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  1. Watching first season of Law and Order (1990?) - lol.....the name Donald Trump  came up twice already!   :D

    1. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      He was a well known shady real estate developer before he was a reality TV star. You probably don't remember the world before reality TV. It was awesome.

    2. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      Doonesbury was the comic strip that made The Donald a household name across America/Canada. Trump was a regular character that Uncle Duke worked for as well as JJ Caucus, who painted Michelangelo style frescoes on his yacht's ceilings....lots of nude Trump cherubs...classic. 

      https://www.gocomics.com/doonesbury/1988/08/12

      Trump continues to make appearances in this long running strip.

  2. The irony of Michelle Obama.

      I suppose.....like everyone else in politics, or in any way connected to the White House who became overnight authors, Trump just have to be in Michelle's book! 

    So she goes around promoting her new book.  The media took some of her pot shot at Trump (of course)....and quoted her statement about him.  However.....this one about her worrying about the safety of her kids, makes me scratch my head. 

    Stephanopoulos noted, before reading a quote from the book released to the press where she claims Trump would’ve inspired a shooter to target her family:

    [A]nd she wrote, ‘What if someone with an unstable mind, loaded a gun and drove to Washington? What if that person went looking for our girls? Donald Trump with his loud and reckless innuendos, was putting my family’s safety at risk and for this I’d never forgive him.’

    https://www.lifenews.com/2018/11/09/michelle-obama-trashes-conservatives-who-support-trump-as-wing-nuts-and-kooks/

    Trump's questioning Obama's birth is OLD NEWS!  Didn't Trump reluctantly agree  in 2016, that Obama was born in the USA?   So, why's Michelle bringing this up again?

     

    Lol.  What if someone with an unstable mind happen to see her in the news today (promoting her book),  and see her quote:

    What if that person went looking for our girls?

    Didn't she just give them an idea?   bringing up an old issue (which didn't have any kook come looking for her girls).....

    If a kook comes looking for her girl now, where do you think that seed of idea came from - Trump or Michelle?

    We see a lot of loonies coming out now compared to 2016.  Michelle's more interested to promote her book, and looks like using her girls to sensationalize her book doesn't give her any concern for their safety.

     

    Talk about crap.

     

     

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    2. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      Trump Trump Trump Trump Trump.....

    3. betsy

      betsy

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      Reminding people that Trump is a compulsive liar shouldn't provoke them to kill her children, but I'm not as in tune with the Trump supporter mindset as you are. 

       

      Michelle is referring to crazies.  Kooks and loonies, Don.   Kooks and loonies.   Stay focused.

    4. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      I am well aware of the nature of Trump supporters.

  3. Attendance at Trump's Nevada rally quadruples Obama event total at UNLV arena

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/attendance-at-trumps-nevada-rally-quadruples-obama-event-at-unlv-arena

     

     

    Too bad Trump didn't have enough time to stump for House reps.

    1. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      Failed presidents are the only ones ever concerned with how many paid "supporters" attend their rallies (What sort of president has a rally at this point in their term? A failed one.)

    2. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      I was wondering what could make someone so insecure as to post about comparative crowd size and then I saw this, which explains everything.

      https://www.newsweek.com/obama-crushed-trump-midterm-endorsements-1209888

  4. Didn't Trudeau just gave $1 billion LAST YEAR  to Bombardier to KEEP JOBS? 

     

    The excutives even gave themselves fat raises!

     

    Apr 2017

    Last week, Trudeau said the government respects “the free market and the choices that companies will make.” On Monday, he said the government is “obviously not pleased” with Bombardier’s decision, “but we are happy to see it make decisions that are fixing that for Quebecers’ and Canadians’ confidence.”

    https://globalnews.ca/news/3354398/bombardier-trudeau-hammered/

     

    What f**king confidence is he on about when it isn't the first time Bombardier had been bailed out by Canadian taxpayers???

    So....today, Bombardier is laying off 5.000 workers!

     

    What happened to that billion?

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    2. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      My bet is Air Bus if it's missing...so to speak.

    3. betsy

      betsy

      Which Liberal politician is tied with Bombardier?   Chretien?

      There must be a reason why Bombardier is so cuddled by the Liberals!

    4. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      Quebec...I thought.

  5. Don't let this Clement scandal bury something we ought to be really concerned about!  

     

    StatsCan taking our bank data without our knowledge!

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    2. scribblet

      scribblet

      This gov't takes thieving to a new level  

    3. betsy

      betsy

      I think Clement's political career is finished.

    4. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      As it should be...dumb move = dumb politician.

