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[pct-l] Re: Canadian Editorial

I didn't find this out until yesterday, but it should be noted that this
Canadian Editorial was written in 1973, not 2001.


and the orignal text:


> Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 15:54:04 -0600
> From: Margo Chisholm <margo@tothesummit.com>
> Organization: To The Summit
> To: PCT <pct-l@backcountry.net>,
> Subject: [pct-l] A Tribute to America
> I received the following editorial from a Canadian newspaper
> and feel it is absolutely worth sharing. We are a strong nation,
> and it is particularly valuable at this time to have that
> acknowledged by our neighbors.
> ...
> America: The Good Neighbor.
> 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 broadcast.
> "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.
> None of these countries is today paying even the interest on
> its remaining debts to the United States.