So the LPCO had their AGM over the weekend, and I just wanted to say a couple of things about it briefly. Unfortunately, my friend and fellow blogger Jeff Jedras didn’t quite make it in his bid to be the VP Comms for LPCO – Christine Michaud won that position, and congrats to her – . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: LPCO / OWLC Stuff
Yes, the blog has turned into a bit of an interview/campaign theme in the last bit, but that’s what happens when Parliament and the Ontario Legislature aren’t in session, and because I don’t wish to touch the Middle East Gaza morass with a 40 foot pole.
So, a couple of things in to mention:
. . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Upcoming interviews/campaign news from #LPCO, #Brant, etc
I was very pleased to receive an email from Jeff Jedras – a Liberal blogger compatriot and friend of mine who has long blogged at A BC’er in Toronto, and who has announced he will be seeking the position of vice-president, communications of the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario):
I have watched with concern and . . . → Read More: Scott’s DiaTribes: Endorsed candidates – news for a #Brant one, and a new LPCO one!
Here, on how Michael Chong’s Reform Act privileges members of Parliament over party members and supporters – and how there’s far more reason for concern about a lack of genuine grassroots input as matters stand now than about the influence of MPs.
For further reading…– I’ll point to Andrew Coyne passim as the main cheerleader . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: New column day
This and that for your Sunday reading.
– David Atkins comments on the ever-growing disconnect between the interests of a few making a killing on Wall Street and the lives of people stuck in the real economy: (T)the entirety of supply-side economic thinking is based on the idea that inflating the assets of the wealthy . . . → Read More: Accidental Deliberations: Sunday Afternoon Links
The mainstream media coverage of this weekend’s OLP leadership convention has focused on backroom deals and electoral implications – but this misses the very human element of leadership conventions, which is where blogs still hold a certain degree of relevance.
I therefore encourage everyone to read the following accounts – Misters Goldenberg and Hopkins, . . . → Read More: Calgary Grit: As Good as Being There