Talk:Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Libertarian candidate Mark Scott, Toronto—Danforth

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>From: "Nick Moreau" <wikinews.ontario.election@gmail.com> >To: ... >Subject: Interview regarding campaign, for Wikinews >Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 15:13:10 -0400 > >Hello, > >I am a senior writer for Wikinews, a collaborative news agency, sistered to >the encyclopedia website Wikipedia. Wikipedia is the 10th most visited site >worldwide, with 3000 articles served per second. > >My questions are purposely open-ended, as to let you the candidate decide >what issues to talk about. As there are many specific issues that I hold >personally important, this is the clearest way to avoid creating an >editorial bias. > >The questions for this interview are attached as a Microsoft Word document, >and pasted at the bottom of this email. You may answer in the Word file, or >in the email itself, either method is fine. > >Interviews will be published individually as they come, up until the >Saturday before the election. Obviously, early return is much appreciated, >as I am interviewing candidates in all 107 ridings, meaning upwards of 500 >possible respondents. Your interviews will be published with a link to your >website, and to your party's website. All interviews must be conducted >electronically. As with anyone writing for Wikinews or Wikipedia, I'm a >volunteer, and so I'm seriously restricted for time. I will do my best to >answer all questions in a timely manner, but cannot guarantee immediate >response. > >As with all content published in Wikipedia and Wikinews, the articles are >available under "free licenses", meaning we actively encourage their >reprinting in any medium. Bloggers are more likely to want to reprint a >Wikinews article or excerpt, than official campaign material. Wikinews >articles have been quoted by the Toronto Star and Toronto Metro newspapers, >and are referenced throughout the blogosphere. > >Many thanks, >Nick Moreau > >Reporter >Wikinews > >Email: wikinews.ontario.election@gmail.com >Gtalk: nicholasmoreau > > > > > >Why have you chosen to involve yourself in the political process? Why did >you choose to run in this constituency? A: I have Three children who will be left with the debt of our current government mismanagement. I live in this riding and believe in the responsibility of membership and elections are the point of decision for change. > >What prior political experience do you have? What skills and insight can >you >bring to office, from other non-political positions you may have held? A: I have studied the Objectivist Philosophy and Personal Empowerment. I am a student of life and know that any freedom has the responsibility included. > >Which of your competitors do you expect to pose the biggest challenge to >your candidacy? Why? A: I have entered this election to present myself as a Leader, The other candidates are their own challenge to prove themselves worthy of Leadership. > >What makes you the most desirable of all candidates running in the riding? A: I present an other point of view to seek change in Government Responsibility; Government is Responsible to Military, Police and Justice. Welfare of the people is the individuals responsibility. Faith is the individuals responsibility. Roads, Schools, Health, Wealth, Wisdom...individuals responsibility. Government needs to do the responsible monopoly they have been elected to have. The members of this province need to control the Government and hold the MPP's responsible to protect our right to own property, seek prosperity and behavior toward an other, by law. > >What do you feel are the three most important issues to voters in your >riding? Are these the same top three issues that are most important to you? A:Repeat of previous Answer. I present an other point of view to seek change in Government Responsibility; Government is Responsible to Military, Police and Justice. Welfare of the people is the individuals responsibility. Faith is the individuals responsibility. Roads, Schools, Health, Wealth, Wisdom...individuals responsibility. Government needs to do the responsible monopoly they have been elected to have. The members of this province need to control the Government and hold the MPP's responsible to protect our right to own property, seek prosperity and behavior toward an other, by law. >What would you do to address these issues? > >What should be the first order of business in the 39th Legislative >Assembly? Reform Government responsibilities, holding a MPP accountable to their actions. A crime is a crime. To mismanage the public authorities, mis-use of funds, deception, abuse of office... the position of Office is accountable as if they were a share holder in a Corporation. Because that is the position the MPP holds. > >Are the property taxes in your riding at a fair level for the amount of >services received in the municipality? A: Taxation is theft at this point in time. When our taxes are used to build anything that would be sold to private interests, that is theft of our money. I do not need a Sky Dome, Toll road Hospital Built by my taxes. I could have become a share holder in a venture to build these structures, I would have gain or lost in that venture, as share holders do. I would not have had to experience the theft of my money without recourse. > >How can the province lead the way in stimulating job creation? Let the free market develop itself. Create free-trade between provinces, countries, etc. > >What are your views on the mixed member proportional representation (MMP) >referendum? A: The more voices heard the greater the democracy. > >What role, if any, does "new media" play in your campaign, and the campaign >of your party? (websites, blogs, Facebook, YouTube videos, etc) Do you view >it as beneficial, or a challenge? A: The more voices heard the greater the democracy. > >Of the decisions made by Ontario's 38th Legislative Assembly, which was the >most beneficial to your this electoral district? To the province as a >whole? >Which was least beneficial, or even harmful, to your this riding? To the >province as a whole? A: I can not speak to your question, without a specific reference to an issue.

I would add this closing Message; Hello to the Citizens of Toronto-Danforth

My Name is Mark Scott,

I am your Libertarian Choice for Creative Warrior

in this Election and Referendum

A caring Force for Change is Vital to your Future,

The Current Government has an Agenda of

Confusion and Control.

Confusion of the important issues and Control of your Liberty

Faith is a Personal Choice Politics are a Personal Choice

Libertarian Policy is Personal Responsibility,

Personal Commitment and Personal Choice.

Government is only Responsible to Protect

our Property and Right to Prosper

The Prime Directive of Government is Military, Police, and Justice

Your Vote is Important, One Vote, Your Vote,

Will make a Change for Better Government

My name is Mark Scott,

I support The Libertarian Choice in Toronto-Danforth

In this election, Just Consider, the Force, of your Choice


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