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Has Texas Gov. Rick Perry thrown down
the gauntlet to Obama on immigration?

Washington Examiner, by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/23/2014 5:22:56 AM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is sending up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the Lone Star State´s border with Mexico in an attempt to contain the flood of illegal immigrants entering the U.S. Perry can do this because under the Constitution, state governors are the commanders in chief of the guard, which is the modern equivalent of colonial militias. Perry´s action has the potential to change the political dynamics of the immigration reform debate but it depends upon whether it makes a discernible difference in the situation on the border. As the New York Times predictably described it, Perry´s move

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/23/2014 5:54:37 AM     (No. 9936304)

IF Texas secedes from USA....I´ll move there in a second!


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 7/23/2014 6:27:06 AM     (No. 9936325)

I´ll be in that caravan, #1.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mws50, 7/23/2014 7:30:35 AM     (No. 9936390)

We will request that you bring at least 3 guns an 20,000 rounds of ammo for those guns, just in case the USA gets squirrelly and wants a fight.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: charliesea, 7/23/2014 7:51:11 AM     (No. 9936406)

The real question is what took so long. Secondly, where is the Arizona National Guard? Governor Brewer, has the courage; we hope she has the will. Don´t ever expect Moonbeam Brwown, though.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 7/23/2014 9:19:36 AM     (No. 9936537)

"the guard, which is the modern equivalent of colonial militias."

No, it is not! The National Guard is a state military organization that can be co-opted by the President. The colonial militias were in place to defend against just such government-controlled outfits.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: harper, 7/23/2014 1:58:08 PM     (No. 9936921)

Has Obama started the war of northern aggression, part2?

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