Texas sending 1,000 National Guards o...

Texas sending 1,000 National Guards on border to protect children and citizens

There are 66 comments on the Examiner.com story from Jul 21, 2014, titled Texas sending 1,000 National Guards on border to protect children and citizens. In it, Examiner.com reports that:

"You cannot have national security without border security," Texas Governor Rick Perry announced today calling on 1,000 National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border in what is dubbed as "Operation Strong Safety."

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Examiner.com.

Athoughtforgotte n

Denver, CO

#55 Jul 22, 2014
squeezers wrote:
<quoted text> You libtards love to bring up Knet State don't you? You were just a drip on your daddies thing when this happened years before you were even thought of. These hippies at Kent State were told to leave and they refused, And then the dummies shot some firecrackers off knowing there were fully loaded M14s pointing at them. The NG people thought they were being fired on, They returned fire and with good reason.
Do some research before you start talking you're liberal loon crap.
Dont mean to be mean but Thats the only fighting the NG ever did at that time... NG was a favorite hiding place for chicken-hawks. Ask Georgie boy, college was to, those deferments did wonders for alot of CHs... until the lottery, then everyone was a hippie! Just saying.. truth! You had to have influence to be in the NG. in the 60 and 70s, research!
spud

New Holland, PA

#56 Jul 22, 2014
___Jenny___ wrote:
<quoted text>
Smaller Government? But you want military soldiers enforcing civil law?
That was done in the past. Remember their use at Kent State in Ohio in 1970. The result was the shooting of unarmed American college students on American soil. Four dead, nine wounded. The use of armed soldiers needs careful thought. Soldiers are taught to be good fighters, not good police officers.
A second example is Nazi era Germany.
I wasn't arguing for sending the Guard to the border. I don't think it will accomplish much beyond making Perry look good to some simple minded reactionaries. Perry is an amnesty guy and this is just a political stunt. They were just talking on FOX Business how Perry looks Presidential in this instance. Here we go again pushing another easy to manipulate neocon candidate. No,I was taking exception to your characterization of tea party values as being radical.
spud

New Holland, PA

#57 Jul 22, 2014
Yep2 wrote:
True
Perhaps a federal law giving those who hire illegals a 6 month jail sentence and a fine of say.....$3000 per illegal?
Or maybe just sweep the Leftwing garbage destroying our country out of government?
I doubt even the first would work - better aim for the second.
They could never pass the first part with all the liberals and neocons that currently contaminate our government. When we get to the point where we have a chance to pass something like that, it will be a sign that government is returning to the people.

“This is all a game”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#58 Jul 22, 2014
BTW Yep2 Texas is not Iraq....ya' got your logistics wrong.

http://www.azcentral.com/story/ejmontini/2014...

“This is all a game”

Since: Jan 09

Location hidden

#59 Jul 22, 2014
Excerpt from the above link;

They know that U.S. law requires that each of them gets evaluated by a court. And with the system as clogged as it already is they know they have a pretty good chance to stay here for a while.

So what will the National Guard do beside cost Texas taxpayers money?

It will help Perry, who wants to be a player in the next presidential election.

"If the federal government does not do its constitutional duty to secure the Southern border of the United States, the state of Texas will do it," Perry said Sunday at a Republican barbecue in Iowa (home of those early presidential caucuses.)

The move makes Perry look like he's doing something.

And he is.

He's costing Texas taxpayers a bundle of money.

Which is exactly what the Republican candidates in Arizona's race for the governor's job are promising to do.

It's the kind of tough talk that does nothing except waste cash and gain votes.

Does anyone think the National Guard will fire warning shots at the kids crossing the Rio Grande, in hopes of turning them around?

No.

Does anyone believe that the sight of National Guard troops waiting for them on the other side will deter the kids?

No.

If anything, it may make them feel safer, knowing they'll be in custody as soon as they set foot on U.S. soil.
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#60 Jul 22, 2014
Sharrp Shooter wrote:
Excerpt from the above link;
They know that U.S. law requires that each of them gets evaluated by a court. And with the system as clogged as it already is they know they have a pretty good chance to stay here for a while.
So what will the National Guard do beside cost Texas taxpayers money?
It will help Perry, who wants to be a player in the next presidential election.
"If the federal government does not do its constitutional duty to secure the Southern border of the United States, the state of Texas will do it," Perry said Sunday at a Republican barbecue in Iowa (home of those early presidential caucuses.)
The move makes Perry look like he's doing something.
And he is.
He's costing Texas taxpayers a bundle of money.
Which is exactly what the Republican candidates in Arizona's race for the governor's job are promising to do.
It's the kind of tough talk that does nothing except waste cash and gain votes.
Does anyone think the National Guard will fire warning shots at the kids crossing the Rio Grande, in hopes of turning them around?
No.
Does anyone believe that the sight of National Guard troops waiting for them on the other side will deter the kids?
No.
If anything, it may make them feel safer, knowing they'll be in custody as soon as they set foot on U.S. soil.
At least Perry is trying unlike the fundraiser n chief who by the way will be spending the next three days fundraising not like he's got more pressing issues to deal with. The coward refused to even go to the border. YEAH he really could careless about this country.
Yep2

