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Free Market for the Win: Private Border Wall Goes Up Along South Texas Border

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South Texas resident Tommy Fisher received a birthday present that any immigration patriot could hope for.

As of Sunday, January 12, 2020, Fisher’s construction crews started building three miles of border wall on private property in South Texas, KXAN reported.

After a federal judge rescinded a restraining order that impeded his plans, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel Company claimed his workers constructed about half a mile of his private border wall design along the Rio Grande’s banks south of the town of Mission.

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This wall design is currently patent-pending.

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“That’s just two and a half days of building you’re seeing,” Fisher boasted while he gave Border Report a tour of this construction site on Wednesday afternoon.

“Once you galvanize and put that zinc coating on regular steel, it will bond for 100 to 125 years. And we paved the concrete road, so there’s no dust if you’re driving. So that’s why we like to call our whole system a ‘no rust, no dust’ solution to border security,” Fisher said when describing the steel material.

Fisher believes that building the wall so close to the river creates a barrier to curtail illegal immigration, while also making it a “safe and transparent” place for Border Patrol agents to inspect.

The South Texas resident said he is in negotiations with 50 other private landowners in the area about building the same design on their properties. However, he said he won’t do another job until the federal government agrees to purchase this one.

He is currently offering his 3-mile section of border wall to the Department of Homeland Security for $14 million, or $16.5 million with 10 years of total upkeep included, he stated.

Fisher expects the construction to be completed in 12 to 14 days.

It’s good to see immigration patriots take matters into their own hands and pitch in to keep our borders secure.

Hopefully, more people can follow in Fisher’s footsteps

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Democrat Congressman Dismisses Low Black Unemployment under Trump

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Even with Black unemployment at its lowest rate in nearly 50 years under the Trump administration’s watch, South Carolina Congressman James Clyburn dismissed these numbers.

Clyburn said these numbers are “not true” because Blacks “were fully employed during slavery.” So, “it all depends on how you measure” it, he asserted.

On Fox News’s Your World With Neil Cavuto, host Neil Cavuto chatted with Clyburn about the Trump economy. Clyburn asked whether the president’s policies are beneficial to Black Americans.

“Let’s leave the words aside,” stated Cavuto.  “Whether you like his [Trump’s] style or not, or tweets or not, or comments or not,  he’s delivered the goods for a lot of African-Americans has he not? With record-low unemployment levels for one group or another. Among Africa-Americans, you don’t think that’s something constructive?”

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Clyburn, who voted to impeach Trump back in December, said, “Come on, Neil.  No, no, it’s not true.   I’m saying that the African-American unemployment is not the lowest it’s ever been unless you count slavery.”

“We were fully employed during slavery,” claimed Clyburn. “So it all depends on how you measure this up.”

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the national unemployment rate for African American workers, 16 years and older, was 5.4% in August 2019.  Michael W. Chapman of CNS New said this was the lowest rate in recorded history.

The BLS data for African American begins in 1972, almost 50 years ago.  According to a chart that Chapman posted, the unemployment rate numbers from July through December 2019 were in the 5’s range — 5.9, 5.4, 5.5, 5.5, 5.6 and 5.9. In January 2020, the rate was 6.0 percent.

Clearly Democrat elected officials are in denial about Trump’s economic success.

However, if the Trump administration wants to win black votes, it will need to push immigration restriction given how unskilled labor tends to displace black labor.

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