Well you have to hand it to Mike Duffy. His trial may not be as popular as it once was, but he's still doing a number on Stephen Harper's legacy.First he claimed Harper couldn't be trusted. Then he claimed that the powerful Con senator Davi… . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: Mike Duffy: The Cons Used Robocalls to Win An Election in BC
This morning I saw a few minutes of a CBC Newsworld political panel and again concluded that Canada must abolish its senate immediately. Abolish it now! There is no time for messing about.
The dishonourable, fraud-committing senate serves no legitimate purpose in this day and age, and it’s debatable whether it ever did. The . . . → Read More: The Ranting Canadian: This morning I saw a few minutes of a CBC Newsworld political…
With Senator Doug Finley’s passing, Bill C-304, the Harper government’s attempt to repeal Canada’s hate speech legislation, has lost its Senate champion. The bill was already stalled in the upper chamber. I wonder if these latest sad events will further impede its progress.
TweetOn Saturday, August 25, Conservative Party members in the riding of Calgary-Centre will choose a candidate to carry their party’s banner in an upcoming and yet-to-be called by-election. Six candidates are contesting the nomination. The Conservative candidate is widely expected to win the by-election in this moderate conservative voting downtown Calgary riding. Here is a . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics blog: calgary-centre conservatives and liberals choosing their by-election candidates.
From the “Today’s Must Reads” on the Globe’s Politics page, an op-ed from Conservative Senator and former Harper campaign chair Doug Finley with a familiar refrain: “Europe needs to take responsibility for its own mistakes.” This is what we’ve been hearing from the PM, from Jim Flaherty and various other government supporters. It is interesting . . . → Read More: Impolitical: More Europe bashing from the Harper crew
Senator Doug Finley, the mastermind behind the in-and-out crimes committed by the Harper Conservatives, and husband of the Tory’s go-to-girl, Diane Finley, narrowly escaped justice in those illegal acts thanks to a plea bargain by the Conservative Party.
Now this same paragon of virtue is telling us to all rest easy, that any instances . . . → Read More: Politics and its Discontents: Doug (In-AndOut-Scandal Finley) Tells Us To Relax and forget About Robocalls