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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:27 | 1100248 doomandbloom
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Leo...wats this?

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:30 | 1100255 Village Idiot
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WTF, we were supposed to annex Canada for all the good they will bring to the US. /sarc

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:55 | 1100378 Herd Redirectio...
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In order to ensure that the CDN did not skyrocket relative to the USD the Canadian Gov't became one of the world's biggest subprime lenders AFTER the US housing bubble had burst.  Canada WAS in a very strong financial position at that time, but gov't policy was actually designed to undermine the strength of the economy, hence the currency.

It really is criminal, and the only ones who benefit are Multinationals buying Canadian commodities.

Check out the latest from the Capital Research Institute (based in Canada!) "The Day The Standards Died":

We have spent a lot of time discussing the Gold standard and what it means to have the world reserve currency here at the Capital Research Institute. But today we want to look at something a little different, but just as crucial: the importance of accounting standards. OK, OK, I am hearing the yawns already, just bear with me! When the Financial Crisis hit in late 2008 not only did Capitalism die, when the Government decided bankrupt firms (of their choosing) should no longer be exposed to the risk of failure! The history books are going to be speechless on that one, and will simple relate: “It seemed like a good idea at the time!?!?” But what may have slipped under a lot of (non-accounting) people’s noses was that accounting standards were also effectively removed at that time. The most important of which were mark-to-market accounting rules.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:32 | 1100256 AN0NYM0US
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more importantly

Canadian general to take NATO command of Libya

(I thought canucks were a peace loving bunch)

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100269 Village Idiot
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"Canadian general to take NATO command of Libya"


That's what happens when the commander in thief can't find a way into his own house.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:36 | 1100287 Careless Whisper
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it's just a middle management position. that brigadier general isn't commanding anything.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:02 | 1100418 Village Idiot
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Yeah, I know.  I just can't help but reference Obummer trying to get into the house.  So funny.  I think someone was effing with him.  Probably his kids.  Or Joe.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:02 | 1100430 NotApplicable
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He's what's known as a fire break.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:57 | 1100393 Arkadaba
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I do hope Canada's participation in this "not a war" does become an election issue - ridiculous that we signed up for this with no discussion at all.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:01 | 1100409 nevadan
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I hope he fares better than the last Canadian who was put in charge and then hung out to dry.   Roméo Antonius Dallaire was the poor chap that got stuck with Rwanda.  That didn't turn out to well.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:32 | 1100274 Joeman34
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It's a buying opportunity for Chinese solars

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:52 | 1100363 Tulli
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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:23 | 1100535 Cash_is_Trash
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Loss of confidence bitchezz

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:30 | 1100262 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Seriously, that's a man in that screenshot above, right? I can see the adams apple i sh*t you not.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100267 AN0NYM0US
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looks like what's her face from CNBS carusso cabanera

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:38 | 1100303 LawsofPhysics
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I was wondering who would pick that up.  Yeah, it is important be able to identify your ladyboys when bar-hopping in Canada.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 16:34 | 1101110 Eric Cartman
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+1. Yes, also the bone structure. This is a man (or was a man).

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:30 | 1100263 ZeroPower
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Strong words for a non-event.

The US gov sure didn't fail despite numerous marches, tea parties, Ron Pauls, etc. Am i biased, sure maybe a bit. Im also realistic though, as much as the current gov sucks, it won't get any better soon.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 15:51 | 1100958 Jaciems
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x2...isnt it like the 5th time the liberals pull this shit, just a huge waste of time

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:30 | 1100264 BanksterSlayer
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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:46 | 1100323 Ray1968
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Or at least a No-Fly zone!

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:57 | 1100394 Village Idiot
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forget oil, canada has righteous salmon.  wild, no coloring added.  LAUNCH!

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:01 | 1100415 Herman Strandsc...
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Yeh, they had clean water befo yo USA polutshun came over the Falls.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:10 | 1100455 Village Idiot
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Oh, shit.  Really, we ruined Canadian Salmon?  Ok, who's got good salmon...Alaska!  Hurry up and get that Palin woman in office so we can invade Alaska. Palin can call the shots from her bedroom window. Kill two birds and keep an eye on Putin, too.  I'm looking for a position as a strategist, btw.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:06 | 1100445 FranSix
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Don't forget about Arctic Char.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:11 | 1100459 Village Idiot
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We'll take the Char!!

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:32 | 1100266 asdasmos
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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:32 | 1100270 tallen
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Vote's taking place at 2 EST. Set your clock. I've bought some VIX calls. Bring on the volatility.


Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100271 Atomizer
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One step closer in forming NAU.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100272 bob_dabolina
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This is George Bushs' fault

-Nancy Pelosi

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100278 Cognitive Dissonance
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Not another one! Will someone please slow this merry-go-round down a bit. I want to get off and colonize some tropical world off planet. Perhaps I can use some of that excess hydrogen being produced by the Fukushima disaster to achieve escape velocity.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:37 | 1100296 alien-IQ
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When does America get a chance to have a "no confidence vote"? I feel left out. Why is it that every other country seems capable of tossing out corrupt politicians and we can't. I'm like TOTALLY jealous:-(

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:50 | 1100351 Cognitive Dissonance
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Yeah. Why do they get all the fun?

However my mother always reminded me that the grass is always greener........ :>)

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:13 | 1100467 Dr. Richard Head
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Bet she would never realize that in the land of Iceland, the grass is indeed greener. 

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:18 | 1100499 alien-IQ
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from personal experience I can say that greener grass is always better...especially if the buds are well formed with a slight hint of red/orange hairs...

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:19 | 1100511 Cognitive Dissonance
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Don't bogart that joint my friend. Pass it over to me.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:21 | 1100521 alien-IQ
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LOL!!!! oh the memories associated with those words.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:45 | 1100330 nonclaim
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We could try and bid Discovery now that it is retired. The cargo area should be enough for the gold/silver bars :)

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:50 | 1100347 Cognitive Dissonance
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Who invited you? Unless you're a hot young blond who loves older balding men, this old fart's fantasy is closed to newcomers. :>)

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:53 | 1100369 nonclaim
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ah fuck, a bid war for the only available space ship... What is another bubble?

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 14:03 | 1100429 Cognitive Dissonance
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Good point. OK, let's pool resources and dump this place. But don't tell anyone else. :>)

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:33 | 1100281 duo
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Is this the asshole that decided to tax the energy trusts after campaigning on  a promise not to, and wiped out $100K of my wealth in a day? 

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:36 | 1100293 Horatio Beanblower
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Fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me twice, shame on me.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:39 | 1100308 iota
Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:43 | 1100321 Horatio Beanblower
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Agreed, it was a classic.

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:50 | 1100353 BanksterSlayer
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Confirmed: Horatio Beanblower is not a lurking George Bush, Jr.


Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:50 | 1100346 MachoMan
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It's not real wealth until you convert it from the ether...

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:40 | 1100289 slewie the pi-rat
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do they need a new goobermint to "merge" w/ us?  go long the amero?  why tf isn't the amero being traded, anyhow?  it's imaginary?  so what?  if the banks can do it, why not the currencies? 

with Gilles Duceppe on his ass, Stephen Harper is t-o-a-s-t!

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:39 | 1100309 bugs_
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Viva le Quebec libre`

Fri, 03/25/2011 - 13:42 | 1100314 UGrev
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where the fuck did this come from? 

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