[[Gunny, please don't move me, this really is related.--And I get it now that we can't double post. ]] --I just skimmed the first two pages of that Compean thread, but I found these two links encouraging last night and saved 'em...you have to get at least a little kick outta the way they bring in Arnold two thirds of the way down the article. ~Only in America, I don't care what they have to say about his politics, his persona's far more recognized than that. "Feds have a plan if Mexico Drug Violence spills over TBO.com - News From AP "EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- If Mexican drug violence spills across the U.S. border, Homeland Security officials say they have a contingency plan to assist border areas that includes bringing in the military... "...[California National Guard spokesman Jonathan Guibordsaid National Guard officials in California know only "what's been publicized" about the plan, but added that state military officials routinely train and prepare to respond to any order from Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger or the president..." ****** "Border Patrol: San Diego Plaza used by smugglers TBO.com - News From AP "SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The top U.S. Border Patrol official in San Diego says he closed a half-acre oceanfront plaza on California's border with Mexico to enhance security [and that they are]... tearing up concrete at Friendship Park, a plaza that sits on a bluff where throngs once gathered on both sides of the border to chat through a chain-link fence. "Mike Fisher, the Border Patrol's San Diego sector chief, sa[id] Friday that..is replacing the plaza with a dirt road, sandwiched between fences, that will be off-limits to the public."