Thank you for visiting. My thoughts & Feelings are my Own.

Here I will share my feelings about America and her Future.

Let it be known to all the World, I love all Humankind, however the poor actions of the few that take away the Freedom's of the many wear on my soul. I don't hate them I feel sad for their foolishness before God and humankind.

Those leaders who seek to 'Keep their Oaths of office' and those who seek only self glory, power, tyranny and the destruction of America as it was founded, hoping to turn it into a Dictatorship, Marxist or other state of Tyranny.

For a long while I was unsure of putting a blog together with my thoughts on this, however Truth must be shared, if not to Awake American's to their dangerous situation then to record the folly of the ways of the wicked who do exist in the leadership of our Nation, States, Counties, Towns. Sad that I must add this page.

"We often search for things in life, yet seldom do we find.

Those things in life that really matter, until we make the time." S.T.Huls

God Bless the Republic of America!

We have Got To Stand Up!!

Sunday, July 27, 2014

What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens Vacated America?

Just passing along an email. interesting figures.

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Date: Sat, Jul 26, 2014 at 2:15 PM
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Being neighborly is expensive.

Especially since the 14th Amendment was never properly ratified.

Check out the following link.

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These FACTS are sobering and irrefutable.
After reading carefully, please let this ‘sink in’.
This is what our so-called government is NOT telling us!
What if they left?
Somebody really did their homework on this one.
Best on the subject to present date.
What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens Vacated America?
I, Tina Griego, journalist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News wrote a column titled, "Mexican Visitor's Lament".
I interviewed Mexican journalist Evangelina Hernandez while visiting Denver last week. Hernandez said, "illegal aliens pay rent, buy groceries, buy clothes. What Happens to your country's economy if 20 million people go away?" Hmmm, I thought, what would happen? So I did my due diligence, buried my nose as a reporter into the FACTS I found below.
It's a good question it deserves an honest answer. Over 80% of Americans demand secured borders and illegal migration stopped. But what would happen if all 20 million or more vacated America?
The answers I found may surprise you!
In California: if 3.5 million illegal aliens moved back to Mexico, it would leave an extra $10.2 billion to spend on overloaded school systems, bankrupt hospitals and overrun prisons. It would leave highways cleaner, safer and less congested. Everyone could understand one another as English became the dominant language again.
In Colorado: 500,000 illegal migrants, plus their 300,000 kids and grandchildren would move back 'home', mostly to Mexico. That would save Colorado an estimated $2 billion (other experts say $7 billion) annually in taxes that pay for schooling, medical, social-services and incarceration costs. It means 12,000 gang members would vanish out of Denver alone.
Colorado would save more than $20 million in prison costs, and the terror that those 7,300 alien criminals set upon local citizens. Denver Officer Don Young and hundreds of Colorado victims would not have suffered death, accidents, rapes and other crimes by illegals.
Denver Public Schools would not suffer a 67% dropout/flunk rate because of thousands of illegal alien students speaking 41different languages. At least 200,000 vehicles would vanish from our grid locked cities in Colorado. Denver's 4% unemployment rate would vanish as our working poor would gain jobs at a living wage.
In Florida: 1.5 million illegals would return the Sunshine State back to America, the rule of law, and English.
In Chicago, Illinois: 2.1 million illegals would free up hospitals, schools, prisons and highways for a safer, cleaner and more crime-free experience.
If 20 million illegal aliens returned 'home', the U.S. Economy would return to the rule of law. Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage. Everyone would pay their fair share of taxes because they wouldn't be working off the books. That would result in an additional $401 Billion in IRS income taxes collected annually, and an equal amount for local, state and city coffers.
No more push '1' for Spanish or '2' for English. No more confusion in American schools that now must contend with over 100 languages that degrade the educational system for American kids. Our overcrowded schools would lose more than two million illegal alien kids at a cost of billions in ESL and free breakfasts and lunches.
We would lose 500,000 illegal criminal alien inmates at a cost of more than $1.6 billion annually. That includes 15,000 MS-13 gang members who distribute $130 billion in drugs annually would vacate our country.
In cities like L.A.: 20,000 members of the '18th Street Gang' would vanish from our nation. No more Mexican forgery gangs for ID theft from Americans! No more foreign rapists and child molesters!
