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America, the Good Neighbor

America, the Good Neighbor.

“This Canadian thinks it is time to speak up for the Americans as the most generous and possibly the least appreciated people on all the earth. Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent, Britain and Italy were lifted out of the debris of war by the Americans who poured in billions of dollars and forgave other billions in debts…”

This heartwarming editorial is making the rounds via email. However, it was actually written in 1973 as the US withdrew from Vietnam.

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It is a good sentiment – if a bit outdated. Matt and Ernie both link to an interesting disinformation page today.

PS – silly but fun “gay car” link on my blog today you might enjoy.

Charles | 14 Sep 2001