Yes, Because Sending Three or Four Different Posses To The Valley Was Always a Great Idea.

August 30, 2014 By: Juanita Jean Herownself Category: Uncategorized

It was just a matter of time or luck or unluck or hysteria or target practice or damn near anything.  It’s called “Which One Is The Good Guy With a Gun?”

us-border-patrolA Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member.

Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said agents had been chasing a group of immigrants east of Brownsville Friday afternoon when an agent saw a man holding a gun near the Rio Grande.

The border patrol agent fired four times but missed all four times, which should put fear in the hearts of innocent bystanders and cattle.

Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio ain’t real thrilled with the whole situation, and he carefully outlined the whole problem. It can be explained with simple mathematics.

But Lucio said, “We really don’t need the militia here.” He recognized they have the right to carry weapons, but noted that with the Border Patrol, Texas Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement, there are enough agencies working to secure the border. Gov. Rick Perry also called as many as 1,000 National Guard members to the border.

So, we have (1) local law enforcement, (2) Texas Department of Public Safety, (3) the Border Patrol, and (4) the National Guard.  And Sheriff Lucio forgot about armed United States Customs Service agents being there, too.  Ain’t that damn well enough well-organized militias?  However, if we need dudes running around with big ole honker military weapons to scare crap outta local law enforcement, DPS, Border Patrol, or the National Guard, we’ll let the state of Montana know.

 

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13 Comments to “Yes, Because Sending Three or Four Different Posses To The Valley Was Always a Great Idea.”


  1. RepubAnon says:

    That’s the real danger from these “Lindsey Graham is too calm – we need more panicked people with guns” types: the increased probability of “friendly fire” incidents. Of course, if the militias shoot at government officials, I’m not sure how friendly we should consider their fire.

    It’s a pity that Sheriff Lucio can’t simply arrest all the militia types in the area for interfering with law enforcement. But then, it’s not as though they’re doing something dangerous, like sitting on a bench, jaywalking, or carrying Skittles(r). Perhaps if the militia members get more suntanned, their civil rights will be downgraded.

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  2. These “militia” nuts need to be sent packing, but even the shooting of one of them won’t register in their addled 2nd amendment brains.

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  3. Now the Texas National Guard, ordered to the Texas/Mexico border by Rick Perry, is soliciting food, water and shelter because they haven’t been paid by the State of Texas yet. Verrrryyy interesting!

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  4. If one of the militia nuts gets shot by one of the assorted government agents, you KNOW there would be a foaming rightwing uprising against government thugs destroying Freedumb and Amurrica, and more loonies would be encouraged to shoot and/or blow up government employees at random all over the country.

    Did these boys not get the train sets they wanted for Christmas years ago? Because they sure are determined to play with their toys now.

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  5. Damn! As if this ain’t pitiful enough!!! Is pitiful-et even a word?

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  6. Not so much a good guy with a gun as a stupid guy with a gun–a description that covers a whole lot of situations.

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  7. Mr Moderate says:

    Assuming the land owners gave permission, there’s nothing illegal about the militia types walking around armed on private property.

    Government agents need to be careful, since there is no law against armed guys wandering around on private property with the permission of the land owner.

    Government agents should not be shooting at armed people without first ascertaining whether they are bad guys, since there are a number of armed people wandering around on private property with permission. We’ve been through this before, when Marines killed a goat herder who was plinking with a .22 on private property where he had permission to be.

    If the militia types actually interfere with a government agent, then they deserve to be arrested and prosecuted. Wandering around armed on private property with permission of the property owner does not constitute interfering with law enforcement.

    These comments do not mean I actually support the militia efforts to police the border, since I doubt many of them actually know what they are doing, and they will probably need to be saved with taxpayer resources at some point when one of the fat ones gets dehydrated and collapses, or gets a cactus thorn in his foot and starts crying.

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  8. Juanita Jean says:

    Mr Moderate, Please correct me if I’m wrong, but I do not believe that I ever said that moseying around private property looking for trouble is illegal. It is not illegal. It is, however, not smart. It endangers people, especially innocent people who don’t need to tote a damn shotgun in one of the safest towns in Texas.

    Secondly,you may moderately wear socks with your sandals. It’s perfectly legal. I’m still gonna laugh my butt off at you for doing it.

    If someone honks at you at a stop light because they have road rage, it is legal for you to get out of your car and moon them. I encourage you to so so. Your obituary will say that you were within your legal rights. I know you’ll be proud.

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  9. Mr. Moderate, I think you missed the part of the story that said all the migrants the Border Patrol Agent were chasing, went to the wind…. because the Real Law Enforcement Guy had a RWGN to deal with.

    Let’s see. Real Law Enforcement = Border Patrol Agent.

    Fake attempt at playing at Law Enforcement = Civilian Militia gun nuts.

    So if the Fake guy actually does interfere with the Real guys doing their job, and gets shot in the process…..???? Would a Grand Jury indict?

    Probably not.

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  10. Mr Moderate says:

    Are you arguing that if I allow guys carrying guns to walk around on my property, I am interfering with law enforcement? What if I am walking around my own property armed? Do I need to worry that some government agent is going to shoot me without first ascertaining who I am and why I am there? I don’t walk around ranches in South Texas (it’s nice to have friends with property) without being armed, there are too many critters that will attack if you surprise them, especially feral hogs, and you don’t always see them before you walk up on them.

    What does toting a shotgun have to do with people walking around on private property with the permission of the land owner? As an aside, why would the sight of someone walking around with a shotgun or rifle slung on their back or front bother you?

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  11. Juanita Jean says:

    Mr. Moderate – Yes, that’s exactly what I am saying. I am saying that doing dumb things is not smart. This theory was first called Adam’s Law.

    Aside: because guns, in fact, do kill people.

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  12. Mr. Moderate..(1) far as I know Dove season is over in South Texas, and deer season has yet to start.

    (3) To the best of my knowledge…..A Legally Licensed Law Enforcement Officer, in pursuit of people he thinks may have committed a crime.(like crossing the border illegally)… can go any damned where he (or she) has to. And, if you get in their way, you are interfering with their ability to do their job…..

    They have a right to shoot to defend themselves, if they feel their lives are at risk.

    BPA… guy, just needs more time at the firing range. No way he should have fired (4) and missed. JMHO.

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  13. Polite Kool Marxist says:

    Mr Moderate, two of my friends were assaulted this weekend by morons like you, or more accurately assaulted by the idiots you are too do st00pid for yourself, numbnuts.

    As to your ‘concern’ … dumb-ass, have you ever heard of warning shots? Nah, forget your shoot to kill misinformed morons.

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