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This Engineer Is An Actual Wall Expert And She Just Destroyed Trump’s Wall Proposal In One Post
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This Engineer Is An Actual Wall Expert And She Just Destroyed Trump’s Wall Proposal In One Post

Debates across the U.S over President Trump’s border wall finally came to a head in December, resulting in the longest government shutdown in U.S history. And while the partisan issue has mostly swirled around ethical and economic issues, engineer and court-accepted ‘wall expert’, Amy Patrick has entered the ring with a different point – a structural one.

Engineer Amy Patrick is a court-accepted ‘wall expert’ so she set out to explain why Donald Trump’s wall was not a feasible project

Image credits: Amy Patrick

In a detailed Facebook post gone viral, Patrick laid out from an engineering perspective why the wall is “a disaster of numerous types waiting to happen.” No matter what side of the aisle you fall on, you can’t help but realize that if anyone knows what they are talking about on this issue she’s that person. Scroll down below to read each one of Patrick’s concerns from architectural to ecological, as well as people’s responses.

Image credits: AFP

She began her post by laying out her impressive credentials

Then laid from an engineering perspective why the wall was doomed to fail

People appreciated her expertise

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
3 years ago

The shutdown isn't about the wall anymore. It's a dementing megalomaniac acting like a petty spoiled brat to get his way. His illusions of grandeur make him think that he's an omnipotent emperor, while in fact he's just being a revengefull dictator.

JessG
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3 years ago

A-friggin'-MEN!! Wish I could up-vote you more!

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Reilly Beryll
Community Member
3 years ago

The wall is also threatening a butterfly reserve. And border towns.

blahblahblah
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't expect the Trump worshipers to care about some butterflies. Or people.

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Hey! Do not bereave people who do not like complicated realities of simply solutions with no apparent side-effects! It is just not fair that we should not assume that a complex socio-economic problem is not solvable by a few tons of concrete! And please stop with all these ramifications, who cares for negative impact on our own lives if we can get a symbol of freedom and strength! A wall! Well..., uhm..., oh, nevermind.

Bea Mee
Community Member
3 years ago

You're the best.

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
3 years ago

The shutdown isn't about the wall anymore. It's a dementing megalomaniac acting like a petty spoiled brat to get his way. His illusions of grandeur make him think that he's an omnipotent emperor, while in fact he's just being a revengefull dictator.

JessG
Community Member
3 years ago

A-friggin'-MEN!! Wish I could up-vote you more!

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Reilly Beryll
Community Member
3 years ago

The wall is also threatening a butterfly reserve. And border towns.

blahblahblah
Community Member
3 years ago

Don't expect the Trump worshipers to care about some butterflies. Or people.

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Hans
Community Member
3 years ago

Hey! Do not bereave people who do not like complicated realities of simply solutions with no apparent side-effects! It is just not fair that we should not assume that a complex socio-economic problem is not solvable by a few tons of concrete! And please stop with all these ramifications, who cares for negative impact on our own lives if we can get a symbol of freedom and strength! A wall! Well..., uhm..., oh, nevermind.

Bea Mee
Community Member
3 years ago

You're the best.

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