Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Mid-October

(detail from collage (c) colette copeland)


Yesterday we voted.


Today we have a new government. Sort of. Not really. The Conservatives got back in, but they are still a minority government. I don't take responsibility because I voted Liberal, as I always do. Happily I also like my MP, Dr. Carolyn Bennett.


It's weird for me to hear how the word "liberal" is an insult, in some quarters, in the U.S.





6 comments:

  1. It's only the right-wingers who consider "liberal" an insult in the US. Good for you for voting Liberal. Hope the "smaller majority" of the Conservatives will mean better government for Canada. xoxox

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  2. Forgot to say that's a lovely collage! xoxox

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  3. Me too!
    I see it as "open minded"!
    Cheers cute Colette!
    karen in CA...

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  4. I know, I know....I went to Washington, DC over the weekend (having voted LIBERAL in the advanced poll - just in case) and came back to a flipping loss in my riding and now we have a Conservative. Yuck. Oh well, not that anything changes except the millions of dollars spent on a useless election and possibly a shake up in our Liberal party. I am getting involved this time for sure. I wonder when it will all shake out?

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  5. I love this collage. Like looking into a dream. I don't give much thought to those terms liberal, right, left, red, blue, conservative. Too many Americans are hung up on these labels to feel important, have a voice, or something. In a way it's pathetic.

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  6. I voted Liberal too and I'm glad I did as he just squeaked through in our riding by 123 votes!

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