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Old 06-20-2014, 02:55 PM
 
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BREAKING: Texas Sends Armed Troops to Defend the Border

do you think they are really doing this?

My gosh, pinch me, am I dreaming

Honestly, I cannot believe they are really doing this?

Do you think Obama will interfer?
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Old 06-20-2014, 03:30 PM
 
Location: Oxygen Ln. AZ
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Good for Texas. AZ should get off the dime and do the same. Tired of waiting for Brewer (Gov) to wake the hell up. We could put our national guard there now. Ca will be a gateway, no balls for much else.
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Old 06-20-2014, 04:55 PM
 
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BREAKING: Texas Sends Armed Troops to Defend the Border

do you think they are really doing this?

My gosh, pinch me, am I dreaming

Honestly, I cannot believe they are really doing this?

Do you think Obama will interfer?
Yes....I think Obama will interfere....his meddling in CA elections has been some of the reasons for this mess.
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Old 06-20-2014, 07:22 PM
 
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Good for Texas. AZ should get off the dime and do the same. Tired of waiting for Brewer (Gov) to wake the hell up. We could put our national guard there now. Ca will be a gateway, no balls for much else.
I agree, it sure would crated a lot of jobs for these men, and protect our borders.
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Old 06-20-2014, 07:23 PM
 
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Yes....I think Obama will interfere....his meddling in CA elections has been some of the reasons for this mess.
yanno, I think more and more people are sick and tired of not only Obama but the way our government is running this country.....
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Old 06-20-2014, 09:00 PM
 
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yanno, I think more and more people are sick and tired of not only Obama but the way our government is running this country.....
Agreed. Looking at the "Comments" section under articles about amnesty for illegal aliens, I'd have to agree. people are getting more and more pissed.
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:56 AM
 
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BREAKING: Texas Sends Armed Troops to Defend the Border

do you think they are really doing this?

My gosh, pinch me, am I dreaming

Honestly, I cannot believe they are really doing this?

Do you think Obama will interfer?
I hope this is real.

It's such a mistake to have the Central American nations dump their entire social problems into the USA. This is where the Mara salvatrucha gangs come from, by far more dangerous violent gangs than ever seen in the USA before.
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Old 06-21-2014, 01:04 AM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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This isn't a liberal vs conservative problem ....... even conservative businessmen want cheap labor. And many liberals don't like the way immigrants have undercut labor unions, reducing some hard-fought gains.
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Old 06-21-2014, 01:52 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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I'm not getting excited yet. This state's government hasn't done SQUAT to curb illegal immigration in at least two decades that I can recall, other than blowing hot air to please conservative constituents.
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:54 AM
 
Location: Rural Central Texas
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The title is very misleading. Armed Troops? Sounds like Texas is militarizing the border. The troops are Dept of Public Safety, ie Highway Patrol officers. The story makes it sound like soldiers or Guard when it is in reality trained law enforcement officers, much like the existing federal border patrol officers.

The Feds are claiming they do not have adequate border patrol officers to handle the full scope of the border, so it would seem that they should be grateful for the "free" assistance.
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