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Canadian Election Marred by Rare Violence: English vs French

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by SOS, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. SOS

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    VOA

     
  2. Neon

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    Where's Michael Moore now?
     
  3. stevethrower

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    Parti Quebecois basically wants to separate Quebec from Canada... that and they pushed through all the wacky language laws like the French always has to be on top and in bigger type on sinage...
     
  4. d0uche_n0zzle

    d0uche_n0zzle **Negative_Creep**

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    How many of the cheese eaters are there in Canada?
     
  5. stevethrower

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    Enough to have French as an official language...
     
  6. Yesterdays Hero

    Yesterdays Hero She's better than you, Smirkalicious.

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    No surprise. Quebec has always wanted out. They're incredibly anal over there especially if you speak English.
     
  7. Lord Zero

    Lord Zero Viciously Silly

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    They're so peaceful up there.
     
  8. VMS

    VMS Victim of high standards and low personal skills.

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    I think if the Quebecois were willing to give up their federal gov't subsidies, a lot of Canada would be happy to let them secede.

    Quebec is one giant, French-speaking, economic backwater. Outside of Montreal which has tourism money in large part because they whore out their young women (and some young men), Quebec is basically a giant mostly inland fishing village and a giant farm with mostly bad weather. And so many don't learn to speak English so they're in an economic ghetto, stuck in Quebec.

    All French nationalism has done for Quebec is to keep their young people from being able to more easily move away from Quebec and earn better livings elsewhere. As is, the migration from Quebec is pretty obvious when you pay attention to how many people of French-Canadian heritage live throughout New England.

    Not to over-broaden the scope of the discussion, but this is also why I'm not bothered by "pressing 2 to speak Spanish" on a phone menu and the like. The economic incentives of learning English will get the second and third generation of any immigrant wave to this country.
     
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    I would have expanded like you did but figured no one would be interested. I can tell you back in the day when I was in the reserves Quebec regiments always got new equipment before us... Shocking... Feh

    Shocking thing is they don't realize how much federal investment has been made in that province... Everything from roads to the hydroelectric damns up north...
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  11. VMS

    VMS Victim of high standards and low personal skills.

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    Wasn't there a Quebecois political party that was blatantly gimmedat? That their only goal was to bring more Canadian federal dollars into Quebec by selling their party's votes as a block to whichever national party would give Quebec more pork?

    These fucking idiots are clinging to a French national identity that is on the decline internationally, pointless in North America, and does nothing for them. It's just stupidity at its worst.

    For fuck's sake, they're French people without the scenery or the wine! What's the fucking point, other than going to Montreal to fuck their daughters?
     
  12. stevethrower

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    Pretty much... Basically "we want to be are own country"... But psssst we still want money from where the money is made. Ergo Ontario (financial center) or Alberta (oil sands)... So when I say I am from Canada here... They go are you from Quebec... I go fuck no. I actually have a work ethic.



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  13. Norm Stansfield

    Norm Stansfield 私は亀が好きだ。

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    So just to sum it up, Quebec should be nuked from orbit.
     
  14. lajikal

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    ... Queerbec... High-five!
     
  15. stevethrower

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    And they are starting the whole sovereignty thing again... they will spend a shit ton of money on it and as always it ends up at basically a 50/50 split...

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    Oh and:

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  17. BIV

    BIV I'm Biv Dick Black, the Over Poster.

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    Don't do that. Apparently I can go up there and fuck their daughters.
     

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