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15 Dec 2010 22:17


U.S.: Border agent’s death suggests smugglers becoming more dangerous

  • 111 unlucky border agents have died in the line of duty since 1919
  • one of those agents was killed in a gunfight on the Arizona border last night
  • 17 months since an agent was shot and killed in the line of duty source
  • » Why this is different: In the past, when a drug deal’s been going on at the border, the drug smugglers usually run away. (No, it’s not like “No Country for Old Men” or “Machete,” strangely enough, guys.) But this attack, which killed agent Brian Terry, suggests that they’re becoming more willing to fight the authorities. And this is bad. The suspects are still on the run, by the way.

17 Nov 2010 22:28


Culture: The Incredible Hulk now The Incredible Illegal Immigrant Hunter

You loved Lou Ferrigno when he turned green and his muscles got really big. Now he’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s right-hand man for fighting illegal immigration in Arizona. Be scared. source

17 Mar 2010 09:22


U.S.: Bush’s U.S./Mexico border security just got dumped for Obama’s

  • Not only do we have an obligation to secure our borders, we have a responsibility to do so in the most cost effective way possible.
  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano • On her decision to take $50 billion away from the controversial Bush-era Secure Border Initiative and use it to buy proven off-the-shelf technology that does the same thing. Napolitano is also freezing most other SBI money and creating a great opportunity for the right to say that she’s soft on illegal immigration. This outghta be fun. source

10 Feb 2010 21:51


Offbeat: Jesus, that’s a lot of pot: Jesus photos packing a little extra

Border patrol workers found 30 pounds of pot stuffed in pictures of Our Lord. There are so many possible puns here that we don’t know which one to use. source

30 Jan 2010 00:54


Offbeat: Hey pot fans: Think about this story next time you light up a doobie

  • 743 pounds of marijuana were found in a septic tank truck traveling near the Arizona/Mexico border
  • $409,000 the street value of the pot, which wasn’t the only thing in the tank, by the way (ewwwww) source

18 Dec 2009 21:50


Culture: Pot found on Lil Wayne’s tour bus. No duh, Officer McObvious.

  • Do you guys even know who you’re dealing with? U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped Weezy’s tour buses in Texas today as he was headed for a tour stop in Mexico. Pot was found on two of the buses. In other news, if you freeze water inside a tray, it makes ice cubes! And if you pull that tray out of the freezer, the ice (eventually) melts! source

30 Jul 2009 21:00


U.S.: On ice in Arizona: A refrigerated truck full of illegal immigrants

  • 97 migrants stayed in the truck, played it cool when they were caught source