Link – “The Megamerge Dissolution Solution” – Great article on USAv3 (aka USAv2 + Mexico)

Read it here.

It is long and fun to read. More importantly, it comes more ground with how a USAv3 would look and makes it quite exciting!

Here are Three excerpts:

Never fear, a satisfying, comprehensive solution is within reach: the Megamerge Dissolution Solution. Simply dissolve the border along with the failed Mexican government, and megamerge the two countries under U.S. law, with mass free 2-way migration eventually equalizing the development and opportunities permanently, with justice and without racism, and without threatening U.S. sovereignty or basic principles.

And forget about English being the only official language except for maybe the proceedings of the U.S. Congress, if even that. Nobody can force you to switch from English to Spanish, we got computers that can translate for us already, and Spanish is easy to learn, since it’s absorbed a zillion American words anyway, and is simpler and more logical, try it, they got gorgeous blonde babes in South America for you white racists to make passes at, and all young Spanish-speaking men and women have something to teach gringos about being laid-back and happy without selling out to the rat race, pass the Corona and lime, you have a date with a Disney dummy. Obviously, even after the megamerge the English speakers will far outnumber the Spanish speakers, and will have the lure of jobs and opportunity to attract them into learning English, so don’t get scared, get glad, our children will all have better computers than we do.

The Extreme South would be like the Great American West used to be, sorry, I’m a historyscoper and love to make historical arguments, a new land of opportunity for white and all the other rainbow of Americans to find a new beginning, and instead of a flood going north, which we already have now, there would more likely be a flood of migration to the south, no passports anymore, it’s all one country, we’re all fellow citizens, just think think thank and grow rich. And after children are born there, as genuine Americans, and think of it as their home, the old border that was holding their parents back will seem like a dead dinosaur of the antiquated dumbass past, I miss you mom, hello? And no, not all gringos like each other, anymore than all Mexicans like each other, that’s why we have 50 states and they have 31, you already picked the one of your choice, including the umpteen million who voted with their feet to crash the U.S.-Mexico border, so after the megamerge there will still be plenty of pockets in all the states for incorrigible village racists of all stripes, right ese, who are the Wachowski brothers? But we will all be under the same federal laws and love our country and flag and want to participate in its democracy and fight for it, try messing with us now Osama and Imadinnajacket, Americans have already figured out that their village racism fades fast when they’re sharing foxholes, who walks around and says I’m a liberal I’m a liberal I had my first orgasm during the Democratic Convention?

USAv3 – Not getting closer

I came across this that I wrote at TDAXP in 2006:

Canadian provinces will be free join when/if if the Canadian Union breaks apart (I assume Quebec will go it alone). The Western provinces would be a nice addition. Anyways, unless federalism is strong at the time they might not want to join. A free trade and mutual defense pact with the UK would help grease the way. Maybe just let Special Ambassador Shatner work it all out.

Puerto Rico gets a chance to select statehood every 10 years. As Mexico prospers in USAv3, I think the vote outcomes will change.

Cuba would need at least a post-Castro generation before they would consider joining as USAv3. Cuba is small compared to Mexico, so the benefits will be smaller then when the MUS joins the USA. Attitudes would be a problem until a generation or so goes by. Early post-Castro: pull Cuba into NAFTA; deploy Peace Corp business/development vollenteers, and open up several American University extentions.

I am okay with Guyana eigther becoming a state or a comonwealth. The gains would be smaller then that of union with Mexico. Perhaps the small size of Guyana would make it an interesting test lab. The proximity to Venezulea might be a security problem.

Other candidates (once we have the process down with Mexico): Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guam, Bermuda, Jamaica.

The choices here are: The USA-ization of Mexico vs the Mexico-ization of the USA. Neigther is easy. The current way isn’t working. The Mexico-ization of the USA is not something I want. That leaves the USA-ization of Mexico.

The USA-ization remains the goal from my PoV.

It would seem with the Narco-4GW emerging in Mexico and with Silver Spoon Socialists and their usefull idiots looting US Wealth and Future Wealth, this would seem to be farther away then it was 2 years ago.

Maybe this is an opportunity.

I could get behind a political movements that has these things as tenets:

– Pro-Entrepreneurship
– Anti-Elites and Anti-Silver Spoon Socialism
– USA-ization of Mexico
Too-Big-Tool-Fail treated instead as an Anti-Trust/ Forced Break-up issue
– Strong on Security

I have had similar thoughts before.

The System That Is America and “Palin is qualified for high office by temperament if not by education, and is preferable to candidates whose education has made no improvement on their characters”

A great line by “Spengler” on Palin at the Asia Times!

The article has much insight on The System That Is America (I am trying out that the phrase of my own), that is often lacking from our own media, establishment elites and my fellow citizens:

All the PhDs and MBAs in the world can’t make a capital market work, but ordinary people like Sarah Palin can. Laws depend on the will of the people to enforce them. It is the initiative of ordinary people that makes America’s political system the world’s most reliable.

