Ethics

CPC: Deceivers, deluders, dissimulators

“Losers lose, winners win, cheaters cheat, and sinners sin;
Dreamers dream, cryers cry, fools believe, and Liars Lie.”

Conservative MPs used U.S.-based telemarketers, Greg Weston, CBC News

The prime minister and his parliamentary secretary, Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro, claimed in the Commons that the Liberals were the only party that used American calling firms.

“We’ve done some checking,” the PM said, and “we’ve only found that it was the Liberal Party that did source its phone calls from the United States.”

But documents show 14 Conservative campaigns enlisted the telephone services of an Ohio company called Front Porch Strategies.

During the election, the company made thousands of calls into each of those Canadian ridings from its headquarters in Columbus.

Note: More than 31,000 complaints have been made to Elections Canada about misleading robo-calls. Was the 2011 federal election hijacked? Clearly, American style anti-democratic campaign techniques were employed by Stephen Harper’s Conservative Party. The results:

Categories: Ethics, Harper Government

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  1. The depth of corruption in our once good country, is too sad to bear.

    It is obvious election fraud was committed. Harper's election win, should not be considered valid.

    Gordon Campbell twice cheated to be re-elected. We considered that was election fraud. The BC people had a terrible time, trying to get rid of him. Harper rewarded Campbell the post as, High Commissioner to England. That tells us a lot about Harper.

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  2. ““We’ve done some checking,” the PM said, and “we’ve only found that it was the Liberal Party that did source its phone calls from the United States.””

    Did he openly lie in parliament? If the Prime minister of Canada lied in the house he should resign.

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