“An Angel and a Devil fighting for the Soul of a Child”
Is a Southern Border Wall a National Emergency? Maybe not a WALL, but the entire damn problem of all of these immigrants showing up in such massive numbers will one day become a A NATIONAL EMERGENCY OF A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS! And America just won’t be ready to deal with it.
South America Caravans-
My mind comes crawling to the vastness of this great Nation. Here, we are all Americans. And exactly what is that? What does that mean to you? Born here, imported here, migrated here, transferred here, walked here, climbed here, swam here, flew here, drove here, and how many other ways did everyone arrive here on American Soil in all of our Peek-a-Boo Outfits?
It might have been several thousand years that your family ancestors might have arrived here. Or, at least, your past members of your DNA pool did. And exactly what is your DNA? Hmm…
PEEK-A-BOO! Oh yeah, peek-a-boo, cause no matter if you’re ready or not, the migrants are coming here. And I am slightly confused. Why in the hell, all of a sudden, are there all of these South American Migrant Caravans headed here? And when exactly do they receive the title of “illegal immigrant” vs. migrant?
Just imagine the 1st of these caravans being around 7,000 and the latest new South America Caravan is reported to be swelling to over 15,000-25,000 by the time it gets to the Southern Border of the United States. And what if it swells to over 100,000 Migrants? 15,000 is a mess. 100,000 would be a super mess for sure. Hmm…now that would be quite a quagmire scenario for sure.
Yes, it really is, but exactly what kind of emergency is it?
What kind of National Emergency is it to you?
An emergency to me for the following reason. A National Emergency? You will have to decide that one, but here is a problem that does bother me and maybe, it will bother you too-
A Southern Borer Wall would help eliminate the between 50,000-100,000 deaths that have taken place and continue to take place on the dry hostile land areas on this side of the Border where little water exists and where these migrants come yearly to cross and then walk, get lost, lose sight of water or a resting location, and perish where no one even knows their names. And no DNA records are kept of their drying or dried bones often times found only by hunters later during one of the hunting seasons. A single skull or dried bones are a grim reminder for a once living person who had hope in their hearts. Dying of thirst and worse was not something that they had planned for.
And talk about ugly rumors that float around in the bars along the Southern Border are tales of “sinisterism” that either is real or just “boogey man talk” or drunken bravado talk to maybe scare individuals from coming to America. Real or not, here it is-
Some, just some or maybe a lot, may have been killed by ones who simply were hunting them as if they were nothing more than Jack Rabbits. Something considered not human at all, and if so, this is a very serious scourge of Open Range Murdering of migrants by killers were out trying to eradicate the whole or anyone whom they saw on the property that they were found. Possible?
Yes, sadly, this is a sad and possible way some have perished when they crossed the border and came into the United States. But how many did I say have been found?
There is an excellent article in an exceptional magazine called Texas Monthly and the article-The Desert of the Dead
And there is an eerie view of skulls from undocumented individuals at-
In 16 years, over 6,023 documented dead bodies and such found. Now, how many were never found? And add that to all the States everywhere in America and those numbers quickly add-up to between 50,000-200,000 plus? Or more? How many? You guess is as good as mine and it is such a sad thing to contemplate for sure. But it is something that no one wants to think about or to really check out for sure.
Anything is possible for sure.
Or is it at all? What do you think?
For a Wall or for Funds to protect the Border?
To keep people out, to keep people in, to keep drugs out, or to keep Drugs in?
Imagine a Wall of Americans one day looking towards Mexico from on American Soil and they cannot pass past the Wall. Now, that would be a frightening sight for sure and could that ever take place-again, anything is possible. And what would take place for such a sight? A mass epidemic? I don’t know, but anything is possible in this day and age. Right?
Or just for a Wall?
In a manner of speaking, exactly what kind of emergency is it and for the most part, do you even care? OR has our fears got the better grip on our good senses? What will it take for you to raise an eyebrow and then look more into this issue? Will children lying in their own feces affect you in holding shelters?
