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Submitted by Wing-nut (Canada), Aug 10, 2007 at 05:35

Archimedes, interresting analysis on the 'bloc Quebecois' and it's recurring wet-dream of seceding from Canada ! May I add my 2 cents worth on this country of frail reality.

The western provinces have often dallied with the idea of seperating from this fragile union, especially oil-rich Alberta who would love to join the US. The province of Newfoundland remains an unhappy camper. Yet the concept of nations that is actually occuring is the one that is most disconcerting. I speak of ' First Nations ', 'Inuit nation ', and 'Metis Nations' all claiming territories and insisting on some form of self-government.

First nations constitute Canada's aboriginal peoples and their are over 700 first nation governments in Canada. Inuit nation, Canada's eskimos , governing in Nunavut. Finally the new kids on the block the metis nations a nascent nation of all people of mixed indian,inuit and white man blood. All these nations wanting more land and more self-governance yet all still sucking at the huge teat of public funds! Actually some land claims would wipe out existing provinces! Anyways this leads me to this observation, imagine the muslims in Canada with their quest for the 'Nation of Islam', salavating at the thought of joining that queue. We are all painfully aware of the violent insurgencies to separate their enclaves from non-muslim countries worldwide.... Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Kosovo.......hell, in Canada they will be given that option on a silver platter !!!!!!!

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