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July 12, 2023

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Installs a Floating Barrier Across the Rio Grande

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States are forced to do the job that Let's Go Brandon refuses to do.

AUSTIN, Texas -- Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX) is moving forward with the installation of a $1 million wall of floating buoys on the U.S.-Mexico border despite newly filed legal action that targeted the operation.

Video shared by a Texas Department of Public Safety official this week revealed that construction workers in Eagle Pass, Texas, are in the process of connecting a series of large floating red buoys that look like oversized balls. The state has referred to this new deterrence system as a "marine barrier."

"The State of #Texas is taking historic action under Gov. [Abbott's] Operation Lone Star to secure the border. Installation of the marine barrier began today in #EaglePass. The marine barrier will deter unlawful crossings & human smuggling, & prevent the loss of life due to drownings. #MarineBarrier," Texas DPS spokesman Lt. Chris Olivarez tweeted Monday afternoon.

A river-based business, which serves kayakers, is suing him to stop the building of the barrier. I can understand the business' frustration -- but this is an invasion.

He should sue Biden for damages.

The lawsuit argued that Abbott's use of the Texas Disaster Act was unfounded.

"We will see you in court," Abbott tweeted July 7. "And don't think the Travis Co. Court will be the end of it. This is going to the Supreme Court. Texas has a constitutional right to secure our border."


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