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« on: October 05, 2021, 11:09:14 am »

Oklahoma’s Kevin Stitt will be one of 11 Republican governors attending a news conference at the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday, Stitt’s office confirmed Monday.

The news conference, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott, will highlight 10 border security recommendations from the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee, Stitt spokesman Charlie Hannema said.

Even though Oklahoma is not a border state, Hannema said the Stitt administration believes the surge in people trying to cross into the United States from Mexico without documentation is related to a surge in illegal drugs and human trafficking reported by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control.

The extent to which there is a connection, however, is unclear.

Wednesday’s event comes as former President Donald Trump is pressuring Abbott to investigate 2020 presidential voting in Texas — a state Trump actually won by a substantial margin.


https://tulsaworld.com/news/state-and-regional/govt-and-politics/stitt-to-attend-republican-governors-news-conference-at-u-s--mexico-border/article_70155774-2541-11ec-bd6e-7f74aeda6aa6.html

I shudder to think of what part of Oklahoma he is representing now. The OBNDDC' obsessive mission drift with human trafficking seems right out of the Q-Anon playbook.
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« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2021, 05:39:13 pm »

Yeah, fake news, there's no rise in drugs and humans being trafficked across the border. Nothing to see, move along.

https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending/3-men-arrested-after-arizona-traffic-stops-yield-375m-fentanyl-pills/DCKUZTNSNBCJLJ3QAEVQT4RFJ4/

https://www.azfamily.com/news/investigations/opioid_crisis/fentanyl/payson-traffic-stops-yields-3-75m-in-fentanyl-pills-3-phoenix-men-arrested/article_0dbe50e0-6d7b-11eb-9cb2-e7e04ac0eab1.html

https://www.12news.com/article/news/crime/6-million-worth-drugs-seized/75-3eb23d3f-383e-43cf-9a47-f96efaa60b09

https://ktar.com/story/4152491/nearly-200k-worth-of-meth-fentanyl-seized-in-yavapai-county-traffic-stops/

https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/ny-arizona-routine-stop-fentanyl-seizure-20210605-hupgutnwqfblboeffrl2gog5q4-story.html

https://www.kold.com/2021/03/09/tempe-officers-find-fentanyl-pills-during-traffic-stop/

https://kvia.com/news/border/2021/07/02/border-patrol-raids-el-paso-sunland-park-stash-houses-finds-65-smuggled-migrants/

https://www.borderreport.com/hot-topics/immigration/juarez-police-raid-two-migrant-stash-houses-free-121-central-and-south-americans-from-smugglers/

https://ktxs.com/news/texas/border-patrol-agents-raid-human-stash-house-in-roma-arrest-8-immigrants

https://foxsanantonio.com/newsletter-daily/nearly-90-undocumented-immigrants-found-inside-south-texas-stash-house-during-raid

https://news4sanantonio.com/news/local/border-agents-apprehend-over-180-undocumented-immigrants-during-raid-of-stash-houses

https://www.lcsun-news.com/story/news/crime/2021/07/16/border-patrol-raids-stash-houses-finds-migrants-meth-chaparral-nm/7998393002/

https://www.usa.shafaqna.com/EN/AL/6100254
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2021, 11:29:04 am »

Gov. Kevin Stitt's border trip cost state $12,199 for charter flight to, from Texas

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma taxpayers will foot the bill for Gov. Kevin Stitt's charter flight to Texas last week to join Republican governors for a news conference to criticize President Joe Biden's immigration and border policies.


https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/2021/10/14/gov-kevin-stitt-border-trip-biden-immigration-policies-taxpayer-costs/8420693002/

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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2021, 12:14:52 pm »

Gov. Kevin Stitt's border trip cost state $12,199 for charter flight to, from Texas
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma taxpayers will foot the bill for Gov. Kevin Stitt's charter flight to Texas last week to join Republican governors for a news conference to criticize President Joe Biden's immigration and border policies.

https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/2021/10/14/gov-kevin-stitt-border-trip-biden-immigration-policies-taxpayer-costs/8420693002/

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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2021, 08:43:52 am »

Yep, fake news, the border is secure there is no drug trafficking across the border. Nothing to see, move along.

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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - U.S. Border Patrol agents taking more drugs off the streets.

According to a statement, agents at the Interstate 19 Immigration Checkpoint near Amado, Arizona seized over 50 pounds of suspected fentanyl and arrested the driver of the vehicle on Oct. 11.

Agents say the 33-year-old U.S. citizen was driving a white Ford F150 when a canine flagged the vehicle. The dog, along with special technology helped agents find a hidden compartment in the bed of the pickup that contained multiple packages of blue pills.

