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Friday, December 02, 2005

Liberal regime Scandal record

As part of TRFB's service to the voting public I am reposting the Liberal record as a reminder to voters:

The Top 61 of 199 Liberal Scandals

1. Cancelling the Sea King replacement
2. Sponsorship scandal3. Gun Registry
4. HRDC boondoggle
5. Problems with Transition Job Funds program
6. Tainted blood
7. Radwanski Spending Affair
8. Pearson Airport
9. GST Flip Flop
10. Airbus Investigation
11. Voting against Red Book promise of independent Ethics Commissioner
12. Irving fishing lodge stays/travel on Irving jets for cabinet ministers
13. Martin traveling on private corporate jets as Finance Minister
14. Don Boudria's stay at Boulay owned chalet
15. Denis Coderre staying with Boulay
16. Alfonso Gagliano being appointed Ambassador to Denmark
17. Shawinigate
18. Claude Gauthier (PM's friend)'s Transelec getting CIDA grant that was questioned by the Auditor General and even CIDA.
19. Liberal fundraiser Pierre Corbeil charged with fraud by RCMP after he approached several Quebec companies seeking federal job training grants and asking for payments to Liberal Party, having gotten the names from senior Quebec Liberal Minister, Marcel Masse.
20. Michel Dupuy, Heritage Minister, lobbying the CRTC.21. Tom Wappel refusing to help blind veteran
22. Gagliano's son benefiting from contracts from his father's department
23. Gagliano's former speechwriter, Michele Tremblay was on a $5,000 a month retainer with the Canada Lands Company to provide speeches for the Minister. Former President John Grant let her go saying "we got nothing in return." Grant claimed that all Crown Corporations reporting to Mr. Gagliano were told to put Ms. Tremblay on a monthly retainer.
24. Iltis replacement
25. Purchase of new Challenger jets for the Prime Minister and cabinet
26. NATO Flying Training program contract
27. Liberal friends appointed as IRB judges being investigated by RCMP
28. Hedy Fry's imaginary burning crosses
29. Maria Minna's improper municipal vote
30. Minna giving contracts to two former campaign staffers for public relations work for a conference that had already been held
31. Lawrence MacAulay and contracts directed to Holland College
32. Lawrence MacAulay and Tim Banks
33. Lawrence MacAulay hired his official agent, Everett Roche, for $70K, but Roche never did any work for it. (Oct 2002)
34. Art Eggleton and contracts to his ex-girlfriend
35. Copps' aide Boyer's spending habits
36. Collenette resigns for breach of ethical guidelines involving a letter he wrote to the Immigration and Refugee Board
37. APEC Inquiry
38. Andy Scott's 1998 resignation that came eight weeks too late, after a media circus wore him down for indiscreetly shooting his mouth off on an airplane.
39. Anti-American comments by Liberal MPs, officials, and the former Minister of Natural Resources.
40. Rock and the Apotex/Cipro affair
41. Rock giving Health Canada contract to car cleaning company.
42. Manley lobbying CIBC on behalf of Rod Bryden
43. Manley's fundraiser suggesting donors to his leadership write it off as a business expense.
44. Manley using his pre-budget consultations as Minister of Finance to solicit support for his leadership bid.
45. Coderre's relationship with Group Everest
46. Martin's fundraiser/employee of Finance Jim Palmer
47. Martin's "blind trust" and his relationship with CSL.
48. Gerry Byrne requesting fundraising money be sent to his home address, with no records kept.
49. Gerry Byrne pouring bulk of ACOA money into his own riding.
50. Virginia Fontaine Addictions Foundation
51. Prime Minister’s former assistant, Denise Tremblay's huge travel expenses on Veterans Review and Appeal Board as Minister pleaded poverty to veterans' widows.
52. Chretien appointing Hon. Roger Simmons (former Trudeau minister convicted of income tax evasion) as Consul-General in Seattle
53. Chretien trying to bring hit-and-run driver Carignan back into caucus.
54. The RCMP is investigating possible fraud and bribery within Industry Canada, involving possible "overpayments" to recipients of federal business grants. The probe centres on the National Research Council, which hands out federal grants to small- and medium-sized businesses.
55. More than half a dozen bureaucrats have been "removed" from their jobs at a Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) in Toronto following a police investigation into projects funded under one of the department's grants and contributions programs
56. Revenue Minister Elinor Caplan called in the RCMP and ordered a sweeping security review after four tax department computers were stolen containing confidential personal information on more than 120,000 Canadians.
57. More than $7 billion stashed in Foundations by Finance Minister Paul Martin with little or no accountability
58. Dhaliwal overseing Richmond-airport-Vancouver transit line while being owner of the airport limousine service
59. Tom Rosser, former Dhaliwal advisor lobbying Natural Resources department and minister on environmental issues only months after leaving government.
60. $5.3 million GG northern travel
61. GG budget doubles in 5 years

The rest here.


Blogger Aizlynne said...

The list is mighty long... gulp. Guess the Libs were hoping most folks wouldn't remember... but this list is just too sweet.

The biggest factor will again be voter apathy at the poles.

December 2, 2005 at 11:22 AM  
Blogger W.L. Mackenzie Redux said...

I disagree Aizlynne...the greatest factor will be the liberal partisan media controlling what gets to the public so they can make an informed and spin-free decision.

December 2, 2005 at 12:35 PM  
Blogger ABFreedom said...

It's to bad the media won't pick up on one of these lists. I'd like to see Martin's face if it went mainstream.

December 2, 2005 at 7:30 PM  
Blogger Debris Trail said...

You People just don't get it, do you. The list is nothing compared to Harper's Conservative Social Agenda... Kimble Camble even says so. And, if the woman who was the last ever PC PM, and who lied about her law degree, says so... it's just got to be.

December 2, 2005 at 7:32 PM  
Blogger DazzlinDino said...

Oh C'mon DT, you can't honestly believe that can you? If the Cons sheet was half that long, MyBlahg would have a dedicated site for it.....

Hey Mac, there is a Libscam Wiki in the works you might like HERE is the link. I've offered my services to help research, why not lend a hand.....

December 3, 2005 at 12:41 AM  
Blogger Justthinkin said...

Excellent Bill. It has been printed and will be dutifully spread every where I can stick a pin, including the Screech's butt, if I'm lucky.

December 3, 2005 at 1:01 PM  
Blogger W.L. Mackenzie Redux said...

Thanks Dino...looks like Wiki didn't expose the Powercore coopting of the Libewral party and the OMO well enough...they will need to be informed ;-)

December 4, 2005 at 7:16 AM  
Blogger Debris Trail said...

Bill: You'd better be careful about the 199 Liberal Screw-ups. Junker and I have just uncovered some crap on the CPC that could scare a grave-digger. I, personally, am reevaluating my support for the CPC. I hate to do it, but I've posted our findings. It's only fair that people know the truth :(

December 4, 2005 at 2:10 PM  

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