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Mexico says trucks to cross US border within weeks
Reuters ^ | Oct 6, 2011 | Walter Brandimarte

Posted on 10/08/2011 12:29:51 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

Oct 6 (Reuters) - Mexican trucks will start crossing the U.S. border again in a couple of weeks, reducing transportation costs between the two neighbors by some 15 percent, Mexico's Economy Minister Bruno Ferrari said.

The resolution of the long-standing cross-border trucking dispute should give an additional boost to Mexican manufacturers, who have been fighting to increase their market share in the United States.

"If you take into consideration that Mexico's manufacturing costs are at least 25 percent lower than in the U.S., this is going to be a very strong competitive advantage," Ferrari told Reuters in an interview late Wednesday.

Mexican manufacturers have been in a fierce battle with Chinese exporters to gain market share in the U.S.

(Excerpt) Read more at reuters.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; border; borderwars; heartless; immigration; mexicantrucks; mexico; mx
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Obama can create jobs for Mexicans but is clueless how to put Americans to work. Now we will see increase drug and human smuggling.Dangerous Mexicans who cannot read or write will not be able to understand , all the traffic signs..
1 posted on 10/08/2011 12:29:55 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

A huge step up of the illegal alien invasion. They’ll be rolling in now. Just in time for the 2012 elections.


2 posted on 10/08/2011 12:32:58 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you always tell the truth, you won't have to remember what you said.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Great. Now all those guns that walked across can get a ride back...with odumbos private (cartel) army.


3 posted on 10/08/2011 12:35:36 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: moonshinner_09

Well, Obama is not alone:

“That is why it is wrong, and inherently detrimental to our relationship with Mexico for the U.S. Congress to pursue a protectionist policy that forbids Mexican trucks from U.S. roadways.” -Rick Perry

http://www.nhteapartycoalition.org/tea/2011/09/13/rick-perrys-open-borders-speech/


4 posted on 10/08/2011 12:36:33 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion (Heartless)
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To: moonshinner_09

so how many jobs for American truck drivers are lost?


5 posted on 10/08/2011 12:38:11 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: moonshinner_09

I suppose only 1 in 1000 if even that will have it’s cargo inspected.


6 posted on 10/08/2011 12:38:38 PM PDT by Domandred (Fdisk, format, and reinstall the entire .gov system.)
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To: moonshinner_09

The wrecks will be legendary......with no insurance!!!


7 posted on 10/08/2011 12:38:44 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: moonshinner_09

I have heard that Mexican trucks are not subject to the sort of inspections that American trucks have to have.

When I am in in front of one of these trucks and he’s bearing down on my tail (I live in TX and encounter them on our highways frequently),) I just try to get out of their way, even if it means pulling off of the road at the next exit.


8 posted on 10/08/2011 12:39:41 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: moonshinner_09

More trucking jobs for Mexicans, fewer trucking jobs for Americans
More crazy antiAmerican shiite from our very own 3rd world president. What a coincidence that he supports this 3rd world invasion of America


9 posted on 10/08/2011 12:39:47 PM PDT by dennisw (nzt - works better if you're already smart)
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To: All

I am shocked no one has declared that this is Perry’s fault.


10 posted on 10/08/2011 12:41:55 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: moonshinner_09
Whatever the motive, announced or unannounced, the death knell of the American trucking industry has just been sounded.

It is amazing that American politicians actively seek to harm American citizens and benefit aliens.

11 posted on 10/08/2011 12:42:17 PM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: moonshinner_09

so let me get this right
He takes money off the teamsters but teamsters are for more Mexicans to drive on our roads and then we pay to have more traffic on our roads .

No wonder we are not getting jobs here when they can come over here and do an America truckers job.


12 posted on 10/08/2011 12:42:25 PM PDT by manc (Beckett08 = anti war ANSWER troll who re-registered.Ask the troll why they won't condemn protesters)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

That didn’t take long! LoL


13 posted on 10/08/2011 12:43:40 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: basil

Its ok, our federal govt has a program to fix their trucks so they are a little safer. so we are paying to fix the trucks of those taking jobs away from americans


14 posted on 10/08/2011 12:44:02 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

How would you propose we conduct commerce?


15 posted on 10/08/2011 12:44:35 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: moonshinner_09

Mexicos economy is getting enough of a boost from all their illegals sending Mexico the stolen money they get here.


16 posted on 10/08/2011 12:44:48 PM PDT by mardi59 (Time to turn off the tv so I don't break it..)
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To: moonshinner_09

Before F&F Mexy bribes assured there were plenty of narco load drivers.

