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-Land of the Free
CBP: Total of 450 miles of new border wall to be completed by end of the year
[KFOXtv] Immigration was a major focus of the 2016 presidential election.

It hasn't been a big part of the conversation this time around, due largely to the pandemic.

The migrant crisis from last year all but went away, due largely to the Trump Administration's controversial Remain in Mexico Policy. Asylum seekers are made to wait in Mexico while their case is processed. Then there were the changes made after the pandemic hit, that allowed border agents to deport people who crossed illegally in a matter of hours.

And then, there is the border wall. CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan said that 360 miles of border wall has been built under the Trump administration. More than 100 miles of that is in the El Paso sector. There has been new construction near downtown and all along the Border Highway, where the existing 18-foot fence is being replaced with 30-foot barriers.

Morgan said the agency is building about 10 miles of wall a week, and they are hoping to hit 450 miles by the end of the year.

As far as illegal border crossings are concerned, in 2019, the Border Patrol had almost a million encounters with migrants colonists crossing into the U.S. In fiscal year 2020, that number dropped to 458,000, a drop of more than 50 percent.

And there was a big change in demographics: When it came to family units being apprehended at the border, that number went from 530,000 last fiscal year, to less than 80,000 this fiscal year, that's a drop of 87 percent.

But Morgan says those drops are due largely to the Trump administration's policies at the border.

"If those initiatives and policies and tools are stopped or taken away, I'm telling you you're going to see a crisis that's going to make last year's crisis look like child's play. Because the economic drivers are going to push. The issue is how are we able to encounter them and deal with them. If you remove MPP, which is really what ended catch-and-release, we're going to be back to catch-and-release and that was one of the biggest pull factors. They knew once they made it to American soil they were going to be released to the United States," said Morgan.

The ACLU and Democratic politicians have said that MPP, the Remain in Mexico policy, is illegal and that it denies an asylum seeker's rights to seek asylum here while their case is being reviewed.

In fact, the Biden campaign has said that Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
...Candidate for president in 2020. When the stock market crashed, Franklin Roosevelt got on the television and didn't just talk about the princes of greed. He said, 'Look, here's what happened.'...
- if elected president - would undo Trump's policies and "reassert America's commitment to asylum seekers and refugees."
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2020 01:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A candidate who actually keeps his promises. Amazing.
Posted by: Elmeling Dribble3112 || 10/26/2020 10:44 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egypt to relay Israeli ‘security messages’ to Hamas
[Jpost] Egyptian intelligence officials are set to relay several messages from Israel to Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood,, some of them related to a possible prisoner exchange and efforts by the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
-based group to acquire advanced types of weapons, London-based pan-Arab The New Arab media outlet reported Sunday.

Israel had delivered "security messages" to the Egyptians so that they could raise them with Hamas leaders, who headed to Cairo on Sunday, the report said, quoting unnamed Egyptian sources.

"The Israeli side informed Egypt of intelligence information regarding efforts by Hamas’s military wing, Izz al-Din [Izzadin] al-Qassam Brigades, to introduce advanced types of weapons to the Gaza Strip that would change the balance of power," it said.

Israel had informed the Egyptians that Hamas was trying to develop an air-defense system "that would change the situation in the next confrontations with Israel," the report said.

Hamas on Sunday said two of its bigwigs in the Gaza Strip, Khalil al-Hayya and Rouhi Mushtaha, headed to Cairo through the Rafah border crossing for talks with Egyptian officials on the situation in the Gaza Strip and on latest political developments in the region.

Two other Hamas leaders, Saleh Arouri and Izzat al-Risheq, were also scheduled to arrive in Cairo within hours to join the talks with Egyptian intelligence officials.

The talks would deal with efforts to resolve the ongoing dispute between Hamas and the Paleostinian ruling Fatah faction, Hamas said in a statement.

