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Texas Lt. Gov. Republican Nominee Dan Patrick Calls For Emergency Funding Of Border Security Plan
BREITBART TEXAS ^ | 17 Jun 2014 | by BOB PRICE

Posted on 06/17/2014 5:07:31 PM PDT by kingattax

HOUSTON, Texas—State Senator Dan Patrick (R-Houston) called on the current leadership of the Texas government to provide emergency funding to secure the Texas/Mexico border. Patrick, who recently won the Republican nomination for Lt. Governor, reiterated Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steve McCraw’s estimate that securing the border will cost Texas approximately $1.3 million per week.

“I am calling on the Governor, Lt. Governor, and Speaker of the House to immediately allocate $1.3 million a week in emergency spending for the rest of the year for added border security through Texas law enforcement,” Patrick said in a June 17 press release.

“In January 2015 the legislature must take up border security as the first priority of the new session,” Patrick stated. “As Lt Governor, I will insist our budget funds border security at levels recommended by Texas Law enforcement on a 24/7/365 day basis.”

The Senator's call for immediate action comes on the heels of the revelations by Breitbart Texas that thousands of unaccompanied children are swarming into Texas and being warehoused by the federal government under inhumane conditions. “Over the past few weeks the lack of security along our Texas Border has been exposed for all to see,” he said. “Thousands of unaccompanied children and teens, along with adults, are swarming into Texas.

Currently, the federal Immigration Statistics Office has increased the estimated number of unaccompanied children projected for this year up from 60,000 to 90,000.”

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: danpatrick; illegalimmigration; invasion; mexico; southernborder; texas

1 posted on 06/17/2014 5:07:31 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Too bad nothing was done FIVE YEARS ago. Better late than never but the beheaders are already here...


2 posted on 06/17/2014 5:09:17 PM PDT by floriduh voter (ERIC CANTOR, buh bye!)
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To: kingattax

“and protect each of them from invasion.”


3 posted on 06/17/2014 5:11:02 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: kingattax
Funny, I sent Dan an email a few days ago requesting that money from the Texas rainy day fund be used to beef up TXDPS and border sheriffs. lol

Dan Patrick, as was Ted Cruz will be one of the best votes I have ever cast.

Go Dan, proud of ya.

4 posted on 06/17/2014 5:15:19 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Lurker

Call out the Texas State guard. Block the border. Check all for papers before they can enter, not legal? Sayanara! ( mixing my languAges)
Here’s an idea: any wire transfer of funds out of Texas destined for south of the border is subjected to a 50% exit tariff. Vehicles and merchandise transported on TX roads entering Mexico accessed at fair market value and taxed 25%. That will help pay for schools and hospital for the services the illegals are stealing, or at least a small part!


5 posted on 06/17/2014 5:17:43 PM PDT by 9422WMR ("Ignorance can be cured by education, but stupidity is forever.")
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To: kingattax

The governors of Texas, NM and Arizona need to form some kind of coordinated border security plan. If it creates a confrontation with FedGov, so be it. Constitutional crisis? That’s OK too. Something needs to be done with Leviathan and the guy pulling the levers. Now.


6 posted on 06/17/2014 5:19:19 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: servantboy777
Go Dan, proud of ya.

Absolutely, I'll be glad to vote for him for Lt. Gov., too. But I think we should say for the benefit of non-Texans reading this that he's not requesting this money as Lt Gov nominee, he's doing it as the current Texas State Senator which he is.
7 posted on 06/17/2014 5:21:03 PM PDT by plsvn
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To: kingattax

Excellent move by Patrick.


8 posted on 06/17/2014 5:21:21 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: kingattax

Governor Perry has the authority to call forth the state military forces and the reserve militia to repel the invasion. He can do it TODAY. What is he waiting for?

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.071
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.071

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.001
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.001

Tex. Const. art. 4, § 7
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CN/htm/CN.4.htm#4.7


9 posted on 06/17/2014 5:24:31 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: clintonh8r

Roger!


10 posted on 06/17/2014 5:25:09 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: plsvn
Yes. Dan Patrick has proven his conservative credentials during his time as state senator and I'm sure he'll do a fine job as Lt.Gov.

Don't let the door hit’cha in the @$$ Dewhurst, you freakin RINO you.

11 posted on 06/17/2014 5:26:49 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Ray76; All

http://governor.state.tx.us/contact/


12 posted on 06/17/2014 5:26:53 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: 9422WMR

I heard Gov. Goodhair just this morning say on Fox and Friends the state of Texas can’t afford the needed troops. The state has already beefed-up the border as much as it can and that the request from the Feds for money to further fund state efforts has not been responded to for over two or three years by Lord Obama.


13 posted on 06/17/2014 5:27:40 PM PDT by CARTOUCHE (9999 EOM)
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To: 9422WMR

>>any wire transfer of funds out of Texas destined for south of the border is subjected to a 50% exit tariff.<<

Man oh man, if you ain’t a Texan, get down here as fast as ya can...you’re welcome.


14 posted on 06/17/2014 5:28:55 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: kingattax

15 posted on 06/17/2014 5:30:06 PM PDT by deport
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To: kingattax

Start building a fence or wall, just as Ariel Sharon did. And ignore all orders to cease and desist...just as Ariel Sharon did!


16 posted on 06/17/2014 5:32:45 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: cotton1706

17 posted on 06/17/2014 5:34:17 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax

waiting for the border patrol to walk off the job


18 posted on 06/17/2014 5:34:57 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: kingattax

“Richard” is silent.

He is running for President don’t you know.

No clean end of this turd for him to pick up.


