Not all of the illegal invaders coming over the border are Mexican. Not all of the illegal invaders coming over the border are old to enough to even know what's happening to them. Not all of the illegal invaders coming over the border are looking to do Americans harm, nor are they carrying diseases or have gang affiliations. But every illegal invader has gained access through Mexico, and Mexico has allowed the attacks on our border.
It's clear. We are at war with Mexico.
Drug cartels have long since run amok and with abandon, driving further into US soverign territory. Without regard for life - their own nor anyone else's - they threaten to kill ranchers and others who live on the border, telling them to look the other way when they engage their drug smuggling operations.
Americans who vacation at places like Fox Lake in Texas have been killed by cartel members, simply for jet skiing on a lake. Arizona has taken to putting up signs, hundreds of miles from the border, telling people to be careful, to not pick up hitchhikers and - literally - warning Americans not to travel on American soil. Signs in the area read:
Recently, a Mexican helicopter crossed into US soverign territory and fired two shots at Border Patrol agents. When the copter landed, the pilot apologized. US Marine Andrew Tahmoreesi apologized, yet he still sits in a Mexican jail; the first POW of the war.
Americans being threatened. Americans unable to move freely in their own country. Americans being fired upon. POW's. America is at war with Mexico.
Yet, America stands motionless, accepting without strong rebuke 50,000 children and others - toddlers, the infirm, the sick - who are used as weapons in the fight for America's money.
Inscribed at the bottom of the Statue of Liberty is a poem by Emma Lazarus. It reads:
Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses, yearning to breath free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore,
Send these, the homeless, tempest tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.