Dave White of Monkland Ontario on Guy Lauzon & Harper Government’s Economic Action Plans ads LTE

Dave White of Monkland Ontario on Guy Lauzon & Harper Government’s Economic Action Plans ads LTE
guy lauzon pigeonsPerhaps you heard the Conservative party advertisement on our local radio stations, If not (and I’d be very surprised if you didn’t here in Lauzonville) then you have heard or seen Canada’s Economic Action Plan ‘adds’ ad nauseam on road signs, on radio and especially on TV. I hope that people are intelligent enough to realize that Harper is a one pony show fixated on pipelines and the Alberta tar sands. In the ‘add’ (propaganda) on our local radio stations the CPC are again talking about the importance of the tar sands and the ‘government of Harper’ being the great custodian of the environment (Environmental Stuart) by protecting it and having scientists make sure that no harm is done. They also state that any harm done will be the fault and sole responsibility of the companies doing the extracting and moving the bitumin and not passed on to taxpayers.
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Well, as usual we are being fed a bunch of lies as the CPC have been bilging us taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars (our tax dollars) promoting their sole obsession in the tar sands and pipelines to move it.
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Is this the only industry in Canada? Are all the other industries dependent and tied in solely to the tar sands?
Is it true that Canadians will not be on the hook for an ecological disaster? Just look at the Lac Megantic disaster for an answer. The company MMA is being shut down and the province and federal government will no doubt pay the bill, over what they have already promised.
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So people, it’s time that we tell our MP’s that enough is enough of the propaganda adds and junk mail that we are receiving. Maybe the CPC should look for other Canadian industries to support and brag about.
Canada used to take pride in our forestry and fishing industry as well as many other mining industries. Let’s not forget our farmers who feed us and the world. Canada also has been a leader in the high tech industries such as cell phones and computers and let’s not forget the Canada Arm that has put Canada in the world spotlight high above us here on terra firma.  But somehow all the touchy feely advertisements with mothers and children romping in pristine Canadian environments, in the CPC’s mentality, owe their existence to pipelines and tar sands.
Dave White
Monkland

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Eric
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Actually, many business areas and taxpayers are directly affected of not having this pipeline. Leaving the terrible result of Lac Magantic aside, trains are now shipping more and more oil. The cost I believe is about 3 times of what a pipeline cost would be to deliver the same amounts. Use gas in your car? Do your local stores have produce and goods delivered by a fuel burning truck? Police, fire, ambulance and taxi……Guess who pays? Can the money be better used? Absolutely! Just ask Whynne provincially how much money will be saved to reduce paying for diabetic test strips!… Read more »
Furtz
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I don’t have a TV and never listen to commercial radio, so I’ve been spared from Harper’s endless mind-numbing ads, whether they be attacks on his enemies, or the “Action Plan” BS. I can’t imagine how dumbed down a population must be to tolerate watching or hearing this garbage day after day.

Furtz
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Too Funny Jamie. Ads on web sites are pretty easy to ignore as apposed to ads on radio and TV. Besides, I’m sure you would have enough class to not accept Reformatory ads. No?

PJ Robertson
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Dave: By now we can take it that Stephen Harper’s sole interest is keeping Stephen Harper in power regardless of the cost to Canada and Canadians.

Climate change? “A socialist plot.”

The environment? There for the taking—despoiling, if necessary.

The so-called Economic Action Plans? Mere propaganda on the taxpayer’s dollar from a government that has ballooned the national deficit and debt more than any previous government.

Senate reform? Not so long as a CPC majority Senate serves the Harper agenda

Furtz
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Radio and TV stations have to accept political ads during an election but that’s it. It’s a CRTC rule, or in the Broadcast Act I think. Don’t know if that applies to web sites as well, but I doubt it.

