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Los Zetas Drug Cartel Seizes 2 Ranches in Texas [HOAX]
San Diego County Political Buzz Examiner ^ | July 24, 2010 | Kimberly Dvorak

Posted on 07/24/2010 2:22:37 PM PDT by SlowBoat407

Two sources inside the Laredo Police Department confirmed the incident is unfolding and they would continue to coordinate with U.S. Border Patrol today. “We consider this an act of war,” said one police officer on the ground near the scene. There is a news blackout of this incident at this time and the sources inside Laredo PD spoke on the condition of anonymity.

(Excerpt) Read more at examiner.com ...


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KEYWORDS: aliens; borderwar; illegals; immigration; invasion; loredo; mexicowarishere; propertyrights; reconquista; texas; usattacked
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To: Cheetahcat

My sources tell me that the Muslims are attempting to create a third war front for Americans to fight. If Americans knew that the radical islamic terrorist were behind these attacks they would demand that the goverment secure our border. obama would be forced to withdraw combat troops from iraq and afgan. to protect our border. obama will have to choose between protecting America or some foreign country. Or perhaps obama is only stalling to make it look like he is being forced to withdraw troops from foreign countrys, while that was the plan from the beginning. I do not believe obama’s loyalty is for America.


101 posted on 07/24/2010 4:18:52 PM PDT by omegadawn (qualified)
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To: SlowBoat407; All

Has anyone noticed that this hasn’t hit the main stream media??????

And people still believe that the media is on our side.


102 posted on 07/24/2010 4:20:55 PM PDT by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: dljordan

it is being reported in more than one place...

This is the lastest article that I can find.

Posted July 24, 2010 06:02 PM

I am receiving many messages of concern that they don’t believe that the story of the Los Zetas seizing multiple ranches in Laredo, Texas is true. They keep questioning the confirmation. They question why there are no visuals or pictures. “Where is the video!” they scream. So I will address those issues in this post.

First, let me clarify that I was also skeptical of the story when I initially heard word. It is certainly not because there haven’t been armed intrusions into the United States before from Mexico. There have been a ton in the last decade, but there have not been any where they would hold onto a position. They usually leave after a standoff or upon discovery.

The situation has become different in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico over the last few days. There have been gun-battles through the streets and fragmentation grenades used as the government of Mexico tries to run the Los Zetas out of their stronghold there. People died and were wounded. The city was on lockdown and the US government issued warnings to US citizens in the area to remain indoors. With our lack of border security and porous borders, it is not beneath my intellect to believe that the Los Zetas could be forced into a retreat into US territory and attempt to seize a hideout.

Not only that, but “first contact” with me of the initial story was from none other than Jeff Schwilk, founder of the San Diego Minutemen, who had a confirmed source in the area of Laredo. With this in mind I decided to go with the story, but to remain cautious. I clearly stated on the story that it was not 100% confirmed. It remained that way all night.

I put out my feelers throughout the night to try and collect information and other credible sources to confirm the occupation of ranches in Laredo. I did not receive actual confirmation until this morning when I got word that Kimberly Dvorak of the Examiner had made multiple confirmations within the Laredo Police Department. Up until this point the story had not spread wide. There was no reason for the Laredo Police Department to crack down hard and keep things truly blacked out as there was no heavy interest from media.

However, upon that second confirmation and her running her story “Los Zetas drug cartel seizes 2 U.S. ranches in Texas” the story to me at that point was 100% confirmed. I changed my story to reflect that and released it to the world - spreading it wide. It has since gone viral.

Since that time many journalists have tried to get information from law enforcement in the area. With the flood of calls to the Laredo Police Department, others are now starting to receive dodgy kind of answers to their questions. This leads me to believe that there may indeed by a bona-fide news blackout as they try to resolve the situation.

We do have people looking into it and digging further; other things behind the scenes are going on for additional confirmation other than the current sources.

The question remains, what is a news blackout and why would it occur?

