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Bryan G. said…
Time to brush up on my Canadian politics again. :) Thanks, you're broadening my world...at least a little.
nonamedufus said…
We're in the midst of an election in Quebec and the whole separation issue has raised its ugly head again.
Bryan G. said…
Ah...I guess I should have figured that, huh? I'm a little bit acquainted with the subject, thanks...er, no thanks ;)...to you.
Indigo Roth said…
Are they like the Catalonians in Spain? I'm told they want to be an independent country, but will demand full financial support from their former government. #wtf
nonamedufus said…
Glad I could help educate you on all things Canadian.
nonamedufus said…
Ha, you've been following tho story, I see. Yes, the Partie Quebecois leader has said if Quebec separates they would continue to use the Canadian currency. She also say us Anglos can visit. That was nice of her, eh?
So that's what North Korean voting machines look like... I was wondering about the 100% margin.
So I'll have to disguise myself as a respected Quebecois next time I try to visit? (Can I borrow your fedora?)
nonamedufus said…
Yeah, I was kind of wondering about such a majority myself. Huh!
nonamedufus said…
We can share it. I'll have to wear it just to live here!
I love the voting machine... and Miley ha ha!

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