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Laytonís wacky delusion that he holds some sort of power
National Post.com ^ | Friday June 3, 2011 | Scott Stinson

Posted on 06/04/2011 4:07:50 AM PDT by canuck_conservative

After the Governor-General delivered a Speech from the Throne on Friday that was entirely predictable as a recitation of Conservative campaign messages, Mr. Layton told reporters that he thought it was disappointing. Fair enough. You can’t expect him to say he thought it was a masterful piece of oratory behind which the whole country should unite.

But he carried on.

“This was really just a recitation of what they’ve said before,” he said. Or, put another way, the government was following through on its election promises.

Then the reaction became stranger still. Mr. Layton complained that the Speech did not include any of the items that were high on the list of NDP priorities, and he said he expected that the Tories would show some willingness to work with the other parties in the House of Commons. He said he was disappointed that the Conservatives, who “only received 40% of the vote,” weren’t pledging to be more cooperative with the opposition.

“I don’t see the government looking different than before, and that’s the problem,” Mr. Layton said.

The NDP leader is essentially arguing that because of the results of the May 2 election, in which the Conservatives strengthened their mandate from a minority government to one with majority control of both houses of Parliament, Stephen Harper should make a greater effort to adopt opposition policy.

Mr. Layton’s logic is exactly backward. Since the moment on May 2 when the Tories passed the 155-seat mark, they were relieved of any pressure they might have previously felt toward deal-making.

It made sense when, in a minority government situation, Mr. Layton argued that the Conservatives couldn’t simply ignore the opposition parties and do whatever it pleased. In fact, he would often accuse the Prime Minister of ....

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TOPICS: Canada; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: jacklayton; losers; massageparlour; ndp
What a doofus. Get another massage, Jack.
1 posted on 06/04/2011 4:07:52 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Clive; fanfan

70% of Canadians DIDN’T vote for the NDP

85% of Canadians DIDN’T vote for the Liberals

.... so I guess those parties REALLY don’t have ANY credibility, if 60% means that too


2 posted on 06/04/2011 4:09:50 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: canuck_conservative

The NDP leader is essentially arguing that because of the results of the May 2 election, in which the Conservatives strengthened their mandate from a minority government to one with majority control of both houses of Parliament, Stephen Harper should make a greater effort to adopt opposition policy.

THIS seems to work in the US with the Democrats (and our “Republicans”) fortunately your Canadian Conservatives seem to have more “guts” and that they ARE now the leaders of the free world!

J.S.


3 posted on 06/04/2011 4:39:33 AM PDT by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: canuck_conservative; exg; Alberta's Child; albertabound; AntiKev; backhoe; Byron_the_Aussie; ...

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4 posted on 06/04/2011 4:41:25 AM PDT by Clive
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To: canuck_conservative
Then the reaction became stranger still. Mr. Layton complained that the Speech did not include any of the items that were high on the list of NDP priorities, and he said he expected that the Tories would show some willingness to work with the other parties in the House of Commons.

Liberal lunacy and delusion have no boundaries.

The same ridiculousness is heard in the U.S.

OTOH, things seem to be going rather well in Canada overall. Nice riding out of the recession. Became Israel's new best friend. The opening of military bases overseas for the first time in history.

It used to be that Liberals would say they were moving to Cananda if conservatives won elections here. Now it may be the other way around! :0

5 posted on 06/04/2011 6:28:55 AM PDT by fightinJAG (I am sick of people adding their comments to titles in the title box. Thank you.)
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To: fightinJAG

We had several military (air force and army) bases in Europe after WWII, but closed them all down decades ago. A former co-worker of mine was an army brat who grew up over there.


6 posted on 06/04/2011 8:34:39 AM PDT by Don W (You can forget what you do for a living when your knees are in the breeze.)
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To: canuck_conservative

Here`s Jack (offs) Layton`s problems

1. He gets jerk-offs from asian women in whore-houses.

2. He then pretends to be a champion of “women`s rights”.

3. He pandered for the xenophobic racist separatist vote from Quebec and got it making his party the NDB. B for former Bloc Quebecois that now controls 58 out of his what 100 seat party?

4.Ever read the NDB constitution? You can`t, it`s secret because it reads nearly identical to the Communist Manifesto.

5. He`s from an elite family and went to elite Canadian Ivy League universities. Like Obama, he was NEVER working class and only uses them as useful idiots.

6. He preaches Govt. monopolized DeathCare but went to a private clinic for a hernia.

To sum up, he`s a lunatic hypocritical neo-marxist who has ZERO chance of ever being PM


7 posted on 06/04/2011 10:23:17 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Para-Ord.45

PS:

His party members also believe 9/11 was an inside job, Bin Laden is not dead, and the Jews should go back to pre-1949 borders !!!


8 posted on 06/04/2011 10:24:45 AM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: Don W

I remember that now - thanks.

But it has been a while since Canada has thought of itself as projecting military power.


9 posted on 06/04/2011 10:31:51 AM PDT by fightinJAG (I am sick of people adding their comments to titles in the title box. Thank you.)
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