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The following numbers are another wild, Fox MYTH.

 

"illegal immigration costs taxpayers a staggering $134.9 billion a year while contributing only $19 billion in state, federal, and local taxes. "

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Americans want border security, and the numbers show it

 

 

 

President Trump is far from alone in his determination to secure our borders — according to a recent Gallup poll, Americans view immigration as the second-biggest problem facing the country today.

That’s bad news for the Democrat Party, which is hellbent on opposing the president’s efforts to fix our broken immigration system, especially the border wall he needs in order to get illegal immigration under control.

 

The Democrats have a very simple, two-part strategy on immigration: first and foremost, they want to keep President Trump from fulfilling his promises to the American people; second, they want to make it even easier for foreigners to enter this country illegally.

 

With Democrats now in control of the House of Representatives, it’s no surprise that Americans are deeply troubled by the immigration crisis.

 

Over the past several decades, millions of illegal immigrants have successfully evaded our efforts to enforce immigration laws, putting local economies and welfare programs under tremendous pressure to cope with the massive influx of undocumented workers and their families, most of whom receive at least one form of government welfare.

 

In fact, illegal immigration costs taxpayers a staggering $134.9 billion a year while contributing only $19 billion in state, federal, and local taxes. At the federal level, medical costs make up the lion’s share of government expenditures on illegal immigrants, while education is the largest single expense that illegal immigration imposes on state and local governments.

 

Sadly, an overloaded welfare state is not the only negative side-effect of our broken immigration system. Communities across America are also being devastated by the violent crime and drug trafficking that result from our failure to control the border — an issue Donald Trump has addressed repeatedly and emphatically ever since he first announced his candidacy for president.

 

“So here are just a few statistics on the human toll of illegal immigration,” the president said in June. “According to a 2011 government report, the arrests attached to the criminal alien population included an estimated 25,000 people for homicide, 42,000 for robbery, nearly 70,000 for sex offenses, and nearly 15,000 for kidnapping,”

 

Rather than letting obstructionist Democrats in Congress prevent him from addressing the immigration problem, the president has exercised his executive power to make progress on the issue wherever possible.

 

Thanks to the president’s diplomatic approach, for instance, the U.S. and Mexico have virtually achieved synergy on immigration, developing a joint strategy to tackle the root causes of mass migration. In response to urging from the Trump administration, Mexico is also offering incentives to deter migrants from illegally crossing the U.S. border, as well as agreeing to house asylum-seekers on its territory while their claims are processed by U.S. authorities.

 

President Trump has done everything in his power to strengthen immigration enforcement on our side of the border as well, even sending the military to reinforce our brave border patrol agents when a caravan of thousands of migrants threatened to overwhelm their resources.

By taking a firm stand on border security, the president is doing exactly what the people elected him to do, as Gallup’s polling confirms.

 

Politicians in Washington simply can’t continue to ignore the significant problems with our immigration system, and the voters know it. The Democrats now have a clear choice — they can either listen to the American people who overwhelmingly oppose illegal immigration and work with President Trump to secure the border, or they can continue to play political games in the midst of a national crisis. May they choose wisely.

 

 

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"Be Careful What You Wish For".....A wall at any costs...like our Freedoms taken away under the State of Emergency....yeah that is a real MANLY way to handle it!

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John posted-President Trump on Thursday afternoon called an impromptu press conference to trot out unexpected guests: leaders from a federal employee union.

 

The top officials of the National Border Patrol Council, a division of the American Federation of Government Employees, addressed reporters at the White House to discuss their support for Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he was meeting with the union representatives and decided they should “go out and speak to the press.”

 

Brandon Judd, NBPC president, said in his 21 years of experience he has seen first hand that walls are effective.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Fake news , MSNBC Donny Duetsch ,commented that this was an effort to keep America white . What Donny didn`t realize that out of those 4  national board council members that were "trotted out" at least one of the 4  were Hispanic American and 51% of all border guards are Hispanic Americans. Facts never seem to get in the way of his leftists opinions.

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@jimc91 wrote:

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"one out of every 10 child pool drownings happens after the child figures out how to get through the pool fence."

