Border Wall: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Donald Drumpf wants to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. Is his plan feasible?

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Author jana braun ( ago)
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Author judah Teitelbaum ( ago)
Does anyone know where the source for the cost of maintaining the wall from the congressional budget is?

Author Harald Schönhaar ( ago)
hard to look After he is presidend...

Author wyn-wyn sitiation ( ago)
You reap what you sow.

Author baguazhang2 ( ago)
Listening to this jackass is almost unbearable. The wall is feasible, and will cost between $10-25 billion with an estimated completion time of about 3-4 years. Surveillance drones will lower the operating costs substantially. Trump never said that Mexico would literally hand us the money, but instead referred to a border adjustment that Harvard economist and former president of the National Bureau of Economic Research said would give us $120 billion PER YEAR.

Author paul lytle ( ago)
didn't factor in land aquistion costs 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😅😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😅😂😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😂😂😂😅😂😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😁😅😂😅😂😅😁😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😅😂😅😂😂😅😂😅😂😅😅😂😅😂😂😅😂😅😂😁😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😁😅😂😅😂😅😂😅😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂😂😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂😂😅😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😂😂😂😂😅😅😂😅😂😅😂😂😅😅😂😅😂😅😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😃😃😂😁😁😁😃😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕌🕋🕋🕋🕋🕌🕌🕌🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕋🕌🕌🕋🕌🕌🕌🕌🕋🕋🕌🏤🕋🕋🏤🏤🏤🏤🏤🕋🕋🏤🕌🕌🕋🕋🕌🕋🕌🕌🕋🕌🕌🕋🕌🕌🕋🕋😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅😅🕌🕌🕌 john Oliver pygmy owl face

Author Eric Cartman ( ago)
so let me get this straight....when senator Obama votes Yes for the "fence' its good.

but when President Trump wants to build a wall its .....not okay?

man this regressive bullshit is getting worse and worse.

Author juggos205622 ( ago)
I hate when people think that the power of eminent domain is facist and unfair. Okay, you think that. Do you really want your road improvements stymied because two idiots don't want to pay $50 more in rent and they can completely shut it down based on any stupid reason they come up with?

Author Mad9977 ( ago)
lol USA will be ruined before the wall is standing =P

Author ruthie ( ago)
When Trump said "There's no way of getting down... Maybe a rope" HAHAHAHA I lost it omg

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Author Emmett Brown ( ago)
I think Oliver lost his shit a little bit on this one. He seems over-zealous and is grabbing every single potentially related topic to include.

Author Betty Houk ( ago)
Well if T rump has the Chinese build the wall, not to worry we all know anything built or made in China is CRAP

Author Betty Houk ( ago)
We in America are in the Twilight Zone,and the clowns are holding us hostage,HElP!

Author johan hermanns ( ago)
trust me that wall is not gonna happen lmao

Author Xavier Prime ( ago)
i would believe Trumps wall building , if he put

1 billion of his money into the project...

Author Jonatan Rydén ( ago)
the us-mexico border is close to 2000 miles. how come you only need to cover half of it in wall?

Author Trevor Hennebery ( ago)
crime surge of murders by waffle iron

Author Hammond ( ago)
The wall will be made of Titanium Carbide, sprinkled with diamonds and Pixie dust!

Author Isaiah Joseph ( ago)
Can u please make a 100 foot tall Alec Baldwin

Author Daniel Guerrero ( ago)
very interesting video

Author desi derata ( ago)
Go home, Oliver.. the Brits can use your joke...

Author Jarid Gaming ( ago)
I have like the best idea, ok so what if we fund mothers like when women get pregnant they can go to these classes for free and they don't have to work during the time they go and when they are there it teaches them propor ways to punish a child, homework helping, bugetting, child development, and more to give the mothers a head start on educating their own children on life choces. it might bring down heath problems, crime rates, domestic violence, child abuse, and more we don't know but I mean it will 100% better then what we have now. most new parents have no Fucking Idea how to take care of a baby. I'm 23 and I have no Fucking idea how to hold a new born never the less how to take care of it.

Author IA IK ( ago)
Donald the Trump of America, because regime change is our motto throughout the world!

Author hyou zan ren ( ago)
i think invading and conquer mexico will be far-far more cheaper than this stupid wall!!! we will only end up some one making a ladders 1 feet higher.