The Hamas leaders’ visit to Cairo is expected to ease tensions between the two sides, Paleostinian sources said. Relations between Hamas and Egypt have been strained because of Hamas’s close ties with The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
, Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
and Iran, the sources added.

Fawzi Barhoum, a Hamas spokesperson in the Gaza Strip, said the talks with the Egyptian officials would focus on ways of boosting bilateral relations and achieving Paleostinian "national unity." They also would deal with the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip," he said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2020 03:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Is that like when the parents aren't speaking to each other and the dad tells the kid "Tell your mother..."?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/26/2020 10:04 Comments || Top||

#2  How do you say, "Y'all fucked" in Arabic?
Posted by: DarthVader || 10/26/2020 21:55 Comments || Top||

#3  How do you say, "Y'all fucked" in Arabic?

“Shalom!”
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2020 22:03 Comments || Top||


High Council of State (HCS) confirms the permanent ceasefire agreement signed between GNA and Haftar’s armed group in Geneva on Friday does not affect Libya-Turkey military agreement
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Libya's High Council of State urges economic boycott on France over slurs to Islam
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Tripoli Protection Force, a coalition of military brigades, rejects the names selected by the UN mission (UNSMIL) to take part in the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Aliyev says 'no way' Turkey is providing military support to Azerbaijan
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies


Europe
Syrian ISIS terrorist 'who stabbed tourist to death in Germany' wanted to slaughter Christians and cut out their tongues
[Daily Mail, where Amreica gets its news] More on the unnamed Syrian, who now has a name — or part of a name, anyway — and an affiliation with ISIS. See Related links below for our previous stories on the miscreant.
  • Abdullah AHH, 20, is charged with murder and attempted murder for the October 4 attack

  • Thomas L, 55, was stabbed to death and another man, 53, was seriously injured

  • AHH had been released from juvenile prison five days before the Dresden attack

  • While living in asylum in Germany he threatened members of other faiths

  • He arrived in Germany from Aleppo in 2015 as an unaccompanied minor and was granted refugee status in May 2016

  • AHH lost this status because of his criminal record in 2019, but could not be deported due to the civil war in his home country

  • While living in asylum, the terrorist began recruiting for ISIS and threatened Christians
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2020 00:34 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Stupid Pet Tricks featuring Mutti's pets...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/26/2020 10:56 Comments || Top||

#2  The symbolism of cutting out the tongue is not lost on the Western Left.
Posted by: Iblis || 10/26/2020 14:58 Comments || Top||

#3  ...they're talking about doing the same thing.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 10/26/2020 18:23 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Sultan repeats call for Macron to seek mental help
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [166 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  I wonder who needs it more, Erdogan or Macron?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 10/26/2020 2:29 Comments || Top||

#2  Macron isn't mental. He's just French.

I do like that he is finally waking up to the problem of large bunches of unassimilated Islamists or whatever we're calling them nowadays.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/26/2020 12:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Oh eat allah's pig schift.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/26/2020 23:45 Comments || Top||


Erdogan to US threats: 'You do not know whom you are dealing with!'
[ALMASDARNEWS] Ottoman Turkish President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
said that his country will not abandon the S-400 systems or their support for Azerbaijan despite the threats of the United States, stressing that "The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
is not a tribal country.""We took steps within the framework of the F-35 project, but you made threats to us. You asked us to return the S-400 to Russia. But we are not a tribal state," Erdogan said at a conference for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the Malatya state on Sunday.

Erdogan responded to officials in Washington by stating, "You do not know with whom you are dealing with. Do not delay with your sanctions, whatever they are."

The United States had previously expressed its strong opposition to Turkey’s testing of the S-400 missile systems, considering that such operations contradict the Ottoman Turkish side’s obligations within the framework of NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
, and Washington threatened Ankara to take new measures against it after it had previously excluded it from the fighter project. F-35.

This comes in conjunction with voices in the United States calling for sanctions against Turkey for its support for Azerbaijan in the conflict in the Karabakh region with the Armenian forces.

