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our allen abel looks to the cosmos 50 and looks upon america 50 years later and lo on the greatness and failur
Our Allen Abel looks to the cosmos 50 and looks upon America 50 years later, and lo: on the greatness and failure of Apollo 11.
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for those keeping score more than 1 8th of s ucp caucus and 1 5th of his cabinet have been questioned by rcmp
For those keeping score, more than 1/8th of @jkenney's UCP caucus — and 1/5th of his cabinet — have been questioned by RCMP in their investigation into voter fraud on Kenney's party leadership campaign. via @EmmaLGraney
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ah yes but what about event centres ducks
Ah yes, but what about event centres? (ducks)
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nah photorealistic lion king 2019 would pay money photorealistic lion king 2019 but swap out voice actors for
Nah: photorealistic Lion King 2019
Would pay money: photorealistic Lion King 2019, but swap out voice actors for 2h of David Attenborough nature-doc narration.
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in fairness though many countries in europe and other continents have such high intakes of asylum seekers that
@benkerteisen In fairness, though, many countries in Europe and other continents have such high intakes of asylum seekers that they lack capacity to resettle UN program refugees as well. Canada, US are fortunate in this regard, if there’s political will.
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youve got to wonder if there are some officials in trump s white house leaning on the national park service to
You’ve got to wonder if there are some officials in Trump's White House leaning on the National Park Service to chisel a certain plaque off a monument in New York Harbour.
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canada replaced us last year as the top country accepting resettled not asylum refugees this was not a towerin
Canada replaced U.S. last year as the top country accepting resettled (not asylum) refugees. This was not a towering success by Canada, but the harsh end of a welcoming America.
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trumps usa may accept zero refugees in 2020 1 this is a fucking terrifying global shame for the longtime settl
Trump’s USA may accept zero refugees in 2020.
1) This is a fucking terrifying global shame for the longtime settlement leader
2) Headline will make it seem heavens-to-betsy generous if they let in 5,000ppl, which is still a fucking terrifying global shame.
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a defence lawyer in asking for a light sentence for client convicted of raping an unconscious woman compares h
A defence lawyer, in asking for a light sentence for client convicted of raping an unconscious woman, compares him to Bill Cosby.
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many chapters in this ongoing saga on canadian political cravenness would be titled milk methinks
Many chapters in this ongoing saga on Canadian political cravenness would be titled Milk, methinks:

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i have repurposed the data that were in your personal profile and which you were probably saving for friends f
I have repurposed
the data
that were in
your personal profile

and which
you were probably
saving
for friends

Forgive me
they were politically useful
so lucrative
and [WHICH WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS POEM ARE YOU?? TAKE OUR QUIZ CLICK HERE]
—Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook
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while controversial darth vader achieved great heights in space construction amp played a formative role in hi
"While controversial, Darth Vader achieved great heights in space construction & played a formative role in his son's life" #trudeaueulogies
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fun fact no canadian team has ever lost an nba finals home game
Fun fact: no Canadian team has ever lost an NBA Finals home game.
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breaking trudeau to purchase united states of america for 455 trillion hopes to find new buyer
BREAKING: Trudeau to purchase United States of America for $455 trillion, hopes to find new buyer
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a breathtaking use of a newspaper s fold in today s edmontonjournal ymmfire
A breathtaking use of a newspaper's fold, in today's @edmontonjournal. #ymmfire
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fraudulent emails used to vote in the ucp leadership race kenney won reports clearly i can say 100 per cent w
!!!! Fraudulent emails used to vote in the UCP leadership race Kenney won, reports. "Clearly, I can say 100 per cent: We did not vote."
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on page 34 of the ucp platform read kenneys plans to replace ndp climate strategy no carbon tax no oilsands em
On page 34 of the UCP platform, read Kenney’s plans to replace NDP climate strategy:
—no carbon tax
—no oilsands emissions cap
—coal plants OK past 2030
—weaker industrial emitter regs
—no more interventions to encourage wind, solar & other renewable power
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flames communications director tweets some ungoodwill about nenshi h t carrietait
Flames communications director tweets some ungoodwill about Nenshi. h/t @CarrieTait
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dating profile pic vs dude whos sitting across the table from you
Dating profile pic vs. dude who’s sitting across the table from you
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