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American Absurdity

August 21, 2008 // Le Droit - Canada - French

We know that we just sunk into American absurdity when Paris Hilton declares herself a candidate for president of the United States. The blonde vamp, who is known for her sex appeal, made a special Internet commercial last week to announce the “news” of her candidacy. In a bikini, of course. And it is John [Read more]

Attention Angry Voters

August 16, 2008 // Actualite - Canada - French

The real America is morose, indebted, worried, more religious and out of gas... a large number of their workers are in poor health; the education system has fallen behind Europe's; their society, smothered by its obsession with security, is less free and less innovative than before.

Americans Travel as Much as Before – Except to Canada

August 13, 2008 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

American tourism agencies claim that Americans are traveling abroad this summer as often as before - except to Canada. According to these agencies, the weakness of both the American economy and the dollar in general has not resulted in Americans' staying at home rather than traveling abroad. The results of a recent [Read more]

Democratic Convention: The Countdown

August 4, 2008 // L’Actualité - Canada - French

We get lost attempting to count the number of committees involved in preparing for the Democratic Convention, which will begin the 25th of August, in exactly four weeks, in Denver, Colorado. Some signs welcoming the 50,000 visitors have already been installed in the streets of downtown. This is not the city’s first [Read more]
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