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Brewer Slams Administration Over Smuggler Warning Signs in Arizona Desert
FOXNEWS ^ | June 29, 2010

Posted on 06/30/2010 2:51:04 AM PDT by Bad~Rodeo

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is slamming the Obama administration over government signs posted in the Arizona desert warning visitors to beware of illegal smugglers, saying the signs are hardly the kind of border security plan her state needs.

"This is an outrage," Brewer said in a new reelection campaign ad.

The ad shows the governor standing next to one of the warning signs in the middle of the Arizona desert, 80 miles from the border and, according to the ad, 30 miles from Phoenix. The signs have in recent weeks drawn attention from border-state lawmakers who say they demonstrate how unsafe the region has become. In the ad, Brewer noted that she recently met with President Obama, who "promised that we would get word" on the administration's border security plan.

"Well, we finally got the message -- these signs. These signs, calling our desert an active drug and human smuggling area. These signs warning people of danger and telling them to stay away," Brewer said in the ad. "Washington says our border is as safe as it has ever been. Does this look safe to you?"

The ad ended with a confrontational message: "Washington is broken, Mr. President. Do your job. Secure our borders. Arizona and the nation are waiting."

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Arizona; US: Washington
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; brewer; invasion; obama; obamanation; signs; smugglers; standwitharizona

1 posted on 06/30/2010 2:51:09 AM PDT by Bad~Rodeo
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Think how bad it would be if Arizona were a border state.


2 posted on 06/30/2010 2:55:49 AM PDT by agere_contra (Obama did more damage to the Gulf economy in one day than Pemex/Ixtoc did in nine months)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Congress and Obama sleeps.


3 posted on 06/30/2010 3:00:24 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: agere_contra

The “lawless border region” of Arizonastan.


4 posted on 06/30/2010 3:01:43 AM PDT by Hugin (Remember the first rule of gunfighting...have a gun..-- Col. Jeff Cooper)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
"Smuggler Warning Signs in Arizona Desert"

I thought this was talking about the "rape trees".


5 posted on 06/30/2010 3:02:29 AM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
With all the money being spent on fences why don't we just build a military training ground on the border. That way the Navy seals, the Army grunts, the Army truck drivers the Apache helicopters all can train on patrols, recon, and target practice.
6 posted on 06/30/2010 3:06:07 AM PDT by buggy02 (Never take life seriously, nobody gets out alive anyway.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo
Targets.
Targets in the desert.
Fire 'Em UP!




...hypothetically speaking....of course
7 posted on 06/30/2010 3:07:46 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus)
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To: Hugin

WAKE UP AMERICA




8 posted on 06/30/2010 3:08:04 AM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Vaduz
Congress and Obama sleeps.

They're not sleeping. BO/BS and his fellow socialists know exactly what they are doing.
9 posted on 06/30/2010 3:13:28 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: Man50D

I was watching Ken Burn’s Civil War again last night. Made me again realize what a pure stranger we have in the WH.

This guy was not educated here as a young boy.

He didn’t go to Kindergarten and the early grades here. He didn’t play little league....chase girls....

He didn’t have teachers who taught him about our constitution, our early founding fathers...the civilwar.

It’s doubtful that he understands Black Americans.

I don’t relate therefore to what this man says...

Any wonder that this virtual “nerd” is lapping up the perks of being president. He’s more concerned about his addiction to golf than us.

Nov 2012 can’t come fast enough...


10 posted on 06/30/2010 3:19:10 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for minus 24 today....at least minus 23...)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Tick, tick, tick. Mexico is disintegrating, riddled with corruption, violence, drugs, the dregs of humanity. Coming to a neighborhood near you soon, since Mexico is migrating north. We already have a quarter of their population within our borders, and it looks like the last President of Mexico (Calderon?)was right. A year or so ago he laughed and said we either fix Mexico or Mexico’s moving in. Lovely.


11 posted on 06/30/2010 3:20:57 AM PDT by hershey
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To: Bad~Rodeo

12 posted on 06/30/2010 3:24:01 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: nikos1121

I would vote for vandersloot over obama in 2012.


13 posted on 06/30/2010 3:29:10 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: hershey
A year or so ago he laughed and said we either fix Mexico or Mexico’s moving in.

"We" fix Mexico?

Why the hell is that our responsibility? Looks like we need a good fence and they need a good revolution...We COULD arrange both.

14 posted on 06/30/2010 3:31:04 AM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Who allowed the worst oil pollution disaster in American history and did nothing?)
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To: buggy02

...you know something, that’s not a bad idea...


15 posted on 06/30/2010 3:41:05 AM PDT by MSF BU (++)
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To: hershey
Makes no difference, these guys vote Democrat.
16 posted on 06/30/2010 3:41:31 AM PDT by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: nikos1121

I was laughed at by Libs before the election for saying that in many ways, he is not of this country. All I had done was come to the obvious conclusion that any American should have upon reading Dreams From My Father.


17 posted on 06/30/2010 3:41:48 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: FreedomPoster

I went to grade school in Chicago in the 50s early 60s. Public schools were actually pretty good.