A news blackout is basically an order from the top down to disavow any knowledge of a situation or story. Deflect, disavow and deny. There are many reasons for this. They range from the legitimate tactical reasoning to the downright nefarious “cover up” reasoning.

Tactical reasoning is an easy one. It is so they can perform their duties with minimal intrusion. That one is very simple to understand.

Let us analyze the nefarious reasons though just for the heck of it shall we?

1. This would make the Obama Administration look horrible. Their lack of security along the border is well known. A breech of national security this large would create a firestorm of anger at the administration. Their aims to pass an amnesty for illegal aliens would be shot to pieces and all of their arguments against building true security in the form of a fence would go down with it. This would have ramifications in the upcoming November elections for congress.

2. There is currently a gubernatorial race going on in Texas. The current sitting governor, Rick Perry, is looked at as being weak on immigration. He stood up for in-state tuition for illegal aliens and has done little to crack down - or push for a crackdown - on illegal immigration in his state. This would destroy his “tough guy” and “tough on crime image”.

3. Local congressional races in Texas. As everyone knows all of the members of The House are up for election. Some of those are open borders supporters. This breach of security would show that their continued fight against closing down the border in any way is flawed logic (as if it took this story to actually show that - the same story could happen again tomorrow).

4. Local sheriffs and elected officials could be made to look bad. There could have been mistakes made during operations that they don’t want revealed. Or they could have not been properly prepared for them and this intrusion showed their incompetence.

5. Businesses. It’s no secret that some agriculture and other businesses use low-skilled illegal alien labor to operate. They do this to avoid taxes so that they can make a hefty profit and avoid all of the hassles of insurance and the like. Strong business interests and wealthy individuals with influence could bring their power to bear down and cover things up to keep their cheap labor flowing.

6. General corruption. Some people in our government are beholden to or on the take from the cartels, Los Zetas or the Mexican government itself. After all, we seem to hear stories daily of someone or another being busted for being on the take. Imagine how many actually are on the take and just haven’t been discovered.

Those are most of the nefarious reasons that I can think off of the top of my head as to why it would be covered up or blacked out.

I don’t truly believe any of them.

Let me make that entirely clear.

I don’t truly believe any of them.

I believe there is a blackout because local law enforcement and the Border Patrol are waiting for backup and authorization from the Federal Government to make any moves. Something like this does have cross border and international impacts. Things like that generally are handled by the federal government, as that is the primary reason we have a federal government in the first place.

The situation is relatively young and if they have the Los Zetas contained in one spot, there really is no reason to go all cowboy and charge into an unknown situation.

This sums up the current state of the situation and the path of how the story broke. I have no other knowledge at this time that is not contained here. We will find out soon the extent of this situation as it develops further. As I stated in the article - and it still remains - we don’t know if it’s only several members or a squad.

The story is still developing and I’ll report more as I find out.

http://www.diggersrealm.com/mt/


103 posted on 07/24/2010 4:24:57 PM PDT by phockthis
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To: Airforce Sister

Ping.


104 posted on 07/24/2010 4:28:07 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (*)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
"Pure intimidation!"

No, pure terrorism. And from the same country that is suing Arizona over immigration law.

105 posted on 07/24/2010 4:41:05 PM PDT by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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To: Errant

That guy won’t come. His adversary might be armed too.


106 posted on 07/24/2010 4:46:14 PM PDT by dockkiller (COME AND TAKE IT.)
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To: SlowBoat407

Tom Mabe at it again this time with illegals.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cpgDHH6vic


107 posted on 07/24/2010 4:59:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: dockkiller

“No, pure terrorism. And from the same country that is suing Arizona over immigration law. “

And the non-white SOB in the White House couldn’t care less. He is a disgrace to the country, and his race (whatever it is).

I hope he rots alng side his allah buddy.


108 posted on 07/24/2010 5:02:04 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (Reid: Why , oh why, are they picking on me?)
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To: Steely Tom

They surely are sanctuary farms. If Texas attacks them then they surely will be sued by the obambi administration, becuase Texas would be acting like a rogue state attacking Mexicans.........damn didn’t they do that before?


