posted on Dec, 31 2012 @ 07:55 PM
Originally posted by ArchAngel_X
the fiscal responsible Liberals
That one stopped me in my tracks. The Human Resource Development scandal ($1 billion), Firearms Registry Act ($2+ billion), Kyoto Act ($10+ billion),
not to mention the smaller and more numerous scandals involving hundreds-of-thousands or millions of dollars such as Shawinigate, Air Ambulances or
kickbacks from Quebec.
I'm not saying this in defense of the Conservatives - I dislike Harper, myself - but "the fiscal(ly) responsible Liberals"? HA!
Paul Martin was the greatest Finance Minister Canada ever had (as PM history will judge him). when Canada was on the verge of fiscal insolvency after
the Progressive Conservative Brian Mulroney governance. The Rt. Honourable Paul Martin (finance Minister) Paid down debt and forced austerity programs
on Canada. The Liberal Party of Canada left a fiscal Surplus of Billions and Billions (which the Conservative blew through in one year). So what is
good for our country Conservative leadership, Debt and the fire sale of Canadian assets to the Chinese?
There was only $100,000.00 (1/3 of a cent per person) unaccounted for in the HRDS hardly worth mentioning.
Firearm Registry was not a scandal, just a poorly implemented program with good intentions.
Kyoto was a good idea just couldn't make goals.
Shawinigate, Really? Scandal over a $615,000 loan to a golf course....a loan?
Air Ambulances.....you are now talking about a completely different political party, not at all in any way, philosophy, ideals or policies connected
Kickbacks from Quebec....see air ambulance above, again not connected in any way at all, may as well be the Marijauna Party (yes, in Canada there is a
Every Party makes mistakes and even with theirs the Liberals made Canada the envy of the world. Now Canada is seen as the whipping boy for the U.S.