January 29, 2005

Paging Mr George W Bush...Your country is under attack...Please call your office.

By Jerry Seper THE WASHINGTON TIMES [link]
Sixty-four Border Patrol agents have been assaulted in the past three months along a 260-mile stretch of the Arizona-Mexico border — the country's busiest illegal entry point — as the U.S. government continues its fight for "operational control" of the region.

As law-enforcement efforts have increased, so have the incidents of violence and the intensity of the attacks on the agents in the stretch known as the Tucson sector — which are averaging one assault every two days and are on pace to increase this year by 80 percent....
...The State Department this week issued a warning to Americans traveling into the northern border regions of Mexico, saying they should be "aware of the risk posed by the deteriorating security situation." The warning said violent criminal activity along the border, including killings and kidnappings, was on the rise...

Perhaps the best thing to do would be to dither for a few years and hope the problem goes away by itself... (Thanks to PowerLine)

Posted by John Weidner at January 29, 2005 9:24 AM
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