No wonder - as fern hill pointed out yesterday, the dogs heard the whistle. And a gold-plated whistle it is.
Wycliffe Bible Translators slurped up a hefty $495,600 of your money and mine. But that was dwarfed by the $3.2 million awarded to an outfit called Youth For Christ--and, while children living in poverty on a reserve in Attawapiskat have been denied a new school for years, Edmonton's Newman Theological College was recently awarded $4.2 million of Harper's largesse.From Dawg's Blawg.
That half-million of taxpayers' money bought us "capacity building for public school". Not religious schools. Public schools.
Do you think that fundamentalist, orthodox jewish and muslim institutions would get that kind of MASSIVE funding for translating the Torah and the Qur'an?
Welcome to Harper's New©™ Theocratic Government.