Should America Build a wall?

Posted by: ghostown

Trump has promised to build a wall across the border to keep out illegal immagrants . I pose the question "unbiased by your political party is a wall a good idea? ''

  • Yes build a wall

  • No dont build a wall

43% 23 votes
57% 30 votes
  • As a New Zealander, my opinion means nothing therefore please do not take my opinions seriously. The wall should be built because Trump is the President and he wants it built. I am not pro Trump but pro politics. There are some things in life that we can change and influence just like there are some things in life that we cannot chance or cannot influence. Building the wall is a good start to dealing with illegal immigrants. Trump still needs to provide a plan for 'aliens' who enter USA via aeroplanes and through under ground tunnels. I recently watched a video by Casey Neistat showing a pathetic fence (that was easy to climb through and pond that illegal immigrants use. There were no security protecting the boarder and a wall would increase the chances of keeping the naughty aliens out. By building the war, the USA will prove to the rest of the world how serious they are at protecting their states. Other European countries need to learn more about protecting their own boarders for example the illegal immigrants from Syria. I am not anti Syrian immigrants, I know how hard it must be for them but Assad needs to be held accountable.

  • We need to increase border security in order to prevent illegal immigrants from entering and ruining our economy.

  • Depends. Either you build a wall to keep illegal immigrants who are seeking welfare from entering, or you end the welfare state we live in, alongside all of these protection programs for them, and make it unappealing for an illegal to live here. One is cheaper, and the welfare recipients can just lay back and enjoy how they are contributing to the national debt... One tax dollar at a time...

  • Better fences make better neighbors. We see all to often were illegal aliens who have been deported numerous times who get back in and kill American citizens. This must stop!

  • First: It would cost 15-21 billion dollars. That's 20 hoover dams or NASA's entire budget. Second: It would have to go through 2000 miles of terrain, covering mountains and rivers. Third: It's unnecessary. Immigration is at an all time low and we have the most guarded boarder for any two nations at peace. Fourth: It would cause the number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. to sky rocket. It wouldn't just keep people out, it would keep them in. If getting across the boarder becomes too hard, illegal immigrants just end up staying in. It happened before, with the Reagan, Bush, and Clinton administrations. When they increased security, the number of illegal immigrants here grew 248%. Fifth: There is no freaking way Mexico would pay for that anti-Mexican monument, when they already have the drug war on their hands. And lastly, sixth: 27-40% of illegal immigrants come here on planes, and PLANES CAN FLY OVER WALLS.

  • It would not make sense to build the wall for security because it would not stop the illegals from getting in. Then we have the huge cost, that the US would cover, not Mexico. No to the Wall....

    Posted by: Nd2400
  • First, let's face the facts here, this notion of building a 30 foot wall over 2000 miles is not going to happen in the first place. A wall of that magnitude stretching that far, that tall, and all over that rough terrain is not economically feasible and Trump knows its. Furthermore, the land to be required for such a wall will have to come from a lot of private citizens that will not want to give up their land and will take the Federal government to court if they try to use imminent domain. This would cost the government even more money and delay the wall's full construction for years even over a decade(there are still imminent domain cases pending in courts from 2006 when we expanded our border fence!) So the real question here(and will most likely end up as Trump's goal) is if we should add on to the existing fences to beef them up and add a little more fence to the border while increasing personal on the border. I still say no for the reasons that Bill4pres2020 explains greatly in his response. It simply does not fix the problems , is an expensive band aid, and is addressing a problem that is moderate decline.

  • A wall is possibly the worst solution to the problem of illegal immigration.

    Posted by: Kiwi20
  • Yes, it will stop people from crossing the border illegally, but you got to think it separates our countries, and states from each other. Isn't it better if we unite as one, and represent ourselves as one? The definition of liberty is freedom, and isn't that's what our flag represents, along with equality.

  • Most illegal immigrants get here by plane, then overstay their visas. Building a wall would be very expensive and not even stop most illegal immigrants.

  • Provided some security adjustments are made, our fence is perfectly fine. A wall is costly, (with regards to initial creation and maintenance), and likely not much more effective than a fence.

  • It should not build a wall, rather it should be promoting the legal immigration (by issuing visas at the U.S. consulates once the applicants fill out the application either online or print, fill out and mail it to the nearest U.S. consulate and wait to see if they are qualified for a visa, rather than risk deportation and/or their lives by jumping over illegally entering the United States and/or paying human traffickers who are most likely members or associate members of a criminal and/or terrorist organization (gangs, cartels, mafias, etc) huge sums of money just to "help" them (illegal immigrant(s) enter (illegally) the U.S.) of Nicene Christians and Jews (including crypto-Christians and crypto Jews (people coming from non-christian majority countries (e.g. Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, pagan and irreligious majority countries) who have secretly converted to either Nicene Christianity or Judaism but are publicly and legally non-christian or Jew (e.g. Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, irreligious, pagan, etc) provided that they are not currently a member or associate member of a criminal and/or terrorist organization, in a left, far left or new left wing political party, all of their formations and front organizations in order to preserve and protect the Nicene Christian identity of the United States and the Americas (North America, South America and the Caribbean) as well as to combat the persecution of Nicene Christians and Jews.

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alexnew6555 says2017-09-28T13:05:12.2515655Z
First, let's face the facts here, this notion of building a 30 foot wall over 2000 miles is not going to happen in the first place. A wall of that magnitude stretching that far, that tall, and all over that rough terrain is not economically feasible and Trump knows its. Furthermore, the land to be required for such a wall will have to come from a lot of private citizens that will not want to give up their land and will take the Federal government to court if they try to use imminent domain. This would cost the government even more money and delay the wall's full construction for years even over a decade(there are still imminent domain cases pending in courts from 2006 when we expanded our border fence!) So the real question here(and will most likely end up as Trump's goal) is if we should add on to the existing fences to beef them up and add a little more fence to the border while increasing personal on the border. I still say no for the reasons that Bill4pres2020 explains greatly in his response. It simply does not fix the problems , is an expensive band aid, and is addressing a problem that is moderate decline.

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