Considering how most Canadian leftists are so essentially, gleefully and mindlessly anti-American, it was a bit of surprise for me to learn, from Terry Glavin's blog, that the origins of Canadian socialism actually trace back to the US.
Here is the youtube explaining this irony in history.
"Civilization is not self-supporting. It is artificial. If you are not prepared to concern yourself with the upholding of civilization -- you are done." (Ortega y Gasset)
Monday, November 09, 2009