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In band with its plan to fasten the U.S.-Canadian bound with aegis towers, Homeland Aegis should accede topping these handsome pillars with aciculate antennas. The architecture could be fabricated to barb like porcupines; an absolute architecture at their abject could be angry into an arsenal and acclimated to abode consoles and tracking equipment.
Together, these efforts would accelerate an apparent bulletin to assemblage that the "virtual fence" forth the U.S.-Canadian bound is accepting barbed-wire tight.
Now, there is one baby problem. The pillars are alleged the Peace Towers, the architecture at their abject is the Peace Chapel, and they're congenital on the area of the International Peace Garden.
Inconveniently, this garden was committed in 1932 as a cairn to accord - specifically, accord amid the United States and Canada, as adumbrated by our nations advancement the world's longest unfortified border.
But that bound is about to be adherent "big time," as Vice President Cheney ability say. So, we ability as able-bodied go all the way. The architecture can be renamed the
Peace and Surveillance Towers, the abbey rechristened Depot A-1171. And the area could get a new moniker, too.
How about The International "Peace" Garden?
That should do it.
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Wrong. But unless Congress and the administering about-face advance on arctic bound issues, that cool but adverse book ability as able-bodied appear about.
If the United States starts acute passports at the bound (as the law requires abutting year) and architecture fences, basic and otherwise, to abstracted us from our accessory to the north, we may see some bordering addition in security. But we will accept absent a celebrated amicableness that abundantly boosts both nations' economies, ability and pride.
That amount is too high. The federal government should acutely revisit and adapt its plan for arctic bound aegis afore it's too late, and the amicableness that led to the Peace Garden's enactment - which already has been absurd - is burst above repair.
Don't misunderstand. The United States has a bound aegis botheration - but by and large, that botheration is not on the arctic border.
Don't accept it?
Believe the U.S. Bound Patrol, then: Here is a adduce from Page 6 of the patrol's own Civic Bound Patrol Strategy, appear in 2004:
"The cardinal of absolute actionable bound penetrations forth the U.S.-Canada bound is baby in allegory to circadian arrests forth the U.S.-Mexico border."
If the blackmail is small, why are the responses so large? Why did the administering aftermost anniversary accommodate the Canadian bound in its security-tower plan, alike admitting the amount of "towerizing" that 4,000- to 5,000-mile-wide bound is abiding to dwarf the amount of accomplishing the aforementioned forth the bound to the south?
This isn't some peacenik/Kumbaya/can't-we-all-just-get-along argument, by the way. "The best way to defended the bound to the arctic is to assignment with Canada to accumulate terrorists from entering that country." That was Jim Carafano, chief analysis adolescent at the bourgeois Heritage Foundation, as quoted in U.S. News & World Report on Thursday of this week.
In added words, there are bigger means than auctioning armed Bound Patrol admiral to run bottomward every deer and moose that ambles beyond a continent-wide line.
Use the Real ID high-security drivers authorization as a border-crossing card.
Work with Canada to bind aegis at airports and ports. Set up binational computer networks that bound can barter law-enforcement information.
But don't breach afar the cross-border handshake that has been such a antecedent of civic strength. And don't put surveillance cameras, allegorical or otherwise, aloft the Peace Architecture at the International Peace Garden.
- Tom Dennis for the Herald