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  2. Surely this cannot be true

     Senator Schumer has instructed fellow Democrats not to pass any legislation that could possibly help the children at the border, stating that "It will help voter turnout in the midterms" and that CNN had agreed to help the Democrats with the storyline"... can anyone confirm this

    1. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      Where did you hear It? That would probably be a good indication of it's true or not.

  3. On this day in 1985 Air India Flight 182 Bombing

    The bombing of an Air India flight from Toronto to Bombay on 23 June 1985 — killing all 329 people on board — remains Canada’s deadliest terrorist attack.

    https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/air-india-flight-182-bombing/

    1. capricorn

      capricorn

      June 23 was subsequently named National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism. Trudeau issued a statement to mark the occasion.

      https://pm.gc.ca/eng/news

       

  4. Time magazine corrects its big media lie...child was not separated.

    https://ca.news.yahoo.com/white-house-accuses-democrats-media-exploiting-toddler-photo-175002249.html

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    2. scribblet

      scribblet

      We are being played by the media

    3. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      Yes, the right-wing media like Breitbart has been playing you for a while. They would never correct their misrepresentations, would they?

    4. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      Daily scribblet award goes to- scribblet

  5. Last week
  6.  Turns out Hamas paid a Gaza family to claim their baby was killed by Israeli tear gas last month. The baby's death made international headlines & was used to shame Israel. Turns out if was a lie. Can't wait for all those news outlets to publish a correction.
    https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-paid-family-to-say-baby-killed-by-tear-gas-says-gaza-terror-suspect/

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    2. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      When lawyers tell Justin Trudeau the details of a pending law suit, they count his tears. Every tear is worth $1M.

    3. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      How much could I get for a good knee in the goolies?

    4. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      Depends on whether your eligible to file for status under the Diversity and Inclusion program.

      Never mind, you're not.

       

  7. Canadians still using American social media apps...boycott ???

  8. The Ottawa Senators hockey club, dead team skating. Now, goalie Craig Anderson wants out.

    1. Argus

      Argus

      Anderson's inconsistent playing has been part of their problem. One day he's a hero, the next day he sleeps through the game.

    2. capricorn

      capricorn

      Fully agree. Seems a lot of fans gave him a pass because his wife battled cancer. Negative press re Karlsson/Hoffman and accusations against  Randy Lee throw a negative vibe over the whole team.

    3. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      In my opinion they should move on from the "Swedish era" entirely.

  9. Hold on to your hats, folks.   Just when you thought we've seen the hairy-scary spendings of the Liberals......not only are we building housing for illegals, on top of that.....

     

      Goodale said,  "the government is investing $138 million into the system — to both improve conditions inside detention facilities and look for alternative solutions."

     

     

     

    1. scribblet

      scribblet

      That is just the beginning

  10. In Canada, immigrant children are held in medium-security prisons.

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/canada-detention-children-united-states-goodale-1.4715588

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    2. betsy

      betsy

      I bet once they're loose - chances are, they won't find them.

       

      Conservatives accuse Goodale of ‘hiding’ the number of deported asylum seekers

      https://globalnews.ca/news/4239525/asylum-seekers-removals-goodale-hiding/

    3. betsy

      betsy

      Much of this effort it seems, is mostly aimed to make the Trump adminstration really look bad.

    4. scribblet

      scribblet

      Much of it is, like the Time Magazine cover...   we are being played

  11. Melania visits incarcerated children in Texas wearing a $39 jacket that says "I don't really care, do you?" You can't make this stuff up. Lol

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    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      Maybe she's talking about the World Cup...

    3. capricorn

      capricorn

      It's so easy to whip some people into a frenzy with just a few words. :lol:

      What's missing here is that Bubber was wrong in his initial update. Melania did not wear the jacket when she visited the children. She removed it during the flight to Texas and wore a different one.

    4. dialamah

      dialamah

      And she put ot back on for the return trip.  No matter how you tey to downplay it, it's a weird choice of attire.  As weird as some of the oitfits JT wore in India.  

  12. Funny how the alt-Right crew on this forum are fine to sneak on to other forums to see what's being discussed, but too scared of leaving their safe little bubbles to actually admit their presence. Cowards.  

    Once again, kudos to those who will allow their viewpoints to be challenged on the 'other' forum, whether left-or right-leaning.

     

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    2. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      I think most of them were banned from here and some of them are pretty right wing  (just not Trump supporters). 

    3. Goddess

      Goddess

      Betsy:  Get busy rebutting SENSIBLY.  It isn't our fault if you can't defend whomever or whatever you want to defend!