Furtz
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Even my Hot Pastafarian escort service?
We’ll have to talk. 🙂

jules
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What computers? The computers are gone overseas and what used to exist in Ottawa is gone bye bye’s. There is very little high tech left in Canada as well as the US. Companies are gone to India and China and I have seen the videos where Americans are even gone over to India to work and live and I mean white Americans. All industries from clothing, steel, paper and you name it has gone overseas. What is happening is to reduce the standard of living here in North America and they are doing a very good job at it. This… Read more »
Eric
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There seems to be a lot of propaganda, and I am leaning towards thinking this pipeline stuff makes sense…..

http://www.ottawasun.com/2013/08/16/hey-hey-ho-ho-they-dont-know

Dave White
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Eric, I am not against the pipeline(s) or for that matter any economic venture that is beneficial to Canadians and our wealth. Problem with Harper is that over the past years he and his cronies have been solely fixated on the tar sands and hundreds of millions of tax payer dollars have been spent on just promoting this sole industry. Don’t get yourself fooled, the pipeline to the USA (Northern Gateway) would bring Canadian bitumen to the gulf states for USA oil refineries and in for the most part for export from the USA. The oil we sell to the… Read more »
james
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PJ Robertson
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@ Dave White. Excellent points, excellent post. One-sided propaganda on the taxpayer’s dollar is unacceptable.

Anon
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Actually, I believe the law when it comes to political ads is the same space must be given to each party, if that party seeks it. Wasn’t the same for the penny grader though, they gave all sorts of floor space for guy’s propaganda.. but they are gone now.

You cannot force a political party to take an ad out with you, but again, I believe equal space must be given to all if they seek it.

Highlander
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Dave White August 17, 2013 at 1:03 pm With all due respect Dave if it were not for the oil sands(environmentalist agenda call them tar sands) our country would be in a far more dire economic mess . In fact Alberta pays the lions share of the equalization payments with the majority of the money coming from the oil sands projects. The Northern gateway project is not the transcanada pipeline heading to the south but the proposed project of a pipeline going to B.C. Central Canada is having a slow death the car industries and manufacturing near collapsed and Quebec… Read more »
Highlander
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PJ Robertson
August 20, 2013 at 9:12 am
@ Dave White. Excellent points, excellent post. One-sided propaganda on the taxpayer’s dollar is unacceptable.

Well I guess you did not agree to Chretien’s sponsorship scandal !

PJ Robertson
Member

@Highlander. Is there anything in my post to suggest I would not?

Furtz
Member

@ Highlander. Chretien for sure screwed up a few times during his twenty-some years as an elected federal politician. No argument from me about that. Now, we are dealing with the far more serious screw-ups of our current prime minister.

Dave White
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Eric, sorry I hurt your feelings calling the ‘oil sands’ the ‘tar sands’ and branding misusers of the term asenvironmentalists, as if that were something evil and uninformed. However as opposed to light sweet crude the ‘oil sands’ bitumen comes out like molasses and it has to be diluted with chemicals in order to make it flow. So, it is even more accurate to call it bitumen sands. I also know the difference between the Northern Gateway and the Trans Canada pipeline to the east or the west so if you reread my post you will see that I would… Read more »
Highlander
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Dave White August 21, 2013 at 10:19 am “As far as the costs of solar or wind energy, just look at the costs of nuclear powered energy and even shutting down and restarting a plant would take years to recuperate the costs from the consumers.” Nuclear energy remains the cheapest cost per kilowatt hour but not palatable due the the storage of the wast products . But outside of the storage of depleted uranium ,there is no environmental wast of Co2 from the process. Coal is the second cheapest cost to produce per kilowatt hr ,but vast Co2 and various… Read more »
jules
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The pipeline does not benefit we Canadians at all and it takes more water and energy to get the oil out of the tar sands. What many people do not know is that American investor Warren Buffet and some others have their money in that and the oil is not being used in the US but in China. The pipeline will extend into the US and then shipped on boats from Houston to China. This is Warren Buffet’s baby along with some others. We as Canadians have been sold out a very long time ago just like the US has… Read more »
Dave White
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Never before has so much been spent on so little. So, Highlander is not distressed that the CPC are spending many hundreds of millions, on their propaganda. Used to be that Government of Canada adds were useful to Canadians telling us something that we didn’t know or may not have known (now Government of Harper adds), but as I said “Harper….we get it now so stop wasting our money”! This money could be better spent by CPC & CAPP at reducing the cost of gas at the pumps and by reducing the taxers we pay. I guess that some are… Read more »
Dave White
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Highlander, the running cost of nuclear plants are affordable but not in setting them up or for that matter if they are shut down to restart them takes years to recuperate the costs and this is not factored in to your assumption of being the cheapest. Also, if Pickering were to have a meltdown then good bye Toronto and parts of Lake Ontario and the St Lawrence valley. They said it couldn’t happen in Chernoble and Japan and voila it did. Yes it we don’t have sun or the wind doesn’t blow everyday (like a lot of politicians) yet there… Read more »
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