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Border wall construction begins in New Mexico, but without government involvement

If you want a job done right, you have to do it yourself.

When it comes to trusting the federal government to get something done in a timely manner, you’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t.

On one hand, we know that lawmakers will over-analyze and over-regulate whatever job it is that they’re doing to the point of extreme and abroad cost…not just in cash, but in resources such as time and manpower as well.

But, in ignoring the government, we run the risk of incurring expenses and liabilities beyond many of our wildest dreams.

In the case of President Trump’s proposed border wall, we have experience this very dilemma.  As we wait for the dysfunction in DC to cease, there has been little to no real progress on border security.  Given the international nature of the situation, it also isn’t advisable for Americans to be taking on the task of building the wall either.

That hasn’t stopped the folks from We Build The Wall, however.

A private group announced Monday that it has constructed a half-mile wall along a section of the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico, in what it said was a first in the border debate.

The 18-foot steel bollard wall is similar to the designs used by the Border Patrol, sealing off a part of the border that had been a striking gap in existing fencing, according to We Build the Wall, the group behind the new section.

And, as if to prove our earlier point about the ineptitude of our federal government…

The section was also built faster and, organizers say, likely more cheaply than the government has been able to manage in recent years.

The section being built by the organization will close a gap in pre-existing border walls that have proven to be a nightmare for local authorities.


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