Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Daily Digest January 9, 2008


The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN'S to VICTORIA.

EDITORIALs

ST.JOHN'S TELEGRAM - Strange bedfellows
http://www.thetelegram.com/index.cfm?pid=1164

CORNER BROOK WESTERN STAR - Talk is cheap, and non-productive View comments2
http://www.thewesternstar.com/index.cfm?sid=96153&sc=30

CAPE BRETON POST -
Parties dig in on climate
http://www.capebretonpost.com/index.cfm?sid=96036&sc=151

HALIFAX CHRONICLE HERALD - Carbon tax gains traction
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/1010011.html

AMHERST DAILY NEWS - Equality for some, not for all
http://www.amherstdaily.com/index.cfm?sid=96444&sc=61

        No time for smokescreen
         http://www.amherstdaily.com/index.cfm?sid=96044&sc=61

MONTREAL GAZETTE - Finding a fair solution is a tricky business
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=cf4ff54d-f69a-4310-aba0-e56900a37690

OTTAWA CITIZEN - A tax even the Right might like
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/editorials/story.html?id=cb02ad41-8099-4d97-b50f-e3375ac8065d

         Holding back the tide
         http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/editorials/story.html?id=79e8e14c-cd48-4ba2-8632-4f40ea63c247

TORONTO STAR - Straight talk on climate
http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/292217

NATIONAL POST - Dion's Prairie parachutist
http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/story.html?id=224193

K-W RECORD - Understanding gamblers
http://news.therecord.com/Opinions/article/292488

WINDSOR STAR - Wasting tax dollars
http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/editorial/story.html?id=3538c6df-1437-4600-938e-5605141cad08

SUDBURY STAR - Harper must talk war; Prime minister
needs to sell the Afghan mission to the Canadian public
http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=848005&auth=Hoy%2c+Claire

WINNIPEG FREE PRESS - No need for ban
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/editorial/story/4103932p-4702185c.html

REGINA LEADER-POST - Poor cousins in town
http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/forum/story.html?id=6f7aee78-6d6f-4dfa-a3f2-d8fc132be480

CALGARY HERALD - Hot air greets carbon tax plan
Politicians from all parties trying to score greenhouse gas points
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=3c360ad4-1ee9-4187-ae30-c1737dd0fb5b

GRANDE PRAIRIE DAILY HERALD TRIBUNE - Animal cruelty disturbing
What makes someone put a cat in a microwave?
http://www.dailyheraldtribune.com/Editorial/366928.html

LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Drug test policies in a legal haze
http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/article_9405.php

         Setting the bar in chest thumping
         http://www.lethbridgeherald.com/article_9393.php

PRINCE GEORGE CITIZEN - Taking dealers to court
http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=111778&Itemid=161

        Carbon tax requires political courage
         http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=111777&Itemid=161

VANCOUVER SUN - Fresh look is needed at doctors' basic training
Reducing the time students spend in medical school might cut costs while increasing the supply of physicians
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/editorial/story.html?id=a9d119d8-755f-48c5-8991-d8712d26c714

VANCOUVER PROVINCE - Consumers should fight iPod and MP3 levy tooth and nail
http://www.canada.com/theprovince/news/editorial/story.html?id=c293288b-fdc0-4047-82f1-c99d5186fb30

VICTORIA TIMES-COLONIST - A compelling case for a carbon tax
http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=f5ae93cd-e14c-43bd-a7d8-9699a53668a5

         Winning Chinese tourists
         http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=e267ca08-205f-470a-9c75-519a4cdca449


ISSUES

CANADIAN FORCES
Pentagon plans to send more troops to Afghanistan
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/292536

Army wants to buy more big guns, but muzzles defence contractors
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/080109/n0109106A.html

New Helicopters for Military Could Be Delayed 30 Months
580 CFRA Radio - 2 hours ago
The Canadian military will have to wait for the long-awaited delivery
of the new CH-148 Cyclone helicopters. The Canadian Press reports
he new helicopters to replace Canada's aging fleet of Sea Kings
will likely be delayed up to 30 months.
Delay in replacement helicopters affects Sea Kings
Canada.com
Delivery of new helicopters to replace aging Sea Kings delayed up ... Canada East
all 27 news articles »


