The Border Fence
Yes that's right. When you think of our southern border just think about Swiss cheese. That's how many holes are in it and then some. I ran across the video below a few days ago about our vaunted fence that Boeing was contracted to build. I then thought about how Obama likes to traipse around with his sidekick Janet Napolitano telling cheering throngs of Obama zombies how our southern border has never been more secure than it is right now. Really? It's about as secure as your garage door. Your garage door is actually probably better security. Watch the video as drug smugglers on the Mexican side use a car jack to open the way.
So Easy A 5th Grader Could Do It
Didn't that just give you a warm fuzzy about how secure that billion dollar fence is? The video was released by Chochise County Sheriff Larry Deaver to illustrate the point that contrary to what Obama says the border along Arizona is porous. DHS has authenticated the video as being real and isn't very old at that. These were actual drug smugglers. Notice the clothes they are wearing and the heavy duty back straps on those packs.
So who is the guy on the cell phone talking to when the action begins? There are usually spotters positioned over on our side of the fence who are on the look out for border patrol agents. Now for the obvious question, "Where are those tens of thousands of agents that Janet Napolitano keeps telling Congress are out there actively patrolling the border?" Maybe they were just on coffee break at the time. In fact the video is over 5 minutes long, the terrain is flat and the visibility is excellent. It's no wonder that arrests along the border are down 40% in the Tuscon sector where this occurred. There must not have been even one border agent for miles around.
So as you just saw the fence is jacked about about three feet and the smugglers just scamper under it like mice. Now you can see how secure that border really is. Obama needs to quit talking so much about things he knows nothing about. Not all of this can be laid at his feet since the DHS, under Bush, laid out the contract to have Boeing build this billion dollar fiasco. The DHS, in my opinion, has been a total waste of tax payer dollars and a knee jerk reaction to the events of 911. Private enterprise could do a better job at less cost to the tax payers.
What amazes me is that the fence was designed to operate like it does. Two fence posts are installed so that the panels themselves can be slid easily in and out. Did they forget something about the design? They seemed to have forgotten to weld the panels in place once they were installed. Is it time to have a complete inspection, which should have been done by DHS when the work was finished, of the entire fence line? Who is going to pay for that and the needed corrections? Instead they want to tell the nation what a great fence that has been installed that keeps the vermin on the southern side. Is the problem just on a section or the entire installation job?
Give Him Hell Governor. He deserves it.
That fence was installed in the mid to late 2000's at a cost of $1 billion of our tax dollars. Did we get our money's worth under the Secure Border Initiative? So you now see how secure our southern border is, at least along the Tuscon sector. Is it any wonder that the state government and the citizens of Arizona scoff whenever they hear Obama and Napolitano start in on their tap dance of what a great job they are doing to insure that drug smugglers and illegal aliens are being thwarted so actively from crossing the border? What are we paying all those bureacrats in DHS to do? Obviously it isn't to inspect fences along the southern border.
Someone who speaks Spanish tell us what he's saying on the phone.
The Frog Prince