Former Mayor of Lake Country Voting Green

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Former Mayor of Lake Country Voting Green

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From
http://www.kelownacapnews.com/opinion/l ... ing-green/

"Over the past 65 years, BC has a political history of swinging like a pendulum from Liberal/Social Credit “right” to the NDP “left”, back and forth, again and again.

Our province faces serious challenges that will not be addressed if we continue to swing back and forth from the extreme right to the extreme left. As a former mayor of Lake Country, I have experienced, from both the NDP and the Liberals, the frustration of having to repeatedly beg for our share of provincial revenues for projects that matter at the local level.

We need immediate action on climate change, homelessness, dysfunction in the health care system, an underfunded education system and an ever increasing disparity between the very wealthy and the rest of us. And while both mainstream parties pay lip service to aboriginal issues, neither the Liberals nor the NDP have taken meaningful steps to right historical wrongs or to ensure equal opportunity for a prosperous future for the peoples whose historical land we occupy.

The Green Party is the only party that has put forward a sincere, solid plan to change the way we elect our government to ensure that all voices are heard in the legislature. A careful look at their policies will show that they also support progressive social initiatives and true free enterprise which encourages small and medium business, where most new jobs are created, rather than big business in the form of international corporations.

We will vote Green on voting day.

Bob and Sharon McCoubrey, Lake Country"
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Nothing new here.
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Good for the McCourbreys.
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Switched from the Liberals.
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    George+ wrote:Switched from the Liberals.
Great! I'm saying that people should vote Green if Green is their first choice. Period. See, I'm consistent.
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Yes. I am saying more Liberals should vote Green.

See..I am consistent.
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    George+ wrote:Yes. I am saying more Liberals should vote Green.

    See..I am consistent.
Now that would be a blatant attempt to elect NDP'ers. People should vote their first choice. Period.
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Greens in LC voted Liberal to get rid of Harper.
Did not run a candidate,
Unfortunately there is no chance *bleep* then pm to elect the Green candidate.
They should have discussed strategic voting.
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George+ wrote:Greens in LC voted Liberal to get rid of Harper.
Did not run a candidate,
Unfortunately there is no chance *bleep* then pm to elect the Green candidate.
They should have discussed strategic voting.


You were pretty cocksure of yourself in 2013, and we all know how that turned out, so there's little reason for voters to be concerned about your position this time around. What with a record of 0 and 4 it's not like there's much motivation to pay heed. :biggrin:

Everyone is astute enough to know, that anything you say or suggest, is aimed at garnering NDP votes.
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George+ wrote:Unfortunately there is no chance *bleep* then pm to elect the Green candidate.
They should have discussed strategic voting.


But why would Green voters vote NDP instead? The NDP is an awful party. Where is their motivation?
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The Green Barbarian wrote:
George+ wrote:Unfortunately there is no chance *bleep* then pm to elect the Green candidate.
They should have discussed strategic voting.


But why would Green voters vote NDP instead? The NDP is an awful party. Where is their motivation?



I guess there is always masochism, if you're into that sort of thing.
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Man do you have strategic voting confused.
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George+ wrote:Man do you have strategic voting confused.


What is it then? Voting for the NDP seems to me to be "dumb voting", as the NDP doesn't deserve our vote, and is a decrepit, useless party. So why would anyone vote for them? Green or Liberal? Or anybody?
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Strategic voting to get rid of the Liberals.
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George+ wrote:Strategic voting to get rid of the Liberals.


and replace them with?
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