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KRAUTHAMMER: 'IF FENCES DON'T WORK, WHY IS THERE ONE AROUND THE WHITE HOUSE?'
Breitbart ^ | 7-2-14

Posted on 07/02/2014 12:28:23 AM PDT by kingattax

On Tuesday's broadcast of "The O'Reilly Factor," Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer gave his solution to the crisis at the southern United States border: a fence.

He argued that securing the border with a fence is a proven method and he pointed to other places where it has worked, including at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, D.C.

"Alright, here's what I've been on for years," Krauthammer said. "You start with a fence. It's very simple. People say, 'Oh, fences don't work. You make a ladder.' Well, then you build two fences, triple strand fences. San Diego did that in the mid 90's and within a decade, the illegal immigration rate at that point was reduced by 90 percent and people ended up going through other places like Arizona."

"If fences don't work, why is there one around the White House?" he continued.

"If they don't work, why is it that the Israeli fence which separate Israel from the West Bank has cut down terror attacks within Israel by 99 percent. Fences work.

Yes, there are parts of the border where you can't have a fence, fine. So you don't have it in those areas and you do heavy patrols. But there is no reason why a rich country like us cannot put a fence across -- a double fence, a triple fence and patrol it all the time. That would have a tremendous impact."

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KEYWORDS: aliens; border; borderfence; bordersecurity; charleskrauthammer; illegals; illegalsinvasion; immigration; israel; israelfence; krauthammer
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a fence. what a concept.
1 posted on 07/02/2014 12:28:23 AM PDT by kingattax
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To: RitaOK

PING


2 posted on 07/02/2014 12:28:51 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax
A fence would not be a deterrent.

We must remove the incentive through criminal sanctions against employers and by removing benefits: welfare, housing, food stamps, education and health care.

3 posted on 07/02/2014 12:32:24 AM PDT by Kennard
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works for Israel

4 posted on 07/02/2014 12:33:31 AM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: kingattax
The other issue is a welfare state that encourages the birth of children into unhealthy situations.
5 posted on 07/02/2014 12:34:48 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: kingattax
Bush had a chance after 9/11 to get a fence done. There was huge support. Literally millions crossed the border while Bush was president.

I still don't know who voted for Bush in the Republican primaries and why. We actually had a somewhat strong field.

6 posted on 07/02/2014 12:40:37 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: kingattax

Israel did not put up a fence .....they built a wall !
a HUGE wall , and we need one too .

Take every illegal border jumper apprehended and put them on forced labor crews building the very wall designed to keep them out . 50 ft. high ! , with sensors monitoring the ground underneath .


7 posted on 07/02/2014 12:41:30 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: kingattax

Forget the footprints in the dirt road bit, that tracks em. I want to stop them. Lay mines.


8 posted on 07/02/2014 12:44:21 AM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: freerepublicchat; admin

Oh, so this is “Bush’s Fault”? Gee whiz. How original. “We” had a strong field, eh?


9 posted on 07/02/2014 12:45:46 AM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: kingattax

“a fence. what a concept.”
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What good is a fence when you have a Marxist POTUS that is hellbent on polluting the once great USA with as many lowlife scum as he can find? Who is paying to bus them all over the country?


10 posted on 07/02/2014 12:52:00 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: kingattax

President Reagan told Gorbachev to tear down the fence. How has Germany recovered? Have the east Germans become as industrious as west Germans or are they still in commie-give-me mode? Just wondering because it could be the sociological answer to the liberal sociological agenda.


11 posted on 07/02/2014 12:56:44 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

Maybe we could hire some old Soviet border guards to show us how it’s done.


12 posted on 07/02/2014 1:00:00 AM PDT by Argus
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To: kingattax

Sovereignty is racism!


13 posted on 07/02/2014 1:01:34 AM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: JennysCool
Oh, so this is “Bush’s Fault”? Gee whiz. How original. “We” had a strong field, eh?

Bush is one of those "compassionate" conservatives that thinks we all have to be nice and friendly and let everyone in. His brother Jeb is the same way.

And you can add the election of Obama to the list of things Bush can be blamed for. His poor leadership set the stage for the election of one of the most radical leftists ever in the White House.

If you picked Bush in the primaries the least you could do is say "sorry".

14 posted on 07/02/2014 1:03:17 AM PDT by freerepublicchat
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To: freerepublicchat; All

You are just another provocateur here to disrupt. When you say “we” who the heck do you mean? Gore? Where are the Viking Kittehs?


15 posted on 07/02/2014 1:08:11 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Lord, forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life.)
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To: freerepublicchat; All

You are just another provocateur here to disrupt. When you say “we” who the heck do you mean? Gore? Where are the Viking Kittehs?


