Canada – Losing our Freedom
I could write a whole series on this subject, and in fact I may do just that in the near future. But today I’m just going to focus on one tiny little thing. Something so small one wonders why we even heard about. But it is this one tiny thing that points to a much larger and very serious problem. The Government is slowly taking away our freedoms and starting to creep into every area of our lives. A truck driver was fined $305 for smoking in his rig, and apparently it does not matter if it was a company vehicle or his own private truck. Some genius at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit says that even a farmer out plowing his field could get a fine for smoking in his tractor. I wonder if it would be different if said farmer or trucker moon lighted as a “consultant”.
So what’s next?
We will be told it is illegal to smoke in our own homes because the cable guy might have to enter and do some work. Or, we may not light that filthy smoke out in the middle of the Ottawa River because it might offend some wildlife. Of course in Ottawa, there is so much raw waste in the water you might ignite the sewage so I suppose that could be used as a reason as well. I think Health Canada is taking things way too far in its attempt to cleanse the world of smokers. Is it reasonable for a trucker to pull over every half hour or so to jump out and light a smoke. And one even better. A farmer has to stop his tractor, climb out, and stand in his own field to have a smoke? Forget the fact he’s probably the only one that ever drives the thing.
So now the O.P.P are tasked with pulling over commercial vehicles if they suspect the occupant(s) are smoking. They have nothing better to do? Like maybe investigating crime or protecting the public, I don’t know was just a thought. We have Health Canada wasting a $$$Billion dollars, possibly through some illegal or questionable means. We have WSIB harassing injured workers, and we have iffy that wants to be the Leader of our Country but can barely manage the Liberal Party. And the O.P.P are chasing down truckers that smoke.
Only in Canada you say?