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Thursday, July 03, 2008

What an Awesome History

Given that Canada Day was this week, I decided to recount this country's recent history.

My effort was published as a column in today's Sun Media chain.

By the way, I conclude Canada is a pretty awesome place to live, despite the best efforts of the politicians who run the place.

Posted by Gerry Nicholls on July 3, 2008 in Canadian History | Permalink

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"Ultimately Quebecers voted -- by the narrowest of margins -- to continue accepting multi-billion dollar transfer payments from Canadian taxpayers."

Can you sound more like annoying, Gerry ?
You're not a journalist; you're one of those N.P. propagandists.

Is it Quebec voters who loaded hundreds of buses from across Canada to Mtl for a fake "we love you" kind of crap ?

Is it Quebec voters who were responsible for the Ads scam ? Hell, the CPC is in power only because Quebecers distrust Liberals since then. Even Quebec federalists were disgusted with those undemocratic methods.

The only reason why Dion have no chances to pass in Québec is because he's responsible for the Bill sur la clareté; witch also disgusted even the most federalists of us.

The vast majority of French Quebecers voted YES in the last referendum. Those who massively preferred to keep accessing money from the ROC are in fact, Anglos.

The only reason why you have to celebrate the first of July is because England and Anglo Canadians where shitting their pants in front of the soon the become United-States. That's also the reason why so many Anglo Loyalists fled to Canada in the first place.

Québec was the most flourishing place in Canada until the Atlantic provinces and Ontario wanted more from it and they were afraid of the Yanks.
French Québec also have been able to get back many of our rights because Great Britain were afraid of our bouillant temper.
Some Québec elitists accepted the deal because they thought we would gain more power in our own house. Canada was built on the back of Québecers and part of our national debt is directly related to that era. Shooting on our unarmed citizens because we didn’t want to go defend our enemy is also very English.

Since then, only lies and gimmics came from your side to make sure we never take full control of our destiny.
And you keep doing it today...

It would not be so sad if it wasn't Quebecers who presently pay you for doing your job.

Vive le Québec Libre !

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 9:39:33 AM


I hope you hurry up and separate Marc. That way when my kid comes to the Quebec Cup in Montreal, it'll count as international competition.

Posted by: dp | 2008-07-03 11:38:04 AM


They will be more than welcome, dp.
And their bus will be left alone...

*

Best thing that could happen is if Canada starts seperate from every angles. This way, Québec will have the right, according to international laws, to keep all it's present territory and borders. Also this way, Canada would not be able to threat us with borders questions anymore.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 11:50:33 AM


Since then, ostie

only lies and gimmics came from your side to make sure we never take full control of our destiny. câlice

And you keep doing it today... tabarnak

Posted by: Marc | 3-Jul-08 9:39:33 AM

That's the correct way the to speak in Queerbec, câlice

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-03 11:55:33 AM


Seems like at least some good came out of Canadian billingualism. ;-)

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 12:03:56 PM


Marc appeared on the french version of "Who wants to be a Millionaire", it's actually called "Win a Trip to Plattsburgh" in Queerbec. Lets see how he did.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMFsuBlkoIQ

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-03 12:05:30 PM


Speaking of "Plattsburgh"...
Jim Douglas and Patrick Leahy from Vermont (close enough) were present for the 400th birthday of Québec. They were there to claim how much they love our province, people and specefic culture.

Bush wasnt there...I'm wandering why...?
No Canadian provincial PMs were present on site for the occasion. You truly don't deserve us.
No elected people from England were on site.
Only Ireland, Belgium and France sent many elected people for the occasion.

Why am I giving you this info ?
Because I'm proud to say that when the next referendum will provoke the seperation of Québec and Canada, The International scene will rapidly endorse our decision. We all know the ROC won't accept this democratic exercice once again so it's good to know we have real friends on this earth.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 12:45:50 PM


Only Ireland, Belgium and France sent many elected people for the occasion.
Posted by: Marc | 3-Jul-08 12:45:50 PM

I'm surprised that nobody from Haiti, Algeria, Senegal, Morocco or Lebanon was there as they are the future of Queerbec.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-03 12:56:35 PM


Oh there was many; but as pure laine.
Tell me Stig, do you still hang out with the Kay familly ?

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 1:03:10 PM


Tell me Stig, do you still hang out with the Kay familly ?
Posted by: Marc | 3-Jul-08 1:03:10 PM

You don't mean the Kray family do you?

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-03 1:14:41 PM


Hummm...I'm not sure.
Does the "Kray" family pretend to be journalists and Québecois who fully understand the essence of Québec Culture but unable to do a full sentence in french ?

I'm just asking because your attempt to tarnish Québec future sounds exactly like them.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 1:36:19 PM


Actually, Meech Lake was campaigned against by mainstream media and Trudeaupians generally, and was frustrated by NDP activists. It would have been a good thing, and its defeat did the country a great deal of harm. But of course, you'd be proud of that.

Posted by: ebt | 2008-07-03 2:25:49 PM


Sorry ebt but it would have done the country even more harm. The claim that those of us who voted no were anti-Quebec was and is a lie. True, there were perhaps a few, but most of us objected to all the other provisions which were piggy-backed onto the proposal. None of them had anything to do with Quebec.

Posted by: Alain | 2008-07-03 2:39:22 PM


Of course, all those western anti-Quebec political parties that were born in this era had nothing to do with Québec's requests.

