Build the Border Fence Already!
Most of us, even many Democrats these days, are beginning to acknowledge the complete foreign policy failure of our president (for an overview see Bret Stephens' The Meltdown in Commentary), but we still have to deal with over two years of Obama and we have a serious problem that needs to be handled immediately.
We could die. Not all of us but a lot of us. And our society as we know it could be destroyed.
Sound apocalyptic and a little overwrought?
Well, it is apocalyptic, but not so overwrought.
Surely you saw the Islamic State video with that journalist's head being lopped off, not to mention other videos with people being shot in the back and dumped in open pits. You know too that the jihadi who beheaded the journalist was British. And indeed the Islamic State is comprised of violent religious fanatics from all over the planet who are well armed, virtually a terror army, and rich. They have explicit instructions to return to their home countries and wreak havoc for the glory of a coming global caliphate. Also, they have allies from North Africa to the Philippines who more or less seek the same thing under various names.
It's not just Houston that has a problem now. It's Western Civ!
So what are we going to do about it? Well, there's a lot that can be done militarily, though much of that will probably have to wait for a new president, but just as importantly we must...
Build a fence across our entire Southern border and do it now. Make it as secure as we can. Spare no expense. Add whatever high tech accoutrements deemed necessary.