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300 rounds exchanged during Texas border shootout

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posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:12 PM
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300 rounds exchanged during Texas border shootout


www.breitbart.com

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - U.S. law enforcement officials exchanged about 300 rounds of gunfire with suspected drug runners during a pre-dawn shootout across the Rio Grande, but only about six came from the suspects, authorities said Friday.
The Texas Department of Public Safety, whose Rangers were involved in the shootout, said such an overwhelming response was standard given the United States' zero tolerance policy when guns are pointed at its authorities. Department officials previously said the Americans were under "heavy fire," but they've since backed away from that.

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posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:12 PM
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Well, this reminds me of that saying we have all heard before,
Don't Mess With Texas!! I am glad to have read there were no major injuries on our side,it didn't go so well for the drug runners though!! I did not see this posted anywhere yet,so sorry if this is a re-post.. I am glad to finally read a story of our southern border being defended as it should be!

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posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:13 PM
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Those meskin cartels are getting brave,,,,they dont care about law anymore....



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:18 PM
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Sounds like they got a US welcome. At least it was someone other than a US citizen minding their own business. In case the foreigners missed it. ENTER THE US AT YOUR OWN RISK. You might get treated like those of us who are trying to live here.



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:18 PM
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You are right about that!! Its time our guberment focuses on whats going on at
our southern border,and does something about it!!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:20 PM
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Id endorse and support gunships following the border and shooting at anything that doesnt flash the recognition signs on time...just Food For Thought



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:23 PM
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I hope 299 of those rounds originated from this side of the border! They need to put the scare into those fearless cartel types for a change!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:26 PM
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They way it looked to me 294 came from our side



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:30 PM
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The way I see it, no less than 300 rounds should be spent every time a human target presents itself coming across the border illegally.
Shoot until gone or preferably dead.
That is how you deal with these insurgents, we are at war ya know.



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:31 PM
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You have my vote,I think we should put up warnings signs stating that trespassers will be shot on site!!
Shoot first and ask questions later! If something is not done like this,there war is going to spill over here,and
the only language these cartels understand is violence,so lets speak to them loud and clear,where we are fully
understood!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:32 PM
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Originally posted by PatriotsPride
reply to post by SpaDe_
 


They way it looked to me 294 came from our side


Now that's what I like to hear!
Give them cartel types a little western cowboy justice!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:39 PM
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I'm expecting to see a injunction filed soon from this Administration and DOJ Holder looking to punish these guys for defending themselves.

I wonder if the supposedly six rounds came from guns our own BATFE allowed across the border?

I'd like to see the US adopt a border policy similiar to South Koreas policy regarding the DMZ. Concertina wire, mines, armed personnel, etc.



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:42 PM
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I was thinking the same thing!!! Excellent Idea!!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:45 PM
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Its already spilling over...just a matter of time until a lot of innocent people die..they are already putting up warning signs to alet REAL citizens that some areas are not under American control anymore...



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:45 PM
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I would not be surprised one damn bit to see something like that come from
this administration!!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 07:47 PM
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Yeah,its a shame to see that the ones we have elected to protect us are not doing there job!!



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 08:07 PM
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I've said it before.

Any politician TRULY concerned about the safety of this country, would fix our problem with the Mexican border by tomorrow. What does that tell you about our politicians?

Its so funny, we get told this one story, that there are men in the middle east who will do anything to cause as much havoc as possible on the US. And yet, no one cares to 'seriously' close up our border!

Honestly with how many illegal immigrants are here, how hard would it be for terrorist to smuggle something into this country? In my opinion, not very hard at all.

TL;DR Its all a joke



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 08:11 PM
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It's only a matter of time. And I think the time is short. War will be coming to our shores soon because the Pols in DC do not see the forest because of the trees.



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 09:44 PM
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Seems those on the Mexican side of the river were better with their rocks than pistolas, wounding two agents with rocks. Kind of have to wonder if they did actually have guns - "heavy-fire" reduced to "six-rounds" and only rocks hitting their marks. Wouldn't be any good to say they expended 300 rounds at rock-throwers. Heavy fire is the story then.

All that marijuana - probably enough to give the city of San Antonio cotton-mouth for a week. Look at all the chips and twinkies the 7-11 markets won't be selling now. I shudder at the danger posed by all those dangerous drugs. Good thing the Rangers were on the ball.

Back in the days of Alcohol Prohibition gringos virtually built the towns of Tijuana and Juarez going over there for legal beer and whiskey. Mexico was OK with pot until the US paid them to "just say no." Mexico was going to normalize pot again recently but the US pitched a b¡tch about that and put special forces troops in Mexico to make sure they didn't. I think "pot-tourism" would be a good thing for Mexico to have, but the US realizes the danger in allowing that, what with those cartel thugs and their nasty rock-throwing. Someone could get hurt!

Story didn't say how many rocks were thrown. Two US agents injured by rocks and 3 Mexico-side thugs injured or killed with 300 rounds fired, er... 294. Good shooting. Yeee-Haw!


edit on 10-6-2011 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 10 2011 @ 11:30 PM
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good to see some positive action on our part
positive proaction, not after the fact.
As far as marijuana is concerned, the same cartel that has the border breached and mandates that all drugs and people pass through their corridors, every joint has blood on it, so suck away on the joint, while eight year old kids get conscripted from the classroom to work in the pot field. Or the ten year old's parents are forced to travel north into america to guard the cartels pot fields grown here in USA.
Hope it makes your intoxication on pot all the better, knowing that people gave and will give their livelihoods and even their life so you can escape reality into stoner land.



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