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Keep calm about Ebola and carry on, right?

Don’t worry about Ebola. Government is on the job. Oh, you don’t find that reassuring?
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Iraq debate dodged real questions for stale rhetoric

It is a credit to our system that Parliament debated our Iraq mission. Unfortunately they had a partisan squabble over whether Canada is doing too much when we needed a statesmanlike discussion of whether we are doing too little.
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Wynne an idealist without ideals

When exactly did vacuous ignorance become a boast in politics?
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This is the role of the Speaker

Who is the Speaker of the House of Commons anyway? Well duh. It’s Andrew Scheer. But what I mean is, what does the Speaker do?
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Ideas die of loneliness in modern politics

The Ontario Progressive Conservative party isn’t just running around like a chicken with no head. Its leadership candidates are promising when it gets a head it will be empty. It matters, even if you don’t live in Ontario, because this … Continue reading

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