A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


As Texas steps up border security,
critics decry "militarization"

CBS News, by Manuel Bojorquez

Original Article

Posted By:StormCnter, 8/14/2014 5:40:03 AM

MCALLEN, Texas -- On Wednesday, Texas Governor Rick Perry visited National Guard troops who will soon beef up patrols along the border with Mexico. Perry says Texas had to act because the federal government has failed to secure the border. Perry has taken this political fight to a new level. Members of the Texas National Guard recently completed combat training. The next deployment for some will be on the border. "The price of inaction is too high for Texas to pay," Perry told a news conference in July. Perry ordered 1,000 National Guard members to help other state agencies with border security. The

Comments:
Notice the writer´s name.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: JimS, 8/14/2014 5:44:57 AM     (No. 9965325)

Go ahead and decry "militarization."
I will decry "invasion" and "lawlessness"

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    56 persons like this.


Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 8/14/2014 6:34:59 AM     (No. 9965338)

What OP said. And three guesses what the critics´ surnames are. Not a lot of Swedes I´ll venture.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    19 persons like this.


   

 

R-G1
  


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 8/14/2014 6:54:28 AM     (No. 9965359)

Send the critics back home - to Mexico. I´m sick of them and their marches and demands.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    33 persons like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 8/14/2014 7:13:26 AM     (No. 9965375)

Governor Perry is doing what our federal government is failing to do, put boots on the ground at our border. FYI, our borders have been militarized forever. It is how we stop invaders from entering our Nation.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    23 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: curious1, 8/14/2014 8:51:47 AM     (No. 9965525)

So?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/14/2014 9:00:22 AM     (No. 9965537)

Maybe other states will follow suit. The flow will stop when it´s no longer easy passage to get into the US.
It´s not ´militarized´ enough for my liking.
The writer of the article can swim back south if he likes. Who cares what critics ´decry´? We are being invaded by people doing criminal acts by just entering illegally therefore a menace to our sovereignty. Catch them an toss them back.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: horacer, 8/14/2014 9:19:47 AM     (No. 9965559)

If you google Monica Stewart you find she´s an open border advocate. She owns a dollar store and 60% of her business comes from Mexican Nationals crossing legally. Just a few years ago she thought the biggest problem was drug gang violence on the Mexican side of the border and the perception that that violence was occurring on our side. Well Monica now your customers know it´s safe to visit your store, the Guard is on patrol.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    10 persons like this.


   

 

R-VAR_AD
  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: save America, 8/14/2014 9:54:54 AM     (No. 9965605)

Gov Perry did not get the message from Kerry that climate change is our biggest worry.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    8 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: dwa, 8/14/2014 10:06:18 AM     (No. 9965619)

Nothing wrong with "militarizing" the border when it is being violated by an invasion of people illegally coming in to the country. That is the purpose of the military, to protect this country, not facilitate and invasion or babysit those here illegally.


  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    14 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: chillijilli, 8/14/2014 10:16:19 AM     (No. 9965642)

I love what Perry said. How can we have a Homeland if we don´t have a Border? Why are we spending $15B a year on Homeland Security if we have no Border Security?
That sums it up perfectly. I´ve used that line on many libs and they absolutely have no response. I love it when that happens!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


Reply 11 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/14/2014 10:43:28 AM     (No. 9965688)



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    16 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/14/2014 10:44:08 AM     (No. 9965689)

Here´s PerryPAC´s first ad:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=sluxqvz0KyM

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    12 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 
Reply 13 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/14/2014 11:28:17 AM     (No. 9965763)

The odd thing is that while the National Guard has no arrest authority - Texas Game Wardens do.

So, Texas Game Wardens in Kevlar carrying M4´s and mounted 50 Cal´s are patrolling the Rio Grand in up armored speed boats.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    17 persons like this.


Reply 14 - Posted by: Coy860, 8/14/2014 11:37:28 AM     (No. 9965774)

Would he prefer armed citizen volunteers? If so, I am sure we could cover the entire border.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    9 persons like this.


Reply 15 - Posted by: bugboy, 8/14/2014 12:59:01 PM     (No. 9965869)

Let me be plain, if you don´t live in Texas shut the up!!!!!

