Once complete, the new road will allow containers from the Far East to enter the United States through the Mexican port of Lazaro Cardenas, bypassing the Longshoreman’s Union in the process. The Mexican trucks, without the involvement of the Teamsters Union, will drive on what will be the nation’s most modern highway straight into the heart of America.....
As incredible as this plan may seem to some readers, the first Trans-Texas Corridor segment of the NAFTA Super Highway is ready to begin construction next year. Various U.S. government agencies, dozens of state agencies, and scores of private NGOs (non-governmental organizations) have been working behind the scenes to create the NAFTA Super Highway, despite the lack of comment on the plan by President Bush.
The American public is largely asleep to this key piece of the coming 'North American Union' that government planners in the new trilateral region of United States, Canada and Mexico are about to drive into reality....."
No wonder the Bush Administration is nonsensically determined to crush and kill AMTRAK. No wonder the Bush Administration has radically slashed the federal budget for the US highway infrastructure. No wonder the Bush Administraton has continually and quietly rolled back EPA air-quality standards.
Chalk another one up for wealthy corporate globalists. Chalk up another federally-sponsored fiscal bonanza for Texas.
The losers? American taxpayers, who've never had a vote or say on this matter. And the environment. Of course.
Read the entire story here, at Bush Administration Quietly Plans NAFTA Super Highway.
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