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Bernard Landry was a separatist, a nationalist, a racist, anti Anglophone and anti immigrant, hateful small man. He practiced ethnic cleansing by trying to rid Quebec of Anglophones

Over 400,000 Anglophones have had to leave Quebec, due to nationalists.

"it was reported in the New York Times that Landry spoke disparagingly of immigrants on the night of the 1995 referendum. The Gazette, an English-language paper in Montreal, reported that two employees at the Inter-Continental hotel in the city plan to file a complaint against Mr. Landry with the Quebec Human Rights Commission. Anita Martinez, a night clerk at the hotel, said that Mr. Landry told her, "It was because of you immigrants that the 'no' won," and added, "Why is it that we open the doors to this country so you can vote 'no' " to Quebec sovereignty"

Ironic that immigrants coming to Canada should wish to stand up for Canada, and not commit treason to the country that accepted them.

During is funeral, it was said his heart was filled with love for Quebec, maybe, maybe not, but he was never the less a man that wanted to destroy a country, and hated those not as him. His coffin bearers were Police, because he was the head of no state, and they said he loved all Quebecers, well ok I guess like Trump loves all Americans. He died without his pretend nation, as did Parizeau and as did Hitler. He insulted the Canadian flag, calling it a red rag, these are not words of a man of love.

Very sad to see current politicians paint over the facts.

Take Out the Landry Dirty laundry for years on the floor finally the dirt is out the door Quebec is cleaning house separatists being laid to graves like Napoleonic mouse's bury their rhetoric too twelve feet deep Wrinkled ex leader with no musket or balls no lead, leaderless man of poisoned dreams nationalist and king of hate trumpets play for his distaste if your wool is not pure you do not belong on his shore Villain as Lucifer or Lucien robbing the people of their future all for his midget delusions now to be inhumed in his own dirt he will of course blame the Chinese laundry mat who lost his ticket He is not to be interred in red rags honor will shed not one tear where is his Nazi flag? Boxed at Notre Dame the church like Vichy honors dictators and their clan funerals they all say nice things still they toss out the laundry as Canada sings Only Toronto thanks him for the prosperity

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Date: 11/23/2018 10:58:00 PM
Hello Art, Congratulations on POTD!! I gather from your quite informative verse that Mr. Landry was someone quite in league and deliberate nasty actions with the likes of our American Pied Piper . . . Mr. Trump!! Your verse describes him and his actions quite well. Unfortunately, there are other idiots and fools in the political spectrum in other countries that spew the same themes of hatred and utter disgust that play to the consciousness of weak-minded people. Superb Work!! Cheers and Best, Gary
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Date: 11/18/2018 5:10:00 PM
G'day Arthur … plenty of Landry's down this neck of the woods too. His type are really pushing their barrow in these times - thanks Arthur - Lindsay
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Date: 11/18/2018 8:17:00 AM
Hatred is never the answer to our differences as you make clear. I'm thinking of the suffering then and now. It's really a shame to see history repeating itself here. Blaming the immigrants is a pretty grim prelude to things even worse.
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Date: 11/17/2018 8:47:00 AM
Powerful and insightful poetry, Arthur. Congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved recognition with POTD honors. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Date: 11/16/2018 2:50:00 PM
It is not surprising to see this awesome poem honored with POTD Arthur! Congratulations on having it honored! : ) xxoo
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Date: 11/16/2018 1:33:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD, Arthur. Well expressed poem.~ Warren
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Date: 11/16/2018 10:37:00 AM
Congratulations to you.
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Date: 11/16/2018 9:56:00 AM
Congrats Arthur on your POTD for this fine poem !!
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Date: 11/16/2018 9:25:00 AM
Great write Arthur, congratulations on POTD. Tom.
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Date: 11/16/2018 9:08:00 AM
Arthur, now that is one great rant! Congratulations on POTD .
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Date: 11/16/2018 9:00:00 AM
Congratulations on POTD
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Date: 11/16/2018 8:30:00 AM
Back with congratulations, x
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Date: 11/16/2018 7:46:00 AM
Powerfully penned Arthur, many congratulations on your potd:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 11/16/2018 6:38:00 AM
Congrats!!! my friend on your POTD!...love & light...^WW^
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Date: 11/16/2018 2:40:00 AM
- Congratulations on your p.o.t.d., Arthur! :) - Best wishes for a lovely Friday and weekend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/15/2018 11:41:00 PM
well written my friend. If it weren't a bit tasteless, I would have said: wonderful "j'accuse"
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Date: 11/15/2018 9:44:00 PM
Well done Art, may We follow the same, in time good wins!
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Date: 11/15/2018 6:56:00 PM
Outstanding and powerful words Arthur! Thank you for the info on this man whose karma will follow him to the grave. : )
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Date: 11/15/2018 1:49:00 PM
Nicely done :)
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Date: 11/15/2018 1:06:00 PM
fearless insight detailing what statesmanship is not what it should be... remarkable pen, arthur...huggs
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Date: 11/15/2018 9:43:00 AM
Sharp ink and (!) intro. I don't remember the players, but I was in the hospital during the Reforendum, my heart in traction fearing my country was falling apart. You know I'm from O, greatly affected by the language debate, I'll soup mail you a poem unfit for soup ;) Hope you're healing up, xomo
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