We´ll take care of Texas it no concern of those that do not live here.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


Reply 16 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/14/2014 1:06:33 PM     (No. 9965877)

The greatest fear the administration has right now is that the people of the United States will learn exactly what is going on at the border. If you put 1000 Guardsmen on the border you will know how many are coming across, whether they are women, men, or children, and what they are carrying. The US government doesn´t want that known. That is why they are shuffling aliens around the country and denying access to military bases to Congressmen.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    18 persons like this.


Reply 17 - Posted by: TXknitter, 8/14/2014 4:41:00 PM     (No. 9966121)

I have a question. I see the Kevlar-protected guards on the speedboats patrolling the Rio Grande. God bless them! I want to know if those caught are taken back to Mexican border and dumped off. If not, why nit? If they are simply being turned over to Border Patrol on our side, why bother "patrolling?" See what I mean? Am I missing something?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    11 persons like this.


   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 

Post Reply   Close thread 796915




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "StormCnter"



Stay or go? Scotland votes
on independence from Britain
Agence France-Presse, by Katherine Haddon & Ouerdya Ait Abdelm    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:47:44 AM     Post Reply
Edinburgh - Scotland began voting Thursday on whether to become independent, in a referendum that could break up the centuries-old United Kingdom and create Europe´s newest country since the collapse of Yugoslavia.Some 97 percent of eligible Scots -- 4.3 million people -- have registered to vote, underscoring the passions that the historic decision has kindled across the country. After months when it looked like the independence camp could not win, a surge in support in the final two weeks has left pollsters warning the outcome too close to call. "This is our opportunity of a lifetime," Scotland´s pro-independence First Minister Alex Salmond

Four Terrorists Captured on US Border
on September 10 – Day Before 9-11
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:39:40 AM     Post Reply
Congressman Jason Chaffetz broke this shocking news Wednesday that four known terrorists were apprehended at the US border in Texas on September 10 – the day before the 13th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks. Chaffetz questioned Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on whether he is “aware of any apprehensions of suspected or known terrorists.” Johnson dodged the question. Tonight, Rep. Chaffetz told Megyn Kelly there were four terrorists arrested crossing the US border in Texas on September 10. “There were actually four individuals trying to cross through the Texas border, who were apprehended at two different stations, that do have ties to known terrorist

Veterans Charity Accused Of
Scamming Donors, Keeping Cash
Daily Caller, by Rusty Weiss    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:33:26 AM     Post Reply
The Long Road Home Project was an organization designed to help returning veterans heal war wounds through the power of cross-country cycling. Two years after initiating their first ride, however, the organization has disbanded, tens of thousands of dollars are unaccounted for and some are accusing the man behind the project of having broken the law. Casey Miller, along with five other participants, set out on a long-distance bike ride from Seattle, Wash. to Washington, D.C. The five others were veterans riding for various causes, all seeking to heal wounds caused by, or developed during, their service to our country. Miller, the

Why Americans are flocking to their
sinking shores even as the risks mount
Reuters, by Deborah J. Nelson*    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:29:05 AM     Post Reply
SANTA ROSA BEACH, Florida – Mike Huckabee bought a beachfront lot here in 2009, a year after his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination. A longtime friend and political ally of the former Arkansas governor bought the lot next door. They planned to build $3 million vacation villas side-by-side, each with a pool and sweeping views of Walton County’s renowned sugary sand beaches and the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The only hitch was that their lots lay on a severely eroding beach. Under state regulations, they couldn’t build on the seaward side of the sand dune nearest

   

 



 
Jersey Jihadist
City Journal [NY City, NY], by Steven Malanga    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:21:10 AM     Post Reply
Brendan Tevlin was catching up with old friends and classmates after returning home to Livingston, New Jersey, following his first year at the University of Richmond. On the night of June 25, the 19-year-old spent several hours at a friend’s place in West Orange, a town bordering his own, then texted his mother that he was heading home. He never arrived. Somewhere around midnight, as Tevlin pulled up to an intersection bordering a large wooded area, at least three and possibly four men approached his car. One of the men opened fire, killing the college student in a murder that