And years ago, I wouldn’t have ever added that last part, but gosh darn it, all of us have come to express our fears in one way or another thru our media sourcing more today than ever before. Even when I wrote an Article about what worries Americans have and how they change year by year, I was surprised to see how much our worries were Media-Hyped during a particular year. Things that all of us saw on TV or heard on Radio or in Newspapers and Magazines turned into a real worry or fear by many of us. Folks, we fear and worry about just too many things. Way too many things. No wonder obesity and HBP is on the rise and not slowing down any time soon.
For the most part, these caravans do represent emergencies of
a humanitarian crisis of the greatest proportions. A sad thing for sure no matter how you dice it up. To see this many individuals just uproot their roots and then head on a long, dangerous journey to a country that most only have seen in a few movies and really have no idea how Americans really live makes me shake my head. I bet it makes you shake your head too. And to see all of this taking place in our lifetime. Who would have ever thought any of this was possible on such a large or grande scale? But it continues to take place. One caravan after another.
But are we ready for these caravans from South America?
R u ready for them?
You can bet the Indians weren’t ready for all the immigrants that came here and these new migrants took what they damn well pleased to take from anyone living here. And for the most part, the Indians lost in a big kind of way. And that is what happens in land acquisition by migrants who came here from all across the World and that was a long time ago. Is this the scenario that most Americans fear?
Will their continual arrivals mean pure violence and are future violent new land acquisitions by these new migrants in store for all of us?
I really don’t know, but I don’t think that it is the same picture as it was way back when many of our ancestors came here and they took and they took and they took. And the Indians lost, and they lost and they lost.
I do not think a new land grab is coming anytime soon. So, I do believe none of us need to worry about that except for the ones owning land on the Southern Border and that’s when a National Emergency or Presidential Executive Order would authorize the Land Grabbing of private property for the Border Wall to sit upon.
And, unlike what happened to the American Indians, I don’t think any of us need to fear similar treatment of being pulled out of our homes and put on New Reservations or just call them American Reservations by any of these migrants.
But be certain, a certain amount of bad apples are in the mix and that is very unfortunate as these bad individuals and their bad behaviors will be the things that will make the Headlines and not the mostly good nature of the rest of these South American individuals.
And if all of them had passports and just simply flew here, would there be any of this taking place?
Of course not.
But if you were one of these migrants and you were facing-
Fight or flight?
Fight or Die.
Fight to live.
Fight to find peace.
Fight for the Right to simply live.
Fight to find food?
So, how do you dice-up this entire situation?
Or is it none of the above?
What would make you walk here and how far will it be if you walk to El Paso, Texas? Hmm…
Tegucigalpa, Honduras to El Paso is only One Thousand, Seven Hundred, and Twenty-three miles. 1723 miles. Hmm…and which of you reading this are up for that sort of trip?
When Americans began meeting the 1st Migrant Caravans from South America with all its new acquaintances, they were not met with VIOLENCE or EXCESSIVE FORCE by Americans Security Forces or American Military Forces on our Southern Border. No one wants Violent Confrontations where these migrants get killed. Violence is not what anyone wants for sure. That’s not what America is all about. And that would be the absolutely worst case Scenario for the United States.
But, nothing like that has taken place. Americans have once again proved that they are the good guys and not done evil to these caravans. But how to deal with these individuals and their hardships? And such an incredibly large scale?
All eyes all over the World are on the Migrant Caravans and how each of them are being dealt with is on everyone’s mind. But, these caravans are no less sadder than all the ones from Syria or other War torn areas of the Middle East where Europe and Turkey and other nations have had to deal with that mass exodus of migrants seeking what? To get away from death and destruction from all the bombings? I don’t know, but they uprooted themselves seeking something better for sure.
Americans are slow to turn their attention at times to things, but this one issue of migrants is slowly going to bring everyone’s attention full circle and again, how can America fairly deal with all of it? Deal fairly with them?
And if you search the Internet, you will find a bunch of reasons of why individuals come here risking life and limb.
LIFE AND LIMB.
And trust me, a ton of folks have died along the way every single day from way back when to this day today and more will die tomorrow and then the next day and on and on and on.
America’s Interstate Highways are littered with grave markers of those that have died along the highways and many are only ones seeking money to send back home to their families and that is the truth in many of those. I see the Death Markers everywhere here in Texas and I know that you have seen them too.
