Breaking - Jack Layton dies at 61

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  1. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    NDP Leader Jack Layton, who led Canada's Official Opposition, has died at his Toronto home at age 61 after a long battle with cancer.

    Layton died peacefully at his home in Toronto early Monday, surrounded by family, according to a statement from his wife, Olivia Chow, and his children, Sarah and Michael Layton.



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  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    Never heard of him. :dontknow:













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  3. Nantrax

    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I heard this morning, the cancer really spread fast the second time.

    What cruel fate, Jack Layton fought so long to make the NDP respectable. They finish second in the election and cancer strikes again.
     
  4. Doug Masters

    Doug Masters ok

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    I really liked the guy...he definaitely woulda kept things in check up in Ottawa, very sad news
     
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    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    The NPD will be greatly weakened by this and the Bloc Quebecois/Liberal Party will probably be celebrating because that means they should get back some of their seats when the next elections happens in 5 years.
     
  6. Doug Masters

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    I'm thinking the same thing :facepalm:
     
  7. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    Is Tim Horton still alive?? :c
     
  8. HowardTV

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    Who da fuck Jack Layton?
     
  9. RH Goatcabin

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    Goodnight Funnyman
     
  10. nazdrowie

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    this is horrible news, Harper's gonna walk away with the next election.

    and fuck the Blocs, i'm also certain they're laughing about this. then again, they were always against anything that would do Canada any good.
     
  11. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    the Liberal Party's rep is all but destroyed anywhere west of Quebec. the Tories will just sweep up most of the orange dust in a few years.

    again, horrible news :facepalm:
     
  12. Vyb

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    I dunno what's going on. Did he play hockey?
     
  13. Nantrax

    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    I have to say the Bloc existence is full of irony. They hate Canada but yet enjoy all the perks of being in Ottawa. All the members who lost in the last election will get a nice pension, Gilles Duceppe I think got 140 000$. Canada isn't so bad after all, right?
     
  14. Schmoopy

    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    He supported "social justice" just like Obama. Canada's better off without him. :facepalm:
     
  15. nazdrowie

    nazdrowie Sultan of Sweat Gold

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    stop being such a BlocHead :rolleye: