Just a reminder: the mainstream media is the enemy of the people

I came across this graphic recently showing some of stories the Washington Post has run about impeaching President Trump.

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Could you imagine how much more unified this country might be if only the mainstream media honestly reported the news and facts?  What sane person can honestly say President Trump should be impeached?  What evidence is there?  Please, if anyone has any, enlighten me in the comment section.  I really would like to know if it did exist.

Absolutely nothing has been found in this BS Russia investigation.  They have combed over every detail of his life, legally and illegally, for over two years now and haven’t found a shred of evidence in any realm to support the notion that he should be impeached.  In a sane world, it should give American citizens a sense of relief that their President is squeaky clean.  No President in US history has ever been under the scrutiny this one has and they have found nothing on him.  I cannot seem to find a similar infographic on constant calls for impeachment for Obama from the Washington Post even though one could make a much more compelling case what with the illegal spying on Americans (and journalists), fast and furious, biased auditing of conservatives, the sketchiness around the Iran deal and the goings on in Syria, to name just a few.  But hey, it would be racist to even suggest holding Obama up to the same standard as Trump, so I’ll just be quiet now.

End this nonsense once and for all

Via ice.gov:

SANTA ANA, Calif. – Following the arrests this morning of three defendants who allegedly operated “birth tourism” outfits that catered to Chinese clients, federal authorities today unsealed indictments that charge a total of 19 people linked to three schemes that operated across Southern California and charged clients tens of thousands of dollars to help them give birth in the United States.

The indictments charge operators and clients of three “maternity house” or “birthing house” schemes that were dismantled in March 2015 when federal agents executed 35 search warrants, which resulted from international undercover operations.

The 17 cases unsealed today contain the first-ever federal criminal charges brought against operators and customers of birth tourism businesses. The birth tourism operations not only committed widespread immigration fraud and engaged in international money laundering, they also defrauded property owners when leasing the apartments and houses used in their birth tourism schemes, according to the indictments.

These cases were investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Los Angeles. Substantial assistance was provided by IRS Criminal Investigation, as well as the Irvine Police Department and the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

The indictments describe birth tourism schemes in which foreign nationals, mostly from China, applied for visitor visas to come to the United States and lied about the length of their trips, where they would stay, and the purposes of their trips – which were to come to the U.S. for three months to give birth so their children would receive U.S. birthright citizenship.

“America’s way of life is not for sale,” said Joseph Macias, Special Agent in Charge of HSI Los Angeles. “HSI will aggressively target those who would make a mockery of our laws and our values to benefit and enrich themselves. No one needs to be reminded about the national security and public safety implications of visa fraud and the crimes associated with it. Anyone who would exploit our nation’s generosity and our legal immigration system should be on notice – they may end up being the ones to pay a very steep price.”

And further down:

Three indictments returned Wednesday by a federal grand jury charge the operators of large birth tourism operations based in Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Pursuant to this week’s indictments, federal authorities this morning arrested three defendants: Dongyuan Li (李冬媛), 41, of Irvine; Michael Wei Yueh Liu (刘维岳), 53, of Rancho Cucamonga; and Jing Dong (董晶), 42, of Fontana. All three are charged with conspiracy to commit immigration fraud, international money laundering and identity theft. Liu is also charged with filing three false tax returns.

As American as apple pie, right?  This shit needs to stop.  This was never how birthright citizenship was EVER supposed to be interpreted.  It is absolutely insane it ever got this far.  These firms alone have done this for thousands of babies.  It is surely in the tens or hundreds of thousands if not millions for all the other birth tourism centers they haven’t cracked down on yet.

This is how it works.  Whether they come here specifically to birth a child to have a US passport or they cross the border illegally, the result is the same.  More than 60 million people have immigrated to the United States since the disastrous Hart-Celler Act of 1965.  Along with changing the quotas of the kinds of people who could come here, it also opened the door to preferentially allowing relatives of these newcomers first, which has come to be known as chain migration.  If you include chain migration and the children of those who have come here it is around 100 million people since 1965; a rather sizable portion of the population here.