  6. Spare us the photo-op apology!  After all, the annual Al-Quds rally in Toronto is allowed to go on despite its  promotion of violence against Jews!

     

    Toronto Al-Quds Day rally will go ahead, despite efforts to stop it

    June 2018

    Just about every year, Jewish advocacy groups have complained that the rallies called for hate and violence directed toward Israel. Toronto police are still investigating a music video from last summer’s rally that glorified violence against Jews. That event also featured a speech by U.S. Holocaust denier Kevin Barrett.

    Two years ago, a Toronto-area teacher was suspended for praising terrorists and calling for violence against Israelis. And a hate crime complaint was filed in 2013, after one speaker urged people to shoot Israelis if they don’t leave Jerusalem, but it did not result in charges.

    http://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/toronto-al-quds-day-rally-will-go-ahead-despite-efforts-to-stop-it

    1. DogOnPorch

      DogOnPorch

      Yes...I do not appreciate his fake apology on behalf of my Jewish aunt who was aboard the MS St Louis.

    2. betsy

      betsy

      Sheikh Calls for “Eradication” of Israelis at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

       B'nai Brith Canada is in the process of filing a complaint with Toronto Police after a speaker at Saturday’s al-Quds Day rally in downtown Toronto called for the “eradication” of Israelis.

      Sheikh Shafiq Huda of the Islamic Humanitarian Service in Kitchener, Ont., made the remarks as part of the annual hatefest dedicated to the destruction of Israel, inaugurated by Iranian dictator Ruhollah Khomeini in 1979.

       

      Year after year, speakers at the Toronto al-Quds Day rally have praised terrorists and incited hatred against Jews and Israelis. Last year, organizers played background music that encouraged listeners to bomb Israeli buses, stab Israelis, and run them over.

      In 2013 and 2016, speakers called for Israelis to be shot, and in 2014, a Muslim cleric called for “yahoodi” (Arabic for “Jewish”) to be “dismantled.”

      Advocating genocide or wilfully promoting hatred against an identifiable group, such as Israelis, is a criminal offence contrary to sections 318 and 319 of Canada’s Criminal Code.

      https://www.bnaibrith.ca/sheikh_calls_for_eradication_of_israelis_at_toronto_al_quds_day_rally

       

      What are you going to do about this, Justin?

    3. Goddess

      Goddess

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      What are you going to do about this, Justin?

      Nothing. He'll do nothing about it.

  7.  

    GOP win where Trump held recent rallies!

    No wonder Trump was really trying to cram as much as he can in the last few days!   Such stamina!

  8. You think Trudeau will give asylum to a Pakistani Christian woman?

     

    The husband of a Pakistani Christian woman acquitted after spending eight years on death row on blasphemy charges has appealed to President Trump for refuge, citing danger to the family’s lives.

    Ashiq Masih, the husband of Asia Bibi, whose case has outraged Christians worldwide and been a source of division within Pakistan, also appealed to Britain and Canada for assistance.

    The Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labaik blocked major roads in Pakistan’s biggest cities for three days, calling for the killing of the Supreme Court judges who acquitted Ms. Bibi on Wednesday, and terming Prime Minister Imran Khan and the country’s army chief enemies of Islam.

     

    Tehreek-e-Labaik called off the protests late Friday after striking a deal with the government that could see the authorities moving to put Ms. Bibi on an “exit control list” barring her from leaving the country and opening a review of the verdict.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/04/world/asia/pakistan-asia-bibi-asylum.html

     

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    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      The only possible reason I can think of why a western leader would not offer asylum to this woman and her family is that they would be afraid of offending those who would see her punished for blasphemy.  Surely even JT can't be that much of a snivelling poltroon.

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      My thoughts too, will be interesting to hear his humming and aahing... 

      The lawyer has to go  in hiding too

      https://www.indiatoday.in/world/story/fearing-for-life-asia-bibi-s-lawyer-flees-pak-requests-govt-to-protect-family-1381657-2018-11-03

       

    4. betsy

      betsy

      I bet he won't want to offend Muslims.

  9. The socialist protesters that want to dictate to us!  Here are your peaceful protesters - the ones who don't like anyone who "sow divisiveness, and incite violence!"

     

     

    CBC reporter on the scene last night , reporting live,  has said that some protesters threw gas bombs at some ticket holders lining up to enter the hall!   She also said  some ticket holders were pepper sprayed by the protesters.  I can't find that on the news today!   Of course, we can't have these peaceful protesters looking anything but peaceful!   I found her twitter:  scroll down.  the smoke grenade landed a foot beside her.

    https://twitter.com/fitzpatrick_m?lang=en

     

     

    12 people arrested outside Steve Bannon, David Frum debate

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/munk-debates-steve-bannon-david-frum-1.4890180

     

    The organizer Maya Menendez, was interviewed at that event, and she said - "I believe he is racist and I don't want him our community!"

