[Greenbuilding] "Yes we Can(ada)": The (Tom) Greening of America [OT]

Lynelle Hamilton lynelle at kos.net
Fri Sep 21 13:13:52 PDT 2012


Read this to my American cousin (really).  He loved it!

Lynelle
On 20/09/2012 12:10 PM, John Salmen wrote:
> Too funny - here is the manifesto
>
> America, But Better: The Canada Party Manifesto
> As the American election increasingly resembles a production of CATS
> performed by actual cats, U.S. citizens are looking for a new leader. That
> leader is Canada, and we want your vote for president of the United States.
> Since launching our video campaign in January, the Canada Party has gone
> viral, with almost a million hits on YouTube and coverage ranging from CNN
> and the BBC to the Huffington Post and German State Television. The new
> book, America, but Better: the Canada Party Manifesto, balances the doctrine
> of American exceptionalism with a dose of Canadian humility and common sense
> in an effort to secure Canada as the new leader of the free world, by proxy.
> Our promises: One gay couple will be allowed to marry for every straight
> couple that gets divorced. The phrase "job creators" will be changed to "job
> creationists," and they will be given seven days to actually create some.
> Corporations will still be people, but if they can't provide a birth
> certificate they will be legally obligated to care for your lawn. Corners
> will be installed in the Oval Office, and timeouts given to congressmen who
> can't play nice.
> Devoted to restoring America to its former glory, the Canada Party will soon
> have the whole world chanting, "Yes We Canada."
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: greenbuilding-bounces at lists.bioenergylists.org
> [mailto:greenbuilding-bounces at lists.bioenergylists.org] On Behalf Of Robert
> W. Tom
> Sent: September-20-12 8:33 AM
> To: GBioEL
> Subject: [Greenbuilding] "Yes we Can(ada)": The (Tom) Greening of America
> [OT]
>
> Since the List is quiet these days, a MooseHugger slant on the upcoming US
> Presidential Elections  ...
>
> http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/us-election/us-election-blog/yes-w
> e-canada-comedians-encourage-americans-to-let-canada-run-the-us/article45563
> 79/
>
> or if the above link gets mangled:
>
> http://tinyurl.com/9pqgsl8
>
> Or if you want to talk "Greenbuilding"  ... how about those "vertical farms"
> that seem to be gaining popularity in urban scenarios ?
>
> Me ? I think they're a myopic, dumb idea -- something that might be okay as
> a First Year student design project but ...
>
> Okay. My job here is done.
>
> --
> === * ===
> Rob "just stirring the pot" Tom    AOD270
> Kanata, Ontario, |Canada
>
> < A r c h i L o g i c  at  Y a h o o  dot  c a > (manually winnow the chaff
> from my edress if you hit "reply")
>
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