And then comes the many in the Honduras Freedom Caravan needing immediate medical attention. How about all those hurting, bleeding feet? Those big toes, those little toes? But how about all of them blisters. And I know many don’t have a clue about having to wash your clothes in river water or fresh rain puddles. Taking “bird baths” in rain puddles, rivers, and streams.
When I worked as a ranch hand many, many years ago, there were several Cowboys from Mexico there and yes, there were here illegally. They lived in a ranch house for vaqueros. And the strangest of things was pay day. They would be taken to town each week after being paid and they brought four things mainly-bags and bags of Potato Chips, lots of Coca Cola, and money orders that they would mail back home to their families.
And yes, many bought tobacco to roll and smoke, but not a lot of other food items. Their very most important wish was to support their families and that was it back then.
Now, most individuals never have seen that world of the vaqueros or the migrant man or woman and yes, it has always been the human trafficking of vaqueros from one ranch to another and this activity has been going on for hundreds of years. But this human trafficking has always been voluntary by these vaqueros and the ranchers or the big vegetable growers who seek harvesting workers for their crops.
But these individuals mostly came, worked for many years, and then returned home. And they never received any US Government Benefits or Social Security Payments as these individuals were always paid in cash with no records of their ever having been here.
But, that was over 40 years ago now.
And what about all those getting burned up from lack of sunscreen. And the list of things that so many cannot even contemplate about the flight of the migrant travelers.
I know, I know, I know. Everyone sees these migrants traveling in buses, in semi-trucks, or on the back of trailers. But not everyone has been so lucky and not everyone has seen the kidnappings or the others placed into bondage by hateful groups or individuals along the way either. Even some I am sure have been kidnapped for the Sex Trade and that is so very sad for sure.
Well now, what surprises you the most? None of this should. Why?
All of us have seen what goes on. None of us live with our heads buried in the ground. We got a good idea why they are coming here. Just look at this simple scenario-We been bombing the hell out of the Middle East for how long? Hmm…have you already forgotten that one? And how many have been displaced by all of those 500lb and 1000lb bombs? All them rockets and all them rounds fired from Mortars and Tanks and Artillery Pieces and bombs have taken a toll on those cities? And some of them have quite bluntly been stoned back to the stone age with massive concrete structures lying in ruins.
A mind gone down twice and then met down the sunny slippery slope of no return.
And how about all those tons of supplies that they brought on their backs?
Must be nearly four hundred pounds per person?
Well now, when you review the pictures of all these immigrants in the Caravan, you don’t see all the things like Food Stops.
So, who is exactly doing all the logistics on this swelling group of individuals?
So, where the hell is all of the monies coming from that keeps all of these caravans headed here?
Charitable Donations by large corporations? (And if you look at this one, you gonna poop your britches for sure)
Hell, you won’t even see all those 400-lbs of supplies needed per person on anyone’s back or being pulled behind anyone on a cart or on a Donkey Cart.
So, how many are fasting for one day at a time?
For Christ’s Blessedness, are these Honduras Freedom Caravans start their walking with only the clothes on their bodies?
With one pair of shoes?
With one pair of underwear?
So, most must have brought monies. Right?
The average wage in Honduras is about twenty-two thousand a year which is nothing to snicker about. Not at all.
But why toss in your hat and roll the dice on an almost two-thousand mile walk?
And in a walk of desperation not knowing nothing about what might be waiting here for you if you are one of these walking migrants.
So, has the conditions deteriorated so diabolically that a possible Death Walk offers better or a surer Hope than staying in Honduras?
Risking it all to come to America?
And how about Venezuela? And that situation has turned into a mess there for sure and they have over one million who have fled there and entered into Colombia. And then to where from there?
How many are going to be coming from there as well?
So, what can be done? Just how strong and determined of KEEPING THEM OUT would you maintain if your were in charge at the Southern Border of the United States? And there are many things to take into consideration and it all comes back to one thing-
ALLOW THE ONES WHO CAN LEGALLY GAIN ENTRANCE INTO AMERICA COME ON IN AND BE REGISTERED AND ALL THAT OTHER NECESSARY STUFF. The others will have to wait their turn and their presence is going to be a huge burden on Mexico for sure.
