Posts tagged ‘conservatives’

April 5, 2011

Canada Election 2011: 5 reasons not to vote for Stephen Harper and the Conservatives

Stephen Harper stumping in Guelph on Monday as the election campaign enters its second week.

Stephen Harper stumping in Guelph on Monday as the election campaign enters its second week. (Photo from Conservative.ca)

1. He lies. He lies so often you wonder if it’s a reflex. He lies with such audacity there’s not need to cite any examples to convince you it’s a fact. You can just be directed to one of the sites that have catalogued his fibs, whoppers, exaggerations, misstatements and inventions. While all politicians are prone to lying, Stephen Harper’s serial dishonesty is the one thing that should make you wary of removing the training license that is a minority government and giving him the keys to the dominion.

2. Kudos to the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network for breaking the Bruce Carson scandal.

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April 4, 2011

Canada Election 2011: 5 reasons not to vote for Michael Ignatieff and the Liberals

1. For Michael Ignatieff, the title of Prime Minister of Canada pads his curriculum vitae. He’s a brilliant man with a long list of professional and academic accomplishments. Feats of public service? Not so much. Even he agrees.

“I was teaching people from 80 countries to go into public service. The Kennedy School’s mission is to train people for public service,” he said recently, citing his tenure as a Harvard professor and his decision in 2005 to move to Toronto. “At a certain point, when somebody says to you, ‘Come back to your country and do public service,’ you think, ‘Let’s walk the walk.’ Darnit, this is my home. I can’t do public service in any other country, only Canada.”

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