 

https://www.nbcwashington.com/investigations/1-Out-10-Kids-Who-Drown-Got-Through-Pool-Fence-38733596...

 

 

http://www.politifact.com/personalities/donald-trump/statements/byruling/false/ (11 pages of lies and growing)
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@Richva wrote:

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@Olderscout66 wrote:

So that would be dimensions Nada by Nothing, since additional physical barriers are totally unnecessary and serve only the ego of the Orange Toad.


And when the Dem leadership was all for a fence, were they "purple worms"?


You keep flipping between using the terms "a fence" (not what any Democrat said) and "fencing" which has a completely different connotation in this case.  I understand why you do this.  If you were frank about the fact that FENCING has valuable applications around any CBP installation but the term "A fence" connotes a single border wall.  It can mean chain link up to the famous "slats" Trump preferred (until Kelly mentioned it). 

 

So, words mean things and conservatives keep trying to win the argument by shifting the words with every discussion. 

 

A contiguous barrier along the southern border is an unworkable concept and Democrats and loath to add to the Trump deficit by agreeing to one in any form. 


You can read it as fence or fencing. When you see "wall" think in terms of "where appropriate". When you think of the "southern border" think of geography containing a variety facets requiring a variety of solutions. When you think "contiguous barrier" adjust your thinking to "whatever any specific locale needs".

 

Now based on that  - do you see the need for physical barriers long our southern border?


As a non-racially biased American Citizen - there's never been anything even remotely approaching a good, logical, and rational reason...

 

However - bigoted, prejudiced, religiously, and politically delusional white culturally and racially biased conservative trump supporters have convinced themselves there's a need - just as a great many of them have convinced themselves of the fiction that the nation was intended to be and created as a pseudo-christian nation.

 

Hey - they were gullible enough to vote for trump and are currently betraying America with their support for the moron that Putin controls...

 

Stupid is as conservatives, republicans and trump supporters believe and do...

 

Fortunately two thirds of the nation's Citizens recognize all of that nonsense as the male bovine by-product it has always been...

 

Listen to trump - and  - bon appetit...

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@jimc91 wrote:

BY Eric Katz

 

President Trump on Thursday afternoon called an impromptu press conference to trot out unexpected guests: leaders from a federal employee union.

 

The top officials of the National Border Patrol Council, a division of the American Federation of Government Employees, addressed reporters at the White House to discuss their support for Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he was meeting with the union representatives and decided they should “go out and speak to the press.”

 

Brandon Judd, NBPC president, said in his 21 years of experience he has seen first hand that walls are effective.

 

“Anywhere that you look that we have built walls, they have worked,” Judd said. “They have been an absolute necessity for Border Patrol agents in supporting the border.”

 

The statements came as somewhat of a departure from Judd’s previous remarks on the subject, telling Government Executive last year that walls were only necessary as a “force multiplier” in certain areas. He noted the importance of using resources more effectively, and praised Trump for his willingness to recognize that “he doesn’t know everything.”

 

Art del Cueto, the union division's vice president, said on Thursday Border Patrol agents support Trump’s political strategy despite it putting them at risk of facing delayed paychecks.

“We are all affected by the shutdown,” de Cueto said. “We have skin in the game.”

 

The officials said many federal employees support the shutdown because they support the wall. A recent Government Executive survey found that just 22 percent of federal workers overall support the shutdown. Only 30 percent support a wall, and 35 percent of those individuals do not support the shutdown as a means to secure funding for it.

 

The council endorsed Trump prior to the 2016 election, saying he would “embrace the ideas of rank-and-file Border Patrol agents rather than listening to the management yes-men who say whatever they are programmed to say.”

 

“We need a person in the White House who doesn't fear the media, who doesn't embrace political correctness, who doesn't need the money, who is familiar with success, who won't bow to foreign dictators, who is pro-military and values law enforcement, and who is angry for America and NOT subservient to the interests of other nations,” the council wrote in a statement announcing the endorsement. “Donald Trump is such a man.”

