Politics and its Discontents: Opposition To The ‘Fair’ Elections Act Grows

As a supplement to Montreal Simon’s post yesterday on Jean Pierre Kingsley’s appearance before the committee hearings on the ‘Fair’ Elections Act, you might want to spare two minutes to watch this report from The National on his concerns: As well, here is a report that shows growing public awareness and discontent about the Tories’ ...

Montreal Simon: Jean-Pierre Kingsley and the Education of Pierre Poilievre

I've always had a lot of respect for Jean-Pierre Kingsley, the former Chief Electoral Officer. So when I saw that he had given the Fair Elections Act an A- I practically collapsed.Shocked by the thought that a man like him could give such a generous grade to such a foul bill. And disgusted by the sight of ...

Pushed to the Left and Loving It: If Stephen Harper Was Still a Libertarian he Would Hate Stephen Harper

There is a great site called 404 Systems Error, that functions much like Wikileaks, though with Canadian content. They have recently posted an old fundraising letter of Stephen Harper’s from 2001, when he was heading up the corporate funded activist group: the National Citizens Coalition.  The NCC has always painted themselves as Libertarian, so I now ...