The history of humanity in the United States of America is at least 14,000 years old, some researchers say it is far older. We the People are at another crossroads: we can allow China to outgrow us or we can grow.
There 2.5 million Native Americans living in the US, more living in Canada, and virtually every native Mexican is a native American as well. Four sets of laws trapped in a quagmire of treaty obligations. If each reservation in the lower contiguous states were a county in a non-contiguous state, the two senators and five representatives would wield great power in Congress. Native readers: what would you call your own State?
Mexico: please consider a referendum that would pave the way to suspend your constitution and become the 52nd State where the Tohono O'odham and Mohawk Nations that currently straddle some surreal boundary would become one county. Two senators and 30+ representatives in Congress would give Mexicans awesome power in Washington, DC and create a geopolitical superpower that will cause China to wake up and smell the Tsingtao.
One day, the Canadian provinces and First Nations will see the new States in a clearer light and vote to join US, too.
I have been listening to KBHU The Buzz while Bill Janklow's idea of public radio has been grovelling. Last night, they played this: