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The reality is other than showing leadership on the issue of climate change, if Canada meets it's Kyoto targets, it's not going to make a dent in the overall scheme of things. So why obsess about it? Why not obsess about a far more improtant, immediate problem, the health care system. With baby boomers turning 60 this year, the county has about 5 years to figure it out. Costs will skyrocket and the tax base will shrink drastically. Canada will have to become the highest taxed country to pay for its inefficient social programs.

It's a probem that has be known for decades, yet noting has been done. The Liberal government turned our system into a sacred cow for political gain, vowing to protect it at all costs. The costs of their inaction are now just around the corner.

If anything PM Harper has shown an ability to do the unpopular for the betterment of the country. When he acts on health care, I would hope the other parties, media and Canadians give him full support. If not, there won't be a dime to spend on such things as global warming and other initiatives.

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The reality is other than showing leadership on the issue of climate change, if Canada meets it's Kyoto targets, it's not going to make a dent in the overall scheme of things. So why obsess about it? Why not obsess about a far more improtant, immediate problem, the health care system. With baby boomers turning 60 this year, the county has about 5 years to figure it out. Costs will skyrocket and the tax base will shrink drastically. Canada will have to become the highest taxed country to pay for its inefficient social programs.

It's a probem that has be known for decades, yet noting has been done. The Liberal government turned our system into a sacred cow for political gain, vowing to protect it at all costs. The costs of their inaction are now just around the corner.

If anything PM Harper has shown an ability to do the unpopular for the betterment of the country. When he acts on health care, I would hope the other parties, media and Canadians give him full support. If not, there won't be a dime to spend on such things as global warming and other initiatives.

HEAR HEAR!

I totally agree - the oddity of the left is it's obsession with far off, distant, unproven problems and their complete lack of interest in immediate, REAL issues of the day.

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HUNDREDS of WMD have been found.

Unfortunately, the only ones that matter enough for the left are the ones that have already been used.

Even the right wing wasn't happy with the lack of weapons found.

Plus as your article states, they were weapons from before 1991 not made in a new program that intelligence reports said was happening.

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noahbody:Costs will skyrocket and the tax base will shrink drastically. Canada will have to become the highest taxed country to pay for its inefficient social programs.

Things do not have to be this way.

See comic about banks

Keeping up with Kyoto (even though global warming is fake and made to take attention away from the wars and the NWO) would not cost very much. In addition we could have far better government services for a lot less money than we do now.

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With baby boomers turning 60 this year, the county has about 5 years to figure it out. Costs will skyrocket and the tax base will shrink drastically. Canada will have to become the highest taxed country to pay for its inefficient social programs.

So Harper has some way of treating babyboomers that costs nothing? See, if the Conservatives were worried about the costs of an aging population, they wouldn't be wasting our taxes on beer and popcorn handouts for parents and toys for the military. They would at least pay down the debt. But they are such good financial managers, they are spending left and right like there is no tomorrow and are well on their way to bury us in debt Brian Mulroney style. Hopefully, they won't be in the driver's seat long enough to do it.

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You mean like WMD in Iraq? :lol:

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HUNDREDS of WMD have been found.

Unfortunately, the only ones that matter enough for the left are the ones that have already been used.

Did you read the article? "Since 2003, coalition forces have recovered approximately 500 weapons munitions which contain degraded mustard or sarin nerve agent."

Guns are much more effective weapons than expired chemical weapons.

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The IPCC WGI Summary for policymakers has highlighted that uncertainty dynamical response of ice sheets is the major outstanding uncertainty in sea-level prediction.

This assessment has emerged so strongly because recent scientific advances from BAS and other scientific institutions show climate influencing ice sheets much more rapidly than was considered likely even a few years ago. Our understanding is increasing fast, but obstacles remains in trying to predict the response of marine ice sheets to such extreme rates of change, when no observable parallel exists on Earth today. The geological record shows that in the past ice sheets have collapsed rapidly and caused rapid sea-level rise but this does not provide sufficient understanding about which processes were to blame, to state clearly how vulnerable today’s ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are.

http://www.antarctica.ac.uk/News_and_Infor...tory.php?id=297

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HEAR HEAR!

I totally agree - the oddity of the left is it's obsession with far off, distant, unproven problems and their complete lack of interest in immediate, REAL issues of the day.

One excellent analysis I read distinguished between "elite" problems and those of the non-elites, in the context of Australia's politics. The gist of it was the the Labour (sp) Party was focusing on global warming, the rights of Aboriginals, etc. and often lose popular support by failing to address everyday problems, such as crumbling highways, and the Islamic problem.

By analogy, the Liberals here seem more concerned with global warming and the rights of Palestinians than the rights of Canadians.

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