Rhetoric ramps up as Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico winds down

October 2014 marks the end of the Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico designed to show that Mexican trucks and trucking companies were capable of operating on US highways and in compliance with U.S. laws and regulations. Three years that included frivolous and baseless lawsuits filed by opponents to Mexican trucks that were quickly dismissed… Read More »

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CVSA Brake Check Week set for September 7 – 13

The annual Brake Safety Week inspection spree will take place Sept. 7-13, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced. CVSA says it expects more than 30,000 brake inspections to take place during the week, which would be a 50 percent increase from last year’s roughly 20,000 inspections. CVSA’s Brake Safety Week is part of the… Read More »

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Highlights of MCSAC meeting point to success of Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico

The scheduled meeting of FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s (MSSAC) subcommittee on the U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Long Haul Trucking Pilot Program met on July 28, 2014 and testimony given during this open meeting suggests the cross border pilot program, scheduled to end in less than three months will show Mexican carriers fully qualified and… Read More »

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In the minds of wingnut Conservative, President Obama is….

The wrong color coupled with the wrong tribe. If he were more in the Stepin Fetchit School of Black Republicans (Clarence Thomas, Ben Carson, Herman Cain, Allen West), there wouldn’t be an issue. Otherwise, he’s the permanent “other”, a cosmopolitan who is sophisticated, rational, and skeptical. Race, of course, interweaves with America’s original sin, which… Read More »

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Andrew Tahmooressi’s Defense Team – Drunk and disorderly in Tijuana – Assaults Mexican News Reporter

TIJUANA.- On July 9th, after 101 days incarcerated in a Mexican prison, U.S. Marine reservist Andrew Tahmooressi, with his mother Jill and two defense attorneys in tow, finally appeared in court before a Tijuana federal judge. This was his his first evidentiary hearing since crossing the U.S. border on March 31st with his truck laden… Read More »

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MCSAC meeting scheduled to discuss U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Long Haul Trucking Pilot Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s (MCSAC) subcommittee on the U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Long Haul Trucking Pilot Program will meet on Monday, July 28, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.). The meeting will be held at FMCSA’s National Training Center (NTC),… Read More »

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This is the coldblooded murder Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr. committed

Many may be wondering and indeed are saying in the social media, “What the hell? It’s only another damned Mexican” while at the same time, defending Jesus Mesa Jr. as a “hero”, much the same as they are doing with Mr. Andrew Paul Tahmooressi, who is jailed in Tecate B.C. facing weapons charges. And to… Read More »

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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturns decision which denied justice for Border Patrol murder victim

NEW YORK–In a momentous decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that the Constitution applies outside of the territorial limits of the United States, in this case Mexico, squarely rejecting the government’s argument that constitutional rights end at the border. The court accordingly reinstated a lawsuit brought by the family of a 15-year-old… Read More »

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Supreme Court Denies OOIDA petition to stop Mexican Cross Border Pilot Program

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) latest attempt to shut down the successful Cross Border Pilot Program with Mexico. OOIDA contended that a federal appeals court erred when it said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration could exempt Mexican and Canadian drivers from U.S. medical certification requirements. Last year… Read More »

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Third times the charm as Andrew Tahmooressi’s mother hooks son up with “Mob” lawyer

For the third time in as many weeks, Andrew Tahmooressi has a new lawyer, with his mommies approval of course. News this afternoon that Jill Tahmooressi has hired the Mexican attorney who was able to get charges dropped against former Tijuana mayor Hank Rhon when police arrested Rhon on weapons charges for having more than… Read More »

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Arms Pipeline to Sinaloa Cartel – US Border Patrol smuggled weapons for “El Chapo” Guzman

Today on the front page of El Universal, the declaration of a protected witness in the federal (PGR) case against El Chapo Guzman says that the US Border Patrol escorted trucks of weapons to the border, abandoned the vehicles and assisted members of the Sinaloa Cartel who then took the guns into Mexico. The declarations come… Read More »

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New Evidence Against Andrew Tahmooressi Could Mean Years in Mexican Prison

Evidence is emerging that inactive Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi’s ingress into Mexico on the night of March 31, 2014 was anything but a mistake as he and his mother have been claiming. A receipt from the Hotel Nelson, a somewhat historic $20.00 a night “hot sheet” hotel abutting Tijuana’s Zone de Tolerancia” has been uncovered,… Read More »

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