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TEXAS BORDER BUST: CASH, WEAPONS AND GRENADES SEIZED
Breitbart ^ | Aug 24, 2014 | by ILDEFONSO ORTIZ

Posted on 08/24/2014 1:24:33 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

MCALLEN, Texas — Border Patrol agents seized more than $650,000 in cash that had been left behind near the Rio Grande River that separates Texas from Mexico.

The seizure was made Thursday night when U.S. Border Patrol Agents following a set of footprints near Sullivan City ended up coming across four backpacks filled with bulk cash and a little more than a kilo of cocaine, an agency news release shows.

Inside the four backpacks the agents ended up finding a mixture of dollars and pesos that added up to $650,000 as well as the cocaine which had a value of $90,000.

Just west of Sullivan City, in Rio Grande City, border patrol agents seized 20 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1o of the rounds were incendiary, five armor piercing and five regular rounds, the news release shows.

Drug smugglers having heavy firepower is typically seen in Mexico, however in recent years federal, state and local authorities have been coming across drug traffickers with grenades and assault weapons.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; bordersecurity; mexico; smuggling; texas

1 posted on 08/24/2014 1:24:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Some mules made a big mistake, and they will pay for it.

Bwhahahahah.


2 posted on 08/24/2014 1:26:35 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Syncro; humblegunner; Chris Robinson; eartick; BuckeyeTexan; BenLurkin

ping


3 posted on 08/24/2014 1:26:49 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
ended up coming across four backpacks filled with bulk cash and a little more than a kilo of cocaine

Probably more to the story than this.

The cholos didn't just set the goods down and go get a burger.

4 posted on 08/24/2014 1:29:18 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson

This must be photoshop. The border has never been more secure. Harry Reid said so.

And just think... This is only the stuff they found.


5 posted on 08/24/2014 1:30:20 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Jim Robinson

The grenades are traceable. Itll be SO interesting to see who provided them. My bet is Uncle Sam via some foreign mil aid program. The elephant in the room is that our own govt cant keep track of all the weapons/ammo they ‘lose’ either out right or via ‘military aid’. Our govt is a danger and embarrassment.


6 posted on 08/24/2014 1:32:44 PM PDT by 556x45
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To: Jim Robinson; trisham

Is that near the place where you were staked out?


7 posted on 08/24/2014 1:37:23 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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8 posted on 08/24/2014 1:39:44 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sigh. I wish I coulda been the one to stumble across that. I could use a cash infusion.


9 posted on 08/24/2014 1:40:20 PM PDT by Svartalfiar
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To: RedMDer; Jim Robinson
Is that near the place where you were staked out?

Yeah it was. Right there, true story.

10 posted on 08/24/2014 1:40:22 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: RedMDer

Very close.


11 posted on 08/24/2014 1:41:03 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

20 rounds of .50 BMG ammo? Street value of about $100. I’ve seen it at garage sales.


12 posted on 08/24/2014 1:43:31 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Jim Robinson
Finding poor Mexicans and Guatemalans sneaking across the boarder: no profit = zero priority.

$650,000 backpack = full enforcement at top priority (unless the mordita is paid on both sides of the border).

13 posted on 08/24/2014 1:48:40 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: KarlInOhio
boarder -> border. @#($*@( spell checker should be a thought checker.
14 posted on 08/24/2014 1:49:40 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (The IRS: either criminally irresponsible in backup procedures or criminally responsible of coverup.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Just another act of love.


15 posted on 08/24/2014 1:52:03 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Alguien esta en agua caliente.


16 posted on 08/24/2014 1:55:29 PM PDT by Argus
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To: 556x45
The grenades are traceable. Itll be SO interesting to see who provided them. My bet is Uncle Sam via some foreign mil aid program. The elephant in the room is that our own govt cant keep track of all the weapons/ammo they ‘lose’ either out right or via ‘military aid’. Our govt is a danger and embarrassment.

I've been watching the old "X Files" reruns on Netflix instant view (all nine seasons are there now). It's amazing, watching the episodes with Mulder and Scully attempting to testify to the truth before a Senate Committee, what a sham it all was - of course, at the closing, you see the Committee head in his office, handing all of the incriminating files over to "The Smoking Man", who nonchalantly tosses them into the trash.

