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The NAFTA Superhighway Is Alive and Well
The New American ^ | April 14, 2010 | Kelly Holt

Posted on 04/20/2010 5:06:50 AM PDT by IbJensen

On March 19, 2010, Jerome Corsi’s weekly financial strategies newsletter, "RedAlert," reported that Canada‘s Manitoba province is devoting a portion of its website to promoting Canada’s portion of the NAFTA Superhighway system, the Mid-Continent Trade Corridor.

While interested parties, especially the State of Texas and many national publications, have downplayed or denied that plans even exist to build Superhighways from Mexico through Canada, our northern neighbors have gone full steam ahead with their plans to augment this system. The website displays a map showing the connection of the Mid-Continent Trade and Transportation Corridor with the much-vilified American NAFTA Superhighway (IH-35) just north of Fargo, North Dakota, at Winnipeg, Manitoba. As early as 2008, the website of CISCOR (Canadian Intelligent SuperCorridor) showed the same map, and both websites extol the virtues of a giant trade corridor, using the tired old language found threading its way through nearly all the websites and documents pertaining to this mess: "Intermodal in nature, the corridor allows cost-effective and safe movement of goods and people, minimizing both travel costs and time."

“Intermodal” is also known as “multimodal,” meaning that a container of goods offloaded at a deepwater port, say in Mexico or Canada, could be moved between boats, trains, or trucks without being unloaded. Or examined by Customs. Critics of the Superhighways have long contended that the Superhighways are not meant to benefit the U.S. populace, but that they are designed to implement an aim of the Security and Prosperity Partnership pushed by President George W. Bush: to erase the borders between Mexico, the United States, and Canada, in much the same manner as happened in the European Union, but of course, such a merger too was denied by officials — just as an impending continental government was denied by EU planners until it was already nearing completion. Containers destined for ports in either Canada or Mexico also avoid the union wages of longshoremen at California’s coastal ports. Corsi’s article claims that international trade is expected to double in the next 10 years, in spite of the global recession. Corridor promoters use this claim to justify the need for the system.

The Canadian website also references NASCO, saying that Manitoba’s Transportation Policy and Service Department is a member — big surprise. NASCO (North America’s SuperCorridor Coalition) claims as members many communities and trade organizations from Canada to Mexico and has been responsible for much of the spin generated to sell Americans on the highway. NASCO’s website, which has undergone yet another incarnation, includes a video claiming that a government’s two best investments are education and transportation infrastructure. (Never mind that the first is unconstitutional, and there's some question about the second.) The video unequivocally states that NASCO exists to “promote a sustainable, secure and efficient trade and transportation system.” And Manitoba is embracing it. Not so ironically, a couple of years ago, NASCO was denying the existence of the Trade Corridor that it now boasts about. NASCO claims to have generated partnerships between the public and private sectors for funding and to have members from all three countries — all that effort for something they claimed didn't exist.

It has never been a proper function of government to sell out its citizens through eminent domain (such as taking land for the highways that will hurt Americans), security compromises, and a deceit of the biggest nature. All of which have plagued anyone in the path of the American segment. The repeated lies show the sham: What it’s about is integrating three countries into a regional government.

The Manitoba Mid-Continent Trade Corridor website is simply a promotion of yet another segment of the SuperCorridor system, and puts forth no effort to deny that it is such. For those who listen to the finger-wetters who say the Corridor is dead, look again. No contracts have been cancelled, no construction on deepwater ports halted, and no containers from China rejected. That’s the whole point.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: birchers; jbs; johnbirchsociety
The repeated lies show the sham: What it’s about is integrating three countries into a regional government.

Lies? Sham? Our government?

Things have been moving much faster downstream in the swamp under the current regime.

1 posted on 04/20/2010 5:06:50 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: Toddsterpatriot; Mase; expat_panama
The Canadians are connecting their roads to ours . . . pass it on.
2 posted on 04/20/2010 5:12:11 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

ahh so this isn’t real?


