Date: TODAY Jan 31
Place: meet at Parkhill Tim Horton’s. MAP
Before I try to relax for the evening, let me just say this. I believe, and probably without justification, that I live in a democratic society; one where the freedom of speech, the right to peaceful assembly and the expectation that those who are elected into office are working with the good of all in mind. Well, that is far from the truth, and I am beginning to understand that my freedoms and the freedoms of my fellow Ontarians has hinged on following the word of our, shall I dare to say, criminal politicians.
Should you follow, with sheep like devotion, the decrees handed down to you, you can wear the badge of freedom; should you believe the lies, whether they wear the green label, or promises of a great economic future in the hands of Chinese owned companies, then you will be afforded the freedoms that democracy speaks of. But, should you question the actions and lies fed to the intubated masses, then you are targeted. Your rights and freedoms are no longer. Goose step in time with the Gestapo’s, or be labelled and condemned to be one of the black sheep, destined to be known as a trouble maker.
Keep in mind; however, that we are referring to hard working citizens; mothers, fathers, grand parents, community leaders, teachers and community volunteers. We are talking about people whose only shortcoming is that they care about how their communities look and feel. They care about what legacy there will be left for their children and grand children; and, they give a shit about their rights and freedoms. Their homes are not just boxes to live in, but are the world where children are raised and loved, life is lived and memories are made. To these residents who choose to speak out, their homes and their lives are autonomous with their communities.
And greed and corruption are taking that away—destroying the fabric of rural Ontario and reducing our province to a totalitarian state. Are my emails being monitored? Perhaps they are. Has fear gripped my heart? You bet ya; the possibility of that is very real. However, I cannot stand by and let injustice prevail. I need to speak out, and I need to move forward in my desire to protect my province from what is the economic downfall that will destroy all of our worlds.
I look constantly to people like Malala Yousufzai, Eve Ensler, Martin Luther King, the Dalai Lama, Esther Wrightman, Marcelle Brooks and everyone who puts themselves out there to expose the truth. It’s often not comfortable, but it’s their honesty and genuine belief that they can make a difference that inspires me.
The comfort zone is a very nice place, but nothing grows there; nothing at all. In fact, things rot in the comfort zone. Ontario is in that comfort zone right now.
I hope that everyone reading this finds their own Malala or Esther to inspire them to keep up the fight. This fight will not be won without casualties; Chatham Kent, Haldimand and now North Middlesex to name a few. But, let’s band together—we all know what is happening, and we all know that it is wrong. And as Marcelle has always said, “Your silence gives consent.” Nothing could be truer than that statement.
MLWAG may be loud, we may be obnoxious at times, but we’re honest and we’ve got nothing to hide. We are fortunate that we have fighters on board that are willing to stand up to what is wrong; and, they inspire the rest of us to move forward.
If the police are listening; fear not, we shall purchase a few dozen donuts tomorrow to ensure that you are all satiated, in the event that we do shut down Timmy’s.
I hope that everyone who can make it tomorrow comes out to help spread the truth.