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38 reasons (and counting) not to vote for Harper 

Thirty-eight reasons not to vote for Stephen Harper… one for every day of the campaign. Feel free to add your own:

1. the Accountability Act that isn’t2. Negative advertising (puffin poopers unite)3. Afghanistan… Do you trust the man who unfixed his own fixed-date election legislation to bring the troops home in 2011?4. Arrogance 5. Arts funding cuts6. Atlantic Accord7. Joel Bernard, the parachuted Nova Scotia Conservative candidate from New Brunswick who lives and works in Ottawa for an Alberta cabinet minister8. Bill C-10, that one that allows the government to withdraw tax credits for Canadian films it deems too violent or pornographic.9. George Bush… 10. Chuck Cadman and the mysterious life insurance policy11. Privatizing the CBC12. In-and-out campaign financing13. China14. Climate change… witness the 83 square miles of ice—three times as large as Manhattan—that broke away from Ellesmere Island this summer because of global warming Harper’s government continues to pretend doesn’t exist15. Stockwell Day16. Trying to keep Elizabeth May out of the leaders debates17. Cutting taxes on diesel fuel to encourage fossil fuel consumption18. It’s the economy, stupid19. Subsidies for ethanol producers20. Non-fixed fixed Election dates designed to fix elections21. Jim Flaherty22. Lack of gun control23. Stephen Harper24. Hypocrisy25. Immigration26. Safe Injection Sites27. Omar Khadr28. Rakesh Khosla, Conservative anti-choice candidate, Halifax West29. Kyoto30. Rosamond Luke31. Peter MacKay32. Brian Mulroney, Karlheinz Schreiber et al.33. The secret settlement with Alan Riddell, a former Conservative candidates who sued the Tories for reneging on a deal to get him to step aside for a more prominent candidate in the 2006 election. 34. Secrecy35. Rosemary Segora36. The phony just-a-regular guy sweater-vest ad37. Refusing asylum to American war resisters. 38. Youth Criminal Justice Act


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