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2006-01-26 Home Front: WoT
Texas sheriff appeals for help in border incursions
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Posted by Crairong Omomotch6492 2006-01-26 01:40|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [484 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 ...and the White House and Congress are HELPLESS!
Posted by Besoeker 2006-01-26 07:51||   2006-01-26 07:51|| Front Page Top

#2 What that sheriff needs to do is get creative. For example, an easy trick is to take a truck with a bunch of big-ass boulders to drop on the dirt roads. Done methodically, several hundred miles of crossings could be made undriveable in as little as a year. Cost a couple hundred thousand.

Since the terrain is uneven, you can't even drive a Hummvee on most of it, so it's not as improbable as it sounds.
Posted by  Anonymoose 2006-01-26 09:39||   2006-01-26 09:39|| Front Page Top

#3 Hell. Texas has a national guard armored brigade. Tell the governer to get off his butt and activate them.
Posted by mmurray821 2006-01-26 10:18||   2006-01-26 10:18|| Front Page Top

#4 Don't need an armoured brigade just
one of these.....

Thisn Captain C.R. Perry, Texas Ranger.

Small exerpt...
I then joined Hays to go out toward Matamoras where we heard there was a large body of cavalry expected to be coming to Texas. We went out to near the Rio Grande there I got after a Mexican and caught him and from him learned that there was no Mexican force on this side of the river. When the poor devil found that I was not going to kill him he was the proudest Mexican I ever saw. He waited on me like I was somebody as we come back there was a party of Mexicans overtook us near the Nueces. Shap, Ross Woolfalk was riding behind Hays, Luckey
Posted by 6 2006-01-26 16:52||   2006-01-26 16:52|| Front Page Top

#5 I find it so hard to believe that with all the Barrett .50's sold commercially in this country that NONE of them have ended up in the border states?
Posted by Cloper Slort8317 2006-01-26 17:32||   2006-01-26 17:32|| Front Page Top

#6 Great link, 6... Thx!
Posted by .com 2006-01-26 18:43||   2006-01-26 18:43|| Front Page Top

#7 Stay tuned.

I'd guess the current status quo isn't likely to change unless a US LEO or BPO is killed.

Tell the governer to get off his butt and activate them.

Can't the Lt. Gov. put the wheels in motion? Perry's in Iraq, as of Tuesday...
Posted by Bomb-a-rama 2006-01-26 21:56||   2006-01-26 21:56|| Front Page Top

#8 #2: What that sheriff needs to do is get creative. For example, an easy trick is to take a truck with a bunch of big-ass boulders to drop on the dirt roads. Done methodically, several hundred miles of crossings could be made undriveable in as little as a year. Cost a couple hundred thousand.

Good idea, but dynamite is cheap, the boulders will get blown to shards quickly.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2006-01-26 22:15||   2006-01-26 22:15|| Front Page Top

#9 It wouldn't hurt to have a few "divisions" of volunteers, armed to the teeth, hanging around the border now and then, also. All it would take is one time having 80-100 former troops ambushing these jerks to make them think twice about crossing that line. We're being invaded by an enemy that hates us almost as much as the ayrabs do, and we're not even trying to take them serious. We also need to stretch the necks of a few dozen people in Washington. Our elected officials were elected to enforce and obey ALL the laws, not just the ones they like.
Posted by Old Patriot">Old Patriot  2006-01-26 22:32|| http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com]">[http://oldpatriot.blogspot.com]  2006-01-26 22:32|| Front Page Top

#10 Iff memory serves, only State-specific State- and County laws prevent the formation of armed State Militias, State-supported and State-equipped and only under the the authority of State Governors, not the Fed. It is archaic law but IMHO is still legal for those States whom can afford it. The famed TEXAS RANGERS fall under this category. Whats the use of having Tech Dominance, eg electric border fences, cameras, and automated remote weapons, etc. iff NOT going to be used where its needed.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2006-01-26 22:41||   2006-01-26 22:41|| Front Page Top

#11 that's all fine and good Joe, but what if I LIKE salads?
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-01-26 23:18||   2006-01-26 23:18|| Front Page Top

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