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Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 1) 131

I truly wonder if the act is the problem or the person, because I think if it was "your guy" you would be praising him as a great leader promoting valuable skills, but since this is not the case, he is wasting time.

Why don't you go and check my posts over the last decade and change. I'll wait while you make an ass out of yourself.

Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 1) 131

No there shouldn't be a referendum. Our electoral system needs to be updated and the average Canadian either doesn't care enough to do the research or is too easily swayed by political propaganda to make effective decisions.

So you're saying that the government should operate as a fiat of the prime minster and the cabinet. National issue, national debate. Otherwise it's no different then a dictator. It didn't fly with the Quebeckers tried to leave Canada and tried pushing it through the MLA either. But it would be the same with attempting to amend the Charter.

We need some form of proportional representation with run off ballots so we don't get another shit head like Harper elected because the Liberal / NDP / Green voters (who are the majority of Canadians) aren't stuck with a party and a prime minister that only acquired ~40% of the vote.

Remember that part about the right not to vote is also guaranteed? But we'll come back to some other parts of what you just said.

. I also don't see how the Liberal policy decisions are more out of touch than the Conservatives who basically bet everything on big oil, silenced scientists, implemented policies that made the rich richer and tried to bend, break and bully their way through everything that stood in there way, including the Canadian Judicial system.

You mean those Conservative policies that the Liberals had equally enforced when they were in power? But those scientists only complained when the Conservatives were in power? Or that "everything on oil" which wasn't the case(FYI real estate is by far the biggest GDP item in Canada). And it was the Liberals who started Canada down that path in the 1970's with the NEP. The same NEP that was so messed up that Trudeau Sr., had to implement wage and price controls. Or that almost all PM's have gained national party standing by the same methods.

including the Canadian Judicial system.

Reminder that it was the Liberals that revoked the right to property ownership in Canada, when patriation was in the works. And some of the greatest and most egregious charter violations happened under the Liberals watch, with the GC pushing for them.

I'm only saying this about the Federal Liberals though. In contrast, I think the Ontario Liberals should serve jail time for the gross incompetence they've displayed.

That I can 100% agree with. But let me know when you get Toronto to stop voting for them, and between 23-30% of the province is directly employed by them.

Comment Re:Pretty cool (Score 1) 131

Depends on where you are. FYI: If you live in Toronto, ON., you're not going to survive on $10-11/hr. If you live in Innerkip, ON., you'll be just fine. In turn, if you're in Edmonton, AB., $12.60 will get you far if you're smart. But you'll be turning to the food bank or a local church if you're in Grande Cache, AB. Especially at $6/gal for milk and $8/loaf of bread.

Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 1) 131

While it'll probably take way too long to discuss all the cited issue pro and con and the reasoning of Canada's prime minister behind those decision, a quick 3-hour codding + tweet to promote studding and codding is a pretty efficient move by the Prime minister don't you think?

Sure, why don't you explain how a snoopers charter is beneficial to Canada and how it doesn't violate S.1 of the Charter of Rights and freedoms while ignoring all previous legal precedent. Including the SCC's more recent affirmation that even exigent circumstances is too broad of a power to allow the police to use.

Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 2) 131

but I do have to say that Trudeau has a couple hundred thousand employees plus an entire Cabinet of supposedly competent politicians who's collective job is to sort that stuff out and generally keep things running.

Check that cabinet again. Most of those people don't have the skills for those positions, let alone any experience in the areas that they're assigned to. Which is why the policy decisions by them are so broadly out of touch, and backwards(immigration, heritage, trade, industry canada, etc). This is the same cabinet and group of people that wanted "electoral reform" and stomped their feet that "they didn't need a referendum because they knew best." Then tried stacking the committee full of Liberals and activists who were donors to the Liberals. Until the Conservatives, NDP and Parti Quebecois started talking about filing a federal suit against the Liberals. Suddenly those minority parties were included, and again so suddenly decided that well...really...we should have a referendum. That's being the kindest that you can apply to them. You can toss the illegal immigrant on there to boot if you want.

Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 0) 131

Seriously? With all the various legitimate criticisms of the government, you went with THAT?

I have no words.

What? You mean besides everything else. Or should I also toss in the illegal immigrant he put into a cabinet position as well? Personally I have a problem with anybody that believes that traits you're born with are more important then your skills and ability. Trudeau however prefers his sexism to include the unskilled and unrefined to boot.

Comment Re:Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 2) 131

Had Canadians wanted to deal with real issues they wouldn't have elected a feminist government.

