And They Say Canadians Don't Brag

The following is posted as a fun article.  Please don’t take offense.  Life in Conservative Canada is on the upswing and Canadians who never brag, sometimes just can’t help it.

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What do we Canadians have to be Proud of?* *

1. Smarties (not sold in the USA)*

2. Crispy Crunch, Coffee Crisp (not sold in the USA)*
3. The size of our footballs fields, one less Down, and bigger balls. *

4. Baseball is Canadian – 1st game June 4, 1838 – Ingersoll, ON *

5. Lacrosse is Canadian *

6. Hockey is Canadian *

7. Basketball is Canadian


8. Apple pie is Canadian *

9. Mr. Dress-up beats Mr. Rogers *

10. Tim Hortons beats Dunkin’ Donuts *

11. In the war of 1812, started by America , Canadians pushed the Americans back past their White House, then we burned it, and most of Washington …We got bored because they ran away.  Then, we came home and partied….Go figure. *

12. Canada has the largest French population* * That never surrendered to Germany.

13. We have the largest English population That neverEversurrendered or withdrew During any war toanyone,anywhere.EVER!* *
(We got clobbered in the odd battle but Prevailed in ALL the wars)                                  *

14. Our civil war was fought in a bar and Lasted a little over an hour.

15. The only person who was arrested in our  Civil war was an American mercenary, he slept in and missed the whole thing.  He showed up just in time to get caught. *

16. A Canadian invented Standard Time. *

17. The Hudsons Bay Company once owned over 10% of the earth’s surface and is still around as the world’s oldest company. *

18. The average dog sled team can kill and  devour a full grown

human in under 3 minutes. (That’s more information than I need!) *

19. We know what to do with the parts of a buffalo. *

20. We don’t marry our kin-folk… *

21. We invented ski-doos, jet-skis, Velcro, Zippers, insulin, penicillin and the telephone.  Also short wave radios which save countless  lives each year. *

22. We have ALL frozen our tongues to* *
>Something metal and lived to tell about it. *

23. A Canadian invented Superman. *

24. We have coloured money.*

25. Our beer advertisements kick ass  (Incidently… So does our beer)*


The handles on our beer cases are big enough  to fit your hands in with mitts on. *

OOOoohhhhh….. Canada !!*

Oh yeah… And our elections only take one day!*

Despite all these remarkable Canadian accomplishment and with women earning the right to vote in 1919, one year earlier than in the U.S., Obama has decided to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.  What do you have to do to earn respect?

About the Author

Karl Gotthardt - Politisite Managing Editor Maj. Gotthardt is a Retired Military Officer with 35 years service in the Canadian Armed Forces. He spent most of his time in the Military in Infantry Battalions. Karl took part in training for Afghanistan as an Operator Analyst with the Canadian Maneouvre Training Centre. Karl is a qualified military parachutist and military free fall parachutist. He earned his U.S. Master Jump Wings in Fort Benning, Georgia. Karl enjoys working with horses for the last 24 year. He owns six. He has experience in breeding, training and of course riding.Karl was born in Germany and is fluent in both English and German and he speaks enough French to "get in trouble". Karl has written or writes at NowPublic, All Voices, Tek Journalism and many others.

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