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Perry expected to call up National Guard to Rio Grande Valley
Houston Chronicle ^ | July 21, 2014 | Peggy Fikac, Cindy Horswell

Posted on 07/21/2014 12:23:06 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce Monday that he will activate up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Rio Grande Valley, state Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa, D-McAllen, confirmed Sunday night.

Perry wants these troops to bolster the work already being done with a surge of Texas Department of Public Safety troopers, said Hinojosa's spokesperson, Jennifer Saenz, who added that the governor gave the Rio Grande Valley delegation notice prior to the planned 2 p.m. announcement on border security.........

In Iowa on Sunday, Perry told a small group at a VFW hall that if President Barack Obama fails to heed his longstanding request to send 1,000 additional National Guard troops, he would use his authority as governor to do so.

"We've sent the message that if we don't get the satisfaction that the federal government's going to move and move quickly, then the state of Texas will, in fact, fill that void," Perry told the group...........

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


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; childillegals; illegal; illegalsinvasion; nationalguard; nationalsecurity; rickperry; texas; usborder
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1 posted on 07/21/2014 12:23:06 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I’ll believe it when I see it.


2 posted on 07/21/2014 12:27:27 AM PDT by Politicalkiddo (You cannot protect a child from child abuse by aborting it. Abortion *is* child abuse.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Hinojosa is a double-agent, and cannot be trusted


3 posted on 07/21/2014 12:35:18 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This sets up a dilemma for Obama. Perry would be defending the border, while Obama will oppose him because the Federal Government has the responsibility to secure our borders, which it refuses to do. So, will the Federal Government tell its troops or officers to use deadly force to enforce its decision NOT to secure our borders? In essence will the personnel under his control be willing to commit an act of war against the United States by using deadly force against U.S. National Guardsmen?


4 posted on 07/21/2014 12:49:15 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise; All

“On Fox News Sunday, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) said that President Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NA) are holding the illegal immigrant children flooding across the U.S. Mexico border “hostage” with promises of “amnesty........”

http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-TV/2014/07/20/Ted-Cruz-Harry-Reid-Obama-holding-border-children-for-ransom


5 posted on 07/21/2014 12:59:22 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Another headline I expect to see soon: A Federal Judge in Arizona has upheld the right of the Obama Administration to engage in the human trafficking of children, and has ordered Governor Perry to cease and desist attempting to secure the border.


6 posted on 07/21/2014 1:06:09 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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Obama administration ‘repeatedly ignored warnings about child immigration crisis for two years before finally declaring it a crisis’

Border agencies were ‘ringing alarm bells’ during the past two years about about the federal government’s capacity to manage the immigration issue

The claim was made in a 41-page report was presented to the Department of Homeland Security in March - The 41-page report was compiled by a team from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).

The Obama administration considered the problem a ‘local’ one and didn’t want it to overshadow the President’s plans for immigration reform

The administration has denied that it was too slow to react and claims the current crisis is ‘off-the-charts different’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2699460/Obama-administration-repeatedly-ignored-warnings-child-immigration-crisis-two-years-finally-declaring-crisis.html


7 posted on 07/21/2014 1:06:48 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Enterprise

Were I Perry, I would not ask obama for anything, I would just do it and it would be under my control not obama. Period.


8 posted on 07/21/2014 1:12:31 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman; All

Business is booming! Child migrant smugglers tell how they make $4,000 profit per person on treacherous clandestine journey from Central America to the US

Vast majority of migrants who enter the U.S. illegally do so with the help of a network of smugglers known as ‘coyotes’

Business generates $6.6 billion a year for smugglers along Latin America’s routes to the U.S.

Migrants pay anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 each for the illegal journey across thousands of miles in the care of smuggling networks

Some of the money is used to pay off government officials, gangs operating on trains and drug cartels controlling the routes north

The profit made by the coyotes can be as much as $4,000 per person

The smugglers are profiting from the rising violence in gang-ridden cities of Central America, and the yearning of families to be reunited

‘It’s like a little chain, everyone is earning,’ said one Mexican official

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2699662/Business-booming-Child-migrant-smugglers-tell-make-4-000-profit-person-treacherous-clandestine-journey-Central-America-US.html


9 posted on 07/21/2014 1:15:09 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

I don’t disagree. But suppose they catch some illegals. What do Texas authorities do with them? If they release them to the Federal Government, the Federal Government will then release them into our society. Or suppose you have a Texas National Guardsman and someone from the DHS standing side by side. If the Guardsman tries to force an illegal to go back across the border, will the DHS employee use force against the Guardsman or try to arrest him on the grounds that he is violating Federal Law regarding the handling if illegals? If the Texas National Guard comes under fire from Mexican troops, police, or cartel members on the Mexican side of the border, does the Texas National Guard return fire? And whose side will Obama’s forces be shooting at?