16 posted on 07/02/2014 1:08:11 AM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Lord, forgive us our sins and bring us to everlasting life.)
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To: LeoWindhorse

The Israeli wall is to keep out the terrorist murderers. What percentage of the illegal immigrants coming here are criminals, let alone mass murderers?

Don’t get me wrong, I am for enforcing immigration laws but your example is not relative.

Come to think of it, are the immigrants who are caught and the kids being transferred being given psych evaluations and lie detector tests? We absolutely have them in their home language.

Does anyone have any illegal immigration statistics that goes back to the sixties? When did the invasion begin?


17 posted on 07/02/2014 1:08:19 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: kingattax

To protect the crack pies.


18 posted on 07/02/2014 1:15:48 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (" Finally, I have to mention a man who’s made life at the WH very sweet...Crustmaster...crack pies.)
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To: Kennard
yep. at it's core, this has nothing to do with mexicans. it is all about Welfare and socialism and the democratic party that seeks to spread both. You want us to support amnesty? OK. END ALL WELFARE and I'm quite sure you'll get all the support you need.
19 posted on 07/02/2014 1:18:57 AM PDT by RC one (Militarized law enforcement is just a nice way of saying martial law enforcement. xtr)
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To: huldah1776

They were and are still Germans. That was Reagan’s point and it’s also the answer to your basic question since Germans are industrious in their basic nature. The German problem as regards immigration remains Third World, mostly Turkey.


20 posted on 07/02/2014 1:36:09 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: freerepublicchat

Not sure why you’re being hammered on the fact that Bush did have a chance to build something and didn’t. I’ve wondered about that myself - it’s one of the things I expected from a Republican at the time. Of course now I know about the GOPe.

What gets me is how many lives would be saved by building it - both here in the US by us not getting murdered, raped, robbed, sickened, blown up by terrorists who have snuck in, and the other side by them not dying on the trip. Plus, maybe it would put pressure on the countries south of us to fix their problems....although that’s sort of a long shot.

China had a wall, castles had moats and walls...we decent citizens need the DAMN FENCE!


21 posted on 07/02/2014 1:43:53 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: kingattax

A fence only works if you have armed men watching it, ready to shoot any climbers, if necessary.


22 posted on 07/02/2014 1:53:40 AM PDT by SauronOfMordor (Socialists want YOUR wealth redistributed, never THEIRS!)
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To: Kennard

And a Scotus that erroneously determined anyone born here is a citizen, and that local public school systems must enroll illegal alien children.


23 posted on 07/02/2014 2:10:01 AM PDT by Jacquerie (Article V is our only hope.)
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To: freerepublicchat

Ah! So it IS all Bush’s fault, then.

You “still” don’t know who voted for Bush? Really?

Somewhat strong field? John McCain, Alan Keyes, Steve Forbes, Gary Bauer, and Orrin Hatch.

Perhaps you are referring to John McCain or Orrin Hatch?


24 posted on 07/02/2014 2:39:50 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: kingattax

Wow...who greased up his chair!

This Amnesty Liberal finally figured out a fence is needed. Careful, Fox News may fire you if you stray off the Amnesty reservation, Chuck


25 posted on 07/02/2014 2:40:54 AM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (Hollywood...Washington DC for pretty people)
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To: antceecee

I think McCain is more up his or her alley.


26 posted on 07/02/2014 2:44:09 AM PDT by rlmorel ("A nation, despicable by it"s weakness, forfeits even the privilege of being neutral." A. Hamilton)
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To: kingattax

At this point that fence around obammy’s white hut is there along with an armory and army to help protect this un-American mooselimb poser fag from the masses who understand his intention is to ruin America as we know it.


27 posted on 07/02/2014 2:58:47 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Ray76

A few rotting carcasses is an excellent deterrent..


28 posted on 07/02/2014 2:59:55 AM PDT by IamConservative (If fighting fire with fire is a good idea, why do the pros use water?)
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To: kingattax

Bttt


29 posted on 07/02/2014 3:07:59 AM PDT by petercooper ("I was for letting people keep their health insurance, before I wasn't". --- Barack Obama)
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To: Kennard

Yep. IMMIGRATION NATURALIZATION SERVICES needs a lot more staff, receptionists, and have more offices, in every county seat an office for foreign citizens who are STAYING need to register. They need to report just like everyone of us living abroad, have had to register with local authorities who ‘watch’ us. We can’t go get involved in parades, do talk shows, be part of a political force, we don’t vote. I live abroad and my host country won’t even allow me to serve on the local PTA. Local police should be able to stop, detain, and question people NOT from the area as to their legal right to be in the USA. Sheriffs, Fire Marshalls, Game Warden and citizens could even do a CITIZENS ARREST. But the idea if one can JUST cross over the fence, he is therefore SAFE...won’t work.


