It’s not about right vs. left or Republicans vs. Democrats. It’s about corporations and politicians against the United States of America.
“U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveiled an initiative … that aims to integrate the two countries more closely in security and trade…”
President Obama, while a candidate for president, said that he would review NAFTA and work to change the trade agreement that is unfair and harmful to workers and the environment. But as a campaign aide told Canadian officials, that was merely campaign rhetoric.
Now Obama is leading the charge for NAFTA plus, a plan to integrate the continent into a corporate North American Community. He attends the annual North American summits with the leaders of Canada and Mexico and advisers (corporate CEOs from all three nations) with the goal of “deeper integration.” He is also pushing the South Korea, Columbia and Panama trade agreements that will cause more Americans to lose jobs.
The president announced his initiative, “Beyond the Border: A Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness.” on Feb.4, 2011. Although a North American perimeter, also known as a common security perimeter, means Canada, Mexico and the United States will have a common outer perimeter, this new initiative is only between Canada and the United States since this integration is the easiest to complete.
The problem is that he needs Congressional legislation to do this but he obviously plans to do it first and ask for permission later. However, the project could last from 5 to 10 years. But it’s still illegal and the American people still haven’t been told that the government is destroying our nation and replacing it with a corporate trading region. This will allow access to cheap labor through this North American perimeter and open interior borders.
Obama made a similar bilateral agreement with Mexico on March 23, 2010, where the immediate task is modernizing the ports of entry along their common interior border with the United States. In addition, the U.S. is currently trying to save Mexico from becoming a failed state. More on Mexico later. (NOTICE: This link has been moved to an undisclosed place by Homeland Security.)
With this new perimeter secured, the three nations (including Mexico) can relax their mutual borders between Mexico and the United States and between Canada and the United States. That is, once all citizens are accounted for with biometric ID cards and the info kept in accessible databases.
The purpose for this North American perimeter, according to Prime Minister Harper, is to “streamline and deconjest” the border, to make the flow of commerce and people throughout the continent quick and efficient.
This agreement between the U.S. and Canada is based on the Council on Foreign Relations plan for Building a North American Community. The U.S.-Canada initiative utilizes much from the CFR plan, which will involve many North American agencies and institutions working for the continent, not for a single, sovereign nation.
It’s important to know that this North American perimeter is the key to the complete integration of North America. It can be found on p.3 of the plan:
“We propose a community based on the principle affirmed in the March 2005 Joint Statement of the three leaders that ‘our security and prosperity are mutually dependent and complementary.’ Its boundaries will be defined by a common external tariff and an outer security perimeter within which the movement of people, products, and capital will be legal, orderly, and safe. Its goal will be to guarantee a free, secure, just, and prosperous North America.” (Not Canada, not America nor Mexico. It’s North America.)
Here is a another definition for the common security perimeter around North America from the CFR plan. The current leaders working to implement this plan are; Barack Obama, Stephen Harper of Canada and Felipe Calderon of Mexico:
“The Task Force offers a detailed and ambitious set of proposals that build on the recommendations adopted by the three governments at the Texas summit of March 2005. The task force’s central recommendation is establishment by 2010 of a North American economic and security community, the boundaries of which would be defined by a common external tariff and an outer security perimeter.” p. xvii. Also see pp. 8, 32.
This 32-page document will become the most important one in American history because it’s the plan for its destruction, being implemented now.
Under Obama’s “Beyond the Border, A Shared Vision…”, this U.S.-Canada initiative sounds like what it is going to be, an eventual political entity with governing institutions. The plans in “Beyond the Border” can be found in Building a North American Community and in the active USNORTHCOM, a response force which is designed to maintain order and respond to major incidents in North America.