But now that our affirmative-action insectoid Prez from hell has gone and machine-gunned 3,000 of them (not 200, the more commonly cited number) I predict the drivers-to-be might well work for nothing.

They might do it out of simple, twisted patriotism, and I would understand the principle at work.

This is all assuming, of course, that Obama’s formal agreement not to interfere with the drug loads of the Sinaloa Cartel in return for intelligence is not what is, err...DRIVING this...


17 posted on 10/08/2011 12:52:33 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: moonshinner_09

How about some “occupy our borders” boosters standing across roads, bridges and creating “civil unrest” to bring nation wide attention to this continued theft of our country?


18 posted on 10/08/2011 12:52:43 PM PDT by zerosix (native sunflower)
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To: mylife
"How would you propose we conduct commerce?"

Ok, you win. Coming to a highway near you:


19 posted on 10/08/2011 12:56:21 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion (Heartless)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

A huge step up of the illegal alien invasion

Yep! can see it now 53 foot trailers jam packed with Illegals coming for the American Dream, and voting rights.Rats must be getting chills down their legs.


20 posted on 10/08/2011 12:56:35 PM PDT by bikerman
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To: basil

When they start driving drunk and killing more people that way than they already do, only then will the islamic communist puppet’s government THINK that it might have made a slight mistake. And do nothing or make the American victims pay for the mex’s trucks or drunk driving fines.


21 posted on 10/08/2011 12:57:32 PM PDT by lephantom
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Mexican trucks have been coming across the border for longer than you have been alive.

All this bill does is change Tariff structures and insure inspections.


22 posted on 10/08/2011 12:58:06 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; Swordmaker; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ..
The resolution of the long-standing cross-border trucking dispute should give an additional boost to Mexican manufacturers, who have been fighting to increase their market share in the United States.
Thanks moonshinner_09.
23 posted on 10/08/2011 1:00:04 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's never a bad time to FReep this link -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: basil

What? There are already Mexican trucks on our roads?

From the article:
“The first trucks to cross the border will come from companies that have already applied to participate in an inspection and monitoring program signed by U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon in July.

Other companies willing to join the program have to go through a certification process that lasts about 18 months, the minister said.”


24 posted on 10/08/2011 1:01:39 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
I am shocked no one has declared that this is Perry’s fault.

Because those who were afraid of Perry and secretly preferred a Romney or continued Obama presidency have been effective in making Perry irrelevant.

25 posted on 10/08/2011 1:02:10 PM PDT by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: mylife
The first trucks to cross the border will come from companies that have already applied to participate in an inspection and monitoring program
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Other companies willing to join the program have to go through a certification process that lasts about 18 months
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As soon as the first trucks enter U.S. territory, Mexico will eliminate 50 percent of the retaliatory tariffs imposed on U.S. goods, causing about $2 billion in commercial losses to the United States


Sshshhh. Don't let reality interfere.
26 posted on 10/08/2011 1:03:26 PM PDT by DTxAg (The Presidency is not an entry-level position.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Bk.


27 posted on 10/08/2011 1:05:08 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: mylife
What? There are already Mexican trucks on our roads?

"Mexican trucks will start crossing the U.S. border again in a couple of weeks"
28 posted on 10/08/2011 1:05:08 PM PDT by DTxAg (The Presidency is not an entry-level position.)
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To: DTxAg

Hysteria on FR has reached epic levels.


29 posted on 10/08/2011 1:05:16 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Well—they sure look like Mexican trucks—Mexican plates, etc. If someone has earlier required that they had to be inspected before crossing the border, I missed hearing that.

Surely our pointy booted governor wasn’t responsible for that, was he?


30 posted on 10/08/2011 1:06:20 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

I was kind of being tongue in cheek.
Yes, they are Mexican trucks.
They have been conducting commerce with us using trucks for as long as there have been trucks.


31 posted on 10/08/2011 1:09:01 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: basil

I don’t know what the inspection process is, but I am certain there is one.


32 posted on 10/08/2011 1:11:26 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: moonshinner_09

Just wait until the Gunrunner crap starts happening in Tulsa or Knoxville.


33 posted on 10/08/2011 1:12:06 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west)?)
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To: moonshinner_09
is there a line on when the first mexkin truck fatality occurs???
34 posted on 10/08/2011 1:14:37 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: mylife

I was beginning to wonder about you—but then I looked up your profile and see that you are an “immigrant” to TX—LOL! (I’m 5th generation Texan)


35 posted on 10/08/2011 1:14:48 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

About 30 years ago what looked like a Mex truck but TX license plate, almost ran me off I-10 in Houston. I got the lic# and reported the truck...and the lic# plate was registered to a VW. True story.


