Archive | October, 2015

As you vote

Meritha and I voted early this morning. There was no lineup. I expect voting will pick up later in the day. I’m not a member of any political party; the online community I’m involved in – Let’s Do It Ourselves at ldio.org – is non-political. However, we, and LDIO, do have a philosophy. We believe in […]

The Liberal Legacy or déjà vu all over again

The last blog was about how the NDP’s socialist ideology works in practice, rather than in theory. It doesn’t, at least not for young people or for job creating entrepreneurs. But for bureaucrats and the unions, it’s Fat City! This blog is in video at https://youtu.be/oJc3txLOHyU But what about the Liberals? In my lifetime I’ve lived […]

Socialism doesn’t Work.

We’re in the final days of a very important federal election campaign, and we need to get this one right. Maybe it’s because of my age, but I’m convinced it’s usually a good idea to look back, before moving forward. Thomas Mulcair and the new Democrats certainly make a point of looking back to Saskatchewan’s […]

The Politics of the Niqab

It’s hard to believe that a head covering can become an issue in an election campaign, but the Niqab has managed to do it. Newspapers carry a couple of articles each day, usually opposing the Conservatives in their opposition to wearing the Niqab during the Canadian citizenship ceremony, and it comes up in every party leader’s […]