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Old 05-08-2010, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Austin TX is now becoming a major hub for the Mexican cartel and Austin is NOT a border town.

The Fed has a deaf ear to requests for help in securing the border.
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Old 05-08-2010, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Texas
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You know how to spot a fake? The FBI doesn't release these kinds of data stats. If you go to the FBI UCR site, 'illegal' is not one of the data categories that are tracked or monitored.

Also, when you scroll all the way down to the author of the story, it's not a 'news' organization...it's a personal "blog" of some sort by Angela Russell who is a bookkeeper and writes her own personal news blog.

Not even a half-hearted decent try on the OP's part. Complete BS.
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Austin TX is now becoming a major hub for the Mexican cartel and Austin is NOT a border town.

The Fed has a deaf ear to requests for help in securing the border.

Austin is NOT becoming a major hub for the Mexican cartel, that is complete and utter nonsense.
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:02 AM
 
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That's true, although I wouldn't put it past the corrupt Mexican government to coverup criminal background checks to help criminals get viasa anyway just to get them out of the country
They could do that with the passport. Sure.
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Old 05-08-2010, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Arizona
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You know how to spot a fake? The FBI doesn't release these kinds of data stats. If you go to the FBI UCR site, 'illegal' is not one of the data categories that are tracked or monitored.

Also, when you scroll all the way down to the author of the story, it's not a 'news' organization...it's a personal "blog" of some sort by Angela Russell who is a bookkeeper and writes her own personal news blog.

Not even a half-hearted decent try on the OP's part. Complete BS.
yea, these BS websites and blogs just spout whatever they want saying it is from FBI, DEA, Homeland Security, whatever.

But they can never show the original reports where the BS supposedly comes from. Go figure.

Obviously not a big concern for their audience.
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Old 05-08-2010, 12:07 PM
 
Location: OCEAN BREEZES AND VIEWS SAN CLEMENTE
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Well...were you actually surprised? The very fact that the word "illegal" explains their presence inside our borders should've been a clue. They don't belong here--on what basis would anyone expect them to have any respect for any facet of life in this country?
Gosh dang, thank you for understanding the scope of why illegals are really here,. some don't know the difference. Hmmmmmmm the word illegal, should be a clue to the clueless.
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Old 05-08-2010, 12:18 PM
 
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yea, these BS websites and blogs just spout whatever they want saying it is from FBI, DEA, Homeland Security, whatever. But they can never show the original reports where the BS supposedly comes from. Go figure. Obviously not a big concern for their audience.
Really. First of all, posting a naked link as an OP was suppsoedly made a violation of the ToS. And then this one is to an article posted on some "contributor" powered site that includes no sourcing of its claims at all. Is there a lower rung on the reliability ladder that that?
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Old 05-08-2010, 12:42 PM
 
Location: 3rd rock from the sun
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This parrots a 3 year old post on City-Data with identical stats. There was no backup source for these wild 95% allegations then and there is none now. Please provide a link

City-Data post 06-04-2007 -destruction of the American society due to Illegal Aliens
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:09 PM
 
Location: southern california
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the reason all he problem in texas new mexico and arizona is that we finished the fence in san diego. what was our problem has now become your problem.
it moved east.
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Old 05-08-2010, 06:09 PM
 
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http://voices.kansascity.com/node/8867The (broken link) facts don't back up supporters of new Arizona's immigration law when they contend violent crime is rising because of illegal aliens.In fact, the Bureau of Justice contains a huge amount of data that show some interesting trends:Violent crime in Arizona has gone down the last four reported years, from 2005 to 2008. The total drop was 13 percent.
Tell that to the family of the rancher that was recently killed.
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