In my February 6, 2007 VDARE.COM story Border Agent Attacked In Prison—Another Dreyfus Case?, I outlined how one of the two railroaded Border Patrol agents, Nachos Ramos, had been badly injured in prison by illegal alien convicts. I said it recalled memories of the famous Dreyfus case of the 1890's in France, when Emile Zola wrote an open letter [Text in French| English Translation] to France's President demanding justice for a wrongly imprisoned French Lieutenant, who was later released from Devil's Island.
Now an even more important report raises this question: How high in our government does this Ramos and Compean scandal go?
You recall how Watergate started with a minor event. Some non-entity burglars broke in the offices of the Democratic National Committee in Washington's Watergate apartment complex and were caught. What ensued from there made American history.
Now, in an exclusive interview with www.FireSociety.com, Jerome Corsi—author of the best-seller Unfit for Command, —says that "the Mexican government was directly involved in the initiation of the investigation against Border Patrol Agents Ramos and Compean which led to their arrest, conviction and imprisonment."
Firesociety reports: "Corsi, quoting members of Congress and sourcing Hill staffers, reports that Department of Homeland Security investigators informed Congress that it was the Mexican Consulate that initiated the events by contacting the U.S. Consulate".
Why would there be pressure from Mexico to prosecute two distinguished Border Patrol agents long after they had tried to apprehend a fleeing drug dealer—whom they shot and wounded but who escaped, leaving his drug swag behind?
This story is just breaking and will doubtless be subject to amplification. But—
"In an interview with Grassfire.org's Steve Elliott (see audio above, transcript below), Corsi explained that no action was taken for days following the incident at the border. In fact the agents' actions were considered 'normal' and the reporting 'acceptable' until Mexico intervened. Says Corsi, 'Then on March 4, 2005 the request came through from the Mexican Consulate to the U.S. consulate in Mexico demanding an investigation on the basis that the Mexican Consulate was bringing forth Davila and wanted the agents to be punished.' [ Mexican Government Involved In Initiation Of Prosecution Of Agents Ramos And Compean]
Could this be another example of the Committee to Re-Elect the President—"CREEP"? Remember how then Attorney General John Mitchell used the money raised by this committee as hush money for the burglars? The famous duo of Woodward and Bernstein then "followed the money" to bring down a Presidency!
What Corsi is saying suggests the same thing. Follow the money–the big money which big business has paid to keep our borders open—because the apparent motivation for this outrageous prosecution of these two Border Patrol agents is to intimidate all our Border Patrol agents from apprehending these illegal crossers. Obviously, Bush wants an open border, as does Mexico. [See Mexico demanded U.S. prosecute sheriff, agents| Documents show role of consulate in cases of Gilmer Hernandez and Ramos-Compean, WorldNetDaily.com, By Jerome R. Corsi, February 13, 2007]
But what is the real motivation? According to Corsi, the real agenda remains part of the ongoing discussions by Mexico, the USA, and Canada to create a single trading bloc called the North American Union (NAU) which would permit free passage of goods and people throughout the three nations.
Much pressure is coming from big business. We are told various US Government entities are hard at work on ways to accomplish this dangerous plan, obviously without any US voter or Congressional approval. The open-border-minded Democrats have certainly not tried to join the numerous Republicans trying to get to the bottom of the Ramos/Compean affair.
These two hapless Border Patrol agents might well have been caught in the gears of this giant NAU push. If achieved, many feel NAU would prove a mechanism designed to steal our Constitutional rights for power and monetary gain?
Will subsequent events well expose this dastardly plan for what it is, stealing American sovereignty without our approval?
Well, obviously, by his own admission, Bush plans to grant another huge amnesty as soon as he can sign the "comprehensive immigration reform" bill which the Democrats may pass in this session.
From everything we can hear from sources like the Lou Dobbs CNN Nightly Newscast, the evidence against these poor agents is flawed, the testimony has been either suppressed or lied about and one victim, Agent Ramos, was put in jail with convicted illegal alien criminals where he could be easily assaulted and badly hurt.
What were the Texas Federal Prosecutor, Johnny Sutton, Attorney General Gonzales and our President trying to accomplish?
Tom Clancy and Len Deighton write stories like this, but the heroes always end up winning in the end. These Border Patrol heroes could end up dead.
This looks to me like a cover-up of the worst kind. Go to the Firesociety.com website and listen to the testimony from Jerome Corsi yourself.
Will this investigation reach the White House? Stay tuned.
Donald A. Collins [email him], is a freelance writer living in Washington DC and a former long time member of the board of FAIR, the Federation for American Immigration Reform. His views are his own.