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Friday, October 06, 2006
Friday Night Blues
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In other news, that will never be heard at the Standard, Asians, Korean mall owners, in Vancouver, are forcing out white tenants to ensure "an Asian-only shopping experience."
Posted by: DJ | 2006-10-06 3:14:46 PM
Alan Ferguson isn't quite right. In a secular society, where all rules are subject to gov't whims, and depend on who's in power, NOTHING IS INVIOLABLE. With no recognition of a power higher than ourselves, its all about power on earth.
Posted by: lwestin | 2006-10-06 3:42:20 PM
Posted by: Darcey | 2006-10-06 3:45:10 PM
This is a good reason to get rid of the stupid Canadian multicultural policy. Otherwise these "ethnic" ghettos will be everywhere...not that they aren't already, I suppose.
Posted by: MarkAlta | 2006-10-06 5:28:10 PM
Somewhat off the point but relative, tell me, does Canada have any national songs that Canadians can all enjoy in singing as many other nations do with great jubilation and pride?
Posted by: Frico | 2006-10-06 6:00:23 PM
Frico wrote: Somewhat off the point but relative, tell me, does Canada have any national songs that Canadians can all enjoy in singing as many other nations do with great jubilation and pride?
I'm a Lumber Jack by Monty Python
Posted by: No Spin Zone | 2006-10-06 6:10:42 PM
Does' Roll out the barrel' qualify?
Posted by: Frico | 2006-10-06 6:16:52 PM
Maybe, 'He's a jolly good fella'.
Posted by: Frico | 2006-10-06 6:17:58 PM
"Somewhat off the point but relative, tell me, does Canada have any national songs that Canadians can all enjoy in singing as many other nations do with great jubilation and pride?"
"American Woman" by the Guess Who.
Posted by: h2o273kk9 | 2006-10-06 7:52:29 PM
I think this should be our national anthem:
The Log Drivers' Waltz - by Wade Hemsworth
If you should ask any girl from the parish around
What pleases her most from her head to her toes
She'll say, "I'm not sure that it's business of yours
But I do like to waltz with a log driver.
For he goes birling down a-down the white water
That's where the log driver learns to step lightly
It's birling down, a-down white water
A log driver's waltz pleases girls completely.
When the drive's nearly over, I like to go down
To see all the lads while they work on the river
I know that come evening they'll be in the town
And we all want to waltz with a log driver.
To please both my parents I've had to give way
And dance with the doctors & merchants & lawyers
Their manners are fine but their feet are of clay
For there's none with the style of a log driver.
I've had my chances with all sorts of men
But none is so fine as my lad on the river
So when the drive's over, if he asks me again
I think I will marry my log driver.
Posted by: Vitruvius | 2006-10-06 8:35:37 PM
Thank-you Vit. I've been meaning to look up those lyrics. Now there's something I did like from the NFB - the animated version.
Posted by: lwestin | 2006-10-06 9:09:35 PM
I'm on a hamster-powered modem -- I'm rherl, not erben -- so it takes hours to download audio files. Well, tonight my donkey had an anxiety attack -- I had to talk him down out of a tree -- so I had time to download Darcy's show for the first time.
What a great weekend balm. Must make it a regular event. Must get high-speed wireless...
Posted by: EBD | 2006-10-06 10:25:39 PM
An Asian-only shopping experience is OK, just as long as they are willing to accept a White-only shopping experience.
Posted by: JohnnyR | 2006-10-06 10:28:20 PM
Hey Darcy, how about some Blind Willie McTell sometime, like maybe "Southern Can"?
Posted by: EBD | 2006-10-06 10:28:28 PM
You're welcome, Lwestin. Hey folks, remember the Hinterland Who's Who public service announcements from the '60s? My favourite is the Loon. They're all here:
Posted by: Vitruvius | 2006-10-07 6:43:37 AM
The Good Old Hockey Game, Stompin' Tom.
Can't believe y'all missed that one...
Posted by: Shere Khan | 2006-10-07 8:25:13 AM
The first time I had Moosehead beer was at a suburban mall in Las Vegas.
Moosehead, of course, had been out for a while but not available in Alberta.
Gotta love those interprovincial trade barriers.
Posted by: Set you free | 2006-10-07 10:31:17 AM
the caledonia mall has the most exciting ethnic experience ever
Posted by: john a. | 2006-10-07 2:39:03 PM
If you want Moosehead, you have to go over the border, into BC.
Posted by: Lady | 2006-10-08 1:19:29 PM
Blues is the healer.
Download Darcey's concert
And turn it up loud
and get up and dance
Blues is the healer.
forget your perfect opinion
and get up from your perfect position
it is the conservative thing to do
blues is the healer
but there is, and will never be
a Federal Department of the Blues
praise the Lord.
Posted by: Bob & Ulli | 2006-10-08 8:06:31 PM
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