Who knew at the time how prescient that show was?

17 posted on 08/24/2014 1:59:49 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: RedMDer; Jim Robinson
Is that near the place where you were staked out?

Close.


18 posted on 08/24/2014 2:07:50 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: humblegunner; Jim Robinson

With the mobile deer stand in the background.


19 posted on 08/24/2014 2:10:46 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: RedMDer
With the mobile deer stand in the background.

Those things are pretty neat, I'll tell you what.

20 posted on 08/24/2014 2:55:27 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: tet68

Yup. Smugglers and gangsters will die over this.


21 posted on 08/24/2014 2:58:42 PM PDT by OldNewYork
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To: Jim Robinson
CASH, WEAPONS AND GRENADES SEIZED

Sounds like somebody got busted putting together my birthday wish list.

22 posted on 08/24/2014 3:00:38 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: Jim Robinson

The only people who will be punished are the border agents.


23 posted on 08/24/2014 3:00:59 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: OldNewYork

That kind of screw up, somebody gonna PAY!


24 posted on 08/24/2014 3:01:05 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Just west of Sullivan City, in Rio Grande City, border patrol agents seized 20 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1o of the rounds were incendiary, five armor piercing and five regular rounds


The southern border is secure! - Dingy Reid


25 posted on 08/24/2014 3:06:46 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: Jane Long; TheMom; Eaker; mylife; NYTexan; TheOldLady; Jim Robinson
border patrol agents seized 20 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1o of the rounds were incendiary, five armor piercing and five regular rounds

That's like my left pocket when approaching the bench at the TCMS.

And that ain't even where I carry stuff.

26 posted on 08/24/2014 3:11:01 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Jim Robinson

In my fantasy it is a suitcase of cash....


27 posted on 08/24/2014 3:55:14 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks JimRob.
U.S. Border Patrol Agents following a set of footprints near Sullivan City ended up coming across four backpacks filled with ... a mixture of dollars and pesos that added up to $650,000 as well as the cocaine which had a value of $90,000. Just west of Sullivan City, in Rio Grande City, border patrol agents seized 20 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1o of the rounds were incendiary, five armor piercing and five regular rounds

28 posted on 08/24/2014 3:59:57 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Jim Robinson

$650k was the cash amount TURNED IN.

How much did they FIND....???


29 posted on 08/24/2014 4:23:56 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: tet68

The BP doesn’t have to go after them. They’re already room temperature.


30 posted on 08/24/2014 4:30:36 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bgill

Dead men running, ain’t no going home now.


31 posted on 08/24/2014 4:32:26 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: humblegunner

Can I “ahem” borrow that?


32 posted on 08/24/2014 4:38:23 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: 556x45

The grenades are traceable. Itll be SO interesting to see who provided them.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

In the past they have been Norh Korean.


33 posted on 08/24/2014 5:33:29 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: humblegunner; Jim Robinson; Syncro; Chris Robinson; eartick; BenLurkin

Sounds like a distraction drop - bags intentionally placed to focus BP’s attention on a specific area, perhaps during a specific time, so the runners can make it through somewhere else with a big shipment.


34 posted on 08/24/2014 6:02:45 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: BuckeyeTexan
Sounds like a distraction drop - bags intentionally placed to focus BP’s attention on a specific area,

You know a lot about this stuff.

Contact me immediately. We have a large shipment that could use your skills and knowledge.

35 posted on 08/24/2014 6:06:39 PM PDT by Lazamataz (First we beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them.)
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To: Lazamataz

Heh! :)


36 posted on 08/24/2014 6:14:57 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Argus

Alguien esta en agua caliente.
.———

Seguro que si.


37 posted on 08/24/2014 10:14:35 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: RedMDer

Feel free!


38 posted on 08/25/2014 12:30:01 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 556x45
.... grenades are traceable. It'll be interesting to see their origins. My bet is Uncle Sam-issue via some "US foreign military aid program" ....our own govt cant keep track of weapons/ammo they ‘lose’ outright, or via ‘military aid’. Our govt (under the tyrant Obama) is a danger and an embarrassment....

