Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.
[Let’s hope that caution comes along with compassion]
It was heart wrenching to see a drowned boy, face down on a shore line a few months ago.
Canada is a very compassionate land. The politicians jumped at the opportunity bring compassion into a federal election campaign and heaven help anyone who dared express concerns about bad guys hiding themselves among victims and swarming into Canada.
Like any drunken binge, morning always has a hangover and regret. Canada and Canadian voters got swept away in a compassion/feel good binge and promises were made to quickly bring 25,000 “refugees” from Syria and other locations into Canada by Christmas.
I dealt with refugee claimants from the Middle East for over seven years and listened to that promise of quick importation of 25,000 (alleged) refugees in shock. In my days, even after lengthy formal hearings (trials) fully 65% of those claiming refugee status…
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