David Pratt is a former Canadian politician, who is best known for having served as representative of Nepean-Carleton in the Canadian Parliament from 1997 till 2004. Pratt’s career as a politician started from the grassroot level and he rose up the ranks over a period of close to two decades in politics. He started off with a seat on the Nepean City Council and before long went on to serve as deputy mayor among other important posts. He became a Member of Parliament as the representative of the ‘Liberal Party’ in 1997 and continued to hold his position for seven years. During his time as a cabinet minister for Canada, Pratt served as the Minister of National Defence and in addition to that, he also devised the Canadian Army’s response plan to events similar to the 9/11 terror attacks in New York City in 2001. Pratt is without doubt one of the most well-known figures from Canada and during his time as a politician, he spoke on a lot of subjects and shared his views and ideas on the same . Needless to say, he is an excellent orator and here is a collection of some of his most famous quotes and thoughts raked from his speeches, press conferences and interviews.
Elections do have consequences, and those we elect and far too often re-elect have forgotten how government works and for whom they work for, and that an ever growing, power hungry state and federal government are not the answer to the problem, but 80% of the time are the problem.
Educate yourself, take the time to find out what is in a bill and how it will effect everything, and not just how it effects you in the short term, but what the long term consequences of a bill, law or legislations will have an everyone and every community, altimetry effecting you!