[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.

Darryl O'Neill ldoneill at golden.net
Sat Apr 2 13:28:17 EDT 2011


I apologize if I crossed a line.   I have voted Conservative and Liberal 
depending on the candidate.  My household has NDP and Green supporters.
Stephen Harper's vision concerned me to the point that I made my first 
political donation this year.

Lets all stay friends.  I will not hold it against anyone for voting 
their conscience.



Paul Nijjar wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 01, 2011 at 11:10:25PM -0400, Darryl O'Neill wrote:
>   
>> But it is a free country so vote for who you want. At least it is a  
>> free country until Stephen Harper gets a majority. Then he will make  
>> sure that only the rich can have a say in the government. Big oil has  
>> a lot of money to say that global warming doesn't exist and that the oil  
>> projects out west are not hurting the environment.
>>
>>     
>
> Oh dear. Here comes the slippery slope of partisanship (I guess it was
> there before with the Green Party talk, too). 
>
> In all of this election brouhaha I hope we can all stay friends. One
> of the things I like about Linux people is that we get along despite
> diametrically opposed political (and other) views. 
>
> I'm not trying to pick on Darryl too much. But this post crossed a
> threshold for me, and it would be nice if we could avoid flamewars
> even though there is plenty of tinder around. 
>
> - Paul 
>
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