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2018-08-15 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Cities demand Trump administration act on Tijuana River pollution that fouls San Diego County beaches
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Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-08-15 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6486 views ]  Top

#1 How about a big, beautiful border "retaining" wall?
Posted by Thumper White1952 2018-08-15 00:16||   2018-08-15 00:16|| Front Page Top

#2 Wonder where Frank G & Abu Uluqe (sp) live in relation to this mess?
Posted by Raj 2018-08-15 01:06||   2018-08-15 01:06|| Front Page Top

#3 All Trump's fault and not a word about how Mexico can't clean their own filth. They're literally shitting on our shores.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2018-08-15 05:19||   2018-08-15 05:19|| Front Page Top

#4 They're literally shitting on our shores.

And here I thought calling them illegal immigrants was verboten.
Posted by AlanC 2018-08-15 07:14||   2018-08-15 07:14|| Front Page Top

#5 Air burst nuke would solve a lot of those problems.

Just sayin'.
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-15 08:04||   2018-08-15 08:04|| Front Page Top

#6 Put it in the revised NAFTA that Mexico has a timeframe to fix it or there are penalties.
Posted by Clem Kadiddlehopper9000 2018-08-15 11:29||   2018-08-15 11:29|| Front Page Top

#7 Well, yes Clem, I was about to suggest something along those lines myself. IIRC, US foreign aid to Mexico amounts to about half a billion dollars a year. Trump should tell them they can either use whatever it takes of that money to properly treat Tijuana's sewage or else they won't get another penny.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-08-15 12:36||   2018-08-15 12:36|| Front Page Top

#8 And Raj, Imperial Beach never was a garden spot. I guess at one time it could have been, you know, before people moved there. North of IB, the Silver Strand and Coronado are very nice but often polluted by Tijuana sewage. I don't live anywhere near any of those places.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-08-15 12:41||   2018-08-15 12:41|| Front Page Top

#9 IIRC the sewage treatment was turned off in response to Trump's winning the election. The Mexicans are making a point. Cutting a little foreign aid might be persuasive.
Posted by jvalentour 2018-08-15 14:29||   2018-08-15 14:29|| Front Page Top

#10 I live in east county, but grew up got older from birth in Chula Vista. The Tijuana river is a nightmare in rainy season with trash, sewage, disease, old tires, etc. flowing freely from Messico
Posted by Frank G 2018-08-15 15:14||   2018-08-15 15:14|| Front Page Top

#11 Are these the same cities who decided that federal immigration laws do not apply to them?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-15 16:05||   2018-08-15 16:05|| Front Page Top

#12 g(r)omgoru, San Diego built a wall long before Trump got the idea. I don't know if we are a sanctuary city or not but I doubt it. That sort of crazy usually comes from Los Angeles or the San Francisco area.
Posted by rjschwarz 2018-08-15 16:38||   2018-08-15 16:38|| Front Page Top

#13 Foreign aid to Mexico should be zero, with heavy taxes on ‘remittances’.
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2018-08-15 17:35||   2018-08-15 17:35|| Front Page Top

#14 Ok, rj
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2018-08-15 18:07||   2018-08-15 18:07|| Front Page Top

#15 theoretically we are a "sanctuary city", however ICE, DHS, and CBP have access to prisoners and it's really a non-issue
Posted by Frank G 2018-08-15 19:28||   2018-08-15 19:28|| Front Page Top

#16 Fuc& you, beaches.
Posted by gorb 2018-08-15 20:06||   2018-08-15 20:06|| Front Page Top

#17 When I was at Hilltop High, we referred to IB as Venereal Beach. Such genius
Posted by Frank G 2018-08-15 20:15||   2018-08-15 20:15|| Front Page Top

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