The weaponry and large amouts of money could also belong to ISIS---among the 144 countries gathering in Mexico to border-jump into the US. We have it on good authority---Secy Hagel said ISIS is well-funded.

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TALKING POINTS--Muslima suspected of funding jihadis called Boston Marathon bombing "BLESSING"--- Muslim money-laundering modalities finance global jihad. freedomoutpost.com (EXCERPT) --- the American Freedom Law Center, has been engaged in a long and drawn out lawsuit against Hamas front group, CAIR. Hamas-CAIR has been running a global criminal money laundering operation out of Washington, DC. "The money laundering scheme was discovered in the course of legal discovery in unrelated federal litigation arising out of allegations by five of CAIR's former clients that CAIR defrauded them by failing to provide the legal services they had been promised."

THE MODUS OPERANDI To avoid reporting these millions of dollars from the dubious Islamist sources and to avoid registering as an agent for a foreign sovereign as required by federal law, CAIR created a separate company called CAIR-Foundation, Inc---an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

CAIR itself quit filing any federal tax returns from 2008-2010 and allowed the IRS to withdraw its status as a 501(c)(4), converting itself to a regular for-profit corporation. CAIR also stopped all of its operations and became simply a holding company, transferring, at least on the books, all of its employee/s and equipment to CAIR Foundation. --snip--

SOURCE http://freedomoutpost.com/2013/09/muslim-brotherhood-hamas-front-group-cair-money-laundering-us-capital/#ixzz2jOgy8k7H

=========================================================================== Muslim Killer on US Disability and Food Stamps secreted Diamonds and 200 Credit Cards
Front Page Magazine ^ | 6/20/2014 | Daniel Greenfield /FR Posted by Dqban22

This sort of thing is surprisingly common. The only reason it has come to light is because the Muslim settler committed two murders, one of which he actually got away with. The Point has discussed the murder of Gelareh Bagherzadeh before.

Gelareh Bagherzadeh was an Iranian Christian who came to this country only to be murdered by a Muslim because she encouraged his daughter to marry the Christiaan man she loved. He was too disabled to work. But not too disabled to kill. The father, a strict Muslim, was furious when his Jordanian-American daughter married a man without his permission.

Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan blamed his daughter’s husband, relatives say. They say he also faulted one of her closest friends, 30-year-old Gelareh Bagherzadeh, a Christian convert who widely denounced Islam. First Bagherzadeh was killed, gunned down outside her parents’ Galleria townhouse complex in January 2012.

Eleven months later, Irsan’s son-in-law died after being shot multiple times in the northwest Harris County apartment he shared with his wife. And Ali thought he could get away with it because he had already gotten away with so many other things. Federal authorities executed a search warrant at Irsan’s sprawling, 5-acre property 40 miles north of Houston, where they allegedly found cash, diamonds, pearls, weapons and phony passports hidden in attic rafters, in secret compartments throughout a cluster of trailers and outbuildings and even inside the buried drum of a clothes dryer at the Conroe property.

Irsan, his wife Shmou Ali Alrawabdeh, and another daughter were subsequently arrested on a variety of federal fraud charges and are in federal custody.

A federal criminal complaint detailing the discoveries recounts a saga of nearly 20 years in which the 57-year-old naturalized citizen from Jordan and his family allegedly scammed taxpayer disability assistance funds claiming “fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue symptoms,” and “affective disorders” while secreting real estate, vehicles and cash in U.S. and foreign bank accounts.

The complaint also alleges Irsan was receiving taxpayer funds for a son not living in the U.S., maintained several addresses on the property to facilitate various schemes and once disabled a safety feature on a saw then purposefully cut himself to receive a $75,000 settlement. Ali was certainly industrious and entrepreneurial, just not quite in the way amnesty advocates like to claim.

Also found on the property was a makeshift gun range, which witnesses said “five or six Muslim families” frequently visited to fire AK-47s and information about Irsan’s attempts to get a silencer. Nothing to do with Islam I’m sure.

The rest of the scam ...... While there have been no allegations of terrorist ties regarding the family’s alleged foreign bank accounts and suspicious wire transactions, Irsan’s strict adherence to radical Islam may have been a motive in the alleged murders.Authorities are also re-examining a 1999 case in which Irsan was not indicted after claiming self-defense in the shooting of son-in-law Amjad Alidam, who was married to Nasemah Rachelle Irsan. And that’s not all.