Losing more than 20 million people would clear up our crowded highways and gridlock. Cleaner air and less drinking and driving American deaths by illegal aliens!
America's economy is drained. Taxpayers are harmed. Employers get rich. Over $80 billion annually wouldn't return to the aliens' home countries by cash transfers. Illegal migrants earned half that money untaxed, which further drains America's economy which currently suffers a $17 trillion debt.
At least 400,000 anchor babies would not be born in our country, costing us $109 billion per year per cycle. At least 86 hospitals in California, Georgia and Florida would still be operating instead of being bankrupt out of existence because illegals pay nothing via the EMTOLA Act.
Americans wouldn't suffer thousands of TB and hepatitis cases rampant in our country-brought in by illegals unscreened at our borders.
Our cities would see 20 million less people driving, polluting and grid locking our cities. It would also put the 'progressives' on the horns of a dilemma; illegal aliens and their families’ cause 11% of our greenhouse gases.
They live without sewage, clean water, streets, roads, electricity, or any kind of sanitation.
Over one million of Mexico's poorest citizens now live inside and along our border from Brownsville, Texas to San Diego, California in what the New York Times called, 'colonias' or new neighborhoods. Trouble is, those living areas resemble Bombay and Calcutta where grinding poverty, filth, diseases, drugs, crimes, no sanitation and worse.
The New York Times reported them to be America's new 'Third World' inside our own country. Within 20 years, at their current growth rate, they expect 20 million residents of those colonias. (I've seen them personally in Texas and Arizona ; it's sickening beyond anything you can imagine.)
By enforcing our laws, we could repatriate them back to Mexico. We should invite 20 million aliens to go home, fix their own countries and/or make a better life in Mexico. We already invite a million people into our country legally more than all other countries combined annually. We cannot and must not allow anarchy at our borders, more anarchy within our borders and growing lawlessness at every level in our nation.
It's time to stand up for our country, our culture, our civilization and our way of life.
Interesting Statistics!
Here are 13 reasons illegal aliens should vacate America, and I hope they are forwarded over and over again until they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading them:
1. $14 billion to $22 billion dollars are spent each year on welfare to illegal aliens. (that's Billion with a B')
2. $7.5 billion dollars are spent each year on Medicaid for illegal aliens.
3. $12 billion dollars are spent each year on primary and secondary school education for children here illegally and they still cannot speak a word of English!
4. $27 billion dollars are spent each year for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies.
5. $3 Million Dollars 'PER DAY' is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens. That's $1.2 Billion a year.
6. 28% percent of all federal prison inmates are illegal aliens.
7. $190 billion dollars are spent each year on illegal aliens for welfare & social services by the American taxpayers.
8. $200 billion dollars per year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens.
9. The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime rate that's two and a half times that of white non-illegal aliens. In particular, their children, are going to make a huge additional crime problem in the US.
10. During the year 2008, there were 8 to 10 MILLION illegal aliens that crossed our southern border with as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from other terrorist countries. Over 10,000 of those were middle-eastern terrorists. Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth, heroin, crack, guns, and marijuana crossed into the U.S. from the southern border.
11. The National Policy Institute, estimates that the total cost of mass deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion, or an average cost of between $41 and $46 billion annually over a five year period and nbsp;
12. In 2010, illegal aliens sent home $65 BILLION in remittances back to their countries of origin, to their families and friends.
13. The dark side of illegal immigration: Nearly one million sex crimes are committed by illegal immigrants in the United States!
Total cost: a whopping $538.3 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Book excerpt Book 1 Twin Lakes Reunion, Part of Chapter 8, Pure Heart Guide 5 Book Series.

Book Excerpt (Teaser)
Part of Chapter 8,
Book 1 “Twin Lakes Reunion”

Pure Heart Guide Book Series.



"Is there progress with the new subject yet?" Sosaeen Garsar the second leader of the science group of level seven, Asked.

"Little, we have not been able to proceed as quickly as with past subjects of this same age group, It is unusual as his spirit seems quite strong for one so young," Answered lab tech. Elasseear Garsar.

"What seems to be the difficulty, is the youngling too much for your limited processing capability? You were informed that I need this one's essence; it feels strong and would be of much worth to me. I do not want your pitiful excuses this time, just do as you’re told."

