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Old 01-13-2018, 04:19 PM
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Norwegians to Trump, we don't want to move to the U.S. http://nbcnews.to/2msAfJO
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Old 01-13-2018, 05:28 PM
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Numbers have been on a steady decline for several decades, from every European country, coincident with the decline of freedoms and opportunity here.
However, at the turn of the 20th century they were on a pace to literally empty their population in a rush to come. First seeking religious freedom, and later due to drought/famine and the promise of a good life in America's heartland.
If not for the immigration laws of 1924, they would nearly all be here.
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:30 PM
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Another gem of a Tweet from Mr. Comey.

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“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” This country’s greatness and true genius lies in its diversity.

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I am awaiting a response from Trump, but not holding my breath.
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Old 01-13-2018, 08:48 PM
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Yep...this is how the banned list was developed. If Donald thinks the country is a shithole, it goes on the list.

"Why are we having all these people from shithole
countries come here?” - President Donald Trump, January 11, 2018.



I'm wondering why we are having this president coming from a shithole gene pool?


And this is the kind of guy that whell and zero want in the boss's chair.
He has a "great German brain".... You know, like the brilliant mother****ers who brought us Communism, Nazism, World War 2 and the Holocaust.
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Old 01-14-2018, 09:19 AM
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Old 01-14-2018, 10:52 AM
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Frankly, I’d rather live in a “shithole” like Cairo or Alexandria than Detroit or most any Red State.
Racist remark.
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Old 01-14-2018, 11:04 AM
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Racist remark.
Explain.
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Old 01-14-2018, 11:04 AM
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Another gem of a Tweet from Mr. Comey.



I am awaiting a response from Trump, but not holding my breath.
I think Comey misses the point, quite purposefully I suspect. The question that ignited the media shit-storm behind the shit-hole quote was this: why should we continue our current policy and not adopt a merit based immigration system. Like, for example, Canada:

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/13/w...-haitians.html

But Canadian officials are warning that even liberal Canada has its limits amid concerns, fairly or not, that illegal migration is stretching the immigration system to a breaking point and risks stoking a potential backlash.

Canada’s minister of immigration, Ahmed Hussen, himself a former refugee who moved to the country from Somalia when he was 16, said Canada was proud to be a welcoming country but could not welcome everyone. Only about 8 percent of Haitian migrants had received asylum here since the summer, he said, while there is a backlog of about 40,700 cases, according to Canada’s Immigration and Refugee Board.

“We don’t want people to illegally enter our border, and doing so is not a free ticket to Canada,” Mr. Hussen said in an interview. “We are saying, ‘You will be apprehended, screened, detained, fingerprinted, and if you can’t establish a genuine claim, you will be denied refugee protection and removed.’ ”


In what appeared to be an effort to dispel false hope among would-be immigrants and help stem an influx, Pablo Rodriguez, a Liberal member of Parliament who was born in Argentina, will be traveling to Los Angeles next week to meet with members of the Hispanic community there to explain the limits of Canadian asylum policy.

On an earlier trip there, he sought to counter false media reports in the Latin American press that he said were suggesting that migrants could travel to Canada, “walk in and stay forever.”


Canada has had a merit based system of immigration for years.
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Old 01-14-2018, 11:13 AM
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Explain.
At a subconscious cultural level I can see racism in Chick's comment, although I think it isn't the driving prejudice.
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Racist remark.
You’re a riot.
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