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BORDER WALLS WORK

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APRIL 2019 • NACO, ARIZONA

We went south to the Arizona / Mexico border to see for ourselves just what was going on down there. Some friends figured we’d need AR-15s, with all the trouble reported. If we needed that kind of firepower, we’d be in the wrong place, or better make a U turn. We didn’t need anything more than credit cards for gift shops, gas, grub and board.

We figured from the sound of it, driving the dirt border road inches from Mexico and back trails through empty desert leading to it, especially if heavily armed, would surely get us stopped at least once, possibly disarmed for the duration of the stop, so maybe dress nice and don’t bring a gun you might not get back so easily.

If the situation was that tense, “this ain’t our kind of place,” to quote Charlie Daniels and in the end it didn’t matter, it didn’t matter at all. Not only didn’t we get stopped, we had to stop Border Patrol guys to ask questions, or they would have just waved as they drove by or waved us through a checkpoint. Honestly, we don't fit the profile. Profiling is a good thing, I've always said that. Because it's true. Everyone in law enforcement knows that. It's how you distinguish good guys from bad guys, at the get go.

It's an organized incursion,
not random migration.

Bottom line -- we basically found no illegal immigration problem from Douglas to Sierra Vista, where years ago there was a massive flood. The flow of people is being directed -- directed I say -- which is obvious and was also confirmed by BP people -- to locations that have (get this) sufficient food, water, housing, clothing, medical attention and basically bookkeeping facilities to handle them. I heard there are commercials running south of the border telling people now is the time to come.

And too many are now coming to handle at all, we were told in southern Arizona. But coming elsewhere, not where we were. The Yuma Sheriff publicly announced it's a crisis, they are absolutely overrun. The Tombstone Marshall told us personally all is quiet in his neck of the woods, matching what the locals told us, every one. It's an organized invasion, not random migration.

It was frustrating to sit in a Border Patrol border office and not get a straight answer about who is directing the traffic to us. ‘We don’t know, that’s not our responsibility, we just enforce the law, we don’t have that information...’ You don’t have any idea, don’t you talk among yourselves, don’t you guess, don’t you hear things from the border crossers? Don’t you have intel people in those countries, or get it somehow? I ran out of ways to ask -- not an easy thing for me. They haven’t got a clue, if you believe them on that. It’s not plausible.

Driving that dirt road, "Border Road," you can see why no one comes across here any longer. There’s a frickin’ damn big dangerous patrolled fence. It didn’t take two-point-five gazillion dollars to build either, or a decade. Firmly rooted rugged metal pipes stretch skyward, encased in razor ribbon and concertina wire. Ain’t no mother with her baby scaling this puppy and jumping. And that would do you no good. You'd land in the dirt patrol road, facing the next fence, same build. Survive that and you’re on the next dirt patrol road, all of which have flood lights and sensor arrays. And BP vehicles typically in sight of each other. Oh, didn’t the “news” mention any of this, or show it in endlessly looped video?

Fence quality and style changed from mile to mile. It was not something I would want to try to defeat even though some fencing was a softer target than other sections. This was south and east of Naco, Arizona, where years ago, foreigners tramped across a border protected by a few strands of broken barbed wire.

It wasn't us as weekend warriors facing death from banditos, this was a lovely walk in the park, a couple of days out of town. We grilled every shopkeeper, eatery owner, waitress, gift and clothing shop clerk (southern Arizona is blistered with wonderful little shops) about the non-citizens flooding through. Boring. I think we either heard stories they thought we wanted to hear, repeated, that the media just likes to scare people, or odd stories of a few bedraggled people outside of town. We saw no signs, not even scat.

So if they’re flooding the ports of entry, and other states, how much time will we need to go around and check them out? Mass media promoted February as a record setting month for captured break ins. Then announced that March set a new record, 114,000, and predicted April would beat that. Tell me someone is not orchestrating this. Tell me also Border Patrol has no idea what’s happening. Which is worse -- they really don’t know, or they know damn well and it keeps going on with their knowledge?

Don’t forget the military question: We’ve been told the military is on the border. This was especially important for my friend, and he asked about it every chance he could. Where are they? We didn’t see any. We were informed by BP (something we already knew) that the military can’t enforce civilian law, posse comitatus and all that. Fine, we don't want military enforcing civilian law on our soil.