    F***king A! Who does she thinks she is?   I don't care what she believes!  What about my belief?  I don't believe he is racist.....and I want to hear what he has to say!

     

    For those of you who don't see the writings on the wall - this organizer just proved Bannon's credibility when he said it's about populist nationalism and populist socialism!  

    1. Hal 9000

      Hal 9000

      Remember when liberals used to say "I may not agree with what you say, but I'll defend your right to say it".  

  10. Oh boy!   Now, you can get sued by migrants!

     

    Migrants traveling to US sue Trump, government; claim violation of constitutional rights

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/migrants-traveling-to-us-sue-trump-government-claim-violation-of-constitutional-rights

     

     

  11.  

    Is Bannon-Frum debate televised?  Yep.   On CPAC at 7 pm tonight.

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    The Munk Debate on Populism will be streaming live on this page on Friday, November 2 at 7:00 pm Eastern Time.

    The debate is also airing live on CPAC TV in Canada, as well as streaming on Facebook Live.

    https://www.munkdebates.com/The-Debates/The-Rise-of-Populism

    1. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      pop·u·lism
      /ˈpäpyəˌlizəm/
      noun
      noun: populism
      1. support for the concerns of ordinary people.
         
        What's all the fuss about? 
    2. betsy

      betsy

      I'm not sure.   I'm going to watch..

  12. They wonder why populism is in?   It's not because of Trump!

    It's because of people like Angus Reid - and all these moronic whiners who want to dictate to us what we should hear or not!   They are stomping on free speech!

    Dictator Angus Reid want Steve Bannon to be dis-invited in a Munk Debate (sold-out ticket, btw)! 

    Reid is deciding for us, censoring and filtering what we should hear.......in addition to blocking Bannon's right to speak!   No wonder people are angry!   I'm livid! 

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    2. scribblet

      scribblet

      Not much but I can see not wanting Sarsour as she is definitely anti semitic and promotes Jihad and is a defender of Sharia law..   not sure about Bannon, while he is right wing, I haven't heard about him promoting violence or anti semitism.  Either way, unless they are banned from coming into Canada for some reason and are actually calling for violence I suppose they should be allowed to speak.   

    3. betsy

      betsy

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      Betsy, you just can't walk into someone else's country and say whatever you damn well want. Canadian rights apply to Canadian citizens and legal residents.

      Yoo-hoo, calm down Wilber before you pop a vein. :rolleyes: 

      Bannon WAS INVITED TO A DEBATE! 

      He's debating Frum - a conservative!

    4. betsy

      betsy

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      “Now listen, you queer – stop calling me a crypto-Nazi or I’ll sock you in your goddamn face and you’ll stay plastered!”

      But this was 1968 and the stakes were high. That line was the culmination of the most heated part of a televised exchange between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal at the Democratic National Convention – said by Buckley to Vidal.

       

      https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/furey-dont-fear-bannon-vs-frum-these-events-matter

  13. Have we called and expressed our condolences to the US for this horrific anti-semitic massacre?

      If I'm not mistaken, Trump had called Trudeau to express his sympathy durng the Mosque massacre in Quebec.

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    2. betsy

      betsy

      Deleted ignorant post. 

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Too bad it has to be done so often these days 

    4. scribblet

      scribblet

      Stalkers will always be deleted

  14. The Sherman murders seems like a thriller!  Just listening to the lawyer explaining what the cops had missed!   Also....apparently, the corpses were staged, post-mortem.....so, why did the cops say its' murder suicide?

    1. scribblet

      scribblet

      Weird story isn't it

  15. Biased, lyin' media downplayed the Congressional Shooting by a Democrat supporter to mental issues.   The narrative they gave was for tougher gun control!

     

    And yet, they're all blaming Trump now for these mail bombs even without anything to base it on! 

    No wonder people are angry! They're tired of the blatant dishonesty on media's part!  You should observe Marcia Mcmillan on CTV news channel  (the worst of the lot)  - how she shows her bias - how she tries to lead her panel to say something she wants to hear.  I'm glad when a guest every now and then, foil her to her face, and make her look stupid on tv!  

    I used to like her waaaay back.  She surely got the TDS bug, and has gone downhill fast! 

    Trump is right again!

