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Friday, April 4, 2008

Pardon Ramos and Compean

Agents Ramos and Compean have been serving time because our government did not want our Border Patrol Agents to do their jobs. Now they are behind bars based on the testimony of a lying drug smuggler who was arrested again while awaiting the Ramos and Compean trial. I did not immunity applied to crimes you committed AFTER you received immunity for being an illegal alien and a drugs smuggler.

Our Constitution does guarantee us that the federal gov't will protect us from foreign invasions, but I guess I'm just expecting too much from an incompetent government and an incompetent leader. On with this post.

Now to throw salt into these open wounds, Bush pardons drugs offenders and an embezzler while leaving Ramos and Compean behind in prison! President Bush, are you trying to have NO legacy? It is very spotty at best at this moment.

At The National Center for Public Policy Research there is an article written by David Almasi about this travesty.
"I believe the President's stolid refusal to pardon Border Patrol agents Ignacio Ramos and Jose Alonso Compean is the most unconscionable act of disloyalty he has perpetrated upon those sworn to protect our well-being. I know this feeling is shared by many other patriotic Americans," said Project 21 Chairman Mychal Massie. "This sends a disturbing signal to the men and women who protect our borders, not to mention how it must affect the morale of those serving overseas."

On February 17, 2005, Ramos and Compean pursued Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila on foot after Aldrete-Davila abandoned a van containing 743 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated $1 million. During the chase, Ramos shot at Aldrete-Davila in the belief that Aldrete-Davila had drawn a gun of his own. Aldrete-Davila escaped across the U.S.-Mexico border, and Ramos assumed Aldrete-Davila was unhurt. In fact, Aldrete-Davila had been shot in the buttock. [Continue reading.]
We are still here, President Bush, and we are not going away. FREE RAMOS AND COMPEAN!

Today I am having an open post trackback, and you are welcome to trackback or ping an article you wish to share with others. I like to use Linkfest for this, because there are many people with good posts already up over there. It is also a good way to share your articles. Give it a go, eh? The only rule I have is that there shall be no porn. Thanks, and have a great day.

Posts I've trackbacked to at Samantha Burns' OTA which have posts: S. The Crazy Rantings of Samantha Burns: OTA Weekend And Petition, F. Stix Blog: Operation Chaos, F. Pirate's Cove (M, F): Weekend Pirate Linkfest Sticky Post 4/4-4/6, F. The World According to Carl: Open Trackback Friday — April 4, 2008, F. Woman Honor Thyself: Coffee is Good For Ya, Wknd. Leaning Straight Up: Fitna (Video), Wknd. Stuck On Stupid: An Empty Pantsuit: Hillary's Thirty Five Years Of Lies (Part Two)-Nurtured Idiocy, Wknd. 123beta (F, Wknd): Open Trackback Weekend.

Posts I've trackbacked to: Tilting at Windmill Farms: Things Aren’t Always What They Seem, Tilting at Windmill Farms: Democrat Senator Calls For Tighter Border Security, Planck's Constant: Rachel`s Law and the Burning Cats of Genghis Khan, Stageleft: Life on the left side: Yeah, That’s Appropriate, Diary of the Mad Pigeon: Free Speech, or Violent Overtones?, Wolf Pangloss: Where is Scalia wrong on abortion?, Wolf Pangloss: Fame Behind Bars Open Post and Trackback, Conservative Cat: Out Cold Without a Comment Script, Right Voices: There Goes the Mainstream Media Again: Ignorance, Misrepresentation, or Lying?, Leaning Straight Up: Friday Funnies: HRC lied, people yawned..., Right Truth: AN ARMED POPULATION IS A FREE POPULATION -- THE BASIS FOR A STRONG NATION, Maggie's Notebook: No More Mosques - The Need for Radical Thinking, Leaning Straight Up: KVI today: Ken Schram thinks your kids are wimps, Nuke Gingrich: Imagination and inspiration. What’s next, Oblogatory Anecdotes: Charlton Heston Passes Away at 84.

Posts that have trackbacked to this post:
1. Stix Blog: Operation Chaos update.
2. Maggie's Notebook: Finding In-Depth Reporting on Border Patrol Agents.
3. Maggie's Notebook: Border Patrol Trial: Transcript Shows Judge Withhe. Digg! Digg!

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