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    President Trump is protecting America by sending troops to our border

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    By Robert Charles | Fox News

    Aiming to ramp up protection for America’s southern border, President Trump consulted Defense Secretary James Mattis and then announced a bold and needed policy change on Tuesday: “We're going to do some things militarily…. Until we can have a wall and proper security, we're going to be guarding our border with the military.”

    Many are in shock, apparently offended, some overtly indignant. They should not be. This is old hat, a measured, modest move to address a massive mission. The president is right to say he has a duty to defend our nation’s borders.

    And the move may be part of a strategy by President Trump to win approval in Congress to build a permanent physical and virtual wall along our border with Mexico, fund it properly, craft workable immigration policy, and put young people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on track to permanent legal status or even citizenship.

    Acknowledging “a big step,” President Trump correctly argued that turning to the military to protect our border is preferable to chasing illegal entrants around the country. "We cannot have people flowing into our country illegally, disappearing, and by the way never showing up for court," the president said.

    Hard to argue his point. One credible 2017 analysis, conducted by nonpartisan immigration experts and looking back 20 years, found nearly 40 percent of the illegal immigrants released with a court date never showed up in court.

    Of 2.5 million illegal immigrants let go on their promise of return, almost 919,000 disappeared into thin air. Whether suspected of no crime at all besides illegal entry into the U.S. – or of trafficking drugs, arms and people – they vanished.

    Likely some migrated to sanctuary cities, others into criminal gangs, others blended into America’s Heartland and ubiquitous shadows, aware they had violated the law, resolved not to be caught.

    Tuesday, perhaps triggered by reports of a large Honduran refugee “caravan” transiting through Mexico and headed for the U.S. border, President Trump set a deterrent.

    Boosting our military presence on the southwest border is sound policy, entirely legal, and viscerally satisfying, but it is a short-term, feel-good, muscular stopgap.

    For the moment, ramping up National Guard on the border – as Presidents Reagan, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Clinton and Obama did – says to illegal immigrants “don’t try it.” The action tells Mexico “we are watching.” And President Trump’s message to Congress is “get back to work on the wall, fixing immigration, addressing DACA.”

    Moving the military to the border is not a solution to the problem of illegal immigration. Eventually, a border wall must be built – methodically reinforced by ground, sea, air and space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance – or we have no real border. This is a matter of protecting our national security.

    Is the Trump approach legal? Of course. If the president of the United States can’t defend our country, who else is supposed to do the job?

    In 2006 under “Operation Jump Start,” more than 6,000 National Guardsmen were sent by President George W. Bush to the southwest border to enhance security, surveillance, communications, intelligence and deterrence. Their numbers were halved the next year, but they supported missions in the air and on ground.

    Likewise, President Obama sent 1,200 National Guard troops to the Mexican border to blunt spikes in illegal drug trafficking and immigration during 2010, although the stay was short.

    During the Clinton years, “Operation Gatekeeper” was undertaken in 1994. Still ongoing in 1995, those involved recall follow-on border actions that included use of military assets and personnel by state-level authorities, drawing on components of the National Guard and Joint Task Force Six.

    Presidents Reagan and George H.W. Bush utilized the National Guard to support counter-narcotics and illegal immigration on the border, although focused on immigration reform.

    Ronald Reagan, when governor of California, famously deployed the military – 2,200 National Guardsmen – to end riots on the University of California at Berkeley’s campus, which proved effective and stabilizing.

    None of these ramp-ups proved a lasting solution to illegal border crossings, to stopping drugs, human trafficking or illegal immigration, as President Trump no doubt knows.

    They did open a window for each president, causing each administration and Congress to rethink immigration, strengthen federal law enforcement, and focus attention on the border.

    The same opening will occur here. A temporary fix is wise and advisable, especially with caravans of illegal immigrants testing America’s will.

    And one thing more. If President Trump shifts money from the Defense Department he could fund the border wall he campaigned on. It is, after all, part of the defense of our country.

    Believe it or not, in the 1990s and 2000s, Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush utilized National Guard personnel deployed to border duty for more than just deterrence, support of law enforcement, and blunting the flow of drugs and illegal aliens.

    Both presidents used the military to perform another task. Using buy-in by governors, those military personnel worked to “install border security infrastructure” – that is, to build parts of a wall.

    In fact, the military under President George W. Bush constructed more than 100 miles of border barriers – small walls and fencing and mobile vehicle blockers. In the 1990s, when President Clinton held office, California used the military to create a wall just south of San Diego, coordinating with the National Guard for proper authorization.

    The ball is now in the court of Congress. If lawmakers object to using troops on our southern border there is only one alternative. Fund a border wall and virtual barriers between the U.S. and Mexico. Just as we don’t leave the doors to our homes wide open to anyone who wants to enter, we have to protect our borders from an unending flow of illegal immigrants and drugs.

