Vietnam Vet Holds Vigil On Border

The Washington Times

Looking somewhat like a pirate with his black eye patch, tousled blond hair and a swarthy tan gained after four months outdoors, the former Marine — who lost an eye after stepping on a mine during fighting in Vietnam in 1967 — said the presence of civilian volunteers along the border to assist federal immigration agents is “essential” in protecting the United States from terrorists and drug and alien smugglers.

“It’s a matter of sovereignty,” said Mr. Craig, whose van sits just three feet inside the makeshift metal fence that separates the United States and Mexico. “If you don’t claim your right to real estate, you lose it.” (read more)

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