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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    this is not that thread. There is no reference to that thread in this thread. And no, I did not read that thread. So, refresh us with those numbers
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    I like to think beyond stupid, funny like that I guess.

    Like managing the legal process of illegals. If that's what's broken...

    Yeah, I'm spinning wheels. Just build a wall, it solves everything.
    we know you can b!tch, but do you have a solution, or are you just going to complain about other's ideas?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Obvious View Post
    Somebody else will spoon feed you, I'm not in the mood.
    so, no...you can't do it........you can't even cite anything you post.................
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    It can't be determined at 100% accuracy. What we know is that apprehensions are down (and have been consistently trending down for 18 years) and enforcement is up, not to mention the known illegal population has not increased substantively in around 10 years, so a logical conclusion to be drawn is that crossings are down. If crossings are up, why aren't apprehensions up? Why isn't the known population up?

    Also, no one has a solid number on how many illegal aliens are in the country today.

    Besides, I never once said Illegal entires are up. That is something you just made up to move the goalposts. I say whatever the number is, it’s too high. When you say I’m claiming illegal crossing are up, that is a lie. A bald faced lie. I never said that. You are lying.

    If you you want to talk about misrepresenting facts, you did that. I originally said that 400K enter illegally each year. You said that “300k of them are apprehended”. That means you are claiming only 100K people enter illegally each year. You are claiming 300k out of 400k are apprehended. That is a claim which can not be supported factually.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    so, no...you can't do it........you can't even cite anything you post.................
    Don’t feed the troll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    that contradicts current information. The reason illegal activity was down was due in part to Obama's hand in the mix.
    President Obama's Record of Dismantling Immigration Enforcement
    https://www.fairus.org/issue/publica...on-enforcement
    It does not contradict current information. What I said is current information. Trump himself has bragged about his policies lowering the number of crossings.

    The facts are CBP has caught fewer and fewer crossers over the last 18 years. Trump himself has seen 20% decrease in apprehensions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Besides, I never once said Illegal entires are up. That is something you just made up to move the goalposts. I say whatever the number is, it’s too high. When you say I’m claiming illegal crossing are up, that is a lie. A bald faced lie. I never said that. You are lying.
    I don't lie. You want to attack my character just because you're losing the argument? Fine. We're done. Go $#@! a horse.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    I don't lie. You want to attack my character just because you're losing the argument? Fine. We're done. Go $#@! a horse.
    You did lie. You claimed that I said illegal entries are on the rise. I never said any such thing and you know it. Knowingly making a false claim is a

    I destroyed your argument. I destroyed it so effectively that you had to lie about my comments.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    You did lie. You claimed that I said illegal entries are on the rise. I never said any such thing and you know it. Knowingly making a false claim is a

    I destroyed your argument. I destroyed it so effectively that you had to lie about my comments.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Green Arrow View Post
    Going by the facts even at the non-wall sections there's no "crisis."
    In your opinion. However, to support that opinion what data have you reviewed? What inspections of the various points on the border have you inspected? What border patrol and local residents have you interviewed?

    Again to support your opinion. Or is it based on the "reporting" from reliable sources such as Mr. Acosta?
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