The Great Pretender's ongoing hysteria about a wall to keep out his fictional "tremendous onslaught" of brown people is happily, increasingly running into its own wall - knowledgeable people in border areas pushing back and arguing #WallsDontWork. The president mentioned El Paso in his State of the Union address last week as an example to support his demand for a wall.
Reuters Waving U.S. flags, the protesters chanted, "Build a wall".
He then plans on holding a counter-rally at roughly the same time as when the President takes the stage.
Beto O'Rourke is not shying away from the spotlight as President Donald Trump prepares to hold a rally in the El Paso hometown of the former congressman and potential presidential candidate. "He will promise a wall and will repeat his lies about the dangers that immigrants pose", O'Rourke wrote Friday on Medium.
Monday, Trump heads to El Paso, where he won 25.7% of the 2016 vote and enraged everyone in a SOTU speech falsely declaring it a hell-hole of crime - a realityofficials say only exists in "Sicario", given they boast one of the lowest crime rates of any big city.
Many locals questioned why Trump said the city was once one of the nation's most risky cities, prompting a written response from El Paso's Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar. "El Paso was never one of the most unsafe cities in the U.S. We've had a fence for 10 years and it has impacted illegal immigration and curbed criminal activity".
"These distortions about our vibrant community are harmful to our reputation and degrade our spirit", Escobar wrote.
Baby rescued from stormwater drain in Durban
Cllr De Boer said some residents told her that they heard the baby crying as early as 1am and thought it was cats mating . "We thank the relevant authorities and community as a whole who were involved in bringing the baby girl to safety".
Russian islands under 'mass invasion' of polar bears
In the past, local officials have used vehicle and dog patrols to scare off the bears, but that no longer appears to be working. Instead a team of specialists has been dispatched to the outpost to advice residents on other measures to discourage the bears.