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No Wall High Enough

Some residents of south Texas are upset at federal government plans to build a fence along the border with Mexico. Citing problems such as environmental concerns and the economic impact of keeping Mexican shoppers away from stores, the McAllen Chamber of Commerce has started a campaign to demand that a wall be built — around Washington, D.C. “It can protect us from some bad characters, some bad legislation and bad ideas,” said Chamber president Steve Ahlenius. (RC/San Antonio Express) ...It might bankrupt the country — but it could be worth it.
Original Publication Date: 22 July 2007
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 14.

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