10 posted on 07/21/2014 1:30:55 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It is what he can do as governor


11 posted on 07/21/2014 1:35:53 AM PDT by Nifster
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Rick Moran, American Thinker - July 20, 2014:

Obama aides knew of crisis on the border a year ago

We knew about the letter that Texas Governor Rick Perry sent to the president in 2012 warning of the coming crisis of illegal alien children flooding the border.What we didn't know was that the Department of Homeland Security had prepared a report earlier this year that graphically warned that the situation was becoming unmanageable.

The Obama administration knew and did virtually nothing to address the crisis until it became too acute to hide from Congress and the public. Washington Post:

But top officials at the White House and the State Department had been warned repeatedly of the potential for a further explosion in the number of migrant children since the crisis began escalating two years ago, according to former federal officials and others familiar with internal discussions. The White House was directly involved in efforts in early 2012 to care for the children when it helped negotiate a temporary shelter at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio................................."

12 posted on 07/21/2014 1:45:13 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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"...........The flood of illegal immigrant children, piling up like human debris on the US border, won’t stop until conservatives learn about the obscure Obama administration policy that’s deliberately driving it and reverse it.

Issued in August of 2013, the policy is called the “Family Interest Directive,” and it essentially forbids Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from deporting, arresting or even detaining any illegal immigrant who is the caretaker of a child. That includes parents, legal guardians and even unrelated adults who merely claim they care for the child in question. The theory behind the directive is that it would be morally wrong to separate children from their “caretakers.”

In practice, what that means on the border – and in the interior -- is that if you have a child with you, any child, you won’t be sent home. So suddenly, illegal immigrant children are a hot commodity. Unrelated adults and coyotes use them for border crossings, then abandon them at the border. Parents who in the past would have left their children behind, crossed the border and then sent money home are now bringing them along for protection from deportation. And parents and family members already in the country who showed little interest in housing and caring for these children before are now sending for them, in the process forcing these children to take terrible risks as they travel alone along the way. If they make it to the border, they end up in the hands of the US government for safe-keeping until they can be reunited with parents and relatives.........."

Tara Servatius, American Thinker - July 21, 2014: The brutal Obama policy that's really driving the Border Crisis

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".......The Obama administration knew and did virtually nothing to address the crisis until it became too acute to hide from Congress and the public..............Instead of an effort to stem the flow of illegals, the president upped the ante by amnestying DREAMers. It hardly matters that the coyotes and drug cartels who were bringing these children into the US lied to them about US policy. The fact is, the president's words made the lie believable. This led directly to the humanitarian crisis we have on the border today........." Obama aides knew of crisis on the border a year ago

13 posted on 07/21/2014 1:53:12 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: montag813

http://www.statesman.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/gov-perry-expected-to-deploy-texas-national-guard-/ngjtq/

July 21, 2014 - By Jonathan Tilove, American-Statesman Staff

“Gov. Rick Perry is holding a news conference on border security this afternoon at the Capitol at which he is expected to announce that he will activate the Texas National Guard to help secure the Texas-Mexico border amid the dramatic influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America.

The nature of the governor’s announcement was first reported late Sunday by The Monitor in McAllen. The story quoted state Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa, D-McAllen, confirming that Perry planned to call up the state guard, as well as an internal state memo, indicating that troop strength will build to about 1,000 members of the guard in about a month’s time.

The Monitor story was retweeted by Attorney General Greg Abbott, who wrote, “Texas is now adding National Guard to secure the border.”............................”


14 posted on 07/21/2014 2:01:07 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Steven Dennis, Roll Call - July 18, 2014:

"Hoping to stem the child migrant criss, President Barack Obama will meet next Friday with President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala, President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras, and President Salvador Sánchez Cerén of El Salvador, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement.

Here’s the full statement.

