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Top General Says Mexico Border
Security Now ‘Existential’ Threat to U.S.

Defense One [Atlantic Media], by Molly O´Toole

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/6/2014 12:51:23 PM

A top United States general in charge of protecting the southern border says he’s been unable to combat the steady flow of illegal drugs, weapons and people from Central America, and is looking to Congress for urgent help.Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command, has asked Congress this year for more money, drones and ships for his mission – a request unlikely to be met. Since October, an influx of nearly 100,000 migrants has made the dangerous journey north from Latin America to the United States border. Most are children, and three-quarters of the unaccompanied minors have

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/6/2014 1:00:19 PM     (No. 9912885)

Most of us know that.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Gorzabozo, 7/6/2014 1:36:27 PM     (No. 9912914)

Regarding that headline: That´s the whole idea.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: planetgeo, 7/6/2014 2:05:39 PM     (No. 9912944)

Wait a minute...a top general responsible for protecting our southern flank says our open border is now an EXISTENTIAL threat?! Why isn´t this the headline on every newspaper in America?

Does Congress not know the meaning of "existential"? FYI, it means there is a real risk that our country can be destroyed and all of us can die. Not just a pesky nuisance. Not just expensive. Death. All of us.

Somebody wake up the snoozing Congress.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/6/2014 3:41:01 PM     (No. 9913025)

Once the liberal Democrats get enough go along to get along Republicans to go along with them and redefine the current massive illegal alien invasion along the borderline as a refugee crisis, the entire population of Central America would be able to come into the USA as refugees, as those banana republic population groups are all in the same poverty and violent criminal activity situations. The only thing that has changed is that Obama by praising illegal aliens and talking up amnesties has invited hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens to unlawfully enter the USA, knowing from friends and relatives already illegally in the USA that Obama and the liberal Democrats will protect them and will allow them to stay and await amnesty. There are too many potential new poor and uneducated socialist oriented Democrat voters out there for Obama and the liberal Democrats not to do that, if they want future political power.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Aggieangel83, 7/6/2014 11:46:05 PM     (No. 9913349)

This is terrifying. I look at my 7 month old daughter and want to cry. How on earth do we fix this evil?

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