    1. betsy

      betsy

      There's another anchorwoman on CTV (Beverly Thomson) - I find her unbiased, and she tries to be fair!  An anti-Trump almost exploded on her when she asked a pertinent fair question.   She admits to Trump's rhetoric, but.....she showed several clips of de Niro's f-bomb attack on Trump!  How dare she compare de Niro with Trump!  :)  She should be on prime time!  

      Unbiased real news, is what a lot of people want to see on news channels!  Dough-head Marcia Mcmillan should keep her opinion on her facebook!

    2. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      There's a clip out there of De Niro saying he'd like to punch Trump in the face.  I saw Jimmy Conway and it sent a shiver down my spine. I imagined him getting Joe Pesci to help...

      Still, no reason to send bombs.  Crap or otherwise.

  16. The guessing game.....

    1 in 4 Students Left With PTSD Symptoms After Trump's Win, Study Shows

    http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/10/24/students-exhibited-ptsd-symptoms-after-trumps-election-joey-jones-reacts?fbclid=IwAR3Gpo2qdyrVZUqI9F9v-OUw16oYkW-sAip_Q6peQGI-v65KU0tchcA4iC8

     

    Now I wonder how many among Canadians?   Just on this forum alone, I could tell there are three!

    Can you guess who they are? 

    1. bcsapper

      bcsapper

      Judging by the CNN coverage on election night I think most of their staff did too.

  17. All parties have their own loonies!   remember the Democrat involved in the Congressional shooting?

     

    Suspect in congressional shooting was Bernie Sanders supporter, strongly anti-Trump

    James T. Hodgkinson, the man identified as shooting a Republican member of congress and four others on Wednesday morning, was a small business owner in Illinois who defined himself publicly by his firm support of Bernie Sanders' progressive politics -- and his hatred of conservatives and President Donald Trump.

    https://www.cnn.com/2017/06/14/homepage2/james-hodgkinson-profile/index.html

     

    An eyewitness captured cellphone video of the moments after a gunman began opening fire at a GOP congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. ahead of tomorrow's Congressional Baseball Game.

     

     

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    2. betsy

      betsy

      What's odd about responding to Dialamah's speculation with my own speculation?  

      What's odd is for YOU to be so quick about sticking  your nose to something that's not even addressed to you! 

      Admit it, you're an example of an unhinged democrat!  :lol:

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      TDS. Stage 4 

       

    4. betsy

      betsy

      No kidding, Scribb.  There must be a study among Canadians.  :lol:

  18. Another caravan from El Salvador is forming.  USA is under siege!

    https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/immigration/another-u-s-bound-caravan-takes-shape-one-el-salvador-n923346

     

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    2. scribblet

      scribblet

      Definition of a racist - anyone disagreeing with a liberal 

    3. betsy

      betsy

      Hah!  For daring me to delete, I deleted ALL three!  There you go!

      :lol:

       

    4. scribblet

      scribblet

      From the posts you are pubescent 

  19. News breaker:  Bill to change the flag's maple leaf to another kind of leaf!

    And, to re-word the national anthem:

    "Oh Canada, we smoke a joint for thee."

    (inspired by Lutherf)

     

  20. WE'RE NOT EVEN AMONG THE TOP 10!

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    The 10 most competitive economies

    1. U.S.
    2. Singapore
    3. Germany
    4. Switzerland
    5. Japan
    6. Netherlands
    7. Hong Kong
    8. U.K.
    9. Sweden
    10. Denmark   

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/17/us-named-the-worlds-most-competitive-economy.html

     

     

  21. #MeSioux movement by Elizabeth Warren.

    Fauxcahontas on the warpath!   I wonder who'll be joining from Canada?  

    Andrea Horwath, maybe?  :lol:

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    2. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      Give what up? I wasn't the one blathering out racist stereotypes.

    3. scribblet

      scribblet

      Neither was anyone else 

    4. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

       Please explain how "on the warpath" is not a racist stereotype. I await your avoidance of an answer because any attempt would be laughable.

  22. Lol.  Why are they so worried there won't be enough pot for everyone?

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    2. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      Lol. I've never touched the stuff. Have you?

    3. OftenWrong

      OftenWrong

      Yes, at a high school party a long time ago. But I didn't inhale...

    4. Don Jonas

      Don Jonas

      I don't think I've ever even seen it in real life. I don't get out much though lol

  23. Now....it's the nomination for the 9th Circuit judges!!!

     

    Trump defies California senators with 9th Circuit judge nominations

    https://www.sacbee.com/latest-news/article219869925.html

     

    He's on a roll!

     

     

     

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