reply to post by Mozzy
Here's my take on it. Call it a conspiracy theory, or what will you, but I honestly believe that our government wants things with Mexico to become
terribly out of hand, so we have an excuse to invade Mexico and take it over somehow.
Think I'm kidding? I'm serious, and here are a few reasons why:
1. Ok, I live in the Phoenix area, and I've lived here for almost 6 years now. When I first moved here, I could not figure out why on earth Arizona
allowed our border to be so open. We seemed to be INVITING the illegal aliens in. If you live anywhere in Arizona, anywhere you look, you can tell the
undocumented workers from the citizens. Not just because of their language or the way they look, but it's the jobs they take....to stay out of the
spotlight. I'm not saying that they're not nice people, because the majority of them are, but hello.....there are hundreds of thousands of them here
in Phoenix alone who are illegal.
This blew my mind. I mean hello....we're fighting a war against terrorism, and the patriot law has been enacted (supposedly to catch terrorists), yet
the ENTIRE SOUTHERN BORDER is wide open!! They even found arabic newspapers in the desert a few years ago. This should have told them that there were
people other than Mexicans migrating into the US through our southern border.
2. Ok, so fast forward to 2007, and Janet Napolitano, our govenor, tried to over-ride the people of Arizona when we called for stricter regulation of
immigration with proposition 200. We, the voters, voted for it...because we were tired of the illegal immigrants sucking up so much of our public
funds . Yet Napolitano wanted to veto it. We figured it was because she didn't want to lose the votes from the....you got it... illlegal immigrant
3. Ok, now fast forward to 2009. Who gets nominated for Secretary of Homeland Security? Janet Napolitano, who did NOT enforce any kind of immigration
policy while governor of Arizona. When she was governor, I'm telling you, the idea of border enforcement was a total joke. And SHE gets nominated and
confirmed for Secretary of Homeland Security?
Whoa... For years, I had been saying that it's obvious the Feds must WANT the illegal immigrant population up here....and it seemed to be true.
4. Ok, lets go back in time a bit. In the 1980's, when Bush Sr. started his "Just say no" camppaign, and the massive war on drugs started in full
force (which cracks me up, because like many on here have said, the CIA is obviously involved in the running of illegal substances), the US govt made
it clear that if any country in South America want ANY monetary aid from the US, you had to have a policy of prohibition when it came to drugs
.Well, if politicians actually studied history (which they don't) they would have probably figured out that prohibition doesn't work. Just look at
the alcohol prohibition in the 1920's-30's. So I don't know why they thought it would be any different with other substances.
Sure enough, we've seen now for the last 10 years that the problem of stuff coming up from south of the border has gotten worse, and MORE VIOLENT.
Yet, they continue their policies of the "war against drugs."
Why? As long as those substances are illegal, those who profit will continue to profit from the sale and trade of those substances. So....maybe they
wanted to drive it underground for CIA funding.
Plus, now I'm getting to the good part. If we add this all up, what do we get?
1. An ongoing federal policy of lax enforcement when it comes to illegal immigration, despite the fact that illegal immigration costs us billions of
dollars in extra costs.
2. a policy of continuing the "war against drugs" that costs us trillions of dollars, with not much effectiveness.
3. A secretary of Homeland security that was selected for the post despite the fact that she has a reputation of looking the other way when it comes
to illegal immigration. And who hasn't spoken up ONE BIT since the violence has started to escalate along the border these past few weeks. (There is
almost a state of civil war between the drug cartels and the Mexican government at this point.)
4. We have the current energy crisis. Natural resources are in high demand again. We keep hearing Obama talk about how we have to get rid of our
dependence on foreign oil.
So, what happens if you put 1, 2, 3, and 4 together? It seems to me that our government is clearly, clearly, clearly waiting for an "event" to
happen on the border, which will give our military an excuse to go in and take over Mexico.
Why? Mexico has thousands of miles of pristine coastland, TONS of natural gas and oil resources. We go in, take them over (annex them) and we also
have a much easier southern border to defend. Look at the southern border of Mexico compared to the southern border of the US.
This is why they haven't built a wall. If they build a wall, tensions can't rise between the US and Mexico. If tensions don't rise, shooting can't
erupt between the US and Mexican citizens. If shooting event doesnt happen, a military invasion can't happen.
Isn't it funny, in the trillions in the economic stimulus bill, no money at all was set aside to build a wall on the southern border. It could have
employed a LOT of unskilled workers to do something like that....but no.
This, in my opinion, is also why they let so many illegal Mexican immigrants join our Military. If you had plans to invade Mexico in the near future,
wouldn't it make sense to have a lot of Mexican citizens in your army, to make it easier for the Mexican citizens to accept the US army when we
I think the reason why we haven't seen national guardsmen sent to the border, is because our government WANTS an excuse to invade and go in.
Which, quite frankly, is fine with me. We have so much of their population over here, and we're giving them so much welfare and free healthcare (at
least here in Arizona, we are) we might as well get something in return for it. Oil and natural gas for welfare....sounds fair to me. Plus, right now,
the poor Mexicans are very, very oppressed by the very rich who own the majority of land over there. The reason so many of them come up here is
because there is no way to get ahead in Mexico. So, we bring the "American dream" to Mexico.
That's my guess as to why there have been no troops sent to the border.
[edit on 1-3-2009 by nikiano]