Skip to comments.Rumsfeld, DOD officials attend meeting on erasing North American borders
Posted on 02/01/2007 7:07:49 AM PST by Between the Lines
Judicial Watch says Donald Rumsfeld and other U.S. Defense Department officials have met with other countries' officials to discuss effectively erasing the borders between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
The public-interest group Judicial Watch has released documents pertaining to a meeting last fall in Banff, Alberta (Canada), called the "North American Forum," which was attended by former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other high-level U.S. Department of Defense officials. According to the watchdog group, the meeting was put on by a government agency that wants to "harmonize" the laws throughout North America.
The North American Forum was sponsored by the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SSP). On its government website the SSP says it is a "trilateral effort to increase security and enhance prosperity among the United States, Canada, and Mexico through greater cooperation and information sharing."
Chris Farrell is director of research at Judicial Watch. "They want to harmonize -- that's their word -- rules and regulations and laws between all three countries and try to bring them more and more together and try to erase the boundaries and borders between the three countries," he says.
But Farrell believes some of the objectives of the SSP are not in the best interests of United States citizens. For one thing, the Judicial Watch spokesman takes issue with the idea of taking the North American "grid" the U.S. shares with Canada and integrating it fully with Mexico. "I don't know how that's in our interest," he contends.
Judicial Watch, which works to investigate and prosecutes government corruption, has questioned the fact that the Banff forum was attended by a number of high-level U.S. government and military officials.
One of the more disturbing documents from the North American Forum, the group's director of research notes, contained the phrase "evolution by stealth" in reference to important policy debates, including debate on the North American countries' integration and cooperation.
"So Secretary Rumsfeld goes up to this meeting and with him he brings the Northern Command, the military's Homeland Security command," Farrell says, "and they talk about some pretty disturbing things." Many of the topics discussed at the North American Forum involved potentially "really changing how you and I think of America when it comes to our economic and our energy independence and a variety of other issues," he contends.
So...the Conspiracy was a "theory??" Not holding breath waiting for apologies.
FR veering into Alex Jones territory...
Okay, part of Northcom's responsibility is to find out what people are talking about that affects the security of our borders. I don't have a problem with Rumsfeld and the Northcom commander attending this meeting - in fact, it's a good intel opportunity that they'd have been derelict to miss. Is there anything in the released documents that points to the military folks agreeing with erasing the borders? Almost certainly not. So what's the writer trying to prove by including them in the story?
There's a border? I don't believe it. Prove it.
And too many people are venomous in denouncing it as hogwash.
Time will tell.
The meeting was in Sept. of last year.
JudicialWatch Releases Pentagon Records from North American Forum Meetings ("evolution by stealth")
I apologize that you think that Rumsfeld and other DOD officials are part of a conspiracy to erase our national border.
What exactly does that mean?
Well, if the SecDef was working on plans to take over those other countries, what's the problem? Realistically that's the best way to seal the borders. Fortress America relies on water, not fences, for protection. Cleaning out Mexico would go a long way toward solving a lot of problems.
We have been talking about this at work for almost a year now. I don't know which will come into play first, erasing our borders or just giving the whole damn country to the UN.
"There's a border? I don't believe it. Prove it."
There is a thing we like to say on the forums of a game I like to play. "Pics or it's not true, didn't happen."
Click here to read NORTHCOM Cover Letter
Click here to read Forum Opening Remarks
Click here to read Bolton Agenda and Notes
Click here to read Volcheff Agenda and Notes
Click here to read more about the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP)
Bush goes through with anything like this, my respect for him is gone.
Isn't this that same old tired Conspiracy Theory that's been battered around for some time? I thought I remembered Hugh or Michael Medved discounting this. Well, not discounting it, just saying that it was a legit conference that did not have to do with opening the borders and making One Nation from many.
Jerome Corsi is on record as stating the union will occur in or before 2010.
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