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    Canadia for the Canadians!!!
     
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    Geeze louizzee. I'm a Canuck and the government is right wing and yes I adore Harper as a serious freaking conservative.

    I'll go to the link, but I'll tell you right now we are conservative. Holy shit. I can't beleive some of the crap on this board at the best of times.
     
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    OK, read the piece. Headline doesn't match the article but what else is new. It's an Axelrod trick.

    One thing I'd like to point out is that the reason Paul Martin, and I personally like the man, was a fabulous Finance minister is that he continued to implement drastic tax strategies that pulled us all out a recession from the 80's and into a brave new world.

    As a society we bit the bullet. Mulroney (conservative) came up with the GST. Everyone pays tax on everything.

    Now this was supposed to be a short lived tax, and yes they had the balls to call it a tax but we wiped out the debt in world record time and credit where credit is due to Paul Martin was a most amazing finance minister.

    But Martin had the power of the GST to balance the books.
     
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    Wiped out what debt? You mean this one? You are a bit premature.

    Canada Debt Clock July 2012
     
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    You mean democrats couldnt take that economy down as they did with ours.

    I wont even bother to discuss the shellacking the liberal party got up there.

    You dont have the intelligence. If you did you wouldnt have posted this.
     
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    I should add that Harper as soon as he could gain the seats needed, Harper reduced the GST by 2 % points.

    Flaherty and Harper have been and are continuing to be awesome stick handling our financial puck. I think it does help when your government on a state (provincial for us) or federal level are people from all walks of life other than all the lawyers who assume their rightfull place is to be in the Congress or the Senate.
     
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    Oh stop. Bite me. I specifically was referring to the years Paul Martin was finance minister.

    That is a decade called the 90's. And even though Martin is a giant lib, he was the most amazing finance minister. He kept his stick on the ice, used the tool Mulroney gave him, and shot that puck into the finance net to win the day.

    Paul Martin, yes check out your window, pigs are flying by :D was an amazing finance minister.
     
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    Canada is far more socialist than the US. Can you admit that?
     
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    is that true anymore?
     

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