Crawl Across the Ocean

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

This and That

First of all, Harper explains how our system of government works:

Secondly, James Bow explains how the first past the post electoral system is tearing our country apart by fostering regional parties and exaggerating what regional differences exist.

Finally, Paul Willcocks explains how the B.C. Liberal party first lied about being opposed to gambling and is now lying about receiving donations from the gambling industry.

Speaking of gambling, if we accept that our impending financial woes are driven by too much debt and too much consumer spending, not enough saving, and too many people living on the edge financially, then it seems clear that the massive expansion of government sanctioned gambling has likely played in role in bringing us the trouble that now approaches.

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