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Justin Trudeau- Tells the Conservative Minister That He Is A Sh it Head!

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Who agrees?

I think "we" should have left the Conservatives in a minority situation!


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Why so the government can accomplish nothing for another 4 years?

As much as we live in a democratic society, aside from having the ability to vote Canadians have almost no ability to change policy such as electoral reform, or pretty much anything else. The conservatives have a majority government, and will continue to push their agenda, which some of it is good, and necessary, and some of it leaves little to be desired.

The biggest issue I find with any government is that they do what "they" think is best, not necessarily listening to what the people want. Perfect example, the F-35 Project, everyone agrees that Canada needs new fighter jets to defend our borders, and abroad. The CF18's are getting long in the tooth and need to be replaced. Having done some more research, I don't know if the F-35 is in Canada's best interest. It is a marvel of engineering, but honestly the plane isn't going to be ready for at least another 5 - 8 years. All this time it is becoming more and more expensive. Only a few days ago a number of design flaws were discovered that will shoot the project into Trillion Dollar mark for the Americans. Knowing all of this now, the Conservatives are still supporting this endeavour knowing full well that it is a boondoggle.

I predict that the next election, if the Liberals pull their collective heads out of their asses they could win a minority government, or form a coalition with the NDP, the first thing they will do is cancel that project, costing the taxpayers millions of dollars in contractual fees, and lost jobs in the aerospace industry. Just like the EH-101.

Good times will ensue... It would be nice if we could have a party that was truly capable of making sound decisions, that were based on public input, and levelheadedness. I believe that the conservatives need to be a bit more humble, and try to strike some balance in their legislation to be truly successful.

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Stonekiller wrote:It would be nice if we could have a party that was truly capable of making sound decisions, that were based on public input, and levelheadedness.

All parties say they will do this.


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Yeah I know but none seem to actually do it though.

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Why would a government with a majority bother to ask any one anything? All they would do , is do what their policy says that they were doing? That is what we have right now, and I am fine with all the hard nosed plans!

Having women wearing masks at their swearing in of their Canadian oath to become Canadians , is what we all want prevented!

Taking control of the aboriginal problem is what we all want.

Spending $100 Billion dollars on new planes when our infrastructure could use the boost is what we all want!

Certainly the meagre $100 million spent on the Museum isn't enough, when compared to the 1.4 Trillion dollars spent in the whole year!

Cancelling Kyota is a brilliant way to prevent 14 Billion dollars being wasted in fines. That prevents that money from being sent to poor countries to line the personal bank accounts of those Presidents for life in South Africa or South America!


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Why elect a government that has to continually go back to the people for a decision?


I want a government to govern.

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JTF wrote:Why elect a government that has to continually go back to the people for a decision?


I want a government to govern.

I don't know if that applies to the MB NDP, eh?

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The premise is that the government is elected by the people, in particular our MP or MLA, periodically it would be nice to see them come back to the community to hold open house discussions with the constituents. I don't think Bill Blaikie ever did that, though he was pretty prominent in the community. Hated the man's politics, but he was a nice guy and very supportive of the local Sea Cadets in the neighbourhood.

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Triniman wrote:
JTF wrote:Why elect a government that has to continually go back to the people for a decision?


I want a government to govern.

I don't know if that applies to the MB NDP, eh?

Yup. Ya gotta take the bad with the good.

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