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Canada-US war of words escalates
« on: December 15, 2005, 10:11:55 AM »
Canada's Prime Minister, Paul Martin, has warned the US that he will "not be dictated to", saying Canadians expected him to stand up for their country.
Mr Martin was responding to comments made by US Ambassador David Wilkins.
On Tuesday, the diplomat urged Canadian politicians to watch what they said about the US while campaigning for January's general election. Mr Martin is fighting for re-election after his minority government was ousted in a no-confidence vote.
Relations between the two neighbouring countries suffered after Canada refused to support the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Last week, Mr Martin lambasted Washington over its decision not to join the global effort to combat climate change.
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After calling on Canadian politicians to calm the rhetoric, the American ambassador said: "Canada never has to tear the US down to build itself up."  "All of us should hope it does not have a long-term impact on our relationship. And that's what you have to weigh scoring short-term political points against," he added.Although Mr Wilkins did not mention Mr Martin by name, he suggested he was irked by his criticism of the US at the climate-change conference in Montreal last week.
But the Canadian PM said he was not trying to score political points by slamming the US but had every right to speak out in favour of his country's interests.
"I am not going to be dictated to as to the subjects I should raise," he told reporters.
"I will make sure that Canada speaks with an independent voice now, tomorrow and always, and you should demand nothing less from your prime minister."
Conservative leader Stephen Harper described Wilkins's criticisms as "inappropriate" and said no foreign ambassador should be intervening in another country's election campaign.
Canadians will go to the polls to elect a new parliament on 23 January, after Mr Martin lost a no-confidence vote. The minority Liberal government had been in power only 17 months.

all i got to say is Bush is an asshole and Martin is dumb as a mule
 

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2005, 10:13:17 AM »
Yeah the Yanks are trippin cuz politicians stay takin shots at em....but what the fuck do they expect....whatever the US does affects us, so u damn right, US will be an election issue
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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2005, 10:16:26 AM »
Fuck Paul Martin. The gaps getting tighter, the debate tonight is gonna be damaging as hell to him.

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2005, 10:18:31 AM »
yeah thats gonna be fun to watch,Martin's cred go down the drain   ;D
 

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« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2005, 10:19:16 AM »
I hate Conservatives but man Im a Harper fan....i might even vote Conservative
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« Reply #5 on: December 15, 2005, 10:39:07 AM »
I hate Conservatives but man Im a Harper fan....i might even vote Conservative

What's your beef with the Tories? Harper is good though, glad to see you're a fan. What's your riding?

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2005, 10:40:49 AM »
yeah thats gonna be fun to watch,Martin's cred go down the drain   ;D

Duceppe's gonna rip him a new asshole again, then Layton and Harper will kick him while he's down.

Oh and I want to say it's bullshit that they won't let Harris into the debate. I know the Greens have no seats but they have official party status, and if my tax dollars go towards them I have a right to see them in the debate.

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2005, 10:42:26 AM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.
 

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2005, 10:44:32 AM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.

I thought the ads were pretty decent actually. Tasteful at least, I hate fearmongering and negativity. Still early though.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2005, 11:15:56 AM »
I hate Conservatives but man Im a Harper fan....i might even vote Conservative

What's your beef with the Tories? Harper is good though, glad to see you're a fan. What's your riding?

A pro American foreign policy and tax cuts that take away from social programs that me and my peoples need


Im from Etobicoke North......Libd up from the feet up....90% of Toronto goes Liberal anyways...not like motherfuckers vote around here anwyays
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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #10 on: December 15, 2005, 12:07:16 PM »
I hate Conservatives but man Im a Harper fan....i might even vote Conservative

What's your beef with the Tories? Harper is good though, glad to see you're a fan. What's your riding?

A pro American foreign policy and tax cuts that take away from social programs that me and my peoples need


Im from Etobicoke North......Libd up from the feet up....90% of Toronto goes Liberal anyways...not like motherfuckers vote around here anwyays

Yeah I'm not a big fan of the foreign policy but with a minority not much will get done in that way. Besides with Michael Ignattief pushing his way up the Liberal party quickly there will be a big shift to a pro-American policy from the Libs.

