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  • Biden order to halt border wall project would save U.S. $2.6 billion, Pentagon estimates show

    12/16/2020 7:26:18 PM PST · by BeauBo · 84 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 16 Dec 2020 | Josh Dawsey and Josh Dawsey Reporter covering the White House Email Bio Follow Nick Miroff
    The U.S. government would save about $2.6 billion if President-elect Joe Biden halts construction on the border wall project on his first day in office, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates reviewed by The Washington Post... The U.S. Army Corps estimates show there will be about $3.3 billion in unused funds in the project’s accounts on January 21. Army Corps officials have engaged in a series of meetings in recent weeks about how to end the contracts — and what can be done legally, and when... While the Biden administration will have the ability to terminate or modify...
  • Difference Between El Paso's Old Border Wall And New Border Wall System

    10/22/2020 2:08:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/21/20 | Julio Rosas
    Check out the wall in El Paso, Texas 
  • Dame Vera Lynn: Forces' Sweetheart dies aged 103

    06/18/2020 3:34:57 AM PDT · by GreenLanternCorps · 48 replies
    Dame Vera Lynn, the Forces' Sweetheart whose songs helped raise morale in World War Two, has died aged 103. The singer's family confirmed she died on Thursday morning surrounded by her close relatives. "The family are deeply saddened to announce the passing of one of Britain's best-loved entertainers at the age of 103," a statement said. Dame Vera was best known for performing for the troops during WW2 in countries including India and Egypt. Her family said information on a memorial will be announced at a later date.

    03/23/2020 10:36:35 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 23, 2020 | Donald J. Trump
  • WE WIN! The Federal Judge lifted the TRO. We can Build in the Floodplain (Brian Kolfage-WeBuildTheWall)

    01/09/2020 12:54:00 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 18 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-9-2020 | Brian Kolfage
    Brian Kolfage ‏ Brian Kolfage 43 minutes ago More WE WIN! The Federal Judge lifted the TRO. We can Build in the Floodplain, this will change the game. The judge absolutely annihilated @NatButterflies @nababuterfly @mtwrighter and the IBWC. WALL GOING UP! WE WILL SAVE TEXAS! @WeBuildtheWall @DonaldJTrumpJr @charliekirk11
  • Fifth Circuit Court Rules Trump Administration Can Tap $3.5 Billion in Military Funds for Wall

    01/09/2020 2:12:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/09/2020 | Rick Moran
    In a welcome victory for border security advocates, a federal appeals court agreed to lift an injunction that was blocking the Trump administration from tapping military construction funds to build a wall.The 5th Circuit Court, based in New Orleans, ruled 2-1 that wall construction could proceed while the appeal was heard. And the two Republican judges may have put a nail in the coffin of the groups opposing the issue by questioning whether they even had standing to sue in the first place. There are challenges in several circuits to Trump's declaration of a national emergency last year and...
  • In small section of border wall,Trump’s promise takes shape

    09/11/2019 3:32:29 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 20 replies
    ap ^ | 9/11/2019 | ASTRID GALVAN
    YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.Cicadas buzz and heavy equipment rumbles and beeps before it lowers 30-foot-tall (48-kilometer-tall) sections of fence into the dirt. “Ahí está!” — “There it is!” — a Spanish-speaking member of the crew says as the men straighten the sections into the ground. Nearby, workers pull dates from palm...
  • Ann Coulter: Can't America have a little self-respect on immigration?

    09/01/2019 2:50:19 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/1/2019 | Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter: Can't America have a little self-respect on immigration? © Getty Images Couldn’t America have a little self-respect? Japan, Denmark and Israel do. Year after year, for decades, America has accepted more refugees than the rest of the world combined. No country we admire does anything close to this. Score one for Donald Trump: In 2017, after he became president, our refugee admissions finally dipped slightly below “more than every other country in the world combined.” Go USA! These aren’t immigrants the host country specifically wanted. We’re not saying, "You know, this country could use some people who know...
  • Fox News's Shepard Smith pushes back on Trump: 'There's no new wall ... not true'

    08/29/2019 12:17:22 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 83 replies ^ | August 29, 2019 | JESSICA CAMPISI
    Fox News chief anchor Shepard Smith on Wednesday disputed President Trump’s recent remarks about border wall construction, saying on air that "there is no new wall." Smith's remarks were in response to a tweet from the president that said the wall is "going up very fast." "So far, despite the president's claims to the contrary, there is no new wall," Smith said. "Existing barriers have been replaced. Same span. The total of repaired barrier is about 60 miles along that 2,000-mile border." "The president also said in the tweet that the wall is going up rapidly. It is not. As...
  • Joe Scarborough: 'In Shep [Smith] We Trust'

    08/29/2019 5:39:52 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 10 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    In God We Trust is the official motto of the United States of America. But, at least when it comes to media, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough puts his faith in a different, personal deity. On today's Morning Joe, after playing a Fox News clip of Shepard Smith reporting on the progress, or lack thereof, of building the Wall, Joe Scarborough proclaimed: "In Shep We Trust."Get the rest of the story and view the video here.
  • Newsom laments lack of borders between states to stop weapons of ‘godd–ned mass destruction’

    07/31/2019 4:53:19 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 46 replies
    GOP ^ | 7/31/2019
    File - Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses a 2016 voter-approved ballot initiative that will require Californians to undergo criminal background checks every time they buy ammunition starting July 1 during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday June 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) California Gov. Gavin Newsom says it is inexplicable that a weapon “of godd—ned mass destruction” was used over the weekend during the Gilroy Garlic Festival mass shooting. The Democrat told a Santa Clara audience that a semi-automatic rifle that Santino William Legan, 19, used to kill three and wound 12 others exists in the U.S., in large part,...
  • LIVE: Symposium at The Wall from the US-Mexico Border Day 1

