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Texas National Guard on Alert

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posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 12:28 PM
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Texas National Guard on Alert


www.sodahead.com

Texas State Senator, Dan Patrick, was on FoxNews this morning at 8:45am. He said he had some “breaking news to share”. Boy was it!!! The Texas State Legislature had been trying very hard to get the Obama Administration to respond to a critical situation on the Texas Border.
(visit the link for the full news article)




posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 12:28 PM
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The Administration had not gotten back with Texas as of last night. So the State of Texas told Washington D.C. basically they could go jump, and “we’ll take care of Texas!”. As of last night… the Texas National Guard has been put on High Alert!!! This is the first time in history! Texas tried, desperately to get Washington’s approval… but when they could not get it… they acted on their own. Which I say…. it’s about damn time!!! I personally applaud the guts it took to defy the Fed’s and act in our best interest! In case you are unaware of what the problems are …. Sen. Dan Patrick spelled it out nicely!

1) 100’s of PRO-DRUG CARTEL Mexicans were blocking the entrance to the United States, yesterday and today, banging cars, shouting and holding signs. 10 people were killed Wed. and 12 more yesterday at the border (5 of which were children!!!)
2) They aren’t sure … but they think the Drug Cartel is paying the demonstrators to do what they’re doing.
3) This will spill over into the States! Mr. Patrick, and the other State officials,. are convinced that road-side bombs and car bombs will make it across the border and WILL NOT allow that to happen!!
4) Mexico is breaking out in Civil War in the western part of the border and they expect it to spread the entire border with no end in sight.
5) The National Guard will be activated as the scenario worsens and is on Alert now and will remain so until (and IF) Washington does something to end the danger on the border (Yeah… like that’s gonna happen!).


The situation seems to be spinning out of control in Mexico. I've been reading into the situation for about 1,5 month now and never knew before how severe the situation in Mexico has become. Last year only, more people got killed than in Iraq alone. I am no fan of Fox news, but thought it would be worthwhile to mention this important developing story anyway.



www.sodahead.com
(visit the link for the full news article)



posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 12:34 PM
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Already being discusses in another thread but thanks for putting all the work in the links and stuff. Its a crazy situation



posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 12:34 PM
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Already a thread started here on this:


www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 02:22 PM
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As much as I hate drawing parallels between games and real-life, this one has to be made in light of the recent events in Juarez as well as the rest of Mexico. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter series has some serious parallels. Mr. Clancy has a pretty good read on alot of his stories he novelizes or consults on with his games. eerie.



posted on Feb, 24 2009 @ 04:17 PM
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Your source is hardly a news source.



posted on Feb, 24 2009 @ 04:22 PM
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So what will the Cartels do when they are flanked by a large group of F16's and Apaches? I can see the body count going up on that side real quick...



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