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Mass immigrant graves uncovered in Texas cemetery
Yahoo ^ | June 21, 2014

Posted on 06/21/2014 2:36:21 PM PDT by gusopol3

Volunteer researchers have uncovered mass graves in a South Texas cemetery that they believe contain the bodies of immigrants who died crossing into the U.S. illegally, according to published reports Saturday. The discovery at Sacred Heart Burial Park in Falfurrias came in the last two weeks, as Baylor University anthropologist Lori Baker and Krista Latham, a forensic anthropologist at the University of Indianapolis, and their students worked as part of a multi-year effort to identify immigrants who've died in the area near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Teams unearthed remains in trash bags, shopping bags, body bags or without a container at all, according to the Corpus Christi Caller Times. In one burial, bones of three bodies were inside one body bag. In another, at least five people in body bags and smaller plastic bags were piled on top of each other. Skulls also were found in biohazard bags placed between coffins

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"Compassion" of Obama, the Bushes, the "cities of refuge" is murder. For this reason alone, secure the border.
1 posted on 06/21/2014 2:36:22 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

So now Texas is supposed to give the criminals private burial plots??? There is no end to the curse of having a southern border.


2 posted on 06/21/2014 2:40:28 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: txrefugee

Obama ought to have to dig the graves himself, George Bush , too. The fruits of their labors.


3 posted on 06/21/2014 2:42:39 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

The only decent thing to do would be to return their remains to their home country to be properly buried there with the dignity and respect they deserve. Nah. The Mexican government wouldn’t go for that.


4 posted on 06/21/2014 2:44:31 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrvironmentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: gusopol3
"To me it's just as shocking as the mass grave that you would picture in your head, and it's just as disrespectful,"

All emotional BS aside, what the hell were they supposed to do with them, build a monument and give them elaborate statuary gravestones? They're being treated with far more respect than they would be in most of the world.
5 posted on 06/21/2014 2:45:11 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Their families deserve to know what happened to them at the very least; this has been going on for a very long time apparently. Our media that has such compassion for the Guantanamo detainees spits on the graves of these nameless people. Hoe many of them have been murdered? Mix a little “tea baggers bounty hunting” angle into the story and there’d be an explosion of interest.


6 posted on 06/21/2014 2:50:01 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

Brooks county is 98% brush. When they die in the brush, sometimes the hogs, coyotes, and vulture get them. Thats if the human coyotes dont chop them up first. The women get raped. The coyotes leave their panties on mesquite trees a trophies. Maybe Brian Williams or Christina Amporour could come down here and check it out.


7 posted on 06/21/2014 2:52:49 PM PDT by Bibman (Tea Party since 1976. Throw ALL the bums out!)
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To: cripplecreek

They were supposed to let them know that it is against the law to enter this country illegally, it is dangerous to do so in this primitive, unsupported manner, then had Obama, Holder, McCain and Jeb Bush come down, hand them shovels and say, “dig until you drop.”


8 posted on 06/21/2014 2:52:57 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
Any chance that this is near Terlingua Texas?
9 posted on 06/21/2014 3:00:00 PM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: gusopol3

More propaganda from the “illegally entering is an act of love” crowd.If they had stayed home they probably wouldn’t have died.I have no more sympathy for them than I’d expect Mexicans to have for me if I died illegally entering *their* country.


10 posted on 06/21/2014 3:00:33 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: gusopol3

This is the cost of not controlling the border. The consequence of encouraging foreigners to come here illegally.


11 posted on 06/21/2014 3:02:15 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: gusopol3

Could be that it was family that buried them there in the first place. Do we know that they were all buried at the same time, or was it the same spot multiple times? Perhaps illegals use this spot to bury their own. Or maybe cartels buried victims there?

Just some random thoughts.


12 posted on 06/21/2014 3:02:22 PM PDT by al_c (Obama's standing in the world has fallen so much that Kenya now claims he was born in America.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

I think in Mexico you would be lucky to end up buried in a dump if you’re buried at all.


13 posted on 06/21/2014 3:02:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Gay State Conservative

The Mexican politicians would have made sure you’d know you aren’t welcome so you would have been smart enough to stay out.


14 posted on 06/21/2014 3:03:13 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

It’s a story about a funeral home “Funeraria del Angel Howard-Williams”.

“”Brooks County Chief Deputy Benny Martinez said the funeral home charges $450 to handle each body. County Judge Raul Ramirez said the funeral home had been handling such remains for at least 16 years. Chief Sheriff’s Deputy Lorenzo Benavides in neighboring Jim Hogg County said the practice has been going on there as long as he can remember, at least 22 years.