    07/26/2019 8:12:44 AM PDT · by Morgana · 1 replies
    The Viewers View ^ | July 26, 2019 | Diamond and Silk
    LIVE: Symposium at The Wall from the US-Mexico Border Day 1 RSBN is LIVE from the 'We Build the Wall' Symposium from the border! There will be a series of speakers and panels to help raise money to continue wall construction. Guest speakers include Brian Kolfage, Steve Bannon, Sheriff David Clarke, Congressman Tom Tancredo, Angel parents Mary Ann Mendoza and Steve Ronnebeck, and many more!
  • CBP Completes 50 Miles of New Border, 50 More Underway

    07/11/2019 6:33:51 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    epoch times ^ | 7/11/2019 | BOWEN XIAO
    About 50 miles of brand new wall has been completed by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the United States’ southwest border, with more expected to be constructed, according to acting Commissioner Mark Morgan. “Fifty miles of new border wall on the Southwest border and construction continues every day,” Morgan announced in a July 10 Twitter post. “Construction is underway for more than 50 additional miles and more contract awards are anticipated by the end of the year.” Accompanying Morgan’s Twitter post were a few photos, some showing the construction process—others depicting the finished product. It didn’t say exactly where...
  • Mexico president tells Donald Trump: 'America First is a fallacy' in response to tariff threat

    05/31/2019 8:20:37 AM PDT · by Mariner · 107 replies
    USA Today via Yahoo ^ | May 31st, 2019 | David Jackson
    <p>WASHINGTON – The president of Mexico says he wants to avoid a confrontation with the United States, but had harsh words about President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods to pressure the nation to stem the flow of Central American migrants.</p>
  • Hire the People on the Border to Build the Wall

    05/21/2019 10:38:28 PM PDT · by kathsua · 6 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 05/21/19JJJJJjj | Reasonmclucus
    When is President Donald Trump going to recognize that the best way to deal with the border people is to hire them to build the wall? Hiring the border people to build the wall would create a win / win situation. The border people would win by getting jobs. People living in the United States would win because people entering the country from the south in the future would have to pass though check points where they could be screened for contagious diseases. The recent measles outbreaks demonstrate the potential danger of open borders. Dangerous diseases like tuberculosis that are...
  • MSNBC’s Wallace: Trump Is ‘Sadistic’

    05/17/2019 7:16:41 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 48 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 May 2019 | Pam Key
    Friday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” host Nicolle Wallace called President Donald Trump “sadistic.” Wallace said, “The Washington Post, out with just some extraordinary reporting on how Donald Trump is micromanaging his border wall’s design. The bollards, or the slats as he prefers to call them, should be painted flat black, a dark hue that would absorb heat in the summer making the metal too hot for climbers to scale. ....She continued, “If any kid in any high school wrote that, they would be sent to the school shrink. I mean, this is sadistic.” She added, “We also know he wants to...
  • Has President Trump Abandoned MAGA?

    04/16/2019 9:40:35 AM PDT · by kathsua · 30 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 04/16/19 | Reasonmclucus
    President Donald Trump's statement at the Mexican border implies he no longer believes he can make the United States great again. Or, perhaps he doesn't know how a Great America would act in such a situation. Trump said: "Our country is full, our area is full, the sector is full, can’t take you anymore. I’m sorry, can’t happen, so turn around -- that’s the way it is,” Trump's statement is pathetic. He sounds like he is whining. He spoke like the head of a weak powerless nation who doesn't expect any improvement in the future. The president of a Great...
  • Cher Suddenly Doesn’t Support Mass Immigration After Trump’s ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Threat

    04/14/2019 5:18:42 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 57 replies
    Summit News ^ | 4/14/2019 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Pop icon has a dramatic change of heart. Pop icon Cher has suddenly had a dramatic change of heart on mass immigration after President Trump threatened to dump illegals in the “sanctuary city” where she lives. Imagine my shock. On Friday, Trump said his administration was considering the idea of releasing immigrants into sanctuary cities, partly in retaliation to Democrats’ support for open borders. Previously, Cher had demanded, “Anyone who can must take a dreamer in2 their home & protect them!! I’m ready 2 do this & others in my business will do the same!! Sanctuary.” View image on Twitter...
  • A Great Nation Would Hire Immigrants to Build The Wall

    04/08/2019 9:20:45 PM PDT · by kathsua · 24 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 04/08/19 | Reasonmclucus
    President Donald Trump should start acting like the head of a great nation in dealing with the large number of jobless immigrants on the border. The people coming to the Mexican border are essentially saying they think the United States is a great nation which can provide jobs their own countries cannot. A Great Nation helps people in other nations when it can. The United States under President Harry Truman was a great nation because it helped west European nations recover from the devastation their war had caused. The United States cannot provide jobs to everyone in the world, but...
  • Trump sidelines immigration nominee for 'tougher direction'

    04/05/2019 1:50:48 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 68 replies
    Reading Eagle ^ | 5 April 2019 | COLLEEN LONG AND JILL COLVIN
    President Donald Trump says he's pulling the nomination of his pick to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement... Longtime border official (and the Acting Director) Ron Vitiello appeared to be cruising toward confirmation... The president on Friday confirmed he had pulled the nomination, even as he called Vitiello a "good man." "But we're going in a tougher direction. We want to go in a tougher direction," he said.