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Sequester Reversal: Obama Halts Agent Furloughs Amid Border Safety Concerns

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posted on Apr, 2 2013 @ 09:57 AM
Plan A: Make the Sequester cuts visible to the American people....ignore the fat...cut muscle

Close the White House to public tours

OOPS! The border is out of control! Bring back the border patrol agents.

Sequester Reversal

The obvious solution is to fire everyone at the GSA and hire people who know how to

sell a Federal Building that is empty and expensive to maintain.

That will save the Federal Government about $8 Billion every year.

That should be enough to reopen the White House for tours.

edit on 2-4-2013 by TauCetixeta because: (no reason given)

edit on 2-4-2013 by TauCetixeta because: (no reason given)

posted on Apr, 2 2013 @ 10:44 AM
Big Ooops! His secret is out... Announce sweeping immigration reform and amnesty, furlough the Border patrol agents and watch the illegals stream into the nation in numbers that double the average. What a plan...

As Senators in Washington D.C. prepare to roll out a new immigration reform package, promising border security before amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants already in the United States, Texas Border Patrol officials and border watch groups are seeing an uptick in illegal foot traffic similar to the scene in Arizona over the past few months.

"When I hear Janet Napolitano say the border is secure, I just laugh because she has no idea what we go through on daily basis," a Border Patrol agent stationed near Laredo, Texas tells Townhall. "Now with Washington coming back and saying we're going to have you use less equipment and more furloughs and on top of that we're going to stretch your shifts, there's no way we can ever secure the border."

Although the decision to furlough agents and cut manpower on the border is being reconsidered, a final decision has not been made. At this point, upper management has given themselves a pay raise while agents working the border scramble to stretch resources as illegal immigrants take advantage of the security lapse.

"I don't want to throw my supervisors under the bus but they're pressured to skew the recorded apprehension numbers.... Our apprehension numbers are up 33% from the previous year. Assaults on agents are also on the highest rate ever witnessed and are climbing," the agent said. "Washington isn't making it easier for us that's for sure."

Currently, there are 13,000 more police officers working in New York City than there are Border Patrol agents working the 2,000 mile stretch of land with Mexico between California and Texas. Recently, Washington politicians and agency heads, including Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, have stated an immigration deal should not be contingent on a secure border, often claiming the border can never been fully secured.

You'd think that they could see this coming from 10 miles away!! Idiots!! and this sudden backtrack is proof of this idiocy in the White House. Glad his daughters had fun in the Bahamas and in Sun Valley over Spring Break though. How much did that cost?

posted on Apr, 2 2013 @ 10:59 AM
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Laredo,Texas border patrol agents should have someone post videos what is going on out

there. Seeing is believing. One thing is for sure. Janet Napolitano has plenty of bullets.

It's too bad that the situation is so hopeless in Mexico.

Now that the U.S. economy is getting better, more illegal aliens are running across the


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