CANUSA/USACAN
Primary envy
http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/viewpoints/story.html?id=bf30f75c-f7e4-4451-8012-f5cf83625738


ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
Canadians increasingly pessimistic about economy: poll
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=225892


FOREIGN AFFAIRS
'Iranophobia' a creation of U.S. foreign policy
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/ideas/story.html?id=441cc094-0ab1-433a-91e5-9dfafb25fbb0


POLITICS IN THE PROVINCES
Premiers to PM: It's the economy . . .
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/292548

Panel shows Ottawa not interested in fair royalty deal, N.S NDP say
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/080109/n0109149A.html

Alberta's next election will be all about leadership
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=f5905112-054a-431f-a6ac-7e5b22ac0972

New vantage point changes Wall
http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/forum/story.html?id=89c635bd-d155-40ae-ba71-2ee3d0e78be3

How long should Canada stay in Kandahar?
http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/editorial/story.html?id=1f0b3179-5c6d-4f84-be65-771b75ad4f99

Focus on foreign policy
http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/editorial/story.html?id=0d11fab9-a1ba-49c3-9336-b03e85a2068b


POLITICS
Poll suggests Tories jumped to seven-point lead during Christmas holidays
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/080109/n0109157A.html

Dion urges Harper to mend fences with premiers at Friday meeting
http://www.recorder.ca/cp/National/080109/n010949A.html

Two huge decisions are looming for Dion
http://www.thestar.com/comment/article/292335

Out of Kandahar by 2009, Liberals say
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080109.LIBERALS09/TPStory/TPNational/Politics/

Northerners plan protest of Liberal appointment
http://www.canada.com/saskatoonstarphoenix/news/story.html?id=3dc8b45f-d129-4400-b8de-95122fef0d4b

                 EXPLODING TOPIC
Nuclear watchdog demands inquiry to clear name
http://torontosun.com/News/Canada/2008/01/09/4760225-sun.html

Telephone call termed `abrupt and demanding'
Minister tried to apply pressure to restart reactor, agency says
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/292336

Nuclear watchdog rips Tories
Commission chief accuses minister of overstepping his authority over shutdown of Chalk River reactor
http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/292337

Fire Lunn, release report on Atomic Energy of Canada, Dion says
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=226277

Dion demands AG report on AECL be released
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=226277

Office of the Auditor General: Special Examination Report pdf [371 KB]
http://www.aecl.ca/Assets/Publications/Reports/OAG-AECL-07.pdf

Fire Lunn over isotope crisis, opposition says
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080109.wdion0109/BNStory/National/home

It only gets worse for Lunn
Natural resources minister takes Homer Simpson approach with ill-advised letter to top nuclear watchdog
http://www.nationalpost.com/most_popular/story.html?id=223965

Read letters between Linda Keen and Minister Gary Lunn (PDF)
http://www.nationalpost.com/pdf/corr_letter_cnsc_min.pdf

Concerns raised over replacing key Canada reactor
Reuters Canada - 4 hours ago
By Allan Dowd VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) -
The Canadian firm running an aging nuclear reactor needed by the
world's medical community is falling short on plans to replace it,
according to an auditor's report released on Wednesday.
Canada's recent isotope crisis has US exploring alternatives
CBC News
2 earthquakes didn't impact isotope reactor: AECL CBC Ottawa
CTV.ca - National Post - CBC Nova Scotia - Globe and Mail
all 145 news articles »

Sask. candidate's appointment causing tensions
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080109/sask_liberals_080109/20080109?hub=QPeriod
OTTAWA -- Some Saskatchewan Liberals say they're insulted by party leader Stephane Dion's appointment of an NDP defector to run in the upcoming federal byelection so they're planning to elect their own candidate.
Dion defends Beatty appointment
CBC Saskatchewan
Dion defends appointment of candidate in upcoming Saskatchewan ... Canada.com
The Canadian Press - National Post - StarPhoenix - The Amherst Daily
all 35 news articles »



