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Why We Are Letting Children Die In, and Building Bigger, Detention Camps

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…as well as threatening an all out trade war with Mexico. It’s purportedly to deal with the “migration crisis” on our Southern border. The “crisis” is illustrated below. Source: Gzeromedia. Update, 9:45PM Pacific: Several commenters have called for a wall. I suspect they would prefer machine gun posts, a few dozen tanks each mile, some antipersonnel mine fields, and a “shoot-to-kill” order from Trump to accompany the wall. Here is some reasoned analysis of the southern Wall, from EconoFact. Should the United States Build a Wall on the Mexican Border to Reduce Unauthorized Immigration? [embedded content]

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…as well as threatening an all out trade war with Mexico. It’s purportedly to deal with the “migration crisis” on our Southern border. The “crisis” is illustrated below.

Why We Are Letting Children Die In, and Building Bigger, Detention Camps
Source: Gzeromedia.

Update, 9:45PM Pacific: Several commenters have called for a wall. I suspect they would prefer machine gun posts, a few dozen tanks each mile, some antipersonnel mine fields, and a “shoot-to-kill” order from Trump to accompany the wall.

Here is some reasoned analysis of the southern Wall, from EconoFact.

Should the United States Build a Wall on the Mexican Border to Reduce Unauthorized Immigration?

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He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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