How to dump billions $$$.

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Catsumi wrote: Nov 12th, 2021, 7:37 pm I agree….just how many hospitals and staff could have been had if our wealth had not been so flammable by wastrels?

Would those funds have been better spent elsewhere that would have achieved some good for all?

74 BILLION…good gawd almighty! That is boxcars full of money whizzing by.

Could that have bought us p, just maybe a power station driven by a nuclear reactor? How many hospitals and when was the last time we had a new one in B.C.? I don’t know, but I DO know that swindlers, thieves and layabouts benefitted from this thoughtless cash windfall so that human trafficking, illegal substances and money laundering could continue without a hiccup.

What really burns my sleek and fluffy tail is that the money is gone, poof, vamoose…. no likelihood of retrieval. EVER.

The Government isn’t even going to TRY to get it back as it’s seen as the cost of doing business (read, cost of getting elected}

I despair.
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crookedmember wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 12:23 pm Sadly, our friends on the right and alt-right seem to think the economy exists in a vacuum.
No, that would be our friends on the Left and alt-left. Definitely.
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barianqueen wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 12:37 pm

This literally never happened.

The OP actually thinks $74 billion went to crooks and criminals.

What actually happened was $74 billion went to Canadian families who spent it on goods and services that created jobs, saved businesses, prevented people from losing their homes, and is still circulating in the economy doing all of that good stuff.

It's the entire reason our economy didn't collapse.
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crookedmember wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 2:01 pm

The OP actually thinks $74 billion went to crooks and criminals.

Are you sure that's what the OP thinks? Now if that spending involved the Liberals, then definitely there were crooks and criminals involved. That's not even up for debate.
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crookedmember wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 2:01 pm
barianqueen wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 12:37 pm

This literally never happened.

The OP actually thinks $74 billion went to crooks and criminals.

What actually happened was $74 billion went to Canadian families who spent it on goods and services that created jobs, saved businesses, prevented people from losing their homes, and is still circulating in the economy doing all of that good stuff.

It's the entire reason our economy didn't collapse.
Yup, precisely. We were enduring a pandemic and still are, and that money needed to be circulated.
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It seems that a few here caught my intention of pointing out the massive expenditures the government undertook while others here just cannot stay on topic, rather, trying to point it in every other direction from Harper, to oh well, that waste is to be expected.

I did NOT say nor do I think that 74 Billions went ALL to criminal elements (reading comprehension) but rather that in its great haste the government overlooked safeguards to ensure funds were not sent to scammers. They finally woke up and tied funds to be distributed to the actual work force and E.I. with social insurance numbers they had at their fingertips from day one.

It isn’t a secret that the present government has added greatly to the national debt at a never seen before rate in our country.

My point is that with some forethought the WASTE of our money could have been used for funding useful projects, and not adding to the debt burden our grandkids must pay down.

I don’t know how this could be made clearer.
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Catsumi wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 5:06 pm It seems that a few here caught my intention of pointing out the massive expenditures the government undertook while others here just cannot stay on topic, rather, trying to point it in every other direction from Harper, to oh well, that waste is to be expected.

I did NOT say nor do I think that 74 Billions went ALL to criminal elements (reading comprehension) but rather that in its great haste the government overlooked safeguards to ensure funds were not sent to scammers. They finally woke up and tied funds to be distributed to the actual work force and E.I. with social insurance numbers they had at their fingertips from day one.

It isn’t a secret that the present government has added greatly to the national debt at a never seen before rate in our country.

My point is that with some forethought the WASTE of our money could have been used for funding useful projects, and not adding to the debt burden our grandkids must pay down.

I don’t know how this could be made clearer.
It wasn't a WASTE of money and it wasn't mistakenly sent to criminal enterprises. Was the government not supposed to help people endure a pandemic?
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Catsumi wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 5:06 pm It seems that a few here caught my intention of pointing out the massive expenditures the government undertook while others here just cannot stay on topic, rather, trying to point it in every other direction from Harper, to oh well, that waste is to be expected.

I did NOT say nor do I think that 74 Billions went ALL to criminal elements (reading comprehension) but rather that in its great haste the government overlooked safeguards to ensure funds were not sent to scammers. They finally woke up and tied funds to be distributed to the actual work force and E.I. with social insurance numbers they had at their fingertips from day one.

It isn’t a secret that the present government has added greatly to the national debt at a never seen before rate in our country.

My point is that with some forethought the WASTE of our money could have been used for funding useful projects, and not adding to the debt burden our grandkids must pay down.

I don’t know how this could be made clearer.
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TheLiteralKingofEngland wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 5:44 pm
Catsumi wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 5:06 pm It seems that a few here caught my intention of pointing out the massive expenditures the government undertook while others here just cannot stay on topic, rather, trying to point it in every other direction from Harper, to oh well, that waste is to be expected.

I did NOT say nor do I think that 74 Billions went ALL to criminal elements (reading comprehension) but rather that in its great haste the government overlooked safeguards to ensure funds were not sent to scammers. They finally woke up and tied funds to be distributed to the actual work force and E.I. with social insurance numbers they had at their fingertips from day one.

It isn’t a secret that the present government has added greatly to the national debt at a never seen before rate in our country.

My point is that with some forethought the WASTE of our money could have been used for funding useful projects, and not adding to the debt burden our grandkids must pay down.

I don’t know how this could be made clearer.
It wasn't a WASTE of money and it wasn't mistakenly sent to criminal enterprises. Was the government not supposed to help people endure a pandemic?
Hmmm… are you saying that it wasn’t a mistake that funds were sent to criminals?
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^Why do you think money was sent to criminals?
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Read the link
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Catsumi wrote: Nov 13th, 2021, 6:16 pm Read the link
I did, it’s all conjecture. Canada isn’t funding criminal enterprises and believing so is simply Trudeau hate to an insane level.
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What was surprising to me was that the news release came from CBC.

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I suspect criminals could submit a ROE that would fool those processing the claims.
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sobrohusfat wrote: Nov 12th, 2021, 11:16 pm How to scuttle the ship - one leak at a time.

There comes a point where it becomes obvious that none of it is by accident.



I am puzzled by this tho ...

How does a tail manage to be both sleek and fluffy at the same time ??

Dove hair conditioner.
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