It is becoming increasingly clear that we need to stop immigration altogether if we are to keep any semblance of what we see as our country intact.  Stop both illegal and legal immigration.  Or limit legal immigration to an insanely low number like a few thousand people a year.  Increasingly they are assimilating less and less.  And clearly many do not care about our laws at all.  You think Jing Dong gives a shit about our laws or the wellbeing of our country?

We have been sold a lie.  As Lyndon Johnson famously said of the 1965 act:

This bill we sign today is not a revolutionary bill.  It does not affect the lives of millions.  It will not restructure the shape of our daily lives.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Didn’t change anything at all, huh?

As much as I love President Trump and what he has done for this country, it was a little bit worrying in his State of the Union address saying he wants more legal immigrants than ever.  God bless him, I am sure his heart is in the right place, but it is exactly the opposite of what we need right now if we want to preserve the tattered remains of this country.  But he is a civic nationalist, and strongly believes that those coming will assimilate.  This hasn’t been true for decades, if ever.  Close the birthright citizenship loopholes, tighten the laws, or end immigration altogether for the foreseeable future.  It may be the only thing that will give this country any chance of surviving.

DACA extension for wall offer

Well, it looks like the Axios report regarding the offer President Trump was going to make at his presser today was correct.  Essentially he offered a three year DACA extension for the $5.7 billion.  Whatever happened to negotiating for $25 billion?  Or building a wall across the entire border, not just certain areas?  Why are we negotiating at all for people who are here illegally anyways?  Are we really so stupid to think that rewarding lawlessness will lead to anything other than encouragement of more lawlessness?

President Trump deserves the benefit of the doubt, for now.  This all could be part of a bigger play.  He may know they won’t take it and he will then have the upper hand over more people in the court of public opinion.  God I hope this is the play.

The more one hears though the more one thinks the country is probably already doomed.  Yes, stopping illegal immigration is a top priority.  But even legal immigration needs a complete makeover.  If we continue to allow any and all people in even legally the demographic complexion of the country will change to something unrecognizable.  We’re already going that way.  I have nothing against Hispanics, or Africans, or anyone else, but I also don’t want to live in a country that’s predominantly Hispanic.  I just don’t.  But that’s the trajectory we are on.  Birth rates and legal and illegal immigration trends point that way.  Do you want to live in a new version of Mexico?  Is it really so racist to bring this up?  To want to live in a country going forward with the same demographic makeup as we had when we were younger?  Would we shame an African for saying he didn’t want to live amongst white people if his country were all of a sudden majority white in his homeland?

It’s probably already too late.  President Trump, for all the good he has done, hasn’t gone far enough and won’t go far enough.  He’s a civic nationalist.  And his ideas, while idealistic, are a bit naive.  Unless legal immigration is brought to a trickle or halted altogether America as we know it will have exactly zero shot of surviving in its current form.  And the result of increased diversity and multiculturalism will inevitably lead to war.  It always does.

A Race to the Bottom

As the Government shutdown continues to drag on one thing seems apparent: those opposing the wall are hoping their constituents aren’t paying attention or just don’t care.  Consider a few of the facts presented by President Trump in a letter President Trump sent to Congress earlier this month:

