By Daniel Sheehy
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is a busy guy these days securing our border with Mexico—at least that’s what the “mainstream media” wants Americans to think.
During President Bush’s tour of Yuma, Arizona on April 9, we were shown pictures of Bush and Chertoff posing in front of a Predator B unmanned aerial vehicle, implying that the Predator is being used along the border to catch illegal aliens.
Other pictures showed Bush pointing to fencing that has been erected at the border since he visited the same spot one year ago.
“This border is more secure, and America is safer as a result,” the president told several hundred border agents, National Guard personnel, and local law enforcement officials during his visit to Yuma. “I appreciate the hard work of Secretary Michael Chertoff.”
(Read about Bush’s April 9 tour of Yuma in, The One Hundred Year Fence, by Glenn Spencer, one of the people featured in my book, Fighting Immigration Anarchy: American Patriots Battle to Save the Nation. Apparently, a mere 2 ½ miles of double-layered fencing has been constructed along the border with Mexico since Congress approved and Bush signed into law The Secure Fence Act of 2006 just before the November election.)
On February 8, in a story titled Immigration drive kicks into high gear by Nicole Gaouette, the Los Angeles Times reported that Chertoff took “members of Congress on a helicopter tour of the southern U.S. border to promote the administration’s stepped-up enforcement measures.” Accompanying the story was a photo of Chertoff welding a chunk of fence along the Arizona-Mexico border.
These staged photos and appearances are part of a massive propaganda campaign to convince the American people that the border is, or soon will be, under control—so it is time to pass a “comprehensive immigration reform” bill, which is code for a massive new “guest-worker” program and an illegal-alien amnesty.
This is why we are increasingly hearing about federal authorities arresting “illegal immigrants” in various cities across the U.S. Of course, arresting a few dozen illegal aliens once a week is barely a drop in the bucket when there are more than 20 million in the U.S. and thousands flooding across the southern border every day. The arrests are not meant to fix the crisis, but just to give the impression that the government is cracking down. >>Continue Reading HERE