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found this interesting and worth sharing.

Militia Threatens to Block Traffic at
International Bridges


McALLEN - Law enforcement officials and city
leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley are preparing for what they say could
result in tense moments or violence.

Officials say they received word that members of a
militia are threatening to block ports of entry.

In Starr County, international bridge authorities
met with Customs and Border Protection officials Thursday. Their goal was to
discuss the potential problem and find a plan of action.

Starr County has international bridges in Rio
Grande City, Roma and Falcon Dam.

Officials received word that members of a militia
plan to protest illegal crossings by blocking traffic on Sept. 20.

Rio Grande City Mayor Ruben Villarreal said members
of the group have a right to express their opinion. His is concerned about the
group's intent, though.

"What can we expect? I don't know. The unknown
becomes an issue that we really got to prepare for," Villarreal said.

"I'm a 100 percent sure that with the National
Guard, with DPS, with Border Patrol and local law enforcement, we'll communicate
and we'll handle whatever comes," he said.

"The level of communication that exists doesn't get
talked about enough. It's an extraordinary amount of communication," Villarreal
said.

Villarreal said he is worried about safety.

"If they're here to block traffic, to be a
hindrance between traffic and the port of entry, that causes a problem. It's a
huge safety issue," Villarreal said.

Villarreal said blocking international traffic
could impact the local economy.

"A port of entry is not just a port of entry for
people; it's also a port of entry for commerce. There are hundreds of millions
of dollars that transact at the ports of entry. If their intent is to cause a
disruption at a port of entry, it's not only a matter of people, it's a matter
of commerce as well," he said.

Villarreal said he is concerned about possible
violence.

"I know that the state of Texas provides for them
to be able to display their firearms," he said.

"I'm not going to lie to you; it's going to make us
nervous. We're not used to seeing firearms being openly displayed," he said.

Villarreal said even though they're not familiar
with the militia, they plan to be prepared.

"We've never dealt with militia here in Starr County.
We don't know what their temperament is or their personality might be. I can
tell you that knowing that they might be here ... helps us prepare for what ever
may come," he said.
 

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"It's a matter of commerce as well"..

Well hey! Look at that.. when you hit them in the wallet, they start to pay attention.. who'da thunk?
 

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I can understand a militia protecting peoples land, etc... without knowing all the circumstances I cant say I agree with blocking traffic, which likely is 1000's of people legally traversing these areas.
 

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"It's a matter of commerce as well"..

Well hey! Look at that.. when you hit them in the wallet, they start to pay attention.. who'da thunk?
to me it sounded like he was trying to get all the local businesses to "denounce" the militia in this area. when he announces that the militia will impact businesses, these business owners are likely to not want to support the militia. its a war of words.
 

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This strikes me as a worse idea than the OC photo op in Chipotle decked out in full ******* regalia.
 

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Wow ... is this news station from America or Mexico?? All reporters and even those they interviewed all roll the R's and L's. Holy ****!! I now understand better what has happened as a result of open boarders!
 

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to me it sounded like he was trying to get all the local businesses to "denounce" the militia in this area. when he announces that the militia will impact businesses, these business owners are likely to not want to support the militia. its a war of words.
Yep, and if it didn't impact the wallet? he wouldn't have given a **** (I know I'm assuming here.. but that is my suspicion).
 

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This strikes me as a worse idea than the OC photo op in Chipotle decked out in full ******* regalia.
I actually agree which is why I highlighted those words in yellow. I read that part and can see where this could go wrong very fast.
 

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Wow ... is this news station from America or Mexico?? All reporters and even those they interviewed all roll the R's and L's. Holy ****!! I now understand better what has happened as a result of open boarders!
Go to a nice border town like Laredo TX. When you go to a store the clerk tells your total in Spanish and you can pay in dollars or pesos, signs are are solely in Spanish, local government meetings are held in Spanish. It might be one of the most foreign cities in the US
 

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It's a really stupid move to block legal border crossings. There are better ways to do things.

The "commerce" statement is a joke. We get your uneducated poor, and of course your drugs, the ones you make sure that every single ounce makes it across the border along with police and military help. In return you get financial aid and us absorbing 10% of the poorest and illiterate from your country. All while the taxpayer is supposed to foot the bill.

Great deal. Some "friends", all they provide us with is an endless supply of crime, narcotics and illegals needing housing, food, and healthcare.
 

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I read that whole thing and their big concern was stopping the flow of money. That is all they cared about, not stoping illegals or helping the militia stop illegals. Just don't hinder the money. ****ing makes me sick.
 

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""I'm a 100 percent sure that with the National
Guard, with DPS, with Border Patrol and local law enforcement, we'll communicate
and we'll handle whatever comes," he said."


Ironic isn't it? Too bad they don't take this approach to stop illegals.
 

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""I'm a 100 percent sure that with the National
Guard, with DPS, with Border Patrol and local law enforcement, we'll communicate
and we'll handle whatever comes," he said."


Ironic isn't it? Too bad they don't take this approach to stop illegals.
illegals are not revenue generators, doc !
 

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May be now DC will do something with the border.But the do do can hit the fan and back fire all it takes is one ass hole !!!

 

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Thanks Obama
This is not Obummer's fault.

The situation at the border has been bad like this for a very, very, very long time. This is generational. Every President has failed to secure the border. If any were successful in the past, the border would still be secure today. Never has been secure, never will be.
 

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Sounds like the border is about to be secure.
 
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