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Commissioner Staples posts sixth video in 'Texas Traffic' series




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Todd Staples
Texas Department of Agriculture
September 25, 2012, 3:52pm
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AUSTIN--In an ongoing effort to seek increased federal resources to enhance border security, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced the sixth video posting in a 16-part series titled “Texas Traffic -- True Stories of Drug and Human Smuggling.” The series is available at www.ProtectYourTexasBorder.com.

This week’s video features Dr. Michael Vickers, a rancher in Brooks County.

“The border is not secure; it’s dangerous,” Dr. Vickers said. “Washington is just a mass of deception. There is absolutely no truth to what they are saying.”

Each week for 16 weeks, the Texas Department of Agriculture is releasing videotaped interviews with law enforcement agents, farmers, ranchers and other citizens. These “Texas Traffic” stories offer firsthand accounts of drug running, human trafficking, international trespassing and other criminal activities linked to dangerous Mexican drug cartels.

“The Mexican drug cartels are violent, they are relentless in accessing the American drug market and they have chosen Texas as their primary access point,” Commissioner Staples said. “Unfortunately, President Obama and his staff continue to make jokes about the situation and suggest our border is safer than ever. The ‘Texas Traffic’ testimonials prove cartel activity is here on the U.S. side of the border.”

For the latest border news and to view each new episode of the ‘Texas Traffic’ series go to www.ProtectYourTexasBorder.com.

 

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