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  • NAFTA SUPERHIGHWAY | An urban myth or reality?

    05/31/2007 6:06:33 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 50 replies · 2,029+ views
    Kansas City Star ^ | May 30, 2007 | Matt Stearns (McClatchy Newspapers)
    NAFTA SUPERHIGHWAY | An urban myth or reality? Super suspicious foes The government denies any such plans, but campaign against it continues. By MATT STEARNS McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON | If the government really has a secret plan for a 12-lane road-and-rail NAFTA Superhighway that will split the heartland from Mexico to Canada, it is playing with a great poker face. “There is absolutely no U.S. government plan for a NAFTA Superhighway of any sort,” said David Bohigian, an assistant secretary of commerce. Sen. Kit Bond, a Missouri Republican and a powerful member of committees that would authorize and pay for...
  • Authorities shift focus to ‘super corridor’

    05/30/2007 6:22:13 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 231 replies · 2,586+ views
    In-Forum News ^ | May 30, 2007 | Jonathan Knutson and Melinda Rogers
    A proposed North American “super corridor” would relieve overburdened highways and promote economic growth in three countries, supporters say. But others wonder whether the proposal might bring in cheap exports and put unsafe Mexican trucks on U.S. roads. The issue takes center stage at a three-day conference that begins today in Fort Worth, Texas. More than 350 transportation, logistics and economic development specialists from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting. The conference is sponsored by Dallas-based North America’s SuperCorridor Coalition. The nonprofit coalition, whose members include public- and private-sector organizations, wants to develop an integrated transportation system linking...
  • AIM Report: U.S. Borders: Going-Going-Gone! - December B

    12/22/2006 8:54:41 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies · 1,273+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | December 22, 2006 | Wes Vernon
    Readers of the AIM Report are accustomed to learning of huge distortions or omissions by the media. This time, the under-reported story deals with the possible end of America, as we know it. Major players are secretive and are trying to keep the media out of the loop. But that does not let the mainstream media off the hook. There is enough stonewalling, secrecy and there are plenty of telltale signs, so that any assignment editor whose curiosity is not aroused is probably in the wrong business. But in terms of the national media, only Lou Dobbs of CNN has...
  • Ron Paul - The NAFTA Superhighway

    10/30/2006 9:34:00 AM PST · by jmc813 · 49 replies · 2,245+ views
    House Web Site ^ | 10-30-2006 | Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)
    By now many Texans have heard about the proposed “NAFTA Superhighway,” which is also referred to as the trans-Texas corridor. What you may not know is the extent to which plans for such a superhighway are moving forward without congressional oversight or media attention. This superhighway would connect Mexico, the United States, and Canada, cutting a wide swath through the middle of Texas and up through Kansas City. Offshoots would connect the main artery to the west coast, Florida, and northeast. Proponents envision a ten-lane colossus the width of several football fields, with freight and rail lines, fiber-optic cable lines,...
  • Illegal aliens and the secret monster highway (barking moonbat alert)

    10/09/2006 11:43:38 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 75 replies · 1,813+ views
    Renew America ^ | October 9, 2006 | Wes Vernon
    Here's what the denizens of the political class are doing right now: Standing at the front door, they're saying, "Look here! See this new border security bill we just passed. You can see we're on the job protecting the borders night and day!" At the same time, sneaking through the back door is a quiet but well-greased effort to build a monster highway that is part and parcel of a plan to wipe out the borders altogether. And by the way, that border bill does create a fence — maybe, somehow, sort of — it all depends on how the...
  • Jaime Castillo: Release of Trans-Texas Corridor details can't escape suspicion

    10/02/2006 9:52:01 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies · 1,369+ views
    San Antonio Express-News ^ | October 1, 2006 | Jaime Castillo
    We Americans are a suspicious lot. Gas prices go down and a good many of us assume there's a conspiracy that starts and ends in the White House. Take the results of a recent Gallup poll. Forty-two percent of those surveyed agreed with the statement that the Bush administration "deliberately manipulated the price of gasoline so that it would decrease before this fall's elections." It's a good yarn, but I can't ignore the fact that nearly two-thirds of those who said they suspected President Bush of pulling a fast one heading into the Nov. 7 elections are registered Democrats. Plus,...
  • SOLD! America III

    09/26/2006 4:20:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 61 replies · 1,673+ views
    Renew America ^ | September 26, 2006 | Bonnie Alba
    Perhaps the most important story of the 21th century is happening away from the public eye. The first-step plan implementation is the Trans-Texas Corridor(TTC), a super highway slated to begin construction in 2007. On September 30, in a kickoff protest across 70-77 counties, many Texans will step into the sunlight, make their way to their county seats and lay a "cupful of soil" from their land on the courthouse steps. "Hands Across the Corridor" is their cry. ( Also, Waller County citizens will caravan to the home of the cannon symbol in Gonzales, TX, long known as the "Lexington" of...
  • From here to yonder: No black helicopters around here, folks

