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Edward Campbell
Old, broken-down, retired, Canadian soldier. Husband, father, grandfather, music lover. Classical liberal: i.e. Conservative. Opinionated but polite, I hope.
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Edward Campbell 10m
This is a vitally important message. Your freedom of speech is not threatened when the government agrees with you; it is threatened when the gov't disagrees and then tries to prevent you from expressing your ideas by controlling the media. &
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Edward Campbell 1h
Some people, including most reputable economists, say that small businesses are both the engine and the backbone of a developed economy like Canada's. But told us that many small businesses are just scams where the wealthy launder their money.
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Edward Campbell 6h
"Is there something more nefarious going on here?" is, indeed, the right question. As stated, the govt's own security agencies have warned against Huawei? Why doesn't the gov't act? Who is pulling 's strings? Who in Canada gains? Desmarais? Chrétien?
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Edward Campbell 7h
Replying to @MzmeriABCA
Of course it's ridiculous. It was ridiculous to have elected a man-child in 2015. It was madness to re-elect him and his cabal in 2019. But we get the government we deserve, I suppose. and Canada needs
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Edward Campbell 7h
Replying to @kevverage
It's gone well beyond being "a little bit weird," it has descended into the deepest pit of politically correct lunacy. History is history; one cannot undo do it and one should not whitewash it; it needs to be examined, not hidden away.
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Edward Campbell 8h
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Edward Campbell 8h
Replying to @janephilpott
Happy Birthday Ma'am. 🎂
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Edward Campbell 10h
I hope that Rick Hillier remembers the really hard lessons from his Army days and hires a good logistician to do the real work. (And no, I was not a loggie, but they saved my arse many a time.)
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Edward Campbell 10h
Facts! Meanwhile, was calling those of us who wanted air travel restricted and arriving pax tested racists. Now he blames us for his poor judgment. and Canada needs
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Edward Campbell 10h
This cannot be repeated too often. In the early days, called us racists for wanting an abundance of caution. Now he blames us for his errors in judgment. and Canada needs
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Edward Campbell 11h
Agreed! For the record, Mt Fryer's remark is addressed to who failed Canada in the winter if 2019/20 ~ ~ and failed us again after the pandemic took hold. and Canada needs
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Edward Campbell 21h
Replying to @CatoInstitute
And inflation is the bitterest enemy of those of us, mostly elderly, who live on our pensions and (usually cautious) investments.
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Edward Campbell 21h
A Canadian politician called them "corporate welfare bums."
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Edward Campbell 21h
Agreed, 100% Corporations can EARN money, incl taxpayers' money, by making products and offering services that are better than anyone else's; they are not entitled to anything just because they are big, rich and influential.
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Edward Campbell 21h
I said to someone else: "Who was it (I'm pretty sure it wasn't Churchill) who said: "If you're not a socialist by the time you're 20 there's something wrong with your heart, but if you're still socialist when you're 40 then there's something wrong with your head"?"
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Edward Campbell 21h
Replying to @Swiftie01
2/2 Who was it (I'm pretty sure it wasn't Churchill) who said: "If you're not a socialist by the time you're 20 there's something wrong with your heart, but if you're still socialist when you're 40 then there's something wrong with your head"?
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Edward Campbell 21h
Replying to @Swiftie01
That why I said "an adolescent’s harmless daydream." The only problem is that Klaus Schwab is over 80, not a teenager, but he (and Prince Charles) likely want to believe in that sort of thing even if they know it's never going to happen. 1/2
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Edward Campbell 22h
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Edward Campbell Nov 22
That sounds like a very reasonable assumption, Nick! The usually acts only when insiders can benefit.
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Edward Campbell Nov 22
Congratulations!
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