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Old 29th August 2006, 11:55 AM   #1
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NAFTA Superhighways Nuttiness?

Uncle Fetzer often talks about this on his show and elsewhere; now I see that Pat Buchanan has picked up the torch.

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The American people never supported NAFTA, and they are angry over Bush's failure to secure the border -- but a shotgun marriage between our two nations appears prearranged. Central feature: a ten-lane, 400-yard-wide NAFTA Super Highway from the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas, up to and across the U.S. border, all the way to Canada. Within the median strip dividing the north and south car and truck lanes would be rail lines for both passengers and freight traffic, and oil and gas pipelines.
Buchanan brings in the merger of Canada, the US and Mexico, which he helpfully terms "Mexamerica".

Fetzer likes to claim that this highway would "bifurcate the country" (as if, for example, Route 80 doesn't already).

Anybody beeen following this story? I know crackpot Jerome Corsi has been pushing this hard at Human Events Online. Here's a good debate back and forth between Corsi and John Hawkins, the proprietor of Right Wing News (who doesn't buy the Mexamerica claims).
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:17 PM   #2
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Hey, why does Buchanan leave Canada out of the name...no fair...

Canexica seems perfect...

Or, also known as The United Countries of Canexica (UCC)

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Old 29th August 2006, 12:19 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by T.A.M. View Post
Hey, why does Buchanan leave Canada out of the name...no fair...

Canexica seems perfect...

Or, also known as The United Countries of Canexica (UCC)

Mexicanerica

Cameca

Amexican

I could have fun with this for hours

Yes, I'm easily amused! Leave me alone! Acanico...
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:25 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by T.A.M. View Post
Hey, why does Buchanan leave Canada out of the name...no fair...
how about Mexamerica, eh
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:30 PM   #5
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Collective Republics of American Persuasion...(C.R.A.P.)
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:31 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Huntsman View Post
Mexicanerica

Cameca

Amexican

I could have fun with this for hours

Yes, I'm easily amused! Leave me alone! Acanico...
I always liked The North American Combine. Does this mean I can have my nuke flinging cyber tank now?
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:46 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by azazal View Post
I always liked The North American Combine. Does this mean I can have my nuke flinging cyber tank now?
I'd prefer
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:51 PM   #8
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He's already got as pegged as Soviet Canuckistan.

The United Soviet Countries of Canexica, USCC?
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:53 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Arkan_Wolfshade View Post
I'd prefer *snip*
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If so, I hope you have plenty of bug spray handy
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:55 PM   #10
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If so, I hope you have plenty of bug spray handy
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:56 PM   #11
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ya me too...my part of North America is not even on the above map
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Old 29th August 2006, 12:59 PM   #12
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There ain't enough guns on the planet to divide Texas! Don't Mess With TEXAS!
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Originally Posted by Dog Town View Post
There ain't enough guns on the planet to divide Texas! Don't Mess With TEXAS!
Well, in that map, it wasn't guns.

It was earthquakes, volcanoes, dragons, wizards, elementals, spirits, and other assorted mystical nastiness.
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Old 29th August 2006, 01:12 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Huntsman View Post
Well, in that map, it wasn't guns.

It was earthquakes, volcanoes, dragons, wizards, elementals, spirits, and other assorted mystical nastiness.
That was middle earth 2?
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Originally Posted by Dog Town View Post
That was middle earth 2?

http://www.shadowrunrpg.com/
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Old 29th August 2006, 01:38 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Arkan_Wolfshade View Post
I'd prefer...

Courtesy The VITAS plague
They sure assume a lot of west coast tectonic activity over the next 60+ years. (Personally, I think global warming has a better chance of visibly impacting the coastline by then.)
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Originally Posted by Stellafane View Post
They sure assume a lot of west coast tectonic activity over the next 60+ years. (Personally, I think global warming has a better chance of visibly impacting the coastline by then.)
Well, you have to understand the setting.

Basically, magic comes "back" (it's discovered that magic exists, but ebbs and flows over history. MOdern history was in a "low-magic" time). OF course, most of us have no clue about it...but the various Native American tribes had kept the old rituals and such. So the earthquakes, volcanoes, etc were the result of the Native American tribes (along with the native tribes of Central America) getting together to practice a few rituals, and politely request that they get back their native lands.

It's an interesting game
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Originally Posted by Huntsman View Post
Well, you have to understand the setting.

Basically, magic comes "back" (it's discovered that magic exists, but ebbs and flows over history. MOdern history was in a "low-magic" time). OF course, most of us have no clue about it...but the various Native American tribes had kept the old rituals and such. So the earthquakes, volcanoes, etc were the result of the Native American tribes (along with the native tribes of Central America) getting together to practice a few rituals, and politely request that they get back their native lands.

It's an interesting game
Hmm, that actually makes more sense (in a weird way). As for the name of the combined supercountry of Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.A., I'd say that the chances of said country actually coming into being is about on par with it being named "Averyland."
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Hey, my little hometown is on that map!
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Old 29th August 2006, 03:13 PM   #20
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Collective Republics of American Persuasion...(C.R.A.P.)
No good, Canada isn't a republic.....How about The Canmexica Regional Allied Populations?
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It'll do...cause it still spells CRAP...
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