He transformed the shameful backlog of refugee claims produced by his own Con government’s refusal to staff key positions into an achievement without even implying that Liberals were to blame.
He chastized the provinces for their naughty tendency to provide reasonable social safety nets to their neediest citizens.
He ensured that key information about same-sex marriage and sexual orientation rights in Canada was kept out of the new orientation guide for immigrants.
He ingratiated himself with strident defenders of Israel’s undeclared genocidal war upon the Palestinian people by adhering to the notion moderate Canadian Christian organizations such as Anglicans, Quakers and Mennonites are extremists.
This last strategy is critical for theocratic ideologues within Harper’s ReformaTory bully squad.
Though a self-proclaimed devout member of the Roman Catholic Church, Kenney is unmarried. Surely the CPC could find a suitable
Won’t somebody please think of the children?
Exactly so. Along with support for Israel so that The Prophecy can happen* doesn't someone have to spawn the Anti-Christ?
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*This theology which is an aberrant form of Christianity (rejected by most major Christian churches) teaches that the Old Testament prophecies were destined to be replayed in the modern world, leading to the Day of Judgement and the Final Battle of Armageddon as proclaimed in the New Testament.
According to this school of thought, the ingathering of the Jews into Israel in 1948 was part of God's plan to bring on the Final Battle, in which the forces of Good (which fundamentalist Christians see as the U.S. and its allies) would confront the forces of Evil (correspondingly seen as the Soviet Union and its allies--Arabs and Muslims). This battle would lead to the destruction of the earth, which for this theology is a necessity before Jesus can return to save "the select, the believers".
This Christian fundamentalist view maintained that, although all Jews must ultimately be converted into Christianity in order to fulfill the prophecies, Israel must be supported at all costs. Hence the strong support given by the religious right to Israel. From here.