Skip to comments.Newspaper: Mexican Military crossed into U.S. 216 times since '96
Posted on 01/17/2006 4:08:38 AM PST by LouAvul
ONTARIO, Calif. (AP) - Members of the Mexican military have crossed into the United States more than 200 times during the past nine years, according to a newspaper report.
The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reported that there have been 216 incursions by Mexican soldiers since 1996, citing a Department of Homeland Security document the paper obtained.
Homeland Security spokeswoman Kristi Clemens told the newspaper in a story published Sunday that the department is "determined to gain control of the border and will continue to collaborate with our partners on the border." She would not confirm the number of crossings.
A Mexican government spokesman denied that there had been any incursions by military personnel in recent years.
"I have no reports of them crossing into the United States," said Rafael Laveaga, spokesman for the Mexican embassy in Washington, D.C.
Laveaga said reported sightings of Mexican military could be either soldiers who were lost or smugglers who wore fake uniforms.
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"Homeland Security spokeswoman Kristi Clemens told the newspaper in a story published Sunday that the department is "determined to gain control of the border and will continue to collaborate with our partners on the border." She would not confirm the number of crossings."
Anyone need their hog washed? The administration seems to have an abundance of the needed material. Collaborate with our partners on the border, indeed!
I'm thinking, when Pogo (cartoon character) said that "we have met the enemy, and he is us", he was as close to the truth as he needed to be.
Is that you, Baghdad Bob?
Send in Blackjack Pershing.
Hey, if they are dressed in fake foreign army uniforms and are on US soil, we can shoot them, right?
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