Saturday, August 30, 2008

A federal government subsidy that makes me Gag

Corporate welfare is despicable enough, it doesn't need any help.

I guess Harper wants the cemetery vote in Saint-LĂ©onard.

<Google translation>

Yes, but it happened on your watch Dimitri Soudas, spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office, said in an e-mail to the Canadian Press on Saturday that "Alfonso Gagliano receiving a loan from Farm Credit Canada was disturbing."

"The Conservative Government believes that money should go to help farmers, not former Liberal cabinet ministers," he said.

I find it hard to believe that an individual like Gagliano and his loan application could slip through the cracks no matter what the guidelines are. Weird at best, incompetent at the least.


At Aug 30, 2008, 11:43:00 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

That's just brutal.

At Aug 31, 2008, 12:12:00 PM , Anonymous nbt said...

Which is what the ppl who ok'ed the loan think. Go figure.

At Sep 3, 2008, 7:50:00 PM , Blogger Iain G. Foulds said...

... Nb... again, you are accepting the collectivist role of the state, by reacting against individual policies- the implication being that you are supporting thousands of others.
... Either, you are in the boat, or not. Cynicism is a sign of those who (wrongly) consider themselves incapable of creating change.

At Sep 3, 2008, 8:38:00 PM , Anonymous bill said...

I think it's safe to say that loan decision will be reviewed.


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