A Retired Border Patrol Special Agent Explains Why He Won`t Vote For John McCain

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From: John W. Slagle (e-mail

I have served many Presidents over three decades, in
the military and federal service from the Vietnam era up
to and including to the terrorist attacks against
America that culminated in 9/11. 

On the issues of illegal immigration, crime and
stealth amnesty, Presidential hopeful McCain is
unpopular with retired as well as active duty U.S.
Border Patrol Agents and union

local 2544
because he has worked actively to make
their jobs more difficult.

Here`s how:

  • In 2003, McCain co-sponsored

    S. 1645
    , the AgJOBS amnesty and was also a
    co-sponsor of the

    S. 1461
    proposed amnesty for millions of illegal

  • In 2005, McCain
    and Sen. Kennedy

    , the McCain-Kennedy amnesty for virtually
    all illegal aliens, he co-sponsored S. 239, the
    AgJOBS amnesty, and he voted against providing
    funding for additional Border Patrol and ICE agents.

  • In 2006, McCain
    voted against extending the border fence, voted to
    allow illegal aliens to receive
    Social Security,
    voted against funding additional immigration
    investigators and voted in favor of

    S. 2611
    , the Comprehensive Immigration Reform
    Act of 2006 that would have would have awarded
    amnesty to more than 10 million illegal aliens.

  • In 2007, McCain
    was heavily involved in the backroom negotiations

    of S. 1348
    with Sen.
    Kennedy and President Bush for another
    amnesty for more than 10 million illegal aliens, he
    cast several votes to protect still another amnesty
    ), he co-sponsored S. 774,

    the DREAM Act
    to grant in-state tuition and
    amnesty for more than a million illegal aliens under
    the age of 30, and finally he co-sponsored S. 340,
    the Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and
    Security Act of 2007 to grant amnesty to millions of
    illegal agricultural workers. A prior program for
    agricultural workers (SAW)
    passed in 1986 was filled with fraud.

In not one single vote did McCain
ever have the best interests of America at heart.

Slagle, who lives in
Arizona, worked in the anti-smuggling unit. He is a
senior member

National Association of Former Border Patrol Agents

He served with the United
States Navy, Aviation Patrol Squadrons 31 and 41 from
1963-1967. As Senior Intelligence Analyst on September
11, 2001, Slagle was on Command Post Duties at Regional
HQ establishing data links and information for
authorities nationwide. Order Slagle`s book, Illegal


Previous letters from
Slagle are

. Juan Mann`s 2004 column about him is

. And photographs taken by Slagle showing the
extent of the illegal invasion are