Roy, WA

#62 Jul 22, 2014
spud wrote:
<quoted text>They could never pass the first part with all the liberals and neocons that currently contaminate our government. When we get to the point where we have a chance to pass something like that, it will be a sign that government is returning to the people.
One time, proxy

The first part is already federal law.(see sarcasm)

Quit playing games.
comes a time---

Moreno Valley, CA

#63 Jul 23, 2014
___Jenny___ wrote:
<quoted text>
Smaller Government? But you want military soldiers enforcing civil law?
That was done in the past. Remember their use at Kent State in Ohio in 1970. The result was the shooting of unarmed American college students on American soil. Four dead, nine wounded. The use of armed soldiers needs careful thought. Soldiers are taught to be good fighters, not good police officers.
A second example is Nazi era Germany.
Why bring up Kent State? Texas National Guard isn't going to be shooting Americans on American soil. Their going to help secure this Country's borders against Illegal Entry by Non-Americans. Their going to back up Texas Border Patrol who are getting Shot At and Killed with the Machine Guns A.G. eric holder sent to the drug cartels.
Nazi Germany is your second example? How's that? Do you mean those Countries that Wouldn't or couldn't protect their borders and let the Nazi's walk right in? Or is it the Countries who resisted by securing it's border's from those trying to get in, that would be the Nazi's?
Your not thinking for yourself, are you.
comes a time---

Moreno Valley, CA

#64 Jul 23, 2014
Sharrp Shooter wrote:
Excerpt from the above link;
They know that U.S. law requires that each of them gets evaluated by a court. And with the system as clogged as it already is they know they have a pretty good chance to stay here for a while.
So what will the National Guard do beside cost Texas taxpayers money?
It will help Perry, who wants to be a player in the next presidential election.
"If the federal government does not do its constitutional duty to secure the Southern border of the United States, the state of Texas will do it," Perry said Sunday at a Republican barbecue in Iowa (home of those early presidential caucuses.)
The move makes Perry look like he's doing something.
And he is.
He's costing Texas taxpayers a bundle of money.
Which is exactly what the Republican candidates in Arizona's race for the governor's job are promising to do.
It's the kind of tough talk that does nothing except waste cash and gain votes.
Does anyone think the National Guard will fire warning shots at the kids crossing the Rio Grande, in hopes of turning them around?
No.
Does anyone believe that the sight of National Guard troops waiting for them on the other side will deter the kids?
No.
If anything, it may make them feel safer, knowing they'll be in custody as soon as they set foot on U.S. soil.
Oh you think it's all just a ploy to get votes and revenue from Texas Taxpayers.
Wasting their tax dollars by having the N.G. stand there and yell stop and that's it.
I don't think so.

It's a perfect way to spend Texas Taxpayer's money, protecting Texans.
spud

New Holland, PA

#65 Jul 23, 2014
Yep2 wrote:
<quoted text>
One time, proxy
The first part is already federal law.(see sarcasm)
Quit playing games.
Go to sleep idiot. You've been up too long.

“Baby Obama”

Since: Jun 08

Location hidden

#66 Jul 23, 2014
Hey Jenny...

Liberals want amnesty for the 11-20 million illegal aliens currently living in America. Let’s say that happens, then what? Do we grant amnesty to the next 20 million illegals that come looking for a better life? There are over 7 billion people on the planet, most of which would certainly have a better life if they moved to the US. I’ll ask again: how many of these people should we let immigrate to our country?
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#67 Jul 23, 2014
Protect the children?
From what, the decent treatment they get once they are on
the US side of the border?

If they want to protect these children they'll
have to cross the border into Mexico where the real danger is.

Just more of Perry's grandstanding to impress his fellow
Texans.

Why hasn't he seceded Texas from the Union like he said
he was going to? Just more of Perry's silly grandstanding?
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#68 Jul 23, 2014
Space Cowboy wrote:
Hey Jenny...
Liberals want amnesty for the 11-20 million illegal aliens currently living in America. Let’s say that happens, then what? Do we grant amnesty to the next 20 million illegals that come looking for a better life? There are over 7 billion people on the planet, most of which would certainly have a better life if they moved to the US. I’ll ask again: how many of these people should we let immigrate to our country?
How many Irish immigrated to this country in the last 150 years?
According to Wikipedia, there are about 40 million Irish Americans.

"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”

Statue of Liberty
Gary

Bellingham, WA

#69 Jul 23, 2014
Space Cowboy wrote:
Hey Jenny...
Liberals want amnesty for the 11-20 million illegal aliens currently living in America. Let’s say that happens, then what? Do we grant amnesty to the next 20 million illegals that come looking for a better life? There are over 7 billion people on the planet, most of which would certainly have a better life if they moved to the US. I’ll ask again: how many of these people should we let immigrate to our country?
20 million?

