IT IS ALWAYS the best of times and the worst of times in America for President Donald Trump. Various things have simultaneously never been worse, owing to Democratic meddling, but also never been better, thanks to his own intervention. “Our country has a hole, nobody sees anything like it, but we’ve stopped them,” he said at a raucous rally in Orlando, Florida, to launch his re-election campaign on June 18th. “Thanks to Democrat policies, schoolchildren across the country are being threatened by the vicious gang MS-13 that ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement], by the way, is taking out of the country and dropping them back home by the thousands.” Another problem solved. Meanwhile in the real world American border police apprehended 132,887 migrants in May, the most recent month for which data has been officially released. That is the highest recorded number in 13 years, and a ninefold increase from May 2017, when border arrests were at the lowest … [Read more...] about What caused the shameful scenes at America’s southern border?
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Picture: AFP Mexico City. Authorities blocked a new caravan of Central American migrants Wednesday after they entered Mexico bound for the United States, as the government scrambled to dodge President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs over undocumented immigration, reported AFP. Soldiers and police forced hundreds of migrants in the group -- which was mostly from Honduras -- to a halt in the southern town of Metapa de Dominguez, about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the Mexican-Guatemalan border. The National Migration Institute (INM) said about 420 migrants had been stopped and taken to a detention center by bus. But many others may have fled: state police initially estimated the caravan had some 1,200 people. The incident came as a high-level delegation led by Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard held talks in Washington with US officials in a bid to avoid Trump's threatened tariffs. Trump is threatening to apply tariffs of five percent on all Mexican exports … [Read more...] about AFP: Mexico blocks new caravan of Central American migrants
The Fox & Friends Weekend TV show apologized on Sunday for its error, in which the show displayed the headline: "Trump cuts US aid to 3 Mexican countries." The banner was on screen for some 30 seconds at which time Fox realized their mistake, as co-host Ed Henry made an on-screen apology during the program. How Stupid Is @[email protected] @PeteHegseth pic.twitter.com/taJwXhjEt8 — Bad Fox Graphics (@BadFoxGraphics) 31 марта 2019 г. The countries in question are El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, to which the US Department of State cut financial aid on Saturday. The three countries are alleged to be the main source of organized caravans of immigrants flocking to the US-Mexico border and seeking entry into the US, according to reports. I’d like to visit Maxico, Mixico and Mexico — Greg Meyers … [Read more...] about Twitter in Stitches Over Fox & Friends ‘3 Mexican Countries’ Gaffe
A California man flipped out after learning that he couldn't get his $2 taco at Palapas Tacos on Monday and started yelling threats to staff and other customers before taking off, Fox News reported. READ MORE: Not-So Happy Meal: McDonald's Customer Arrested After Onion Complaint — Reports Several signs advertised daily specials in both English and Spanish, but the customer apparently misunderstood a banner advertising “Fish Tacos for $1.99 All Day", with the header in Spanish reading "Especial de Viernes", which means the restaurant’s Friday special. The man then became enraged and allegeldy threatened to "call immigration because you're illegal", with CCTV footage capturing him yelling "That’s bulls**t! It says it in Mexican. We’re not in Mexico. We’re in America! Above the border. The red, the line. I’m an American!" at a random employee and shouting at other … [Read more...] about ‘We’re in America!’ Customer Flips Over Spanish Sign at Mexican Restaurant
A BAND of veterans and older men are now patrolling the Mexican border until Donald Trump builds his wall. Armed with weapons and well disciplined the militia has been compared to a “dad’s army”. They are called the United Constitutional Patriots, a small group composed mostly of ex-servicemen. And their commander, John Horton, is clear about the group’s aims. Mr Horton told ABC7: "This country was built on three things: God, guns and guts. That American flag has to keep flying. "It's in danger, a lot of danger right now." The weapons are powerful, but Mr Horton his unit’s formidable firepower is for self-defence. They do after all risk stumbling upon MS-13 gang members who are keen to enter America and profit from its lucrative drugs trade. Mr Horton said: "We don't want Rambos. We don't want someone down here just to create a problem.” This country was built on three things: God, guns and guts. That American flag has to keep flyingCommander John … [Read more...] about Inside America’s ‘Dad’s Army’ of gun-toting veterans patrolling Mexico’s border for illegal migrants and MS-13 gangs ‘until the wall is built’