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Diane Francisí plan to merge Canada and the United States has many, many problems
National Post ^ | September 28, 2013 | Jonathan Kay

Posted on 09/28/2013 7:39:36 PM PDT by rickmichaels

Veteran National Post columnist Diane Francis has written 10 books. Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country is easily her most ambitious.

Perhaps a little too ambitious, many readers might conclude.

It is also, in a way, her most personal. As an American-born dual citizen, Ms. Francis writes passionately about the many historical and cultural ties that bind her ancestral and adopted countries. Merger of the Century makes the case for erasing the formal distinction between the two entirely. “After all, we’re both melting-pot societies,” she says. So why not turn the whole continent north of the Rio Grande into the world’s biggest pot?

Postmedia NewsDiane Francis: “If Canada is going to be the target of a creeping takeover from a big player, we may as well manage the process.” But Merger of the Century is not just a stew of touchy-feely geopolitical metaphors: Ms. Francis is a business writer, and her book is full of numbers.

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KEYWORDS: globalists; northcom; nwo
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1 posted on 09/28/2013 7:39:36 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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Even if it could be done I see a major issue with no solution, what do you do with Quebec?


2 posted on 09/28/2013 7:42:44 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: rickmichaels

Democrats would love it, GOP would not pick up many votes


3 posted on 09/28/2013 7:43:50 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Palin 2016 or bust)
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To: Mastador1

The world’s largest theme park - French World.


4 posted on 09/28/2013 7:44:17 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: rickmichaels

I don’t want to have to deal with the Quebecois any more than the Canucks do.


5 posted on 09/28/2013 7:44:45 PM PDT by FAA
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To: Mastador1

As a state, Quebec would be responsible for its own affairs.


6 posted on 09/28/2013 7:46:13 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Mastador1
thank you... my first thought
7 posted on 09/28/2013 7:46:16 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Mastador1
Quebec could be traded to France? And they could take their bilingual stuff with them
8 posted on 09/28/2013 7:46:27 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Palin 2016 or bust)
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To: Mastador1

Same thing you with the US Senate.


9 posted on 09/28/2013 7:46:42 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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Best part right here:

Also, to ensure continuity with our hallowed universal-health-care ideals, we Canadians would be provided with “fraud-proof health cards, valid anywhere in the 50 states, 10 provinces or three territories. Americans would not be entitled to this benefit.”

I mean, that's just adorable in so many ways. I have strong doubts as to whether this woman can be trusted with scissors.

10 posted on 09/28/2013 7:48:05 PM PDT by MWS
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And add selling back Detroit to the French.


11 posted on 09/28/2013 7:48:15 PM PDT by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Mastador1

NFL to 3 downs, I like that


12 posted on 09/28/2013 7:48:48 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Palin 2016 or bust)
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Cut 'em loose, and merge with the rest! One fact not often cited by our Fifth Column - I mean Lame-stream Media, is that the Americans who fled to Canada during the Vietnam War were outnumbered by a factor of three by Canadians who came South to volunteer for service in our Armed Forces during that era.

I respect that.



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13 posted on 09/28/2013 7:49:21 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Ma<center> <table backgrines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: rickmichaels

The US should give Quebec New England and New York State and take Alberta and the Yukon in return.


14 posted on 09/28/2013 7:49:24 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Friendofgeorge

Before fleeing to America, I was Conservative Party in BC. canadians are inherently anti-American (here comes the canuck morons who will shout me down again) and that’s what we’ve been taught in school and they have a really bad image of the GOP, thanks to the MSM. The daily rags are far, far worse than your local liberal daily.


15 posted on 09/28/2013 7:51:16 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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16 posted on 09/28/2013 7:52:48 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: max americana

I know of what you speak!


17 posted on 09/28/2013 7:52:58 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge ( Palin 2016 or bust)
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To: Paladin2

>>The US should give Quebec New England and New York State and take Alberta and the Yukon in return.

Let’s give Canada all the Great Lakes states and New England. We’ll take the four western provinces and the territories in return. Then, we give California to Mexico.


18 posted on 09/28/2013 7:54:53 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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19 posted on 09/28/2013 7:56:28 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: rickmichaels

Here’s a better Idea: Canada and the U.S. become THREE nations. Quebec establishes independence. The U.S. conservative states merge with the Canadian western provinces. Ontario and the U.S. northeastern states merge into a third country. Everybody’s happy!


20 posted on 09/28/2013 7:57:32 PM PDT by Savage Beast (The forces of decadence are the forces of evil.)
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