October 10, 2007


As the clock clicked over to 12:00 AM, October 11, I found myself sitting in front of the TV, watching the final numbers roll in from the Ontario election. Probably the worst birthday present I've received in my life.

Liberals71 seats42.12% popular vote
PC26 seats31.55% popular vote
NDP10 seats16.95% popular vote
Green0 seats8.05% popular vote
Other0 seats1.34% popular vote

So, I sat in the living room, singing a song and hugging my dogs:
Happy Birthday to me
Happy Birthday to me
Happy Birthday, dear pit bull (dog) owner
Happy Birthday to me.
I know it sounds like a pity party, but it really only lasted for half an hour. I'm more determined than ever to get rid of this government, succeed in court, and increase public awareness. I believe we're going to have to make significant strides in all three areas in order to be successful.

This is not just an Ontario fight, it's Canadian, it's North American, it's worldwide.

So, on with the fight.

In the words of Winston Churchill:
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never —- in nothing, great or small, large or petty —- never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.

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Caveat said...

Happy Birthday, kiddo!

I really wanted to get you a new government for your birthday but I couldn't afford it.

Maybe next time.

Social Mange said...

Belated Happy Birthday, chicobandido!

You're a Libra, you'll balance back from this major disappointment, and we can all put our shoulder to the wheel again.

Faith can move mountains, and water wears away stone.

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