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Go Obama! 7

Back in early November I decided to support Barack Obama for the 2008 United States Presidential election. Since I’m not allowed to vote in the United States, I might as well reach out to my 4 avid blog readers instead, and maybe 3 out of those 4 people will reach out to 4 of their ...

Obama: The new JFK? 3

While I sit here waiting for Hurricane Noel to knock out my power, I’ve spent the last 3 or 4 hours reading about JFK, among other random topics. In his speeches, JFK brought energy and a certain hope to the people of America in the 60′s. He had dreams, he had hope, and he had ...

Jack Layton biography 1

NDP leader Jack Layton has an impressive resume and many accomplishments in his 20 years of government service. I had the pleasure of meeting him this past summer. Layton is clearly the one contender who has more substance in his ideals and has an impressive track record for following through and getting the job done. ...

Pierre Elliott Trudeau quotes 3

Here are some quotes from one of the most influential Prime Ministers in Canada’s history (Pierre Elliott Trudeau – 1919-2000): “Reason over passion.” “Be ready when opportunity comes…Luck is the time when preparation and opportunity meet.” “The essential ingredient of politics is timing.” “Canada will be a strong country when Canadians of all provinces feel ...