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"You may not ever love me," Trump would say to his legions of critics. "But I'm doing what I said I would do. Promise made, promise kept." And it is true. If there is one thing that Trump has done in the frenzied first few weeks of his tenure, it is that: he has done what he said he would do.
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There are now two official candidates.
In re-opening NAFTA, President Trump runs the risk of falling into the same kind of black hole created by Smoot-Hawley 87 years ago. Millions of Americans eventually lost everything after having been sucked in by their government's predictions of prosperity -- much in the same way as they are being sucked in today.
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He called her to discuss a letter she wrote him.
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Sometimes, politicians can say just enough to let the words mean anything to anyone.
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The jury is in. According to a new survey, the vast majority of Canadians do not consider criticism of the government of Israel to be necessarily "anti-Semitic." This finding contradicts those who have been warning of a "new anti-Semitism" in Canada, where criticism of Israel is a veiled form of this despicable historic ideology.
Since Justin Trudeau became Prime Minister, I estimate that there have been over 56,000 "police reported incidents" of cannabis possession in Canada. Note that these are not cases where people are being arrested for a more serious crime, and the police also find a joint in their pocket. These are "federal statute incidents reported by police, by most serious offence." So in all these "incidents," cannabis possession was the most serious "crime" being committed.
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Jean-Nicolas Beuze says the crossings are orderly and officials are following all the appropriate laws.
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A statement from Trudeau's office says the prime minister thanked his counterpart for a positive and constructive day of talks.
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Trudeau suggested it's better to be cleared for travel while still on Canadian soil.
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The Trudeau government has been calling CETA the "most progressive" free trade deal ever. But the deal does not require the payment of living wages; it does not mandate a crackdown on tax evasion; and it certainly does not try to guarantee the "peace of mind ... that come[s] with stable, full-time contracts."
Black Lives Matter Toronto spokesperson Yusra Khogali's description of Justin Trudeau as a "white supremacist terrorist" at a recent rally has sparked significant backlash. Shantal Otchere defended the "white supremacist" part of Khogali's statement. Labelling our handsome PM a "terrorist" may be less solid, but it's worth exploring.
He doesn't think Canada will throw Mexico "under the bus."
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