“They’re in a support role, so we are freed up to do this work.’ So what’s a support role? None of the answers made sense. They’re doing administrative work. You have the National Guard working as secretaries? Seriously? They’re repairing vehicles. Don’t you have a motor pool, like, with mechanics? Do solders do truck maintenance? The deeper we dug, the deeper the hole. It seemed they had been coached, trained with talking points, how to deflect, we don’t know where the military support is. Not visible is one answer.

I know I'm going to hear how wrong this all is. I need to know where to look for what. Douglas was a ghost town. The roads winding their way through barren desert down that way were barren. A brief second run through Yuma looked quiet and calm. Well, that's 30 minutes from the border, say, San Luis. Foot and vehicle traffic through that port of entry seemed normal, stores were in operation. Admittedly, it was a cursory view, better look next time. But I sure wouldn't want to attempt those fences. Not with all the watchers, razor wire, or carrying anything, wall after wall. I definitely must be missing something.

I did notice the Ingraham Angle was screaming the scream, but with all the resources FOX could bring to bear, her videos showed a total of six illegals -- a few in a river (unidentified), and a few being loaded into the back of a Border Patrol vehicle.

Illegal immigration More Planned Than You Know

The lamestream media told you:

If anything undermines the "news" media's credibility, it's this issue -- illegal immigration.

I covered this when we had millions crossing the border with no controls. Remember the Minutemen? The public had to take up the cause it was so bad. I saw it with my own eyes, wrote about it:
https://www.gunlaws.com/Minuteman.htm

Photographed the whole thing:
https://www.gunlaws.com/border1.htm

The liars in the media (it hurts to say that but it's accurate) would have you believe a spontaneous group of a few hundred moms and their kids fled torture and murder to get to the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Even when they showed pictures of masses of military age men, they continued the phony story. Unlicensed reporters kept their jobs, received no penalties.

The thousands of ("asylum seekers" or "distressed families" or "working poor" or "displaced locals" or "immigrants" or "migrants") came on foot with no assistance and no plan. We were told.

No one reporter even examined the claims of massive murder and mayhem in the three central American nations. A quick check with travel agencies shows each one gets about 1,000,000 (one million) international tourists a year. Not exactly the definition of war torn shoot holes.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

A picture is worth a thousand words:


To seek asylum from terrible danger, take the shortest route to safety.



To make a political statement with agenda-driven ally backing,


take the longest route and lie about everything to a


co-opted immoral "news" media/political partnership


(and get the most sympathetic courts, anticipating your arrival).

The Marine Corps is quietly monitoring sections of the US-Mexico border to stop migrants and drug traffickers

https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-military/2018/09/13/the-marine-corps-is-quietly-monitoring-sections-of-the-us-mexico-border-to-stop-migrants-and-drug-traffickers/

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing. They did say Trump's border wall is a fiasco, not needed, currently stalled.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Along the U.S.-Mexico border, small teams of Marines are using a suite of advanced sensors and remote monitors to assist the U.S. Border Patrol in scanning the most vulnerable sections of the untamed border. These Marines belong to specialized units called Ground Sensor Platoons, and for over a decade have been quietly partnering with the U.S. Border Patrol to help agents catch drug traffickers and migrants who cross illegally into the United States from Central and South America.

Despite being infantry Marines, the weapons of choice for Ground Sensor Platoons aren’t bullets. The Tactical Remote Sensor System, or TRSS, is a suite of sensors, cameras, re-transmission devices and monitoring equipment that are used to track enemy movement. The sensors are sensitive enough to detect how many people may be walking nearby, what direction they’re traveling, and can even differentiate between different types of vehicles.

All of this makes the Ground Sensor Platoon an important partner to the U.S. Border Patrol. And despite some states withdrawing their National Guard units from the region during President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown earlier this summer, the Marines show no sign of slowing down...

2015: 445,000 illegal aliens captured, estimated 200,000 got through, news reports: We're winning! (roughly 16,500 illegal entries per month, 550 per day). If that's winning, what does losing look like?

2017: 304,000 illegal aliens captured trying to sneak in, no estimate on illegal entries. Border Patrol had previously estimated between one and three get through for every one caught. My eyewitness photo essay and report on illegal border activity: https://www.gunlaws.com/Minuteman.htm

...The Ground Sensor Platoons evolved from a Vietnam War-era remote sensor program whose success during the battle of Khe Sahn showcased how important early notice of enemy movement could be. During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Ground Sensor Platoons became invaluable for American troops struggling to maintain control over large areas... For the overworked and undermanned U.S. Border Patrol, the opportunity to utilize military-grade surveillance equipment operated by Marines frees more Border Patrol agents to catch smugglers and undocumented migrants moving north...

