America, But Better: The Canada Party Manifesto

3.8 avg rating
( 166 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9781771000628: America, But Better: The Canada Party Manifesto

As the American election increasingly resembles a production of CATS performed by actual cats, U.S. citizens are looking for a new leader. That leader is Canada, and they want your vote for president of the United States.

Since launching their viral video campaign in January, the Canada Party has been covered around the world, including CNN, BBC, the Huffington Post, and German State Television. America, but Better: the Canada Party Manifesto, balances the doctrine of American exceptionalism with a dose of Canadian humility and common sense to secure Canada as the new leader of the free world, by proxy.

Their promises: One gay couple will be allowed to marry for every straight couple that gets divorced. The phrase "job creators" will be changed to "job creationists," and they will be given seven days to actually create some.
Corporations will still be people, but if they can't provide a birth certificate they will be legally obligated to care for your lawn. Corners will be installed in the Oval Office, and timeouts given to congressmen who can't play nice.

Devoted to restoring America to its former glory, the Canada Party will soon have the whole world chanting, "Yes We Canada."

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Chris Cannon is an American writer from Oklahoma living in Vancouver, B.C. He is the author of four books and hundreds of articles in magazines including Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, and Billboard. A former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, Chris served in the intelligence and counterterrorism fields as well as the Presidential honor guard. He spent two years on White House duty under Bush 1 and Clinton, marched in Clinton’s inauguration parade, and was a member of the Silent Drill Team. A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Chicago, Chris now teaches cultural criticism, satire, and magazine journalism at the University of British Columbia.

Years after earning a Masters’ degree studying tumor biology at the University of Saskatchewan, Brian M. Calvert began his second career focusing on comedic writing, acting and producing. The bulk of his earlier work was via collaborations with the online sketch comedy groups ChurchofJerks.com and VILLAGEiDiOT.ca, both of which he helped create. In total, he has written, acted, produced, directed or edited over 50 short films and 5 multi-media (live & video) stage shows. Brian was born and raised in Ontario, completing much of his schooling in Sarnia, border city to Port Huron, Michigan. He now lives in Vancouver.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Douglas & McIntyre (2012)
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Integrity Books Corp.
(Mayfield Heights, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Douglas & McIntyre, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Hassle free return policy satisfaction is guaranteed! Tracking number provided in your Amazon account with every order. Ships within 24 hours. Bookseller Inventory # SKU036255

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 4.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Douglas & McIntyre (2012)
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Book Deals
(Lewiston, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Douglas & McIntyre, 2012. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: As the American election increasingly resembles a production of CATS performed by actual cats, U.S. citizens are looking for a new leader. That leader is Canada, and they want your vote for president of the United States. Since launching their viral video campaign in January, the Canada Party has been covered around the world, including CNN, BBC, the Huffington Post, and German State Television. America, but Better: the Canada Party Manifesto, balances the doctrine of American exceptionalism with a dose of Canadian humility and common sense to secure Canada as the new leader of the free world, by proxy. Their promises: One gay couple will be allowed to marry for every straight couple that gets divorced. The phrase "job creators" will be changed to "job creationists," and they will be given seven days to actually create some. Corporations will still be people, but if they can't provide a birth certificate they will be legally obligated to care for your lawn. Corners will be installed in the Oval Office, and timeouts given to congressmen who can't play nice. Devoted to restoring America to its former glory, the Canada Party will soon have the whole world chanting, "Yes We Canada.". Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1771000627

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 1771000627

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Pgw (2012)
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Quantity Available: 10
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Commerce, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Pgw, 2012. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # V7-9781771000628

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.75
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by DOUGLAS MCINTYRE, Canada (2012)
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description DOUGLAS MCINTYRE, Canada, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 193 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A tongue-in-cheek look at how Canada can fix United States politics, including filling oil pipelines with maple syrup, moving Guantanamo Bay to the Arctic, and combining American English and Canadian English to form Super English. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781771000628

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 11.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by DOUGLAS MCINTYRE, Canada (2012)
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description DOUGLAS MCINTYRE, Canada, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 193 x 127 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. A tongue-in-cheek look at how Canada can fix United States politics, including filling oil pipelines with maple syrup, moving Guantanamo Bay to the Arctic, and combining American English and Canadian English to form Super English. Bookseller Inventory # AAC9781771000628

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Douglas & McIntyre. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1771000627 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 15993215

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Paperback / softback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Douglas & McIntyre. Paperback / softback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, America, But Better: The Canada Party Manifesto, Chris Cannon, Brian Calvert. Bookseller Inventory # B9781771000628

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.35
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97817710006281.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.89
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Cannon, Chris; Calvert, Brian
Published by Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN 10: 1771000627 ISBN 13: 9781771000628
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Douglas & McIntyre. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 1771000627 Special order direct from the distributor. Bookseller Inventory # ING9781771000628

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 14.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.00
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book