Canadian police: 'Unnecessary' social media posts may be illegal

Well, it appears that whatever freedoms of speech remained in Canada's largest province are dead – at least if the provincial police have their way. The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) sent out the following tweet on February 9, 2016: "T.H.I.N.K. b4 u post ... T - is it True ... H - is it hurtful ... I - is it illegal ... N - is it necessary ... K - is it kind #SID2016" with a poster attached: The tweet largely went unnoticed in Canada until picked up very recently by Ezra Levant and Lauren Southern at TheRebel.Media. The THINK acronym must be catching on at the international level with quasi-authoritarian police forces, since the Glasgow, Scotland police force sent out the same message via its Twitter account yesterday. Of course, the only letter that should be of relevance is "I" for illegal. And what is illegal is for the police force anywhere in Canada to intentionally or negligently misrepresent the state of the law to the public....(Read Full Post)