Freeman

IN BRIEF

Guards on Horseback Patrol Border

NOVEMBER 28, 2011

“Clyde, a lean, copper-colored mustang, is one of the latest weapons in the struggle to tighten the U.S. border with Mexico. The U.S. Border Patrol has used horses since its inception in 1924, but new funds from headquarters and a federal program that captures, breaks and donates wild mustangs is bringing more mounted patrols than ever to the border.” (USA Today)

Border guards are not the mark of a free country.

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“Borders and Liberty “ by Andrew P. Morriss

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