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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    The United States was founded in defiance and violent rebellion against a horrendous tyrant.

    Canada was founded in cowering and grovelling before this same tyrant.

    More than two centuries later, deep and irreconcilable cultural differences remain, defined by this difference in origins of the two nations.

    To suggest that the two nations are similar enough to make sense of such a union is a deep insult to any American.
    The American revolution was dominated by an entrepreneurial class who had the notion they could achieve more profit by evading taxes, and seizing more aboriginal land in what is now the mid-west. They were at odds with their fellows in Britain over this, and so rebelled. The issue of taxation without representation was soon resolved, as the British government relented, and allowed for colonial representation in parliament. The revolution continued however.

    Canada (despite a minor rebellion in 1837) achieved its status by intelligent men and women negotiating a mutually beneficial arrangement, and doing so without wholesale slaughter.

    Which makes more sense to you?

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    It is our manifest destiny. Onwards to Toronto!

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Leave bad enough alone.

    This will not happen.

    Don't take my word for this,just wait and see.

    There's a lot better chance of Quebec seceding from Canada then there is of Canada ever joining the USA.

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sherman123 View Post
    It is our manifest destiny. Onwards to Toronto!
    If you take Toronto you get Rob Ford.
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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Muhammed View Post
    The US is incompatible with a Monarchy.


    Nevertheless, it accepts its' CORPORATOCRACY seeking world domination through the NWO as a good thing. Talk about dumb, eh?

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Quag View Post
    If you take Toronto you get Rob Ford.
    Even better!

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Peter Grimm View Post
    The US government doesn't provide services in any language. That's done at the state level. We're not as federalized as Canada.
    Well you would start having to otherwise you are discriminating against Francophones.

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by DA60 View Post
    What is in it for Canada...a much higher murder rate and more terrorism?

    Sure America gets all those natural resources and only has to take on an additional 35 million people to get them.

    What on Earth does Canada get out of it?
    Free access to the 50 united states (would you want to retire in Edmonton or Ft Lauderdale?)

    Access to a bigger pool of jobs

    Access to the wealthiest and largest consumer market in the world

    Access to the biggest and best universities and research facilities in the world

    Access to the biggest and best military in the world

    Protection, people, and resources to develop their natural assets, such as the Arctic regions

    Access to warm water shipping ports


    The list goes on and on, but I have to assume you're joking. The USA is the wealthiest country on earth, you don't have to stretch your mind very far to figure out why hitching your wagon on to a winner might be a good idea.

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Blaylock View Post
    The United States was founded in defiance and violent rebellion against a horrendous tyrant.

    Canada was founded in cowering and grovelling before this same tyrant.

    More than two centuries later, deep and irreconcilable cultural differences remain, defined by this difference in origins of the two nations.

    To suggest that the two nations are similar enough to make sense of such a union is a deep insult to any American.

    You realize that was 250 years ago, right? LMAO. Well I guess we should just kick all the southern states out of the union then because of irreconcilable differences.

    There is some irony in this: 150 years ago the Whig party opposed the Mexican-American war on the same grounds that you're opposing adding Canada as a territory now. Had we listened to the Whigs, California, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, Arizona, and UTAH..... would all be part of Mexico.

    How do you like that, senor?

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    Re: Should the USA and Canada be one country?

    I think we should just continue the relationship we have with Canada that both countries benefit from.

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