3 posted on 04/20/2010 5:13:46 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: IbJensen

We need more highways about as much as we need high speed rail.


4 posted on 04/20/2010 5:14:22 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: driftdiver

Who said it isn’t?


5 posted on 04/20/2010 5:15:45 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

I dunno, you tell me.


6 posted on 04/20/2010 5:17:56 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: cripplecreek

Believe me, we especially don’t need this highway which will lead to the NWO.


7 posted on 04/20/2010 5:18:10 AM PDT by IbJensen ((Ps 109.8): "Let his days be few; and let another take his position.")
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To: driftdiver

As far as I could tell, the people screaming these constuction projects (or plans for construction projects) didn’t exist are the same people who check under their beds for scary monsters at night.


8 posted on 04/20/2010 5:20:20 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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Click here for an interactive map of the non-existent corridors created by NASCO (that had the audacity to update its website). This is the same NASCO that previously denied the existence of these non-existent corridors by creating the website to promote them.
9 posted on 04/20/2010 5:29:53 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: IbJensen

I mean what could possible go wrong with “EU type” political/economic union with Canada and Mexico./s


10 posted on 04/20/2010 5:38:07 AM PDT by unclebankster (Globalism is the last refuge of a control freak.)
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To: Clive

Do I remember correctly? Did fanfan tell me that you are the keeper of the ping list?


11 posted on 04/20/2010 5:44:12 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: 1rudeboy

Rumor has it, Gov. Perry is repackaging the NAFTA/TTC under a new name for another go at it. (Bilderbergers RULE!)

Good! We were running out of things to bitch about regarding Gov. GoodHair.


12 posted on 04/20/2010 6:00:24 AM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: wolfcreek

My understanding is that the I-35 portion of the project wasn’t delayed, ever. (I’m not in Texas, so I haven’t followed it very closely).


13 posted on 04/20/2010 6:12:42 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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oops . . . it's not "one project"

I just inadvertently gave the kooks more ammo.

14 posted on 04/20/2010 6:22:35 AM PDT by 1rudeboy
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To: cripplecreek

I agree.


15 posted on 04/20/2010 6:35:23 AM PDT by Global2010 (We have De Humanized our Society because we have De Christianize our society. Fr.Corapi)
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To: IbJensen

Lead to the NWO?

or accomadate the NWO?


16 posted on 04/20/2010 6:37:08 AM PDT by Global2010 (We have De Humanized our Society because we have De Christianize our society. Fr.Corapi)
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To: IbJensen

Seems like an awful lot of bother and expense to build a highway that will ultimately dump you in.....Winnipeg?


17 posted on 04/20/2010 6:52:27 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: IbJensen
Containers destined for ports in either Canada or Mexico also avoid the union wages of longshoremen at California’s coastal ports.

The only good thing in there.

18 posted on 04/20/2010 6:53:35 AM PDT by green iguana
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To: IbJensen
GO PERRY GO...... Yep Texas will most likely relect Perry to the governors office come Nov. and he'll have another four years to move the transportation idea along.

Trans Texas Corridor racing ahead
Written by Terri Hall
Monday, 22 March 2010

After Rick Perry's highway department announced the Trans Texas Corridor (TTC) route known as TTC-35 was "dead" in 2009, we find out post-election in 2010 that it, along with free trade, is very much alive and well. Canadian officials have shown renewed interest in a multi-modal trade corridor along I-35. Winnipeg recently announced its intention to build an inland port similar to those in San Antonio and Dallas. One such inland port in Kansas City has ceded sovereign United States territory to Canada and Mexico with the flags of all three countries flying over it. Officials in Winnipeg said it also intends to run a logistics and trade corridor to include rail and high speed highways all the way to Mexico as an Asia-Pacific gateway connecting to Toronto and Montreal.

