Tuesday, March 8, 2011

There's Trouble

Trouble comes looking for ranchers.
He says his Catarina ranch has attracted drug smugglers before, who continuously knock down fences as they look for a way to enter the United States.
However an encounter over the weekend between a neighboring rancher and smugglers turned violent, leaving him outraged and fearing for his life.
How soon before this news hits the neocon media?  It's got all the right ingredients for a juicy story:  ranch invasions, border communities, hard-working ranchers, evil smugglers.  Obama!!!



The LMT has a story on it too.

UPDATE:  (3/9/11)

Ranch hand: Man shot at me Sunday

By Denise Blaz
Laredo Morning Times
Published: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 1:54 AM CST
A ranch hand was shot at over the weekend as he was driving on an undisclosed property near the Dimmit County line, according to the Webb County Sheriff’s Office.
No injuries were reported, though there were at least three shots fired at him.

And the last line in the LMT story:

No casings were recovered on the scene.

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