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Old 02-13-2016, 02:57 PM
 
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Originally Posted by MTAtech View Post
An Engineer Explains Why Trump's Wall Is So Implausible



As for making Mexico pay for it, exactly how? Mexico has no obligation to pay anything. Oh, Trump said that he'll deduct it from Mexico's foreign aide. Some estimates for the cost of the wall is $25 billion. Mexico's foreign aide grant is about $250 million a year. That would mean it would take a hundred years, not counting the time value of money, to pay for it.

When you factor in the billions a year it costs us having illegal aliens here and continuing to come here the wall would pay for itself in a short time. I think we know why you don't want the wall and it has little to do with the costs of building it.
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