By Allan Gould

Was it greater that our ancestors selected emigrate to Canada, or may still they've got long past to the united states? Snow and ice and excessive taxes? Or unaffordable future health care, weapons in kindergarten, and nice climate? And did not they need to movie the hit motion picture Chicago in Canada simply because we had the studios, the gaffers, and the sixty five cent buck? What approximately our nationwide desires? Gould defines the yankee Dream because the legal responsibility for each American to accomplish status, fortune, and a trophy spouse as much as one-half the age of the 1st one, yet simply after he accomplishes the 1st . The Canadian Dream is to pay a serviceman in funds to prevent the GST, to visit Hawaii (if you reside in B.C.), and so that it will movement to the U.S. to make actual funds. And what approximately our assorted political platforms? within the U.S. there's critical debate approximately crusade finance reform; in Canada, we flip to Hansard to stick to an analogous dialogue: ''Oh close up.'' ''YOU close up.'' ''Up yours!'' ''Oh yeah? you'll most likely get pleasure from that, Svend.'' G.I. Joe and Anne of eco-friendly Gables should be as regards to the funniest booklet you will learn this fall.

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Because they are so huge, bald eagles are not fearful of threats from other birds, unless they are North Korean. Interestingly, bald eagles are frequently harried by smaller birds that, like lone terrorists, can sometimes outmanoeuvre the more powerful creature. This is why the bald eagle, like the American president, is so often in a foul mood. THE CAN AD I AN BEAVER The beaver, on the other hand, is Canada's largest rodent and cannot fly. Its proper name is Castor Canadensis, a fact known by hundreds of proud Canadian Latin teachers and biologists.

It can also be found on the "Great Seal" ol the United States, one seal that no Canadian should ever risk clubbing to dearh, on videotape or even unseen, if he knows what's good for him. The eagle has been the national emblem of the United States since 1782, when the country's Great Seal was adopted. In the original drawing, the magnificent bird holds an olive branch in its right talon and a bundle of thirteen arrows in its left talon. Several Republican attempts for a budget increase to fifty arrows have so far been blocked by Democrats questioning the viability of arrow technology.

This was nearly half a decade after her death. ) to believe in, 43 and they never really got over the American Revolution, obviously more of a teenage rebellion against mom and pop back in England. But they are too embarrassed to admit it. Canada Continues to Invade the United States In the great imperialist tradition of Toronto-born actress Mary Pickford becoming "America's Sweetheart" in the first quarter of the twentieth century, a Canadian-born woman named Jennifer Granholm, forty-three, was elected governor of Michigan in the fall of 2002.

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