Skip to comments.Create American Port Authority
Posted on 02/26/2006 8:26:10 AM PST by pending
Correct Solution of the Current Port Problem
Create National/Private (Both?)
American Port Authority
Details to be hashed:
1) American citizenship
2) English Speaking
Existing Workforce, with X amount of time in is Grandfathered(limits),langauage, security and Citizenship.
Existing non Citizens have X amount of time to become English Speaking American.
Strict by the numbers security/clerance,top to bottom.
NO SNAFUs, No Business as Usual. ***** Maybe:
Run as for profit Fed Agency?
Turn it over to the TSA, they got tons of folks that aren't doing anything.
wonder why no firm has stepped up to the plate....must be no money in it.
Isn't this Hillary's plan?
There's not enough stuff being run by the federal government right now, so why not add this?
That's what the Democrats will want. Federally run and operated ports. With all the union-laden trimmings.
Any American company, large enough to do this, would be a sitting target for the Dems and their union handlers.
Maybe that's why they sold out to begin with.
Utterly amazing how "Conservatives" who whine constantly about Govt Spending are continually looking for NEW parts of the Private Sector to turn over to the Feds. Here is the deal, listen for once and get OVER your panic attacks. The slip operators do NOT "run our ports" or "manage security in our ports". Ports are run by Local Govt Port Authroties. Secuity is provided by local and federal agencies. There is NOTHING wrong with the existing system. Actually shut up for a couple of days and LISTEN to the facts. This is NOTHING more then a Democrat Senate Election year PR stunt. There is NOTHING broke here that needs a Govt "Fix".
If you love the Post Office and DMV, you'll love the government running the ports.
After the Feds take ownership of the ports, who do you think they will contract the operations out to?
Nationalize the ports. Riiight.
Good idea. /sarcasm/
Federal Government expansion, not just for liberals any more!
I keep seeing these a** politicians playing this game of globalism, like it is God's 11th commandment!... I say HELL NO!... ANYTHING even closely related to security should be under U.S. Control. How? I don't the technicalities, but I don't want the English or any other nationality to be involved in our security. The ports security - pure common sense! - can not be JUST the responsibility of the coastguard. WE ALL KNOW, they don't have man power, etc to take on such huge undertaking. The company, or US Goverment, that handles the ports should have our intelligence agencies closely scrutinizing the whole thing.
Again, I do like the president, but frankly is inaction in securing the border, leaves with NO CREDIBILITY in my own eyes, I regret to say. I am ranting? ... I hope not :)
LOL! Dems for govt control for jobs. Pubs for govt control for security. A marriage made in heaven.
Now, where's the party I'm going to vote for?
Another Mandatory: Union Stays Intact.
No. It is My Plan.
Forever Famous Freep.
Stick to the idea pleae, let's not worry about Party BS,
Just doing this thing Right.
The idea is sound,The Answer is Correct.
If it happens, Hillary can say she thought of it all she wants, nobody will care.
Only that it got done, Correctly.
The powerful Bi-Partisan coalition would signal finally, the end of the Clinton legacy of divisive mean spirited, Party Line,Non Sense.
Umm. I hate to break it to you but security at the ports is under our control. Next.
---Maybe: Run as for profit Fed Agency? ---
She already has been thinking and talking about Federalizing ports the last 3 years.
You're a little late but she will be glad you joined her.
There seems to be no American Company, so we Make one, using Americans, Our rules, our language, Our Laws, Period.
I lean towards Heavily regulated Private.
Hillary wiil want State,
we hash out how to integrate ,
minimum Tax money, For Profit oriented Private Management.
Worth consideration Paramilitarize the Union,as a private Army, Guns and training, equipment.
Lets get serious People, now is the opportunity.
Who is gonna screw with an American dockworker anyway?
How about when they are organized armed and trained?
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