Tag Archives: Democracy

Please don’t vote….

…. if you’re ignorant, ill-informed, or lazy. Instead of being reckless do yourself and your community a favour and stay home. Don’t vote! Not voting is a perfectly valid choice if you can’t do a good job. It’s a whole … Continue reading

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For the record…. should I, or should I not?

For the Record Before I comment any further, read the email below. From: John Prince [mailto:johnprince@shaw.ca] Sent: Wednesday, October 06, 2010 3:07 PM To: Lisa Sygutek (passherald@shaw.ca) Subject: Pass Herald Q&A I’m assuming you are an honest and reputable newspaper … Continue reading

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CONTEMPT! No I do not support the budget

Contempt! I have read several very detailed articles stating that the Prime Minister of Canada has more Executive Authority than any other leader in the free world, including the President of the United States. Just so you know, Harper is … Continue reading

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Death of the Liberal Class

Death of the Liberal Class Been doing a lot of reading lately, especially books by John Ralston Saul and Chris Hedges. With respect to the later, for an uncompromising look at the state of liberalism in this country and how … Continue reading

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Black Friday

…. because television says so. Black Friday. Because in America and Canada, you can pitch a tent for capitalism but not for democracy… __________________________________________________ Some folks have posted on our page asking where it’s ok to shop and other questions … Continue reading

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Fred Poirier: Defender of the Faith

Fred Poirier’s New Blog My loyal blogging buddy and defender of the faith “more Democracy and less Hypocrisy” Fred Poirier has a new blog. Check it out here or you can get to it from my side bar under ‘Sites … Continue reading

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How to renew Canadian democracy

  Canadian Democracy CALGARY, AB, Mar. 24, 2011/ Troy Media There is much evidence that Canadians are dissatisfied with the present state of politics in the country. They hate the hyper-partisanship and many feel that politics doesn’t speak to the … Continue reading

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Former Tory MP says his party is anti-democratic

MP says his party is anti-democratic And the hits keep on coming as the glass house Harper has built starts to shatter. Yet another example, this time from within their own party, of how the Harper Cons are anti democratic … Continue reading

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Honouring The Democratic Process

…. in the Crowsnest Pass. Democratic Process Now that I have removed around 1900 daggers from my back, I’m ready to kick ass again here in the land of the Prince. :-) Got a request yesterday from Christopher White from … Continue reading

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2010 Municipal Election Contract Opportunity

Returning Officer I see from this week’s Crowsnest Promoter that the municipality is looking to hire a Returning Officer for our upcoming election in October. In this regard, I hope they do a better job than they did the last … Continue reading

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