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Gordo -

So, there will be a roll-back in Federal taxes to reflect the drop ins spending, no? I don't know who truly wants thise, either. Unless it's provincial politicians with "National" aspirations.

<p>The provinces can't do everything on their own and they shouldn't even try. We'll just wind up with 10 federal governments with different, regional, takes on just about everything. We need to Feds to oversee some things (national standards in some programs for one). I WANT the feds involved.

Alan -

What kind of nation are we? Was Parizeau right? Not a bang but with a whimper? Any more rhetorical questions I can pose?

Gordo -

At this rate, we're going to devolve into warring fiefdoms. In our lifetimes, no less.

Alan -

You gotta love this call to the Balkanization of Canada:<blockquote class="smalltext">"When you are part of a nation, it is perfectly normal to be nationalist," he told a group of 300 supporters in Saguenay. "Nationalism doesn't mean separatism. True nationalists don't want to demolish, they want to build. True nationalists don't want to block the future they want to open doors even wider."</blockquote>