  • In fiscal year (FY) 2018, 17,000 adults at the border with existing criminal records were arrested by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and border agents.
  • In FY2017 and FY2018, ICE officers arrested approximately 235,000 aliens on various criminal charges or convictions within the interior of the United States—including roughly 100,000 for assault, 30,000 for sex crimes, and 4,000 for homicides.
  • We are now averaging 60,000 illegal and inadmissible aliens a month on our Southern Border.
  • Last month alone, more than 20,000 minors were smuggled into the United States.
  • The immigration court backlog is nearly 800,000 cases.
  • There has been a 2,000 percent increase in asylum claims over the last five years, with the largest growth coming from Central America—while around 9 in 10 claims from Central American migrants are ultimately rejected by the immigration courts, the applicant has long since been released into the interior of the United States.
  • In FY2017, roughly 135,000 illegal and inadmissible family units arrived from Central America. Of those, less than 2 percent have been successfully removed from the country due to a shortage of resources and glaring loopholes in our federal laws.
  • So far in FY2019, we have seen a 280 percent increase in family units from FY2018.
  • 300 Americans are killed every week from heroin—90 percent of which floods across our Southern Border.
  • Illegal immigration is a humanitarian crisis: 1 in 3 migrant women is sexually assaulted on the journey northward to the U.S. border; 50 illegal migrants a day are referred for emergency medical care; and CBP rescues 4,300 people a year who are in danger and distress.

That is an airtight case that there is a problem at the border and that a wall is one of many things that needs to be done to help curb the problem.  Then consider that through restructuring NAFTA we are saving billions of dollars (Mexico indirectly paying), or consider the staggering amounts of wasteful government spending that occurs on a daily basis.  Or how about the amount of money we spend on foreign wars that we shouldn’t even be a part of?  Or this; Rand Paul recently tweeted that we give foreign aid to China and borrow money from them to pay them back…

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The point being that we waste so much money on so much crap that even if the wall was a complete waste of money, $5.7 billion dollars is less than a drop in the bucket compared to the amount we spend each year and why not give it a shot to see if it does anything?

It gets even worse.  Chuck and Nancy, the two-headed monster that is the mouthpiece of the opposition party, voted for fencing several times, as did then Senators Obama and Clinton.  We even had the money earmarked for it and the fence was simply never built.  So we’re supposed to take Chuck and Nancy on their word that it’s immoral and just bad for *reasons* while they previously voted for it in the past?  And for the cherry on top, why is it okay that we fund a wall in Jordan but cannot do the same for ourselves?  Why is it okay for Israel to have a wall but not for ourselves?  Did you know Chuck Schumer, as well as many other members of Congress have dual citizenship and are Israeli citizens as well?  Why is it okay for them to defend their borders, Chuck, but we aren’t?

It is clear they do not care about Americans and in fact think so little of us that they think we’re stupid enough to listen to them deride the wall without noticing their past track record or their current stances in general.  It is downright insulting and shows the absolute disdain with which they view the American public.

Which leads to the thrust of the idea.  I really believe these people are hoping that they can dumb down the American public faster than they think we can catch onto their lies.  Watch a news broadcast from even 15 years ago compared to today.  You may once in a while actually find a spirited debate where opposing views are actually debated at the same time and both viewpoints being heard.  Take a look at this video of Jared Taylor talking with Donahue about race in America.  This conversation would NEVER occur today.  They would NEVER want you to hear the facts or hear the viewpoint that Jared brings to the table.  No.  Now segments are one-sided and they are so short nothing of substance is ever said before another commercial break or topic change takes place.  The “opponent” in today’s segments are usually controlled opposition (read: approved).  Sometimes someone like Tucker will get someone on where there is genuine pushback but the segments are so short that neither side can really have the time to get their point across and it often ends in a screaming match that Tucker needs to end because they aren’t getting anywhere.

This isn’t a coincidence.  The mainstream media is dumbing down the American public.  They are removing the critical thinking skills that we all once had in much greater abundance.  Couple that with distracting smart phones, shorter video clips, more commercials, and less people reading, and you get a genuinely dumbed down public.  IQ scores are falling worldwide.  Mainstream media will want you to believe that is due to climate change…but it is more likely due to the reasons stated in the Unz article.  Either way, the fact is they really are falling.  People really are getting dumber.  You are not just imagining it.  And Americans are reading less and less every year which cannot help critical thinking skills or holding attention spans.

