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Trump for the win!??

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posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:07 PM
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apnews.com...


The U.S. State Department issued a simultaneous statement saying “The United States is committing $5.8 billion through public and private investment to promote institutional reforms and development in the Northern Triangle,” a term that refers to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. Lopez Obrador’s administration has said it is also interested in agricultural, forestry and tourism projects in southern Mexico, and the U.S. said it will contribute to those efforts. The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation “is prepared to invest and mobilize $2 billion in additional funds for projects in southern Mexico that are viable and attract private sector investment,” according to the statement. “This amount is in addition to the $2.8 billion in projects for Mexico through OPIC’s current investment pipeline.”


Wouldn't it be nice if Mexico offered to pay for the wall........



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posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:11 PM
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President Trump does not need public support, congress, an act of god, or whatever else the public comes up with to potentially justify it.

Trump only needs to declare it essential to national defense and tap into the nearly 1 trillion defense budget to build it. No questions asked.

He's setting the dems up to fail.
edit on 12/18/2018 by EternalSolace because: Respect for our President.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:14 PM
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a reply to: EternalSolace

That is exactly what Sarah Sanders said at today's press briefing. The wall will be built and keep America safer. The military budget is available for doing exactly that.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:17 PM
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originally posted by: EternalSolace
Trump does not need public support, congress, an act of god, or whatever else the public comes up with to potentially justify it.

Trump only needs to declare it essential to national defense and tap into the nearly 1 trillion defense budget to build it. No questions asked.

He's setting the dems up to fail.


In reading this, the US is investing money in Mexico, so they will have jobs and their people won't want to leave to come here. I don't understand how this could be spun as Trump being racist or something, but give them 5 billion, then have them offer the 4.8 needed to build the wall as a........gift. It's how it would be done in a back room deal. With a wink and a nudge.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:20 PM
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Il bet a lot of that money gets funneled to the cartels and the projects that do get completed will be trashed within ten years.

Ever seen what happens when they try to build new parks in ghettos? Before long there just another trashed piece of land covered in dead grass and graffiti.
edit on 18-12-2018 by Quantumgamer1776 because: The voices



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 04:20 PM
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There's been several articles about how the caravan of migrants have been funded by super rich left leaning organizations and individuals that shred the credibility of these caravans.

President Trump is investing in Mexico, but because it serves national interest. The reports you're reading that they're enticing mexican nationals to stay via jobs, perks, etc... is on the mexican government end to save face.


I've been making the claim for the defense budgets for week before Saunder's claim. I can't prove it. But it proves the Trump admin aren't behind the 8 ball.


edit on 12/18/2018 by EternalSolace because: (no reason given)



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 06:22 PM
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Good job Trump, I approve 100%. THIS is the kind of foreign "intervention" our taxes should be going towards, actually helping people and not destroying their lives with bombs and gunfire.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 06:27 PM
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From those words this has CIA drug corridor operations written all over it.

"Northern Triangle"?!?!?

It's in the SOUTH!

And that term, sure comes off like "Golden Triangle":

The Golden Triangle[1] is the area where the borders of Thailand, Laos, and Myanmar meet at the confluence of the Ruak and Mekong Rivers.[2] The name "Golden Triangle"—coined by the CIA[3]—is commonly used more broadly to refer to an area of approximately 950,000 square kilometres (367,000 sq mi) that overlaps the mountains of three adjacent countries.

Along with Afghanistan in the Golden Crescent, it has been one of the most extensive opium-producing areas of Asia, and of the world, since the 1950s. Most of the world's heroin came from the Golden Triangle until the early 21st century when Afghanistan became the world's largest producer. en.wikipedia.org...(Southeast_Asia)


Ergo:

Honduras drug cartel wonderland:


Jungles in those parts sure do make ideal locales for growing & producing, transporting drugs.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 07:45 PM
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The Mexican Constitution does not allow foreigners to own land.

This is their problem.

The should do 99 year leases or change the Constitution.

No ownership, no infrastructure, no American investments.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 09:04 PM
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a reply to: network dude

I guess when Trump says wall he means a wall of cash?



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 09:43 PM
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So what are they giving us for the $5,800,000,000?
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posted on Dec, 19 2018 @ 03:28 AM
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originally posted by: Grimpachi
So what are they giving us for the $5,800,000,000?


less border crossings?



posted on Dec, 19 2018 @ 04:18 AM
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This IBM commercial shows exactly how we need to solve the problem:




posted on Dec, 19 2018 @ 05:49 AM
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I want to know what the US gets in return. So far this sounds like a terrible deal for the US taxpayer. We can’t pay for border security but can throw over 10 billion to a few corrupt governments. Sounds like some Obama policy.



posted on Dec, 19 2018 @ 07:05 AM
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originally posted by: Middleoftheroad
I want to know what the US gets in return. So far this sounds like a terrible deal for the US taxpayer. We can’t pay for border security but can throw over 10 billion to a few corrupt governments. Sounds like some Obama policy.
could you explain your disagreement?

Is it because you don't think that investing in the Mexican economy to grow jobs will not result in less people wanting to leave Mexico for the US, or is it that you expect this to fail and be absorbed by cartels? You may have a good argument, but without hearing it, it just sounds like whining.



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