[FoRK] Fwd: Letter to Orange County Ca. newspaper
Ken Ganshirt @ Yahoo
ken_ganshirt at yahoo.ca
Sun May 9 18:52:56 PDT 2010
--- On Sun, 5/9/10, Stephen Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> We should just annex Mexico and be
> done with it. You want a porous border and our help to
> have a society rather than drug-war / corruption
> chaos? Fine. That's what state's get. I
> can't imagine a serious downside for any constructive person
> in Mexico.
> And point out, with appreciation, that Canada has been a
> perfect 51st state for a long time already. ;-)
That's only because most Canadians don't realize how very different Americans are and just how much worse things would get if we actually became another American state.
Gawd bless America; the birthplace of casino capitalism, third-party lawsuits, Wal-Mart, assorted other global scourges, a colloquial belief in the Rightness of The American Way that makes the Pope look like an agnostic and the will to impose it globally with force at the drop of a hat.
Even the Australians are more civilized and they started out as a penal colony. Even so, they seem to have retained at least a modicum of civility; something the Americans rejected along with the tax on tea.
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