Archive for October, 2008

What a Difference a Day Makes

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

What a difference a day makes.  A song from the past but so fitting for today.  In the lyrics it continues with “twenty four little hours.”  Suddenly, Mr. Harper has had an epiphany and is concerned about the Canadian economy.
Up until today, according to him, Canada was a virtual calm in the middle of a [...]

Understanding working Canadians

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008
Harper claims to be an economist. What economic theory holds that in a time of documented financial crisis you do nothing?
Harper has never, ever held a “real” job so how can he possibly understand the threat of losing a job, losing a house or suffering financial ruin?

Harper’s Plagiarism

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Harper, Howard, Bush and Iraq
Intellectual honesty is of course important. The bigger issue from my point of view is that Harper was prepared to take Canada into the Iraq war.
Liberals made the right moral decision and kept our young men and women from getting killed in what has turned out to be a tragic debacle. My [...]

Liberals have a worthy leader in Stéphane Dion

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

Fiona Hughes
Vancouver Courier
Wednesday, October 01, 2008
Lacking charisma. A weak leader. Incoherent English accent. Feckless. A schlemiel.
The criticisms levelled at Liberal leader Stéphane Dion (the harshest words coming from the Canadian Alliance, er, Conservative Party) started soon after he won the leadership of the Liberal Party in 2006 after defeating Michael Ignatieff on the fourth ballot [...]