Category Archives: American Politics

According to Walt Wawra the world is a place in need of infinitely more guns

. . If you were still wondering about the differences between Canada and the US, in terms of gun culture and other stuff, this might explain a few things… According to his letter to the Calgary Herald, Walt Wawra, a … Continue reading

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The Night Hate Came To A Vankleek Hill Theatre

“Dem free-niggers f’um de N’of am sho’ crazy.” — dialogue card from “The Birth Of A Nation” (1915), “Part 2: Reconstruction” “The result: The Klu Klux Klan, the organization that saved the South from the anarchy of black rule, but … Continue reading

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The Hyperbole Of Hope And The Inevitability Of Change

President Elect Obama won the election, yet Senator McCain didn’t lose so much as he came in a very close second. The person electors wanted to punish was President Bush, and they have. The almost-former President’s place in history has … Continue reading

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A Two Minute And Twenty-Two Second Cultural Snafu Adventure

Daniel Lanois: Canadian “Jolie Louise”; ‘Acadie’ (1989) . The Chateau Laurier in Ottawa — Photo by Me, summer, 1997 . A Two Minute & Twenty-Two Second Adventure: Shopping Let me know if the YouTube isn’t available. This personal video thing … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Monday’s Top Three News Stories — August 20/07

Rainbow Butt Monkeys: Canadian “Circles”; ‘Letters From Chutney‘ (1995) Click Here For More Canadian Music… do it kids, stick it to The Man. . The First Three News Stories On 08/20/07 . Monday’s News Sometime Later: I’ve stopped taking this … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Monday’s Top Three News Stories — July 30/07

Martha & The Muffins: Canadian “Echo Beach”; ‘Metro Music‘ (1980) Watch for the keyboardist getting weird, especially at 36 seconds. Yum. . The First Three News Stories On 07/30/07 . Yesterday’s News Four Days From Then: This was delayed because I’ve been … Continue reading

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