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Part 1: Political harassment is unfortunately a cross country issue

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The Newfoundland and Labrador provincial government has come under scrutiny with harassment accusations that have come forward in the House of Assembly. Both Eddie Joyce and Dale Kirby have been removed from the Liberal caucus and cabinet on paid leave while under investigation for harassment. Though that conversation has been at the forefront of many political venues, another statement intertwined within the discussion: The Newfoundland government has a historically unacceptable bullying behaviour. Past NL politicians have used aggressive means to secure different political moves within the legislature. Apparently Tom Rideout threatened to quit if he did not get the $1 million spending requested within his district. Danny Williams demanded the province vote ABC (anything but conservative) during a federal election…

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