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Thursday, June 30, 2005
Take a look at the following quote from Roman historian Tacitus, in which he comments on the legacy of one of Rome's emperors.
"If only he had not become the emperor, everyone would have said what an excellent emperor he would have made."If Tacitus were alive today and living in modern day Canada, I'm pretty sure he would make a similar comment about our current leader, and it might go something like this.
"If only Paul Martin had not become Prime Minister, everyone would have said what an excellent Prime Minister he would have made."In my opinion, that short statement sums up our Prime Minister's legacy pretty accurately so far. Does anybody else have an opinion?
crossposted to The Shotgun
Wednesday, June 29, 2005
It appears that movie attendance in Canada is down, the biggest reason for that in my opinion, is piss poor movies! I'd like to go to the movies more, but I have been finding it very hard to find any decent movies to go see. There is nothing new and exciting coming out at all, all remakes and crap. Full story here
After a ten year battle, the Supreme Court of Canada has restored a deportation order issued to a Rwandan, Leon Mugesera, who was accused of helping spark the genocide that killed 800,000 people. Full story here
Ten years was a little too long in my books to get this case wrapped up, but justice has been served. In my opinion there is no room in Canada for the likes of Mr. Mugesera. How does that likes of Leon Mugesera get in the country in the first place? Is there no screening process?
Sunday, June 26, 2005
Friday, June 24, 2005
The following is a brief statement about what actually happened at war camps under the Nazis.
"In those days, to be a Jew in Nazi-occupied Europe meant that a man would be dragged from his home, put into a train with thousands of others, deported to a distant camp with or without his wife and children, beaten, starved and humiliated for a few days or weeks of forced labor, after which his emaciated, wrecked and shambling body would be scientifically asphyxiated, his hair shaven off to make mattresses, his bones crushed and melted down to make soap. The gold fillings from his teeth would be assembled to sustain the declining German war effort. His wife and children would be submitted to similar agonies, tortures and murders in specially constructed camps. Particularly unbelievable but patently true was the fact that a million Jewish children were being flung into furnaces and burned to death."Let me get this straight, in Nazis camps men, women and children were turned into slaves, tortured and murdered, and then their remains were turned into mattresses and soap. Very gruesome indeed, yet some people like to compare what the Nazis did at their camps, to what is currently happening at Gitmo under the Americans. For the life of me, I fail to see how that is a realistic comparison.
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Came across the following quote today, which got me to thinking. About what you ask? Well, read the quote first then I'll tell you.
"I came to realize that there was no such thing as a monolithic government always striving to do the right thing, even if it did sometimes make mistakes. I understood all too well that a government was made up of many people with different, and sometimes venal, agendas. And sometimes those kinds of people hold high office and wield enormous power, simply to further their own ends. Many times in the years to come, I would wish for the earlier, simpler days of my blissful ignorance."The above quote got me to thinking about the good old days, when I was totally ignorant about politics and the inner workings of government, and how wonderful it was to be that way. Ignorance was indeed bliss. Anybody else feel the same when they got through reading the quote?
Monday, June 20, 2005
Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin has finally come out and said yesterday that he thinks it is unacceptable for Iran to be moving towards developing nuclear weapons and becoming a nuclear armed nation.
"I do not believe that the world can simply stand by and watch the possibility of Iran going from step-to-step towards the creation of making itself a nuclear power,"
"It is simply unacceptable in a world in which we all want to limit the threat of nuclear proliferation that the world is unable to come to a satisfactory agreement with Iran."I think that most people would have to agree with Mr. Martin on this issue, but the question remains what is he going to do about it? Words and letters are simply not going to be enough to deter the Iranians from continuing down the path they currently are taking, its gonna take more than that.
Sunday, June 19, 2005
CTV is reporting that our MPs eat about $382,000 worth of free lunches a year, paid for by us, the taxpayers of Canada. Apparently we are not paying our MPs enough money, it seems that some of them think that the free lunches they get are deserved.
"I don't think its wrong to provide something for MPs. I know myself, often there isn't time to go to the cafeteria sometimes you miss lunch." - Ontario Liberal MP Susan KadisSometimes you miss lunch, you poor thing! Are MPs the only people in Canada that sometimes miss their lunch break, I don't think so? The next time you miss your lunch break, try calling your local MP and see if they will bring you down a nice healthy meal, paid out of their salary, and see how far you get.
[ Via Neale News ]
Wednesday, June 15, 2005
If you are already afraid of flying, then don't read this story about a couple of knuckleheads that just happen to be airline pilots.
Tuesday, June 14, 2005
I only have one thing to say about the whole Micheal Jackson affair and I'm gonna make it short. If anybody ever leaves their children in the care of Jackson at his house again, the parents should be jailed and have their children taken from them on the spot, no questions asked.
Monday, June 13, 2005
Alright, this is the last video I promise.
The only reason I wanted to link to this one is because I get sick and tired about all the lefties telling us how much the boys in Iraq are suffering and how miserable and demoralized they are.
I could be wrong, but it seems to me that these Brits are doing just fine.
Alright... here is another video that I couldn't pass up on. Those with delicate eyes or sensibilities probably shouldn't watch it.
For everyone else, see if you can tell why the car goes out of control...
This sports roundup is one of the funniest things I've ever seen.
I gave him an E for effort.
Thursday, June 09, 2005
This afternoon Paul Martin blessed us by spouting off about the Supreme Court decision allowing private healthcare services in Quebec:
Prime Minister Paul Martin vowed Thursday that Canada's public healthcare system would remain intact, despite a Supreme Court of Canada ruling opening the door for private care in Quebec.Pauly? Come on... get your head out of your ass. It seems that only Paul Martin is important enough to receive his healthcare from a private clinic. I guess us rubes will just have to learn to enjoy the scraps that our national elite throw us.
"We're not going to have a two-tier healthcare system in this country," he told reporters following Thursday's ruling.
"Nobody wants that."
Anyways, Paul Martin even had the nerve to praise his past work in fixing the healthcare system:
Mr. Martin said the government's objective has been to have the "best public, accessible, universal healthcare system we can."I'd like to ask how exactly $41 billion dollars is going to fix waiting lines? I'll tell you this, 4 years from now waiting lists will be just as long as they are now. Most of the $41 billion will get eaten up by the healthcare bureaucracy before much of it ever makes it's way to a clinic or operating room.
"That is why we invested over $41-billion over ten years, and that is why, together with the provinces, we implemented a whole strategy to reduce waiting times," he said.
First the Ontario provincial government goes out of its way to do something based on common sense and now the Supreme Court is doing the same:
The Supreme Court of Canada ruled Thursday that a prohibition on private health insurance in Quebec contravenes the constitutional rights of people in that province.The devil must be wearing a parka at this very moment.
The lengthy and complex ruling was a year in the making and was closely watched by people on both sides of the healthcare issue because of its implications for public and private care in Canada.
In a decision handed down Thursday, the country's highest court contravenes Quebec's charter of rights.
"In sum, the prohibition on obtaining private health insurance is not constitutional where the public system fails to deliver reasonable services," the court found.
It will be interesting to see how the Liberals deal with this. Will they just brush their hands with this court ruling, as they have done concerning gay-marriage, and claim that there is nothing they can do? Or will they fight it tooth and nail?
Oh, the linguistic gymnastics will be entertaining.
Let's just pray that this victory for free choice will eventually be applied to all provinces and territories.
crossposted to The Shotgun
Wednesday, June 08, 2005
Former prime minister Jean Chretien says he feels betrayed by current and former members of the Liberal party, because they are placing the blame of the sponsorship scandal squarely on his shoulders.
"Of course some people betrayed us. They betrayed the government, they betrayed me and they betrayed the nation, but they will pay the price,"The more I hear Chretien talk, the more I would like to see him land in jail over this whole affair. I know that it's not going to happen, but I guy can dream can't he?
[ Via Neale News ]
Seeing as Hizbullah has had a successful showing in southern Lebanon during the recent election, I have decided to reread a book I own about the politics of the group. The book is written by Amal Saad-Ghorayeb and in the book, she says that there are three features of democracy that make it inferior to an Islamic government. Here are the three features,
"First is the oppression implicit in the much vaunted principle of majority rule. The tyranny of the majority is even more pronounced when the minority in question repudiates not just the majority's opinion, but the social contract as such. The failure of the democrats to adequately resolve this predicament is considered a significant flaw in democracy."
"Second is the tendency of democratic systems to be dominated by the will of the majority. The existence of certain social, economic, political and religious elites in society often culminates in the manipulation of the system. The vast capabilities at the disposal of this majority, either by buying votes or distorting public opinion, thereby negating the very purpose of democracy."
