Dan Brown
There's a few exceptions. No doubt
Mon Jan 17, 2022 23:55

I do admire Trudeau's willingness to go full blackface at a moment's notice. And also like us, Canada interred their Japanese citizens during WW2, for their own good, of course. They also keep the native women busy in jail. Joni Mitchell and Neil Young make up for a lot of Canada's sins. I'm on the fence about Leonard Cohen, though. I don't think it's wise to trust anyone that sensitive. It was a good place to keep our draft dodgers.

  • True, Dan.olds, Mon Jan 17 2022 15:48
    At least about the "similar kind of dirt," though if Canada can be characterized as "a sort of idiot relative of ours," I am happy to raise high a glass to idiocy. As someone who reads his fair share... more
    • More Canadian contributionsB.J., Tue Feb 08 2022 2:09
      Canada’s participation in the 1944 D-Day landing at Juno Beach. 14,000 well trained Canadian soldiers rapidly hit the beach and quickly moved inland which had an indirect effect of decreasing the defense... more
      • Re: More Canadian contributionsDaniel Buck, Tue Feb 08 2022 11:16
        Excellent point. 12 or 13 (depending on who is counting) allied countries provided troops, with the US, Britain, and Canada landing the most. I will take this WWII nod to recommend a fine book that... more
    • There's a few exceptions. No doubt — Dan Brown, Mon Jan 17 2022 23:55
      • Oh, I wouldn'tolds, Thu Feb 10 2022 14:35
        suggest trusting Cohen, just listening to him, or better yet, reading him. "Beautiful Losers" is a terrific novel and there are a number of poetry collections that are worth a look-see as well. BTW,... more