Skip to comments.“We Build the Wall” Completes First Half Mile of US Border Wall (trunc - plus Video)
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/UACs this fiscal year. Those categories now make up the majority of Border Patrol apprehensions.
Kobach explained the current wall ends abruptly and then theres 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 its 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. Theres no barbed wire. Theres not ANY barrier. You just walk from one parking lot to the other.
(Excerpt) Read more at thegatewaypundit.com ...
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...
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.
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”.
Cool beans. Thanks for the clarification.
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.
Teddy Roosevelt put thru a 60 foot wide EASEMENT the entire length of the southern border YEARS AGO.
That is still in place.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.