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Why we need a wall on the U.S. - Mexican sieve, er, border:

by Paul C / August 9, 2008 7:40 PM PDT

1. To keep illegal immigrants out, and

2. To keep the Mexican Army out.

Four Mexican army soldiers entered southern Arizona and pointed their rifles at a U.S. Border Patrol agent early this week, the Border Patrol said.

The incident Sunday was the Mexican military's 43rd incursion across the U.S. border since October, the agency said. However, it was unusual because firearms were involved. The Border Patrol and the Mexican government are investigating, Border Patrol spokesman Mike Scioli said.
(Emphasis mine)

Minefields might help too, methinks...

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I don't think the minefields would be a good idea
by critic411 / August 9, 2008 10:50 PM PDT

I do think we need a wall and for the Army to make border parol a regular part of their rotation

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Boo! things in the dark
by Willy / August 10, 2008 10:49 AM PDT

Mex. Army regulars are known to have drug cartel ties and may in fact be a driving cartel themselves. So, I would look at this side of things just as much as any intrusion by the Mex. Army by some mistake and/or plan outside of drug reasons. These kinds of confrontations can too easily escalate so real training and preparedness besides a fence/wall is necessary. -----Willy Happy

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