Category Archives: The Political Class

US election: professional pouting protesters

It appears some “community organizers” have been rather busy of late.  Voter discontent over the US election is not the only motivator; it may not even be the motivator.  The link below outlines how people were and are being recruited via … Continue reading

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US election: have we done our homework?

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Politician-purchasers, media-purchasers

Mr. Trump is a thorn in the side of the political and media circles who have been bought and paid for. Who are the politician-purchasers and media-purchasers in your locality? P.S.  The sky has still not fallen in the UK.  … Continue reading

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Former Mayor Rob Ford 1969-2016: the public servant

Some pundits say the “big job” was too much for you.  We can hear your laughter.  Rather, your vision was to big for the political class and their enablers. Mr. Kin Hubbard, American cartoonist and humorist, coined the phrase:  “If … Continue reading

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Let’s trade speeding credits

Ontario has a burning desire to implement a cap-and-trade scheme.  (It’s burning because it will burn a whole in the wallets of Ontarians.)  One can only conclude that Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment is unable to monitor and penalize polluters, … Continue reading

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Save TFSA, no to land transfer tax grab

There are a lot of yes women and yes men in the Ontario government and, now thanks to the recent election, at the federal level, too. Christmas has come early for Canadians because the promises in the Liberal platform come … Continue reading

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Taxes: misuse is the problem

Ask yourself if your government’s use of your money is: appropriate moral lawful necessary If you like your government to look after everything for you, we hear Cuba’s beaches are nice all year round.   We appreciate your comments. Click … Continue reading

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FIFA Fix: term limits or umbrella hats

The FIFA firestorm is another reminder that term limits make a political arena less corrupt.  Stupid wins the day less often. Term limits bring new blood.  A new broom (or brooms), just like in spring cleaning, stirs up the dust … Continue reading

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Ontario’s municipal elections: what won?

In too many jurisdictions, stupid won. Why? The uninformed. The ill-informed. The unmotivated. And, as an astute caller to a radio station put it, “the entrenched incumbent.” To say that low voter turnout is due to a municipal candidate’s lack … Continue reading

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Election Day Oct. 27: word to the wise, or to the…

“All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.” ~ Albert Einstein But, as Mr. … Continue reading

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