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    Sgt. Ryan Russell - Toronto Police Service

    The Dupont parkette, near Dupont St. and Avenue Rd., was renamed for Sgt. Ryan Russell, 35, who died in the line of duty in January. The park is just blocks from the spot where Russell was struck by a stolen snowplow driven by a man without shoes. At the wheel was Richard Kachkar, who has since...
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    U.S. 2012 Election

    Untrue. Blacks have usually voted in significant numbers in presidential races. Black turnout increased somewhat in 2008. http://socialcapital.wordpress.com/2009/05/01/no-gap-in-racial-turnout-in-2008-elections-youth-gap-narrowing/
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    Have we become a conservative country?

    Welcome to the site ArmyNerd! Can you explain what you mean by rebalancing of moral fibre and spine?
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    If America adopts Canada's health care system

    We need to be careful about pretending that Canada and the U.S. represent examples of the public versus the private model. Canadian health care has a lot of capitalism in it. And American health care has a lot of socialism in it. Neither is pure. Either system could have its faults ascribed to...
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    Media Bias [Merged]

    Well, that is certainly the conventional free market assumption. However, human behavior has a tendency of ignoring economic theory. After all, the BBC produces excellent programs, even though it receives a huge subsidy as well.
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    Have we become a conservative country?

    Harper says the Liberal era is over... Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/Harper%2Bdeclares%2Blong%2BLiberal%2Bover%2Bduring%2BStampede%2Bspeech/5079289/story.html#ixzz1Rk3XOOXv...
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    Global Warming/Climate Change Super Thread

    http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/australia-to-hit-nations-500-worst-polluters-with-tax-companies-to-pay-25-per-ton-of-carbon.html
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    Media Bias [Merged]

    I do not know if the problem is the CBC per se. Both the UK and the US have excellent public sector/non-profit broadcasters. In fact, I would argue that the BBC and PBS produce much better shows than commercial networks with their formulaic bubble gum. (Oh look, the 22 year old blonde...
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    Many in Kandahar fear looming disaster as Canada withdraws

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/many-in-kandahar-fear-looming-disaster-as-canada-withdraws/article2092248/
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    Media Bias [Merged]

    What an amazing coincidence!  ;D
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    Media Bias [Merged]

    I don't agree with all this bashing of Canadian television programming. I can name at least three shows that I watch on CBC: The Simpsons Arrested Development Doctor Who
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    Spare the austerity, spoil the military

    So far, I haven't found any links to the thesis itself. However, Major Gasparotto has at least one published book. http://www.forces.gc.ca/site/commun/ml-fe/article-eng.asp?id=6330
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    Spare the austerity, spoil the military

    Christie Blatchford explores controversial suggestions for reforming the CF. http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/Spare%2Bausterity%2Bspoil%2Bmilitary/5076497/story.html
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    Conrad Black off to visit his Enron buddies at the crow bar hilton.

    Black fights back... http://www.nationalpost.com/todays-paper/note%2Bcritics/5076499/story.html
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    If America adopts Canada's health care system

    Another defeat for Trudeaupia? http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/07/08/illegal-immigrants-have-no-right-to-free-health-care-court/
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