posted on Apr, 30 2011 @ 12:05 AM
Originally posted by incrediblelousminds
Originally posted by Dimitri Dzengalshlevi
Canada's integration into the USA is key for it would secure resources necessary for the US to exist strongly in this new century. It will also give
them a lot of room to expand their industry and exploit our resources.
If you knew anything about your country's economy.you would know that Canada has a long history of essentially giving away their natural resources
(wood, water, fuel) to the US. The US doesn't need a "NAU" to do this. Canada does so freely. Hell, raw wood gets sent to the states to be milled,
then shipped BACK to Canada to be old at Home Depot.
Of course, you have been conditioned to feel like everything associated with the US is bad, while everything Canadian is right and good. It's an
understandable stance, obviously. Especially when one doesnt really understand global politics and economics.
Geopolitics, human geography, political science, political theory and Canadian politics are my areas of study and my instructors don't seem to think
my understanding is lacking.
Your whole post is ignorant to the real situation. You think we just sell off our resources at firesale prices because that's what we want? You
think we want to have a weak economy with over 80% foreign ownership? It's this thing called NAFTA that allows American corporations to come here
and exploit our resources, and it is also NAFTA that protects US corporations in doing so. You could argue that we have the same rights, but the very
fact that we are a fraction of the size of your economy has already resigned us to subordinate status as soon as Mulroney sold us off via the FTA
Canada is ALREADY assimilated
Come here and tell us that in person.
And why is it that Canadians always assume the "NAU" would assimilate them?
Probably because we aren't retarded.
How can anyone with half a brain claim that forming a union with a superpower will not assimilate you? North America is not Europe and the NAU will
not be like the EU. In Europe, there are strong powers in charge (UK, France, Germany, etc) that dictate EU policies to some degree of neutrality.
What do you think will happen when Canada and Mexico try for fairness when we are in a union with the USA? You think the US will act as if they are
on the same level as us? They obviously don't now.
You dismiss some very informed and relevant posts about the specifics of the NAI by calling them 'brainwashed'.
Oh, but it's alright for you to call me "conditioned" with "little brother" syndrome. I care about my country's sovereignty. I care about
social progress. I care about my friends, my family and my people.
After watching what the US claims as progress in Afghanistan and Iraq, what the hell makes you think I want to see that here? Washington already
manipulates our politicians. What do you think will happen when the US assumes control over us? You think we will just sit back and take it? We
will rebel, just like the Zapatistas in Mexico.