All of this adds up to people like Chuck and Nancy thinking they can somehow justify their current position on the wall and not think anyone will notice how patently absurd it is.  Or worse, maybe they do know and just don’t think anyone will care.  Entertainment has been the opiate of the masses.  So long as people are comfortable and distracted many simply will not care about a wall or the hypocrisies of these people.  I fear a majority of the population will be in for a rude awakening when civilization as we know it begins to break down because we never addressed these problems and let them fester and metastasize to the point that they become uncontrollable.  Perhaps we have already passed the point of no return.  The trend certainly seems to be pointing that way.  But maybe it has not.  And I’m thankful we have a President who is standing his ground and genuinely fighting to reverse this trend.

Looking ahead into 2019

There was a lot to be learned in 2018 if one was paying attention.  Here’s a few observations that we can learn from to use in 2019.

The Programming Runs Deep

People really can be programmed.  The more someone listens to the mainstream media news, or talk shows, or Netflix, or a variety of other narrative-approved sources, the stronger the connection.  Scott Adams likens it to two movies on the same screen.  Essentially people’s opinions and thoughts can be altered by the information they allow to feed into their brains.  This sounds obvious on the surface.  But the level of control and the amount of control is scary.  Social engineering.  This has been known for a long time.  Check out Edward Bernays and the Art of Public Manipulation.

It starts small.  Maybe it’s an innocuous image or two of a multi-racial family in a print ad or TV commercial.  Innocent in and of itself until you realize what they’re trying to do.  Or maybe it’s a slight change of lettering or wording.  The Berenstain Bears instead of the Berenstein Bears.  Or inventing terms like Judeo-Christian.  Or how about using Google vs Bing for your search results.  If you can accept that maybe there is a deeper, darker, more sinister objective to these types of seemingly innocent things you can begin to see what is going on.

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This has gone on for years.  It is not a new phenomena.  But it has hit a tipping point with many people.  Changes are happening faster over a shorter time period now.  Heck, look at Democratic talking points from 2018 vs 2008.  A 2008 Democrat was very anti-war.  Now they are mad President Trump is pulling out of an illegal war in Syria.  Once they were for the “little guy”.  Now they are all about big corporation funding.  A fence/wall, which they were all for in 2006 and 2013, is all of a sudden now the hill they’re willing to die on.  Most Democrats weren’t for gay marriage until about 10 years ago either.  Nor were they for illegal immigration.

All this is to say to be careful about what you watch and what you allow your loved ones to watch.  They do not report the news in an unbiased manner.  They have an agenda.  Look up who owns the NY Times or the Washington Post.  Do you really think these billionaires don’t have an ulterior motive other than presenting the news and facts as they are?  Of course not.  It’ll only get worse.  And the inversion of our values will only get worse.

For better or worse, it’s made me question a lot of the things I once took for granted.  We’ll get into this more later this year but even things like the moon landing are now questionable events that I once took for undisputed truth.  You will never go wrong by pursuing the truth.  You may get led down dark paths and discover things you never wanted to know, but this is ALWAYS preferable to lying to yourself.  Once you lie to yourself you can rationalize all sorts of evil and undesirable behavior and actions.

Evil is Real

This ties in a bit with the first point.  True evil does exist out there.  We’ve spoken about the rampant pedophelia problem in DC and Hollywood.  One of the ways the Cabal controls people is through blackmail.  Subscribe to Owen Benjamin if you want a rational, down to Earth view of the dark, sinister shit that goes on in these circles.  He was in these circles but couldn’t give in to the evil that necessarily seems to go along with making it “big” in Hollywood or DC.

Evil is real.  Sometimes it’s easier to spot evil than it is to spot good.  For me, I began to really notice and take seriously true evil around the time of Pizzagate.  That link is a pretty good starting point.  Check out neonrevolt.com and crazydaysandnights.net to go down that rabbit hole a little bit more.  It is not for the faint of heart.  If you can accept that evil is a real thing then you are on the path to truth.  It has rejuvenated my interest in Christianity, something I took for granted but now realize how much it has shaped our civilization and we’ve all gotten a glimpse of what a post-Christian Western civilization world looks like without it.  It is not pretty.  If you can accept that true evil exists then that is a good starting point to seeing that truth and true good also exists.  This is the path to Christ.

