Claiming Manifest Destiny US Demands Saskatchewan From Canada
Washington, D.C. - Dick Cheney, Vice President of the United States and former head of Halliburton, today demanded that the government of Canada cede the province of Saskatchewan to the United States. Cheney gave Canada three days to meet this demand or face the consequences.
With Attorney General Alberto Gonzales at his side, Cheney cited as legal precedent the concept of Manifest Destiny. Said Cheney, "Saskatchewan has lots of energy resources and we need them. Therefore, Saskatchewan belongs to us. End of discussion. If you've got a problem, take it up with God."
Canadian officials were caught off guard by Cheney's demand and have not yet formulated an official response. However, with American military forces massing on the border with Saskatchewan in Montana and North Dakota, Canada's options appeared limited and eventual capitulation is expected.