Here is the link to the article, followed by letter I sent in response. So I won’t have a heart attack!
Currently, Citizens can choose whether or not to tell the Government (the Statistics Dept) whether they are Muslim, Jew, Mexican, First Nation, Polack, Nigger, Slant-Eye, Freak, Gay, Bum Boy, Dwarf, whether they see visions, hallucinate – – – or whatever other target we WASP heterosexuals may use for the venting of our venom.
But, the Government should build detailed files on citizens. That’s the argument in Maclean’s Magazine, if the journalist understands what she is advocating for (a mandatory census long form).
If Harper cannot build a police state for us (Bill C-51 just one example), we will do it for ourselves. Maclean’s Magazine, other media and influential people are determined to help us.
We will boot Harper out and elect people who will impose mandatory detailed files on citizens, IN SPITE OF the record of the Stasi in East Germany (detailed personal information on 6 million citizens), We know that every sophisticated police state current and historical uses detailed files on citizens. We want the same for ourselves. Well thank you but I decline.
Nazi Europe. NOT JUST in Germany. Mechanized files on citizens were KEY.
Opaque subsidiaries of IBM working with Governments started doing “long form censuses” WAY BEFORE World War Two.
The Nazis could not have targeted specific populations in Germany and other countries without the files and the collaborators. (Ref: “IBM and the Holocaust” by NY Times author Edwin Black.) It’s why we have an enshrined Right to privacy of personal information. . . . what is so hard to understand about that?
THE EXTENT IN EUROPE of the build-up of personal files in the lead-up to the exterminations appears below as yet more evidence, if that will help.
I can have no patience with this ignorance by which we seem determined to enslave ourselves. People who ADVOCATE for the collection of detailed data on citizens that is happening at StatsCan are badly misinformed.
God, Allah and All Saints help us.
Government/Corporate capability for surveillance today far outweighs what could be done pre-World War Two. And far outweighs what has already been done through the U.S. military and NSA, with contracts to Lockheed Martin that also has its tentacles in the data base at StatsCan.
The following is an EXCERPT, the dates for the beginning of the files on citizens in Europe. It began innocently enough as censuses. By the time of World War Two, for example, people of Jewish ancestry could be identified down to eighth-bloods.
The following document has been adapted from an IBM Intranet resource developed by Grace Scotte, a senior information broker in the organization at IBM’s EMEA headquarters in Paris, France.
Some Key Dates in IBM’s Operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa
(EMEA) (The year in which the IBM census operations began in each country)
1920 The Netherlands
1927 Italy, Switzerland
1928 Austria, Sweden
1936 Belgium, Finland, Hungary
1938 Portugal, Turkey
NOTE: In the envelope to Maclean’s I included a copy of my First attempt to explain the dangers in their article. If you are new to this issue you may want to look at it, yet another equally troubling perspective.
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Sept 20: Advocating for detailed files on citizens (Response to Maclean’s Magazine)
Nov 5. Mandatory long form census, to Minister Navdeep Bains (Innovation, Science & Development) Minister Responsible for the Census
Nov 6. To Prime Minister J Trudeau, Census Long Form & Charter Right to Privacy
Nov 9. Request to defend Charter Right (Privacy of Personal Information) – to Ministers Justice, Democratic Institutions & Privacy Commissioner Includes reply and response.
Jan 9. 2016-01-09 To Parliamentary Secretary for Justice, Sean Casey, re Mandatory Census Long Form and Charter Right to Privacy of Personal Information
2015. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s commitment to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms: 1. Letter of Mandate to Attorney General & 2. Quotes from Trudeau’s book, “Common Ground”