Tag: Politics

December 23, 2008

Assessing the Political (Colour) Spectrum of Canadian Politics

Is a Green just a yellow Blue? Is an Orange just a yellow Red? No.  The Greens in Canada are substantially better than the Blues and the Reds can’t hold a candle to the Oranges. In 2009, Purple will be the colour of Parliament. With the help of Red, Blue become the furthest right on the spectrum. The Reds under Ignatieff have merged with the […]

December 14, 2008

Canadian Budget: Some Room For A BIG Cut

We owe it to Canadians to remind them that there’s no point in fretting about a couple of million here or there in terms of philosophical cuts like public finance for Canadian parties or holding off on Constitutional rights to strike if you’re a public servant. We have a fantastic opportunity ahead of us, but we need to mobilize lobbying efforts and encourage local politicians […]

November 30, 2008

Stephen Harpocrite

Compare this: "The opposition has every right to defeat the government but Stéphane Dion does not have the right to take power without an election," Harper said. "Canada’s government should be decided by Canadians, not backroom deals. It should be your choice, not theirs." Stephen Harper, November 28, 2008 To this: "We respectfully point out that the opposition parties, who together constitute a majority in […]