Thursday, September 30, 2004


America hating in Canada runs deep

Even the Canadian Armed Forces hate the U.S. - no surprise about the rest of the "country" , as that's what their leaders project. I'm sure this will be as futile as the efforts of the NYT "ombudsman", Okrent:

"OTTAWA (CP) - The military ombudsman has launched a special investigation into why Canadian Forces snipers were treated like "turncoats" by their comrades after serving with American troops in Afghanistan........../snip/...

Hailed as heroes in early 2002 by the U.S. military, the six Canadian marksmen were later given highly coveted Bronze Star medals - awards normally reserved for American soldiers who display extraordinary heroism during combat.

However, sources close to the investigation say the snipers were treated with much less than high regard when they returned to their Canadian bases, both in Afghanistan and back home.

"They were treated as outsiders and sort of turncoats," said one source who didn't want to be identified.

"At least three of these guys have since quit the army over their treatment."..../snip/"


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