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Mulcair Led NDP 13

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theleftyinvestor
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So apparently now, if you lose your job, the Conservatives will just tell you to go suck a tail pond.


NorthReport
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Ha! Laughing

Redford knocked for missing Mulcair visit 

http://www.torontosun.com/2012/05/30/redford-knocked-for-missing-mulcair...


love is free
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AND MR. MINISTER, WOULD YOU DRINK FROM THEM?  (from the 'missed national headline' file)

http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/05/30/pol-mulcair-oilsands-al...

 


Brachina
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So Mulcair is now Mrs. Smith's number 1 enemy, that should boost his popularity higher. http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/alberta-takes-offense-to-mulc...

kropotkin1951
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Well its official. According to Toronto's Globe calling the "oil sands" the tar sands is deriding it.  The blatant over the top propaganda never stops in Canada.


Brachina
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http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Head%20vs.%20heart/6680594/story.html At the end of the column they actually dare to compare Dutch Disease to truthiness.

Brachina
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http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/mulcair-stands-by-oil-sands-c... Wow its amazing how Mulcair can dominate headlines. I wonder if all this is boosting fundraising? http://www2.macleans.ca/2012/05/30/house-mates/ Mulcair's new Depty leader is fratnerizing with the enemy! Kidding, but in all seriousness Harper should dump Peter "the useless" Kent for the far smarter and capable Rempel. I do like the idea of a national conservation. Sadly Harper actually prefers failures as enviroment ministers so having any actual talent disqualifies her.

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kropotkin1951 wrote:

Well its official. According to Toronto's Globe calling the "oil sands" the tar sands is deriding it.  The blatant over the top propaganda never stops in Canada.

Today in his press conference at the Alberta leg he accidentally called it the "toil" sands, then he smiled awkwardly, it was hilarious.


SocialistJim
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theleftyinvestor wrote:

So apparently now, if you lose your job, the Conservatives will just tell you to go suck a tail pond.

It will be Alberta's newest provincial park in 20 years. I can see the headlines now..

"Come splash in the pristine ponds and take ride through the bituman hills!"

 


Ken Burch
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Ah..."Those Old Bitumen Hills Of Home"...


Brachina
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http://farnwide.blogspot.ca/2012/06/mulcair-statesman.html?m=1 Statemen like, good discription, I like how Mulcair's rational calm made the Deputy Premier's rude response look far worse.

Boom Boom
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Allison Redford released a video while she's at the Bilderberg meeting (in Virginia) and it's quite rude to Mulcair. I think it'll crap back on her. Laughing


NorthReport
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Imagine having to share the wealth and protect the environment - what a bunch of whiners.

 

Thomas Mulcair targets Alberta for his own political gain. And it's working

http://www.calgaryherald.com/business/Braid+Thomas+Mulcair+targets+Alberta+political+gain+working/6712678/story.html#ixzz1wYMpH1Z3


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Brachina wrote:
http://farnwide.blogspot.ca/2012/06/mulcair-statesman.html?m=1 Statemen like, good discription, I like how Mulcair's rational calm made the Deputy Premier's rude response look far worse.

Farnwide is usually such a hyper-partisan Liberal...I wonder if he's getting ready to throw in the towel and come over the the "sunny" side of the street?


Doug
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Brachina wrote:
http://farnwide.blogspot.ca/2012/06/mulcair-statesman.html?m=1 Statemen like, good discription, I like how Mulcair's rational calm made the Deputy Premier's rude response look far worse.

 

I'm really pleased with how well the tar sands trip went. It's the sort of thing that could easily have been a disaster.


JeffWells
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Doug wrote:

I'm really pleased with how well the tar sands trip went. It's the sort of thing that could easily have been a disaster.

Yes, I was wondering if it was such a good idea, but Mulcair keeps impressing and pleasantly surprising me. He came off as gracious yet confirmed in his convictions, which makes the hysterical overreaction to him appear even more petty and intemperate.


kropotkin1951
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Boom Boom wrote:

Allison Redford released a video while she's at the Bilderberg meeting (in Virginia) and it's quite rude to Mulcair. I think it'll crap back on her. Laughing

She went to meet with the rulers of the world at an event that is not anything to be concerned about. Only tin hat wearing people could believe that there is anything going on at theses annual meetings so don't look here. Of course since they have been outed in the last few years they now announce the decades old event.  Manufacturing consent is also about what gets talked about. imagine a MSM where the talking heads were wondering what the fuck a Premier is doing meeting with the owners of the rights to Alberta's resources as if she was one of them instead of an elected official. That is not the story no its about whether or not Alberta is being targeted for being richer than other provinces.

Here is the list of people meeting at this yearly conference. Like most conferences I am sure there is some subtle "networking" going on in hospitality suites.  If these people are not conspiring to rule the world what are they doing?

