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U.S. Border Agency Takes First Steps Towards Building Trump's Wall

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency said on Friday it will accept proposals next month for the design of a wall to be built near the U.S.-Me...

Here's Another Staggering Cost Of Trump's Border Wall

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics

Much has been made of the monetary cost of President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. Trump himself has cited wildly differing estimates. Senate...

Matt Damon Speaks Out Against Donald Trump's Proposed Border Wall

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 02.15.2017 | Entertainment

Matt Damon, star of the upcoming movie “The Great Wall,” isn’t really “a believer in walls.” Specifically, walls proposed by President Donal...

The Upcoming Fight Over Immigration And The Federal Budget

Anu Joshi | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Anu Joshi

In 2016, total spending for the United States totaled a little less than four trillion dollars. That’s a “4” followed by 12 zeros (4,000,000,000...

Trump Ordered Federal Agencies To Tally Up How Much Aid The U.S. Gives Mexico

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.15.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump ordered federal government agencies to pull together a list of all the programs that benefit Mexico either directly or indirect...

Congressman Who Called Trump 'Racist' Stands By His Assessment

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics

A congressman who previously called Donald Trump “a racist” and told him to “take your border wall and shove it up your ass” said Monday that ...

Trump Vows To Bring Cost Of Border Wall 'WAY DOWN!'

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.11.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump pushed back early on Saturday on assertions that the wall he wants built on the U.S. border with Mexico would cost more than an...

Pope Francis Has A Very Clear Message For 'Christians' Who Build Walls

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.09.2017 | Politics

Pope Francis appeared to continue his subtle indictment of President Donald Trump on Wednesday with another passionate appeal. While never directly me...

Donald Trump And Paul Ryan Are Taking On Walmart And The Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

Time to get right with your God, America, because the end times must be upon us: Paul Ryan is taking on the Koch brothers. In June, House Republicans...

These Families Wanted 'Hugs Not Walls' As They Reunited At The Border

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.30.2017 | Latino Voices

Days after President Trump signed an executive order that instructed for the building of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, hundreds of families gather...

Paul Ryan Really Doesn't Care If Mexico Pays For Trump's Wall

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump keeps insisting that Mexico is going to pay for his border wall, but House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said “th...

Tales Of Presidential Transition Woe, With The Associated Press

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

According to The Associated Press, our 45th president had a rough day this week. Just the one? Well, no, but according to reporter Jonathan Lemire, ...

A Tremendous Roundup Of Street Art Ridiculing Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts

Street artists have a lot to say about President Donald Trump ― little of it flattering. Works criticizing the former reality TV personality began a...

Trump Continues Mexico Spat, Says Neighbor Has Taken Advantage Of U.S. 'Long Enough'

Reuters/HuffPost | Paul Vale | Posted 01.27.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump kept up his criticism of Mexico on Friday, saying it “has taken advantage of the U.S. for long enough,” as a crisis over bo...

Mexico's Powerlessness Against Trump

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Rodrigo Aguilera

The most hostile US administration to Mexican interests in a century has just taken office, and the administration of Enrique Peña Nieto has no contingency plan to deal with the fallout.

GOP Leaders Say U.S. Will Pay Billions For Border Wall, But Insist They're Fiscal Conservatives

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that Congress will pay $12 billion ...

Trump Insists Mexico Will Pay For Border Wall, But U.S. Will Start Building It First

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

President-elect Donald Trump insisted on Wednesday that he will quickly begin building a wall ― not just a fence ― on the southern U.S. border, an...

California Can Stop Trump's Wall With An Environmental Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.10.2017 | Politics

California’s lieutenant governor has warned that the state can use an environmental lawsuit to block President-elect Donald Trump’s efforts to bui...

Instead Of Trump's Wall, Let's Build A Border Of Solar Panels

Homero Aridjis | Posted 12.19.2016 | World
Homero Aridjis

MEXICO CITY ― President-elect Donald Trump has repeatedly called for Mexico to build a wall between our countries. There is indeed a way that Mexico...

Cooperation Trumps Concrete on Border Security

Stephen R. Kelly | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Stephen R. Kelly

Before the incoming Trump Administration starts implementing concrete measures to build the President-elect's promised wall with Mexico, it might want to consider other ways to secure our borders that require a lot less concrete.

Alleged Trump Adviser Hints At Rapid Border Wall Build, Muslim Registry

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - An architect of anti-immigration efforts who says he is advising President-elect Donald Trump said the new administration could ...

Man Shows Why Building A Border Wall Doesn't Make Sense On Any Level

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.29.2016 | Comedy

Some might think that building a wall on the Mexico border is a surefire way to keep people out of the United States. I mean, if you build it thick en...

City Gates: Now You See Them, Now You Don't

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 09.06.2016 | Politics
Charles R. Wolfe

The city gate of old in Acaya, Italy: form follows function A year of political obsession with walls along national borders has me contemplating city...

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto And Donald Trump Are Now In A Twitter Fight

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to once again insist that his country won’t pay for a border wall, no matte...

Media Chatter Of Inevitable Hillary Fades As Her Image Hits New Low (And Trump Surprises in Mexico)

William Bradley | Posted 09.01.2016 | Media
William Bradley

Well, just because something I've been warning about for more than a year should be impossible doesn't mean that it is.