House overwhelmingly approves 700 miles of border fence (with a third of Democrats su

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    Hey it's a start....Keep contacting your Reps and hound the shit out of them....That's what WE can do right now.:thup:

    GOOD FENCES MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS -- AND GOOD POLITICS

    A few minutes ago, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a stand-alone border security and fence bill (H.R. 6061).

    H.R. 6061 was introduced just this week (as a result of the special hearings) by Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King (R-NY).

    VOTING YES
    GOP----219
    DEM-----64
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    Total----283

    VOTING NO
    GOP------6
    DEM----131
    IND------1
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    Total----138


    See how your own Representative voted at.
    http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2006/roll446.xml


    http://www.numbersusa.com/faxes?ID=6353

    My Rep. Don Young voted no today, and I just sent him two faxes through numbersusa, just now...
     
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    Who's gonna build it? :tears1:
     
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    How 'bout the unemployed? Perhaps those that need work due to illegals taking their jobs? ;)
     
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    Something along the lines of what FDR instituted back in the depression days........like great dam building projects......W.P.A...Work Progress Administration or the TVA projects?
     
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    This is big. Let's see what the Senate does and cross our fingers that its good.
     
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    It's only 700 mls, but we can NOT LET them off the hook now, thinking that this going to satisfy us.... Like their thinking ya well do this, and they'll get off our backs.
    NO WAY, JOSE"

    Call, contact, and if we have to, well can start sending those bricks again..........
    Or we can send a cinder block or two.......

    I'm sorry, but who was that who said that???

    Was that you Clay?
    I think it was, if I'm wrong, whoever said it, I :rotflmao:

    keep up the pressure...Some of them are up for reelection, and tell the others, we are keeping an eye on you....
    That's what I told mine......:teeth:


    One other thing....Have you heard about the new slogan from the Democrats...That we are no more safer now with the republicans, and the Democrats will do a better job of keeping us safe if we vote for them........

    Take a look AGAIN HERE..........
    VOTING YES
    GOP----219
    DEM-----64----------------------
    Total----283

    VOTING NO
    GOP------6
    DEM----131
    IND------1
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    Total----138


    There's your answer.......
     
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    It's a bandaid on a gushing artery. There's ALREADY a fence along the border. If it isn't manned and enforced, it'll mean absolutely squat, real world.

    But it's got some thinking the Republicans are actually doing something. When are they breaking ground? 2015?
     
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    Since most are on foot running the border, I'd say that 700 miles is a good start.......

    Ever try an "end-around" run involving 700 miles?:teeth:

    By fencing that much distance, you force the border runners into a smaller catch-zone. You're gradually funneling them so that you can concentrate your forces for rounding them up. It's a beginning.:clap:

    Of course that scenario will only work if the fence holds'em back.:bang3:
     
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    They'll have more tunnels than Hogan's Heroes before the fence is complete.

    Yes, it's a beginnng, and don't get me wrong. I'm all for enforcing our border. I'm just not much for throwing a 6 oz cup of water on a 500 acre fire.
     

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