A message left Saturday at Howard-Williams was not immediately returned. The funeral home referred the newspapers’ questions to its parent company, Houston-based Service Corporation International.””


15 posted on 06/21/2014 3:04:43 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: al_c

The more questions the better to focus as much attention as possible on this travesty and sacrilege. This amounts to a Potters’ field of course, but where are the churches who are encouraging peple to rush up here into this kind of jeopardy.


16 posted on 06/21/2014 3:07:22 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: ansel12

again, from that standpoint it’s a potter’s field approach which is understandable. But from the US government which winks at the contempt shown for its laws, there is a far higher level of accountability.


17 posted on 06/21/2014 3:10:19 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

Well...Ok. Then what happens?


18 posted on 06/21/2014 3:11:46 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Dallas59

You stuff this story in the face of anybody who pretends they’re being compassionate when they talk about amnesty. It’s the way they make themselves feel morally superior,and this travesty introduces what’s called cognitive dissonance.


19 posted on 06/21/2014 3:18:21 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

As far as I know, potter’s fields use coffins and have official burials.


20 posted on 06/21/2014 3:20:42 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: ansel12

Then you know more than I do.


21 posted on 06/21/2014 3:22:26 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3; Brad from Tennessee

What we need is a co-operative zone that runs 100 miles deep into the Mexican border. Build housing for illegals, current and future, community structure, and transportation with biometrics to ferry them back and forth for work.

Those who hire illegals can pay for it. Once we build their
society back in their country, they will go home to it.

States, hospitals, colleges, supermarkets (EBTs), etc know exactly how much illegals cost the States.

Invest in them staying in their country but controlled work entry/exit. Shift the social costs back to Mexico - and there will be money rushing to the new economy south of the border from everywhere.

Push the cost envelope back where it belongs.


22 posted on 06/21/2014 3:31:24 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: gusopol3

It was probably the Mexican coyotes that buried them. They don’t want to get caught smuggling human cargo.


23 posted on 06/21/2014 3:34:46 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: FR_addict

Some of the coyotes human cargo probably died. They will load illegals in trucks with no air.


24 posted on 06/21/2014 3:38:13 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: gusopol3

“Their families deserve to know what happened to them at the very least:

What?

Says who?

What is this “deserves” you speak of. Are you going to pay for those identifications and investigations? Doubtful.


25 posted on 06/21/2014 3:44:50 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: gusopol3

“ore questions the better to focus as much attention as possible on this travesty and sacrilege. This amounts to a Potters’ field of course, but where are the churches who are encouraging peple to rush up here into this kind of jeopardy.”

You are totally full of crap! Which church is that you speak of?

They are lucky their remains weren’t burned into ashes and scattered into the wind. You want to pay for a decent burial,,go for it! Start a FB page and raise funds and YOU do it. How DARE you tell the US taxpayer they have to pay for illegal crosses after their death. KMA!


26 posted on 06/21/2014 3:47:03 PM PDT by austinaero
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To: austinaero

If they don’t die here in the first place , you don’t have worry about the forensics is my answer to that. On the other hand , a truly compassionate pro-amnesty group should break their own bank to be sure the i’d’s are made.


27 posted on 06/21/2014 3:57:55 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: austinaero

Yeah , there are churches who encourage illegal immigration, and my point, if you could read, is they should use their own funds to do this work and if they don’t they are hypocrites. You are so defensive , you don’t even recognize a golden opportunity to turn he debate. I won’t ping the moderator to report abuse on you because you represent a point of view that is a loser’s argument.


28 posted on 06/21/2014 4:02:15 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
So the cartels dump the bodies, then we're supposed to pay for their funerals?
29 posted on 06/21/2014 4:03:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: gusopol3

why don’t the south american journalists come up here and win the Pulitzer prize by warning their nations that immigrants are dying up here?


30 posted on 06/21/2014 4:07:07 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

You’re thinking like a loser. The people who come across are going to continue to die, the way to stop the need for funerals is to prevent the deaths. That’s why you seal the border. But you react to this news like an abused child, expecting the media to turn it into a club to beat conservatives with.


31 posted on 06/21/2014 4:09:50 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: huldah1776

Yay! You see the possibilities! Turn the liberals arguments against them.


