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--- Independent candidates <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Date: Sat, 22 May 1999 16:10:44 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: Independent candidates <email@example.com>
> > Subject: Ottawa-Centre
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Mistahi Corkill
> > Independent Candidate in Ottawa Centre
> > Mistahi Corkill is running as an independent candidate in Ottawa Centre. He
> > has
> > come forward to offer an alternative to the so-called major parties who have
> > all attacked the rights of the people at one time or another.
> > I am appealing to all workers and people of Ontario who have been involved
> > in
> > the fight-back and want to end the anti-social offensive to use this election
> > to take a stand which favours them, Mistahi says. I am calling on them to
> > vote against this political system which sidelines them. It turns them into a
> > vote bank during an election and a marginalized protest group in between
> > elections. I am calling on you to refuse to vote for any of the so-called
> > major
> > parties in this election because this will represent four more years of more
> > of
> > the same.
> > Mistahi points out that refusing to vote for one of the so-called major
> > parties -- PCs, Liberals or NDP -- is precisely one of the lessons of the
> > last
> > four years of Harris Rule by Decree, of Rae Rule before that and of Liberal
> > rule at the federal level. It is not merely a matter of bad policies. The
> > unrepresentative system which brings political parties to power allows
> > parties,
> > not the people of Ontario, to make all the decisions, he says.
> > How many of you actually participate in the decision-making process? How
> > many
> > of you are members of these parties? Even if you are, how many of you decided
> > that paying the rich by cutting back investments in social programs serves
> > the
> > people? The time has come to stand up and be counted. Literally hundreds of
> > thousands of people have done their utmost to oppose the Harris government.
> > Now
> > the issue is to take these actions further and actually bring about
> > democratic
> > renewal so that the workers and people are the ones to govern the society.
> > This
> > is the only way we can make sure that society recognizes the rights of all
> > and
> > meets their needs.
> > I call on all young workers and all working people to join me and my peers
> > in
> > this important work. We have come very far in demanding a society that
> > guarantees our rights. We should not take a step backwards in this election
> > by
> > supporting any of these so-called major parties in any manner. They are all
> > holier-than-thou to catch us in their web that voting for one of them is our
> > only choice. Do not vote for them! Vote for me because I stand for a society
> > that puts the rights of the people in first place where the collectives of
> > the
> > people themselves guarantee it.
> > Mistahi is a young worker. He belongs to the Ottawa-Hull Young Workers Club,
> > and along with Megan Hnatiw in Ottawa West-Nepean was selected by his peers
> > to
> > represent these demands in this election.
> > Smash the Silence on Our Real Conditions of Life!
> > Demand a Society That Recognizes the Rights of All and Our Claims Upon It!
> > It Can Be Done! It Must Be Done!
> > On June 3, Vote for Mistahi Corkill in Ottawa Centre!
> > To contact Mistahi Corkill, call (613) 565-2992 , fax (613) 565-1616,
> > or e-mail Independentcandidates@yahoo.com
> > _____________________________________________________________
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