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One of the main things I hate about Washington is that politics consistently gets in the way of policy. We play political theater and pat ourselves on the back in the false name of compassion while Americans suffer and ultimately pay the price.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think that Democrats would hold American national security and sovereignty hostage for 34 days. Never did I think that we would see adults throw temper tantrums over $5.7 billion in necessary spending out of an over trillion spending package.
Never did I ever think that Congress would let what is happening at the border continue. As @BarackObama accurately noted in 2014, there is an “actual humanitarian crisis on the border.” That is fact, not an opinion or some fearmongering tactic. bit.ly/2RdgpzR
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.@POTUS is correct to demand that the atrocities at the border end immediately. Excuses from either party must end. No more race-based pandering from the left and no more shilling to the financial interests on the right. No more nonsense about fences “not working” or excuses.
Failing to provide necessary resources to establish operational control of our border is a dereliction of our constitutional duty. That means we build fences and navigable roads. It means more border patrol agents, more judges, and more technology. It is just plain common sense.
We can have a robust conversation and debate on the specifics of what exactly is happening north and south of our border. Due to the lack of legitimate resources to secure our border, consider the following as a roughly accurate representation of the reality of the crisis ...
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