Jack E. Kemp

The story title refers to him as an ex-Marine. As veterans commenting at TPN have told me in the past, there is really no such thing as an ex-Marine. And this is great news. What can I add to this? Not much.



MIAMI (AP) — A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday.

The attorney for 27-year-old Jon Hammar tweeted Friday night that his client had been released from a detention center in Matamoros, Mexico.

"Jon is out, going home!” Eddie Varon Levy tweeted.

Patrick Ventrell, the acting deputy spokesman for the State Department, confirmed Hammer’s release and return to the U.S. in a statement Friday night.


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Comment by Don Johnson on August 6, 2014 at 10:13pm

     No "American" of any type but especially from our military should be in "ANY" mexican jail or prison while we have thousands coming into our country each year ! ***Solution to this problem is shut the border down so tight a snake couldn't cross it and you will quickly see how fast they can release the remaining Marine still in prison there and every other "American" there !****Travel into Mexico should be banned and if it was, it would result in millions of dollars of tourism lost and that by itself would secure the releases !******Money talks and B.S. walks as they say !*****

Comment by D.B.S. on July 27, 2014 at 10:27pm

Jack Kemp,

I'm betting you will be more thorough in the future. 

Comment by Jack Kemp on July 27, 2014 at 7:15am

D.B.S., I pray the same. it was a mistake caused by my not checking the details of the story closely.

Comment by D.B.S. on July 26, 2014 at 11:04pm

This was dirty pool. I pray this doesn't happen again by this contributor!

Comment by Carolyn Hamilton on July 26, 2014 at 5:02pm

Don't get me wrong, I am glad any and all are released from this crappy place, but don't lead us into thinking something different.

Comment by Carolyn Hamilton on July 26, 2014 at 5:00pm

This just pissed me off big time.. We want Andrew released and why you bring out this is far beyond me.  I was so excited to see the head line, then to find this??  Don't you know how to report CURRENT NEWS?

Comment by Callie Goodrum on July 26, 2014 at 1:22pm

Judson Phillips    This is a 2 year old story!!  This is NOT Andrew Tahmooressi, an active U.S. Marine reservist, who accidentally crossed the border into Mexico and has been in MEXICAN jail since May 16, 2014.

Comment by Donald Mack Flippin on July 26, 2014 at 1:06pm

There are six Mexican states that touch our southern

border.  They are Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua,

Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, and Tamaulipas.  Combined,

their total area is 306,665 square miles, more or less,

and their total population is between 22 and 23 million


My thought is that such a land mass could quite easily

be utilized to accommodate a population twice that size,

and . . . as luck would have it, the United States could

probably supply the warm bodies necessary to increase

the native population thereof by the that exact amount. 

With such an increase in population, those six Mexican

states would surely begin to prosper, to the benefit of

everyone concerned.  That area, for lack of a better term,

could be called 'the Dumping Ground'.

All illegal aliens found in the U. S. could be rounded up and

sent to that Utopia in the Desert.  Once there, they could

get construction jobs, building substandard housing for

the other fortunates who would be arriving enmass.  The U. N. 

would probably not pay the construction workers very much

in the way of money, but a peso goes a long way in Mexico. 

Otherwise, they can grow marajuana to sell to one another,

get jobs harvesting marajuana (jobs that Mexican natives

just won't do).  They can also get jobs selling marajuana to

other illegal aliens being moved into the area.  That, in turn,

would necessitate the formation of gangs (like wolf packs),

and said gangs could go into the lucrative business of selling

drugs to each other, stealing from one another (and anyone

else in the area), raping, killing, and beheading.

A police force could be formed, one that would facilitate gang

activity and reap profits from said associations.  It could be a

wonderful place to live and breed.

Of course, I am talking about a Gaze-West resettlement area,

one that the United Nations could support for the next 65-70

years.  Free medical care, free housing, and free food stamps

(good for the purchase of frijoles and tortillas).  What more

could an unskilled, uneducated worker want?

I am sure that the Mexican government could be persuaded to

go along with the idea.  The top several officials could be com-

pensated for not noticing the influx of new citizens, citizens who,

could be easily extorted via corrupt state administrators who,

themselves, could be appointed from among the cousins of the

top national officials who would be busy looking the other way. 

And . . . if necessay, six divisions of battle-hardened military

units could be stationed in those particular states in order to

make certain that said occupants did not re-enter the United

States for any reason.

So . . . where is there a problem?

Semper Fi!

Comment by Jack Enright on July 26, 2014 at 12:36pm

"As veterans commenting at TPN have told me in the past, there is really no such thing as an ex-Marine."

To paraphrase the old saying:

"You can take the man out of the Marines - but you can't take the Marines out of the man."

Those actively working to trash the US Constitution should give that some serious thought before going any further.

Comment by Steve Merkel on July 26, 2014 at 12:24pm

Thank God Hammar is released, no thanks to Barry Soetero. Tahmooresi still rots in a Mexican hell-hole. The trouble is, Tahmooressi wasn't a deserter. Barry doesn't want him home.

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