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Mhhh, 10 days of dissent and Michael hasn’t started yet an “Occupy Hollywood” movement? 🙂
They only hear the voices within
not a single anguished cry penetrates the veil of majority. No one will be heard.
Not hard to understand why C-11’s passing is a foregone conclusion when “Hon.” James Moore interprets the Council of Ministers of Education Canada’s position as ‘support’ for the bill: