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Re: [GZG] Grossly Off-topic ANZAC Whining

From: emu2020@c...
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 18:17:06 +0000
Subject: Re: [GZG] Grossly Off-topic ANZAC Whining

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Though in my interaction with Canadian friends during my college years
this would ring about true.


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From: "John Atkinson" <> 

> On 7/27/08, Adrian1 wrote: 
> > I have no particular bias but why does Canada need a large army? 
> They would if the citizens of Canada were serious about being taken 
> seriously by Americans, rather than wanting to spend paltry amounts of

> money on their tiny army, and then bitching on the internet[0] that 
> they don't get taken seriously. 
> As long as they are suckling the Yankee tit, no, they don't need a 
> large army, nor (more to the point) do they need one capable of 
> operating as anything other than an extension of a US or UN operation 
> with Someone Else[1] providing 95%+ of the logistical support. But 
> then again that's every one in NATO, besides us and the Brits. 
> John 
> [0]Which is rather like masturbation, except without the climax 
> [1]A Very Specific Someone Else 
> -- 
> "Thousands of Sarmatians, Thousands of Franks, we've slain them again 
> and again. We're looking for thousands of Persians." 
> --Vita Aureliani 
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