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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby oneh2obabe » Feb 19th, 2013, 1:42 pm

msj wrote:Presumably Trudeau would continue to operate under these same terms going forward so, unless someone has some real evidence to the contrary, there isn't anything of substance here (which is not a surprise since this is nothing more than an attempted smear).

Finally, someone who can see the forest for the trees. Only reason this is even been discussed is his last name.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby twobits » Feb 19th, 2013, 3:42 pm

oneh2obabe wrote: Finally, someone who can see the forest for the trees. Only reason this is even been discussed is his last name.


The only reason he is running is because of his last name. His resume is rather sparse for someone gunning for the position of Prime Minister n'est pas? Total joke and if the libs choose him as leader, they don't deserve to be considered a legitimate party. Hell, why didn't they recruit Celine Dion? Every bit as qualified to be Prime Minister as Justin.
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Re: TRUDEAU: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby Rwede » Feb 19th, 2013, 3:48 pm

jennylives wrote:He is doing a service outside of his regular duties. Why wouldn't he be compensated for that?



An MP's job description extends far past the 9 - 5 hours of a regular Joe.

Trudeau is scamming money while he continues to draw a wage from the taxpayers, of that there is no doubt. Moreover, it appears he has shirked his responsibility to be in parliament so that he could cash in on these speaking engagements.

If you or I played PAID hookey from work to go earn a second wage somewhere else, we'd be sacked on the spot. So should the same fate befall Trudeau. It's nothing short of theft from his employer, the Government of Canada, to fail to show up for work, and still get paid, so that he could earn a second wage elsewhere.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby Carmencat » Feb 19th, 2013, 4:10 pm


The only reason he is running is because of his last name. His resume is rather sparse for someone gunning for the position of Prime Minister n'est pas? Total joke and if the libs choose him as leader, they don't deserve to be considered a legitimate party. Hell, why didn't they recruit Celine Dion? Every bit as qualified to be Prime Minister as Justin.



Exactly. JT has a BA in literature, and a teaching degree. That's it. After teaching for a few years he took two years of engineering, then dropped out. Then tried a Masters in enviornmental geography, and dropped out again. Seems like he settled on politics because his last name would mean he didn't really have to work for it.

My neice is 4 days older than JT, and also a teacher. She is as qualified, if not more. She has two other degrees showing she can actually complete what she has started.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby kibbs » Feb 20th, 2013, 9:42 am

The only reason he is running is because of his last name. His resume is rather sparse for someone gunning for the position of Prime Minister n'est pas? Total joke and if the libs choose him as leader, they don't deserve to be considered a legitimate party. Hell, why didn't they recruit Celine Dion? Every bit as qualified to be Prime Minister as Justin.


It doesn't matter who leads a party,its the powers behind them pull their strings.A party leader is a face and a puppet.It just depends on which power you want pulling the strings.Steve isn't in charge, big oil is. Justin is just the pretty face that will make steves' look ugly. Ignatieff didn't stand a chance.Its not policy its popularity.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby twobits » Feb 20th, 2013, 10:09 am

Carmencat wrote:


Exactly. JT has a BA in literature, and a teaching degree. That's it. After teaching for a few years he took two years of engineering, then dropped out. Then tried a Masters in enviornmental geography, and dropped out again. Seems like he settled on politics because his last name would mean he didn't really have to work for it.



So what do the JT supporters have to say about these qualifications and quitting character? Do you seriously think he is Prime MInister material?
Maybe we'll get lucky and he will try politics for a cpl of years and drop out of that too! Seems to be his MO anyway.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby kibbs » Feb 20th, 2013, 10:22 am

So what do the JT supporters have to say about these qualifications and quitting character? Do you seriously think he is Prime MInister material?
Maybe we'll get lucky and he will try politics for a cpl of years and drop out of that too! Seems to be his MO anyway.



I believe their are more worthy people to lead the country,Suzuki for one.Its a game and if you want to win you have to know how to play. Trudeau's name is the liberals best shot at regaining old glory.He's best to connect with young voters ,which is what will be needed in the future to win.The woman will love him.Its strategy and that you have to recognize.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby twobits » Feb 20th, 2013, 11:28 am

And if it was Shania Twain running for PM and you said the men will love her.......wonder if it would be called sexist?

And if we are engaging voters for nothing more than the goods looks of the candidate it is a sad day for the country and speaks volumes for your own politican acumen for promoting it.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby kibbs » Feb 20th, 2013, 11:43 am

And if we are engaging voters for nothing more than the goods looks of the candidate it is a sad day for the country and speaks volumes for your own politican acumen for promoting it.


The strategy to win the masses is obvious .Ignore it at your own peril .Big blue already knows how to play the game.It is they who need Alanis Morrisettte now.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby kibbs » Feb 20th, 2013, 11:54 am

You can see in the debates his hair style is more mature and hes lookin better than the rest .Take a breath Justin.All the rest is just mud slinging .Wait till Justin starts flinging tar sand.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby Rwede » Feb 20th, 2013, 2:39 pm

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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby albertabound » Feb 20th, 2013, 2:47 pm

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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby steven lloyd » Feb 20th, 2013, 6:05 pm

twobits wrote: So what do the JT supporters have to say about these qualifications and quitting character?

:129: That he has more qualifications and stick-to-it-ivness than our current provincial premier ?

Realistically though, I really doubt TJ is anywhere near ready to be Prime Minister.
Possibly a premature move on his part that might cost him in the long run.
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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby French Castanut » Feb 20th, 2013, 6:09 pm

“What is it in your resume that qualifies you to be the future prime minister of Canada?” [Marc Garneau] asked Mr. Trudeau, returning to a line of attack Mr. Garneau has amplified in recent days.

Mr. Trudeau quickly responded, pointing to his positions on trade and post-secondary education — posted to his website hours before the debate — and his success winning back his Montreal riding from the Bloc Quebecois.

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Re: Trudeau: A millionnaire pocketing thousands speaking fee

Postby kibbs » Feb 20th, 2013, 6:54 pm

and his success winning back his Montreal riding from the Bloc Quebecois.

Id call that an almost miracle that only one Canadian could pull off. Garneau has been into space on a shuttle .you just have to be healthy and not blow up to do that.Seriously the guys got thick political ties since birth .He may not look ready yet but the liberal handlers will buff and spin him till he does.Notice the fading lisp .Observe the creation of your next Prime Minister.
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