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Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013, in Sri Lanka, Starting Nov. 10 Great Chance To See Heads Of States Wearing Poppies.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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.by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
1/ King George V’s ‘Great Silence’ proclamation … — July 9, 2013.
2/ Origins Of “Armistice Day” (a.k.a “Poppy Day”) — June 11, 2013.
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Please check dedicated ‘Red Poppy’ PAGE
above (↑↑) with tons of pictures and history.


I have talked about CHOGM before. Checked the dates. Starts Sunday, November 10, 2013, Remembrance Sunday, in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Of course there will be the de riquer group photographs of all the important Heads of State from THE Commonwealth. Many, if not all, will be wearing poppies. That will be quite a sight.

From a prior meeting. Click to access CHOGM Colombo   Website.

From a prior meeting. Click to access CHOGM Colombo Website.


Appears Canada’s whoever, what’s his name, the guy that is pregnant, Canada’s most famous politician, Rob ‘the cracker’ Ford, or somebody like that, is not going to attend.

GROBR.

Probably turn up wearing a White Poppy anway. So no great loss.

Gather the turbaned, wheezing old geezer from the Sub- can’t make it either. Thank Vishnu, Krishna, whatever and whatever. Another guy who is a total waste of time.

Here is Canada’s MOST FAMOUS son proudly wearing a Canadian Red Poppy. If anybody should be wearing a White One it should be this pregnant sex symbol, Canada’s sexiest man.

Click to access coverage of coming delivery of baby.

Click to access coverage of coming delivery of baby.

Canada (Again) Tries To Rain On The Parade With Stupid, Defeatist, ‘We Surrender’ White Poppies. Brain Freeze From The Cold!

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

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.by Anura Guruge


Related posts:
1/ King George V’s ‘Great Silence’ proclamation … — July 9, 2013.
2/ Origins Of “Armistice Day” (a.k.a “Poppy Day”) — June 11, 2013.
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Please check dedicated ‘Red Poppy’ PAGE
above (↑↑) with tons of pictures and history.


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Click to access original post. Plenty more … just Google ‘White Poppy’.

As a quick glance at my recent posts will prove I have nothing against Canadians, actually I am quite fond of most of them. That I am so happy with my Canadian Red Poppy (and am devastated that I lost it) just about sums it up.

It has been a great honor and pleasure to deal with Canadians, especially ‘Nancy‘, about our joint tradition when it comes to Red Poppies.

Then I saw this last night! Though I rarely if ever swear, having decided when I was 21 that I am going to stop swearing, troopers have nothing on me when I do decide to swear. The stream of invective that I let loose at Canada, even if I say it myself, was colorful. Now as some of you also know it doesn’t take much to get me ranting about Canada as a country — and I make the distinction between individual Canadians and the country.

To me, this stupid, stupid, White Poppy is a Q.E.D. example of why I make fun of Canada — a country that CAPS Internet bandwidth (and gives asylum to Tamil Tigers).

The Red Poppy tradition stems the inspired words of a Canadian — physician, Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae.

Yes, I fully understand that many Canadians, quite rightly, are outraged.

How can YOU … even if you are Canadian and have at least partial brain cell freeze from the never ending cold do this.

White = Surrender.

White = A dead body drained of all its blood.

You will not find anybody more committed to PEACE than me.

But supporting peace does not mean that you diss all the good folks that gave their life so that we would NOT be speaking damn German and driving bloody Audis!

It is symptomatic. This is what you get in country that thinks they have the RIGHT to cap Internet bandwidth.

If you haven’t worked it out by now, I am NOT amused.