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Old 10-12-2012, 03:03 PM
 
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Rocks are weapons.

David killed Goliath with one.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:15 PM
 
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Rocks are weapons.

David killed Goliath with one.
Agreed. Where the hell are these kids "parents"? As for the mexican government, they need to control their borders and put a stop to these criminal children who think injuring and or killing border patrol agents is a sport. Oh wait, silly me, I forgot a mexican life is far more valuable than an American one . . . um NOT.
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:20 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Agreed. Where the hell are these kids "parents"? As for the mexican government, they need to control their borders and put a stop to these criminal children who think injuring and or killing border patrol agents is a sport. Oh wait, silly me, I forgot a mexican life is far more valuable than an American one . . . um NOT.
One less future drug smuggler.
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Old 10-12-2012, 09:32 PM
 
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Too bad, so sad...next?
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:17 PM
 
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Don't throw rocks into the US at the BP and maybe those stupid people will live another day.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:27 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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A little bit over a month ago, there was another Mexican killed in what the Border Patrol blamed on "rock throwing". Read the article, then give your input on whether you would feel it was justified. After that, we can watch a video of the incident.
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Old 10-13-2012, 02:42 AM
 
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Some people never learn. Let's continue to do the same thing, and see if we get a different outcome. Anytime you confront law enforcement with a weapon, even a rock, you're very likely to get shot. It's no different for those crossing the border illegally, whether to smuggle drugs, or to live here. The BP shsouldn't need to run and hide from a bunch of rock throwing peasants.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:52 AM
 
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A little bit over a month ago, there was another Mexican killed in what the Border Patrol blamed on "rock throwing". Read the article, then give your input on whether you would feel it was justified. After that, we can watch a video of the incident.
There were very few details in the article about the shooting other than the Mexican national was hurling rocks at the Border Patrol. Based on that I would say yes the shootiing was justified. Rocks can be a lethal weapon. As usual the Mexican authorities are whining and defending him rather than our Border Patrol trying to defend our borders and their own lives. Curious to know why you appear to be taking sides with Mexico rather than the U.S.
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Old 10-13-2012, 09:37 AM
 
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A little bit over a month ago, there was another Mexican killed in what the Border Patrol blamed on "rock throwing". Read the article, then give your input on whether you would feel it was justified. After that, we can watch a video of the incident.
Flip it around: IF an American kid, even a "brown" Hispanic kid, pitched rocks across the fence into Mexico at the Mexican cops, I'm sure they'd shoot back. Sheesh!
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:47 PM
 
Location: Jacurutu
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There were very few details in the article about the shooting other than the Mexican national was hurling rocks at the Border Patrol. Based on that I would say yes the shootiing was justified. Rocks can be a lethal weapon. As usual the Mexican authorities are whining and defending him rather than our Border Patrol trying to defend our borders and their own lives. Curious to know why you appear to be taking sides with Mexico rather than the U.S.
It isn't necessarily factual that a "Mexican [N]ational" (being fully in Mexico) is throwing/hurling rocks just because the Border Patrol says so:

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According to a report given to Mexican authorities by the family, Arévalo was in an area called the “skating rink” at Viveros Park, near Colosio Boulevard, grilling fajitas for his wife, Nora Isabel Lam, 26, and his two kids, whose ages were not available [it was his daughter's birthday party]. The source said the family heard gunfire when suddenly Arévalo dropped dead.


Tell me exactly (a timestamp, and showing that you understand the distances to the airboat) where you see anyone in the group throwing/hurling rocks before the shots at 2:52 in the video:



It has become the standard response of the Border Patrol to say someone was "throwing rocks" when an agent shots and kills a Mexican in Mexico, despite any video of the incident that they didn't know about...
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