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Who owns the border?

By Elgatouno following x   2019 Jan 10, 10:32am 378 views   4 comments   watch   nsfw   quote     share    


https://altaonline.com/who-owns-the-border/


With about 1,100 acres of river frontage, El Carmen is among the largest expanses of privately held land on the border. Steep desert mountains here already create a formidable wall and, unlike other border regions, border agents are seen patrolling far less frequently. Man-made border fence is nowhere to be found and roads are rare. The waters of the Rio Grande create another potential barrier in this region — at times impassable, at other times so shrunken that Austin can wade across it.

Regardless, Austin argues, a wall would be a waste of time and energy.

“I don’t know how they’d construct a fence down here,” he says. “People from Ohio or New Jersey, they feel good fences make good neighbors. They don’t understand why we don’t have a border wall.”
1   FortWayneIndiana   ignore (3)   2019 Jan 10, 10:48am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   flag        

The guy with the biggest gun.
2   MrMagic   ignore (11)   2019 Jan 10, 11:17am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

Rocketmanjoe says
“I don’t know how they’d construct a fence down here,” he says. “People from Ohio or New Jersey, they feel good fences make good neighbors. They don’t understand why we don’t have a border wall.”


The TDS suffers here need to learn history to know about the Roosevelt Reservation. They also need to READ the links they post. Education is knowledge!!

The Roosevelt Reservation is a 60-foot (18 m) strip of land on the United States side of the United States-Mexico Border under the jurisdiction of the United States Federal Government. It was established in a 1907 Presidential Proclamation (35 Stat. 2136) by Theodore Roosevelt in order to keep the land "free from obstruction as a protection against the smuggling of goods between the United States and Mexico"
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosevelt_Reservation

Now, from this link below"
Rocketmanjoe says
https://altaonline.com/who-owns-the-border/


....."Paralleling roughly 700 miles of the 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border, a 60-foot-wide swath of land has for more than a century been a kind of Maginot Line for U.S. border security.

Climbing out of the Pacific Ocean, the Roosevelt Reservation runs eastward along the border through California, Arizona and New Mexico until the Rio Grande marks the international boundary. Controlled by the federal government, the easement buffers the U.S.-Mexico border as it cuts through high-desert peaks, cactus-choked valleys and sand dunes.

Green-and-white Border Patrol trucks often can be seen traversing the dirt strip, on the lookout for smugglers and other border crossers. The easement, established in 1907 by President Theodore Roosevelt to thwart smugglers who wanted to avoid duties on goods, gives the federal government access to the border. "
3   d6rB   ignore (1)   2019 Jan 10, 11:28am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

MrMagic says
60-foot (18 m) strip of land on the United States side of the United States-Mexico Border under the jurisdiction of the United States Federal Government.

In many places esp where Rio Grande separates Mexico from US, the WALL! will be built much further from border than 60 ft. Which means some (a lot of) privately owned land will end up on opposite side of wall, thus screwing landowners over. Many landowners are pissed off by this prospect. Take a guess if R's from TX districts bordering Mexico are for the WALL! or quietly or not so quietly work against it?

BTW trying to take large swaths of land by eminent domain in TX is doomed to failure (unless we become like CLOWNIFORNIA! which submits to whims of OMNIPOTENT! and ASTUTE! GOVERNMENT! as ordered -- which sadly may come to pass as fucking CLOWNIFORNIAN! LOCUSTS! are moving to TX in droves after destroying their once excellent state). At one point, they tried land confiscation for Transamerica highway...locals shut that down.
4   HEYYOU   ignore (25)   2019 Jan 10, 12:01pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag        

FortWayneIndiana says
The guy with the biggest gun.


The Wetbacks that take over planes & crash them into buildings.

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