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Exclusive: Illegal Border Crossings Double, Border Becomes Less Secure as Beltway Gets Close to Deal on Immigration Reform

rob1633 Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 8:36 AM
You are correct in your assessment of one side of the equation, but the equation cannot balance unless the other side has equal distribution of function and magnitude. In other words, using the open borders argument only works if what we are discussing is the free market without any other variable. The problem is that we have an invasion of our Southern border by armed extremists underway, with no acknowledgement of such by our own government. Armed men, carrying loads of material for sale to financially support continued operations against the US People and Government is an invasion, an act of war. The invaders We the People are concerned with aren't the families traveling with children to find employment and a better life.
Roberty Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 8:45 AM
Common sense indicates that a country with out borders will become someboby else's property. I don't tend to lump that in with libertarianism but "hippie-ism."
rob1633 Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 8:43 AM
We the People, are concerned that the US Government is refusing to address, in a meaningful way, the armed incursion by invaders of US sovereignty. Drug Cartels have been allowed to transport weapons and drugs, establish operations within our borders as far North as Chicago, buy property within the US and send their kids to school here! I have no problem with the Dream Act, amnesty, or guest workers. It's not those who come here to legitimately take part in America that alarm me. The alarm goes off when the drug cartels begin operating in the open and are put their Main Supply Routes across our borders on a schedule better than the legit bus routes and airlines!

As the immigration reform Gang of Eight inside the Beltway prepares to announce a deal later this week, claiming border security will come before a path to citizenship for millions of illegals, Border Patrol agents have seen illegal border crossings double and warn the cutting of agent work hours will only result in less border security, not more.

"We've seen the number of illegal aliens double, maybe even triple since amnesty talk started happening," an agent told Townhall, who asked to remain unnamed due to fears of retaliation within Customs and Border Protection [CBP], something he said is common. "A lot...