It is unknown if anyone has questioned the use of U.S. Military on U.S. soil to enforce civilian law, or if border patrol and enforcement falls into some other nebulous category of national defense. The training Marines get in this process has proved invaluable when deployed overseas, according to Marine sources.

It's the llegals: Forcing Kid Separations

They know kids can't go to adult prisons

1,700 arrive daily -- 50,000 per month -- was that clear to you?

"News" media brags "Arrests are down!"

For every arrest, at least one illegal sneaks in, maybe two, guards say

The lamestream media told you:

President Trump is tearing families apart at the border because he is evil and cruel. He could stop it if he wanted to but he likes it this way. He thinks this will stop immigration. He is a xenophobe (hates foreigners) and a racist (undefined epithet) and has ordered children to be separated from their families. When he says the media is among America's worst enemies he is attacking us, righteous people doing our jobs, instead of fixing a severe problem for which he is solely responsible.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Let me put this in a context you can understand -- an airport -- because so few people know what it's like to cross a border near a shift-hole like Nogales or other stinking southern desert border towns, across miles of blazing empty desert.

If you attempt to sneak past the TSA agents at a legitimate gate where there is a right way in and guards and cameras and the works, you're going to be arrested and you know it.

So you don't do that, you use the regular path. If you have a child with you, the child will not be put into the same prison cell you will end up in. That would be sick and insane. And illegal. It turns out the ACLU screams bloody murder when precious little children are thrown into the same prison cells with miscreants and adult invaders after they sneak into America.

When you have 50,000 people sneaking in illegally every month -- every month -- like we do here (illegal immigration has dropped, hooray!) -- the people doing this create a massive problem for our nation. The so-called "news" media has failed to make this clear to you.

If it's not your kid, who knows?



The "news" media are proudly proclaiming that arrests are DOWN to only 50,000 per month (600,000 per year) and FAILING to mention that for every arrest, one illegally sneaks in successfully. People here are encouraging people outside to do this -- come to our borders and demand entry, with their babies, children and teenagers. It doesn't even have to be your baby or child -- who's to know?

Everyone knows ahead of time the kids can't go to the same prisons their parents will. Everyone knows if you attempt to break into America (or virtually any sovereign nation) you ought to be arrested and prosecuted. Everyone south of us knew Obama was just letting people all flood in. Everyone except you, the "news" consuming public. Though you ought to know.

That's the logic and principle of it. If you want the math and details, check with Ben Stein. He has it spelled out. (1997 Flores case in the 9th Circuit controls accompanied and unaccompanied children, legal and illegal, in country more than 20 days, choosing deportation or not, controlled by law, exactly the same as under Obama, it's complicated. The real issue isn't separation, it's deportation, required by law. 50,000 per month.) That's about 1,700 every day sneaking in, and another 1,7000 caught and arrested.

Democrats Arrested, But Why?

Illegal Immigration Reporting Totally Twisted

No wonder people are misled.

The lamestream media told you:


“U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and two other Democratic members of Congress were arrested as they led immigration-related protests outside Trump Tower on Tuesday.

“The eight-term Arizona Democrat has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration's crackdown on undocumented immigrants and its decision to end an executive action by former President Barack Obama that temporarily protected ‘dreamers’ from removal proceedings...”
 
http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2017/09/19/rep-raul-grijalva-arrested-while-protesting-outside-trump-tower-immigration/681895001/


The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


Maintaining its official narrative, instead of reporting straight facts, AZCentral.com could have more accurately reported:

“U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and two other Democratic members of Congress were arrested blocking Manhattan traffic in an immigration-related protest outside Trump Tower on Tuesday.

“The Arizona Democrat, among the most far-left-leaning members of Congress, now in his eighth term, has been an outspoken critic of the Trump administration's effort to stop the massive illegal entry of people sneaking undetected across the nation’s southern border. He objects to Trump’s decision to end an unconstitutional executive action by former President Barack Obama, which created the current crisis of so-called ‘dreamers.’ Congress abdicated its check-and-balance duty, ignoring the illegal order when it was mandated.

“The metaphorical ‘dreamers’ are now at the center of deportation proceedings for their lack of legal status to be present in the country.”

The Washington Post had a slightly different take, calling it: “a protest of President Trump’s decision to end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants.” That would more accurately read: “...to remove hundreds of thousands of adults in the country illegally under Obama’s unconstitutional action while in office.” In a now common propaganda tactic, the Post calls the illegal immigrants “immigrants.”

