So we are building a fence and sending national guard troops to protect our southern border. The reasons given include to keep illegal aliens out and to hinder the drug trade.
First question – if we need to keep illegal aliens out so badly, why are 12 million of them being offered the chance to stay in our country?
Second question – why are we militarising a friendly border?
In the country where I live, borders will be taken down soon – when the
The last border I walked across was the one separating
In answer to my first question above, we do not need to keep the illegal aliens out. In fact, we need them inside the country to keep the economy going. I am from
The answer to the second question is much more sinister. The militarization of the border is the not so subtle next step towards martial law. The guardsmen (and women) will be there not to keep aliens out, they will be there to keep
My oldest nephew is 16. Will he be able to get out of the country before he is drafted to fight in Bush’s crusade? I have my doubts.
Small steps, my friends, but they are getting bigger and more brazen, and leading in a wrong and very dangerous direction.