Straight Talk About Ontario Budget 2016

“It is an ironic mystery that the Minister of Finance could dare boast about increase spending in health care while funding another hospital in Windsor and (at the same time) laying off 166 full time hospital staff in Windsor.  There is something optically confusing about that particular arrangement.” Echoing the author!

Lloyd Fournier : Lloyd is the founder of Thunderbird Rising (Thunderbird and the recent recipient of a Humanitarian Award, an author (novels) and a freelance writer. His drill down style of writing is a throw back to classic journalism - completely objective and well researched. His work presents the reader opportunity to rethink issues.


[Uninformed Voters make Poor Choice on Election Day]


We have learned not to rely on our media for traditional unbiased reporting in Ontario and throughout Canada.  To the country’s detriment, media have abdicated traditional standards of unbiased neutrality and, too often have become shills and cheerleaders for their own political favorites.

Listen, we all have biases. I happen to believe that bias and personal preferences explain why there are presently over 145 items on the McDonalds’ menu.

Those familiar with my comments have come to understand that I too have bias.  The difference, however is that I have never made a secret (from the outset) of my personal choices.  So let’s get that out of the way.

The lens that I see budgets and government policy initiatives through is a belief that taxation is a matter of trust.  We all work (or have worked in the case of pensioners)…

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