“The four leaders and Vice President Biden will discuss how to reinforce our ongoing collaboration to stem the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America to Mexico and the United States. This will include discussion of how the United States and Central American governments are cooperating to promote safe, legal, and orderly migration between our countries in a spirit of shared responsibility, including with respect to the return of family units, which began this week for all three countries. The leaders will also discuss how we can work together with other members of the international community to foster development, economic growth, and security in the region and address the factors that are causing Central American citizens to undertake the dangerous journey to the United States. The Vice President will also host a lunch for the three leaders prior to the meeting with President Obama to continue the dialogue he began on this topic in his June 20 meeting in Guatemala City.”

The summit comes as the immigration crisis continues to take center stage in Congress, with House Republicans putting together a border bill expected to deliver Obama far less than the $3.7 billion he has requested to deal with the influx.

Speaker John A. Boehner has become less optimistic that a bill will become law before the August recess, while Obama has reassured the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that the migrant children will keep due process protections."

15 posted on 07/21/2014 2:06:19 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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Meanwhile, Obama has spent the last 2 weekends golfing.

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/212787-obama-golfing-with-staffers-in-va

“The president flew to the base on Sunday afternoon from Camp David, where he spent Friday evening and Saturday.

An official said the president is playing with staffers Mike Brush, Joe Paulsen and Marvin Nicholson.

The White House said in a statement that Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday morning to discuss Israel’s ongoing military operation in Gaza.

“The President discussed Israel’s ongoing military operation, reiterated the United States’ condemnation of attacks by Hamas against Israel, and reaffirmed Israel’s right to defend itself,” the White House said. “The President also raised serious concern about the growing number of casualties, including increasing Palestinian civilian deaths in Gaza and the loss of Israeli soldiers.”

Obama told Netanyahu that Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt to try to broker a cease-fire.

The president stressed the need to protect civilians in Gaza and in Israel, the White House said.

Obama hit the links with ESPN basketball analyst Michael Wilbon and Boston Celtics part-owner Glenn Hutchins last Saturday.

Nicholson founded out the foursome, which played at TPC Potomac Golf Club, a championship course in Montgomery County, Md.” - - - Kyle Balluck, The Hill - July 20, 2014


16 posted on 07/21/2014 2:11:57 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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17 posted on 07/21/2014 2:23:53 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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“Cartels suspected as high-caliber gunfire sends Border Patrol scrambling on Rio Grande”

“EXCLUSIVE: RINCON PENINSULA, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents on the American side of the Rio Grande were forced to take cover Friday night when high-caliber weaponry was fired at them from the Mexican side of the river, sources told FoxNews.com.

The weapons were fired at the U.S. side of the riverbank in the area of the Rincon Peninsula across the Rio Grande from Reynosa, Mexico, at about 8:30 p.m., sources said. Bullets ricocheted into an area where Border Patrol agents were positioned, Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, told FoxNews.com.

Border Patrol sources confirmed Gohmert’s account, and said the shots may have been fired by .50-caliber weapons. ....................................”

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/07/20/cartels-suspected-as-high-caliber-gunfire-sends-border-patrol-scrambling-on-rio/


18 posted on 07/21/2014 2:26:49 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“In Iowa on Sunday, Perry told a small group at a VFW hall that if President Barack Obama fails to heed his longstanding request to send 1,000 additional National Guard troops, he would use his authority as governor to do so.”

More talk. Stop begging Obama to “do something.” This invasion IS his “solution.”


19 posted on 07/21/2014 2:44:43 AM PDT by ScottinVA (If it doesn't include border security, it isn't "reform." It's called "amnesty.")
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To: Enterprise

I am an advocate of the Catch, Neuter, and Release program practiced by certain states in this country as recently as the 1940’s. Margaret Sanger, Hillary’s hero and founder of Planned Parenthood, had a big part in it. Look it up.

Neuter, point toward the border and give them a swift kick in the ass. It will work.

That is the border of Texas they have the right to turn back invaders, if the Feds start firing on them then it will be the second shot heard round the world. I think you are mixing up DHS with the Texas state troopers.

Let the Feds start shooting and they may find out it is not wise to let your alligator mouth get your hummingbird ass in trouble. Tired of this constant defeatism, isn’t there some left wing site you can go wring your hands at and say woe is me, the sky is falling. Sh1t,


20 posted on 07/21/2014 2:51:25 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Enterprise

“This sets up a dilemma for Obama. Perry would be defending the border, while Obama will oppose him because the Federal Government has the responsibility to secure our borders, which it refuses to do. So, will the Federal Government tell its troops or officers to use deadly force to enforce its decision NOT to secure our borders? In essence will the personnel under his control be willing to commit an act of war against the United States by using deadly force against U.S. National Guardsmen?”

