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Barbarians are within the gate
ladailynews.com ^ | 03/29/2008 10:27:21 PM PDT | Doug McIntyre

Posted on 03/30/2008 7:18:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin

Los Angeles - Deep inside the bunker. Your erstwhile war correspondent clacks out another column on life as lived in America's second-largest city. That popping sound you hear in the background isn't the Orville Redenbacher or my stiff joints snapping as I stretch for one more M&M. That's the sound of sporadic small-arms fire, incoming rounds pinging off the new armor plating I have recently installed around my writing compound. It's called "defensive architecture," but I won't object if you find it offensive.

Big Bill Bratton, the politician's favorite cop, tells us crime is down; race has nothing to do with gang murders, and we can't "arrest our way out of the problem." So L.A. keeps stacking bodies like cordwood and sullying its name internationally with horrific headlines that sound more Karbala than Compton, Fallujah than Alhambra, Baghdad than Baldwin Park.

In desperation, urban planers have begun to incorporate ammo-resistant designs into new housing and public buildings. It's both pragmatic and pathetic.

If you're around my age, you may remember aluminum siding.

Instead of painting the house, you'd just hose it off once or twice a year. It looked great until one too many tennis balls thwapped into it, or dents from the extension ladder the old man used to clean the gutters left their dimples. After a while, your house looked like it had a bad case of cellulite.

Aluminum siding is a relic of the pre-Glock,

Mac 9, AK-47 San Fernando Valley of orange groves, sock hops, slingshots and BB guns. Today's L.A. is more interactive. Your home needs something tougher, Kevlar siding, something that can stand the onslaught of an army of domestic terrorists: Crips, Bloods, Avenues 43, MS-13, Latin Kings, Vineland Boys, 18th Street, whatever. Drive-by shootings have actually spawned a new school of urban planning, "defensive architecture." So move over Post-Modern, make room for Post-Moral. L.A. went from Bauhaus to crack house. From Art Deco to Art Ducko, as in hit the deck before a stray bullet hits you.

City Councilman Ed Reyes represents one of the most densely populated districts in the city, with as many as 66,000 residents per tract. He correctly asks, "What do we have to do so every time there's a backfire from a bad muffler they don't have to hit the floor...? How do we bring the parks back for families and kids?"

Part of the solution is Reyes' "defensive" designs for housing, pubic buildings and parks.

It's hard not to see the pragmatism. It's also hard not to puke. How pathetic that we've allowed gunfire to become so commonplace, we have to make buildings drive-by proof.

The Rio de Los Angeles State Park is a 40-acre oasis surrounded by the concrete and power-line sprawl of a city that's been guided by Darwinian planning. Reyes points to a 5-foot dirt hill lined with fencing, shrubs and trees for the explicit purpose of absorbing incoming rounds from San Fernando Road. While Los Angeles talks a big game about being the 21st century city, we're essentially reverting to moats and castles with a dot-com face-lift.

How does the clich go? "If you build a better mousetrap, someone builds a smarter mouse?" We're playing a game of cat and mouse with amoral killers.

The latest atrocity was the slaughter of 17-year-old Jamiel Shaw Jr., a star footballer who caught the eye of top college recruiters. Tragically, he also caught the eye of an illegal-alien gangbanger who gunned him down while Jamiel's mother served in Iraq.

You can't make this up. The irony of fighting a war against terrorism half a world away while a generation of Angelenos is shot to pieces by local terrorists, while your own son is cut down at home.... Wow.

Smart people and good people may argue over the way out of this mess, but we'll continue to bury kids and wring our hands impotently until we agree on the basics: We have to salvage the next generation of gangbangers while crushing the current generation.

In the six months past, libraries have been shot up, Garfield High School torched, the copper wire stripped from hundreds of streetlights and a landmark Mid City statue was cut in two with a blowtorch and sold for scrap by scavengers. The barbarians are literally pillaging Los Angeles around the edges while we cheer on Eli Broad and the Grand Avenue boys. We've come so far we've circled back on ourselves. Back to the Middle Ages.

Meanwhile, child after child, young adult after young adult is quietly buried with an all-too-familiar chorus of tears.