Many things in those early years were etched in our little minds, and made us who we are as Americans. It was like breathing in and breathing out...Mother, apple-pie, summer etc.

1963 we went through JFKs assasination and lost our innocence. We watched Shepherd and Glenn and the other space shots in school....

Where was Obama? In INdonesia....a loner....a stranger to the students there too. HOw did he communicate with them?

I’m not faulting the guy for the cards he was dealt in life... but the reality is...He’s not of this land...in mind and spirit....

He’s not and he never will be.....Is there any wonder that he probably wretches thinking of us killing other Muslims in wars....?

Is it any wonder of his overt anti Israel policies?


18 posted on 06/30/2010 3:57:19 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for minus 24 today....at least minus 23...)
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To: BobP

Just read the sign for the first time.

It seems that we’ve ceeded everything south of Interstate 8 to Mexico now.

Worst Pres__ent ever.


19 posted on 06/30/2010 3:57:34 AM PDT by kidd
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To: buggy02
With all the money being spent on fences why don't we just build a military training ground on the border. That way the Navy seals, the Army grunts, the Army truck drivers the Apache helicopters all can train on patrols, recon, and target practice.

Best idea I've heard on the subject.
20 posted on 06/30/2010 4:01:18 AM PDT by guardian_of_liberty (We must bind the Government with the Chains of the Constitution...)
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To: BobP

Call 911?

Huh?!


21 posted on 06/30/2010 4:03:57 AM PDT by PSYCHO-FREEP ( Give me Liberty, or give me an M-24A2!)
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To: nikos1121
This guy was not educated here as a young boy.

BO/BS has no allegiance to the country because he is not a natural born citizen per the requirement in Article 2 Section 1 of the Constitution and may not be an American citizen. Consequently his motivation is contrary to the best interests of the U.S.
22 posted on 06/30/2010 4:10:24 AM PDT by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it! www.FairTaxNation.com)
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To: FreedomPoster; Quix

FWIW, I’ll share a few vivid dreams I had about a decade ago, which upon awaking, didn’t seem feasible, but today, trends and events are occurring which are pointed directly to them on multiply converging approaches.

Many of those dreams were apocalyptic in nature, as in tornadoes, earthquakes, meteor showers, tsunamis, volcanism, major tectonic movements.

A fifth column and Mexican invasion of the poor with communistic and socialistic influence would swell into the US from the US southwest.

Major volcanic activity would begin throughout the Palm Springs to Indio to Salton Sea to Sea of Cortez valley, terminating in a major land subsidence, and pyroclastic flow south of Joshua Tree National Park.

The continuing seismic activity would extend to Washington state, and a no-man’s land would be declared from Walla Walla Washington, in a arced triangular area down to the Mexican border at the southeastern and southwestern corners of the Arizona-Mexico border.

Tsunamis would engulf the US NW coastal areas miles inland and flow from the south along rolling hills and low lying topography.

While the Aztlan and Mecha organizations would push from the south, they would form a new capital in CA in Alta, Ca.

The Chinese would strike into US Mainland traveling generally along the Hi 40 corridor in an easterly direction from the coast, using operational art similar to what the allies used in IraqII without a major front, but by maneuver and spearheaded thrusts into US territory.

Meanwhile, Polish and Romanian forces were patrolling with armor and helicopter and small infantry units in small air cavalry patrols south of Colorado Springs throughout New Mexico.

Texas became the new industrial complex for the US as it had the older industrial infrastructure to support American longevity.

The bloodiest battle in American History would occur at the Battle of Seven Palms.

Several revolutions in military affairs would become manifest in those times, including the obsolescence of artillery and the substitution of satellite based weapon systems for indirect fire support.

Many of these events would be portended by events at Mt Lassen, CA.

While all the above were from separate vivid dreams, none of them really had any validity in my waking moments upon investigating any similarities, but have recently begun to form and do not appear to be subsiding or diverging. For example the maps I saw of the ‘no-man’s land’ flowed along the CA-NV border, which at that time had no significant historical trend in seismic activity. Today, that is a fairly common trace from USGS.

US forces from the SW US today are training with Romanians and Bulgarians, which hadn’t been earlier conceived.

The nutty idea of Mexico invading the US from the southwest now appears to be in the middle stages of formulation from a bottom up Mexican grassroots level with somebody influencing them. (it isn’t Mexican drug related any more than all Americans might be portrayed as wild run amok pistol toting vigilantes)

A decade ago, I simply recognized the dreams were so vivid, and shown by others in the spiritual domain, that I simply felt it better to place faith first in Christ, study what He provided in Scripture, and let Him guide me as to the best interpretation. Some of the dreams involved deception, some appeared true. I settled for simply taking the position that whatever they were, the issues had significance in the spiritual domain, be they true or demonically influenced, I simply placed veracity first in Christ.

Today, I must admit I wonder how much further current events will converge on those wild prognostications. They seem to becoming much more feasible today than a decade ago.

For those thinking of moving to Arizona, I suspect Texas is a better homestead. Above all, place faith continually in God, what He provides, and His Plan for each of us, again through faith in Christ.


