Originally Posted by Canadian Psycho
And UFC 124 in Montreal not long ago.
Canada = the new USA, minus the weak dollar, failing economy, and issues with obesity
That's right, America. Come get me.
Canada = A country completely dependent on it's mining sector, basically free money, not work or human capital. It's net surplus of wealth comes from metals and oil.
No one of that actually cares about quality of life would want to move or retire there cause it's cold as $hit.
They hire the 2nd tier skilled/talented foreign workers that can't get in to the U.S. Which could change in the short term, but not anytime soon.
There's no real Canadian culture, just some pseudo-America/French residues - except for ending every sentence with "ayyy."
A failure of a public health care system despite it's huge budget due to poor administration and poor policy structure... while many other countries seem to have succeeded in accomplishing a superior public health care system with an even smaller budget.
Apple > Blackberry
Ultimately, it comes down to has the best human capital, the best engineers, the best creative minds... the US may tumble or atleast stumble, but in the long run, US will get back on track because of superior human capital.
America will fail/treasuries may default, US dollar will continue to tank. But atleast we make good movies, invent things and have made the Internet what it is today.
AMerrrrica - f*** ya!