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Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) has grown over the years into not just a classic, but the classic, the greatest Christmas song ever
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Mr. Coyne has been tippling heavily and early it seems. His editor must have been equally discombobulated. Seldom have I read a more ridiculous column, in any paper, anywhere.
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Many people think the party with the most seats is automatically called upon to form a government, but that’s not actually the case
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Harper could cave, and set the stage for every other premier to make demands. Or he could refuse, and be subjected to further abuse from Wynne
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Andrew, come back to Twitter! You don't have to engage as much as you did, but I personally prefer to retweet articles from the author themselves after they post it 
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It would be an irony if Canadians should find, after years of squabbling over the spoils of high-priced oil, that the oil boom had passed us by
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Maybe there’s a case for redistribution — greater redistribution, that is, than already takes place — but a symbolic slap at the well-off isn’t going to do it
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In any old province the opposition will from time to time take over the government. But only in Alberta will you find the government taking over the opposition
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It worked for the Reform party, didn't it?
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We are asserting that helping people in pain end their lives is a positive good, which it is the state’s obligation not just to tolerate, but to facilitate
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There must be a way to manage this in a humane manner. Asking terminally ill or incapacitated patients to suffer, in some cases for years is inhumane. We don't treat our pets this way. 
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It has been three months since the premiers last met, in one of their periodic costume balls as the Council of the Federation
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Of the $14-billion — OK, $13.7-billion — in loans to the two companies, much of it converted into shares in GM, about $5.4-billion has been recouped
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We’ve been burned so often, we now assume they’re all lying. Virtue may be its own reward, but it doesn’t do much for your election chances
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    Economics & History, 1983
  • London School of Economics
    Economics, 1985
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