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  • PHOTOS: Capitol fortified, laced with razor wire before Biden inauguration

    01/14/2021 5:14:07 PM PST · by conservative98 · 151 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/14/21
  • Child’s remains found in wall of Pacolet residence, coroner says [SC]

    01/04/2021 5:52:26 AM PST · by buckalfa · 22 replies
    WSPA News7 ^ | January 3, 2021 | Sophia Radebaugh and Emily Smith
    PACOLET, S.C. (WSPA) – An investigation is underway after a child’s remains were found in the wall of a home in Pacolet on Saturday. Spartanburg County Coroner Rusty Clevenger said his office responded Saturday night to the home, located on Milliken Street, regarding possible remains being found within a wall of a residence. Clevenger said the house was being remodeling when the remains were found. In his 30 years as the Spartanburg County Coroner, Clevenger said this is unlike anything he’s ever seen. “It does shock the conscience of most people,” Clevenger said. “I would say 99.9% of the people,...
  • CBP Reports Significant Decrease in Border Crossings, Drugs in Sections with New Border Wall

    01/02/2021 1:21:48 AM PST · by conservative98 · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Dec 2020 | BOB PRICE
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials reported significant decreases in illegal border crossings and drug smuggling in sections where new barriers were built. Some sections reported nearly a 90 percent decrease in illegal entries compared to last year. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan tweeted a series of videos highlighting new sections of border walls. The commissioner said the completion of new walls decreased drug and human smuggling by significant numbers in these sections were no infrastructure previously existed.
  • Congress to approve $1.375 billion for border wall in 2021

    12/20/2020 7:37:06 PM PST · by BeauBo · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/20/20 | NIV ELIS
    Congress will approve $1.375 billion for a wall along the southern border as part of the $1.4 trillion omnibus spending bill for the next fiscal year, according to GOP sources. Congress is expected to pass the measure on Monday along with a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill. The White House signaled Sunday evening that President Trump would sign it... Budget law requires the government to spend appropriated funds, but it is unclear whether President-elect Joe Biden will seek a way to circumvent the law or whether Congress would take action to enforce the law. The funding for the wall in...
  • Is Biden really going to reverse Trump's border policies? Realistically, Slow Joe Can't Do Much

    12/19/2020 9:49:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/19/2020 | Silvio Canto Jr.
    On Thursday, I had a long phone conversation with a politician in Mexico. Forgive me for using "a source familiar with the situation" rather than giving you his name. Trust me that this guy knows the situation, and I cannot give you his name. We discussed the potential change from President Trump to Biden regarding U.S.-Mexico policies. Let me summarize the conversation by saying my friend is sure that a President Biden is going to get an earful from President Andrés López-Obrador about the border. In other words, Mexico is very happy that they've shut down their southern border and...
  • Damage from border wall: blown-up mountains, toppled cactus

    12/17/2020 6:50:00 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 46 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 17, 2020 | By ANITA SNOW
    GUADALUPE CANYON, Ariz. - Work crews ignite dynamite blasts in the remote and rugged southeast corner of Arizona, forever reshaping the landscape as they pulverize mountaintops in a rush to build more of President Donald Trump’s border wall before his term ends next month. Each blast in Guadalupe Canyon releases puffs of dust as workers level land to make way for 30-foot-tall (9-meter-tall) steel columns near the New Mexico line. Heavy machines crawl over roads gouged into rocky slopes while one tap-tap-taps open holes for posts on U.S. Bureau of Land Management property. Trump has expedited border wall construction in...
  • Question about the Wall

    12/05/2020 7:32:08 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 30 replies
    6th Decembver 2020 | Ennis85
    So I've been checking up time to time on the progress on the construction of the borderwall Overall despite the Set backs and hurdles it looks like Trump has kept his promise for the most part on getting the wall built, a good bulk of it is now up(415 miles at this time of writing) although it looks like it isn't all going to be finished by the time he leaves office. So I'm just curious how much of the wall actually need to be put up? As I understand not all the US-Mexico border is porous, a good...
  • Appeals court rules for Trump taking military money for wall

    12/05/2020 4:21:48 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 3 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | December 4, 2020 | By NOMAAN MERCHANT
    <p>HOUSTON - A federal appeals court ruled Friday that a lower court was wrong to bar the Trump administration from taking $3.6 billion from military construction projects for a border wall.</p><p>A panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said that El Paso County and the nonprofit Border Network for Human Rights did not have the standing to challenge President Donald Trump’s redirecting funds from more than 100 military construction projects, including a $20 million road project at a base located in the city. The appeals court found that neither the county nor the Border Network proved it was directly harmed by Trump’s move. The court reversed a December 2019 ruling by U.S. District Judge David Briones.</p>
  • Border wall construction to continue past Inauguration Day

    12/04/2020 8:46:59 AM PST · by BuckeyeGW · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/4/20 | Paul Bedard
    Thanks to congressional funding rules, the construction of President Trump’s border wall will continue into next year, no matter what the final outcome of the Electoral College election is.
  • Border Wall System Update (30 Nov 2020)

    11/30/2020 10:25:41 AM PST · by BeauBo · 1 replies
    @USBPChief (twitter) ^ | 30 Nov, 2019 | Chief Rodney Scott
    415 miles completed, 236 miles under construction, 87 miles under pre-construction (738 Total).
  • Charles Hurt — Democrats New Battle Cry: ‘Mr. Biden, Tear Down That Wall!’

