My name is Fred and I am a gay conservative living in Ottawa. This blog supports limited government, the right of the State of Israel to live in peace and security, and tries to expose the threat to us all from cultural relativism, post-modernism, and radical Islam. I am also the founder of the Free Thinking Film Society in Ottawa (

Monday, January 09, 2006

Better the Liberals than SSM?

Independent candidate John Pacheco is running in Ottawa West-Nepean and is trying to block a conservative candiate from winning because he supports SSM.
He feels so strongly, he says he'd rather see Liberal Lee Farnworth win than have John Baird and his support for same-sex marriage cause divisiveness within the Conservative party.

Pacheco wants to steal enough votes to prevent a Baird win.
I hope he's not successful. John Baird is an outstanding candidate in every way, and parliament would be a lot better with him in it.

But, the philosophy that we can't have a difference of opinion in the conservative party is frightening. Look, attitudes are changing. 25% of the delegates to the Conservative Party Policy conference voted in favour of same-sex marriage - as young conservatives come to the fore, this percentage will just increase. It's just a matter of time!


Blogger BC Tory said...

First off, Baird is a more moderate candidate who would support SSM if elected.

Second off, if you thought Paul Martin was a hypocrite over Iraq, I have found quotes that back that claim up:

5:11 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think the CPC would be better off without social liberals like Stronach, Brison and now Baird within its ranks.

3:45 AM  

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