Well, of course. The duty of every nation-state is to secure its own borders and to know who is coming in and going out. So you build a fence.The problem is this. A transnational elite that doesn't believe in borders is entrusted to secure the borders of a nation-state that is defined by borders. How good of a job does it do? Not very well. There is another problem. The fences that matter have already been built. They are the fences of money and class. I wonder. If you took all the fences surrounding the "ranch" communities in Sedona and Prescott and Cedar City and Nogales, the private schools, all the well-watered desert country clubs, all the gated communities in Naples and Palm Beach and uprooted them and placed them on the border, would you already have your 700 miles?
Excellent point, Skook.
my senator - feinstein - supports the comprehensive bill. if i'm not mistaken, she lives in a gated community.
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