General Canadian Politics eh.

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  1. Banchan

    Banchan The Most Dangerous Dame

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    Is 72 not the oldest police chief you ever heard of? Mark saunders is in his fifties. They should retire taverner out of principle. People get cookoo as they get older and he controls alot of people. His trying to silence women from coming fourth with sexual assault claims just shows how out of touch his beliefs are that he upholds old dusty bigoted views about genders and likely other things.
     
  2. DiSmAnTLeR

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    I never said that I don’t believe that “Quebec’s spending habits aren’t directly tied”.

    I’m saying that I said one thing, and then you chose to read it and misconstrue it. I wrote about a specific topic (equalization payments) and you changed it address a specific factor that we weren’t discussing (corruption, which is an important factor but tangent to the discussion we were having). After I explained that it wasn’t the issue that I was discussing, you then misconstrued that statement as well into a claim that I don’t believe spending habits and corruption aren’t directly tied.


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  3. JonJonesBeard

    JonJonesBeard The Face That Runs the Place

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    I have no idea at all what you're rambling about.
     
  4. DiSmAnTLeR

    DiSmAnTLeR Active Member

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    The post that you claim to not be able to comprehend already has a ‘like’ from another member. I’d say that it is clear as day where the disconnect lies in the discussion.

    You demonstrated that you were having trouble keeping up with the conversation when you failed to correctly summarize the point that I was making.



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    Trudeau instructs Canadarm to extend middle finger every time it orbits over Alberta

    November 12, 1981

    143 KM ABOVE THE EARTH – In a move that has further escalated tension between Prime Minister and the West, Pierre Trudeau has ordered that NASA’s Canadarm extend the robotic arm’s middle finger every time it orbits over the province of Alberta.

    Canadarm’s Bird 1 on board the Columbia Space Shuttle was fully extended for the first time by US and British astronauts during the 21.3 seconds it passed over the prairie province.

    Trudeau argued that the move was part of a symbolic message that he wanted to send to Albertans that provincial revenues and control on natural resources belong to the federal government and that Albertans should “go fuck themselves.”

    Observing from a powerful telescope, Alberta Premier Peter Lougheed muttered to himself “that son-of-a-bitch” before instructing provincial officials to cut oil production again.


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  6. JonJonesBeard

    JonJonesBeard The Face That Runs the Place

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    Here's the thing. You asked what I thought you were referencing. I told you and you proceeded to tell me not only that I was wrong (entirely possible) but you also told me that wasn't what I thought. So I'll reiterate, I have no idea what you're rambling about.
     
  7. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    The Government Of Canada Is Now Officially Warning Canadians To Buy Legal Marijuana With Cash To Protect Their Personal Information
     
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    “I told you and you proceeded to tell me not only that I was wrong (entirely possible) but you also told me that wasn't what I thought. So I'll reiterate...”

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  11. MC Gusto

    MC Gusto And now I wanna be your dog

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    Good ol' Canadians.

    Even with our difference in opinions, this thread has managed to refrain from insults and personals attacks for the most part. High five eh.
     
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  13. JonJonesBeard

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    Hey, look! An ambiguous post that could be interpreted several ways!
     
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  14. DiSmAnTLeR

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    Are you ok, bro? I’ve noticed in the last couple conversations that we’ve had, you’ve seemed to have some cognitive issues. Try to get a full 8 hours of sleep and drink plenty of water.

    The guy in the gif appears to agree with you that half the country has to buy their cannabis online. After he agrees with you though, he begins to look around suspiciously, as if he is hiding a secret. It implies that many Canadians will simply turn to other sources outside of the law that exist to supply their product.
     
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  15. JonJonesBeard

    JonJonesBeard The Face That Runs the Place

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    To me it looks like a guy agreeing, and then looking around as if he doesn't actually. As I said, ambiguous.
     
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  16. DiSmAnTLeR

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    That is exactly what it is supposed to look like. The secret is that he doesn’t agree. The reason for keeping it a secret is that he would have to reveal that he has a method of illegallly obtaining cannabis.

    You are doubting your judgement now, even when you are grasping things correctly. Are you putting in a lot of hours at work?
     
  17. JonJonesBeard

    JonJonesBeard The Face That Runs the Place

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    So he doesn't agree with my post that half of the country has to buy it online?
     
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    He doesn’t agree with your post.

    What did people do before legalization? Half the population has to buy online if they want to follow the law, but we are talking about a sub-culture that traditionally operated outside of the law up until Oct 17.

    The fact that cannabis was illegal was a practically selling feature in my social circle.
     
  19. JonJonesBeard

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    Then he missed the point.
     
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  20. DiSmAnTLeR

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    Hey, look! An ambiguous post that could be interpreted several ways!

    The point isn’t being missed, it’s simply moot due to the fact that half of the population doesn’t have to resort to buying online, like you claim. That’s ridiculous. Everybody that smokes has a hookup from before and even if they don’t, there are black market dispensaries in almost every major city operating as we speak.

    You come across as very straight edge.
     
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  21. JonJonesBeard

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    It's not ambiguous at all. The law requires people in Ontario to buy from their website. The federal government has just told people not to buy online.
     
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    You are speaking about an ideal instead of reality. The ideal is that now that cannabis is legal, people will only obtain cannabis through legal channels and pay the taxed and inflated prices instead of using the black market.

    In reality, people already had a connection before legalization so they don’t need to rely on the government to get a bag of weed. They were also previously breaking the law before legalization, so that factor means very little to most people already participating in counterculture behaviour.

    Nobody flushed their bag and deleted their dealer’s number on Oct 17/18.


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  23. JonJonesBeard

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    If you don't see the humour in the government saying "Buy it from our website and also don't buy it from our website." I really don't know what to tell you.
     
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  24. DiSmAnTLeR

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    Let’s get to the original point that you failed at making.

    What do you expect the government to do in this situation? Do you feel that they are obligated to provide an untraceable source of cannabis to all Canadians? Should they have not warned the citizens of the risk of paying online? Do you think that the Canadian government has the ability to twist the arm of the United States and stop them in this situation?

    You would think that Canadians would be happy that the government is letting them know about a potentially unforeseen legal risk of using cannabis that our government has zero control over.
     
  25. JonJonesBeard

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    Not mandate that their website be the lone legal source.

    The U.S. government warned of this months before legalization took place. The federal government said it wouldn't be an issue.
     
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