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Rick Perry takes military-style tack to protect Texas border from Mexican cartels

Eric Gay/AP - U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Texas Department of Public Safety seize 57 bundles of marijuana weighing more than 1,200 pound at the Texas border along the Rio Grande last June.

From The Washington Post, By ,October 16th, 2011

AUSTIN — A little before dawn on a sticky summer night in June, one of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s Ranger Reconnaissance Teams was running a clandestine operation along the Rio Grande when its surveillance squad came across a Dodge Durango pickup truck loaded with bales of Mexican marijuana.

Bad idea, messing with Texas. Continue reading →