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View Poll Results: In the US election, who would you vote for?
Bush 30 57.69%
Kerry 15 28.85%
Nader 1 1.92%
One of the other shmucks... 2 3.85%
I can't vote down there, don'tcha know: I'm a Canadian, eh! 2 3.85%
I can't vote: I have no higher brain functions, and I smell... 2 3.85%
Voters: 52. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-03-2004, 10:07 AM   #61
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I agree with above.

I just hope Bush keeps his promises.
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Old 11-03-2004, 11:24 AM   #62
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Another 4 years

Well a few suprises last night, one being the overwhelming Pro-Bush leanings in the popular vote...I was floored, I honestly thought it would be closer. I was suprised to see the west coast go 100% democratic in the Electoral vote, as well as the 90% pro-Kerry in DC Northeast...no suprises there (cept for the gun toting New Hampshire which went 51% Kerry)

Oh well, grassroots, rural, white America will dictate the leadership of the US it seems, while the metropolitan, minority support Democratic thinking. The Democratic party needs a "character" candidate, not an well educated, well spoken, global thinking leader.

You got your cowboy...now its time for George to stay looking heavily at the global community while fixing the deficit, creating jobs and doing something about social services in the US.

But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
I just know you meant to put an emphasis there, Jim



Just joking, man. But, hey, as a Bush supporter, I have to represent, right?
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Old 11-03-2004, 11:35 AM   #63
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I would really love to share my reflections on the whole election, however I do not feel BC is the place to get to political :P

I wish my American friends the best of luck
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Thanks man And I'm willing to admit that with both parties, regardless of who wins, we're definitely going to need it
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But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
Yeah, you obviously don't know anything about the United States!

Actually, you probably are more in tune with the American political and economic situation than most Americans are!
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But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
Yeah, you obviously don't know anything about the United States!

Actually, you probably are more in tune with the American political and economic situation than most Americans are!

A sad commentary on Americans, to be sure

Nothing against Jim, of course
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But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
Don't say that. We all know it'* not true...so it'* just kinda irritating.

Like said above, I, too, believe that it is sad that about the only thing I can tell you about Canadian politics is there'* some guy who I'm sure has a name who runs the country and they call him a prime minister like in England.
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But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
Don't say that. We all know it'* not true...so it'* just kinda irritating.
American media is thrown at us daily, you cant help but absorb some of it, I find it particularily offensive to my knowledge and to the knowledge of other people from other countries that we know something about the US and its political..leanings......why do Americans get all defensive about Canadians having an opinion about what goes on in the US? Its not like you live in a glass box!

On "other" forums all I read is hardcore Republicans (or those who voted GWB) telling any CDN with an opinion to "f*** off, you stupid CDN. you dont know anything about us.." which is the furthest from the truth.

I'm sure some here would LOVE to say that...problem is site rules dictate that this behaviour is not condoned.
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But I'm just an ignorant Canadian...
Don't say that. We all know it'* not true...so it'* just kinda irritating.
American media is thrown at us daily, you cant help but absorb some of it, I find it particularily offensive to my knowledge and to the knowledge of other people from other countries that we know something about the US and its political..leanings......why do Americans get all defensive about Canadians having an opinion about what goes on in the US? Its not like you live in a glass box!

On "other" forums all I read is hardcore Republicans (or those who voted GWB) telling any CDN with an opinion to "f*** off, you stupid CDN. you dont know anything about us.." which is the furthest from the truth.

I'm sure some here would LOVE to say that...problem is site rules dictate that this behaviour is not condoned.
I've seen it too. I too have been on some other "other" forums (I think you know which one) and have read some very vicious attacks on GWB by Canadians, and actually, some others from outside the US. Sometimes it'* how a particualar CDN presents their view that rubs (mostly conservatives) the wrong way. With that said, that'* what I've run into, but I know that wouldn't be the case with you. I think generally as Americans we forget why the world cares, not that we are ego centric, we just want to be able to vote for who we want. Americans need to realize the global ramifications of what we do.
On the otherhand, just because I don't know what the heck is going on in Canada, doesn't mean I don't care. I have a hard enough time trying to tackle what is going on here.
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Points taken, however grassroots Americans ( god I love that term!) need to open up the blinders a bit and realize there is a world out there and you are being watched.

Granted, the world can be very opinionated about this current American adminstration because of what it is doing around the world for the sake of American safety. But lets not stray to far from the topic at hand.

GWB has a MONUMENTAL task of uniting the polarized nation that is called the US and hopefully we can see more peaceful resolutions to the worlds problems.

I think we can all agree on that, no matter who voted for who.
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