The numbers aren’t yet finalized but the low estimates are that Justin Trudeau’s government is going to spend $30 billion a year more than it takes in, with a minimum future cost to Canadians of over $100 billion. That’s a tenth of a trillion dollars that future conservative governments will have to pay back using your money, all because Justin Trudeau wants to buy himself a legacy today.

It’s one thing for a government to go into deficit when the country is in a recession. That’s what Stephen Harper did in 2008, and after years of hard work he left the country with a surplus. A surplus that Trudeau not only refuses to acknowledge, but one that he has destroyed before his first 100 days in office were even over. This surplus, plus the money you’ll pay in taxes for years to come, is what’s going to fund this legacy.

Justin Trudeau speaking in front of a packed crowd at the Humanities Theatre at the University of Waterloo in March 2006

Justin Trudeau.

Justin Trudeau has this belief that he’s more important than his predecessors, and he wants to ensure future generations knows that as well. He’s never worked a full-time job in his life and he lived off a trust fund until he was over thirty, so it’s no surprise that he doesn’t have any concept of the value of money. But that $100 billion will need to be paid back over the course of the rest of the lives of most of the “middle class.” Justin Trudeau doesn’t care about them, he cares about what the history books and the Wikipedia articles will say about him after he retires. Which won’t be for a long time if he pushes through his Liberal friendly “electoral reform.”

It’s not just the massive debt either, it’s also the cost of servicing this unnecessary debt. If we pay just 2% annual interest on these deficit after one year it will cost $600 million to service a $30 billion dollar debt. It’s mind-boggling the amount of jobs that this lost money debt financing will cost Canadians. So instead of creating jobs, where does Justin Trudeau plan on spending this money?

He’s giving billions to third world countries to fight global warming while doing nothing to build the desperately needed Energy East and Keystone XL pipelines, which would generate wealth from within Canada. With the oil companies struggling, Justin wants to put a tax on carbon to help ensure that the oil workers (not really traditional Liberal voters) won’t be working again anytime soon. He honestly believes that these gestures, which are terrible for Canada’s economy, will somehow stop global warming and he willed by hailed by future generations for being the catalyst for that change.

 

He’s also giving money to relief organizations in Syria, which by itself isn’t a bad thing. But he’s putting no strings attached to our money, including the very important “don’t let ISIS have it” string everyone wants. While our soldiers are excellent trainers, he somehow believes that we cannot train these soldiers without turning his back on our allies and the very successful bombing mission. His delusion of grandeur is makes him believe that, despite his complete lack of any military experience, he’s better qualified than NATO to determine how to achieve military success in Syria.

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The refugees are costing an enormous amount of money, but rushing to accept them is doing nearly nothing in the greater context of the Syrian crisis except make people think Justin Trudeau is a caring man. He wants the picture of him meeting refugees at Pearson Airport to be on the cover of his eventual biography. Forget about how these refugees are coming from safe areas, that the most at risk refugees (religious minorities like Christians) are not being prioritized and how Trudeau completely pulled out of the fight to help free their homeland. No, Trudeau wants to spend your money making you feel good and get over your white guilt.

Speaking of white guilt, another costly step in his legacy is his plan to build nation to nation relationships with the First Nations of Canada. How does that work exactly, is he saying that First Nations aren’t Canadian? Which “nation” is his Aboriginal Justice Minister a part of, in these “nation to nation” interactions? It doesn’t matter, all this means is that he is giving more money to corrupt (and non-corrupt) band leaderships with no accountability on where your money goes. That’s not even starting to consider how much it will cost to change the results the RCMP found of what happened to the murdered and missing aboriginal women. Or the cost of implementing every recommendation from the Truth and Reconciliation committee’s report. Justin Trudeau is like a kid in a candy store with a credit card, and we have to pay the bill as soon as he’s gone.

The middle class tax cuts are costing us billions and really only helps the upper middle class. Liberals are known for their “Tax and Spend” policies, but Trudeau doesn’t want his legacy tarnished with tax increases so he’d prefer to spend and force later, more economically sensible, governments to tax and eventually pay for his indulgences. By that time he figures he’ll have gone down as the greatest Canadian Prime Minister in history, if the Prime Minister qualifier is even needed.

Justin Trudeau speaking in front of a packed crowd at the Humanities Theatre at the University of Waterloo in March 2006

Trudeau plans on spending the majority of your future money on what he calls “infrastructure.” While you or I would think infrastructure means things like bridges, roads, and trains, to Justin Trudeau “infrastructure” is anything he wants to spend money on. It won’t create jobs, in all likelihood. But it will look nice, and especially it will look nice when he gets to cut those ribbons or hand out those giant cheques. He cares more about hobnobbing with celebrities and giving speeches about feminism than on actually running the country anyways.

So Canada, Justin Trudeau is not only using your money that he has today to build his legacy, and ruin Canada, he’s also using the money you’re going to make in the future to pay for this legacy. He’s handicapping the next number of Prime Ministers who are forced to pay down the debt he created, not to fix the economy, but to fix his place in history.