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Bilderberg Meetings

Chantilly, Virginia, USA, 31 May-3 June 2012

Final List of Participants

Chairman

FRA Castries, Henri de Chairman and CEO, AXA Group DEU Ackermann, Josef Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee, Deutsche Bank AG GBR Agius, Marcus Chairman, Barclays plc USA Ajami, Fouad Senior Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University USA Alexander, Keith B. Commander, US Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency INT Almunia, Joaquín Vice-President – Commissioner for Competition, European Commission USA Altman, Roger C. Chairman, Evercore Partners PRT Amado, Luís Chairman, Banco Internacional do Funchal (BANIF) NOR Andresen, Johan H. Owner and CEO, FERD FIN Apunen, Matti Director, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA TUR Babacan, Ali Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs PRT Balsemão, Francisco Pinto President and CEO, Impresa; Former Prime Minister FRA Baverez, Nicolas Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP FRA Béchu, Christophe Senator, and Chairman, General Council of Maine-et-Loire BEL Belgium, H.R.H. Prince Philippe of TUR Berberoğlu, Enis Editor-in-Chief, Hürriyet Newspaper ITA Bernabè, Franco Chairman and CEO, Telecom Italia GBR Boles, Nick Member of Parliament SWE Bonnier, Jonas President and CEO, Bonnier AB NOR Brandtzæg, Svein Richard President and CEO, Norsk Hydro ASA AUT Bronner, Oscar Publisher, Der Standard Medienwelt SWE Carlsson, Gunilla Minister for International Development Cooperation CAN Carney, Mark J. Governor, Bank of Canada ESP Cebrián, Juan Luis CEO, PRISA; Chairman, El País AUT Cernko, Willibald CEO, UniCredit Bank Austria AG FRA Chalendar, Pierre André de Chairman and CEO, Saint-Gobain DNK Christiansen, Jeppe CEO, Maj Invest RUS Chubais, Anatoly B. CEO, OJSC RUSNANO CAN Clark, W. Edmund Group President and CEO, TD Bank Group GBR Clarke, Kenneth Member of Parliament, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of Justice USA Collins, Timothy C. CEO and Senior Managing Director, Ripplewood Holdings, LLC ITA Conti, Fulvio CEO and General Manager, Enel S.p.A. USA Daniels, Jr., Mitchell E. Governor of Indiana USA DeMuth, Christopher Distinguished Fellow, Hudson Institute USA Donilon, Thomas E. National Security Advisor, The White House GBR Dudley, Robert Group Chief Executive, BP plc ITA Elkann, John Chairman, Fiat S.p.A. DEU Enders, Thomas CEO, Airbus USA Evans, J. Michael Vice Chairman, Global Head of Growth Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co. AUT Faymann, Werner Federal Chancellor DNK Federspiel, Ulrik Executive Vice President, Haldor Topsøe A/S USA Ferguson, Niall Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University GBR Flint, Douglas J. Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc CHN Fu, Ying Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs IRL Gallagher, Paul Former Attorney General; Senior Counsel USA Gephardt, Richard A. President and CEO, Gephardt Group GRC Giannitsis, Anastasios Former Minister of Interior; Professor of Development and International Economics, University of Athens USA Goolsbee, Austan D. Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business USA Graham, Donald E. Chairman and CEO, The Washington Post Company ITA Gruber, Lilli Journalist – Anchorwoman, La 7 TV INT Gucht, Karel de Commissioner for Trade, European Commission NLD Halberstadt, Victor Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary  General of Bilderberg Meetings USA Harris, Britt CIO, Teacher Retirement System of Texas USA Hoffman, Reid Co-founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn CHN Huang, Yiping Professor of Economics, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University USA Huntsman, Jr., Jon M. Chairman, Huntsman Cancer Foundation DEU Ischinger, Wolfgang Chairman, Munich Security Conference; Global Head Government Relations, Allianz SE RUS Ivanov, Igor S. Associate member, Russian Academy of Science; President, Russian International Affairs Council FRA Izraelewicz, Erik CEO, Le Monde USA Jacobs, Kenneth M. Chairman and CEO, Lazard USA Johnson, James A. Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC USA Jordan, Jr., Vernon E. Senior Managing Director, Lazard USA Karp, Alexander CEO, Palantir Technologies USA Karsner, Alexander Executive Chairman, Manifest Energy, Inc FRA Karvar, Anousheh Inspector, Inter-ministerial Audit and Evaluation Office for Social, Health, Employment and Labor Policies RUS Kasparov, Garry Chairman, United Civil Front (of Russia) GBR Kerr, John Independent Member, House of Lords USA Kerry, John Senator for Massachusetts TUR Keyman, E. Fuat Director, Istanbul Policy Center and Professor of International Relations, Sabanci University USA Kissinger, Henry A. Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc. USA Kleinfeld, Klaus Chairman and CEO, Alcoa TUR Koç, Mustafa Chairman, Koç Holding A.Ş. DEU Koch, Roland CEO, Bilfinger Berger SE INT Kodmani, Bassma Member of the Executive Bureau and Head of Foreign Affairs, Syrian National Council USA Kravis, Henry R. Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. USA Kravis, Marie-Josée Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute INT Kroes, Neelie Vice President, European Commission; Commissioner for Digital Agenda USA Krupp, Fred President, Environmental Defense Fund INT Lamy, Pascal Director-General, World Trade Organization ITA Letta, Enrico Deputy Leader, Democratic Party (PD) ISR Levite, Ariel E. Nonresident Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace USA Li, Cheng Director of Research and Senior Fellow, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution USA Lipsky, John Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Johns Hopkins University USA Liveris, Andrew N. President, Chairman and CEO, The Dow Chemical Company DEU Löscher, Peter President and CEO, Siemens AG USA Lynn, William J. Chairman and CEO, DRS Technologies, Inc. GBR Mandelson, Peter Member, House of Lords; Chairman, Global Counsel USA Mathews, Jessica T. President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace DEN Mchangama, Jacob Director of Legal Affairs, Center for Political Studies (CEPOS) CAN McKenna, Frank Deputy Chair, TD Bank Group USA Mehlman, Kenneth B. Partner, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. GBR Micklethwait, John Editor-in-Chief, The Economist FRA Montbrial, Thierry de President, French Institute for International Relations PRT Moreira da Silva, Jorge First Vice-President, Partido Social Democrata (PSD) USA Mundie, Craig J. Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Microsoft Corporation DEU Nass, Matthias Chief International Correspondent, Die Zeit NLD Netherlands, H.M. the Queen of the ESP Nin Génova, Juan María Deputy Chairman and CEO, Caixabank IRL Noonan, Michael Minister for Finance USA Noonan, Peggy Author, Columnist, The Wall Street Journal FIN Ollila, Jorma Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell, plc USA Orszag, Peter R. Vice Chairman, Citigroup GRC Papalexopoulos, Dimitri Managing Director, Titan Cement Co. NLD Pechtold, Alexander Parliamentary Leader, Democrats ’66 (D66) USA Perle, Richard N. Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute NLD Polman, Paul CEO, Unilever PLC CAN Prichard, J. Robert S. Chair, Torys LLP ISR Rabinovich, Itamar Global Distinguished Professor, New York University GBR Rachman, Gideon Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, The Financial Times USA Rattner, Steven Chairman, Willett Advisors LLC CAN Redford, Alison M. Premier of Alberta CAN Reisman, Heather M. CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc. DEU Reitzle, Wolfgang CEO & President, Linde AG USA Rogoff, Kenneth S. Professor of Economics, Harvard University USA Rose, Charlie Executive Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose USA Ross, Dennis B. Counselor, Washington Institute for Near East Policy POL Rostowski, Jacek Minister of Finance USA Rubin, Robert E. Co-Chair, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury NLD Rutte, Mark Prime Minister ESP Sáenz de Santamaría Antón, Soraya Vice President and Minister for the Presidency NLD Scheffer, Paul Professor of European Studies, Tilburg University USA Schmidt, Eric E. Executive Chairman, Google Inc. AUT Scholten, Rudolf Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG FRA Senard, Jean-Dominique CEO, Michelin Group USA Shambaugh, David Director, China Policy Program, George Washington University INT Sheeran, Josette Vice Chairman, World Economic Forum FIN Siilasmaa, Risto Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nokia Corporation USA Speyer, Jerry I. Chairman and Co-CEO, Tishman Speyer CHE Supino, Pietro Chairman and Publisher, Tamedia AG IRL Sutherland, Peter D. Chairman, Goldman Sachs International USA Thiel, Peter A. President, Clarium Capital / Thiel Capital TUR Timuray, Serpil CEO, Vodafone Turkey DEU Trittin, Jürgen Parliamentary Leader, Alliance 90/The Greens GRC Tsoukalis, Loukas President, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy FIN Urpilainen, Jutta Minister of Finance CHE Vasella, Daniel L. Chairman, Novartis AG INT Vimont, Pierre Executive Secretary General, European External Action Service GBR Voser, Peter CEO, Royal Dutch Shell plc SWE Wallenberg, Jacob Chairman, Investor AB USA Warsh, Kevin Distinguished Visiting Fellow, The Hoover Institution, Stanford University GBR Wolf, Martin H. Chief Economics Commentator, The Financial Times USA Wolfensohn, James D. Chairman and CEO, Wolfensohn and Company CAN Wright, Nigel S. Chief of Staff, Office of the Prime Minister USA Yergin, Daniel Chairman, IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates INT Zoellick, Robert B. President, The World Bank Group Rapporteurs GBR Bredow, Vendeline von Business Correspondent, The Economist GBR Wooldridge, Adrian D. Foreign Correspondent, The Economist

http://www.infowars.com/bilderberg-2012-the-official-list-of-participants/


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Danielle Smith of Wild Rose was really offensive in her reaction to Mulcair last night on P&P. She even criticized Evan Solomon for talking about the 170 square kilometers of tailings ponds in Alberta, saying that number was inflated - and Solomon responded by saying that number comes from the Alberta government's own website! Laughing