109 posted on 07/24/2010 5:03:22 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: phockthis
One of the ways you can tell this story is phony is that all the versions of the story talk about the Laredo PD, who would have nothing to do with responding to such an event.

First response would be with the Webb County Sheriff and then the DPS/Texas Rangers.

110 posted on 07/24/2010 5:04:26 PM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: capt. norm

“Joe Sarno: So, you the brains of this outfit, or is he?
Longbaugh: Tell ya the truth, I don’t think this is a brains kind of operation.”
- The Way of the Gun


111 posted on 07/24/2010 5:08:19 PM PDT by ctdonath2 (+)
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To: Steely Tom

I certainly hope no one asks the attackers about their immigration status. That would be racist.


The administration will probably claim that this has nothing to do with immigration status and everything to do with a disputed territory claim which belongs in the world court or the UN. These are simply people who are looking for social justice. Also these ranches are huge. No one should be able to own that much land.


112 posted on 07/24/2010 5:09:41 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey (here's my checkbook and my car-keys, my credit carThe bigger the government = The smaller the people)
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To: FunkyZero

This could be over by dinner time.

The dirty dozen are on the way


113 posted on 07/24/2010 5:23:34 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey (here's my checkbook and my car-keys, my credit carThe bigger the government = The smaller the people)
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To: Blood of Tyrants; AuntB; blackie; ExTexasRedhead
It disgusts me that our government is more interested in trying to turn 20 million illegal aliens into instant Rat voters than securing our borders.

Amen - you summarized what millions upon millions of Americans think of this administration particularly (and certainly the ones before it - especially GWB and Clinton). Johnny Sutton and the imprisonment of Ramos and Compeon symbolize our government's protective nature about illegal aliens and their utter disregard for national sovereignty and The Rule of Law as it applies toward people who disregard America's immigration laws. What is most appalling is our government's role in non-enforcement of immigration laws while deported illegal aliens are coming back across the US border just as soon as they touch Mexican soil.

If the idiots who claim to have our national security at top priority read the Border Patrol Weekly Reports, they would see that a multitude of those apprehended have been deported multiple times - most for very serious crimes committed in America.

USBP Weekly Blotter - July 8 - July 14

114 posted on 07/24/2010 5:41:10 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: SlowBoat407

The government declared it a “war” and now it is a war.


115 posted on 07/24/2010 5:57:06 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Especially voters who are of such low character. It’s not like illegals are coming here, arming themselves, training, regrouping, etc. and heading back to Mexico to take their country back. Instead, they leave their fellow countrymen high and dry. They come here and leave their own country to criminals who care nothing about destroying it.To me, they are cowards and I feel fortunate to come from country with the heritage ours has. It is a heritage that gives me hope - we don’t run away.


116 posted on 07/24/2010 5:57:27 PM PDT by APatientMan
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To: omegadawn

“My sources tell me that the Muslims are attempting to create a third war front for Americans to fight. If Americans knew that the radical islamic terrorist were behind these attacks they would demand that the goverment secure our border. obama would be forced to withdraw combat troops from iraq and afgan. to protect our border. obama will have to choose between protecting America or some foreign country. Or perhaps obama is only stalling to make it look like he is being forced to withdraw troops from foreign countrys, while that was the plan from the beginning. I do not believe obama’s loyalty is for America.”

He hates us and this country, we need our military back from Korea and Europe.


117 posted on 07/24/2010 6:02:19 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: bill1952

“They can vote.
Its obvious that the dems want the demographic to change forever and if this is part of the price, well thats just the price to be paid.”

Because NO one will stop them.we have no leadership!


118 posted on 07/24/2010 6:03:50 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: texmexis best
Mexico doesn’t have Spectres.......

What is the advantage of having spectres if we have not the desire to use them? No amount of technical ability or equipment can put a dent in this thing if the authority controlling that ability and equipment is sympathetic to the goals of the enemy or even outright allied with them.

119 posted on 07/24/2010 6:05:17 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: SlowBoat407

Breitbart is running this story on Big Peace saying the story is confirmed by second source in the Laredo Police Department.