"We are doing our best, we must get around his mental walls, It is taking longer with this one, for as you have said it is stronger than most of the subjects brought to us." Replied Elasseear bowing his head ever so slightly, to show respect but yet not allowing himself to be totally exposed to the potential physical retaliation, Leader Sosaeen did have a reputation for this when he was displeased.

"I shall expect it soon, if not then you will be replaced by one who can be of better service, and you may be sent to the Tessa's for retraining." Sosaeen glared at this lab tech. Elasseear, he was capable but he had no patience, nor tolerance for weak excuses for not producing quick results. Weak links had to be removed for the Garsar to keep strong.

"It shall be done." He waited for 2nd Leader Sosaeen Garsar to leave the room before exhaling a low hiss of irritation, the last thing I would want would to be demoted to such a low existence as to be with the Tessa.

Turning to his assistance he said in a guttural growling hiss, "If we fail 2nd leader Sosaeen I will not be the only one punished, I shall take you all with me do you understand!"

The others in the room all nodded and as a group bowed slightly and said, " Tech Leader Elasseear we shall not fail you or ourselves, let us see why this youngling is being so difficult, there is an easy answer, it just eludes us at the moment." said Lassoos.

They all turned to look into the room they had the human boy in, he was strapped to the table and still unconscious, those human soldiers were idiots, as they had used way too much stun force on this little one.

"Let’s stimulate his brain to awaken him and in doing so that may help expedite the harvesting process." Elasseear said to his team.

"Lassoos awaken this one then, and allow a member of team 4 into the room to monitor the boy as he awakes for he shall then see one of his own kind and not be so confused, as a calmer mind is easier for the harvesting process." Elasseear told his assistant.

Lassoos wasted no time, he left the room walked across to the room where science team 4 was. He opened the door and announced.

"I need one of you to assist with a subject, to monitor him as we awaken him." Lassoos looked down on the smaller humans, even though they were weak and physically revolting creatures some did have strong minds for science and things that were of use to the collective, at least for the moment. He turned and walked back out the door not waiting for a response, and stood in the hall awaiting his helper.

The members of science team 4 looked at each other in agreement.

"Well looks like it’s your turn George, the rest of us have other things to do, you know the procedures so just follow your orders and the rules of contact and you will do well. And remember do not address them unless they first speak to you." Science Team Leader Dr. Stanton said.

Even after all the years of working with the Nemekans he still thought they were an arrogant bunch of creatures, however they had much in the ways of science to share with us and the end results is what counted not what one does to get there.

"Yes sir, on my way." George a 3rd class tech said as he left the room to follow the Nemekans.

As soon as the human helper came out or their room Lassoos entered the room holding the subject without a word. The human just followed, like the sheep they were.

"You must watch the subject as we awaken him in order to start the harvesting process; you are to help him remain calm until it is over. This one is unusual; it has taken more effort than normal. Do you understand?" He told the helper.

"Yes I understand, proceed I am ready to assist." George replied.

Why is it these Nemekans had to drain the life force from these kids he did not fully understand, but orders where orders and it was not his business what they did with it, although he wondered at times. He went over to the table where the subject was bound and awaited his assignment as he looked down upon the helpless young boy.

The first thing Levi felt was a throbbing head ache, like when the mule kicked him in the head a few years ago. He slowly opened his eyes and the bright lights made them ache even worse. So he closed them then slowly blinked several times holding them half closed in order to ease the discomfort. He realized that he could not move, his arms, legs, and chest where all strapped down somehow, His head was also strapped to where he could not turn it, and it felt like he was on a cold metal table.

He started to panic, and fear began to engulf his senses like a tidal wave, what was going on, where was he, and why was he tied down? Where is Sariah?

He tried to scream but his throat was too dry and only a small croak came out and that hurt with the attempt.

"Anyone there?" he asked in a panicked dry voice.

"I am here." George answered as he moved over the boy so he could see him.

"Where am I?" He asked.

"You’re in the Hospital?" He replied.

"What happened to me, where's my sister, and why am I tied down?"

"You are in the specialized trauma room for traffic accident victims, you were in a terrible car wreck and you’re not to move that is why we used straps, we fear you may have some severe spinal cord damage. So do not move. As for your sister, I do not know about her as I am only assigned to you."

