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DHS Complicit In Drug Cartel Human Trafficking
Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 21, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS

Posted on 12/21/2013 7:55:52 AM PST by raptor22

Border: A federal judge finds that the Department of Homeland Security, instead of arresting cartel members and the clients who pay them to smuggle children into the U.S., helps the drug lords complete the transactions.

Former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano once proclaimed the U.S. border to be as secure as it has ever been. Yet her department has been found by Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas to have actively undermined that security by enabling drug cartels engaged in the lucrative smuggling of children.

The case before Judge Hanen — United States of America v. Mirtha Veronica Nava-Martinez — underscores the Obama administration's total disregard for the laws that the president swore to faithfully execute.

It also shows that the administration's cooperation with the cartels goes far beyond supplying them with assault weapons in Operation Fast and Furious.

As Breitbart.com has reported, the case involved Mirtha Veronica Nava-Martinez, an admitted human trafficker who came in contact with Patricia Elizabeth Salmeron Santos after she "solicited human traffickers to smuggle" Santos' daughter from El Salvador to her home in Virginia, according to Hanen.

Hanen said Santos "applied for a tourist visa in 2000, but was turned down," adding, "despite being denied legal entry into the United States, she entered the United States illegally and is living in Virginia." Santos hired Nava-Martinez and her smugglers for $8,500, paying them $6,000 upfront.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Mexico
KEYWORDS: 2deadfeds; 300deadmexicans; aliens; aluens; amnesty; atf; banglist; border; bordersecurity; brianterry; cabal; crimeinc; dea; dhs; doj; drugcartels; fastandfurious; fbi; gunrunner; gunwalker; holder; homelandsecurity; hsi; humantrafficking; impeach; jaimezapata; obama; openborders; terry; trafficking; zapata
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1 posted on 12/21/2013 7:55:53 AM PST by raptor22
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To: Nachum; markomalley; Clairity; Carlucci; grey_whiskers; meyer; WL-law; Para-Ord.45; ...

Obama Drug Cartel Ping


2 posted on 12/21/2013 7:56:57 AM PST by raptor22 (Petty and vindictive do not be)
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To: raptor22

“Fast and Furious II - This time its for the Children!”


3 posted on 12/21/2013 7:59:32 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it. Period.)
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To: raptor22

Can you direct me to the New York Times article about this matter?


4 posted on 12/21/2013 7:59:42 AM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: raptor22

Lock down the border. Jail those that cross illegally in outsourced prisons located in India and China.


5 posted on 12/21/2013 8:03:21 AM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: raptor22

I heard rumors of this from a friend about a year or so ago who was with the Border Patrol for about 10 years. He said that he has friends that are still with the BP that have been told to turn their backs on certain tour bus lines from Mexico. Maybe I need to give him a call...: )


6 posted on 12/21/2013 8:04:16 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: raptor22

Why not? Obama is POTUS illegally - shouldn’t be in office and has no legal right to be there...if he can break the top level of federal law - then anything goes at this point...

I though Bill Clinton smoking dope was a big issue back in the day and lead to increasing number of youth trying it - since the Pres did it - then it must be okay...now Barry has topped Bill so to speak...why even have laws at this point...it’s a free world - free choices - that’s what the liberals are all saying...right? — so let’s do to them what they have done to us and get on with real responsibility and living...


7 posted on 12/21/2013 8:08:34 AM PST by BCW (Salva reipublicae)
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"the Obama administration's total disregard for the laws"

This must be that 'fundamental transformation' that The One talked about. He has proved beyond a doubt that the current system (constitution) is not up to the job of restraining a determined dictator if Congress won't act. The gutless RINOs in Congress should be doing their duty and slinging members of the Administration IN JAIL wholesale to encourage the rest. What are they doing instead - Daryl Baby gives them a very severe talking to and tells them to be good. SLING THEM IN JAIL -NOW.

8 posted on 12/21/2013 8:10:53 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon (center)
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Obama Drug Cartel Ping


9 posted on 12/21/2013 8:12:46 AM PST by raptor22 (Petty and vindictive do not be)
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To: subterfuge

You are being sarcastic, right?


10 posted on 12/21/2013 8:16:26 AM PST by raptor22 (Petty and vindictive do not be)
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To: raptor22

Of course, friend.


11 posted on 12/21/2013 8:56:38 AM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: subterfuge

anything that helps knock U.S. down..will receive federal funding.


12 posted on 12/21/2013 9:01:03 AM PST by Therapsid (I am NOT the psychological warfare MASCOT.)
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To: Dutch Boy

“Lock down the border. Jail those that cross illegally in outsourced prisons located in India and China.”

I think that the regime will take a close look at your recommendation. Any US citizen caught crossing the border OUT of the US with their money will probably be looking at prison time in some hellhole.


13 posted on 12/21/2013 9:17:57 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: Therapsid

Human trafficking is closely related to drug trafficking and prostitution, two big cash industries.


14 posted on 12/21/2013 9:39:03 AM PST by thecodont
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To: thecodont

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ATF_gunwalking_scandal


15 posted on 12/21/2013 9:59:13 AM PST by Therapsid (I am NOT the psychological warfare MASCOT.)
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To: thecodont

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3102368/posts


16 posted on 12/21/2013 10:00:07 AM PST by Therapsid (I am NOT the psychological warfare MASCOT.)
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To: raptor22; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ..
It's going to be one of those days...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

17 posted on 12/21/2013 10:19:50 AM PST by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

some are more depressing than others


18 posted on 12/21/2013 2:43:19 PM PST by Nifster
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To: raptor22

Obama is a rogue President and a criminal. He and all his minions need to be removed from office and tried for treason and crimes against humanity. The longer these illegal fiends remain ensconced in office, the worse things become.

I hope the GOP leadership is at this very moment preparing articles of impeachment against this treasonous, murdering racist Muslim bastard to act on after the 2-14 mid-terms.


19 posted on 12/21/2013 5:16:39 PM PST by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama the Doctor Mengele of Medical Care)
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To: ZULU

We could elect a GOP President and Congress and we wouldn’t undo all this for a generation.


20 posted on 12/21/2013 5:17:46 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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