"The Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP) was launched in March of 2005 as a trilateral effort to increase security and enhance prosperity among the United States, Canada and Mexico through greater cooperation and information sharing.....
Looking forward, President Bush, Prime Minister Harper and President Fox have identified emergency management; influenza pandemics, including avian influenza; energy security; and safe and secure gateways (border security and facilitation) as key priorities for the SPP. The Leaders also announced the creation of North American Competitiveness Council to fully incorporate the private sector into the SPP process."
I could not even make this up. Check out the site, it is operated by the Department of Commerce.
With ideas such as this soon follow "standards" which in turn lead to regulation and then legislation and finally taxation. The end result is more government, government further removed from the people and ultimately less liberty.
I could write an entire piece debunking the lies contained on the "myths and facts" section of the spp.gov site. Here is a snippet of testimony given before the Senate in 2005 by one of the chief supporters of this SPP idea.
"The U.S., Mexican, and Canadian governments remain zealous defenders of an outdated conception of sovereignty even though their citizens are ready for a new approach."
Read the entire thing here. Big and nasty things are afoot. While we sleep men are plotting a radical change in the world and passing it off as for the common good.
SPP; NAU; sovereignty