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Adelante Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-24-06 09:12 AM
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20. Thanks for the explanation, it helps
But I can't help feeling that those numbers, your "punishment vote," could also reflect the kind of split in public sentiment that we've suffered for years. Practically speaking, I do see your political system offers leeway and doesn't have to end in paralysis, but in terms of public opinion, where does this election leave Canada philosophically?
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  -A Canadian Election Summary, by a Canadian. Brundle_Fly  Jan-24-06 03:39 AM   #0 
  - TThanks so much for the explaination.  napi21   Jan-24-06 03:47 AM   #1 
  - YOU WILL!  Brundle_Fly   Jan-24-06 03:47 AM   #2 
  - edit to add an afterthough....  Brundle_Fly   Jan-24-06 03:59 AM   #3 
  - Yes we do.  AX10   Jan-24-06 07:49 AM   #17 
  - Can I Come?  Syrinx   Jan-24-06 04:03 AM   #4 
  - Thanks, I'd been reading the "news" reports.........  ClintonTyree   Jan-24-06 04:03 AM   #5 
  - thanks for the post  wakeme2008   Jan-24-06 04:11 AM   #6 
  - So Canada would still be a safe, saner haven  bliss_eternal   Jan-24-06 04:11 AM   #7 
  - That's the thing that worries me...  regnaD kciN   Jan-24-06 05:00 AM   #10 
  - thanks for the insight.  xchrom   Jan-24-06 04:20 AM   #8 
  - the NDP is a spoiler party pure and simple  BlueManDude   Jan-24-06 04:57 AM   #9 
  - Not quite...  regnaD kciN   Jan-24-06 05:15 AM   #12 
  - Except if  SweetLeftFoot   Jan-24-06 07:45 AM   #14 
  - Not in a parliament.  endarkenment   Jan-24-06 10:25 AM   #27 
  - You have absolutely no idea what you're talking about.  Telly Savalas   Jan-24-06 04:03 PM   #38 
     - Layton is a shyster and you guys have fucked yourselves over  BlueManDude   Jan-24-06 09:55 PM   #40 
  - thanks for the education.  AtomicKitten   Jan-24-06 05:07 AM   #11 
  - Understand that the xenophobic American press have or  tsuki   Jan-24-06 05:38 AM   #13 
  - Don't fall asleep though. Harper will use is power to....  AX10   Jan-24-06 07:46 AM   #15 
  - Paul Martin just stepped down as leader  TrogL   Jan-24-06 01:06 PM   #32 
  - I "didn't feel so bad" after our nazis took the House in '94  enough already   Jan-24-06 07:47 AM   #16 
  - I did  DaveinMD   Jan-24-06 08:32 AM   #18 
  - The difference is...  tuvor   Jan-24-06 09:29 AM   #23 
  - Different systems  Posteritatis   Jan-24-06 02:30 PM   #34 
  - Three Cheers for Canada! Huzzah! Huzzah! Huzzah!!! nt  IdaBriggs   Jan-24-06 08:41 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for the explanation, it helps  WesDem   Jan-24-06 09:12 AM   #20 
  - The Conservative party only won 36.5%  shadowlight   Jan-24-06 09:23 AM   #22 
     - 63.5% progressives sounds good  WesDem   Jan-24-06 10:05 AM   #25 
     - Only if the Bloq is progressive.  ieoeja   Jan-24-06 11:07 AM   #29 
        - I'm not positive.  shadowlight   Jan-24-06 11:20 AM   #30 
        - Socially and economically, they're between the liberals and NDP  Posteritatis   Jan-24-06 02:40 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for the explaining  Boxerfan   Jan-24-06 09:21 AM   #21 
  - No, the Communists split the vote  TrogL   Jan-24-06 01:07 PM   #33 
     - Yeah, they sure split that single ballot. ;) (n/t)  Posteritatis   Jan-24-06 02:31 PM   #35 
  - Thank you!!!!!  samhsarah   Jan-24-06 09:32 AM   #24 
  - Thanks Brundle-Fly for this explanation.  guidod   Jan-24-06 10:17 AM   #26 
  - Thanks for the perspective. There is a silver lining to this cloud.  corkhead   Jan-24-06 10:58 AM   #28 
  - Cons have been taking such a beating world-wide  TOJ   Jan-24-06 12:33 PM   #31 
  - actually corporate interests  Brundle_Fly   Jan-24-06 02:31 PM   #36 
  - Thanks for posting.  Vidar   Jan-24-06 06:15 PM   #39 
 

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