Tag: prorogue

December 23, 2009

Harpooned: Bills That Will Die With Prorogation

When (if doesn’t really seem to be a logical conclusion to the situation in Parliament right now) Stephen Harpoons Canadian democracy (again) using prorogation (again) inappropriately (again), the following is a list of bills that will die on the floor of the House of Commons.  While most of them are Conservative bills, it reminds us all how inefficient the lust for control of power With […]

December 4, 2008

The Light at the End of the Harpercrite Dictatorship Tunnel

Winter has come and these are dark days indeed for Canadians. Our Parliament has failed us. Our Governor General has proven her lack of use. Our country stands teetering on collapse as Quebeckers, insulted by Canadians, go to the polls Monday to vote on their choice of leadership.  After the way we’ve treated them, I won’t be surprised by anything less than a mandate to […]

December 3, 2008

Stephen Harper: Fiddling while the ship sinks

Stephen Harper is fiddling with parliamentary obscurities (example:  proroguing the House of Parliament) while our country falls to economic pieces.  Be it Rome or the Titanic, he seems oblivious to the disaster that is brewing around him. A generation from now, "Stephen Harper prorogued while Canada died" will be the expression of norm when communicating failure.  Feeling pressure from exams?  Let’s prorogue them.  Not wanting […]

December 3, 2008

Prorogue = Martial Law?

If Stephen Harper prorogues Parliament – a practice that is only advisable at the END of a parliamentary session – will this be the equivalent of declaring a state of parliamentary Martial Law? We’ve elected these people to do their job and they’re playing games with our country.  Preventing them from doing so is an act of fascism and treason against the people of Canada. […]