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On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 03:45:41PM -0700, Vineet Kumar wrote:
> I think it follows that Oregonian ??? American.  

Only by fluke.  I already consider myself Canadian, because if you
discount votes at the vote at Champoeg made by convicted felons (who
weren't supposed to be voting), Oregon belongs to Canada by one vote
instead of vice-versa[1].  Nobody caught this until it was *way* too
late, unfortunately.

> I think it is doubly-apparent since the "All you Americans" comment
> struck such a nerve that you _do_ realize that you _are_ in fact
> American.

> Also, your incessant California-bashing just makes you sound snotty.

Well, it wouldn't be a problem if they'd either 1) leave my country or
2) assimilate into the local culture instead of attempting to
assimilate ours.  Granted, this contient as a whole has had a terrible
track record with number 2, but it's never too soon to try and change

> > Second, given that I've been planning for far longer than America's
> > currently messed up national situation to emigrate...
> This doesn't make you "not American", either.  (1)Shit, (2)get off the
> pot, or (3)quit complaining that you don't like the restroom.

Shitting is in progress.  Changes in my employment situation almost
two years ago and changes in Canadian law at the start of this year
has put my progress back four years, an extremely frustrating

[1] This is a good example of one vote making a difference for those
who refuse to vote on the grounds that one vote never made a

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