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“We Build the Wall” Completes First Half Mile of US Border Wall (trunc - plus Video)
The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 27, 2019 | Jim Holt

Posted on 05/27/2019 6:07:39 AM PDT by bobsunshine

For months the liberal media mocked “We Build the Wall” founder and organizer Brian Kolfage and his plan to use private donations to help build the much-needed security wall between the US and Mexico. Brian raised over $20 million in private donations from over 260,000 individuals to build a border wall on the US southern border....

The section of wall “We Build the Wall” focused on closes a half mile gap that existed for years between the end of the El Paso, Texas border wall and Mount Cristo Rey. The gap is across from the Mexican city of Juarez. Currently, the El Paso Sector is the second busiest sector in terms of family apprehensions/UAC’s this fiscal year. Those categories now make up the majority of Border Patrol apprehensions.

Kobach explained the current wall ends abruptly and then there’s gap for about half a mile between the end of that wall and Mt. Cristo Rey in New Mexico. Mount Cristo Rey sits on the west side of El Paso. Kris said, “The gap is a half mile wide corridor and it’s literally a parking lot on the Mexican side and then you walk five steps and you are in the parking lot on the American side. There’s no barbed wire. There’s not ANY barrier. You just walk from one parking lot to the other.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amnesty; border; bordersecurity; buildthewall; illegalaliens; wall
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To: Balding_Eagle

Hmmm, that was posted in Dec 2017, and it says it the wall could be completed in a year with their process. So the wall could have been done by now if it were not for the do nothing GOP congress at the time...

41 posted on 05/27/2019 8:33:41 PM PDT by redtetrahedron ("Before I formed thee in the bowels of thy mother, I knew thee" - Jer 1:5)
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To: bobsunshine

Kris told us, “The Army Corp of Engineers said it was impossible to build the wall here. They looked at the incline that climbs 300 ft over the course of this half mile and they said it cant be built. We proved them wrong.”

There are a lot of retired Seabees and just Seabee vets in America, who would love to prove the ACoE was wrong again.

42 posted on 05/28/2019 7:48:23 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Make Liberals Cry Again by continuing to Make America Great Again! Reelect President Trump in 2020!)
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To: Governor Dinwiddie; All

NO !! The Cost was $6 MM for this section and it was done over the Memorial Day weekend. You may not know that Steve Bannon took over as Director and then the project took off.

In an interview he said: “his group asked local authorities what is the most dangerous part of the border with Mexico, and they were pointed to this precarious mountain strip, “where the cartels and asylum seekers are coming in” through a gap between two 21-mile strips of completed wall. The group hastily “purchased the rights” to the land and went at it Friday evening. “We had to catch them by surprise,” says Bannon, who predicts residents are “gonna freak out” when they see what was erected over the past two days”.

43 posted on 05/28/2019 9:10:02 AM PDT by bobsunshine
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To: bobsunshine

Cool beans. Thanks for the clarification.

44 posted on 05/28/2019 10:50:11 AM PDT by Governor Dinwiddie (September 11, 2001 : Never forget, never forgive.)
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To: Freee-dame

In Addition to the efforts of this group:

Start publicizing the fund that paid for this construction......

Ask for VOLUNTEERS who have construction experience.

Give them base camps all along the border where they can set up their campers & RV’s.

Set up Military mess tents & feed everyone 24/7/365 for free. Have wives & girlfriends work the mess tents and pay them to do laundry. Bring in laundry semi trailers like TIDE does at disasters.

Wall will get built in less than a year.

45 posted on 05/29/2019 10:34:35 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: mad_as_he$$

Teddy Roosevelt put thru a 60 foot wide EASEMENT the entire length of the southern border YEARS AGO.

That is still in place.

46 posted on 05/29/2019 10:36:37 AM PDT by ridesthemiles
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