120 posted on 07/24/2010 6:35:05 PM PDT by APatientMan
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To: APatientMan

Sorry, was informed by “deport” on another thread that this was the original blogger’s story earlier in the day. My fault for not checking the time of the post -


121 posted on 07/24/2010 6:47:14 PM PDT by APatientMan
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To: Americanwolfsbrother

>“The border is more secure than it’s ever been.” Janet Napalitono<

Obama must have told her so .. she wouldn’t BS us would she?


122 posted on 07/24/2010 7:21:58 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: Cheetahcat

Hear,hear!


123 posted on 07/24/2010 7:31:13 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life is tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: APatientMan

Hell, they leave their own families in Mexico to fend for themselves.


124 posted on 07/24/2010 8:57:12 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The US will not die with a whimper. It will die with thundering applause from the left.)
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To: AuntB; SlowBoat407; trisham; mkjessup; Czar; Liz; Jeff Head; tet68; B4Ranch
Excerpt from the Congressional oath of office:

Presidential oath of office:

Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution:

Article III, Section 3 of the United States Constitution:

Neither the ‘leadership’ of the American republic, nor the majority of its citizens, is aware of the grave nature of today’s invasion. One in a hundred Americans has any real familiarity with the Constitution, and one in a hundred of those in ‘leadership’ positions comprehends the sanctity of his oath of office.

We tragically find ourselves here in Tytler’s ‘democracy transition’:

• bondage to spiritual faith
• spiritual faith to great courage
• courage to liberty
• liberty to abundance
• abundance to complacency
• complacency to apathy
apathy to dependence
• dependence back into bondage

God bless the Tea Party movement. May it serve as His tool to bring about the miracle that restores America. Nothing less than a miracle will do.

~ joanie

125 posted on 07/24/2010 9:00:18 PM PDT by joanie-f (If you believe that God is your co-pilot, it might be time to switch seats ...)
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To: SlowBoat407

All the forigen aid given to these lowlifes should be cut off and invested in our country.


126 posted on 07/24/2010 9:12:16 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Cheetahcat
forign = foreign
127 posted on 07/24/2010 9:13:23 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: darkwing104

A timeline of reporting would be cool.


128 posted on 07/24/2010 9:17:24 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Gene Eric

It's a total complete hoax. It's all BS

http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=7&ved=0CD4QFjAG&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthearizonalawmanandphoenixpolicegazette.com%2Fbreaking-multiple-ranches-in-laredo-tx-taken-over-by-los-zetas-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax-hoax-%25E2%2580%2593-hoax%2F&ei=8mZLTMvwC4L68Ab6yJ0z&usg=AFQjCNFUN-EhadpfxYUL-NJ5TckpC7BiRA

129 posted on 07/24/2010 9:33:13 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: joanie-f; AuntB; SlowBoat407; trisham; mkjessup; Czar; Jeff Head; tet68; B4Ranch; Condor51; ...
joanie-f posted excerpts from the Congressional oath of office; Presidential oath of office; and the United States Constitution.

Say what? United States Constitution? Presidential- Congressional oaths of office?

Not a chance.

Keep in mind that Dems are bending over backward to give aid and comfort to invaders----no matter how viscious. They see these savages not as enemies BUT AS VOTERS who are going to save their seats for them.

=========================================

Ohaha's moving ahead for 2010-12. Luckily, he and Biden extorted a $20 billion campaign contribution from BP to get this going:

MESSAGES TO MEXICO FROM OHAHA:

(1) Ohaha appoints Sen Dodd to chair delegation to Mexico-US Interparliamentary Group;

(2) declares all illegals are undocumented Democrats;

(3) orders the start of massive flow of Mexicans into the US for the Nov elections;

(4) Incompetano orders ICE to the border to handout Democrat party voter registration forms;

(5) ICE distributing apps for Social Security benefits, SSI apps for the wife, kids and senior relatives, welfare forms, food stamps, EITC apps, lists of free healthcare providers, drivers licenses and passports, sub-prime mortgage apps, bank accounts for every identity, and gun and machete permits;

(6) Ohaha sends lists of Democrat campaign committees taking donations from drug lords.

