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US Army deserters seek political asylum in Canada

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While some Americans are contemplating moving to Canada, a few US soldiers have already fled north to Canada, and are seeking political asylum here. During the Vietnam war, many US citizens fled to Canada in order to avoid the forced draft there. These are called "draft dodgers" in Canada, and have integrated well. You cannot even tell they were American.Several cases have been reported in the Canadian media during summer of 2003.

How neo-con policy was a main cause for the invasion of Iraq

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The following is a brief background on how the neo-con policies were a significant driver behind attacking IraqFor the longest of time, I wanted to write something about the influence neocons have in America's Foreign Policy, but never got around to it. The other day, I stumbled across a post on Slashdot that nicely summarizes the topic, by someone called egrinake, who seems to be from Norway.

Are Americans moving to Canada?

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Now that George W. Bush has won another four years in the Whitehouse, some Americans who do not like this are planning to move outside the USA.Over the past several months. I have seen people searching Google for Americans moving to Canada, and ending up on this humor page on my site. However, it turns out that this is for real.

USA Presidential Elections 2004: The World does a Shadow Vote

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The elections for president in the USA will happen tomorrow, Tuesday November 2, 2004. While there is no clear winner can be predicted so far, the rest of the world has decided who they want.There are many shadow votes and international votes out there. Start by taking a look at Global Vote 2004 who predict that John F. Kerry would win in all regions of the globe with a wide margin (77% to 71% of total) over George W. Bush (14.8% to 7.9%).

Samuel Huntington's Hispanic Challenge

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Samuel Huntington is still going strong.In the March/April 2004 of Foreign Policy, he published an article titled "The Hispanic Challenge"Basically, he continues to create enemies for America, whether real or imagined. First it was the "Islamic Civilization", and the "Confucian Civilization". This time it is the enemy within: The Hispanics!What a hot button it is with many American today, and what effect on immigration will it have?

Similarities between Arnold Toynbee and Samuel Huntington

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This article discusses the similarities of Arnold Toynbee and Samuel Huntington's philosophy.Arnold J. Toynbee was a reknown Historian. He also worked for the The Britain's Foreign Office and in the Royal Institute of International Affairs, in addition to being a Research Professor of International History at the University of London.Samuel P.

List of Home Grown Terrorists in the U.S.A.

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Most of the last few years' media coverage on terrorism focused on "Islamic terrorism". This is somewhat not surprising after the spectacular media coverage of September 11.

However, this coverage ignores that inside America, there has always been some home grown terroists. By home grown, I mean that they are born in America, mostly whites, of Christian background, and not 'foreign' nor 'alien'in any sense of the word. They are mainstream Americans ethnically and culturally.

Here is a sampling of some home grown terrorism:

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