I’ll make my opinion on this matter short and sweet – it’s time to militarize the southernarmynationalguardborder! Put National Guard troops down there with orders to shoot to kill. It’s way past time for us to quit putting up with this crap and hanging our law enforcement officers out to dry – this is disgusting and unacceptable behavior! – Bude Lepsi

EDINBURG, Texas (KXAN) — New numbers from the Department of Homeland Security show a drastic increase in violence against Border Patrol agents.According to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, from Oct. 1, 2016 until Feb. 28, 2017, attacks involving weapons, projectiles and close quarters fighting have gone up 179 percent from the same period last year.

Source: Attacks on Border Patrol agents up 179%, Homeland Security says | KXAN.com