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Thu Mar 26, 2020, 01:58 AM

Mexican protesters try to block Americans from entering their country on Arizona border

Source: Raw Story


Published 4 hours ago on March 25, 2020
By Sarah K. Burris

How quickly things change. Americans trying to enter Mexico as the coronavirus strikes the United States were barred from doing so by protesters who don’t want their germs.

According to the Arizona Republic, protesters on the Mexican side of the border blocked all Mexico-bound lanes in Ambos Nogales. The protesters were demanding that there be greater screenings of anyone trying to cross into Mexico given the growing number of infected people in the United States.

“Less than a dozen people wearing face masks and carrying signs used two of their vehicles for a blockade of the two southbound lanes at the DeConcini crossing, several hundred feet into the Mexican side of the border, video taken by Mexican media showed,” the Republican reported.

Some protest signs read “stay at home” while others called on leaders to do more to control and restrict Americans from spreading COVID-19 in Mexico. There didn’t seem to be any signs asking for a wall, however.


Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/2020/03/mexican-protesters-try-to-block-americans-from-entering-their-country-on-arizona-border/

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Reply Mexican protesters try to block Americans from entering their country on Arizona border (Original post)
Judi Lynn Mar 26 OP
greyl Mar 26 #1
lagomorph777 Mar 26 #24
Progressive Jones Mar 26 #2
burrowowl Mar 26 #3
2naSalit Mar 26 #4
JohnnyRingo Mar 26 #5
Brainfodder Mar 27 #37
sheshe2 Mar 26 #6
pecosbob Mar 26 #7
SunSeeker Mar 26 #8
Buckeye_Democrat Mar 26 #9
KY_EnviroGuy Mar 26 #10
Aquaria Mar 26 #11
Kali Mar 26 #21
turbinetree Mar 26 #23
SharonClark Mar 26 #33
SergeStorms Mar 26 #12
The Magistrate Mar 26 #22
SergeStorms Mar 26 #32
IronLionZion Mar 26 #13
totodeinhere Mar 26 #19
NoRoadUntravelled Mar 26 #14
Traildogbob Mar 26 #15
tblue37 Mar 26 #28
wnylib Mar 27 #34
elias7 Mar 26 #16
NCjack Mar 26 #17
totodeinhere Mar 26 #18
wnylib Mar 27 #35
totodeinhere Mar 27 #38
Kali Mar 26 #20
TheFourthMind Mar 26 #25
wnylib Mar 27 #36
Newest Reality Mar 26 #26
tblue37 Mar 26 #27
Traildogbob Mar 26 #29
BlueJac Mar 26 #30
Mosby Mar 26 #31

Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:00 AM

1. Ole! nt

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Response to greyl (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:19 PM

24. Soon they'll build a big, beautiful wall of their own.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:05 AM

2. They are doing exactly what they should be doing. nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:07 AM

3. Good on them!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:10 AM

4. Can't blame them. ...nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:12 AM

5. Not sending our best.

They have cooties.

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Response to JohnnyRingo (Reply #5)

Fri Mar 27, 2020, 02:56 AM

37. They are rappers and treehuggers and some are probably good people?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:15 AM

6. Sorry, Felicia.

You are not welcome here.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 02:47 AM

7. Damn...there goes access to the most affordable health care for Americans...in Mexico

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:02 AM

8. Don't blame them. We're a Covid-19 hotspot. nt

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:16 AM

9. I don't blame them for rejecting our virus-infested filth.

We’re now a dirty nation with a dirty leader.

Edit: And some are good people.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:26 AM

10. Are our folks climbing over Trump's wall? Do we know how to dig tunnels?

They have guys down in Mexico that can build little submarines for the trip, for a price.

And catapults that can throw your ass across.

Perhaps Mexico is hiring strawberry pickers.

This is some kind of special payback after the way we've treated migrants and refugees.......

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:54 AM

11. Rather than giving oxygen

To Sarah Burris, one of the stupidest people on the Internet not named Jim Hoft, go to the original source article, which will be not only more informative, but far better written than anything Sarah Burris can manage.

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona-health/2020/03/25/southbound-lanes-nogales-border-blocked-over-coronavirus-covid-19/5084001002/

Raw Story is NOT a reliable source. Unless you like reading about twitter spats.

