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In Part 1 of this series, the symbiotic relationship between the federal government and leftist environmental groups was examined to provide a partial explanation for our leaders’ lack of commitment to credible security.

But corruption and collusion are only part of the problem. In a coup for incompetence, quibbling over the definition of “bridge” has compromised a $2.4 billion border fence, ostensibly designed to stop illegals from entering the country across the Rio Grande.

The nation’s porous borders took front and center stage this week, as unconnected, but surprisingly related, news items highlighted the lack of political will at the top to stem illegal immigration or even provide a credible approach to national security.

gavelThree judges of the leftist Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have joined the Obama administration's war against Arizona and its people. A three-judge panel of the court upheld a lower federal court's decision, pursuant to a lawsuit filed by the administration, to nullify most of Arizona's now-famous immigration law.

The Obama administration improperly prosecuted an American Border Patrol agent at the behest of the Mexican government, national correspondent Andy Ramirez of the Liberty News Network said in an exclusive video report. He also had an exclusive interview with the jailed agent’s wife, Diana (picture, left), who lamented the fact that his six children may not have their father around for 10 years.

Barely a week after local authorities shut down an illegal "birth tourism" center in San Gabriel, (Los Angeles County) Calif., federal immigration agents arrested an "Orange County" family at their home in nearby Yorba Linda for ginning up bogus marriages for much the same purpose: smuggling illegals into the country through loopholes in the law.

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