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Graphic Images Justify Border Patrol's Use of Deadly Force Against Rock Attacks
Breitbart ^ | 2 Apr 2014 | Brandon Darby

Posted on 04/02/2014 8:15:48 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey

Breitbart Texas has reported extensively on the left-of-center campaign to restrict the ability of Border Patrol agents to defend themselves and on the false narratives such open-borders advocates use in their political and media attacks against the men and women of the Border Patrol.

The reality being far from the false narrative of "kids throwing pebbles," the life-threatening rock attacks against Border Patrol agents often occur in remote areas when a solitary Border Patrol agent may be up to a 90-minute drive from their nearest backup. The solitary Border Patrol agent's radio often does not work due to insufficient communications infrastructure along the U.S./Mexico border--leaving the agent alone and unable to call for help. The attacks often come from illegal immigrants trafficking drugs or human beings, or from illegal immigrants trying to divert the attention and resources of the Border Patrol in an effort to assist drug and human traffickers.

The below images were provided to Breitbart Texas from Homeland Security Today. The images show injuries to Border Patrol agents, damage to Border Patrol vehicles, and some of the large rocks used in such attacks. They graphically reveal the reality of such rock attacks and the risks such attacks pose to the very lives of U.S. Border Patrol agents.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; attack; border; borderpatrol; borderwars; illegal; illegalimmigration; immigrantlist; immigration; randnesty; tedcruz; texas
See like for pictures of how rocks are not a dangerous weapon.
1 posted on 04/02/2014 8:15:48 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey
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To: 12th_Monkey

Mexican thugs taking a page from the palee intifadas.


2 posted on 04/02/2014 8:18:55 AM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: 12th_Monkey

This is war. These assaults MUST be stopped.


3 posted on 04/02/2014 8:20:21 AM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

What happens if an American citizen throws rocks at cops? Not only are illegals encourage to break the law, they are rewarded for it. They are protected from any kind of retalliation. Sickening.


4 posted on 04/02/2014 8:20:47 AM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: 12th_Monkey

Appropriate response:

“Choot ‘im Elidabet! Choot ‘im!!!”


5 posted on 04/02/2014 8:24:24 AM PDT by Zippo44 (Liberal: another word for poltroon.)
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To: Zippo44

Too bad our southern border with Mexico, isn’t the same terrain as the swamps of LA, gators and all.


6 posted on 04/02/2014 8:27:02 AM PDT by Qiviut (Obama: A Caesar at home & a Chamberlain abroad, dividing the country & uniting the world against us.)
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To: C210N

This is proof that government has it’s head up their @$$. To announce that you can’t use deadly force against a rock thrower just encourages more rock throwers. Simple logic for regular people, beyond the grasp of the elected.


7 posted on 04/02/2014 8:27:22 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Organic Panic

sign of a weak and dying nation and culture


8 posted on 04/02/2014 8:28:34 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: 12th_Monkey
Ever been hit by a quarter pound rock thrown at 40mph? It can crack your skull open like Gallagher and a watermelon.
9 posted on 04/02/2014 8:28:59 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

People were killing people with rocks long before guns came along...


10 posted on 04/02/2014 8:29:35 AM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: 12th_Monkey

To hell with the illegals and the ACLU!


11 posted on 04/02/2014 8:30:08 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Organic Panic

what happens to an american citizen who doesn’t comply to a verbal command? they get shot. thug, or confused, or deaf, or suffering a diabetic/blood sugar problem....


12 posted on 04/02/2014 8:34:08 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

it’s a culture under siege, it ain’t dying, people are declaring war against it.


13 posted on 04/02/2014 8:34:59 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

Maybe John F’n Kerry can arrange to arm our border protectorate with spit wads.


14 posted on 04/02/2014 8:35:15 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: Organic Panic

When BP was told they were not to consider rocks deadly force and could not defend themselves from rocks that was my first thought. Rocks are considered deadly weapons and have been for many years, throw rocks at any LEO and you can get fired on. Just another example of the special treatment our fearless leaders want to give illegals. Don’t lose sight of the fact that rock throwers, human traffickers, drug smugglers, criminals of every sort- murderers, rapists, ID theft...will be able to get amnesty if we can’t stop that idea...


15 posted on 04/02/2014 8:41:54 AM PDT by Tammy8
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> The reality being far from the false narrative of “kids throwing pebbles,” the life-threatening rock attacks against Border Patrol agents often occur in remote areas when a solitary Border Patrol agent may be up to a 90-minute drive from their nearest backup.

Same vilification campaign has been conducted against Israel for decades. Thanks 12th_Monkey.


16 posted on 04/02/2014 8:42:38 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Obama is now making Jimmy Carter look like Attila the Hun. /focus/news/3138768/posts)
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To: SunkenCiv

In some places I have been south of Van Horn I was 2 hours from backup.


17 posted on 04/02/2014 8:53:15 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: 12th_Monkey

Machine guns.


18 posted on 04/02/2014 9:04:34 AM PDT by henkster (I don't like bossy women telling me what words I can't use.)
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To: 12th_Monkey
Thank you for posting this article. My wife retired from the Border Patrol and said some of the "rocks" were whole cinder blocks and many large enough to cause major damage to vehicles.

The media loves to infer the rocks are hand thrown only. She said the mexicans used catapults and large sling shots made of inner tubes to launch the rocks.

19 posted on 04/02/2014 9:35:38 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: 12th_Monkey

Rocks can be as deadly as a gun. Shooting back is self defense.


20 posted on 04/02/2014 9:40:40 AM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun control?)
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To: blackdog

all Obama wants to do is protect those undocumented Democrats, border patrol be damned.


21 posted on 04/02/2014 10:30:46 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: grobdriver

In the real world.
But in liberal world everybody hugged and got alone before conservatives, Christians and heterosexuals came along.


22 posted on 04/02/2014 10:32:23 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: AngelesCrestHighway

I agree. let’em line up and let me throw rocks at them


23 posted on 04/02/2014 10:33:08 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

khrushchev banging his shoe comes to mind.


24 posted on 04/02/2014 10:34:10 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Hinze catchup packages.


25 posted on 04/02/2014 10:35:12 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: henkster

Bradley, HE rounds. Just need a couple


26 posted on 04/02/2014 10:36:29 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: pfflier

It’s an under reported war, invasion going on. It’s only going to get worse has amnesty is pushed and Republican cave.
Glad she got out.


27 posted on 04/02/2014 10:38:19 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: logic101.net

I guess the liberals don’t know about stoning, since the Bible burns them if they pick it up.


28 posted on 04/02/2014 10:39:07 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: 12th_Monkey

Goliath was killed by a mere rock thrower.


29 posted on 04/02/2014 11:29:06 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: pfflier

The standard Mideastern sling, like the one David used to kill Goliath, is altogether about 6 feet long with a rock pouch in the center. The two lines are folded back with the projectile in the center pouch. The thrower then spins the rock in the sling over his head, developing a velocity of about 100 m.p.h. Then he releases one of the two lines, sending the projectile toward its target at lethal velocity. Just about all ancient armies had whole units of swingers, who were very effective special troops. No way rock throwing isn’t lethal.


30 posted on 04/02/2014 11:41:40 AM PDT by libstripper
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To: 12th_Monkey

DHS tells American border guards to run away from illegal immigrants hurling rocks at them, fleeing in vehicles

http://dailycaller.com/2014/03/08/dhs-tells-american-border-guards-to-run-away-from-illegal-immigrants/


31 posted on 04/02/2014 4:16:00 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

DHS, Department of Human Stupidity.


32 posted on 04/02/2014 5:22:51 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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