Author Lucas Lidgard ( ago)
Where's my waffle iron ;_;?
It doesn't smell like breakfast

Author calm critic ( ago)
oh but you ideology doesnt allow for intelligence because you're to busy claiming moral superiority!

Author calm critic ( ago)
here is an idea. defund sanctuary cities and take that 26+ billion dollars annually and pay for the wall!

Author Popular YouTuber ! ( ago)
You know he forgot airplanes, boats, and tunnels exist.

Author Josue Cora ( ago)
all kids hate tramp

Author Pounce Baratheon ( ago)
In Big Bend National Park there's a natural rock wall right on the border (on the Mexican side east of Santa Elena canyon and on the US side west of it) which is 20 miles wide and 1/4 mile tall. It is literally taller than 'The Wall' from George RR Martin's ASOIAF / Game of Thrones series. You can easily see it from 50+ miles away, or from anywhere in the park without an obstructed view.
Can't wait to see if Trump puts a section of his 30'-50' fence in front of that 1,000'+ monster.
Although it's not really a laughing matter. He better not use tax money to mar that beautiful park. :(

Author Izzy Romani ( ago)
**** Is anyone aware of Trump signing an executive order so small banks no longer are bliged to follow the regulations/Sarbanes Oxley Act? Anyone recall ENRON, ETC. that crippled the economy, and they have carte blanche on lending, with NO OVERSIGHT!! Welcomw back Black Monday!!

Author MA ( ago)
Jaja..Trump is a big embarrassment but quite funny

Author Felipe Cortez Juan Pedro Gonzalez Armando Junior ( ago)
I think the wall would be cool

Author Normand767 ( ago)
Ship the building of the wall to China... we have shipped everything else there!

Author Dr. TJ ( ago)
This is the first video I've seen taking into account that the Rio Grande River forms a border between TX and Mexico that spans 1,248 miles. Obviously, the wall can't be built on the Mexican side or in the middle of the river, so it will have to be built on the U.S. side of the Rio Grande, effectively cutting off the U.S. border towns from access to the river. Goodbye U.S. border towns.

There are also many tributaries that feed into the Rio Grande from the U.S. side that would have to be blocked by a wall, otherwise there would have to be openings in the wall to allow the tributaries to flow. A fence would not work on the tributaries because the fence openings would quickly become blocked by debris in the tributaries, resulting in flooding on the U.S. side. So if there are openings for the tributaries, people can get through these openings as well, rendering the wall useless.

All in all, a completely stupid and thoughtless plan. But like so many other things that Trump has said, the uneducated bought it from a con man and elected the con man President. How stupid are the people who voted for Trump?

Author cromusic ibra ( ago)
I agree with him about DeWalt. They make very good products.

Author Kuroda Cursus ( ago)
Can't wait for the Canadian wall trump's building next. We could use a bit more security from America right now.

Author Path Blaze ( ago)
Mexico has a massive wall on it's own Southern border with Guatemala. I hope the wall is electrified. Globalists who want to turn the United States into another third world shit hole like Brazil can get out.

Author Katmai ( ago)
Funny how John was more accurate with The Wall estimate than Trump! This video is from March 2016. Now, in March 2017, costs are Still Rising! Just goes to show Trump was delusional back then already, and is only getting worse.

Author Paul J. Morton ( ago)
...what's special about a second-language speaker cursing in their second language? Pretty sure the Mexican president only paused to hesitate, unsure if it was appropriate, not because it took any effort.

Author Eb theDoc ( ago)
March 8, 2017...I'm Eb theDoc. My Facebook account has been disabled since Saturday. It's never been a political platform, but was a point of contact I enjoyed visiting to see friends' and friend's friends' (no control over the latter!) posts on what's happening. At first I thought it was due to an insensitive post on Colbert's Cate Blanchett interview (made when I was overtired, since deleted and apologized for @facebook). No reaction from Ms. Bickert or Mr. Osofsky to date. Didn't expect one from forthright Cate (Luvya)!So I must assume it was due to a post shortly before, on the arrest for deportation of the illegal immigrant Avelica-Gomez in front of his 13-year old daughter (can't remember which page: Meyers/Colbert/Noah/Oliver?) in which I'd used wording that felt 'right' for the portion of the public that supports Trump, but laid me open for libel, because DJT has not been convicted of the many things he's publicly bragged about doing. The post, since revised for legality, can be found in the comments on The Young Turks' report on the arrest. Problem is, if that's the case, we have an Administration that's prepared to silence critics by _fiat_ (as Steve Miller's horrifying interviews show) in contravention of First Amendment Rights. Worse yet: they are using executive powers unconstitutionally to suborn corporations that should serve as the proud foundation of our freedoms. America, when will you wake up? My parents managed to survive the rise of the Nazi Reich, the war, and bring us out of the shambles of WW II to a good life in the US. Are we going to let a few bigots who've crept into the White House and built an inept Administration founded on 'BigMoney=BigProfits for everyone (HarHar!)' violate our standards and integrity? Eb Somersworth, NH