In predictable lockstep, CNN reported Grijalva’s arrest as part of, “a demonstration in support of immigrants,” without mentioning these are illegal immigrants. CNN omitted mention of Obama’s illegal action or these people’s secret entry into America past border guards. They go on to say the program, “was put in place under President Barack Obama” without mentioning anything about the lack of authority to do so, which has created this political crisis. A quick survey of other mainstream reports is unsurprisingly similar. No one breaks the mold.

If the illegal and unconstitutional nature of the former president’s program, and the sneak-entry across our border was mentioned, even if not prominently, the entire sense of the public conversation would change. National media is aware of this, as you are now.

How many illegal aliens voted?

The "news" media is obsessed with demanding Mr. Trump provide evidence for his concern that unqualified votes were cast. The controversial New York Times claims it asked Secretaries of State if they knew of fraud or unqualified voters and they all answered in the negative.

So what ever happened to reporters reporting and investigating?

With such a serious claim by the president of the United States, it would seem only natural for reporters to get on the case and start digging. Here's what I would do if I were them -- instead of badgering our busy new president and making all sorts of disparaging demeaning insulting offensive remarks that show no respect for the office -- while displaying the hostility and prejudice they deny as neutral journalists.

How about: Get a list of every Californian who got a driver's license as an undocumented illegal alien, and compare those names to the voter rolls, and see if there are any matches? Since those hard details are hidden through policy, statistical analysis of volume and trend changes can imply effects, for a ball park view. How about, go to sanctuary cities, and compare the sanctuarians (new word) to the voter rolls? If you can't get the names and do the comparisons, how about raising a red flag just based on the numbers? Have illegal immigrant lobbyists hidden the data so well we can't tell? That's its own scandal. Wave the red flag. How about followup with state activists who claim to know of large numbers of ballots turned in through vote-harvesting programs, and examine them with care? All things Secretaries of State have not done, the controversial Times has skipped. How about that for starters?

Ask your local reporters to try this, and mention it's worth a Pulitzer if they turn up any positive results, or not. You don't have a media list? C'mon.

Illegal Immigrants Come and Go

One interview exposed it, who invented it?

Is it misleading news to suppress this and so much else.

Mark Morgan, the U.S. Border Patrol Chief described the "Voluntary Return" program our Border Patrol uses (under Mr. Hussein-Obama, C-SPAN, 12/5/16) to stop illegal immigration from Mexico.

This is designed to handle people who criminally sneak into this country, not at a port of entry with documentation or a visa, but by clandestinely crossing the border in the wilderness.

Voluntary Return means the agents simply put the person back on the other side, into Mexico. Because they make careful digital identification records, agents can find a person attempting to sneak back in four or five times -- in the same day. You read that right. This is the policy currently in place. The person stops trying to sneak in and evade authorities when finally successful, and here. Agents no longer find this person trying to sneak in.

The report included Sen. James Lankford, (R-Okla.) asking, how many times should a Voluntary Return violator be allowed back in? Mr. Morgan replied without hesitation, as you might hope he would, "zero." Mr. Hussein-Obama was not available for comment.

Only 250,000 Illegals Flood Across Border

Media Heralds This as Great News

Invasion by a quarter million isn't a problem?

The lamestream media told you:

(Daniel Gonzalez) -- "How many migrants successfully enter the U.S. each year by crossing the border illegally?

"According to recent polls, Americans believe the number has been increasing rapidly, while in fact, the number has decreased significantly. Increased border security already in place is a major reason.

"New research by a former Dept. of Homeland Security official found that successful illegal entries, including people who had crossed multiple times, plummeted to 250,000 in 2015. That figure represents one-tenth as many successful illegal crossings as in 2005, the study reports..."

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Perpetual illegal-immigration apologist disguised as Gannett "news" reporter Daniel Gonzalez, in a page-one story, suggests that a mere quarter-million invading illegal aliens is such an improvement we should be happy for the wonderful results. The online version of this story puts the figure at only 170,000 people, without explaining the difference. http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/border-issues/2016/10/09/how-many-mexicans-actually-cross-border-illegally/91280026/

He claims the $130 billion spent on added security has been a major deterrent to Mexicans. Presumably, it has been a deterrent to Central Americans too, and the muslim jihadis other sources tell us are coming across the southern border and insinuating themselves into our midst.