"Third is the defectiveness and injustice of a system that only claims to represent the current generation of the voting age and completely disregards the rights and interests of those who are currently under age and of future generations. In the first place, the present population cannot designate itself as the representative of future generations without their consent. In the second place, it cannot assume the future generations can later change law to their advantage simply by constituting a majority, when the damage inflicted by many of these laws is irrevocable. The very weakness of democracy lies in its investiture of sovereignty in the 'people', whose 'ignorant' and 'capricious' nature hinders their ability to know where their true interests lie, let alone the interests of future generations."In my opinion, no government system is perfect, but democracy is the closest thing we have. People that hold utopian views of any government system, whether it be democratic, Islamic, communist or a dictatorship are not being realistic and are cheating themselves by thinking that any system can be perfect.
The being said, it never hurts to discuss ways to improve on the system we have in Canada, so would anyone like to comment on these supposed weaknesses of democracy? Or perhaps you might have a suggestion on how to strengthen democracy as we know it here in the western world, if in fact you think that Saad-Ghorayeb has made a valid point or two. Please discuss.
crossposted to The Shotgun
Sometimes I read an article and the stupidity of it just floors me. Today's example is Bush gives morsels to Blair's Africa aid program written by Paul Koring. This article is supposed to fall under the 'news' catagory at the G&M but with all the obsurd languange it feels like an editorial:
Seeking billions in debt relief for Africa, newly re-elected British Prime Minister Tony Blair had to settle yesterday for extravagantly wrapped morsels of food aid and vague promises of more to come from U.S. President George W. Bush.The bolded text is my doing.
Both men gushed about their close relationship, but a clear and yawning gap remained in their positions over both aid to Africa and global warming. Mr. Blair wants massive action on both now; Mr. Bush remains unconvinced.
Less progress was evident on the vexing issue of global warming.
Despite the chumminess as the two men stood shoulder to shoulder behind twin lecterns in the East Room of the White House, Mr. Bush was not willing to echo his British colleague's comments about global warming.
Like what the hell is all that? Is this how the news is written these days?
I did a search for Koring's articles at the G&M and though I am too cheap to get archive access, just reading the article titles makes your head spin. Some of my favourites:
U.S. fixates on shadowy terrorist in Iraq
Abbas collects verbal bouquets in the Rose Garden
Time frays resolve to reach Palestine
Why does it seem that everything at the G&M becomes more of a joke with each passing day?
British MP George Galloway appeared on Al-Jazeera and had few things to say about all the evil that takes place in the world, here are a few of the highlights.
"Bush, and Blair, and the prime minister of Japan, and Berlusconi, these people are criminals, and they are responsible for mass murder in the world, for the war, and for the occupation, through their support for Israel, and through their support for a globalized capitalist economic system, which is the biggest killer the world has ever known. It has killed far more people than Adolph Hitler. It has killed far more people than George Bush. The economic system which these people support, which leaves most of the people in the world hungry, and without clean water to drink. So we're going to put them on trial, the leaders, when they come. They think they're coming for a holiday in a beautiful country called Scotland; in fact, they're coming to their trial."
"There are elections and elections, there are many Arab presidents who are elected with 99.9, 94.7, 87.4 percent of the vote in elections but nobody believes these elections. They're not real elections and the election that's going to be held in Iraq in January, if it is held at all - and there is a big question mark over that – will not be a real election. How can you have a real election with hundreds of thousands of Crusader soldiers occupying the country, drawing up the electoral law, deciding who is allowed to take part in the elections, and utterly dominating the political life of the country?"
"Falluaja is a Stalingrad, and Iraq is in flames as a result of the actions of these criminals. Not the resistance, not anybody else but these criminals who invaded and fell like wolves upon the people of Iraq. And by the way, those Arab regimes which helped them to do it will burn in the same hell-fires."There are quite a few people in the world that hold views close to George Galloway's, but most are not elected officials in a democratic government. Makes you wonder how on earth this guy managed to get elected.
crossposted to The Shotgun
A new set of Poll numbers has been released here on Prince Edward Island, and Liberal leader Robert Ghiz's personnel popularity continues to lag behind that of his party. For the last few polls, Mr. Ghiz's personnel numbers have trailed that of his Liberal party, and the bad news is that the gap between his party's popularity and his own is getting wider.