Smith went on to say Alberta doesn't criticize the eastern provinces for damming and flooding for Hydro projects, so the eastern provinces should butt out of Alberta's energy projects. 


kropotkin1951
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If she didn't want to ship it across my province in pipelines I might at least say she has a provincial rights argument.  The tar sands require a means of getting their filthy product to market. Neither BC Hydro nor Quebec Hydro is trying to run power lines through the sovereign state oops I meant province of Alberta.

She provides a good talking point for the MSM to make sure Redmond's trip to get her "suggested" policy from the rulers of the world doesn't get reported except in passing, to prove we have a free press.


Stockholm
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In some ways, I regret that Wildrose didn't win the Alberta election and Danielle Smith didn't become premier. She would have made a fantastic foil for Mulcair to contrast himself with and she would have fit every conceivable negative stereotype of being a far-right kook who was Canada's answer to Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann. Of course that's easy for me to say since i don't live in Alberta!

 

 


Arthur Cramer
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Well, it seems to me Redford is doing a pretty good job at playing the "kook". We don't need Wildrose, we have another loney tune instead.


Boom Boom
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Yeah, Danielle Smith is really extreme. I saw that last night on P&P. But Evan Solomon shot her down quite effectively.


6079_Smith_W
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No.... I would not have been glad if she had won.

I get your point, but we don't need any further moves to the right, or any more polarization. And providing an easier target for Mulcair (not that he needs one) would be far outweighed by the damage to her province, to those of us next to it, and to the whole of the country. 

Besides, it was a great pleasure to see all those federal Harperites with their chins on the floor for once.

 

 


clambake
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kropotkin1951 wrote:

Boom Boom wrote:

Allison Redford released a video while she's at the Bilderberg meeting (in Virginia) and it's quite rude to Mulcair. I think it'll crap back on her. Laughing

She went to meet with the rulers of the world at an event that is not anything to be concerned about. Only tin hat wearing people could believe that there is anything going on at theses annual meetings so don't look here. Of course since they have been outed in the last few years they now announce the decades old event.  Manufacturing consent is also about what gets talked about. imagine a MSM where the talking heads were wondering what the fuck a Premier is doing meeting with the owners of the rights to Alberta's resources as if she was one of them instead of an elected official. That is not the story no its about whether or not Alberta is being targeted for being richer than other provinces.

Here is the list of people meeting at this yearly conference. Like most conferences I am sure there is some subtle "networking" going on in hospitality suites.  If these people are not conspiring to rule the world what are they doing?

 

I hope you are being facetious by citing infowars :/


NorthReport
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What the headline should say here is that the mainstream press failed. So is there anything new here? 

National media coverage of the 2011 federal election was a failure

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorialopinion/article/1203278--nationa...


NorthReport
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We can count on a few things in life - death, taxes, and that Mulcair will be attacked in the msp as long as he is in politics.

Media attacks on Thomas Mulcair escalate as NDP charges ahead

 

http://www.straight.com/article-695701/vancouver/media-attacks-thomas-mu...


Sean in Ottawa
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Interesting article addressing the paucity of real content in the media. what the article seemed afraid to admit is that not only was there little analysis and discussion of the issues -- what was there was so completely partisan that it was worse than the endless poll coverage and superficial crap. Most of what passed as substantive content was in fact packaged propaganda. If you add that idea to the article then it would be complete. The author almost went there in discussing the At Issue Panel but seemed to pull the punch at the last moment and not concede the damage of such biased reporting instead focusing on the vacuous nature of the rest of the reporting. It really was a one-two punch with both aspects being quite equal.


kropotkin1951
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clambake wrote:

I hope you are being facetious by citing infowars :/

No it is just a list and they had it formatted properly. If you prefer to have it straight from the vultures themselves here is a link for you. The whack jobs on the right at least have their computer skills down. The couple of leftie sites I tried first didn't have good formatting so one could not easily cut and paste.

http://www.bilderbergmeetings.org/participants2012.html


knownothing
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Your laissez-faire attitude to the Bilderberg is concerning. What is the point of electing a government if they just go to Bilderberg conferences and get their marching orders?

Say goodbye to the nation-state


NorthReport
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Here we go again.

Federal NDP Leader Tom Mulcair rejects complaints that his caucus is anti-Israel

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/faith/federal-ndp-le...


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