Doug McIntyre hosts the "McIntyre in the Morning" program on Talk Radio 790 KABC, weekdays from 5 to 9 a.m.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: armedcitizen; banglist; barbarians; ccw; gangs; illegals; immigration; losangeles; rkba; southcentral; urban
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The few times I've tuned in on McIntyre he struck me as being left of center. If any FReepers are long time listeners maybe they can say for sure.

If no FReepers are are long time listeners then I'm probably correct.

1 posted on 03/30/2008 7:18:08 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

scary


2 posted on 03/30/2008 7:25:39 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: BenLurkin
“We have to salvage the next generation of gangbangers while crushing the current generation.”

He may be left of Center, but he is right about this. The detail is in how we go about it. It won't work to just throw money at it. Buying off the barbarians just attracts more barbarians.
3 posted on 03/30/2008 7:29:37 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Agreed!


4 posted on 03/30/2008 7:31:47 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin; HiJinx; gubamyster; kellynla

Instead of building thousands of miles of highway barrier walls, we should have built a wall along the southern border.

5 posted on 03/30/2008 7:35:34 AM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: BenLurkin

“We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, insure domestic Tranquility,......”

DECLARE ALL GANGS TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS AND BRING IN THE SPECIAL FORCES!


6 posted on 03/30/2008 7:38:09 AM PDT by Cuchulain ("...never treat with the enemy; never surrender to his mercy, but fight to the finish.")
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To: BenLurkin

MacIntyre has the best morning drive show in LA, in that his show focuses on what’s happening in Los Angeles.

He’s a former TV sitcom writer, and is definately RIGHT of center on crime, local government waste, failed public schools, and the like. He is mayor Tony Villar’s (aka Villaraigosa’s) worst enemy, and routinely exposes him as the attention whore that he is.


7 posted on 03/30/2008 7:38:33 AM PDT by Adams
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To: Travis McGee

Travis,

That is a NICE WALL! LOL
Where is that?

Kelly


8 posted on 03/30/2008 7:42:23 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: BenLurkin

Rome must have been like this in the 4th century.

Bury your assets deep, make good friends with the neighbors and, when possible, own the high ground.


9 posted on 03/30/2008 7:44:47 AM PDT by InABunkerUnderSF ("Gun Control" is not about the guns. "Illegal Immigration" is not about the immigration)
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To: kellynla; Travis McGee
Looks like soundwall. Modern environmental regulations require it in most residential areas abutting freeways.
10 posted on 03/30/2008 7:45:41 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Cuchulain
DECLARE ALL GANGS TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS AND BRING IN THE SPECIAL FORCES!

Declare open season on any known gang member or drug dealer and put a $1,000 bounty on their heads. The problem will disappear in 60 days and the war on gangs and the war on drugs will be won.

11 posted on 03/30/2008 7:51:05 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: BenLurkin
The copper wire thing was new to me.

Along I-10 from Riverside west there are a number of billboards warning against stealing it - big black and yellow signs.

Used to be strictly a Third World thing.

But of course, that's where LA went.

12 posted on 03/30/2008 7:51:38 AM PDT by Regulator
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To: kellynla

Anywhere in the USA that a freeway passes near a neighborhood. Just proving the point that we know perfectly well how to rapidly built high, strong walls anywhere we want to.

Too bad defending America from invasion was never considered worth doing.


13 posted on 03/30/2008 7:56:27 AM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Travis McGee

Oh, okay.
Thanks.
But that is one NICE WALL! LOL


14 posted on 03/30/2008 8:02:50 AM PDT by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: BenLurkin
We have to salvage the next generation of gangbangers while crushing the current generation.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

We need two things:

1) A Christian religious revival.

2) A Christian education available for every child in the U.S.

Do that and crime, murder, mayhem, and destruction will drop like a stone.

With today's technology, and inexpensive and excellent curriculum ( Thanks homeschoolers!) we should be able to provide every child in this nation a worldclass CHRISTIAN education! We must abandon the factory-like Prussian model school. With mini-schools, micro-schools, tutoring centers, homeschool cooperatives,,,etc. Christian conservatives could do this. If they wanted!

Will churches do this? NO!

Churches will NOT step up and do what needs to be done. They have too many government teachers, and those making a living off government schools, sitting in their pews. A minister is NOT going to bite the hand that feeds him.

