Quote: Originally Posted by jjaycee98
Actually the US may be more interested in the West than they are in anythin the East has to offer.
Saskatchewan has the WORLD'S LARGEST "KNOWN" deposits of Urainium. Nuclear Power is on it's way to your local power grid...only a matter of time. Oh and the Dems promised expanding other forms of energy.
BC very nicely attaches Alaska to the lower 48. No having to get any pesky Canadian Government to agree running the pipeline.
Manitoba provides access to the North Passage through Hudson's Bay and it should be no problem getting Nunavit to sign up too. How's that for taking away Canada's claim to the top of the world.
Jaycee, the problem with BC, SK or MB is that they keep electing Socialist governments (what they consider Socialist in USA anyway). I donít think Americans will be all that keen about letting in a Socialist province into their country.
All these provinces are way too liberal for USA. e.g. support for gay marriage runs at 70% in BC, that is much higher than any state in USA. Compare that with Alberta, which perpetually elects Conservative governments. Religious right is very strong in Alberta, making it comparable to Bible Belt states such as Mississippi or Alabama.
Alberta would be a good fit with USA, BC, SK or MB will stand out like sore thumbs. Also, these three provinces are almost guaranteed to send Democratic Senators and Congressmen to Washington, I donít think the Republican Party will appreciate that. Alberta is a different story; they probably will send Republican politicians to Washington.
If USA admits BC, SK and MB into their country, it will almost assure that Democrats will control the Senate and the House for a long time to come. There will be plenty of opposition to letting them in.
Alberta is a good fit for USA. I can see USA swallowing up an independent Alberta. Other provinces will be just pain in the neck.