Today's polls show that the Liberal party is supported by 43% of the Island's population, while Mr. Ghiz numbers come in 16 points lower than that of his party at 27%. Take into account that the Conservatives trail in the polls at 38%, but their leader Pat Binns personnel support is at 39%, 12 points ahead of Ghiz. I don't know about you, but that says something to me.
By taking in to account today's poll numbers, combined with past polls, and what I'm hearing on the street, I would say that Ghiz's short term as party leader has been a failure. His party has gained ground, mostly due to Conservative screwups, but how much further could it have gone if Mr. Ghiz had done a better job of leading his party? Probably a lot better. So my advice to Robert Ghiz, resign as party leader now and give your replacement time to prepare for next election.
Mr. Ghiz, now that Islanders have gotten to know you a little better, they are starting to come to the conclusion that all you have going for you is your famous father's (Joe Ghiz) last name, and not much else. Nobody likes a whiner Mr. Ghiz and now, rightly or wrongly, most Islanders think you are nothing more than that.
In one sentence you are complaining and whining about PEI's budget deficit, in the very next sentence you complain about all the government's cuts aimed at reducing that very deficit. But you offer no solutions, you either reduce the budget by reducing services or the deficit remains where it is currently at. Mr. Ghiz, you may have heard this one but I'll repeat it anyway, you can't have your cake and eat it too.
Take away the support of diehard Liberal supporters, who most Islanders would agree is about 20-25% of the population, and Mr. Ghiz your support among average Islanders would be in the 2-7% range. Pretty low for someone that fancies himself as being the next Premier of PEI don't you think?
The Conservative party has given Island Liberals a great opportunity to regain power in the province through mismanagement and stupidity, but what can the Liberals do with this chance with Mr. Ghiz at the leadership position, who knows how it will turn out. Only time will tell, that is of course, unless Mr. Ghiz comes to his senses and steps down as Liberal party leader.
Tuesday, June 07, 2005
The Ontario government is actually considering legislation that may actually be useful:
Employees in Ontario could choose when they want to leave the work force under long-awaited legislation that would ban mandatory retirement at age 65.The only change or addition I would make to this legislation is that the mandatory retirement age should be increased slowly to at least 67 or 68 years of age. Heck, when Frederick the Great introduced paid retirement hardly anyone lived to the ripe old age of 65.
The Ontario government unveiled the proposed legislation Tuesday while pledging to protect workers' existing rights to pension, early retirement and benefit plans.
Ending mandatory retirement would allow workers to choose when they want to retire, based on their lifestyles, circumstances and priorities, and allow those who wish to continue to work past age 65 to do so, Labour Minister Chris Bentley said.
As our lives are extended, it is only a matter of time before the retirement age of 65 will have to be adjusted.
Monday, June 06, 2005
Anybody that reads this blog on a consistent basis would probably have come to the conclusion that Europeans and their smug attitudes drive my co-blogger Dana absolutely crazy. So for Dana's entertainment I have found a few quotes that he would be probably enjoy.
"Too many Europeans still cherish the belief that they are close to an end to war, hunger, want, and meanness, ideals inseparable from a light work week, cradle to grave care, protection by an uncouth American military, and a steady supply of fertile, darker, unassimilated peoples to take out their trash and clean their toilets."
"In Europe's lack of capacity to airlift divisions to Afghanistan, bomb Irag from carrier taskforces, or present wayward regimes like Pakistan with ultimatums, frustrated Europeans put their faith, mistakenly or not, in international bodies like the United Nations and the International Criminal Court, while pretending not to notice that American power alone is what has permitted them to dream that they inhabit a global fairyland of reasonable people."
"American power made it possible for Europeans to believe that power was no longer important. And now, in the final irony, the fact that US military power has solved the European problem, especially the 'German problem', allows Europeans today, and Germans in particular, to believe that American military power, and the 'strategic culture' that has created and sustained it, is outdated and dangerous."
"Because Europe has neither the will nor the ability to guard its own paradise and keep it from being overun, spiritually as well as physically, by a world that has yet to accept the rule of 'moral consiousness', it has become dependant on America's willingness to use its military might to deter those around the world who still believe in power politics."If anybody else has to good quote along these lines, you can leave it in the comments section and I'm sure that Dana and I will give them a read.
Dear Mr. Martin:
Now that your election pandering is in low gear I suggest that you take the time to read this article.
