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Obama administration plans to pull back National Guard from much of the border
The Washington Examiner ^ | 11/19/10 9:05 PM | Sara A. Carter

Posted on 11/21/2010 6:07:33 AM PST by Jabba the Nutt

The Obama Administration plans to withdraw National Guard troops from the Texas, New Mexico and California borders by the end February under a new Southwest security plan, even as turmoil in Mexican border cities grows, according to documents obtained by The Washington Examiner.

Read more at the Washington Examiner: http://washingtonexaminer.com/world/2010/11/obama-administration-plans-pull-back-national-guard-much-border#ixzz15vOf36lA

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Government; Mexico
KEYWORDS: bordersecurity; nationalguard
I checked, didn't appear to have been posted, even though from a couple of days ago.

Should the Obama Administration be put on political suicide watch? First, they obnoxiously defend their obnoxious TSA 'grope American' policy. Now, they're going to pull the miniscule, phony baloney "we secure the borders" theater, by pulling back the National Guard.

Is Glenn Beck correct in that the only reasonable explanation for what Obama's doing is to "provoke us"?

1 posted on 11/21/2010 6:07:35 AM PST by Jabba the Nutt
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To: Jabba the Nutt

I’m curious if there is a sufficient budget in this plan to provide remaining border patrols with white flags.


2 posted on 11/21/2010 6:09:14 AM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

It would be racist to protect our borders.


3 posted on 11/21/2010 6:10:20 AM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Jabba the Nutt
Is it possible for states to stop federal government funding and just use their own state guard protection?

I bet Obama would reinstate those troopers post haste then!

4 posted on 11/21/2010 6:13:37 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

But they are going to spend 52 million on plants that were damaged at the fence


5 posted on 11/21/2010 6:14:12 AM PST by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Given the results of the last election, the Democrats need all the voters they can get; ergo, the open border with Mexico.


6 posted on 11/21/2010 6:15:31 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: Jabba the Nutt

When the NG was on the border during the Bush Administration they really had an impact they were a clear presence. I haven’t seen any of them this time except a few in Walmart.


7 posted on 11/21/2010 6:15:52 AM PST by tiki
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To: Jabba the Nutt

The border states need to raise Border Protection Regiments as part of the State Guard. Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico would due that. One advantage is that local people would be there and know the regions fully. They could be armed with infantry weapons (including light machine guns), so if there is a firefight with Zetas, they could give their own.

If the Feds don’t like it, fry them.


8 posted on 11/21/2010 6:17:32 AM PST by GAB-1955 (I write books, love my wife, serve my nation, and believe in the Resurrection.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

I hate the people that dont hate zero!


9 posted on 11/21/2010 6:18:13 AM PST by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

“Should the Obama Administration be put on political suicide watch?”

I always thought they were only trying for one ultra-damaging term.


10 posted on 11/21/2010 6:18:34 AM PST by Christian Engineer Mass
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To: Jabba the Nutt
Is Glenn Beck correct in that the only reasonable explanation for what Obama's doing is to "provoke us"?

The administration in total is using these tactics just making it clear to us who is in charge and sadly enough "we the people" are letting them get away with it.

11 posted on 11/21/2010 6:18:55 AM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Posting the National Guard was a cheap one-liner for the President. TOTUS told him to say it, so he said it. It was stupid political theater before the election, and now the election is over.

The deployment was ill designed and completely ineffective anyway. Let them go home, because they’re not accomplishing anything out in the desert, anyway.

And if the DREAM Act passes, there will be no border to enforce. All any illegal has to do is walk up to the first cop he sees and claim to have a right to stay in the country while his DREAM Act eligibility is adjudicated. That process could take years. And during those years, he is granted, automatically, a Green Card and working papers, no matter how specious his claim may be.


12 posted on 11/21/2010 6:19:15 AM PST by Haiku Guy (Anything not about elephants is irrelephant.)
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To: C210N

Does anybody remember the Seinfeld episode where George did the oposite of all his normal decisions? I’m often reminded of that when I hear about a new plan by Obama. I ask myself, “What would most normal people do? OK, he will be doing the opposite.” Take this latest case in point!

This is turning into the Castanza Administration.