Prosecutors also revealed, in connection to the social security fraud and credit card charges against Irsan, that they found more than 200 credit cards with various names and multiple variations of his own name throughout the Irwin Keel home. Arresting officers say they also found more than 40 similar credit cards in his wallet the morning he was arrested.

His daughter also alleges, among multiple other schemes detailed in court documents, that Ali Irsan purposely disabled the safety device on a Ryobi rotary saw and purposely cut his own foot. Prosecutors say he used that injury to receive a $75,000 settlement from the manufacturer.

SOURCE http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/dgreenfield/muslim-killer-on-disability-and-food-stamps-had-diamonds-and-200-credit-cards/print/

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REFERENCE Federal outreach to Muslim-American communities is a pillar of Obama counter-terrorism strategy
Washington post | 5/25/2013 | ap / FR Posted by tobyhill

Within hours of the Boston Marathon blasts, US government officials and Muslims in Boston called each other to offer assistance. These calls were the fruits of years of cultivating such relationships in an effort to ultimately prevent the very type of attack Boston experienced April 15....

Representatives from the US Departments of Justice and Homeland Security called to offer support to Muslim communities......just in case THEY suffered backlash or threats. (more on FR).

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Obama admin unilaterally changes law to allow immigrants
with 'limited' terror contact into US
The Daily Caller
| 2/5/14 / FR Posted by Nachum

The Obama administration has issued new exemptions to a law that bars certain asylum-seekers and refugees who provided “limited material support” to terrorists who are believed to pose no threat from the U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security and the State Department published the new exemptions Wednesday in the Federal Register to narrow a ban in the Immigration and Nationality Act excluding refugees and asylum seekers who had provided limited material support, no matter how minor, to terrorists.

“These exemptions cover five kinds of limited material support that have adversely and unfairly affected refugees and asylum seekers with no tangible connection to terrorism: material support that was insignificant in amount or provided incidentally in the course of everyday social, commercial, family or humanitarian interactions, or under significant pressure,” a DHS official explained to The Daily Caller.

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry signed the exemptions. DHS contends that the law change is “commonsense” and that immigration procedures will remain the same in other respects. (Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...

39 posted on 08/25/2014 3:37:39 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Candor7

In the past theyve traced back to the US via military aid programs.


40 posted on 08/25/2014 4:40:33 AM PDT by 556x45
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To: Jim Robinson

Wow. Why couldn’t I find these backpacks! Grind the coke into the dirt and keep the druggy’s money


41 posted on 08/25/2014 4:43:09 AM PDT by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: KarlInOhio

’ During the raid at an Alton stash house, investigators seized 19 firearms, a grenades, 56 pounds of marijuana and 18.5 pounds of meth, court records show. Investigators also arrested three men who are now facing state drug trafficking charges.’
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“a grenades”, who writes this stuff or who is supposed to proofread it, both need to go back to high school for remedial English, after being fired of course.


42 posted on 08/25/2014 6:51:59 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: SunkenCiv
...agents seized 20 rounds of .50 caliber ammunition, 1o of the rounds were incendiary, five armor piercing and five regular rounds

With the right rifle, in the wrong place, some could cause a lot of mayhem with those 20 rounds.

43 posted on 08/25/2014 11:29:32 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman

Who writes? My guess is POGO. -—he are us?

But really. Every place I’ve seen that river bank there is way too much brush which is cover for wetbacks. Maybe burning it isn’t quite the right idea but mowing it seems to be indicated. The big mower that our local highway guys use to keep the shoulders mowed ought to work just fine. It’s self leveling-—just made to work on a highway or river bank slope and chops the krap out of anything that doesn’t belong there. I’m getting a vision of that chopper hitting a bag of green bills and white powder-—spectacular.


44 posted on 08/25/2014 11:42:11 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cherokee1

Agent Orange?


45 posted on 08/25/2014 11:57:08 AM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Foundahardheadedwoman
Agent Orange?

That was me!

46 posted on 08/25/2014 11:58:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: BuckeyeTexan

yep, you nailed it....


47 posted on 08/25/2014 4:51:23 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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