Hey twitterinos! It's thread time!!!

To start off, Kenney removing speech therapy in Alberta schools. Really? He truly is a grade A piece of shit. He should be black marked in the event that he ever, I don't know, thought of adopting children and some poor souls got stuck with
him. This is one of the most repulsive things he's done. I really do wonder sometimes if he's naturally this vile, or if he strives to be hated by everyone.

Something else that I've been thinking about, does anyone else think that Kenney has an alternate angle to appointing a
black MLA as a Justice Minister in the height of the BLM movement?

Another point to ponder. I spoke to a couple people tonight while at work and, what is the real beef that Conservatives have with PM Trudeau? Truly?

Is it the name? Is it that he's very confident in himself and
that spits in the face of the Conservative way?

I know the corruption, or perception of corruption, will be a point of argument but, is it more significant than what any other party partakes in? I spoke with someone tonight, and for full disclosure I'm not sure of her political
leanings, but her beef was with PM Trudeau. She DID acknowledged that she's not a fan of the Conservatives, but that was it. This is AT LEAST the second person to articulate that the issue with the Liberals doesn't seem to be the Liberals themselves, but with the leader.

As we
were talking another guy entered the room we were in and chimed in on the conversation. What came next I found very interesting. He was a paramedic and he shared a story about golfing with somebody pretty high up in the federal Conservatives party. According to him, this golf
partner said he thinks the Liberals are going to get a majority in the next election. I know minority governments are typically desired by many to get the best results without abuse of power, however, I'd love to see this play out and watch the Liberals stick it to the cancer
across the aisle. I'm excited to hear what they've got coming at the throne speech.

Another question for my incredible audience, is there anything that the current CPC could do to swing your opinion to believe that they're more moderate and not the extremists so many know them
to be?

As for the provincial matters at hand, out of what I've gathered from speaking to people, the NDP seem to be pegged as a centralist party. If they're centralist, what is the Alberta Party? What is the draw of the Alberta Party in comparison to the NDP? I'd love to hear
some genuine feedback. I'll be honest, I'm expecting a far better response than something about them being more Conservative. The Conservative draw in Alberta is nothing short of nauseating, and it's not coincidental that a good number of people look back on Rachel's time in
office as one of positivity and reason to be encouraged. One of the biggest draws for me personally was the acknowledgment of the need to diversify. This has been the biggest problem this province has had. We're suckers for the Conservatives and it's mind boggling to me, even
before this latest brand of imposters that, they quite literally have nothing to show for years and years of this highly desired resource. Did we get stiffed on royalties this entire time? Or did they just blow it on all types of worthless shit, like their own pockets? We are
THE most predictable province in this country, and yet, we continue to give the right the benefit of the doubt because of the scary........................anything else. We have a province full of cowboys, tough construction workers, and oil workers but the thought of giving a
real fair shot to the "other side" is scary as hell.....

We all need to remember something, and to some this might be new news, but the reason we're in this hole is because of the Conservatives. Present gov't and governments of yesteryear. We had a one term break. This doesn't
lie at the feet of the NDP. Nothing like accruing 44 years of turmoil and debt and expecting a turn around in 4 years..........

Change is needed. Not a shuffling of deck chairs.

There was something else that caught my eye as I scanned my timeline today. @ogeorge1 tweeted that
"There is a groundswell of opposition to US-dominated, Conservative, right-wing media in Canada."

This is EXCELLENT news. Great work by @CailinasEirinn and the work put in on the #mediapetition. This is going to be huge.

Alright, that's it for tonight folks.
Thanks for coming along for the ride.

Much love as always.

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