Category Archives: South of the Border

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Rule 5: Maria Gimena

APQ Tango

Two new videos of our (Mrs. Charm and I) friends James Anderson on violin, Tony Rogers on cello, Jonathan Geer on piano, Phil Spencer on bass, and Ben Thomas on bandoneon of the Austin Piazzolla Quintet performing with the Wilmington (NC) Symphony…here

Wall construction

The Trump wall. A new web site following the construction says there are 89 miles of bollard-type steel wall completed, with 226 plus miles to go. I guess the rest of the two plus thousand miles are in inaccessible terrain. Soon we won’t have to guess. We’ll know.

No thanks to the fake news media, i.e. the Mediacrats, who won’t cover it. They’d have us think it isn’t being built. Now we’ll see it anyway.

Via The Gateway Pundit

Rancho Roly Poly sells in seven days

To these fine people, for full asking price. Now to await the inspection and other rigmarole before possible closing on Sept 27. Yay! Then we can give our full attention to the mini-rancho and its remodeling.

Our first third-world state

It’s Mexifornia, of course. Where historian Victor Davis Hanson sees:

“We have the highest income tax rates,” said Hanson of California. “We have the highest gas tax rates. We have among the highest sales tax. Our schools [and] our infrastructure is in the bottom ten percent. I don’t remember one out of every three people being admitted to a hospital suffering from diabetes in California. When I was growing up we didn’t have two or three dialysis clinics in every single little town. We have an epidemic of health problems and yet the money to address that is such that we can’t spend it on infrastructure.”

What happens in California stays in California. Let’s hope.

Via Breitbart

National Emergencies

If Trump declares one to get the Southern border wall built, it will be the 59th declared since Congress passed the National Emergencies Act in 1978. Thirty one are still in force.

Of course the Dims would go to the courts to fight Trump and try to legislate their way out of it. Remains to be seen.

Via The Conversation

Trump on the wall

“This is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul,” Trump said. “Women and children are the biggest victims by far of our broken system … this is the tragic reality of uncontrolled migration on our southern border.”

An example, apparently, of what the Dims (Pelosi) called his malice and CNN (multiple personalities) called his lies.

“Trump said his proposal to Congress has both medical and other resources to deal with the flow of migrants, as well as law enforcement, and a $5.7 billion ‘steel barrier,’ which he said was a concession to Democrats, rather than a concrete wall.”

Via Boston Herald