George answered, glowing within himself at how easy it was to create such a realistic story, how easily it was to fool this little boy.

"A Car Wreck? I don't remember being in a car, we were exploring a cave and then there was a light and well, then I woke up here." Levi said confused.

"Temporary amnesia is common when one has been in such a terrific accident, and you should feel lucky as you are the only one in the car to have survived the wreck. You have been in a comma for two weeks now, it may be difficult for you to understand right now I know, but we will help you in time to regain some of your memories." George was actually enjoying this game of setting the subject at ease before his essence would be taken. How simple it was to manipulate this type of person. Besides it helped break up the boredom of working down here.

"I was Not in a car wreck, where is my sister, and who are you and what are you really doing, I feel just fine, except that my head really hurts." Levi said, and he was starting to get scared again, this guy did not seem like any doctor or nurse he ever met before. And the room did not resemble any hospital ER or clinic room for that matter he had ever seen before. He knew he needed a drink because his throat was really hurting now with all this talking.

"Hey can I get a drink by throat really hurts?"

"Sure hold on a moment and I will be right back" He said as he walked to the other side of the room where he picked up a bottle of water off of the table, then he brought it back and held it to the boys lips so he could get a drink.

Slowly Levi drank a little at a time until he felt he had drunk enough water, it was nice and cool on his throat and it felt much better.

'Thanks, now tell me again what is going on, and where is my sister?" He asked again.

Why this little snot was just playing him for a drink, George thought.

"I do not know of any sister, your alone, everyone like I told you already, who was with you died in the car wreck." George said as he slowly walked around the table studying the boy.

"You see denial is normal in situations like yours, however you need to realize your family is all gone, and now you need to focus on yourself to recover."

"No! I remember exploring a cave, I remember that."

"That is normal, you see you remember a cave, your mind created this illusion to protect you in your comma state, now you have left the cave as you’re getting better, and your mind realizes this and has allowed you to re-awaken once more."

"I just don't get it; it does not make any sense."

Meanwhile in the adjoining room we find the Nemekans preparing once again to harvest the boy’s essence. Elasseear looked at Lassoos and snarled the command.

"Lower the cranial cap once again, and let us not have any errors this time, the subject seem calm and alert enough."

"It shall be done as you wish." Lassoos replied as he used the controls at his station to begin the harvesting procedure one more. He watched as the cranial cap was lowered towards the subjects head again, fully confident that it would work this time.

Levi noticed something being lowered from above towards his head, it was coming and would hit him soon and there was no way he could avoid it.

"Hey what's that thing for? You better stop it before it hits me."

"Don't worry, it is only a type of MRI scan, it will not hurt you it will come down gently just above your head and scan you close but without touching. We have to see why you have been in a comma so long, and if there are any other side effects now since you’re awake." George told the boy.

Sound like this guy is sticking to his story, well I really don't remember any car wreck, we were in the cave, but something happened now I am here, he wondered what was going on, this does not feel right at all.

As the device lowered and came closer to his head it lit up with a greenish blue glow, and with a kind of a sparkle in the center of it. This did not feel right at all, and he remembered seeing scans before and this was no MRI that he knew for sure.

"Hey can you stop and wait for my parents to come, I want to see my parents, they should be around here in the waiting room, so go get them." Levi asked.

"Remember when I told you everyone with you in the car died; your parents were also killed in the accident. I am sorry we have not been able to locate any next of kin at this time. We need to do this exam to be able to treat you so we can get you healthy faster." George was almost gloating with how simple it was to twist and keep the subject occupied, it would only be a few moments longer and his job would be done, and the Nemekans would have their little essence from this one and he could go finish his own projects.

Levi just laid there what else could he do, he knew this guy was full of lies, he knew there was no car wreck, and he was lying to him but why? What was this all about? Now he started getting really afraid as the light thing came closer and was almost close enough to touch now.

He remembered what he had learned in Sunday school about prayer when you’re in a bad situation, and he figured this could be one of those situations. The only thing he could do was pray, and asks Jesus Christ to help him. So he began to pray silently in his mind, the closer the light came the harder he prayed, he felt really strange and knew he was in trouble, so he prayed with his whole heart and soul, he asked Jesus for protection, and for someone to help him, and to get him out of this place.

