The Reform-Conservatives are clearly out of control. Does their corruption know no bounds?
As the video montage of just a few of their scandals suggests, we just have to lower our expectations. But how much lower? Should we just say do what you want with our money because we no longer give a damn? Unbelievable.
IS THIS REALLY CONSERVATIVE? IS STEPHEN HARPER REALLY THE BEST CHOICE FOR CANADA?
OTTAWA - The Harper government spent well over $100,000 staging a one-hour event in June to deliver an update on its efforts to help the recession-ravaged economy. Invoices obtained by The Canadian Press through the Access to Information Act show a nominal bill to taxpayers of $108,000 for the carefully scripted "town hall" meeting in Cambridge, Ont.
... Critics say it's just the latest example of what they're calling a Tory penchant for leveraging public money for partisan gain. "It fits in with a whole pattern with this government where they are basically using tax dollars to promote themselves to voters," said Gerry Nicholls of the right-wing web portal Libertaspost.com. That's clearly wrong. It's clearly a waste of tax dollars."
... "If you go back to Judge Gomery's report (on sponsorship), the No. 1 thing that he says is these guys get to a point where they simply don't see the difference anymore between government money and party money ...