    09/25/2006 4:59:23 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 25 replies · 1,117+ views
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | September 25, 2006 | Tiffany Melvin (NASCO)
    Have you heard the one about the U.S. government and transportation agencies secretly trying to lay the groundwork for a "NAFTA Superhighway," and a North American Union with no borders between Canada, the United States and Mexico and one currency for everyone? You may have heard that an organization called NASCO -- North America's SuperCorridor Coalition -- has allegedly been working secretly to construct a "NAFTA Superhighway" from Mexico through the United States to Canada, erase our borders and freely allow illegal immigrants and terrorists into our country. Plus, the group is allegedly working to get a Mexican customs facility...
  • Former official sees little threat from superhighway

    09/23/2006 1:52:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies · 1,215+ views
    Lawrence Journal-World ^ | August 19, 2006 | Ken Miller
    As the former executive director of North America’s Super Corridor Coalition (NASCO), I want to provide a much more accurate description of Interstate 35 and North America’s Super Corridor Coalition (NASCO) compared to statements made during a recent congressional campaign news conference. (“Proposed NAFTA superhighway a threat to Kansans …,” Journal-World, Aug. 12) First, there is no NASCO plan to build a “10-lane superhighway” through Kansas or the rest of the Midwest. There is no “conspiracy” to grab Kansans’ property to provide the right of way for such a project. NASCO is a small, non-profit 501(c) (6) organization with members...
  • Trans Texas Corridor route would remove thousands of farm acres from production

    09/21/2006 2:31:13 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 32 replies · 965+ views
    Southwest Farm Press ^ | September 21, 2006 | Ron Smith
    Pat Hensen spent a good part of his 35-year career with the Soil Conservation Service (now Natural Resource Conservation Service) helping Texas Blacklands farmers improve their land. And he’s invested considerable time, effort and money the last 20 years doing the same on his own or leased acreage. And it may all end up under yards of concrete and asphalt if the Trans Texas Corridor passes muster and follows the latest proposed route. “My farm would be in the middle of it,” Hensen says from his Bell County living room where he and wife Loretta participate in a grassroots campaign...
  • SOLD! America II

    09/15/2006 5:40:18 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 98 replies · 1,505+ views
    Renew America ^ | September 14, 2006 | Bonnie Alba
    The magicians are busy keeping American eyes focused on sleight-of-hand tricks. Much in the media makes little sense. Divisive political games hold center stage which have nothing to do with the good of our country. The mainstream media is ignoring the biggest story of all, besides Islamic Terrorism. The Selling of America. Where is our outrage? Anger at our elite leaders? Where is Congress? Why are they not investigating the ongoing potential and future merger with Mexico and Canada? The secretive Security and Prosperity Partnership with Canada and Mexico is moving right along. The first stage, a 10-lane super highway...
  • I-69: Yet Another NAFTA Super-Highway

    09/12/2006 10:11:55 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 92 replies · 2,006+ views
    Humand Events ^ | September 12, 2006 | Jerome Corsi
    Another NAFTA Super-Highway is moving state-by-state from the planning stage to the funding and construction process. As listed on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration’s website, the “I-69 Corridor” is planned to connect Mexico and Canada through Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Michigan. Still, skeptics -- even congressmen and senators in the nine states where the I-69 corridor will be built -- continue to charge that any idea that NAFTA Super-Highways are being built are nothing more than “internet conspiracy theories.” Even NASCO (North America’s SuperCorridor Coalition, Inc.) continues to be in denial, refusing...
  • Timeline of the Progress Toward a North American Union

    09/04/2006 11:23:31 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 47 replies · 1,688+ views
    Vive le Canada ^ | August 31, 2006 | Vive le Canada
    Canadian, U.S., and Mexican elites, including CEOS and politicians, have a plan to create common North American policies and further integrate our economies. This plan goes by various names and euphemisms, such as "deep integration", "NAFTA-plus", "harmonization", the "Big Idea", the "Grand Bargain", and the "North American Security and Prosperity Initiative". Regardless of which name your prefer, the end goal of all of these plans is to create a new political and economic entity named the North American Union (NAU) that would supercede the existing countries. Theoretically, it would be similar to and competetive with the European Union (EU). The...
  • New World Disorder: Critic: Americans in danger of 'slavery'

