In an ironic twist, the Security Wall going up along the southern border, may have a different motive than what was expected. As was the wall debated around Berlin, depending on ones perspective,  one must question whether it was built to keep people out, or perhaps keep people in.

This was in USA Today and although it is tongue in cheek, perhaps it opens the possibilities that having an accessable third world economy next door may not be such a bad thing.

“”With the right facilities in place, Mexico could give (American retirees) a better quality of life at a better price than they could find in the United States,” says Flavio Olivieri, a member of Tijuana’s Economic Development Council, which is seeking funding from Mexico’s federal government to build more retirement homes. “We think this could be a very good business as these baby boomers reach retirement age,” he says.”