Christians who care, will need to work outside of the framework of churches.

15 posted on 03/30/2008 8:05:56 AM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: wintertime
“We need two things:

1) A Christian religious revival.

2) A Christian education available for every child in the U.S.

Do that and crime, murder, mayhem, and destruction will drop like a stone.

With today's technology, and inexpensive and excellent curriculum ( Thanks homeschoolers!) we should be able to provide every child in this nation a worldclass CHRISTIAN education! We must abandon the factory-like Prussian model school. With mini-schools, micro-schools, tutoring centers, homeschool cooperatives,,,etc. Christian conservatives could do this. If they wanted!

Will churches do this? NO!

Churches will NOT step up and do what needs to be done. They have too many government teachers, and those making a living off government schools, sitting in their pews. A minister is NOT going to bite the hand that feeds him.

Christians who care, will need to work outside of the framework of churches.”


It would work. Before 1919, the murder rate in the U.S. was 1/100,000. During prohibition, it rose to 10/100,000. After prohibition, but with still significan drug prohibition, it dropped to 5/100,000. Then, with drug prohibition into full swing, it rose again to about 9/100,000, and has been dropping the last decade or so, as the concealed carry permit system has come on line in 80% of the states.

With nearly everyone a church going Christian, I believe it would drop back to 1/100,000.

16 posted on 03/30/2008 8:22:05 AM PDT by marktwain
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To: BenLurkin

Whether he is left or right this article brings to mind the truth of the current statement “Our Diversity is Our Strength.”


17 posted on 03/30/2008 8:34:20 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: BenLurkin; 1_Inch_Group; 2sheep; 2Trievers; 3AngelaD; 3pools; 3rdcanyon; 4Freedom; 4ourprogeny; ...
If no FReepers are long time listeners then I'm probably correct.

Very good line, Ben.

Ping!

18 posted on 03/30/2008 8:38:00 AM PDT by HiJinx (~ Support our Troops ~ www.americasupportsyou.mil ~)
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To: BenLurkin
This is demographic warfare, mostly illegal alien generated, as they drive the necessity for gang warfare in LA.

This is what you get when the borders are not controlled.

Just build a SWAT Team bunker station in every LA borough. Just like we do in downtown Baghdad. Then shoot the little $hits as they drive by firing. Take back our streets, and close the borders.

But before we do, have the LAPD take John McCain for a midnight ride in East LA.

Maybe then he will understand that he has to close our Southern Border. If not, make him get out and walk.

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19 posted on 03/30/2008 8:58:19 AM PDT by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing.)
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To: BenLurkin
Good morning.

I left SoCal twenty one years ago, and stopped listening to talk radio ten years ago anyway, so I haven't a clue where this guy is coming from.

That doesn't really matter to me though since I believe his description of the end of LA as I knew it is valid.

How many gang members are there in LA? 60,000? Is ethnic cleansing of black civilians and gangsters by Mexican and Central American gangs taking place? My friends say yes.

Michael Frazier

20 posted on 03/30/2008 9:09:46 AM PDT by brazzaville (No surrender, no retreat. Well, maybe retreat's ok)
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To: kellynla; Travis McGee

Travis - what an amazing, why-didn’t-I-think-of-that, eye-opener.

Kelly, we have miles and miles of Jersey highway lined with those walls. Noise abatement barriers. If we can build those just so people who bought into developements backing on the highway can have some decibel reduction, then h-— yes, we can afford to build them along the border.

Make them smooth instead of textured, and top them with razor wire. Invest in some ground sensors.


21 posted on 03/30/2008 9:15:47 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: Travis McGee

The flexibility in noise abatement decision-making is reflected by data indicating that some States have built many noise barriers and some have built none. Through the end of 2004, forty-five State DOTs and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico have constructed over 2,205 linear miles of barriers at a cost of over $2.7 billion ($3.4 billion in 2004 dollars).

From the USDOT
http://64.233.169.104/search?q=cache:KdcTAI_uN7MJ:www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/probresp.htm+noise+barriers+miles+jersey&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=4&gl=us

We have built the border wall already - just in the wrong places.


