The big THREAT to Canada

Brian Gable, drawing in the Globe and Mail, gets it right: Until Canada gets some adult leadership at the national level and in the capitals of our two most important provinces we are screwed … and we’re looking at 2018/19 before we can change three weak, fiscally foolish, majority governments and replace them with good, …

Advice worth ignoring

The sort of “advice” which Conservatives need to ignore, in total, is the sort offered, in this column, which is reproduced under the Fair Dealing provisions of the Copyright Act from the Globe and Mail, by Jeffrey Simpson, unofficial spokesman for the Laurentian Elites: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/globe-politics-insider/jeffrey-simpson-for-tories-a-long-list-of-difficult-questions/article27008823/ Quote For Tories, a long list of difficult questions SUBSCRIBERS …

John Baird to seek CPC Leadership?

The Globe and Mail is reporting that former Foreign Minister and Ottawa MP John Baird, 46, is, indeed, considering offering himself for the CPC leadership. “A Baird candidacy,” the Globe and Mail opines, “would significantly alter the ‎competitive landscape for the helm of a party now in search of a compelling challenger to stand up …

Potential Conservative Leaders

The obvious candidates, from amongst sitting MPs, are:    Rona Ambrose,  Jason Kenney, Kellie Leitch, Erin O’Toole, Lisa Raitt and Michel Rempel ~ all minister in the last government. Two recently retired ministers might, also, be drafted back into the contest: Peter MacKay and John Baird. I think Maxime Bernier will be in the race, but …

My take on the CPC

I was a Stephen Harper fan, of sorts, but: I thought Prime Minister Harper was far too cautious on the small government, First Nations and corporate welfare fronts; I opposed many (not all) of his “boutique tax cuts,” but I thought (still think) his cuts to the HST/GST was good public policy      as …