Skip to comments.A fenceless border is defenseless
Posted on 02/12/2019 9:52:59 AM PST by rktman
There must be numerous Democratic officials who are aware that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have crossed the line into the absurd regarding their anti-border wall fiasco but remain silent. Such cannot be said about the growing number of newly elected and "converted" Democrat radicals who echo extreme views without the slightest understanding of the facts.
Reuters on February 6 published a piece titled "U.S. Border Officials Don't Share Trump's Zeal for Border Wall." The article reported on a classified briefing given by Customs and Border Protection agents to lawmakers, including Democratic senator Dick Durbin, who emerged from that briefing and reiterated what agents had told him. "What they said over again was technology," Durbin said. "They don't rule out barriers, they don't rule out fences. But that isn't the first priority."
Durbin's statement is troubling because it reveals that he and other Democrats are missing the main point, which is that Pelosi and Schumer do rule out barriers and fences.
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It would be a much closer approximation to a wall if the laws were changed such that an illegal entrant could be repatriated without a multi year wait in the US for a ‘hearing.’
Okay, Clausewitz didn't really say that but he should have. It's one of the modern principles of combat. And that wall would be much more effective if everybody who tried to climb it were to get shot off the top.
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