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In Dalton McGuinty’s Ontario….

Brian Gardiner — At Home in Hespeler — January 9, 2013

So you voted for Dalton Mcguinty: how’s that working out for you?

Say your a teacher, had to have him. Heaven forbid Tim Hudak win, and you have to deal with someone overseeing the tax-payers money who counts it before he hands it out. So you put together a website two elections in a row, the Working Families Coalition you called it. You spent a fortune of non-election expense dollars. You would have your guy no matter what: democracy be damned. Stand up guy that Dalton, yes? ….

But never mind the teachers. You didn’t vote for Dalton McGuinty because of the teachers. Living in a lakefront condo in downtown Toronto you have no kids to be taught – or to pay the tab for all these expenditures over their working lives. No, what you care about is that your morning (and late afternoon) latte is steamed using carbon-free electricity. You vote for the Dalton because you love the environment, and so does he.

Last spring an eagle built a nest on the ledge of one of the neighboring condos. The person who lives in the apartment overlooking the nest set up a webcam and ran live streaming video 24/7 of the eagle and her eaglets. After your long day of work you would come home and drink half-a-bottle of California Zinfandel watching the eaglets. It was so inspiring. So, you see, you care about the environment, and therefore you vote McGuinty because of the green energy act. It’s all about the eaglets…  (To read full article, click here)

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