PROGRAMMES
Bilingualism given short shrift, watchdog says
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20080109/bilingual_feds_080109/20080109?hub=Canada

Fed donor rules exclude gays
http://www.torontosun.com/News/Canada/2008/01/09/4760224-sun.html

Ottawa asks court to ignore experts' affidavits
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20080109.BCENVIRONMENT09/TPStory/TPNational/Politics/


PRESSURE POINTS
Fertilizer key contributor to global warming
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/story.html?id=a784b537-df8f-478f-bd8c-4263a331efbf

Honesty missing in Canada's green policy
Governments loathe to tell Canadians the truth: If we want to cut emissions, we must accept either a carbon tax or a mandatory cap
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/ideas/story.html?id=d9641390-07f5-423d-b084-2b32a605dbe1

Emission cap deals now huge business
Tories look to market to force polluting firms to reduce emissions
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=9da4783c-bfd6-483a-a915-24b7f2ab6e5d

Environmental extremism must be put in its place in the climate debate
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/1272


OPINION AND INFORMATION
Spineless stupidity grounding women ski-jumpers
http://www.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/comment/story.html?id=f9c55cc5-1243-4569-ac13-9b4a2df19710

The culture of entitlement is what killed Stefanie
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=6cc05907-b560-489a-a0bc-29ffce0cf070


INFOS

Québec n'espère plus l'argent d'Ottawa
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2008/01/09/004-Verglas-indem-Hydro.shtml

Dons refusés
http://www.radio-canada.ca/regions/Ontario/2008/01/09/013-dons-organes_n.shtml

Immigrer pour travailler au noir
http://www.radio-canada.ca/regions/Ontario/2008/01/09/012-immigration-illegale-construct_n.shtml

Toujours difficiles à obtenir
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/societe/2008/01/09/001-medecin-.shtml

Dion et Dumont aux antipodes
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/Politique/2008/01/09/001-dumont-dion.shtml

Les causes seront financées jusqu'au bout
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2008/01/09/003-financement-pcj-reax.shtml

Réacteur nucléaire de Chalk River - La patronne du nucléaire accuse Ottawa d'ingérence politique
http://www.ledevoir.com/2008/01/09/171173.html

Mémoire déposé devant le comité Manley - Dion: sortir de Kandahar mais rester en Afghanistan
http://www.ledevoir.com/2008/01/09/171122.html

Blackburn veut protéger les réservistes
http://www.ledevoir.com/2008/01/09/171121.html

L'opposition n'attend pas grand-chose de la rencontre des premiers ministres
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109126AU.html

Stockwell Day promet une aide fédérale plus rapide aux provinces sinistrées
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109138AU.html

Aucune personne n'a été interdite de vol au pays depuis le mois de juin
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109221AU.html

Crise des radio-isotopes: la démission du ministre Gary Lunn est réclamée
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109180AU.html

Les conservateurs ont pris l'avance pendant les Fêtes, selon un sondage
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109182AU.html

Jean Charest et Dalton McGuinty se rencontreront afin de faire front commun
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109206AU.html

Les représentants de l'industrie n'espèrent pas grand-chose du plan fédéral
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109184AU.html

Le Parti libéral du Canada embauche un nouveau directeur au Québec
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109140AU.html

La Défense veut des canons, mais exige le silence des futurs soumissionnaires
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/080109/N0109146AU.html


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From: "Robert Ede"
Subject: for 2008

Joe,
 
RE: For 2008 I've decided that no one actually good
and smart will ever get elected. The system must
change and I'm going to live in the jungle.
best regards

I agree but will stay on your DD list
--
rce

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From: "Ray Strachan"
Subject:  re Canadian Democracy