Why this study comes from a retired individual and not an agency is unexplained. How this person counts people who slipped through undetected is unexplained. How the person figures out some of them came in, were deported, and came back again, undetected, is unexplained. Why we should accept any of this is unexplained. The next effect of a quarter-million illegal alien invaders whose destination and intentions are unknown, this year alone, should be terrifying, not presented as a vast improvement. Where is last year's batch of invaders? That's enough to replace the entire population of cities like Orlando, Jersey City, Ft. Wayne, Madison, Norfolk, Scottsdale, Baton Rouge, Boise, Spokane, or Berkeley twice over. The rumor that in Berkeley this would be an improvement was unexplained.

In other news, during his Senate race debate, Sen. John McCain claimed we are building border watchtowers at a cost of $3 million each (PBS-TV, 10/10/16). You can buy a 4,000-foot mansion for $3 million, with state-of-the-art security, a pool, a putting green and multiple bedrooms and baths. Just what kind of guard towers are these? (He didn't elaborate.) Requests for information from the three reporters went immediately unanswered, and still.

If a security system grants unauthorized access to 685 people every day (do the math), and this is a vast improvement over the prior system (which it apparently is), someone's head belongs on a pike, and I'm not referring to the illegals.

Of Course U.S. Can Ban Alien Immigrants

The lamestream media told you:

Donald Trump is an out-of-control megalomaniac ready to turn the country into an unconstitutional anti-religious concentration camp with his announcement to keep muslim immigrants and visitors out just because there are tens of millions of unhappy ones who are confused about life and want in.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


The most recent president to exercise U.S statute on the subject was democrat Jimmy Carter, who in 1972 used 8 USC §1182 to summarily block the entry of anyone from Iran. Previously it had been used to block anyone who might have been a communist. The statute grants power to the president in plain English:

8 USC §1182 (f) Suspension of entry or imposition of restrictions by President
Whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens into the United States would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may by proclamation, and for such period as he shall deem necessary, suspend the entry of all aliens or any class of aliens as immigrants or nonimmigrants, or impose on the entry of aliens any restrictions he may deem to be appropriate.
(Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, enacted June 27, 1952, also known as the McCarran-Walter Act.)


Some libertarian friends hold a utopian dream that we should live in a society without borders, admit anyone, and fail to notice that the nation-state system we do live in makes sense, and we need to defend borders for good reason -- to keep out people who would do us harm, take all our stuff and kill us if we didn't protect what's ours. This is why we need fine and robust border-enforcement laws like the one described here.

I started the list because I noticed, despite the blind ignorant media ranting about Trump wanting to keep out muslims and especially those from jihadi infested cesspools in the middle east who want us all dead, that's already law and has been exercised by their darlings, the democrats.

8 USC §1182 Inadmissible aliens
[List reduced and abbreviated from 100 pages of statute:] Multiple health-related grounds like communicable diseases without cure, criminal grounds, substance traffickers, prostitution and commercial vice, religiously oppressive government officials as defined, human traffickers, money launderers, national security grounds, known terrorists, potential terrorists, people affiliated with terrorism, totalitarians (aimed at communists), Nazis, participants in genocide, users of child soldiers, people likely to become a "public charge" (welfare case), certain job applicants depending on job and other conditions, certain athletes, unqualified physicians and health-care workers (quacks), aliens on parole, false claimants of citizenship, stowaways, smugglers, visa abusers, people without passports, draft evaders, illegal aliens already here, repeat offenders, practicing polygamists, child abductors, unlawful voters, renunciants, tax evaders, other subcategories, and exceptions throughout, this is a partial list.

IMMIGRATION ISN'T BROKEN -- ADVOCATES ARE

Media Distortions Distort Our Thinking

Our system is as good as any nation's


They're just not swamped with invaders like we are


The lamestream media told you:


America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken. America's immigration system is broken.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:


The going narrative is that our immigration system is "broken."

"Broken" is a code word used by agenda-driven interest groups when something is not working the way they want it to work. Nothing is broken. Nothing needs fixing. They just want to put in a fix. A corrupt fix. They want to fix what ain't broke. If it ain't broke, don't fix it, right?

It's a common trick. A subtle but seductive error of logic. It's being used about our fine, well oiled, well planned excellent immigration system. Oh, it could use some adjustment -- what government-run system can't -- but for all intents and purposes it's fine.* What isn't fine, for the broken-advocates, is their inability to flood this nation with teeming humanity, without rational controls.

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