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The Scott Ross: Trust In Trudeau

Because Stephen Harper was a self-described “radical right-wing ideologue”, he was the only one who could make the conservatives more Liberal.

Because Barack Obama was so anti-war, he was the only one who could make the Democrats more pro-war than Republicans.

In both cases it was each man’s close association to a particular cause that gave him the credibility and therefore the power to fundamentally change it.

And it is because Justin Trudeau is perhaps the most identifiable Liberal that he, and he alone can make the party more conservative, and, as they aren’t mutually exclusive, more progressive. Trudeau has

Left Over: Shaking Hands with the Devil You Think You Know….

 

While the Cons huff and puff and try to simply blow our House of Parliament down, let me play devil’s advocate here and rant about something that no one else (that I’ve been aware of) seems to be mentioning, in all the foofaraw about increasing the golden handshake contributions…

What’s all this about pensions? In their rush to seem to be onside with covering their own butts re pensions, both the Liberals and the NDP are falling into that old Con trap of not thinking beyond their own terms.. How is creating even less of an economic return for

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DeSmogBlog: How Do You Spend $375 Million A Day? Ask The Oil Industry

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The average U.S. household has seen both their net worth and their average income steadily decline over the last seven years. Unemployment in the United States still remains at uncomfortably high levels, and the poverty rate is about to reach highs that haven’t been seen since the 1960’s. But as average citizens are struggling to provide food for their families and gainful employment, there are a special few in the U.S.A. who have more cash than they know what to do with. Those special few would be the oil industry.

While most of us

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The Scott Ross: Supply Management of Martha Hall Findlay’s Debt

For Martha Hall Findlay the economics of Supply Management are simple; the economics of her 6 year overdue personal political loans, however, are apparently far more complex.

Where Ms. Findlay rightly believes the government should stop protecting dairy farmers, she wrongly believes the government should continue protecting her outstanding political campaign debt of $65,000.

On June 21 Martha Hall Findlay, the former Liberal MP and 2006 party leadership candidate, announced she was against supply management, a system where Canadian dairy farmers are guaranteed prices by the government for their goods. Citing the economic distortions that are caused by such

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