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Should National Guard troops be used to secure U.S. borders?

Yes78 %78 %78 % 78.43 % (269)
No16 %16 %16 % 16.91 % (58)
I do not know2 %2 %2 % 2.04 % (7)
I have no opinion0 %0 %0 % 0.87 % (3)
Other, please list in comments1 %1 %1 % 1.75 % (6)

Total votes: 343
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Re: Should National Guard troops be used to secure U.S. bord
by Anonymous
on May 30, 2006

The National Guard are the back up Police of our country, just like The Sheriff is chief law enforcement in each county of the United States as under the common law of England that we operate under. I think they should go to the borders with heavy weapons & Lots of ammo for their protection. Thanks. David


Re: Should National Guard troops be used to secure U.S. bord
by GoldenDragon
on May 30, 2006
If you just look at their title, "National Guard,"
the question is answered literally.
If our borders aren't secure, send the Guard to keep our side of it for Americans and let others ask for permission to come accross the line, share and enjoy what we as Americans are blessed with but if they abuse those freedoms then we throw them out with a "No Return" policy.

Re: Should National Guard troops be used to secure U.S. bord
by Anonymous
on Jun 09, 2006
Unless there is an utility right of way on the property owners land, The NG can not guard the boarder, whithout permission from each property owner along the boarder
Ron

ww2 weopens
by Anonymous
on Jun 19, 2006

Does anyone still own the weapon they used during world war 2? I've still got my old Thompson.


Re: Should National Guard troops be used to secure U.S. bord
by Anonymous
on Jun 19, 2006

I agree with u. The national gaurds should be ready 24 hours a day. Then if we're threatened with can move in all guns blaseing!


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