Border Walls: The Medieval Solution

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A medieval architect (Adam Pally) gets stuffed after his stone border wall doesn't please the king.

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Kyïv stuff

I fart in your general direction. Your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries!

6 months ago | [YT] | 177

M

When a 13th century mad king is more fit to be POTUS...

6 months ago | [YT] | 278

No need to worry about my username

It kinda makes sense, Republicans in general want to take America back to the medieval times so

6 months ago | [YT] | 211

New Message

The wall's as medieval as his immigration policies.

6 months ago | [YT] | 169

Nithin Chandran

I am not sure if people heard of a newer technology called the ladder. They say it 'Trumps' the wall.

6 months ago | [YT] | 72

inkblotCrisis

King? I didn't vote for you.
(Oh god it fits so much)

6 months ago | [YT] | 138

felman87

"It works even better now"

Because medieval had air travel technology that we don't have today? For a guy who spends so much time flying to and from his vacation home, you'd think he'd be aware of the limits of a wall.

6 months ago | [YT] | 400

youreg

"Why should I pay for it? I built it!"...said many a former Trump subcontractor - allegedly...

6 months ago | [YT] | 38

heredownunder

A classic medieval fable, well before the Golden-Shower Ages

6 months ago | [YT] | 21

Fauler Perfektionist

Actually, a wall is not medieval. It's older than that. By medieval times, walls were already a well established technology. But you know what else was a well established? Shovels, ladders and ropes.

6 months ago | [YT] | 47

Goran G

Let me see....!!!
Oldest known wall is in Turkey dated to around 9,500 BC (11,500 yrs ago) and the oldest wheel ever found dated to 3,200BC (5,200 yrs ago) in Ljubljana...!!!!
Pretty much anything Trump says can be debunked and proven to be a lie...!!!
Yeah......There goes another Trump Lie...!!!!

6 months ago | [YT] | 122

TheReal008Zulu

Build a small scale wall, with action figures in the towers. If Trump becomes suspicious (hey, anything is possible!), just tell him that the wall is really far away.

6 months ago | [YT] | 71

Nyt Mare

I mean, can we maybe talk about some of the walls in history that didn't work? (Hint: It's all of them), Like the Limes or the Berlin Wall?

6 months ago | [YT] | 15

Above Ground

January 10, 2019. “They say a wall is medieval. So is a wheel. A wheel is older than a wall.”
-The Dotard.

6 months ago | [YT] | 23

stone1andonly

What they didn't tell you was that was the King's pet rock - he named it "Eric."

6 months ago | [YT] | 15

Dave S

since Jan 3, the Grownups have been able to access the Daycare Center of the White House, but only to find that the Toddler-in-Chief has locked himself in the toilet and refuses to get out until they let him build a useless wall out of lego. THE WORLD IS WATCHING AND SCRATCHING OUR HEADS AMERICA.

6 months ago | [YT] | 59

Owlverlord

Modern problems require medieval solutions

6 months ago | [YT] | 17

Ry Sun

Where were the wheels? Cuz Mr technology professional says wheels were invented before walls.

6 months ago | [YT] | 67

Waryaa Wariiri

'Bye bye!'

6 months ago | [YT] | 23

Knives

Why not build a wall of wheels on the southern border.

6 months ago | [YT] | 37