EL PASO (February 24, 2009)--Gov. Rick Perry is asking U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to send resources and "1,000 more troops" to the Texas border. The call for help, during Perry's stop Tuesday in El Paso, came as drug cartel-related violence continues to mount in northern Mexico. Perry spoke with reporters after meeting with state, local, and federal authorities at the Chamizal National Monument, just across the Rio Grande from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Perry Asks Feds For More Border Troops scarey stuff!