Mr Hueglin
 
I agree wholeheartedly with your assessment in regards to the leaders of our political parties overriding the political process.I am a 75 year old retired Train Dispatcher and am sure I have seen and lived through the best years of our countrys existance. I did not set out to be a political anylist but for whatever reason a picture has formed by way of  a process of putting a jig-saw puzzle together and I dont at all like what I see. What I see happening in The United States is truly unsettling, they have lost their country to the neo-con Zionists and therefore losing their personal freedoms at an accelerated rate,but ,as a matter of fact I can still tune in to a seattle radio station 1090 am each evening and hear open discussion outlining the terrible things wrought by the Bush admin. and their masters. What has happened in Canada is that there is not ONE Canadian politician who can utter any criticism of Israel. That also goes for News reporters.  I watched and heard Peter Mansbridge interviewing Karlheinz Schreiber. At one point Schreiber told Mansbridge "I  work for The Strauss Family, I go around The World with suitcases full of money,the money is used to get people elected which The Strauss Family want to be elected".,Mansbridge let it pass as if it meant nothing. Really we have already been taken over and I truly believe it is too late to reverse the grip that we are in. We have drifted into Fascism in North America because we have been conditioned to PITY The Fascists ever since WW2.
 
Raymond Strachan

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From: John Kruithof
Subject: David Orchard -

Joe,
With David Orchard back in the news, now is a good time to get a handle on what he stands for.  My firsthand experience with David was during the 2003 leadership convention, at which I was an Orchard delegate.  There, in concise form, the Orchard team distributed policy positions on ten vital aspects facing Canada.  To me, that document still represents the vision David has for our country.  Those positions reflect Progressive Conservative values, but not exclusively.  They straddle PCP/CPC/Liberal/NDP/Green principles. 
I think Orchard has some difficulty fitting into any particular party because his solutions do not readily align with right/left/centre concepts which so many political apparatchiks are hung up on, but realistic approaches requiring life-long commitment towards achieving, which is so different from the empty PROMISES, PROMISES that parties make and the electorate falls for.
John Kruithof
Ottawa South

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From: "Suan H.Booiman"
Subject: Quebec
To: Canada West Foundation <cwf@cwf.ca>
Cc: PM@pm.gc.ca, Calgary Herald <letters@theherald.canwest.com>,
 Calgary Sun Paul Jackson <paul.jackson@calgarysun.com>,
 Edmonton Sun <mailbag@edmsun.com>, Hallifax Herald <letters@herald.ca>,
 Montreal The Gazette <letters@thegazette.canwest.com>,
 National Post <letters@nationalpost.com>,
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 Ottawa Sun <feedback@ott.sunpub.com>,
 Peace Arch News Editor Lance Peverley <editorial@peacearchnews.com>,
 Star Phoenix Saskatoon <spnews@SP.canwest.com>,
 The Now <edit@thenownewspaper.com>,
 The Province Editor <provletters@png.canwest.com>,
 Toronto Star Editor <lettertoed@thestar.ca>,
 Toronto Sun <editor@tor.sunpub.com>,
 "VS. Editor" <sunletters@png.canwest.com>,
 King Maurice <maurice.king@dialogue.ca>,
 Globe and Mail Neil A Campbell Executive Editor <NACampbell@globeandmail.com>

                                                         Suan H.Booiman C.C.D.H.
                                                             204-1220 Fir Street
British Columbia                                   White Rock V4B 4B1                              Canada
ph.604-531-3501
 
January 7, 2008
 
Mr.Roger Gibbins
President and CEO of the
Canada West Foundation.
 
Dear Mr.Gibbins,
 
Quebec fallen of the screen in the WEST.
 
Reading again your article in the Calgary Herald of December 23 just found the time
to reflect to it.
 
Does it really make any difference if Quebec is on the screen or not?
Harper's favoured province, sorry STATE, the Nation within the
Canadian Nation? Living Trudeau's arrogance.
 
Harper has proven his birth as an Ontarian that the WEST has
no place in Francosized Ottawa, the media has been so clearly
supporting that statement, as well as the CPC Members of Parliament
duct taped by their leader. Reading daily more stories of the
demands of French heritage funded by Ottawa across the Nation,
under the name of bilingualism.
 
