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A New Prime Minister

I think the best thing that can be said about yesterdays election results is that Harper is gone. It is also good to finally wake up and find the longest election campaign in Canadian history is over too. As for … Continue reading

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Election thoughts & Ideas

This election is very different from any previous campaigns that I remember.  I know there has always existed a certain degree of nastiness between candidates, name calling and such. However, this is the first time I have seen and read … Continue reading

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To Remember Back When.

It is sometimes difficult to sit here at the computer and just begin writing another blog. Sometimes I find myself drawing a blank, especially when things are quiet on the political front, and they do indeed seem to be at … Continue reading

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Signs of Desperation

Paul Mac Neill of the Eastern Graphic states the election is the PC’s to lose. I mostly agree with his prediction but I think we could see a few surprises along the way. We are aware there are still three … Continue reading

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Same Old Political Ideas– Islanders will forget.

Elections are in the air! Gail Shea is running around telling us the Federal Government will provide $50 Million toward a new power cable to the island. Wow!!! Paul Martin proposed that 10 years ago,but Harper blanked it shortly after … Continue reading

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Does PEI have a Future????

Do we Islanders  have a future?? I guess any one of the four politicians photographed here would say yes of course we do. However, I have some serious concerns. Lets first have a look at Wade MacLauchlan, he is presently … Continue reading

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How To Spoil A Persons Weekend!!!!

My weekend has well and truly been spoiled, first Arsenal manage to lose to Manchester United 2-1 in a game that they should have won very handily. They controlled the game had dozens of corners. 75% of the possession and … Continue reading

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The Prestigious Odor of PEI

Oops!!! did I spell “Order of PEI” wrong???? sorry about that. It is hard not to be cynical when talking about politicians, indeed it is those very politicians that cause the cynicism. Robert Ghiz broke all the rules early this … Continue reading

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Learn From History

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out– Because I was not a Trade Unionist. Then they … Continue reading

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The Christmas Card

I received a surprise Christmas card from our premier Robert Ghiz. (not sure how I ended up on his Christmas card list???) He is so proud of his greatest achievement . The infamous HST and this elusive level playing field … Continue reading

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