       

      What a joke!  Sensibly?  Like Christian extremist websites and conspiracy theories?  You were the one who got totally schooled. At least Dia is smart enough to consider the source of information.  

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    4. betsy

      betsy

      EHHH?   What convoluted message!  What extremist websites??? Conspiracy theories?     Lol.

      You and Dia - you jive well together.   You seem more like her echo.   msn-cheeky-smile-smiley-emoticon.gif

  13.  

    'A complete and utter failure': Bill for Trudeau's blunder-filled India trip tops $1.5M

    http://nationalpost.com/news/politics/bills-for-trudeaus-nine-day-to-india-now-top-1-5-million-documents-show

    But the costumes were colourful.

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  14. shhhh   don't tell Trump   Anyone "facilitating illegal immigration" will face a year in jail.

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-44546030

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    1. scribblet

      scribblet

      Now the Star is actually trivializing the holocaust because it seems (seriously) that “young Americans are overwhelmingly ignorant about Nazi Germany" – really, if that is so, its not exactly justification to evoke  murder of six million Jews. Very disturbing even from the alt left Star,

       https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2018/06/20/nazi-germany-comparisons-with-family-separation-in-us-are-fair-comment.html

    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      Yeah, given the headline there, it seems it's not the young Americans who are overwhelmingly ignorant about Nazi Germany.

  15. In QP today ndrewScheer asked justin Tudeau about the spending on the cottage at Harrington Lake so Trudeau stood up to say he was elected to invest in the middle class and that is what they are doing. Tone deaf or just stupid

    1. capricorn

      capricorn

      Asked about an expenditure of $7,500. for a swing set for his kids, Trudeau replied the NCC is responsible for upgrades to official residences, meaning it was not his decision. Well sir, "you could have said NO". But you did not because you think you are entitled to your entitlements. Typical Liberal philosophy. A swing set could have been purchased for about $200. at Canadian Tire.

    2. capricorn

      capricorn

      Then,  in order not to answer the question,Trudeau calls out the Conservatives for not raising the plight of kids caught up in the illegal migrants flooding into the US. What a wimp!

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      It was his decision to install a hot tub which he paid for but not the thousands for installing.   X country ski trails too, reminds me of his father wanting that swimming pool, which he got, with a little help from Liberal Senator Keith Davies.

  16. So the weed legislation passed.  I look forward to the Trudeau regime vigorously enforcing legislation and busting anyone who consumes or sells weed illegally. They will shut down Illegal dispensaries and start arresting drug dealers everywhere - won't they.

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    2. betsy

      betsy

      I think a lot of parents are silently seething over this legislation.

    3. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      Because the black market will effectively be shut down and they won't be able to buy weed at their kid's school anymore? I doubt it.

    4. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      But Angus, why wouldn't the gov be able to compete at that price? I can buy oregano at a couple of pennies a gram and somebody still makes a profit. The price was set high only because it was a criminal offence to have it, not because it costs a lot to make it. But thanks for the link. 

  17. Children separated from families for life...yay "Scoop babies" !!

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    2. Hal 9000

      Hal 9000

      Oh, that sentiment was immediate...Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tweeted Wednesday night that the executive order "merely replaces one inhumane act with another."

       

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Of course, new headlines - Trump puts children in jail with adults.....      or Trump Jails Whole Families..  the pivot is shameless (and shameful)

    4. scribblet

      scribblet

      If you were one of the people incensed over Roseanne tweet saying that Valerie Jarrett looks like a monkey, but are  perfectly okay with the fact that Sony will still release Peter Fonda’s movie even tho he made a  public call for pedophilia (on Barron Trump) ... ...you are the reason Trump will win again in 2020.  Wonder what the reaction would be if it referred to one of Obama's children.

  18. Justin Trudeau the Bold, effectively silenced-

    Trudeau Suggests It’s Not His Place To Condemn Trump’s Migrant Child Policy

    When asked in the HOC what he was going to do about it, he said

    "From the very beginning I have been very clear on the role that Canadians expect of me — to stand up firmly and unequivocally for our values, for our interests, to protect Canadians and to make sure that we're doing well, as well as having a constructive relationship with the United States," Trudeau said. "That's what we're going to remain focused on. What we will not do, is play politics with this."

    In other words "I was told to shut my mouth, and that's what I'ma gonna do."

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    2. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      That situation wasn't the result of a president's policy, but it still sounds terrible. Why wasn't the media covering that?...oh, I guess it did. So what's your point?

    3. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      Of course it sounds terrible... and it is! However this recent move doesn't make things much better. When these people are incarcerated, they're put into full-on prisons for adults, which is not the place for a child to be. This policy change is hardly a good solution and still puts the children in jeopardy .