23 posted on 06/30/2010 4:29:26 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: kidd

Maybe some group should put up signs in Spanish facing the other way some 80 miles south that inform trespassers that the eintire region is now “our mobile, remote target range” and that we will be firing live rounds at remote drones that appear to be walking people and that anyone tresspassing on this range will be assumed to be a “remote walking drone” and not a human being. Lots of folks with rifles accross the front fender sort of randomly dotting the area might reinforce the notion. If our gummint won’t do it, don’t mean we can’t. After all, our gummint has already ceded sovereignty of the territory in question.


24 posted on 06/30/2010 4:45:40 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: nikos1121
We are probsbly fortunate that the first president to be so devoted to destroying our economy also turned out to be so culturally out of touch with America.

If he really knew how to push J6P's emotional buttons imagine how much more quickly Obama could accomplish his mission.

25 posted on 06/30/2010 4:59:48 AM PDT by Notary Sojac (I've been ionized, but I'm okay now.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

The sad part of all this is that huge numbers of Americans aren’t even aware this is happening. To them, this swath of Arizona land is so far from their existence they have no clue that it’s formerly sovereign American territory.

Couple this with the fact we have an occupier of the White House who sees nothing through an American prism, but rather through that of a global one. Borders are inconsequential to people like 0bama, because to them the world should be one socialistic mass.


26 posted on 06/30/2010 5:37:46 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Call 911?

Yeah, I found that telling of this administration.

First of all, I would guess cell phone and any phone service is tough to come by in these isolated regions.

Second, if 911 service were available, what are the police going to do against heavily armed trafficing?

It is telling that an urban area solution was applied to near-war-like conditions. The administartion doesn't have a clue.

27 posted on 06/30/2010 5:47:22 AM PDT by kidd
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To: BobP
This sign is not PC. Where's the Spanish translation???

BTW, this sign is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. Who's the brainless bozo who came up with this?

28 posted on 06/30/2010 5:56:27 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Bad~Rodeo
Secure the Arizona Border
29 posted on 06/30/2010 6:01:28 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Mount Carmel Utah, where Mr. Milquetoast lives with his "Persecution Complex")
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To: 1_Rain_Drop
BTW, this sign is the stupidest thing I've ever seen. Who's the brainless bozo who came up with this?


30 posted on 06/30/2010 6:06:17 AM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: nikos1121

There is very little that has happened that has surprised me after a close read of Dreams.


31 posted on 06/30/2010 6:09:02 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (No Representation without Taxation!)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

If the sign weren’t real, it’d be a great joke.

If it is necessary to put up such a sign, there are serious problems.


32 posted on 06/30/2010 6:23:56 AM PDT by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: Notary Sojac

J6P’s ?????


33 posted on 06/30/2010 7:25:28 AM PDT by nikos1121 (Praying for minus 24 today....at least minus 23...)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Trouble is, these kinds of warnings have been up for years.

Arizona Game and Fish has been warning in the annual hunting regs that hunting south of I-10/I-8 is dangerous since 2008, at least. I need to check my copies of the regs from ‘07 and earlier to see how far back the warnings go...


34 posted on 06/30/2010 8:47:17 AM PDT by HiJinx (John 10:1 - He who enters not by the gate...)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Okay, the Fall ‘07 regs say that in the area bounded by the international border and both interstate highways “Homeland security issues along the international border may affect the quality of a person’s hunt.”

Those of us who hunt these areas were fully cognizant of the fact that this meant that the two-legged game was liable to shoot back!


35 posted on 06/30/2010 8:50:32 AM PDT by HiJinx (John 10:1 - He who enters not by the gate...)
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To: nikos1121

“Joe Six-Pack”


36 posted on 06/30/2010 8:57:05 AM PDT by Notary Sojac (I've been ionized, but I'm okay now.)
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To: Bad~Rodeo

Put some signs in the desert ‘You are welcomed in Washington D.C.!


37 posted on 06/30/2010 9:56:59 AM PDT by gulfcoast6
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To: buggy02
I would certainly be for an electric fence with warning signs that it will kill you if you touch it. Then let the illegals make their choice to say on their side or attempt to climb the fence. Problem solved as far a more coming into our country illegally. Then deport all those who are here illegally and don't leave voluntarily in two days. Problem solved.
38 posted on 06/30/2010 10:00:21 AM PDT by seekthetruth (Dan Fanelli US House FL 8 --- Allen West US House FL 22 --- Marco Rubio - US Senate)
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To: 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; 7.62 x 51mm; ..

Ping!


39 posted on 06/30/2010 10:34:47 AM PDT by HiJinx (John 10:1 - He who enters not by the gate...)
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To: Bad~Rodeo; HiJinx

Even the Scouts were warned and discouraged frm doing service projects, hikes, or camp outs in these areas Game and Fish.


40 posted on 06/30/2010 10:43:30 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ...
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is slamming the Obama administration over government signs posted in the Arizona desert warning visitors to beware of illegal smugglers...
Thanks Bad~Rodeo.
41 posted on 06/30/2010 5:04:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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