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The great wall of U.S.A.

39 Name: Anonymous 2017-05-12 01:33
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There's no way it'll only cost 20B. That's a low estimate. It'll more likely cost somewhere around 25B, and that's just for the building of it. Upkeep, maintenance, and personnel will add additional billions.

Then there's the matter of the land. It can't be built on the actual border, since the Rio Grande forms most of it. Mexico won't give the US land to build it, so the US will have to take land from US landowners through eminent domain; a process that will cost billions and take years.

Then there's the ecological impact. A wall would disrupt thousands of species migration routes, and so would be contested by every animal activist agency in the US.

Then there's the fact that only a small fraction actually come over the border fence. The overwhelming majority of illegal aliens come in on legitimate visas and just overstay. The wall does absolutely nothing to stop 95% of aliens.

Finally, there's the wall effectiveness. If you build a twenty foot wall, illegal immigrants will just use twenty one foot ladders. There's no way to make it high enough to actually keep anyone out.
46 Name: Anonymous 2017-05-12 02:41
>>38
In addition to creating jobs and most of that money going back into our own economy through purchasing American made materials and labor

Are you aware that most companies trying to invest on the wall are foreign?
Lafarge Holcim is one of the major bidders for the project, specifically the Holcim Apasco branch, guess where that branch is based? Mexico, meaning that billions of dollars of taxpayers money are coming down to Mexico if your government goes with that.

I'm not mad at the fact that you guys want the continent divided, I'm sad that President Trump is taking you all out for a ride in stupid mountain.

http://eleconomista.com.mx/industria-global/2017/03/02/lafargeholcim-espera-ganar-mas-muro-trump

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