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By Donald Lambro
Growth spikes are little more than trend-free anomalies
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Eagle Pass
A coalition of Texas border mayors, county executives and economic development leaders said on Thursday the federal government has spent nearly $90 billion over the past decade to secure the Southwest border with no better than mixed results.
"Our national success depends on defining and executing a strategy to defeat the cartels attacking our nation," said Eagle Pass, Texas, Mayor and TBC Chairman Ramsey Cantu. "Without a strategy, America will continue to lose the border security war to the better financed, equipped, more mobile and agile drug cartels."