This is a story is available in the new 2009 Project Censored book and ranks at number #2 in the list of the years top censored stories. This story exemplifies how Bush has went behind our backs once again to militarize the U.S. and now all of North America. Why have we not heard about this!!? Well it is just coming to light as Matt Armstrong wrote about a couple of days ago. I wonder what else the Bush legacy will leave for us?
Faculty Evaluator: Ron Lopez, PhD worked on this story and the link can be found here: NAFTA
“Leaders of Canada, the US, and Mexico have been meeting to secretly expand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with “deep integration” of a more militarized tri-national Homeland Security force. Taking shape under the radar of the respective governments and without public knowledge or consideration, the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP)—headquartered in Washington—aims to integrate the three nations into a single political, economic, and security bloc.
The SPP was launched at a meeting of Presidents George W. Bush and Vicente Fox, and Prime Minister Paul Martin, in Waco, Texas, on March 31, 2005. The official US web page describes the SPP as “. . . a White House-led initiative among the United States and Canada and Mexico to increase security and to enhance prosperity . . .” The SPP is not a law, or a treaty, or even a signed agreement. All these would require public debate and participation of Congress…”