Obama Sends Team to Texas to Assess Need for National Guard Deployment

Jeff Mason, Reuters, July 23, 2014

President Barack Obama has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a U.S. National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the Mexican border, White House officials told Reuters on Wednesday, having so far resisted Republican calls for such a move.


The White House had previously resisted calls from Republicans to deploy the National Guard to fight the onslaught of migrants from Central America because most of the unaccompanied minors and others making the crossing were turning themselves in voluntarily.

But during a meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry earlier this month, Obama said he was open to ordering the deployment as a temporary solution. He directed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to send the team of evaluators to assess the situation, one White House official said.


Perry, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, said on Monday he would deploy up to 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the state’s border with Mexico to boost its security efforts in fighting illegal immigration.


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  • D.B. Cooper

    Do what you wish, Barry. The GOP will take no action against you. In fact, I suggest replacing those National Guard Generals with another diversity pick, say the lesbian daughter of illegal aliens?

  • MekongDelta69

    NoBama has decided to move the Border Patrol multi-miles inland, so NOBODY (with an IQ over 50) thinks he’s going to put troops on the border.

    He started all this. He wants them here.

  • rose tascher

    Perry and the Texas ranchers, farmers and business owners want the illegal cheap labor as much as Obama wants White genocide..

    • IstvanIN

      How many ranchers want illegals tearing down their fences, throwing trash on their grazing pastures, defecating on their land, dumping their water supplies (and worse), stealing from their barns and homes and occasionally killing an cow for meat? Ranchers want real cowboys, not low-skilled beaners.

  • Juggernaut3000

    The report will state that the “border is secure” and there is no need for the national guard.

    Why would anyone expect anything different?

  • JustJeff

    Observers observing observers.

  • Fed Up

    Of course, those National Guard Units will NOT be permitted ammo for their weapons. Thus making them easy prey to the drug cartel footsoldiers.

    Is there any limit to the stupidity of Barack Obama? Or is he simply determined to bring our nation to its knees — as so many people have already said. You can be assured of one thing: Even if the Guardsmen fire back in self-defense, Obama and the Liberaliars will demand they be imprisoned (if not actually hung). That they have neither legal nor moral right to defend themselves, much less enforce the concept of a national border.

    • Bossman

      He’s not stupid; he’s just following international law. Mexico is a friendly neighbor.

      • Geez, with ‘friends’ like Mexico who need enemies!

      • dd121

        International law says we must tolerate millions of invaders into our country?

        Citation please.

      • Alexandra1973

        If your idea of “friendly” is sending people over to freeload….

      • Mexico is a hostile foreign power. Canada is a friendly neighbor.

        • Bossman

          No! Mexico is a trading partner of the USA and Canada and committed to the peace and prosperity of North America. It is a member of NAFTA and other bi-lateral agreements dedicated to secure the well being of North America.

    • John R

      Stupid? Wish that were the case. No, sadly, he is NOT stupid. Look at how far he and his cultural Marxist allies have got in the time he took office. No, this is as planned.

    • dd121

      If I were forced to go unarmed to the border, I’d refuse.

      • Wholly Unconvinced

        I think the most we can hope for is that, Texas being Texas, atleast SOME of the national guard soldiers being sent there, when informed that they aren’t going to be supplied with ammunition, will bring their own legal concealed carry firearms. And with any luck, some ms13 sh*heads will decide to take a couple shots at the wrong squad of soldiers, who then proceed to fire back, eliminating the threat. This would both eliminate some of the Invaders, and force media attention on the fact that it’s not just babies being tossed across the border, it’s criminal filth as well.

        I just hope if this scenario does play out, those soldiers have a good lawyer to represent them, because you just know holder will take a personal interest in prosecuting some evil white boys gunning down innocent gangbanging drug smuggling “children”

        • IstvanIN

          Remember the HISPANIC border guards who shot a Mexican drug dealer, they went to jail for doing their job. It took lengthy shenanigans to get them out. NO ONE, even a person of kolour can defend the US.

        • dd121

          I think you’re being too generous to think the media would report any incident which might harm their Mexican invasion agenda.

          • Wholly Unconvinced

            They couldn’t ignore it though, think of the spin they could put to it, “racist white Texan guardsmen open fire on innocent baby DREAMers with personally owned assault weapons”. And just like Zimmerman, holder et. al. Would swoop in to prosecute, Obama would read a teleprompter about how he used to live in fear of racist white men gunning down his chillins’, and then with luck, the truth would come out in court.

