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.
Actually I am sure that is exactly what Judicial Watch said (sarcasm emphasized)......These NAU people take quotes out of context regularily as Michael Medved pointed out......Unfortunately conservatism without a leader like Reagan is sinking back into the fever swamp it came from in the 1950s and early 1960s, when conservatives were an embarassment.
youre tag line doesnt add credibility to your post
We are having enough enough trouble in our efforts to clean out Iraq and Afghanistan. Not to mention cleaning out Serbia of christian men, women and children.
I'm confused, please explain.
Like I said in another thread, I believe I'll be leaving this country sooner rather than later.
Mexico has been a quagmire for the Mexican government for nearly a century. I have heard rumors that the Mexican government is considering pulling out of Mexico entirely.
When the going gets tough . . . .
Thanks for the links. Excellent!!!!!!!!
I have read over some of the articles. They are such liars. To justifiy the monstrosity of NAFTA they claim that the borders lost $25,000 a minute after 9/11. I noticed that they don't mention the fact that the very first country that stated they would not support the war on terrorism was Mexico.LOL. What can you expect from government incompetence.
The car rental companies that bankrupted after 9/11 had nothing to do with free trade but the fact that people had quit flying. This is a duh factor that the globalists can't comprehend.
I am not sure how many here realise it but these types of theories being bandied about by people on the right are EXTREMELY corrosive to the conservative movement.
This is what conservatism was from 1932 to about the late 1960s....It was about conspiracies, jews and how communists were on the verge of taking over America....LBJ successfully linked Goldwater to these types of rightest wackos in 1964.
It wasnt until Bill Buckley was able to seize the conservative movement away from these types that the movement began to gain respectiblity in the mid 1960s along with Reagan articulating conservatism in the late 1950s and 1960s.
The movement is in danger of going back to where it was pre-Reagan..nothing would make the liberla GOP and DEMS happier than to turn the conservative movement from a optimistic outward looking movement to a fever swamp
Which car rental companies went bust after 9-11???? Avis, Hertz, Budget, National???
Nothing of the kind, I'm simply stating that part of Northcom's mission is to keep tabs on anything that involves or affects the security of the US, so intimating that "the military was there, so they must be in cahoots with these multinationalists" is either ignorant or paranoid, or both.
And it's February of this year. Why are you posting regurg-e-feed?
If you had read the article at all you would have known when it happened and that the documents pertaining to the meeting were just released.
I think if there is any paranoia it is on your part. There was no way to find an inference that the military was represented as anything other than as an observer.
I read enough to find that I didn't believe it and that I don't want to fall into the Let's be scared, very scared crowd.
Noted. I didn't think I was startin' a fight.
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