As he was praying he felt a deep warmth begin to fill his whole being he had felt the spirit before but nothing like this, this was really intense, it seemed to fill his whole body, and his fear subsided as he remembered how to calm his spirit as his dad had taught him.

As the device finally came into place the countenance of the subject changed, the monitors showed a different growth and change in the essence, it now filled the spectrum with unusual colors that led to a brilliant light then the monitor went blank.

In astonishment, Lassoos turned slowly to look at Elasseear.

"Tech Leader Elasseear, I am no longer reading the essence of the subject, something has gone wrong with our equipment, and it seems to have malfunctioned."

"What? That is not possible, what is the matter? What has happened?" Elasseear spoke.

"I am not fully aware of what has taken place, I have not witnessed such an event before, as the cranial cap came into place and we began energizing it for the harvesting process, there seemed to have been a power surge of energy from the subject and this enveloped and over powered the device now making it useless, it seems to be broken." Lassoos replied.

George stood above the boy, and he realized the boy was mumbling incoherently then he noticed that the device was no longer working. The lights that usually emanated from it were gone as if it had been turned off. What were these idiot Nemekans doing now, he had better things to do than sit here all day dealing with their problems wasting his time.

Elasseear thought a moment, Sosaeen had said this was an unusually strong subject and that would explain the possibility of what had just occurred. It was rare, very rare indeed for such a thing as this to happen, and yet it did happen.

"Tech Lassoos, do a complete check on all your equipment, I want a full diagnostic. I think I may have a reason why this has taken place, while you do this I will speak with 2nd Leader Sosaeen on this event."

"It shall be done my leader Elasseear, what of the human helper shall we send him back to his hole?"

"Tell him to leave and return to his duties, do not allow the subject to see our kind, yet. Is that understood, we may need to address this subject by other means, it is very unusual this one, the judgment of 2nd Leader Sosaeen will be known before we proceed further understood!" Elasseear hissed with firmness.

"As you command" Lassoos said, then he watched as Tech Leader Elasseear turned to leave the room. Then Lassoos keyed the intercom to the room.

"Tech your work is done for now, you may return to your duties."

George heard the intercom squawk the command to leave, so he did just that, he turned to leave the room.

"Hey, where are you going? You just can't leave me here?" Levi all but yelled at the guy who was walking out the door.

"Don't worry, you’re in good hands, they will come and take care of you soon. That I promise so don't worry alright." George replied, with a smirk on his face as he shut the door to the room. Thinking that boy has no idea what’s in store for him, Oh Well! not any of his business, finally he could get back to his own list of duties he had to finish.

Levi heard the door close, then all was quiet, he noticed the lights from the scanner thing above his head had turned off, so they must be done doing whatever they did with it then. He still felt a nice warm glow all over his body. He had a feeling all would be ok in the future. Almost like he heard a distant voice, a calm soft voice say, "All is well we are here to help you, you will be fine, be at peace for we are with you little brother." He started feeling sleepy and slowly felt himself drift off into a soft warm place of a dream world.
This is one of the box's found in an old cave above Beaver, Utah, USA, inside were old things some unusual, one is named "Lev Antas Shuesa" or Pure Heart Guide, It lights up when in use by one who knows how to use it.


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Friday, July 25, 2014

Scientist Sues University for Terminating Him Following Big Dinosaur Discovery-soft tissue that hadn’t yet fossilized.

Creationist Scientist Sues University for Terminating Him Following Big Dinosaur Discovery

A former scientist at California State University, Northridge in Los Angeles is suing the public college over the claim that he was wrongly terminated due to his religious views.
Mark Armitage, a scientist for over 30 years, reportedly lost his job after discovering soft tissue on a dinosaur fossil and subsequently publishing information about the find in an academic journal, according to a press release from the Pacific Justice Institute, a conservative legal firm.
According to the lawsuit, Armitage discovered a triceratops horn back in 2012 at the Hell Creek Formation in Montana, a well-known fossil site. Later, after examining it under a high-powered microscope, he located soft tissue that hadn’t yet fossilized.
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The development surprised some faculty and students, according to the press release, “because it indicates that dinosaurs roamed the earth only thousands of years in the past rather than going extinct 60 million years ago.”
“Since some creationists, like [Armitage], believe that the triceratops bones are only 4,000 years old at most, [Armitage's] work vindicated his view that these dinosaurs roamed the planet relatively recently,” the lawsuit reads, according to KCAL-TV.