19 posted on 06/17/2014 5:39:19 PM PDT by hadaclueonce (Because Brawndo's got electrolytes. Because Ethanol has Big Corn Lobby)
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To: kingattax

I’ve been to Israel and seen the wall. It’s been very effective at keeping out the invaders and murderers.


20 posted on 06/17/2014 5:41:02 PM PDT by cotton1706 (ThisRepublic.net)
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To: clintonh8r

Why can’t the governors declare a state of emergency and put their National Guard on the border? Don’t let anyone across. Let mexico deal with them,they are party to this diabolical conspiracy.


21 posted on 06/17/2014 5:46:42 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: kingattax

The state picks up my fuel bill, I’ll fly top cover for as long as it takes.


22 posted on 06/17/2014 5:49:23 PM PDT by grobdriver (Where is Wilson Blair when you need him?)
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To: deport

Fake sign


23 posted on 06/17/2014 5:56:03 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: kingattax

I wish he was candidate for GOVERNOR, not Lt. Gov. I fear Abbott will go the way of Perry when he wins, kowtowing to the open borders GOP billionaires, like Bob Perry’s heir and the vile H-E-B CEO Charles Butt.


24 posted on 06/17/2014 6:04:19 PM PDT by montag813
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To: clintonh8r

You’re correct.


25 posted on 06/17/2014 6:13:16 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: kingattax
Thanks. I submitted the following. There was no acknowledgement after clicking "send message", I hope it worked.
Governor,

The overrunning of the international border between the United States and Mexico, shared by Texas, effects all Americans. While a permanent solution to this calamity is being sought there are actions that can be immediately taken to mitigate the violation of State and National sovereignty as well as to reduce the human toll.

As Governor of Texas you have the necessary authority to order the state military forces and/or the reserve militia to the border to help control illegal entry to Texas. While not a decision to be taken lightly, men of good conscience can not allow this to continue indefinitely.

Therefore I ask that you consider exercising the authority vested in you by the Constitution and Laws of Texas to defend Texas and repel invasion.

Respectfully,
xxxxxxxxxx
Florida

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.071
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.071

Tex. Gov. Code Sec. 431.001
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/GV/htm/GV.431.htm#431.001

Tex. Const. art. 4, § 7
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/CN/htm/CN.4.htm#4.7


26 posted on 06/17/2014 6:19:50 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: Ray76

very good letter. now i will join you in following that up with a call tomorrow.

Office of the Governor Main Switchboard [office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST] :
(512) 463-2000


27 posted on 06/17/2014 6:24:09 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: servantboy777

Central Texas native. 5th generation.
All the vehicles and merchandise flooding down I35 without a commercial license and towing multiple vehicles should be taxed. I see them every day. Cars, trucks, vans, school buses with towing gear pulling multiples of the same, and all vehicles packed with bicycles, kid toys, high chairs. This stuff is Mexico bound. Tax it to make up for the intruders.


28 posted on 06/17/2014 6:35:13 PM PDT by 9422WMR ("Ignorance can be cured by education, but stupidity is forever.")
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To: 9422WMR

I would add one more to the list.

Command the Texas Comptroller to stop remittance to the FERAL Government. No more money leaves Texas that is collected from Texas Citizens from payroll taxes to support the now defunct FERAL Government.

Use this money to secure the border by building the fence, manning the fence during the interim by TXDPS and Texas National Guard and Texas Citizens.

Use the money to round up and ship all the illegals we can lay our hands on out of Texas.

Secure our northern, eastern and western border.

SECEDE.......


29 posted on 06/17/2014 6:47:46 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: 9422WMR

Love the excise tax idea.


30 posted on 06/17/2014 6:48:45 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: servantboy777

Dewhurst though is less RINO than Straus, who stays on.


31 posted on 06/17/2014 8:06:28 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Liberals keep winning; so the American people must now be all-liberal all the time.)
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To: kingattax; RitaOK

Thanks much for posting this article/thread ;-)

Dan Patrick calling out La Raza Rick and Dewberry!!


32 posted on 06/17/2014 8:08:57 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: kingattax

The governor should mobilize the state militia.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 3:48:46 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: kingattax
Great News, Texas will take care of the boarder invasion with or without the help of the Feds.
34 posted on 06/18/2014 5:36:09 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: Theodore R.
>>Dewhurst though is less RINO than Straus, who stays on.<<

Agreed. We got rid of Dewhurst, now it's time to get strip Straus of his speakership.

I'm writing and calling every knucklehead I can to get them to do something...anything to stop this madness along our border with messy-co.

There getting the message!

35 posted on 06/18/2014 6:14:27 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: All

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STOP THE INSANITY!
Flood the governor’s office and your rep’s offices with demands that something be done to secure our borders against the current massive invasion of illegal aliens!

SIGN THE PETITION;
http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/request-for-immediate-texas-border-control/sign.html

OFFICE OF THE TEXAS GOVERNOR:
http://www.governor.state.tx.us/contact/

Breittbart:
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-Texas/2014/06/17/Perry-on-Fox-We-don-t-have-the-resources-to-secure-the-Texas-Border

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3169296/posts

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36 posted on 06/18/2014 9:33:00 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: 9422WMR

I-10 west bound coming out of the east coast is loaded with the same. Headed to Houston
and then south to the border. The same used to be true with junker cars but it got so
bad the Mexico put a limit on what could be brought in. I don’t remember the details but
it dealt with only specific year models could be imported in a particular year. Example
would be only 10 year old models were allowed in that year and advanced each year.


37 posted on 06/18/2014 9:43:58 AM PDT by deport
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