Ignatieff Slams Harper Over Aide’s Convictions

Ignatieff Slams Harper Over Aide's ConvictionsLiberal Leader Michael Ignatieff says new revelations about past fraud convictions against a former senior aide to Stephen Harper raise a “fundamental question” over whether Canadians can trust the Conservative leader. During a Monday evening campaign rally, Ignatieff told the crowd that Bruce Carson’s close relationship with Harper while working in the Prime Minister’s Office shows his Conservative rival “talks tough on crime everywhere but in his own office.” “I’m…

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Trudeau’s Vision of Canada as a ‘Just Society’

Trudeau's Vision of Canada as a 'Just Society'A short time clip from the 1968 Liberal Party of Canada leadership convention where the brilliant former Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau brings up the laying foundation for his vision of a perfect Canada. I felt this was a necessary share for those feeling gloom with all this financial crisis, and wars, and protests.

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Mergers, Coalitions, and Fear

Mergers, Coalitions, and FearThere has been a lot of talk in the past week or so about the possibility of some kind of political alliance between the LPC and the NDP. Mr. Ignatieff is reported to have said today that while he has no intention of any kind of pre-election deal with the NDP, that a post-election coalition is not something he would rule out. I doubt Mr. Ignatieff liked being put in…

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About this Coalition, Jean Chretien and Liberal Party Destruction

About this Coalition, Jean Chretien and Liberal Party DestructionLiberals are officially spinning themselves into self destruction these days. As a background to all of this, I offer up the Wiki on the last coalition circa 2008. I tried to avoid the blogging of the “Coalition” here on this site. But yesterday I snapped. I had had just about enough of the redirect and juxtaposing on the issue. I’m not certain at what point the Liberal Party members will…

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National Child Care

National Child CareAs you may know, Michael Ignatieff reaffirmed the Liberal support for a national child-care program. This, of course, started a firestorm on both sides of the political spectrum. On The Right I know better than to engage the Right of Twitter (#roft) folks in direct debate, but sometimes I just can’t help myself. @HelpOntario is a Conservative from, wait for it, Ontario, who hasn’t quite reached Troll status. This exchange…

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