Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Mexican Stand Off Wall

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Mexico should make an announcement. “We're going to build a wall and America's going to pay for it."

Mexico's proposed wall would be butted right against the "American wall", only it would be taller and feature numerous sets of access steps, making it simple for those who want to climb up its side and peer over into the promised land of America.

Signs on the wall would warn visitors not to attempt to use any of the excess building material, contractor's dynamite, tunneling equipment or power tools to cross the gap between the two walls or attack the American wall in any way. Additional warnings would be posted to deter the launching any of the short range gliders placed every few hundred meters on convenient high level platforms.

A call for international volunteers to create a sort of 2,000 mile long "burning man" type artist/performer's festival of wall building would certainly attract numerous participants. This would mean that each segment of the Mexican Wall would be inventive and totally unique. A 2,000 mile long shanty town style encampment of perpetual ad hoc Mad Max style construction would result.

If America moves 'their' wall further back, then Mexico simply annexes the now unprotected no man's land that results. America won't mind them doing this as that's how they got Texas, New Mexico, California, etc ie through land theft, so they think this is simple expedience.

Negotiations to "make a deal" are now initiated over who pays for who's wall.

xenzag, Feb 02 2017

The recipt for Alaska http://memory.loc.g...sl015.db&recNum=572
[Voice, Feb 05 2017]

Mexico border catapult http://ichef-1.bbci...diaitem94661150.jpg
[not_morrison_rm, Feb 15 2017]


       Whoever gets the ATM contract is going to make a fortune.
MaxwellBuchanan, Feb 02 2017

       Is that an Automatic Tortilla Maker?
xenzag, Feb 02 2017

       We've been discussing this here in Canada for, you know, when the US builds the wall up this end.   

       Our will be the Great White Wall, involving one actual piece of wall and lots of CGI fill-ins for the stretch across the prairies. Snow machines, four-wheelers, camo-tents and provisions will be required for patrols. Buy stock in Molson's.
Sgt Teacup, Feb 02 2017

       Excellent. Anything that keeps Americans from crossing over into Mexico or Canada and contaminating the free world has got be a good idea. "They bring racists, they bring guns, and more guns, and more guns, and even more guns and Frankenstein food, and shite cars, and weird diseases that make their brains shrivel, their heads turn orange and grow tiny hands and some I assume are good people, but many are not good. Bad hombres!"
xenzag, Feb 02 2017

       //here in Canada for, you know, when the US builds the wall up this end//   

       Pretty inevitable. Mexicans will stop saving $1000's to give to people traffickers who just dump them near the border so they have to find their own way across and spend days trekking through heat. Far simpler to get a luxury holiday to Canada and take a taxi across the border. Or a holiday to the US for that matter.   

       23:57:30 Is that the time ? Really need to install a desktop app to watch that more closely.
bigsleep, Feb 02 2017

       Can Am border 3987 miles vs Mex Am border 1933 miles.   

       If they are of metal, would they make a good antenna or Science instrument. Cyclotrons have been growing larger and larger. What sort of thing could you use such a long metal object for ?
popbottle, Feb 03 2017

       Selling Alaska back to the Russians would make the wall a lot shorter?   

       Apparently they would quite like it back, Moscow Times "But after Russia's annexation of Crimea, which the Kremlin said corrected a "historical mistake," some in Russia would like to see the divide with Alaska eliminated by having Russia stake a new claim on the territory...."
not_morrison_rm, Feb 03 2017

       The U.S.A. probably has the reciept for the payment somewhere ...
8th of 7, Feb 04 2017

       Probably not, got lost when Nixon sent out his stuff to the dry cleaners in the 1969.   

       Try getting more than $4 something per km2 this time, depending on the juiciness of the kompromat...
not_morrison_rm, Feb 04 2017

       clever title
theircompetitor, Feb 04 2017

       Not as clever as calling it "Wall Street", though ...
8th of 7, Feb 05 2017

       Couldn't but help noticing that the catapult affixed to the Mexican border seems a tad Borg-ish..just mentioning it. Link.
not_morrison_rm, Feb 15 2017

       Mechanically, it looks as though its resistance is futile
Ian Tindale, Feb 15 2017

       That catapult also appears to feature a hangman's noose. Once again the clever Mexicans have created a most versatile, and dastardly piece of apparatus.
xenzag, Feb 18 2017


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