Tag Archive | Liberal Party of Canada

Sun Waste Report: Party Platforms

Sun Column: This election offers no cheap date

Published in the Sun Media chain and QMI Agency Politicians are everywhere right now: on your TV, at your shopping malls, at your doorsteps and in your wallets. Yet, the most expensive part of an election is not the $300 million spent on counting ballots, but the bidding war that politicians engage in to buy […]

CTV Power Play: Reality check on fiscal conservatism

Libs Rip-Off Taxpayers Fed “Teddy” Awards

The Liberal Party of Canada ripped-off the annual “Teddy Waste Awards” today, an annual event hosted by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation. The Teddy Awards – which hand out “Golden Sows” at an event to unwilling recipients for wasting taxpayers’ money – was held for the 12th year in a row this past March. Hours ago, […]

Long-Gun Registry Vote Scenarios

Below are a few scenarios as to how the vote on Bill C-391 could turn out. But first, the context. The federal long-gun registry has finally begun to stare death in the face as it emerges from the Public Safety Committee. As every opposition member on the committee is staunchly supportive of the program, it […]

Flip and/or Flop: Fallout from an MP Expense Audit

“Bipartisanship” is just another word for ‘all-party consensus on how to gang-up on the people.’ This “bipartisanship” is a facade that can only stand so long as all parties see it as in their interest to maintain it. And thus is how the cookie crumbles. “I told you so” would be the likely response from […]

Rex Murphy Fillets the Long-Gun Registry

Watch this video of the Rex Murphy – speaking in his usual vernacular – slicing and dicing the Long-Gun Registry with all the skill of a seasoned angler, hungry after a bad hunting season.

Whip-It (not so) Good!

When programs run too long, you must whip it. Now whip it…Whip it good! News in today that Iggy Pop will be whipping his caucus with more discipline than the hair of a washed up 80’s perm-job. It’s an attempt to appease pro long-gun registry militants in his caucus who criticised his leadership for allowing […]

Kicking Taxes and Taking Names: How did your MP vote on 10%er Junk-Mail?

Well those who claim that the Conservatives cannot do anything too taxpayer-friendly because the opposition won’t let them, please take a seat. Gather-round the fire as we roast the marshmallow logic used to keep small-c conservatives in line. A Liberal motion to end the practice of taxpayer-funded MP junk-mail – oft known as 10%ers – […]

Leftist Echos of Harper’s ’97 Essay “Our Benign Dictatorship”

In 1997, Stephen Harper and Tom Flanagan jointly penned an essay titled “Our Benign Dictatorship” in which they laid out why the Liberal government of the time was essentially undefeatable, as well as what would be required for it’s defeat.  Namely, they pointed to electoral co-operation (between Reform and the PCs) in the form of […]