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Controversial Muslim cleric caught being smuggled into U.S. over Mexico border

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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:06 PM
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Controversial Muslim cleric caught being smuggled into U.S. over Mexico border


www.dailymail.co.uk

U.S. border guards got a surprise when they searched a Mexican BMW and found a hardline Muslim cleric - banned from France and Canada - curled up in the boot.
Said Jaziri, who called for the death of a Danish cartoonist that drew pictures of the prophet Mohammed, was being smuggled into California when he was arrested, along with his driver Kenneth Robert Lawler

Jaziri had allegedly paid a Tijuana-based smuggling cartel $5,000 to take him across the border near Tecate
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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:06 PM
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How many times has this happened before with some enemy of the US being smuggled over the border? You can believe that this is not the first time.

These drug gangs will do anything for money and they already have well established and effecient methods to conduct human smuggling - it stands to reason that terrorists would look to take advantage of these networks.

Yesterday it was the Iranian book on suicide bombing, today it is a hard line cleric.

I had thought that they had these gents on an international watch list. Here is a gent who is openly anti-west - he was tossed out of both France and Canada and yet, the governments of these three countries don't know where he is? How did he get into Mexico? If it is via air the Mexican government either did nothing to stop him, are incompetent (which we already know to be true) or corrupt (which we also know to be true.

This is an example of why the borders need to be shut down. It is also an example of why someone who espouses violence against a society needs to be locked up. It is not easy to get thrown out of either France or Canada and this is a person who was purposefully inciting violence. Rather than deport him they should have simply locked him up. Just kicking these people out of a country is like pushing on a balloon and actually raises the stature and hence power they have.

We've got plenty of room in Gitmo for every one of these folks. If we're going to keep it open then we should use it.

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posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:11 PM
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Sarcaism...

There you go-yelling fire in a movie house. Calling Wolf, instilling fear. How dare you.

Pleae go back to having your head in the sand you dumb Americans....


I hear you. But, I think you are abou to see that there are a few around here that will... well. Lets just wait and see.

Sounds like to me that there is a Free-for-All going on down there at the current time. Hell, I seriously don't know-with the attitudes I have seen recently- why we dont we just give Mexico some of the states land down that way and draw our borders back a bit. May as well. Better to give up some then all.



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:16 PM
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Well, this just proves that our opened borders
are opened to anyone.Friend or foe can come in
and do whatever they want to to the sheeple.
Since closing the borders and protecting our citizens
is bad for business.We have to keep those drugs
coming in so the sheeple are kept doped up and
unaware.



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:39 PM
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More than one has crossed over from Mexico. Border agents have found backpacks and koran, notes, maps , and our politicians, that refuse to shut down the border, have no idea where they are! How many of them are, at this moment, planning some attack? How many are recruiting or training sleeper agents? How many have chemical or biologicals to use tainting our water supply? How many have components for dirty bombs? What good is the TSA doing groping people in airports when the terrorists just walk across our border?



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:51 PM
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Originally posted by dolphinfan
This is an example of why the borders need to be shut down.
There's a 60 foot easement at the Mexico-US border.

Border patrol agents have enough manpower to patrol that tiny strip of land, but that's not what they do.

Instead of trying to apprehend people crossing the border, they don't get them until they are far in from the border, meaning they have to patrol a much larger area and chase people around, something they are NOT staffed to do. it's almost like something from the old keystone cops comedies, they aren't focusing on where they can have the most effectiveness...seems like they WANT people to get across the border so they can chase them around.

That "Border Wars" TV show is a perfect example of this, look at all the wasted effort in that show when the same personnel could be put to much better and more effective use.



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 01:51 PM
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Lise Garon, a professor of communications at Laval University in Quebec City, told the Los Angeles Times: 'His nickname in Quebec was the controversial imam.



His fire and brimstone sermons and rabble-rousing antics catapulted him into the public eye during his short tenure as imam at a Montreal mosque.


If you are going to be any sort of a rabble-rouser, you've got to come up with a better nickname than "The Controversial Imam".

Seriously, even with the best soundtrack in the world, that is not scary.



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 02:29 PM
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Its is quite clear that they are purposefully not doing anything, only making a show of it. There are three basic ideas as to why this is, 1 - big business wants the borders left open, 2 - folks want to provide a humanitarian mechanism for folks to easily migrate or 3 - the government is afraid of what would happen both in Mexico and the US were the border to be completely shut down.

Personally I'll go with #3. Mexico is a failed state and the border is essentially the top valve on a pressure cooker that keeps the thing from exploding. Organized strife in Mexico, akin to what is happening right now in Eqypt would have dire consequences for the US, with tens of thousands of folks streaming across the border - far more than the border patrol could handle absent a physical barrier. In addition to that, there would be massive civil unrest among the Mexican American and illegal populations in major cities such as Phoenix, LA and San Diego. Our failure to act has led to a scenario where our options are limited. That being the case however, a physical barrier needs to be constructed. DHS just put the kibosh on the "virtual fence" notion due to cash, the notion that it would not be a viable solution, etc. Bottom line, in my opinion is that the political ramifications both in Mexico and the US are what is preventing the border from being shut down.

That border could be totally shut down in a month. We have over 60K troops in Germany. We are beginning to bring troops home from Iraq and plan to begin to bring them home from Afganistan in a few months. Many of these folks will not be able to get a job outside of the military due to the lousy shape of the economy. Put 100K troops on the border and build a wall akin to the Berlin wall or the DMZ in Korea and shut it down. It is only going to get worse.

Mexico will never be anything other than a failed state. A violent, failed state in a state of perpetual war/insurgency and its time to realize that.



posted on Jan, 28 2011 @ 05:09 PM
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I agree. Close down the border. Put troops on the border and establish an "exclusionary zone" 10 km into northern Mexico. Anybody found with weapons or drugs in the exclusionary zone is disarmed, arrested and turned over to the Mexican army. Have our SeaBees and combat engineers build the wall, they could do it in less than half the time of a unionized construction force.




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