Author Archives: joannebly

Honeymoon Over?

Nik Nanos thinks so. Is the Lib honeymoon over? @niknanos speaks with @ctvqp about how some support is shifting — Nik Nanos.Pollster (@niknanos) June 18, 2017 Is there hope? My thoughts are that Trudeau is pushing so far … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada | 17 Comments

Politics Overload

Between the Comey testimony, British election, and various situations going on in Canada, it’s been difficult to keep up with everything. I sometimes feel like I have social media ADD. Twitter can be especially addictive as Jad noted in the … Continue reading

Posted in British Politics, Canadian Politics, U.S. Politics | 16 Comments

Andrew Scheer – Team Builder

The new leader of the Conservative Party of Canada has many challenges right now but once of the most important is to bring his caucus together. That is the fundamental building block on which he can unite and grow the … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Economy, Canadian Government, Canadian Politics, Conservative Party of Canada | 25 Comments

Fresh Start

It may take me a while to get back into the groove here. I started this blog sometime ago as a backup and it has come in handy since the previous server was extremely unstable and ultimately failed in every … Continue reading

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Welcome to Blue Like You

However you arrived here, welcome! This is a test blog while I decide the next step. Thanks for stopping by.

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Goodbye Dalton McGuinty

I am still on a long break from blogging but this is an important weekend as the New Premier of Ontario is chosen. It reminds me of a Rex Murphy column from last summer in which he urged Dalton to … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario election, Ontario Government

A Bold Move

(Reposted from BLY July 2, 2012) As regulars know I’ve been busy the last little while and posting frequency is suffering because of it. However I did want to congratulate Ontario P.C. Leader Tim Hudak for taking on Big Union Entitlement. … Continue reading

Posted in Ontario Government

Stifling human initiative and resourcefulness

(Reposted from BLY – June 29, 2012) I rarely agree with the Star’s Martin Regg Cohn but he’s made a few pithy points in his latest column (Damage control in Elliot Lake’s disaster zone): Premier Dalton McGuinty gassed up his … Continue reading

Posted in Nanny State, Ontario Government

No one is smelling like roses

(Reposted from BLY March 10, 2012) I’m very grateful that we have at least a handful of ethical, objective journalists in Canada, and John Ivison is certainly among that chosen few. Last night Ivison broke the story of the Liberal robocalls in … Continue reading

Posted in Canadian Elections

Another Wafer Chase

(Reposted from BLY – Feb. 24,/12) John Gormley’s column in today’s Leader Post (Harper’s critics need to chill) takes a look on the consistently over-the-top attack on the Conservative Government (H/T NNW): This tendency by opposition parties and the Bandwagon … Continue reading

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