Your pathetic attempt to gain support by pledging money to the Sudanese government (a government directly responsible for the crimes discussed in the article) was one of the lowest points in recent Canadian politics.
Considering that you now have a bit more spare time on your hands, why don't you redeem yourself by actually doing something that might ease these people's suffering.
Update @ 1:57pm
I would just like to add a few European countries to the list of people the above letter is addressed to based on this response to the article:
After reading Nicholas Kristof's piece on the Sudanese government's "systematic campaign of rape" in Darfur, I have a question for Europe:Though I totally agree, the odds that Europe will do something constructive to address the situation is very slim indeed. Europe sadly is all talk and no action. Somehow Europeans have convinced themselves that their pacifism makes them better than others though the poor women in the article would probably disagree.Where the hell are you?Are you waiting for the U.S. to take action? We're rather busy in Iraq and Afghanistan at present. So why don't you do something? France, Germany, Belgium: For years you've claimed moral superiority to us. Prove it now.
From an article about EU/US relations:
Europe is clearly not as important as it thinks it is: that would be impossible.Rimshot!
Saturday, June 04, 2005
What do you think a Saudi Arabian legislator would have to do to get most of the males of his country mad at him, get himself kicked out the Kingdom's Consultative Council and even be threatened to have his citizenship stripped from him? It would appear not very much by western standards.
All Mohammad al-Zulfa did was ask his council members if they thought it was a good idea if a few of the country's women should be allowed to drive. Can you imagine? But why do some Saudi Arabian men not want women driving?
"Driving by women leads to evil, can you imagine what it would be like if her car broke down? She would have to seek help from men."
"Many believe women should be shielded from strange men, say women in the driver's seat will be free to leave home alone and go when and where they please; to unduly expose their eyes while driving; to interact with strange men such as traffic cops and mechanics."This just doesn't include Saudi women, but all women, including foreigners that are in the Saudi Kingdom. Without written permission from a male, Saudi women can't travel, work, get an education, leave the home or talk to men. I can't believe this crap still goes on, talk about backwards. In my opinion this type of thinking needs to be eradicated. Anyone else agree?
Friday, June 03, 2005
I wonder if Canada's Prime Minister, Paul Martin, has been taking some training from the CIA down on the farm in Langley? Because he seems to be putting the motto of the CIA's operations officers to use a lot lately. Here's the saying,
"Admit nothing, deny everything, and make counteraccusations."Mr. Martin seems to be sticking to that motto very closely with his dealings on everything from Adscam to the Grewal tapes. His handlers would be proud of him.
Thursday, June 02, 2005
The well known anti-Syrian journalist, Samir Kassir, was assassinated Thursday in Beirut. First the former premier of Lebanon, Rafiq Hariri, gets assassinated in a deadly roadside car bomb and now the most prominent journalist opposed to the Syrian occupation gets killed when his own car exploded. Full story here
"Kassir, 45, was a founding member of the Democratic Left movement, a main force behind the popular upheaval triggered by Hariri's killing."The Syrians are already walking on thin ice with the international community over the Hariri killing, could they be stupid enough to carry out another hit this soon afterword? Or do they even care now that they have been forced from Lebanon by public sentiment? Or could this be a plot to unite the opposition to try and force Sryian backed President Emile Lahoud out of power? In Lebanon, anything is possible.
"His body was found in the front seat of white Alfa Romeo car parked in front of his house in the Ashrafiyeh neighborhood, which was immediately sealed off by the army and internal security forces."
With the identity of "Deep Throat" recently made public, I got to thinking about scandals that have been broken by Canadian media over the last few years.
After thinking about it long and hard, I figure that at least since the early 90's, our media hasn't broken anything of any significance. Now I don't necessarily expect the media to break a story like Watergate every couple of years. What I am getting at, is the breaking of a story particularly damaging on the political stage.
Sure, our media is capable of producing useless headlines with stories like this but that is far from breaking a story. Is this the best that our media is capable of?
Given all the scandals, or potential scandals, concerning Adscam or the recent vote of confidence in Parliament, you would think that at least one Canadian journalist could produce something that would fall under the category of investigative journalism.
Is our media capable of anything other than being the microphone for those with something to say? Watching (particularly reading) American media gives the impression that their journalists are much more likely to be out there trying to come up with an original story. Sadly, I can't say the same about the media up here in Canada.