13 posted on 11/21/2010 6:20:36 AM PST by Don@VB (Power Corrupts)
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To: Dallas59
It would be racist to protect our borders.

Mexico doesn't think so, at least in regards to THEIR own borders.
How Mexico Treats Illegal Aliens
14 posted on 11/21/2010 6:21:17 AM PST by MaryFromMichigan
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To: Jack Hammer

The democrats pretend to care about the illegals, just as they pretend to care about Blacks, so they can get their votes. If, hypothetically, there were a Constitutional Amendment passed that forbade anyone from voting unless they were born in the United States, the dems would drop any interest in amnesty in two seconds.


15 posted on 11/21/2010 6:21:23 AM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (If not for the double standard, liberals would have no standards at all.)
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To: Jabba the Nutt
But TSA Gate Rape is all about security....

Riiiiiiiight.

16 posted on 11/21/2010 6:23:04 AM PST by Las Vegas Ron (Moderates manipulate, extremists use violence, but the goal is the same.)
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To: C210N

It’s never what Obama says... it’s what he does. This little action says all that need to be said about his marxist agenda... period.


17 posted on 11/21/2010 6:23:21 AM PST by Bubba (Build roads (make that TOLL roads)... Fight wars and stay out of MY live. FRREEEEEEDOM!)
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To: C210N

And send 6000 marines to Costa Rica for military what?


18 posted on 11/21/2010 6:30:39 AM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Jabba the Nutt
Guess the Muzzie bombers were having trouble getting themselves and their ordinance into this country so Obamalamadingdong decided to help the cause. And I agree the NG was more for show than anything else. Wonder what would have happened if they actually intercepted illegal alien, undocumented worker, DREAM act wannabe types? In our controlled media here in podunk NC we never hear of the border being guarded unless it's when some law abiding border patrolman is being charged with shooting a lawbreaker in the act of breaking the law.
19 posted on 11/21/2010 6:30:58 AM PST by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER than a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

“Dismantle the TSA and send the screeners to PATROL THE SOUTHERN BORDER.


20 posted on 11/21/2010 6:35:09 AM PST by spokeshave (Islamics and Democrats unite to cut off Adam Smith's invisible hand)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
Can you imagine what the Democrat stance would be if the Illegals were Conservatives? We would have the Great Wall of China on our border.
21 posted on 11/21/2010 6:37:53 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: Jabba the Nutt

They may as well remove them, they were only placed there for “show” anyway.


22 posted on 11/21/2010 6:39:21 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Jabba the Nutt

“Is Glenn Beck correct in that the only reasonable explanation for what Obama’s doing is to “provoke” us?”

Initially, I thought no. I just assumed he was a power hungry socialist who wants to “transform” this country into a socialist nation. However, I am now changing my mind. Why else ignore the border and the deaths? Why support the TSA and this obvious invasion of privacy and the fact that the Muslims get off scott free? Why the house bill that won’t allow a person to grow tomatoes in their own backyard? If demonstrations take place, and violence/destruction occurs, can’t he enact some sort of power that would prevent the 2012 elections?


23 posted on 11/21/2010 6:43:14 AM PST by momtothree
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To: Jabba the Nutt

There were never any plans for the Guard to do anything significant anyway. Heaven help any poor guardsman who offended a wetback!


24 posted on 11/21/2010 6:45:06 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, A Matter Of Fact, Not A Matter Of Opinion)
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To: Bubba
This little action says all that need to be said about his marxist agenda...

Going way back to what this marxist quisling was up to in Honduras also said all that needed to be said.

25 posted on 11/21/2010 6:48:31 AM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: C210N

... and Kenya/Odinga before that.


26 posted on 11/21/2010 6:49:06 AM PST by C210N (0bama, Making the US safe for Global Marxism)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

No game is won when offense is not allowed .......

Clearly Erkel Mugabes ROE for this “game” have eliminated or disallowed any offense an much of the defense to forward his agenda.

Going to hang a BHO Christmas ornament from my Christmas tree....


27 posted on 11/21/2010 6:49:46 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Jabba the Nutt

First off I did not read the article at the link. (browser issues)

But from the bit you posted: New Southwest Security plan?

Laughable.

