Monday, February 19, 2007

Dispatch From the Mexican Border
Why the security fence will never be built
Ever since October 2006, when President George W. Bush signed a bill authorizing the construction of 700 miles of fencing along the border with Mexico, top-ranking Latin American politicians have denounced the plan, calling it unnecessary, offensive, and, in the words of former Mexican President Vicente Fox, "deplorable.".......more


Vox Populi said...

This whole thing is scary and putrid. The scariest is the part about the DHS being able to set aside any law (even environmental laws as if the interior secretariat-south end, norton and others have not done enough) ... for the implementation of more control.

Anonymous said...

Not to mention this UGLY ASS wall around the beauty of America.


Dr. Know said...

If Bush, Sr. had not framed NAFTA so that most farm workers of Mexico could no longer make a living producing agricultural products intended for sale in the US, and then secretly reveled in their exploitation in this country by the elites, they would not be pouring into this country in order to earn enough to live.
Clinton could have stopped this, but ratified the plan engineered by Bush. Suddenly, after a decade of exploiting these same workers, they now want to put up a wall because it is politically convenient to do so. What an embarrasing, knee-jerk plutocracy this has become.