Wouldn't You Like to Be a Member of the Rebel Alliance?
June 21, 2001 12:05 AM   Subscribe

Wouldn't You Like to Be a Member of the Rebel Alliance? So I'm listening to some radio news show and am amazed to learn that Canada has a Rebel Alliance party. Who wants to be Republican or Democrat when you can be a member of the Rebel Alliance? I'd move to Canada if it wasn't ... you know Canada (joke).
posted by willnot (8 comments total)
Yes but are the rebels treated like scum in Canada?

Being a night worker, I've always been anti-day, so I hope those shadows pull out a big can of whup-ass!
posted by ZachsMind at 1:08 AM on June 21, 2001

Don't join the Rebel Alliance. If you do, Darth Vader will come looking for you and the Princess because you'll be "part of a rebel alliance and a traitor" and all you'll be able to do is sit around going "Help me, Obi·wan Kanobi. You're my only hope."
posted by DyRE at 5:27 AM on June 21, 2001

Is the Rebel Alliance Party inany way tied to the Jedi religious cult in New Zealand? How does Canada feel about the separation of church and state?
posted by briank at 6:00 AM on June 21, 2001

Reading the article, I got the impression that the party was called the Alliance (or Canadian Alliance) Party and rebel was simply an adjective to describe some of the Alliance MPs.
Not that it wouldn't be cool to have a rebel alliance party...
posted by jnthnjng at 7:34 AM on June 21, 2001

Darnit, jnthnjng, you had to go spoil the whole thing with reality, now didn't you? This is, of course, the notorious Alliance Party headed by the odious Stockwell Day, and not some rag-tag band of rebels out to destroy the Emperor Palpatine.
posted by briank at 7:57 AM on June 21, 2001

Don't you mean Emperor Chretien, briank?
posted by Starchile at 9:10 AM on June 21, 2001

Starchile, you mean the Premier of Quebec isn't Jean Poutine?
posted by briank at 9:42 AM on June 21, 2001

The only Rebel Alliance I want to join is the Weezer Rebel Alliance. Heh heh.
posted by lannie628 at 1:33 PM on June 21, 2001

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