BORDER NEWS WATCH 10_11_12

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"A reporter did a human-interest piece on the Texas Rangers. The reporter recognized the Colt Model 1911 the Ranger was carrying and asked him 'Why do you carry a 45?' The Ranger responded, 'Because they don't make a 46.'" -Clint Smith.

"When seconds count, the cops are just minutes away." -Clint Smith.

"I carry a gun cause a cop is too heavy." -Clint Smith.

Clint Smith, President and Director of Thunder Ranch®, is a Marine Corps veteran of two infantry and
Combined Action Platoon tours in Vietnam. His experience includes seven years as a police officer during
which he served as  head of the Firearms Training Division as well as being a S.W.A.T. member and
precision rifleman...

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FAST AND FURIOUS

New sentencing date set in Fast and Furious case

http://tinyurl.com/8ll94ac

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BORDER NEWS

New Pinal County unit targets drug smuggling

http://tinyurl.com/9bsqaq7

Mexican Military Seen as Best Option Against Cartels

http://tinyurl.com/9dj2fj8

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DHS/DEA/CBP/ICE/BORDER PATROL/ATF NEWS

USBP AGENT NICHOLAS IVIE

http://tinyurl.com/9vvstsp

Border Patrol agent kills suspected rock-thrower, authorities say

http://tinyurl.com/9k78fec

Border Patrol Kills Rock-Thrower At Border Fence

http://tinyurl.com/9frlbnb

ATF whistle-blower fired, claims complaints about 'Fast and Furious' played role

http://tinyurl.com/8q4zx2r

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METHAMPHETAMINE SMUGGLING FROM MEXICO

Mexican drug cartels flooding U.S. markets with cheap meth

http://tinyurl.com/9fnx9bz

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SOUTHERN PULSE

CIUDAD JUAREZ CRIMINAL ENVIRONMENT

http://tinyurl.com/8nlqqxd

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TERRORISM

THE MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD IN AMERICA

http://tinyurl.com/cp7avne

STRATFOR: Evolution and Trends in Terrorism Tradecraft

http://tinyurl.com/9ncu6qb

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AMERICAN POLITICS

VOICES WITHOUT A VOTE

http://tinyurl.com/8qcgsnk

Jack Welch: I Was Right About That Strange Jobs Report

http://tinyurl.com/96ger67

RUSSIAN IMMIGRANTS ON SOCIALISM

http://tinyurl.com/9osors9

http://tinyurl.com/92hbu97

ARCHIVE

Why Obama Will Lose All Three Debates

http://tinyurl.com/8zglxsq

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­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­"There's no question that weapons in the hands of the public have prevented acts of terror or stopped them." - Israeli Police Inspector General Shlomo Aharonisky ____________________________________________________________________

ARCHIVE: PREVIOUS POSTS

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STRATFOR: TERRORISM TRADECRAFT

http://tinyurl.com/96cbqx5

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 MEXICO: NEWS FROM SEDENA

The Scope Of The War

http://tinyurl.com/dynv3s2

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STRATEGY PAGE

http://tinyurl.com/92j3r

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"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and passed on ... or we will spend our sunset years telling our children's children what it was like in the United States when men were free." – Ronald Reagan

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 ANALYSES:

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Analysis: How to fix a broken border: Disrupting smuggling at its source

http://tinyurl.com/8bs4kuw

Comment: Terry Goddard needs to update his info under his subtitle: Why Not a Wall ?

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FAST AND FURIOUS ARCHIVE: PREVIOUS POSTS

Filmmaker creates full-blown re-enactment of Brian Terry’s Fast and Furious murder (VIDEO)

http://tinyurl.com/99q4m7o

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Fast and Furious

http://tinyurl.com/9hvx7lg

Key Findings in OIG Fast and Furious Report

http://tinyurl.com/bq8b4zn

THE DOJ OIG REPORT: A REVIEW OF ATF's OPERATION FAST AND FURIOUS
AND RELATED MATTERS

http://www.justice.gov/oig/reports/2012/s1209.pdf

FAST AND FURIOUS WEAPONS RECOVERIES:

http://tinyurl.com/ck37sel

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GRAPHIC: Patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border:

http://tinyurl.com/8do3gsd
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Graphic: Mexican drug cartels' spreading influence:

http://tinyurl.com/7flqqnb

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BORDER PATROL STRATEGIC PLAN

