Border security has vanished
Illegal immigration is a broken record, monotonous and lacking in harmony.
However, Amexica! – that's border town lingo for a strip of land 10 miles wide and 2,000 miles long from California to the Texas coast – is an interesting, catchy tune. This swath of land has been labeled as a third country located between Mexico and the United States. It is 20,000 square miles (part of the U.S.), roughly the size of Maryland and Vermont combined.
This statistic jumps off the page for we have basically given away this chunk of land to the illegal aliens and drug smugglers.
This strip of land is owned by the Customs and Border Patrol Department (C.B.P.), one of the many branches under the homeland security umbrella. The extent of this no-man's land, miles of unpatrolled stretches of actual border, isn't really understood by most Americans when presented in small bits and dribbles on the evening news. Should we continue to let it exist? I exhaust half my broken Spanish by saying no.
The unsheathed reality is ... our border security has vanished ... like Arthur vanished ... with all his knights.
GLEN P. HENDRICK