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Jerry Bosch is an independent trucker from Elizabeth, Colorado. Like many truckers from the United States he is concerned about a new one-year pilot program that would allow roughly 1,000 Mexican trucks to ...

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KCee

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Sep 3, 2007
 
Having lived in Mexico City the past 6 months and watching the driving habits of the Mexican truckers, I can only imagine the chaos that is about to descend upon the motorists of the US. Lack of regard for Mexican traffic laws, will follow along and just wait for the first major accident with deaths of US citizens caused by a Mexican trucker....especially if he flees back across the border.
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Fort Collins, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
We're screwed. Stay off the highways.
PeachesMcGee

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#3
Sep 3, 2007
 
Something tells me this is a bad idea
Butch M

Colorado Springs, CO

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#4
Sep 3, 2007
 
Our safety is being traded for their profits. Don't believe for a second that this will keep prices down. Corps have no incetive to pass these savings on to you.
Wrong

Denver, CO

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#5
Sep 3, 2007
 
Will these trucks be marked to we can harass them and run them off the roads??
who dat

Boulder, CO

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#6
Sep 3, 2007
 
Brought to you by the neo-con christian right!
THC

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#7
Sep 3, 2007
 
9news stated "the Bush administration urged a federal appeals court to let Mexican cargo trucks cross the border freely.". Really.

It's blatently right there. There is the problem. Our president needs to be FIRED or WORSE !

:shaking head in disgust:.

I hope you republican's are happy with what you created. Don't admint your a republican to me in person, i'll have to punch you in your mouth and i'm ready for whatever consenquences i have to deal with.
Lindy

Arvada, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
who dat wrote:
Brought to you by the neo-con christian right!
You are some sicko. Christians had nothing to do with NAFTA - Clinton was the one who got it through and now Bush is going to finish it.
Monkeynuts

Arvada, CO

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#10
Sep 3, 2007
 
This is a BAAAAAAAAD idea. I don't know why Bush seems to love Mexicans so much, but maybe he should move to Mexico. Mexican truckers do not have the same rules, regulations and safety standards that we have in the US. My dad used to work at a truck parts company and he said whatever didn't meet US regulations was sold to someone who took the parts to Mexico. That's so comforting to know. I think I'll be avoiding the highways.
Common Sense

Denver, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
If American Truckers were smart they would STRIKE!
NAFTA is bad for America and very bad for Truckers. Truckers you do not need a Union to Strike. You all have the ability to shut down this country all of you need to TAKE A WEEK VACATION ALL AT THE SAME TIME. Let Congress and the President know where you stand and how much power you have.
Silent Thunder

Denver, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
My wife and I are truckers. When this starts, it will make the wages go down even further and cause the real american truckers to run illegal to make the money to support themselves. Further more, the trucking industry has a bad enough reputation in this country, this will further the public opinion of us. We are nothing but the scum of the road. This is just another reason for the illegals to be here in this country. They will disappear from their trucks and continue taking over this country.

I am starting to agree with people like Gun Toter. Something has to be done about the mexicans taking over american jobs. If the wussy gov't won't take a stand, the citizens need to. This has to stop now before the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA becomes mexico!!!
Silent Thunder

Denver, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
Common Sense wrote:
If American Truckers were smart they would STRIKE!
NAFTA is bad for America and very bad for Truckers. Truckers you do not need a Union to Strike. You all have the ability to shut down this country all of you need to TAKE A WEEK VACATION ALL AT THE SAME TIME. Let Congress and the President know where you stand and how much power you have.
AMEN Common Sense!!!!!!
No Way

Golden, CO

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#16
Sep 3, 2007
 
What a novel new way to smuggle new Mexicans into America by the thousands... Just brilliant!
JAF

Englewood, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
A few months ago, I heard an interview with Jimmy Hoffa Jr. He said if this these Mexican trucks are allowed to cross into the USA, the American truckers, were going to set up blockades, along the main routes that the truckers will travel. Interesting thought? Talk about selling out this country! I see a revolution coming in this country, by the people for the people, what a laugh.
republican and proud

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Sep 3, 2007
 
THC wrote:
9news stated "the Bush administration urged a federal appeals court to let Mexican cargo trucks cross the border freely.". Really.
It's blatently right there. There is the problem. Our president needs to be FIRED or WORSE !
:shaking head in disgust:.
I hope you republican's are happy with what you created. Don't admint your a republican to me in person, i'll have to punch you in your mouth and i'm ready for whatever consenquences i have to deal with.
if you are the representative of democrats...i'd rather be a republican...
go back to school and learn to spell...maybe it's all the drugs you've done...what a dumbass
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Denver, CO

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#19
Sep 3, 2007
 
Just the thought of what these people will be smuggling into our borders "legally" is terrifying. I would say "what were they thinking?" but it's pretty obvious...... it's all about money, and how much more Bush and his cronies can get their hands on. Are we going to have to come up with a new national anthem now too?
Jen

Lafayette, CO

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#20
Sep 3, 2007
 
Welcome to the ultimate sell-out of our country, folks.
Voice in the wilderness

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#21
Sep 3, 2007
 
We need to stop sniping at each other and band together against the onslaught of ignorance poring over our southern border and infecting our government. Clinton ( one of, if not the worst Presidents we ever had )started it, and Bush appears to be a turncoat. We need to stop the Mexicans, period!!
Silent Thunder

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Sep 3, 2007
 
Voice in the wilderness wrote:
We need to stop sniping at each other and band together against the onslaught of ignorance poring over our southern border and infecting our government. Clinton ( one of, if not the worst Presidents we ever had )started it, and Bush appears to be a turncoat. We need to stop the Mexicans, period!!
I totally agree with Voice. We all need to band together and stop allof this BS!
Common sense haha

Littleton, CO

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Sep 3, 2007
 
Silent Thunder wrote:
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AMEN Common Sense!!!!!!
How do you strike without a UNION? Or at least one that stands behind the workers? And don't say Teamsters or Local 19.

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