We will see and read more in the near future, with an election coming
up, how desperate Harper is to buy favouritism in Quebec.
 
There is an old hymn, music by Winfield S. Weeden (1847-1904)
words by Judson W. Van der Venter (1855-1939) Harper must be
singing daily:
                                I surrender all.
 
Apologize if this does offend you referring the Christianity.
 
To tell you the truth, for me, could not careless if Quebec is there
or not, as a citizen, whatever that means, have no voice in this
democratically elected dictatorship as we live by Trudeau's heritage
of arrogance.
 
All comes from the EAST, as Harper said: The Lord is coming to look
at bilingualism, Bernard, a Quebecois by heritage, how wonderful.
 
The Nation since the Quiet Revolution have been ruled by 9 Prime
Ministers, 6 of whom were Roman Catholic and 4 of those from
Quebec. Two of the Protestant were not long enough there to make
a difference, as the last, well the present one, is willing to sell out
this Country to Quebec French politicians and bureaucracy.
 
A British Columbian,
 
Suan H.Booiman
 
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From: Bill Longworth
Subject: WE ARE CANADIANS

Hi Joe--Here is an important issue I pass along.  Hopefully it will gain greater attention in your daily journal.
 
Bruce Allan is on the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Committee and new Canadians
(specifically Hindi's/ Indian's) want him fired for his recent comments
outlined below;
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
"Subject: Our National Anthem
I am sorry, but after hearing they want to sing the National Anthem in
Hindi - enough is enough. Nowhere or at no other time in our Nation's
history, did they sing it in Italian, Japanese, Polish, Irish (Celtic),
German, Portuguese, Greek, or any other language because of immigration. It
was written in English, adapted into co-founding French, and should be sung
word for word the way it was written.
The news broadcasts even gave the Hindi version translation which was not
even close to our National Anthem.

I am not sorry if this offends anyone, this is MY COUNTRY - IF IT IS YOUR
COUNTRY SPEAK UP ---- please pass this along .
I am not against immigration -- just come through like everyone else. Get a
sponsor; have a place to lay your head; have a job; pay your taxes, live by
the rules AND LEARN THE LANGUAGE as all other immigrants have in the past --
and LONG LIVE CANADA!"
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It's time we all get behind Bruce Allen, and scrap this Political
Correctness crap.  His comments were anything but racist, but there are far
too many overly sensitive 'New Canadians' that are trying to change
everything we hold dear.
ARE WE PART OF THE PROBLEM ???  Think about this: If you don't want to
forward this for fear of offending someone, will we still be the Country of
Choice and still be CANADA if we continue to make the changes forced on us
by the people from other countries who have come to live in CANADA because
it is the Country of Choice??????
Think about it!
IMMIGRANTS, NOT CANADIAN'S, MUST ADAPT.
It is Time for CANADA to speak up. If you agree ? Pass this along; if you
don't agree -- delete it and reap the ill wind because of your complacency!
Bill Longworth
www.oshawaspeaks.ca

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From: alan heisey <hize@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: Daily Digest January 6, 2008

j, i doubt that jacob wants a speech from me about rep by pop: i concentrate on the unfair differences between populations in saskatchewan's rural and urban ridings until corrected recently by a new democratic government after a particularly poor tory one was removed from office.

what happened was that rural ridings, dominated by good farming folks were of substantially smaller populations than their city equivalents. So it happened more than once that a minority of voters - rural - were able to elect governments. this was because our federal government and courts allowed - and still allow - variances of plus or minus 25% in populations and that is a difference between one riding having 75,000 voters and another one having 125,000.

a group of citizens appealed such huge variances to our supreme court which defended the variances under their weird doctrine of "effective representation". Finally a tory government was so bad that it lost anyway and the new democrats who came in changed the variances to plus or minus 5% with the exception of two northern ridings!

contrast this with the U.S. supreme court in the 1960's deciding that the constitution meant what it said when it wrote that one persons' vote should be of the same weight as anothers. now in the u.s. house of representatives all variances are closer to one to two per cent. you may not think that matters, jacob, but i do and so cannot possibly accept a conservative national government setting out to discriminate baldly against the voters of ontario by short changing us some 10% in elected m.p.s after the next redistribution. cz

ps jacob, the people of ontario voted 63% against proportional representation in the recent referendum! cz

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From: Rubie Britton
Subject: These are good.

