Skip to comments.The Jaw-Dropping Difference Between the Old 'Wall' and the New Wall the Trump Admin Is Building
Posted on 10/22/2020 9:52:15 AM PDT by BeauBo
"Wow" was all I was able to say as the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Blackhawk flew alongside the U.S.-Mexico border and the difference between the old "wall" system and the new wall system under construction came into view...
The old "wall" that covers large lengths of the border is laughably easy to get over. It consists of barbed wire fencing, held together by fragile-looking wooden posts and Normandy barriers intended to stop illegal vehicle crossings.
"I think you can see for yourself...it's a political narrative, right? They want to score some political points by saying, 'Oh, it's just replacement.' What I would say to those individuals [is] they haven't been here," Morgan said...
"So when you see this 30-foot high wall, concrete and steel into the ground, yeah, it's brand new," Morgan said, adding the wall is part of a system, complete with roads, lighting, and surveillance that helps deter illegal crossings or slow down illegal crossers so border patrol agents have time to respond...
El Paso Border Patrol Chief Gloria Chavez told Townhall the new 30-foot high wall system is the best she has seen in deterring and slowing down illegal crossings...
Chavez says they are able to redirect manpower. An area previously requiring six to ten border patrol agents can now be monitored by two. Resources are able to be redirected so they can address other incursions such as tunnels and drones.
The new wall system is not the only noticeable difference... They pointed to the much better relations they have with their Mexican counterparts and how motivated they are in stopping people before they get a chance to illegally cross...
As of Wednesday, CBP says 109 miles of the new border wall system has been built in the El Paso Sector.
(Excerpt) Read more at townhall.com ...
Trump is by far the best builder ever to sleep in the White House.
Gaaahhh! This is a form of bringing back slavery! (/lib)
The Canadian border in Washington state has white markers where the border is. You can stand with one foot on either side.
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371 miles now.
What’s your point? You think Canadians are flooding our country with cheap labor?
Gimme a break...
Did John Kerry work Iran on disinformation to hurt Trump? Iran DOES owe Kerry...
I used to ride my motorcycle out into the NM desert west of El Paso in the early 70s. Border was marked with a four-wire fence. Every mile or so would be an obelisk marking the boundary.
Don’t criticizes us! Sex trafficking is an honorable profession! (/lib)
What are you jumping on me for?
I’ve just always thought it funny that the Canadian border was a mere marker.
The old “wall” is what Biden, Obama, the Bushes, and the Clintons want for America. No effective border, and a sovereign USA replaced by a merged state with Mexico.
When democrats use tax dollars to build a border wall, after most of the money ends up in various pockets, all thats left will barely pay for overpriced barbed wire.
Ain’t complete without the roundups that put 1/9’th of Mexico’s population back on the south side.
Trump would do well to talk about immigration tonight and how Biden wants to give free healthcare to illegals. The virus hoax didn’t suddenly make that a popular idea.
“371 miles now.”
Plus a flood of technology, and a tectonic shift in our policies, as well as the internal enforcement of the next two countries South of the border - Mexico and Guatemala.
Instead of actively assisting “migrants” toward our border, they now vigorously impede them.
that’s the way I took it
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