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19 posted on 04/20/2010 7:10:20 AM PDT by deport
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To: IbJensen

I don’t know about a super highway, but I-35 around the Austin to Dallas corridor is unbelievably clogged. My wife and I tried to get from north of Austin to Waco last October, and it was like we were in the middle of a big-city traffic jam.


20 posted on 04/20/2010 7:23:52 AM PDT by driftless2 (for long term happiness, learn how to play the accordion)
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To: 1rudeboy
Does this mean the Chinese can now invade us from the north and the south?

Which will come first, the Chinese invasion or the Amero?

21 posted on 04/20/2010 7:23:55 AM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: deport

thanks


22 posted on 04/20/2010 8:30:44 AM PDT by phockthis
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To: All

BTTT


23 posted on 04/20/2010 10:32:41 AM PDT by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: deport

So you think Bil White won’t do the same thing?


24 posted on 04/20/2010 11:34:34 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 1rudeboy

According to our Legislators, it’s DEAD. However TXDOT is repackaging the whole process.

We have a state highway improvement going on next to our neighborhood being done by the county. The state, due to it’s lack of funding, pays them back over time.

Who knows what other *backdoor* methods they’re using.

http://www.keeptexasmoving.com/index.php/xarpages/transtexascorridor

This is suppose to be *available* to the public yet, it’s all password protected. Go figure.


25 posted on 04/20/2010 1:33:17 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: Mase

Any *invasion* into Texas, will be met with extreme force.

They might want to choose NM or Cali.


26 posted on 04/20/2010 1:36:33 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: freekitty

So you think Bil White won’t do the same thing?


He may do so but that damn sure doesn’t excuse Perry.


27 posted on 04/20/2010 1:46:51 PM PDT by deport
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To: wolfcreek
But the NAFTA superhighway goes right through Texas. Why would the Chinese alter their course? This highway will probably end up being a toll road operated by some foreign company that will allow them to ride on it (free of charge, no doubt) and there will be nothing we can do.

You know I'm not serious, right?

28 posted on 04/20/2010 2:07:33 PM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: 1rudeboy
If only George Bush hadn't been re-elected in 2008, this wouldn't be happening.
29 posted on 04/20/2010 2:16:10 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: wolfcreek

That was what the rumors were back when it was “killed” (defunded) last session...

Obviously we’ll have to spank tham again for trying to fool us...

I think we have the momentum on our side again...

but at the end of the day, do we want Bill White running the show, or do we want Perry???

Kinda sucks, I know, but we know what buttons to push for Gov. Good Hair...


30 posted on 04/20/2010 2:25:15 PM PDT by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus sayin')
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To: Mase; 1rudeboy; stevie_d_64

Well, there are other routes up through AZ and such.

This commercial should scare more than a few people. (green, sustainability, etc...) It’s coming to life!

http://www.nascocorridor.com/video.htm


31 posted on 04/20/2010 2:35:18 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: stevie_d_64

He’s just trying to do what the Bilderberg/globalists want him to do. Can’t blame him for that (S)

Yeah, I couldn’t stand to look at the Mr. Magoo looking dude for any amount of time.


32 posted on 04/20/2010 2:38:11 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: wolfcreek

Yeah, roads are scary. We’d be so much better off without them.


33 posted on 04/20/2010 2:42:45 PM PDT by Mase (Save me from the people who would save me from myself!)
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To: Mase

They wanted to take people’s valuble crop land to build TTC-35 instead of just expanding the existing roadway. (mainly because the land adjacent to existing I35 was valued too high)

It would of led to a shooting war here in Texas.

I don’t have a problem with new roads. Just don’t F#@K people and good farm/ranch land and in the process. (anymore than necessary)

If you don’t understand this, it’s cause YOU DON’T LIVE IN TEXAS.


34 posted on 04/20/2010 2:49:52 PM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: deport

I know that.


35 posted on 04/20/2010 4:51:21 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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