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    I can't actually recall if he used the word...

    he may have been talking about an overpass for 50 street to eliminate the current level rail crossing but I would think that's a traffic congestion issue more than a safety one. i guess when you're...
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    I saw Trudeau giving a speech in Edmonton...

    I saw Trudeau giving a speech in Edmonton Strathcona on the news. He said something about making the "50th Street crossing" safer. What's the issue there? Is he talking about the portion of 50th that...
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    Yes, there is a widely held myth that the Harper...

    I don't recall any important cabinet posts being held by an Edmonton, since Anne McLellan - oh wait she is a Liberal and she did a lot to help develop the oilsands. Calgary did a bit better under...
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    The Liberal Party in the early 20th Cenutry were...

    I've though this for a long time but the truth of the matter is that a large percentage of Albertans, not a majority but close to it, would be quite happy with a one party system. In the past 40...
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    Fawcett of the National Post wrote: "Here was...

    Fawcett of the National Post wrote:

    "Here was a Prime Minister from Calgary, who gave important cabinet posts to other Albertans, and who ostensibly had Alberta’s best interests in mind." END...
  6. So the federal government is gonna order Ontario...

    So the federal government is gonna order Ontario to hand over ownership of its nuclear industry to Alberta, and Ontario will just go "Okay, sure, yeah, no problem"?

    Any government that issued...
  7. Yeah, when I said the job was monotonous, I was...

    Yeah, when I said the job was monotonous, I was mostly refering to the endless barage of refusals, hang-ups, answering machines, no answers, call back laters, respondents obviously lacking the...
  8. You work for a survey firm? Cool. I used to do...

    You work for a survey firm? Cool. I used to do that back in the late 80s and early 90s. Kind of a monotonous job(I was almost always on the phones), but you got interesting impressions of people's...
  9. I'm curious as to why you're disappointed in...

    I'm curious as to why you're disappointed in that.

    I am not someone who believes that the UCP is exponentially more evil than other parties, but I wouldn't expect them to be much better either,...
  10. From the article... "Kuzyk has two parking...

    From the article...

    "Kuzyk has two parking pads behind her house, in addition to the driveway for her garage. They’re clearly private property, off the alley behind her house."

    Would the legal...
  11. Yeah, but it's a bit of hyperbole to imply that...

    Yeah, but it's a bit of hyperbole to imply that the whole province can get cocaine quicker than a pizza. The original Journal headline, which just encapsulated the guy's own experience in Fort Mac,...
  12. From the CTV News link... "The study observed...

    From the CTV News link...

    "The study observed that there were no dramatic differences between cities in terms of cocaine usage, but Vancouver did have the highest, with Edmonton having the...
  13. Well, maybe if it was a discussion about some...

    Well, maybe if it was a discussion about some technical point in engineering, and von Braun had said something that backed up my argument, I would quote von Braun. But given that the quote was just...
  14. 'Politicians have to know better': Activist...

    'Politicians have to know better': Activist criticizes MLA for quoting Nazi in deleted tweet

    In fairness, it's believable to me that Hunter didn't know that von Braun was a Nazi, since he(von...
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    Which item of clothing was the performer trying...

    Which item of clothing was the performer trying to remove? I think it makes a difference if we're talking about, for example, flicking off the guy's hat vs. undoing his fly.
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    ^ Well, I guess the conclusion would be that the...

    ^ Well, I guess the conclusion would be that the skyline of downtown Saskatoon resembles a university campus.
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    Now, THAT is an interesting shot. We rarely see...

    Now, THAT is an interesting shot. We rarely see the university photographed from that height and angle. And I like the unintentional mischief of JUST missing any appearance of downtown.
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    Hm, the Epcor building in the background seems to...

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    Hm, the Epcor building in the background seems to jive quite well with the Mac.

    (Sorry, maybe others have noticed this before, and I'm just late to the party.)
  19. Just to clarify the meaning of a term once...

    That's why. They're cutting short the terms of people who went through at least some sort of vetting process so they can stick their corporate buddies into the highest positions possible in public...
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    Because of that building, or at least one floor...

    Because of that building, or at least one floor of it, Alberta politics is very different today than what it would have been otherwise.

    EDIT: I stand partly corrected. Skypalace wasn't revealed...
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    Which I always thought was kind of a good look...

    Which I always thought was kind of a good look for the Fed building, ie. sinister.

    Nice shot.
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    I remember Club Trend, a nightclub for minors...

    I remember Club Trend, a nightclub for minors that didn't serve alcohol, and barred over-18s from entering. I think it was located in the old Studio 82 porn theatre on Whyte, just west of Mill Creek...
  23. ^ Interesting, but of little consequence....

    ^ Interesting, but of little consequence. Relatively to other provinces, yes, Alberta at the current time has a large number of people supporting separation when asked about it in a poll. But 25% is...
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    ^ Very cool shot. Amazing. One minor...

    ^ Very cool shot. Amazing.

    One minor negative, though, is that it doesn't quite capture the differences in elevation, eg. looking at it quickly, you'd think that the Terrace building is on the...
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    That phrase means "God is great", and is commonly...

    https://twitter.com/IlhanMN/status/250746228529311744[/QUOTE]

    That phrase means "God is great", and is commonly used by Muslims, the way evangelical Christians might say Praise The Lord.

    Did...
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