The other day I had a nice talk on the phone with my uncle, who is currently doing mission work in Mexico. I won’t say much more than that because I want him to get out of there alive.
He’s cutting short his missionary service by a month or two. Partly for family life reasons anyone might have, but also partly for safety reasons. Last year alone, Mexico had over 24,000 homicides. Kidnappings are at an all-time high and rising with no end in sight. People, especially tourists and foreign nationals, are being advised to travel only during the day and early afternoon, taking different routes to their regular destinations each time, and to remain locked inside their homes in the evenings. Even though violence and kidnappings in Mexico are equal opportunity crimes, as an American national, that paints a big, red target on his back that he’d rather not have to deal with.
His son, who works and lives in Mexico as well, is also getting the heck outta Dodge for many of the same reasons. He simply can’t afford the kind of risk that being an expatriate carries in a country where the government cannot provide for the safety of anyone, let alone its foreign guests.
In related news, trying to save face in an onslaught of support for Arizona’s crackdown on illegal immigrants, Obama and company send the National Guard to defend our southern border. 1) It’s about time and 2) what took you so d$@# long!?
With increased coverage of these events, more enlightening stories about what is happening with regards to terrorism and our southern border are coming out.
Like this one.
In addition to the Somali immigration issue, Mexican smugglers are coaching some Middle Eastern immigrants before they cross the border – schooling them on how to dress and giving them phrases to help them look and sound like Latinos, law enforcement sources told FoxNews.com.
This is disturbing on two fronts. For starters, we’ve known for some time, but even more now, that illegal immigration by Islamonazi terrorists is a real and tangible phenomenon. But worse, the Mexican government, by regularly providing aid to smugglers and smugglees in the form of leaflets on how to successfully mount a border crossing, is colluding with terrorists to help them enter our country illegally.
The article goes on to say:
Pham says the DHS alert comes too late. “They’re just covering themselves for the fact that DHS has been failing to date to deal effectively with this,” he said. “They’re already here.”
In my book, at the very least, these disturbing developments should put the government of Mexico and the U.S. Government diplomatic ties on shaky ground. Ideally, it should result in the entire nation of Mexico and all its citizens (and non-citizens) crossing our borders illegally on terrorism watchlists. Further, a formal declaration of economic sanctions, including cutting off the estimated $21b in annual remittances by illegals to their families back home, should be levied against Mexico until it gets a handle on its terrorist trafficking problem.
Instead, Mexican President Felipe Calderon gets carte blanche to criticize American immigration policy while standing on American soil.
Does anyone else see something wrong with this?
Are any of you paying attention out there?
What are you doing as U.S. citizens and voters to put a stop to this insanity?
People, wake up. As I’ve argued before, I’ll argue again. Either Obama is so delusional that he thinks he’ll get re-elected in 2012 with such a dismal record of protecting our nation, or he is intentionally destroying our sovereignty for God knows what ends he has in mind (North American Union, whatever). There’s not much more middle ground to flee to on this.
- AZ governor says new law lit fire under Washington (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- MSNBC’s ‘A Nation Divided’ Teeming With Liberal Talking Points (newsbusters.org)
- Mexican senator says gov’t preparing for Ariz. law (seattletimes.nwsource.com)
- CNN poll: 82% oppose boycotts of Arizona over immigration-enforcement law (hotair.com)
- Border Policy and the Laws of Supply and Demand (outsidethebeltway.com)
- Michael Tomasky: The border and reality (guardian.co.uk)
- Mexican President Calderon: We Fine and Deport Illegals, Too (dakotavoice.com)
- Arizona’s Immigration Law Too Salty for Michael Bloomberg (michellemalkin.com)
- Arizona, a rogue state at war (cnn.com)
- Top Immigration Official Hints Feds May Not Deport Immigrants Picked Up By Arizona (outsidethebeltway.com)
- Gov. Brewer: ‘Arizona has been under terrorist attacks’ with ‘all of this illegal immigration.’ (thinkprogress.org)