 

The National Border Patrol Council—which represents more than 16,000 employees—and the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council were the only federal employee unions to endorse Trump in the 2016 election. Both are subsidiaries of AFGE, which endorsed Hillary Clinton and has repeatedly spoken out against the shutdown. 

 

 


Why do you keep posting the same thing over and over again. This was covered once now you want to bring it up as new. The whole thing was a farce by Trump to try and keep himself in the news, and as usual he did it my using people. This time Fed. workers most of whom do not support him, but some on stage did, and they lied for him. Trump uses people all the time. Trump failed to keep his campaign promise to build a wall and have Mexico pay for it. Now to cover up his failure he wants US taxpayers to pay for it, and his far right enablers take part in his cover up. Mexico new there is no need for a border wall, and so do the American people. Even John Kelly now says no wall.

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@jimc91 wrote:

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Some think it is to keep poor brown people out.

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@Richva wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

@Olderscout66 wrote:

So that would be dimensions Nada by Nothing, since additional physical barriers are totally unnecessary and serve only the ego of the Orange Toad.


And when the Dem leadership was all for a fence, were they "purple worms"?


You keep flipping between using the terms "a fence" (not what any Democrat said) and "fencing" which has a completely different connotation in this case.  I understand why you do this.  If you were frank about the fact that FENCING has valuable applications around any CBP installation but the term "A fence" connotes a single border wall.  It can mean chain link up to the famous "slats" Trump preferred (until Kelly mentioned it). 

 

So, words mean things and conservatives keep trying to win the argument by shifting the words with every discussion. 

 

A contiguous barrier along the southern border is an unworkable concept and Democrats and loath to add to the Trump deficit by agreeing to one in any form. 


You can read it as fence or fencing. When you see "wall" think in terms of "where appropriate". When you think of the "southern border" think of geography containing a variety facets requiring a variety of solutions. When you think "contiguous barrier" adjust your thinking to "whatever any specific locale needs".

 

Now based on that  - do you see the need for physical barriers long our southern border?

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BY Eric Katz

 

President Trump on Thursday afternoon called an impromptu press conference to trot out unexpected guests: leaders from a federal employee union.

 

The top officials of the National Border Patrol Council, a division of the American Federation of Government Employees, addressed reporters at the White House to discuss their support for Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump said he was meeting with the union representatives and decided they should “go out and speak to the press.”

 

Brandon Judd, NBPC president, said in his 21 years of experience he has seen first hand that walls are effective.

 

“Anywhere that you look that we have built walls, they have worked,” Judd said. “They have been an absolute necessity for Border Patrol agents in supporting the border.”

 

The statements came as somewhat of a departure from Judd’s previous remarks on the subject, telling Government Executive last year that walls were only necessary as a “force multiplier” in certain areas. He noted the importance of using resources more effectively, and praised Trump for his willingness to recognize that “he doesn’t know everything.”

 

Art del Cueto, the union division's vice president, said on Thursday Border Patrol agents support Trump’s political strategy despite it putting them at risk of facing delayed paychecks.

“We are all affected by the shutdown,” de Cueto said. “We have skin in the game.”

 

The officials said many federal employees support the shutdown because they support the wall. A recent Government Executive survey found that just 22 percent of federal workers overall support the shutdown. Only 30 percent support a wall, and 35 percent of those individuals do not support the shutdown as a means to secure funding for it.

 

The council endorsed Trump prior to the 2016 election, saying he would “embrace the ideas of rank-and-file Border Patrol agents rather than listening to the management yes-men who say whatever they are programmed to say.”

 

“We need a person in the White House who doesn't fear the media, who doesn't embrace political correctness, who doesn't need the money, who is familiar with success, who won't bow to foreign dictators, who is pro-military and values law enforcement, and who is angry for America and NOT subservient to the interests of other nations,” the council wrote in a statement announcing the endorsement. “Donald Trump is such a man.”

 

The National Border Patrol Council—which represents more than 16,000 employees—and the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council were the only federal employee unions to endorse Trump in the 2016 election. Both are subsidiaries of AFGE, which endorsed Hillary Clinton and has repeatedly spoken out against the shutdown. 

 

 

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