jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca
Sat Oct 21 11:28:33 MDT 1995
On Sat, 21 Oct 1995, CHRISTOPHER SCOGGINS wrote:
> Those who argue that the disbanding of Canada and the assimilation of
> English Canada into a 51st state wouldn't necessary be such a bad
> thing, after Quebec independence fail to realise that Canadians
> presently possess social services that Americans can only dream about.
> We have lower crime, tough handgun legislation, better trade union
> rights, and a parliamentary system which allows low income people to
> have at least some voice in the political process.
I could never understand how someone can be a marxist and then
give something more than lip-service to our _supposedly_ wunnerful
`parliamentary' system -- and even support a scenario where only the pigs
and the military have the guns...
YOU gonna support _our_ `Allende'??
> Quebec independence will obviously lead to American big business
> viewing English Canada as weak and vulnerable.
Canada has been weak and vulnerable from the day of its founding!
It's never been a real country -- only somebody's colony/junior imperial
> should unite behind the NO campaign as a means of defending the
> social services that were won by political struggle only a generation
> ago. We do not want to fall into a system which is controlled by the
> wealthy and powerful in the USA.
What cave did YOU crawl out of?? We are DE FACTO controlled by
the wealthy and powerful of the USA -- what's _different_ about our
`post-Trudeau' era is that the reactionaries are in the process of
switching their allegiance from the British imperialists to the Yankee
Native rights in Canada are also
> better defended by a strong, united Canada, where convening a
> Constituent Assembly for a new deal could be a reality.
I can't believe I'm reading this in the Marxism List...
> A Luta Continua,
| OCTOBER 16 - 22 : TV TURNOFF WEEK |
| Jim Jaszewski <jjazz at freenet.hamilton.on.ca> PGP Public Key available. |
| http://www.freenet.hamilton.on.ca/~ab975/Profile.html |
--- from list marxism at lists.village.virginia.edu ---
More information about the Marxism