Québecers wanted to beleive in the Constitution but once again, Canada was proud to show us how ugly it really is. Don't cry because many take without saying thank you.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 2:45:49 PM


Wasnt a Western Tory who said that in the case of another referendum that would result as the separation of Qué and Canada, he would send the army ? You're all the same.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 2:48:55 PM


I had a lot of problems with Meech Lake.

I'm glad Elijah Harper killed Meech Lake.

The changes in the Senate would have just made it into another Commons because of rep-by-pop and the permanent veto that was promised solely to Quebec, which had always had a history of non-cooperation with the ROC, was intolerable.

The Charlottetown Accord, which we did get a referendum to vote on, was even worse that Meech Lake.
It was hugely freighted with all kinds of Leftist horseshit that didn't belong in ANY constitution and reflected no vision for the future, but rather mirrored many of the manias and misperceptions of the day.

New Brunswick and PEI were the only provinces that didn't reject the Charlottetown Accord by a wide margin.
KeyBake had the highest voter turnout and rejected the Charlottetown Accord so that the New Brunswickers and Islanders looked like fools!

Posted by: Speller | 2008-07-03 3:08:51 PM


"which had always had a history of non-cooperation with the ROC, was intolerable."

Do you mean the non-acceptance of going to war for the former oppressor and where the PM lied to us ?

Or maybe you are refering with our wish for being "Maitres chez nous" ?

Or is it just the fact that each we've revolt in the name of justice and Liberty, The feds have either attacked, deported, hang, burned, jailed and fucked us ?

Yes, we are one untolerable Nation.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 3:46:58 PM


Thanks Seller for the clarification. I was referring to the Charlottetown Accord (the referendum).

The self-proclaimed separatists remind me of parasites, living off the blood of English Canada and unable to live without their hosts.

Posted by: Alain | 2008-07-03 4:43:39 PM


Speaking of parasites...

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 5:09:23 PM


Jim Douglas and Patrick Leahy from Vermont (close enough) were present for the 400th birthday of Québec. They were there to claim how much they love our province, people and specefic culture.
Posted by: Marc | 3-Jul-08 12:45:50 PM

What would you expect them to say when the Queerbec government paid for their trip.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-03 5:26:32 PM


Quebec isn't the problem; Ontario is and has been for over a century.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-07-03 5:35:30 PM


It shouldn't be a question of who wants to leave Confederation. Rather, who should be kicked out. I nominate Ontario for its racism, exploitation and greed. Any seconds?

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2008-07-03 5:37:42 PM


"What would you expect them to say when the Queerbec government paid for their trip."

Stig, Patrick Leahy have deep Irish family roots in Québec and his wife, Marcelle Pomerleau, is from la Beauce. Jim Douglas is well known as an old friend of Québec. I just wanted to put to your attention that when Québec need to invite true and respectful friends for its birthday party, looking down south or east are the only options.

Posted by: Marc | 2008-07-03 6:56:36 PM


...hurry up and seperate Marc. Will knock off 6 hours on my trip to Newfoundland.

Posted by: tomax7 | 2008-07-04 12:18:45 PM


Patrick Leahy have deep Irish family roots in Québec
Posted by: Marc | 3-Jul-08 6:56:36 PM

Spare me the horseshit. Leahy's family immigrated to Montreal and then quickly moved to the US. His mother is Italian with no roots in Queerbec. And his wife from the Beauce probably moved to Vermont to work in a textile or shoe factory like the 1000's of other dumb frogs who moved to New England because there were no jobs in Queerbec and the factory owners could pay them a lot less than Americans.

Posted by: The Stig | 2008-07-04 12:50:42 PM


>"Do you mean the non-acceptance of going to war for the former oppressor and where the PM lied to us ?"
Marc

Look Marc, the ROC views both WWI & WWII as nation building experiences.
(and let's not pretend that the French race is a bunch of pacifists who just happen to idolize a Corsican named Napoleon Bonaparte who became a Holy Roman Emperor)

I know that you want Quebec to be an independent sovereign nation,(and basically I respect that because I'd like to see Alberta be an independent sovereign nation) and I think that both of us see Canada as being an euphemism for ONTARIO and it's sometimes reluctant colonial possessions.
(hellow Zeb)

But Geeze! don't you see the freedom you have to be a totally mindless little Frog prick with a need for acceptance from his more successful cultural betters*, Marc, and WOW don't I myself have the freedom to mostly be all I CAN BE (however you might un-graciously define it)???

*I'm not English, I just speak and write it
http://www.break.com/index/america-rules-england-sucks.html


Posted by: Speller | 2008-07-04 3:00:10 PM


Sorry, Alain, but the fact is that it was only by shamelessly appealing to anti-Quebec sentiment that the anti-Meech faction was able to get any support at all. The vast majority of Canadians opposed Meech, not because they had any objection to it or indeed any idea what was in it (because they didn't), but solely becuase they'd been told that this was what Quebec wanted, and they could get their own back at Quebec by saying no to it.

That's simply the way it was. You may well have had principled objections to Meech; they may even have been valid, from your point of view. And if so, you were one of about three people in Canada in that position. All the rest were saying "Fuck Quebec". And rightly so, but the point is they did harm to the country and they didn't really damage Quebec at all, so they were played for mugs by the Trudeauites.

Posted by: ebt | 2008-07-04 3:37:45 PM


Fuck Quebec. You're not going anywhere got it. We English will ALWAYS dominate you pathetic francophone trailer trash. You'll Do what the fuck you are told and you'll like it. Now sit the fuck down and shut up.

Posted by: Your_King | 2008-07-18 9:13:46 AM



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