After discussing the horn with students at the school one day, Armitage, who taught students how to use high-powered microscopes at the school’s Electron and Confocal Microscopy Suite, was apparently reported by one of the students to his supervisor, World News reported.

That supervisor then allegedly questioned Armitage’s motivation, telling him that the school would not “tolerate” his religion in the department and slamming his creationist views.
While the professor was reportedly assured by the head of the biology department that this was an isolated incident and that his views would be respected, his problems apparently intensified thereafter.
Just two weeks after publishing his soft-tissue findings in the peer-reviewed journal “Acta Histochemica,” Armitage was reportedly told that his 38-month appointment was only temporary and that there weren’t funds to continue his position, according to World.
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Now, Armitage is fighting back against what he believes was an unfair dismissal, filing a lawsuit against the school’s board of trustees.
“Terminating an employee because of their religious views is completely inappropriate and illegal,” Brad Dacus, president of the Pacific Justice Institute, said in a statement. “But doing so in an attempt to silence scientific speech at a public university is even more alarming.”

California State University, Northridge spokeswoman Carmen Chandler told TheBlaze in an email that the school currently has no comment on the case.
“I am afraid we have not been served with the lawsuit yet, so there is nothing we can say about something we have not seen,” she said in an email.
Armitage is a member of the Creation Research Society and has served on its board of directors since 2006.

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Here’s What Happened After an Ohio Sheriff Sent a Bill to the Mexican President for the Illegals in His Jail

Here’s What Happened After an Ohio Sheriff Sent a Bill to the Mexican President for the Illegals in His Jail

Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones said Friday that he sent a letter to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, charging him for all the illegals in his jail.
What happened next? The Ohio sheriff told Dana Loesch: “The federal government sends me a letter and said I violated a treaty of like, 1790.”
When Loesch asked for more information, Jones continued: “I sent him a bill for the prisoners that are in my jail. They came here illegally. I’ve not gotten any money from them, but I billed them so much. And I’ll tell you what I got in return: my life was threatened.”
Jones said he got a call from the FBI saying there were three sheriffs in the country that were going to be killed by the drug cartels, and he was one of the three.
Ohio Sheriff Richard Jones appears on TheBlaze TV's 'Dana' with Dana Loesch July 25, 2014. (Photo: TheBlaze TV)
Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones appears on TheBlaze TV’s ‘Dana’ with Dana Loesch July 25, 2014. (Photo: TheBlaze TV)
Jones has also written a letter to President Barack Obama, “asking and pleading with him not to bring these people here to the state of Ohio, and to secure our borders.”
“We’ve had horrendous crimes here in this community,” Jones said. “We had a senior citizen, an elderly lady, molested by a teenager that came over from Mexico. We had another one molested — an eight year old girl. We’ve had drugs pouring in, more so than before the government said the borders were sealed. And we’re being run over by the drug dealers coming to this community. The violence has increased, and we’re a long way from the borders.”
Jones said his county spends eight to ten million dollars each month on welfare programs, which he called “free stuff,” and said that’s “some of the reason that they come here.”
“It’s a terrible, terrible tragedy,” Jones said. “People’s lives are being threatened. It’s in the state of Ohio, for crying out loud. We’re not in Arizona; we’re not in California.”
Jones said the administration is making it “too easy” for those wishing to harm America to cross into the United States.
“They’re going to walk in with backpacks. They’re going to put some dirty bombs together, [and] they’re going to do something really terrible. It’s too easy,” Jones said. “We don’t know who they are. They don’t have vaccinations. Our jails are full. They hit and run. It’s totally out of control, and it’s gotten worse just in the past twelve months.”

