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Border Wall Story

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Offline Brian

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #30 on: March 22, 2017, 06:46:23 AM »
Another article on the border wall and its potential impact on The Bend. This in "conservative" National Review. Hopefully we're seeing a consensus develop that a wall may not be the right answer for every portion of the border.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/445973/donald-trump-border-wall-coming-big-bend-national-park



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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #31 on: March 22, 2017, 07:58:11 AM »
I can only hope for enough time to be able to share this unbelievable, unspoiled place with my child.  SIGH


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Offline Jimbow

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #32 on: March 22, 2017, 10:46:44 AM »
Increased spending in the park.

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Offline GaryF

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #33 on: March 22, 2017, 12:11:03 PM »
Seriousness aside, maybe we could pay for it by taxing the wire trinkets and hiking poles sold along the trails near RGV?

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #34 on: March 22, 2017, 09:01:04 PM »
Maybe if we found a Russian supplier for the trinkets . . .

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #35 on: March 23, 2017, 06:42:44 AM »
Well the good thing is I am sure they will be using US steel made with that US coal.   ;)
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Offline elhombre

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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #36 on: April 05, 2017, 01:42:34 PM »
The man who will build the wall talked to Congress.  He says what he intends to do.  He says he will do what the border patrol agents say is the best the place to build an actual wall .  If your too impatient to watch the entire 8 minutes, look at 4:35  and 6:30.

http://dailycaller.com/2017/04/05/homeland-security-chief-border-wall-will-not-stretch-from-sea-to-shining-sea-video/
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Re: Border Wall Story
« Reply #37 on: April 08, 2017, 07:18:20 PM »
I'm a believer... if I see it... I believe it  :icon_smile:

 


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