    Robert Charles is a former assistant secretary of state for President George W. Bush, former naval intelligence officer and litigator. He served in the Reagan and Bush 41 White Houses.

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    Sign an Executive Order that ALL of them that are apprehended are deported within 24 hours over the FIRST border they illegally crossed!

    No asylum, no detention and no catch and release on OUR soil!

    "Operation Return to Sender"!!!

    We do not want their UAC's or pregnant ones either...fast track them out of here!
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    the move may be part of a strategy by President Trump to win approval in Congress to build a permanent physical and virtual wall along our border with Mexico, fund it properly, craft workable immigration policy, and put young people protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on track to permanent legal status or even citizenship.
    Ah, so this Bush era Amnesty backer Robert Charles believes putting the US military on the border is part of a larger strategy to get DACA Amnesty into law for millions of illegal aliens! Thus the recommendation of the Karl Rove run Fox News!

    These people make me sick.

    The purpose of sending the military to the US border should be to defend America's sovereinty and protect Amerian lives and jobs from being taken by illegalien mauraders, not "help" illegal aliens already here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ALIPAC View Post
    Ah, so this Bush era Amnesty backer Robert Charles believes putting the US military on the border is part of a larger strategy to get DACA Amnesty into law for millions of illegal aliens! Thus the recommendation of the Karl Rove run Fox News!

    These people make me sick.

    The purpose of sending the military to the US border should be to defend America's sovereinty and protect Amerian lives and jobs from being taken by illegalien mauraders, not "help" illegal aliens already here.
    Does Trump really think we are that stupid that we would fall for this nonsense? Sadly yes he really does. Sadly the idiotic Trump bots will think he's playing 4D chess while he's selling us down the river like the RINO POS he is. I didn't vote for this clown just so I can have the second coming of the Bush administration. He can enjoy being a one term president, I have no respect for him.

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    I voted for Trump because considering the alternatives...ALL of them...we would have been in deeper doo doo than we are now.

    We are forced to vote for the "lesser of 2 evils"...been going on for decades.

    I think he is trying his best, never been a politician, and has had the marbles thrown under his feet the whole way! He has swamp rats Ryan, McConnell, McCain, Graham ... his own party ... obstructing his agenda. I also think they give him misinformation, those rats know the ropes and how DC works. We would be so much farther ahead in the RNC would get on the side of the American people and on the Trump Train.

    Not to mention nutty Nancy, Schumer, Waters, Kaine, Green, good grief...it's an insane asylum in DC. Then throw in Jerry Brown, Rahm Emanual, DeBlasio, Gutierrez...not a backhoe big enough to dig a hole big enough and dump them all in it. They are truly pathetic excuses of human beings to be working ON BEHALF of America and our citizens.

    Imagine going to work every day and think...I have to rely on THESE backstabbers to help me run this country? What a daunting task. Especially for a guy worth BILLIONS, have the best in life and live like the Ritz Carlton every day.

    Time to get down to brass tacks and get real damn tough...and that means "NO HEART" for DACA or any illegal alien! Cut the tweets, keep your cards close to your chest and FIRE the ones you can.

    If HRC won...we would have over 500,000 a day pouring over the border. Mexico, Central America and South America would have opened the doors to their prisons and bussed them up here

    Cuba would have shoved them off the shore in bathtubs. Africa would be coming in through Canada.

    If people to do not think this border security is a serious issue or that we DEMAND a moratorium on ALL immigration for 10 years then they are seriously mentally ill, ignorant, in denial or all of the above. Go take a trip to Europe...that what they want?

    He needs to boot out every Obama holdover.

    Do Executive Orders to get the job done...I do not care...then in the meantime plow through to get Bills passed and end this invasion!

    This is why when companies take over...they fire everybody from the top down.
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    The radical front group for illegal aliens, including DACAs, United We Dream, issues the following statement on President Trump's plan to use the military on the border:

    United We Dream ( 888-872-5316 #DreamActNow) Retweeted













    Alejandro Alvarez


    @aletweetsnews










    Inbox: Immigrant youth group @UNITEDWEDREAM on Trump sending troops to the border.“Every member of the military sent to the border should know that they are being sent to satisfy the paranoid delusions of a mad man."
















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    President Trump isn't sending troops "after" these people, he's sending troops to keep them out of our country. When you go after someone, you're going to get them, we don't want to get them, we want them to stay away. Hope the troops can help Border Patrol figure out how to do that. Loud speakers yelling GO HOME, big signs screaming KEEP OUT and how about throwing up some smoke bombs and tear gas? Local law enforcement knows how to do this stuff, they do it in our country during protests and riots to disperse crowds all the time, why doesn't Border Patrol? Hell during the Ferguson protests, they drove SWAT TEAMS in TANKS down the street, tanks that had big guns on top of it. If that's okay on US citizens, it sure as hell ought to be okay on illegal aliens.
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    Their "children" are gang bangers! Go after them, boot them out...let their President take care of them!
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