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Keep on truckin' – back to Mexico!
World Net Daily ^ | September 3, 2007 | Barbara Simpson

Posted on 09/03/2007 5:53:37 AM PDT by captjanaway

We've been had.

In fact, the American people got the shaft last Friday evening. Twice, in fact, and it came from San Francisco's liberal federal courts. There were two decisions favoring illegal aliens, big business, border destruction and sympathetic politicians on both sides of the aisle.

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TOPICS: Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; dot; immigrantlist; mexico; transportation; trucking; trucks

1 posted on 09/03/2007 5:53:38 AM PDT by captjanaway
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To: captjanaway
But, of course, if one of these trucks should be carrying a nuclear weapon into the U.S. it will be the fault of conservatives everywhere.

And, it will be. We had every opportunity to break up this activist court, but didn’t do it. The logic eludes me.

2 posted on 09/03/2007 5:58:15 AM PDT by vetsvette (Bring Him Back)
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To: vetsvette

For certain folks in this country, it’s all about the $$$.

Our sovereignty and security be damned.

DUNCAN HUNTER ‘08


3 posted on 09/03/2007 6:00:08 AM PDT by Kimberly GG (INVEST IN THE FUTURE - DUNCAN HUNTER '08.....(NO MORE CFRers))
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To: captjanaway

I can’t comment because the whole thing is too depressing not to mention I am full of anger.


4 posted on 09/03/2007 6:00:26 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: captjanaway
Where are the Teamsters? Usually, they drop boulders from over passes when scabs drive. The Unions now back illegals in court, don’t stand up for their workers rights etc. No wonder union membership went from 33% in the 1960s to less than 9% today. Ahh, third world status looms and the American revolution cannot be far behind.
5 posted on 09/03/2007 6:01:40 AM PDT by Mumbles (Because we disagree doesn't make you or me right. Treat each other with respect.)
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To: captjanaway

WTF is wrong with this Government? Why do they want to put more risk onto the backs of average Americans driving down the highway? Why do they want to make it easier to smuggle aliens, drugs or, God forbid, a dirty bomb, into this country? Why do they want to hurt hard working, blue-collar Owner/Operators who barely make a living as it is?

I am sick to my stomach!


6 posted on 09/03/2007 6:02:22 AM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: Mumbles
Seriously hate to be these drivers at a truck stop. You know its coming, blood will be spilled. Some American trucker will act on him knowing this will ruin his career. Then the Whitehouse stance will come out, how the American trucker is racist and all.
7 posted on 09/03/2007 6:06:36 AM PDT by Sybeck1 (I like Rodney Carrington's recipe for World Peace.)
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To: Mumbles

The teamsters sued and lost in the 9th Circus Court of Appeals to have this stopped.
http://phoenix.bizjournals.com/sacramento/stories/2007/08/27/daily48.html


8 posted on 09/03/2007 6:08:22 AM PDT by captjanaway
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To: Mumbles

“Where are the Teamsters? Usually, they drop boulders from over passes when scabs drive.”

Hopefully, as I a dream on, the Teamsters are not showing their hand and keeping their plans close to the chest.


9 posted on 09/03/2007 6:12:13 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: captjanaway

If Americans arent willing to fight for their own jobs then they dont deserve to have them. It’s as simple as that. There is NO other country on the face of the earth that would sit on their fat azzes and allow foreigners to come in and take over their whole country. (And make no mistake abut it, that is exactly what is happening)

Semper Fi’
Jarhead


10 posted on 09/03/2007 6:13:47 AM PDT by Buffettfan (3rd Battalion, 6th Marines - 1971 - 1974)
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To: captjanaway
No wonder the GOP is crazed. The Bush presidency is schizophrenic On one hand, President Bush talks a tough line on freedom and our country and persists in the war on terrorism. But on the other, he supports illegal aliens, dismantles our borders and disintegrates national sovereignty.
11 posted on 09/03/2007 6:14:31 AM PDT by Greg F (Duncan Hunter is a good man.)
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To: captjanaway

“The teamsters sued and lost in the 9th Circus Court of Appeals to have this stopped.”

Yes, but this has never stopped them from taking the law into their own hands when shove comes to push.


12 posted on 09/03/2007 6:16:18 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: captjanaway
Let's see: Mexico doesn't have a nationwide criminal database so how can we know these drivers have no records? We can't. Remember the Mexican drug-runner involved in the Ramos/Compean Border Patrol incident? He is a legally licensed, Mexican commercial truck driver. We're told testing for drugs and alcohol will be done by U.S. companies, but we're not told the samples will be sent from Mexico to the U.S. for those tests.