Baku and Ankara deny that the Ottoman Turkish government provides any military support to Azerbaijan, and say the support is political only.



Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [355 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Oh yes we do!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 10/26/2020 2:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Close Incirlik AB right this second!
Posted by: Clem || 10/26/2020 6:29 Comments || Top||

#3  'You do not know with whom you are dealing!'
FIFY! My 5th grade English teacher would be so proud of me!
Posted by: AlmostAnonymous5839 || 10/26/2020 8:53 Comments || Top||

#4  Might not know who, but we do know what.
Posted by: Mercutio || 10/26/2020 8:59 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: 3dc || 10/26/2020 10:08 Comments || Top||

#6 
Posted by: Jiling Gravitch9209 || 10/26/2020 11:27 Comments || Top||

#7  This Ergodan is committed to conquest. To divert attention away from his homeland problems he sticks his finger in the eyes of everybody. China is doing the same thing. The money will and has run out.
Posted by: Dale || 10/26/2020 11:53 Comments || Top||

#8  12th imam no doubt.
Posted by: Iblis || 10/26/2020 13:38 Comments || Top||

#9  Easy to solve. ARCLIGHT Ankara. Tell the Turks if they don't behave, we'll do the same to Istanbul and rebuild Constantinople. Oh, and make absolutely sure Erdogan is in Ankara when the 20mt nuke goes off.
Posted by: Old Patriot || 10/26/2020 20:58 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel will send $5 million in wheat to Sudan
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan

#1  Well...guess this is for real. Amazing.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/26/2020 10:42 Comments || Top||


Middle-East pundits have a lot of explaining to do.
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [279 views] Top|| File under: PLO

#1  They won't.
Posted by: gorb || 10/26/2020 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2 


Kerry's an arrogent pig
Posted by: 746 || 10/26/2020 0:46 Comments || Top||

#3  What do they have to explain?

They're boobs with an agenda.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/26/2020 7:25 Comments || Top||

#4  'Pundits' have the best gig of all.

They are paid to be wrong.
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 10/26/2020 7:47 Comments || Top||

#5  All the accuracy of Frank Luntz polling groups, and none of them will ever admit they were wrong, 'cuz they're all Democrats, who by their own definition are never wrong.
Posted by: Raj || 10/26/2020 9:04 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Guatemala and Estonia designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organization
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah



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  Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri titzup
Sun 2020-10-25
  At least 18 killed in ISIS suicide attack in Shiite neighborhood in Kabul
Sat 2020-10-24
  'Permanent ceasefire in all areas of Libya'
Fri 2020-10-23
  Tanzania confirms Islamist militants carried out attack near southern gas fields
Thu 2020-10-22
  Rifle-carrying trans Muslim Antifa arrested at riot in Phoenix
Wed 2020-10-21
  UAE submits official request to open embassy in Tel Aviv
Tue 2020-10-20
  First Etihad passenger plane lands in Israel
Mon 2020-10-19
  Israel and Bahrain have signed an agreement on establishing diplomatic ties
Sun 2020-10-18
  Hundreds of Antifa Attack Conservative Free Speech Rally in San Francisco, Punch Organizer’s Teeth Out, Assault Several Others
Sat 2020-10-17
  Millions of $ of farm equipment burned possibly due to Trump Flag in central Nebraska - I-80
Fri 2020-10-16
  Trump Wants US Troops Out Of Somalia: Report
Thu 2020-10-15
  Lavrov: Russia does not consider Turkey a strategic ally, despite the partnership between the two countries
Wed 2020-10-14
  Denver Local News Bodyguard Who Killed Trump Supporter Bragged About Harassing and Confronting Conservatives in the Past
Tue 2020-10-13
  Vatican to open refugee reception centre in Rome
Mon 2020-10-12
  Osama bin Laden's ex-London spokesman is ‘freed early from 25 year US jail term because he is at high risk from Covid due to his obesity' and 'will return to the UK within weeks'

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