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May 25, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

Each year, Mexico’s drug cartels move $64,000,000,000.00 (billion) in heroin, meth, ecstasy, MJ and dozens of other drugs across the 1,952-mile border with the United States. (Source: Fox News, February 13, 2017, Cartels send $64B in drugs into US annually.)

In other words, millions of Americans pay hard cash to the tune of $64 billion each year to get high by various methods. Year after year after year!

The addiction rates, the MS-13 murder rates, drug overdose rates and the endless tragedies cost 10 to 13 teen lives every hour in the USA. The precise number of teens who die from drug overdoses every year remains unknown. However, in 2016, 47,000 lost their lives to a drug overdose. (Source)

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Trump’s Border Wall Would Use 0.034% of Federal Spending

January 11, 2018 by · Leave a Comment 

“The Trump administration is asking Congress for nearly $18 billion to construct more than 700 miles of new and replacement barriers along the Southwest border, its most detailed description yet of the president’s vision of a wall separating the U.S. from Mexico,” the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

That $18 billion would equal just 0.0338 percent of the $53.128 trillion the Congressional Budget Office currently estimates the federal government will spend over that same 10-year period.

Source: Trump’s Border Wall Would Use 0.034% of Federal Spending


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