36 posted on 10/08/2011 1:15:24 PM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: basil

When I was visiting El Paso, the most ridiculous drivers were the few I saw with Mexican plates. They would literally do somewhere around 90mph get on your ass and whip around you.

The rest of them with Texas plates didn’t like you to pass them. I have NO IDEA what that’s about down there.


37 posted on 10/08/2011 1:19:57 PM PDT by CommieCutter
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To: mylife

Right on the money. No matter the issue, it will cause immediate explosion of O NOES !


38 posted on 10/08/2011 1:22:02 PM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion. Mamas don't let your cowboys grow up to be babies..)
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To: moonshinner_09

Obama can create jobs for Mexicans but is clueless how to put Americans to work.

He and they know exactly what their doing.


39 posted on 10/08/2011 1:23:16 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: basil

I am trying to find info on the rules.
I think prior to this agreement Mexican trucks could only go so far into border states.

Now, with this new bill Obama passed they will have unfettered access to all of Americas roadways.(something not mentioned in the article)
That will indeed hurt American truckers and changes my statement that this only changed tariffs and requires inspections.


40 posted on 10/08/2011 1:24:10 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife
A little bit of history:
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Foreign-Policy/2011/0706/Landmark-US-Mexico-trucking-agreement-resolves-15-year-conflict
41 posted on 10/08/2011 1:26:22 PM PDT by DTxAg (The Presidency is not an entry-level position.)
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To: basil

Lots of our automobile replacement parts and many farm tractor original parts come from Mexico. And nope, our governor had nothing to do with that, trade with Mexico ,and their trucks coming here has been going on since before Rick was born.


42 posted on 10/08/2011 1:26:32 PM PDT by Quickgun (As a former fetus, I'm opposed to abortion. Mamas don't let your cowboys grow up to be babies..)
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To: DTxAg

Thanks.
Mexican Trucks had always been allowed in within a 25 mi radius of the border.
I thought it was 100 mi.

At any rate, this really does change the impact of the matter.
If Mexican trucks become long haul truckers with access to the entire US roadways, Our Trucking industry will be hurt.

The upside of this is that Obama just stabbed Jimmy Hoffa Jr in the back.


43 posted on 10/08/2011 1:36:01 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
>>“That is why it is wrong, and inherently detrimental to our relationship with Mexico for the U.S. Congress to pursue a protectionist policy that forbids Mexican trucks from U.S. roadways.” -Rick Perry<<

Having owned a trucking company I can tell you that this is not a good thing for American trucking or America in general.

44 posted on 10/08/2011 1:36:56 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Well, I’ve been arguing that we should send tanks across the border.


45 posted on 10/08/2011 1:39:22 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: CynicalBear

This is a bad law.
It appears that this was all a part of NAFTA
Introduced by George H.W. Bush and signed into law by Bill Clinton.

It will hurt our long haul truckers.

I was hasty in my early comments on this article, since it left out lots of FACTS.


46 posted on 10/08/2011 1:49:01 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: moonshinner_09

Well that’s just great. Now the Home depot parking lots are going to be full of Mexican trucks again. SHEESH. ( that’s where the troopers take them when they run inspections on them.

Wonder how many fams will be squashed this time by Mexican trucks improperly loaded and not fit to be on the road.


47 posted on 10/08/2011 1:50:31 PM PDT by marty60
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To: ronnie raygun
Obama can create jobs for Mexicans but is clueless how to put Americans to work.

He and they know exactly what their doing.

Americans do not need to work with all the free services available, bringing in a comfortable $37k @ year on average.

Mexicans, on the other hand, are poor, downtrodden, and desperately in need of employment. Truck driving is easy - just point it in the right direction, depress the accelerator, and apply the brakes when at your destination.

Obizmo, Soros, and Lewis know exactly what they are doing, so sit back, drink your beer, eat large snacks, watch the 52” plasma, collect your bennes, and shut up.

/s

48 posted on 10/08/2011 1:50:52 PM PDT by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: mylife
>>It appears that this was all a part of NAFTA<<

And part of the reasoning Perry had for pushing the TTC. All part of his open borders policy.

49 posted on 10/08/2011 1:57:35 PM PDT by CynicalBear
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It is amazing that the Rooters article completely avoided mentioning the key issue of this legislation.

The fact that this bill will allow Mexican truckers to compete with US long haul truckers.

This legislation will hurt millions of American truckers and Trucking companies.

I was under the impression that Mexican trucks were restricted to a certain radius within the USA.


50 posted on 10/08/2011 1:59:34 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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