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> Subject: Fw: Pretty Cool
>  > A Canadian Viewpoint >> This is an amazing statement made by one of our
> Canadian neighbors.
> >> Widespread, but only partial news coverage was given recently to a
> > > > remarkable editorial broadcast from Toronto by Gordon Sinclair, a
> >Canadian television commentator.  What follows is the full text of his
> > > >> >> trenchant remarks as printed in the Congressional Record:
> >    "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. Not one of
these
> > > >> >>  countries is today paying even the interest on its remaining
> > > debts to the  United States.  When the franc was in danger of
collapsing
> in
> > > 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up, and their reward was to
be
> > > >insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris.  I was there. I saw
it.
> > When distant cities are hit by earthquakes, it is the United States
> > > >> that hurries in to help. This spring, 59 American communities were
> > > >flattened by tornadoes.  No body helped.The Marshall Plan and the
> Truman  Policy pumped billions of dollars into discouraged countries. Now
> newspapers in those countries are writing about the decadent,
> > > >> >>  warmongering Americans.
> > >   I'd like to see just one of those countries that
> > > >> >>  is gloating over the erosion of the United States Dollar build
>  its own  airplane.  Does any other country in the world have a plane to
>  equal the  Boeing Jumbo Jet, the Lockheed Tri-Star, or the Douglas 10?
If
> > > so, why don't they fly them?  Why do all the International lines
except
> > Russia  fly American planes?
> >    Why does no other land on earth even consider putting a man or woman
> > on the moon?
> > > >> >>  You talk about Japanese technocracy, and you get radios.  You
> > > talk about German technocracy, and you get automobiles.  You talk
about
> American technocracy, and you find men on the moon - not once, but several
> times - and safely home again.
>     You talk about scandals, and the Americans put theirs right in the
store
> window for everybody to look at.  Even their draft-dodgers are not
> >  pursued and hounded.  They are here on our streets, and most of them,
> >  unless they are breaking Canadian laws, are getting American dollars
> >  from  ma and pa at home to spend here.    When the railways of France,
> Germany and India were breaking down through age, it was the Americans who
> rebuilt them.  When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central
went
> broke, nobody loaned them an old caboose.  Both are still broke.  I can
name
> you 5,000 times when the Americans raced to the help of other people in
> trouble.  Can you name me even one time when someone else raced to the
> Americans in trouble?  I don't think there was outside help even during
the
> San
>  Francisco earthquake.
> >   Our neighbors have faced it alone, and I'm one Canadian who is damned
> tired of hearing them get kicked around.  They will come out of this thing
> with their flag high.  And when they do, they are entitled to thumb their
> nose at the lands that are gloating over their present troubles. I hope
> Canada is not one of those.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
>

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