Crime bill threatens to undo decades of reform, former justice adviser warns

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Justice Minister Rob Nicholson defends the approach. “We don’t govern on the basis of statistics,” he told Parliament last week. “If we see a need to better protect children or send a message to drug dealers, that’s the basis upon which we’re proceeding.”

David Climenhaga’s Alberta Diary: Ideological perfection, Fraser Institute style: why democracy must be destroyed in order to save it

http://www.albertadiary.ca/2011/12/ideological-perfection-fraser-institute.html

“Democracy is undemocratic when it gets in the way of free market choices.

Fear of Flying or why liberals need to liberate themselves

http://www.adbusters.org/magazine/99/fear-flying.html

“Craving sex with her mate was one of the things (OK, the main thing) she’d given up in exchange for all the good things in their life together. Walter tried everything he could think of to make sex better for her except the one thing that might conceivably have worked, which was to stop worrying about making it better for her and just bend her over the kitchen table some night and have at her from behind. But the Walter who could have done this wouldn’t have been Walter.”

Major GOP Consultant ‘Scared To Death’ Of Occupy Wall Street | Addicting Info

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2011/12/02/major-gop-consultant-scared-to-death-of-occupy-wall-street/

“Don’t say ‘capitalism.’ I’m trying to get that word removed and we’re replacing it with either ‘economic freedom’ or ‘free market,’ ” Luntz said. “The public . . . still prefers capitalism to socialism, but they think capitalism is immoral. And if we’re seen as defenders of quote, Wall Street, end quote, we’ve got a problem.”