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Parsad

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Supreme Court Approves Wall
« on: July 26, 2019, 06:25:16 PM »
https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/26/politics/supreme-court-pentagon-border-wall-construction/index.html

I'm sure Trump's wall will stop the 14 submerged watercraft that were carrying over $500M in drugs the U.S. was fortunate to capture:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national-security/2019/07/11/watch-coast-guardsman-leap-onto-moving-narco-submarine-full-cocaine/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.051ed0d280f4

Although he could build a wall in the water as well, I guess!  Cheers!

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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 08:01:02 PM »
The effectiveness of the wall does not need to be 100%.

It would be worth it if it is 85% effective.

The USA could probably NEVER totally control it's borders & prevent illegal immigration, but that does not we should not try

I spent many years in Texas...the amount of illegal immigrants is simply stunning.  What HAS been done in the past is simply not working. 

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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2019, 08:55:39 PM »
The effectiveness of the wall does not need to be 100%.

It would be worth it if it is 85% effective.

The USA could probably NEVER totally control it's borders & prevent illegal immigration, but that does not we should not try

I spent many years in Texas...the amount of illegal immigrants is simply stunning.  What HAS been done in the past is simply not working.

I agree it's not working.  85% is a very optimistic number...you'll be very lucky if it manages to cut illegal immigration by 50%.  Increased staffing and monitoring would be more cost effective.  Just catch and release at the border would be effective if they had enough staff.  Walls just means tunnels, ladders, ships, border crossings, and by air.  It won't decrease the numbers or attempts...they'll just look for another way.  Cheers!
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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2019, 09:24:19 PM »
The effectiveness of the wall does not need to be 100%.

It would be worth it if it is 85% effective.

The USA could probably NEVER totally control it's borders & prevent illegal immigration, but that does not we should not try

I spent many years in Texas...the amount of illegal immigrants is simply stunning.  What HAS been done in the past is simply not working.

I agree it's not working.  85% is a very optimistic number...you'll be very lucky if it manages to cut illegal immigration by 50%.  Increased staffing and monitoring would be more cost effective.  Just catch and release at the border would be effective if they had enough staff.  Walls just means tunnels, ladders, ships, border crossings, and by air.  It won't decrease the numbers or attempts...they'll just look for another way.  Cheers!

Where there is a will there is a way.

HOWEVER, if you make it 2x or 3x or 4x more difficult, that is going to raise the cost & risk to trying to cross illegally.  When you raise the cost of something, I think the demand goes down?

Catch & release?  How does that work?  They get released into USA?  I don't think so...that has not been working for 30+ years.

This whole immigration policy is a MOCKERY of those who follow the law.  In my own family my Aunt & Uncle suffered, waited, and paid a SIGNIFICANT amount of their net worth to come to the USA legally.

Why is it that people who walk/swim across the border are given preference over people in Thailand, Philippines? Colombia? Hungary?  Given preference over those who follow the rules?




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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2019, 09:38:21 PM »
Trump-donating construction companies are printing the invoices already  ;D

Can't wait to see the GAO report on this one.
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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2019, 04:14:10 AM »
Trump-donating construction companies are printing the invoices already  ;D


I must admit LC, you do have a sly sense of humor!

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« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2019, 12:00:15 PM »
Trump-donating construction companies are printing the invoices already  ;D


I must admit LC, you do have a sly sense of humor!
Oh I fully expect that over a beer or five, we'd all get along like a house on fire.  ;D
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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #7 on: July 27, 2019, 04:00:09 PM »
Trump-donating construction companies are printing the invoices already  ;D


I must admit LC, you do have a sly sense of humor!
Oh I fully expect that over a beer or five, we'd all get along like a house on fire.  ;D

I think that is the wisest thing I've ever heard you say - that would certainly work for me.....have a great weekend LC.

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« Reply #8 on: July 27, 2019, 05:55:49 PM »
FYI - this money is coming from the joint military construction budget. So instead of keeping military housing fit for our troops, we are building a vanity project.

And speaking of Trumpís words describing Baltimore, it may be useful to research the living condition of many of our military bases:

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2019/02/13/mold-lead-and-vermin-survey-finds-toxic-conditions-military-housing.html
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Re: Supreme Court Approves Wall
« Reply #9 on: July 27, 2019, 11:09:57 PM »
Catch & release?  How does that work?  They get released into USA?  I don't think so...that has not been working for 30+ years.

No, no...why would they release them back into the USA?  Back to their home countries.  Cheers!
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