30 posted on 07/02/2014 3:49:16 AM PDT by rovenstinez
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To: kingattax

Good fences make for good neighbors - Robert Frost
Secure your perimeter - Basic School 1.1


31 posted on 07/02/2014 4:18:39 AM PDT by Huaynero
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To: IamConservative

I might put signs on the fence that read there are anti-personel mines on the other side even if they are not.


32 posted on 07/02/2014 4:27:27 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: kingattax

Balderdash!!!

The White House fence is on solid ground with hordes of eyes constantly seeking crossers.

The analogy is not worthy of discussion.

There are lots of fences but no eyeballs connected to watchers charged with taking out the crossers. Rigorous and forceful ejection are more effective than a passive fence

Talk of the fence is beating a dead horse. When you begin to see pink goo, it’s time to stop the flailing


33 posted on 07/02/2014 4:30:46 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: kingattax

Well played


34 posted on 07/02/2014 4:34:19 AM PDT by stuck_in_new_orleans
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To: Ray76

I also thought we might put solar panels on top of the fence posts to at least electrify the top of the fence. To get them at least to say Ay carumba!


35 posted on 07/02/2014 4:37:53 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: kingattax

a fence. what a concept.


Better yet, an electric fence like they had in the concentration camps in the 30s and 40s.


36 posted on 07/02/2014 4:40:36 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: kingattax
Once upon a time, there was a bill for building a fence that finally passed and what happened? It was conveniently NOT funded so it couldn't be built.

All the phone calls and letters to the Reps in government to try to slow down the illegal hordes yielded...... nothing!

37 posted on 07/02/2014 4:42:03 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: kingattax

They put up a fence between Asbury Park, NJ and the little town of Ocean Grove. Worked like a charm.


38 posted on 07/02/2014 4:46:45 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: rovenstinez

Wow. I live in Norway. I have been on a Christian TV talk show discussing how Obama has affected America. I can vote in local (not national) elections as a permanent resident. I do have to register with the police every 2 years. I have been to several protest rallies. I rarely see the police at these mostly at muzzie rallies. Good luck.


39 posted on 07/02/2014 4:48:08 AM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: kingattax

“If fences don’t work, why is there one around the White House?”
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I can think of a traitor who used it for political purposes.


40 posted on 07/02/2014 4:49:09 AM PDT by RetSignman
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To: kingattax

A Fence!?!?!?

What a novel idea!


41 posted on 07/02/2014 4:50:47 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: miss marmelstein

Go to Arizona, to the Goldwater bombing range and say that

I know, I know it’s a little out of your comfort zone, but it is reality


42 posted on 07/02/2014 4:53:15 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: bert

I need an interpreter for your post. What are you talking about?


43 posted on 07/02/2014 4:59:44 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: miss marmelstein

Arizona is not New jersey and the urban analogies are not valid compared to the realities of Arizona and Texas


44 posted on 07/02/2014 5:02:25 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: bert

Oh, you cleared that up! Phew. The point is that fences work. They work in all kinds of situations. I suppose you’re saying that fences don’t work in Arizona...or something like that.


45 posted on 07/02/2014 5:05:09 AM PDT by miss marmelstein (Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: kingattax

Yet another example of a GOPe pundit using FR for show prep. I recall reading the comment about a fence around the WH right here a few years ago.


46 posted on 07/02/2014 5:07:33 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: DisorderOnBorder

This Amnesty Liberal finally figured out a fence is needed.

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Yep. See my #46.


47 posted on 07/02/2014 5:15:32 AM PDT by Bigg Red (31 May 2014: Obamugabe officially declares the USA a vanquished subject of the Global Caliphate.)
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To: huldah1776

testing...testing...1,2,3..is this thing on ?

It was the Berlin wall, not the the Germany wall.
West Berlin was surrounded by E. Germany.

The wall was to keep people in, not keep people out.


48 posted on 07/02/2014 5:17:57 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama ----> Fredo smart)
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To: Jacquerie

Anyone born here is a citizen.


49 posted on 07/02/2014 5:30:25 AM PDT by Tx Angel
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To: kingattax

Not only would the fence be a great idea, but if constructed by the government, it would create thousands of jobs, providing workers with valuable skills....road building, concrete work, electrical...food services, housing for the workers...it would give people who built it a sense of pride. ..............then again, all that makes sense.


50 posted on 07/02/2014 5:38:52 AM PDT by irish guard
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