When I say conquer, I don’t mean just invade and then pull out; I mean we take over our southern neighbor, destroy its corrupt system of government, give our troops the okay to wipe out the cartels and gangs responsible for drug and human trafficking, and order all the CEOs who moved businesses there (and took our jobs with them) to begin paying federal minimum wage. We will convert the Mexican states into American states, consolidating or dividing where necessary. Down will come the Mexican flag, and up will go the Stars and Stripes, and Mexicans can quickly gain citizenship status (after all they all seem to want to be here anyway). Basically, we’ll clean up that third world toilet; we will also have access to their oil, silver, and other resources, and our border patrol will only have to watch Guatemala. I don’t believe people are truly fleeing Belize.
Of course, I know there will be major obstacles and challenges, as the poverty level alone there will be enough to give us plenty of work to do. However, with the crap our government waste our money on now in the Middle East and other places in which we have no future, why not throw the money in an area we could have a permanent existence. We will have access to the revenue generated in the coastal tourist areas (Cancun and Acapulco will be ours!). There could be a good amount of revenue raised in taxing the coastal properties as well (the rich who will demand solo ownership of it). The United States has been known to make tropical areas thrive while other people have not (example: Hawaii).
Some additional benefits to conquering Mexico I’ve yet mentioned include actually getting to arrest the felons hiding out down there to avoid trial here or abroad and knowing the current Mexican regime won’t turn them over. The fact we have complete access to their oil on land and offshore should help us become less dependent on the foreign suppliers. The Mexican culture itself is beautiful. The Catholic background most likely makes a lot of the people more decent than what Americans have morally become. Maybe we can get their pro-family aspects to rub back off on us. I actually can’t blame them for wanting to come here, as they are desperate for a break. Our taking over of their nation should give them and us a super break once the dust is settled and the work is done.
Anyways, to close, I will say I’d like to go see a lot of the interesting sights in Mexico without having to worry about the passport and going through customs and waiting in that line to do so as well. I think we’ll be safer as we can crack down on the crime at the current border and we’ll better be able to knockout the drug trade and other various challenges. The people of Arizona could breathe easier too knowing they are now in the interior of the country and no longer a border state. Mexico could well be our number one threat in the world for a variety of reasons. Yet, it could also prove to have the easiest solution as well.