More Betrayal.... -- Tucson Citizen 2/14/08
"The government plans to add 11 miles of border fence in Arizona this year, far less than last year..."
|Lou Dobbs Tonight -- CNN -- February 13
Meserve: The first 28 miles of the high-tech
system in the Arizona desert has been bedeviled by equipment
that didn't work. Radar, for instance, that mistook raindrops
for illegal aliens. Some has been replaced or fixed, but according
to border patrol agents in the field, there are still problems.
T.J. Bonner: One officer reported that he saw a group
of 80 illegal aliens moving northward and then after the end
of shift went back to see if the technology had spotted it. It
Meserve: The secretary of homeland security says parts of the project do expand border patrol capabilities, and he expects to accept the system from Boeing in a matter of days, but not all of it. He compares it to having a house inspection.
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