22 posted on 03/30/2008 9:21:35 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: BenLurkin

>>So L.A. keeps stacking bodies like cordwood and sullying its name internationally with horrific headlines that sound more Karbala than Compton, Fallujah than Alhambra, Baghdad than Baldwin Park.<<

This is news? As far as I know, Compton has always been considered hellish.


23 posted on 03/30/2008 9:23:20 AM PDT by Xenalyte ("A cat can give birth to kittens in the oven. That don't make 'em biscuits." - Quanell X)
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To: paul51

You mean like a bounty (n$ for ________, Dead or Alive)?

Sounds good to me!


24 posted on 03/30/2008 9:30:09 AM PDT by sailor4321
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To: paul51

>Declare open season on any known gang member or drug dealer and put a $1,000 bounty on their heads.<

Do you have any idea the consequences of such an idea? You would bankrupt the entire state! Would you take an IOU from the Gov?


25 posted on 03/30/2008 9:30:28 AM PDT by B4Ranch ( Rope, Tree & Traitor; Some Assembly Required || Gun Control Means Never Having To Say I Missed You)
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To: heartwood

“We have built the border wall already - just in the wrong places.”

There you go! Last week the LA city council decided to build walls around their parks and public places because of all the gang banger drive by shootings of innocent kids. Never occurred to them to do something about the millions of illegal aliens in their sanctuary city.


26 posted on 03/30/2008 9:32:43 AM PDT by AuntB ('If there must be trouble let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." T. Paine)
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To: Travis McGee
You & I know what is going to happen. The abridgement of 2A rights over the last 70 years merely exacerbated the situation by presenting an illusory salve. The lack of understanding that the whole people constitute the militia has worked only as a temporary stop measure. (The nerve of GWB to call citizens, exercising their legitimate rights, "vigilantes" is beyond the pale.)

The US has never been stable or peaceful, except for a brief period after WWII. There has always been conflict and war; we're merely coming back full circle.

27 posted on 03/30/2008 9:38:37 AM PDT by semantic
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To: BenLurkin
You can't make this up. The irony of fighting a war against terrorism half a world away while a generation of Angelenos is shot to pieces by local terrorists, while your own son is cut down at home.... Wow

Perhaps our troops should train in LA and along the border.

28 posted on 03/30/2008 9:47:12 AM PDT by mtbopfuyn (The fence is "absolutely not the answer" - Gov. Rick Perry (R, TX))
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To: brazzaville

The worst gangs in L.A. today are illegals from Mexico and Central America.


29 posted on 03/30/2008 10:02:19 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin
Good morning.
“The worst gangs in L.A. today are illegals from Mexico and Central America.”

Yes, and they are spreading out in all directions as fast as they can and recruiting vicious young wannabes wherever they can.

Buy ammo.

Michael Frazier

30 posted on 03/30/2008 10:14:42 AM PDT by brazzaville (No surrender, no retreat. Well, maybe retreat's ok)
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To: BenLurkin

Another reason I’m glad I don’t live in California.

And another tick on the “sliding towards third world status” clock.


31 posted on 03/30/2008 10:22:10 AM PDT by upchuck (Who wins doesn't matter. They're all liberals. Spend your time and money to take back Congress.)
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To: BenLurkin
How do we bring the parks back for families and kids?"

Mandatory kevlar on the kiddies or face fines and jail for child endangerment ???

A new 'code enforcement' beuracracy that demands leveling your house/business and reinforcing the structure to Ft Knox standards ???

SHOOT BACK ???...

LFOD...

32 posted on 03/30/2008 10:40:43 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Choose Liberty over slavery... the gulag awaits ANY compromise with evil...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: marktwain

Declare open war on the current generation of gangbangers and the lure wont be there for the next generation...ie risk/reward...


33 posted on 03/30/2008 10:42:13 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Choose Liberty over slavery... the gulag awaits ANY compromise with evil...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: BenLurkin

I lived in N. Long Beach in 1986, and me and the roomie would sit on the balcony just to listen for the gunfire. We were fairly much broke with just enough cash for some cheap beer and watermelon to munch on while we seperated the gunfire from the backfires.


34 posted on 03/30/2008 10:44:38 AM PDT by junta (It's Poltical Correctness stupid! Hold liberals accountable for their actions, a new idea.)
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To: Travis McGee
That 'sound barrier' needs to be 'signed' a few hundred times...

