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No Conservatives, you did not win the popular vote

Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism No Comment

Well, another election is behind us, and starting today will come the whining. There will be whining that the Conservative party won the popular vote. There will be whining about the distribution of seats in the House. There will be whining about western alienation. So let’s address the core whining right fresh and early! The […]

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Jumping on the “Anyone But … ” bandwagon is stupid

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

I’ll get right to the point.  If you find yourself supporting “Anyone But Conservative” or “Anyone But Harper”, or “Anyone But <any target>” then, I must be blunt, you are an asshole.  It is the whole process of “anyone but…” that allows us to elect Harpers, and if you support “Anyone But…” this time all […]

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Make electoral reform a priority

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism

Government is back in session and that means the polls are out again. The recent Ekos poll has the Conservatives in a slim lead over the Liberals – probably enough to make the PM say “neener neener” in parliament, but not quite enough to guarantee a majority win if an election was called today. Similarly […]

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