Wednesday, December 28, 2011

And we don't export jobs any more, thanks to all those maquilas

Rick Perry may have entertained thoughts of secession for Texas, but he's gone and mentally conquered Alberta and annexed it to the U.S.:
“Every barrel of oil that comes out of those sands in Canada is a barrel of oil that we don’t have to buy from a foreign source,” Mr. Perry said in Clarinda, earning a loud round of enthusiastic applause.
John Gast's image ca. 1872 of American Progress, putting a continent online with the telegraph wires. Idea for this post stolen from Hunter at Daily Kos, whose own version was maybe a little too subtle for some.

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