Tag Archives: Liberal Party of Canada

(Long) Guns and Butter, Meet Fox News North

by matttbastard Over at his humble pad, Progressive Bloggers head honcho Scott Tribe warns NDP leader Jack Layton that his party may face electoral consequences if his maddeningly milquetoast stance on Canada’s Long Gun Registry leads to its repeal: Rather then … Continue reading

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Shooting Themselves in the Foot

by matttbastard Yesterday, the office of Public Safety Minister Peter Van Loan released the following statement, explaining why the Harpercons were blocking the release of a Canada Firearms Centre (CAFC) performance report on the Long Gun Registry: “Canadians don’t need … Continue reading

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Read This Now: Liberal Follies

by matttbastard Thomas Walkom asks a question that’s been on the lips of many Canadians as Iggy and Steve thumb-wrestle over the reins of Parliament: “Who are these ludicrous Liberals? And what exactly is it that they want?” They say … Continue reading

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The Agony and the Ecstasy

by matttbastard Michael Ignatieff on CBC Radio One just a few moments ago: “I’m a centrist. A pragmatic centrist.” Come on, be honest, Iggy.  You’re a self-absorbed wanker who perpetually preens and postures, melodramatically agonizing over the moral implications of … Continue reading

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The Return of ‘Lawful Access’

by matttbastard Well, isn’t this lovely: The Conservative government is preparing sweeping new eavesdropping legislation that will force Internet service providers to let police tap exchanges on their systems – but will likely reignite fear that Big Brother will be … Continue reading

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Dear Michael Ignatieff

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Federal Budget 2009: No Room For Women at the Table

by matttbastard Following several days of strategically-timed leaks to the press, the Stephen Harper Party has finally tabled its stimulus budget, which, according to the Canadian Press, “submerges Canada in a sea of red ink after more than a decade … Continue reading

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Dear Conservative Party of Canada

Stop fucking lying: “Our objective is to get a majority of senators in the Senate who support reform. That is our objective. Once reform is passed, everyone will be standing for elections,” [a Conservative Party aide] told reporters at a … Continue reading

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This Is What Harper Country Looks Like

by matttbastard “D’oh Canada” indeed: A new survey for the Dominion Institute taken in the aftermath of this month’s political crisis in which the word “prorogue” was dusted off political science textbooks suggests a woeful ignorance when it comes to … Continue reading

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Michael Ignatieff Through the Looking Glass

by matttbastard The National Post editorial brain trust goes above and beyond its pay grade with a new feature today, as it attempts to collectively evaluate the academic writings of new Liberal leader Michael Ignatieff, starting with Iggy’s 2004 book … Continue reading

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