Since my political memory only goes back to my days in high school (which was in the early 90s), I can only conclude that either our media is totally incompetent, or that they are biased when covering stories on the national stage. As an example, when the Walkerton tragedy occurred in Ontario it seemed that the media made all kinds of original revelations concerning the story. Of course, Mike Harris was often the target of these allegations and reports.
Why does nothing similar happen when it concerns Liberal or NDP politicians?
Using Adscam as an example, has the Canadian media broken any details of the story? Anything? Considering all the people involved you would think that at least one enterprising individual could come up with something.
Does our media put away it's investigative hat when liberal or left-of-center politicians are concerned? It certainly seems that way to me.
crossposted to The Shotgun
How stupid do these smucks think we are?
Amnesty USA has been relentless in it's criticism of US policies regarding the Guantanamo Bay prisoner camp and now it turns out that the leaders of Amnesty USA have financially supported members of the Democratic Party:
The top leadership of Amnesty International USA, which unleashed a blistering attack last week on the Bush administration's handling of war detainees, contributed the maximum $2,000 to Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign.There was a time when I respected most international organizations by default but that time is now long gone.
Federal Election Commission records show that William F. Schulz, executive director of Amnesty USA, contributed $2,000 to Mr. Kerry's campaign last year. Mr. Schulz also has contributed $1,000 to the 2006 campaign of Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat.
For Amnesty USA to refer to the camp at Guantanamo Bay as a "gulag" is not only insulting to us today but it is particularly insulting to those who have died or suffered in the gulags of the old Soviet Union. The vast majority of the prisoners in Cuba in no way qualify for protections under the Geneva Convention. That is a fact.
A person can of course state that keeping the prisoners in Guantanamo may not be in the best interests of U.S. goals but to claim that U.S. actions there are against international law is absurd.
And as an amusing experiment, I wonder if any leaders of Amnesty USA or Amnesty International has made any public statements encouraging world leaders to charge members of the Taliban with war crimes? Have they done anything similar regarding Saddam Hussein?
Wednesday, June 01, 2005
So how low will the Liberals go? From appearances, it seems that if you dug a hole half-way to China some Liberal stooge would be right behind you asking what the hold-up is.
The latest bit of Liberal corruption is of course the recorded offers made to Germant Grewal:
A close look at the full four hours of Grewal's tapes may give the public a better idea of who, if anyone, was guilty of criminal corruption.And this ladies and gentlemen is the problem. We've had to listen to the Prime Weasel tell us that no offer was ever made to Grewal. Now of course the Liberals are twisting the story claiming that pieces of the recordings are missing and other such foolishness. As Arthur Schafer says, why did the Dosanjh, Murphy, and Martin go along with Grewal if it was in fact Grewal who initiated the discussions? Hasn't Martin been repeated telling us how he was going to clean up corruption in our government? Hey Paul! That was your opportunity and you blew it.
We don't need a courtroom trial, however, to feel indignation and disgust at what transpired.
The tapes reveal clearly that Murphy was actively discussing voting strategy with Grewal in the context of as-yet undefined future benefits.
Was this a negotiation? Murphy is caught on tape suggesting that if Grewall and his wife miss several confidence votes this spring then "We'll have much more detailed ... discussions after that with some freedom."
Murphy now insists that "No offer was made to Gurmant Grewal," which may be technically true -- that will be a matter for Crown prosecutors to decide -- but leaves open some important questions. Was Murphy attempting to induce in Grewal, with a kind of "nudge, nudge, wink, wink," the belief that there would be a handsome payoff later, if the vote went as planned?
When Grewal offered (or pretended to offer) to sell his vote to the Liberals for a lucrative government appointment, why did Murphy and Dosanjh not denounce Grewal to his face?
The tapes sound, frankly, as if Murphy was speaking in the kind of code employed by conspirators who want to maintain plausible deniability in case the police are wire-tapping their exchange: "If anybody asks the question, 'Was there a deal?,' and we say 'no', we want that to be the truth,' " Murphy says. Some truth.
Anyways, I can't blame Liberals for being jackasses. Heck, they've been given free reign for so long they believe they can get away with anything.
Saddly though, with every new case of Liberal corruption, it is my faith in the Canadian people that seems to be hurt most. Liberals are corrupt, they have been for a long time so none of their actions surprise me.
Unfortunately, polls consistently show that the Liberals still enjoy 30%-35% support.
That ladies and gentlemen is the much more disturbing that Liberal corruption.