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Border Crossings Stop After Texas Man Takes Security Into His Own Hands

Border Crossings Stop After Texas Man Takes Security Into His Own Hands

City of Hidalgo, Texas—Othal E. Brand Jr. is a man in control, and as such, when drug cartels began exploiting the stretch of river at the water pump station he runs, he built a Border Patrol-friendly boat ramp, watchtower and helicopter pad to beef security there.
In the Rio Grande Valley, Brand wields more power than most—he’s the elected president of Hidalgo County Water Improvement District 3 and his father was mayor of McAllen, Texas, for 20 years—but to hear him tell it, his actions speak more to a layman protecting his property than a show of might for the sake of it.
“It bothers me when I hear, ‘It’s the federal government’s job’ [to secure the border],” said Brand, giving a tour of this riverfront pump facility from behind the wheel of his massive black Cadillac. “Or when people say, ‘Oh, that’s Border Patrol’s job.’ Nah. You live here. Citizens can help, too.”
Partly by Brand and the water district’s doing, this pumping facility might be the most secure section along the 1,896-mile Rio Grande.
Life on the River
The pump station of Water Improvement District 3, one of 26 water districts in the Rio Grande, isn’t exactly the center of the border crisis.
In fact, most of those who illegally enter the United States through the river here do not willingly give themselves up, as is often the case with unaccompanied children from Central America or mothers with children.
These are the types of immigrants who want to get away, crossing the river in Pontoons at the direction of smugglers who spy American activity atop trees from the Mexican side, and navigating the thick brush on the Texas shore.
But the business of this pump station near the city of Hidalgo is valuable, so its protection matters.
The pump station, located on the U.S. side of the river but on the Mexican side of an 18-foot-tall steel border fence, is the main provider of drinking water for the city of McAllen.
Stopping Traffic
On the afternoon of July 15, SUVs from Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety, and Texas Parks and Wildlife are parked on a perch overlooking the Rio Grande, keeping watch.
A Border Patrol watchtower stands tall above the river.
When two Border Patrol agents walk over to question Brand’s visitors, he firmly shoos them away, telling the green-uniformed men, “They are here with me.”
“I used to know most of those guys [Border Patrol] by name,” Brand said. “Now you’ve got guys here transferred from other states. Most of them are from everywhere but Texas.”
The manpower is strong at the pump station because of the $1.3 million-per-week surge in law enforcement operations ordered by Texas Gov. Rick Perry last month.
But also, resources are significant at the pump station because of the easy access to the river his district provided.
“My men built that boat ramp about three years ago after they were shot at,” Brand said. “It’s the only boat ramp on a 20-mile stretch of the river. We used to have traffic everyday. But our traffic here is zero right now. That’s because I’ve put up cameras which I give the Border Patrol access to. I’ve put in paths and roads; I’ve cleared a staging area for them; I have Wi-FI; I have backup power. At night, it’s lit like a Christmas tree out here. I’ve made our area friendly for law enforcement. It has absolutely stopped all the traffic.”
Providing Protection
The workers who pump water here—Brand’s “men” as he calls them—need the protection.
In July 2011, workers at the pump station were shot at from the Mexico side of the river, a short swim away.
“Last year we found eight bodies in the river here,” Brand said. “Four of them had no heads. None of them drowned.”
Though the protections may seem excessive, Brand says he’s being pragmatic.
A helicopter pad near the river hasn’t been used yet, but Border Patrol could land here in a pinch if its agents or law enforcement were to be injured on the job.
Brand realizes not every place can be secured like his pump station and that no one solution can fix the border crisis.
Before Perry announced Monday he would activate up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the border, Brand called for him to do so. Perry’s decision comes at a time when Border Patrol agents report a slowdown activity in the Rio Grande.
Border Patrol agents say the number of unaccompanied children in their custody fell from a high of more than 3,300 in June to around 700 last week.
But Brand says a slow week may not constitute a trend.
“Texas has almost half of the manpower of the other border states [New Mexico, California and Arizona] and the Rio Grande sector is the shortest distance to Central America,” Brand said. “I’m not comfortable. You stop the traffic, and the minute you leave and divert resources elsewhere, they come back.”
Seeking Security
When Brand grew up on the Rio Grande, it wasn’t like this.
Brand, 61, has lived in McAllen since 1955 and he remembers when he used to play at the river, barbecuing and camping.
When drug violence exploded in the last decade, Brand says, he began to lose his sense of security.
Just like any ordinary neighbor can, its a feeling Brand believes he can control.
“This issue has brought us together—the farmers, the ranchers and the people on the river,” Brand said. “We’re like the Boy Scouts.”