Nevada Caucus results and Democrats way forward

Sanders has won Nevada caucus and quite decisively.  I would say at this point, it goes without question Sanders is the frontrunner.  That doesn't mean he is guaranteed to be the next nominee but definitely the favourite.  As I have blogged elsewhere, I believe this would be a huge gamble and greatly increase the chances… Continue reading Nevada Caucus results and Democrats way forward

Blockades serve no purpose, time to end them

Current blockades over the Wet'suetew'en solidarity protests are undoubtedly taking a toll on our economy.  Already CN and VIA rail has laid off some and are making many inconvenienced angry.  As such I believe the protesters are doing more harm than good.  As I've always said on any issue, its not about feeling good, its… Continue reading Blockades serve no purpose, time to end them

Rona out, Charest out, MacKay in, and other no names

So it is official Rona Ambrose is not running for Conservative leadership and neither is Jean Charest.  First is a huge disappointment as I think she would have been a great addition, but fully understand her decision not to run.  Jean Charest probably chose not to as base would never accept him which is too… Continue reading Rona out, Charest out, MacKay in, and other no names

MacKay in, Charest should be considered, Poilievre only if you want Trudeau to win

Peter MacKay to no one's surprise has announced he will be running for Conservative leader.  I am undecided who I will support, but definitely will consider him.  Like me, comes from the Progressive Conservative not Reform side which I see as a plus even though some in the base do not.  Also with his Atlantic… Continue reading MacKay in, Charest should be considered, Poilievre only if you want Trudeau to win