==========================================

Endangered Democrats drinking the instant brew---rooting for amnesty : ”We just gotta get ‘em legal so they can vote!”


Courtesy of FrankR.

130 posted on 07/24/2010 9:33:14 PM PDT by Liz
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To: joanie-f

Hey Lady, glad to see you check’n in.
Sure miss your essays, no one ( ok, thomas Sowell
and a few others) can put the terms of the situation
we face in such plain words, understood by all.

Your FRiend
Tet.


131 posted on 07/24/2010 9:34:16 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: SlowBoat407

PS, why would some part time columnist for a San Diego website have any sourced in the Loredo PD, 1500 miles away.

All BS.


132 posted on 07/24/2010 9:38:38 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: Liz

Awesome post! The truth hurts (I’m doubled over in agonizing pain right now.) :(

~ joanie


133 posted on 07/24/2010 9:39:43 PM PDT by joanie-f (If you believe that God is your co-pilot, it might be time to switch seats ...)
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To: MindBender26
This may indeed turn out to be a hoax.

At the same time, ask yourself whether:

(1) it's a conceivable scenario
(2) virtual silence from the mainstream media would be expected
(3) a lack of response by our 'representation' in D.C. would be par for the course

With our borders wide open, and Mexican criminals becoming more emboldened by the day, it's just a matter of time before possible hoax becomes stark reality ...

~ joanie

134 posted on 07/24/2010 9:44:42 PM PDT by joanie-f (If you believe that God is your co-pilot, it might be time to switch seats ...)
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To: tet68
Thanks for the kind words, FRiend. Good to hear from you, too.

~ joanie

135 posted on 07/24/2010 9:45:42 PM PDT by joanie-f (If you believe that God is your co-pilot, it might be time to switch seats ...)
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To: joanie-f

You covered it all, and eloquently.


136 posted on 07/25/2010 5:44:29 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Support our Troops, and vote out the RINOS!)
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To: SlowBoat407
The way things are going we had better learn Spanish, they damn sure won't learn English.....I spent a lot of time in Mexico in the 80’s and made a point to visit the small villa's there, my, my, how times have changed.

What in the heck is he doing to this once proud country!!!

137 posted on 07/25/2010 7:26:30 AM PDT by gulfcoast6 (GOD IS!)
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To: Cheetahcat
Mexico would be a walk in the park compared to the Afghanistan crap.

Pershing and Patton did not find it so.

138 posted on 07/25/2010 9:17:21 AM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato
“Pershing and Patton did not find it so.”

I guess the satellite intel and the Helicopter gunships were off line.

139 posted on 07/25/2010 9:25:35 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: Cheetahcat
I guess the satellite intel and the Helicopter gunships were off line

They had scouting aircraft and armored cars. Pretty much the equivalent of the day.

But they never caught Pancho Villa.

Patton did manage to personally eliminate at least one of Villa's lieutenants, with one of those famous ivory gripped pistols.

140 posted on 07/25/2010 9:29:55 AM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: Liz

Instant dems? Funny Liz - thanks for the ping.


141 posted on 07/25/2010 9:55:19 AM PDT by GOPJ (..Liberalism is Intolerance..- - Freeper Eric in the Ozarks)
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To: MamaDearest

Crime Inc.!


142 posted on 07/25/2010 10:30:03 AM PDT by blackie (Be Well~Be Armed~Be Safe~Molon Labe!)
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To: El Gato
“I guess the satellite intel and the Helicopter gunships were off line

They had scouting aircraft and armored cars. Pretty much the equivalent of the day.

But they never caught Pancho Villa.

Patton did manage to personally eliminate at least one of Villa's lieutenants, with one of those famous ivory gripped pistols.”

Those cockroaches would last about the time it takes the bullet to travel the 2600 feet, ONE second!