Should Perry activate some units of the Texas National Guard, it could setup an interesting situation between the Feds and Texas. I’ve just read the Posse Comitatus Act; not a lawyer, but if I understand this law correctly, if a governor activates his/her Guard for an emergency then it is exempted from the act. Meaning as I understand this law, the governor has the authority to set the rules of engagement, which I believe would include deadly force. However, it seems to me that the PCA prohibits the Feds from doing this. Sooo, seems to me that if troops are going to be utilized along the border then under state juristiction is the right way to do it, especially being that the drug cartels are now using 50 cal Barrett’s....


21 posted on 07/21/2014 3:24:36 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Please let it be so!!!!!!!


22 posted on 07/21/2014 3:34:42 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Perry should order a flotilla of boats to patrol the Rio.


23 posted on 07/21/2014 3:38:59 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

My understanding is that once the National Guard is called up by a state the President can nationalize them.

So Perry needs to make sure that he calls up that national guard that is beholden to Texas first.


24 posted on 07/21/2014 3:44:09 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

When?


25 posted on 07/21/2014 3:55:46 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/07/the_brutal_obama_policy_thats_really_driving_the_border_crisis.html

Lots going on here if someone wants to do a thread. I have to work


26 posted on 07/21/2014 4:06:54 AM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepI guess it does public:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin our secret weapon)
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To: Enterprise

Simple fix, Guardsmen shoot dhs dipstick and defends the Border.


27 posted on 07/21/2014 4:07:49 AM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!! Once again dingy hairball, STFU!!! You corrupt POS!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ted Cruz has got to know by now that the majority coming across the border are not children but gang members and criminals run out of their own country and people wanting subsidies. While we complain about social security and blame seniors ..guess who is draining the nation.


28 posted on 07/21/2014 4:16:18 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

he is serious, when he puts a lot more than 1k on the border, and they implement a mine field, tunnel sensors to make a real border.


29 posted on 07/21/2014 4:18:07 AM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This could get interesting.

Perry uses the Texas National Guard, and Hussein opposes him and demands he stop using the military to defend our national borders.

Perry demands Obama uphold his oath to the Constitution, and Bathouse Barry spends another weekend with Reggie Love while Manchelle eats a lobster.

Perry has hinted at Texas secession many times.

Rick Perry Takes Stand On Texas Secession Issue

Texas governor says secession possible

The country would go ballistic (as would the media) if the biggest job creator state in the nation did this. It might wake up the nation.

30 posted on 07/21/2014 4:44:25 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: rigelkentaurus
The Texas/Mexican border is 1254 ft long. We don't know how many border guards are there now.

In the meantime, you can bet Holder and Obama are doing dirty during this "no message" time....trying to write an Executive Order that will make Perry's call up null and void....but very expensi8ve for Texans.

There was a time when securing the border was the Number one item.

How many muzzies have crossed into the USA. All they needed was a child at their side....and child hostages are nothing new to muzzies.

31 posted on 07/21/2014 4:46:46 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

In IOWA!!!!!!! Why not just do it, Rick? Why do you have to be on the campaign trail talking about it. You kinda remind me of the jester in the white house, just yacking on about it....do it. Yep, Ol Campaign Rick is hard at it I see. This is more of a “throw something on the wall and see if it sticks” routine.

Hey Rick if you have advisers on here you might want them to tell you to be a lil more decisive. The horse is way down the road and the gate is still wide open.

This band-aid is just that a band-aid. 1000 will not even cover one sector of the border. Why don’t you call up the state militia and any volunteer that wants to go that passes a background check or has a conceal carry. Now that would be a big decision on your part and show some real guts.


32 posted on 07/21/2014 4:49:51 AM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Depending on what their assignments are and how soon they are stationed and for how long, this smacks of the same kind of posturing GW Bush did when he 'ordered 6,000 NG on the border'.

GW's 6,000 were gradually assigned, for a few weeks at a time, in groups, over a period of months, so there was never a full complement of 6,000 at the border at one time. It was a political ploy to appease the anti-amnesty/secure-the-border voices.

Additionally, GW's 6,000 were assigned to filing paperwork, filling out forms, washing vehicles, etc. They were not even allowed to carry weapons.


Regrettably, Hinojosa may be right, since Perry is making sounds of wanting to run for the presidency again.

