Skip to comments.INS Confirms 'Act of War' Committed at U.S. Mexican Border
Posted on 05/22/2002 1:26:22 PM PDT by archy
INS Confirms 'Act of War' Committed at U.S. Mexican Border
Report By J.J. Johnson
Published 05. 22. 02 at 12:27 Sierra TimeLatest Border Incursion
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Ajo, Arizona - The Immigration and Naturalization confirms A U.S. Border patrol Agent was fired upon Friday five miles inside the U.S. Border, increasing the calls for citizens to take direct action to halt what a U.S. Border Patrol agent called "an act of war." This is one of 21 border incursions that have taken place over the last year.
According to a U.S. Border Patrol Agent, the Tohono O'odham Police Department encountered a Mexican military incursion on Friday, May 17, 2002 at approximately 8:30 PM along the Santa Cruz trail inside the Papago Farms border patrol area, just south of Forest Road 21.
The unnamed agent spotted three Mexican soldiers in a Mexican Humvee on U.S. soil and was attempting to leave the area when the rear window of his vehicle was apparently shattered by gunfire. "The agent was leaving the area in an effort to avoid a confrontation" with the Mexicans, according to Lori Haley, and INS spokeswoman.
"I cannot in good conscience stand by and watch another incursion along our border take place," said U.S. Rep Tancredo (R-CO). "Unless we open our eyes and recognize that what's happening along the U.S. Mexico border is real, one of our guys is going to get killed.
The U.S. Border Patrol Agent, who wishes to remain anonymous, informed Rep. Tancredo during a phone conversation that approximately five miles north of the U.S./Mexico border, one the "GS-11" agents out of the Ajo border patrol station noticed a military helicopter flying overhead, heading south towards Mexico. Shortly thereafter, he came upon a humvee, which not only began to approach him, but to fire upon his vehicle. According to the agent's testimony, the vehicles rear window and back driver's side windows were destroyed. Fortunately, the agent was able to flee the incursion unharmed and concluded the conversation by stating, "As far as I am concerned, that [incursion] should be an act of war."
With the increase in hostilities now confirmed by the U.S. government, Sierra Times has learned that private citizens are making preparations to deal directly with such incursions in the future. Stay tuned.
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" In the southern part of Texas In the town of San Antone There's a fortress all in ruins that the weeds have overgrown
You may look in vain for crosses and you'll never see a-one But sometimes between the setting and the rising of the sun You can hear a ghostly bugle As the men go marching by You can hear them as they answer To that roll call in the sky.
Colonel Travis, Davy Crockett, and a hundred eighty more Captain Dickinson, Jim Bowie Present and accounted for.
Back in 1836, Houston said to Travis "Get some volunteers and go Fortify the Alamo." Well the men came from Texas And from old Tennessee And they joined up with Travis Just to fight for the right to be free.
Indian scouts with squirrel guns Men with muzzle-loaders Stood together, heel and toe To defend the Alamo.
"You may ne'er see your loved ones," Travis told them that day "Those who want to can leave now Those who fight to the death let 'em stay."
In the sand he drew a line With his army sabre Out of a hundred eighty five Not a soldier crossed the line With his banners a-dancin' In the dawn's golden light Santa Anna came prancing On a horse that was black as the night.
Sent an officer to tell Travis to surrender Travis answered with a shell And a rousing rebel yell Santa Anna turned scarlet "Play deguello!" he roared "I will show them no quarter Every one will be put to the sword!"
One hundred and eighty five Holding back five thousand Five days, six days, eight days, ten Travis held and held again Then he sent for replacements For his wounded and lame But the troops that were coming Never came, never came, never came...
Twice he charged and blew recall On the fatal third time Santa Anna breached the wall And he killed 'em, one and all Now the bugles are silent And there's rust on each sword And the small band of soldiers...
Lie asleep in the arms of the Lord...
In the southern part of Texas Near the town of San Antone Like a statue on his pinto rides a cowboy all alone And he sees the cattle grazing where a century before Santa Anna's guns were blazing and the cannons used to roar And his eyes turn sorta misty And his heart begins to glow And he takes his hat off slowly...
To the men of Alamo.
Love that song and I'm a 20 year old Yankee LOL. To the thirteen days of glory At the siege of Alamo..."
They're clearing the way for the drug runners.
Yes they have.
This sounds like it would be quite an amusing defense. I am sure that it will be good for millions of laughs.
Who laughed when the militia stood up to the British in 1775?
"Sierra Times has learned that private citizens are making preparations to deal directly with such incursions in the future. Stay tuned."
Isn't that something, we were just talking about this very thing this morning. About this being an Act of War and about citizens fighting back. Had to run some errands and just got back, boy did I miss a lot of breaking stories.
The Federales are really just guns for hire to the highest bidder, and they are certainly not above shaking down any Mexican citizens they run across. Its kinda like the wild west on the Mexican side, very little law enforcement, and what there is is usually corrupt.
Its all due to the war on drugs which puts such amazing amounts of money in the hands of the criminals, that they can effectively buy any law enforcement agents that they want especially on the Mexican side, but often on the American side too.
Of course, you may wait until you see it in the Onion, if you prefer.
As for why the Mexican military would be hostile to our presence in what their president consideres to be US-occupied Mexican territory, you figure it out: either official Mexican government policy, or a Mexican military unit as busy with the transshipment of narcotics in the area as our own is.
It has always been nasty down there.
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