Friday, June 20, 2008

Nincompoops and Wicked Reprobates

Already dictating what publishers may publish, Canada now tells parents how to raise their children.

Ontario has banned smoking in cars with children and the senate passed a bill yesterday to criminalize spanking of children by their parents.

Three exceptions are in the bill, including "preventing the child from engaging or continuing to engage in conduct that is of a criminal nature".

So, when you catch junior selling tobacco to minors or engaging in a little hate-speech against a protected group, I guess you can beat him.

This makes sense in the New Canada.

Common sense has been replaced. Canadian Politicians, that foul cabal of nincompoops and wicked reprobates, will now dictate right from wrong. They know best.

So, when citizens do horrible things that are not explicitly banned, we mustn't complain or say they should have known better. There is no more knowing better. There is only the law. We must ever lobby for a new prohibition, until every single stupid or unpleasant or dangerous thing is punishable by fine or imprisonment.

That'll work.

1 comment:

Jovan-Marya Weismiller, T.O.Carm. said...

Mr Carriere,

Have you read the bill? I have and even the three exceptions are limited to the use of 'reasonable force other than corporal punishment' (my emphasis). Thus spanking would be outlawed entirely. It also removes the words, 'is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child' from the Criminal Code, so even the allowable 'force' (a 'forcible hug', maybe?) can only be used in those three limited scenarios and not for 'correction'!