According to most reliable sources that are at present
about 12 million illegals in the country.

Your 20 million is pure fiction.
Cuauhtemotzin

New York, NY

#70 Jul 23, 2014
truth-facts wrote:
<quoted text>At least Perry is trying unlike the fundraiser n chief who by the way will be spending the next three days fundraising not like he's got more pressing issues to deal with. The coward refused to even go to the border. YEAH he really could careless about this country.
As part of his request for 3 billion, Obama's proposal is to eliminate the Bush-era law that mandates that unaccompanied minors must be allowed to be held in the US until it can be legally determined that they are not being trafficked. This is a federal law that Gov Perry cannot circumvent so his sending the NG to the border is pointless for any other reason except getting himself a lot of publicity at taxpayer expense.

Obama, on the other hand, is actually pursuing real and productive alternatives to deporting the minors. It is Congress what is fighting his alternative.
Cuauhtemotzin

New York, NY

#71 Jul 23, 2014
Gary wrote:
<quoted text>
How many Irish immigrated to this country in the last 150 years?
According to Wikipedia, there are about 40 million Irish Americans.
"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me:
I lift my lamp beside the golden door.”
Statue of Liberty
If you can tolerate 40 million Irish, you can tolerate just about anyone else. LOL
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#72 Jul 23, 2014
Cuauhtemotzin wrote:
<quoted text>
As part of his request for 3 billion, Obama's proposal is to eliminate the Bush-era law that mandates that unaccompanied minors must be allowed to be held in the US until it can be legally determined that they are not being trafficked. This is a federal law that Gov Perry cannot circumvent so his sending the NG to the border is pointless for any other reason except getting himself a lot of publicity at taxpayer expense.
Obama, on the other hand, is actually pursuing real and productive alternatives to deporting the minors. It is Congress what is fighting his alternative.
Obozo is pursuing future voters for the demonRAT party,plain and simple. You libtards aren't fooling anyone. That's why the demonRATS refuse border security.
What country can a person go to that their border is not secure? Simple answer, NO COUNTRY!!!!!!!!!
It's laughable when you put productive/Obozo in the same sentence. The funraiser n chief should have stayed a community organizer.
RIP

Omaha, NE

#73 Jul 23, 2014
Cuauhtemotzin wrote:
<quoted text>
If you can tolerate 40 million Irish, you can tolerate just about anyone else. LOL
The Irish never ate people. You yourself have stated Hispanic invaders will resume their native practice of cannibalism if they lose their welfare at any time in the future.

Since: Sep 09

o------------><-----------o

#74 Jul 23, 2014
comes a time--- wrote:
<quoted text>
Why bring up Kent State? Texas National Guard isn't going to be shooting Americans on American soil. Their going to help secure this Country's borders against Illegal Entry by Non-Americans. Their going to back up Texas Border Patrol who are getting Shot At and Killed with the Machine Guns A.G. eric holder sent to the drug cartels.
Nazi Germany is your second example? How's that? Do you mean those Countries that Wouldn't or couldn't protect their borders and let the Nazi's walk right in? Or is it the Countries who resisted by securing it's border's from those trying to get in, that would be the Nazi's?
Your not thinking for yourself, are you.
They thought the National Guard at Kent State would be a show of force, too. It ended up with armed American soldiers killing unarmed American students.

Btw, at Hurricane Katrina (while guarding a bridge) police shot and killed unarmed people walking in a small group because someone farther away was trapped on a rooftop and fired a gun into the air to signal for help.

Nazi crossing the border in Europe? Something happen that I haven't heard about? We're at war with Mexico? I didn't hear about it. I'm running right to FOX news and read about it.

Since: Sep 09

o------------><-----------o

#75 Jul 23, 2014
RIP wrote:
<quoted text>The Irish never ate people. You yourself have stated Hispanic invaders will resume their native practice of cannibalism if they lose their welfare at any time in the future.
Did you know the colonists at Jamestown resorted to cannibalism?

Ummmmmmmm ..... how long has your family been in America?

.....>keeps an eye on RIP and slowly backs away<.....

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Texas Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds ... (Dec '08) 2 hr OzRitz 60,043
News Julian Castro says he's not being vetted for vi... 7 hr Donald Trump 16
News Sharyl Attkisson: Homeland Security Mum on U.S.... 7 hr spud 4
News Neither Candidate Is Getting the Immigration Is... 14 hr News Monitor 6
News Texas Congressman wants to Make It Easier for I... 14 hr wild child 1
News Texas Supreme Court sidesteps key home schoolin... Sat Paddling has its ... 2
News 'Willie for President:' East Texas artist captu... Jun 24 kaye maschino 1
More from around the web