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 Michigan police … 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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