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Senate Proceeding on Jul 24th, 2009 :: 1:08:10 to 1:18:35
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John Cornyn

1:08:05 to 1:08:10( Edit History Discussion )

John Cornyn: sophisticatessed tactisophisticated tactical weapon. last week "washington post" said

John McCain

1:08:10 to 1:18:35( Edit History Discussion )
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John McCain

1:08:11 to 1:08:31( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: 12 agents were murdered in retaliation for the arrest of the leader of the violent drug cartel. according to the article this act represents "the highest one-day death toll f the 3-year-old drug war." the article provides the deadly details of the violent attack

John McCain

1:08:32 to 1:08:53( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: reporting "the attacks began at dawn on saturday shortly after the arrest of the right-hand man of the drug cartel founder and after the gunmen were repelled in the attempt to free the leader they went on what was described as a shooting rampage

John McCain

1:08:54 to 1:09:14( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: and the attacks in which convoys of gunmen mounted surprise assaults on government positions in eight cities went on for ten hours on saturday and sunday. the accompanied by a note promising future

John McCain

1:09:15 to 1:09:36( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: if the federal government continues the law enforcement efforts." i remind my colleagues that this is the same drug according to the "washington post" announced its presence two years ago by rolling five decapitated heads into a hall. earlier this month,px two american citizens with dual citizenship

John McCain

1:09:37 to 1:09:57( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: were dragged out of their homes and shot several times in the edit www. inthemexicanstateforleading2,000 inthemexicanstateforleading2,000

John McCain

1:09:58 to 1:10:18( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: inthemexicanstateforleading2,000 u.s.governmen inthemexicanstateforleading2,000 ug--.com and after the kidnapd victim was released unharmed a week later, the town people continued to lead marches demanding more law enforcement in the rural isolated corner of this mexican sta

John McCain

1:10:19 to 1:10:41( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: committee to report any suspicious activ police other communities in the area. yesterday's "washington post" front page story said that state is part of a failed state run by incompetent authorities who have little ability to protect the citizens.

John McCain

1:10:42 to 1:11:03( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: the violence terrorizing mexican citizens continued to seep across the border devastating families and crippling in my have been over 700 reported kidnappings in the past year. this has led to phoenix being declared the kidnapping capital of the united sta

John McCain

1:11:04 to 1:11:24( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: second only to mexico city in the world. in many cases kidnapped victims are intertwined with criminal elements of society with illegal cross border smuggling operations. the police chief of phoenix testified in april before the senate's homeland security subcommittee that phoenix is a

John McCain

1:11:25 to 1:11:49( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: point for ill smuggled humans, both coming to phoenix before being shipped to other points throughout the united states. immigrants illegally crossing the border with paid coyotes are treated like spendable cargo to be bought, sold, traded, and stolen. in many cases, the

John McCain

1:11:50 to 1:12:10( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: additional crews to guarantee safe delivery of their loved ones. as article from earlier this year, kidnap victimmed ha victims have been found bound and gag and when they

John McCain

1:12:11 to 1:12:32( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: abducthe illegal immigrants hoping to extort more money from relatives, they sometimes kill someone off immediately to scare the others. there was a case last year where they duct taped the mouth and nose of one individual and had

John McCain

1:12:33 to 1:12:53( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: asphyxiated and defecated on himself. not pleasant things to scriewb but theypthings to scriethings to describet they are going on now. the cartel tax the resources of law enforcement agencies of border communities. the police chief of phoenix

John McCain

1:12:54 to 1:13:16( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: testified police receive a kidnapping report almost every night which can require the efforts of up to 60 officers to find, rescue, and protect kidnap victims. if you believe the activities communities, last year, the bodies of five mexican men were

John McCain

1:13:17 to 1:13:38( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: discovered bound, gagged electrocuted in birmingham,px alabama, in a hit by a mexican cartel. in recent years, arrests of members can cartel members have occurred across the south including tennessee, north carolina,px and georgia. ere is no sign that the number of these dg-related arrests will abate in the near future

John McCain

1:13:39 to 1:13:59( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: which is why i support efforts to complete the proposed 700 miles of double layer fence but as we have seen, fencing alone fails to take into account the realities of the southern border and should not be treated as panaa. the criminal smuggling enterprises are very sophisticated and not easily

John McCain

1:14:00 to 1:14:20( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: deterred which is why we must work to truly secure our border and not merely fence this past weeke mentioned, i visited the border in yuma, arizona and witnessed the extraordinary lengths the cartels go to smuggle goods across the border. one cartel spent upwards of $1

John McCain

1:14:21 to 1:14:42( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: million using sophisticated g.p.s. directed drilling equipment to develop their tunnel far below the surface to move of sight of law enforcement agencies. in one city, the drug traffickers used the sewer sy the border.

John McCain

1:14:43 to 1:15:07( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: every other month tunnels are discovered under the border the since tunnels have been discovered, and4 tunnels were discovered in 2008 alone. not to be deteed, our outstanding law enfoent officials have developed investigative

John McCain

1:15:09 to 1:15:29( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: strategies equipment. the latest by the way on the part of the drug cartels is the use of trawl lights. trawl lights at loaded with drugs across the mexico-arizona border and all across the border. we must also increase personnel 0 on the border to put an end to

John McCain

1:15:30 to 1:15:50( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: illegal our citizens from the drug cartel violence occurring in mexico. for this reason, i was disappointed that the administration governor brewer's request and also the governors ofalifornia and texas also requested

John McCain

1:15:51 to 1:16:11( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: national guard troops to bolster the joint terrorism task force. as we know, aggressive and creative despite oifortses to secure the border with more personnel, more fencing and more surveillance technology. the united states must keep its focus on border and do all it can to

John McCain

1:16:12 to 1:16:34( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: assist president calderon in his efforts against these violent drug cartels. the process sprairt and success of mexico is essential to the process spirit and success of our own country. we share a border. our economies are intertwined and we are major trading partners with each other. the u.s. must show support

John McCain

1:16:35 to 1:16:55( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: our neighbors to the south and must support the calderon administration in this fight against corruption. so, mr. president, we've got big problem. we've got a big problem with these drug cartels, and the mexican government now has a problem. they just lost an election because the people of mexico,

John McCain

1:16:56 to 1:17:18( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: many of them believe that these drugs are just going through mexico intended for the un states of america. violence is at an high level, not only on the border but throughout the country of mexico and, tragically, corruption reaches to very high levels in the government.

John McCain

1:17:19 to 1:17:41( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: we have an initiative. we are w government but there's no time like the present, in my view, that we need not only enforce and increase our efforts on our si of the border as closely as possible with the mexican government andeople. it is horrific what is

John McCain

1:17:42 to 1:18:04( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: place, beheadings of p bodies hung from overpasses. this is among the most and cruel people that inhabit this earth. it is a lot about drugs, mr. president. it is all about a $16a billion-a-year business of drugs coming into the united states of america. that's how they can afford to spend easily $1 mlion to build

John McCain

1:18:05 to 1:18:25( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: a tunnel underneath the border between mexico. so, i know that we have a lot of issues that future of our country, including two wars, including relations with iranian situation, but i 0 hope can focus a lot of our

John McCain

1:18:26 to 1:18:35( Edit History Discussion )

John McCain: attention on the are bred on our border by the drug cartels an the human smugglg and the terrible mistreatnt of people on both sides of the border as a result of that.

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