Thursday, July 1, 2010

Texas sized emergency

How about emergency aid for the Border while we're at it?

I mean we only had the El Paso City Hall hit by several bullets because of a drug battle in Juarez, Mexico.

I know troops on the Border wouldn't stop bullets from coming into the US.  Perhaps a show of the flag on the Border will give the drug gangs pause.  Not to mention cutting down on the illegal immigration.

Homeland Security declares state of emergency in Texas

Staff reports- The Herald-Zeitung

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency has declared an emergency exists in Texas.

Federal aid is available to supplement state and local response efforts because the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Alex beginning on June 27 in the following counties: Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Brooks, Cameron, Comal, Duval, Guadalupe, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Medina, Nueces, Refugio, San Patricio, Starr, Webb, Willacy, Wilson and Zapata.

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