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Get to work on the Northwall

by JP Bill / August 23, 2016 7:34 AM PDT
Fifteen hundred possibly drunk Americans successfully invade Canada via the St. Clair River

Canadian Coast Guard officials knew Sunday’s unsanctioned St. Clair River Float Down was a disaster in the making.

Sarnia Police said in press release a convoy of Sarnia Transit buses carried approximately 1,500 U.S. citizens over the Blue Water Bridge Sunday evening after they were blown to the Canadian shore while taking part in the annual float down the river on inflatable rafts, from Port Huron lighthouse to Marysville, Mich.

“It’s exactly what we saw coming,” said Peter Garapick, superintendent of search and rescue for the Canadian Coast Guard.
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You could happliy take them in
by Steven Haninger / August 23, 2016 9:48 AM PDT

and offer free healthcare and a fast track to citizenship for those who'd be interested. Isn't that what we already do in the US for those who land here via unsanctioned water crossings? C'mon...at least give them a Welcome Wagon package. (you may need to look that up)

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Blame it on 'Climate Change'.....afterall,
by TONI H / August 23, 2016 10:58 AM PDT

It wasn't their 'drunkenness' that caused them to 'cross over'.....it was WIND.....

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RE:it was WIND....
by JP Bill / August 23, 2016 12:58 PM PDT

and ground transportation can take them back....I hope Canadian Border Patrol punctured every single one of their flotation devices and poured all the booze in the toilet.

It wasn't their 'drunkenness' that caused them to 'cross over'.....it was WIND.....

And their drunkenness didn't allow them to factor the "wind" into their plan.

He wasn't DUI....the car wasn't going where it was "supposed to go".

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We normally plant trees
by TONI H / August 23, 2016 3:18 PM PDT
In reply to: RE:it was WIND....

that will grow extremely tall very quickly in order to form a 'wind break'.....since Canada has so many forests, perhaps they can build their 'wall' with them so all those flotation devices just end up hitting them instead of a concrete wall. I doubt if your 'hopes' were fulfilled.....after all, Canada IS a good neighbor, right?

Louisiana didn't count on rain causing flooding in areas that had never flooded before either, JP.....you can't always count on weather staying the same as it was an hour ago, whether you're sober or not. But then you already knew that, and you're just being your same antagonistic self.


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I've been thinking for a solution for the residents of La.
by JP Bill / August 23, 2016 7:11 PM PDT
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RE: Your wind break Idea....
by JP Bill / August 23, 2016 7:20 PM PDT

In order for a "wind break" to be useful...(to prevent rafts with drunks(south) from being blown ashore in Canada(north)) the trees would have to be planted on the American side of the international boundary on American soil.

The "wind" would have been coming from the American side (south/west) for the rafts to end up in Canada (north/east).

Any other problems you want me to solve today?

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you keep saying they were 'drunk'
by TONI H / August 24, 2016 5:35 AM PDT

ALL of them? Proof?

At least with the trees on your side, you wouldn't have to see them drift onto your territory and transport them back.....they'll just keep drifting in other directions depending on wind and currents.

Were any of them arrested for entering your country without passports? Did your country just eat the expense for bringing them back or were they charged for the transportation?

What good would a 'northwall' have done since that's your original post topic and would you be putting it up on your side or do you want one on our side to keep out 'drunken' rafters from getting to you? If the wall is on our side, you plan to deny American citizens the right to enter waters they have to right to be in? Would the wall be a joint effort smack dab down the middle of the waters? Solve the problem you decided to talk about.

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Re:What good would a 'northwall' have done since that's your
by JP Bill / August 24, 2016 6:54 AM PDT

What good would a 'northwall' have done(Northern American border) since that's your original post topic and would you be putting it up on your side (NO) or do you want one on our side to keep out 'drunken' rafters from getting to you(YES)?

Northwall...the NORTHERN American border.

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Since you insist on nitpicking everything
by TONI H / August 24, 2016 12:05 PM PDT

when you say 'northwall', and since Canada is NORTH of the USA, it stands to reason you MEANT that YOU want a wall built along the CANADA side.

Bye....you're babbling nonsense again.

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RE:it stands to reason
by JP Bill / August 24, 2016 2:06 PM PDT

Reason? I never associate "reason" with YOUR posts.

IF I wanted Canada to build a wall to prevent "overly refreshed/drunk" American rafters from coming into Canada.......I would build a Southwall, America would build a "Northwall"

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My Dad lived in Port Huron his last years.
by drpruner / August 23, 2016 1:30 PM PDT

Nice town; plenty to see up and down the waterfront. Can't imagine floating the St. Clair in a raft, drunk or sober. You don't want to be anywhere close to the lake freighters that use the channel. Example:
http://www.ssedmundfitzgerald.org/ The site mentions Zug Island at Detroit. Look it up for a treat.
Also look for the answer to the question, Which way from Detroit to Canada? N S E W?
There are now two bridges over the river at Port Huron.

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Looks to me like "white flight"
by James Denison / August 25, 2016 7:47 PM PDT

This is what happens when Canada doesn't agree with USA plans to protect our southern border, you end up getting "white flight" across your borders then.

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RE:when Canada doesn't agree with USA plans
by JP Bill / August 25, 2016 8:14 PM PDT
when Canada doesn't agree with USA plans to protect our southern border,

I agree with US plans to built a "wall"...even if it's only to see how "America will make Mexico pay for the wall".

IF YOU(America) build it...THEY(Mexico) will pay for it....Sure THEY will.

Build your wall...go for it.....tonight TheRUMP claimed this "wall" will have the technology to detect tunnels also....More expense....

I guess America has never hired a contractor to do any work

You hold onto the remaining 10 per cent of the contract price for 45 days as a holdback to make sure your specific contractor delivered on everything that was outlined in the contract, including paying sub-trades.

Hold 10% back?...how about spending 100% on construction then trying to get paid for your work? SUCKER!!!!!

Don't put money up front.....Don't do the work without a written contract.

I've built a house for you up here James....i will now start proceedings to make you pay for it.

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