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Everything posted by shackwacky

  1. I am not sure about the legality of the Bush war. In any case, Bush has set a dangerous precedent, by arrogantly forging ahead in his preemptive war (or invasion) regardless of the fact that the UN and many former allies deemed it a mistake or at the very least in need of considerably more information and discussion. Canada was one country who firmly said no, we will not engage in this type of practice. We need to stand firm on this. :angry: To go and stand hand in hand with the Americans signing coombya while the Iraquis mark their x's...what does that say to the world? That we have dec
  2. I keep hearing how charming Bush was. And I can't figure out why. He joked about Jean Poutine...a reference to his own ignorance of Canada politics. He joked about BSE...not funny. He implied that the softwood problem is not about to go away anytime soon. He made veiled threats about sleeping next to the elephant and neighbours like it or not. He said thank you three years too late and did not have the intestinal fortitude to apologize for the delay. He made jokes about the Canadian protesters and then arrogantly assured us that our opinion on world matters wasn't worth the time it took
  3. I remember a quote from the Canadian author Frawley Marwat that captures the opportunity lost: Pryvateer, that is Farley Mowat. If you are planning to portray yourself as a leading authority on all things Canadian, please try to get your sources correct.
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