by Bernie Quigley, for The Free Market News Network, 11/29/2006
Photo: Jean Henri Maurice Richard, known as The Rocket, the father of Quebec Nation
At the beginning of the invasion of
But there is some awful thing gnawing at the heart of English-speaking Canadians that makes them want and need to be something like Americans. Distance causes anxiety. We are bound together somehow like the goddess with two faces. So slouching toward Bush, after Chrétien, Canadians next brought in Stephen Harper, a conservative from the western provinces, which are supposed to be something like
But big problems arose just recently. In the last few weeks
Howard Dean? There are some things that the French just cannot understand about the English-speaking Canadians. This is one of those things and they might share it with the rest of us. Why in the world would
What is interesting about this is that when Howard Dean was Governor of Vermont, Vermont had a very practical and positive working relationship with
It was more of the same. In the last election there was some controversy when Bill Clinton came to speak – came to campaign – for liberal English-speaking politicians.
Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe proposed that Parliament declare
Commentators made the point that there are no legal or Parliamentary implications to Harpers’ statement. But the implications are myriad and go to the core of identity on our North American continent.
The Québécois movement started not long ago with contention boiling over at a hockey game between French and English speaking fans in
Quite the contrary.
What if Cromwell had declared