Canada's non existent Olympic medal count symptomatic of societal decline
Anyone who thinks that Canada's non existent medal count thus far, is irrelevant, is arguably sadly mistaken. Over 40 countries so far, have athletes who have obtained gold, silver or bronze medals.
Canada's poor showing -- while at the same time fielding a large team -- is symptomatic of a societal decline. What do you mean? That is a question you might ask. This societal decline is evident in political elites at the highest levels of parliamentary government in Canada. These elites currently ignore such critical areas as worsening socio-economic and cultural-political conditions in Canada. These include homelessness; child poverty; chronic public health issues on aboriginal reservations; increasing joblessness; declining support to universal public healthcare, and other social policies; the destruction of world renowned national institutions like the Wheat Board; and the rapid sell out of other national institutions mostly to the United States; but also to other countries like China. Canada, which used to be ranked the best country in the world to live, according to the United Nation's Human Development Index during the Jean Chrétien government of the late-1990's, has rapidly declined since then. The same group of elites that are giving Canada away to interests associated with U.S. President George W. Bush through the Security and Prosperity Partnership North American Union (SPP-NAU) agenda, is the same group of elites that have corrupted Canada's Olympic opportunities. Canada's prevailing elites, whose main objective is to exploit public...
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