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Response to Aquaria (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 12:53 PM

21. oops

another good thing to do is read the thread before posting

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Response to Aquaria (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 01:46 PM

23. Did you write to Sarah Burris and Raw Story?

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Response to Aquaria (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 05:39 PM

33. Thanks for posting the original article.

The Mexican president seems to believe in magical thinking. He may need bigger religious icons than those he carries in his pocket.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 07:30 AM

12. Turn-about is fair play....

or so I've always heard anyway. They're well within their rights, and we've brought this on ourselves.

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Response to SergeStorms (Reply #12)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 01:08 PM

22. You Said It First, Sir

True and appropriate. A few infections from here could do far more damage to Mexico than any harm Mexican immigrants may have done to the United States.

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #22)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 04:45 PM

32. Yeah, that was one of Trump's scare tactics.

They were bringing diseases across the border to infect our pure-blooded Americans. Shoes on the other foot now, Donnie!

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 07:58 AM

13. Trump turned USA into a shithole country

I read that many foreign nationals have decided to peace out back to their home countries because reasons. Many foreign visa workers and students have had it with the racism.

I don't know why anyone would want to come to a country where politicians openly talk about sacrificing our elderly to boost the stock market and won't buy adequate health care supplies for our hospitals

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #13)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 11:57 AM

19. Desperate people can do desperate things. Yes things are bad here under Trump.

But if you are trying to escape death squads in places like Guatemala then even with all its faults a place like the United States might seem like a better alternative.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:19 AM

14. "Trust me. Mexico will pay for the wall"

In the minds of his followers this will put him one more notch up the ladder to savior status.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:29 AM

15. Day after tomorrow

Watched that movie a few days ago. As the ice age moved south, Americans were storming the Rio Grand border like World War Z Zombies. No walls blocking them in the movie. Lock em up. Sell their babies. Hope I live long enough to see all the trump family and Fox clowns rushing the border. Only to be met by drug Cartel, and NRA ammo.

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Response to Traildogbob (Reply #15)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:30 PM

28. See my post #27 below. I posted that very clip. nt

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Response to Traildogbob (Reply #15)

Fri Mar 27, 2020, 01:51 AM

34. I laughed at that part of the movie.

Not because of the irony of Americans fleeing to Mexico, but at the total lack of credulity that Mexico would accept millions, or even thousands, of American refugees. They would not want such a disruption of their lives, economy, housing and food needs, etc.

Then to make it even less credible, the reason given for Mexican acceptance of US refugees was that the US had forgiven Mexico's monitory debt to the US. As if the US was in any bargaining position at that time. After all, the US no longer existed at that point and had no power to collect on any debts, so forgiveness of a debt was pointless. "Ay, greeengos. Mehico owes you noteeng. Ees you que owes Mehico ahorra."





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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 09:35 AM

16. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!

Don’t we deserve this?

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 11:39 AM

17. Put them in cages, on cement floors, 10 people to a 10x6 cage.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 11:55 AM

18. I can understand the fears of the protestoprs. But it's too late. The virus is in Mexico already

and it is spreading through communities. They are a few days to weeks behind us but it will become an emergency there soon.

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Response to totodeinhere (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 27, 2020, 01:55 AM

35. So why add more people to

spread it even more? Florida already has cases, but they don't want NYers fleeing south to their winter homes in Florida, bringing more infection with them.

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Response to wnylib (Reply #35)

Fri Mar 27, 2020, 01:37 PM

38. The border has already been closed to non essential traffic.

At least it's supposed to be. I'm not sure how well it's being enforced. But as we have learned in this country, once community spread starts the virus will take hold in spite of border controls. But I agree that even though in a sense it's too late, border closures are justified.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:22 PM

25. Get those armed Mexican Militia groups to the border to stop this invasion. n/t

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Response to TheFourthMind (Reply #25)

Fri Mar 27, 2020, 01:56 AM

36. Plenty if armed drug cartels ready to do that.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:26 PM

26. Turnabout...

Turnabout is fair play.

Keep those disease spreading Americans out.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:29 PM

27. Remember this scene from "The Day After Tomorrow"? Americans crossing the Rio Grande

to escape the deep freeze in North America:

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #27)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:38 PM

29. Thank you

The video of it really is funny. Just saw it last week while home and raining. MAGAs must be forced to view it. May well become a reality. Won’t be sending our best. No MS13, it will be MF45.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Thu Mar 26, 2020, 03:44 PM

30. Good for them!

I love Mexico and their people!

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