Mexico Protests National Guard Presence on Texas Border

Mexico Protests National Guard Presence on Texas Border

Why would we care what Mexico thinks about anything immigration related, especially border security:

According to Newsmax, the Mexican foreign ministry reiterated previously voiced opposition to Governor Rick Perry’s deployment of 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to assist in border security operations.

The troops will not actively engage with Mexicans or others crossing into the country, but have been sent to the border to take over some duties from Border Patrol agents, freeing them for border security operations.

Mexico says the troops will not “contribute in any way to solving the immigration problem” and it therefore rejects the action taken by the Texas governor.

The foreign ministry says that the country would prefer to engage with the United States in “building a modern, prosperous and safe border.”

I’m sure they would.

But since the federal government is sitting this one out, they can deal with this guy:

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I don’t think he really cares what the Mexican government wants. He’s looking at the 2016 election and he’s got a base to rally.

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Duane Lester

Duane Lester is co-founder of All American Blogger, and the primary writer. Following graduation, Duane entered the United States Navy as a journalist. He spent five years touring the world, reporting on local news and sports. Following his enlistment, Duane spent almost 10 years working with adjudicated youth in residential treatment environments. Duane discovered politics after September 11. He credits Erich "Mancow" Muller for opening his eyes to his conservative beliefs. Since then, Duane has devoured books and literature on politics, reading everything he can from Adam Smith to Larry Elder to Thomas Sowell. He refers to his style of politics as "conserva-tarian", a mixture of conservative and libertarian beliefs.

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