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Cartels ‘kicking our butts’ in New Mexico, as state left without checkpoints

In an interview with CR, Couy Griffin, the chairman of the Otero County, New Mexico, county commission, explained how our government has exposed his county, and by extension, the rest of the nation, to unprecedented criminal activity from the Mexican … Continue reading

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Cowboys for Trump ride into Las Cruces

“Every American wants to help people and we want to help people from other countries but the fact of the matter is, New Mexico leads the United States in child poverty, one-third of our Native Americans are living below the … Continue reading

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The Southern Border Invasion Is Endangering Americans

Dr. Vickers’ wife, Linda, said the southern border ranchers have been dealing with illegals for years and no one seemed to care until our government started shipping illegal aliens all over the country.  Once that happened, it wasn’t just the … Continue reading

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Las Cruces, New Mexico migrant dropoffs spur plea for donations

Las Cruces is not a sanctuary city that rebuffs federal officials carrying out deportation orders.    I have a solution: A series of bunkers with interlocking fields of fire spanning the entire border. — jtl, 419 The Washington Times In … Continue reading

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Border county commissioner: Ranchers are scared to report drug trafficking crimes

After looking at these pictures, now understand the predicament in which these ranchers must live. They are at least one or two hours away from any civilization, with no cell phone reception. Given that there is no permanent federal, state, … Continue reading

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Life along the border: As told by those who live there

When asked if agents were feeling stressed or overwhelmed or if morale was down during the government shutdown, Baca said he didn’t want to comment on that.    Would you like to wager on why Baca “didn’t want to comment?” … Continue reading

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Border rancher: ‘We’ve found prayer rugs out here. It’s unreal’

The few hundred residents have no local police department. They rely on the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department and U.S. Border Patrol to help when they need it, but otherwise count on tips and support from one another because of the … Continue reading

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Trump Brings Border Rancher On Stage To Give Nancy Pelosi A Message

The rancher, Jim Chilton, is the owner of a large Arizona ranch that shares miles of unguarded border with Mexico. Trump brought Chilton onstage to talk about border security. The cowboy-hat-wearing rancher then directed his message to Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi. … Continue reading

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How ranchers say Trump’s wall would change the border

Here is a pretty good, albeit brief, history of ranching on the border. As always, the problem is government created. Back in the 70s we had a great working relationship with the Border Patrol. We would run into them in … Continue reading

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U.S. Ranchers on Border Plead for Help Amid Onslaught

 Smugglers and other criminals are pouring across the often undefended border, residents explained, jeopardizing their livelihoods and even their lives — not to mention national security. Some of the speakers had even lost loved ones in the lawlessness. And despite … Continue reading

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