Here's yet another reason to secure our boarders: FBI director Robert Mueller said that his agency busted a human smuggling ring this week. That's not too out of the ordinary, but here's where it gets scary... The smugglers were sneaking Hezbollah operatives across the boarder into the US!
"This was an occasion in which Hezbollah operatives were assisting others with some association with Hezbollah in coming to the United States,Mueller told a House Appropriations subcommittee during a Tuesday hearing on the FBI's budget.
Mueller admitted that Hezbollah had succeeded ingettingg some of its operatives across the boarder, and told the House committee:"That was an organization that we dismantled and identified those persons who had been smuggled in. And they have been addressed as well.
I hope that means they were able to find them all!
If you will recall, Hezbollah is responsible for the second most deadly attack on the US; the bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut in 1983, which killed 243 US troops.
In another warm-feeling piece of boarder news, the FBI caught a terrorist on its most-wanted list near the Mexican boarder last November. The Al-Qaida operative was housed in a Texas jail and turned over to the Feds.
"A confirmed al-Qaida terrorist, an Iraqi national, was held in the Brewster County jail," Rep. Culberson told ABC Radio host Sean Hannity. "He was captured in Mexico. This was within the last six weeks. He was turned over to the FBI."
Who could possibly need a more compelling reason to put our military on the Mexican boarder?