America is the heir to a long tradition of Anglo-Saxon law that began with jury trial and the Magna Carta and continued through the English Revolution of the 17th century and the American Revolution of the 18th. Ordinary people like Palin are the bearers of this tradition.

Outside of the United States, the young governor of Alaska has become a figure of ridicule – someone who did not own a passport until last year and who quaintly believes that her state’s proximity to Russia gives her insights on foreign policy. How, my European friends ask, was it possible for such an an ignorant bumpkin to become a candidate for America’s second-highest office? They don’t understand America.

Provincial America depends on the initiative of ordinary people to get through the day. America has something like an Education Ministry, but it has little money to dispense. Americans pay for most of their school costs out of local taxes, and levy those taxes on themselves. In small towns, many public agencies, including fire protection and emergency medical assistance, depend almost entirely on volunteers. People who tax themselves, and give their own time and money for services on which communities depend, are not easily cowed by the federal government or by large corporations.
[…]
Palin really did take on the American oil companies and turn the scoundrels out of office. Her predecessor, Frank Murkowski, appointed her to the state oil and gas commission in the apparent belief that a small-town mayor and former beauty queen would rubber-stamp corrupt deals between the state and the Big Oil companies.

Shades of Jimmy Stewart in Mr Smith Goes to Washington, Palin ran against Murkowski and took his job. That does not qualify her to be president, to be sure, but it does show cunning and strength of character. Palin is qualified for high office by temperament if not by education, and is preferable to candidates whose education has made no improvement on their characters.
[…]
One doesn’t see demonstrations by wronged peasants in the small towns of America. There never were peasants – American farmers always were entrepreneurs – and the locals avenge injury by taking over their local governments, which have sufficient authority to make a difference. At the capillary level, school boards, the Parent Teachers’ Association, self-administered religious organizations and volunteer organizations incubate a political class entirely different from anything to be found in Asia. There are tens of thousands of Sarah Palins lurking in the minor leagues of American politics, and they are the guarantors of market probity.
[…]
The trouble is that rich Asians don’t lend to poor Asians in their own countries. Capital markets don’t work in the developing world because it is too easy to steal money. Subprime mortgages in the US have suffered from poor documentation. What kind of documentation does one encounter in countries where everyone from the clerk at the records office to the secretary who hands you a form requires a small bribe? America is litigious to a fault, but its courts are fair and hard to corrupt.

Asians are reluctant to lend money to each other under the circumstances; they would rather lend money in places where a hockey mom can get involved in local politics and, on encountering graft and corruption, run a successful campaign to turn the scoundrels out. You do not need PhDs and MBAs for that. You need ordinary people who care sufficiently about the places in which they live to take control of their own towns and states when required. And, yes, it doesn’t hurt if they own guns. Popular gun ownership places a limit on the abuse of state power.

I know what side I fall on.


Go get the bastards Jimmy!

Here is what my brain is screaming: How do we make the next version of the USA?

I am pretty pissed. This is all I can think of right now.

It is time to put this statist / Marxist / corrupt-elites crap behind us once and for all.

Update: Read this at Amicablecollisions

Is it going too far to conclude that our political class is a greater threat to America than Al Qaeda? Yeah, but it’s hard to see how whatever good they do outweighs the bad. I guess the only consolation is that as I read more political history I realize that this is not a unique problem of our time and that the US has done pretty well for itself despite our politicians.

The above is a great comment – despair and hope tied together – and just what I need to read about now..

“They need a Mexican Awakening where the people of mexico follow the model of Hidalgo from 1810 and take their country back”

So says Brent Winterable on this episode of covert radio referencing the past on the possible coming (4GW-ish) narco-driven civil war involving Mexico, the narco-gangs, and inevitably the United States.

Fidel Castro Has Resigned

I am listening to this on TV – CNN International.

We know what to do – time for the soft take-down. Well, the time was well over a year ago to start.

“Today Zapata’s grandson, who lives in misery, tells me why the legacy of the revolution is an unmitigated failure with respect to peasants in the countryside.”

Read it here.

The land was given to the
people, all right,” says Emiliano. “Under the ejido system, a
plot of land was handed to peasant villages and communities, and each one
appointed a commissar to preside over it. Then the politicians bribed or
co-opted the appointees and politicized the whole thing. The local party
bosses would get the commissars to inflate the price of public works in
their villages and towns, splitting the excess money with them. The commissars
would also ensure that the ejidatarios gave political support to the party.””

[…]

“Mexico’s official history has
always maintained that Zapata fought for a socialist revolution. He did
not. Zapata was many things — a womanizer, a drinker, an occasional bandit.
Some of his ideas were muddled, but he was no socialist. As the son of
small-property owners — they lived in an adobe house whose ruins I visited
in Anenecuilco — Zapata genuinely wanted his people to own their land.
He mistrusted the state: He even refused to sit in the presidential chair
when, in 1914, he and Pancho Villa entered Mexico City, seemingly on the
verge of total victory in their revolution.”

Mexico should join the US state-by-state.