Representatives from South American countries formed a regional union set out to create a continental parliament this Friday. http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hYwXUkXjzVHgHX9w0W0_F9zJe_DwD90RJB3O0
This brings the total of continental unions up to three: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_union. It reminds me of my days playing great war board games like Risk and Axis and Allies with friends and pairing off as we realized we would be defeated otherwise.
How far away are we from a North American Union?