Who's the MP is that riding?

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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« Reply #11 on: December 15, 2005, 01:01:56 PM »
Roy Cullen....my Pops did some volunteer work for him

matter of fact Cullen came by my house one time for burgers...i was 13...watching rap city with Snoops Doggfather video on....
Roy Cullen asked me if i was a Snoop Doggy Dogg fan and smiled...i was like hell yeah
"One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. "Which road do I take?" she asked. "Where do you want to go?" was his response. "I don't know," Alice answered. "Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."

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« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2005, 01:17:40 PM »
Roy Cullen....my Pops did some volunteer work for him

matter of fact Cullen came by my house one time for burgers...i was 13...watching rap city with Snoops Doggfather video on....
Roy Cullen asked me if i was a Snoop Doggy Dogg fan and smiled...i was like hell yeah

Lol, nice story. Is he just a backbencher? I've never heard of him.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2005, 01:37:03 PM »
its fucked up that the green party isnt in the debate
i mean i know they r pretty sad and dont receive a lot of votes but they still do receive millions of votes and they get millions of dollars in govt funding so they should have a say at least.
 

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« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2005, 02:00:39 PM »
its fucked up that the green party isnt in the debate
i mean i know they r pretty sad and dont receive a lot of votes but they still do receive millions of votes and they get millions of dollars in govt funding so they should have a say at least.

Yeah exactly. If the government is funding them they should at least get to be in the debates.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2005, 02:11:44 PM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.

I thought the ads were pretty decent actually. Tasteful at least, I hate fearmongering and negativity. Still early though.


They aren't hateful but certainly not tasteful either, artistically speaking. They look like the ads you'd see on This Hour Has 22 Minutes making a parody of the ads. THey have these fake news reports and interviews with Harper. Then these fake questions from party volunteers. It's more or less; "Dear Stephen, what is the conservative party going to do wo clean up the mess the liberals left behind". "Well that'sa fair tough a question, but a fair one, blah blah blah." No creativity. And I'm still waiting for the God Damn PST in this shit province to fo away. 7% GST is nothing. It's the 8% that pisses me off. I gotta get out of this province.
 

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« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2005, 02:30:13 PM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.

I thought the ads were pretty decent actually. Tasteful at least, I hate fearmongering and negativity. Still early though.


They aren't hateful but certainly not tasteful either, artistically speaking. They look like the ads you'd see on This Hour Has 22 Minutes making a parody of the ads. THey have these fake news reports and interviews with Harper. Then these fake questions from party volunteers. It's more or less; "Dear Stephen, what is the conservative party going to do wo clean up the mess the liberals left behind". "Well that'sa fair tough a question, but a fair one, blah blah blah." No creativity. And I'm still waiting for the God Damn PST in this shit province to fo away. 7% GST is nothing. It's the 8% that pisses me off. I gotta get out of this province.

Most provinces have a PST though, you'd have to go to Alberta to be rid of it.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

Paris
 

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« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2005, 02:46:40 PM »
Roy Cullen....my Pops did some volunteer work for him

matter of fact Cullen came by my house one time for burgers...i was 13...watching rap city with Snoops Doggfather video on....
Roy Cullen asked me if i was a Snoop Doggy Dogg fan and smiled...i was like hell yeah

Lol, nice story. Is he just a backbencher? I've never heard of him.

yeah,,,he aint one of the big doggs....

biggest story in etobicoke, is that cock sucker ignatieff who they just flew in Etobicoke Lakeshore....i hope he doesnt win
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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2005, 03:46:01 PM »
Roy Cullen....my Pops did some volunteer work for him

matter of fact Cullen came by my house one time for burgers...i was 13...watching rap city with Snoops Doggfather video on....
Roy Cullen asked me if i was a Snoop Doggy Dogg fan and smiled...i was like hell yeah

Lol, nice story. Is he just a backbencher? I've never heard of him.

yeah,,,he aint one of the big doggs....

biggest story in etobicoke, is that cock sucker ignatieff who they just flew in Etobicoke Lakeshore....i hope he doesnt win

Yeah Ignattief is a fucking douchebag and he just shows why Martin is a huge hypocrite.
He's being called the next Trudeau though, seems the Liberals want him to be leader in the near future.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

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« Reply #19 on: December 15, 2005, 03:55:45 PM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.