Regarding Beck.
Either my TSH levels are too high making me uptight/scared or Beck is really on to some heavy doo doo. I will know in a few weeks per blood work order.

I have been away from the internet for a few days but wonder if the Grab Muh Gun the new Civil War Posters have been around here.

If they are for real we will know when the doo doo hits the fan. I tend to think they are nothing more than a resounding gong.

The prepare plan Beck has been advising is nothing new to Freepers as allot of us started doing that years ago.


28 posted on 11/21/2010 6:50:05 AM PST by Global2010
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To: C210N

Oh and I wonder if those NG troops he sent ever even made it past the office pencil pushing work out into the field.


29 posted on 11/21/2010 6:51:38 AM PST by Global2010
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To: spokeshave

Wow I see humor in that but OTOH not a bad idea.


30 posted on 11/21/2010 6:54:43 AM PST by Global2010
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Big deal—they were just picking up the illegal alien cigarette butts anyway.


31 posted on 11/21/2010 6:58:19 AM PST by Happy Rain ("GO GAMECOCKS--THE REAL USC!!!")
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To: Jabba the Nutt

In other news, the White House has announced that, under a new security plan, the presidential Secret Service staff is being reduced by 90% by laying off older personnel. Additionally personnel will be unarmed and will not carry communications equipment. The black Chevy Suburban vehicles will be replaced with powder blue Chevy Volts.


32 posted on 11/21/2010 7:05:51 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (The Obama magic is <strike>fading</strike>gone.)
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To: spokeshave

Our Government is ANTI- American! We have allowed our enemies to rule over us! They want murdering drug gangs and terrorists free entry into our country but they molest nuns and our children in our airports. And what are we doing about it? Nothing.


33 posted on 11/21/2010 7:27:11 AM PST by Lil Flower (Confucius says: Wise man never play leap frog with unicorn.)
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To: CedarDave; Rogle; leapfrog0202; Santa Fe_Conservative; DesertDreamer; OneWingedShark; CougarGA7; ...

NM Ping List
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This move is irrelevant in its impact on border security. As posters above have said, the ones deployed on the border weren’t actually protecting the border, they shuffled papers and ran errands at best.

It was just another political stunt.


34 posted on 11/21/2010 7:30:36 AM PST by LegendHasIt
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To: Jabba the Nutt

No surprise at all. The deployment began just soon enough before the election for news stories to run about the President getting serious about illegal immigration. Since the election is over, there’s no reason for the charade to continue.


35 posted on 11/21/2010 8:01:16 AM PST by Red Dog #1
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To: Jabba the Nutt
Time for states to take back the milita. The president may be able to call them back if they have been called into the service of the United States, but the Constitution does not usurp control over them when not in service of the United States.

Enumerated powers of Congress:

To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;

To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress;

Article II - The Executive
Section 2:
"The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States, when called into the actual Service of the United States..."
36 posted on 11/21/2010 8:21:38 AM PST by dajeeps
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To: Jabba the Nutt

Just waiting for the elections to be over.

Scammed the citizens living in danger on our borders.


37 posted on 11/21/2010 8:43:23 AM PST by Carley (IT'S THREAT ANALYSIS, NOT RACIAL PROFILING)
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To: dajeeps

US Constitution
ARTICLE 4, SECTION. 4.
The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government,
**and shall protect each of them against Invasion**; and on Application of the Legislature, or of
the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.


38 posted on 11/21/2010 10:01:00 AM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: LegendHasIt

Payback for having the good people here in NM vote for a great conservative for Governor, and for losing the house seat in southern NM.


39 posted on 11/21/2010 10:40:19 AM PST by ABQHispConservative (November, yeah baby! Take that Pelosi.)
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To: momtothree
If demonstrations take place, and violence/destruction occurs, can’t he enact some sort of power that would prevent the 2012 elections?

This was said of Abraham Lincoln and George Bush.......and probably every President in between.

40 posted on 11/21/2010 10:49:27 AM PST by Graybeard58
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To: OneWingedShark

It’s true the US owes a common defense. My point, however, is that the states don’t have to sit by while being invaded if the President does nothing about it.


41 posted on 11/21/2010 11:36:14 AM PST by dajeeps
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