Before they had to drive their legal commercial trucks to the border then smuggle the drugs across. I guess now they're not so inconvenienced. /s
13 posted on 09/03/2007 6:26:51 AM PDT by kinoxi
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To: Buffettfan

But, they are. Not only have the Teamsters been fighting this, but so has the Owner/Operator Independent Drivers Association. I went to several trucking message boards to see what the average trucker thinks, and they do not want this. Calls to Washington have been ignored.
I know alot of truckers who have done everything they know to do - but what CAN they do? I even read some stuff from Mexican and Canadian drivers who don’t want this, either....


14 posted on 09/03/2007 6:35:25 AM PDT by captjanaway
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To: kinoxi

When they busted illegal Mexican drivers in LA, they recruited their replacements in India.


15 posted on 09/03/2007 6:37:46 AM PDT by ClaireSolt (Have you have gotten mixed up in a mish-masher?)
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To: captjanaway
If you want some detail on this, go here. A brief excerpt:
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Department of Transportation agency charged with managing the program, said Friday that the court's decision is "welcome news for U.S. truck drivers anxious to compete south of the border and U.S. consumers eager to realize the savings of more efficient shipments with one of our largest trading partners."

However, the agency said it must still wait for final report by the inspector general and for Mexico to begin giving U.S. trucking companies reciprocal access before the program can begin.

The government also noted that FMCSA expects only two carriers operating a total of seven trucks will initially be authorized to participate. The number is likely to increase to 22 carriers operating 44 trucks within 30 days.
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The government contends that further delays in the project will strain the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico.
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Todd Spencer, executive vice president of OOIDA,which had intended to join the stay motion, said,”They are determined to open our highways to Mexico-domiciled trucking companies regardless of the public’s concerns and what’s in the law books. Congress responded to concerns about the safety and security implications of this pilot program. It is truly amazing that the Administration is choosing to ignore Congress and the people they were elected to represent.”

welcome news for U.S. truck drivers anxious to compete south of the border

I have yet to talk with a driver, and I talk with lots of them, who is willing to drive South of the border. Most of them cite personal safety issues.

This is just plain nutz!

16 posted on 09/03/2007 6:53:10 AM PDT by upchuck (Today there are 10,000 more illegal aliens in yer country than there were yesterday. 10,000! THINK!)
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To: captjanaway

Quoting from the article in The Trucker; The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Department of Transportation agency charged with managing the program, said Friday that the court’s decision is “welcome news for U.S. truck drivers anxious to compete south of the border and U.S. consumers eager to realize the savings of more efficient shipments with one of our largest trading partners.” Yea, shipments of illegals straight to factories for slave labor.

Any member of the Senate or congress that voted for this thing or failed to vote on a block should be thrown out of office. I hate to say it, but I’m starting to support impeachment of the president. We all know that this is just another avenue to get more of these illegals into the country, and to drive american wages down. The sad thing is there are some people, some on this board that just say oh its just capitalism. Well there are a lot of things that are capitalism, but that doesn’t make it right or good for the country.


17 posted on 09/03/2007 7:18:20 AM PDT by Racer1
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To: upchuck

My brother’s a trucker and told me about this last night.

He doesn’t own his rig, but drives for a company.

Truckers could easily put this entire country to a dead stand still—just drive out on the interstate and stop. Obstruct all the ramps and bridges.

Call it a demonstration, get some press. Should only take a few hours.

Desperate times—desperate measures.


18 posted on 09/03/2007 7:21:05 AM PDT by tsomer
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To: captjanaway
the 9th Circus Court of Appeals

Just wait until the Pubbies get control of Congress. They will break up that 9th Circus.

Oh. Wait. They were. And they didn't.

So much for that promise from Grand Ole Party.
19 posted on 09/03/2007 7:22:28 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: captjanaway; All

20 posted on 09/03/2007 7:30:33 AM PDT by backhoe (Just a Merry-Hearted Keyboard PirateBoy, plunderin’ his way across the WWW…)
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To: captjanaway
but what CAN they do?

Side by side, bumper to bumper, 30mph down I-95, 495, etc.

They can do a lot if they put their minds to it, but don't forget you are dealing with a very patriotic bunch of Americans.

21 posted on 09/03/2007 7:37:40 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly.)
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To: tsomer
Definitely something to consider.
22 posted on 09/03/2007 7:47:31 AM PDT by MaryFromMichigan
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ping


23 posted on 09/03/2007 8:02:19 AM PDT by gubamyster
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To: captjanaway

bttt


24 posted on 09/03/2007 8:09:49 AM PDT by dennisw
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
I am full of anger too, because the Bush administration URGED a federal appeals to let Mexican cargo trucks cross the border and freely travel anywhere in the country, arguing that to do otherwise could strain diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Mexico.

