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Another Cons. talking point debunked.

This story was on Page 1 of that well known Liberal-supporting rag, the London Free Press, which talks about how the claims by the Con. that they are the “party that supports the military” isn’t being borne out when it comes to the financial reality:

The initial plan was to boost the size of the Canadian Forces to 75,000 regular members and 35,000 reservists. The increase was to happen in two stages, with the first target of 70,000 active and 30,000 part-time members during five years and the remainder to follow at some undetermined point. But the report says the government has not allotted enough money to meet even the […]


More Flaherty propaganda on Canadians tax situation debunked.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has been bragging about how many Canadians he took of the tax rolls with this latest budget. His online supporters at the Blogging Tories have been parroting the same line. However, the financial experts have looked at this claim, and as this article says, they’ve literally scoffed at it:

…there’s widespread agreement the tax changes introduced by Flaherty do little to improve the lot of low-income earners. “Don’t get sucked in by that,” says TD Bank chief economist Don Drummond when asked about Flaherty’s claim 385,000 people won’t pay federal tax as a result of the Oct. 30 mini-budget. “Most of those people were paying $5 […]

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