Jul 012006

Freedom Party launches 2007 election platform on October 4, 2005: exactly 2 years prior to 2007 election polling day; Openers: Some Frank talk about Freedom Party and freedom; Tax Targeted (London Free Press); In-your-face billboards speak directly to Ontario voters; Freedom Party ‘mystery’ dinner excites, delights attendees; Freedom Party Kicks Off Campaign (London Free Press); Dinner attendees meet ‘Frank’ – Freedom Party’s new mascot; Who must you be to be Frank? A message from Paul McKeever, Leader, Freedom Party of Ontario; Consumption Tax Cure for Revenue Gap (a column by Paul McKeever, published in the Financial Post); Scoring Points in Battle of the Gap (Toronto Star); The Riding Where the Toughest Job is Being Right (National Post); Ontario by-elections a sobering reminder of voter and media inertia; By-elections a Gauge for McGuinty (Toronto Star); Constituency associations: every candidate needs one. Continue reading »

May 122006

“…The government is essentially declaring that coercion is morally equivalent to trade; that, in terms of ethics, thinking, working and producing an income in order to live and pursue ones own happiness is a vice, whereas it is a virtue to have a government steal money for you, from the pockets of those who earn it; a vice to take by force if you wear a fedora, a virtue to do so if you wear a crown. But, in truth, had a Tony Soprano done this for Linamar, our moral evaluation of the government could not rationally be any different…” Click here to read the full media release.

May 092006

“…For decades, Ontario’s Progressive Conservative, Liberal, and NDP governments have told us that if not everybody can swim, the government must tie everyone to the deck of the HMCS OHIP and force everyone to sink along with her. Mass suffering and murder, they have told us routinely, are morally superior to the survival and happiness of some…” Click here to read the full media release.

Mar 212006

2006-03-21.mckeeverVIDEO – DESCRIPTION:

On March 21, 2006, candidates in the Whitby-Ajax by-election engaged in a televised debate. The by-election was called after the resignation of Jim Flaherty who had sat as as the riding’s (Progressive Conservative) MPP. Debaters: Paul McKeever (leader, Freedom Party of Ontario), Nick Boileau (Green Party of Ontario), Julie Gladman (Ontario NDP), Christine Elliot (Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario), Judi Longfield (Ontario Liberal Party). The by-election ultimately was won by Christine Elliott, who was Flaherty’s spouse. Continue reading »

Mar 142006

“…Whereas the Liberals’ Judi Longfield and Progressive Conservatives’ Christine Elliott have been campaigning on more taxpayer funding for a failing government health insurance monopoly (OHIP) that is reducing rations, McKeever has been campaigning on lower taxes and the restoration of public/private choice in health insurance…” Click here to read the full media release.