Author Eisdax ( ago)
Maybe Trump should hire the Chinese for building the wall,..

Author Anthony Thorne ( ago)
John Oliver is the best. LOL.

Author Me alpha10prior ( ago)
That kid is kinda cute tho lol

Author Est Mer ( ago)
35 ft + 10 ft = 45 ft

Author delta5297 ( ago)
I want a waffle iron.

Author last prussian ( ago)
Just call David Hesselhoff. He will test down this wall, too.

Author tildessmoo ( ago)
By sheer coincidence, it's now time for me to go out for breakfast, and for some reason I'm craving waffles.

Author Movie Man ( ago)
If any country is secretly sending America criminals it's Canada...

Think about it, why are the crime rates so low??

Author Stone King ( ago)
You rock John!!!!

Author Ciara Majesty ( ago)
You know what? I'll fucking say it: I cannot defend a country when it comes to the issue of "illegals" when it is built on the
genocide of Native-Americans and their land. So please answer me this people; What is an illegal to a country like this?

Author Emily Garcia ( ago)

Author Emily Garcia ( ago)
maybe a rope......hahahhahahhahahahha.....

Author Michael Gil ( ago)
I only watched this bullshit, to make a comment, Oliver & Colbert need to be punched in the fucking face !!!

Author RedRoy Productions ( ago)

Author RedRoy Productions ( ago)
My family's town was taken through imminent domain. Not a penny of retribution was ever offered.

On the bright side. Wanaque now has a pretty sweet reservoir.

Author MYPD SHP ( ago)
You had one job....
One Fucking Job....

Also somebody get Mikhail Gorbachev!

Author JJ Yi ( ago)
Many years later and America is still shitting on Native Americans.

Author brandt buchanan ( ago)
Texas Pronghorn thank you for the shout out!

Author sandro santanill ( ago)
yes mexicoo no trunp

Author köln ( ago)
Trump supporters maybe don't even realise that Trump can't make Mexico pay for the wall.
Mexico has a great dependency on the US but today it's not as great as it used to be since Mexico is one of the most open trade nations in the world and they can trade with anybody from Europe to South America.
So enjoy paying the wall american tax payer.

Author Timothy McJury ( ago)
Is America really so dumb we can't learn from our mistakes. Or does trump only read history books from the ww2 era libraries or just watch Fox News. The answer is yes ,since he became president I'm starting to think we should make a mandatory federal program that says you have to finish high school or go to jail. To maybe prevent trump.

Author William Decker ( ago)

Author Evgenii Olegovitsj ( ago)
dental dams feel great <3

Author Thesaurus Rex ( ago)
Yeah...building barriers between countries leads to great international relations:

China and Mongolia: Ming dynasty supplanted by Mongolian Qing Dynasty after repeated raids and invasions from Mongolia. Great Wall failed to prevent Mongolian incursions into China.

Rome and Britain: After repeated conflicts, Rome is eventually forced out of Britain. Hadrian's wall failed to preserve Roman presence in Britain.

East and West Berlin: Contributions to international terror regarding a potential nuclear war, and near imprisonment of the citizens of Berlin. Berlin Wall failed to prevent immigration from East to West Berlin, wall eventually destroyed.

North and South Korea: Generations of barely restrained international hostility, and one of the most frightening countries of the modern world. DMZ fails to prevent North Koreans fleeing to South Korea, and may fail to prevent further conflict between North and South Korea.

Do we really want those kinds of relations with Mexico, currently one of our largest trade partners?

Author Say What? ( ago)
trump is a man worthy of hate. People of brain don't need you to point it out.

Author Say What? ( ago)
Idiocracy might not be the word. Kakistocracy might be the word. I'm just looking for the right word to describe the stupidity of trump as president.

