Border Could Receive Unused Military Equipment

Nov 15, 2011 Full story: 7

Military equipment may soon come to our border if some congressmen get their way. Lawmakers want the Department of Defense to hand over some of its unused equipment.

Troops coming home from Iraq means a lot of equipment left behind. Your tax dollars paid for it. Lawmakers in D.C. on Tuesday said they don't want it to be money wasted.

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El Paso, TX

#1 Nov 15, 2011
Lets just pray the aquipment doesn't accidently or intentionally end up in hands of cartels, least it might be used against the us, as in the FAST and FURIOUS operation. No doubt the cartels have heard about this too since we tend to shout all our plans.
bite me

Kewanee, IL

#2 Nov 15, 2011
about time

El Paso, TX

#3 Nov 15, 2011
about time? for what?

Omaha, NE

#4 Nov 16, 2011
I've never understood why we leave our equipment in foreign countries in the first place.
Real Quirky

Denver, CO

#5 Nov 16, 2011
Excellent wrote:
I've never understood why we leave our equipment in foreign countries in the first place.
After the Korean war and Viet Nam The US dumped hundreds of helicopters in the ocean. Just landed them on the deck and pushed them over board.

Since: Jun 11

Silver Spring, MD

#6 Nov 16, 2011
the only way to keep illegal aliens out of the USA is to eradicate the job incentive.anything else is just blowing in the wind.
congress has to act fast and decisive to pass
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Real Quirky

Denver, CO

#7 Nov 16, 2011

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