Well, we might as well go into some of our ugly past and that is this-
You done your History learning? You studied all the past atrocities? You know all about Operation Wetback don’t you? Oh, you’re just a youngster and you wouldn’t know nothing about that? You got a cell phone or a keyboard, go Google it. It’s for real and not some lame bullshit I just made up. You see, I have been studying about these sorts of things for a very long time, but I can honestly say that I am not a clue-all on any of this.
But for damn sure, these South American Caravans are getting here to our Southern Border for sure. And will our fears of these migrants allow us to still Respect the Rights of these migrating individuals? You know, I really don’t know because many are so mighty fearful of them.
If you ask me, I fully believe that anyone willing to walk over 1700 miles to get here and away from an ugly POS situation in their own country, then by all means, let them come on in as legal migrants fully documented.
I guarantee some of these immigrants are gonna make some of the best damn Americans ever! Damn good Americans I say for sure. They just proved to me how far they are willing to go for the right to be here. And is that truly any different from our forefathers? Is it? By all means, stop now and think on this for a moment. And if you are a migrant hater, then let me point out this-
How did you get here? And I am not talking from a woman’s egg that was fertilized by a male sperm. Get real. Where in your past can you trace your DNA that put you here in America? There are many, many companies doing DNA Ancestry and you can find out where you came from and then you too can review your own personal history and where or were there any atrocities in that past? It’s all in the genetics. It really is. And yes, there’s ugly in everyone’s past.
For me and I am not ashamed to say this. I am proud of my past because I built my own home almost completely by myself and I like to think it goes back to my past relatives long before my time here.
They were INDENTURED SERVANTS or another way of saying Slaves by Choice. And they were all carpenters and they came to work here in America for someone else for so many years here for that person paying for their boat ride here way back when the sailing boats were running the High Seas.
Now, let me tell you one of the strangest tales I have ever been told from a man from India just a few years ago who was a Major in their Police Force in India and I even watched a YouTube video of him in a bust in India, so I really don’t think that the man is a liar at all.
Anyhow, this man said the biggest mistake America will ever make is allowing the Muslims Immigrants here. And then he explained his reasons for this-He said that these Muslims would not integrate into America and American Society, but will live in enclaves or strongholds and keep the rest of America out and away from them so that they can maintain total control on their close net families.
Now, I don’t know but I have and I know that you too have read about all the problems that these Muslims Immigrants have created in Europe for the Countries that have taken them in from the Middle East. The man warned me and he said that what he was telling me was the truth and that it was no BS.
And his words were only reaffirming one thing and verified by what has taken place in Europe, and there, the Muslim Immigrants are of a different ethnic background and beliefs and way of doing certain things and not integrated well into European Societies. And Europe has had its hands full with them. Now what else he told me I cannot repeat here as it was shocking and involved violence, lots and lots of violence.
But, I have nothing against any Muslims at all. It is what it is and what the man told me.
But how about you? Maybe it’s time for you to have that DNA test done to see exactly from where and how your own DNA Matrix Gene Pool came to be spliced together to make up who the hell you are.
And right now, the cost of that test is getting cheaper and cheaper and more and more sophisticated with the end results. Afraid to see if you were kin to Jack the Ripper? Or some other band of folks that will make you proud or maybe might even upset you. Who knows until you slap down the money and get your DNA test done.
But, now for the migrants? What are some of the things that will be needed when and if any are allowed into America?
- Full physical evaluation to see who needs Emergency Aid immediately and there will be some.
- Then comes how to separate the “Good” from the “Bad” sort to speak? Yes, who are the good immigrants and who are the bad ones? Good workers ready to go to work or MS-13 or other violent gang members? That will be the real test of a good reviewing team. Although the great majority of these individuals seeking entry and acceptance into America are gonna be nothing but good. But all of us know that there are always some with maybe alternative reasons of their own evilness for coming here. And these are the ones that need to be “weeded-out” and returned to Honduras or Mexico or wherever they came from. But, who foots the bill for that?s These groups are continuing to come here and they are continuing to grow even larger than the previous group which might mean individuals planted in Mexico might also have joined into these long line of walkers.