      • SFLBIB

        I knew a fellow who was a National Guardsman deployed to LA during the riots of ’64. He told me that “Light Bulb” Johnson ordered them in without bullets for their guns. This was mentioned in a PBS biography of him. My friend took his own ammo. I guess Johnson wanted them to be just symbols of good faith.

  • propagandaoftruth

    Or they’ll detail the guard to act as nursemaids to the brownie teenagers or to clear routes through protesters to your community.

  • John R

    Obama sends a team to the border to assess the need for national guard deployment. Uhhh, don’t worry, Mr. Obama. There is no need for national guard deployment. The vast majority of the “undocumented immigrants” are non-white and are likely to be future Democratic voters. There, problem solved.

    Yeah, Obama sending a team to the border to assess if we need more border security. Makes about as much sense as Adolf Hitler sending a team to the Polish border in August of 1939, to assess if the Polish Army should strengthen their defenses or not!

    • SFLBIB

      “…likely to be future Democratic voters. There, problem solved.”

      Not quite. They have to be registered to vote, so we need to send in some volunteers to register them.

  • What’s there to “assess”? This is nothing more than another dog-and-pony show to make low-information voters think he’s really concerned when in fact he’s started this entire ordeal – uh, I mean racial displacement! His motives are about as pure as an unsupervised child molester in a child daycare facility.

  • dd121

    I just can’t imagine what Obama’s “findings” will be.

    Hasn’t anybody questioned Obama’s authority to question the Texas governor’s right to do that?

  • IKUredux

    This is a joke, a ploy. Apparently, democrats in trouble pleaded with barry to pretend he cares. Well, he cares in the sense that he wants the invasion to continue. Look, barry promised to transform this nation. People voted for him, people who expected I don’t know even know what. But, the fact remains: barry is doing EXACTLY what he said he would do. Barry hates White people, and, Barry wishes with all his heart that he was White. So, you settled for Michelle. Someone told you to marry her. You are a puppet, actually, you are even worse than that. You, are a GHOST puppet. You have been manipulated your entire life. You are a shell. You are not a brilliant man. Interesting, that the only people who describe you as “brilliant”, are the toadys of the press. Let me be the first to say this: Anyone who says that Whites are racist is correct. And since the definition includes all White people, regardless of political persuasion, the left are nothing more than hypocrites. Not one single solitary person out there with a brain in their head believes for one second that Blacks are the equal to Whites. NOT ONE!!!!! It is so obvious, that Blacks are inferior, that if I were Black, I would be embarrassed. Oh wait! Not even smart enough to be embarrassed. Blacks have never developed a “civilization” anywhere in this world. Even Haiti, which was developed by the French into an economic powerhouse, after the Blacks killed all the French, were unable to maintain the fortunes of this island. The dumb naggers who inhabit Haiti, actually eat mud cakes. The fact that TPTB ignore how stupid and inferior Blacks are, how they insist on dumbing down tests, and, now, apparently, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, is going to dumb down the grades so savage, barely above retarded Blacks, can “earn” the same grades as Whites and Asians, well, if nothing else flags how Blacks have to be treated in this fashion to prove that they are “equal” to us, nothing does. Pretending Blacks are equal to Whites, gets us nowhere fast. This country already doesn’t function as efficiently as it once did. OMG! All the mistakes being made by the people with whom I do business(most being non-White). I truly feel, like I am surrounded by a conclave of dunces.

  • Texan1st

    Rick Perry has had 14 years to do something about the border. Sure, he’s an expert at putting his finger in the air and seeing which way the political winds are blowing. Remember his comments on Texas secession? Remember his “cameras on the border” website where he live-streamed footage so people could call a hotline and report suspicious activity? Both done during election years. Of course after he secured another term as governor the secession talk predictably disappeared, as did his border website and cameras within 2 days after reelection. He may be better than Obama but he’s no savior for this country and the white race.

  • slash345

    You misunderstand their action here.

    They are sending down their “People” to monitor the situation to ensure that no “inhumane treatment” is served to the migrants. Which for them would be turning away the migrants and telling them to go home. *eye roll*

    I hate Obama with a passion.

  • Ever since Obama’s election the world has been in utter chaos