Friday, May 13, 2005

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Ordered NOT to Do Their Jobs!

I don't know what to say here, folks, other than... THIS IS ABSOLUTELY INSANE!

Check out this unbelievable article from the Friday, May 13 edition of the Washington Times, Border Patrol told to stand down in Arizona:

U.S. Border Patrol agents have been ordered not to arrest illegal aliens along the section of the Arizona border where protesters patrolled last month because an increase in apprehensions there would prove the effectiveness of Minuteman volunteers, The Washington Times has learned.

More than a dozen agents, all of whom asked not to be identified for fear of retribution, said orders relayed by Border Patrol supervisors at the Naco, Ariz., station made it clear that arrests were "not to go up" along the 23-mile section of border that the volunteers monitored to protest illegal immigration.

"It was clear to everyone here what was being said and why," said one veteran agent. "The apprehensions were not to increase after the Minuteman volunteers left. It was as simple as that."

Like they say, read the whole thing!

Hat-tip: The Drudge Report

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