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Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Nicole Belle: The latest design of Trump's 'wall' (which he acknowledges is a barrier more than a wall) includes high steel slats with spikes (the better to impale people and birds with). Some estimates have the slats costing upwards of $24.5M per mile (for a 1,993 mile border that logistically cannot be contiguous). That's a lot of money, especially with the steel tariffs that Trump has demanded. The question must now be who will profit for all that steel? Well if the past is predictive, it's the Russians.



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Trump's wall will be made of hate speech and the tears of Liberals and dead babies in cages.

So Delicious!

And it will represent the best that America can be!

I can't wait to see it. So I can dedicate the rest of my life to tearing it down.

#1 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-01-23 06:35 PM | Reply

No problem, it will rust in a week like a Yugo!

#2 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2019-01-23 07:19 PM | Reply

Title should have a question mark

#3 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-01-23 09:12 PM | Reply


The phrasing implies a question mark. But more to the point of the article...

The cited article links to a Bloomberg article that talks about the use of Russian steel for the pipeline. The operative text, for me, is:

...He invited builder TransCanada Corp. to reapply for a permit denied by Barack Obama and ordered up fast-track rules forcing not only Keystone but also all new U.S. pipelines to be made from American steel. "From now on, we're going to be making pipeline in the United States," he said.

Made-in-America Keystone was a stunt. Most of its pipes had already been manufactured, a fact the White House grudgingly admitted when it exempted the project from any new Buy American rules a few months later. While some of Keystone's pipes were made in the U.S., at least a quarter of them came from a Russian steel company whose biggest shareholder is an oligarch and Trump family friend. ...

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-01-23 09:22 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

They want a wall...(psssst..they're real stupid)...tents have walls...why not CANVAS. I am a genius if I do say so

#5 | Posted by 1947steamer at 2019-01-23 09:56 PM | Reply

This is kind of wow!

#6 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2019-01-23 11:40 PM | Reply

It's not funny anymore. Congress either will or it won't give Trump his wall. If not, he needs to grow up and get on with his job. He wanted to be President, that's not dictator, If Congress says no then accept it and move on. That's what Presidents do, but apparently Trump isn't up to the job of President. He just throws temper tantrums.

#7 | Posted by danni at 2019-01-24 04:05 AM | Reply

Made-in-America Keystone was a stunt.

The entire Trump presidency has been nothing more than a stunt.

#8 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-01-24 07:14 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

They want a wall...(psssst..they're real stupid)...tents have walls...why not CANVAS. I am a genius if I do say so

#5 | Posted by 1947steamer

(psssst..they're real stupid) You could not possibly be that stoopid.

#9 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-01-24 10:37 AM | Reply

#9 trump could make his tiny hand memorial out of marshmallows and you'd still call it a wall if he told you to.

#10 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2019-01-24 10:43 AM | Reply

"You could not possibly be that stoopid.

Sniper is likely right. In any population of about 200, statistically speaking one member should be in the "really ------- stupid" demographic. Here at the DR, that is Sniper. The chance that there is a second RFS member is remote.

#11 | Posted by mOntecOre at 2019-01-24 05:42 PM | Reply

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