I thought the ads were pretty decent actually. Tasteful at least, I hate fearmongering and negativity. Still early though.


They aren't hateful but certainly not tasteful either, artistically speaking. They look like the ads you'd see on This Hour Has 22 Minutes making a parody of the ads. THey have these fake news reports and interviews with Harper. Then these fake questions from party volunteers. It's more or less; "Dear Stephen, what is the conservative party going to do wo clean up the mess the liberals left behind". "Well that'sa fair tough a question, but a fair one, blah blah blah." No creativity. And I'm still waiting for the God Damn PST in this shit province to fo away. 7% GST is nothing. It's the 8% that pisses me off. I gotta get out of this province.

Most provinces have a PST though, you'd have to go to Alberta to be rid of it.


I know, but we were supposed to have had our PST gone years ago. Oh well, Alberta here I come! I hear there's a lot of jobs there in small towns. A friend of mine got a job but didn't go because there was no place to stay. More jobs than houses. lol. He could have bought some land and built a house but he didn't want to be there that long.
 

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« Reply #20 on: December 15, 2005, 04:18:04 PM »
Those terrible commercials the Tories have may hurt them more than help them. I really could care less who wins. It's going to be a very minority government and I expect another no confidence vote in a lot sooner than 4 years.

I thought the ads were pretty decent actually. Tasteful at least, I hate fearmongering and negativity. Still early though.


They aren't hateful but certainly not tasteful either, artistically speaking. They look like the ads you'd see on This Hour Has 22 Minutes making a parody of the ads. THey have these fake news reports and interviews with Harper. Then these fake questions from party volunteers. It's more or less; "Dear Stephen, what is the conservative party going to do wo clean up the mess the liberals left behind". "Well that'sa fair tough a question, but a fair one, blah blah blah." No creativity. And I'm still waiting for the God Damn PST in this shit province to fo away. 7% GST is nothing. It's the 8% that pisses me off. I gotta get out of this province.

Most provinces have a PST though, you'd have to go to Alberta to be rid of it.


I know, but we were supposed to have had our PST gone years ago. Oh well, Alberta here I come! I hear there's a lot of jobs there in small towns. A friend of mine got a job but didn't go because there was no place to stay. More jobs than houses. lol. He could have bought some land and built a house but he didn't want to be there that long.

Alberta's pretty much the future of Canada for jobs, Ontario is going down more and more by the year.

Most hip-hop is now keyboard driven, because the majority of hip-hop workstations have loops and patches that enable somebody with marginal skills to put tracks together,...

Unfortunately, most hip-hop artists gravitated towards the path of least resistance by relying on these pre-set patches. As a result, electric guitar and real musicians became devalued, and a lot of hip-hop now sounds the same.

Paris
 

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Re: Canada-US war of words escalates
« Reply #21 on: December 15, 2005, 04:59:43 PM »
talkin bad bout America?!?? I'm recording the first diss track tonight.
 

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« Reply #22 on: December 15, 2005, 11:20:07 PM »
Port Moody - Westwood in the house!   :monkey:

I was just putting up some shelves in James Moores campaign office today
 

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« Reply #23 on: December 16, 2005, 07:46:48 AM »
Port Moody - Westwood in the house!   :monkey:

I was just putting up some shelves in James Moores campaign office today

James Moore's a good candidate, he's in a pretty safe riding isn't he?

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« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2005, 11:31:43 AM »
Port Moody - Westwood in the house!   :monkey:

I was just putting up some shelves in James Moores campaign office today

James Moore's a good candidate, he's in a pretty safe riding isn't he?

Yeah he's got the former Mayor of Coquitlam running against him for the Liberals this time tho, so people are saying it might be close.  But I don't think he'll have a problem.