Daily Archives: January 19, 2009

Bush Commutes Sentences Of Ex Border Patrol Agents

Hot off the AP wire via Yahoo.

George Bush has commuted the sentences of former U.S. Border Patrol agents Jose Compean and Ignacio Ramos.  Both were convicted of various charges associated with shooting a known and admitted drug smuggler in the buttocks in 2005.  The sentencing sparked outrage across the nation and put a spotlight on the problems of illegal immigration and drug smuggling.

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