On the Eve of another Election


Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.

Friday April 25, 2014  

(My endorsement this time: PC by default)

Well, there it is.  We’ve been inundated with stuff-political for 44 days and counting.  Heck, it’s even crept into Canada’s sanctum sanctorum – Hockey Night in Canada.  The three major parties have pumped millions into national advertising campaigns and small armies of local candidates have been purchasing signs and brochures in the hope of grasping t his/her own key to prestigious employment until the next election.

When it is all said and done, less than half of us will bother to vote and some lucky local individual will shuffle off to Queen’s Park.  Which side of the Legislature the “fortunate” winner seats him/herself will be determined after the vote count is tallied.  It’s called democracy.

It will likely pan-out the way it always has.  Sixty percent of us simply won’t bother to cast a ballot.  Given that there are actually two-and-one-half significant…

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Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird rising.com) and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.

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