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“I will do research on them.”

Its almost like he knows nothing of American politics or it’s history…

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#BlueLivesMatter

RIP Ashley Guindon. Shot dead on her second day on the job…

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State. Run. Media

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Time For A New Deal For The Provinces

We need the Saskatchewan numbers on this…

Gary Lamphier: How much money has flowed out of Alberta to Ottawa? A lot

So just how much money has flowed out of Alberta to Ottawa? A lot. Between 2000 and 2014, on a net basis, Alberta’s individual and corporate taxpayers shipped an estimated $200 billion-plus to the federal government. That’s what left the province, less what the feds reinvested here.

To put that lofty figure in perspective, it’s nearly 12 times the value of the $17.4 billion Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund. No other province — including Ontario, with three times Alberta’s population — even comes close to matching this province’s contribution to the federation.

During Alberta’s boom years, back in 2007 and 2008, the province’s taxpayers shipped more than $20 billion annually, on a net basis, to Ottawa. And when oil prices returned to triple-digit levels after the 2008-2009 recession, the cash gusher from this province returned. In 2011, for instance, it reached nearly $19 billion.

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The Petulant President

The smart bet would be on golf…

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Another Pedophile Embarrassment For Labour


Paedophile campaigner Tom O’Carroll has reportedly joined Labour Party – Daily Mail

A paedophile campaigner who called for sex with children to be legalised was today suspended from Labour but party rules mean he cannot be immediately expelled.

Tom O’Carroll, 70, former chairman of the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE), is said to have joined the party after Jeremy Corbyn was elected as leader last September.

The news has horrified party members who are calling for Mr O’Carroll to be ‘immediately thrown out’, on the basis he was jailed in 2006 for distributing indecent images of children.

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