Trudeau calls trucker protest an 'insult to truth'

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It's not part of "democracy" in the strictest sense. Then again, neither you nor we have nor ever intended to have a system limited to nothing but "democracy."

One could accurately state that the concept of having rights that are not subject to the will of the majority is "un-democratic."

"Democracy," in the sense in which you're using it, is a vague generalization of several libraries worth of information, practices, procedures, legal and social concepts, and customs. All subject to interpretation or misinterpretation according to your opinions or biases.

Calling something "undemocratic" has about as much information value as calling it "unGodly." It's invocation of a magic word when you're too lazy to construct a solid argument.

We all know the general idea and it's not controversial.

We vote someone in with the intention to represent our best interests and their job is to represent our best interests.

We can bicker about what those interests are and if they've been properly represented and shit, it looks like we're doing just that.
 
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It's sad that he hates democracy though.
Says the Trudeau knob gobbler who thinks democracy doesn't include the right to protest the govt, unless it's a Conservative govt. Yeah dicknuts, we're ALL familiar with your idea of "democracy".
Everyone's voice was heard here, he's just angry that he's outnumbered.
Outnumbered in here by who? You and all the voices in your head?

Have Republicans finally given up the fake election delusion yet?
Pretty funny shit coming from a loser who whined that 39.6% isn't a majority but thinks 33.12% is a clear cut mandate to go full authoritarian.
 

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What protest?

You mean the illegal occupation?

Let me know when your start caring about law and order again.
 

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We all know the general idea and it's not controversial.

We vote someone in with the intention to represent our best interests and their job is to represent our best interests.

We can bicker about what those interests are and if they've been properly represented and shit, it looks like we're doing just that.
The "general idea" is well and good, like all high-flown, misused, and hopelessly vague terms.

It's when ya get down to the here and now that things get complicated. And the mindless, dogmatic invocation of magic words you don't understand and can't use correctly helps nothing.
 

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The "general idea" is well and good, like all high-flown, misused, and hopelessly vague terms.

It's when ya get down to the here and now that things get complicated. And the mindless, dogmatic invocation of magic words you don't understand and can't use correctly helps nothing.

Free speech and peaceful protest are two good ones to start with.
 

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I know how he feels. The 60s probably caused some of my problems.
It was a rough decade.

NB: I consider the American social phenomena loosely called "the 60s" to be 1967-1974, starting with the Summer of Love and ending with the resignation of President Nixon.

Though I got no argument with folk that want to start it at the arrival of the Beatles in America in 64.
 
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It was a rough decade.

NB: I consider the American social phenomena loosely called "the 60s" to be 1967-1974, starting with the Summer of Love and ending with the resignation of President Nixon.

Though I got no argument with folk that want to start it at the arrival of the Beatles in America in 64.
I agree. 67 I was 12. About the time the hippies started moving into our neck of the woods. By the time I was 16 I had carnal knowledge of a good number of hippy chicks. Most of the guys main interest was getting stoned or drunk and the girls were wanting.
 
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Jinentonix

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What protest?
The one Groper was so desperate to shut down to try and retain his tenuous grasp on power. Been under a rock or something?
You mean the illegal occupation?
Funny how a loser who cheered the illegal Occupy movement and wholeheartedly supported them suddenly has a problem with Canadian citizens "occupying" Canadian soil because your precious little sexist, racist, Canada-hating Quebec nationalist PM is desperate to cling to power.
Let me know when your start caring about law and order again.
You mean like protests that involve defacing and toppling statues, burning down churches, assaulting anyone who disagrees with the leftist narrative, attacking pipeline workers, spiking trees, Occupying Nathan Phillips Square. You mean THAT kind of law and order?
 

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We all know the general idea and it's not controversial.

We vote someone in with the intention to represent our best interests and their job is to represent our best interests.

We can bicker about what those interests are and if they've been properly represented and shit, it looks like we're doing just that.
No, what Trudeau has done is not in our best interests. Can you imagine what other world Leaders think about Trudeau. They're quite open about ridiculing him and telling him that he's a fascist or a tyrant. Hey, facts matter.... just sayin'
 

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No, what Trudeau has done is not in our best interests. Can you imagine what other world Leaders think about Trudeau. They're quite open about ridiculing him and telling him that he's a fascist or a tyrant. Hey, facts matter.... just sayin'
No worries Trudie will dress up in their historic attire and give them a tearful apology to tide them over
 
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No, what Trudeau has done is not in our best interests. Can you imagine what other world Leaders think about Trudeau. They're quite open about ridiculing him and telling him that he's a fascist or a tyrant. Hey, facts matter.... just sayin'
When the president of Iran is tweeting about your abuse of human rights , there is a problem .
 

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