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 […]

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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 […]

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imageThe 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 will never be solved, only wrestled with by people of good will. Republicans solve that issue in their own minds by hating all liberals equally.

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Andrew Tahmooressi’s Defense Team – Drunk and disorderly in Tijuana – Assaults Mexican News Reporter 4

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 […]

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mcsac_bannerThe 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), 1310 North Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201. The NTC is located near the Courthouse Metro station. The meeting is open to the public, and there will be a 15-minute public comment period at the end of the day. Copies of MCSAC Task Statement 11-3 and an agenda for the meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov.

This post is part of the thread: Mexico Cross Border Pilot Program – an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline for more context on this post.

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Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturns decision which denied justice for Border Patrol murder victim 2

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Border Patrol smuggles weapons

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 […]

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New Evidence Against Andrew Tahmooressi Could Mean Years in Mexican Prison 12

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, […]

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Andrew Tahmooressi weapons cache

Judicial Process versus Media Spin – Debunking Media’s Coverage of Andrew Tahmooressi 3

  On May 28, 2014, former U.S. marine Andrew Tahmooressi appeared in a Tijuana courtroom where he was to give a statement of evidence in the hearing concerning his entrance into Mexico on March 31, 2014 with three weapons, including an assault rifle, in his pick-up truck.    The twenty-five-year-old has maintained that he missed the last […]

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