Author Say What? ( ago)
Mr. Oliver. You are pointing out stupidity. The non-stupid are pained by these facts. I am pained by the existence of the tremendously stupid. Though I live in that world.

Author Craig D ( ago)
haaa! I want waffles. You're hilarious

Author Say What? ( ago)
I can only call it painful to hear the incredibly stupid pointed out to the stupid. This pretend president is stupidity unchained!

Author Dennis McDonald ( ago)

Author Mitchell Kuharski ( ago)
what if you use bombs to blow us away from each other

Author Jamey Summers ( ago)
It's funny that he wants to build idiotic walls when the Mexicans tunnel under them now. What a fuckin idiot.

Author kimberlie hef ( ago)
The United States, last time I checked was a sovereign nation. All such nations have a right to a border. All such nations have a right to decide what kind of border. America wants a wall. what's the problem?

Author Nick Emerson ( ago)
trump is president get over it and come up with some new content. the trump thing is old especially when all you broadcast is the bad stuff.

Author Bolt Fantasticated ( ago)
10:36 oh shit the Redskins.
God fucking damnit Morris Highschool I GO TO YOU STAHP BEING RACIST GAHD!!!!

I am failing English (not really I just choose to act stupid to fill the empty void of emotion where laughter should be)

Author Sloth Dude175 ( ago)
3:19 damn oliver called trump grabbing the pussy

Author Joker ( ago)
Remember what Bill Burr said? "By the time that wall's finished we'll be the ones going over it."

Author Die Hard ( ago)
Your satire is very good, ala Ben Elton...thing is it would be cheaper to bring home the U.S service men/women and give them a worthy one dies, money saved...why don't you factor that into your bullshit story?

Author bhull242 ( ago)
Make waffles, not walls!

Author MHS0501 ( ago)
Aaaand currently it doesn't look like that stupid wall is going to be built. If it is, it'll be torn down after 2020 if not sooner.

Author Spotlyte In The City Media ( ago)
Just really confused as to how anyone could still support this? They are taking people's land and desecrate graves, smh...

Author Pavol Kumorovitz ( ago)
I've noticed that he often empathize 2 Facts: 1 . it's going to be a solid concrete wall, and 2. Mexico is going to pay for it
So, I have run some simulations, only to got this 1 result every time :

Mexico will pay for The Wall, only if they had to protect themselves from a swarm of Americans running AFAP away from their country. (And Mexican president will make mr Trump build it no doubt.)

Author Gwyneth A. ( ago)
We were so young, so naïve

Author Ali Raheem ( ago)
trump doe snot want to fuck that wall if he did he would have named it  ivana.

Author Tango Bango ( ago)
WHOA! That golfer babe in yellow is one BUTT UGLY woman!!!

Author Tigatron08 ( ago)
Iowa does have a Senator that is all for the wall and anti immigration. So yeah

Author Tech Black ( ago)
This "construction estimate source" seems very reputable. I'm glad Oliver told us who and what the company's name was. Once again crushing trump with astounding facts and logic.

Author Barbara Van Holm ( ago)
John Oliver you're a genius!
Trump is such a horrible man ... he even can't read well. I was really shocked, when he was elected ... But even in this nightmare you can make us laugh ...
you're so funny and I love you're show.

Author Michael S. ( ago)
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. -- G. Santayana* Walls of Jericho: FAIL (tradition, book of Joshua, OT), divine intervention or myth. Archeological evidence says walls fell and rebuilt multiple times before and after Joshua's time.* Great Wall of China: long history, but FAIL, by Genghis Khan in the 1200s, Manchus in 1644.* Maginot Line, France: FAIL, Nazi Germany used Low Countries as alternate route in 1940.* Atlantic Wall (Atlantic coastline/Germany) : FAIL, stormed by Allied Forces on D-Day 1944.* Berlin Wall: Short-lived Success, 5000 attempted escapes, 136-200 deaths, but ~1 million (?) East Berliners contained, but FAIL due to Berlin AirLift kept Allied sectors stocked, and negative image for Soviet Union. (1961-89)

Author Janine Chase-Russell ( ago)
Author Emmanuel Rayas ( ago)
You still got time to make waffles

Author Ladonna Brock ( ago)
God if stupidity was a crime this jerk would be on death row. How does anybody stand to hear him speak?

Author Galimeer5 ( ago)
Oh my god, he's right

Author intoxicary ( ago)
Build that waffle! Build that waffle!

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