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The Canadian Political Spectrum

Political Parties 2019 Election It’s a tough question, but somebody has to ask it: where are you on this chart? And, before you answer, think about the implications of what ‘far right’ and ‘far left’ mean when we speak those … Continue reading

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Trudeau: Like Father, Like Son?

No, more like: Hate Father, Hate Son The advantage of being a more senior member of the voting community (I’m old, OK?) is that I also have a long memory of how things were back in the ‘bad old days’ … Continue reading

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First Time in Canadian Politics…

Needing to Wear a Bulletproof Vest Yesterday, a Liberal rally in Mississauga, Ontario was delayed by 90 minutes when the RCMP decided that a threat against Trudeau was credible enough to prevent his wife Sophie from introducing him. When Trudeau … Continue reading

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Let’s Not Forget About Betty…

Quote from this week’s Leaders’ Debate It’s a tough place to be: the only female among a group of ‘holier than thou’ males trying to get the support of Canadian voters. Elizabeth May has a voice. And she is being … Continue reading

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Conservative: Andrew’s a Dual Citizen

Yesterday, Andrew Scheer admitted to the fact that he has dual citizenship because, even though he, himself, was born and raised in Canada, his father was American born. And the one thing that Canadians do NOT want is an American … Continue reading

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Keeping Up With The Jones

I came down with a cold yesterday. So I knew last night was going to be difficult. What I didn’t expect was a repeat of a political ad about Jagmeet Singh and the New Democrat Party, all night long. What … Continue reading

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Trump: “There was no ‘quid pro quo'”

Latin for: This for That President Trump believes he’s the Master of the Deal. Ask him, he’ll tell you himself. So it comes as no surprise that his telephone call with the new President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, would amount … Continue reading

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