In a Quandry... Vote or Not

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fluffy wrote: Sep 1st, 2021, 3:54 pm
Veovis wrote: Sep 1st, 2021, 1:01 pmI disagree. I think we will see federally what occurred in BC, if the Conservatives win a minority you will instantly see Jagmeet go right back into lap dog mode and partner with Justin to prop up that government instead of trying to be their own party.
If the CPC wins a majority the NDP will be in a good position to force some concessions out of the Liberals, which could go a long way into integrating some NDP policy into the governing party. I think Mr. Singh is a lot smarter than Trudeau, he'll make sure he gets a decent chunk of cooperation.
Actually, if the CPC wins a majority, the NDP and Mr.Singh will be irrelevant because the NDP are too far from the CPC Venn circle to find common ground.

If the CPC gets a minority government, then the overlaps are more likely to be with the Bloc, which Blanchet and Legault will use to lever Ottawa into being more Quebec centric. The Bloc are the only party with overlaps to all of the three national parties.

Now wouldn't that be a nightmare for the "anti-Quebec" crowd in Alberta!

On the topis, everyone should vote, make the best choice that they can from the limited selections. Apathy, that is not voting, gets you the government of your choice, one that is apathetic to your views and needs. Yup, no party is going to represent 100% of your views, they all have warts, bad smells, etc. - but somewhere in that mess one can find a less obnoxious candidate to vote for.
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fluffy wrote: Sep 1st, 2021, 3:54 pm If the CPC wins a majority...
hobbyguy wrote: Sep 2nd, 2021, 11:22 am Actually, if the CPC wins a majority, the NDP and Mr.Singh will be irrelevant because the NDP are too far from the CPC Venn circle to find common ground.
Sorry, typo on my part, I meant if the CPC wins a minority. Realistically speaking I think a majority is not in the stars for the CPC, 338 puts the odds of that at less than 10% right now. If the CPC were to win a majority it wouldn't be the end of the world, it would just mean another four years lost on the road to actually dealing with things like the environment, inequality and corporate control.
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fluffy wrote: Sep 2nd, 2021, 12:05 pm it would just mean another four years lost on the road to actually dealing with things like the environment, inequality and corporate control.
Because the other parties wouldn't let O'Toole do anything about the environment, inequality or "corporate control" (whatever that means)...have you even read the CPC platform? Did you hear about O'Toole's plan to deal with "corporate control" by mandating that boards bring on workers from their ranks to represent the common workers in the boardroom? No other party I've seen has proposed something that amazing. And yet all we get are crickets and the same old fear-mongering nonsense from team Telford. It is to weep.
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hobbyguy wrote: Sep 2nd, 2021, 11:22 am . Yup, no party is going to represent 100% of your views, they all have warts, bad smells, etc. -
and some have accusations from 4 women made against them of sexual harrassment. Talk about your "bad smells"!!
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The Green Barbarian wrote: Sep 2nd, 2021, 12:11 pm
hobbyguy wrote: Sep 2nd, 2021, 11:22 am . Yup, no party is going to represent 100% of your views, they all have warts, bad smells, etc. -
and some have accusations from 4 women made against them of sexual harrassment. Talk about your "bad smells"!!
As we saw from the conservatives like Kavanaugh and Thomas, accusations means nothing. I'm pretty sure we still live in a democracy so until they get their day in court, it's all it is for now.......accusations.
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In a Quandry... Vote or Not :topic:
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Definitely voting. Tight race last time. PPC spoiled it. Had they not taken the 1600 or so votes, the NDP would have lost the riding. Same guy back again splitting the right and causing the same possible outcome.
Hopefully some of the Libs come to their senses and give the Cons a try. Will be a welcome return for Penticton. :up:
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