USNORTHCOM is the North American response force for North America and the Gulf of Mexico. Check out USNORTHCOM, read the job descriptions and the area of responsibility (AOR) of this already-integrated organization, which can handle natural disasters and civil unrest anywhere on the continent. Then go to pp. 10,11,12 of the North American Community and see the source for this integrated North American response force. The United States now has a U.S. Army combat force trained and designated for action on the North American continent. Someday American civilians could be facing soldiers from Canada and Mexico carrying out their duties for North America. As of now, special forces from USNORTHCOM are training Mexican police and soldiers to combat the drug cartels.
Under the last two presidents, members of Congress have inserted a large addition to the security section of every comprehensive immigration (amnesty) bill, calling for a “common security perimeter” for North America and plans for constructing America’s part under the control of the U.S. Secretary of State.
Some excerpts from Principles, in Obama’s “Beyond the Border”:
“Effective risk management should enable us to accelerate legitimate flows of people and goods into the United States and Canada and across our common (interior) border, while enhancing the physical security and economic competitiveness of our countries.
“We build on the efforts of many partners–from police and other emergency workers to our armed forces–who continue to safeguard us from the complex threats we face. (That would be from Canada and later Mexico. USNORTHCOM)
“We also recognize that cooperation across air, land, and maritime domains, as well as in space and cyberspace, our enduring bi-national defense relationship, and military support for civilian authorities engaged in disaster response efforts and critical infrastructure protection, have all contributed significantly to the security of our populations.”
“We intend to work together to engage with all levels of government and with communities, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector, as well as with our citizens, on innovative approaches to security and competitiveness.”
“We intend to build on existing bilateral law enforcement programs to develop the next generation of integrated cross-border law enforcement operations that leverage cross-designated officers and resources to jointly identify, assess, and interdict persons and organizations involved in transnational crime.”
The BBWG, Beyond the Border Working Group, “will report on the implementation of this declaration to Leaders on an annual basis. The mandate of the BBWG will be reviewed after three years.” This could take 5 to 10 years, or more.
What about Mexico?
This continental integration covers all aspects of life in Canada and the United States. These integrated institutions and agencies will be joined by Mexico at a slower pace as soon as the Mexican government gets its house in order. In the meantime, it will work with the U.S. toward streamlining the movement of people and commerce across our common interior southern border as the U.S. and Mexico implement a 21st century border.
The Mexican and United States initiative, “A New Border Vision”, will bring Mexico up to standards for a new joint border crossing system at our common border, with the same quality of security arrangements as Canada. Toward this goal, the U.S. Merida Initiative is a plan, already operational, designed to upgrade the Mexican army, police and government institutions, plus clean up the drug cartels and people smugglers. Special forces from USNORTHCOM are currently advising them on how to pursue the drug war.
As a major part of North American integration, President Calderon has already begun forcing every citizen to get their national (biometric) ID card. They began with children first in January of 2011. With this card, every Mexican can apply for a North American Border Pass and use an ATM type of booth to check themselves into the United States. Eventually every citizen of North America will be on a database, making it easy to find you. So will everyone in South America. Most Europeans are already on databases with a significant amount of personal data available. The government of India is doing the same for its billion plus population. Are you getting the message? There is an insignificant amount of opposition in Mexico and India. One Indian did mention something about 1984.
The target for Mexico is to have operational control over its borders. All three nations must declare operational control of their borders in order for the new North American perimeter to become valid for all of North America.
For the United States, a plan of action will be taken “to maintain operational control over all ports of entry into the United States and the international land and maritime borders of the United States.” [H.R. 4321, Sec. 111, (a)]
And Congress must approve of this arrangement for the United States before it goes into effect, before this North American perimeter becomes a legal outer perimeter. Otherwise, it’s not legal and can’t be implemented. But I’m sure corporate America can make a few billion available for “campaign contributions.”
The Mexican agreement with the United States and its border pass is aimed at speeding up the flow of commerce and people between Mexico, the United States and later, Canada, while insuring a secure border. When that happens, it becomes a lot easier to achieve complete labor mobility throughout the continent. Of course, any chance of a job for Americans at any skill level will no longer exist. See pp. 26,27,28 of the CFR plan for achieving complete labor mobility in this North American Community.