The pills tested positive for the characteristics of fentanyl and weighed more than 53 pounds.

https://www.kold.com/2021/10/13/cbp-agents-find-over-50-pounds-fentanyl-checkpoint/
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2021, 08:59:50 am »

No issue with people being trafficked across the border, it's all fake news, just a bunch of nonsense, the border is closed. Nothing to see.

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(CNN)US Border Patrol is working to reunite with their family two young girls found Tuesday wandering near Arizona's border with Mexico.

Two agents found the sisters -- who are 4 and 6 years old -- alone in a marshy area along the Colorado River in Yuma. The area, south of Morelos Dam, "is an often-used crossing point by unaccompanied migrant juveniles," US Border Patrol Yuma Sector said in a post on its Facebook page.
"A Yuma Sector agent, concerned about their safety, quickly approached the young girls, and escorted them to safer terrain," the post said, adding that the girls had a note that contained contact information for their tia, or aunt.
"The girls were taken into custody and attempts will be made to reunite them with family," the post said.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/14/us/us-border-patrol-two-girls-arizona/index.html
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« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2021, 08:15:00 am »

No one is saying it's not an issue - it's always been an issue - but Stitt is only wahwahwahing to score political points with the insane asylum that is the Oklahoma Republican party and doing it with our tax money. Most fentanyl and other illegal drugs get into the US via planes, boats, and trucks at normal ports of entry not drug mules across the border but going after the larger source is not as sexy for Republicans as blaming brown people.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2019/08/23/fentanyl-flowed-through-us-postal-service-vehicles-crossing-southern-border/
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« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2021, 12:48:24 pm »

No one is saying it's not an issue - it's always been an issue - but Stitt is only wahwahwahing to score political points with the insane asylum that is the Oklahoma Republican party and doing it with our tax money. Most fentanyl and other illegal drugs get into the US via planes, boats, and trucks at normal ports of entry not drug mules across the border but going after the larger source is not as sexy for Republicans as blaming brown people.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/2019/08/23/fentanyl-flowed-through-us-postal-service-vehicles-crossing-southern-border/


Federal agents arrested Luis Alfredo Jacobo in Bakersfield, California in September. A 13-count federal indictment accuses Jacobo of orchestrating methamphetamine distribution schemes in Oklahoma and Missouri. Jacobo allegedly sent the Mexican drugs to Oklahoma and Missouri via U.S. Mail shipments and vehicle transports from California

According to the indictment, Jacobo obtained methamphetamine from Mexico via bulk distributors before arranging to send the drugs to Oklahoma and Missouri.

It’s unclear from court documents how Jacobo’s associates allegedly smuggled methamphetamine into the United States, but Border Patrol agents seize most drugs at legal ports of entry, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection data.


https://www.readfrontier.org/stories/we-fact-checked-oklahoma-elected-officials-claims-about-the-u-s-mexico-border-crisis/
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« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2021, 06:20:41 pm »

Pot-sniffing dogs having to retire, courts vacating sentences; the writing is on the wall as more Americans come around to realizing the "War on Drugs" was just a smokescreen. What else do you do when you are a huge bureaucracy that operates in secret and have to show that you are still relevant?

Indeed. The 'War on Drugs' was as nonsensical as Prohibition but no surprise from the likes of Nixon and the Reagans (Nancy especially).
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« Reply #9 on: December 12, 2021, 12:54:15 pm »


Yeah, fake news, there's no rise in drugs and humans being trafficked across the border. Nothing to see, move along.


We've been holding your place in the Q.

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2022/01/children-sex-trafficking-conspiracy-epidemic/620845/

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You know what you can do with the "Q" comment.
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« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2021, 09:24:33 am »



He is being facetious - difficult to hear nuance in text....

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« Reply #12 on: December 15, 2021, 07:15:52 am »

I'm not sure why Stitt, a member of the Cherokee nation, likes to crap on Native Americans so much. Guess he needs someone to sit him down and explain the difference between equality and equity. And also trim those bushes he calls eyebrows down - I mean damn dude - wteverlovingf.

https://www.oklahoman.com/story/news/2021/12/13/oklahoma-tribes-gov-kevin-stitt-cancel-hunting-fishing-compacts-cherokee-choctaw/6496127001/



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« Reply #13 on: January 22, 2022, 11:25:22 am »

No one is saying it's not an issue - it's always been an issue - but Stitt is only wahwahwahing to score political points with the insane asylum that is the Oklahoma Republican party and doing it with our tax money. Most fentanyl and other illegal drugs get into the US via planes, boats, and trucks at normal ports of entry not drug mules across the border but going after the larger source is not as sexy for Republicans as blaming brown people.

State narcotics bureau agent charged with civil rights violations

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Tulsa has charged a former Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics officer with civil rights violations related to alleged falsified search warrants.


https://tulsaworld.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/former-state-narcotics-bureau-agent-charged-with-civil-rights-violations/article_4bc8f4d0-7a31-11ec-8db8-5f7685a2fb11.html
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