Tag Archives: NDP

Wearing the Past

Hi, it’s me again. Newshawk. I know, I know, this ain’t my blog. (I don’t really say “ain’t” but if it annoys Munroe it may upset him enough to want to repossess this blasted blog.) What’s bugging this bug is … Continue reading

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SINGHING the WRONG SONG

  Here I am, end of this weekend, just sitting alone in the bleak mid-winter staring at nothing in particular when I hear a rustling in the litter on my desk. “Hey,” I say, “if that’s you my little pest, … Continue reading

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Dear Justin,

Now that you have thrown your hat into the Liberal Leadership Arena I feel much the way I assume spectators at a bullfight feel – delighted at the prospect of seeing an up-and-coming matador in action and disturbed at the … Continue reading

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Wrong Bull, Wrong Arena

With great respect to Ed Broadbent I‛d like to suggest he waved the red cape in front of the wrong bull when he ventured into the NDP leadership arena on CBC‛s Power and Politics last Thursday.  The real problem was … Continue reading

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Need a Lifeboat?

Dammit all!  What‛s wrong with the pundits!?  Justin Trudeau makes a perfectly reasonable comment and CBC and CTV pundits are all over him.

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MANDATE ??

I expect that in the coming weeks and, after the summer recess, the  months, we’re going to hear a lot of blather from the Government about “Mandate”. The word mandate always gives me heartburn.  What really does it mean?  The … Continue reading

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Psssst! Jack!

If I had Jack Layton‘s ear – come to think of it that’s an odd expression. His “ear”.  Why not both of them?   But hey, that’s a digression. Even though I’m pretty sure I don’t have either of Jack’s ears … Continue reading

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The Neglected Elephant

In this election there is an  elephant in the room that is being sadly neglected.  There are sideways glances being made by the NDP but not, as far as I have seen, any full face confrontations. The looming presence of … Continue reading

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A Suggestion for Jack

Stephen Harper is a master at carrying out incremental destruction – one step at a time he’s dismantling anything and everybody that gets in his way. But hey, Jack Layton has been advocating a little destruction himself — and not … Continue reading

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