Paying it forward! Man at Texas
Chick-fil-A gives away $1000, treating
88 cars in drive-thru to free meals
Daily Mail [UK], by Zoe Szathmary*    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:12:03 AM     Post Reply
A generous customer has paid $1,000 to pick up the tab for diners in dozens of vehicles at the drive-thru lanes of a West Texas fast-food restaurant. KTXS-TV reported the man was in a white truck at a Chick-fil-A in Abilene on Monday night when he gave the money to the restaurant. The man ´told employees he wanted to pay for everyone in the drive-thru line behind him´ for as long as the cash lasted,´ the affiliate station reported. KXTS-TV reported that the man told workers that his name is John, he just wanted ´to make everyone´s Monday better,´ the station said,

Ask a Liberal: Who Lost Iraq?
American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:07:39 AM     Post Reply
Who lost Iraq? In so many words, that is now the increasingly potent counter to years of liberal charges that America’s problems in the world can be traced to the Bush-Cheney foreign policy — specifically the invasion of 2003. The question has now taken root, with “Iraq” serving as shorthand for everything from Iraq itself to ISIS, the Syrian mess, Benghazi, and more. Graphically illustrated by the beheadings of two American journalists, a British aid worker, ISIS armies causing chaos in the once-stabilized region. Not to mention the murder of a 19-year old New Jersey college student Brendan Tevlin by

When Troops in Iraq Aren’t
Boots on the Ground
Wall Street Journal, by Matthew Rose    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 5:03:16 AM     Post Reply
When are boots on the ground not boots on the ground? When they’re in Iraq. You’d be forgiven for being confused about the role of the U.S. military in combating the Islamic State, the band of militants who’ve taken over territory in Iraq and Syria. The Obama administration has announced a plan to roll back its advances with U.S. airstrikes combined with the ground forces of local allies, specifically Kurdish and Iraqi forces. There will be no U.S. boots on the ground, President Barack Obama said, as recently as today. “I want to be clear: The American forces that have been deployed to

´Security Moms´ Are Back—and
That´s Bad News for Democrats
Atlantic Wire, by Peter Beinart    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 4:49:42 AM     Post Reply
Suddenly, it feels like 2002. Democrats got creamed in midterm elections that year because the women voters they had relied on throughout the Clinton years deserted them. In 2000, women favored Democratic congressional candidates by nine points. In 2002, that advantage disappeared entirely. The biggest reason: 9/11. In polls that year, according to Gallup, women consistently expressed more fear of terrorism that men. And that fear pushed them toward the GOP, which they trusted far more to keep the nation safe. As then-Senator Joe Biden declared after his party’s midterm shellacking, “soccer moms are security moms now.” Unfortunately for President Obama,

What coalition? No ‘ally’ is putting
skin in anti-ISIS ‘alliance’
New York Post, by Benny Avni    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 4:42:12 AM     Post Reply
Coalition? What coalition? Arab would-be allies in the fight against the Islamic State say (at best): Maybe. Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other US-allied Arab regimes have sufficient reason to fight the jihadis that threaten their leaders’ hold on power. But they no longer trust America to lead them: We’ve let them down too many times these last five years. Qatar, on the other hand, has long supported extremists nearly as bad as ISIS (or ISIL as governments worldwide for some reason prefer). Yes, it’s recently started to at least pretend that it’s ready to expel the Muslim Brotherhood leaders and

‘CATALIST’: Obama’s Database for
Fundamentally Transforming America
PJ Media, by J. Christian Adams    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/18/2014 4:37:50 AM     Post Reply
The Democrats and the institutional left have a new political tool that allows them virtually to ignore moderates yet still win elections. This tool, the Catalist database, was employed in the 2012 election. That election defied conventional wisdom: Mitt Romney sought and won independent voters overwhelmingly, but still lost. If you wondered why the conventional wisdom about independents and moderates didn’t seem so wise in 2012, the answer is Catalist. Beyond winning elections, Catalist also allows the Democrats to turn the policy narrative upside down and suffer no political consequence for implementing radical policies which appeal to their base. The Obama administration’s

Gov. Perry Criticizes
Mexico Border ´Failure´
KXAS [Ft. Worth, TX], by Jim Vertuno    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/17/2014 5:38:24 PM     Post Reply
In a sharp criticism of Mexico´s "failure" on immigration and crime policies, Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday invited President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit his state and observe law enforcement efforts on the U.S. side of the border. Pena Nieto recently criticized Perry´s highly-publicized deployment of National Guard troops to the border as "unpleasant" and "reprehensible." Perry, mulling running for president in 2016, fired back Wednesday with a letter to Pena Nieto saying Mexico isn´t doing enough to control immigration along its border with Central America or to control drug cartels. "When it comes to the safety and security of Texans, I



