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Election 2016: Hillary Clinton's head start

This chart, despite its headline, is good news for Hillary Clinton.

True, she is a controversial character.  About 48 percent of those polled look on her favorably and 45 percent unfavorably.   128 more words

Politics

There's No Gold In the Poll Vault.

Most people think opinion polls are pretty easy. Somebody asks you questions, mostly over the phone, and you answer them. Simple. A lot of people also take poll results as gospel. 920 more words

Political Commentary

Brampton Local Budget Approved

                                                                                             

           It is not good news but is not all bad either.  A relatively inexperienced city council cut through a lot of the fanciful schemes and passed a budget last night. 1,016 more words

Society

It’s Time to Turn off the Negativity

I have made a concerted effort to avoid writing about Brampton, my hometown.  I have tried to steer clear of discussions about Brampton simply because I did not want to add to the noise – and there are plenty of noises. 956 more words

Society

Canada’s Multicultural Experiment

The uniquely Canadian word, “multicultural” is spoken of often but rarely defined. It’s much like the word “hot” as in hot or cold. We may state that, “it’s hot outside”. 952 more words

Society

Cat is Out of the Bag

   

After listening to Justin Trudeau’s speech on Monday (March 09, 2015) in Montreal at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada where he addressed about 200 grad students, Trudeau inadvertently slipped up- he gave Canadians a glimpse of what he has in store for Canadian voters in his upcoming election campaign.  1,085 more words

Society

Analysis of Bill C-51

 

While many Canadians bask in the misconception that we are safe from terrorists, the truth becomes more evident in the news each day.  Rather it is the cold blooded murder of two Canadian military personnel on our soil, an armed jihadist on parliament, an interrupted scheme to blow up a passenger train or any of a myriad of other “near misses” aimed at terrorizing Canadians – the ugly truth is that we have (walking among us) a growing number of individuals intent on enacting jihad right here in Canada. 688 more words

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