143 posted on 07/25/2010 10:36:09 AM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: joanie-f
(1) it's a conceivable scenario. So is virtually anything the himan mind can imagine. We do not take imagined scenarios and publish it as factual news.

(2) virtual silence from the mainstream media would be expected. Very wrong. 99% of the "media blackout" of stories such as this are BS. I was a TV reporter / anchor for more than 30 years. We would be so all over such a story, you cannot imagine. "With the very rare exception of one case of trying to free a kidnapped child, I participated in absolutely no "media blackouts."

(3) a lack of response by our 'representation' in D.C. would be par for the course. <Nothing from DC needed. Austin could handle it just fine.

144 posted on 07/25/2010 12:35:01 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: arthurus

The current resident of the White Hut may be afraid to deal with them, but the next one won’t. I suspect that at some point the drug cartels will be named as terrorist organizations a new ballgame will begin.

People are getting fed up with this.


145 posted on 07/25/2010 1:17:43 PM PDT by texmexis best (My)
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To: MindBender26

So the story has been debunked.

Now we need to figure out how it got out in the first place. Was someone playing our intrepid reporter?


146 posted on 07/25/2010 7:24:00 PM PDT by SlowBoat407 (Anyone can fib. It takes an intellectual to tell a really big lie.)
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To: SlowBoat407

No, she isn’t even a reporter, more like a columnist.

She lied. She had no sources in Loreado. Happens all the time on the net.


147 posted on 07/25/2010 8:30:40 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: Cheetahcat
Those cockroaches would last about the time it takes the bullet to travel the 2600 feet, ONE second!

"Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it."

148 posted on 07/25/2010 8:58:12 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: MindBender26; Liz; AuntB; stephenjohnbanker; tet68; Jeff Head
Very wrong. 99% of the "media blackout" of stories such as this are BS. I was a TV reporter / anchor for more than 30 years. We would be so all over such a story, you cannot imagine. "With the very rare exception of one case of trying to free a kidnapped child, I participated in absolutely no "media blackouts." ... MindBender26

Here is just a tiny representative handful of the countless huge stories the mainstream media conveniently ‘overlooked’ in 2009 and 2010. Are you prepared to claim that they represent only one percent of the major stories that erupt in about a year’s time? I am prepared to say that this representative sample of ‘ignored stories’ is just the tip of a gigantic political censorship iceberg.

The corruption in this administration, and in the halls of Congress, is abominable. Crimes occur in Washington every day the magnitude of which make the Watergate scandal look like a walk in the park. And yet the mainstream media choose to look the other way, because the realization of a political agenda sits much higher on their list of priorities than informing the American citizens about what is really going on in the halls of government.

If the average American were made aware of just a handful of these stories that wreak of vile corruption – and the hundreds of others that do not make it into our daily ‘news reports’ each year -- the political climate in this country would change so dramatically that the opportunity to restore America to her former greatness would seem inevitable, rather than the dying ember it appears to be today.

~ joanie

149 posted on 07/25/2010 10:04:34 PM PDT by joanie-f (If you believe that God is your co-pilot, it might be time to switch seats ...)
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To: joanie-f; MindBender26

“Very wrong. 99% of the “media blackout” of stories such as this are BS. I was a TV reporter / anchor for more than 30 years. We would be so all over such a story, you cannot imagine. “With the very rare exception of one case of trying to free a kidnapped child, I participated in absolutely no “media blackouts.” ... MindBender26

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Here is just a tiny representative handful of the countless huge stories the mainstream media conveniently ‘overlooked’ in 2009 and 2010. Are you prepared to claim that they represent only one percent of the major stories that erupt in about a year’s time? I am prepared to say that this representative sample of ‘ignored stories’ is just the tip of a gigantic political censorship iceberg.”

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There were conflicting reports coming out of Loredo ‘authorities’...they should have all FLAT denied it.
That said, too much time has passed. If I lived within 50 miles of the place, I’d be there to find out. We should have had more confirmation from locals by now.


150 posted on 07/25/2010 10:09:33 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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