Protect Yourselves

2018 saw an unprecedented amount of censorship and deplatforming.  Dissident personalities like Alex Jones were rigorously ostracized and attacked for having views that did not fit with the accepted narrative.  Alternative news sources and individuals were demonetized and deplatformed on Twitter and YouTube like never before.  This is not an accident.  They are trying to silence the voices of those who speak truth and offer alternative viewpoints to the thoughts and opinions they want you to think.  “They” being the Master of the Universe aka Silicon Valley and their Deep State backers.  The cat is out of the bag.  This isn’t some tinfoil hat conspiracy theory anymore.

It’s a dangerous time to be a conservative in America.  You can easily be doxxed and have your life ruined for sharing your opinions.  I debated using a pseudonym or not when starting this site.  It’s certainly a risk to use one’s real name these days.  Be careful with what you post.  Consider what is at stake and what you’re willing to risk to share your opinions.  One should always post and profess the truth.  Just be careful with whom and how you share the truth.  It is not an even playing field out there.

2019 is going to be a good year.  The pieces are in place to have the hammer drop on the swamp creatures in DC and Hollywood.  Let’s learn from what happened in 2018 and continue to grow and adapt.  The attacks that come at us will only make us stronger.  Our arguments and positions are sharpened from all the criticism and vitriol.  We are antifragile.

Google and Facebook – receiving ad revenue from child porn-finding apps

Google and Facebook, two companies who continually harp on about how great they are and how worthy their cause is in the social justice fight, were receiving ad revenue from child-porn finding apps.

Google  has scrambled to remove third-party apps that led users to child porn sharing groups on WhatsApp in the wake of TechCrunch’s report about the problemlast week. We contacted Google with the name of one of these apps and evidence that it and others offered links to WhatsApp groups for sharing child exploitation imagery. Following publication of our article, Google removed from the Google Play store that app and at least five like it. Several of these apps had more than 100,000 downloads, and they’re still functional on devices that already downloaded them.

WhatsApp failed to adequately police its platform, confirming to TechCrunch that it’s only moderated by its own 300 employees and not Facebook’s 20,000 dedicated security and moderation staffers. It’s clear that scalable and efficient artificial intelligence systems are not up to the task of protecting the 1.5 billion-user WhatsApp community, and companies like Facebook must invest more in unscalable human investigators.

But now, new research provided exclusively to TechCrunch by anti-harassment algorithm startup AntiToxin shows that these removed apps that hosted links to child porn sharing rings on WhatsApp were supported with ads run by Google and Facebook’s ad networks. AntiToxin found six of these apps ran Google AdMob, one ran Google Firebase, two ran Facebook Audience Network and one ran StartApp. These ad networks earned a cut of brands’ marketing spend while allowing the apps to monetize and sustain their operations by hosting ads for Amazon, Microsoft, Motorola, Sprint, Sprite, Western Union, Dyson, DJI, Gett, Yandex Music, Q Link Wireless, Tik Tok and more.

This really shows where their loyalties and priorities are.  They will go to extraordinary lengths to police the speech of conservatives they do not agree with, but will do nothing about child-porn related connections to their apps until they get caught.  Worse, they were actually profiting off of this.  Of course, nothing will happen to them for it.  And at this point in time you can’t really deplatform the Silicon Valley masters of the universe, though they’ll demand it of individuals who have done far less or nothing illegal at all.

