Category Archives: Civil Rights

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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White v. Red: Remembering what Remembrance Day is about

. There’s a move on now to turn Remembrance Day in Ontario into a holiday. I don’t think it’s a good idea, for the same reason I think people in Ottawa are misguided to think it’s cool to sell white … 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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Canadian Inventions — The Wonderbra

Buck 65: Canadian “Wicked & Weird“; ‘Talkin’ Honky Blues’ (2003) When does a piece of clothing become more about attracting attention than aboot personal convenience? About twenty minutes after you get out of the bathtub. And the one piece of … Continue reading

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CSN:AFU Week 20 In Review

Prozzak: Canadian “Strange Disease”; ‘Hotshow‘ (1998) . CSN:AFU Week Twenty . Web 1.9 And A New Music Page: It seems to me that this Web 2.0 movement… which seems to have cooled off in the past few months, is all … Continue reading

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