For the fourth time, federal finance authorities cancelled a meeting to brief Nova Scotia MPs on the details of the purported new resource-sharing agreement, this time while the MPs waited at the door to get in.
Gee guys, do you think that there isn’t really an agreement in place yet? I was willing to give the Harpocracy the benefit of the doubt for a while, writing these agreements can be hard work and take time to draft, but this is simple disrespect. Since it’s now pretty obvious that there is *no* actual agreement in place, and the federal Liberals are going to back the Tories in any potential conflict until they get their act together, let’s go after the other liars in this little affair – Rodney MacDonald and the provincial Tories.
I heard this morning that MacDonald has decided to not make his bill to take away the right to strike from health-care workers a confidence motion because both opposition parties have declared their lack of support and, well, he hasn’t got a winning hand were an election called right now. In addition, and for the same reason, he likely will not allow a vote on the throne speech. It looks like he will continue to run and hide as best he can, but I implore Nova Scotia opposition members to bring his rinky-dink government down on any pretence – even on votes to save sad-eyed puppies or to make a holiday in February, just so we can see what the hell he signed with Harper.
I have a feeling they’ll find nothing but a granfaloon, but it’s good to air these things out, and it’s obvious that setting meetings ain’t gettin’ ‘er done.