BUNKERVILLE | God, Guns and Guts Comrades! by Mustang
All we hear in the press these days is the twaddle that surrounds the so-called Trump Wall. One would think that this whole thing began about the time Donald Trump announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States. Actually, the discussion has been ongoing for quite some time.
Congress mandated construction of a border all along 670 miles of the US-Mexico border as part of the Secure Fence Act of 2006; the Consolidated Appropriations Act of FY-2008 extended the mandate to an additional 370 miles. The actual distance between Brownsville, Texas and San Diego, California is 1,553 miles.
According to some, the US plan for a southern wall has generated “significant” opposition and demands for further consultation and deliberation, most of this from among those who fervently believe that open borders best suit the national interests, and from among international sources who should benefit most from open borders. This is no doubt partially true. There are also demands for the construction of a barrier to illegal trespass across the US southern border with Mexico[…]
*A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrols San Diego Sector.
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