33 posted on 07/21/2014 4:51:13 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Sacajaweau
Trying to secure the border against the endless efforts of the Obama government is playing whack-a-mole. The problem is in the White House; it must be dealt with. Obama can always shift tactics, with each strike further weakening the US until it collapses or it totally under the control of the Marxist enemies of what the country once was.
34 posted on 07/21/2014 4:54:16 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Sacajaweau

1254 ft is less than 3 miles. Are you sure it isn’t 1254 miles instead?


35 posted on 07/21/2014 4:57:41 AM PDT by NathanR
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To: Sacajaweau
The Texas/Mexican border is 1254 ft long

I think you may have meant miles...

36 posted on 07/21/2014 5:02:30 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: eartick

have you ever been to the border, to actually see it?

There are holes that need to be plugged. no hole areas need no plugging


37 posted on 07/21/2014 5:04:03 AM PDT by bert ((K.E.; N.P.; GOPc.;+12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

will they be defending the border or passing out MREs and changing diapers?


38 posted on 07/21/2014 5:14:11 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: rjsimmon
Quite right. Thanks for being alert. The world needs more lerts.

That's a joke...not meant to be offensive. Just horsing around this morning.

39 posted on 07/21/2014 5:22:05 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Enterprise
They should bring them back over the border under the watchfull eye of an AK47 we need to bring these animals back to Mexico not fill our jails with them.
40 posted on 07/21/2014 5:32:32 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Uncle Chip
Perry should order a flotilla of boats to patrol the Rio.

He has already done that in some areas. They mount automatic weapons, but they appear to be .223/5.56. It wouldn't take much for them to be outgunned if the cartels so desired. After all, the cartels have a lot of military grade weapons and explosives available. An ambush would probably be easy, using .50 cal., RPGs, mortars, etc. Then it would be open war on the border - not that we already aren't almost there with massive armed groups of cartel soldiers there already operating freely.

The only thing keeping the cartels from shooting is the feds are letting them have their way everywhere and are almost completely ineffective in stopping anything so the drug and coyote money just keeps rolling in. If anybody tries to stop that in a serious way things will likely turn hot.

41 posted on 07/21/2014 5:33:16 AM PDT by Gritty (Obama's governing as president of a Latin American republic, where only the president matters-MSteyn)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Maybe this will bring about the clean up or down USSC decision on the 10th Amendment. Let's see if the liberals on the Court vote the 10th Amendment Unconstitutional. They have gone against him 13 times on less clear issues.
42 posted on 07/21/2014 5:33:31 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

charter some planes and help the kids find their parents back home. BTW where od they get the 4 to 7 thousand dollars to pay a coyote? Someone needs to make a big sign about that.


43 posted on 07/21/2014 5:42:38 AM PDT by q_an_a (the more laws the less justice)
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To: Enterprise
Well Pollyanna, Perry is doing this only because he is running for Prez. It allows him gain points with the rightwing extremists which he will need in the primary.

And it doesn't cost him anything since the taxpayers are paying for it.

The guard doesn't have the authority to deport. Or conduct immigration/deportation hearings. Or act as an administrative judge. The guard has no detention facilities to hold illegals nor do they have the residential holding facilities required to hold the young invaders.

But on the other hand, This will be a "feel good" effort and its almost like spitting in Obama's face.

But you may be disappointed when you hear the conditions that are imposed on these guardsmen.

And not doubt many of the guardsmen will be disappointed that they have to leave their family, job, career to be Perry's campaign tool.

44 posted on 07/21/2014 5:56:45 AM PDT by Ben Ficklin
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think child smuggling should warrant the death penalty.


45 posted on 07/21/2014 6:03:51 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Ben Ficklin

Ben, perhaps Perry can take “executive action” as governor (a la Obama) and grant the National Guard some additional powers to take care of the issue.


46 posted on 07/21/2014 6:29:08 AM PDT by NCLaw441
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To: Enterprise

I’m scared for the first time in my life. I come from the city and now I am in NEPA. The area is bad now even shopping or going to the bank is becoming a risk. Yesterday the Verizon store in Hazleton was robbed.


47 posted on 07/21/2014 6:32:01 AM PDT by angcat
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Obama will just nationalize the TX guard.


48 posted on 07/21/2014 6:33:31 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Little late to the party governor good hair. Cows are are out, to late to close the gate.


49 posted on 07/21/2014 6:37:16 AM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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A thread from last night with some 140 comments if anyone is interested in
reading them. Basically the same info as this article.

Gov. Rick Perry to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops to RGV


50 posted on 07/21/2014 6:42:17 AM PDT by deport
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