He certainly is not representing America. He knows well that there is nothing that could "strain" relations between the US and Mexico as long as he allows the cheap labor train to keep moving. He's not fooling anyone. American workers don't appreciate his continuous push to give our jobs away.

25 posted on 09/03/2007 8:30:11 AM PDT by janetgreen
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To: PajamaTruthMafia
I believe Matthew 6:24 describes the trouble with our government. Politicians can’t serve two Masters, they will serve the one that pays the most and it isn’t the legal citizens of this country.
26 posted on 09/03/2007 8:39:35 AM PDT by seemoAR (Absolute power corrupts absolutely)
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To: upchuck

Not only what you mention, upchuck, but what about this. When these Mexican drivers get tickets from local municipalities, what do you suppose the odds are they’ll show up for a hearing or bother with them at all? This is going to cost small communities a lot of $$$. But the NAFTA advocates don’t mind you and I paying for their cheap labor.


27 posted on 09/03/2007 9:41:24 AM PDT by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: AuntB

That’s an excellent point.

Watch the cockroach politicians scramble for cover the first time one of these unqualified drivers, driving an unsafe truck kills a family in a minivan and the survivors can’t get compensation.


28 posted on 09/03/2007 10:16:55 AM PDT by PajamaTruthMafia
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To: PajamaTruthMafia
WTF is wrong with this Government?

Our government is under the control of people, Rs & Ds alike, who are not Americans. They are globalists. Their allegiance is not to anything American. Their allegiance is to global money, global interests, and global institutions.

We will not solve this problem until we elect Americans to lead us. We all need to think about this as the next election approaches.

29 posted on 09/03/2007 12:21:43 PM PDT by Colorado Buckeye (It's the culture stupid!)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
I can’t comment because the whole thing is too depressing not to mention I am full of anger.

I understand. But, do send an email to your Senators and Reps. I did that a few days ago and will be doing so again today. We don't have to just let them destroy everything American.

30 posted on 09/03/2007 12:35:48 PM PDT by Colorado Buckeye (It's the culture stupid!)
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
My letter to Senator Allard:

Dear Senator Allard,

Stop the pending influx of Mexican trucks and truck drivers into our country. This is America. Truck driving is one of the jobs Americans will do and are doing. Stop your war on our labor markets.

And don’t tell me, as you did on a radio show some months ago, that you are bound by NAFTA. NAFTA is NOT a treaty. NAFTA is just a law. The President is no more bound to enforce the rules of NAFTA than he is bound to enforce our immigration laws; and we all know how duty bound he feels on that matter.

Besides, as a law, NAFTA can be altered with the passage of another law. Get cracking Senator; change NAFTA. And don’t tell me that Mexico won’t approve; I don’t care what Mexico thinks. Mexico is a corrupt narco-state and we have no business getting into bed with that bunch of crooks.

I want American trucks and American truck drivers on American roads! Finally, I’m a Republican and I voted for you; however, I’m finished voting for Republicans who are hell bent on selling out this country to foreign interests and globalists in our own country, who have American citizenship but no allegiance to anything American.

Tell your Republican globalist friends that I will not be voting for them in the future. We already have one globalist party, the Democrats; if the Republican party insists on also being a globalist party, then I and my fellow AMERICAN citizens will replace it with a new party, an AMERICAN party.

Sincerely,
Colorado Buckeye

31 posted on 09/03/2007 1:30:10 PM PDT by Colorado Buckeye (It's the culture stupid!)
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To: Colorado Buckeye

Good letter.

At the end, you forgot the “go to hell” line which I would have put.

Thank you for sharing.


32 posted on 09/03/2007 2:48:35 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: gubamyster

Bttt!


33 posted on 09/03/2007 5:01:17 PM PDT by TheLion (How about "Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement," for a change)
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To: Sybeck1
"Seriously hate to be these drivers at a truck stop. You know its coming, blood will be spilled. Some American trucker will act on him knowing this will ruin his career. Then the White house stance will come out, how the American trucker is racist and all." PERHAPS we can get an illegal alien, who will have been displaced from his higher paying American job to lay the SOBs low! The racist charge will have been eliminated AND Bush will have been correct in that it was a job no American wanted to do.
34 posted on 09/03/2007 5:18:25 PM PDT by Mumbles (Because we disagree doesn't make you or me right. Treat each other with respect.)
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