Skip to comments.More deaths reported in Tamaulipas (Univ. TX Brownsville closed)
Posted on 11/07/2010 7:11:20 AM PST by bgill
...one law enforcement officer, speaking on condition that his name not be used, told The Brownsville Herald that the two-day toll easily passed 100...
A Texas businesswoman, who was in Matamoros running errands, reported being in the downtown area when a shootout erupted just a block away. The woman reported hearing machine guns and over 20 seconds of continuous grenade explosions... Another woman said that while she was walking near the Pumarejo General Hospital in Matamoros, she saw a truck with armed gunmen collide with an SUV carrying a family. The woman stated that the impact rolled the SUV on its side. She said at least two gunmen got out of their vehicle and fired on the SUV as well as on a military helicopter that was chasing them. The woman said she was also fired upon as she ran for cover but was not struck.
You would think we were in Iraq or in a movie, she said. Everyone was scared, gunfire everywhere, panic and chaos.
A man who was in the downtown area reported seeing a group of armed men take over a pecera a type of bus and order the driver to park it in a way that would block the street. As soon as the driver stopped the vehicle, the man heard a single shot. After the gunmen left, the man took a closer look and saw that the driver had been shot in the head.
(Excerpt) Read more at brownsvilleherald.com ...
From the campus site - "UTB/TSC Emergency Warning #6: Updates regarding classes on Monday, Nov. 8 will be posted at utb.edu. We encourage the campus community to stay informed. The campus is closed.
Ah, Mexican narco-terrorists. Just doing the jobs Americans won’t do, right? Well, at least once they’re in the USA, of course.
All this bought to you by the wonderful people of Mexico. The Mexicans. Hard-working, law-abiding, respectful folks. Yup. They’re working on their version of “Hope ‘n’ Change. How dare we racist Yankee gringos have guns which the poor Mexicans just can’t help themselves in not bringing back to their country and drugs and we are racists because we try to keep this madness from spilling over our border. Shame on we Americans. Why wouldn’t anyone want lots of these kooy, crazy fun-loving folks here? Close the damn border now! We can’t help Mexico. Years of sending foreign aid to this pest-hole hasn’t done anything. Mexico is dead. Some one bury it.
If UT Brownsvile has to be closed due to this disruption, Army units need to set up a safe perimeter, whether that extends over into Mexico or not...this is friggin insanity
And Obama continues to look the other way. Seems to me he should have done a tour of the Texas & Arizona borders before he set out on his luxury tour of India.
Does this university extend OVER the US/Mexico border?
I don’t think these guys are Robin Hood:
“On Saturday morning, at least a dozen banners, allegedly from the Zetas, were placed in various cities in northern Tamaulipas including Matamoros, San Fernando and Valle Hermoso. The banners mocked the death of Cárdenas Guillén and called his brother an informant.
Leaflets were strewn around Matamoros with a message from the Zetas addressed to the public and to the members of the Gulf Cartel.
The message which was in Spanish and inserted the letter z instead of the correct s in many words stated:
To the general population and orphaned criminals!!! The group of Loz Zetaz is informing you and giving you the opportunity to join with no hard feelingz. Those who join will be welcomed to the Firm. Those who dont loze their head and their dezcendants!!! To the general population, we are informing you that thoze who have nothing to fear have nothing to worry about. We have alwayz been here and respected the good people and in the upcoming dayz there will be much more activity. We hope you underztand and let us do our job. Letz get going. As a matter of fact we are already here.
We need to take over land in Mexico militarily to create a buffer zone with the mindset to shoot to kill if necessary.
Get the effing Army down there NOW to stop the invasion.
>>> Ah, Mexican narco-terrorists. Just doing the jobs Americans wont do, right?
You mean the jobs Americans can’t do. It’s illegal to sell drugs in the United States, even when there is a hundred billion dollars per year or more in customer demand.
...further down in the article, Mexico President Calderon claims to have received a call from Obama congratulating him on a successful operation. You can rest easy...Obama's on the job...
>>> All this bought to you by the wonderful people of Mexico.
All this brought to you by the wonderful people of the United States, who demand and pay for the product the Mexican capitalists cheerfully provide.
As does Texas Governor Rick Perry.
Why doesn't he order Texas National Guard troops to secure the border?
Spot on. No demand...no problem.
I feel so much better knowing The Big O is full of congratulations on this. No mention of any concern for Texans who are locked up in their homes on the other side of the river is there? When a campus is closed because the students aren’t safe from bullets flying over the border it is beyond time to stop the insanity. Now that the election is over let’s see if Governor Perry is all talk, or is he going to demand Washington protect our border?
where is a Obama in all of this?
Awwwwww.. COME ON now... Get Real!
If Mexico had Arabian Oil, it would just be called Southern Texas. Unfortunately for them, they have nothing to offer except (wink-wink) cheap labor.
Elected officials look the other way? Naw, their hands are tied! It’s not their fault! The world is more “complex” now, our needs have changed!
Global agencies set the tone now and they have “convinced” OUR elected officials that they have OUR best interests in mind, save the constitution.
I just thank G-d that MY kids schools are open tomorrow, MY Wal-Mart is open, MY gas station is open, and I have a little cash for McDonalds and a Hollywood Movie!
Gee, everything is fine here in Texas! Forget about Sancho; let’s send more money to United Islamic States.
Coming soon to Oklahoma--Kansas--North Carolina--West Virginia--Massachusetts--New Hampshire--Wisconsin--Montana--Oregon--and (are you ready?) CALIFORNIA!
WAKE UP, AMERICA! IT'S WORSE THAN YOU THINK!
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