Crimes against children are the worst of the worst.  Human trafficking and sexual abuse of children MUST BE the hill we die on if we are going to preserve anything of the society I believe we once had.  We’ve degraded as a society so much that in 2018 we barely blink an eye when pre-teen “trans” kids are dancing for money at gay bars in NYC.  A lot will be coming out in the coming weeks and months about the rampant pedophelia problem in DC and Hollywood.  Much already has, and much has been rigorously covered up.  I fear the depths this goes will shock most of the population, as gatekeepers like Google and Facebook are surely aware of it and the number of people in Hollywood and DC who have participated is shockingly high.  I think President Trump is trying to prepare the population as best he can but eventually he’ll just have to rip the band-aid off and expose these monsters for who they are.  All in due time…

Do Not Give An Inch

President Trump has been on a tear the past few days lambasting the Democrats about the wall.  A small snippet of his tweet storm:

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This is a winning issue and thank God President Trump isn’t backing down from the wall funding.  This is only going to make the Democrats look worse, especially when he puts it into perspective the money that we’re giving other countries in aid or the money we SPEND to protect other countries.

It will get more interesting the longer this shutdown drags out.  Food stamp money will run out at the end of January which really could go either way.  The MSM peddling their lies and putting the shutdown on Trump won’t look good for him.  But Trump has an entire month of nonstop tweeting he can do to get his message out and rightly pin this on the Democrats.  Remember, a bill passed through the House to fund $5.7B towards the wall.  There is a majority of the Senate who would approve it.  If only Chuck Schumer would allow it they would be able to get the votes to push the funding through.

President Trump needs to stand firm at this point until the Democrats cave or unless he has another trick up his sleeve to fund the wall a different way.  He shouldn’t worry about the optics.  Caving now or in the near future will only make him look bad on both sides.  His supporters desperately want the wall.  They will not falter.  The left hates him already anyways so there’s really nothing to lose by continuing to hold out.  And when more and more on the left realize that it’s such a paltry amount of money compared to the money we waste on a daily basis it will only make their leaders look that much worse as they remain petulant children and prevent the funding from going through.  Especially when President Trump continues to hammer home the point that Obama, Hillary, Chuck, Nancy, and many others all voted for fence/wall funding in the not so distant past.

In 2018 we only saw the degradation of the law and of principles in general.  How many politicians were shown and proven with evidence to have lied or broken the law and had nothing happen?  How many citizens of a preferred race, religion, or gender have gotten away with breaking the law because they are part of a privileged class that is given a free pass?  The more the fabric of our society frays with inaction and no punishment when punishment is due the worse things will get.  People will no longer respect the rule of law, and nobody wants to go down that road.  Things will get ugly quickly.

President Trump is right to hold out for the wall funding on principle alone.  The fact that it is entirely justified and desperately needed only strengthens his position.  It says all you need to know about our ersatz “leaders” when they berate President Trump for pulling out of an illegal war that cost us billions of dollars but will lambast him incessantly for wanting to spend a small sum to protect our own borders.  Their allegiances do not lie with the United States of America.  Never forget that.

Out of Syria

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Promise made, promise kept.  After Trump beat ISIS in a matter of months, not the generational struggle Obama promised us, he has kept his word and is pulling our troops out of Syria.  Mark this as yet another victory for our President.  It is not an exaggeration to say he has been the best president we’ve had in at least 100 years, and could be more than that by the time his 8 years are up.

Granted, “defeated ISIS” is probably an exaggeration.  There’s no evidence they are completely, 100%, wiped out.  But they’re defeated enough to give good optics to pull out of Syria.  Which is a good thing, because Syria is only a losing situation for us.  And it’s harder to nation build when you pull out entirely, which is why the establishment is so mad.  A general heuristic: if the establishment on both sides is mad at you, you’re probably doing the right thing.

It’s easy to get frustrated at the pace with which things are going, especially in the areas he’s failed to deliver thus far (wall, immigration reform, draining the swamp) but it’s important to reflect especially at the end of the year on what he’s done thus far.  Consider, just for a moment, the alternative.  Also take note that President Trump has far too much skin in the game at this point to lose.  It is not a stretch to say his family could literally be wiped off the Earth from the Cabal if he fails in defeating them.  That is the most powerful motivator.

