields in the Palestinian Territory (Read” Breaking the Silence” verbatim reports from Israeli soldiers) but apparently that’s ok with us. Until we sort out what is true morality quite apart from whether its our allies or the guys in black hats then we should stay out of it.

        • Another PersonJanuary 15, 2016 at 4:15 pm #

          From the looks of it, it seems that everyone is the bad guy.


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