Thursday, December 11, 2008

Liberal Regime Broke Law: Supreme Court

Above: Former Liberal Finance Minister Paul Martin. Yep, he presided over the period in question, as did former Liberal Prime Minster Jean Chretien...

Story here.

ht: National Newswatch

In a 7-0 decision, the court ruled EI premiums were inappropriately collected between 2002, 2003, and 2005. That's when the Liberal cabinet set EI rates directly without the authorization from Parliament and the employment insurance commission, a violation of the principle of no taxation without representation.

"This means that employment insurance premiums were collected unlawfully, without the necessary legislative authorization," Justice Louis LeBel wrote in the decision.

So what else is new about the Librano$?