Is Steven Harper Living Up To His Promises?

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Is Steven Harper Living Up To His Promises?
Steven Harper and the Conservatives came into power on January 23, 2006(Porter http://dawn.thot.net/ann-porter.html). Their campaign was based on a number of important promises. These included a leaner administration, greater accountability, ethics in government, tax relief for individuals and corporations and enhanced choices in health care(Harper 3). The question in 2010 is whether Steven Harper has lived up to these promises.
This essay will argue that Harper has not lived up to his promises. In fact, Harper has centralized power, gagged his own party members and the media, produced more tax cuts for corporations then individuals, failed to increase accountability and has threatened universal...
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