    11/15/2020 11:19:17 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 11 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLES HURT13 Nov 2020 | CHARLES HURT13 Nov 2020
    More than anything, it was “The Wall” that got President Trump elected four years ago. Trump’s willingness to tackle illegal immigration earned him unswerving devotion from voters, including Hispanics who live in the United States legally. It also brought Trump unstinting vitriol from anti-American leftists and corporate interests who organize and bankroll the Democrat Party and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s campaign for president. Four years ago, the battle cry for Mr. Trump was “Build The Wall!” Today, the battle cry from Democrats and their monied interests is: “Mr. Biden, tear down that wall!” In his first term, Trump...
  • UPDATE: Nonprofit decides ‘no sale’ on ‘paradise’ birding preserve in South Texas

    11/13/2020 2:48:32 PM PST · by BeauBo · 13 replies
    Border Report ^ | Nov 13, 2020 | Sandra Sanchez
    The head of a nonprofit that owns a coveted birding preserve in remote western Starr County told Border Report on Friday afternoon that its board has decided not to sell the land to the Trump administration for border wall construction... despite the organization having already agreed on a “set price” with the federal government... The board’s emergency meeting came after Border Report on Thursday was first to report that a deal had been reached for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to acquire the Salineño Wildlife Preserve’s full 2.5 acres. The news brought outcry... Valley Land Fund on Friday afternoon...
  • Breaking — Feds to build ‘non-scalable’ fence around White House in next 24 hours… Developing

    11/02/2020 1:19:23 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 216 replies ^ | November 02 2020 |
    The White House on lockdown: A federal law enforcement source tells NBC that beginning tomorrow, crews will build a “non-scalable” fence to secure the WH complex, Ellipse and Lafayette Square. 250 National Guardsmen have been put on standby, reporting to Metro Police officials. 2:39 AM · Nov 2, 2020 WASHINGTON — The White House and surrounding areas will reportedly go into lockdown Monday as the country braces for election day. Federal officials are scheduled to build a “non-scalable” fence around The White House and surrounding areas, NBC News’ Geoff Bennett reported Sunday night. In addition, 250 members of the national...
  • New border wall in San Diego forces smugglers out to sea, where federal agents wait

    10/28/2020 8:59:36 AM PDT · by BuckeyeGW · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/28/20 | Anna Giaritelli
    Trump's border wall is forcing traffickers out to sea, so how again is it that it was not supposed to work?
  • Acting secretary of Homeland Security to visit McAllen (Texas), 'celebrate' border wall on Thursday

    10/27/2020 9:57:55 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 3 replies
    KRGV (Rio Grande Valley, Texas) ^ | October 26, 2020 | Staff
    The acting secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security plans to visit McAllen on Thursday to "celebrate the historic completion of 400 miles of new border wall system under the Trump Administration," according to a news release from Border Patrol. Acting Secretary Chad F. Wolf plans to hold a news conference with Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection; Rodney Scott, the chief of the U.S. Border Patrol; and Brian Hastings, the chief patrol agent for the Rio Grande Valley Sector. The news conference will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday (29 Oct).
  • In western Arizona, over a hundred miles of new border wall is getting results

    10/27/2020 9:10:24 AM PDT · by george76 · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 26, 2020 | Anna Giaritelli
    YUMA — Dozens of construction workers labor like a bustling colony of ants — only this colony is located along a 126-mile-long portion of the United States's southern border with Mexico. Standing 100 feet from one of these construction sites, watching workers install the concrete-filled steel beams into the ground feels painfully slow, but driving along the banks of the river and canal, the workers' years of labor is overwhelmingly evident and compelling. The wall is up, everywhere. Workers decked in orange vests operate the yellow construction machines in a robotic fashion as they drop the maroon pieces of steel...
  • If You Don’t Know That ‘Coyotes’ Are Human Smugglers, Shut Up About The Border

    10/24/2020 5:38:34 AM PDT · by goodn'mad · 40 replies
    The Federalist ^ | October 23, 2020 | John Daniel Davidson
    On Thursday night when Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden angrily accused President Trump of a “criminal” family separation policy that had “lost track” of more than 500 migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border, he was repeating an inaccurate and misleading news report that had circulated earlier this week. “What happened? Their kids were ripped from their arms and separated and now they cannot find over 500 sets of those parents and those kids are alone,” Biden said. “Nowhere to go, nowhere to go. It’s criminal.”
  • The Jaw-Dropping Difference Between the Old 'Wall' and the New Wall the Trump Admin Is Building

    10/22/2020 9:52:15 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 72 replies
    Town Hall ^ | Oct 21, 2020 | Julio Rosas
    "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's a political narrative, right? They want to score some political points by saying, 'Oh, it's just...
  • Supreme Court to take up Trump border wall spending, asylum enforcement

    10/19/2020 9:44:59 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 2 replies
    NBC ^ | Oct. 19, 2020 | Pete Williams
    The Supreme Court said Monday that it will hear a challenge to the Trump administration's use of Pentagon money to build the southern border wall and also its appeal of a ruling that blocked a policy sending asylum applicants to Mexico while they wait for their appeals to be heard. A federal appeals court ruled in June that the government improperly diverted $2.5 billion of Pentagon counterdrug program money to build more than 100 miles of border wall... The Supreme Court will hear the case early next year, with a decision by the spring. But if Joe Biden wins the...
  • No Matter Who Wins, The Wall Will Be Built

    10/17/2020 9:43:31 AM PDT · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 15 replies
    Self, Vanity ^ | 10/17/2020 | Vanity
    If Trump wins, he'll finish the current Wall. If the Democrats have enough ballots - real or manufactured - to win the White House, then they will also have taken the Senate, in which case the current Wall will be torn down. And within a decade or so, Mexico will build a much more impenetrable version of The Wall to keep out illegal-immigrant Americans attempting to flee the hell on earth they voted for.