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It was an election by younger people if the faces on TV are any indication. Mind you, at my age, almost everyone looks young! It was also an election of change which inevitably means that “strategic voting” took the place of selecting the person that voters think will do the best job. Nowhere was that […]

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Churchill once stated that the best time to predict events was after they had happened and I think he was probably right. The current federal election is demonstrating that predictions at any time are pretty iffy but in a hugely long campaign like this one, they’re positively dangerous. I find myself flying all over the […]

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We’ve reached the summer doldrums and perhaps that’s a good time to sit back and look at the coming Federal election, if only in general terms. Amazingly, the main issue is exemplified in the story of the “Paddle for the Peace” organization and the ever ham-handed right wing placing all their organizers on the Terrorist […]

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Canada’s list of wrongs against minorities is long. On March 9, Justin Trudeau made a speech where he castigated Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his views on the niqab issue and civil liberties in general. “These are troubling times,” Trudeau said. “Across Canada, and especially in my home province, Canadians are being encouraged by their […]

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I’ve been in and watching politics for a few years now and have seen a lot of politicians come and go. As a child I remember my parents always chiding Mackenzie King for his weirdness, yet always voting for him. Back then I was a precocious little bastard and loved politics and remember how my […]

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