Pope John Paul II sent a letter to a US leader asking not to invade Iraq. When the Cardinal arrived he handed this letter to the President. He placed this letter on a table without opening or reading it then told the cardinal that he, the president, “was convinced it was God’s will”.
There is a restaurant in Pittsburgh, the Conflict Kitchen, that only serves cuisines from countries that the US is in conflict with. When they started serving Palestinian food, they received death threats.
In 1941, more than three million cars were manufactured in the United States. Only 139 more were made during the entire war. By the end of the war, more than half of all industrial production in the world would take place in the United States.
In 2006 a man burned himself alive in opposition to the war in Iraq. It was never reported on major networks.
Ants wage war in remarkably similar way to humans.
The first Canadian casualties in Afghanistan after 9/11 were caused by an American F-16 dropping a bomb on a Canadian military exercise.
When Canada loses a soldier in Afghanistan, thousands of Canadians line the bridges along the Highway of Heroes in a show of compassion; hoping there won’t be a reason to return to the bridges again.