32 posted on 06/21/2014 4:10:44 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
I've advocated enforcing current immigration law. How is that any more "thinking like a loser" than what you're advocating, loser?
33 posted on 06/21/2014 4:17:09 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

My approach on this story is to make it big, yours is to try to repress it. I think it hurts pro-amnesty, you think it helps them . BTW I was instructed minutely by a moderator on the point of my use of “like a loser” vs. your calling me a “loser.” Mine is not abuse, your’s is. So smile when you say that.


34 posted on 06/21/2014 4:22:32 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3

You parse words words like an Alinskyite.


35 posted on 06/21/2014 4:49:28 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: gusopol3

There have always been people who died crossing the border. 30+ years ago my husband found a human skull in his hunting pasture. Just a skull, no other bones, it had been there for several years. It could have been dehydration, disease, murder, snakebite, no idea why the person died. He would have been better off if he had stayed at home.


36 posted on 06/21/2014 4:57:29 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: FR_addict

>>Teams unearthed remains in trash bags, shopping bags, body bags or without a container at all, according to the Corpus Christi Caller Times. In one burial, bones of three bodies were inside one body bag. In another, at least five people in body bags and smaller plastic bags were piled on top of each other. Skulls also were found in biohazard bags placed between coffins.<<

Mexican coyotes are using body bags and biohazard bags? Not very likely.


37 posted on 06/21/2014 5:30:27 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Name your illness, do a Google & YouTube search with "hydrogen peroxide". Do it and be surprised.)
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To: gusopol3

Compassion is a wall, so NONE of them die.


38 posted on 06/21/2014 5:31:31 PM PDT by montag813
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To: gusopol3; aposiopetic; rbmillerjr; Lowell1775; JPX2011; NKP_Vet; Jed Eckert; ...

It was the Irish nuns that did it, right?

/sarcasm off/


39 posted on 06/21/2014 5:34:25 PM PDT by narses (Matthew 7:6. He appears to have made up his mind let him live with the consequences.)
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To: gusopol3

shovel ready job.


40 posted on 06/21/2014 6:22:18 PM PDT by bikerman (Bowe Bergdahl is a traitor not a hero and should be hung.)
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To: gusopol3

shovel ready job.


41 posted on 06/21/2014 6:23:12 PM PDT by bikerman (Bowe Bergdahl is a traitor not a hero and should be hung.)
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To: B4Ranch

You’re right. I should have read the story closer. But the coyotes preying on illegal immigrants is why they are dying on the borders.

Also we just recently had a story about a funeral home in this area, where they found two dead bodies left to rot in a funeral home. Nothing to do with illegals. Just a funeral home going broke and not taking care of the remains.

I’m sorry for the illegals being callously thrown in graves, but the more important story is why they died in the first place. And to let other illegals know how dangerous it can be for them and especially for unaccompanied children.


42 posted on 06/21/2014 7:24:29 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: cripplecreek

The way the libs see it...a 500 foot memorial to the racism of the US.


43 posted on 06/21/2014 7:28:25 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: bikerman

good one.


44 posted on 06/21/2014 7:44:02 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: txrefugee
There is no end to the curse of having a southern border.

Except in Antarctica?

45 posted on 06/21/2014 7:46:11 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Dallas59

They’ll get re-interred at Arlington.


46 posted on 06/21/2014 7:46:13 PM PDT by Textide
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

yay, thanks, I’ll take that challenge. But if you’d said “You’re an Alinskyite,” then that would be abuse— rules of the board, you know.


47 posted on 06/21/2014 7:46:56 PM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
I hesitated to click on this thread because I knew it was a politically correct, tearjerking admonition to the heartless Americans in the U.S., more specifically "conservative" Tea Party adherents.

Obviously someone thought enough of these victims to give them a proper burial. True heartlessness would have been uncaring enough to leave the remains in the desert.

The organizes of this project to disturb the gravesite is food for thought. Who decided it should be done?
What was the purpose?
Who funded it?

48 posted on 06/22/2014 12:30:06 AM PDT by publius911 ( Politicians come and go... but the (union) bureaucracy lives and grows forever.)
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To: publius911

Your prediction about the thread , its contents and its intent could not have been more wrong and your revealing your thoughts on it brings shame to your intellectual capabilities.


49 posted on 06/22/2014 6:44:11 AM PDT by gusopol3
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To: gusopol3
Somebody ping Jeb Bush. Perhaps this act of love will open his eyes.

But I won't bet on it.

50 posted on 06/22/2014 7:15:47 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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