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  1. This risk is overblown and appeals to an unnecessary sentiment. Monuments are not history in and of themselves and nothing is being forgotten. Tearing down statues commemorating individuals who wound up being on the wrong side of history do not erase history and individuals in the present have the opportunity to learn from those who didn't have the wisdom to choose the right side in the past.
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  2. You know I certainly have no desire to truck or trade with China's dictatorship but this sounds a lot more like our inabilities than China's ability. It also sounds relatively easy to substantiate with evidence of some sort. The numbers of people required to conspire in a coordinated manner to achieve this kowtowing must be large enough to have produced by now a few whistle-blowers or disgruntled employees motivated by politics so where are they?
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  3. I just googled CTV National News for June 13th and this came up: https://www.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1970845 You have to watch 3 thirty-second commercials every time you go into their vault and I'm not here to make money for CTV so I won't be watching any more of their videos, but the headline segment here is a good example of how intentionally ignorant & inflammatory their news coverage is. "Killed after falling asleep at a drive-thru" is their entire opening comment about the Brooks shooting at the beginning of this newscast. Then they go a voiceover of "We, as a country, can'
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  4. Why do you guys seem to think conservatives posses an ability to agree that the left doesn't? Look at the different conservative factions we have in Canada that always seem to be attracted to he strongest looking populist that's edging farther to the right. The same thing is happening in the US with the GOP and its Ross Perot, and Tea Party etc and even Trump isn't right-wing enough according to pundits like Ann Coulter. It seems the times have been revolutionary for some time now and across a much broader spectrum. I like to think what's really driving the divisiveness is a more f
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  5. Where do you start. Lavalin you bet Trying to lecture the world on feminism, climate change, yes. Trying to suck up to the UN by taking passive shots at Trump didn't work. His inept handling of disputes with Russia, China and Saudia Arabia, of course. His under-funding in NATO, yes. We have unresolved conflicts with Brazil and Iran. He pissed off the 5 eye allies New Zealand, Australia, and Britain over his approach to giving Hua Wei a contract in Canada that would have given them access to sensitive military information. His support of Kurds in their war against Iraq alienated Turkey. As far
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  6. Obviously it's not overkill. If it were overkill, you would have gotten the message. But you still think it's safe to travel to the shytehole U.S. and bring back the virus with you. So you obviously need to hear the message some more.
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