United States

We need to build the border wall to stop the migrant caravans

I’ve changed my mind about building a wall along the Mexican border. Build it! The US government is shut down and the economic ramifications will be great. Not only are the families of people who’ve been put out of work being hurt but the entire economy is going to be affected. Challenger Gray & Christmas, a research firm, estimates that the shutdown could reduce consumer spending by $3.4 billion a month. And since the consumer is the biggest part of our economy, that’s going to smart. The hard-headed politicians in Washington are clear: President Trump says there needs to be a deal on the wall before he’ll sign a budget. And the government can’t operate without that budget. The Democrats say there will be no wall, so the p ...