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'TRAUMATIZED': Brits visiting Canada detained after accidentally driving into U.S.
Washington Post via Toronto Sun ^ | Oct. 15, 2019 | Allyson Chiu

Posted on 10/15/2019 8:01:09 PM PDT by rickmichaels

Edited on 10/15/2019 11:02:20 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

The Connors family didnít plan to be on the unmarked road.

Originally from the United Kingdom, the two couples and their three young children were driving near the U.S.-Canada border on Oct. 3 during a visit to Vancouver when an animal ventured into the road, forcing them to make an unexpected detour. But before the family could get very far, flashing lights from a police car appeared in their rearview mirror. The officer that pulled them over was American ó they had accidentally crossed the border.


(Excerpt) Read more at torontosun.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: britishinvasion; illegalaliens
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1 posted on 10/15/2019 8:01:09 PM PDT by rickmichaels
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...were in possession of $16,000 in cash at the time of their arrest.

Tourists, even legit ones, don't drive around with that much cash on hand.

2 posted on 10/15/2019 8:04:45 PM PDT by rickmichaels (I shouldn't have to press 1 for English)
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Must be Muslims.


3 posted on 10/15/2019 8:05:28 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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The Washington Post headline for this article is, somewhat surprisingly, more evenhanded: “U.S. officials say British family illegally crossed border from Canada on purpose”


4 posted on 10/15/2019 8:07:07 PM PDT by The Pack Knight
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Both Canada and Britain refused to take them back? There is something bing the author isn’t telling us.


5 posted on 10/15/2019 8:08:23 PM PDT by Brilliant
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"“We will never forget, we will be traumatized for the rest of our lives by what the United States government has done to us,”

Oh brother, invoking the holocaust.

6 posted on 10/15/2019 8:09:27 PM PDT by tinyowl
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If the marauders would prefer a more permanent home in a Turkish prison I bet that could be arranged.

I hope the USCBP planted contraband on these American hating leftists.


7 posted on 10/15/2019 8:13:02 PM PDT by coaster123 (Distrust everyone under fifty.)
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This is about as bizarre a story as I’ve read in a while. Nothing really makes sense.


8 posted on 10/15/2019 8:13:41 PM PDT by Nothingburger
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Piss poor reporting in this story. The author appears to take everything the Conners say face value, and doesn’t ask why they had $16,000 cash or why Canada wouldn’t let them back in


9 posted on 10/15/2019 8:14:15 PM PDT by Huntress ("Politicians exploit economic illiteracy."--Walter Williams)
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Indeed. And who takes a “detour” (across an international border, no less) when an animal ventures on to the road in front of their car? Simply honking the horn, even at a large bear, would get it to move along. There is far more to this than the WAPO is telling us.


10 posted on 10/15/2019 8:15:21 PM PDT by rickmichaels (I shouldn't have to press 1 for English)
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This is about as bizarre a story as I’ve read in a while. Nothing really makes sense.

It's certainly not believable the way it sits...

11 posted on 10/15/2019 8:15:21 PM PDT by Iscool
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The Leftards can’t claim racism since this family is white.


12 posted on 10/15/2019 8:16:23 PM PDT by Amberdawn (Want To Honor Our Troops? Then Be A Citizen Worth Fighting For.)
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Smirk-faced Euro-trash drug seekers. They were tracked by the gov the whole way. The story about “an animal’ was pure bs.
13 posted on 10/15/2019 8:17:31 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard (Power is more often surrendered than seized.)
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With the Brits living among so many muzzies, you would think it would not be so east to “TRAUMATIZE” them.

Stay home Lovlies, you are safe with your Muslem mayors.


14 posted on 10/15/2019 8:17:37 PM PDT by Maris Crane
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Yeah that’s an eyebrow raiser. It doesn’t say if it’s Canadian or US cash though. If they had no intent of visiting the US and it was US cash they have some splainin’ to do.


15 posted on 10/15/2019 8:19:23 PM PDT by xp38
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Not believable, but I could credit the part about the poor conditions in the holding facilities.


16 posted on 10/15/2019 8:20:44 PM PDT by CondorFlight
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What a bunch of Hog Wash!!! Lie Lie Lie!!


17 posted on 10/15/2019 8:26:39 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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and why would tourists be traveling with 16K in cash in the shady area next to the border? did they give someone a ride, perchance?

but in any case, two more brits have been re-exposed to the concept of sovereignty and national borders. And that is a very good thing

18 posted on 10/15/2019 8:34:50 PM PDT by blueplum ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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This story is such crap. Brits, with passports can easily enter the US. A family on vacation, with three small kids just out driving Around? And they were detoured by an animal? Unless that animal was a bull moose standing it’s ground, I think the story sounds fishy.

Yeah, you would be detained. They would check out their credentials. The kids would be given a TV to watch and something to drink. They would be on their way in an hour.


19 posted on 10/15/2019 8:37:23 PM PDT by Vermont Lt
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Dec 5, 2018 · In 2014, Mexican authorities arrested and tortured a U.S. Marine for “accidentally crossing the border,” ... a wrong turn and accidentally crossed the border before being stopped by Mexican authorities: ...


20 posted on 10/15/2019 8:37:31 PM PDT by sockmonkey (I am an America First, not Israel First FReeper.)
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