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April 07, 2008 – Comments (7) | RELATED TICKERS: EWW , GLD

An ad by Absolut Vodka, likely do attaract a few drinkers in Mexico, might not have a great impact in the US, since the ad is in Spanish? I could not upload the image, I am sorry. I tried.

The image is here: 

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/laplaza/2008/04/mexico-reconque.html 

"Mexico, is a colorful map depicting what the Americas might look like in an "Absolut" -- i.e., perfect -- world.

The U.S.-Mexico border lies where it was before the Mexican-American war of 1848 when California, as we now know it, was Mexican territory and known as Alta California."

Comments on digg.com here: 

Comments here by Vox Day: Absolut Mexifornia

"The last 20 years have seen the explosion of the various multicultural myths. The proverbial melting pot demonstrably does not scale well. Immigrants are not a net positive for the service economy any more than offshoring is a net positive for the manufacturing economy. Indeed, hiring immigrant labor is simply the service equivalent of going offshore. Population diversity does not lead to positive societal effects. Instead, it reliably leads to a reduced sense of community, more crime, more poverty, more use of government services, more taxes and more government intervention. And most importantly, mass migrations do not serve to increase the American population, but rather, as Absolut Vodka's new Mexican ad demonstrates rather colorfully, spell the end of America in the territory successfully invaded and occupied by the migration.

There is nothing inherently wrong with immigration, which taken in small and reasonable doses tends to invigorate economies and societies alike. But migration and immigration are two very different things, as Umberto Eco spelled out in "Migrazioni," his 1990 essay on the subject. Historically, migrations have always significantly changed the host culture when they do not eliminate it entirely, and in light of this fact, it is worth contemplating precisely why the pro-migration American governing class is so staunchly supportive of what can only change or eliminate American society."

 

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#1) On April 07, 2008 at 7:39 PM, abitare (94.81) wrote:

FYI- 

Vodka firm 'sorry' over Mexico advert By Mark Stevenson THE Absolut vodka company has apologised for an advertising campaign depicting the south-western United States as part of Mexico, amid angry calls for a consumer boycott.
The campaign, which promotes ideal scenarios under the slogan "In an Absolut World…", depicted a map from the 1830s, when Mexico included California, Texas and other south-western states.

Mexico still resents losing that territory in the 1848 Mexican-American War and the fight for Texan independence.

But the adverts, which ran only in Mexico and have since ended, were less than ideal for Americans embroiled in an emotional debate over illegal immigration from their southern neighbour.

Absolut said the advert was designed for a Mexican audience. "In no way was it meant to offend or disparage, nor does it advocate an altering of borders, nor does it lend support to any anti-American sentiment, nor does it reflect immigration issues," it said.

Some fringe US groups claim the land in question is rightfully Mexican, while extreme anti- immigration groups argue that parts of the US already are being taken over by Mexico.

 

http://news.scotsman.com/world/Vodka-firm-39sorry39-over-.3952992.jp

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#2) On April 07, 2008 at 9:08 PM, TMFRik (99.58) wrote:

"America," ha

 

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#3) On April 07, 2008 at 10:32 PM, GS751 (27.49) wrote:

lol one of the more interesting posts I have seen.

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#4) On April 07, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Tastylunch (29.33) wrote:

here you go abitare

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#5) On April 08, 2008 at 8:01 AM, TMFRik (99.58) wrote:

Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion, too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace

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#6) On April 08, 2008 at 8:16 AM, StockSpreadsheet (72.03) wrote:

If they are going to give parts of the United States back to Mexico, (from whom we stole it fair and square), I don't see why they didn't give Panama back to Columbia, (which we helped steal by preventing Columbia from putting down an independence revolt by the people living in Panama at that time).  After all, fair is fair.  They should also merge Guatemala, Honduras, Belize and El Salvador, (and part of the Yucatan Peninsula), as these were all Mayan at one time.  If you are going to "correct" the map, you should correct all of it, not just one part.

Craig 

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#7) On April 08, 2008 at 7:37 PM, lquadland10 (< 20) wrote:

Can anyone post a Map of how the new map would look like when they join Canada America and Mexico? Also are there pictures about how our new money would look like?

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