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Jack Layton has made a lot of stupid comments before, but today he has truly outdone himself.
In response to the Conservative plan to use the current budget surplus for debt repayment (which is required by law), Jack Layton made the following comment.
“This is not a reasonable approach - it’s irresponsible”
That’s right, Jack Layton actuallyÂ thinks that [...]
Canadians are an overtaxed people and are in need of some relief on that front.Â I’ve also long been in favour of allowing Canadian couples to split their incomes for income tax purposes.Â Unfortunately, reports earlier this year indicated there was not enough room in the federal budget to comfortably allow it.Â However, given today’s [...]
Jack Layton wants a debate in Parliament on how to defend Canada’s arctic interests.Â Whether it’s negotiating with the Taliban in Afghanistan or defending Canada’s arctic, Jack Layton’s answer to everything is to “talk about it” and to “be nice about it”, but we must never fight about it or defend ourselves.Â Hope, negotiationÂ and surrenderÂ seem [...]
For years, the Green party has been trying to get the message out that they are not just a party of tree huggers.Â The Green party keeps repeating that they have a serious economic platform as well.Â However, after reading this, I have to ask, are they really serious?
If elected, [Green Party leader] de Jong [...]
The Liberals are always telling us we need to be “progressive”.Â Â Liberals are so knowledgeable, theyÂ are constantly telling us “what Canadians want”.
Among the many issues they like to preach about is the definition of marriage and family.Â Apparently, we’re all supposed to embrace the changes in our family values, as they redefine what it means to [...]
Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is afraid of an “American-style” school system with metal detectors and security guards.Â Of course, Liberals are afraid of anything “American”.Â According to Liberals, if something is done in the US, then there must be a better way!
“I would be very reluctant for Ontario to embrace the Americanization of public education,” [...]
There is an ongoing debate inÂ Canada surrounding the issueÂ of integration vs. accommodation when it comes to new immigrants.Â Â When peopleÂ immigrate toÂ a new country, there is usually an expectation that they alter their ways somewhat to integrate into the new society and culture.Â In Canadian society, however, we seem to be far more accommodating than other countries [...]« Previous Entries