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May 13, 2005

National security compromised to keep Minutemen from looking good

From the Washington Times:

U.S. Border Patrol agents have been ordered not to arrest illegal aliens along the section of the Arizona border where protesters patrolled last month because an increase in apprehensions there would prove the effectiveness of Minuteman volunteers, The Washington Times has learned.

More than a dozen agents, all of whom asked not to be identified for fear of retribution, said orders relayed by Border Patrol supervisors at the Naco, Ariz., station made it clear that arrests were "not to go up" along the 23-mile section of border that the volunteers monitored to protest illegal immigration.

"It was clear to everyone here what was being said and why," said one veteran agent. "The apprehensions were not to increase after the Minuteman volunteers left. It was as simple as that."

I really hope someone loses their job over this. We've got too many idiots on the government dole.

Coverage: Blogs for Bush, Immigration blog, Jawa Report, Myopic Zeal, InTheBullpen, insignificant thoughts

Posted by Danny Carlton at May 13, 2005 02:35 PM

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