While the trough feeders of all trough feeders Rob Ford provides a momentary distraction from the Senate Scandal, Press Progress has posted a video reminder of ” The Old Duff” fundraising for the Conservatives in 2010. From their post: “One of the defining features of the modern Senate is that, for decades, the government of theContinue reading While Duffy squeals foul on Harper et al. … let us not forget from whence he came
The winner of last week’s duel on the education system was Laila Yuile with 65%. This week’s topic: Should the Senate be elected or abolished? Brent has done an excellent job this week of deflecting attention away from the deeper issues behind our nation’s dysfunctional Senate. He defends a solution — electing senators — thatContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: Time to cut the cord with bloated Senate.
The Harper Conservatives have enough money for this: And this: And as hard as it is to understand.. even this : But public safety ? Not so muchContinue reading Irony at its best
Who wins this week? Columnists Laila Yuile and Kathryn Marshall battle over the issues of the day. This week’s topic: Is modern politics served by the Canadian Senate? The news last week that Senator Pamela Wallin had joined the ranks of three other senators facing expense audits is a not-so-subtle reminder of why the CanadianContinue reading This weeks column for 24Hrs Vancouver: The sooner we abolish the Senate, the better.