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Tue Sep 29, 2015, 09:40 PM

Why Tories Don't Need a Majority to Keep Power in 2016, and Beyond

As one of the comments to this article says, this is depressing. Enlightening, but depressing as hell.

Call it an unexpected doomsday scenario for New Democrats, Liberals and Greens, but the Conservatives have a clear path to stay in power after the election into 2016 -- and then fight a second election -- without Parliament ever sitting.


http://thetyee.ca/Opinion/2015/09/29/Tories-Path-to-Power/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_content=092915-1&utm_campaign=editorial-0915

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Reply Why Tories Don't Need a Majority to Keep Power in 2016, and Beyond (Original post)
alcina Sep 2015 OP
Joe Shlabotnik Sep 2015 #1
alcina Sep 2015 #4
KT2000 Sep 2015 #2
Dawson Leery Sep 2015 #3
CanSocDem Sep 2015 #5

Response to alcina (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2015, 10:16 PM

1. Nightmare scenarios for sure

Those in power have every angle covered to stay in power. Regrettably, my opinions of the Canadian media, and the 'average voter' is only getting dimmer and dimmer too.

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Response to Joe Shlabotnik (Reply #1)

Wed Sep 30, 2015, 07:19 AM

4. As my dad used to say

50% of people are below average.

I try to get out of my bubble occasionally and talk to people with different political, religious, or other opinions. I usually run back, take a shower, and hide under the blankets for a few days afterward. There are a lot of people with some very disturbing opinions. It's starting to make the lizard-alien-overlord folks that I encounter regularly seem almost benign.

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Response to alcina (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2015, 10:39 PM

2. depressing for sure

Now where am I going to go????

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Response to alcina (Original post)

Tue Sep 29, 2015, 11:49 PM

3. 30% gets to override the will of 70%.

Obviously America is no the only nation with a highly flawed electoral system.

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Response to alcina (Original post)

Wed Sep 30, 2015, 07:58 AM

5. Fear not...

 



...the Harper 'government' WILL NOT win the most seats!

signed

Paul E. Hanna




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