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Obama Declines to Attend Memorial
Dedication for Disabled Veterans

53 replie(s)
Washington Free Beacon [DC], by Adam Kredo    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/16/2014 9:43:38 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama has declined to attend a dedication ceremony in October for a new memorial honoring American veterans who have been disabled fighting for their country in wars, according to sources close to the event. The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial (AVDLM), the first such memorial of its kind, is set to be dedicated during a ceremony on Oct. 5 near the National Mall in downtown Washington, D.C. However, Obama, who was first invited to attend the event in January, will not be among those in attendance, according to a source who is familiar with the situation. This

Sweaty and barefaced Sarah Palin
steps out without her wedding ring
for first time since family fight

48 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Ashley Collman    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/16/2014 5:08:52 PM     Post Reply
Sarah Palin was photographed sweaty and make-up free as she ran errands around Anchorage, Alaska on Monday - marking the first time she´s been seen in public since a violent family fight this weekend. A fight allegedly broke out at a house party most of the Palin family was attending on Saturday night in south Anchorage, when daughter Willow´s ex-boyfriend Connor Cleary tried to get in a Hummer limousine after engaging in some unspecified ´questionable behavior´. Sarah´s eldest son Track left the fight with four broken ribs and husband Todd suffered a bloody nose. RealClearPolitics spoke with a source close to the

Obama: Ebola ´Is Spiraling Out Of Control´
36 replie(s)
Business Insider, by Colin Campbell    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/16/2014 4:59:44 PM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama unveiled his plan to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa on Tuesday, promising to do far more to tackle the deadly virus he said could result in "hundreds of thousands of people infected" without US intervention. "More than 2,400 men, women, and children are known to have died and we strongly suspect that the actual death toll is higher than that," Obama said in a speech at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. "Hospitals, clinics, and the few treatment centers that do exist have been completely overwhelmed." The president was particularly dire

Cat Stevens to tour US for
the first time since 1976

36 replie(s)
British Broadcasting Corporation, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/16/2014 5:58:55 PM     Post Reply
Cat Stevens - also known as Yusuf Islam - is to perform a series of dates in the US for the first time since 1976. The musician, who converted to Islam in 1977 and put his career on hold, will play six concerts in December. The 66-year-old, who was inducted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, is now known by his original stage name and Yusuf. He is best known for his 1971 recording of Christian hymn Morning Has Broken, a top 10 hit in both the UK and US. Stevens had a number of other hits during

Democrats now have a 51 percent
chance of holding the Senate

33 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/16/2014 4:53:01 PM     Post Reply
Democrats are now (very slightly) favored to hold the Senate majority on Nov. 4, according to Election Lab, the Post´s statistical model of the 2014 midterm elections. Election Lab puts Democrats´ chances of retaining their majority at 51 percent -- a huge change from even a few months ago when the model predicted that Republicans had a better than 80 percent chance of winning the six seats they need to take control. (Worth noting: When the model showed Republicans as overwhelming favorites, our model builders -- led by George Washington University´s John Sides -- warned that the model could and

Michelle Obama to hold fashion workshop
at the White House next month

32 replie(s)
New York Daily News, by Beth Stebner    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 9/17/2014 5:33:33 PM     Post Reply
First Lady Michelle Obama is proving herself a very dear friend to the fashion world. Obama, a master of both high and low sartorial styles, will be hosting a Fashion Education Workshop at the White House next month. According to an email obtained by Women´s Wear Daily, celebrated designers like Prabal Gurung, Reed Krakoff, Maria Cornejo, and Bibhu Mohapatra have been invited to attend "to bring members of the fashion industry to the White House and enlighten, educate and mentor the next generation of fashion leaders." In addition, college students from around the Washington area will attend the Oct. 8 educational workshop, which

Obama seeks faster phaseout
of popular coolant in effort
to curb greenhouse gases

