Left Over: Coalition of Progressives: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/2014/11/why-progressives-may-soon-be-forced-to.html The usual desultory conversations have been making the media rounds regarding a Liberal/NDP coalition…yet  the typical  trivial fracas in Parliament seems to  be vetoing the idea before it hits the ground.. Trudeau  oversteps, Mulcair gets castigated for responding, the Cons snigger in the background as the rest of us seem to self-distruct, over and ...

Left Over: SuperCrusty and the Lazy Opposition Don’t Come to Blows

B.C. teachers’ strike: Union rejects premier’s demand to suspend strike Union says government remains entrenched, inflexibile and unwilling to bargain. CBC News Posted: Sep 03, 2014 10:51 AM PT Last Updated: Sep 04, 2014 7:58 AM PT All of you 5 cent a comment Liberal trolls can say and think what you like, but here ...

ParliamANT Hill: ConservAntive senAntor argues Elections Cantada shouldn’t promote voting

Inspired by this headline:  http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/linda-frum-stirs-controversy-with-elections-canada-questions-1.2606836

Left Over: Harper: The Working Class Can Kiss My….

  Minimum wage in Canada: One woman’s story No fancy meals and no vacations: ‘I am working poor’ CBC News Posted: Jan 14, 2014 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 14, 2014 7:06 AM ET     This is an article that could have been written forty-odd years ago, when I arrived on Canada’s doorstep as an ...

The Scott Ross: We Need Uninformed Voters As Much As We Need Informed Ones

Just as you need a brain and a heart, a country needs voters who know the issues and voters that don’t. As the election for the American President looms, after months, if not years of campaigning, countless ads, two debates so far (not counting the twenty or so for Mitt Romney), and four years of ...

Left Over: And the “I didn’t Vote” Whingers are at it Again….

As the proverbial  dust settles on our raped and pillaged Canadian democracy, there are outcries everywhere about this drastic rewrite of our country’s laws and protections.. How many of the whiners out there actually voted, and if they did, voted for the Tories? Bet they won’t be too quick to admit it now..even the seniors, ...

The Scott Ross: The Worst Scandal in Canadian History

We’re in the worst scandal in Canadian history. Stephen Harper was first elected in 2006 because Canadians were outraged over the sponsorship scandal. The Conservatives were not chosen because they were the best, but because the Liberals were the worst. Today opposition parties are focusing on the Robocall scandal, because they know what the Conservatives ...