Friday, July 29, 2011

Al Melvin Was Right! Mexico Invaded America!

Posted By on Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 5:00 PM

They say it was an inadvertent border crossing, but that's what Mexico would like you to believe. It's time for drastic legislative measures, I say:

More than 30 soldiers in the Mexican Army crossed the border into Texas in Humvees on Tuesday before being processed and allowed to return to Mexico.

According to Customs and Border Patrol spokesman Rick Pauza, the accidental invasion occurred when 33 soldiers in four Humvees started crossing a bridge across the Rio Grande at Donna, Texas, and then realized they couldn't turn their vehicles around without entering the U.S.

A local newspaper, the Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reported that the Mexicans were chasing a resident of South Texas when they drove onto the bridge.

Without addressing the reason for the crossing, Pauza confirmed to ABC News that the incident had occurred and called it "inadvertent."

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