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Unpaid leave to It was a curious moment when my son's 12 While the PM will likely not suffer any by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
care for seriously year old friend began to describe what he consequences for his impetuous tantrum, those Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
ill relative thought it was to be a man. From the who abandon reason and persuasion and resort

He equated manhood to someone who has Publisher’s Desk to physical force, have stooped to the level of
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achieved a certain level of wealth and power. In a school yard bully. They not only bring Alberta organ and tissue
his young mind, manhood was having a new disgrace to themselves, but to the office they donation –registry agent launch
car, a big house, and being the boss of himself hold.
and others. the process. And what kind of example does an adult
His conceptions are understandable, in a Trudeau's manhandling of the MPs came bullying another adult give to our children?
society that places a great deal of status on what ahead of a vote limiting debate on the And what does it say, in particular, about Rob
Building Canada Plan we do for a living and what we own. government's doctor-assisted dying bill. violence against women? Merrifield
It reminded me of a Rudyard Kipling poem With allegations of assault brandished about, Kipling's poem goes on, “If you can talk
titled 'If--'. Although it is a bit stoic in some Trudeau apologized repeatedly for the incident with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
Weekly Anchor passages, it does give a time-tested and thought- saying, his behaviour was “unacceptable”. with kings - nor lose the common West Yellowhead MLA Robin Campbell
provoking outline of manhood. It begins, “If
The incident does qualify as an assault –when
touch…you'll be a Man my son!” It would
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require lubrication for their bearings. I guess we will done their way right now. These changes will happen
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bicycles. I wonder if these people would take stock Even the Hinton pulp mill seems to have improved
of their lives, take an honest and close look around its image, all of this without the NDP's input. I do
their houses, workplace and surroundings and not know how “green” people are going to maintain
consider all the things they will have to be without if their arts, social programs and expensive lifestyles
we have no oil, or at the moment no viable by shutting down industries. They are going to do
replacement. All groceries are delivered by truck, this and raise wages in a market that is already out of
train or boat as well as jewelry, movies, paintings, world competition.
furniture, solar panels and wind mills to name a few.
Plastic comes from petrochemicals. Without plastics
there will be no trim in electric cars, cameras, TV's,
cell phones, fridges, dishwashers, most small
appliances and tools – the list goes on and on.
All of this jumping on the green bandwagon
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