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  1. The last time this happened with them they blatantly tried to win the Lemieux sweepstakes. Here's to hoping they win another Muller for their troubles
  2. At this point in time I am looking at Costmar Lockwood Madden Rathbone Lind Hoglander Podkolzin Gaudette Rafferty And about 2 or 3 other prospects taken outside of the top 5 picks that are turning this organizations fortunes in the depth department around. We have a number of picks turned prospects turned B league and farm team pro that have effectively made the last 4 years of drafting better than the prior 11 combined. Barring Burrows, Hansen, Bieksa and Kesler. If Juolevi somehow does not pan out at all due to injuries. So be it. I cannot think of any other GM currently that has the potential level of success Benning/Brackett have had in terms of picks post top 5.
  3. Going for that Edmonton model. Three 1st overall picks in 4 years baby but hoping Lafrenierre is the McDavid and not the Yakupov for their 3rd first overall pick
  4. Back to the trade deal at hand. That is a crazy over payment. I LOVE the Foote brothers. But wow. That pick will be about 18th or 19th overall this year. Foote, while injured is far from a slouch and represents a faster more skilled version of Kole Lind. I get the bargain aspect but man....
  5. Now don't get me wrong. I didn't say defending it at all. I merely stated that you are pointing your fingers across the aisle but refusing to or ignoring the fact that what you're pointing your finger at is already happening now. I do not support the current levels of governance and have little faith in their abilities. The pendulum in America has swung wildly and crazily to the right. Sanders represents that counter balance with a wild swing to the far left. Within 5 years time or so we'll see a balancing towards the centre where it belongs
  6. Because meme's, cartoons and visual slights always tell the whole story http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/democratic-socialist-countries/ Democratic Socialist Countries 2020 Democratic socialism describes a socialist economy where production and wealth are collectively owned, but the country has a democratic system of government. The goal of democratic socialism is to achieve socialist goals of equality while opposing socialist ideologies. Democratic socialism is opposed to the Soviet economic model, command economies and authoritarian governance. Under Democratic socialism, the ownership of private property is limited. The government regulates the economy. There are also different programs that offer assistance and pensions. What is a Democratic Socialist? A democratic socialist is someone who believes that the government should provide a range of basic services to the public for free or at a significant discount, such as health care and education. Unlike socialists, democratic socialists do not believe the government should control all aspects of the aspects, only help provide basic needs and help all of its citizens have an equal chance of success. Socialism vs. Communism Socialism and Communism are both built on the premise that individuals contribute to society based on their own ability to do so. Both concepts have the government playing a larger role in economic planning and investment and government also controls institutions. Both also remove private business as a producer of goods and services. There is a big key difference between Socialism and Communism. Individuals under a true Communist system would not have money and would be simply given what the government thinks you need in terms of food, clothing, housing, etc. The people would not need to work harder to receive the same amount as anyone else. Under socialism, individuals are compensated based on their individual contribution; therefore, those who work harder would receive more. Furthermore, Communism views all property as public property, while Socialism allows individuals to have their own private property still. Communism is an economic and political philosophy and socialism is an economic philosophy. Lastly, Communism abolishes class distinctions as everyone is effectively treated equally, while socialism allows class distinctions to exist, as there is the opportunity for some to achieve more wealth than others. Democratic Socialism vs. Socialism Both democratic socialism and socialism advocate for a redistribution of wealth and power to meet public needs, not make profits for a few. Both aim to weaken the power of corporations and increase the power of the working people. Democratic socialists, however, do not think the government should immediately take control of all aspects of the economy. Democratic socialism focuses more on providing basic needs to all people, such as health care and education. Democratic socialism, unlike socialism, would achieve this through democratic means and not an authoritarian rule. There are democratic socialist parties located all around the world. The nations that have socialist parties include: Armenia Bolivia Brazil Croatia Denmark Ecuador Finland France Germany Greenland Iceland Italy Luxembourg Moldova Netherlands Nicaragua Norway Peru Portugal Serbia Slovenia Sweden Tunisia Turkey UK Venezuela Of these nations, the countries that have a socialist party that serves as a governing party are: Armenia Bolivia Ecuador Iceland Nicaragua Northern Ireland Portugal Serbia Venezuela Failed Socialist Countries The largest of the failed socialist countries is the Soviet Union, which fell in 1991. Following WorldWar II, the United States helped to rebuild Western European countries, all of whom were free marketing economies that rebuilt rapidly by establishing the European Union and trading with one another. On the other hand, the Soviet Union seized government control of Eastern European nations, all of which became socialist states. These included: Bulgaria, East Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia, Belarus, and Ukraine. While East Germany reunified with West Germany and joined the thriving EU economy, the rest of the Eastern European countries faced economic hardship after the Soviet Union fell. Many of these countries remain the poorest European countries today. Additionally, both Cuba and Venezuela are currently socialist states facing their own economic crises deemed to be a result of socialism. Successful Socialist Countries Some argue that there has been no completely socialist country that has been successful, only countries that have seen success in adopting socialist policies. Bolivia is an example of a successful socialist country. Bolivia has drastically cut extreme poverty and has the highest GDP growth rate in South America. Other countries that have adopted and enacted socialist ideas and policies, and have seen success in improving their societies by doing so, are Norway, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Great Britain, Canada, the Netherlands, Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand.
  7. Sure bud. Sure. Loooove your foretelling of the next election. Got any more of them Trudeau memes
  8. Im still on a Baertschi 1-1 deal and even then I think Baertschi is worth more
  9. Well. Sadly that wasn't a meme. It wasn't comedic. It didn't poke fun. It was just accurate information based on real events. You're not wrong though. The level of discourse and debate has devolved in to that.
  10. Back to the topic at hand. Is anyone else worried that with Ferlands status it's possible Benning trades futures for this guy?
  11. Who absconded with billions in LNG money from BC and destroyed the CPP Right?
  12. Sorry but did I say that? I'm looking but I can't see where I said that at all. Maybe you can point it out to me? What I DID point out, is that in your rush to defame this plan you're using statements to scare people that are LITERALLY happening right now. What I want to know is why you think under one person/plan it's bad, but under this person/plan it seems to be ok? Edit**. Now if you think otherwise, fine my bad and I apologise. But by your statements you're defaming one sides plan while ignoring that same type of governance happening right now
  13. I'm asking you a question. I'm not questioning your numbers. Does the cost outweigh the benefits. Is there wasted money on business welfare and subsidization that can be better spent on this program for the taxpayers. You know full well the answer to that though don't you?
  14. O'Toole has already said he refuses to move the party to the centre.