Monthly Archives: June 2012

Harper Watch – June 26 to 28, 2012


Three days since the last Harper Watch and already 10 news items and two informative comment pieces. COMMENTARY Toronto Star (Tim Harper) Stephen Harper doesn’t have to be a secret agent This is a prime minister who long ago learned that … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – June 21 to 25, 2012


9 stunning new pieces of Harper absurdities in less than a week plus 3 excellent commentary articles. COMMENTARY ipolitics (Lawrence Martin) Lessons of Watergate: why our media should heed them Another problem is intimidation. It’s risky for journalists to be … Continue reading

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Harper Watch June 18 to 20, 2012


It has only been three days since the last HARPER WATCH newsletter but already there are 6 entirely new juicy astounding news items.  To think that last week after the marathon budget session in the House I thought that things would … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – June 8 to 17, 2012


I’m starting off with the INSPIRATION section this week.  If you read nothing else all week, read this article by Murray Dobbin. HOPE and INSPIRATION Now Is the Time to Talk up Big Ideas While it may seem counter-intuitive, now … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – May 31 to June 7, 2012


LATEST HARPER REGIME ASSAULTS ON DEMOCRACY AND DECENCY IN THE PAST WEEK Liberals upset with Tories over weekend tactics in disputed riding The Liberals are expected to complain in the House of Commons Monday that voters in the suburban Toronto … Continue reading

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Harper Watch – May 24 to 30, 2012


Of mice, men, and tap-dancing chihuahuas  The dudes in the Ministry of Fear, alias the Prime Minister’s Office, have struck again.  Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP David Wilks has been taken to the woodshed of Stephen Harper’s political re-education camp. http://www.ipolitics.ca/2012/05/30/michael-harris-of-mice-men-and-tap-dancing-chihuahuas/ Renowned … Continue reading

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Harper Watch May 18 to 23, 2012


NEWS Conservatives ask court to dismiss election case Conservative MPs are asking the Federal Court to dismiss an application to review the federal election results in seven ridings.  (includes 600 comments from mostly outraged readers.) http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/05/22/pol-election-federal-case-conservatives-respond.html Even the commenters on … Continue reading

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