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35 posted on 03/30/2008 10:46:04 AM PDT by Gilbo_3 (Choose Liberty over slavery... the gulag awaits ANY compromise with evil...LiveFReeOr Die...)
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To: Travis McGee

Walls really suck if you don’t have the pair to tell the “we come in peace” types where they will end up.


36 posted on 03/30/2008 10:46:50 AM PDT by junta (It's Poltical Correctness stupid! Hold liberals accountable for their actions, a new idea.)
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To: wintertime

We’re all holding our breath waiting to hear what *you’re* doing about the situation, other than complainign on here.


37 posted on 03/30/2008 10:56:32 AM PDT by Ace of Spades (Sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Ace of Spades
I educated 3 homeschoolers. That was a pretty big chunk out of my life. Two of our children served full-time missions for our church.

I have spent **many** years being a youth leader, and youth Sunday school teacher for our church. Although I haven't specifically worked with youth for about 8 years, I have had other responsibilities with the adults in our congregation.

My husband and I also give 1% of our yearly income to our church scholarship fund. This is in addition to tithing.

My parents are 96, but when they pass on, our goal is to be full-time missionaries for our church.

What are you doing?

38 posted on 03/30/2008 11:29:59 AM PDT by wintertime (Good ideas win! Why? Because people are not stupid.)
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To: B4Ranch

Consider the law enforcement and justice system budgets that could be slashed. We could make it 5K a head and still make out.


39 posted on 03/30/2008 2:51:09 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: heartwood

I posted the photo of the noise barrier just to make the point that we can build thousands of miles of big walls with lightning speed, anytime we want to. Including on the border.

But in reality, except for in urban border situations, a multiple fence system is better, because the enemy invaders can’t hide their movements behind a wire fence.


40 posted on 03/30/2008 3:50:31 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Travis McGee

Good afternoon.
“...a multiple fence system is better, because the enemy invaders can’t hide their movements behind a wire fence.”

You are right. If our government were motivated, they could still get the Wall built, and properly, before the next President cancels it after being sworn in.

I’ll not hold my breath waiting.

Michael Frazier


41 posted on 03/30/2008 4:37:29 PM PDT by brazzaville (No surrender, no retreat. Well, maybe retreat's ok)
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To: brazzaville

We built the Empire State Building in 400 days, back in the 30s. It’s amazing to see our border still wide open, because “it’s to expensive and difficult.”


42 posted on 03/30/2008 4:56:11 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: Travis McGee
"Instead of building thousands of miles of highway barrier walls, we should have built a wall along the southern border."

Nice wall, but I prefer the Korean model with triple strand concertina and things that go "boom".

43 posted on 03/30/2008 5:03:53 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Joe 6-pack

I’d be satisfied with just a modern double fence backed by border guards, even without the boom boom.


44 posted on 03/30/2008 7:40:01 PM PDT by Travis McGee (---www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com---)
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To: harpseal; TexasCowboy; nunya bidness; AAABEST; Travis McGee; Squantos; Shooter 2.5; wku man; SLB; ..
"So move over Post-Modern, make room for Post-Moral."

I've never heard of this guy before, but his POV here is spot-on.

When you let the bloody third world move in, it brings the bloody third world with it, it seems. Someone else here on FR wrote "multiculturism is national suicide, and PC is the cyanide capsule". Yes, indeed.

Click the Gadsden flag for pro-gun resources!

45 posted on 03/31/2008 5:30:41 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: BenLurkin

46 posted on 03/31/2008 5:47:02 AM PDT by G.Mason (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: Travis McGee
"I’d be satisfied...even without the boom boom."

I'd be willing to forego the mines as long as the Rio was stocked with 'gators and piranha.

47 posted on 03/31/2008 5:54:48 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Cuchulain
DECLARE ALL GANGS TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS AND BRING IN THE SPECIAL FORCES!

No way, ese! Chu messin' wit our right to free assembly, homes!

