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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
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“The dramatically worsening crisis at the border – the unfolding humanitarian disaster and utter breakdown of any semblance of the rule of law – is the inevitable result of the open borders agenda of the political class in Washington,” Brett Velicovich writes in Fox News.
“Right now, we’re getting a real picture of what open borders looks like: an unbridled flood of humanity that our hamstrung law enforcement officers are powerless to stop.”
President Donald J. Trump travels to Houston, Texas, today to announce executive orders aimed at speeding up pipeline and other energy projects and expanding American energy production, James Osborne writes in the Houston Chronicle. "With U.S. crude oil production -- now at more than 12 million barrels a day -- surpassing both Saudi Arabia and Russia, it has provided the administration more leeway in targeting sanctions at oil producers such as Iran and Venezuela without fearing a spike in oil prices." . . . .
“Law enforcement agents apprehended or turned back 103,492 migrants attempting to reach the U.S. southern border in March, marking the highest month in 12 years,” Jason Hopkins writes in The Daily Caller. "'The Border Patrol is facing an unprecedented humanitarian and border security crisis,' Brian Hastings, Border Patrol’s chief of law enforcement operations, told reporters Tuesday. 'We’ve arrived at the breaking point.'" . . . .
“The collusion lie will go down in history as one of the strangest distortions of reality to dominate the American political scene. For more than two years, the national establishment and news media were fixated on a ‘truth’ that turned out to be false,” former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich writes in Fox News. Consider the volume of fake news coverage: “The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, and MSNBC combined published 8,507 articles citing Mueller’s investigation since May 2017 – nearly 13 articles every single day.” . . . . .
“A northern Texas sheriff says his county has seen a big uptick in methamphetamine and heroin seizures since October, saying Mexican drug smugglers are using large groups of migrants to divert Border Patrol’s attention while they run narcotics over the border in nearby areas,” Anna Giaritelli writes for the Washington Examiner. . . . . .