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July 25th, 2006
War With Mexico
There’s a war going on between the U.S. and Mexico on our own borders. Why aren’t we fighting back?
From World Net Daily:
Several Hidalgo County deputies and at least four Border patrol agents were met with a sustained hail of gunfire alternating from the south to the east and lasting nearly 10 minutes, the officers said.
Yet, not a single shot was returned by the deputies or the Border Patrol officers last Wednesday night because they were outmanned and outgunned – a condition increasingly common along the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border, say law enforcement officials.
“More and more we are seeing armed individuals entering our country through our counties,” [Sigifredo Gonzales Jr., sheriff of Zapata County, Texas] said. “We feel that it is a matter of time before a shootout will occur. In the unfortunate event of a shootout, federal, state and local officers along the southwest border are not adequately armed. Compared to the ruthless and brazen and open behavior of the cartels we face, we are most certainly outmanned. In the event of a shootout, many casualties will likely occur. Federal, state and local officers all along the southwestern border are outgunned and outmanned.”
I realize that it’s not Mexico as a sovereign power that is sanctioning these actions, but instead it is the “insurgents”. So if we’re in Iraq and other places fighting against insurgents (and not recognized states of government), why aren’t we creaming these cartel thugs that are firing automatic weapons at our border patrol? Does Bush really care about our borders?
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