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That Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff couldn't even hold onto his own seat was an enormous humiliation.

A couple of Conservatives say they almost felt sorry for Ignatieff, who led the Liberals to the worst showing ever

*Ha Ha*

1 posted on 05/03/2011 4:43:00 AM PDT by nuconvert
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“The Conservatives won 166 seats, a comfortable majority of 11 seats, and secured about 40% of the popular vote.

Monday was a historic win for the Tories. Harper is only the third Conservative Leader since Confederation to win three successive governments. John Diefenbaker did it in the late ‘50s and in 1962 and Sir John A. MacDonald won four in the 1880s.

Harper’s majority is the first Conservative one since Brian Mulroney’s in 1988”

http://www.torontosun.com/2011/05/02/tories-waiting-to-see-whether-majority-materializes&overridetemplate=SUN_BLOCK_QuickRead


2 posted on 05/03/2011 4:47:28 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert

Thanks for posting. With the Trump issue and then the Bin Laden story, this very important (and positive) development has been largely missed.


3 posted on 05/03/2011 4:50:41 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: nuconvert

Thanks for posting this news!


6 posted on 05/03/2011 5:01:45 AM PDT by syriacus (World leaders know, for certain, that Obama can eliminate them when it suits HIS schedule)
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To: nuconvert

But...but...what about Harper’s birth certificate? Has he released his birth certificate?

Oops, wrong country. :)


7 posted on 05/03/2011 5:11:39 AM PDT by NRG1973
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To: nuconvert

The fly in the ointment is that the party that made the biggest gains is the NDP, a full-throated socialist party that is further left than the liberals. This would appear to point to greater polarization in Canadian political life.

Bloc Quebecois also continued its downward slide, with most of their lost votes going to the NDP.

NDP+Liberal+Bloc Quebecois+Greens = about 56% of the vote. That part is not so good.


11 posted on 05/03/2011 6:14:28 AM PDT by cookcounty ("Hey Waiter! 72 STURGEONS? I'm supposed to get 72 VIRGINS!" --Osama "Bubbles" Laden)
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To: nuconvert
Election promises to put an end to oilsands development, bring in cap and trade taxes on energy, raising corporate taxes, meddling with the bank of Canada's mandate to set interest rates, set the price of gasoline, and reopen the constitution to bring Quebec under its fold, were all destabilizing promises.

Send this message to Barry, Harry, and Nancy: GET YOUR RESUMES OR RETIREMENT PLANS UPDATED!!!

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/decision-canada/Harper+strikes+historic+majority/4716038/story.html#ixzz1LIR1jFWf

14 posted on 05/03/2011 6:52:27 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: nuconvert

That’s great. I was only paying half attention to this, but I heard last week that the libs were surging. Glad to hear it didn’t pan out.


15 posted on 05/03/2011 6:58:42 AM PDT by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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Good news. At least maybe we can still buy oil from them since we can’t get our own.


16 posted on 05/03/2011 8:42:40 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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