Senate Reform


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.

[A refreshing change badly needed]

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It seems that every four years since Confederation, the subject of reforming Canada’s Senate rears its head.  Aside from politicians attempting to score points, I don’t know too many Canucks who care.

Stuff like the Duffy brouhaha occur now and then and usually get addressed one way or another. I have faith in the courts and have bigger things to worry about than Mike Duffy and an alleged $90,000 from Nigel Wright.  Frankly, if Wright is silly enough to plunk $90,000 into Duffy’s bank account, my initial (gut) reaction is one of envy.  It would not cause me to run through the streets shouting that the sky is falling.

Perspective and logic have little place in contemporary election campaigns.   The little boys and girls cloistered in war rooms of a couple of the “national” parties latched onto the Senate issue as if it is something…

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Published by: lloydfournier

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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