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“Katie bar the door.” And so said Marine Corps Gen. John F. Kelly, be­fore a Na­tional De­fense Univer­sity au­di­ence on Tues­day, re­gard­ing the po­ten­tial rush on the South­ern Bor­der should Ebola emerge in Cen­tral Amer­ica and Haiti. Gen. Kelly is com­man­der of the U.S. South­ern Com­mand.

His ad­vice also ap­plies to yet another hair-rais­ing sce­nario that goes beyond re­cent anec­do­tal re­ports that Ira­nian cur­rency and Mus­lim prayer rugs have been found along the South­west­ern bor­der of the U.S. So Katie. Get ready. “ISIS is com­ing across the south­ern bor­der. I know that at least 10 ISIS fight­ers have been caught com­ing across the Mex­i­can bor­der in Texas,” Rep. Dun­can Hunter told Fox News; he bases his claim on a con­fi­den­tial source from the U.S. Bor­der Pa­trol.

This phe­nom­e­non is not new, and law­mak­ers once were not leery of us­ing the, uh “t-word”. A House Com­mit­tee on Home­land Se­cu­rity anal­y­sis is­sued two years ago noted that in­tel­li­gence of­fi­cials were re­port­ing even in 2007 that “ter­ror­ists” were en­ter­ing the

U.S. via the south­west­ern

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