Immigration; Posted on: 2009-03-06 17:47:37 [ Printer friendly / Instant flyer ]
Which is the greater evil? Legalized narcotics for America's young or a failed state of 110 million on our southern border?
Heeding the advice of Gen. David Petraeus, Barack Obama has committed
17,000 more troops to Afghanistan and will keep 50,000 in Iraq after
U.S. combat operations end in August 2010.
But are U.S. vital
interests more threatened by what happens in Anbar or Helmand than in
the war raging along our southern border?
Prediction: After all
U.S. troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and Korea have come home, there will
be a U.S. army on the Mexican border. For this is where the fate of our
republic will be decided, as the fate of Europe will be decided by the
millions streaming north from the Maghreb and Middle East, sub-Sahara
and South Asia.
Some 2,500 federal troops are already in Juarez, where in 2008 there
were 1,600 drug-related murders. Gun battles occur every day.
Nationally, 45,000 army troops and police are committed to this war
that Mexico is not winning. For, according to the March 3 Washington
Times, the Pentagon now estimates the cartels field more than 100,000
The chief of police of Juarez just resigned
after a cartel threatened to kill an officer every 48 hours if he did
not. To prove its seriousness, the cartel murdered four cops, including
the chief's deputy. Last year, 50 police officers in Juarez were
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