Sobering thoughts before Ontario Election on October 6th!!!

Posted: October 2, 2011 in Uncategorized

“Pie in the sky rhetoric” last Monday from our present Premier McGuinty during the “debate” with Hudak and Horwath may have made some Ontarians “think” our Province is still ………………THE place to be..THE place to grow…..Onatri… ari …..arioooooo!…well, it isn’t and won’t be for a very very long time!  Ontario, like California and Britain and every other place in the world where Wind Turbines and Solar Farms have been jammed down people’ s throats are all suffering the same fate……ENERGY POVERTY!

Green Energy Agendas have basically prepared those places for a downward ride to ultimate Bankruptcy all in the name of  “fighting climate change and saving the planet from the miserable fossil fuel generations” which built The Industrialized world as we know it today!

Brutal and sobering but TRUE!  To believe “Green Rhetoric” and unrealistic expectations of a “great and vibrant future for Onatrio by embracing McGuinty’s “wet dream of greenness” is just pure BS!

It won’t matter who gets voted into power next Friday because our future as a vibrant Province with any meaningful development for our Grand Children has been mortgaged way beyond their means for many decades from now.  WE have allowed various levels of Government to buy into this indebtedness for many years now and we will be blamed for allowing these politicians unfettered and abusive access to our tax dollars.  Sad days for our province…the blame can be shared by all!

 By David Warren, The Ottawa Citizen October 1, 2011

One thing can be said in favour of the coming week: By the time it ends, the Ontario provincial election will be over. Knock on wood: for if it proves as much of a dead heat as some polls have indicated, we might spend the next month Florida-style, sorting through the latest voting technology to find out who won, with muddy lawsuits everywhere kerflung.

But I don’t think that can happen here. For we don’t really care who wins.

At least, not in an election like this, where nothing serious has been put on the line. The agenda for the next four years will be, barring the usual cosmic surprises, determined by economic realities. This has been effectively conceded by the two leading parties. Liberals and Progressive Conservatives alike are fussing over fine budgetary points.

Whoever wins will be fussing, even after taxes again rise, over what cosmetic cuts to make to that budget, in order to sustain the province’s credit rating through their watch; while not triggering a labour riot from the province’s over-staffed, overpaid, over-perked, and fully unionized public service.

Canada does not appear to be in as bad shape as most of the U.S. and Europe, economically. But within Canada, an easy statistical inference is that Ontario’s economy is lagging, and our competitive position sliding vis-a-vis most other provinces. Tim Hudak, the PC leader, has made surprisingly little noise to this effect, caught as he is in the intellectual warp of fine-weave carping.

This was the perfect strategy to hand over an election that appeared, at the outset, to be impossible for Hudak to lose. It played directly to Dalton McGuinty’s only strength, which is sleight-of-hand. (Keep watching those hands; they are always moving.) McGuinty is the incredible shrinking target, who, if his opponents will co-operate, can off-load any controversy.

Twice he told Ontarians he would not raise their taxes. Twice he lied. Now he asks us to believe him for a third time. That requires alacrity, in the art of slithering.

But while I am pathologically opposed to high taxes, and to the allied governing habit of throwing money at problems already aggravated by over-spending (education and health care being the two holy cows in greatest need of fiscal goring), I don’t think that is the major issue. It is only the major material issue.

My biggest criticism of the McGuinty government is that it is allied with its own bureaucracy. They govern, and the elected types shill. Even the tax-and-spending issues will be hardest fought, not against the opposition in the next legislature, but with the government’s bankers. For the immediate issues here do not come down to ideology, but arithmetic. And that will be true, whoever wins.

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