LETTERS: Bridge waits take too long; Constitution not respected

Bridge waits take too long

As of late, the amount of time that people have to wait to cross from border to border has increased drastically. What normally the would be two hours at the longest has turned into 5-6 hours on a daily basis.

It has gotten to a point where it is actually hurting and damaging the economy. Goods that are scheduled to be delivered between Mexico and the United States sometimes don’t even get there, and around $1.7 billion of goods a day are lost due to the inconvenience of the excessively long lines at the bridges.

Many people have spoken out on this topic and vented their frustration that the lines can take up to 6-plus hours of their time.

Ever since the Trump administration was put into place, a goal he had his mind set on was to minimize the number of migrants who come to the United States from Mexico by diverting several officers to the job. While it may seem like a decent idea at first, it quickly started to show the obvious flaws that it had, and it just wasn’t working out. These excruciatingly long lines have only frustrated many business leaders, bankers, local residents, etc., because goods are being delayed tenfold due to the overwhelming amount of law enforcement that is set up at the bridges.

The Trump administration and the U.S. government must go over what they need to do in order to carry out the goal that they want to accomplish without delaying an immense amount of time for citizens and the shipment of products into the country.

Daniel Montesinos

Hidalgo

Constitution not respected

“The men the American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest most violently are those who try to tell them the truth.”

— H.L. Mencken The Cult of Trump will never believe the truth about him.

“George Washington and his advisers agreed that the president’s authority to withhold documents from the House would not apply to impeachment. In one instance, the House had requested information relating to the controversial Jay Treaty, which had led some to call for Washington’s impeachment. Washington and his advisers concluded that the president had the constitutional authority to withhold the documents unless the House opened a formal impeachment inquiry. And a number of other presidents who have asserted their constitutional authority to withhold documents from Congress at times have also recognized that an impeachment inquiry would be different.”

— The Atlantic, Nov. 15, 2019 Trump and the GOP have zero respect for the U.S. Constitution or original intent. Their oaths to uphold and defend the Constitution are viewed as a joke.

Executive Order 12333 prohibits the act of state-sponsored killing. President Reagan signed this order in 1981, after the press revealed that the U.S. government was trying to kill foreign leaders the administration did not like.

Trump violated this. Trump is, in my opinion, guilty of murder.

Could Trump be tried by a jury of his peers? Where could one find a group of totally amoral people? Where is this group that supports fraud, extortion, tax evasion and on and on? Who would put the party above the country? Who would let the accused run the trial? Ask Moscow Mitch.

Hank Shiver

Mission

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