- Where to house all of these immigrants? Or to house any of them? And what if we did do that? On which Air Force Base? Military Base? Convert abandoned Prisons? Convert Empty Warehouses? And all of this is coming on the heals of one of America’s Most Devastating Hurricanes this year. Is this gonna be a money pounder on ole Uncle Sam’s wallet or what? You know it is.
- And with housing comes all the other needed services-manpower to work with them, to feed them, to clothes them, and so on the story goes. You can imagine what a logistics nightmare this will be. If this were an Army of men put together, just think how much must take place to get them somewhere and to keep them there-all the food, housing, and so on.
- The problems are perplexing no matter how you look at all of this. And no, violence is not and never will be the answer to any of this. Violence only begets Violence.
- MORE AMERICANS MUST COME FORWARD TO ACT AS SPONSORS FOR MORE OF THESE IMMIGRANTS WHILE THEIR STATUS CAN BE DETERMINED. This is the only way I can see this whole thing working before something incredibly negative involving immigrant children blows all the hell up in America’s face. Put them with Sponsoring Families who are Above Reproach. Do this before the whole thing just starts smelling with all sorts of foulness.
- REQUIRE MEXICO to do their part and not make Mexico the GATEWAY COUNTRY into ours. Mexico can do far more than it already does and it is almost as if they are encouraging all of these immigrant problems.
So, I am now tired of writing. I am not trying to say nothing for sure or maybe I have just a little bit.
Dealing with all of these migrating caravans is one of the greatest task ahead for all the ones who remain on the front lines. And they must tirelessly deal with each one of these South American Caravans.
I hope that you will join me in praying for a Mutually Rewarding Outcome for all of them and for all of us. I think ultimately that God will take a big hand in all of this for sure.
I say Welcome The Ones who can legally gain entry into our country.
But will you be brave enough to join me? I believe that a great many of them will make damn good Americans.
The ones of age, let them join our United Armed Forces for their immediate indoctrination into what being an American is all about. I bet that many of these young men and women will join proudly if given the chance and a fat chance of being a legal American is added to their military duty.
And one day, America may ask them or their kids to one day go into South America to fix a bad situation there.
Never say never because I think one way or another, America will be in South America one day and Venezuela may be only the 1st of that. And these migrants-turned Americans thru US Armed Forces Service would be maybe the best Soldiers to send into South America one day.
Everyone will have to decide that one for themselves.
And I want you to know right now that all of this is only for food for thought and I truly do not have the real solutions to these very large problems that are attached with how to deal with all these caravans.
And let’s face this one-No wall will keep the drugs out. Why? Because too many Americans are using them and that is sad for sure. But could someone please explain to me where all those billions of dollars are going when the Drug Cartels get all that American Monies for their illegal drugs? On what? Where the hell is that money going? Being spent on what? Who’s hands is all that money finally ending up in? Billions? $,$$$,$$$,$$$. I can only ponder that big people are involved somehow on both sides of the border and their greed keeps a true solution for ever taking place. Hmm…just think about it.
Government Officials elected are the ones who are supposed to have the solutions. But maybe, just maybe, these problems are greater in scope than what any of them have ever dreamed possible and they too will need help in figuring all of this out. And can you help? What is your solution? Do you have the solutions?
But let me say one thing and let me make this observation perfectly clear-Individuals in High Office need to take into consideration the very intentions and interpreted meanings of their words or rhetoric when it is meant to inflame individuals or situations and these words are placed into the hearts of men. Some individuals cannot grasp what your intentions may or may not have been and when this happens, very negative and sometimes very harmful, including unsafe consequences, may indeed result; and that might take place by those of lesser mental intelligence; and then you might be held responsible for what their actions dictated them to do. If anyone is hurt, then I believe that you could be held responsible, too.
So, take the lessons of much greater men and heed these words-Be frugal with your words and God will Bless you. Not the opposite.
~the living breathing James Brown, US Army Veteran, author of A Panther’s Father Book Series~