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Canada Is Burning

That’s what you do when you lose, eh? Set things on fire. Video from the riots after the Canucks lost to the Bruins Wednesday night.

And check out the story behind the most iconic photo from the riots.


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Don't ya just love "sports ... (Below threshold)
GarandFan:

Don't ya just love "sports fans"?

Like Hyper they felt entitl... (Below threshold)
retired military:

Like Hyper they felt entitled to it just because they wanted it.

Similar results in little F... (Below threshold)
Sep14:

Similar results in little Falujah and other US cities when Barry's race card fails in 2012.

only 6 arrested in Boston t... (Below threshold)
jim m:

only 6 arrested in Boston that night for drunk and disorderly conduct.

However, the police state tactics from the Mayor were completely uncalled for and the worst of it (that bars had to black out their windows) ignored. Still, Police barred people from entering bars after the end of the second period so patrons could not leave and go back in.

There was no law that allowed him to do this. He just acted because he is the dictator of Boston and can do whatever he pleases to its people.

Now he is forbidding there to be an assembly and speeches following the victory parade (what constitutional right to assembly? Never heard of it.). He says that having too many people in one place is too dangerous. Maybe he should get a look at the 250,000 member croud in Dallas this week for the Mavs. No incidents there.

In Boston the government fears the people coming together peacefully. I wonder why?

Now, I know why I have neve... (Below threshold)
Steve Crickmore:

Now, I know why I have never seen Jersey Shore. Traditional Canadian modesty is no match for the new 'macho' culture.

'The Stanley Cup riot and the Jersey Shore effect'

"Actions of brutish young men who revelled in chaos inspired by a culture that rewards violence with fame and cash".

I was thinking of moving to Vancouver, voted the world's most livable city five years in a row by Reuters, but am now considering Miami, a better beach and better losers.





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