Skip to comments.Time For Alberta To Exit, Stage Right?
Posted on 07/09/2005 12:18:50 PM PDT by ConservativeStLouisGuy
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This makes a lot of sense. I conclude, therefore, that it will not happen.
This article brings up an interesting point...if the US of A makes a turn for the Left or goes down the crapper in the coming years, perhaps some states would secede?
An independent Alberta would be nothing more than the oil reserve for America...plus it would be badly outnumbered in North America. Joining up with the US is a better idea. Best yet, let Quebec separate and let Canada rebuild!
In general, true, especially in the U.S. But not always. I seem to have read in about something in 1776 and again in 1860 . . .
If Alberta were to try to secede, would the central government move against them by force?
Alberta come south and join the US! We will welcome you with open arms!
Force of what?
Force of habit?
Not sure where they'd put their navy but maybe they could run a better one than the Motherland has been running?
I am an Albertan...for me this Province comes first and the Ottowa mob come a distant second. The eastern part of Canada has done everything it can do to denigrate us, use us, syphon money off our resources and generally give us the bird.
I truly believe our day is coming..people I talk to are so disenchanted with the ruling clique that it would take very little more to cause a revolt here.
We are taxed without representation..we are ignored in higher councils, we are sneered at if we try to get a senator elected by a free public vote, high court judges are elected by Prime Minister Martin.
Most forms of democracy have been extinguished for us..it is getting way past time to leave this pestilent country.
Alberta joined by BC would be a very attractive, strong State on the world stage. Plus I would live there and enjoy the benefits and pride.
It is strange you should say that...in recent years a large part of the Canadian armed forces have been moved into this province...including the main fighter base at Cold Lake.
Alberta is THE red province of Canada, feeding Ontario and Quebec through a monetary spigot. They've been forced to pay for the socialist programs that keep eastern Canada fat, happy, and voting for the Liberal Party.
This seperatist movement that is suddenly on the radar didn't start yesterday. Western Canadians have been talking about a different course for years.
I think Alberta will be a member of the United States, likely with Manitoba, Saskatchewan and British Columbia following, in the next 10-15 years, if Canada keeps spiralling into socialist oblivion...
BC is just as loony left as ottawa is.
With what? Canada's Armed Forces are an embarrassment. They figured out a long time ago that the USA would never permit a foreign invasion of Canada and have let us subsidize their national defense for 50 years.
It is my hope we will be invaded, and then the US can spend about $2 billion rebuilding.
So far it's not working.
That was tried once, about 140 years ago.
Alberta joined with British Columbia and California extending from Mexico to Alaska would give us a bigger GDP than all of the EU countries combined. Also we would have enough fossil fuel to last us for about 400 years.
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