From James Jatras, for post at IsaacBrockSociety and Maple Sandbox:
Theo Caldwell says this will be in the print version of the NP tomorrow.
FATCA = Canadian complicity in US spying. It’s a great angle!
CANADA’S COMPLICITY IN THE US SURVEILLANCE STATE – THEO CALDWELL, NATIONAL POST
In Canadian political debate, accusing one’s opponent of advocating “American-style” policies used to be the equivalent of launching a nuclear missile.
Much has changed in recent years, however.
From banking to taxes to travel to personal communications, Canada has signed on to the most appalling excesses of America’s growing surveillance state. The rationale is usually found among the catch-all phrases deployed to justify today’s creeping totalitarianism: the “War on Terror” or “keeping us safe” or the “War on Drugs” or “money laundering” or “tax evasion.”