12 August 2009

Iggy's "Red Shift" just not...

...doin' it for voters...

“Eight per cent of my constituents are unemployed, but 92 per cent are working,” said one MP. “And they don't think that warmly of employment insurance.”
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FROM THE COMMENTS:
"They take a lot of money off our paycheques for EI - and send it to seasonal workers. That's just not fair, the rest of us would like eight month vacations too."
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RELATED: NDP ups the political ante
"BE IT RESOLVED THAT in recognition that the criminalization of the production and use of recreational drugs is socially destructive, the New Democratic Party of Canada will use its political influence in every available forum to begin the process of decriminalizing the production and use of recreational drugs, beginning with the decriminalization of the production and use of marijuana."

This policy shows a rare amount of pragmatism on the part of the NDP.

After all, increased recreational drug use among voters is more likely to increase NDP support than a name change ever would.
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4 comments:

Philanthropist said...

They take a lot of money off our paycheques for EI - and send it to seasonal workers. That's just not fair, the rest of us would like eight month vacations too.

Neo Conservative said...

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the curiously absent iggy can't even seem to convince his own mp's... never mind voters.

hmmm... that sounds so familiar...

"Look where Michael Ignatieff is now – right where Stéphane Dion was just over a year ago."

"Two points behind the Tories in the polls, perhaps just a few months from an election, and so far unable to convert the groups of potential supporters – young, female, and urban – that Liberals typically need to win."


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Kai said...

If you choose a seasonal job, deal with it. It should not be my responsibility to finance your lifestyle. For that matter, end ALL transfer payments, and let the provinces collect their portion of income taxes themselves again so that OUR income stays here. I am sick to death of financing culture and lifestyle in Quebec and the Maritimes.

Neo Conservative said...

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"kai says... I am sick to death of financing culture and lifestyle in Quebec and the Maritimes."

never mind out & out separatism.

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