Now I didn't vote, so I will be the first to acknowledge that I have no right to complain, but I have not read one bit of news about Canada's PM that endears me towards him.
When are these jerks going to get their heads out of their butts and acknowledge that global warming is a real threat! Kyoto might not be the best solution in the world, but it is a definite step in the right direction. If politicians are worried about the effects on the economy it simply shows short-sidedness and unwillngness to think "outside of the box" to find ways to stimulate the economy in a more ecologically responsible way!
Harper's letter dismisses Kyoto as 'socialist scheme'
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 | 10:15 PM ET
Prime Minister Stephen Harper once called the Kyoto accord a "socialist scheme" designed to suck money out of rich countries, according to a letter leaked Tuesday by the Liberals.
The letter, posted on the federal Liberal party website, was apparently written by Harper in 2002, when he was leader of the now-defunct Canadian Alliance party.
He was writing to party supporters, asking for money as he prepared to fight then-prime minister Jean Chrétien on the proposed Kyoto accord.
"We're gearing up now for the biggest struggle our party has faced since you entrusted me with the leadership," Harper's letter says.
"I'm talking about the 'battle of Kyoto' — our campaign to block the job-killing, economy-destroying Kyoto accord."
The accord is an international environmental pact that sets targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.... (to read more follow the link at the top)