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Hits to my Posts are Up, and Growing


Hits to my Posts are Up, and Growing. If you are reading my posts, and you are enjoying them, likely your political friends, family, some office colleagues and acquaintances will too. They are people like you and I are. People … Continue reading

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A Question for a Voter that is Experimentally Inclined


  Rob McQueen here. I have a question for anyone that is voter experimentally inclined. In one election, I asked a polling clerk “whose ballot is this”. He said “it is your ballot”. To which I said “I mean, whosssse … Continue reading

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Proportional Representation is Not a Panacea


Proportional Representation is Not a Panacea. One blogger, commenting on Michael Chong’s new Reform Act seems to think that it is. This was my response to his assertion. I agree that Proportional Representation (PR) would be a good thing for … Continue reading

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Most Likely to Cause a Revolution


You likely had them,  Initiation Day at your high school. The grade 9’s had to dress up and had to do stupid things. I had to go through it in grade 9 and hated the indignity of it, so when … Continue reading

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I Just Set up a Petition to Support Brent Rathgerber


(Thanks to National Post for picture of Edmonton MP Brent Rathgeber, who left the Harper Caucus ) I just started a petition to ask Canadians to support Members of Parliament that resist their Party and the control to get them voting … Continue reading

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The Party System – An Illusion of a Democracy


Essential Knowledge Needed to Grow a Democracy part 9 Not My Idea of a Party How many times have we seen where there is a big vote in Parliament, or a legislature, and heard the leaders of the parties , … Continue reading

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We Will Never Have Democracy Until…


Please click on the link below and watch this shocking clip, and then return to read some comments. http://www.upworthy.com/9-out-of-10-americans-are-completely-wrong-about-this-mind-blowing-fact-2 It is sad. The number of voters among the poor, those of the lower incomes, and those the middle class make … Continue reading

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