Question for 陳國治 …
During the last election, Liberal promised of giving Tony Wong a cabinet. He ended up sitting top row behind Howard Hampton in the Parliament (cuz Liberal won more than 50% of the seats). I thought he switched to NDP (opposite side). Top row is bad, opposite side is worse. But, sitting top corner at the opposite side? It was the biggest ironic I have ever seen in Ontario politics. And it happened on the only rep of our Chinese community. Tony Wong was the least valued member in the party? McGuinty has been SHOWING one thing in election but DOING another thing in real. 陳國治 … you choose to represent Liberal in Ontario after this incident. Do you think you will get better *respect* inside Liberal than Tony Wong? Are you trying to convince us that it was just a personal issue with Tony? After winning the election, will you step out and challenge the Liberal leaders for what they have promised long time ago? Or you just want to take the advantage of chinese community supports to win the election, get the good salary and be a quiet member sitting at the far back corner of the parliament? You have excellent debate skill but how are you going to convince us that you will do way better than Tony Wong? If you can invite, and McGuinty has the courage to response to the Chinese community, I will continue my support to Liberal!
By: Tony Wong supporter on 一月 25, 2007 at 3:22 下午
what a long story you have written here, Tony Wong supporter?
There is nothing wrong with McGuinty’s decision in chosing whoever in the parliament. It is you Chinese elected Tony Wong who accepted what has been arranged for him! We should not blame on anybody or McGuinty. It was you Tony Wong’s own free will to accept the position and it was you Tony Wong to resign.
You have ask so many questions to this guy 陳國治.
What can you expect from this man who said something so nature from his heart that the Chinese head tax case should not be given an apology to those sufferings?
I have nothing to ask to a “cold heart Chinese being", but will vote for Janice Hagan.
By: 嚟大師 on 一月 25, 2007 at 7:12 下午
Sounds like this primary target is South Asian not Chinese community. Anyway. I don’t expect he will answer my questions.
#1) I have listened to your excuse so many times within this year being blamed on the conservative party saying they did hide the deficit during the election so that you guys ( liberal )cannot keep the promise and rasie the Tax, cut down the budget…etc..etc and I do accept this excuse. But now it has been passed over one year already and you guys ( liberal ) did know the deficit problem and recently Mr McGuinty has announced to raise the health Tax almost $900.00 /yr from everybody pocket and cannot solve or even ease down the problem of Paramedic service. So, now it is your administration and management problem because that $900.00 /yr should be calculated based on the deficit problem coming from the previous party ( Conservative )but the most dreadful thing that I feel from you is do not find the excuse that coming from one year old ’cause I don’t even mind to pay more ( more than $ 900.00 / yr )in order to solve the problem but we did pay and the problem is still there. Please, use your mind to give us solution to solve instead of only blaming somebody and keeps giving us the same excuse for the whole year. Otherwise, you are such a big stupid coward.
#2) Any councillor has to make the oath to serve the citizen and I don’t think now the councillor has that code of ethnics.80,000.00 /yr salary still not satisfy you guys and rasie 25% more and it is too much. If you want to compete with the private organization, the pay raise that they setup is based on the depreciation, cost of livings and I think 25% is far beyond that limit. Again, you only take a portion from the whole picture ( want to earn more ) and don’t take the rest.
By: L.D. on 一月 26, 2007 at 11:59 上午
Nothing is more hypocritical than McGunity’s explantation to raise the MPP’s salary so it can retain the most competent/qualified people and match those of the federal MPs. Then, if you can’t balance the budget or involve in political flip-flops or scandals, do you get fired or made to quit the parliment? No, you just simply step down/aside; but it will be the case in private sector. Please don’t even attempt to confuse us with this illogical concept of high salary = great candidates = good performance.
In your election borchure, you stated that as an immigrant; it’s time you gave back to the community. Well, you are about to get extra tens of thousand more in salary in return (if you ever get elected). Again, please don’t make your whole campaign look moral and sacred. Many educated Chinese can see through the Tony Wong-McGunity saga. Too many people are as docile as Tony Wong and probably you. I agree with my fellow readers here; I am tempted to vote for non-Chinese candidate this time (Green party or NDP in Markham)…
By: cytodex on 一月 26, 2007 at 2:06 下午
During the interview, you just repeat what Dalton mentioned in terms of the 25% pay raise question. Do you have your own opinion? If you are just one Liberal man to follow whatever the party says, you are just one of them. How would you stand up to fight for Chinese community or Markham community. It is time for Chinese to vote for a candidate stand for their community instead of a rubber stamp – repeat what the party says.
Look at Tony Wong and then take a look at Michael Chong (MP), there is no doubt that one is influenced by old traditional chinese beliefs. Being good example of eunuch serving the empire, Tony put up with the unfairness and prejuidices among the parliment and party and acted like a “Quail". However, Michael, at least, being smarter by stepping down from the Caucus, showed his pride in his beliefs over the party’s.
By: cytodex on 一月 30, 2007 at 1:37 下午
However, Michael, at least, being smarter by stepping down from the Caucus, showed his pride in his beliefs over the party’s.
Michael Chong is an MP in Ottawa; Tony Wong was an MPP but now is just a Regional Quail; Michael Chan wants to be another Tony Wong in Markham but he is just another quail.
By: cytodex on 一月 31, 2007 at 1:42 下午
I mentioned Michael CHONG (MP) because he took the political risk and did stand on his beliefs, rather than always pleasing his boss Harper. He lost his cabinet post but won the praise and dignity that many politican lacks. Perhaps, he is too clever or smart and has hidden agenda. But, at least, he had the guts to say something different from the views of his boss. However, I do not see that from Michael CHAN. As I say, it’s just another quail. Why? CHONG has the benefits of being born and raised here and not poisoned by the traditional chinese beliefs that Tony/Michael/Alex/ have.