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Veteran starts GoFundMe page to fund Trump's wall

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They should ring up the current administration to find out what the staffing and maintenance costs are going to be as well. In order for walls to be effective, they need more support than just being built. Oh, and they'll need clarification on whether the wall will include a section underground to prevent people tunneling underneath it; that will add to the cost as well.
 

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Why wouldn't it be "legit." If people want to pay specifically to build Trump's wall, let them. I don't know whether that'll get the wall built, but folks can certainly donate their money to an effort to fund the government's doing so.
 

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They should ring up the current administration to find out what the staffing and maintenance costs are going to be as well. In order for walls to be effective, they need more support than just being built. Oh, and they'll need clarification on whether the wall will include a section underground to prevent people tunneling underneath it; that will add to the cost as well.

If the wall is built correctly , MUCH LESS staff will be needed than for the asinine little fence we now have....
 

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no need for all that. Mexico is going to pay for it. the orange fool promised this multiple times.
 

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Please ELABORATE.

Assuming that you occasionally go outside: it is FAR EASIER to keep people from defeating a 30+ foot wall with, zero grips points, outward facing concertina wire, than it is to keep the same people from circumventing a 15 ft. fence with handholds from top to bottom.

You may not understand this, I realize...
 

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no need for all that. Mexico is going to pay for it. the orange fool promised this multiple times.

Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore.
 

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I wonder if the Trump Foundation is collecting donations too?
 

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore.

Newp. Mexico simply isn't paying for the wall in any manner, nor can you or Trump show that they are.

Still, it's fun to watch you pretend they are to desperately cling to your fantasy narrative.

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Assuming that you occasionally go outside: it is FAR EASIER to keep people from defeating a 30+ foot wall with, zero grips points, outward facing concertina wire, than it is to keep the same people from circumventing a 15 ft. fence with handholds from top to bottom.

You may not understand this, I realize...

I understand it just fine thanks. What you don't seem to address is nothing has been mentioned about the costs of patrolling and maintaining that wall over the long term, or what the comprehensive plan is to address illegal immigration resulting from people who arrive on airplanes and over stay their visas. If you're proposing spending $25 billion dollars on just a wall without even addressing what measures will be taken to prevent breaches etc., then excuse me for not taking you seriously. I ask more clarity for people doing much simpler jobs, because planning is nice.
 

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Lets see how far this will go. It might be a good indication how many people really want a wall and how many will hold Trump responsible for giving in. He made a promise, people voted for him because of that promise. So imho, this is about what people want and not just about Trump, but more so about anything and anyone who might make it happen.
 

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore.

Trump says it will but hasn't explained how:

Trump said:
Mexico is paying (indirectly) for the Wall through the new USMCA, the replacement for NAFTA! Far more money coming to the U.S. Because of the tremendous dangers at the Border, including large scale criminal and drug inflow, the United States Military will build the Wall!

Is this the same kind of math that was used to tell tax payers the new revenue would pay for the tax cuts?
 

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore.

Great, they are paying, then. Shutdown averted and $0.00 in additional spending for a monument to racism.
 

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They should ring up the current administration to find out what the staffing and maintenance costs are going to be as well. In order for walls to be effective, they need more support than just being built. Oh, and they'll need clarification on whether the wall will include a section underground to prevent people tunneling underneath it; that will add to the cost as well.
Hey, ya know, while they are at it, maybe do a study on how many fingernails will eventually need be broken just so someone can have this wall... and what about all the porta-potties necessary, eh? We should not forget that heavy expense item... these potties are not self cleaning either, need constant maintenance as well, emptied how many times a week?

Seems like a fact you might actually know...

Just curious, how many other negative obstacles can you name? Too bad we didn't have this kinda thinking before man became civilized... then we wouldn't need all this constant fighting for and against socialism, everybody would have remained equally dirt eating poor...

Obviate the whole wall thing...Problem solved. :thumbs:
 

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Newp. Mexico simply isn't paying for the wall in any manner, nor can you or Trump show that they are.

Still, it's fun to watch you pretend they are to desperately cling to your fantasy narrative.

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore."

A little much for you to process, I understand, as it requires a MACRO VIEW of the issue.


That's ok...here..SAY SOMETHING ABOUT CAPS....
WHat I said: "
 

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Great, they are paying, then. Shutdown averted and $0.00 in additional spending for a monument to racism.

What "race" are illegals? And how is a BORDER "racism"?


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Trump says it will but hasn't explained how:



Is this the same kind of math that was used to tell tax payers the new revenue would pay for the tax cuts?

It HAS. CUTTING SPENDING will end the deficit, as TAX REVENUES are UP.


GoFundMe is apparently working....cool.
 

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore."

A little much for you to process, I understand, as it requires a MACRO VIEW of the issue.


That's ok...here..SAY SOMETHING ABOUT CAPS....
WHat I said: "

Nope. That doesn't constitute them paying for it and, as you've admitted here many times, they've never invaded us.

Thanks for admitting you know nothing about finances or the relationship between Mexico & the US.

Sucks for Trump and his fellatrixes that Mexico isn't now or even paying for any wall.

You loose again!

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Already are with the new trade deal....an stopping the $130 billion+ annual drain on tax dollars stopping their INVASION will save us, they will MORE THAN PAY FOR IT....by not being allowed to steal from us anymore.

I have been eagerly waiting on some Trumpster to latch onto that one.

How, pray tell, will a trade deal have another country pay for a wall? Or anything the government does?
 

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Cool. As long as as my my tax dollars aren’t used for it then build away. Now we just need to get them to start paying for all the pointless wars with Gofundme as well. :)

Seriously, though, is there even a mechanism by which individuals and groups can specifically earmark donations to the federal government for specific things?
 

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If the wall is built correctly , MUCH LESS staff will be needed than for the asinine little fence we now have....

Awe man... you were so close. You almost got through a post without bolding, caps lock, font size shifting, or coloring. ALMOST!

I was this close to be proud of you.

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Assuming that you occasionally go outside: it is FAR EASIER to keep people from defeating a 30+ foot wall with, zero grips points, outward facing concertina wire, than it is to keep the same people from circumventing a 15 ft. fence with handholds from top to bottom.

You may not understand this, I realize...

There it almost is. I am almost officially proud of you again. Not for the worthless content mind you...
 
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