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Fareed Zakaria's GPS Road Map for immigration (CNN, Bloomberg, globalism, Kobach) - 06/06/12

... bill. Zakaria then turns to Germany and Canada for additional global lessons from immigration policies that appear to be working – and those that do not. Germany’s Turkish minority and other ethnic minorities in European countries have experienced tense relationships with EU and country government authorities. Recent economic crises have fanned the rise of nationalist political parties which...

Bush admin was working on North American Union ("integrating" U.S., Canada and Mexico into one community) - 05/06/11

... an attempt to join the U.S., Canada, and Mexico together in some sort of community similar to the EU. An endless series of establishment hacks claimed that there was no such plan and that it was all just a paranoid fantasy. As it turns out, those establishment hacks were lying (no big surprise of course). A formerly-secret cable (recently released by Wikileaks) shows that the George W Bush...

CIS: Immigrants use welfare at higher rate than natives - 04/06/11

... percent), India (19 percent), Canada (23 percent), and Korea (25 percent). # The states where immigrant households with children have the highest welfare use rates are Arizona (62 percent); Texas, California, and New York (61 percent); Pennsylvania (59 percent); Minnesota and Oregon (56 percent); and Colorado (55 percent). Per this: Some immigrant-advocacy groups criticized the report, saying it...

U.S. and Canada create a "Shared Vision for Perimeter Security". What's next? - 02/10/11

... Yet, on Friday, the U.S. and Canada established a "Shared Vision for Perimeter Security", a common security perimeter designed among other things to "accelerate the legitimate flow of people, goods, and services between our two countries". In the case of Canada we (at least currently) don't need to worry too much about millions of Canadians wanting to move to the U.S., but the same can't be said...

Canadian government infiltrated by spies? - 06/24/10

... as part of espionage schemes, Canada’s top security official said Tuesday. In an exclusive interview on CBC’s The National, CSIS director Richard Fadden said foreign powers are infiltrating Canadian political circles and influencing public servants, fuelling a growing concern about economic espionage in Canada... ...The report said that Mr. Fadden has alleged that about five countries are...

Gallup: Americans more favorable on Egypt than Mexico; 62% of young favorable on China; more - 02/19/10

... country is our northern neighbor, Canada, with 90% total favorable. Our southern neighbor, Mexico, has just 49% total favorable, which is less than Egypt and France. That would certainly seem to indicate that many Americans aren't overly pleased with that country's government and aren't overly thrilled with massive immigration from that country. If millions of Canadians snuck across the border...

Canadian comedian tries to embarrass Sarah Palin; fails; shows abysmal level of debate in U.S. - 11/27/09

Mediaite offers "Canadian Comedian Fails Miserably In Trying To Embarrass Sarah Palin" (link): During a book signing event in Columbus, Ohio, Canadian Comedian Mary Walsh ambushed (Sarah Palin) with camera crew and microphone to seek her thoughts on the Canadian health care system (and ostensibly embarrass her as well.) While the event security detail prevented a meaningful interview, Palin did...

Obama admin will reduce number of Border Patrol agents at Mexican border, increase at Canadian border - 09/28/09

... Patrol agents deployed on the U.S.-Canada border will be increased by 414, from a fiscal 2009 total of 1,798 agents to a fiscal 2010 total of 2,212.

John McCain: "some of the 9-11 hijackers did come through Canada" - 04/24/09

... 9-11 hijackers did come through Canada, as you know." The Canadian ambassador corrected him as he had done with Napolitano: "As the 9-11 Commission reported in July 2004, all of the 9-11 terrorists arrived in the U.S. from outside North America. They flew to major U.S. airports. They entered the U.S. with documents issued to them by the U.S. government. No 9-11 terrorists came from Canada."

Janet Napolitano thinks 9/11 terrorists came over Canadian border - 04/21/09

... over the Canadian border, then Canada says apology accepted but they still want a meeting. Then, she said: "The fact of the matter is that Canada allows people into its country that we do not allow into ours," she told a Canadian participant who asked her to explain why the Canada and Mexico borders should be treated equally. "That's why you have to have a border and you have to have border...

Obama thanks Canadians "who came over the border to campaign for me during the election" - 02/19/09

Speaking in Canada at a press conference with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Barack Obama just said this: "I want to also, by the way, thank some of the Canadians who came over the border to campaign for me during the election... It was much appreciated." If anyone has accounts of Canadians campaigning for our new, supposed U.S. president please leave a comment. And, note that the Obama campaign...

Cement: another way stimulus money will flow to China (and Mexico, Canada, Korea...) - 02/08/09

... five major countries: China, Canada, Columbia, Mexico, and the Republic of Korea. Imports from China in 2007 declined to 7.5 million metric tons down 41.0% from 2006 levels Despite operating at high efficiency, U.S. plants apparently can't meet demands, and there's a discussion of a cement shortage in 2005 here and here. Your assignment: find out how much cement we'd have to import for all those...

Memo on Barack Obama senior advisor's meeting with Canadian government on NAFTA (Austan Goolsbee) - 03/03/08

... trust? UPDATE 4: "The Leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, Jack Layton, called today for the resignation of the Canadian Prime Minister's Chief of Staff over improper intervention in the US Democratic Primary race." The video here includes an unctuous reply from Stephen Harper.

Canada: Quebec police admit to infiltrating SPP protest - 08/24/07

... provocateurs at SPP protest in Canada? In related news, the North American Union apologists entry has been updated. UPDATE: Even if you support police going undercover at protests, and even if you support them posing as black bloc members rather than, say, hippies, it's a bit difficult to support the fact that one of the cops had a rock in his hand. While he never used it, why did he have a...

Secret NAU meeting in Canada, Part 2 - 09/24/06

... leader of the National Party of Canada] said. "It was clear that the intention was to keep this important meeting about integrating the three countries out of the public eye." ...The motive for U.S. participation, according to Hurtig, was "to gain access and control Canada's extensive natural resources, including oil and water." As for Canada, he said, the Canadian Council of Chief...

Secret NAU meeting in Canada - 09/20/06

... Executives - the elite club of Canada's richest CEOs - and the Canada West Foundation, an Alberta think-tank that promotes, among other things, closer economic integration with the United States. The focus of the event was on North American security and prosperity. Not surprisingly, this included topics such as "A North American Energy Strategy," "Demographic and Social Dimensions of North...

North American Union scheme proceeding on schedule - 09/08/06

... Canadian government's Industry Canada site comes the September 7 progress report "Ministers Report to Leaders on Security and Prosperity Partnership Initiatives" (tinyurl.com/gavv3): The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, the Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of Public Safety, and the Honourable Maxime Bernier,...