Escape while you can

That seems to be the mentality among many Americans as they consider migrating to Canada. No, I’m not kidding.

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Are you surprised? How many anti-gay marriage state amendments passed election night? How strong is the will among these people to turn back US liberal freedoms and social protections? They spit on a whole swath of “judicial activism” from Roe v Wade to Miranda. Unamerican in the way that the KKK and John Birch society were unamerican.

But if they are smart when they get to Canada, they should convert their US dollars in to Canadian dollars ASAP.

November 5, 2004 @ 4:32 pm | Comment

Yes, the US dollar is in a free-fall. Funny, how all this bad news hits the day after the election. Coming up soon: the Valerie Plame indictments, the report withheld by Porter Goss damning our intelligence in Iraq, the Fallujah slaughterfest, and oh, so much more. I guess I should be grateful for one thing — there be plenty of material for passionate blogging in the coming weeks.

November 5, 2004 @ 4:39 pm | Comment

It is not just about escaping. Other US Americans are not going back home. They explain “Why I can’t go home”:,1518,326400,00.html

The EU is build on a post-religious moral system, which works fine for US. This month an Italian politician, who was supposed to be elected as EU minister, was sent back home, after he said: gay marriage is a sin. We value the love for other people more, than the hatred against other people. Which value do these people base their hatred against gays upon?

November 5, 2004 @ 7:18 pm | Comment

Florian: that’s an excellent article, and reflects precisely how I feel too.

My country has been taken over by people who hate me. So how can I ever go back?

November 5, 2004 @ 11:19 pm | Comment

There’s increased inquiries from Americans for migration to New Zealand.


November 6, 2004 @ 8:11 am | Comment

They say you should always have an escape plan in case of fire. That doesn’t mean you are expecting to have a fire. If you see something in the house that looks like a fire hazard you take care of it, you try to prevent the fire. But you still have the plan, all the same.

November 8, 2004 @ 11:53 am | Comment

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