It’s past time to ponder the quote from Thomas Jefferson: ‘If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.’
Even if President Trump's border wall cost the highest estimation of $16 billion, it would save that amount in just the first three years of operation by eliminating the lifetime cost to taxpayers for letting 170,000 slip in every year, according to a new analysis.
The authoritative Center for Immigration Studies Thursday crunched the numbers in a new analysis and found that even if the wall failed to stop the bulk of illegals, it would still pay for itself in a decade by cutting welfare, education, and other associated lifetime costs to federal, state and local taxpayers to care for undocumented immigrants. Full Story....Here
Let's start with the most basic responsibility of the agency, picking contractors for road projects. The audit found, "DOT potentially could have saved $44.7 million, or an average of $4.5 million per year, if it had received two bids on each of the 363 construction contracts that had actually received only one bid from January 2006 through December 2015." Full Story....Here