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No fence, physical or virtual, will ever control the border

June 18, 2007


Hey, I don’t believe that any system is totally secure. -David Lightman(Matthew Broderick), War Games Building a physical fence along the entire southern border is exorbitantly expensive. I ran through my own quick-and-dirty cost analysis once and was quite surprised at my low-end cost: $30-50 billion for the entire 1951 mile-long border (my original analysis). […]