Archive for April 29, 2008

Note: This story required some amount of editing to remove excessive political correctness so my comments will be bracketed and in bold throughout.

April 29, 2008

Canadian Press – Original Title: Blockades and escalating protests won’t derail talks in Caledonia: Premier

TORONTO – Blockades that cut off highways and vital rail lines won’t stop the province from negotiating with aboriginal protesters (Terrorists) to resolve outstanding land claims and end a two-year (Criminal) occupation, Premier Dalton McGuinty said Tuesday.

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April 29, 2008
Fox News

WASHINGTON –  Cigarette smuggling is generating millions of dollars every year that can be reaching terrorist groups, including Hezbollah, Hamas and Al Qaeda, according to law enforcement sources. In a single case, $100,000 was sent to Hezbollah.

A 15-page report congressional report, obtained by FOX News, includes intelligence from law enforcement as well as New York State’s Department of Taxation and Finance.

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Note: This comes from Aboriginal Appeasement Minister Michael J. Bryant and there has been NO confirmation from residents of Caledonia that the roadblock has in fact been taken down.

April 29, 2008
CBC.ca

The province’s aboriginal affairs minister says peace is being restored in the southern Ontario community of Caledonia.

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April 29, 2008
Kingston Whig Standard

Administrators at Deseronto Public School evacuated students and staff yesterday as a safety precaution while police continued to monitor ongoing Mohawk protests.

The school will remain closed today.

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As published in the Hamilton Spectator April 29, 2008

I cannot count the number of times I have heard how native protesters just want peace and that they are not targeting the people of Caledonia.

In 2006, when I first heard such words, you could see the dark black smoke rising from behind the native spokesperson in Caledonia.

Although I have primarily focused on the Ontario Provincial Police and their failures in Caledonia, I would like to ask the good people of Six Nations a few blunt questions.

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April 29, 2008
The Hamilton Spectator

A Six Nations spokesman warns that supportive protest actions on a “grander scale” are coming, as a committed Iroquois Confederacy continues to stand together.

The comments come as Haldimand Mayor Marie Trainer says some residents are talking about taking the law into their own hands. Six Nations protesters are still blocking the Highway 6 bypass they closed Friday afternoon in support of protesters occupying a quarry near Deseronto, Ont.

They want the Ontario Provincial Police, who have blocked both entrances to the Caledonia bypass, to stand down in eastern Ontario before they remove the blockades.

“This shouldn’t be allowed,” Trainer said. “Enough is enough. Something has to happen. This nonsense can’t continue.”

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