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Charities and other false prophets
Toronto Sun ^ | 1/13/12 | Charles Adler

Posted on 01/13/2012 10:47:16 PM PST by Impala64ssa

There was a time when being a charity meant doing something real, something tangible.

Operating a soup kitchen.

Providing medical help to those in need overseas.

Helping orphans here in Canada.

Providing valuable goods or services.

That’s real charity work.

No longer.

Now it appears that hyper-political lobbying can count as charitable work too.

Yes, you can be a full-time whiner, and that counts as charity work!

There’s actually a veritable industry of these professional moaners, these full-time nit-pickers.

The green fundamentalists are perhaps just the most vocal example of this phenomenon.

There’s no shortage of radical greens getting generous tax breaks from the federal government.

We’re seeing it now with the Northern Gateway hearings.

By the way, many of these same groups are awash in foreign money as they work against Canada’s economic interests.

Now under the law, these supposed charities can only spend 10% of their budget on advocacy activities.

I’ll leave it to you to judge whether these radicals are obeying this law.

Personally, they appear to be spending an awful amount of their time shouting, lobbying, obstructing … To be clear, the radical greens aren’t the only ones engaged in hyper-political lobbying.

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TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ecology; greenpeace
Our freinds in the Great White North also have their share of environmental whackos.
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