The good people at The Economist magazine have come up with a fantasy map of Europe.
If you've followed the travails of the EU for the last decade, this thing is FUNNY.
The good folks at Reason magazine have opened their comment field for suggestions for the United States version.
All right-thinking citizens, of course, want to float California out into the Pacific and let it sink under the weight of its own incredible debt.
We could move Arizona further away from the Mexico border, just to give sheriff Joe Arpaio a break.
One guy suggested that we "move DC to Salina, KS. That way all the people who speak for the regular Americans can meet them for once. This will also give VA, MD and DE a break from government busybodies making local laws."
Let each state with beachfront drill for oil closer to the coastline. Those who do not allow oil companies to drill in reasonable locations will be swapped out with an interior state. OR drug out into the ocean where the oil is beneath a mile of water.
In exchange for producing William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Elvis Presley, B.B. King, Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters, Tennessee Williams, Richard Wright, Jimmy Buffett, Archie Manning, Jim Henson, Jerry Rice, and Walter Payton, The Great State Of Mississippi gets to stay where it is, but will be renamed "Awesomeland".
All states that do not allow gay marriage will be consolidated someplace in the upper Midwest. This way, they won't be offended by gays, lesbians, or tasteful interior decor.
Move the entire government apparatus currently in Washington, D.C. to an abandoned Sam's Club warehouse in Hobbes, New Mexico. Do NOT pay any moving expenses for employees or government officials. Take extensive notes on whether the economy improves or deteriorates afterwards.
Consolidate California and Tennessee so that Al Gore's two mega-mansions will be closer together, thereby shrinking Gore's carbon footprint.
Let's have a referendum on ObamaCare® so that the states favoring socialized medicine can cluster around their V.A. hospitals. Move the Border Fence around these states, and allow the Free Market nation to impose a "medical tourism" tax on anyone crossing over.
We should attach hundreds of chain hoists to Las Vegas and drag it to the outskirts of Fort Worth, Texas. I'm tired of driving to Shreveport to get to blackjack tables with player-friendly rules. The remainder of Nevada will be uprooted and moved to Iraq. After all, they produced Senator Harry Reid.
Hawaii should be dropped into the center of Kenya, ending the Barack Obama "birther" controversy once and for all.