[oclug] tell your municipal politician about alternatives to MS
linuxdoctor at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 14 10:58:44 EDT 2001
--- Curtis Ireland <cireland at solidum.com> wrote:
> So, when do we present to the City council?
> Making Canada completely independent from the U.S. is a wonderful
> idea, but
> as the old proverb goes, every journey starts with a single step.
... and the desire to reach the destination. In this regard,
unfortunealy, there are a whole lot of people, espeically in the West
who are essentially no better than Americans themselves. The whole
Reform/Canadian Alliance movement is all about Americaniizing Canada.
There are plently of things you can do. For instance, complain. I
recently sent off a nasty little missive to CHRO complaining about
moving ST: Voyager from 5pm to 4pm (in direct competition with STNG
on CityTV). But I also added that I think that they should remove
Walker Texas Ranger since it is nothing but right wing American
propaganda.(1) I suggested if we are going to have propaganda we
should be having Canadian ones. I suggested, in not too subtle terms,
that Canada as a multi-cultural society should not be supporting a
nation that promotes values that a clearly counter to Canadian
Hopefully more than myself have taken action.
1. Not that I have anything against Texas mind you/ As many of you
know I spend a lot of time there, especially in West Teax, and the
South West desert is one of the most amazing places you can every
experience on the face of the earth.
"The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in
a time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality"
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