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LETTER: No consequences for Renaud’s “worse than Iran” tweet

A reader says it is hypocritical that people lose their jobs for “liking” Trump tweets, but that NDP MLAs can “like” outrageous statements without consequence.

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RE: Alberta NDP MLA likes tweet that called UCP government ‘worse than Iran’

Just a comment on this story, unlike for example Micheal Korenberg the chair of UBC’s board of governors who was forced to resign for liking some Trump tweets, Ms. Renaud will not face any consequences, continue to collect her one percenter salary, and contribute nothing.

The woksters are running the show like the medieval Catholic church did. They can say and do anything they like and anyone out of step is branded a heretic. Only difference is they can’t actually rack or burn them at the stake, just ruin their careers, assassinate their characters, and essentially turn them into lepers. A truly sad time for democracy.

I would also advocate for Ms. Renaud and fellow thinkers to move to human rights stalwart countries like Iran, China, Saudi Arabia, or any number of African countries for examples for a taste of reality.

Ken Landrock
Smithers, BC 

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LETTER: Quebec is worth the effort

“It’s the first sensible insight that I have seen in a very long time.”

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RE: MAKICHUK: Let’s engage Quebec, and not just bash it

Your article is heartfelt and very impressive.

It’s the first sensible insight that I have seen in a very long time.

If at first, we don’t get far with Quebec, then keep trying. Thanks so much.

Richard Patterson
Ponoka, AB.

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LETTER: The rest of the country may think of Alberta as redneck — let them

Alberta is being looked at as redneck. Well I like it. It’s about time somebody stood up to the bull crap that’s being handed down.

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RE: MARSDEN: Vaccines are the anti-lockdown super weapon we need

When will the media start sending out the message vaccinated people can spread COVID-19 just as easy as non-vaccinated people.  In fact, maybe easier due to the mindset of invincibility they feel once vaccinated.

Start spreading the news the experimental drug vaccine only helps your personal immune system. It does not cure, make you immune, or stop you from spreading COVID-19.

The rising list of possible side effects to this untested long-term drug is scary, yet the media seems to ignore this except whatever the Pharma and government passes out. 

How come we don’t hear how many positives have been passed by vaccinated people? 

Alberta is being looked at as redneck. Well, I like it. It’s about time somebody stood up to the bull crap that’s being handed down. 

I think every unvaccinated person, when forced to stand in a line or segregated out, should stand in the line of the vaccinated. Slow the system down. 

Should tell the readers medical history is private.  If I have to sign a document for another doctor to see my records what authority does someone have to even ask me for my medical status to board a plane or get food etc.

Jerry Terpstra
Brooks, AB

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LETTER: Alberta should be off Equalization hook

Why would foreign nations be eligible for gratis Canadian money?

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RE: Alberta Equalization referendum a step closer to reality

Alberta should be off the hook for Equalization support to the new Nation of Quebec.

Why would foreign nations be eligible for gratis Canadian money? Unless, of course, Trudeau decides their girls need education.

Then the payments could be construed as being for that. The Quebec template is open for us too. Just hold a couple of referendums on separation and no matter the outcome, eventually, we’ll get our way.

Doug Bullick
Camrose

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