31 replie(s)
Washington Post, by Joby Warrick    Original Article
Posted By: varkdriver- 9/16/2014 10:36:02 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration is preparing to introduce major steps to phase out production of a popular chemical coolant used in refrigerators and air conditioners, citing growing evidence that the substance is contributing to the warming of the planet. The White House will announce on Tuesday a series of voluntary commitments by some of the country’s largest chemical firms and retailers to move rapidly away from R-134a and similar compounds used in nearly every office, home and automobile in the country, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the effort. The administration is simultaneously stepping up diplomatic efforts to

Ferguson Mob Threatens StL County
Leaders: “If Wilson Get Off, Y’all
Better Bring Every Army Y’ Got,
Cuz It’s Going Down”

31 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/17/2014 5:05:51 PM     Post Reply
Hundreds of Ferguson protesters and local far left activists packed the St. Louis County Council meeting last night in Clayton, demanding action in the Michael Brown shooting case. Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014 after he robbed a local Ferguson convenience store. Brown reportedly smashed police officer Darren Wilson in the face, severely injuring Wilson, before he was shot dead. Protesters threatened continued rioting and violence if Officer Wilson is let off. (Tweet) The mob told Councilman Steve Stenger that he has until noon on Wednesday to denounce County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch, who endorsed Stenger’s

Can We Talk --- About Pot?
26 replie(s)
Jewish World Review, by Alicia Colon    Original Article
Posted By: Drive- 9/16/2014 8:42:55 AM     Post Reply
Bill Clinton never inhaled. Rush Limbaugh says he never smoked it. Marco Rubio won´t answer whether he ever did smoke pot but Sarah Palin admitted she smoked it in her youth and didn´t like it. Those pushing to have more states legalize marijuana consider this drug rather harmless, medically beneficial and liberal politicians consider this issue one that will attract voters. I don´t blame Rubio for not discussing whether he indulged n his youth or not. He is a public official with young children and carries a different responsibility than the rest of us. My own experience with marijuana was somewhat similar

Gillibrand: I Wanted To Tell Colleague
To Go F–k Himself

26 replie(s)
New York Post, by Joe Tacopino    Original Article
Posted By: mc squared- 9/16/2014 9:13:03 AM     Post Reply
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand dropped an f-bomb during an interview Monday, while trashing a loudmouth male colleague who criticized her weight. The New York Democrat said she was enraged when the politician had the gall to tell her she was too fat to win election after giving birth to her second child. “I had to just sit there and talk to him,” Gillibrand said in the interview, posted on the Huffington Post. “I switched the subject and I didn’t hear another word he said, but I wasn’t in a place where I could tell him to go f–k himself.”

Sarah Palin Jokes About Makeup-Free
Photo, Says She Looks Like a
´´Sheepdog!" See the Funny Post

26 replie(s)
E! OnLine, by Brett Malec    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/17/2014 7:16:16 AM     Post Reply
Just call her a pit bull without lipstick! Sarah Palin is proving she has a sense of humor about the makeup-free photos that surfaced this week. On Monday, the 50-year-old politician was photographed by paparazzi looking fresh-faced without any cosmetics on. But instead of getting mad about the slyly snapped no-makeup shots, the former Alaska governor took to Facebook to joke about the incident. "Feel bad for the poor paparazzi hounding outside my truck this morning hoping to capture a tabloid ‘exclusive´ of me coming out of Bikram Hot Yoga. How about we take away their ‘exclusive´ and I´ll give

Bill Cosby had a vile temper, punched out
comic Tommy Smothers and was a hard-partying
philanderer caught in a love child scandal
that almost cost him his marriage, reveals new book

25 replie(s)
Daily Mail [UK], by Caroline Howe    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 9/16/2014 5:14:41 PM     Post Reply
Bill Cosby played the devoted father and loving family man on television for years, but off camera, Mr. Nice Guy had a volatile temper, played the Hollywood big shot and was a hard-partying philanderer. With riches and success, Cosby indulged himself in illicit affairs in Las Vegas and partied with abandon in Los Angeles with celebrity swingers and Playboy bunnies at Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion, while his wife Camille was ensconced in their home. Cosby´s world came crashing down when an old lover from the summer of 1975, Shawn Berkes, approached him with a child she claimed was his and

   

Post Reply   Close thread 796915





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS