Stephen Harper: Promises, Promises, Promises

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Stephen Harper: Promises, Promises, Promises
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a man, like all politicians, who has made many promises: He promised a leaner administration, and he stated his commitment to greater accountability and ethics in government. As if that was not enough, Mr. Harper made it clear that he was (and is) devoted to securing tax relief for individuals and corporations - while also being wedded to the idea that people should have enhanced health care choices. The question that needs to be asked is simple: has he delivered on his promises? Starting first with having in place a leaner government administration, it looks as though Mr. Harper has increased government spending and the bloat of government; in his defence,...
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