Why "no comment," Doug? The NYT article you refer to certainly does *not* speak for itself; in fact it strikes me as being shamefully manipulative. In *today's* NYT I read about Michael Moore's new film, *Canadian Bacon* -- a futuristic political satire in which Canada is the United States' new post-cold war antagonist. Moore apparently is incorporating fictional red scare-reminiscent propaganda that sounds eerily like yesterday's NYT "news" to *spoof* the ways in which wartime paranoia is generated. Canada, like any other country, has its bureaucratic hypocrisies. This particular anecdote seems to me to have a parallel in the fact that Americans wishing to read *Cine Cubano* film journal must receive it *via Canada*. That's *my* commentary.