February 15, 2006
War Going On In Texas? Or Is It Jihad?Topics: Immigration and Border Issues
U.S. authorities have grabbed two completed Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), materials for making 33 more, military-style grenades, 26 grenade triggers, large quantities of AK-47 and AR-15 assault rifles, 1,280 rounds of ammunition, silencers, machine gun assembly kits, 300 primers, bullet-proof vests, police scanners, sniper scopes, narcotics, and cash.
... Val Verde County chief deputy warned that drug traffickers are helping terrorists with possible al Quaeda ties to cross the Texas-Mexico border into the United States.If bomb-making factories and firearms assembly plants are ordinary day-to-day business in the drug war along our southern border, the American people need to know more about it.
... Homeland Security sent a confidential memo in January to our Border Patrol agents warning that they could be the targets of assassins hired by alien smugglers. The alert states that the contract killers will probably be members of the vicious MS-13 Mara Salvatrucha street gang (whose 17-year-old killers will be protected from capital punishment by a recent U.S Supreme Court decision).
... There is, indeed, a drug war going on between rival drug gangs, but the U.S. government seems to be just a bystander without manpower or weapons to take action. Are we going to continue to leave our Border agents sitting ducks for Mexican snipers?
Related: Al-Qaida May Use Mexico to Smuggle Nukes - Law officers on both sides of the borders are on edge as Mexico is named as the preferred al-Qaida route to launch a WMD attack on the American homeland, according to a report in Time magazine (and this is back on Nov. 15, 2004, so imagine how much more real the danger may be now!)
Posted by Richard at February 15, 2006 12:34 PM
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