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BYH to Greg Murphy who seems to never have met a government healthcare program he didn't want to expand....

Walls indeed do exist

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

When I see border security information, I do not listen to the pinheads in Washington, D.C. I do listen to the border control agents, the experts in the line of fire. The agents concur that barriers in conjunction with technology and manpower greatly reduce criminal invasion at the southern border. In strategic places, walls work.

I did not realize that Brian McMillen is clairvoyant. (No Need For a Wall, Public Forum, Jan. 29) We have never met but he knows what programs I watch. Actually, he does not. I do research before I write a letter to the editor.

For example, a Washington Post fact-checker states, “the Obamas added security fencing to an enlarged retaining ‘wall’ in front for the needs of the secret service.” A larger wall is not needed because the entire street is barricaded with concrete barriers, steel fencing and the secret service in police cars.

Tomatopages.com has pictures of the Pelosi Napa wall. It also has a picture of a black metal gate at the entrance.

And last, I have seen the pictures of the masses in the courtyard at the Vatican. Very few have entry beyond the walls that house and protect the Pope and cardinals. Exactly what does a 39-foot retaining wall retain?

Brian McMillen and I have different views. Do not blindly accept my views or the views of Mr. McMillen. Do the research. But if you want to see the Obama wall and barricade, the Pelosi gate and Vatican wall, I have pictures.

Johnnie Beddard

Ayden

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