THE BLACK KETTLE

Proverbs 21:30

General: Border ‘is not secure,’ 18,000 ‘little boys’ and girls cross as sex slaves

By Paul Bedard

The just retired Marine Corps general in charge if U.S. Southern Command said Wednesday that 18,000 adolescent girls, “little boys,” hundreds of tons of cocaine and heroin, and tens of thousands of illegals cross the U.S.-Mexico border with ease every year.

“If all of that is getting in, no problem, then it would argue that our border is not secure,” retired Gen. John F. Kelly said matter of factly at a Senate hearing on drug trafficking. He left the post, based in Miami, in January.

“Anything that we demand in this country they will provide,” he said of Latin and South American criminal gangs.

Kelly’s testimony at a hearing on America’s demand for drugs, called by Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, chairman of the Senate Homeland and Governmental Affairs Committee, was a sobering indictment of the administration’s inability to secure the southern border.

In just two minutes, he listed exactly what gets through and how fast items like drugs are distributed by criminal networks that control the flow in and out of the United States.

“18,000 young women, mostly adolescents, young girls, are trafficked into our country every year as sex workers. I don’t think they know they are coming here to be sex workers,” he told Johnson.

“Some little boys as well to provide the same services,” said Kelly, a celebrated general who served 45 years.

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April 13, 2016 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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