|"Finally, the fortunes we made by owning slaves and forcing them to work for us will no|
longer go to people who did noting to earn it. Huh? No, I can't hear myself talk, why do you ask?"
|"Oh. Canada. Lookit you, so Canadian..."|
-Actual lyrics to O Canada*
The change is pretty subtle, going from 'O Canada, our home and native land! True patriot's love in all thy son's command...' to 'blah, blah, in all of us command.' No big deal right? Sort of like when Captain Picard said 'to boldly go where no one has gone before' instead of 'no man.' Obviously some conservative MP's are unhappy about it (the anthem, not Star Trek's opening narration. I don't know what they think of that), but then opposing change is sort of their thing. That's why we call them conservative.
|"I made the change when I noticed that some of my crew are females."|
-Captain Jean-Luc Picard
|"No I do not know KPH means...|
Do know that I have testicles?"
Oh, and get this, Prime Minister Dreamboat announced that the government would be exploring this while marching in the Toronto Gay Pride Parade, the first time a sitting PM has done so. See? Progressive.
|How much would the American right flip out if the President |
did something like this? Like, they'd loose their fucking minds.
|That blast of warm air? Freedom. Also|
several forest fires that will likely be sparked
by people being careless with fireworks tonight.
Look, I'm not saying that Canada is better than us, I mean, it is something of a vast, frozen expanse whose entire population huddles along our border in order to bask in the warmth of our freedom or whatever. I'm just suggesting that maybe we need to catch up a little when it comes to living in the 21st century. We're still having ridiculous debates over who can use which bathroom and how many assault rifles we can buy before the FBI knocks on the door. Anyway, Happy Fourth of July.
*No they're not.
*No they're not.