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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Support The Throne Speech: 300 Million Reasons

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There are 300 million reasons - highly important reasons to Canadian citizens - for which the Official Opposition should not vote against the Speech from the Throne.

The 2006 general election cost taxpayers between $250 million and $300 million dollars. This, only a year and a few months after the 2004 elections. And we're to have elections again??? We're to spend another QUARTER of a BILLION dollars? So that we can have another minority Conservative government and shuffle some seats around?

There are $300 million reasons for Stephane Dion and his Liberals, Gilles Duceppe (use your amendment to get something for the environment, but don't be a fool and go for Kyoto) and the Bloc, and Jack Layton and the NDP to support the Speech from the Throne. The Throne Speech being defeated would bring us from the Kingdom of England to, as Camus might put it, le Royaume de l'Absurde.

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