California election fraud is crazy

There is no bottom to how low the Democrats (mostly globalists) will sink to steal an election.  California recently changed their election laws in 2016 that essentially allowed for ballot harvesting.  Now, magically, hundreds of thousands of votes can appear after election day and swing an entire election weeks later, an additional 250,000 votes in this case.  Ask yourself what is more likely: that a county traditionally red, and red the night of the election, magically turns blue weeks later because only Democrats in that county voted by this new rule.  Or election fraud.  This isn’t difficult to see.  They are scared enough now that they’re getting sloppy and cannot cover for it as well anymore.  Or they’re just really stupid.

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Election fraud of a Democrat miracle?

Stupid, of course, unless they’re allowed to get away with it.  I’m hoping beyond hopes President Trump has something big up his sleeve that he’s waiting to use after certain events transpire.

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The Democrats very clearly meddled in elections in at least Georgia, Florida, and California.  God knows how many other elections went under the radar that they meddled with too.  Do you feel content thinking they legitimately won all of those House seats fairly?

Many think the Huber testimony tomorrow is going to blow the lid off something much bigger and have far reaching implications.  Perhaps that’s what President Trump is waiting for before directly addressing the rampant voter fraud we have in this country.  He better make it a priority soon, otherwise even though he should absolutely steamroll in 2020 he will find himself shocked when he loses several states he probably honestly won in landslides.  If they can swing votes that were greater than 5% for the Republican candidate and get away with it then the game is over.

Tijuana has a lot of problems…

Dark days for the border city of Tijuana.  As if the cartel problem wasn’t enough, it is now being exacerbated by the fact that precious funding needed to fight the cartels is being funneled off to handle the migrant crisis.  Via Breitbart:

The migrant crisis in Tijuana continues to intensify as migrants flood into the border city which is in the midst of a deadly cartel war that has now registered 2,220 in 2018.

Tijuana Mayor Juan Manuel Gastélum Buenrostro declared a humanitarian crisis this Thursday slamming his federal government’s response in dealing with the migrant caravan that has engulfed the beleaguered city as Breitbart News reported. Mayor Gastélum Buenrostro voiced his dissatisfaction with the poor response of the federal government in providing aid for the more than 5,000 caravan migrants who have arrived in the city. The mayor vowed not to bankrupt the city in order to care for those arriving in the city. Officials expect more to arrive daily. Migrant shelters are at full capacity and government resources stretched to the limit.

The migrant crisis is occurring as Tijuana is dealing with an ongoing cartel war that has now reached over 2,220 homicides for the year according to statistics compiled by the state attorney general’s office. Officials reported least 141 killings in the month of November as of November 24.

We need a wall.  And I think ultimately this will do us a lot of good in curbing future migrant caravans at Mexico’s southern border as well.  President Trump reached a deal with Mexico to keep the migrants there while processing asylum claims.  This is huge.  Via the article:

President Trump briefly described the arrangement in a pair of tweets Saturday evening. “Migrants at the Southern Border will not be allowed into the United States until their claims are individually approved in court,” Trump wrote. “No ‘Releasing’ into the U.S….All will stay in Mexico.”

The president then issued a threat. “If for any reason it becomes necessary, we will CLOSE our Southern Border. There is no way that the United States will, after decades of abuse, put up with this costly and dangerous situation anymore!” Trump wrote.

This is the main problem.  They seek asylum or are just caught and await their court date.  Given the number of claims the waiting period is very long so they are released and expected to appear in court.  Very few ever appear and then they are lost in American for good.  Keeping them in Mexico cuts this out entirely and should discourage future caravans from trying this stunt.

We need a wall.  This temporary deal will not last forever and soon we will regress back to our old process.  This should wake Mexico up a bit to avoid letting these people in in the first place.  They may now start to realize if they want to fix their own domestic problems at the border and with the cartels they’ll need to cooperate with us more.  In the end this will improve both countries, something President Trump has yearned for for a long time.