Drawbacks Seen With Having National Guardsmen on Border

Drawbacks Seen With Having National Guardsmen on Border

POSTED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 5:39pm

UPDATED: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:08am

by Julián Aguilar

When the Obama administration announced in December that it would draw down the number of National Guard units that patrol the southern border, critics said the decision would leave Texas vulnerable to spillover violence from Mexico.

The administration, which last month reduced the number of guard troops on the border from 1,200 to about 300, defended the move as a step toward better efficiency. The mission of the guardsmen was shifted from ground surveillance and assisting the U.S. Border Patrol to primarily aerial surveillance efforts...


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Make that "necessary"

The only ones who could see any drawback to having the Guard on the border are those who want an open border!!
We should pull all our troops out of Afghanistan and bomb the place until there's nothing left and put those troops on our border with orders to STOP any illegal crossing; by any means necesary!!!

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