    09/01/2006 2:50:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 43 replies · 1,282+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 31, 2006 | WorldNetDaily
    Multiple superhighway plans, illegal immigration could destroy Republic Multiple NAFTA-related superhighways could slice the United States into economic and social regions, facilitate crime including drug trafficking and illegal immigration and shift huge amounts of money to the rich, critics of the paving plans have told WorldNetDaily. One leader even likens the prospects to "slavery" for the American people, because of the loss of control they would experience. "I don't have time to mince words about this. This is subjugation," William Gheen, a spokesman for Americans for Legal Immigration, told WND Wednesday. "What I'm trying to communicate is this: if you're...
  • Texas Governor Leads Superhighway Rally

    09/01/2006 2:49:46 AM PDT · by Man50D · 83 replies · 1,041+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 1, 2006
    Texas Gov. Rick Perry has led a pep rally for a $7 billion highway project that will loop around the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, but is being opposed by landowners who will see their private property taken by the state. A report on KWTX said the tollway to be built by the Spanish-based Cinta-Zachry consortium is part of an "ambitious" $184 billion plan for a network of superhighway transportation corridors around the state. Those, in turn, are expected to be part of the nationwide network of NATFA superhighways that are planned to run from Mexico to Canada, dividing the United...
  • Governor, officials cheer toll road offer

    08/31/2006 5:42:55 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies · 411+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | August 30, 2006 | Matt Curry (Associated Press)
    Flanked by Dallas County and state officials, Gov. Rick Perry led a bipartisan pep rally Wednesday for the $7 billion Trans-Texas Corridor, his sprawling transportation project that has drawn criticism from several quarters. Perry announced that the private sector has offered to build the southern sector of Loop 9 as a toll road. The proposed outer loop around the Dallas metropolitan area has been under study for decades and could eventually tie in with the corridor project. Cintra-Zachry, a U.S.-Spanish consortium proposing to build the first segments of the corridor, has notified the Texas Department of Transportation that the company...
  • NAFTA superhighway to mean Mexican drivers, say Teamsters

    08/28/2006 11:59:04 AM PDT · by radar101 · 70 replies · 1,450+ views ^ | 28 AUG 2006 |
    Union warns of drug-taking truckers, unsafe rigs on planned trade routes. The NAFTA superhighway, a north-south interstate trade corridor linking Mexico, Canada and the U.S., would mean U.S. truckers replaced by Mexicans, more unsafe rigs on American roads and more drivers relying on drugs for their long hauls, charges the International Brotherhood of Teamsters – the latest group to weigh in against the Bush administration plan. The August issue of Teamster magazine features a cover story on the plan for an enlarged I-35 that will reach north from the drug capital border town of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, 1,600 miles to...
  • The New World Disorder: Superhighway 'security' benefits questioned

    08/30/2006 6:02:42 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 187 replies · 1,683+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | August 30, 2006 | WorldNetDaily
    A Texas congressman is asking his colleagues as well as American citizens nationwide to join him in opposing a plan that describes itself as seeking more security and more prosperity for the United States, when in fact it may do neither. Rep. Ron Paul has written his weekly "Texas Straight Talk" column about the "Security and Prosperity Partnership Of North America (SSP)," which, he says, "will likely make us far less secure and certainly less prosperous." A key to that plan, he noted, is a massive new NAFTA superhighway about which WorldNetDaily has run a series of reports. "A massive...
  • Spanish firm to build and run new PFI toll road in Texas

    08/27/2006 1:17:11 AM PDT · by AnimalLover · 136 replies · 2,786+ views
    Grupo Ferrovial, Spain’s construction, infrastructure and services giant, had a busy summer acquiring airports in the UK and Peru. Now it has a concession to build and operate a Texas superhighway. Construction of the new toll road project, designed to develop an alternative route to Interstate 35 as part of the planned Trans-Texas Corridor is due to start early next year. This is has been agreed by the Texas Department of Transport under a comprehensive development deal with the Spanish company Cintra - Concesiones de Infrastructuras de Transporte, a member of the Ferrovial group. Cintra’s partner for the five-year road...
  • Commission favors loop around D-FW

    08/26/2006 12:28:19 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 12 replies · 610+ views
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | August 25, 2006 | Gordon Dickson
    AUSTIN - A proposed toll road that would encircle Dallas-Fort Worth has a new nickname: the Doughnut. Texas Transportation Commission members passed out Krispy Kreme doughnuts Thursday to symbolize their support for the outer loop, which would be built in segments from 2011 to 2030 as part of the Trans-Texas Corridor. They also celebrated the commission's approval Thursday of a new road-building partnership among Metroplex cities and counties, the North Texas Tollway Authority and the state. The partnership would also work with any companies wishing to build private toll roads in the area. "We are committed to the Doughnut," commission...