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The death of conservative politics?

THE END OF CANADIAN CONSERVATISM?   By John Merriam 31-12-2015 (By all means, pass this on to your conservative friends on Facebook or email and ask them to do the same)   Prior to last October’s federal election, the Liberal … Continue reading

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CANADIAN SENATE CHANGES

BLACK: Trudeau’s Senate panel worth a try Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s ideas for Senate appointments have the potential to represent useful progress. Many critics seem to prefer perpetually postponed perfection. The proposal is that a panel made up of three … Continue reading

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CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS

CONSERVATIVES AND LIBERALS   By John Merriam   In conservative sites, we see liberals portrayed as being stupid. In reverse, the same applies in liberal sites.   In truth, liberals are no more stupid that conservatives, it is just that … Continue reading

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RADICAL ISLAM

RADICAL ISLAM By John Merriam. This posting is as equally important to Americans as it is to Canadians. I don’t know if radical Islamic unrest will happen before the next election, but certainly before the one after that. In its … Continue reading

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DISINGENUITY

DISINGENUITY I was in a good mood until I read the paper this morning, that paper being the Halifax Chronicle Herald, which, in my opinion, is the worst daily in Canada. Their reporter in Ottawa, Andrea Gunn, noted that Scott … Continue reading

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VETTING SYRIAN TERRORISTS

VETTING By John Merram Long serving federal Liberal MP Ralph Goodale said yesterday that all Syrian refugees would be vetted by the Canadian government. Syria is in utter chaos and there are no records of any kind, so how will … Continue reading

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WHAT IF………

A WILD THOUGHT By John Merriam Once the Conservatives were defeated in the October 19th election, I fully expected the PM to step down a few days later. Instead, he announced on election eve that he would step down and … Continue reading

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I’M WRONG APPARENTLY

I’M WRONG APPARENTLY Full disclosure: I read the Saturday Globe and Mail because I can’t get the National Post here in Nova Scotia and the Halifax Chronicle Herald is, in my opinion, the worst daily in the country. I have … Continue reading

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I’M WRONG APPARENTLY

I’M WRONG APPARENTLY By John Merriam Full disclosure: I read the Saturday Globe and Mail November 7th because I can’t get the National Post here in Nova Scotia and the Halifax Chronicle Herald is, in my opinion, the worst daily … Continue reading

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WHO WEARS THE SHORT PANTS?

WHO WEARS THE SHORT PANTS? By John Merriam. Bombardier Corporation, now with 43,000 employees, was founded by snowmobile inventor Armand Bombardier. He was succeeded by his son-in-law, Laurent Beaudoin, who built the company into a modern diverse corporation, which is … Continue reading

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