Facts Contradict That Border Is More Secure Than Ever
MAY 03, 2010
In the same week that the nation’s Homeland Security secretary assured Congress the southern border is more secure than ever, an
Is it possible that Janet Napolitano misspoke at last week’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing when she confidently asserted that the U.S.-Mexico border is “as secure now as it’s ever been?” She is after all, the Obama Administration official charged with protecting the country’s safety and securing its borders.
Her words certainly lost credibility because they were delivered within days of two separate incidents that contradict her seemingly delusional assessment of the southern border. Additionally, there has been solid documentation—from the media as well as the government—of a drastic increase in violence by drug and human smugglers that routinely make their way north.
Weeks before that the Department of Homeland Security issued an alert to warn U.S. law enforcement officers and their families that a deadly Mexican gang is actively plotting to kill them in retaliation for a sweep targeting its thugs. The alert warns cops to wear body armor and vary routes to avoid being tracked by the violent gang that has spread throughout the U.S.
Last week alone, local authorities in west
These incidents seem to indicate that the Secretary of Homeland Security is lying to Americans about securing the porous and increasingly dangerous southern border.
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