Tuesday, May 6, 2008

NAFTA Superhighway


The Press-Register [Mobile, AL]
6 May 2008

Senate backs 'urban legend'

Alabama resolution alleges that a conspiracy is brewing to form a 'North American Union' although experts discount the idea

Capital Bureau

MONTGOMERY -- The state Senate may have been locked down for most of the year, but it did find time to endorse a widely discredited urban legend spread by the John Birch Society.

The upper chamber passed a joint resolution April 10 sponsored by state Sen. Rusty Glover, R-Semmes, claiming that Canada, Mexico and the United States are moving toward a "North American Union" and working on construction of a "NAFTA Superhighway" to link the countries and reportedly destroy their sovereignty. [...]