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drunkennewfiemidget
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Icon 1 posted November 29, 2004 11:12      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
So tomorrow, Mr Genocide himself, George Dubya Bush will be visiting my fine country.

Amazing that my friends get turned away at the border for simple marijuana possession when they were 15 years old, and this murderous felon can walk free on my soil.

Anyway, I work on Bank St less than 2 blocks south of the parliament buildings. I'd love to be one of the protestors that will be out there screaming at this slimeball as his vehicle transverses our streets, but I must work.

We were all just called over to talk about tomorrow's events. We've been asked to come in early, allowing for us to leave early should the need arise due to closed roads, backed up bus systems, and general safety concerns.

One of my co-workers has a friend who's an officer with the RCMP, and apparently they've already ordered the water cannons and are prepared to have a full riot squad on-hand to deal with the crowd.

Now, being a Canadian, I hope this scumball gets the typical Canadian treatment. I don't want to see riots, or any civilians or police get hurt. I just want to see this dirtbag understand how much he's hated by this country's people.

Tomorrow will be an eventful day...

(If you read this post looking for a point, and anything more than my inane ranting about Dirtbag Bush, you've come to the wrong place. [Wink] )

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Icon 1 posted November 29, 2004 11:19      Profile for Bibo   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
If you feel so strongly about it then why not take the day off to go protest? [thumbsup]
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drunkennewfiemidget
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Icon 1 posted November 29, 2004 11:20      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
quote:
Originally posted by Bibo:
If you feel so strongly about it then why not take the day off to go protest? [thumbsup]

I'd like to, but it isn't an option.
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I very much like your idea of some protest that shows your contempt for him in a non violent way. In a sense riot police and breaking glass only reinforces these people's self belief. I think it would be much more effective if he could be met by a mass moon. Imagine being greeted by thousands of hairy Canadian arses mooning in unison. It would make for good news pictures too. This kind of stunt worked well for the Maoris, and if more than a few of the crowd could accompany this gesture with a little tootle on the rectal trumpet at the same time, that would not hurt, but as farting is an involuntary act this might be asking too much.

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I agree that a non-violent protest would show how Canadians make themselves heard while staying civilised. That our beliefs are well thought out, and not only emotional.

As if this could happen. [Mad] I'm pretty sure some professionnal trouble makers will have their ways and ruin everyone else's efforts. [devil wand]

Yet I would love to ask Mr. Bush Jr. how he concile trying not to rule the corporations while trying to rule people's morality. That spells H-Y-P-O-C-R-I-S-Y in my book. Or should it be S-O-L-D--T-O--H-I-G-H-E-S-T--B-I-D-D-E-R? [Wink]

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This would be an awesome idea This. Canucks lining the streets, silently facing away from the motorcades

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I'd just like to say, for the record, that I don't know Spungo, never met him, never heard of him, never read any of his posts (including the one above) and have never even contributed to this thread.

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Icon 1 posted November 30, 2004 02:47      Profile for spungo     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
I would whole-heartedly concur with Druid... I haven't visited this thread - I don't know who any of you are - I've never been to GeekCulture.com - I love George Bush! God bless America. Goo goo goo joob.
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Wasn't there an article describing how Canada can arrest bush?

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Icon 1 posted November 30, 2004 06:38      Profile for drunkennewfiemidget     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
There are some Canadian lawyers that have petitioned the law enforcement agencies and immigration minister to disallow him entry, or arrest him upon entry for his war crimes.

Unfortunately, no one has the balls to do that like they should.

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We need to worry about Wattle. They won't even let him talk to his laywer. It's very injust living conditions. So he peck a Secret Service agent on the hand. Big whoop. He was probably frightened from all the people around.

Just look at what he has to put up with now.
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Here is the full story I think we should try to do something to stop these people from this horrible crime.

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You can cross your fingers and hope he forgets his passport...then the ever-vigilant US Border Patrol agents won't let him back across the border. (I know from experience that this could happen: I almost got stuck in Canada after a day trip, because I only brought with me my valid Washington State Driver's License and Social Security Card, and not my birth certificate or passport. [Roll Eyes] )

O'course, then you'd have to put up with Dubya, and I wouldn't wish that on such a nice country.

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quote:
Originally posted by drunkennewfiemidget:
There are some Canadian lawyers that have petitioned the law enforcement agencies and immigration minister to disallow him entry, or arrest him upon entry for his war crimes.

Unfortunately, no one has the balls to do that like they should.

Believe me, the world is better off with Bush running free right now. If he gets arrested and shipped off to the Hague, we'll be left with Cheney (the puppetmaster) in charge. And that's just too scary to contemplate...

Now, after Bush leaves office, the world is welcome to him.

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*ahem* Without implying any personal threat or malicious intent on my part, perhaps someone in Canada will finish the job that the Columbians didn't.

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Icon 2 posted November 30, 2004 18:29      Profile for Groggle     Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post   Reply With Quote 
GWB underscores a rather interesting difference that I have seen many times between Canada and our American neighbors.

It's actually a cultural difference, and it speaks loudly (IMO) to why Canadians seem to react so negatively towards Mr. Bush.

Take a look around the overall cultural landscape of the United States - it is highly competitive, almost to a Darwinian extreme. It runs throughout the social fabric, beginning in the earliest years of one's life and never really dies out. Look at the intense fervor with which school sporting events are pursued and followed (High School football is huge in the US, with the games often taking place in stadiums that even the CFL could only dream of filling. Look around, there's states like Texas, where the 'brag du jour' is always "everything's bigger in Texas".

By comparison, Canada is a lot less competitive within its society. (I'm not saying we don't compete - we do) High School and College sports are (relatively speaking) footnotes in the newspapers - certainly not heavily promoted and followed. Canadians seem to take a bit of pride in the spirit of cooperation. In the US, railways were built by a plethora of little railways springing up everywhere - in Canada, our government made a railway that linked the entire country a priority, and built one where the entrepreneurs wouldn't.

Then look at GWB on the world stage, and one sees the swaggering Texan with six-shooters on his hips. "Y'alls either with us or agin us" is the stance he takes. The assumption being, of course, that you are going to either take him down, or comply.

At work, I see this all the time. I deal with customers from around the world, and negotiating with the American customer always seems to become a competition of some sort. (Usually a 'my cajones are bigger than _your_ cajones' type of competition - very macho, very swaggering)

This is neither good nor bad, IMO - merely an observation of some note that gives me pause for thought when examining the actions of the current US administration on the world stage.

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