Category Archives: Blood on the Border

” … Biden administration ‘gutted’ the US immigration system ‘over past 4 weeks’” Homan

“An email that was written by Tim Perry, chief of staff at ICE, to leadership at the agency was leaked on Feb. 12.   I’ve seen the email. It gave instructions to ICE leadership that included what Perry called DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ “vision.” The 19 bullet points … Continue reading

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Joaquin Castro’s infamy

"Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) is under fire for tweeting out a list of donors to President Donald Trump. Why the maneuver is so controversial isn’t entirely clear: It’s all information that was already public. The Texas Democrat and brother to … Continue reading

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What does “humanitarian crisis” mean for the Democrats?”

The Democrats in the US Congress claim they support "Border Security."  Apparently they believe that the public will accept the idea that they support the US government's right to limit immigration however it chooses to do so.  Their unwillingness to … Continue reading

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A joint resolution about the national emergency at the border may have a vote on 26 February

By Robert Willmann The declaration of a national emergency at the border by president Trump on 15 February was published in the Federal Register on 20 February [1].  On 22 February, Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from San Antonio, Texas, introduced … Continue reading

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“Pentagon chief: Broader approach to border security needed” – TTG

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday after visiting the U.S.-Mexico border that the government needs a broader, more effective approach to border control. He suggested the Pentagon might contribute with its expertise in surveillance … Continue reading

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The proclamation of a national emergency is to be in the Federal Register. Can money be moved without a national emergency?

By Robert Willmann Even though the chatter in mass media and by various members of Congress is consumed with the declaration of a national emergency, we can pause and look to see if we can find it.  Title 50, U.S. … Continue reading

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Look for the fine print about two separate things: 1- border control and barriers, and 2 – general immigration law

By Robert Willmann As president Trump is speaking about the U.S. southern border and a national emergency, here is the law that was passed yesterday when probably no one had read all of it, certainly not the Speaker of the … Continue reading

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Aid for Central America – been there, done that. – Re-posted 26 November 2018

  I just listened to Geraldo Rivera slobber with emotion on "The Five" over the unwillingness of the US Government to allow one and all Latinos to immigrate to the US.  One and all!  I remember Rivera as the man … Continue reading

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Blood on the Border?

 "Trump has the legal authority to determine that its deployment is necessary. For a start, there should be very little legal controversy in the military's employment to defend the border against an unlawful incursion by foreign nationals. The defense of … Continue reading

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Barbed wire obstacles I have known.

I am somewhat bemused by today;'s TV images of newly arrived soldiers stringing triple concertina wire at the border.  This is not much of an obstacle.  It is the kind of thing you put up in a newly occupied defensive  … Continue reading

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