Daily Archives: March 30th, 2011

Coalition Bugaboos and Reality Checks

I don’t know when coalition became a dirty word instead of an example of democratic cooperation (how is it not when the members involved are all elected? And what makes it reckless?) but I’m not going to get into this discussion. Instead, I bring you, compliments of the CBC a wee bit of fact checking from their Reality Check page:

The Coalition’s Not The Question
Harper’s Coalition Assertion: ‘They tried it before’

It’s one thing to fight a perceived problem, quite another to re-write history. I’m just sayin’.

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Sometimes It Takes An Outsider to Put Things In Perspective

There’s an article in The Australian that really explains the whole reason behind the contempt of parliament charges. Please do take the time to read it, it’s worth it: Canada Watches Its Democracy Erode