2012-2016: BORDER PATROL STRATEGIC PLAN- THE MISSION: PROTECT AMERICA

http://tinyurl.com/csqxply

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OTHER:

AMERICAN POLITICS: OPINION PIECES

10 Reasons Mitt Will Win

http://tinyurl.com/8lgkync

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"If the constitutional right to keep and bear arms is to mean anything, it must, as a general matter, permit a person to possess, carry and sometimes conceal arms to maintain the security of his private residence or privately operated business.”
- David Prosser (Wisconsin Supreme Court justice
)

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SELECTED WEBSITES OF INTEREST

2012

Upcoming Events

October 12 & 13
Come Meet J.P.S. Brown


Visit with J.P. S. Brown at the Mariposa Bookstore on Friday, October 12th at noon & on Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th at 10 am. Joe will feature and sign 2 new books, The Spirit of Dogie Long and Serpentine along with Serpentine co-author, Enrique Azcona.

On Sunday, October 14, LA-based Singer, songwriter Cory Padilla will join Joe to play songs from his upcoming album A Cowboy Operetta, based on J.P.S. Brown’s The Spirit of Dogie Long. Mariposa Bookstore, located on 305 McKeown Ave., between the hotel and the Backstop Restaurant. 520-395-918

JPS BROWN

http://www.jpsbrown-horseman.com/works.htm

http://www.jps-brown.com/Biopage.html
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MICHAEL CUTLER

http://www.andmagazine.com/category/talk_border.html
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of FORMER BORDER PATROL OFFICERS

http://nafbpo.org
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SOUTHERN ARIZONA CATTLEMEN'S WEEKLY

http://paper.li/sacpaaz/1331153423#
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HUMAN AND DRUG TRAFFIC LAW ENFORCEMENT MATTERS

www.Need2No.US
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NEWS AND DISCUSSION OF U.S./MEXICO BORDER ISSUES:

http://groups.google.com/group/frontera-list/topics
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SELECTED BORDER NEWS & FAST AND FURIOUS POSTINGS ON SACPA WEBSITE

http://www.sacpaaz.org/news_education/fast-and-furious-gun-walking-investigation/
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BORDER ISSUES: MEXICO

http://tinyurl.com/7wrpoof
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"Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars." - Unknown

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MARS ROVER CURIOSITY NEWS

NASA rover Curiosity finds a rock not seen before on Mars

http://tinyurl.com/8sfae82

NASA's Mars rover finds rock with Earth-like chemistry

http://tinyurl.com/8btop4g
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SUGGESTED READING - BORDER BOOK LIST:

10 YEARS ON THE LINE: MY WAR ON THE BORDER: 2nd EDITION by Mike Ligon  http://tinyurl.com/8evcncy

SIXTY MILES OF BORDER: AN AMERICAN LAWMAN BATTLES DRUGS ON THE MEXICAN BORDER   by Terry Kirkpatrick

The SHADOW CATCHER: A U.S. AGENT INFILTRATES MEXICO'S DEADLY CRIME CARTELS  by Hipolito Acosta

BOOK: Beneath the Same Sky: An Interview with Author David Ramirez  http://tinyurl.com/8sxlanv

OTHER BOOKS TO CONSIDER:

Wolves At Our Door a novel by JPS Brown  (http://www.jpsbrown-horseman.com/works.htm)

Hard Measures: How Aggressive CIA Actions After 9/11 Saved American Lives by Jose A. Rodriguez   

The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower by Robert Baer

"Courting Disaster", How the CIA Kept America Safe (Regnery) by Marc Thiessen

NEW BOOK: No Easy Day by Mark Owen

2010 BOOK: Migra!: A History of the U.S. Border Patrol

http://tinyurl.com/9mja6wn  

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"An armed society is a polite society."
- Robert Heinlein

"There are no dangerous weapons. There are only dangerous men."
- Robert A. Heinlein

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