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Republicans: Mexicans are worse than an actual virus.

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. Brown Humans? A scourge against this great country. Mosquito's carrying a disease that can shrink your babies skull? Nah, don't worry about that. What's more? South Carolina, one of the states that will likely be most effected by Zika has now made it illegal to abort if you find out your child is suffering from the disease a little too late. Will they help the parents pay the excessive health care costs that arise from having a baby born with the virus though? Nope.
 

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You have a source for these assumptions, or are we going with an entirely from-the-hip argument expecting good conversation?
 

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Yes. I remember when republicans were selling cigarettes to your babies. Did Carville nail that or what?
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. Brown Humans? A scourge against this great country. Mosquito's carrying a disease that can shrink your babies skull? Nah, don't worry about that. What's more? South Carolina, one of the states that will likely be most effected by Zika has now made it illegal to abort if you find out your child is suffering from the disease a little too late. Will they help the parents pay the excessive health care costs that arise from having a baby born with the virus though? Nope.

Where is this Republican sponsored billion dollar spending bill to build a wall?
 

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Where is this Republican sponsored billion dollar spending bill to build a wall?

other than the fact that we already spend $18 billion on immigration enforcement? they are electing trump based on the building of a wall, they chant "Build the wall" in the streets at the top of their lungs, a wall which is estimated at around $18 billion dollars to build, and atleast $2 billion a year to enforce.
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime.

....you apparently don't know that the GOP-led House just passed a measure to deal with Zika. It spent more than $6 Trillion dimes.
 

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other than the fact that we already spend $18 billion on immigration enforcement? they are electing trump based on the building of a wall, they chant "Build the wall" in the streets at the top of their lungs, a wall which is estimated at around $18 billion dollars to build, and atleast $2 billion a year to enforce.

Republicans in congress chant on the streets to build a wall? Because this thread is based on Republicans in congress per the op.
 

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....you apparently don't know that the GOP-led House just passed a measure to deal with Zika. It spent more than $6 Trillion dimes.

Right? Not only are they passing that to help with Zika there is no measure even on the table for a wall right now. Total fail for the op.
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. Brown Humans? A scourge against this great country. Mosquito's carrying a disease that can shrink your babies skull? Nah, don't worry about that. What's more? South Carolina, one of the states that will likely be most effected by Zika has now made it illegal to abort if you find out your child is suffering from the disease a little too late. Will they help the parents pay the excessive health care costs that arise from having a baby born with the virus though? Nope.

I know right, they're just hurting themselves. I mean those shrunken skulls will just become Democrats. :lol:
 

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Republicans in congress chant on the streets to build a wall? Because this thread is based on Republicans in congress per the op.

what are your talking about? there already is a wall?
 

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what are your talking about? there already is a wall?

No, the OP said Republicans in Congress want to build a wall to keep Mexicans out but won't provide funding to help Zika virus. Since there already is a measure to help Zika, I asked for proof in form of an actual proposed bill that shows Republicans in congress are actually trying to fund a billions dollar wall. Otherwise it doesn't make sense that they are trying to fund a wall but not a disease when it reality right now it's the opposite.
 

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No, the OP said Republicans in Congress want to build a wall to keep Mexicans out but won't provide funding to help Zika virus. Since there already is a measure to help Zika, I asked for proof in form of an actual proposed bill that shows Republicans in congress are actually trying to fund a billions dollar wall. Otherwise it doesn't make sense that they are trying to fund a wall but not a disease when it reality right now it's the opposite.

we spend 18 billion per year on immigration enforcement, They could cut that anytime they want too so your point is moot. I dont know how much specifically goes to the wall but the principle is the same, when it comes to something that republicans want like immigration laws, or a new aircraft carrier or another 10 year war, the pockets of government are never deep enough. As oppose to basic social services like preventing a massive disease outbreak, which they always calim we are too poor too "afford right now", despite being the wealthiest country on earth, and having presidential candidate with a near $20 billion dollar proposal to build an unneeded wall to keep out brown people
 

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No, the OP said Republicans in Congress want to build a wall to keep Mexicans out but won't provide funding to help Zika virus. Since there already is a measure to help Zika, I asked for proof in form of an actual proposed bill that shows Republicans in congress are actually trying to fund a billions dollar wall. Otherwise it doesn't make sense that they are trying to fund a wall but not a disease when it reality right now it's the opposite.

This thread is about what the OP thinks (feels?) that all, most or at least some republicant congress critters seem to want - supplying facts to the contrary are not likely to change that opinion. I can easily buy very effective OTC mosquito repellent but have yet to find an affective private option for controlling illegal immigration. ;)
 

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we spend 18 billion per year on immigration enforcement, They could cut that anytime they want too so your point is moot. I dont know how much specifically goes to the wall but the principle is the same, when it comes to something that republicans want like immigration laws, or a new aircraft carrier or another 10 year war, the pockets of government are never deep enough. As oppose to basic social services like preventing a massive disease outbreak, which they always calim we are too poor too "afford right now", despite being the wealthiest country on earth, and having presidential candidate with a near $20 billion dollar proposal to build an unneeded wall to keep out brown people


So you think we shouldn't spend anything on border security? And it's not to keep out 'brown people'...it's to keep out criminals.
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. Brown Humans? A scourge against this great country. Mosquito's carrying a disease that can shrink your babies skull? Nah, don't worry about that. What's more? South Carolina, one of the states that will likely be most effected by Zika has now made it illegal to abort if you find out your child is suffering from the disease a little too late. Will they help the parents pay the excessive health care costs that arise from having a baby born with the virus though? Nope.

You certainly have some unusual logic based on opinion with no facts. We get it. You hate republicans and South Carolina.
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country, but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. Brown Humans? A scourge against this great country. Mosquito's carrying a disease that can shrink your babies skull? Nah, don't worry about that. What's more? South Carolina, one of the states that will likely be most effected by Zika has now made it illegal to abort if you find out your child is suffering from the disease a little too late. Will they help the parents pay the excessive health care costs that arise from having a baby born with the virus though? Nope.

The average Mexicans cannot fathom the danger to US society that mass immigration can pose. That is not visible from their point of view. One does not understand things really, till one has been on both sides of the fence, so to speak. Till recently Germans would go on and on about the evil of Americans defending their boarders. They now understand better.
 

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That's the message that Republicans in congress seem to want to send. They are more than happy to spend billions of unconditional dollars to build walls and keep Mexicans out of the country.

What appropriation are you talking about?
 

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but when it comes to fighting an actual Virus like Zika that can cause real birth defects in American children they won't spend a dime. .

$ 622,000,000 maybe adequate or not, but it is certainly more than $ 0.10
 

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other than the fact that we already spend $18 billion on immigration enforcement? they are electing trump based on the building of a wall, they chant "Build the wall" in the streets at the top of their lungs, a wall which is estimated at around $18 billion dollars to build, and atleast $2 billion a year to enforce.

Think of it as an infrastructure stimulus package...
 
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