@nat a country can do little wrong when they actually helped our queen give birth to an actual Dutch princess in a hospital in Canada without making the baby a Canadian https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Margriet_of_the_Netherlands
Also in school I don't remember learning a lot about Canada. Heard about the native Americans being killed but not about the First Nation people for example. So they might indeed be really good at covering stuff up
@AaronTheIssueGuy like when they say 'colour' for some stupid reason, where did the u come from, I thought this was America™
@AaronTheIssueGuy everyone knows the internet is made by Americans, for Americans and there are only Americans here that speak American and of course the entire internet is interested and therefore overflowing with american news and politics
@sotolf might just be behaviour on the internet because there's lots of chill people around here. Pretty much everywhere I think
@nat well they are right about being grateful, I still remember a slightly creepy story about a Canadian Jeep having crashed in the water in the war, and when the weather is bad they said you could still see the headlights. Also NL still sends tullips to Canada every year as a thank you I believe
These days it's probably a good idea to say you're Canadian so we know you're not an American because of recent politics
@sotolf haha yeah Americans tend to be more proud of their 'heritage' than people actually living in the old world. Every mention of The Netherlands is followed by a massive amount of 'GEKOLONISEERD' comments
@sotolf nah doesn't appear to be, but it is true for some people. I'm really just glad the starterpack doesn't include me because the Dutch can be pretty obnoxious on the internet
Holy shit, America, what is wrong with you?...
"Between 2019 and the first half of 2020, life expectancy decreased 2.7 years for Black people, to 72. It dropped 1.9 years for Hispanics, to 79.9, and 0.8 years for white people, to 78."
I am all for solar power and using electricity instead of gas or coal but can we not pretend this dude is literally god?
"Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in protest at a new law which would have forced the site to pay for the content it hosts."
like what the fuck
why would you put another company's CEO on your business' van?
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