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Haven't you heard?

Author: SM_007 ()
Date: 2000-05-17 00:00:00

Next year, Canadian schools will be implimenting a new oath based on the Pledge of Allegiance in the United States of America. Children will be required to sing the national anthem (as opposed to what we do now - stand up, and wobble back and forth, half-asleep, trying hard not to slump back down in our chairs), and before (or after, I can't remember) the anthem, they will all raise their hands and give a Pledge of Allegiance to the Queen of England. This is wrong on so many levels, one of them being that Canyda is supposed to be a DIVERSE country of many nationalities, religions, and so forth. Now it's patriotic assimilation. And since I'm going back to high school next year, I'll probably have to do this too. Then again, I'll probably refuse and suffer the consequences (suspension and possible expulsion, they said).

Back to your point, though: I kinda have to agree with both you and Tridus that if they had this in the United States (which they probably do), it would be more suspicious than in Canada, because the U.S. government is already under suspision for conspiracy after conspiracy after conspiracy, and most people don't really trust them. Not that everyone trusts the Canadian goverment, but still...

SM_007
Worker bees can leave
Even drones can fly away
The queen is their slave


*looks at the slashdot headlines* Hmm, it appears that Big Brother is watching you... - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-your glad your american? I wouldn't be. - Tridus - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--Hmm, agreed. - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---Haven't you heard? - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----Hmm, then I reinterject my 'glad to be an American' comment. At least here there's no Queen! - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-----No! Away with the comment! There's no Queen in Canada either, which is why this is so lame! - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
------Well, I know that :P - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-------Bah, we DID! And now they're trying to bring 'em back! DIE, HEATHENS! *Attacks goverment.* - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--------ROFL! suuuuuuure you did. When was it, 1982? *giggles and runs away* - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---------Okay, that's it, mister! *Stabs America.* - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----------*summons a redneck army* y'all won't be stabbin us'un! we's got pitchforks, we does! - undertow - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-----------Okay, okay, I ain't posting anything else in this thread. I already stabbed America. The End! HA! - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
--I want to live in canada, so I can have an igloo, and drink 'pop'. hehe - lil bo shepherd - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
---*Shoots lil bo shepherd.* Take that, you stupid redneck American hick! >:) - SM_007 - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
----*pats SM_007 on the shoulder* There, there, SM_007... The bad man is dead now... - SoulTaker - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-Two words - Credit Rating. If Visa can have a profile, the gov't can too :) - The Lord DebtAngel - 2000-05-17 00:00:00
-Now that's truly scary. *shudders* - SoulTaker - 2000-05-17 00:00:00