Once that perimeter is active and all citizens of North America have their biometric ID card, the common interior borders will become like the European Union Schengen Agreement. After their outer perimeter was declared under operational control, the EU did away with all ID checks for citizens of the EU. Citizens and cleared foreigners can travel throughout most of the European Union without being stopped.
“The Schengen Agreement is a European treaty that effectively removes border control between 25 countries in, what is known as the Schengen Area. While loosening border controls between member countries, the agreement also tightens borders with non-member nations.”
“The free movement of persons is a fundamental right guaranteed by the EU to its citizens. It entitles every EU citizen to travel, work and live in any EU country without special formalities. Schengen cooperation enhances this freedom by enabling citizens to cross internal borders without being subjected to border checks. The border-free Schengen Area guarantees free movement to more than 400 million EU citizens, as well as to many non-EU nationals, businessmen, tourists or other persons legally present on the EU territory.”
This is the the exact model that Obama is aiming for with his North American perimeter. When the construction is done and every person on the continent has a national ID card, our internal borders will be opened to the “free flow ” of people and commerce throughout the continent. And they will be able to live and work anywhere on the continent. Eventually North America will have the free movement of people (cheap labor) throughout the continent. Obama is following the European model faithfully. And America will soon no longer exist.
Remember that these trade agreements and integrated trading regions are put together by corporate CEOs and wealthy investors for themselves. American corporations don’t want American workers. That’s why companies are building their own corporate playground where they make the rules. And after 7 million Americans have lost jobs since 2007 from “free trade”, I still hear these captains of industry on television wonder why Americans don’t spend more money and help the economy.
It’s only going to get worse. Think about it and do something for yourself because there is no one out there with plans to provide jobs for Americans. Globalization and “free trade” is about running a business with as few people as possible. A CEOs dream is a company with robots doing the job of people.
Below is documentation of those government institutions involved with North American integration and the North American perimeter:
This is an article praising the “Establishment…of a security and economic community for North America…” and the importance of a “common security perimeter” for this community. The article is from the Bush Department of State and has a link to the Council on Foreign Relations website, the source of Building a North American Community. Scroll down on the site to English Version, (295K PDF).
You can find the same article and a link to the CFR website in the Obama Department of State archives. Unless they block it again.
This is the first bill, S.853, that ordered a common security perimeter around North America and a plan for the U.S. to prepare Mexico’s government, army and police to gain operational control of its borders, thus completing the southern part of a North American perimeter. It was sponsored by Richard Lugar and cosponsored by John McCain and Kay Hutchison, all republicans.
This short bill, submitted in April of 2005, made it clear that the U.S, Canada and Mexico would be implementing this common security perimeter together and they envisioned it completed by 2010. But every piece of legislation over the next 6 years containing this project was rejected. It wasn’t because of the perimeter that these bills were turned down but because they were all part of comprehensive immigration (amnesty) bills.
In reading S. 853, pay attention to SEC. 3, (7) (E) for the reference to a common security perimeter for North America. Also Sec. 5, Improving the Security of Mexico’s Southern Border.
One of the last immigration bills (2009) submitted is H.R. 4321. Go to the bill, then Sec.143, Reports on Improving the Exchange of Information on North American Security. See (3), (D) for reference to the common security perimeter for North America. All of the immigration bills state that the U.S. will cooperate with Canada and Mexico in building this security perimeter.
The important Wikileak document below verifies the fact that the leaders of Canada, Mexico and the United States have been meeting since 2005 to finish this integration of North America with a common security perimeter.
Read this diplomatic message from the U.S. ambassador in Canada to Washington on Jan. 5, 2005. The author describes how Canada may want to proceed with this integration of North America, including a common security perimeter, customs union, external tariffs, a common currency, etc. He says that “incrementalism” is the way to go about this, no “big deal”, essentially keeping it under the citizens radar.