Tag: harpocrisy

December 1, 2008

What Was the Point of the Economic Statement

It seems the Conservative government has blinked and has eliminated several of the more contentious components of the economic statement from last Thursday.  John Baird said over the weekend that they won’t try to eliminate the right for public sector members to strike, nor would they eliminate public funding for campaign finance.  Of course, it wasn’t Harper or Flaherty making these statements.  It was Baird.  […]

November 30, 2008

Great Depression by 2011

And now for some really good news.  Well, I tried. This article offers a fairly complete list of reasons why we should at least expect zero growth for the next three years.  When our MA in Economics leaders claim that they couldn’t see it coming, I’ll feel like I’ve fulfilled my public duty by warning them here first. It’s the least I can do. Now, […]

November 30, 2008

Iceland Riots: Precursor for What’s to Come?

Last week, the people of Iceland broke into riot in protest of the direction that their government was taking in wake of the ‘financial crisis’.  More here . I think they reached the tipping point in being told a spew of BS about the need to tighten our belts etc etc etc. I think sometimes we give neo-cons for thinking too far ahead.  In fact, […]