Well it sure worked out well for Sweden. On top of that, he's done a great job of showing everyone how much he dislike meritocracy and is pro-sexism he really is with his "diversity cabinet."

Comment Lovely...with no pressing issues... (Score 3, Informative) 131

And with no pressing issues in Canada, all is safe. With energy costs(from gasoline, electricity to natural gas) that are going through the roof in nearly every province. Never mind that Canada is teetering either on a deflationary spiral or hyperinflation spiral(depending on which way the housing market goes). A housing market so hot that it makes the late 1980's housing market seem like a balmy day, and CHMC(think freddie-fanie) mortgages arrears and foreclosures are increasing. Serious regional unemployment numbers, but believes importing *more* people is a great plan--especially TFW's who could be hired at any job(unlike H1B's which are limited to one area) with wanting to have a population in Canada of 100m in 50 years. His pay-for-play access scandal. A carbon tax that's going to jack the prices of everything up by around 20%, a declining service and manufacturing industry. Rampant debt and overzealous expenditure projects that in the previous government would have every left-wing media publication screaming from the rooftop about how we can't afford it.

And has decided that he wants to spy on every single Canadian, and pass a bill just like the snoopers charter in the UK. With mandatory decryption, backdoors, subscriber info and retention logging But he's got time to make a video game....so we're all safe.

Comment Re:But bringing an assault rifle??? (Score 1) 773

Apparently you can't read either, or not very well. Do you need me to break down the stats and use criminology to explain why my point was correct? Or do you want to learn on your own, I suggest the latter. It's an interesting field of science.

In August of 2015 the Post zeroed in on unarmed black men, who the paper said were seven times more likely than unarmed white men to die by police gunfire. The article noted that 24 of the 60 âoeunarmedâ deaths up to that date â" some 40 percent â" were of black men, helping to explain "why outrage continues to simmer a year after Ferguson." By yearâ(TM)s end, there were 36 unarmed black men (and two black women) and 31 unarmed white men (and one white woman) among the total 987 victims. The rate at which unarmed black men were more likely than unarmed white men to die by police gunfire had dropped, but was still six-to-one.

But the numbers donâ(TM)t tell the whole story. It is worth looking at the specific cases included in the Postâ(TM)s unarmed victim classification in some detail, since that category is the most politically explosive. The âoeunarmedâ label is literally accurate, but it frequently fails to convey highly-charged policing situations. In a number of cases, if the victim ended up being unarmed, it was certainly not for lack of trying. At least five black victims had reportedly tried to grab the officerâ(TM)s gun, or had been beating the cop with his own equipment. Some were shot from an accidental discharge triggered by their own assault on the officer. And two individuals included in the Postâ(TM)s âoeunarmed black victimsâ category were struck by stray bullets aimed at someone else in justified cop shootings. If the victims were not the intended targets, then racism could have played no role in their deaths.

Comment Re:I like how this is just now a problem (Score 3, Informative) 557

When neoconservatives spread outright fabrications and lies about obamacare, nobody took the time to correct them.

You mean like it would be astronomically expensive? That rates would go up, that you'd never keep your doctor? That health plans would disappear? That yes Virginia, death panels really do exist? Oh...those lies. That turned out to be facts, but the media wouldn't report on them.

Comment Re:Cherry picking data, you say? (Score 3, Insightful) 557

Considering that they don't teach journalism anymore? They only teach political propaganda and how to write in order to sway your point of view while ignoring objectivity. In the last decade, some of the most egregious offenders of "journalism" have been those with actual degrees like Ezra Klien and Sam Biddle.

Assholes like you who'd rather use the media as propaganda mouth pieces in order to sway people into the "right kind of view" or "right kind of thinking" are the reason why Trump won. Learn from it, or you can learn the real hard way when it all burns down around you. People will only put up with propaganda for so long before they grab the torches and pitchforks. For example, ask Germany and the rape-and-murder of a teenage girl. Many people knew the media was lying over the migrant crimes, it only took someone with a high profile and a family member being slaughtered before everyone started coming out against the system in play.

Comment Re:But bringing an assault rifle??? (Score 1) 773

That would only be relevant if there were a 50:50 ratio of black and white people.

Nothing is 50:50, and nothing is like that in criminology.

In fact your own link doesn't suggest what you are suggesting, it instead accepts that black people are more likely to get shot by cops and blames it on them being violent criminals.

And there's the part where you don't even understand the methodology, let alone what the data says. The article states that they're likely to be shot because of a known bias towards criminal behavior. Whites are still shot more often the blacks, and police are more likely to shoot a white then a black because of racial bias.

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