6. Their awesome health care makes everyone else look like jerks.
8. FACT: They have an OPEC-style stranglehold on the world’s maple syrup supply.
Quebec alone produces 2/3 of the world’s maple syrup. Think about what would happen if they decided to turn off the spigot for just one day: We’d all be forced to choke down our pancakes with vile, corn syrup-based Mrs. Butterworth garbage-sauce.