Skip to comments.Elected Officials From Both Parties Unwilling To Protect America
Posted on 01/14/2009 9:38:21 AM PST by Sammy67
Two news reports point to the clear and present danger the deteriorating situation in Mexico poses to our nation and our citizens.
The first article, "U.S. Plans Border Surge Against Any Drug Wars" appears in today's edition of the New York Times, while the second article, "Obama faces Mexican drug war" was published in the Washington Times last week, on January 2nd.
In my judgement, the deteriorating situation in Mexico can be traced back to the relative ease with which the drug cartels were able to move people and narcotics into the United States because our nation's "leaders" have been unwilling to secure the borders of the United States.
In order to function and expand their capabilities, the drug cartels needed massive infusions of cash. The smuggling of narcotics into the United States and the movement of the proceeds of the trafficking activities flowed south of the border and enriched the coffers of the cartels enabling them to buy more guns, more vehicles and pay more bribes to Mexican law enforcement, military and government officials. In effect, our politicians who blocked efforts aimed at securing our nation's border with Mexico, made the expansion of the cartels' violence and
(Excerpt) Read more at borderfirereport.net ...
I just read on Drudge where 61 ex-Guantanamo terrorists have return to terrorism. Congratulations leaders of America. You have again screwed us.
All border states should have an active militia. (No, not the National Guard but a citizens militia!)
Common sense + hunting rifles = secure borders.
What do we expect? Our government no longer represents the people, They only rule us and apply the laws to citizens to keep us in line. One thing they do know is that there are more of us than there are ruling elites.
By opening the door to all these people who will just rely on our gracious rulers, the ruling elites will secure their power by promising the beggars they will care for them forever and treat them justly.
Never mind the fact that they will live like kings and their promises will be very meager and controlling ones forced off the backs of those who they no longer serve.
“61 ex-Guantanamo terrorists have return to terrorism.”....
Our government is going to get a lot of us killed!
I don’t think they care.
You are so right.
To set up refugee way stations and provide safe escort into the interior of the country for the refugees.
Chertoff: Military ready if drug gangs cross border Homeland Security plan also accounts for possible border surge by refugees fleeing the violence.
[snip] Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said Wednesday that federal SWAT teams and military units are prepared to respond to Mexican drug gangs in the event they cross the Rio Grande and confront U.S. law officers.
The forces, another department official said, also stand ready to manage any surge to the border by Mexicans panicked by the cartels violence. The second department official said federal forces were prepared to respond to ``a number of different contingencies ranging from cross-border raids or kidnappings by Mexican drug gangs to refugees storming the border. ``The plan can be scaled to the emergency, the official said.
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