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  1. #1
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    Jan 2008
    Florida Panhandle

    Exclamation MEXICAN MILIATRY HELO OVER U.S. SOIL...developing

    BROWNSVILLE — The Zapata County sheriff Thursday was questioning why a Mexican military helicopter was hovering over homes on the Texas side of the Rio Grande.
    Mexican military copter over U.S. neighborhood
    It was one of the more jarring incidents of the fourth week of border tensions sparked by drug killings, and rumors of such killings, in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas.

    Sheriff Sigifredo Gonzalez said he'd reviewed photos of the chopper flown by armed personnel Tuesday over a residential area known as Falcon Heights-Falcon Village near the binational Falcon Lake, just south of the Starr-Zapata county line. He said the helicopter appeared to have the insignia of the Mexican navy.

    “It's always been said that the Mexican military does in fact ... that there have been incursions,” Gonzalez said. “But this is not New Mexico or Arizona. Here we've got a river; there's a boundary line. And then of course having Falcon Lake, Falcon Dam, it's a lot wider. It's not just a trickle of a river, it's an actual dam. You know where the boundary's at.”

    The sighting came amid ongoing fighting between the Gulf Cartel and its former enforcers, Los Zetas. The mounting death toll and crisis of fear in cities across from the Texas border have drawn global attention, as has a news blackout in affected cities due to the kidnappings of eight Mexican journalists, at least one of whom was killed.

    As violence continued Thursday with a highway shootout in Tamaulipas, a Senate subcommittee in Washington heard testimony that drug cartels are trying to infiltrate U.S. agencies along the border, with corruption cases among Homeland Security personnel on the rise.

    In the past two years, there have been 400 public corruption cases involving federal, state and local law enforcement agents originating from the Southwest border region, Kevin Perkins, FBI assistant director for criminal investigations, told the Senate Homeland Security subcommittee on preparedness.

    James Tomsheck, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection assistant commissioner, told the panel the drug cartels operating in Mexico are making a concerted effort to infiltrate CBP, and the agency is responding with more screening of job applicants with polygraph tests and background investigations. Corruption cases were opened last year on 576 CBP officers and Border Patrol agents.

    In addition to the highway battle, news from Tamaulipas on Thursday included a 25-year-old man found dead on a roadside in Miguel Alemán. On Wednesday, three people died in one or two gun battles in Reynosa.

    Four other deaths have been reported since Saturday in the cities of Mier, Camargo and Miguel Alemán.

    Wednesday's confirmed confrontations in Reynosa included an evening run-in between elements of the ministry of defense and armed civilians and a battle between drug factions that lasted for hours. One woman was injured during a skirmish Tuesday between federal officials and drug operatives.

    A military operation Wednesday in Reynosa reportedly resulted in the wounding and arrest of a man identified by witnesses as a former engineer for Pemex, the government oil monopoly. The witnesses told the Mexican newspaper El Universal that an attempt by army soldiers to stop his late-model white Suburban escalated into a pursuit with gunfire. More than 100 soldiers closed off neighborhood streets as part of the operation.

    Gonzalez, the Zapata sheriff, said he couldn't confirm reports that the helicopter was scoping out the home of a drug criminal. He said the incursion about a mile over the border took place over a neighborhood populated by many U.S. Customs officers who work at area border crossings — and that they knew what they were seeing.

    “My understanding is the U.S. military were informed,” he said. “I don't know what action was taken, if any.”

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    I think they should be shot down. But when you have a Marxist usurper traitor in the oval office good luck.
    By faith Noah,being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear,prepared an ark to the saving of his house;by the which he condemned the world,and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith Heb.11:7

  4. #3
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    Jun 2008
    New Mexico, United States
    Put a SAM up it's A$$
    A good friend will sit next to you in jail and say damn we had fun

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    Aug 2009
    MA, Away from the liberal loonies...
    We should declare war on the drug cartels and allow the residents of the US at the borders to defend themselves with deadly force. Let the land owners and ranchers on the US side shoot the scumbags trying to get over. Leave the rotting carcasses as a warning for others who may follow. Or perhaps as food for the vultures, whatever...

    Yea I know... Rant on... The sad part is they know because of the laws we have now and the current executive branch in power, they can get away with it.
    You can give peace a chance alright..

    I'll seek cover in case it goes badly..

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    Well maybe they are getting ready for Michelle Obummer to go to Mexico to fix thangs....

    44 - Michelle Obama announces trip to Mexico
    Semper Fi

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    With each passing day, it seems that the sovereignty, of our beloved United States, is fading away.
    Conservative Wife & Mom -- I'm a Conservative Christian-American with dual citizenship...the Kingdom of God is my 1st home and the U.S.A. is my 2nd.

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    Sep 2007
    Battle Creek Mi
    Maybe they were on a drug drop.... meanwhile I would be happy to introduce them to Vera....
    "The sword dose not cause the murder, and the maker of the sword dose not bear sin" Rabbi Solomon ben Isaac 11th century
    "Don't be so open minded that your brains fall out!" Father John Corapi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AussieRogue View Post
    Put a SAM up it's A$$
    Works for me.

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    Dec 2009
    Houston, TX
    The've been doing this for years. Over 200 times in the last 10 years. They have driven vehicles 15 miles inland. Our border security is a joke.
    A government that abrogates any of the Bill of Rights, with or without majoritarian approval, forever acts illegitimately, becomes tyrannical, and loses the moral right to govern.

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    Nov 2009
    Elma NY
    Quote Originally Posted by SkydiverRick View Post
    The've been doing this for years. Over 200 times in the last 10 years. They have driven vehicles 15 miles inland. Our border security is a joke.
    I know that the Border Patrol with boots on the ground are concerned about it, but the official position is denial.
    I think your statement should say Our border security policy is a joke.

    The next plan is to give them immunity anyway so they can vote for the same Nimrods that gave them immunity.

    The US as we knew it is doomed.

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