DO NOT KEEP SILENT when your own ideas and values are being attacked. ...If a dictatorship ever comes to this country, it will be by the default of those who keep silent. We are still free enough to speak. Do we have time? No one can tell." -- Ayn Rand, Philosophy: Who Needs It
 
=
"I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. What I can do, I should do. And what I should do, by thegrace of God, I will do." -- Edward Everett Hale

As ever,
Rubie

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From: alan heisey <hize@sympatico.ca>
Subject: Re: Daily Digest January 7-8, 2008

j, other indisputable fact, tories are in and grits are out, BIG DIFFERENCE!, cz
On 2008 Jan9, at 1:38, Joe Hueglin wrote:

        The views in the article that follows are based on facts, on fact that indisputably prove in one critical area the Conservative Party of Canada, to-days "Tories"
        in the media, and the Liberal Party of Canada are alike.

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Subject: 101 Dumbest Moments in Business 2008
From: "Efstratios Psarianos"

Hahahahaha ...
 
Want to take the Business Masters Of The Universe down a peg? Check out CNN's "101 Dumbest Moments in Business 2008"
 
http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/101dumbest/2007/full_list/index.html
 
Stratos

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From: "Rene  Moreau" <rtmoreau@idirect.com>
Subject: Re: Daily Digest January 7, 2008

Letters to the editor; and
FYI to all
From Rene Moreau (416-489-8347)
re; Dion anointing Beatty sends wrong message, Jan. 5th.
Also this quote from the article.

While Saskatchewan's current sole Liberal MP Ralph Goodale wouldn't comment, news reports have suggested that he instigated Dion to raid the NDP caucus of Beatty, the first First Nations woman to hold a cabinet position in Saskatchewan, because he didn't want Orchard as the party's candidate.

    Considering Ralph Goodale's checkered past as one of the most pro-corporate of the  finance ministers, (next to Paul Martin), Ralph apparently let his name be used, as the originator of the idea,  in the removal of ALL restrictions on foreign investment by Canadians after the 30% and then 20% limit  had been instituted.  That was only one of many  of his decisions for the corporate world.
     If the American corporate/financial entities wanted Canadians investing elsewhere  so  they could  buy  Canada up for what was 68 cents on the dollar  at the time, what better way than to con Goodale and his handlers through their moles in his office to  go along with their wishes. And it worked!
    It stands to reason that if you are pro-corporate,  like Goodale, you're not pro-David Orchard.
    At a time when  politicians can either be bought or 'controlled' by  think tanks or corporate types through most of the military  and Machiavellian moves  used  these days, it isn't surprising that they would work so hard to 'marginalize' David Orchard.
    It might be a very good idea to check out his , Goodales, current handlers and moles to see who's working against  David Orchard.
    Also, in  Stephane Dion's office, look for the handlers and moles, because in the article by the Canadian Press, mention was made about  Dion's action by  one David Smith, co-chairman of the liberal campaign defended 'Dion's' decision to appoint Beatty. Further down the same article,  it said  that 'Dion was not available for comment.' --- so whose decision was it? Actually.
    Now, just for the fun of it, try to talk to Stephane Dion. From past experience, I would say your chances are  non-existent. He seems to be too well cocooned, from public contact. So who actually made the decision?
    Don't believe me. Try it yourself, contacting Stephane Dion. They won't let you.
    Then remember the things done by corporate and in the name of corporate,  and start thinking in terms of a leash on corporations, or Corporate Magna Carta!
 
                               Yours truly,
                               Rene Moreau (416-489-8347)
p.s.
Every so often a gift is handed to activists the world over. This situation is a gift to those who have felt that  our government is being managed from within  by moles in a classic 5th column manoeuver by corporate-financial entities, who see David Orchard as  opposition to their wishes.

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