Tag: harper government

October 10, 2008

Save the Planet: Stop Harper

Avaaz.org has mobilized a noble effort to stop Harper.  I was kind of ignoring their pleas to make donations. Until now. I just made a financial pledge and I encourage you to do the same.  They are using contributions for media spots (mostly radio) in the ridings where they believe (and I do as well) that they can make a difference. Please feel free to […]

September 11, 2008

Canadian Election: A Glimpse into Harper’s Future For Food in Canada

The Food Industry in the US is a disaster and it’s already come our way under Harper’s watch.  Over the last two, the Harper Republicans Conservatives have handcuffed Canadian Food Inspection Agency inspectors in the interest of letting companies run their own show. This has proven to be a deadly experiment. However, it’s common-place in the US, where death from from e-coli and other diseases […]

August 4, 2008

I smell an election – Part II

In this article , I suggested that an election will most likely be held before November 4. I had no idea the Prime Minister would come out swinging the way he has been, poking jabs at Dion and treating him like a school-yard nerd, playing the bully role oh so well. Coming out of a major caucus meeting, Prime Minister challenged Dion to pull the […]

April 30, 2008

“Harper is Canada’s Nixon”

A number of writers and publishers have made the connection between Canada’s Stephen Harper and impeached US-President Richard Nixon. Too bad the original article from The Guardian is from the UK. Here’s a sample: The Canadian Nixon, From the Guardian, UK Canadians have never had a prime minister who has literally made his career attacking and undermining the legitimacy of Canadian institutions. Until now. Summary […]