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Re: Politics

Post by Sardisbcwx » Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:54 pm

Yeah extremely surprised Liberals got that many seats. :shock: Johnnys fault no door knocking for the Cons. :lol:
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Re: Politics

Post by Forrest Gump » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:29 pm

Looks like a big blow for Singh and the ndp , I really thought there would be more left wing vote splitting that would take away votes from the liberals but doesn't look like it.
Looks like Teflon Man gets to continue on albeit with a reduced government , but they sure weren't too far off from a majority . Very disappointing that the easterners didn't think the liberal scandals were a big deal .
If it's any consolation looks like the conservatives will win the popular vote .

So will Teflon Man carry on like Harper did during his minority run or form a coalition with the ndp?
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Re: Politics

Post by Canada Goose » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:31 pm

Damn, 4 more years... :thumbdown:
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Re: Politics

Post by Forrest Gump » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:40 pm

Canada Goose wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:31 pm
Damn, 4 more years... :thumbdown:
It's a minority government so doubt it goes the full 4 years , it probably depends on how friendly the ndp will be.
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Re: Politics

Post by Sardisbcwx » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:44 pm

Forrest Gump wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Looks like a big blow for Singh and the ndp , I really thought there would be more left wing vote splitting that would take away votes from the liberals but doesn't look like it.
Looks like Teflon Man gets to continue on albeit with a reduced government , but they sure weren't too far off from a majority . Very disappointing that the easterners didn't think the liberal scandals were a big deal .
If it's any consolation looks like the conservatives will win the popular vote .

So will Teflon Man carry on like Harper did during his minority run or form a coalition with the ndp?
Johnny hasn't spoken yet, aluminum man. :lol:
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Re: Politics

Post by Canada Goose » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:51 pm

Forrest Gump wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:40 pm
It's a minority government so doubt it goes the full 4 years , it probably depends on how friendly the ndp will be.
NDP will do its best to stop Conservatives...
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Re: Politics

Post by Abby_wx » Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:25 pm

I'm fairly satisfied with the result. I was kind of hoping they'd all lose, but I guess that's impossible. :twisted: :lol:

A minority government is the next best thing. I certainly did not want to see another Liberal majority, but I also did not want to see a Conservative majority (which probably puts me in the minority here :lol: ). I was not inspired by the platforms of the major parties and how they campaigned, thus I don't believe that any of the parties or their leaders deserved the power afforded by a majority government.

I think it's clear that most of the parties struggled to connect with Canadians. The only real winner in this election was the Bloc - they were the only party to exceed expectations, aside from maybe the Greens. The fact that the Bloc was able to gain so many seats just underscores how weak the other parties were in this election.
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Re: Politics

Post by VanCitySouth » Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:56 pm

Abby_wx wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:25 pm
I'm fairly satisfied with the result. I was kind of hoping they'd all lose, but I guess that's impossible. :twisted: :lol:

A minority government is the next best thing. I certainly did not want to see another Liberal majority, but I also did not want to see a Conservative majority (which probably puts me in the minority here :lol: ). I was not inspired by the platforms of the major parties and how they campaigned, thus I don't believe that any of the parties or their leaders deserved the power afforded by a majority government.

I think it's clear that most of the parties struggled to connect with Canadians. The only real winner in this election was the Bloc - they were the only party to exceed expectations, aside from maybe the Greens. The fact that the Bloc was able to gain so many seats just underscores how weak the other parties were in this election.
I was also not satisfied by either major party's platforms. I am a small-c conservative, but by no means was I under the illusion that this iteration of the Tories under Scheer was anywhere near perfect.
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Re: Politics

Post by Forrest Gump » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:03 pm

Abby_wx wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:25 pm
I'm fairly satisfied with the result. I was kind of hoping they'd all lose, but I guess that's impossible. :twisted: :lol:

A minority government is the next best thing. I certainly did not want to see another Liberal majority, but I also did not want to see a Conservative majority (which probably puts me in the minority here :lol: ). I was not inspired by the platforms of the major parties and how they campaigned, thus I don't believe that any of the parties or their leaders deserved the power afforded by a majority government.

I think it's clear that most of the parties struggled to connect with Canadians. The only real winner in this election was the Bloc - they were the only party to exceed expectations, aside from maybe the Greens. The fact that the Bloc was able to gain so many seats just underscores how weak the other parties were in this election.
Fair enough . At least the Bloc blocked the liberals from a majority, but I certainly hope there's no liberal/ndp coalition , otherwise the debt and deficits will spiral out of control.
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Re: Politics

Post by John » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:09 pm

Conservatives won the vote that says enough but trah
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Re: Politics

Post by Forrest Gump » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:09 pm

VanCitySouth wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:56 pm
I was also not satisfied by either major party's platforms. I am a small-c conservative, but by no means was I under the illusion that this iteration of the Tories under Scheer was anywhere near perfect.
Will the Tories stick with scheer? He had Teflon Man all lined up but kept shooting himself in the foot , partly his fault and partly his strategists.
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Re: Politics

Post by Forrest Gump » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:32 pm

What a joke , Trudeau steps up the podium at the same time as Scheer which has never happened , winner always speaks last! Then he talks like he just won a majority, what a joke. No speach etiquette or humility, just arrogance. Now I'm really ticked off! But hey there's a break in the weather and maybe going golfing on Thursday :clap:
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Re: Politics

Post by Sardisbcwx » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:33 pm

Look for nothing to get done in Ottawa what a waste of an election.
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Re: Politics

Post by Typeing3 » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:34 pm

Canada Goose wrote:
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NDP will do its best to stop Conservatives...
NDP will not be in a hurry to force another election. They are still broke from their failed 2015 campaign.
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Re: Politics

Post by Sardisbcwx » Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:34 pm

John wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:09 pm
Conservatives won the vote that says enough but trah
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