Pubdate: Fri, 05 Aug 2005
Source: Kamloops This Week (CN BC)
Copyright: 2005 Kamloops This Week
Author: Gary Williams



Remember last year when the RCMP brought up some Texas cops to
practise arresting people on Canadian soil, and how it all came out
only because they slipped up by unwittingly arresting a Vancouver cop?

Well, now we know why they brought the Lone Star State cops

It truly was a rehearsal for the coming arrest of Canadian

Marc Emery has been the first and I'm willing to bet he won't be the

Do you smoke pot? Are you outspoken about U.S. President George Bush,
the Iraq war and just how far U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney's
friends in the war industry will go?

Yeah? Well they may be coming for you next.

What is extremely worrisome is why the Canadian police services are
allowing this. Why are they allowing, and now making, these arrests at
the direction of the American far right?

Has there been a silent coup of some kind? Have we already lost our
sovereignty to the U.S., because it sure as heck looks like it.
Perhaps this would explain Maj. Gen. Rick Hillier's sudden and very
American-sounding bluster.

Indeed, I have to seriously wonder if Hillier, Defence Minister Bill
Graham and the RCMP are now taking their directions from Washington.

This is deeply disturbing news and it should concern all Canadians of
any political stripe. Speak up and tell the RCMP and the politicians
that we don't appreciate American jack-booted prints on our citizens'

Gary Williams

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