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Feds Announce Record-Breaking Fentanyl Bust, Enough to Kill 115 Million Americans

The fentanyl was not the only illegal substance found in the rig.

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That headline may seem a bit fantastic, but the federal government has just announced that authorities have made one of the biggest fentanyl seizures at the border in U.S. history.

The feds grabbed up enough of the dangerous drug to kill 115 million Americans, they said.

According to the Arizona Republic, 254 pounds of the drug was seized at the Nogales border crossing last weekend.

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“According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a canine officer alerted other officers to the presence of 254 pounds of fentanyl inside a hidden floor compartment of an 18-wheeler carrying cucumbers, during a secondary inspection at the Mariposa port of entry just past noon on Saturday,” the paper reported.

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“It has been sent for a chemical analysis so we won’t know the purity until a much later date,” said Michael Humphries, the port director for Nogales.

But even without known exactly how powerful the seized drug is, the government said it was enough to kill 115 million Americans.

The paper added:

“Normally, the southwest border ports are intercepting the most fentanyl, compared to other ports of entry, airports, seaports, the northern border,” he said, noting that Nogales is one of the key routes.

“This is the largest fentanyl seizure in any port of entry,” he said. “In CBP, in the history of CBP, this is the largest fentanyl seizure.”

The drug was found hidden in a semi-truck being driven by a 26-year-old Mexican national.

The fentanyl was not the only illegal substance found in the rig.

In addition to the fentanyl, officers also seized 395 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside the compartment in the 18-wheeler.That was the third largest seizure of its kind along the Arizona border, CBP said. Combined the two drug busts have an estimated street value of $4.5 million.

This is the sort of stuff that Democrats would just let flood our country with no one to stop it if they got their way of eliminating our border patrol and other law enforcement agencies. not to mention our immigration laws.

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Democrat Joe Manchin Burns Beto, Says ‘He’s Not Taking My Guns From Me’

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It’s very, very rare for me to ever applaud a Democrat for well, basically anything, but Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin recently delivered a message to fellow presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke that left me stunned as I launched into an immediate slow clap. Manchin stated he was no fan of the way O’Rourke fielded questions about gun rights and how he made it seem that his position was the default Democrat position. He also said that O’Rourke wasn’t going to take his guns and finished by saying, “You tell Beto that, okay?” Whew. That’s a burn. A big, nasty burn. via Daily Wire: O’Rourke promised Americans during the last Democratic presidential primary debate that “hell yes,” he’s going to take law-abiding citizens’ guns, such as AR-15s and AK-47s. “Beto’s one human being. He gave his own opinion, OK?” Sen. Manchin told Wall Street Journal reporter Lindsay Wise. “I think it was very harmful to make it look like all the Democrats.” “I can tell you one thing: [Beto O’Rourke’s] not taking my guns away from me,” Manchin added. “You tell Beto that OK?” https://twitter.com/lindsaywise/status/1174378345594806278 Manchin went on to clarify that he personally does not own an AR-15, so the buyback program wouldn’t impact him at all. https://twitter.com/frankthorp/status/1174412138569437185 This is simply amazing. A Democrat who isn’t necessarily a radical gun grabber? Stop the presses. This has to be a hoax, right? There’s no way such an individual exists. There just can’t be. This does not compute. At the end of the day, Manchin is still a Democrat, which is the last thing this country needs in the White House, but hey, at least this guy seems a bit more sensible than most folks in his party. Either way, O’Rourke isn’t taking his guns, and you know what, he’s not taking mine either.

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Photos Emerge Of Super Liberal Justin Trudeau In Blackface; He Confesses To Wearing Blackface More Than Once

This guy’s career should be imploding.

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One of the most enigmatic political figures in the world is without a doubt Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a super liberal and progressive fellow who has swept the world with his youth, charisma, and charm. But it seems those days might be over, thanks to a bunch of party photos from 2001 that have resurfaced, showing Trudeau rocking blackface during his time at a private school where he was teaching. Ouch. Oh, but that’s not bad enough. Trudeau has actually admitted to wearing blackface on multiple occasions. via Daily Wire: “The photograph has not been previously reported. The picture was taken at an ‘Arabian Nights’-themed gala. It shows Trudeau, then the 29-year-old son of the late former Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck and hands completely darkened,” TIME reported. “The photograph appears in the 2000-2001 yearbook of West Point Grey Academy, a private day school where Trudeau was a teacher.” TIME received a copy of the yearbook earlier this month from Vancouver businessman Michael Adamson, “who was part of the West Point Grey Academy community” and “felt [the photo] should be made public.” Zita Astravas, who works in media relations in Liberal Party of Canada, which Trudeau is the leader of, confirmed that Trudeau was the person in the photo wearing blackface: “It was a photo taken while he was teaching in Vancouver, at the school’s annual dinner which had a costume theme of ‘Arabian Nights.’ He attended with friends and colleagues dressed as a character from Aladdin.” Trudeau spoke with reporters during a press conference not long after the TIME report broke, where he admitted to donning blackface more than once, then dodged questions about whether or not he would resign amid the scandal. Trudeau said, “I stand here before Canadians…

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