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LARRY GATLIN: If You're Thinking of Sneaking Over Our Borders

 

A chicken and a pig were walking down the road and the chicken said, “Mr. Pig, I’m hungry. Let’s stop somewhere and get some ham and eggs.” The pig looked at Mr. Chicken and said, “Mr. Chicken, that’s easy for you to say. For you it's no big deal...For me it's a life and death decision.

To those people who do not live in Arizona or California or New Mexico, or my great home state of Texas ...To those people who do not have illegal aliens climbing their fences and bringing guns and dope into their backyards...to those people who are condemning the people of Arizona for trying to protect their private property because the federal government WILL NOT PROTECT THEIR PRIVATE PROPERTY BY SECURING OUR BORDER WITH MEXICO, to those people I say, like Mr. PIG said, “That’s easy for you to say, for you it's no big deal." For those folks on "THIS SIDE OF THE RIVER," IT IS A LIFE AND DEATH SITUATION!!

So until you have had strangers,drug dealers, murderers...and yes, some hungry people just looking for a better life, trespass on your land and over burden your schools, hospitals, and emergency rooms, I say, “BUTT OUT!!"...or, at least try to show some understanding of the DIRE STRAIGHTS that our fellow LEGAL, LAW ABIDING, TAXPAYING, PRIVATE PROPERTY OWNING, and yes COMPASSIONATE, and MOSTLY, GOD FEARING (dear Lord, he had to throw GOD in the mix) AMERICAN CITIZENS ARE UP AGAINST ON A DAILY, MINUTE BY MINUTE BASIS!! 

Somehow, believing that "charity and compassion begin at home, is now tantamount to being a "RACIST MONSTER WITH SWASTIKAS AND JACKBOOTS"...THAT IS JUST WRONG-HEADED, PREPOSTEROUS....and...uh, what's the word? HORSE_ _ _ _!!

If a bunch of Mexicans, Methodists, Massachusettsans, or Martians tried to scale the walls of the  "REMAINS OF CAMELOT," THE Kennedy compound in Hyannis, Massachusetts, or the walls of the Kerry Ketchup Kitchen in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, security guards would have the above mentioned Mexicans, Methodists, Massachusettsans, or Martians jacked up against those walls, spread-eagled with guns in their backs in a Massachusetts Minute.

Now, for a moment I want to forget my new position writing commentaries for FOXNEWS.COM...

If I were a poor Mexican father, trying to feed my kids, and I couldn't do it in Mexico, I would swim the river, climb the fence, or fight my way through hell itself to put food in their mouths... I GET IT!! I AM A FATHER.

But, it's still illegal. Maybe not as "illegal" as robbing a bank, or holding up a liquor store or stealing some little old ladies purse... But, it's still illegal and blaming the victims, the folks on "THIS SIDE OF THE RIVER," is not the answer.

There is no perfect answer, but throwing the RULE OF LAW into the RIO GRANDE RIVER???

So, I say to the world, if you want to be part of us...if you want to share the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE... DO IT THE RIGHT WAY. DON'T SNEAK INTO THIS GREAT LAND IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT. COME THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR AND I, ALONG WITH MILLIONS OF SONS AND DAUGHTERS AND GRANDSONS AND GRANDAUGHTERS OF LEGAL IMMIGRANTS STRETCHING BACK TO THE. FOUNDING OF THIS GREAT COUNTRY,WILL WELCOME YOU.

P. S. Mr. President, your demagoguery of the entire situation for political gain is beneath contempt.

P. P. S. Attorney General Holder, for you to file suit against the STATE of ARIZONA for trying to DO WHAT YOU AND YOUR JUSTICE DEPARTMENT WILL NOT DO...ALSO,
BENEATH CONTEMPT!!

Larry Gatlin is a country music singer and commentator. Look for his next appearance as a guest on David Asman's "America's Nightly Scoreboard" on the Fox Business Network on Wednesday, June 30.

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Larry Gatlin is a country music singer and songwriter.