Another big issue related to border security is the infiltration of illegal drugs - specifically fentanyl these days.

A lot of these substances are made in China. Over the years, we have seen different dangerous drugs penetrate society – PCP in the ‘70s, heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine and methamphetamine, opioids like Oxycontin and now Fentanyl.

There’s been a lot of money spent for the war on drugs, and we discuss with U. S. Sen. Joni Ernst.

“We do need to work with Mexican authorities,” she said. “We also need to up the penalties that are going to the drug cartels.”

That brings us to our question of the week. What steps do you think should be taken to secure the border from illegal immigration and stop the infiltration of illegal drugs? Let us know at

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