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Phoenix Coyotes may be coming back to Winnipeg. Manitoba Post

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Excellent debate on this topic here: Policy Frog: The NHL is just plain stupid

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Outsider wrote:
EdWin wrote: We can support our own team without relying on Southern Ontario to prop us up.
I wish I could support your enthusiasm.
But we can not even support our necessities (infrastucture, health, etc.) without the federal transfer of payments.

Does this point of view represent what the majority of Manitoban's think of their province? Do most Manitoban's think that this province is nothing more than a transfer payment recipient leech on the rest of the country? Do Manitoban's not believe they can achieve a better and more independant future from government handouts, or do they feel this is the best that they can do? Am I alone in my belief that this province can do much better economically if they just put some effort into finding other sources of income and that federal transfer payments aren't the future?

I seriously want to know, because if this is indeed the majority opinion, there really isn't much hope for the province as a whole, and to me that is a very scary thought.

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rosencrentz wrote: and wants to own 33 young strong, in very good condition males!

Leave your personal fantasies out of this, Rosie!

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EdWin wrote:Does this point of view represent what the majority of Manitoban's think of their province?
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I seriously want to know, because if this is indeed the majority opinion, there really isn't much hope for the province as a whole, and to me that is a very scary thought.
I don't think that is what most Manitobans think EdWin. But... we keep voting Evil Doer and his henchmen and women into power!

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Manitoban are mostly plodders imo, and plodders have their heads down and to the grindstone.

We've never taken full advantage of our major (only?) resource...hydro, for some reason.

....and, I think, we may become a bit to much into the 'entitlement' thing for my good. Smile

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JTF wrote:Manitoban are mostly plodders imo, and plodders have their heads down and to the grindstone.

We've never taken full advantage of our major (only?) resource...hydro, for some reason.

....and, I think, we may become a bit to much into the 'entitlement' thing for my good. Smile

I think that Manitoba is entitled to some entitlement. Don't let being too modest prevent you from wanting more from your province. Sometimes you need to become a little "bloated" in order to make your way up in the world, without letting it change who you are or where you come from.

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You should see all the Asshat Alberta trolls come out on the SSP website saying Winnipeg will essentially never or shouldn't have a team. One goes as far as saying that he is selfish and doesn't want competition. Some people are very afraid of Winnipeg becoming more competitive not only in sports, but in other domains as well.

People's fear of Winnipeg gives me a glimmer of hope that this city will one day rise back up to the top. Cause really, why would people from other cities fear Winnipeg if Winnipeg is considered a go-nowhere city, unless deep down they know that we are a contender not to be wreckoned with when our true power comes shining through?

Sounds corny? Well maybe so, but for frick sakes someone needs to start lighting a fire under people's asses to get them to realize the potential Winnipeg has.

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EdWin wrote:You should see all the Asshat Alberta trolls come out on the SSP website saying Winnipeg will essentially never or shouldn't have a team. One goes as far as saying that he is selfish and doesn't want competition.

I am interpretting that comment to mean they would subsidize the Wpg team and the Wpg team would use their money to build a team to beat them. Smile

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Nah, it is just some infantile knobs sprouting their mouths. Smartest thing you can do is ignore them. Don't bite the bait...


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what is the SSP website??

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JTF wrote:Betman would make oodles of money in Hamilton.

What's funny is the NHLPA knows this, and has come on record saying that it believes a franchise in Hamilton would be a huge success. Bettman, on the other hand, is perhaps the most stubborn man alive, and still is clinging to the unrealistic goal of securing a billion dollar US TV contract, and making hockey into the most popular sport in America.

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Well once upon a time he was a car sales men and there the most optimistic there is . lol!

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He's trying to hold out for an expansion price that he will never get. He figures the expansion is worth $400M.

What he appears to be doing is cutting his nose to spite his face. imo

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He wants a good retirement plan.


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I don't understand why hockey is not so popular in Arizona? You'd think because of the oppressive heat, kids would be taking up hockey just for the chance to cool down on the ice!


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oooo... a new bid comes out.... one that has the coyotes staying put
http://www.thestar.com/Hockey/article/633427


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Interesting turn of events. Not sure what to make of it. Keep dreaming!


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Butthead is a two faced a$$hole. First he basically says Winnipeg doesn't stand a chance in hell of getting a team back, now he changes his tune to prevent one from going to Hamilton?

What a retarted human being.

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This whole thread should be eliminated! Phoenix coming here! How? Would each Wpg person contribute $100 into a bank account to pay for this?
There is a billionaire with deep pockets out east getting put through the mill because he wants to buy a U.S. team and move it across the border, which Gary Betmann says , "if Canada tries that we will invade!"


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I think we should all go down to Portage and Main to see the signing of Bobby Hull, again!

I was their! Cannot remember the year, but I know it was last century! Eye was working downtown at the time!


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heh... okay so how do you pronounce Balsille's last name?

I have heard a few different attempts at pronouncing it from newscasters and the one that I have heard most often is

Balls eee

which quite frankly is pretty appropriate.


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I believe it is pronounced ball-silly


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oo but balls illy would make an awesome rap/porno name


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