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Should America build a fence along its border with Mexico?
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Craig
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:02 pm    Post subject: Should America build a fence along its border with Mexico? Reply with quote

Should America build a fence along its border with Mexico?

Why?
Donald Hughes





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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

America should allow free movement of people across its borders. Of course, if people want to come before America (or Canada) changes its laws, I would encourage them to do so whenever they think they won't get hurt or caught.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 10, 2006 10:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

There needs to be something to keep out the violent criminals and drug smugglers.
PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'd like them to look at Israeli borders to learn some good lessons.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't make a whole lot of sense to conduct a homeland security program that doesn't include control of who and what gets into the homeland. It's astonishing that so little has apparently been done.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It does not seem to have much to do with me. I suppose Americans are free to build whatever walls they want, on whatever territory they legally control.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'd like them to look at Israeli borders to learn some good lessons.
I'm not sure Bush would want to bomb Mexico City's international airport.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 6:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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I'm not sure Bush would want to bomb Mexico City's international airport.


He might, if Venezuala was airlifting explosives to Mexicans, who were then strapping them on and detonating them in cafes and malls across Texas, or launching them via rockets at suburbs of Dallas.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 11:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Donald Hughes wrote:
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I'd like them to look at Israeli borders to learn some good lessons.
I'm not sure Bush would want to bomb Mexico City's international airport.


He might if Mexico was kidnapping American soldiers on American territory, launching rockets at Houston, and threatening to destroy America and all Americans - but I could be wrong.

EDIT: lol FF_Canuck, you beat me to it :)
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Absolutely...

Illegal immigration is a huge problem. Why should someone be able to enter a country, then expect to live in it tax-free - collecting on the services that hard-working, legal citizens work to pay for(through taxation).

Not only are you breaking the laws of the country, you are also contributing nothing to its continuation..

If you want "the american dream" kind of freedom that badly(and can't get in legally) - instill the values in your own people and effect change from within.

Don't whine and cry when they kick you out either - you knew the risks when you entered the country illegally.
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How big of a fence? Seems like a fence does little to prevent illegal immigrants entering the US from Mexico.

I guess if it will help the Americans sleep better at night, go for it. It is their country and money. Nothing we can do to stop them. As an added benefit, perhaps the cocaine and guns can stay south of the 49th.

I wonder what migrating animals would think of this though? :wink:

Out of curiousity, does anybody have an estimate of the amount of illegal immigrants are crossing the border from Canada to the US? If this is what this is supposed to prevent, we should see how big/small this problem is.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did a bit thinking of this other day when I saw some stories about the proposed security measures along the border (ie security cameras and motion detectors). When I thought of the a "fence", I thought along the narrow definition of a fence, like they have along the US-Mexico border. Having security cameras along our border is a good idea. We have cameras watching us in WalMart, ATMs, and corners stores, why not along our border?

I think we should split the cost with the US. I bet that for every person crossing into the US with malicious intentions, there is one coming the other way.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

We shouldn't have a border with the USA - at least not one that requires monitoring. If Germany and France can do away with theirs then why can't we?
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2006 1:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Craig wrote:
We shouldn't have a border with the USA - at least not one that requires monitoring. If Germany and France can do away with theirs then why can't we?


cause Canada wants to keep out all of the illegal guns and America wants to keep out all the pot.

:D

PS -- that is not an invitation for a marijuana threadjack.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 10:11 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes , and if Canada was smart they would start building a huge unpassable wall along the Canadian border. Along with a 100 kilometer buffer zone, and a way to keep americans away or at bay should they exodus towards us. 8)

It would make a good "make work project" creating thousands of jobs and a good exercise in soverignity.
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