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my house, somewhere in Canada
Joined November 2008
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Good morning. So Ginny Thomas was paid for many years to lobby against the ACA while Clarence Thomas on several occasions voted to overturn the ACA or weaken it substantially. AND, Thomas failed to report her income from that lobbying for years. That’s Clarence Thomas.
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On recent dog walk, got chatting to a lady I'd met a few times: Her: Are you holidaying abroad this year Me: I can't because of Covid & immunosuppressed family members Her: But Covid is over now Me: 1 in 45 people are infected & 1,000 ppl a week dying Her: Not now though 1/
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We have a crisis in EMS. We have access block in the ER. Doctors are leaving the province. And this is the UCP's top health care priority is right now, figuring out how to take insulin pump coverage from diabetics. Shameful. edmonton.citynews.ca/2022/05…
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As others have pointed out, this so-called parents' group is not grassroots, it's an arm of the Alberta Institute lobbying outfit, which has connections to the Koch-funded Atlas Network.
The Alberta Institute is a member of the far-right Koch Network. Thread on when I discovered them here:
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In what will be a tumultuous day in Alberta politics, there are clear constitutional rules governing the executive branch worth bearing in mind. #1: The Premier of Alberta is a distinct constitutional role separate from the leadership of any political party.
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The only good thing online today.
Me and Richard 🐿 He the homie. #squirrel
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Jason Kenney saw his shadow, so we’re getting six more months of Jason Kenney. 😩😢
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Dear Alberta: we got rid of Brian Pallister and got Heather Stefanson instead. The problem isn’t Kenney, the problem is conservatism. Love, Manitoba
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Replying to @elonmusk
Reminder: A substantial percent of the accounts that support @elonmusk & @Tesla are known bots under investigation by researchers for possible stock manipulation — and many are programmed to attack critics. latimes.com/business/story/2…
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Dude, if you start playing Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon at the exact moment Dr. Oz starts speaking, it's so cool, 'cause the sound of the music drowns out the sound of this stupid fucking asshole.
Mehmet Oz says he disagrees with Fetterman's position that marijuana should be legalized because Pennsylvanians need to get back their "mojo" and get back to work
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Did you make $713 going to work today? That’s how much Pierre Poilievre took from taxpayers - and he didn’t even show up to work. #cdnpoli
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Watching America transform itself into something resembling a fictional dystopia and knowing there are those equally committed to such scenarios in Canada makes me so sad for my daughters. Will the fight NEVER end?
Today, the Oklahoma state legislature passed a bill that bans all abortion AT CONCEPTION unless the life of the mother is threatened. This is not a drill, and as I argue in this new piece for ⁦@RDispatches⁩, things are only going to get worse religiondispatches.org/we-be…
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Folks trying to twist that @PierrePoilievre “Anglo-Saxon” gaffe into a considered etymological position as if he’s an intellectual savant all of a sudden are killing me. Come on. Every white dog in Canada heard that whistle.
I'm guessing that the "Free Tamara Lich and Pat King" rallies may soon be upon us. Will Canada's No.1 Anglo-Saxon speaker attend? #cdnpoli #TamaraLich #PatKing #whitenationalism #Poilievre #AngloSaxon #CanadaDay
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I shudder to think how many young people, without the benefit of a civics class or anyone to set them straight, are being completely mind-mucked by @PierrePoilievre and @LeslynLewis with their crazy populist and conspiracy platforms. Should be a crime to damage a society thus.
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Ontario Conservatives are refusing to attend local debates across the province. They're refusing to answer questions. They're refusing to participate in democracy...So let's REFUSE TO RE-ELECT THEM.
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So, on Wednesday night, Kenney said he would step down as leader of the UCP and as Premier after getting 51.4% of the vote in a “Leadership Review”. Then on Thursday, the UCP caucus voted to keep Kenney around until there was new leadership. #abpoli /1
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Jason Kenney pulling the George Costanza and showing up to work the next day like he hadn’t just dramatically quit
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The hubris of Alberta's Lame Duck Premier is out of this world. He’s acting as if his resignation announcement never happened.
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I can’t wait to vote for @RachelNotley and the @albertaNDP in the next provincial election. I’m so tired of the time and energy wasted on internal UCP squabbles. It’s so disrespectful. Politicians should serve the people, not themselves. Teams should be aligned, not divided.
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