posted on May, 12 2006 @ 03:21 PM
I was in Germany when the wall was up (and there the day it came down:up
, that was pretty secure but it still needed manning. The border police
seemed to do an ok job of that most of the time, but whether or not the US should use military or civillian guards i don't know. Maybe i'd lean
towards well trained civillian guards, mainly so we can free up the forces that are no doubt going to be busy elsewhere.
I know the Berlin wall is old news now, and this situation is different, but the basic principle will be the same, to stop people getting across the
border. Heres some details on it for anyone who is'nt aware of what it was like back then. Put it this way, those who tried getting across regretted
it big time.
I'd be interested in hearing what plans are in mind for the proposed wall the minutemen may build. Maybe some of our members here have better
The berlin wall came to just over DM16,000,000 (not sure what that was in $ back then), and it did it's job well. How much would you think the
government would dedicate for a job like this?
Oh btw, reference the Berlin wall comparison, i'm obviously not talking about shooting people dead either if a wall went up on your border!
a fence to stop people.