48 posted on 03/31/2008 5:55:50 AM PDT by Andonius_99 (There are two sides to every issue. One is right, the other is wrong; but the middle is always evil.)
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To: Joe Brower
As early as 12 years ago, when he was my representative, I was a regular at Newt’s Town Hall Meetings where I spoke in support of the FairTax. 70% or more of the others who took the mike were visibly ANGRY ABOUT THE FAILURE TO STOP THE GROWING FLOW OF ILLEGALS! (At several sessions, Newt suggested the 100,000 IRS agents be given weapons and sent down to the border with Mexico.) That certainly works for me.

Under Bush, that flow became a TORRENT!

He CLEARLY doesn’t care WHAT we think!

DO TRY TO GET THAT MEMORY OVER THE TRADITIONAL 20 NANOSECOND LEVEL AND HOLD THE THOUGHT THROUGH NOVEMBER ’08!

In ABSTRACT terms, this is the conspiratorial view of what’s going on vis-à-vis the INVASION of the illegals here:

The current alien invasion from the south serves BOTH the elites who run Mexico – and many of the OTHER states of Central and South America -- and the political ruling class who increasingly run the United States:

· It takes pressure off the 60 or so families who control approximately 80% of the wealth in Mexico. Without the northern “safety valve” (the United States) for their poor, those poor MIGHT be inclined to do what America’s early colonists found it necessary to do: Revolt! Parenthetically, that would be MY suggestion for them: Instead of fleeing here – and converting “here” to a larger, more poverty infested version of “there,” they ought to stay there and make “there” into their version of “here,” whatever that would be. Revolutions ARE messy and there are no guarantees that they will produce the desired result. But – according to one T. Jefferson – they are often necessary. Never forget that THIS country was born in revolution!

· For the NAFTA/CAFTA coveting US national ruling class – especially those who, in varying degrees, quest after some sort of One-World utopia run by guess who? – it provides yet another level of insecurity and tension among the indigenous populace which can be used to justify new and more draconian limits to freedom here. Instead of securing the borders, allow millions of illegals to come in and when the natives become alarmed, require a national ID card. “Your papers, please!” will soon become a phrase familiar to all. It’s Mr. Franklin’s trade of freedom for (false) security. It’s also the time-tested Hegelian Dialectic the One-Worlders have successfully worked like a rented mule.

While they occasionally squabble among themselves, the elites of history have ALL had one thing in common: They will do ANYTHING to remain in charge. And throughout that history, except for the 230 year-old experiment in freedom called “America,” most of the men who have walked the earth have lived as slaves to these elites whether they call themselves kings, emperors, potentates, sultans, czars – or presidents.

Get ready, folks. Unless some SERIOUS changes are made and the handful of Americans who CARE about liberty get involved, that history will almost certainly repeat here.

Now for the SPECIFICS of the matter:

My take on Bush's role in all of this is:

1. His long and apparently positive experience with the large hispanic population in Texas is largely responsible for his inaction on this alien invasion. And why wouldn't HIS experience with them be positive as he traveled in the highest, best-educated circles among them, not the Hispanic gangbangers and pine-straw spreaders...

2. Boy Jorge Bush was cared for by a Hispanic nanny for many years while his daddy was running Zapata Oil (into the ground).

3. His brother Jeb is married to a native of Mexico and his nieces and nephews are mixed blood. And before you scream "ethnocentric bigot" at me, there's nothing inherently wrong with that. But that fact -- and items 1 and 2 – DO predispose him to a warm and fuzzy feeling for folks from south of the Rio Grande.

And if -- in some strange and metastasizing American desire for a new royal family dynasty -- Jeb or his son should win the White House in some future presidential beauty contest designed to divert the American electorate every four years, I'd bet that HIS activities toward this alien invasion will make W's behavior look like a warm-up exercise.

Any vestige of Western European culture will be a distant memory.

49 posted on 03/31/2008 6:06:30 AM PDT by Dick Bachert
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To: Travis McGee
The wall along the Southern border, yes, but too many barbarians are already inside the wall. I really don't know what to tell LA, Philly, Chicago etc as to what to do about the current generation of gang bangers. They're not all illegal aliens, but they are all amoral aliens.

This author says we need to save the next generation of gang bangers while crushing this generation of gang bangers. I agree. How to do it is the thing.

50 posted on 03/31/2008 6:37:18 AM PDT by Sender (Stop Islamisation. Defend our freedom.)
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