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Anchor: How likely is it, in your opinion, that congress will approve border wall money before democrats take control of the house in January?
Delma Limones (D): So border wall is not an effective form of border policy. It’s a symbolic way of telling immigrants they’re not welcomed here. The majority of Americans agree, that the border wall is not an effective solution to our immigration crisis and the very real humanitarian crisis that’s happening on our border, and so I don’t’ think that he’s going to get that funding. The majority of Americans don’t want it and we have a new… cong, a new.. ugh… house that’s ready to deliver that’s ready to deliver on the things that ugh they voted them to… to…, the voted them in for this November.
Anchor: Delma, you talk about the border wall, saying that’s it not an effective form for border control. What is your take? What is?
Delma (D) – So we have a real immigration crisis. What we’ve seen time and time again is that this president has used immigrant youth as political pawns in order to fund his border wall. He’s willing to have a government shutdown in order to get this funding across, when in reality these are all distractions from all the things that are happening in his administration.
Anchor: Final thought?
Delma (D): Again, what we’ve seen is that this president is willing to use immigrant youth, is willing to shutdown the government to send a strong anti-immigrant rhetoric, this is what we’ve seen that time and time that he’s wanting this wall for. And so we’re glad that we have a new strong democratic house that’s willing to stand up towards this president and say that we’re not going give any resources to this wall.
originally posted by: blueman12
Umm.. why do we need a giant wall? Just fix the systems that are already in place. Make work visas easier to obtain. More investigation teams for companies that higher illegals. Legalize marijuana (less cartel activity). Etc...
Immigration has been a complicated problem, and the issue is if a giant expensive wall will fix that or just be a band-aid covering up the symptoms.
Many on the left want better immigration systems. Not everyone agrees a wall is going to solve it, and be worth the hefty expense.
This wouldn't be a huge issue *if* our welfare system were actually designed to be a hand up. But it's not, it's a trap designed to keep people on it perpetually.
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
a reply to: network dude
I'm all for keeping illegals out and getting any who are already in out as well.
Why does this guy represent all people who lean left? Are you also someone who sends out bombs in the mail just because that one guy did a few months ago?
You see where im going with this? You pigeonholing everyone who disagrees with you is ignorant as hell. It's the equivalent of someone saying everyone on the right is a racist just because there are a few on the right who actually are racist. See what I mean? I doubt it.
Good job falling for the propaganda.
Trump speaks plain English. When he says "wall," it is a shortened version of "a mostly impenetrable structure along areas of the border where there is little civilization and thus no legal reason for anyone to cross, a fence along areas which the CBP can make regular patrols, and no structure at all in areas where commercial activity and legal border crossings are common or where there are natural barriers that perform the same purpose as a solid structure." "The wall" takes a lot less time to say. Trump's speeches would take a day each if he had to specify every common-sense detail every time he referred to something. It's common sense, not rocket science.
Just like how Trump's statements and tweets make the lefties lose their collective minds. I find that HILARIOUS!