      It is also noted from some of scribblet's links that the Canadian government, under Trudeau, has been doing exactly the same thing, as did previous US administrations. This hypocrisy speaks of the left using the kids as pawns for their own political gain. Why hasn't the media covered that, Bubber?

    4. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      The link didn't indicate it was the same thing, but it was media coverage. So your premise is incorrect on two counts.

  19. Recall when a closed Walmart being used as detention centers were just a conspiracy theory?

    1. betsy

      betsy

      That's why they need a wall.

  20.  

    Just read thatTrump is going to  withdraw the  US from the UN human rights council ...  and rightly so.

     

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    2. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      "Doh" is commonly spelled "D'oh" and is used as an exclamation of regret, as coined by Homer Simpson.

      You are thinking of "Duh", commonly spelled "D'uh", which is used an indication of ignorance, as coined by Moose Manson (later Mason) in Archie Comics.

    3. betsy

      betsy

      :rolleyes:

      d'oh

      or doh

      http://www.dictionary.com/browse/doh

       

       

      Oh boy....if you're coming to the rescue, you better make sure you're well-prepared that you don't need rescuing yourself. 

      The two of you hugging each other as............ you both sink together.  pilgrims-on-ship.gif

       

    4. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      Yes, your link backed up what I said exactly. Not bad, considering I was just writing off the top of my head. They didn't get the Moose etymology though and said "Duh" dates to the 1960s. I believe, however, that Moose was using "Duh" as early as the late 1940s.

  21. Be honest people - how many pairs of shoes have you smuggled back from the States?   

    https://globalnews.ca/news/4283470/donald-trump-canadians-smuggling-shoes-tariffs/

     

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    2. Argus

      Argus

      The duties for US goods brought across the border into Canada by Canadians are, as far as I know, identical to the US duty on Canadian goods brought across the border by Americans.

    3. bush_cheney2004

      bush_cheney2004

      Americans have a much higher duty free level at the border....$800 IIRC.   Plus some products are simply not available in Canada, at any price.

    4. scribblet

      scribblet

      When I was younger and we shuffled off to Buffalo for some shopping we did smuggle shoes in.  Always wore a pair of throwaways coming back with a new pair on  and a new pair we had worn over the weekend.   Shoes were cheaper and a better selection.   We've been going south for the winter for years now and I have a closet full of shoes I've brought back although we were never specifically asked if we had shoes, just how much in total.    One can never have too too many shoes. 

  22. Canadians not boycotting American social media apps...why not ?

  23. I wonder how many illegal pregnant migrant women give birth while awaiting trial. Would those newborns automatically gain US citizenship?

    1. dialamah

      dialamah

      Hope so.  You Right-Wing Americans need to be over-run by decent people.

    2. capricorn

      capricorn

      I'm curious. How many "Right-Wing Americans" frequent this forum? If you know, who are they?

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Who knew we are being over run by indecent right wing Americans...  and here I thought it was indecent left wingers from anywhere

  24. Lol.  The left are really masters at using children for their political agenda!

    And Laura Bush.....has an ax to grind.  :)

     

    Fenced areas are now.......... cages?   Doh.   Hello?    What about convicts in "cages" then? 

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    2. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      My "leftwing sources" are mainstream sources that use verifiable facts. You don't even trust your sources enough to cite them. It's funny how, on the one hand, you argue in favour of this policy and yet you aren't brave enough to own it. Instead you have to make up BS about Obama to justify it, as though, if Obama did it, caging innocent children would be okay. 

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      It's funny how you come on here just to troll and insult, as the rules say:  insults are the ammunition of the unintelligent

    4. BubberMiley

      BubberMiley

      Is it insulting to call BS BS? Is that trolling now? If it isn't BS, back it up. If you can't back it up, admit it's BS. Pretty simple really.

  25. First Japan.   Now, South Korea also bans Canadian import.   These two are buddies of Trump.  Coincidence?   Could they be helping put the squeeze on Trudeau? 

  26. US Citizens have problems traveling anywhere due to their own security resumes across the board.

    1. betsy

      betsy

      Canadians will soon have a problem travelling to the USA.

        If you're in anyway related to the growing and selling of marijuana......and you've been using marijuana.....you might not be able to enter the USA.   Marijuana is illegal.  You might even get banned.  That's what they've been talking about in one of the talk shows.

       

      Your legal pot buying data could get you banned from the U.S., lawyers warn

      https://globalnews.ca/news/4140898/legal-pot-data-banned-us-border/

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